Thursday 3

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, free; 9-11 a.m. today, North Arundel Hospital, main lobby, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie, 410-787-4367; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, 9-11 a.m. June 7, Arundel Mills, North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover, 410-787-4367.

FOOTWORKS PERCUSSIVE DANCE ENSEMBLE, performance of original choreography, traditional clogging, step dancing and more, 1 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

MS 150 BIKE TOUR, ongoing registration for the Tour de Shore, a two-day, 150-mile event to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society set for 6 a.m. June 12-5 p.m. June 13, with 25-, 50- and 75-mile routes both days and a 100-mile option on June 13; start and finish location, Salisbury University in Salisbury; overnight accommodations, the university, June 12, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, June 13. $40-$95, depending on accommodations, plus pledges. Call Kim Jones, 410-527-1770, Ext. 150.

ANNAPOLIS AQUATICS PROGRAMS, ongoing registration for summer swimming classes for children and adults, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks; session 1, June 21-July 1; session 2, July 5-15; session 3, July 19-29; session 4, Aug. 2-12, Arundel Olympic Swim Center, 2690 Riva Rd., Annapolis. Two weeks/eight lessons, $50. Call for days and times, 410-222-7933.

SENIORS CONTINUING EDUCATION, ongoing registration through June 11 for a variety of summer classes held by Anne Arundel Community College at all senior centers in the county beginning the week of July 6. Administrative fee: $40; plus an additional $40 per course for ages 55-59. Annapolis Senior Center, 410-222-1818; Arnold Senior Center, 410-222-1922; Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 410-222-6847; O'Malley Senior Center, 410-222-6227; Pasadena Senior Center, 410-222-0030; Pascal Senior Center, 410-222-6680; South County Senior Center, 410-222-1927.

Friday 4

ARUNDEL MILLS MASSAGE THERAPY, neck and shoulder massages and information about the benefits of massage, 8-10 a.m., North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT, evaluation of participants' risk factors based on questionnaire responses, plus recommendations on how to reduce one's risk of cancer, 10 a.m.-noon, North Arundel Hospital, Tate Center, Cancer Resource Center, first floor, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-553-8129 or www.northarundel.org.

PHOTO EDITING WORKSHOP, for seniors, participants learn how to fine-tune their digital photos, with instructor Dick Smith, 10 a.m.-noon, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. $3; preregistration required. 410-222-6227.

Saturday 5

5K RUN/WALK, to benefit Arundel Habitat for Humanity, registration, 8-8:45 a.m.; warm-ups, 8:30 a.m.; race, 9 a.m., Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. $25. 410-384-9212, Ext. 10, or www.arundelhabitat.org.

JUG BAY BIRD WALK, for ages 12 and older, learn how to identify birds by sight and sound, binoculars and field guides available to borrow, 8-11 a.m., Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. $2.50. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE, "Classical Mathematics and Its Transformation," focusing on works by Apollonius of Perga, who greatly influenced the development of mathematics, speakers include Burt Hopkins, Seattle University; Harvey Flaumenhaft, dean of St. John's College; Sabetai Unguru, University of Tel Aviv, 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m. Sunday, St. John's, Mellon Hall, Conversation Room, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539 or www.stjohnscollege.edu (click on "events").

BOATING SAFETY CLASS, for ages 10 and older, an overview of the rules and practices of safe boating, a certificate of boating safety education issued upon completion, children 10-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult 18 or older, sponsored by the Friends of Downs Park, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and June 12, Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. $20, includes book; preregistration required. 410-222-6230.

KINDER FARM BLUEBIRD WALK, look for bluebirds with a park ranger and learn about the bluebird nest box monitoring program, 10 a.m., Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6115 or www.kinderfarmpark.org.

JUG BAY "HERP SEARCH," herpetology program for adults and children 6 and older, search for snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, toads and salamanders, participants are assigned to teams to gather information and document animal populations, wear footwear that can get wet, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Wetlands Center, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. Entrance fees: $3; ages 60 and older and 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

Sunday 6

PATUXENT REFUGE BUTTERFLY HIKE, for ages 10 and older, three-mile hike, learn about the role of butterflies in the ecosystem and how to identify several common to Maryland, bring water, field guides recommended, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 19, Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Bald Eagle Drive and Route 198, Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.

BOATING SAFETY CLASS, for ages 10 and older, an overview of the rules and practices of safe boating, a certificate of boating safety education issued upon completion, children 10-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult 18 or older, sponsored by the Friends of Kinder Farm Park, two sessions, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday and June 13, Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. $20, includes book; preregistration required. 410-222-6115.

JUG BAY OSPREY PROGRAM, learn about ospreys while searching the sky and river for the raptors, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. Entrance fees: $3; ages 60 and older and 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

Monday 7

ARUNDEL MILLS HEALTH PROGRAMS, information about arthritis and joint replacement surgery by the Joint Replacement Center, 8-10 a.m.; blood pressure and anemia screenings by the Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center, 9-11 a.m.; story time for parents and children, 10-10:30 a.m., North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

PRESCHOOLERS NATURE HOUR, learn about butterflies with a park ranger, plus a story, a take-home craft and a short hike, 1 p.m., Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. $2; preregistration required. 410-222-6115 or www.kinderfarmpark.org.

BOATING SAFETY COURSE, conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, participants qualify for Maryland safe boating certificate after successful completion of the course and final examination, 7-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and June 10, 15, and 17, Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. $20; preregistration required by Friday. Call Michael Prokopchak, 410-798-5952, or Bob Wilson, 410-956-6907.

Tuesday 8

ARUNDEL MILLS FOOT SCREENINGS, by podiatrist Enzo Leone, 9-11 a.m., North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

FITNESS FOR SENIORS, Barbara Raflo, Anne Arundel Community College fitness instructor, demonstrates the proper use of exercise equipment, 10:30 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

COLON CANCER TALK, Chris Crabbs of theTate Cancer Center at North Arundel Hospital provides information about the signs and symptoms of colon cancer, preventive measures and treatment options, free take-home screening kits available, 10-11 a.m., Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Free; reservations requested. 410-222-1922 or www.northarundel.org.

BAT PUPPET SHOW, "Who's Afraid of the Little Brown Bat?" an interactive 30-minute puppet presentation on the myths and realities about bats, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday and June 16, Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.

ODENTON SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, wear beach attire and listen to beach music by Mambo Jim, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd. Free; preregistration required for lunch only. 410-222-6227.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, for those grieving the loss of a loved one, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, through July 13, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Hwy., Millersville. $25 (fee does not apply to families whose loved ones received care from the hospice); preregistration required by Friday. 410-987-2129 or www.hospicechesapeake.org.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS, for ages 16 and older, information about camera selection and operation, pixels, compression, file transfers, storage, printing, basic image editing and more, 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through July 27, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $135. 410-263-5544 or www.mdhallarts.org.

Wednesday 9

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, sponsored by North Arundel Hospital, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Harundale Presbyterian Church, Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

ARUNDEL MILLS DIABETES INFORMATION, a diabetes educator discusses diet and lifestyle changes, 9-10:30 a.m., North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

SEVERN STORY TIME, for children 2-6 and their caregivers, stories, activities and making a craft to take home for dad for Father's Day, 10 a.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. June 10, Provinces Library, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2624 Annapolis Rd. (Route 175). Free. 410-222-6280.

TOTS SWAMP PROGRAM, for ages 3-4, an interactive program about the wetlands and the animals that live there, with stories, songs and a walk through a swamp, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.

ANNAPOLIS HISTORY LECTURE, Glenn E. Campbell, Historic Annapolis Foundation historian, discusses Annapolis's revolutionary war history from the 1765 Stamp Act demonstrations to Gov. William Paca's 1784 peace proclamation, part of the Brown Bag Lunch lecture series sponsored by the foundation, noon-1 p.m., William Paca House, 186 Prince George St. Free; reservations required. 410-267-7619.

ANNAPOLIS COMPOSTING WORKSHOP, led by master gardeners, participants receive a composting unit or troubleshooting guide while supplies last, 6 p.m., Quiet Waters Park, Wildwood Trail, Composting Demonstration Site, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free admission; parking, $4. 410-222-1777.

FUTURE ANNAPOLIS REC CENTER, the Annapolis Department of Recreation and Parks discusses the design and construction of the pending Community Recreation Center at Truxton Park and invites comments from the public, 7 p.m., Annapolis City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St. Free. 410-263-7958.

PATUXENT REFUGE TWILIGHT TRAM TOUR, see wildlife and learn how the refuge manages habitats during a 40-minute guided tour in an electric open-air tram, 7:15-8:15 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. $3; ages 55 and older, $2; 12 and younger, $1; preregistration required; bring exact change. 301-497-5887.

Thursday 10

ANNAPOLIS BABIES' STORY TIME, "Babies in Bloom" program for children 2 and younger and their caregivers, with stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays geared to stimulate early infant development, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St. Free. 410-222-1750.

ARUNDEL MILLS BACK SCREENINGS, by the Yalich Clinic, 10 a.m.-noon, North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

PROSTATE CANCER TALK, for seniors, by RESPECT Foundation Inc., 10:30 a.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free. 410-222-6227.

HURRICANE ISABEL ASSISTANCE, for seniors, Hestor Pryor discusses updated information about assistance for damage caused by Hurricane Isabel, 11:30 a.m., Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1818.

CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS, by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 1-3:30 p.m. the second Thursday and fourth Tuesday of each month, Odenton Health Center, 1370 Odenton Rd. Free. 410-222-6660 or www.aahealth.org.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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