The Annapolis Striders' five-mile run and one-mile fun run will be held June 20 at 8 a.m., starting at Severna Park High School in Severna Park. The day is listed incorrectly in the community calendar of today's Anne Arundel Extra, which was printed in advance. (Published 6/10/04)
SENIORS MASSAGE, head, foot, back or neck massages by Bonnie Pavlak, massage therapist, 9 a.m.-noon, Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; reservations required. 410-222-6680.
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.
SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, music by keyboard player John Norfolk, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; registration required. 410-222-6680.
STORY TIME, for ages 2-6, stories, songs, finger plays and craft-making for Dad, free; 7 p.m. today, Provinces Library, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2624 Annapolis Rd. (Route 175), Severn, 410-222-6280; 10 a.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m. June 17, Maryland City at Russett library, 3501 Russett Common, Laurel, 301-725-2390; 7 p.m. Wednesday, North County Area Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6270.
GOLF TOURNAMENT, ongoing registration for Get Teed Off at Arthritis Tournament on June 18 at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, including lunch, dinner, refreshments, auctions and awards ceremony, proceeds to benefit the Arthritis Foundation, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available. Individuals, $250; foursomes, $900; foursomes with a company tee sign, $1,000. 410-544-5433.
AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM, for seniors, Friday is the deadline to register for a course to help improve driving and accident-prevention skills, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 21 and 22, Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1818 or www.aacounty.org/aging.
GLEN BURNIE SENIORS MOVIE, "Camilla," about the friendship between a musician (Bridget Fonda) and a neighbor and concert violinist (Jessica Tandy), 12:15 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; registration required. 410-222-6680.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging's Family Caregiver Program, 1 p.m. the second Friday of each month, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free; registration required. 410-222-4464.
FIVE-MILE RACE, sponsored by Annapolis Striders, and a one-mile fun run, Baltimore and Annapolis Trail, with rolling hills, registration, 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race, 8 a.m., Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Rd., Severna Park. $5; fun run, $1. 410-544-1516 or www.annapolisstriders.org.
MS 150 BIKE TOUR, Tour de Shore, a two-day event to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 6 a.m. Saturday-5 p.m. Sunday, with 25-, 50- and 75-mile routes both days and a 100-mile option Sunday; start and finish location, Salisbury University in Salisbury; overnight accommodations, the university, Saturday, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Sunday. $40-$95, depending on accommodations, plus pledges. Call Kim Jones, 410-527-1770, Ext. 150.
KINDER FARM BIKE RIDE, for adults and children, explore the park with a ranger on paved, unpaved and dirt trails, a mountain or hybrid bike recommended, helmets required, 10 a.m., Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free; registration required. 410-222-6115 or www.kinderfarmpark.org.
JUG BAY "HERP SEARCH," herpetology program for adults and ages 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.
PATUXENT REFUGE BUGS PROGRAM, for ages 5-7, learn about bugs, with stories, crafts and a short hike, 3-4 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Contact Station, Route 198 and Bald Eagle Drive, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.
PATUXENT REFUGE NIGHT HIKE, a guided walk to look and listen for nocturnal animals, including owls, bats, frogs and more, 8-9:30 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Contact Station, Route 198 and Bald Eagle Drive, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.
BIRD WALK, WILDFLOWER HUNT a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 8-10 a.m.; Wildflower Wander, for ages 16 and older, discover the role of wildflowers in the ecosystem and learn how to identify some common species during a guided hike, field guides, water and a magnifying glass recommended, 9-11 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Bald Eagle Drive and Route 198, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.
TATE CANCER CENTER OPEN HOUSE, information on the Center for Pain Management and Advanced Orthopedics and Lung Associates, with tours, health screenings and educational material and refreshments, physicians and staff available to answer questions, noon-3 p.m., North Arundel Hospital, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.
JUG BAY SENSORY STROLL, discover how animals use their senses to survive and go on a sensory scavenger hunt, 2-4 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.
GLEN BURNIE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, North Arundel Hospital, cafeteria, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-433-4843 or 410-268-5441.
MALL BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 9-10:30 a.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17, Arundel Mills, 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.
SENIORS FLAG DAY CELEBRATION, wear red, white and blue and learn the proper way to display the U.S. flag, plus patriotic music by keyboard player John Norfolk, light refreshments, 10-11:30 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.
SENIORS TENPINS, AMF Bowling Center in Glen Burnie on Monday and April 26, transportation provided, van leaves the Pascal Senior Center at 12:15 p.m. and returns at 2:15 p.m. to the center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. $3; includes two games and shoe rental; registration required. 410-222-6680.
SENIORS DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP, Kay Mitchell of the Anne Arundel County Health Department discusses foot care and physical activity, 12:30 p.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free. 410-222-1927.
SENIORS FLAG DAY PROGRAM, John Baer discusses the history of the Pledge of Allegiance, and Charma Goodman sings the 1955 musical version of the pledge, 12:30 p.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; registration required. 410-222-1927.
ANNAPOLIS AROMATHERAPY CLASS, information on how to create a basic aromatherapy kit and the selection of plants used to make essential oils and products, with instructor Jill Gann, two-session class, 7-9 p.m. Monday and June 21, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $45; registration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aa-healthsystem.org.
BOATING SAFETY COURSE, for ages 10 and older, a three-part course on the rules and fundamentals of safe boating, a boating safety education certificate issued upon completion, children 10-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult 18 or older, sponsored by the Friends of the Anne Arundel County Trails, 7-10 p.m. Monday and June 18 and 21, Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Department, top-floor meeting room, 161 Ritchie Hwy., Severna Park. $20; registration required. 410-222-6244.
SENIORS FOOT SCREENINGS, by podiatrist Enzo Leone, 9-11 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.
CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS, by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 9 a.m.-noon, Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis. Free; registration required. 410-222-7249 or www.aahealth.org.
NUTRITION FOR CANCER PATIENTS, a dietitian discusses food choices, food preparation and food that helps control side effects of treatment, relatives and caregivers encouraged to attend, 10-11 a.m., North Arundel Hospital, Tate Center, Courtney Conference Center, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.
MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG LAW, Renee Cohen of U.S. Rep. Benjamin L. Cardin's office shows a video explaining provisions of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act, 10:30 a.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free. 410-222-6227 or www.aacounty.org/aging.
EASTPORT ZONING FORUM, Annapolis City Council alderman Josh Cohen (D-Ward 8) invites the public to comment on proposed changes for rules governing house size, building demolition and more; with a presentation by Jon Arason, Annapolis planning and zoning director, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Eastport, 208 Chesapeake Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-216-9449 or www.annapolis.gov (click on "RC Overlay Review Committee Report" in right-hand column).
PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD TOUR, for ages 16 and older, a guided tour, with short walks to identify birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 8:15-10:45 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Bald Eagle Drive and Route 198, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.
BABIES STORY TIME, "Babies in Bloom" program for ages 2 and younger and their caregivers, with stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays, 10:15 a.m., Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-222-6699.
BAT PUPPET SHOW, "Who's Afraid of the Little Brown Bat?" an interactive 30-minute puppet presentation on the myths and facts about bats, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.
PROSTATE CANCER TALK, for seniors, by the RESPECT Foundation Inc., 12:30 p.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; registration required. 410-222-1927.
SENIORS FILM, screening of "Calendar Girls," based on the true story of a group of British housewives who become celebrities after posing nude for a calendar to raise money for charity, 12:45 p.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; registration required. 410-222-1927.
"SUN SAFETY" STORY TIME, for ages 2-6, about Alex the Alligator and how he learns to protect his skin as he travels to countries with different climates, 2 p.m., Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-222-6699.
HIP, KNEE SURGERY TALK, physician assistants and nurse practitioners discuss the procedure and benefits of hip and knee replacement surgery, 4 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month, North Arundel Hospital, Tate Center, Courtney Conference Center, lower level, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free; reservations required. 410-553-8282 or www.northarundel.org.
HOSPITAL PROSTATE SCREENINGS, for men 50 and older, physicians perform rectal exams, and members of the hospital's laboratory draw blood for the PSA test, results mailed, 6-8 p.m., North Arundel Hospital, first floor, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free; reservations required. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging's Family Caregiver Program, 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month, St. Andrews by the Bay, 701 College Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-4464 or www.aacounty.org/aging.
YOGA CLASSES, taught by Sheila Light, owner of RU Fit, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, six weeks, North Arundel Hospital, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. $30; registration required. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.
ARNOLD SENIORS BREAKFAST, June 17 is the deadline to sign up for a breakfast to honor fathers at 10 a.m. June 21, meal includes scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits, coffee and juice, Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd. $2. 410-222-1922.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, by North Arundel Hospital, 8-9 a.m., Holy Ground Youth Center, next to the Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.
SENIORS FALLS AND FIRES PROGRAM, information on how to avoid falls and tips on fire prevention and escape planning, conducted by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, 9 a.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; registration required by June 10. 410-222-0030 or www.aacounty.org/aging.
CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS, by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, Brooklyn Park Health Center, 300 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free; registration required. 410-222-6620.
AMISH MARKET TRIP, for seniors, a county Department of Aging van takes seniors from Arnold Senior Center to the Amish market in Annapolis, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., senior center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Free; registration required by June 10. 410-222-1922.
DIVORCE LECTURES, sponsored by the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, "The Emotional Aspects of Separation and Divorce," an overview of the needs of children and the use of mediation as an alternative, noon-2 p.m.; "Legal Aspects of Separation and Divorce," about legal rights and procedures for obtaining a separation or divorce in Maryland, 6:30-8:30 p.m., YWCA Building, 1517 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold. $5 per workshop; registration required. 410-757-8300 or www.ywcaaac.org.
CANCER AWARENESS PROGRAM, for seniors, information about prostate, breast and cervical cancer, treatment, diet, risk factors and more, brochures provided, sponsored by RESPECT Foundation, 1 p.m., Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free; registration required by Friday. 410-222-1818.
-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING
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