Thursday 17

MALL HEALTH SCREENINGS, blood pressure and lung capacity by the Respiratory Care Department, 8-10 a.m.; blood pressure by the Home Health Care Department, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 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.

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.

DIVORCE LECTURES, sponsored by the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, "The Emotional Aspects of Separation and Divorce," about children's needs and the use of mediation, noon-2 p.m.; "The Legal Aspects of Separation and Divorce," about legal rights and separation and divorce procedures, 6:30-8:30 p.m., YWCA Building, 1517 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold. $5 per workshop; registration required. 410-757-8300 or www.ywcaaac.org.

SENIORS DRIVING COURSE, ongoing registration for "55 Alive," a two-day AARP course to help improve driving skills, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 28 and 29, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, 410-222-1927, and 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 29 and 30, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton, 410-222-6227. $10; registration required.

ARNOLD SENIORS BREAKFAST, Thursday is the deadline to register for the breakfast to honor fathers, 10 a.m. Monday, Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd. $2. 410-222-1922.

Friday 18

SENIORS DISASTER PLANNING, "I Am a Survivor," workshop led by a member of the Hurricane Isabel Outreach Team, information on how to cope with the aftermath of a disaster and how to prepare for a disaster, such as buying emergency medical kits and other supplies, 10 a.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free. 410-222-1927.

SENIORS PATIO PARTY, play boccie, horseshoes and other outdoor games, plus music by Mambo Jim and light refreshments, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

WOODWIND QUARTET, the U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band's Langley Winds performs chamber pieces and popular and patriotic music, 3 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1750.

RELAY FOR LIFE, American Cancer Society fundraiser, 6 p.m. Friday-9 a.m. Saturday, South River High School, 201 Central Ave. E., Edgewater. $10 per person. 410-721-4304 or 301-261-6000.

Saturday 19

HOUSING FAIR 2004, exhibits and information about funds available to help low- to moderate-income residents buy homes or improve their properties, lenders and real estate agents available to answer questions, sponsored by Arundel Community Development Services, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. Call Fran D. Makle, 410-222-7600, Ext. 130.

LINTHICUM REPTILE TALK, park ranger Dave DeVault discusses snakes, lizards and turtles and shows live reptiles, 10 a.m., Linthicum Park, Benton Avenue. Free; registration required. 410-222-6244.

BUTTERFLY PROGRAMS, "Flower Power," explore fields and learn about pollination and how to attract butterflies, 10 a.m.-noon, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian, $3, people 60 and older and 17 and younger, $2, 410-741-9330; learn how to attract butterflies and other wildlife with a native plant starter kit and refuge guide, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Contact Station, Route 198 and Bald Eagle Drive, Laurel, $10 per family (cash only); registration required. 301-497-5887.

WETLANDS PROGRAM, for children 8-10, information about wetlands and a walk to look for frogs, fish, insects and more, 1-2:30 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.

Sunday 20

FATHER'S DAY FIVE-MILE RACE, and a one-mile fun run, sponsored by Annapolis Striders, Baltimore and Annapolis Trail, with rolling hills, registration, 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race, 8 a.m., starting at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Rd., Severna Park. $5; fun run, $1. 410-544-1516 or www.annapolisstriders.org.

PFLAG MEETING, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, 2-4 p.m. the third Sunday of each month, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, Fah Building, Emerson Room, 333 Dubois Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-647-7345 or 410-349-1458.

PATUXENT REFUGE NIGHT HIKE, a guided walk to look and listen for nocturnal animals, 8:15-9:45 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.

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.

Monday 21

SENIORS CARIBBEAN PICNIC, Monday is the deadline to register for the Arnold Senior Center's Pirates of the Caribbean Picnic, catered by the Mayo Kiwanis Club, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 28, Sandy Point State Park, off Route 50, Exit 32 (next to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge), Annapolis. $5. 410-222-1922.

COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF AGING INFORMATION, 8-10 a.m., 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 DRIVING COURSE, "55 Alive" two-day AARP course to help improve driving skills, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, North Arundel Hospital, Constantine Padussis Community Center, third-floor conference center, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. $10; registration required. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

SENIORS NUTRITION INFORMATION, "Healthy Eating for One or Two," by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 10-11 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

SENIORS GLASS PAINTING WORKSHOP, Kathy Kneiss shows how to apply paint to glass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and June 28, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. $15; registration required. 410-222-6227.

90-DAY GOALS, Frank Gasiorowski discusses how seniors can achieve their goals each day, 12:30-2 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; registration required. 410-222-6680.

PRESCHOOL NATURE HOUR, information about the park's animals and plants, children must be accompanied by an adult, 1 p.m., Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park, Comfort Station, Earleigh Heights Road (off Route 2), Severna Park. Free; registration required. 410-222-6244.

KIDS SUMMER READING, a kickoff of the Summer Reading Club at county public libraries, includes activities featuring fairy tales and royal adventures, free. Call libraries for event times. Monday, Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena, 410-222-6699. Monday through next Thursday, Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Rd., Crofton, 410-222-7915. Monday through June 25, Riviera Beach Library, 1130 Duvall Hwy., Pasadena, 410-222-6285, and Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park, 410-222-6290. Monday through June 26, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis, 410-222-1770; Linthicum Library, 400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum, 410-222-6265; Maryland City at Russett library, 3501 Russett Common, Laurel, 301-725-2390; and Odenton Library, 1270 Odenton Rd., 410-222-6277; Tuesday, 2-3:30 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis, 410-222-1750; Tuesday, 1-2 p.m., South County Library, Deale-Churchton Road, Deale, 410-222-1925. Wednesday, 2-3 p.m., Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, 410-222-1538. Free. Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1905.

Tuesday 22

SENIOR LINE DANCE WORKSHOPS, beginners, 8:30-10 a.m.; intermediate, 10:05-11:35 a.m. Tuesday and June 29, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; registration required. 410-222-0030.

CHEERLEADING CAMP, instruction in dancing, jumps, partner stunts, cheers and chants, led by cheerleaders from Spirit Unlimited under the supervision of Laura Fleece, cheerleading coach at the University of Maryland, sponsored by Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks; children 5-7 ($75), 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday; youths 8-17 ($130), 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Davidsonville Elementary School, child-care room, 962 Central Ave. W., Davidsonville. 410-222-7313.

SENIORS SCRAP QUILTING, Norma Campbell leads a two-day workshop on how to make four projects using your scraps, handouts available, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and June 29, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; registration required. 410-222-1927.

REDUCING CLUTTER, for seniors, Phyllis Suhr discusses how to get organized and get rid of unused items, 10 a.m.-noon, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; registration required. 410-222-0030.

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

Wednesday 23

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.

SENIORS FALLS AND FIRES PROGRAM, how to avoid falls and tips on fire prevention and escape planning, by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, 10:30-11:15 a.m. next Thursday, Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

CARTOONING CLASS, for children 12 and older, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 11, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $140; members, $115. 410-263-5544.

ANNAPOLIS HISTORY LECTURE, Glenn E. Campbell, Historic Annapolis Foundation historian, discusses the 1765 Stamp Act demonstrations and Gov. William Paca's 1784 peace proclamation, part of the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series sponsored by the foundation, 7:30-8:30 p.m., William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. Free; reservations required. 410-267-7619.

Thursday 24

"THE ADVENTURES OF HENNYLO," puppet play for seniors developed by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, about how to communicate with doctors and other health-related information, 10 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

SENIORS DISASTER PLANNING, "I Am a Survivor" workshop, led by a member of the Hurricane Isabel Outreach Team, information on how to cope with the aftermath of a disaster and how to prepare for a disaster, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

MEDIEVAL CHURCHES SLIDE SHOW, for seniors, Sharon McInnis shows sites in England, 1 p.m., Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free; registration required. 410-222-1818.

SENIORS DRIVING COURSE, "55 Alive" two-day AARP course to help improve driving skills, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 24 and 25, Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. $10; registration required by Tuesday. 410-222-1922.

HARWOOD QUILTING CLASS, for ages 13 and older, learn how to design quilts, including wall hangings, pillow shams, tree skirts and baby and bed quilts, sponsored by Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, six weeks, South County Recreation Center, 4510 Owensville-Sudley Rd., Harwood. $35. 410-222-1515.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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