Thursday 24

"THE ADVENTURES OF HENNYLO," a 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.

CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING, opening of the Summer Reading Club, including activities that feature fairy tales and royal adventures, 6-8 p.m., Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1905 or www.aacpl.net.

HARWOOD QUILTING CLASS, for ages 13 and older, learn how to design quilts for uses such as wall hangings, pillow shams, tree skirts and crib and bed coverings, sponsored by the 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.

ANNAPOLIS AQUATICS PROGRAMS, ongoing registration for swim classes next month and August for children and adults, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, Arundel Olympic Swim Center, 2690 Riva Rd., Annapolis. Two weeks/eight lessons, $50. Call for days and times, 410-222-7933.

Friday 25

ARUNDEL MILLS HEALTH PROGRAMS, neck and back screenings by chiropractor Edward Bartlinski, 8-10 a.m.; diabetic nutritional counseling by a dietitian from the Joslin Diabetes Center of North Arundel Hospital, 9-10 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.

FAMILY FILM, for seniors and their school-age grandchildren, "Secondhand Lions," about a 14-year-old boy who spends the summer with his two great-uncles, starring Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, 12:15 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

RELAY FOR LIFE, overnight marathon in which teams of people take turns walking or running laps, sponsored by American Cancer Society, 6 p.m. Friday-9 a.m. Saturday, Arundel High School, 1001 Annapolis Rd., Gambrills. $10 per person. 410-721-4304 or 301-261-6000.

Saturday 26

PATUXENT BIRDING BASICS, for ages 16 and older, two-day program, with a walk and a discussion about bird identification, habitats and bird-watching equipment, 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.

ANNAPOLIS COMPOSTING WORKSHOP, led by master gardeners, participants receive a composting unit or troubleshooting guide while supplies last, 10 a.m. (canceled in the event of rain), Quiet Waters Park, Wildwood Trail, Composting Demonstration Site, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free admission; parking, $4. 410-222-1777.

JUG BAY BUGS 101, for all ages, information about insects, 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.

Sunday 27

ORIENTEERING WORKSHOP, for ages 12 and older, participants learn how to use maps and a compass, plus information on outdoor survival, bring a compass, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 9 a.m., Lake Waterford Park, 830 Pasadena Rd., Pasadena. Free; registration required. 410-222-6248.

ANNAPOLIS SAILING, for people with disabilities and others interested in sailing, equipment supplied, sponsored by Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sandy Point State Park Marina, Route 50, Annapolis. Free. 410-626-0273 or www.crab-sailing.org.

BICYCLE SAFETY DAY, volunteer B&A Trail Blazers discuss bicycle safety, and a representative of Severna Park Pedal Pushers helps tune up bikes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park, Ranger Station, Earleigh Heights Road (off Route 2), Severna Park. Free. 410-222-6244.

PATUXENT REFUGE NATURE DETECTIVES, for ages 8-10, look for evidence of animals in the refuge, 1-2 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Contact Station, Route 198 and Bald Eagle Drive, Laurel. Free; registration required. 301-497-5887.

NATURE WALK, explore forest and fields and learn about the adaptations of animals to survive in nature, such as talons and camouflage, 1-3 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.

Monday 28

FOLK SINGING, by Bruce Hutton, free, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday, Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis., 410-222-1750; 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis, 410-222-1905; 10 a.m. Wednesday, Riviera Beach Library, 1130 Duvall Hwy., Pasadena, 410-222-6285; 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. July 1, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis, 410-222-1770.

SENIORS DRIVING COURSE, "55 Alive" two-day AARP course to help improve driving and accident-prevention skills, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. $10. 410-222-1927.

SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, the Little Old Ladies From Pasadena, 10:30 a.m., Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Bring a canned good for Rose Garden Food Pantry; registration required. 410-222-1818.

"THE SCIENCE SHOW," John Hadfield uses juggling, comedy, magic tricks and music to teach science, free, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Monday, Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena, 410-222-6699; 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, South County Library, Deale-Churchton Road, Deale, 410-222-1925; 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Wednesday, Linthicum Library, 400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum, 410-222-6265; 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. July 1, Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Rd., Crofton, 410-222-7915.

MAGIC SHOW, plus comedy, by Mike Rose, 1:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m., Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park. Free. 410-222-6290.

GLEN BURNIE ONCOLOGY GROUP, for people with cancer and their families, 4:45-5:45 p.m. Mondays, North Arundel Hospital, sixth-floor family room, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4735 or www.northarundel.org.

BOATING TALK, Capt. Rick Dahlgren discusses his experiences as Annapolis harbor master, 7:15 p.m.; socializing, 6:30 p.m., a meeting of the Chesapeake Area Professional Captains Association, Sheraton Barcelo Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-267-7651 or www.capca.net.

HEEL PAIN TALK, podiatrist Enzo Leone discusses causes of pain and treatment, including specialized footwear and shock wave therapy, 7 p.m., North Arundel Hospital, Constantine Padussis Community Center, third-floor conference center, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free; reservations required. 410-787-4367 or www.northarundel.org.

FIREFLY PROGRAM, a short walk with a park ranger and discussion about fireflies, 8:30 p.m., Kinder Farm Park, River Birch Pavilion, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free; registration required. 410-222-6115 or www.kinderfarmpark.org.

Tuesday 29

ARNOLD 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, ages 5-7 ($75), 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Wednesday and July 1; ages 8-17 ($130), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and July 1, Magothy River Middle School, cafeteria, 241 Peninsula Farm Rd., Arnold. 410-222-7313.

PAINTING WITH CHARCOAL CLASS, for ages 16 and older, for all abilities, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, through July 22, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $145; members, $120. 410-263-5544 or www.mdhallarts.org.

SENIORS DRIVING COURSE, "55 Alive" two-day AARP course designed to help improve driving and accident-prevention skills, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. $10; registration required. 410-222-6227.

"THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW," a marionette show by Dan Raynor of Stevens Puppets, free, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, North County Area Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6270; 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Odenton Library, 1270 Odenton Rd., 410-222-6277; 1:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m. July 1, Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, 410-222-1538.

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY SCREENINGS, psychiatric social worker Jennifer Redding of North Arundel Hospital discusses anxiety, depression and other mood disorders; participants have the option to answer a mental health questionnaire for evaluation, 10-11 a.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free. 410-222-6227 or www.northarundel.org.

SENIORS "SEABISCUIT" SCREENING, film about the legendary racehorse, starring Jeff Bridges, 10 a.m. (lunch intermission, 11:15 a.m.), Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

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., Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Free; registration required by Friday. 410-222-1922.

SEVERN, LAUREL STORYTELLING, "Fairies, Frogs and Funny Men," with Bill Wood, free, 3 and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Provinces Library, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2624 Annapolis Rd. (Route 175), Severn, 410-222-6280, and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Maryland City at Russett library, 3501 Russett Common, Laurel, 301-725-2390.

HARWOOD MEN'S BASKETBALL, for ages 30 and older, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays or Thursdays, six weeks, South County Recreation Center, 4510 Owensville-Sudley Rd., Harwood. $35. 410-222-1515.

Wednesday 30

REDUCING CLUTTER, lecture, for seniors, Phyllis Suhr discusses how to become organized and get rid of unused items, 10 a.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; registration required. 410-222-1927.

SENIORS "MOOSEPORT" SCREENING, "Welcome to Mooseport" film, starring Gene Hackman and Ray Romano, about a recently retired U.S. president who runs for mayor against a local plumber in a small Maine town, 12:30 p.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

HISTORY, GENEALOGY LECTURES, for seniors, by Robert Barnes, "Did They Live Happily Ever After?" about marriage and marriage records in early Maryland, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday; "Murder and Mayhem in Mob Town," about heinous crimes in Victorian Baltimore, 10-11:30 a.m. July 7, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-222-0030.

MEDICARE DRUG BENEFITS TALK, Pam College, a representative of U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's office, discusses new prescription drug benefits, 1 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

Thursday 1

CONCERT FOR GRANDPARENTS, seniors are encouraged to bring their school-age grandchildren to the Touchstone Trombones' performance of "Brass Sampler," featuring classical, ragtime and jazz music and patriot marches, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

SENIORS LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE, Susan Knight of the Maryland Department of Aging discusses long-term care insurance and how to decide whether to buy it, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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