Sports Injury Seminar

Anne Arundel Medical Center will host a free injury prevention seminar for athletic directors, coaches and their support staff members 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. July 15 at the hospital's Pat Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Guest speakers will discuss the dangers of taking performance-enhancing drugs, ways to prevent head and heat-related injuries and nutrition. Attendees will receive handouts and door prizes from members of the Bowie Baysox. For more information, call 443-481-4000 or 800-MD-NURSE.

Hospice Moves Offices

Hospice of the Chesapeake, a nonprofit organization that provides hospice and bereavement care services for residents of Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, has moved its offices to 445 Defense Hwy., Annapolis. The organization, previously located in Millersville, will retain its phone number. For more information, call Hospice of the Chesapeake at 410-987-2003.

Dance Camps for Children

Starting Monday, the Academy Art Museum, 106 South St., Easton, will host a series of beginning to intermediate level dance camps for students ages 6 and older. From Monday to July 2, the museum will host an intermediate level camp for ages 9 and older. The camp is for students with at least three years of dance experience. Registration is $85; members, $75. From July 26 to 30, the museum will host a beginning level dance camp for ages 6 to 9 who have had less than one year of dance experience. Registration is $75; members, $65. From Aug. 2 to 6 the museum will host an advanced-beginners camp for students ages 7 to 10 who have had between one and three years of dance experience. Registration is $75; members, $65. Classes include ballet and other forms of movement. For more information or to register, call Shari Smigo at 410-827-0051.

Arts Nominations Sought

The Cultural Arts Foundation of Anne Arundel County is looking for nominations for its 2004 Annie Awards. The awards, given annually, are intended to recognize outstanding accomplishments of local artists, historians and cultural nonprofit institutions. Awards will be presented in the visual arts, literary arts, performing arts, arts education, lifetime achievement and arts patronage. Nominees must be residents of Anne Arundel County and be regionally or nationally recognized in their field. For more information, call the Cultural Arts Foundation at 410-222-7949 or visit The nomination deadline is Wednesday.

Theater Workshops

Beginning Monday, the Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Rd., Bay Head Park, Annapolis, will host a series of theatrical workshops for ages 8 to 18.

From Monday to July 2, the company will host "From Script to Stage" for ages 9 to 18. Registration is $125. From July 12 to 16, the company will host "Wee Kid's Cabaret Camp" for ages 8 to 12. Registration is $175. From July 19 to 30, ages 8 to 14 can attend "Musical Theatre Summer Camp." Registration is $300. On Aug. 2 and 3, ages 13 to 17 can learn about stage management during "Who's the Boss (And How Can I Be One?)." Registration is $30. A "Kid's Cabaret Camp" will be held from Aug. 9 to 13 for ages 10 to 18. Registration is $175. Two audition workshops will be held Aug. 21 for ages 8 to 18. Registration is $20 for one workshop and $35 for both.

Students must be members of the Children's Theatre of Annapolis to participate in the summer camps. Membership is $10 for one year. For more information or to register, call 410-757-2281 or visit the theater's Web site,

Raffle for Watercolor Print

Art lovers can vie for an original Lee Boynton watercolor print during Quiet Waters Park's raffle for his latest work, "Winter Remembered." Proceeds from the raffle support the Friends of Quiet Waters Park, which raises money for the organization. The drawing will be held Nov. 14 during the 14th annual Quiet Waters Park Fine Arts Festival. The print will be on display through Nov. 14 in the Willow Gallery, Visitors Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Raffle tickets are $1. For more information, call 410-222-1777.

No Trash Service on Holiday

The Department of Public Works Waste Management Services will close the Millersville Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility and the Glen Burnie Convenience Centers on July 4 and 5 in observance of Independence Day. Administrative offices will also be closed July 5. No curbside collection of trash, recycling or yard waste will be provided July 5. Customers may put out twice their usual amount of trash July 8, the next collection day. The department will reopen its recycling and trash facilities and resume curbside collection services July 6. For more information on recycling and trash services, call 410-222-1821 or visit

Talk on Intestinal Ailment

Whole Foods Market, 2504 Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis, will host a free seminar on leaky gut syndrome at 7 p.m. July 6. Bette Mozdzen, a certified body ecologist, will discuss the symptoms, indications and therapies for the syndrome, a condition in which toxins, bacteria and food leak into the intestines. For more information or to register, call 410-573-1800.

Seminar on Arthritis

Anne Arundel Medical Center will host a free seminar on "The Top 10 Things to Do for Arthritis" from 11 a.m. to noon July 7. Julie VanHassent, a physician's assistant, will discuss the causes of arthritis and talk about what can be done to alleviate the pain associated with the illness, including injections, medications, surgery, and changes in diet and exercise. The seminar will be held in Room 250 of the Pat Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. For more information or to register, call 800-636-8773 or 443-481-4000.

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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