Thursday 29

BIRDS OF PREY PROGRAM, for seniors and their grandchildren, the Maryland State Park Foundation and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources discuss the natural history of birds of prey, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

ANNAPOLIS STORY TIME, "Fairies, Frogs and Funny Men," tales told by storyteller Bill Wood, a Summer Reading Club event, 1:30, 3:30 and 7 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St. Free. 410-222-1750.

"THE SCIENCE SHOW," John Hadfield teaches science through juggling, comedy, magic tricks and music, 3 and 7 p.m., Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1905.

READERS RULE MAGIC SHOW, comedy and magic by Mike Rose, a Summer Reading Club event, 3 and 7 p.m., Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1770.

AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC, "Word of Mouth Meets the Written Word," by Bruce Hutton, 3 and 7 p.m., Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-222-6699.

"THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW," a marionette show by Dan Raynor of Stevens Puppets, 3 and 7 p.m., Linthicum Library, 400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum. Free. 410-222-6265.

ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVERS DISCUSSION, "Alzheimer's Disease: Strategies for Effective Communication and Behavior Management," led by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging's Family Caregiver Program, 5-6:30 p.m., Heritage Office Complex Building, Rosenwalk Community Room, second floor, 2666 Riva Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-4464.

Friday 30

SENIORS BOOK CLUB, discussion of "Murder in the Red Brick City: A Tale of Old Baltimore," by Virginia Stang, 9:30 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

SENIORS TRANSPORTATION DISCOUNTS, for ages 65 and older, IDs issued for discounted rides on light rail and MTA buses, proof of age required, 10-11:30 a.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

GLEN BURNIE SENIORS DANCING, variety and swing music by the three-piece Greg MacDonald Band, 12:15 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

Saturday 31

PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD WALK, for ages 16 and older, a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 7-8:30 a.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.

NATURE, HISTORY HIKE, for children 8 and older and adults, a leisurely hike to learn how people used the waterways, how the environment has influenced history and how humans have changed the environment, plus examination of artifacts, 10 a.m.-noon, 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.

COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY EXPO, demonstrations and exhibits involving police K-9 teams, area fire departments, the county Animal Control Department, the Federal Emergency Management and Homeland Security offices, the county Sheriff's Department, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Transportation Administration and the City of Annapolis; plus a rock climbing wall, children's activities and more, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College, Siegert Field, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2315.

Sunday 1

ANNAPOLIS 8K TRAIL RACE, a

moderately hilly and well-marked course through fields, trails and woods and on some pavement, sponsored by Annapolis Striders, registration, 6:30-7:30 a.m.; race, 8 a.m., Anne Arundel Community College, 101

College Pkwy., Arnold. $5. 410-268-

1165.

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 2

JUG BAY BEGINNERS BIRD WALK, for ages 10 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; ages 60 and older and 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

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

HOSPITAL COSMETICS PROGRAM, "Look Good . . . Feel Better," for women experiencing the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, 6:30-8:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. 410-721-4304 or aa-healthsystem.org.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-5599 or aa-healthsystem.org.

Tuesday 3

CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS, by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 9 a.m.-noon, Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis. Free; reservations required. 410-222-7249.

ANXIETY LECTURE AND SCREENINGS, Jennifer Redding, a psychiatric social worker, discusses anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, participants may answer a mental health-evaluation questionnaire, 10-11 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125

Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367.

ANNAPOLIS STORY TIME, for ages 2-6, stories, rhymes and a craft, with storyteller "Mother Goose," 10 a.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St. Free. 410-222-1750.

PASADENA SENIORS SINGALONG, with George and Inez Silate, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Aug. 31, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd. Free. 410-222-0030.

EDGEWATER SENIORS SOCIAL, information for prospective members about South County Senior Center's classes and other

programs, membership open to the public, 11 a.m., the center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-1927.

Wednesday 4

SENIORS BILLIARDS INSTRUCTION, with Ed Gast, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 25, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-1927.

HISTORY LECTURES, for seniors, "What Really Happened in 17th-Century Maryland," Robert Barnes discusses the Maryland [religious] Toleration Act, crime and punishment and more, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday; Robert K. Headley Jr. presents a slide show on historic Baltimore movie theaters, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 18, Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

PATUXENT REFUGE BAT PROGRAM, for all ages, "Who's Afraid of the Little Brown Bat?" an interactive 30-minute puppet show on 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.

Thursday 5

INTRODUCTION TO DARTS, for seniors, with Bill Holey, 10 a.m.-noon, South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-1927.

PASADENA SENIORS SINGALONG, with John Norfolk, 12:30 p.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd. Free. 410-222-0030.

SENIORS NUTRITION INFORMATION, presented by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health in the format of the game Concentration, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

SENIORS COMPUTER CLASSES, with instructor Oren Wolfe, beginner, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays; intermediate, focusing on Microsoft Word, 1-4 p.m. Thursdays; through Aug. 26, Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Free; preregistration required by Tuesday. 410-222-1922.

MOUNTAIN ROAD LIBRARY BIRTHDAY, 10th anniversary party, with refreshments, socializing and more, 6-8 p.m., the library, 4730 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-222-6699.

PAPER AIRPLANE RALLY, for all ages, make a paper glider or use one of the library's pre-folded planes and fly it through an obstacle course, 7 p.m., Linthicum Library, 400 Shipley Rd., Linthicum. Free. 410-222-6265.

GERMAN GENEALOGY TALK, author Vernon Skinner discusses "Basic German Research," with illustrations, at a meeting of the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, bring German handwritten documents for translation, non-members encouraged to attend, 7:30 p.m., Severna Park United Methodist Church, Main Hall, 731 Benfield Rd., Severna Park. Free. Call Kuethe Library, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays, 410-760-9679.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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