Thursday 26

SENIORS BARBERSHOP MUSIC, Little Old Ladies From Pasadena, 10:30 a.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd. Free. 410-222-6227.

SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, keyboard player John Norfolk performs, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

IT/TELECOMMUNICATIONS OPEN HOUSE, information on Anne Arundel Community College continuing-education courses and certification programs for information technology and telecommunications, 6-8 p.m. today, the college's site at Glen Burnie Town Center, 101 N. Crain Hwy., Glen Burnie; 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, the college's site at 101 College Pkwy., Arnold; and 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9, the site at Arundel Mills, 7009 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free; reservations required. 410-777-2325 or

EDGEWATER BOATING SAFETY COURSE, ongoing registration for a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary course; a Maryland boating safety certificate issued upon completion, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 19, Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane. $40; preregistration required by Sept. 4. Call Michael Prokopchak, 410-798-5952, or Bob Wilson, 410-956-6907.

Friday 27

SENIORS BOOK DISCUSSION, "Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay," by William W. Warner, 9:30 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

SENIORS FILM COMEDY, "Something's Gotta Give," starring Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson, 12:15 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

Saturday 28

EDGEWATER USED-BOOK SALE, more than 50,000 books, sponsored by Rotary Club of Parole for its Books for International Goodwill project, which has sent more than 1.5 million books to developing countries and more than 5,000 books to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan; profits will fund future shipments to U.S. troops and to libraries in Jamaica, Kenya and Nigeria, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 3106 Solomons Island Rd. (one mile south of South River Bridge), Edgewater. Fill a grocery bag for $20; hardbacks, $1; paperbacks, 50 cents. Call Steve Frantzich, 410-293-6865, or visit

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), Composting Demonstration Site, Wildwood Trail, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Free admission; parking, $4. 410-222-1777.

OSPREY INFORMATION, for ages 6 and older, Boy Voyage Ospreys group, learn about the bird's migration cycle and adaptations to living by water, 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

Sunday 29

GLEN BURNIE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, North Arundel Hospital, cafeteria, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-268-5441.

Monday 30

SOCIAL SECURITY DISCUSSION, by a representative of the Social Security Administration, 10-11:15 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

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

ANNAPOLIS YOUTH CHORUS AUDITIONS, for girls and boys (with unchanged voices) ages 6-18, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 117, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free; preregistration recommended. 410-263-1906.

NOCTURNAL MAMMALS PROGRAM, join a park ranger and look for deer, raccoons, bats, foxes and other creatures, no pets or small children permitted, 7:30 p.m., Kinder Farm Park, Park Office, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6115 or

Tuesday 31

"WATCH YOUR CAR" PROGRAM, for seniors, county police officer Joe Hatcher discusses how to deter criminals from stealing your car, 9 a.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

SENIORS MOVIE, "Rooster Cogburn," a western starring John Wayne and Katharine Hepburn, 12:15 p.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, ongoing registration for a six-week program for those grieving the loss of a loved one, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 7-Oct. 12, Hospice of the Chesapeake, 8424 Veterans Hwy., Millersville. $25; free for families whose loved ones received care from the hospice; preregistration required by Sept. 3. 410-987-2129 or

Wednesday 1

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Moving Forward, for women diagnosed with breast cancer within the last two years, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Donner Community Health Pavilion, Oncology Conference Room, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-5300.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN TALK, John Peter Thompson of Behnke Nurseries discusses "The History of Landscape Design," sponsored by Annapolis Horticulture Society, 7:15 p.m.; socializing, 6:45-7:15 p.m., St. Anne's Parish House, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-2053.

SENIORS CONTINUING EDUCATION, registration begins Wednesday for a variety of fall classes starting in October offered by Anne Arundel Community College at all senior centers in the county; administrative fee, $40 (plus an additional $40 per course for ages 55-59). Annapolis Senior Center, 410-222-1818; Arnold Senior Center, 410-222-1922; Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 410-222-6847; O'Malley Senior Center, 410-222-6227; Pasadena Senior Center, 410-222-0030; Pascal Senior Center, 410-222-6680; South County Senior Center, 410-222-1927.

Thursday 2

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 9-11 a.m., North Arundel Hospital, lobby, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie; 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.

SENIORS BARBERSHOP MUSIC, Little Old Ladies From Pasadena, 10:30-11 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

SENIORS HEALTH INSURANCE TALK, Susan Knight of the Department of Aging discusses complex features of long-term-care insurance policies and retirement financial objectives, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6680.

GENEALOGY PROGRAM, genealogy scholars discuss the basics of research, including how to use censuses, the Internet, private library collections and software databases, a meeting of the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, non-members are encouraged to attend, 7:30 p.m., Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Rd., Severna Park. Free. Call the Kuethe Library (10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays), 410-760-9679.

ST. JOHN'S CONTINUING EDUCATION, Sept. 2 is the deadline to register for classes and arts programs, including a variety of seminars and workshops open to the public weekday evenings and weekend mornings, Sept. 10-Nov. 20, St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Seminars, $160; workshops, $150, plus material fees for some classes. 410-626-2881.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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