Thursday 30

GLEN BURNIE SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, "Sing Country Music," performed by Ed Bulson and Nancy Taylor, features songs associated with Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and others, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

MIME AND MAGIC CLASS, for children and teenagers, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, ages 8-10, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, and ages 11-16, 4:45-5:45 p.m. Thursdays, six weeks, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $35; preregistration required. 410-222-7313.

Friday 1

HEALTH PROGRAMS, neck and shoulder massages by a therapist from Massage Connection Therapy Center, 8-10 a.m.; computerized neck and back screenings by chiropractor Edward Bartlinski, 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.

CANCER RISK ASSESSMENTS, participants fill out a questionnaire that evaluates their risk factors and receive recommendations on how to reduce risk through lifestyle changes, evaluation results available immediately, a follow-up report will be mailed to each participant, 10 a.m.-noon, North Arundel Hospital, Tate Center, Cancer Resource Center, first floor, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-553-8129 or www.northarundel.org.

GLEN BURNIE SENIORS SINGALONG, with performer Helen Sank, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

HUMAN RIGHTS LECTURE, "Human Rights, From Antigone to Rosa Parks," by Peter Weiss, 8:15 p.m., St. John's College, Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-2539.

Saturday 2

ANNAPOLIS MEMORY WALK, to support the Anne Arundel chapter of Bereaved Parents of the USA, which supports families that have lost children, 8 a.m.-noon, Quiet Waters Park, Dogwood Pavilion, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. Pledges requested. 410-222-1777 or www.aacounty-md-bereavedparents.org.

JUG BAY BIRD WALK, for ages 12 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, $2; 17 and younger, $1.50. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

RELAXATION COURSE, "The Healer Within: The Mind, Body and Spirit Connection," meditation and music and art activities, bring a journal or sketchbook and a set of colored pencils, dress comfortably, with instructor Alice Yeager, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $65; preregistration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aa-healthsystem.org.

ANNAPOLIS THEATER AUDITIONS, for ages 16 and older, for the Chesapeake Music Hall's performance of "Smokey Joe's Cafe," New Year's Eve through March 6, all roles paid, be prepared to sing and dance, bring a photo of yourself, a resume and 16 bars of music in your key in the style of the show's music, an accompanist will be provided, noon, 339 Busch's Frontage Rd., Annapolis. Free. 410-626-7515 or www.chesapeakemusichall.com.

Sunday 3

HARWOOD MARATHON, 26.2 kilometers (16.3 miles) over gently rolling paved roads and two significant hills, sponsored by the Annapolis Striders, registration, 7-7:45 a.m.; race, 8 a.m., Southern High School, 4400 Solomons Island Rd., Harwood. $5. 410-268-1165.

JUG BAY NATIVE PLANT PROGRAM, learn how to distinguish native species from invasive ones, with a discussion of the harm that invasive species do to native plants and animals and how you can help solve the problem, 1-4 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.

PASADENA "BAYSCAPING" WORKSHOP, for homeowners, information about creating landscapes that promote native plants and wildlife habitats, and about environmentally sensitive pest management, 2 p.m., Lake Waterford Park, Pasadena Road and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6248.

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 4

BABIES STORY TIME, Babies in Bloom program for children 2 and younger and their caregivers, with stories, songs, rhymes and finger plays geared to stimulate infant development, hosted by Tot's Line, a county parenting information and referral service, free. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Monday, North County Area Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6270; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Provinces Library, Severn Square Shopping Center, 2624 Annapolis Rd. (Route 175), Severn, 410-222-6280; 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Riviera Beach Library, 1130 Duvall Hwy., Pasadena, 410-222-6285.

ARNOLD SENIORS SCRABBLE, new participants welcome, 12:45-3:30 p.m. Mondays, through Oct. 25, Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd. Free. 410-222-1922.

CANCER PATIENTS COSMETICS CLASS, "Look Good. . . . Feel Better," assistance 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 www.aa-healthsystem.org.

ARNOLD PARENTING CLASS, "Systematic Training for Effective Parenting," topics include cooperation among family members, parent-child communication and constructive discipline, sponsored by the Family Outreach Network, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, through Nov. 15, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $110; preregistration required. 410-777-2325 or www.aacc.edu/familynet.

Tuesday 5

FREE EMERGENCY CELL PHONES, for seniors, county police Cpl. Joe Hatcher distributes phones for 911 calls, 10 a.m., Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Preregistration required by Friday. 410-222-1922.

SENIORS ECOLOGY FIELD TRIP, to the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater for an environmental program outdoors, bring a bag lunch, sunscreen, a hat and bug spray, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., round-trip van transportation from South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-1927.

EDGEWATER SENIOR CENTER SOCIAL, for prospective members, with information about the center and its classes, 11 a.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free. 410-222-1927.

CARDIAC SUPPORT GROUP, 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, Room 250, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-1925 or www.aa-healthsystem.org.

Wednesday 6

PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD WALK, for ages 16 and older, a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 8-10 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.

VOTER REGISTRATION, and voting machine demonstration, sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College and the Anne Arundel County supervisor of elections, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the college, quadrangle bordered by library, Humanities Building, Careers Center and Science Building, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2430.

CROFTON LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "Mousing Around," how to use the computer mouse, 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday; "Beyond Google," how to search the Web, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; "Genealogy," popular databases, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 9; "Consumer Dollars and Sense," about consumer resources on the Internet, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 7; "The Basics," a tour of the library's Web site, catalogue and other sites, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Rd. Free; preregistration required; bring your library card. 410-222-7915.

ARTHRITIS SEMINAR, "The Top 10 Things to Do for Arthritis," on the causes of the disease, pain reduction, exercise, injections, medication and surgery, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. 443-481-4000.

SENIORS MIME AND MUSIC PROGRAM, with Mark Jaster as "The Maestro," 1 p.m., South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater. Free. 410-222-1927.

TOTS NATURE PROGRAM, for ages 3-4, an interactive program about mammals, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.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.

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.

SHADE GARDENS LECTURE, Joan Feely, curator of the Fern Valley Native Plant Collection at the U.S. National Arboretum, discusses shade gardens, with an emphasis on ferns, sponsored by the Annapolis Horticultural Society, 6:45 p.m., St. Anne's Parish House, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Free. 410-263-2053.

"PETS AND PARENTING," discussion of how cats and dogs can help children learn social skills, sponsored by the Family Outreach Network, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 13, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $45; preregistration required. 410-777-2325 or www.aacc.edu/familynet.

Thursday 7

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 9-11 a.m., North Arundel Hospital, main 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.

GLEN BURNIE SENIORS DANCE, the Twiliters band performs, 12:30-2 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

"REMEMBERING THROUGH WRITING," a workshop for seniors, write about an event that had a significant impact on your life, with poet J.C. Todd, 12:45-2:15 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 21, Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-1818.

CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT, a discussion by a panel of cancer specialists, 7-9 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, Room 250, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-4000 or www.aa-healthsystem.org.

HIGHLAND BAGPIPING CLASS, for ages 18 and older, information on the scale, grace notes doubling and playing a tune, bring a practice chanter, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, four weeks, Arundel Middle School, 1179 Hammond Lane, Odenton. $55. 410-222-7313.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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