Thursday 29

BONE HEALTH BINGO, for seniors, participants learn about bone health, with a representative from the Anne Arundel County Health Department, 10-11:30 a.m., Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Free. 410-222-6847.

SENIORS WELLNESS FAIR, vascular, glaucoma and blood pressure screenings and exhibits from Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Maryland Society for the Blind, Sage House, Hospice of the Chesapeake and Baltimore Washington Eye Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "Beyond Google," how to search the Web, 10 a.m.-noon; "Genealogy," a tour of popular databases, 2-4 p.m.; "Job and Career Connections," how to find job vacancy announcements and career information, 6-8 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis, 410-222-1750; "Basics," a tour of the library's Web site and other Internet sites, 2-4 p.m., West County Area Library, 1325 Annapolis Rd., Odenton, 410-222-6277. Free; preregistration required; participants should bring a library card.

SCOTTISH RITES SINGERS, concert, 12:30 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

GOLF TOURNAMENT, the fourth annual "Swing for the Kids," to benefit a youth scholarship fund, sponsored by Annapolis Recreation and Parks, check-in, 1:30 p.m.; shotgun start, 2 p.m., Renditions Golf Course, 1380 Central Ave. W., Davidsonville. $105; preregistration required. 410-263-7958.

WRITERS WORKSHOP OPEN HOUSE, information on Anne Arundel Community College's continuing education courses, 6-7:30 p.m., the college, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free; preregistration required. 410-777-2325.

OSTEOARTHRITIS SEMINAR, co-sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, 7-9 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

AROMATHERAPY PROGRAM, information on how to create an aromatherapy kit with seven essential oils, with instructor Jill Gann, 7-9 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $25; preregistration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

LIVING WILLS, discussed by Michael J. LaPenta, senior medical director of the Hospice of the Chesapeake; Erwin E. Abrams, president and chief operating officer of the hospice; and lawyer Susan Zuhowski, 7:30-8:30 p.m., the hospice, 445 Defense Hwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. Call Dana Disborough, 443-837-1536.

Friday 30

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TALK, for seniors, how to fill out an application for Medicare financial assistance to buy medication, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required. 800-215-8038, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays.

"311 PELICAN COURT," for seniors, discussion of the book by Debbie Macomber, 10 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "Travel Planning," Web sites with information on vacation travel, 10 a.m.-noon; "Beyond Google," how to search the Web, 2-4 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required; participants should bring a library card. 410-222-1750.

Saturday 1

JUG BAY BIRD WALK, for ages 12 and older, participants can 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. $3; ages 60 and older and 17 and younger, $2. 410-741-9330 or www.jugbay.org.

HOLISTIC HEALTH COURSE, "The Healer Within: The Mind, Body and Spirit Connection," meditation, 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, auditorium, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $65; preregistration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

PIRATE STORY TIME, for ages 3-8, with pirate tales and crafts, 10 a.m., Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park. Free. 410-222-6290 or www.aacpl.net.

LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "Mousing Around," how to use the computer mouse, 11 a.m.-noon; "Basics," a tour of the library's Web site and other Internet sites, 2-4 p.m., Annapolis Library, 1410 West St., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required; participants should bring a library card. 410-222-1750.

Sunday 2

METRIC MARATHON, (26.2K/16.3 miles), along paved roads on gently rolling hills, plus 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; preregistration required. 410-268-1165.

PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD WALK, a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 9:15-11:15 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Bald Eagle Drive and Route 198, Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.

REFUGE OWL PROWL, guided hike to search for nocturnal animals, 6:15-7:45 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, North Tract, Bald Eagle Drive and Route 198, Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.

GLEN BURNIE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, cafeteria, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-433-4843 or 410-268-5441.

Monday 3

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

PATIENTS COSMETICS PROGRAM, "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, Clatanoff Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. 410-721-4304 or www.aahs.org.

Tuesday 4

DIABETES DISCUSSION, "Diabetes Meter Check-Up," by a diabetes educator from the Joslin Diabetes Center, 9-10 a.m., Arundel Mills, Baltimore Washington Medical Center storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.bwmc.umms.org.

ANNAPOLIS STORY TIME, for ages 2-5, stories, finger plays, music and crafts, age 2, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays; ages 3-5, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, through Oct. 18, Annapolis Library, 1410 West St. Free. 410-222-1750.

BREAST CANCER INFORMATION, for seniors, about breast and cervical cancers, screening tests and lifestyle factors, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 10 a.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

REFUGE SPIDER PROGRAM, for ages 5-7, "Webs of Wonder," songs, stories and more, 4-5 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.

OBESITY LECTURE, Mary Major, medical exercise specialist, discusses weight management through exercise, 7 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $25; preregistration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

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

Wednesday 5

PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD WALK, for ages 16 and older, a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 7:30-10 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.

BLOOD PRESSURE INFORMATION, for seniors, a screening of the video "Get Into the Blood Pressure Success Zone," 9:30-10:15 a.m., followed by blood pressure and glucose screenings, Annapolis Senior Center, 1027 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. Free. 410-222-1818.

SLEEP DISORDERS TALK, for seniors, about factors that affect sleep as one ages, by Sandy Thomas of the Sleep Center at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 10 a.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

KNEE AND HIP PAIN, orthopedic specialist Paul King discusses alternatives to surgery, with information about arthritis and chronic joint pain, 11:30 a.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, for patients undergoing treatment, 2-3:30 p.m., Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Tate Center, first-floor conference room, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.bwmc.umms.org.

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 or www.aahs.org.

Thursday 6

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, 9-11 a.m., Baltimore Washington Medical Center, main lobby, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367.

ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOP, for seniors, a representative of Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. discusses low-cost methods of conservation and state and federal programs that can provide assistance; Wanda Swift of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging answers questions and provides assistance application packets, 10 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.

LIBRARY TEEN RECREATION, games for teenagers, 3:30-5 p.m., Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Rd., Crofton. Free. 410-222-7915.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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