Thursday 6

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.

JOB SEARCHES ON THE WEB, a workshop on "Job and Career Connections," how to use library databases and the Internet to find job vacancy announcements and information on careers and creating resumes, 2-4 p.m., West County Area Library, 1325 Annapolis Rd., Odenton. Free; preregistration required; bring your library card. 410-222-6277 or www.aacpl.net.

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

Friday 7

LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "E-Mail Basics," 10-11:15 a.m., West County Area Library, 1325 Annapolis Rd., Odenton. Free; preregistration required; bring your library card. 410-222-6277 or www.aacpl.net.

CANCER CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP, for those caring for a loved one with cancer, 11 a.m.-noon, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Tate Center, first-floor conference room, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4118 or www.bwmc.umms.org.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE TALK, for caregivers, by nurse Mary Fridley, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and the National Family Caregivers Support Program, 1-3 p.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free; preregistration required. Call Bonnie Zeller, 410-222-4464.

Saturday 8

MYSTERY OF MAPS, a discussion of the origins of antique maps and how they were made; speakers include John Greene, former president of the Washington Map Society; Beatriz Betancourt Hardy, director of the Maryland Historical Society; and Ginny Mason, systems cartographer for the Library of Congress. The discussion is sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Historical Society and the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society; proceeds to benefit the Historical and Genealogical Research Center at the Kuethe Library; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 18 Crain Hwy. SE, Glen Burnie. $25; preregistration required. Call Mark Schatz, 410-760-5206.

SEVERNA PARK STORY TIME, for ages 2-5, readings of "Max and Ruby" stories, 9:30 a.m., Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park. Free. 410-222-6290 or www.aacpl.net.

MILLERSVILLE FESTIVAL, children's games, pony rides, scarecrow making, antique tractor displays, pumpkin painting, farm animals, blacksmith demonstrations, food, hayrides and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd., Millersville. Free admission; parking, $5; preregistration required. 410-222-6115 or www.kinderfarmpark.org.

STARGAZING, for all ages, weather permitting, sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College's Astronomy Club, bring a telescope and binoculars or use the college's; event subject to weather; 8-11 p.m., the college's Astronomy Lab, rear of parking lot A and B beside the Resource Management Building, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-1820 or www.aacc.edu/science.

Sunday 9

NATURE HIKE, a quarter-mile walk with park ranger Dave DeVault, children must have adult company, 1-2 p.m., Downs Park, Information Center, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. Free admission; parking, $5; preregistration required. 410-222-6230.

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 10

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, by Mariner Health, 9-10:30 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.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, led by urologist Ed Zagula, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Tate Center, Courtney Conference Center, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. Call Chris Crabbs, 410-553-8130, or visit www.bwmc.umms.org.

Tuesday 11

SENIORS COMPUTER WORKSHOP, how to resize pictures and other images, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Rd., Odenton. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6227.

PARENTING LECTURE, "Helping Parents Help Children: Emergent Literacy," by Barbara S. Garrett, assistant professor of education, Teacher Education and Child Care Institute, sponsored by the Family Outreach Network, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College, John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. Free. 410-777-2159 or www.aacc.edu/familynet.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP, for stroke survivors, high-risk stroke candidates and anyone interested in stroke recovery and prevention, 6-7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. Call Betsy Koerner, 410-787-4118, or visit www.bwmc.umms.org.

BREAST CANCER SEMINAR, "Risk Reduction and Early Detection," by a panel of cancer specialists in medicine, surgery, nursing and nutrition, 6:30 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, second floor, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. Call Tana Yates at 443-481-5318 or visit www.aahs.org.

Wednesday 12

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by Health Services, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Anne Arundel Community College, John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. 410-777-2480 or www.aacc.edu/healthservices.

INTERNET TRAINING, "Mousing Around," how to use the computer mouse, 10-11 a.m., and "Basics," a tour of the library's Web site and other Internet sites, 1:30-3:30 p.m., North County Area Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6270; "Travel Planning," how to find Web sites to plan a vacation, 6-8 p.m., West County Area Library, 1325 Annapolis Rd., Odenton., 410-222-6277. Free; preregistration required; bring your library card. Web site: www.aacpl.net.

KNEE- AND HIP-PAIN SEMINAR, information on the causes of arthritis and treatments, including diet, exercise, injections, medication and surgery, 11 a.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, second floor, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

CANCER SURVIVORS SUPPORT GROUP, for those who have completed or almost completed treatment, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Tate Center, Courtney Conference Center, 305 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-787-4367 or www.bwmc.umms.org.

CULINARY INSTITUTE OPEN HOUSE, information on Anne Arundel Community College's continuing education courses at the Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, 6-7:30 p.m., HCAT Institute, 7438 Ritchie Hwy., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-777-2398 or www.aacc.edu/hcat.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Living Well, for survivors at least a year beyond diagnosis, 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, Room 250, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free. 443-481-5300 or www.aahs.org.

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS, a support group for relatives and friends of people who have alcohol, drug or behavioral problems, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Mary of the Mills School, 106 St. Mary's Pl., Laurel. Free. 301-490-8968.

Thursday 13

FLU AND PNEUMONIA VACCINATIONS, administered by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health; flu vaccinations recommended for people 50 and older and those with long-term health problems; pneumonia vaccination recommended for those 65 and older and other adults with long-term illnesses, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. $20 or Medicare Part B (cards are required). 410-222-7343.

LIBRARY INTERNET TRAINING, "E-Mail Basics," 10-11:15 a.m., and "Travel Planning," how to find Web sites to use for vacation planning, 6:30-8:30 p.m., North County Area Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie. Free; preregistration required; bring your library card. 410-222-6270 or www.aacpl.net.

SENIORS DISCOUNT TRANSPORTATION, for 65 and older, the Maryland Transit Administration issues photo IDs for discounted fares on MTA buses and light rail, proof of age required, 10-11:30 a.m., Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Rd., Arnold. Free. 410-222-1922.

PASADENA SENIORS ENTERTAINMENT, jazz, ragtime, marches and more by the Touchstone Trombones, refreshments served, 1 p.m., Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Rd. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-0030.

BACK AND NECK CLASS, learn proper posture, body mechanics, exercise and stretches to maintain a healthy body, led by physical therapists, 4-5:30 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $30; preregistration required. 443-481-4000 or www.aahs.org.

GIRLS SELF-ESTEEM PROGRAM, for ages 9-12, girls discuss their interests and learn about making positive life choices, with instructor Rebecca Feibel, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 6:30-9 p.m., Shipley's Choice Elementary School, 310 Governor Stone Pkwy., Millersville. $30; preregistration required. 410-222-7313.

-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING

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