A Shrimp Feast and More

The Kiwanis Club of Shady Side is hosting a fall shrimp feast from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the club, at 1431 Snug Harbor Rd. in Shady Side. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. The all-you-can-eat dinner includes shrimp, kielbasa and hot dogs. The annual event also features dancing and games for all ages. Sound Sensations will perform live from 7 to 11. For information, call 410-867-2599.

Hazardous Waste Drop-Offs

The first of two remaining days in 2005 for household hazardous waste drop-off by Anne Arundel County residents will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millersville Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility, 389 Burns Crossing Rd., Severn. The last collection day will be Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Glen Burnie Convenience Center, 100 Dover Rd. Residents can drop off certain products containing toxic chemicals, including oven cleaners, wood preservatives, pesticides, flammable liquids, oil-based paints, fluorescent light fixtures, non-alkaline batteries and disinfectants.

For information, call 410-222-7951 or visit www.aacounty.org/DPW.

Feng Shui of Real Estate

Real estate agent Pat Stone will discuss how to buy and sell a home faster by practicing feng shui, the Chinese art of decorating based on concepts of yin and yang and energy flow. "How to Pick a Good House With Feng Shui" begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 20, followed by "Sell Your Home Faster With Feng Shui" at 7. Both lectures, which are free, will be at Country Inn and Suites, 2600 Housley Rd., Annapolis. Advance registration is required.

For information, call 410-212-8801.

South River Meeting

The South River Federation will hold its general meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at South River Park Community Building, 1440 Circle Dr., Edgewater. The discussion topic will be "River Friendly Landscaping Ideas." Participants can learn ways to reduce or eliminate storm-water runoff. For information, call 443-482-2155 or visit www.southriverfederation.net.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN