Rock Musician Seminars
The "Business of Music," a day of seminars for high school musicians who are in or want to be in rock bands, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Rd., Annapolis. Guest speakers will include Smithsonian Records executive Richard Burgess; executives from Omega Studios, a recording studio and music school in Baltimore; BMI media licensing vice president Dan Spears; Nancy Almgren, founder and producer of Anne Arundel County's "Battle of the Bands"; musician and music host Bruce Smith; and Shannon Emamali, executive director of the Grammy Awards' Washington chapter. The seminar will focus on how students can break into the music business after graduation. Seminar topics will include "Making a Demo" and "Marketing and Booking Your Band." The seminar is free and open to all Anne Arundel County high school students. For more information, call 410-757-8610.
Health Center Closed
The Odenton Health Center at 1370 Odenton Rd. in Odenton will remain temporarily closed for renovations through the end of the year. The health center provides HIV testing, HIV/AIDS care management, immunizations, tuberculosis skin tests and child car safety seat checks. Clients can visit the Glen Burnie Health Center at 416 A St. SW in Glen Burnie during the renovations. For more information, call the Glen Burnie Health Center at 410-222-6633, or 410-222-4223 for information on child car safety seats.
The Queen Anne's County Arts Council will offer a two-day stained-glass workshop with glass artist Joni Melotti from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Arts Council at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. The registration deadline is tomorrow. Participants ages 16 and older can create a decorative vase using a faux stained glass technique. The fee is $30 for Arts Council members and $35 for nonmembers. There is a $15 materials fee due the first day of the workshop. To register or for more information, call 410-758-1222.
Music Instrument Drive
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and Music and Arts Centers are collecting musical instruments at the Music and Arts Center at 558-J Ritchie Hwy. in Severna Park. The annual donation drive provides instruments to Anne Arundel County Schools for students who are unable to buy or rent instruments. For more information, call 410-268-1811.
Breast Center Opening
In honor of the opening of its new breast center, the Baltimore Washington Medical Center (formerly North Arundel Hospital) will host a Spa Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its Aiello Breast Center, 203 Hospital Dr., Baltimore. Certified hair, skin and nail care experts will provide guests with seated massages, mini manicures, makeup applications, color analyses and free product samplings. The Aiello Breast Center doctors and staff members will be on hand to discus self breast exams, mammography, genetic counseling, nutrition, reconstructive surgery and yoga.
Art Federation Fundraiser
The Maryland Federation of Art will host a "Collector's Choice" fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Annapolis Subaru, 149 Old Solomons Island Rd., Annapolis. The show includes original works donated by Maryland Federation artists. Oil paintings, etchings, watercolors, photography, sculpture, clay and glass works will be on display. Each ticket entitles the ticket holder to select one piece of art when his or her number is drawn. The art drawing will begin at 6 p.m. The event benefits the Maryland Federation of Art. Tickets are $160 and admit two people. For more information or for tickets, call 410-268-4566.
Hospice of the Chesapeake's Spiritual and Bereavement Care Center will offer a six-week bereavement support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 8 at 445 Defense Hwy. in Annapolis. The registration deadline is Wednesday. The fee is $25. It is free for families whose loved one was cared for by Hospice of the Chesapeake. For more information or to register, call 410-987-2129.