Coloring Books About Law

The Maryland Judiciary has developed a pair of coloring books for children designed to introduce them to the legal system and the judicial branch of government. The books, "Learning the Law" and "Learning More About the Law," are available online at The books include educational activities such as fill-in-the-blank tests. For more information, call 410-260-1488.

Gathering of the Greens

Providence Center will hold its annual Gathering of the Greens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Jean Bradbury Building, 370 Shore Acres Rd., Arnold. Holiday wreaths, trimmings, trees, poinsettias, pottery and crafts will be for sale. Wreaths, trees and poinsettias can be ordered in advance. For information, call 410-757-7800.

AIDS Day Festival

In observance of World AIDS Day, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health will host a free festival from 6 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Freetown Village Boys and Girls Club, 7820 Darrell Henry Ct., Pasadena. The festival will feature a presentation by artists from Baltimore's Nu World Art Ensemble and the HIV Presentation Theatre. There will also be free HIV testing. For information, call 410-222-7108 or visit

Holiday Open House

County Executive Janet S. Owens (D) will host a holiday open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the county executive's suite on the fourth floor of the Arundel Center, 44 Calvert St., Annapolis. All ages are invited, and refreshments will be served. For information, call 410-222-1821.

Candlelight Walk for AIDS

The 17th annual candlelight walk to honor World AIDS Day will be held at 6:15 p.m. today, beginning at the Alex Haley statue at Ego Alley in downtown Annapolis. The walk will end at the Stanton Center at 92 W. Washington St. for an interfaith service at 7:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 410-353-5534.

-- Compiled by LAUREN WISEMAN

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