Sunday, Sept. 23
Run to help crime victims The 15th annual run to benefit a fund to assist crime victims in Anne Arundel County will take place in the morning. The event, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County State's Attorney's Office and Anne Arundel Bar Foundation, includes a 5K run and 2-mile walk on the Baltimore - Annapolis Trail, starting in Severna Park. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m., and the events begin an hour later, with a party, prizes and refreshments at the end of the race. The race and walk support a fund that pays for help for victims of crime, which may include such things as emergency window repairs and new locks. For registration fees and more information, go to statesattorney-annearundel.com.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Health workshop A skin cancer screening and awareness program, sponsored by Anne Arundel Community College's Health Services, takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union dining hall on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Free. Information: 410-777-2480 or aacc.edu/healthservices.
Thursday, Sept. 27
Golf tournament Archbishop Spalding High School hosts its sixth annual Cavalier Open Golf Tournament at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start set for 9 a.m. Corporate foursomes are $750, foursomes are $600, individuals are $150. Registration costs include greens fees, a gift bag, lunch and dinner. In addition, players can participate in the longest drive, closest to the pin, and hole-in-one competitions. The event benefits the school's athletic programs. To register and for more information, call 410-969-9105, ext. 243, or go to archbishopspalding.org.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Lydia Hohman, chairman of the club's international service lane, will discuss projects and events. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, Sept. 28
Classical concerts The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra's season-opening concerts will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The orchestra will be accompanied by British pianist Michael Roll for these concerts, which feature John Mackey's "Redline Tango," Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 3" and a suite from Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet." Tickets are $25; $10 for students. Information: 410-263-0907 or annapolissymphony.org.
Lecture Tutor Peter Kalkavage will deliver a lecture, "The Musical Universe and Mozart's Magic Flute," at 8:15 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.
Saturday, Sept. 29
Coaching clinic Leadership Through Athletics will hold this year's coaching clinic from 9:30 a.m. to noon at 2900 Hammonds Ferry Road in Lansdowne. The clinic will be led by University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon. Cost is $25. Tickets and information: 410-744-0900 or 410-737-2117.
Festival Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer will host its annual Fall Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. There will be bake sale tables, a flea market, an afghan raffle and food for sale. Proceeds will go to various church projects. Information: 410-766-8778.
Concert Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes performs at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $28; $23 for hall members; $18 for children 10 and younger and seniors 65 and older. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Festival The seventh annual Taste of Kent Narrows will be held Oct. 6 at the Chesapeake Bay Exploration Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road in Chester. The family event features food, live entertainment, wine tastings, arts and craft vendors, children's activities and more. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Free for children 12 and younger with a paying adult. Information: 410-739-6943 or tasteofkentnarrows.org.
AACC gala Anne Arundel Community College will hold a gala Oct. 13 at the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport-BWI, 1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum. The "2012 Gala — Welcome to our Future" event will be an evening of dinner and dancing and will offer attendees a chance to meet AACC's sixth president, Dawn Lindsay. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m. A program and dancing will follow. Tickets are $200, and proceeds support student scholarships and academic initiatives. To reserve tickets or for more information, call 410-777-2515 or email email@example.com.
Festival The annual West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Captain Avery Museum, 1418 EW Shady Side Road. The event features children's activities, arts and crafts, food, and music by Tim and Savannah Finch, the Eastman String Band, Calico Jack, Sour Notes, the Coastal Flats, and Gary Harmon and Andy Garte. At the end of the day, the winner of the $5,000 raffle, sponsored by the museum, will be drawn. Raffle tickets are $5. Festival admission is $6, free for children 12 and younger. Parking will be available at the nearby ball fields with free shuttle service, and handicapped parking will be available at the museum. Information: 410-867-4486 or captainaverymuseum.org.
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