Belvedere Square — corner of York Road and Belvedere Avenue, presents Summer Sounds at the Square, a weekly outdoor concert series featuring free live music by local bands on Friday evenings. The series continues July 22 with the rock band Sons of Pirates, 6-9 p.m. Go to http://www.belvederesquare.com.
Creative Alliance at the Patterson — 3134 Eastern Ave., presents the concert "Pass It Down!," featuring dulcimer player Ken Kolodner, his son, Brad, Lea and Jonathan Gilmore, and Billy McComiskey and sons, July 23, 8 p.m. Tickets are $16, or $11 for members. Call 410-276-1651 or go to http://www.creativealliance.org.
Central Library — 400 Cathedral St., presents Dhani Jones talking about his new book, "The Sportsman: How Tackling Sports Around the Globe Made Me a Better Athlete, a Better Man, and a True Citizen of the World," July 26, 6:30 p.m. Call 410-396-5402.
The Education Center at Sheppard Pratt, 6701 N. Charles St., hosts "Succeed Because of What You Have Been Through," — an afternoon with Rhonda Sciortino, presented by CASA of Baltimore County. A book signing with refreshments will follow. Free. Registration is required. Call 410-828-0515, go to http://www.casabaltco.org, or email email@example.com,
Strand Theater — 1823 N. Charles St., presents auditions for "Anna Bella Eema," by Lisa D'Amour, July 25, 7 p.m. The show runs Oct. 7-22. Call 443-874-4917 or email Jayme Kilburn, firstname.lastname@example.org..