Join the 19th annual Maryland Environmental Legislative Summit to hear about this year’s environmental priorities for the 2013 General Assembly from advocates and lets legislative leaders. 4:30-6pm at the Miller conference room at the Miller Senate Building, Annapolis. rsvp: 410-280-9855; www.mdlcv.org/calendar/summit.
Learn the relationship between photography and social media at Bowie-Crofton Camera Club’s weekly meeting. All welcome. 7:30pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie: 301-464-1867; www.b-ccc.org.
Get comfortable with knives and how to use them with chef Jackie Cipriano. 7-8:30pm at Whole Foods Market, Annapolis. $50; rsvp: 410-224-2042; www.wholefoodsmarket.com/ service/annapolis-culinary-center.
Learn, help and trade ideas with photographers. Bill Tongue talks about adding textures, layers, and masks in Photoshop. 7pm at Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Rm. 308 Annapolis: 410-903-5088; www.digitalphotoclub.net.
Join Calvert Locavores’ quarterly potluck dinner. Bring a dish as local as possible, your recipe and eating utensils to share local diversity. 6:30-8:30pm at Calvert Library, Prince Frederick: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.
The professional Ballet Theatre of Maryland dances the Frontier: The War of 1812 in honor of the war’s bicentennial, using letters from women of the time and multimedia to illustrate major events. Come early to hear about the history of the war (2:30pm). 3pm at Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. $25 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-224-5644; www.balletmaryland.org.
Explorers age 6 to 8 feed turtles, watch crickets disappear in a blink of an eye and see a snake swallow its prey whole at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary. Snacks served. 2-3:30pm at the Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. rsvp: 301-535-4583; www.calvertparks.org.
Compass Rose players bring Neil Simon’s classic 1960s’ romantic comedy Barefoot in the Park to life. Showing FSa at 8pm and Su 2pm thru March 3. 2pm at Compass Rose Theatre, 1011 Bay Ridge Ave., Annapolis. $30 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-980-6662; www.compassrosetheatre.org.