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January 2013

Houseplants Lighting Workshop

  Learn what plants thrive in a house with low lighting. noon-1pm at Homestead Gardens, Severna Park. $5: 410-384-7966; www.homesteadgardens.com. 

Art at Quiet Waters

  See Ahni Salloway’s large-scale paintings of women’s faces in her exhibit I Am You — A Peace Project in Quiet Water’s Willow Gallery. Michael Gouker hangs his pen-and-ink and colored-pencil drawings Circles and Tangents in the neighboring Garden Gallery. Showing thru Feb. 17. M-F 9am-4pm; SaSu 10am-4pm, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd., Annapolis. $6/vehicle: 410-222-1777; www.friendsofquietwaterspark.org. 

Galesville Square Dance

  Do-si-do to traditional Appalachian dance tunes at the Galesville community square dance party; bring a dish for the potluck dinner. No partner or experience needed. 5:30-10pm at Galesville Memorial Hall, 952 Galesville Rd.: $10 w/age discounts: 301-926-9142; www.communitysquaredance.wordpress.com.

Oldies Dancing

  Dance the night away to music from the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s at the Legion’s Oldies Dance. Cash bar and food. 7-11pm. $10: American Legion 206, Rt. 260, Chesapeake Beach: 301-855-6466; www.ALPost206.org. 

Burns Supper

  Enjoy Scottish cuisine, silent auction and raffle to honor Scotland's famous poets at the Robert Burns Society supper. Hear Bob Whyte, a retired Scottish police officer, talk about Burns' poetic legacy. Dress in kilts or come semi-formal. 6pm at the Annapolis Elks Lodge, 2517 Solomons Island Rd. $45 w/membership discounts: 410-721-7550; www.robertburnssocietyofannapolis.org.

Party Bracelets

  Combine macramé and beads of different shapes and sizes to create a party on your wrist. 1-5pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $50 w/member discounts; rsvp: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

Houseplants Lighting Workshop

  Learn what plants thrive in a house with low lighting. 11am-1pm at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. $5: 410-798-5000; www.homesteadgardens.com. 

Garden Smarter • free

  Learn to grow healthier plans and unique heirlooms. 10-11:30am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

KIDS Princess Tea Party

  Princesses-in-training dress as their favorite princess for a fantasy-filled tea party to celebrate Queen Anne, the British monarch for who Annapolis is named 10am-noon at William Paca House, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis. $25 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-267-7619; www.annapolis.org. 

eBooks at the Library • free

  Learn how to download library books on your eReader. 10am at Mountain Rd. Library, Pasadena: 410-222-6699; www.aacpl.net.