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January 2013

St. John’s College • free

  Michael Grenk considers the idea of heaven in Anton Chekhov’s short story In Exile and C.S. Lewis’ novella The Great Divorce. All welcome. 8pm at St. John’s College Key Auditorium: 410-626-2539;

333 Coffeehouse

  333 Coffeehouse is a monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music. Today, Chicago-based folk duo Small Potatoes debuts. 7:30pm at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Rd., Annapolis. $10 w/discounts: 443-333-9613; 

Books & Bubbly

  Mingle with other library lovers at a low-key friend-raiser with food, bubbly and the All Saints House Band. Special guest is St. Mary’s County author Christine Trent, who specializes in historical fiction set in the French revolutionary era. 7-9pm at Prince Frederick Library. $35;rsvp: 410-535-0291;

Learn to Square Dance • free

  Aqua Squares teaches families, singles and couples to square dance at tonight’s open house. 7-8:30pm at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Ln., Lusby: 301-855-7937;

Fried Shrimp & Hushpuppy Dinner

  Chef Clarisse fries up shrimp and hush puppies for dinner at American Legion Post 206. 5-7pm at the Legion, off of Rt. 260. $10: 301-855-6466; 

Pizza at Honey’s Harvest

  Enjoy homemade pizza, Italian bread, beer and wine at Honey’s Harvest Market & Deli’s pizza night, every Friday. 4-7:30pm at Honey’s Harvest, 7150 Lake Shore Dr., Rose Haven: 410-257-7757; 

KIDS Sea Squirt: Weather • free

  Moms, dads and tots learn why weather always changes. 10:30-11am at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042;

Red Cross Blood Drive

  Donate blood at Maryland General Assembly’s blood drive. Bring photo ID to Anne Arundel Medical Center bloodmobile, in front of House of Delegates. 9am-4pmat 6 Bladen St., Annapolis. rsvp at mdstate; 443-481-4251;

Almost 7:30 Democratic Breakfast

  Hear Alan Friedman, government relations director for AACo. 7:30-8:45am at Eastport Democratic Club, Chester Ave. and State St., Annapolis. $6: 410-263-2022.

Colonial Players’ Shipwrecked!

  Three actors play 100 roles and handle sound effects, scenery and props in a 19th century comedy. Read Jane Elkin’s rave review in this week’s paper. Playing thru Jan. 26. Th-Sa 8pm; Su 2pm & 7:30pm at Colonial Players Theatre, 108 East St., Annapolis. $20 w/discounts: 410-268-7373;