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January 2013

Lift Every Voice Concert • free


Star Gaze • free

  Gaze at the planets, stars and moons with the Anne Arundel Community College Astronomy Club at the community observing night. Bring your telescopes and binoculars or use club’s telescopes. 7-10pm in the rear of lots A and B, AACC, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold: 410-777-1820; 

Pyrates Royal Invade AMM

  Flamboyant Captain Fletcher Moone and his mates storm Annapolis Maritime Museum’s stage for the Not-Quite-First-Saturday concert to sing pirate tunes. 7-9pm at the Museum, 723 Second St., Annapolis. $25 w/discounts: 410-295-0140; 

Country Dance

  Boogie down at the American Legion Post 206 Country Dance. Can’t dance? Teachers show you how. Munchies, soda and beer served. Lesson at 7pm; dancing 8pm-midnight at the Post, off of Rt. 260. $15: 301-855-6464;

Royal Flush Texas Hold’em

  Play your best hand at a Royal Flush Texas Hold’em tournament to benefit the United Way of Calvert County. Food, drinks and beer served. Registration at 6pm; game at 7pm at North Beach Fire Department, 8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. $125 buy-in; $15 spectators: 410-263-4365; 

Art Reception at CalvART

  George Stolt uses bold geometrical shapes to portray subterranean landscapes in his paintings at CalvART Gallery. Meet Stolt at today’s reception (5-8pm). On exhibit thru Feb. 3. Th-Su 11am-5pm at CalvART Gallery, Prince Frederick Shopping Center at intersection of Rt. 4 & Rt. 231: 410-535-9252;

Worth the Trip Celtic Music Festival

  Master of the fiddle, banjo and guitar Bruce Molskey performs at Celtic Society of Southern Maryland’s Winter Celtic Music Festival. Learn how to play the fiddle by ear from 2-4pm. Molskey performs 7:30pm ($25) at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Rd., Leonardtown. rsvp for both: 301-375-0534; 

Winter Habitat Hike • free

  Walk thru Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary to learn how animals hibernate and keep warm in winter. Wear warm clothes and comfy hiking shoes. 2-3pm at the Sanctuary, Upper Marlboro: 301-888-1377;

Gypsy Dancing Workshops

  Learn the art of Russian and Turkish gypsy dancing from Laurel Victoria Gray and Antonia at Carmen’s belly dancing workshop. All experience levels wear long, wide gypsy skirts. 1-5pm at Ridgeley Retreat, 203 Ridgely Ave., Annapolis. $70 for both, $40 for one; rsvp: 410-257-9602;

Relay for Life Kickoff

  Wear your Hawaiian best for the South Anne Arundel County Relay for Life kickoff. Judge your favorite chili, win door prizes, hear cancer survivor testimonials and learn more about the June 7 Relay for Life. 1pm at South River High School’s cafeteria, Edgewater:;