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January 2013

Animals Love Art

  Stop by ARTworks @ 7th for the 3rd annual Calvert Animal Welfare League show of animal-themed art. A percentage of sales benefits CAWL. Meet the artists and CAWL supporters at today’s reception (1-6pm). Th-Su 11am-6pm at 9100 Bay Ave., North Beach: 410-286-5278; 

Brain Games • free

  Get extra practice for family game night and keep your mind sharp with brain games like Scrabble and Mahjongg. noon-2pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Boating Workshop

  Learn how to splice three-strand and braided lines to make dock lines and halyards from West Marine rigger Julian. 10am-noon at 113 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis: 410-268-0129; 

Birdwalk at Jug Bay

  Identify a diverse population of birds by sight and sound at Jug Bay Sanctuary’s bird walk. Binoculars and field guides on loan. 8-11am at the Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330;

Support Delegate Nic Kipke

  Celebrate the New Year at the home of Ken and Lori Kipke and support their son, Del. Nic Kipke, in his reelection campaign. Enjoy a dinner served by Bella Napoli’s with cream of crab soup, mozzarella caprese, crab cakes, lamb chops, crab ravioli, baked ziti and salad with cannoli and sfogliatelle for dessert. 7-11pm at 7680 Bush Ave., Pasadena. $100-$1,000: 443-351-7979;

First Free Friday at CMM

  Spend the first Friday of the new year enjoying the maritime, marine and natural history exhibits  and learning special skills from docents at Calvert Marine Museum. Bob Pfeiffer and Eric Skow play at 6:30pm. 5-8pm at the Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042;

Pizza at Honey’s Harvest

  Enjoy homemade Italian bread pizza, 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; 

Almost 7:30 Democratic Breakfast

  Democrats break bagels and hear Annapolis City Manager Mike Mallionff. 7:30-8:45am at Eastport Democratic Club, Chester Ave. and State St., Annapolis. $6: 410-263-2022.

Bay Theatre’s The Foursome

  “If you long to crack open a few beers and play verbal tackle over a friendly wager, then this is the play for you,” write Bay Weekly reviewer Jane Elkin of Bay Theatre Company’s The Foursome, wherein four old schoolmates reunited for golf do a lot of catching up. Read the full review at, under the arts & culture menu. Playing thru Jan. 13. Th-Sa 8pm; Su 2pm at Bay Theatre Company, 275 West St., Annapolis. $35-$45; rsvp: 410-268-1333; 

Cap Knitting

  Bring your No. 10 needles to knit infant caps for newborn infants in hospitals. Pattern, yarn, directions and refreshments provided. 7pm at Mountain Rd. Library, Pasadena: 410-222-6699;