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January 2013

Book Talk • free

  Compare The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway and The Paris Wife: A Novel by Paula McLain. 7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Euro Trio at St. John’s • free

  Hear the Merlin Trio — formed in 1991 by members of the Chamber of Orchestra of Europe — perform Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night. 4pm at St. John’s College Great Hall: 410-626-2539; www.stjohnscollege.edu.

Brownies Earn Bay Badge

  Brownies earn the In the Bay Badge at Calvert Marine Museum. 1-3pm at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. $11; rsvp: 410-326-2042; www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Super Bowl Sub Sunday

  Order your custom-made subs from Friendship United Methodist Church in time for the big game and benefit local mission projects. Pre-order now; pick up at noon at the church, Friendship: 410-257-7133; bsuedean@comcast.net. 

SOUPer Bowl Lunch

 

Planting 101

  Beginning gardeners learn where to start their gardens. 11am at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: 410-798-5000; 2pm at Homestead Gardens, Severna Park; 410-384-7966. $5; rsvp: www.homesteadgardens.com. 

St. John’s Rite of Passage

  Annapolitans wear ear buds to bed Saturday night, for early Sunday morning 100 seniors will ring the bell in celebration of completing their senior essay. The celebratory peal is a rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. 12:30-1:30am at St. Johns College: 410-626-2539; www.stjohnscollege.edu.

Super Bowl Sunday

  Go Ravens!

Hey Sailor, Pass the Salt!

  Join the immoral sailors of the Ocean Quartet for a raucous romp through centuries of dirty ditties, bawdy ballads and naughty songs culled from seaside bar rooms and brothels. Adults only. 7-9pm at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, Eastport. $20 w/membership discounts: 410-295-0104; www.amaritime.org.

Mardi Gras Fundraiser

  Dress in your Mardi Gras best for music, casino games, food, silent and live auctions, bingo and drinks for Opportunity Builders’ 15th annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser, which has raised nearly a quarter of a million dollars in 15 years to train adults with developmental disabilities. 6-10pm at 8855 Veterans Hgwy., Millersville. $65 w/rsvp discounts; sponsors $50-$5,000: 410-787-0700; www.obiworks.org.