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February 2013

AACo Library Plans • free

  Hear what the Anne Arundel County Public Libraries hope to accomplish this fiscal year, including opening more branches to a full schedule, upgrading computers and planning a new 65,000 square-foot Annapolis regional library. 7pm at Broadneck Library: 410-222-1905; www.aacpl.net. 

Ethnic Notions • free

  Learn the history of persistent negative racial stereotypes used to marginalize Black Americans inEthnic Notions and a talk with a Civil Discourse group. 6:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

KIDS Little Minnows • free

  Ages 3-5 learn about fish tanks with a story and a craft. 10-11am at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042; www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Winter Weathervane Concert • free

  The Weathervane’s singer Jackson performs a one-man show with his guitar. 7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Great Green Rooms

  Meet other green-hearted enthusiasts at Green Drinks Annapolis’ Have A Green Heart happy-hour, hear Fiddle Oaks perform and talk Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Project Clean Stream at a pioneering local business, The Golf Club at South River. Cash bar and no rsvp. 5:30-7:30pm at the club, 3451 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater: www.annapolisgreen.com.

Annapolis Democratic Club

  Congressman John Sarbanes talks to District 30 Democratic Club at their monthly meeting. Come early for dinner (6pm). 7-8:30pm at The Wild Orchid, 200 Westgate Circle, Annapolis: www.md30dems.org. 

Creative Convo • free

  Latin Grammy-winner Annapolis Symphony Orchestra composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank and Jose Louis Novos, ASO music director and conductor, talk about music inspiration, creativity, gender issues, education and innovation. noonat Anne Arundel Community College, Cade Center, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold: 410-777-7019; www.aacc.edu. 

Bicycle Safety • free

  Over 300 experts, decision-makers and enthusiasts talk about the state’s biking agenda, bikeshare successes and opportunities, developing bike-friendly universities, businesses and communities and creating bicycle tourism at Bike Maryland’s 16th annual Maryland State Bicycle Symposium. 8:30am-4:30pm at President’s Conference Center, Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St., Annapolis: 410-960-6493; www.bikemd.org. 

Learn English • free

  Foreign-born adults learn how to speak, read and write English in the Calvert County Adult Education program. Take a skills assessment before the class to set up an individual learning plan. Classes Tu and Th thru March 23. Enroll anytime. 9:15-11:45am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; 410-535-7382; www.calvertnet.k12.md.us/departments/other/adulted/ESL.html.

Learn English • free

  Foreign-born adults learn how to speak, read and write English in the Calvert County Adult Education program. Take a skills assessment before the class to set up an individual learning plan. Classes Tu and Th thru March 23. Enroll anytime. 9:15-11:45am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; 410-535-7382; www.calvertnet.k12.md.us/departments/other/adulted/ESL.html.