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February 2013

Hardscape Your Home

  Learn how hardscape elements like walkways, walls and patios enhance outdoor living space from Mike Dudderar at Homestead Gardens’ workshop. 11-12:30pm at Davidsonville: 410-798-5000; 2-3:30pm at Severna Park: 410-384-7966. $5; rsvp: www.homestead

AACo Spelling Bee • free

  See students spell their way to representing Anne Arundel County at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. County spell-off 10am-2pm at Carol S. Parham Building, 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis: 410-222-5370;

Garden Smarter • free

  Learn what plants attract native pollinators for your squash, fruit trees, and many other plants. 10-11:30am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Vine Vindication

  Put your work gloves on to give the American Chestnut Land Trust a hand removing invasive plants. Bring loppers or clippers and dress for the work and weather. 9am-noon at 676 Double Oak Rd., Prince Frederick: 410-414-3400; 

Classical Ballet Production


Naval Academy’s Fiddler on the Roof

  Watch Tevye and his daughters adapt to changing times of the early 20th century in a small Russian village. The Naval Academy’sfully staged- costumed and choreographed production of the musical Fiddler on the Roof comes to life with a live pit orchestra. Showing thru March 3. FS 8pm; Su 3pm at Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval Academy. $18 w/discounts: 410-293-8497;

Compass Rose’s Barefoot in the Park


Get Heady at St. John’s • free

  All welcome to hear Jacques Duvoisin talk about Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. 8pm at St. John’s College Key Auditorium, Annapolis: 410-626-2539;

The Ninth Wife Reading

  Hear Amy Stolls read excerpts from her novel The Ninth Wife, about a women who journeys across the country to meet her fiancé’s eight previous wives. 7:30pm at College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick campus, off Rt. 231. $5 w/discounts: 301-934-7864; 

Runaways of the Chesapeake

  Sip wine and cocktails and delight in delicacies while exploring the new exhibit, Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake, that tells stories of resistance to slavery. 6-8pm at Historic Annapolis Museum., 99 Main St., Annapolis. $50; rsvp: 410-267-7619;