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April 2013

Nerves and Herbs

  Learn what herbs support our nervous system and help us deal with stress from herbalist/herb educator Leigh Glenn. 7-9pm near Annapolis. $30; rsvp for details: 410-757-4070; www.artofearth.wordpress.com. 

Book Talk • free

  Readers talk Diane Setterfield’s The Thirteenth Tale. 7pm at South County Library, Deale: 410-222-1925; www.aacpl.net. 

Alternative Eating 101 • free

  Learn how to transition to a vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free diet to stay healthy and manage food allergies. 7pm at Severna Park Library: 410-222-6290; www.aacpl.net.

On Screen/In Person Independent Films

Talk to director Sam Green about the film What We Need Is the Impossible, a compilation of Green’s short films ranging from a portrait of the world’s largest shopping mall to the man killed by Hell’s Angels at the notorious 1969 Altamont concert. Come early for beer, wine and popcorn. 7pm at Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. $10 w/membership discounts:   410-280-5640; www.marylandhall.org.

Tween Cooking Night • free

Tweens in grades 5 to 7 cook delicious eats with a healthy twist including California rolls, dessert crepes and other tasty creations. 6:30-8pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Tween Cooking Night • free

  Tweens in grades 5 to 7 cook delicious eats with a healthy twist including California rolls, dessert crepes and other tasty creations. 6:30-8pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Knit Infant Caps • free

  Knit caps for infants at local hospitals. Pattern, know-how, yarn and refreshments are provided; bring #10 needles and community spirit. 7pm at Crofton Library: 410-222-7915; www.aacpl.net.

eBooks at the Library • free

  Learn how to download library books on your eReader. 7pm at Prince Frederick Library. rsvp: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Pasta & Puccini

  Feast on a five-course meal featuring Mamma Lucia’s lobster ravioli with shrimp and crabmeat tossed in a pink cream sauce, and hear Kellie McHugh, David Merrill, Bennett Umhau and Sandy Griese sing, all to benefit the Calvert Memorial Hospital’s Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. 6:30pm at Mamma Lucia’s, Dunkirk. $50; rsvp: 410-535-8178; www.calverthospital.org. 

Green Drinks

  Toast to being green at Green Drinks Annapolis monthly happy hour. This month sample environmentally micro-brewed beer, talk about commercial recycling and storm water retrofit and enjoy music by Kevin Kelly. Hors d’oeuvres served; cash bar. 5:30-7:30pm at The Rockfish, Annapolis.: www.annapolisgreen.com.