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May 2013

Lunch Music at Tawes • free

Sean Lane and Bay Jazz Project play classic jazz at a garden brown-bag lunch concert. noon at Tawes Garden Terrace, Annapolis: 410-260-8189; www.dnr.state.

KIDS Half Pints Club

Kids ages 2 to 5 watch Hugs the Clown perform magic and hand painting. 11-11:45am at Whole Foods, Annapolis. $5; rsvp: 410-224-2042;

KIDS Puddle Stompers

Kids go outside to learn about frogs. 10-11am & 1:30-2:30pm at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $8 w/sibling discounts; rsvp online: 443-482-2200;

KIDS Story and Snack

Ages 2 to 5 hear a story and enjoy a healthy snack. 11-11:30am at Whole Foods, Annapolis. $2; rsvp: 410-224-2042; www.

Book Talk • free

Readers talk about Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick. 8pm at Mountain Rd. Library, Pasadena: 410-222-6699;

Memorial Day Concert

Listen to Clay Hunt and Pure Delite as you eat and drink from a table or the tiki bar. 3-7pm under the Bandshell at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa:410-257-5596;

Annapolis Memorial Day Parade

Watch from the sidewalk as community organizations, businesses and a marching band parades thru Annapolis. From 10am along West St., Church Circle, Main St. and City Dock, with streets along the route closing to traffic at 9:45am. Memorial ceremony co-hosted by the city and the Fleet Reserve Branch 24 follows at Susan Campbell Park: 410-263-7997;

Rock the Dock

Daryl Davis plays this week’s concert on the dock as you eat and drink from a table or the tiki bar. 4-8pm under the Bandshell at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa: 410-257-5596;

Holland Point Shrimp Feast

Shrimp is the main event, but you can veer to hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad and baked beans at Holland Point’s all-you-can-eat Shrimp Feast. Top it off with dessert at the bake sale; buy signed books of the history of Holland Point and Oscar and Olive Osprey; buy plants to fill your garden from Loch Less Farms. 1-4pm at Loveless Civic Building, 919 Walnut Ave., Holland Point. $25 w/discounts; beer and wine $1: 410-257-6533;

Patuxent River Shoot Out

Watch catboats from 15 to 25 feet compete at Calvert Marine Museum’s annual race, the Patuxent River Shoot Out from the Solomon’s Island boardwalk. Bring a dish for a potluck dinner and see the catboats up close. Race at noon at Solomons Boardwalk; post-race social at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-586-8179;;