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September 2013

Healing in Heels for Breast Cancer

No hurry in this untimed event, Healing for Heels 550-yard dash, to benefit Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Breast Cancer Center in Annapolis. Creative costume contest winner receives Saucony shoes for a year (4 pairs); top 2 overall receive a Towne Centre gift basket. 4pm at Towne Centre Blvd., Parole. $25: 410-308-1870;

Naval Band Concert • free

The Naval Academy Band’s Senior Chief Musician Blake Cramer performs on vibraphone and is joined by local musicians Susan Alcorn on pedal steel guitar and Jason Cohen on drums. 3pm at Calvary United Methodist Church, Annapolis: 410-293-1262;

Liking Lichens • free

All ages hike the woods to find lichen. 2:30-3:15pm at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp: 410-535-5327;

Pattersons’ Tour

Join a guided tour of the 1933 Colonial Revival brick house and gardens designed by noted female architects Gertrude Sawyer and Rose Greely. 2-3:30pm at Jefferson Patterson Park Museum, St. Leonard. $10 w/discounts: 410-586-8501;

Waterscapes Artist Reception

See Anne Arundel artist Jack Brumbaugh’s water imagery in oil pastels and drawings that draw you into the abstract and macro level of color, line and texture. Reception 1-4pm today. Showing thru Oct. 27, F-Su 11am-4pm at Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Marbury: 301-743-5159;

Connect with the Divine Feminine

Join Australian sound therapist Phil Jones in a hands-on workshop on meditation and simple breathing techniques. 12:30-3pm at Unity by the Bay, Severna Park. $25: 410-544-7990;

Annapolis Fall Festival

Join an old-fashioned street festival with local merchants and vendors offering art, antiques, fashion, home interior, jewelry, crafts, food and children’s activities at the Annapolis Annual Fall Festival; bistro dining at Galway Bay and Harry Browne’s. 10am-5pm along Maryland Avenue and State Circle in historic Annapolis; free parking at Calvert and St. John’s Streets: 443-949-7876;

Fidos for Freedom Stroll ‘N Roll

You and your four-legged friend get to exercise and support a great cause at the 14th annual Fidos for Freedom Stroll ‘N Roll to benefit Fidos for Freedom’s assistance dogs. 10am at Allen Pond Park, Bowie:

Jews for Jesus • free

Hear Lynn McCoy, of Jews for Jesus, talk about using creative methods to present the message that Jesus is the Messiah to Jewish people around the world. All welcome. 8:30am, 9:40am and 11am at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Lusby: 420-326-4475;

Worth the Trip to Sotterley Bird Fields

Join a bird-filled excursion with the Southern Maryland Audubon Society over six miles of trails. Donations accepted. 8-11am at Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood: 240-278-4473;