Learn about camera competition on any subject, taken anywhere and anytime, and see the club’s photos or join to compete. All welcome. Competition at 7:30pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, Bowie: www.b-ccc.org.
Hear Charles C. Mann talk about 1493: Creating a New World and the effects of Columbus’ voyage to the Americas at the history department’s 33rd Annual Bancroft Lecture. 7:15pm in Naval Academy Alumni Hall, Annapolis: www.usna.edu.
Learn about Affordable Care Act’s expanded health insurance coverage and impacts and opportunities for farmers, small business peoples and their families. 7pm at the SMECO Auditorium, Hughesville; rsvp: 301-274-1922 x1; www.smadc.com.
Hear 94-year old pioneering black journalist Simeon Booker — now of Cove Point — talk about his book, Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter’s Account of the Civil Rights Movement; books on hand for sale and signing. 6:30pm at Prince Frederick Library; 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.
Meet Annapolis artist Elizabeth Winn and see her plein air and figure oil paintings at today’s Out-and-About opening reception (3-4:30pm). Showing thru Oct. 27. M-Th 9am-9pm, F 9am-5pm at the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park: 410-647-2550; www.woodschurch.org.