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February 2016

Read Across America Day

Anne Arundel and Calvert County libraries host multiple Dr. Seuss-themed activities this week to celebrate reading and honor the author’s birthday. Details: and

Fur & Feathers in Watercolor

Learn techniques to paint animal portraits that make fur soft and feathers smooth and reflective in this 2-class series. 10am-3:30pm, Annmarie Garden, Solomons, $135 w/discounts, rsvp: 410-326-4640. 

Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

Join the Republican State Central Committee of Anne Arundel County for fundraising dinner and Super Tuesday election results. 7-10pm, Doubletree Hotel, Annapolis, $80, rsvp:

Writers By the Bay

Come for critiques and camaraderie; author Peter Abresch facilitates. 7-8:30pm, Calvert Library, Prince Frederick, free: 410-535-0291.

Trivia Night

Exercise your brain and challenge your memory with team trivia. 7-8:30pm, Deale Library, free: 410-222-1925.

Cash Bash

Raise money for Junior League programs in a drawing to win one-third of the ticket sales. Extended happy hour drink and food specials. 6:30-9:30pm, Union Jack’s, Annapolis, $65: ­[email protected]

Meet the Artists

Meet local artists Peggy Hovermale and Karen Zuza in the Living Room; light refreshments served. 5:30-7pm, Southern Branch, Calvert Library, free: 410-326-5289. 

Docent Training

Learn to bring Southern Maryland’s past to life as a park volunteer in this three-week training course. TuW 9am-noon thru March 16, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard, free, rsvp: 410-586-8536.

Dyslexia Advocacy Day

Hear stories and updates from students affected by this disorder and the Dyslexia Task Force. 8:30am-3pm, 170 Lowe House Office, Annapolis, rsvp:

Tea Tasting

Sample teas and learn about preparation and health benefits. 7-8:30pm, Jing Ying Institute, Arnold, $20 w/discounts, rsvp: