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April 2016

Pigs and Pearls: Barbecue & Oysters

Bring your appetite for this fundraising event for the West/Rhode Riverkeeper featuring locally harvested oysters served fresh-shucked or roasted and pulled BBQ pork from local farms with two sauces from Pirate’s Cove Chef Steve Hardison. Live music by Them Eastport Oyster Boys, along with guest watermen from the West and Rhode Rivers. Kids stay busy with face painting and dress up. 2-6pm, Pirates Cove Restaurant, Galesville, $40 w/discounts, rsvp: 410-867-2300.

Learn to Sail

Adults learn the basics in four Saturday classes starting today (classes in June/July also). 9am-noon, West River Sailing Club, Galesville, $505 first non-member/$175 members and subsequent non-members, rsvp: [email protected]

By the Bay 5K & Fun Walk

Walk or run to benefit Recreation Deeds for Special Needs, a non-profit dedicated to making recreational opportunities accessible to all Anne Arundel Countians. 8am, Downs Park, Pasadena, $25 w/discounts, rsvp:

Bike to End Hunger

Bike along Southern Maryland routes — choose from 16 miles to a metric century — to raise funds to help end hunger. 7am, Chesapeake Church, Huntingtown, $59, rsvp:

10th Annual Emily Schindler Triathlon

April 30–rsvp now for your choice of three courses in a triathlon for individual or teams of 2 or 3. 6am, Severna Park Community Center, $60-$145, rsvp: 

Tee Up for a Child

rsvp by April 29–Play a round to raise funds for AA County Court Appointed Special Advocates, who work with abused or neglected children in the court system. May 5, 8am, Eisenhower Golf Course, Crownsville, $175, rsvp:

Privateer Party

Enjoy fine food from the region’s top caterers, live and silent auctions, music and dancing to raise funds for the historic site; costumes encouraged. 6-9pm, Historic London Town, Edgewater, $75, $125 VIP, rsvp:

The Secret Garden

 “If you want to believe in magic again, see this production of the children’s classic that has been delighting musical theater audiences for 25 years,” writes Bay Weekly reviewer Jane Elkin ( under Arts & Culture tab). Thru May 8. ThFSa 8pm, Su 2pm, Colonial Players, East St., Annapolis; $20 w/discounts; rsvp:

The Mousetrap

Thru April 24: FSa 8pm, Su 2pm, plus April 30 2pm, Prince George’s Little Theatre, Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Bowie, $22 w/discounts, rsvp: 301-937-7458.


Thru April 24: FSa 8pm, Su 2pm, Kauffman Theater, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, $20 w/discounts, rsvp: 410-777-2457.