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April 2017

End Hunger Bike Ride

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: www.endhungercalvert.org.

National Arboretum Garden Fair

Buy traditional and rare plants; hear top plant experts give skilled advice. F 1pm-4pm, Sa 9am-4pm, National Arboretum, free: http://www.fona.org/gardenfair/.

John Luskey Plays

8:30pm-12:30am, Killarney House, Davidsonville, www.killarneyhousepub.com.

Melanie Vanderlee Performs

8pm-midnight, Pirates Cove, Galesville, www.piratescovemd.com.

Dan Haas Plays the Bier Bar

8-11pm, Old Stein Inn, Edgewater, free: 410-798-6807.

Music by Michele McTierney

7-11pm, Brian Boru, Severna Park, www.brianborupub.com.

Privateer Party

Enjoy food, auctions, music and dancing to raise funds for the historic site; costumes encouraged. 6-9:30pm, Historic London Town, Edgewater, $85/$125 VIP rsvp: www.historiclondontown.org/privateerparty.

Canines & Cocktails

Dogs and owners mingle with animal lovers and win prizes; benefits Senior Dog Sanctuary. 5:30-7:30pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: www.homesteadgardens.com.

Brown Bag Seminar

Learn about sea nettles in the Patuxent; Suzan Shahestani talks. Noon, Fowler Lab, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, free: www.umces.edu/cbl.

Wildflower ID

Learn how to key local plants using Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide; bring hand lens, water, lunch. 10am-1pm, Flag Ponds Nature Park, Lusby, $8 w/discounts, rsvp: www.calvertparks.org.