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May 2017

Gardening for Butterflies

Learn which plants are best. 6:30-7:30pm, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, $5, rsvp:

South County Dems

Meet for annual potluck picnic and hear from Kathleen Koch, director of Arundel Community Development Services; bring lawn seating. 6pm, Captain Avery Museum:

Concert on the Lawn

Bring a picnic and lawn seating to hear the Linwood Taylor Band. Noon-1:30pm, Darnall’s Chance House Museum, Upper Marlboro, free:

Compost Workshop

Learn to compost with Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners. 11am, weather permitting, Wildwood Trail, Quiet Waters Park, $6 parking:

Bird Walk

Search for migratory birds in refuge habitats on a guided hike (ages 16+). 8-10am, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free, rsvp: 301-497-5887.

Robert Cray Band Plays

8pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, $50-$65, rsvp:

Horticulturist Speaks

Meet author Barbara Ellis, the Eastern Shore Gardener, and discuss sustainable gardening principles. 7pm, Cape St. Claire Clubhouse, free: 410-757-2436.

Pop-Up Heritage

Preserve photographs and digital prints with guidance from Maria Day of the Maryland State Archives. 3pm, Annapolis Visitors Center, free: 410-280-0445.

Blood Drive

Donate at the Anne Arundel Medical Center Bloodmobile and receive a free movie ticket. 2-7pm, Shady Side Community Center, Snug Harbor Rd.: 410-867-4599.

KIDS Mr. Paca’s Backyard

Preschoolers make a craft, hear a story and play games. (Also W June 7) 10-11:15am, William Paca House, Annapolis, $10 w/discounts, rsvp: