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November 2017

10th Hospice of St. Mary’s Festival of Trees

Stroll among decorated holiday trees and browse wares from antiques to art, jewelry and glassworks. Kids share snacks and photos with Santa. 10am-4pm, Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, California, free:

School Open House

Learn more about academic offerings for full- and half-day preschool and full-day kindergarten thru 8th grade, plus extracurriculars, transportation and tuition. F 8:30-10:30am, Sa 6:30-8pm, Our Lady Star of the Sea School, Solomons:

Christmas in Glen Burnie

The Glen Burnie Improvement Association illuminates the season, lighting its tree and entertaining with crafts, carolers, snacks and Santa letter-writing for kids. 7pm, 19 Crain Hwy. Glen Burnie, free: 410-766-6760.

St. John’s Lectures

Bernhardt Trout, MIT professor of chemical engineering, discusses quantum physics. 8pm, Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis, free:

Winter Beer Class

Taste and discuss seasonal winter and holiday beers, learn about special formulas, ingredients, spice profiles, catchy labels and names (ages 21+). 6:30-10:30pm, HCAT campus, AACC, Glen Burnie, $59, rsvp: 410-777-2325.

Small Works Reception

Local artists’ show ceramics, paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more in smaller, affordable sizes; meet artists. Continuing thru Dec. Th-Su 11am-5pm, Artworks@7th, North Beach:

Winter Wonderland Reception

The gallery transforms into a wonderland of art, small twinkling wonders to stunning large formats; meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. 2-5pm, calvART Gallery, Prince Frederick, free:

Genealogy Meeting

Find help in breaking down brick walls while tracking down family ancestry. 7-9:30pm, Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, Severna Park UMC, free:

Clay Ornament Workshop

Kids (ages 10+) and adults craft ornaments with Cromwell Ceramics, taking inspiration from clay bells. 7-9pm, ArtFarm, Annapolis, $55, rsvp:

Climate Stewards Meeting

Discuss strategic plans in response to climate change. 7-9pm, Annapolis Friends Meeting House, free: