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MD vs. Hunger

  Pack up and ship 550,000 meals that will save lives with Stop Hunger now. Sign up for one of the four-hour shifts at Glen Burnie High School or Annapolis High School. 9am, 11am, 2pm or 4:30pm: 

Smithsonian Family Days


Crab Cake & Country Ham Dinner

  Fill your plates with homemade crab cakes, ham, potatoes au gratin, coleslaw, rolls and biscuits to benefit community outreach programs. Save room for pies and enjoy family-friendly entertainment. Eat-in or carry-out. 1-5pm at St. James Parish, 5757 Solomons Island Rd., Lothian. $20 w/age discounts: 410-867-2838;

Bake Sale

  Relish homemade cupcakes, meringues and other rainbow confections to support Calvert Library’s teen program, TACOS. 10:30am until the goodies are gone at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291;

Go Gnoming

  Check out Annmarie Garden’s 3rd Annual Fairy & Gnome House Festival and Tour. Browse over 50 works by garden artists and explore the fairy house and gnome home exhibit. Kids can build and wield their own fairy wands or gnome swords and navigate an enchanted obstacle course. 9am-2pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $5 w/discounts: 410-326-4640;

Tea in the Garden

  Take Mom for tea. noon-2pm at Willow Oak Flower & Herb Garden, Severn. $25; rsvp: 410-551-2237; 

Mother’s Day Weekend

  Feast at Rod N’ Reel, one of the many Mother’s Day buffets. Sa 8am-noon; Su 8am-1pm; Su 4-7pm at the restaurant: 410-257-5596; 

Equality Bash

  Join Chesapeake Pride for a night filled with music, dancing, food, an auction and a cash bar to benefit their work in the LGBT community. Must be over 21. 8pm-midnight at the Annapolis Elks Lodge. $35/single; $60/couple w/rsvp discounts: 410-599-0273; 

Perfect Pet Expo

  Meet over 30 pet-loving organizations at Perfect Pet Resort’s Expo: non-profits, rescues, veterinary offices, photographers, groomers and more. Learn more about your furry friends at demonstrations and win prizes. Refreshments sold. Friendly, leashed dogs welcome. 11am-3pm at the Resort, 840 W. Bay Front Rd., Lothian: 410-741-0000; 

Nite at the Races

  Cheer your simulated racehorse to victory at Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County’s fifth annual Nite at the Races and enjoy music from Sparks, Raymond & McCoy, light fare, live and silent auction and a two-hour open bar. 7pm at DoubleTree Annapolis Hotel, 210 Holiday Ct. $60 w/rsvp discounts: 410-897-9207;