The Bowie Baysox will hold their 13th annual family FunFest from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Northeast Crain Highway. The event features free rides and games in Louie's Kids Park, inflatables, music and games on the concourse, and displays from local businesses and organizations. Single-game tickets for the team's season will go sale for the first time. Also, season ticket holders can pick up their ticket plans at the event and are invited to a luncheon in the Diamond View Restaurant. The Baysox open their 20th season at 7:05 p.m. April 5 against the Harrisburg Senators. Information: baysox.com.
The Colonial Players' production of "The Spitfire Grill" opens Friday and runs through April 21 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 and $20. For tickets, showtimes and more information, call 410-268-7373 or go to thecolonialplayers.org.
Arbor Day race
Adkins Arboretum hosts its seventh annual race to celebrate Arbor Day on April 7 at 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The event features a 5K run, a one-mile family fun run/walk and a 100-yard dash for kids. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the kids' dash taking place at 8:45 a.m. The family run/walk starts at 9 a.m. "Green" prizes will be awarded and refreshments provided. 5K participants will receive white oak saplings in honor of Arbor Day. For registration and more information, call 410-634-2847 or go to adkinsarboretum.org.
Baysox fans: No smoking!
The Bowie Baysox have announced a no-smoking policy at Prince George's Stadium. Smoking will no longer be permitted at the end of the third base concourse. While smoking will be restricted inside the stadium, it will be permitted in specified areas outside the front gates. Fans leaving the stadium will have the opportunity to re-enter with a valid game ticket. Information: baysox.com.
Study of old age
The Department of Aging and Disabilities seeks seniors 80 and older who are mentally sharp and in good health as possible candidates for the National Institute on Aging's study into what determines a person's longevity.
All qualified participants will receive a complete physical examination, including tests of strength, stamina and mental sharpness. The study will help its directors to observe the aging process and to identify the secrets of aging well.
'Women in Industry'
The YWCA's annual "Tribute to Women in Industry" awards dinner will be held beginning at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle.
The event lets companies honor executive and professional female employees who have made significant contributions to their workplace and community. It also recognizes local companies that promote professional growth and development for female employees.
All proceeds benefit the TWIN program and YWCA services supporting victims of domestic violence.
Advance ticket purchase is required for this event, which is open to the public. Individual tickets and sponsorship packages may be purchased at annapolisywca.org. Tickets are $85 per person, $65 for previous honorees.
For more information, call Stephen Isler at 410-626-7800, ext. 118 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Triathlon set April 14
The sixth annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held April 14 in Severna Park.
The 800-yard swim, 9 1/2-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. and on the Baltimore/Annapolis Trail. Participants may also sign up for the "Flamingo Feat," with a 1,600-yard swim, 18-mile bike ride and 6-mile run.
Check-in begins at 6 a.m., and the first group of swimmers starts at 7 a.m. The fee is $50, $90 for a relay team of two, and $135 for a three-person relay team.
For registration and more information, go to spyaquatics.org or active.com.
The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from seniors graduating from Annapolis high schools, including home-schooled students.
Up to four cash scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available to area students who plan to attend an accredited college or university and who have demonstrated a commitment to community service.
Relatives of Rotary members are ineligible. Deadline for applications is April 1.
For an application and more information, email email@example.com or go to annapolisrotary.org/scholarships.
Human relations panel
The county Human Relations Commission is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy.
The 11-member commission is a volunteer body established to promote fairness, eliminate discrimination and harassment in public and private sectors, and advance understanding and effective communication among people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Applicants must be at least 18, county residents and able to attend evening meetings on the third Wednesday of the month. Legal experience is preferred but not required. Applicants should send a resume and letter of intent to: Johnelka Stafford, 44 Calvert St., Room 330, Annapolis 21401.
The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for summer internships. Internships are open to high school and undergraduate- or graduate-level college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools. These are paid internships that include experience and training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods. The 10-week program runs June 6-Aug. 14.
Qualifications include academic excellence, preferably with an interest in history, archival science, library science, computer science, American studies, African-American studies, museum studies or related fields. For information and application details go to msa.md.gov/msa/educ/html/interns.html.
Applications must be postmarked on or before April 2, and applicants will be notified of decisions by April 30. In addition to the paid summer program, student internships are available for academic or community service credit throughout the year.
This nonprofit organization collects used books nationwide and sends them to American troops deployed overseas. Since 1999, more than 1.3 million books have been shipped to military personnel around the world.
Organizing the effort in this area is Sandy Marron of Annapolis. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "books" in the subject line.
To learn more about the program, go to operationpaperback.orghttp://operationpaperback.org.
The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released a Youth Resource Guide, which provides information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at volunteerannearundel.org. Printed copies can be purchased at the center, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, for $5 each. Information: 410-897-9207.
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues has added an email notification feature to its website that provides information on disability issues. Sign-up and information: http://www.aacounty.org/aging/disabledadults/commdis.cfm.
The Annapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post 199 is accepting applications. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for those who have completed eighth grade and are 14 to 20 years old. The program offers information on career activities. Meetings are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at police headquarters, 199 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Information: 410-268-9000 or at the office.
The Annapolis Police Department offers a fingerprinting service at 199 Taylor Ave. from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Service is also available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month.
The fee is $5 per fingerprint card, and the person being printed must supply the cards. Check or money order only. Information: 410-268-9000 or http://www.annapolis.gov/police.
Tours of historic house
The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society has opened the historic Benson-Hammond House and North Browse and Buy Shoppe at Aviation Boulevard and Andover Road in Linthicum for the season.
Tours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Group tours are by appointment.
The Kuethe Library's Historical & Genealogical Research Center, 5 Crain Highway S.E., operated jointly by the historical society and the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays all year. Information: 410-760-9679.