Sunday, June 3
Food-allergy awareness The Bowie Baysox will hold Food Allergy Awareness Day as they host the Reading Phillies at 2:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium. It's an opportunity for fans with food allergies that would typically keep them away from a baseball game to spend an afternoon at the ballpark in an allergen-free environment. Fans attending will have the option to watch the game from the Gluten-Free Suite or the Food-Free Suite. Gluten-Free Suite tickets are $14.50 and include a voucher for a hot dog on a gluten-free bun, chips, a regular soft drink and a gluten-free cookie. Food-Free Suite tickets are $12. The suites will be cleaned extensively before the game and will be kept clear of all food during the game. Fans will be permitted to bring bottled water and soda into the suite during the game and can choose to watch the game from the luxury box or an outdoor balcony in front of the suite. Information: 301-464-4865 or baysox.com.
Wednesday, June 6
'Women in Industry' The YWCA's annual "Tribute to Women in Industry" awards dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. 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. Proceeds benefit the TWIN program and YWCA services supporting victims of domestic violence. Individual tickets and sponsorship packages may be purchased at annapolisywca.org. Tickets are $85 per person, $65 for previous honorees. Tickets and information: Stephen Isler at 410-626-7800, ext. 118, or email@example.com.
Thursday, June 7
Concert Classical guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin performs at 7 p.m. at St. Anne's Church, Church Circle in Annapolis. Program includes 19th-century guitar showpieces by Janos Gaspar Mertz and Niccolo Paganini. Tickets are $25. Information: 410-263-1906 or liveartsmaryland.org.
Art show The Providence Center, a nonprofit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities, presents a "Happy Hour Art Show" from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at i2 - Innovation Intelligence, 222 Severn Ave., Building 10, Suite 9 in Annapolis. The show features art by participants in the center's art program. There will be a raffle and sale of Providence Center products. Information: Audra Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kaeti Bradley at email@example.com.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Jennifer Fletcher, the Annapolis Opera's general manager, will talk about the coming 40th anniversary season. Information: 410-956-7672.
Saturday, June 9
Softball The Bowie Baysox and the Washington Redskins Alumni Association present the inaugural "Battle of the Beltways," a charity softball game at 2:05 p.m. between Redskins alumni and Baltimore Colts/Ravens alumni at Prince George's Stadium. Organizations benefiting from this event include: the GEICO Brave Dave Open, Redskins Alumni Youth Charities, Literacy for a Lifetime, Warriors Aviation, Kids in Need Distributors and Tommy Joe's Jon Lowe Foundation. In addition to the seven-inning game, an autograph session with the players will be held. Among the former players invited are: Mike Nelms, Pat Fischer, Roy Jefferson, Mike Bragg, Bruce Laird, Art Donovan, Lenny Moore and Tom Matte. Tickets available at baysox.com or by calling 301-464-4865.
Festival The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will hold its annual Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at historic Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. Festival celebrates the agricultural history of Anne Arundel County in the production of strawberries for local and national markets. Event includes live music, crafts, a book sale, baked goods and a flea market. Information: 410-859-0298.
Concert Mac Walter and John Cronin take the stage June 15 at the 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 DuBois Road in Annapolis. Show time is 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-333-9613
Open house The Annapolis Maritime Museum will hold a "Volunteer Open House" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at 723 Second St. All current and prospective volunteers are invited to help celebrate the past year's achievements and a preview of the year ahead. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
Eastport Luau The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 30 (rain or shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State St. in Annapolis. Refreshments available for purchase include slow-roasted whole pig smoked in cherry wood and served with barbecue sauce, jerk chicken and five-bean bourbon baked beans. The event also features live music, children's activities and tropical fare. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Eastport Fire Department. Information: Jeni Parris Brady, 443-871-9088.
Navy Boot Camps The Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center of the U.S. Naval Academy holds its annual "Navy Way" boot camps Saturdays, July 14 and Aug. 18. Basic Boot Camp is a morning program; Advanced Boot Camp is an afternoon program. Basic Boot Camp is for recruits ages 6-12 and runs from 10 a.m. to noon. Recruits are issued a sailor's cap, learn Navy terms, march, chant, follow orders and eat in a simulated mess hall. Cost is $35 and includes a "Dixie cup" cap, camp, lunch (two slices of pizza and a soda) and a certificate of participation at graduation. Advanced Boot Camp is for graduates of Basic Boot Camp ages 9-12 and runs from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants take seamanship training (tying knots), learn how to use semaphore flags and march in precision drill. Cost is $40 and includes all training materials. Graduates attain the rank of Swabbie 1st Class and receive a certificate of participation and a button for their cap at graduation. Registration and information: 410-293-8111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair includes large and No. 1 male crabs, Maryland crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue, hot dogs, draft beer, sodas and water. There will be a bake sale and cake raffle. Tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for those younger than 3. Tickets are available through noon July 29 at annapolistickets.com, or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets will be available for $75 at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. the day of the event.