Voter registration

The League of Women Voters will help residents register to vote on National Voter Registration Day this Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Westfield Annapolis Mall. League members will be in the food court from noon to 8 p.m. to assist in the registration process. Members will also provide information on early voting, how to obtain absentee ballots and other related issues. Information: or email Susan Cochran,

Police Explorers

The Annapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post 199 is accepting applications this month. The program is for those who have completed eighth grade and are 14 to 20 years old. It 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 police station.

Health fair

The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will hold a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5 in the food court at Arundel Mills. Health screenings including blood pressure, glucose and bone density, and educational exhibits on mental health, aging and wound healing will be offered. Screenings are free, and appointments are not needed. Information: 410-787-4367.


Bowie Community Theatre presents this drama Sept. 28-Oct. 13 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive in Bowie. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $17; $12 for students and seniors ages 62 and older. Group rates are available. For tickets and more information, call 301-805-0219 or go to


AACC will hold auditions Oct. 1-4 for its coming production of Barbara Robinson's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever." Auditions will consist of a short musical audition followed by cold readings from the script. All are welcome to audition for the roles of children ages 6-16, college students and adults. Auditions, rehearsals and performances will take place in the Robert Kauffman Theatre, Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway in Arnold.

•7 p.m. Oct. 1-2: Auditions for adults and students ages 16 and older (reservations not needed).

•7 p.m. Oct. 3: Auditions for children (must be accompanied by an adult).

•7 p.m. Oct. 4: Callbacks for all age groups.

Rehearsals begin in late October, with performances Dec. 6-15. For more information, call Lars Tatom at 410-777-7125, email him at or go to

Also, the Colonial Players will hold auditions for its December production of "A Christmas Carol" on Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at 2132 Renard Court in Annapolis, for all roles in the holiday classic. Performances will be held Dec. 6-16 at the theater, 108 East St.. For more information about auditioning, go to

Plein air artists

Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park, invites plein air artists ages 18 and older to enter the "Just in Time for the Holidays" exhibition being held Nov. 23-Dec. 31 at the gallery. Information: 410-544-2299 or email


Bowie Community Theatre will hold auditions for "Daddy's Dyin' Who's Got The Will?" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9, with callbacks Oct. 10, at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. There are parts for five women and three men in the 25-75 age range. A cold reading from the script will be used. To schedule an audition and more information, email or call 301-805-0219. Performance dates are Jan. 11-26.