Forest Preschool Camp. June 13-17. Forest Preschool Camp Lothian. jugbay.org.
Annapolis Chess Club. The Annapolis Chess Club meets on Tuesdays from 4pm-8pm in the Food Court at the Whole Foods Market in the Parole Towne Centre in Annapolis. Players of all levels are welcome. 4-8 p.m. Whole Foods, Annapolis.
Concerts on the Avenue: United States Navy Band & Ceremonial Guard. Join us for Concerts on the Avenue to hear the world-renowned Navy Band perform LIVE on Memorial Plaza. 7:30-9 p.m. Navy Memorial, Washington. navymemorial.org.
Hairspray. You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, is back on tour! $48.00 – $161.50. 8 p.m. Hippodrome at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, Baltimore. baltimore.broadway.com.
Model Skipjack Race. Model Skipjack Race Date/Time: 11am–1pm, June 14 Cost: Included with general admission, free for CBMM members Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum guests are invited to watch the Model Sailing Club’s 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Saint Michaels. cbmm.org.
The Spongebob Musical at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. $70.00. 6 p.m. Toby’s Dinner Theatre, Columbia.
Time Traveling Kids Storytime at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. This FREE program for Pre-K kids features stories that transport participants into the past or lead them on an exploration of nature! 10-11 a.m. Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM), Saint Leonard. choosecalvert.com.
2022 Columbia Film Festival. Showcasing more than 60 films, Columbia Festival of the Arts is proud to present the 2022 Columbia Film Festival, June 15-18, 2022! $5.00 – $50.00. 12 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Columbia. columbiafestival.org.
Expressive Writing as a Source for Healing and Personal Growth. Join us at the Annapolis chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association to learn about the physical and emotional benefits of expressive writing. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. Annapolis. us02web.zoom.us.
HITS The Musical Open Auditions For Singers & Dancers. Hits! Open auditions for singers and dancers for brand new national touring show! The auditions take place at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel on Wednesday, June 15 at 8:30 AM Eastern. Free. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore.
Patriotic Music in Harmony with Nature’s Beauty. The Naval Academy Garden Club presents a patriotic flower show featuring floral tributes to our Navy and Marine Corps, accented by some of our most cherished patriotic symbols. Free. 1-4 p.m. The Atreeum at Soaring Timbers, Annapolis.
Virtual Botanical Drawing. In this 4 week virtual course, students will learn the basics of Botanical Drawing and how to sketch flowers and plants using colored pencils and pen. No previous drawing or art experience necessary! $100.00. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Anywhere in the world!, Annapolis. artfarmannapolis.com.
Contextualizing Juneteenth in Maryland: Emancipation or Freedom? On June 19, 1865, Union troops in Texas announced news of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, more than two years after it was issued. Free. 12-1 p.m. Maryland Center for History and Culture, Baltimore. mdhistory.org.
Creek Critters. Year-round observations of the wildlife in the creek and surrounding woodlands outside of Chesapeake Children’s Museum. All ages are welcome. Ideal for preschoolers. $5.00. 10:30-11 a.m. The Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Annapolis. theccm.org.
Invasive Plant Removal Workdays at Bacon Ridge Natural Area (Thursdays). Scenic Rivers Land Trust is excited to announce the second season of our Invasive Plant Control Program at Bacon Ridge Natural Area. Free. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Hawkins Road Trailhead, Bacon Ridge Natural Area, Crownsville, MD, Crownsville. sforce.co.
Meditations for Modern Life: Thursday nights. These classes include both guided meditations and teachings based on Buddha’s wisdom that can help us to stay peaceful, even in the most challenging times. $8.00 – $12.00. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland, Baltimore. meditationmd.org.
Play Bridge @ Severna Park Community Center. Party Bridge with Players who are experienced. Free. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Severna Park Community Center, Severna Park.
Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 | Stewart Goodyear plays Tchaikovsky. Acclaimed Japanese conductor Kazuki Yamada, who “turns concerts into celebrations” (Bachtrack ), leads Rachmaninoff’s mighty Second Symphony. 7 p.m. Kennedy Center, Washington. kennedy-center.org.