LEGO Castle Adventure
What: Build, explore and play with LEGOs at this exhibit at Port Discovery Children's Museum.
When: February 14 through September 20
Where: Port Discovery Children's Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202
Cost: General admission is $14.50 for children and adults ages 2 and up.
African American History Photo Exhibition: "A Stirring Song Sung Heroic"
What: On display at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery at UMBC, 80 photographs by William Earle Williams that explore African American history from slavery to freedom. From the UMBC Arts and Culture Calendar : This exhibition of 80 photographs by William Earle Williams depicts places in the New World from the Caribbean and North America that are unheralded and uncelebrated where Americans, black and white, determined the meaning of freedom. Prints, newspapers, and other ephemera related to the struggle for freedom accompany the work.
When: Open daily, from Jan. 26 – March 25
Where: Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery (first floor) on the campus of UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. Campus map .
Chicago the Musical
What: A musical look into the world of crime and making it famous.
When: March 3, check for prices
Second annual West County Restaurant Week
What: Participating restaurants in and around West Anne Arundel County will be offering two-course fixed-price lunches and three-course fix-priced dinners. Presented by West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.
When: March 2 -8
Where: Participating restaurants throughout the area.
For more information: www.westcountychamber.org
Disney’s My Son Pinocchio, Jr.
What: Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, in residence at CCBC Essex, will present Disney’s My Son Pinocchio, Jr.
When: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 1 p.m. and March 15 at 4 p.m.
Where: Administration Building at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Cost: Show tickets are $10.
For more information: Contact the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS or go online at www.cpmarts.org . Group tickets are also available.
Annapolis St. Patrick's Day Parade
What: Annapolis celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a parade.
When: 1 p.m. March 8
Where: West Street and the downtown areas of Annapolis
More information: 443-822-5871 or email@example.com.
Dundalk St. Patrick's Day Parade
What: Come celebrate the founding of Dundalk with a yearly parade.
When: March 14, 11 a.m.
Where: Logan Avenue
Green Restaurant Week
What: Local residents are encouraged to visit restaurants that have been certified under the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Environmental Stewardship Program. This program certifies and recognizes "green" restaurants that use locally grown products, implement systems or processes that improve energy efficiency and conserve water and offer instruction on sustainable practices.
When: March 16-20
Where: Various locations
For more information: www.aaedc.org
Annapolis Film Festival
What: Now in its third year, the Annapolis Film Festival features some of the best indie films out this year.
When: March 26-29
Where: Various venues around Annapolis.
Cost: A festival pass is $105 there are also pricing options for individual showings online here.
For more information: Visit annapolisfilmfestival.com .
Craft Oyster Tasting
What: Both farm raised and wild caught oysters will be featured at this tasting event at Racer's Cafe. The event will include eight to 10 varieties of oysters available at $.50, $1.00 & $1.50 each.
When: March 28, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Racers Cafe, 7732 Harford Road, Parkville
Cost: Tickets include the first pint of beer and are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
For more information: www.racerscafe.com/
What: 5K run to benefit Dundalk High School and students
When: March 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: CCBC Dundalk campus
For more information: www.dundalkchallenge.org
Orioles Opening Day
What: The Baltimore Orioles 2015 season home opener to be played against the Toronto Blue Jays.
When: April 10, first pitch at 3:05 p.m.
Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, 333 W. Camden St, Baltimore
For more information: Visit the Orioles online 2015 schedule .
JDRF One Walk
What: A fundraiser 5K walk to support life-changing research for the millions of children, adults and families impacted by type 1 diabetes.
When: April 18, check in at 8 a.m.
Where: M&T Bank Stadium Lots B & C, 1101 Russell Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
For more information: Visit the JDRF One Walk website .
Memory Ball "Dancing Stars," Baltimore
What: The Memory Ball features local "Dancing Stars" competing for votes. One dollar donation is equal to one vote. All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Cocktails, dinner, music and the dance competition are elements of the event.
When: April 18, 7 p.m. until
Where: Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 700 Aliceanna St., Baltimore
Cost: Tickets are $350
For more information: To make a donation or get more information visit alz.org .
Walk for Wishes
What: A fundraiser walk to support the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic's efforts to grant wishes for local children with life-threatening medical conditions.
When: April 19, 8-11 a.m.
Where: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217
For more information: Visit the Make-A-Wish website .
Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure
What: A 5K race to support the Susan G. Komen foundation and breast cancer research. In addition to the competitive race, there is a recreational run, recreational walk and a family walk/run.
When: April 19, check in starts at 7 a.m.
Where: Ocean City Inlet Parking Lot, 807 South Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD 21842
For more information: Visit the event website here .
What: Find out why so many exceptional students are choosing the University of Maryland and choose from hundreds of sessions that highlight what the university has to offer.
When: April 25, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Where: University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
For more information: Registration begins in March. Visit the University of Maryland website for more.
Susie's Cause Memories Gala
What: The seventh annual memories gala for the Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation.
When: April 24, 7:30 p.m. until midnight
Where: Valley Mansion, 594 Cranbrook Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030
For more information: Visit www.coloncancerfoundation.org .
What: An day focused on women's health, wellness, fashion and beauty. Organized by the Howard County Office on Aging, WomenFest is designed to inspire women to live more balanced, healthy and full lives.
When: Sept. 15, 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Where: Gary J. Arthur Community Center, 2400 Route 97 in Cooksville
Cost: Admission is free.
For more information: Visit the Howard County Government's website .