4 things to do this week
Bee busy The Chesapeake City Branch Library hosts “Beekeeping 101” at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Beth Tumas, of Aristos’ Harvest Goat Farm and Apiary, will be presenting an introduction to basic backyard beekeeping. Register by calling 410-996-1134 or visit www.cecil.ebranch.
Market yourself Are you an artist? On Friday, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., The Palette & The Page gallery in Elkton will host a workshop on marketing ideas and techniques, website tips, and other business opportunities for artists. It is open to all levels and cost to enroll is $20. Register beforehand by calling 410-398-3636 or visiting www.thepaletteandthepage.com.
Come around The Milburn Stone Theatre opens “Green Day’s American Idiot” this Friday. This high-energy rock opera includes every song from Green Day’s album “American Idiot,” as well as several other songs.
The show runs two weekends, with performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, $18 for adults. To purchase tickets in advance with a credit card, call 410-287-1037 or visit www.milburnstone.com.
Hit the trails Join the experts from the Cecil Bird Club on Saturday for birding at Fair Hill NRMA from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. View and listen for ground-nesting birds like Bobolinks and Eastern Meadowlarks. There is no charge for the program, but daily service fees are in effect. The meetup location is the parking lot at 2941 Appleton Road in Elkton. For more information, call 410-398-1246.