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Oct 16, 2013 01:49PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Jake Russell // Photos by Donna L. Cole

The Key School Parents' Association will sponsor its 33rd Annual 5K/10K and Family Fun Run, which begins at 9 a.m. Sunday at Key School.

Runners of all ages and experiences are welcome to race on 10K or 5K USA Track & Field certified courses. Registration fees are $25 online through Friday and $30 on race day. The individual rate for the Family Fun Run is $15 through Friday and $20 on race day. You can also support the runners from the comfort of your own home by donating $20 through the “Snooze-in” promotion and receive a race T-shirt.
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Help raise Alzheimer’s awareness in the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Annapolis Walk for a Cause, beginning Saturday at 10 a.m. at Annapolis’ Susan Campbell Park. During registration (9-10 a.m.), participants can drop off any funds they have raised, pick up T-shirts for anyone who has raised at least $100, enjoy beverages, music, decorate a Memory Garden Flower, and more.

Funds go to the Alzheimer’s Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to support and research efforts toward finding a cure for a disease that has impacted so many people.

Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm in Severn gives visitors the opportunity to relax on a crisp fall day with its Fall Harvest Picnic on Saturday from 12-4 p.m., which will help celebrate the farm’s 34th year. Guests are encouraged to bring their own picnic items. Homemade donuts and hayrides will be free. There will be a pumpkin patch for kids to pick out their favorite prospective jack-o'-lantern. There will also be a “wicked witches poisonous plant tour” for those in attendance.

Salibsury’s Pemberton Historical Park will host one of only four Maryland-sanctioned wine festivals in the state with its annual Autumn Wine Festival on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Over 20 Maryland wineries will be on hand for you to sip and savor. Ticket prices range from $5-$90. Two-time Grammy nominee Tim Reynolds will be on hand to perform some of his masterful covers while The Wine Coach Laurie Forster will give her humorous spin on wine tasting.

Have an interest in Pinterest but can’t quite get the concept yet? Anne Arundel County Public Library - South County Branch in Deale will help you Pin Down Pinterest with an interactive workshop, allowing you to learn how to create and use your own account on one the most popular websites out there.