Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
Send calendar events (at least two weeks in advance, if possible) to Community, 4475 Regency Place, Suite 301, White Plains, MD 20695. Email items to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a contact phone number or email on all submissions.
Wednesday, May 18
Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will hold Anger Management 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 18 at the office, 75 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf. Program is for middle and high school students to understand and manage their anger. For information, call 301-645-1837.
Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission will be accepting entries through May 25 for Southern Maryland Invitational Livestock Expo (SMILE) to be held June 24-26 at St. Mary’s Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown. Entries must be postmarked by May 25. Youth competitors from Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties eligible to participate. For entry forms, classes and daily show schedule, go to SMILE Facebook page or go to www.smile-inc.org.
Maryland Writers’ Association, Charles County Chapter, will meet 7 p.m. May 18 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Building BI, Room 214, 8730 Mitchell Road. Open to public. For more information, email Edna Troiano, email@example.com.
Tutorías de Computadoras en Español/Computer Help in Spanish will be 2-3:30 p.m. May 18 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Nuestras clases de computadoras están diseñadas para entender rápidamente el uso fundamental de las computadoras. Aprenderás rápidamente las destrezas fundamentales necesarias para lograr hacer documentos, enviar correo eléctronico, buscar trabajo y otros. Para más información llama al 301-645-1395 y pregunta por Ms. Ivette. Ages 16 and older.
Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. May 18 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Call 301-645-1395.
Family Game Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 18 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. All ages. Call 301-6451395.
Evening Story Time will be 6:30-7 p.m. May 18 at PD Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 0-5. Call 301-6452864.
Charles County Literacy Council will be accepting registrations through June 8 for its volunteer tutor training workshop to be held 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 18 at Old Durham Church, Nanjemoy. Registration fee waived for this event only. All learning materials and lunch will be provided. Some advance online coursework required. To register or for more information, call Linda Heimpel, 301-934-6488, or go to www. charlescountyliteracy.org.
Human Resources Association of Southern Maryland (HRASM) will meet 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 18 at Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Road, California. There will be a presentation on the latest legislative (federal and state), regulator y and legal news impacting HR administration. Open to anyone with an interest in HR issues. Cost $40 HRASM and active SHRM members; $45 non-members; cost includes breakfast and lunch. Must register by noon May 16. To register or for more information, go to http:// hrasmonline.shrm.org.
Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold a Special Call for Artists through June 1. CCAA is now accepting submissions for a Special Summer Art Show, a multi-media public exhibit, to be held July 13-Sept. 26 at the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. The theme is “Artists
Without Limits” and will recognize local artists with disabilities. Local artists with disabilities are invited to submit a maximum of two works of art on any subject to CCAA for consideration. No submission fee. For detailed instructions on how to make a submission or for more information, go to www.charlescountyarts.org.
Thursday, May 19
JobSource Mobile Career Center will be at PD Brown library 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 19. The library is located at 50 Village St., Waldorf. The center offers employment, reemployment and employers services. ADA accessible. Call 301-645-2864.
Imaginative Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. May 19 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 2-5. Call 301-645-1395.
IRS Small Business Resource Start-up Tips Webinar will be 2:30-4 p.m. May 19 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Tune into this virtual event about the most recent new entrepreneur tips, such as starting a business, recordkeeping, definition of business income and small business
resources. A liaison from the Internal Revenue Service will be presenting and answering all your tax questions. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-645-1395.
Jazzy Yarns will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 19 at PD Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. For beginners, bring a skein of yarn and a “J” crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-6452864.
Comic Book Club will meet 6-7 p.m. May 19 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1972, will meet 1 p.m. May 19 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. For more information call 301-645-3077.
American Legion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sandwich night 6-8:30 p.m. May 19 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Charles County Maryland Genealogical Society will meet 7 p.m. May 19 at White Plains Family History Center, 4560 Padgett Road, White Plains. A presentation will be given on “US and International On-line research methods.” For more information, go to www.ccmdgs.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preceptor Alpha Theta of Beta Sigma Phi will meet 1 p.m. May 19 at the home of Virginia Catale. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Janet 443964-8776.
Charlotte Hall Veterans Home will hold a winter art show through June 15 at the home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Road. For more information, call Charlotte Hall Veterans Home 301-884-8171 ext. 468 or email VeteransHomeArt@gmail.com.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 will hold smoke-free bingo Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Doors open 6 p.m. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.
Friday, May 20
Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy needs volunteers for their dental clinic to be held 6 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29-30 at North Point High School, 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf. Mission of Mercy is a free adult dental clinic provided by volunteer dental professionals and volunteer staff. Volunteer dental professionals (dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants) are needed. Volunteers also needed in areas of security, parking, volunteer and patient registration, meals, escorting patients throughout the clinic and more. Morning and afternoon shifts for each position needed. To volunteer or for information, go to www.southernmdmom.org (click ‘Volunteer’ tab to register as volunteer). For more information, call 301884-4438.
Microsoft Word Basics will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 20 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Participants will learn the basics of Microsoft Office Word. Topics include creating and formatting a document. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-6451395.
Community Bank of the Chesapeake will hold an art show through Aug. 19 at the main Waldorf branch, 3035 Leonardtown Road. Show will be a multi-media exhibit. For more information, email Gale Kladitis, email@example.com.
Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, Ladies Auxiliary, will hold Youth Night Out 7-9:30 p.m. May 20 at the station, 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road. Games, prizes, movies, music, food and fun. For youth ages elementary through middle school. Cost $5. For more information, call Janet, 240682-4840.
Waldorf Elks Lodge will hold steak or shrimp dinner Fridays at the lodge, 2210 Old Washington Road. Dinner includes baked potato, vegetable, roll and salad bar. Cost starts at $17. Call 301-645-2421.
VFW Post 8810 will hold
installation of officers and reception 7 p.m. May 20 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
American Legion Post 238 will hold grilled steak dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 20 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Call 301-274-3522 or go to www.alpost238.org.
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82 will hold baby back rib dinner 5-8 p.m. May 20 at Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Highway, La Plata. Menu includes 1/2 slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, coffee and tea. Cost $12. Gift certificates available. For more information, call 301-934-8221.
Greater Waldorf Jaycees will host designer bag bingo 7-10 p.m. May 20 at the center, 3090 Crain Highway. Doors open 6 p.m. Snack bar, 50/50 raffle, pull tabs and special raffles. Buy $25 ticket early and get three extra games. Event benefits Charles County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit. Non-perishable food items will be collected at door. For more information, email Leesa Langley, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Elsa Ault, email@example.com.
Mattawoman Creek Art Center will hold open photography show through May 22 at the center, Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. For more information, call MCAC 301-743-5159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; call Harriet 301-8680364 or email email@example.com; or go to www.mattawomanart.org.
Mattawoman Creek Art Center will hold Friday open studio 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through May 20 at the center, Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road. Marbury. Come paint, draw, take photos, sculpt, knit, quilt and more. Bring your own materials and your lunch. Share ideas and techniques. Critique each other’s work. Friends welcome. Call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mattawomanart.org.