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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 com­mu­nity@somd­ 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

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, ed­na­

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. charle­scountylit­er­

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:// hras­mon­

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.charle­scount­

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 or email

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 Veter­an­

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.south­ern­md­ (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, gk­la­di­tis@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

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, leesaposh@ya­, or Elsa Ault, jc2014pres­i­

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 mat­ta­wom­a­; call Har­riet 301-8680364 or email ahah­pro­duc­tions@ya­; or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­

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.mat­ta­wom­a­

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