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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. 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 301-8844438.

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 301645-1395.

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, 240-682-4840.

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 301-7435159 or email mat­ta­wom­a­; call Har­riet 301-868-0364 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

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold Plein Air Fri­day 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 20 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road. Mar­bury. Come and paint. At 1 p.m., eat lunch and cri­tique each other’s work. If there is rain, par­tic­i­pants will set up a still life in­side. There will be no in­struc­tor for these ses­sions. Call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­

Satur­day, May 21

In­dian Head Black Box Theatre presents Ce­cil Ray Com­edy Club 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the theater, 4185 In­dian Head High­way. Doors open 7 p.m. Event fea­tures Wil­lie Brown & Friends with spe­cial ap­pear­ances by Corn­bread, Ce­cil Ray, Miss Cla­reese and Cur­tis Gask­ins. Tick­ets $25; VIP $35. For tick­ets, go to www. ce­cil­ray­com­ For more in­for­ma­tion, go to­di­an­head­black­

Fam­ily Rea­dathon Day will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Cel­e­brate Na­tional Rea­dathon Day. Bring the fam­ily to show your love and sup­port of read­ing. Tell so­cial me­dia you are par­tic­i­pat­ing with #Rea­dathon2016. All ages. Call 301-645-2864.

Cos­play for Teens and Adults will be noon-1:30 p.m. May 21 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Par­tic­i­pants will learn the ba­sics of cos­play by build­ing their own wrist gauntlets for their next cos­play ad­ven­ture. Project foam will be pro­vided to cre­ate other cos­play props and gear. Ages 16 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Ask the Com­puter Lady will be 2-4 p.m. May 21 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Do you have ques­tions about how to use your new de­vice or have other IT ques­tions? Come ask our res­i­dent ex­pert. First come, first served. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Life Jour­neys Writ­ers Club will meet 2:30-4:30 p.m. May 21 at Wal­dorf West li­brar y, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ex­plore the world of au­thor­ship and de­velop your own artis­tic voice. De­velop writ­ing skills. Fiction or non-fiction writ­ers. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-6451395.

Leonard­town will host US Navy Band Com­modores Jazz En­sem­ble 6 p.m. May 21 at Leonard­town Square, Leonard­town. The 19-piece en­sem­ble will play a mix of tra­di­tional big band mu­sic, jazz vo­cal ar­range­ments

and new in­stru­men­tal mu­sic. Free. Weather per­mit­ting. Lawn seat­ing avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Com­mis­sion­ers of Leonard­town, 301-475-9791, or email maria.flem­ing2@ver­i­

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Man­ag­ing Emo­tions for Kids 10 a.m.-noon May 21 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram is for chil­dren ages 5-13 to learn how to man­age their emo­tions and re­solve con­flict. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837.

Ac­co­keek Foun­da­tion at Pis­cat­away Park will host Na­tional Parks BioBlitz 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 21 at the park, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Vol­un­teers of all ages and skill lev­els can work to­gether to get an

over­all count of the plants, birds, fungi, in­sects, and other organisms. All in­ven­to­ries

open to pub­lic and free to join. To reg­is­ter for event or more in­for­ma­tion, go to­co­keek­foun­da­ or call 301-2832113.

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