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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Wed­nes­day, May 25

In­dian Head Se­nior Cen­ter Book Dis­cus­sion will be 11 a.m.-noon May 25 at the cen­ter, 100 Corn­wal­lis Square, In­dian Head. This month “Our Souls at Night” by Kent Haruf will be dis­cussed. Call Po­tomac li­brary, 301-375-7375.

West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. May 25 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Evening Story Time will be 6:30-7 p.m. May 25 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 0-5. Call 301-645-2864.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 25 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.

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, 301934-6488, or go to www.charle­scountylit­er­acy.org.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold mem­bers meet­ing and elec­tion of of­fi­cers 7 p.m. May 25 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land will host Se­nior Health and Fit­ness Day 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 25 at the La Plata Cam­pus, Phys­i­cal Ed­u­ca­tion (PE) Build­ing, 8730 Mitchell Road. Sam­ple ex­er­cise classes to im­prove strength, bal­ance and range of mo­tion, tour well­ness, fit­ness and aquat­ics fa­cil­i­ties, talk to health and fit­ness ex­perts, and take ad­van­tage of a va­ri­ety of free health screen­ings. Learn about good nu­tri­tion and over­all well­ness. Re­fresh­ments. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-7751.

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 26

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. May 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 2-5. Call

301-645-1395.

Acous­tic Eclec­tic Jam will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 26 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Ages 18 and older. Call 301934-9001.

Jazzy Yarns will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 26 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 1218. Call 301-645-1395.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293

will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. May 26 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.

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 27

Chess Club will meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ma y 27 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 1218. Call 301-645-1395.

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 301-884-4438.

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@ com­cast.net.

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 8810 Aux­il­iary will hold fish and shrimp din­ner 6-8 p.m. May 27 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $8; $9 combo. Call 301-645-6331.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold a pork chop din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 27 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Call 301-274-3522 or go to www. al­post238.org.

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter

will hold Plein Air Fri­day 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 27 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road. Mar­bury. There will be no in­struc­tor for these ses­sions. Call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

Satur­day, May 28

Sons of the Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion, Thomas Stone Chap­ter, will host Small­wood Day 10:30 a.m. May 28 at Small­wood State Park, Mar­bury. Event will fea­ture key­note speaker and wreath lay­ing cer­e­mony. Lackey High School JROTC will per­form. Manor House and kitchen will be open for tours. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-643-5932.

La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment will hold Texas hold em tour­na­ment 7 p.m. May 28 at the sta­tion, 911 Wash­ing­ton Ave. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Cost $125 for $10,000 in chips. No add ons or re­buys. Must be 21 years or older to play. Cash only. Food and bev­er­ages avail­able. For reser­va­tions or more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-609-7500.

Char­lotte Hall Vet­er­ans Home will host Cruisin’ South­ern Mary­land for Vet­er­ans car show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28. Regis­tra­tion 7:30-8:45 a.m. day of event at Char­lotte Hall Park & Ride, 30030 Three Notch Road, or in ad­vance by mail. Cruise be­gins 9 a.m. at Char­lotte Hall Park & Ride and ends at Char­lotte Hall Vet­er­ans Home, 29449 Char­lotte Hall Road, with food, mu­sic, and judg­ing by res­i­dents. 50-50 raf­fle tick­ets; must be present at the last stop to win. All ve­hi­cles in­vited; clas­sics to im­ports, trucks, mo­tor­cy­cles and more. Cost $30 per ve­hi­cle; free t-shirt per en­try for first 150 ve­hi­cles. Op­tional poker run $10 ad­di­tional per en­try. Spon­sor­ships avail­able. Rain date May 29 or 30; weather per­mit­ting. Pre-regis­tra­tion dead­line May 18. For regis­tra­tion form and in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charhall.org.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Man­ag­ing

Emo­tions for Kids 10 a.m.-noon May 28 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.

Charles County Gar­den Club of

Mary­land will host Mar yland House & Gar­den Pil­grim­age 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 28. The site and grounds of Mary­land Vet­er­ans Mu­seum, Burlean Hall, Tim­ber Neck, Huck­le­berry House, Loy­ola Re­treat House, Rose­wood Manor and Chan­dler’s Hope will be toured. Lunch and din­ner will be of­fered at two of the sites; reser­va­tions sug­gested. Ad­vance tick­ets $30; $35 at the door. To pur­chase tick­ets, go to http://www.mhgp.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to charle­scoun­ty­gar­den­club. org or call Betsy Par­buoni, 301-934-8910.

The Amer­i­can Le­gion, Ran­dolph Furey, Post 170 will host a Party with the Past Com­man­ders 8 p.m. May 28 at 4345 Liv­ingston Road, In­dian Head. Do­na­tion of $10 is asked which will go to­wards the post’s new build­ing project. For more in­for­ma­tion, call EZ-E at 240-681-3616 or the post di­rectly at 240-377-8359.

Mon­day, May 30

VFW Post 8810 will hold Memorial Day cer­e­mony 11 a.m. May 30 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Open house will fol­low 1-3 p.m. Call 301-6456331.

Clark Se­nior Cen­ter will hold du­pli­cate bridge 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon­days at the cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. For Charles County res­i­dents. Bring a part­ner and a lunch. For in­for­ma­tion, call Elaine Reynolds, 301-9344470, or email elaine­jerry2001@gmail.com.

Tues­day, May 31

Fam­ily Yoga will be 11-11:45 a.m. May 31 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Open to chil­dren ages 4-9 and their par­ents, grand­par­ents and care­givers. Call 301934-9001.

Color­ing Club will meet 6-7 p.m. May 31 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Best Foot For­ward 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 31 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Program is for mid­dle and high school girls to fo­cus on char­ac­ter build­ing and pos­i­tive self-es­teem. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Step On Up 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 31 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Program is for mid­dle and high school boys to help man­age their emo­tions and de­velop pos­i­tive re­la­tion­ships. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837.

Wal­dorf Se­nior Cen­ter will host Show­stop­pers noon May 31 at the cen­ter, 3092 Crain High­way. The group is com­prised of more than 40 vol­un­teer se­nior cit­i­zens who per­form va­ri­ety shows with singing, danc­ing and com­edy. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.show­stop­per­sof­scsc.com or call the cen­ter, 301-638-4420.

Char­lotte Hall Vet­er­ans Home will host Show­stop­pers 2:30 p.m. May 31 at the home, 29449 Char­lotte Hall Road. The group is com­prised of more than 40 vol­un­teer se­nior cit­i­zens who per­form va­ri­ety shows with singing, danc­ing and com­edy. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.show­stop­per­sof­scsc. com or call the home, 301884-8171.

Wed­nes­day, June 1

Homeschool Book Club will meet 10 a.m.-noon June 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. This month will be any of the Goose­bumps ti­tles by R.L. Stine. Ages 6-11. Call 301-645-1395.

Gar­dens to At­tract But­ter­flies will be 6-7:45 p.m. June 1 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Mas­ter gar­den­ers will dis­cuss the im­por­tance of pro­vid­ing habi­tat for pol­li­na­tors and give ad­vice for your gar­den. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-934-9001.

West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. June 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 1 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.

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.

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, June 2

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. June 2 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 2-5. Call 301-645-1395.

Clark Cen­ter Book Dis­cus­sion

will be 1-2 p.m. June 2 at the cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. This month “The For­got­ten” by David Bal­dacci will be dis­cussed. Call La Plata li­brary 301-934-9001.

Jazzy Yarns will be 6-7:30 p.m. June 2 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Learn the ba­sics or de­velop your cro­chet or knit­ting skills. Bring your own sup­plies. For be­gin­ners, bring a skein of yarn and a “J” cro­chet hook or size 8 or 9 knit­ting nee­dles. Ages 12 and older. Call 301645-2864.

Span­ish Class for Lit­tle Ami­gos will be 6-6:30 p.m. June 2 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Chil­dren will en­joy learn­ing a new lan­guage through songs, sto­ries and do­ing a craft to re­in­force what they learned. Ages 2-5. Call 301645-1395.

Char­lotte Hall Vet­er­ans Home will hold a win­ter art show through June 15 at the home, 29449 Char­lotte Hall Road. The gallery will be pre­sented along the E-Wing Din­ing Hall­way. 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.

Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive will be place 2-7 p.m. June 2 at Baden Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. To sched­ule an appointment, call 800-REDCROSS or go to www. red­cross­blood.org.

Fri­day, June 3

Na­ture and Bird­ing Walk will be 9-11 a.m. June 3 at In­dian Head Rail Trail, White Plains. Join other bird en­thu­si­asts for an easy walk while look­ing and lis­ten­ing for feath­ered friends. Bring binoc­u­lars. Meet at park­ing lot of In­dian Head Rail Trail on Theodore Greene Blvd., Mile Post 13, White Plains. Call 301-934-9001.

Email Ba­sics will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 3 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn the ba­sics of cre­at­ing an email ac­count, send­ing and re­ceiv­ing email mes­sages. Class geared to­ward new com­put­ers users with limited in­ter­net and email ex­pe­ri­ence. Ages 18 and older. Regis­tra­tion required. Call 301-645-1395.

Teen Retro Game Night will be 6-8 p.m. June 3 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Play NES, Sega Gen­e­sis and other legacy games or share YouTube fa­vorites with friends. Re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase as Teen Ad­vi­sory Board fundraiser. Ages 1218. Call 301-645-1395

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold seafood din­ner 5:307:30 p.m. June 3 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522, go to www.al­post238.org, or on Face­book-Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Tup­per­ware Fundraiser Bingo will be 7 p.m. June 3 at Seren­ity Farm, 6932 Seren­ity Farm Road, Hugh­esville. Doors open 6:45 p.m. Tup­per­ware prizes each round, 50/50, raf­fles, and more. Ad­mis­sion $5; in­cludes one bingo pack. Ad­di­tional packs can be pur­chased. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Farm­ing4Hunger. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact a Tup­per­ware con­sul­tant or con­tact Car­rie Sum­mers, 240-210-3298 or getscrap­pin@gmail.com.

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@ com­cast.net.

Lead­er­ship South­ern Mary­land will host a golf tour­na­ment June 3 at Swan Point Yacht and Coun­try Club, 11550 Swan Point Blvd, Is­sue. Regis­tra­tion 7:30 a.m. Shot­gun start 9 a.m. Cost $125 per in­di­vid­ual; $475 per team early bird regis­tra­tion be­fore April 29; $500 per team af­ter April 29. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. lead­er­ship­somd.org, call 240-725-546, or email info@ lead­er­ship­somd.org.

Satur­day, June 4

Wal­dorf Adult Book Dis­cus­sion will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 4 at PD Brown Li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. This month “Mas­ter and Com­man­der” by Pa­trick O’Brian will be dis­cussed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Paws to Read will be 2:15-3:30 p.m. June 4 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Program de­signed to help chil­dren im­prove read­ing skills and con­fi­dence while hav­ing fun read­ing to cer­ti­fied ther­apy dogs. Ages 6-11. Regis­tra­tion required. Call 301-645-1395.

Black Mu­sic Month Silent Disco will be 3-4:30 p.m. June 4 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn his­tory about mu­sic gen­res started by black artists in­clud­ing Blues, Rock & Roll, Gospel, Hip Hop, and lo­cal genre Go-Go. Af­ter les­son, dance at li­brary’s silent disco. All ages. Regis­tra­tion required. Call 301-645-1395.

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