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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@somd­news.com. In­clude a con­tact phone num­ber or email on all sub­mis­sions.

Friday, May 27

Chess Club will meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. May 27 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301645-1395.

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 301-8844438.

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 301645-6331.

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. 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.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 Mary­land 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, 301934-4470, 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. Young chil­dren are in­tro­duced to yoga in a play­ful and imag­i­na­tive way. Open to chil­dren ages 4-9 and their par­ents, grand­par­ents and care­givers. Call 301-9349001.

Col­or­ing Club will meet 6-7 p.m. May 31 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Col­or­ing allows us to switch off our brains

and fo­cus on the mo­ment. Re­lax and color adult col­or­ing book pages. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-6452864.

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 301645-1837.

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 301-6451837.

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, 301638-4420.

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. Meet­ings en­cour­age home­schooled chil­dren to read and com­pare a well-known book to the movie adap­ta­tion. This month will be any of the Goose­bumps ti­tles by R.L. Stine. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.

Gar­dens to At­tract But­ter­flies will be 6-7:45 p.m. June 1 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Learn which plants at­tract but­ter­flies and other pol­li­na­tors. Master gar­den­ers will dis­cuss the im­por­tance of pro­vid­ing habi­tat for pol­li­na­tors and give advice for your gar­den. Ages 16 and older. Call 301934-9001.

West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. June 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Be­gin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Must bring your own sup­plies. Ages 12 and older. Call 301645-1395.

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