Calendar of events
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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, email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.