Calendar of events
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Wednesday, June 8
Pomonkey High School Alumni Association will meet 1:30 p.m. June 8 at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Pomonkey. All alumni and friends are invited. For information, call Philip Thomas, 301-7511823.
Online Job Search Engine Skills will be 6-7 p.m. June 8 at PD Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Session will focus on how to efficiently search for jobs online using search engines such as Indeed. com, Monster.com, and USAJOBS. com. Get tips on setting up user profiles, search agents, and alerts. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Young Parent Food & Fun will be 6-7 p.m. June 8 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Picnic-style meal provided by Chick-fil-A to attending families. Young parents can learn about resources the library and county government agencies offer that may help them and their children. Open to all teen (and young) parents ages 25 or younger and their children, birth-5. Call 301-6451395.
West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. June 8 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
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.
Thursday, June 9
American Legion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sandwich night 6-8:30 p.m. June 9 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
JobSource Mobile Career Center will be at Potomac library 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 9. The library is located at 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. The center offers employment, reemployment and employers services. ADA accessible. Call 301-375-7375.
Imaginative Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. June 9 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 2-5. Call 301-645-1395.
Jazzy Yarns will be 6-7:30 p.m. June 9 at PD Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-6452864.
Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. June 9 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301645-1395.
La Plata Adult Book Discussion will be 7-8 p.m. June 9 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. This month “The Martian” by Andy Weir will be discussed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001.
Southern Maryland Brain Injury Support Group will meet 6-7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Spring Dell Center, 6040 Radio Station Road, La Plata. For more information, call Jerry, 301-753-6335, or Debbie, 301-932-4920.
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
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, June 10
Hard Bargain Players presents The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon through June 25 at Hard Bargain Amphitheater, 2001 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek. Performances are 8 p.m. June 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25. The show combines all 209 stories from classics like Snow White, Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to the more bizarre The Devil’s Grandmother and The Girl Without Hands. A wild, free-form comedy with audience participation and fun. For reservations or more information, go to www. hbplayers.org.
VFW Post 8810 will hold steak dinner 6:30-8 p.m. June 10 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Dinner includes potato and vegetable buffet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301-645-6331.
Chess Club will meet 3:304:30 p.m. June 10 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.
American Legion Post 238 will hold fried chicken dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 10 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.
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.
Annual Team Handsome Dad golf tournament fundraiser will start 8:30 a.m. June 10 at Swan Point Yacht & Country Club, 11550 Swan Point Blvd., Issue. Checkin 7:45 a.m. Prizes, silent auction and 50/50 drawing. Cost $100 per golfer, includes dinner buffet; $25 for buffet only. Hole sponsorship $100. Event in memory of Neal Drinkard to benefit Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, call Linda Simons, 301-643-8747.
St. Charles High School Athletic Boosters Club will host Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball game fundraiser 7:05 p.m. June 10 at Regency Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Tickets $13. To purchase tickets, go to www.somdbluecrabs.com; enter group code: SPARTANS (uppercase letters only). $6.50 per ticket sold will benefit athletics programs
at St. Charles High School. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-643-5388.
Saturday, June 11
Summerseat Farm will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 11 at the farm, 26655 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville. Something for everyone. Household, barn, antiques, furniture, garage, outside, kids, surprises. All proceeds go to Summerseat for its upkeep, maintenance and programs. Summerseat is an IRS designated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. For more information, go to www.summerseat.org.
Southern Maryland Decorative Painters will meet 11:30 a.m. June 11 at Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Road. There will be a painting project. Guests welcome. For information on supplies needed to paint on date of visit or more information, email learntopaint@ outlook.com, call Garnett Joy, 301-884-2835.
Friends of Point Lookout Inc. will hold Blue & Gray Days 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 12 at Point Lookout State Park, 11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland, Md. Activities
include infantry drill and musket demonstrations, Hammond Hospital and Camp Hoffman prisoner of war camp exhibits, life in a military garrison, prisoner of war camp and civilian occupation of Point Lookout during Civil War. Service charge to enter park. For more information, call 301872-5688.
Center for Research in Basketry, Inc. will host From Hogsheads to Basket Flats: The Heritage of Farm to Market Tobacco Culture and Traditions in Southern Maryland symposium noon-4 p.m. June 11 at Serenity Farm, 6932 Serenity Farm Road, Benedict. Event will highlight role of basketry used to transport tobacco to market, early uses of tobacco by Native Americans, role of tobacco in the founding of St. Mary’s City and Port Tobacco, and social and family cultural fabric and
community heritage raising tobacco. Exhibits noon-4 p.m. Symposium 1-3 p.m. Antiques basket road show registration begins noon, evaluations and appraisals 1-4 p.m. Harvest house open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Farm tour 3-4 p.m.; limited to 75; tickets required. For tickets to farm tour, go to www. eventbrite.com. For more information, go to www. basketresearch.org.
Southern Maryland HEAT Athletic Program will hold Summer HEAT Car/ Truck/Bike Show 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 11 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Registration 9 a.m. Awards 1:30 p.m. Family friendly event with trophies, music, food, games, raffles and vendors. Vehicle registration $15. Admission $5 ages 10 and over. To register or for more information, go to www.heatcarshow.com.
American Legion Riders 293 will hold ride to benefit Helping Our Healing Heroes 11 a.m. June 11 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-6456331.
American Legion Post 293, Auxiliary Unit 293, American Legion Riders 293 will hold installation of officers 6 p.m. June 11 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Board Game Day will be 1-3:30 p.m. June 11 at PD Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. All ages. Call 301-645-2864.
LGBTQ Day of Understanding will be 2-5 p.m. June 11 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Commemorate and celebrate LGBT Pride Month with a discussion moderated by a LGBT human rights professional and activist. Ages 16 and older. Call 301645-1395.