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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.

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

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, 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 stcharlesath­let­ic­boost­ers@gmail.com 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.

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