Cal­en­dar of events

A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Fri­day, June 24

Amer­i­can Le­gion, Ran­dolph Furey, Post 170 will host The NFL Ex­pe­ri­ence noon-7:30 p.m. June 24-26 at the post, 4345 Liv­ingston Road, In­dian Head. Join the NFL leg­ends and Su­per Bowl cham­pi­ons. Chal­lenge your­self with three days of NFL style train­ing and fam­ily fit­ness. Live mu­sic and en­ter­tain­ment. Free. For in­for­ma­tion, call 240-377-8359.

Charles County Depart­ment of Health will of­fer free hu­man im­mun­od­e­fi­ciency virus (HIV) test­ing 3-8 p.m. June 24 out­side of St. Charles Towne Cen­ter, 11110 Mall Cir­cle, Wal­dorf. Test­ing will take place out­side of the Food Court en­trance in the Depart­ment of Health mo­bile trailer. Test­ing is anony­mous and re­sults will be avail­able on site. Ser­vice is free in sup­port of Na­tional HIV Test­ing Day. For more in­for­ma­tion about HIV, go to www.aids.gov/hiv-aids-ba­sics/. For event in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­health.org or call 301-609-6900.

Nu Zeta Omega Chap­ter of Al­pha Kappa Al­pha Soror­ity Inc. will hold Com­mu­nity Awards Din­ner 7-11 p.m. June 24 at Wal­dorf Jaycees Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3090 Crain High­way. Event will honor com­mu­nity lead­ers. Tick­ets $50. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to https://www.eventbrite. com/e/nu-zeta-omega-chap­ter-al­pha-kappa-al­pha-com­mu­nity-awards-din­ner-tick­ets-25672750889.

Mi­crosoft Word Ba­sics will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. June 24 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Par­tic­i­pants will learn the ba­sics of Mi­crosoft Of­fice Word. Ages 18 and older. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

The Liv­ing Word Chris­tian Min­istries will hold Get Home Safely train­ing 7:30 p.m. June 24 at the church, 9925 Bunker Hill Road, Wal­dorf. Event will help in­form the com­mu­nity of the do’s and dont’s when ap­proached by law en­force­ment. Hosted in part­ner­ship with Charles County Sher­iff’s Of­fice. For more in­for­ma­tion, email cyn­thi­acarter@tl­wcm.org or call 301885-0855.

Hard Bar­gain Play­ers presents The Broth­ers Grimm Spec­tac­u­lathon 8 p.m. June 24-25 at Hard Bar­gain Am­phithe­ater, 2001 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. 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. Au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion is en­cour­aged. For reser­va­tions or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.hb­play­ers.org.

VFW 8810 Auxiliary will hold din­ner 6-8 p.m. June 24 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold pork chop din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 24 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.

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.

South­ern Mary­land Agri­cul­tural Devel­op­ment Com­mis­sion

will hold South­ern Mary­land In­vi­ta­tional Live­stock Expo (SMILE) June 24-26 at St. Mary’s Fair­grounds, 42455 Fair­grounds Road, Leonard­town. Show in­cludes com­pe­ti­tions for do­mes­tic live­stock species of beef and dairy cows, pigs, sheep, goats, rab­bits and guinea pigs. Ed­u­ca­tional and so­cial ac­tiv­i­ties for youth in agri­cul­ture. For classes and daily show sched­ule or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.smile-inc.org.

Satur­day, June 25

Ac­co­keek Foun­da­tion at Pis­cat­away Park will hold H2oooh! Amer­i­can Wa­ter Use Re­vealed ex­hibit 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Satur­days and noon-4 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 7 at Na­tional Colo­nial Farm, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. De­cid­ing what to have for lunch based on its im­pact on the en­vi­ron­ment? One hid­den fac­tor most peo­ple don’t con­sider is a food’s “wa­ter foot­print.” Ex­plore the se­cret life of wa­ter in this eye-open­ing ex­hibit and then travel back in time to take a look at how the colo­nials lived with 20 times less of this pre­cious re­source. Don’t be sur­prised if the res­i­dents of the Na­tional Colo­nial Farm en­gage you in a friendly dis­cus­sion about their wa­ter habits or en­list you to help them cook or tend to the gar­den. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to ac­co­keek­foun­da­tion.org.

Board­walk Yoga for Adults will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. June 25 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Group will meet in foyer of li­brary and walk to board­walk at O’Don­nell Lake to­gether. Bring wa­ter, towel and mat. No yoga ses­sion if rain­ing. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Alice Fer­gu­son Foun­da­tion will host Pinot on the Po­tomac 6-8 p.m. June 25 at Hard Bar­gain Farm, 2001 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Spe­cial guests Mary­land Se­nate Pres­i­dent Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Prince Ge­orge’s County Ex­ec­u­tive Rush­ern L. Baker, III. Event sup­ports AFF en­vi­ron­men­tal ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams. Tick­ets $50 per per­son. For tick­ets or in­for­ma­tion, go to www. fer­gu­son­foun­da­tion.org.

Cen­ter for Chil­dren will present Touch-a-Truck 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25 at Thomas Stone High

School, 3785 Leonard­town Road, Wal­dorf. Fam­i­lies will have the op­por­tu­nity to touch, learn, and ex­plore trucks, con­struc­tion ve­hi­cles, cars, pub­lic safety equip­ment while meet­ing those who pro­tect, serve, and build our com­mu­nity. Spe­cial per­for­mances, lo­cal food ven­dors, face paint­ing, games and more. Ad­mis­sion $7 adults; $3 chil­dren; chil­dren un­der 1 are free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.cen­ter-for-chil­dren.org.

South­ern Mary­land Blue Crabs Boost­ers will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-2 pm. June 25 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Rain date 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 26. Crafters, ven­dors and yard sales wanted. Bring your own ta­bles, chairs, and tents. Early bird spe­cial $20 per parking space. Team will do­nate two vouch­ers for the night’s game to ven­dors and cus­tomers at­tend­ing yard sale. Vouch­ers may be ex­changed at the Box Of­fice the same day for $2 each. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.sm­bc­boost­er­club.org. To re­ceive fly­ers and regis­tra­tion forms or other ques­tions, email Vicki Bel­let, vicki.bel­let@com­cast.net, or call 301-932-4566.

Hos­pice of Charles County will host Luau Party 5-10 p.m. June 25 at Mid­dle­ton Cedar Hill Farm, 13070 Legacy Farm Place, Wal­dorf. There will be food, drinks, danc­ing, en­ter­tain­ment and a silent auc­tion. Tick­ets $40. Event ben­e­fits Hos­pice of Charles County, Inc. For spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties or more in­for­ma­tion, call Melissa Matthews, 301-609-1652, or email mmatthews@hos­pice­ofcharle­scounty.org, or go to www.hos­pice­ofcharle­scounty.org/fundraiser.

Sun­day, June 26

Ch­e­sa­peake Com­mu­nity Cho­rus will meet 4-6 p.m. June 26 at North Beach Union Church, 8912 Ch­e­sa­peake Ave., North Beach. The cho­rus is look­ing to add new singers. No auditions re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Larry Brown, di­rec­tor, 301-855-7477, or email lbrown9601@ver­i­zon.net.

Mon­day, June 27

St. Mary’s County Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety will hold a din­ner meet­ing 7-9 p.m. June 27 at Golden Cor­ral Restau­rant, ban­quet room, cor­ner of Three Notch Road and Mill­stone Land­ing Road. Of­fi­cers for the com­ing year will be elected. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. sm­cgsi.org.

Kids Art Day will be 1011:30 a.m. June 27 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 9-11. Call 301-934-9001.

Af­ter­noon Kids Club: Reg­gie Rice will be 2-3 p.m. June 27 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Sec­ond show­ing 3-4 p.m. This fam­ily-friendly Il­lu­sion Show is filled with Reg­gie’s in­no­va­tive il­lu­sions, cap­ti­vat­ing dance rou­tines and hi­lar­i­ous com­edy acts. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to each show. First come, first served. Must

be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.

Kids Art Day will be 2-3:30 p.m. June 27 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 9-11. Call 301-645-2864. Adult Yoga will be 6:307:30 p.m. June 27 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-934-9001.

Nine In­nings of Net­work­ing

hir­ing event will be noon-4 p.m. June 27 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11726 Saint Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Dress for suc­cess and bring your folder full of re­sumes to South­ern Mary­land’s top hir­ing event. Net­work with more than 60 em­ploy­ers rep­re­sent­ing a wide range of com­pa­nies and gov­ern­ment sec­tors in the re­gion. Free. To reg­is­ter in ad­vance or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. job­match­pro­ject.com or visit Face­book at face­book/job­match­pro­ject.

Charles County Arts Al­liance will hold a sum­mer art show through Sept. 24 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. The gallery will be pre­sented at four sep­a­rate gallery spa­ces on two floors. There will be a Meet the Artists pub­lic re­cep­tion 2-4 p.m. July 23 at the li­brary. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scount­yarts.org, call 301-392-5900, or email info@charle­scount­yarts.org.

Tues­day, June 28

Seed Cups & Seed Bombs will be 10-11 a.m. June 28 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Kids learn about the process of ger­mi­na­tion and early stages of plant growth. Stu­dents get to plant seeds in a cup and make “seed bombs” to take and grow at home. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.

Af­ter­noon Kids Club: Tracey Eldridge will be 2-3 p.m. June 28 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. A Mu­si­cal World Jour­ney takes chil­dren off the beaten path to ex­pe­ri­ence sounds na­tive to the An­des Moun­tains, the Caribbean, Aus­tralia, East and West Africa, Rus­sia, North Amer­ica, Europe, the Mid­dle East, and East Asia. A cel­e­bra­tion of uni­ver­sal hu­man in­ge­nu­ity and di­ver­sity through mu­sic. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to show. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301-375-7375.

Seed Cups & Seed Bombs will be 2-3 p.m. June 28 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Kids learn about the process of ger­mi­na­tion and early stages of plant growth. Stu­dents get to plant seeds in a cup and make “seed bombs” to take and grow at home. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-2864.

Color­ing Club will meet 6-7 p.m. June 28 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf.

Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

How to Get Into the Act­ing

In­dus­try with Tray Chaney will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. June 28 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join Poot from “The Wire” for real-life tips, the do’s and don’ts of au­di­tion­ing, an in­sider’s look at the en­ter­tain­ment in­dus­try and mono­logue and act­ing tips. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293

will hold a mem­ber meet­ing 7 p.m. June 28 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Wed­nes­day, June 29

West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. June 29 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Thurs­day, June 30

Kids Art Day will be 10-11:30 a.m. June 30 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Par­tic­i­pants will make a stop-mo­tion sil­hou­ette of a sports star in ac­tion. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301-375-7375.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10:45-11:15 a.m. June 30 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 2-5. Call 301645-1395.

Af­ter­noon Kids Club: My Rep­tile Guys will be 2-3 p.m. June 30 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. My Rep­tile Guys will bring 12 rep­tiles to the li­brary. Check out the snakes, tor­toises, lizards and bearded dragon. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to show. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301934-9001.

Kids Art Day will be 2-3:30 p.m. June 30 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Par­tic­i­pants will make a stop-mo­tion sil­hou­ette of a sports star in ac­tion. Tick­ets handed out im­me­di­ately prior to pro­gram. First come, first served. Must be present to re­ceive ticket. Ages 6-11. Call 301-645-2864.

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

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. June 30 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.

Char­lotte Hall Veter­ans Home will hold a sum­mer art show through Oct. 19 at the home, 29449 Char­lotte Hall Road. There will be a Meet the Artists pub­lic re­cep­tion 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24. 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 smoke­free 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.

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