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Wed­nes­day, July 6

Jug­gling Hoff­mans will be 10-11 a.m. July 6 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. This year’s Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram theme takes a look at Sir Isaac New­ton, the fa­ther of physics. Ex­plore what his 3 Laws of Mo­tion have to do with fly­ing props, spin­ning things, and ob­ject ma­nip­u­la­tion. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. In­tro to Inkscape will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 6 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Inkscape al­lows users to cre­ate and edit il­lus­tra­tions, di­a­grams, lo­gos and paint­ings that can be re­sized without loss of im­age qual­ity. Par­tic­i­pants will learn about Inkscape and how to use its fea­tures and then will cre­ate their own game or sports logo. Ages 10-14. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-934-9001.

Teen Art: Make Your Own Master­piece will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 6 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Li­brary will pro­vide ma­te­ri­als. No ex­pe­ri­ence re­quired. Ages 12-18. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

AKC: Jug­gling Hoff­mans will be 2-3 p.m. July 6 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. This year’s Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram theme takes a look at Sir Isaac New­ton, the fa­ther of physics. We ex­plore what his 3 Laws of Mo­tion have to do with fly­ing props, spin­ning things, and ob­ject ma­nip­u­la­tion. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-2864.

West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. July 6 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Be­gin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own sup­plies. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Capoeira will be demon­strated 6:307:30 p.m. July 6 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. A mar­tial art that com­bines self de­fense, dance, and ac­ro­bat­ics. In­struc­tor will teach you ev­ery­thing you need to know. Wear com­fort­able T-shirt and work­out pants; no shorts or jeans. Bring towel and bot­tle of wa­ter. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Thurs­day, July 7

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. and 10:45-11:15 a.m. July 7 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Each child must be ac­com­pa­nied by a par­ent or care­giver. Ages 2-5. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Jug­gling Hoff­mans will be 10-11 a.m. July 7 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. This year’s Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram theme takes a look at Sir Isaac New­ton, the fa­ther of physics. Ex­plore what his three Laws of Mo­tion have to do with fly­ing props, spin­ning things and ob­ject ma­nip­u­la­tion. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

Dog Days at the Li­brary will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 7 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Drop by the li­brary to pet a friendly therapy dog–it’s proven to re­duce stress. All ages. Call 301-934-9001.

Blue Crabs Play­ers’ Visit will be 2-3 p.m. July 7 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Play­ers from the South­ern Mary­land Blue Crabs will be on hand to talk about their sports ca­reers, what it takes to be a pro­fes­sional sports player and what in­spires them. Kids will get free base­ball caps (while sup­plies last). Play­ers will sign au­to­graphs. Vouch­ers to up­com­ing Blue Crabs games will be handed out. All ages. Call 301-645-2864.

Jug­gling Hoff­mans will be 2-3 p.m. July 7 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. This year’s Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram theme takes a look at Sir Isaac New­ton, the fa­ther of physics. Ex­plore what his three Laws of Mo­tion have to do with fly­ing props, spin­ning things, and ob­ject ma­nip­u­la­tion. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-934-9001.

Scratch will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 7 at Wal­dorf West Li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Par­tic­i­pants will cre­ate their own in­ter­ac­tive an­i­ma­tions while learn­ing the

fun­da­men­tals of com­puter cod­ing. Ages 9-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-6451395.

Jazzy Yarns will be 6-7:30 p.m. July 7 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Span­ish Class for Lit­tle Ami­gos will be 6-6:30 p.m. July 7 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Chil­dren will en­joy hear­ing sto­ries in English and Span­ish, songs, fin­ger plays, and a craft. This month we’ll talk about Ar­riba y Abajo/Up and Down. Ages 2-5. Call 301645-1395. Char­lotte Hall Veter­ans

Home will hold a sum­mer art show through Oct. 19 at the home, 29449 Char­lotte Hall Road. The gallery will be pre­sented along the E-Wing Din­ing Hall­way. 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.

Fri­day, July 8

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 301-884-4438. 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.

Satur­day, July 9

Pride of South­ern Mary­land Elks Lodge 968 and Tem­ple 651 will cel­e­brate Or­ga­ni­za­tion Day 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 9 at 3380 Livingston Road, In­dian Head. There will be games, food for sale and fun for all. For in­for­ma­tion, call 240-412-5868. South­ern Mary­land Dec­o­ra­tive Painters will meet 11:30 a.m. July 9 at Char­lotte Hall Li­brary, 37600 New Mar­ket Road. There will be a paint­ing pro­ject fol­low­ing meet­ing. Guests wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion on paint­ing sup­plies needed for date of visit or more in­for­ma­tion, email learn­topaint2016@gmail.com, go to www.smd­paint.org, or call Gar­nett Joy, 301-884-2835. His­toric Port Tobacco One­Room School House will be open for tours noon-4 p.m. Satur­days. The school house is lo­cated at 7215 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco. A mem­ber of the Charles County Re­tired School Per­son­nel As­so­ci­a­tion will be on site to an­swer ques­tions about the school use over the last 100 years. Ad­mis­sion is free. Do­na­tions ac­cepted.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Dale Cor­nette, 301934-9483. 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. Travel back in time to see how the colo­nials lived with 20 times less of this pre­cious re­source. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.ac­co­keek­foun­da­tion.org. Adult Yoga @ the Board­walk will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. July 9 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join CCPL and Sean from Stu­dio Co­op­er­a­tive to prac­tice ba­sic yoga, mak­ing it eas­ier to quiet the mind and re­lieve stress. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Satur­day Story Time: Happy Birth­day will be 11-11:45 a.m. July 9 at Wal­dorf West Li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Move, sing and learn with friends all about birth­days. Learn how other cul­tures cel­e­brate their big day. We’ll end by mak­ing a fun birth­day craft. De­signed for fam­i­lies to en­gage all ages. Ages birth-5. Call 301-645-1395.

Board Game Day will be 1-3:30 p.m. July 9 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Come play board games with friends and fam­ily for an hour or the whole time. Play the li­brary’s games or bring your own. All ages. Call 301-645-2864. Ask the Com­puter Lady will be 2-4 p.m. July 9 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Do you have ques­tions about how to use your new de­vice or

have other IT ques­tions? Come ask our res­i­dent ex­pert. First come, first served. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375. Get into the Mu­sic In­dus­try with Tray Chaney will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 9 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Look­ing to get into the mu­sic in­dus­try? Want to know about get­ting a record­ing deal? Do you have a demo and you’re look­ing for a pro­ducer? Join Poot from “The Wire” for real-life tips, the do’s and don’ts of record­ing, the mu­sic in­dus­try and agent in­for­ma­tion. Jump start your mu­sic ca­reer to­day. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Amer­i­can Le­gion, Ran­dolph Furey, Post 170 will present the grand open­ing of the new out­door stage 2 p.m. July 9 at 4345 Livingston Road, In­dian Head. Gates open at noon. The Stone Plea­sure Band, among other acts, will play un­til 8 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $10 and goes to­wards the post’s new build­ing pro­ject. Ven­dors are wel­come at $25 per booth. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-377-8359.

Sun­day, July 10

Bene­dict Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, Res­cue Squad, and

Aux­il­iary will hold spaghetti din­ner 1-5 p.m. July 10 at the fire­house, 18210 Hy­att Ave., Bene­dict. Carry out din­ners $10; adults $10; ages 6 to 10 $5; chil­dren 5 and un­der free. De­liv­ery will be of­fered within 5 mile driv­ing dis­tance. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.bvf­drs.com. Mt. Aven­tine Manor House will be open for tours 1-4 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 28 at Chap­man State Park, 3452 Ferry Place, In­dian Head. Gates to park will be open for cars. Park­ing avail­able near house. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-377-6024.

Mon­day, July 11

Kids Art: Make a Vis­ual Jour­nal

will be 10-11:30 a.m. July 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Us­ing found ma­te­ri­als, par­tic­i­pants will learn how to re­cy­cle ma­te­ri­als to cre­ate their own sketch books. Demon­stra­tions will high­light how to al­ter found ob­jects and ma­te­ri­als into a fan­tas­tic book that is as unique as the in­di­vid­ual. Ages 9-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Af­ter­noon Kids Club: Mary­land Zoo’s Amaz­ing

Adap­ta­tions will be 2-3 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 11 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Dis­cover some of the amaz­ing adap­ta­tions an­i­mals have for life in the wild, and use chal­lenge ac­tiv­i­ties to com­pare them to our own abil­i­ties. See real an­i­mals up close. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

In­tro to Inkscape will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 11 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Inkscape al­lows users to cre­ate and edit il­lus­tra­tions, di­a­grams, lo­gos and paint­ings that can be re­sized without loss of im­age qual­ity. Par­tic­i­pants will learn about Inkscape and how to use its fea­tures and then will cre­ate their own game or sports logo. Ages 10-14. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-2864. Off the Hook Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. July 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. We will share ba­sic stitches and tech­niques to help you be­gin your cro­chet and knit­ting jour­ney. For be­gin­ning and ad­vanced crafters. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-3757375. Span­ish Con­ver­sa­tional Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Prac­tice speak­ing, dis­cover new phrases, and fig­ure out verb con­ju­ga­tions. Ba­sic Span­ish vo­cab­u­lary re­quired. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

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