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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Fri­day, July 15

V Connections will host Cof­fee Break for Women Vet­er­ans 9 a.m. Fri­days at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Meet with fel­low women vet­er­ans in the com­mu­nity. Dis­cuss con­cerns and needs. Dis­cover the re­sources and sup­port avail­able through V Connections. Com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

TRGN will be 6-8 p.m. July 15 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Un­plug with a life-size game of Pac-Man, play Foos­ball or play a strat­egy board game with friends at this teen-only af­ter hours event. Spon­sored by Teen Ad­vi­sory Board. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395. Harry White Wilmer Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold baby back rib din­ner 5-8 p.m. July 15 at the post, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu in­cludes half slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, cof­fee and tea. Cost $12. Gift cer­tifi­cates avail­able at the post. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221.

Wal­dorf Elks Lodge will hold steak or shrimp din­ner 6-8 p.m. July 15 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Mu­sic provided by The Peter­son Broth­ers 6-10 p.m. Din­ner cost starts at $17. Cover charge $10; no charge with din­ner pur­chase. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421.

South­ern Mary­land Mis­sion of Mercy needs vol­un­teers for its 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.

South­ern Mary­land Film Fes­ti­val will be held July 15-16 in Leonard­town. Mul­ti­ple venues. Meet lo­cal film­mak­ers, watch their cre­ations and vote for fa­vorites. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.smdff.org.

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 16

Charles County Mas­ter Gar­den­ers will hold a plant clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16 at Wal­dorf Farm­ers Mar­ket, O’Don­nell and St. Pa­trick’s Drive. Pub­lic en­cour­aged to bring sam­ples of dis­eased or in­fected plants, leaves, or any gar­den and land­scape prob­lems for Mas­ter Gar­den­ers to trou­bleshoot. Gen­eral gar­den­ing in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice will also be avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-5403.

Clark Se­nior Cen­ter will hold a flea mar­ket 9 a.m.-noon July 16 at the cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-271-2081.

Adult Yoga@the Board­walk will be 9:3010:30 a.m. July 16 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join CCPL and Sean from Stu­dio Co­op­er­a­tive to prac­tice ba­sic yoga. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Life Jour­neys Writ­ers Guild will hold quar­terly meet­ing 2-4:30 p.m. July 16 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. The art of get­ting no­ticed and pub­lished will be dis­cussed. Guest speaker will be a lit­er­ary agent. Give­aways, net­work­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties, share in­dus­try news and more. Free. Open to pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-545-5594 or go to www.

life­jour­neyswrit­ers­guild. org.

Wal­dorf Elks Lodge will hold All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp Feast 1-5 p.m. July 16 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. In­cludes hot dogs, cole slaw and hush pup­pies. Cash bar, cake auc­tion, 50/50 and bloody mary bas­ket raf­fle. Cost $30 adults; $10 chil­dren 9 and younger. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421. 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.

Sun­day, July 17

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 18

Papitám will be 10-11:30 a.m. July 18 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian

Head. Chil­dren are in­tro­duced to the lo­cal Pis­cat­away tribe her­itage, cus­toms and tra­di­tions through hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties, games, crafts and dance. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

AKC: Tracey Eldridge will be 2-3 p.m. July 18 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. A Mu­si­cal World Jour­ney lets chil­dren ex­pe­ri­ence sounds na­tive to the An­des Moun­tains, Caribbean, Aus­tralia, East and West Africa, Rus­sia, North Amer­ica, Europe, Mid­dle East, and East Asia. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.

Papitám will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 18 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Chil­dren are in­tro­duced to the lo­cal Pis­cat­away tribe her­itage, cus­toms and tra­di­tions through hand­son ac­tiv­i­ties, games, crafts and dance. Ages 6-9. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301934-9001.

Drop-in Minecraft will be 5-6 p.m. July 18 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Drop in and work on spe­cial mods, build­ing projects and chal­lenges. Com­put­ers avail­able first come, first serve ba­sis. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.

Adult Yoga will be 6:307:30 p.m. July 18 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Join CCPL and Sean from Stu­dio Co­op­er­a­tive to prac­tice ba­sic yoga. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-934-9001. 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, July 19

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Ther­a­peu­tic Sum­mer pro­gram 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues.-Thurs. through Aug. 11 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram is for el­e­men­tary and mid­dle school stu­dents. Cost $60 per week; lunch in­cluded. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837, email info@tcysb.org, or go to www.tcysb.org. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bureau will of­fer Step On Up 6-7 p.m. July 19 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. A pro­gram for mid­dle and high school boys to ex­plore is­sues re­lated to re­spon­si­ble mas­culin­ity, man­ag­ing their emo­tions and de­vel­op­ing pos­i­tive re­la­tion­ships. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837, email info@tcysb. org, or go to www.tcysb. org. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Best Foot

For­ward 6-7 p.m. July 19 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. A pro­gram for mid­dle and high school girls to de­velop skills in char­ac­ter build­ing, self-es­teem, body im­age and healthy re­la­tion­ships. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837, email info@tcysb. org, or go to www.tcysb. org.

Bub­ble Lady will be 10-11 a.m. July 19 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Have bub­ble fun with gi­ant bub­bles, long bub­bles and smoke bub­bles made with dry ice and hot wa­ter. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Kids Art: Make a Vis­ual Jour­nal will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brar y, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Us­ing found ma­te­ri­als, par­tic­i­pants will learn how to re­cy­cle ma­te­ri­als to cre­ate their own unique sketch book. Ages 9-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301645-1395.

Bub­ble Lady will be 2-3 p.m. July 19 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Have bub­ble fun with gi­ant bub­bles, long bub­bles and smoke bub­bles made with dry ice and hot wa­ter. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301375-7375.

Scratch will be 2-3:30 p.m. July 19 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Par­tic­i­pants will use Scratch to an­i­mate an ocean wave, then tell a story that takes place on the high seas. Ages 9-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301645-2864.

eReader Drop-in will be 5:15-7:15 p.m. July 19 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Learn how to use eReader de­vice to ac­cess free li­brary eBooks us­ing Over­drive. Drop in with a de­vice. All ages. Call 301934-9001. Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 6-6:30 p.m. July 19 at

Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Li­brar y pro­vides the ed­u­ca­tional toys for this in­ter­ac­tive play ses­sion. Each child must be ac­com­pa­nied by par­ent or care­giver. Ages 2-5. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

So­cial Me­dia Magic will be 6-7:30 p.m. July 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn the rules of so­cial me­dia en­gage­ment, which so­cial me­dia plat­forms are best for cer­tain needs and the ben­e­fits of each. Ages 18 and older. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. Charles County Arts Al­liance will hold Meet the Artists Pub­lic Re­cep­tion 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 19 at Charles County Gov­ern­ment Build­ing, 200 Bal­ti­more St., La Plata. The event will honor all “Artists Without Lim­its” par­tic­i­pat­ing in the sum­mer art show. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. charle­scount­yarts.org. Wed­nes­day, July 20 Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bureau will of­fer Vic­tim Aware­ness 6-7 p.m. July 20 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. A pro­gram where youth who have of­fended others will ex­plore the im­pact of their ac­tions and how they could make a pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion to their com­mu­nity. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837, email info@tcysb. org, or go to www.tcysb. org. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bureau will of­fer Anger Man­age­ment 6-7 p.m. July 20 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram is for mid­dle and high school boys and girls. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837, email info@tcysb. org, or go to www.tcysb. org.

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