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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@somd­ In­clude a con­tact phone num­ber or email on all submissions. Fri­day, Aug. 19

The Port To­bacco His­toric Vil­lage is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Fri­days through Sun­days and Mon­days by ap­point­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-392-3418 or his­toricdis­trict@charlescoun­ Harry White Wilmer Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold baby back rib din­ner 5-8 p.m. Aug. 19 at the post, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu in­cludes 1/2 slab ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, coffee and tea. Cost $12. Gift cer­tifi­cates avail­able. Pub­lic wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221.

Hard Bar­gain Play­ers presents Au­gust Wil­son’s Ra­dio Golf 8 p.m. Fri­days-Satur­days through Aug. 27 at Hard Bar­gain Am­phithe­ater, 2001 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Tick­ets $10 adults; $8 stu­dents, se­niors and mem­bers of the Alice Fer­gu­son Foun­da­tion. Pro­duc­tion rated “M,” for Ma­ture Au­di­ences, due to lan­guage. For tick­ets or more more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.hb­play­ or email hb­play­ers­box­of­ Town of La Plata presents Sum­mer Con­cert Se­ries 7-9 p.m. Fri­days through Sept. 30 at La Plata Town Hall, 305 Queen Anne St. Va­ri­ety of lo­cal artists and mu­si­cal gen­res. Cool­ers per­mit­ted; al­co­hol pro­hib­ited. Con­ces­sions avail­able. Play area for chil­dren. Bring blan­kets or lawn chairs for seat­ing. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to

On Farm ‘Graz­ing’ Work­shop reg­is­tra­tions will be ac­cepted through Aug. 19 for the work­shop to be held 3-8 p.m. Aug. 24 at Clagett Farm, 11904 Old Marl­boro Pike, Up­per Marl­boro. Work­shop and pas­ture walk will fo­cus on pro­duc­ing and manag­ing high qual­ity pas­tures for cows, sheep and goats, to en­sure prof­itabil­ity while en­hanc­ing soil qual­ity. Co-hosted by South­ern Mary­land Agri­cul­tural Devel­op­ment Com­mis­sion. Reg­is­tra­tion $10; in­cludes ma­te­ri­als and light meal. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to ‘News and An­nounce­ments’ page on or call 301-274-1922, Ext. 1.

VCon­nec­tions 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 your com­mu­nity. Dis­cuss con­cerns and needs. Dis­cover the re­sources and sup­port avail­able to you through VCon­nec­tions. Com­pli­men­tary cup of coffee avail­able. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­

Calvert Marine Mu­seum presents Train live ap­pear­ance 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at mu­seum’s PNC Wa­ter­side Pav­il­ion, 14200 Solomons Is­land Road, Solomons. Gates open 6 p.m. Open­ing act Andy Gram­mer. Food and drinks avail­able on the grounds. Chairs and cool­ers not per­mit­ted. Tick­ets $56 re­served seats; $68 pre­mium seats; ad­di­tional fees ap­ply. Tick­ets on sale to mu­seum mem­bers 10 a.m. June 21; on sale to gen­eral pub­lic 10 a.m. June 28. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.calvert­marine­mu­ To reach staff mem­ber, call 410-326-2042, ext. 16, 17 or 18.

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@com­

Na­ture and Bird­ing Walk will be 9-11 a.m. Aug. 19 at In­dian Head Rail Trail, White Plains. Rain date Aug. 26. Join other bird en­thu­si­asts for an easy walk while look­ing and lis­ten­ing for feath­ered friends. Meet at Theodore Green Blvd. White Plains park­ing area, Mile­post 13. Ages 18 and older. Call La Plata li­brary, 301-934-9001.

Field Day-Sum­mer Read­ing End Party will be 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 19 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Sum­mer’s al­most over. En­joy a last hur­rah with wa­ter bal­loons, Quid­dich, bub­bles, races and much more. All ages. Call 301-375-7375.

TRGN will be 6-8 p.m. Aug. 19 at Wal-

dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Un­plug with a life-size game of Pac Man, play Foos­ball or a strat­egy board game with friends at this teen-only af­ter hours event. Spon­sored by Teen Ad­vi­sory Board. Ages 1218. Call 301-645-1395.

AMVETS 13 will hold al­lyou-can-eat taco din­ner 6-8 p.m. Aug. 19 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $9. Call 301-645-6331.

VFW Post 8810 is seek­ing 40 blood donors by mid-Septem­ber for a blood drive planned for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Any­one who would like to do­nate blood, please con­tact Post Sur­geon David Vi­ets or Pat Vi­ets at pa­tri­cia1202@ com­ or 301-8485902.

Satur­day, Aug. 20

Naval Sup­port Ac­tiv­ity

South Po­tomac will present Daugh­try in con­cert 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Ben Rand Field, Naval Sup­port Fa­cil­ity In­dian Head, 4260 Steve’s Way. Gates open 5:30 p.m. Park­ing will be in­side base fence­line. All ve­hi­cles must have one Dept. of De­fense ID holder and will be sub­ject to ID in­spec­tion at gate. To pur­chase tick­ets, go to­dom­livendw. com. For more con­cert in­for­ma­tion, call Naval Sup­port Ac­tiv­ity South Po­tomac Pub­lic Af­fairs Of­fice, 866-359-5540. St. Charles Towne Cen­ter will host Si­mon Kidg­its Back to School Blowout noon-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at St. Charles Towne Cen­ter, Food Court Park­ing Lot, 11110 Mall Cir­cle, Wal­dorf. Fam­i­lies in­vited to wel­come the new school year with fun-filled ac­tiv­i­ties, en­ter­tain­ment and more. Event is FREE and open to Si­mon Kidg­its Mem­bers only. To sign up for FREE mem­ber­ship, go to kidg­­ For more in­for­ma­tion, go to­blowout. Pomon­key High School Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion will host its an­nual Alumni Day Celebration 1-6 p.m. Aug. 20 at In­dian Head Vil­lage Green Pav­il­ion, 100 Wal­ter Thomas Road. Mu­sic pro­vided by Sounds of Leon, food for sale, raf­fle to raise money for schol­ar­ship fund and more. Ad­mis­sion $5 at door. Rain or shine. Mem­bers, fam­i­lies and friends in­vited. For in­for­ma­tion, call Philip Thomas, 301-751-1823. 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. Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary will host Au­thor’s Re­cep­tion 2-4 p.m. Aug. 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Lo­cal au­thors, in­clud­ing Leara L. Dory will be in at­ten­dance. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Sarah Guy, 301-645-1395, ext. 417 or email, SGuy@cc­plon­line. org.

Will­ing Helper So­ci­ety will spon­sor a book bag and school sup­plies give­away 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. Aug. 20 on Caro­line Drive next to Kent Square in La Plata. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Bar­bara Wells at 240-346-1369 or Glo­ria Jef­fer­son at 240-393-6766. Adult Yoga@the Board­walk will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Aug. 20 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.

Board Game Day will be 1-3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at PD Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Come play board games with friends and fam­ily. 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. Aug. 20 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 the res­i­dent ex­pert. First come, first served. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Texas Hold-em tour­na­ment 6 p.m. Aug. 20 at Amer­i­can Le­gion 293/ VFW Post 8810, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Sign up 5:45 p.m. $100 buyin. Call 301-645-6331. Lean In & Let Go Work­shop will be Aug. 20. Free work­shop de­signed to help em­power fe­male do­mes­tic vi­o­lence and sex­ual abuse vic­tims to find and cre­ate the life they de­sire. Lo­cal fa­cil­i­ta­tor and speak­ers

will share their per­sonal sto­ries. To reg­is­ter and for de­tails, time and lo­ca­tion of event, call Life­styles Inc. at 301-609-9900, ext. 300. Charles County Master Gar­den­ers will hold a plant clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 20 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 301934-5403.

Sun­day, Aug. 21

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, Aug. 22 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 galler y spa­ces on two floors. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. charle­scount­, call 301-392-5900, or email

info@charle­scount­yarts. org. Span­ish Con­ver­sa­tional

Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Prac­tice speak­ing, dis­cover new phrases and learn verb con­ju­ga­tions. Ba­sic Span­ish vo­cab­u­lary and con­ju­ga­tion skills re­quired. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Tues­day, Aug. 23

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold mem­ber meet­ing 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 24

by An­thony Do­err will be dis­cussed. Call Po­tomac li­brary, 301-375-7375.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold mem­ber meet­ing 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331. Thurs­day, Aug. 25 St. Charles presents Sun­set Con­cert Fes­ti­val 7 p.m.dusk Thurs­days through Sept. 1 at O’Don­nell Lake, 10400 O’Don­nell Place, Wal­dorf. Va­ri­ety of lo­cal artists and mu­si­cal gen­res. Cool­ers per­mit­ted; al­co­hol and glass con­tain­ers pro­hib­ited. Bring blan­kets or chairs for seat­ing. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to Amer­i­can Le­gion, Ran­dolph

Furey, Post 170 will hold DJ and band au­di­tions 7-9 p.m. Thurs­days at the post, 4345 Liv­ingston Road, In­dian Head. Show off your tal­ent. Up and com­ing DJs and bands are asked to au­di­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Wil­lie Cooper, 240475-5361, or Joel Tay­lor, 301-910-1824. Knights of Colum­bus Coun­cil 10957, St Fran­cis Xavier Parish, will host golf tour­na­ment and pig bar­be­cue 9 a.m. Aug. 25 at Bre­ton Bay Golf and Coun­try Club, 21935 So­ci­ety Hill Road, Leonard­town. Rain date Sept. 6. For­mat 4-per­son team; best ball scram­ble. Open to men, ladies and

ju­nior play­ers. Cost $80 per per­son; $320 per four­some. Event in­cludes green fee, cart, lun­cheon and bev­er­ages, golf range balls, prizes. Menu in­cludes bar­be­cue pig and trim­mings. Por­tion of pro­ceeds go to K9s for War­riors, Coun­cil pro­grams and char­ity ac­tiv­i­ties. For in­for­ma­tion, call Tom Koviak, 240-434-1464. 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 Veter­an­ 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.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:4511:15 a.m. Aug. 25 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Li­brary 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.

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