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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Fri­day, Sept. 16

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@charlescoun­tymd.gov. 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 www.townoflaplata.org.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold grilled steak din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 301274-3522 or visit Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

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@ com­cast.net or 301-848-5902. Charles County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion will host a pre­sen­ta­tion on school seg­re­ga­tion and de­seg­re­ga­tion Sept. 16-17 at McConchie one-room school­house at Charles County Fair­grounds, 8440 Fair­ground Road, La Plata. Hear from teach­ers and stu­dents who at­tended seg­re­gated schools or went through de­seg­re­ga­tion, and how it im­pacted them. Sev­eral ses­sions planned. Sched­ule will be posted out­side one-room school dur­ing the Fair. Event is sec­ond of three pre­sen­ta­tions in an ed­u­ca­tional series ex­plor­ing his­tory of the Board and ed­u­ca­tion in Charles County over the past 100 years. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.ccboe.com/ 100years/. John Lan­caster & W. Ce­cil Short Char­ity Foun­da­tion will host Sixth An­nual South­ern Mary­land Ques Golf Clas­sic Char­ity Tour­na­ment 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at The Cour­ses of An­drews, 4442 W. Perime­ter Road, Joint Base An­drews Naval Air Fa­cil­ity. Event held in part­ner­ship with Omega Psi Phi Fra­ter­nity, Inc. Tau Lambda Lambda Chap­ter. The Foun­da­tion is a 501 c (3) or­ga­ni­za­tion pro­vid­ing schol­ar­ships and sup­port to com­mu­nity based pro­grams. All spon­sor­ships el­i­gi­ble for tax credit. For reg­is­tra­tion and sponsorship in­for­ma­tion, go to www. jl­wc­schar­i­ty­foun­da­tion.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Granville V. John­son III, 240-346-1453. Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold roast beef din­ner 5-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Harry White Wilmer Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82, 6330 N. Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu will in­clude roast beef, green beans, south­west corn, mashed pota­toes, gravy, rolls, cof­fee and tea. Cost $11. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221. Na­ture and Bird­ing Pro­gram will be 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at Bensville Park, 6980 Bensville Road (Route 229), White Plains. Rain date Sept. 23. Join other bird en­thu­si­asts for an easy walk while look­ing and lis­ten­ing for feath­ered friends. Ages 18 and older. Call La Plata library, 301-9349001.

Teen Retro Game Night will be 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Un­plug with a life-size game of Pac Man, play Foos­ball or a strat­egy board game with friends. Spon­sored by Teen Ad­vi­sory Board (TAB). Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.

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.vcon­nec­tions.org.

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold Fri­day Open Stu­dio 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through Dec. 9 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road.

Mar­bury. Paint, draw, take pho­tos, sculpt, knit, quilt and more. Bring your own ma­te­ri­als and your lunch. Share ideas and tech­niques. Cri­tique each other’s work. Friends wel­come. Call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org. Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold In­spi­ra­tion for Art art ex­hibit Fri­day-Sun­day 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through Oct. 16 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road. Ex­hibit will fea­ture the art of artist Mary Kercher. A re­cep­tion to meet the artist at the Art Cen­ter will be 1-4 p.m. Sept. 18. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold stuffed shells din­ner 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Din­ner served with veg­etable, bread, salad and dessert. Cost $10. Call 301-6456331.

Satur­day, Sept. 17

Waldorf Elks Lodge will hold All You Can Eat Crab Feast 1-5 p.m. Sept. 17 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Crabs, hot dogs, cole slaw, hush pup­pies and draft beer. Cost $40. 50/50 and cake auc­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421. South­ern Mary­land Audubon

So­ci­ety will hold Mi­gra­tion on the Point field trip 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 17 at Point Look­out State Park, 11175 Point Look­out Road, Scot­land, Md. Join us at South­ern Mary­land’s pre­mier bird­ing hotspot as fall mi­grants fun­nel south to cross the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay and the Po­tomac River. Loblolly pines, mixed hard­woods, beaches, marshes and broad wa­ter views reg­u­larly de­liver a wide va­ri­ety of species and oc­ca­sional rar­i­ties. From Lex­ing­ton Park, drive south on Route 235 for 13 miles. Go left on Rte. 5 for 5 miles to the end, there is an en­trance fee. Meet leader at park en­trance park­ing lot. RSVP to Tyler at 301-862-4623 or jtyler­bell@ya­hoo.com. Satur­day STEM Club: His­toric St. Mary’s City will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. Come and try your hand at a 17th-cen­tury ex­per­i­ment. Learn about Galileo, New­ton, and the sci­en­tist who may have been in your own back­yard. Ages 6-11. Call 301-645-2864. Life Jour­neys Writ­ers Guild will meet 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Enjoy net­work­ing, read­ing and cri­tiquing your works, shar­ing in­dus­try in­for­ma­tion, and more. Fic­tion or non-fic­tion writ­ers in­vited. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Re­cov­eryFest 2016 will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17 at Seren­ity Farm, 6932 Seren­ity Farm Road, Bene­dict. Event cel­e­brates Na­tional Re­cov­ery Month. Food, fun and fel­low­ship. Pub­lic in­vited. Spon­sored by Calvert Be­hav­ioral Health Ser­vices and Calvert Al­liance Against Sub­stance Abuse. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 410535-3079, ext. 36. In­dian Head VFD&RS Ladies Aux­il­iary is seek­ing ven­dors to par­tic­i­pate in their Quar­ter Auc­tion Oct. 22 at the fire house, 4095 In­dian Head High­way. In­ter­ested ven­dors are asked to con­tact Mary Hasha­gen, 301641-5690 or email mary. hasha­gen@frhi.com. In­dian Head VFD&RS Ladies Aux­il­iary and Town of In­dian

Head are seek­ing crafters to par­tic­i­pate in their Joint Christ­mas Craft Fair Nov. 5 at Vil­lage Green Pav­il­ion, 100 Wal­ter Thomas Road, In­dian Head. In­ter­ested crafters are asked to con­tact Mary Hasha­gen, 301-641-5690 or email mary.hasha­gen@frhi.com, or con­tact Karen Wil­liams, 240-375-4061 or email karen@town­in­di­an­head.org. Charles County Mas­ter Gar­den­ers will hold a plant clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 17 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.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold road­side bar­be­cue chicken or pulled pork din­ner sale 11 a.m.-un­til sold out Sept. 17 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Cost $10 for 1 meat, 2 sides and bread; $15 for 2 meats, 2 sides and bread. Call 301-6456331. VFW Post 8810 will hold Texas hold-em tour­na­ment 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Sign-up 5:45 p.m. $100 buy-in. Call 301-645-6331. Dis­abled Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans

Chap­ter 36 will par­tic­i­pate in an­nual For­get-Me-Not fundraiser 10 a.m.-4 pm. Sept. 17 at Golden Cor­ral, 2800 Crain High­way, Waldorf. The chap­ter will be col­lect­ing do­na­tions to sup­port lo­cal dis­abled vet­er­ans, their fam­i­lies and sur­vivors. For more in­for­ma­tion, email El­ton Stokes Sr, es­tokessr@aol.com.

Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion will hold Walk to End Alzheimer’s 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at Richard R. Clark Se­nior Cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. Check-in 8:30 a.m. Open­ing cer­e­mony 9:30 a.m. Par­tic­i­pants will learn more about Alzheimer’s dis­ease, ad­vo­cacy op­por­tu­ni­ties, clin­i­cal trial en­roll­ment, the As­so­ci­a­tion’s sup­port pro­grams and ser­vices, and will join in a mean­ing­ful trib­ute cer­e­mony to honor those af­fected by Alzheimer’s. Par­tic­i­pa­tion is free. Walk­ers en­cour­aged to raise funds. Walk-up regis­tra­tions the morn­ing of events are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion and/or to reg­is­ter, go to www.alz. org/walk or call 800-2723900. Sun­day, Sept. 18

South­ern Mary­land Audubon

So­ci­ety will hold Bird­ing the Fields and Trails of Sot­ter­ley field trip 8-11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Sot­ter­ley Plan­ta­tion, 44300 Sot­ter­ley Lane, Hol­ly­wood, Md. Join us for a fall ex­cur­sion to this scenic and his­toric Patux­ent River Prop­erty. Bald Ea­gles, migrant song­birds and lin­ger­ing mead­owlarks and spar­rows can be found via Sot­ter­ley’s trails and river views. Di­rec­tions: from Rt. 235 go north on Sot­ter­ley Road, turn right through gates to the Sot­ter­ley Plan­ta­tion vis­i­tor’s cen­ter park­ing lot. RSVP to David at moul­ton.davidh@gmail. com or 240-278-4473. Mt. Aven­tine Manor House will be open for tours 1-4 p.m. Sun­days through Oct. 30 in Chap­man State Park, 3452 Ferry Place, In­dian Head. See new ex­hibit of Na­tive Amer­i­can ar­ti­facts and an­other on the his­tory and ar­chi­tec­tural sig­nif­i­cance of the circa 1810 west wing of man­sion. Gates to park will be open for cars. Park­ing avail­able near house. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-3776024.

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold a re­cep­tion to meet artist Mary Kercher 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

VFW Post 8810, AMVETS Post 13, Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will cel­e­brate U.S. Air Force birth­day Sept. 18 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Happy hour prices USAF ser­vice mem­bers and vet­er­ans. Call 301-645-6331.

Mon­day, Sept. 19

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. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scount­yarts. org, call 301-392-5900, or email info@charle­scount­yarts.org.

Small Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion: Fi­nanc­ing Your Small Busi­ness will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at La Plata library, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Class of­fers real-world in­for­ma­tion on fi­nanc­ing the start of your busi­ness and the ex­pan­sion of your ex­ist­ing small busi­ness. Pre­sented by the Mary­land chap­ter of the SBA. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001.

Cut a Cut­lass will be 4-5 p.m. Sept. 19 at P.D. Brown Library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. Cel­e­brate Talk Like a Pi­rate Day. Come dressed up as a pi­rate and make play swords. Take a picture with a pi­rate ship while you’re here. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-2864.

Down on the Farm will be 6-7 p.m. Sept. 19 at La Plata library, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Join us as we cel­e­brate farm­ers, with a visit from pro­fes­sional farm­ers who will tell us all about their jobs and how they do them, and even let us sam­ple some of their de­li­cious ap­ple crop. Ages 6-11. Call 301-934-9001.

Ge­neal­ogy 2.0 will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. This in­ter­me­di­ate level ge­neal­ogy class takes your ba­sic ge­neal­ogy re­search skills to the next level. Par­tic­i­pants must have ba­sic ge­neal­ogy re­search skills with knowl­edge of An­ces­try.com and Her­itage Quest. Ages 18 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-2864.

Vcon­nec­tions will hold a cof­fee break 9-10:30 a.m. Mon­day morn­ings at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Meet and net­work with other vet­er­ans in your com­mu­nity while en­joy­ing a com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. Spon­sored by Chick-fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org. Cross Roads of Hugh­esville Gar­den Club will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at Hugh­esville Bap­tist Church, 8505 Old Leonard­town Road. The pro­gram “As­pects of Bon­sai” will be pre­sented. Guests wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301374-6762.

Waldorf Elks Lodge will hold a quar­ter auc­tion 7 p.m. Sept 19 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Doors open 6 p.m. Tick­ets $15. Food will be avail­able for pur­chase. Call Sheri, 703-615-2823. Tues­day, Sept. 20 SCORE of South­ern Mary­land will hold Women’s En­tre­pre­neur Con­fer­ence 8:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at Anne Arun­del Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Arnold cam­pus, 101 Col­lege Park­way, Arnold. Julie Len­zer, Di­rec­tor of the Of­fice of In­no­va­tion and En­trepreneur­ship,

U.S. De­part­ment of Com­merce will be the key­note speaker. Par­tic­i­pants will hear from suc­cess­ful women en­trepreneurs, learn the fac­tors key to suc­cess and have the op­por­tu­nity to net­work with sim­i­larly in­clined women and po­ten­tial busi­ness part­ners. Cost $50; in­clud­ing lunch. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. SCORE390.org/wom­en­sconf/. Un­der­stand­ing Medi­care A, B,

C &D will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. Come out and let your lo­cal State Health In­sur­ance Pro­gram (SHIP) de­mys­tify Medi­care Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, SMP, Sav­ings Pro­grams, and Sup­ple­men­tal In­sur­ance. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

eReader Drop-in will be 5:15-7:15 p.m. Sept. 20 at La Plata library, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Learn how to use your eReader de­vice to ac­cess free library eBooks us­ing Over­drive. Drop in with your own de­vice. First come, first served. All ages. Call 301-934-9001. Un­der­stand­ing Medi­care A,

B,C & D will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Po­tomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Come out and let your lo­cal State Health In­sur­ance Pro­gram (SHIP) de­mys­tify Medi­care Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, SMP, Sav­ings Pro­grams, and Sup­ple­men­tal In­sur­ance. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-3757375.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 6-6:30 p.m. Sept. 20 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. Call 301-645-1395.

VFW Post 8810 will hold mem­bers meet­ing 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331. Wed­nes­day, Sept. 21

Charles County Cham­ber

of Com­merce will hold its an­nual golf tour­na­ment 9 a.m. Sept. 21 at Swan Point Yacht & Coun­try Club, 11550 Swan Point Blvd, Is­sue. Reg­is­tra­tion and break­fast be­gins 8 a.m. Sip and Swing event will begin 10:30 a.m. in ad­di­tion to tour­na­ment. For de­tails and in­for­ma­tion, call the Cham­ber of­fice, 301932-6500, or email Betsy, bburian@charle­scoun­ty­cham­ber.org. Free Iden­tity Theft In­for­ma­tion Work­shop will be held 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at South­ern Mary­land Busi­ness Cen­ter, 10665 Stan­haven Place, 3rd Floor Cafe Con­fer­ence Room, White Plains. Learn how you can min­i­mize your risk from the ef­fects of iden­tity theft. Reg­is­tra­tion rec­om­mended, go to https:// eventbrite.com/e/iden­tity-theft-in­for­ma­tion-work­shop-tick­ets-26864428228. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jeanette Boul­ware, 301710-2667. Crafty Kids: Wa­ter­color Tape Tree Art will be 6-7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Po­tomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. At­ten­dees will use mask­ing tape and wa­ter­color to cre­ate a tree themed mas­ter piece. Ages 6-11. Call 301-375-7375. Waldorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 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 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. One Mary­land One Book Dis­cus­sion will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Waldorf West

library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join us to dis­cuss the book All Amer­i­can Boys by Ja­son Reynolds and Bren­dan Kiely. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6451395.

Vcon­nec­tions will hold a cof­fee break 9-10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­day morn­ings at Chick-fil-A, 3365 Crain High­way, Waldorf. Meet and net­work with other vet­er­ans in your com­mu­nity while en­joy­ing a com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. Spon­sored by Chick-fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

Charles County Chap­ter of the Mary­land Writ­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata cam­pus, Room 214, Build­ing BI, 8730 Mitchell Road. Mem­ber Bar­rie Zu­cal will lead dis­cus­sion on cre­ativ­ity and dis­cuss El­iz­a­beth Gil­bert’s new­est book, Big Magic. Open to pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, email Krista Keyes, kris­takeyes@gmail.com. Charles County Pub­lic

Schools will host its an­nual Col­lege Fair Sept. 21 at North Point High School, 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf. Charles County ju­niors and se­niors at­tend 9 a.m.-1 p.m., bussed over from their schools. Fair open to pub­lic 6-8 p.m. with fi­nan­cial aid work­shops at 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. There will be rep­re­sen­ta­tives of more than 140 col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties. Stu­dents who want to at­tend fair dur­ing school hours must sub­mit signed per­mis­sion slip to their school’s col­lege and ca­reer ad­vi­sor. Com­mu­nity mem­bers can bring their chil­dren to pub­lic ses­sion and work­shops in evening. No cost to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, call stu­dent’s high school or go to www. ccboe.com. DAV Mo­bile Sup­port van will be on sta­tion 9 a.m.-3 pm. Sept. 21 at Waldorf Jaycees Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3090 Crain High­way. Vet­er­ans will be able to sub­mit claims to VA with help of trained and highly qual­i­fied sup­port of­fi­cers. For more in­for­ma­tion, email El­ton Stokes Sr, es­tokessr@aol.com. Sons of Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold mem­bers meet­ing 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331. Thurs­day, Sept. 22

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 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 301-9348221. Un­der­stand­ing Medi­care A,B, C & D will be 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at Po­tomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Come out and let your lo­cal State Health In­sur­ance Pro­gram (SHIP) de­mys­tify Medi­care Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, SMP, Sav­ings Pro­grams, and Sup­ple­men­tal In­sur­ance. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-3757375.

Af­ter­noon in Paris will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. If you are 55 or older, come ex­plore Paris with us. We will play games and learn fun facts

about the City of Lights. Ages 55 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-2864. Drop-in Com­puter In­struc­tion will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join in twice a month for in­di­vid­ual com­puter in­struc­tion pro­vided by library staff. First come, first served. Ages 16 and older. Clases en Es­pañol disponible en al­gu­nas sec­ciones, para más in­for­ma­ción pre­gunta por Ivette. Call 301-645-1395. Jazzy Yarns Cro­chet and

Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Vil­lage St., Waldorf. Learn the ba­sics or de­velop your skills in cro­chet­ing or knit­ting. Bring your own sup­plies. For be­gin­ners, bring skein of yarn and “J” cro­chet hook or size 8 or 9 knit­ting nee­dles. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn and ac­tively par­tic­i­pate in the film­mak­ing process. Ev­ery week, par­tic­i­pants will pro­gres­sively go through the process of writ­ing scripts, pre-pro­duc­tion, film­ing, and post pro­duc­tion of movies. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395. Un­der­stand­ing Medi­care A, B,C & D will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Come out and let your lo­cal State Health In­sur­ance Pro­gram (SHIP) de­mys­tify Medi­care Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D, SMP, Sav­ings Pro­grams, and Sup­ple­men­tal In­sur­ance. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331. South­ern MD CPR & First Aid Train­ing will of­fer CPR, AED & First Aid Train­ing (Adult, Child & In­fant) 5-9 p.m. Sept. 22 in Owings. Class in­cludes two year cer­ti­fi­ca­tion (card is­sued) in adult, child and in­fant CPR, AED & First Aid train­ing. Non-health­care provider class. Open to pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.somd­cpr. com or call 443-481-7796. Fri­day, Sept. 23

The Port To­bacco His­toric Vil­lage is open 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Fri­days through Sun­days and Mon­days by ap­point­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-3923418 or his­toricdis­trict@ charlescoun­tymd.gov. 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 www.townoflaplata.org. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold pork chop din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

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. vcon­nec­tions.org.

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