Trap Club, Loveville. Skeet shoot signup 7 a.m.; shoot 9 a.m. Turkey shoot signup 11 a.m.; shoot 1 p.m. For more information, call 301-274-3522, or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
Sunday, Oct. 2
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 240-377-6024.
Mattawoman Creek Art Center will hold Beginning Watercolor 1-4 p.m. Oct. 2 at the center, Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road. This class for beginners will cover brush strokes, color choices, simple glazes, and basic wet and dry techniques. Demonstrations and handouts provided. Students receive individual attention as needed. Class will emphasize importance of good materials, but students should bring whatever paints, brushes, palette and watercolor paper they have on hand. Fee $40 members; $50 non-members. To register or for more information, go to www.mattawomanart.org or call 301-743-5159.
Monday, Oct. 3
Charles County Arts Alliance will hold Fall Art Show through Jan. 7, 2017 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Four separate gallery spaces on two floors. For more information, go to www.charlescountyarts.org or call 301392-5900.
Vconnections will hold a coffee break 9-10:30 a.m. Monday mornings at Chickfil-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.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
VFW Post 8810 Auxiliary will hold member meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
JobSource Mobile Career Center will be located 9 a.m.-1 p.m Oct. 4 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Center offers employment, reemployment and employers services. ADA accessible. Ages 18 and older. Call 301645-1395.
Special Needs Sensory Storytime will be 2-2:45 p.m. Oct. 4 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. This is an inclusive program developed for children through adults who are on the autism spectrum or differently abled, and presented at a preschool level of development. Stories, songs, and lots of fun. All ages. Call 301-375-7375.
Imaginative Play Time will be 6-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 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.
Anime Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Spend time with your Otaku brothers and sisters. Bring your manga to share, enjoy Pocky, watch an anime and perfect your manga drawings. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Free Identity Theft Information Workshop will be held 6 p.m. Oct. 5 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, 301-710-2667.
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.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 293 will hold member meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Homeschool Book Club will meet 10 a.m.noon Oct. 5 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Homeschooled children are encouraged to read and compare a well-known book to the movie adaptation. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.
Homeschool STEAM Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 5 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Early-elementar y age homeschool students meet to do a fun and educational S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activity. This month will be an art activity. Ages 5-9. Registration required. Call 301-3757375.
Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Join in for a fun evening of hooks and needles. Beginners must know how to single crochet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own supplies. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Family Game Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Spend time with family and friends playing new and classic board games like Candy Land, Checkers, Scatergories, Pictionary and more. Or try out the Snap Circuits kits. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.
Drop-in Computer Instruction will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 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. Call 301-645-1395.
Bay Business Group will host Business Expo 6-8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Company, 3170 West Ward Road, Dunkirk. Expo is a networking event to give the community an opportunity to meet businesses that are members of Bay Business Group, who will be exhibiting their products and services. Free admission. Attendees asked to bring gently used business clothing for donation to Project Echo. For more information or to become a member/expo exhibitor, go to baybusinessgroup.org.
Thursday, Oct. 6
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. 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 301-934-8221.
American Red Cross Blood Drive will take place 2-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Baden Volunteer Fire Department, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. To schedule an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org. For more information, call Bill Teslik, 301-888-1666.
American Legion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sandwich night 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Friday, Oct. 7
La Plata High School class of 1966 will hold its 50-year reunion Oct. 7-9. For more information, call 910-575-1247 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Post 82 will hold steak and shrimp dinner 6-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the post, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Cost $15 for steak or shrimp; $18 for combination. Call 301-934-8221.
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. For more information, call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mattawomanart.org.
Port Tobacco Village will host First Friday-Fall Wine, Food and Music 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7 at Historic Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce Street. Wine by Port of Leonardtown Winery, food bounty by Rucci’s Deli and Doughboy, and music by Port Tobacco Pickers. Cost $35 all inclusive ticket; $25 designated driver ticket. All proceeds keep the Port Tobacco historic village open for public enjoyment. For information, call Mary Fenton, 301-375-7892, or email email@example.com.