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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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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 lphs1966@hot­mail.com.

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 keechjoyce@aol.com. Bel Al­ton Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment Aux­il­iary will hold fried shrimp din­ners to go 5-7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the sta­tion, 9765 Bel Al­ton New­town Road. Cost $12. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Janet, 240-6824840. Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and

Tourism an­nounces Fall Princess Party 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at Wade Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 2300 Small­wood Drive, Wal­dorf. Bring your daugh­ter ages 3 to 12 dressed in her fan­ci­est party or princess dress. There will be ac­tiv­i­ties, crafts and mu­sic. Bring cam­era. All princesses must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Cost $15 for res­i­dents; $17 for non-res­i­dents; $20 at the door. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.CharlesCoun­tyParks.com, or call 301-934-9305 or 301-932-6004. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Seafood Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

The Dream Queen Foun­da­tion, Inc. will ac­cept en­roll­ments through Oct. 15 for Gals Lead Teen Week­end Ex­pe­ri­ence to be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5-6 at Hol­i­day Inn Express, 45260 Abell House Lane, California. Event is a pro­gram for girls age 14-18 in South­ern Mary­land that teaches 4 Pil­lars of Suc­cess: Know Your­self, Dream Big, Over­come Ob­sta­cles, and Take Ac­tion. Stu­dents will learn valu­able in­sights about how to move into their fu­ture with con­fi­dence and clar­ity. Cost $25. To reg­is­ter, go to www.gal­slead.org, or call Erin Lewis or Amy Thomp­son, 301-481-6271, or email erin@your­dreamqueen.com.

Na­ture and Birding Pro­gram will be 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at Bensville Park, 6980 Bensville Road, White Plains. Join other bird en­thu­si­asts for an easy walk while look­ing and lis­ten­ing for

feath­ered friends. Ages 18 and older. Call La Plata li­brary, 301934-9001. The Wor­ship Cen­ter Com­mu­nity Church, The Men of Fa­vor, will host Fish Fry carry-out din­ner 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 3075 Liv­ingston Road, Bryans Road. Din­ner will in­clude two pieces fish, fries, slaw and two slices of bread. Cost $7.50. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. the­wor­ship­cen­ter.org. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 293 will hold Oktoberfest din­ner 6-8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Din­ner will in­clude pork schnitzel, Ger­man potato salad, red cab­bage, Ger­man choco­late cake. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331.

CSM Chil­dren’s Theatre will present “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” 7 p.m. Oct. 7, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts (FA) Build­ing, The­ater, 8730 Mitchell Road. Tick­ets $7 adults and se­niors, $5 youth of high school age and be­low. For tick­ets or in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-9347828, or go to www.csmd.edu/ com­mu­nity/the-arts/the­atre­and-dance/chil­drens--theatre/ index.

Satur­day, Oct. 8

In­dian Head Se­nior Cen­ter will host Breast Cancer Aware­ness Fit­ness Walk 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8 be­gin­ning at In­dian Head Vil­lage Green, 100 Walter Thomas Road. Walk con­tin­ues for three miles on In­dian Head Rail Trail. En­joy mu­sic, door prizes, food and a warmup ex­er­cise. Held rain or shine. Regis­tra­tion $25; in­cludes morn­ing snacks, bot­tled wa­ter and lunch. Free t-shirt to first 100 regis­trants. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Charles County breast cancer sup­port group Sis­ters at Heart. For regis­tra­tion form or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charlescoun­tymd.gov/ sites/de­fault/files/coad­min/ me­di­aser­vices/graph­icde­sign/ Breast­CancerWalkRegForm. pdf or call 301-743-2125.

Nan­je­moy Her­itage Day will be noon-3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Nan­je­moy Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 4375 Port To­bacco Road. Pa­rade, live mu­sic, crafts for kids, face paint­ing, area artists, local her­itage dis­plays, clas­sic cars, games, and more. Depart­ment of Com­mu­nity Ser­vices Ag­ing Di­vi­sion is re­quest­ing old fam­ily photos and Nan­je­moy ar­ti­facts to show­case. For more in­for­ma­tion, or if you have a piece of Nan­je­moy her­itage to share or would like to be part of pa­rade with a clas­sic ve­hi­cle or an­tique farm equip­ment, call Nan­je­moy Com­mu­nity Cen­ter co­or­di­na­tor at 301-246-9612. 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, 301-641-5690 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 Lit­er­acy Council will con­duct a Tu­tor Train­ing work­shop 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at United Way House, 10250 La Plata Road (Rte. 488), La Plata. Once trained, just an hour or two per week will al­low you to have a pos­i­tive im­pact on one of the es­ti­mated 15,000 peo­ple in Charles County liv­ing with func­tional il­lit­er­acy. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-6488 or go to www.charle­scountylit­er­acy.org. Charles County Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will spon­sor the an­nual Fall Fishin’

Bud­dies Derby 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Gil­bert Run Park, Dentsville. An­glers will com­pete by teams. Team must in­clude one adult 21 years of age or older and one child 6-15 years. Teams sup­ply their own rods and bait. Tro­phy awards. Door prize draw­ings. Lunch pro­vided to par­tic­i­pants. En­try fee $7 per team; pre-regis­tra­tion re­quired. En­try forms avail­able at Gil­bert Run Park or Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and Tourism main of­fice at 8190 Port To­bacco Road, Port To­bacco. Regis­tra­tion forms due by noon Oct. 5. For more in­for­ma­tion or an en­try form, call 301-932-3470 or 301870-3388 week­days 7:30 a.m-4 p.m. La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment Ladies Aux­il­iary will hold an­nual Fall Craft Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the sta­tion, 911 Wash­ing­ton Ave. There will be a large va­ri­ety of ven­dors and crafters, food for pur­chase and more. No cost to en­ter; $1 do­na­tion for adults ap­pre­ci­ated. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit our vol­un­teers. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.laplatafirede­part­ment.com.

Ms. V’s Place will host Fam­ily Fun Day fundraiser and com­mu­nity aware­ness event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 8 at the home, 7855 Port To­bacco Road, Port To­bacco. Ad­mis­sion $2 per per­son. Games for kids. Free an­tique car show. Ham­burger and hot dog meals $10. Ven­dor spa­ces avail­able for $50. Event will help raise funds to sup­port pro­grams and ser­vices pro­vided to the women and chil­dren at Ms. V’s Place. In–kind ser­vices and mone­tary do­na­tions wel­come. To do­nate or pur­chase a ven­dor space us­ing Pay­Pal, go to home page at www.ruth­mir­a­cle­home.com. To spon­sor event, call Veron­ica Al­ston, 301-934-8000 or 443-623-5469. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ge­orge Haw­ley, 240-367-6489 or email ghaw­ley83@gmail.com. Shiloh United Methodist Church will hold a fall bazaar 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the church, 7305 In­dian Head High­way, Bryans Road. There will be homemade crafts, new and like new room, bake sale, food booth and more. Scentsy, Chalky & Co., Thirty-One, Stampin Up and other ven­dors. For de­liv­ery of food or more in­for­ma­tion, call the church, 301-375-8816. Cobb Is­land Cit­i­zens As­so­ci­a­tion will host 5th An­nual Monarch Ma­nia Fes­ti­val 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8 at Old Fish­er­man’s Field, Cobb Is­land. Cel­e­brate the Monarch but­ter­fly win­ter mi­gra­tion over the Potomac River to Mex­ico. Con­sulate Al­berto Fierro of the Mex­i­can Em­bassy and, Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Mex­i­can Cul­tural In­sti­tute will open the fes­ti­val and share the role of Mex­ico in Monarch con­ser­va­tion. There will be Monarch but­ter­fly tag and re­lease ses­sions, guest speaker pre­sen­ta­tions, chil­dren’s craft sta­tions, youth games, ed­u­ca­tional ex­hibits and more. Craft items and re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mike Cal­la­han, rap­torsrulemc@gmail.com or 240-765-5192; or Linda Riggs, lin­dariggs@com­cast.net or 240315-4139. South­ern Mary­land As­tro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety (SMAS) will hold Day­time Pub­lic Star Party noon-3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Nan­je­moy Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 4375 Port To­bacco Road (Route 6). Safely ob­serve the sun through a va­ri­ety of as­tro­nom­i­cal equip­ment pro­vided by SMAS; weather per­mit­ting. Free. Ev­ery­one wel­come, in­clud­ing groups. All ages. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact SMAS, 301-848-8045, email pro­gram­co­or­di­na­tor@smas.us, or go to www.smas.us. South­ern Mary­land As­tro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety (SMAS) will hold Pub­lic Star Party 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Vil­lage Green Park, 100 Walter Thomas Road, In­dian Head. Ob­serve the moon, plan­ets and stars through a va­ri­ety of as­tro­nom­i­cal equip­ment pro­vided by SMAS; weather per­mit­ting. Free. Ev­ery­one wel­come, in­clud­ing groups. All ages. Event hosted by the Town of In­dian Head. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact SMAS, 301-848-8045,

email smas.us, pro­gram­co­or­di­na­tor@or go to www.smas.us. will Tri-Coun­ty­hold Youth Youth Power Ser­vices 10 Bureau a.m.noon Oct. 8 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram for chil­dren ages 5-13, to help them de­velop so­cial skills, learn to man­age their emo­tions, and de­velop em­pa­thy for oth­ers. Call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. In­die Au­thor Day Writer’s Work­shop will be 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Dur­ing this first an­nual In­die Au­thor Day, li­braries across North Amer­ica will host their own events to cel­e­brate In­die Au­thors. Don’t miss out on this op­por­tu­nity for li­braries and au­thors to con­nect on both local and global lev­els. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Se­cret Agent Train­ing will be 2-3 p.m. Oct. 8 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Learn the art of be­ing a se­cret agent. Learn vi­tal skills to sur vive the se­cret agent world, break code, prac­tice your aim, and nav­i­gate through laser beams. Ages 6-11. Call 301-6452864.

Paws to Read will be 2:15-3:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Pro­gram de­signed to help chil­dren im­prove read­ing skills and con­fi­dence while hav­ing fun read­ing to cer­ti­fied ther­apy dogs. Ages 6-11. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. Mount Hope Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist

Church will hold 5 Mile Breast and Prostate Walk for the Cure Oct. 8 at Nan­je­moy Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, 4260 Port To­bacco Road. Regis­tra­tion 8-10:30 a.m. Event is part of Nan­je­moy Her­itage Day cel­e­bra­tion. Do­na­tion $10. All pro­ceeds go to cancer re­search. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Almera Car­roll, 301-367 9239 or email almera.car­roll@gmail.com; or Gail Coates, 301-2403984 or email gm­coates45@gmail.com. The Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 170 will host their an­nual Breast Cancer Aware­ness Mont Event, “Kiss Breast Cancer Good­bye!” 7-11 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 8. Cost $10. For ticket in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Kyrese John­son at 301-332-2020 or Yvonne John­son at 301-7538662. A por­tion of the pro­ceeds will go to­wards breast cancer re­search. Alice Fer­gu­son Foun­da­tion will host Oktoberfest 1-6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Hard Bar­gain Farm, 2201 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Food and bev­er­ages (cash only), en­ter­tain­ment, crafts and fun for all ages. Tick­ets $15; kids 10 and un­der free; on­line mem­ber spe­cial $10. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the farm’s ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams. Event held rain or shine. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets, go to http://fer­gu­son­foun­da­tion.org/events/oktoberfest-4/.

Sun­day, Oct. 9

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.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold a Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at Big Foot Trap Club, Loveville. Signup 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2743522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Charles

County will host Mutt Mad­ness 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 9 at Charles County Fair­grounds, 8440 Fair­grounds Road, La Plata. This pet, kid and fam­ily friendly event will fea­ture games, cos­tume con­tests, dog pa­rades, lure chas­ing, agility course, tiny dog races, pie eat­ing con­tests for hu­mans and dogs, demon­stra­tions from the Charles County Sher­iffs Depart­ment, pet first aide, weight pull, and Kid Zone fea­tur­ing face paint­ing, pony rides, moon bounce and more. Rain or shine. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.hu­mane­so­ci­etycc.org. St. Ig­natius Church, Chapel Point, will hold 375th An­niver­sary Mass 11 a.m. Oct. 9 at the church, out­door lawn area, 8855 Chapel Point Road, Port To­bacco. Car­di­nal Don­ald Wuerl will cel­e­brate Mass to mark the par­ish’s mile­stone an­niver­sary and com­mem­o­rate the roots of the Catholic faith in the orig­i­nal colonies. In case of in­clement weather, Mass will be moved into the church. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.chapel­point.org. Mon­day, Oct. 10

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 Chick­fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

St. Mary’s Ryken High School will host Fall Open House 8:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at the school, Ro­muald Hall on the lower cam­pus, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonard­town. Open house and cam­pus tours while school is in ses­sion. Events in­clude: Cof­fee with Ad­min­is­tra­tors, Ad­mis­sions Pre­sen­ta­tion, Stu­dent-Led Cam­pus Tours, and Q & A Ses­sion with SMR Lead­er­ship. For more in­for­ma­tion and to RSVP, email the ad­mis­sions of­fice at ad­mis­sions@sm­rhs.org or go to www.sm­rhs.org/ ad­mis­sions.

Wal­dorf Lions Club will hold a blood drive 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Wal­dorf Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, 3245 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Event will be held in co­or­di­na­tion with Anne Arun­del County Blood Bus. To make a reser­va­tion, call 443-481-4215 or go to www. SignUpGe­nius.com/go/20F084CABA92EA5FB6-wal­dorf4. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Vic­tim Aware­ness 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Youth who have of­fended oth­ers will ex­plore the im­pact of their ac­tions and how they could make a pos­i­tive con­tri­bu­tion to their com­mu­nity. Call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. Off the Hook Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Potomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Be­gin­ning to ad­vanced crafters share ba­sic stitches and tech­niques. Bring your own yarn and nee­dles. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold an ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee meet­ing 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-6456331. CSM Tony Hunger­ford Me­mo­rial Art Gallery presents sculp­tor Do­minic San­sone’s “#the­dronelife” ex­hibit through Nov. 3 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts (FA) Cen­ter, Tony Hunger­ford Me­mo­rial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. San­sone will give a lec­ture 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Learn­ing Re­source Cen­ter (LR Build­ing), Room 102. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/the-arts/vis­ual-arts/hunger­ford-gallery/ index.

Tues­day, Oct. 11

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 301-392-5900. Spe­cial Needs Sen­sory Sto­ry­time will be 2-2:45 p.m. Oct. 11 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. Teen Read Week Open House will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Theme for Teen Read Week is “Read for the Fun of It.” Light snacks pro­vided. Ages 12-18. Call 301645-1395.

VA Vet Cen­ter Out­reach will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 11 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Prince Fred­er­ick Cam­pus, Flag­ship Build­ing A, Room 107, 115 J.W. Wil­liams Road. Depart­ment of Veter­ans Af­fairs out­reach co­or­di­na­tor will be on cam­pus to pro­vide coun­sel­ing, out­reach and re­fer­ral ser­vices to veter­ans. Free and con­fi­den­tial. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. vet­cen­ter.va.gov. Amer­i­can Le­gion Rid­ers Post 293 will hold a mem­bers meet­ing 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

CSM Artist Lec­ture will be 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Learn­ing Re­source Cen­ter (LR Build­ing), Room 102, 8730 Mitchell Road. Sculp­tor Do­minic San­sone will give a lec­ture. Re­cep­tion will fol­low in Tony Hunger­ford Me­mo­rial Art Gallery where his show #the­dronelife will be fea­tured un­til Nov. 3. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.Fri. and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/ the-arts/vis­ual-arts/hunger­ford-gallery/index.

Wed­nes­day, Oct. 12

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 Chick­fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org. Lead­er­ship South­ern Mary­land will host 12@12: Di­ver­sity in the Re­gion—Women in the Work­place dis­cus­sion noon1:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Calvert Li­brary Prince Fred­er­ick, 850 Cost­ley Way. Open dis­cus­sion about the role of women (and men) in the work­place. Cost $20 LSMAA mem­ber; $25 Non-LSMAA alumni and guest. Lunch in­cluded. Regis­tra­tion on a first come, first served ba­sis. For regis­tra­tion or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.lead­er­ship­somd.org/event/1212-di­ver­sity-inthe-re­gion-women-in-the-work­place/. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Mid­dle and high school stu­dents will un­der­stand what trig­gers their anger and how to man­age those emo­tions. Call 301-6451837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. Small Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion: Fi­nanc­ing Your Small Busi­ness will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. 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 Small Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Kinks, Waves and Curls-Oh My! will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Learn about the dif­fer­ent stages of growth, re­pair­ing dam­aged hair, nat­u­ral styles, grow­ing long healthy hair and more. All ages. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-2864.

Young Par­ent Food & Fun will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Pic­nic-style meal pro­vided by Chick-fil-A to at­tend­ing families. Kids can play to­gether and young par­ents can meet with teen li­brar­i­ans to learn about re­sources the li­brary and county govern­ment agen­cies of­fer that may help them and their chil­dren. Open to all par­ents ages 25 or younger and their chil­dren. Call 301645-1395.

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