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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Wed­nes­day, Oct. 19

Free Iden­tity Theft In­for­ma­tion Work­shop will be held 6-7 p.m. Oct. 19 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. To regis­ter, go to https://eventbrite.com/e/iden­tity-theft-in­for­ma­tion-work­shop-tick­ets-26864428228. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 571-337-3588. Vcon­nec­tions will hold a cof­fee break 9-10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­day morn­ings at Chick-fil-A, 3365 Crain High­way, Wal­dorf. Spon­sored by Chick-fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

Free Fish­ing Out­ing for Wounded War­riors will take place 8:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 at Green­well State Park, 25420 Rosedale Manor Lane, Hol­ly­wood. Project Heal­ing Wa­ters (PHW), with sup­port from Green­well Foun­da­tion, South­ern Mary­land Chap­ter of the Mary­land Salt­wa­ter Sport­fish­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (MSSA), and Par­ran’s Floor­ing Cen­ter of Leonard­town, will pro­vide ac­tive duty and re­tired Wounded War­riors a free fish­ing out­ing. Wounded War­riors, with the as­sis­tance of PHW rep­re­sen­ta­tives, will board boats pro­vided by mem­bers of MSSA and Par­ran’s Floor­ing. For Wounded War­riors regis­tra­tion or more in­for­ma­tion, email fly­pax@md.metro­cast.net; regis­tra­tion should in­clude “Light Tackle Boat Fish­ing” as sub­ject line, and wounded war­rior’s name, tele­phone num­ber and any ac­ces­si­bil­ity/ac­com­mo­da­tions needed.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bu­reau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 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 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

Crafty Kids: Mon­ster Book­mark Cre­ations will be 6-7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Kids will cre­ate a mon­ster book mark with pa­per us­ing ba­sic origami tech­niques. Kids will have the op­tion of cre­at­ing a mon­ster book­mark or Harry Pot­ter themed Howler. Ages 6-11. Call 301-375-7375.

Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Charles County Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will hold Not Your Or­di­nary Pump­kin Carv­ing 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Pic­cow­axen Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 12834 Rock Point Road, New­burg. Turn a pump­kin into a work of art. All tools, sup­plies and pump­kin in­cluded. Fee $10 res­i­dents; $12 non-res­i­dents. Ages 10 years and older. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­parks.com, or call 301-934-9305 or 301-8703388.

Sons of the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold a mem­bers meet­ing 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Thurs­day, Oct. 20

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.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bu­reau will hold Ready for Life 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram to help youth fo­cus on pre­par­ing for work, col­lege or trade school, manag­ing fi­nances and pre­par­ing for the adult world. Call 301-6451837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

Charles County Mary­land Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at White Plains Fam­ily His­tory Cen­ter, 4560 Pad­gett Road. Rev. Thomas Clif­ford will talk about the his­tory of St. Ig­natius

church. The church will be cel­e­brat­ing its 375th an­niver­sary this year and is the old­est con­tin­u­ously op­er­at­ing Catholic parish in the United States. For more in­for­ma­tion, email gfrick68@gmail.com.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331. JobSource Mo­bile Ca­reer Cen­ter will be lo­cated 9 a.m.-1 p.m Oct. 20 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Cen­ter of­fers em­ploy­ment, re-em­ploy­ment and em­ploy­ers ser­vices. ADA ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Small Business Ad­min­is­tra­tion: Mar­ket­ing Your Small Business will be 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. This class fo­cuses on mar­ket­ing your small business or­der to build your cus­tomer base and in­crease your suc­cess. Pre­sented by Mary­land chap­ter of Small Business Ad­min­is­tra­tion. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-3757375.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:4511:15 a.m. Oct. 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. Sign in at chil­dren’s desk. Ages 2-5. Call 301-6451395.

Mo­bile Vet­er­ans Cen­ter will be lo­cated 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Cen­ter pro­vides el­i­gi­ble vet­er­ans with read­just­ment coun­sel­ing ser­vices such as in­di­vid­ual, fam­ily and group coun­sel­ing, be­reave­ment coun­sel­ing, mil­i­tary sex­ual trauma coun­sel­ing, out­reach and ed­u­ca­tion, sub­stance abuse re­fer­rals, em­ploy­ment re­fer­rals and VBA ben­e­fits ex­pla­na­tion and re­fer­rals. Call 301-645-1395.

Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Pa­jama Sto­ry­time will be 7-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. This month’s theme is camp­ing. Ages 5-9. Call 301-645-2864.

Na­tional Ac­tive and Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees As­so­ci­a­tion, Chap­ter 1972, will meet 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-3077.

Dis­abled Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans, Chap­ter 36, will hold monthly meet­ing 7 pm. Oct. 20 at Wal­dorf Jaycees Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3090 Crain High­way. All DAV mem­bers strongly en­cour­aged to at­tend to sup­port the chap­ter and hear lat­est up­dates on Fed­eral, State, and Lo­cal ef­forts to help vet­er­ans, their fam­i­lies and sur­vivors. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 240-367-6489 or email ghaw­ley83@gmail.com.

MOMS Club of Wal­dorf-West will meet 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 20. Ded­i­cated to sup­port­ing the mom of to­day. See what ex­cit­ing ac­tiv­i­ties are planned. Moms and chil­dren wel­come. For lo­ca­tion de­tails or more in­for­ma­tion, email wal­dor­fwest­mom­sclub@gmail.com or go to www.mom­sclub­wal­dor­fwest.wee­bly.com.

Friday, Oct. 21

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 301-7435159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will host Hol­i­day Sa­lon 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sun­day through Dec. 11 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road. Shop for beau­ti­ful and unique presents for the hol­i­days. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org or call 301-743-5159.

Cit­i­zens for the Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary (C4CCPL) will hold an­nual Fall Used Book Bazaar through Oct. 22 at La Plata li­brary, lower level, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Hours are Fri­days-Satur­days, 9 a.m.4:30 p.m.; Mon­day-Thurs­day, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. There will be books of all kinds and great prices. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.cc­plon­line.org/c4ccpl/bazaar.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Grilled Steak Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2743522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. AMVETS Post 13 will hold stuffed pork chops din­ner 6-8 p.m. Oct. 21 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $12. Call 301-645-6331.

Wal­dorf Elks Lodge will host Rockin’ Roger 7:3010:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Din­ner 6-7:30 p.m. En­joy steak din­ner and mu­sic. Cover charge $5; no cover charge with din­ner pur­chase. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421.

Teen Retro Game Night will be 6-8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Spon­sored by Teen Ad­vi­sory Board (TAB). 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. Oct. 21 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. Pub­lic wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221 or go to www.al­post82.org.

Satur­day, Oct. 22

Cel­e­brate Charles: Fall-Fest will be held noon-4 p.m. Oct. 22 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Event will fea­ture lo­cal ar­ti­sans and crafters, Fam­ily Fun Zone, live en­ter­tain­ment, Trick-or-Treat Trail, cook­ing demon­stra­tions and more. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.CharlesCoun­tyMD.gov/Cel­e­brateCharles or call 1-800-766-3386.

St. Mary’s Ryken will host 5K Blaine Whorl Fam­ily Fun Run run/walk start­ing 8:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the school, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonard­town. A day of fam­ily fun and fit­ness with mu­sic, re­fresh­ments, games and more. Course is 3.1 mile USATF cer­ti­fied. Free 100 me­ter pump­kin dash for kids 10 years and un­der. Awards for top qual­i­fiers of 5k run; prizes for kids pump­kin dash. Open to pub­lic. Cost $30; SMR staff/fac­ulty/stu­dent dis­counts. Spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able. To regis­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.sm­rhs.org/5K or call 301-373-4182.

Arch­bishop Neale School will host Quar­ter Auc­tion 6 p.m. Oct. 22 at the school, 104 Port To­bacco Road, La Plata. Doors open 5 p.m. Cost $3 per pad­dle; two for $5. There will be door prizes, 50/50 raf­fle, ven­dors and more. Food and bev­er­age will be avail­able for pur­chase. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. To do­nate an item for Brown Bag por­tion of auc­tion, call Judy Melvin, 301934-9595, or email judy. melvin.ans­de­vel­op­ment@gmail.com. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make reser­va­tion for a space or ta­ble, call Dar­lene Samp­son, 301-751-7475.

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold Plein Air Work­shop 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road. Rain date Oct. 29. This first ses­sion will in­clude a brief ex­pla­na­tion about plein air paint­ing, demon­stra­tion, in­di­vid­ual in­struc­tor at­ten­tion and a lunch time cri­tique. Any medium you are ex­pe­ri­enced with may be used. Bring your lunch, paint­ing sup­plies, one sup­port (can­vas or board), and a sturdy, por­ta­ble easel suit­able for out­door work. In­ter­me­di­ate or ad­vanced lev­els. Fee $40 mem­bers; $50 non-mem­bers.

To regis­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org or call 301-743-5159.

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, 301641-5690 or email mary. hasha­gen@frhi.com, or con­tact Karen Wil­liams, 240-375-4061 or email karen@town­in­di­an­head.org.

Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will hold Baby Bazaar 9 a.m.noon Oct. 22 at Somers Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 300 Wil­low Lane, La Plata. Buy and sell pre-loved baby and tod­dler-themed items, out-grown toys, clothes, fur­ni­ture, and gen­tly-used ma­ter­nity items. In­ter­ested sell­ers must re­serve space by Oct. 21; setup 8-9 a.m. Ta­ble avail­abil­ity lim­ited. Event held rain or shine. Chil­dren must be su­per­vised at all times. For more in­for­ma­tion or if in­ter­ested in sell­ing, call Somers Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 301-932-6679.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bu­reau will hold Youth Power 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 22 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 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

Com­mu­nity Sup­port Sys­tems will hold An­nual Flea Market/Yard Sale 8 a.m.1 p.m. Oct. 22 at Chapel of the In­car­na­tion, 14070 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Rain date Oct. 29. Ven­dor spa­ces avail­able for $15. Re­fresh­ments will be on sale. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-3721491 or email CSS1995@ aol.com.

Satur­day Sto­ry­time will be 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 22 at P.D. Brown Li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. All ages. Call 301-645-2864.

Ask the Com­puter Lady will be 2-4 p.m. Oct. 22 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375. South­ern Mary­land Con­cert Band will per­form 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts (FA) Build­ing, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road. South­ern Mary­land Con­cert Band is a com­mu­nity en­sem­ble that of­fers col­lege credit to CSM stu­dents for their par­tic­i­pa­tion. Tick­ets $5 in ad­vance, $7 day of event. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-934-7828, or go to http://www.csmd.edu/ com­mu­nity/the-arts/mu­sic/con­cert-band/in­dex.

Boy Scout Troop 1814 and Pack 423 of La Plata will hold Yard Sale and Car Wash 7-11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain High­way, La Plata. Get your car washed while you shop for bar­gains. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-785-0378.

Sun­day, Oct. 23

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. 23 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.

South­ern Mary­land Audubon So­ci­ety will hold Bird­ing New­towne’s Fields, Forests and Bays field trip 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 23 at New­towne Neck State Park, Md 243 (New­towne Neck Road), Comp­ton. For more in­for­ma­tion or to RSVP, con­tact David Moul­ton, 240-278-4473 or moul­ton.davidh@gmail.com.

Cobb Is­land Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment and EMS will hold Fire Preven­tion Open House noon-3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the sta­tion, 17069 Cobb Is­land Road. Fire preven­tion demon­stra­tions 1-2 p.m.; fire preven­tion movies and pup­pet show 2-3 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-259-2730.

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