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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Wed­nes­day, Oct. 26

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.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 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.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a mem­bers meet­ing 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

In­dian Head Se­nior Cen­ter Book Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 at the cen­ter, 100 Corn­wal­lis Square. The book “Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins will be dis­cussed. Call Po­tomac li­brary, 301375-7375.

Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Franken­stein’s Cir­cuit Lab will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn about cir­cuits and how to make things spin, light up and even make some spooky noises. Ages 9-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Ki­wa­nis of Wal­dorf meets Wed­nes­days 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Com­fort Suites, 11765 Busi­ness Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Join us to learn about what is hap­pen­ing in the com­mu­nity and how you can help by vol­un­teer­ing your ser­vices to build ramps, sup­port chil­dren ac­tiv­i­ties, and many other com­mu­nity needs. Break­fast after meet­ing; cost $5. If you would like to be a speaker or for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Carol Cox, 301758-3082 or carol.cox@gmail.com; or Mil­lie Kriemelmeyer, 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thurs­day, Oct. 27

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. 27 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 Depart­ment of Recre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will hold Twas the Night Be­fore Hal­loween 6:15-7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Stod­dert Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 2040 St. Thomas Drive, Wal­dorf. En­joy light re­fresh­ments, a craft, and hol­i­day fairy tale to get you in the hol­i­day spirit. Fee $3 per per­son. Ages 3-6 years. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­parks.com, or call 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:45-11:15 a.m. Oct. 27 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 301-645-1395.

Drop-in Com­puter In­struc­tion will be 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 27 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 in­for-

mación pre­gunta por Ivette. Call 301-645-1395.

Zom­bie Sur­vival Prep will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at P.D. Brown Li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Watch “Corpse Bride,” rated PG, play zom­bie Marco Polo, and learn vi­tal in­for­ma­tion to help you sur­vive. Ages 9 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Wal- dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ever y 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.

Fri­day, Oct. 28

VCon­nec­tions will host Cof­fee Break for Women Vet­er­ans 9 a.m. Fri­days at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Dis­cuss con­cerns and needs. Dis­cover the re­sources and sup­port avail­able to you through VCon­nec­tions. 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. Call 301-743-5159 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.or­gor call 301-743-5159.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Pork Chop Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the post, 6265 Brandy--

wine Road, Hugh­esville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Aaron’s Hope, Inc. will hold “An Evening with the Au­thors” fundraiser 7-9 p.m. Oct. 28 at Cal­vary Gospel Ban­quet Hall, 11150 Berry Road, Wal­dorf. Do­na­tion $20; cash or check payable to Aaron’s Hope; non-re­fund­able. Hors d’oeu­vres. Door prizes. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.aaron­shope.org.

VFW Post 8810 will hold a blood drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. The Red Cross ad­vises that there is an ur­gent need for blood do­na­tions. To do­nate blood, sign up at www.red­cross­blood.org;or con­tact David or Pat Vi­ets, pa­tri­cia1202@ com­cast.net or 301-8485902.

VFW Post 8810 Aux­il­iary will hold fish or shrimp din­ner 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $8; $9 combo. Call 301-645-6331.

Small Busi­ness Expo will be 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 28 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join CCPL and the Small Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion for this re­source fair where you can meet and net­work with var­i­ous state, lo­cal, and fed­eral agen­cies and at­tend panel ses­sions on var­i­ous top­ics such as start­ing a busi­ness, ob­tain­ing gov­ern­ment con­tracts, net­work­ing, and how to pre­pare your busi­ness to pros­per. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

In­dian Head Cen­ter for the Arts, Black Box The­atre, presents The Mys­tery of Ed­win Drood 8 p.m. Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 4-5 at the the­ater, 4185 In­dian Head High­way. A fright­ful, de­light­ful Hal­loween mur­der mys­ter y mu­si­cal where you pick the end­ing. Tick­ets $20. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.in­di­an­head­black­box.org.

La Plata Lions Club will hold a Ven­dor Quar­ter

Auc­tion 7-10:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the hall, 9370 Crain High­way, Bel Al­ton. Doors open 6 p.m. Pad­dles $3 each; two for $5. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Lions sup­ported char­i­ta­ble ac­tiv­i­ties. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Chrissy, 240-431-7471.

Satur­day, Oct. 29

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 Mar y Hasha­gen, 301-641-5690 or email mary.hasha­gen@frhi.com,or con­tact Karen Wil­liams, 240-375-4061 or email karen@town­in­di­an­head.org.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 82 will hold an­nual craft fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29 at the post, 6330 Crain High­way, La Plata. Over 50 crafters. Re­fresh­ments will be for sale. Large in­door hall. For more in­for­ma­tion or to re­serve a ta­ble, call Carolyn, 301-934-0095, or email car­olyn­shel@aol.com.

Life Journeys Writ­ers Guild will host Au­thors ‘n Things Show­case Party and Big Quar­terly gath­er­ing 2-5 p.m. Oct. 29 at The Leg­ends Club at Blue Crab Sta­dium, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Au­thors will sell and sign their books and give pre­sen­ta­tions. Free to pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.life­jour­neyswrit­ers­guild.org

or email Moni Jef­fer­son, dog­tagsand­heels15@gmail.com.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Youth Power 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 29 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.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Com­mu­nity Beau­ti­fi­ca­tion project 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at Henry Ford Cir­cle (off Post Of­fice Road), Wal­dorf. Vol­un­teers and stu­dents who are in need of com­mu­nity ser­vice hours should call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org to reg­is­ter.

Southern Mary­land Audubon So­ci­ety will hold Boo! The Ghosts of Mal­lows Bay field trip noon-3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Mal­lows Bay Park, 1440 Wil­son Land­ing Road, Nan­je­moy. Visit the Ghost Fleet of Mal­lows Bay. Learn about ship­wrecks, ar­chae­o­log­i­cal sites and wildlife all sit­u­ated in a unique wet­land, wood­land and aquatic habi­tat which in­cludes an evolv­ing ecosys­tem. Trip will in­clude a bird walk on a one mile trail. Youths wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion or to RSVP, con­tact Lynne up to 10 a.m. Satur­day, 301-7518097 or com­stockel@aol.com.

Charles County Depart­ment of Recre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will hold Pump­kin Carv­ing and Scare­crow Build­ing 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 29 at Small­wood Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 4990 In­dian Head High­way, In­dian Head. En­joy a morn­ing of pump­kin carv­ing and scare­crow build­ing. Bring an old shirt, pants and pil­low case for the scare­crow build­ing. Par­ent par­tic­i­pa­tion re­quired. Fee $10 res­i­dents; $12 non-res­i­dents. Ages 3-12 years. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www. charle­scoun­ty­parks.com, or call 301-934-9305 or 301-870-3388.

Charles County Depart­ment of Recre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will hold Elite’s Spook­tac­u­lar Satur­day Night 6-9 p.m. Oct. 29 at Elite Gym­nas­tics and Recre­ation Cen­ter, 2745 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Gym­nas­tic fun and games, arts and crafts, prizes, goodie bags, music and re­fresh­ments. Pizza and snacks in­cluded. Prizes for the

best Hal­loween cos­tume. Fee $15 res­i­dents; $17 non-res­i­dents. Ages 5-14 years. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­parks.com, or call 301934-9305 or 301-870-3388.

Cobb Is­land Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment and EMS will hold Craft and Ven­dor Show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29 at the sta­tion, 17069 Cobb Is­land Road. Ta­ble rentals: $20 one ta­ble; $35 two ta­bles; $50 three ta­bles. Elec­tri­cal out­lets lim­ited; will as­sign on first come ba­sis. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit CIVFD & EMS. To rent a ta­ble or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-885-9584.

Satur­day STEM Club: As­tron­omy will be 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 6-11. Call 301645-1395.

James E. Rich­mond Science Cen­ter will host Spooky Science 4-7 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Cen­ter, 5305 Piney Church Road, Wal­dorf. Along with a spooky edi­tion of Sto­ries un­der the Stars, event will fea­ture mad sci­en­tist demos, hands-on lab ac­tiv­i­ties, make-n-takes, Science On a Sphere pre­sen­ta­tion, and more. Cos­tumes wel- come. Tick­ets avail­able on­line and at door. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.ccboe.com/sci­ence­cen­teror call 301-934-7464.

Sun­day, Oct. 30

Mt. Aven­tine Manor House will be open for tour 1-4 p.m. 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. 30 at Big Foot Trap Club, Loveville. Signup 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion,

call 301-274-3522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

The Bel Al­ton School CDC Fundrais­ing Com­mit­tee will host a Fall Gospel Pro­gram to ben­e­fit the Bel Al­ton High School CDC 3-6 p.m. Oct. 20 at Will­ing Helpers Hall, 1002 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata. Tick­ets are $10 in ad­vance, $12 at the door. For tick­ets, call Ma­son Proc­tor at 240-210-5259 or Bobby Hogue at 301751-0155.

Mon­day, Oct. 31

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.

Vcon­nec­tions will hold a cof­fee break 9-10:30 a.m. Mon­day morn­ings at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Spon­sored by Chick-fil-A. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

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. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/the-arts/vis­ual-arts/hunger­ford-gallery/in­dex.

Tues­day, Nov. 1

The Cather­ine Foun­da­tion will hold Build­ing Fam­ily Con­nec­tions class 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tues­days through Nov. 8 at the Wal­dorf Jaycees Hall, 3090 Crain High­way. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.cather­ine­foun­da­tion.org or email Meghan, com­mu­ni­ty­outreach@cather­ine­foun­da­tion.org.

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