Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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Friday, Nov. 25
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 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.
American Legion Post 238 will hold Pork Chop Dinner 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
Port Tobacco Players presents Ir ving Berlin’s “White Christmas” 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 18 at the theater, 508 Charles Street, La Plata. Thursday performances will be 8 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs. White Christmas is an uplifting musical for the whole family. Cost $18 adults; $15 seniors, students and military. For tickets or more information, go to www. ptplayers.com or call box office, 301932-6819. University of Maryland Extension is accepting applications for the Master Gardener Basic Training Course to be held Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-9 p.m., Feb. 2-April 6, 2017, at Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf. Priority deadline for application is Dec. 5. Course will cover topics such as botany, ecology, soil science, entomology, vegetable gardening, ornamentals and more. Cost $175 per person; includes Master Gardener Handbook and course materials. Space is limited. For an application form or for more information, go to www.go.umd.edu/ becomemg, or contact Luke Gustafson at email@example.com or 301-934-5403.
Boy Scout Troop 1814 of La Plata will sell Christmas trees noon-8 p.m. Nov. 25 next to the Baldus Building at 115 Charles Street, La Plata. Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and 4-8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays. Open 4-8 p.m. every weeknight starting Dec. 12. Support Scouting and Shop La Plata. Call 443277-0197.
Sunday, Nov. 27
American Legion Post 238 will hold Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Nov. 27 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.
Monday, Nov. 28
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 Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata.