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Maryland Independent - - Charles County Legal Notices -

ents and care­givers. All ages. Call 301-645-2864.

Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon Dec. 7 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Early-ele­men­tary 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 a tech com­puter pro­gram­ming project. Ages 5-9. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

Cre­ative Writ­ers Work­shop will be 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Tap into your mem­o­ries and ex­pe­ri­ences in a friendly and wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment. Writ­ers with all lev­els of ex­pe­ri­ence wel­come. A dif­fer­ent writ­ing chal­lenge will be ex­plored at each ses­sion. Par­tic­i­pants can read their work to one an­other for com­ments, ideas and fun. Ages 16 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001.

An Early Amer­i­can Christmas will be 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Christmas can­dies, cakes, breads, drinks, and cook­ies are de­scribed re­veal­ing their ori­gins and the rea­sons they are as­so­ci­ated with the Christmas sea­son. Par­tic­i­pants will have the chance to taste an orig­i­nal ver­sion of a sug­arplum, a Twelfth Night cake, a clas­sic Christmas cookie, and a bev­er­age, spiced wassail. Ages 18 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-6451395.

Charles County Public Schools will hold “It’s Aca­demic” 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at Mau­rice J. McDonough High School, 7165 Mar­shall Corner Road, Pom­fret. Event is a quiz com­pe­ti­tion test­ing the gen­eral knowl­edge of teams made up of three high schools stu­dents from each of the county’s seven public high schools. The com­pe­ti­tion was orig­i­nally slated for Dec. 8. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. ccboe.com.

Thurs­day, Dec. 8

South­ern Mary­land Brain In­jury Sup­port Group will meet 6-7:30 p.m. the sec­ond Thurs­day of each month at Spring Dell Cen­ter, 6040 Ra­dio Sta­tion Road, La Plata. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jerry, 301-7536335, or Deb­bie, 301-932-4920.

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. Boy Scout Troop 1814 of La Plata

will sell Christmas trees 4-8 p.m. Thurs­days-Fri­days next to the Bal­dus Build­ing at 115 Charles Street, La Plata. Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Satur­days-Sun­days. Open 4-8 p.m. ev­ery week­night start­ing Dec. 12. Sup­port Scout­ing and Shop La Plata. Call 443-277-0197.

CSM Mu­sic Stu­dent Hon­ors Recital will be 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam- pus, Fine Arts (FA) Cen­ter, 8730 Mitchell Road. Mu­sic stu­dents are se­lected to present per­for­mances. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-9347828, or go to www.csmd.edu/ com­mu­nity/the-arts/mu­sic/recitals/in­dex.

Ch­e­sa­peake Cho­ral Arts So­ci­ety will present “Re­nais­sance Christmas” Ben­e­fit Madri­gal Con­cert 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Peace Lutheran Church, 11610 Ru­bina Place, Wal­dorf. Con­cert will fea­ture tra­di­tional Christmas mu­sic with per­form­ers in pe­riod dress. Con­cert is free; do­na­tions ac­cepted. Bake sale to fol­low. Event is a ben­e­fit for Peace Lutheran Church. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.chesa­peake­choral.com or call 301-642-0594.

Job Source Mo­bile Ca­reer Cen­ter will be lo­cated 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Cen­ter of­fers em­ploy­ment, reem­ploy­ment and em­ploy­ers ser­vices. ADA ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Re­mem­ber the ‘60s will be 2-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Cel­e­brate mu­sic from the ‘60s and learn a few things along the way or maybe just re­mem­ber a few that we’ve for­got­ten. Test your trivia knowl­edge of artists, tunes, song lyrics and al­bum art­work. Ages 55 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-2864. Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. An­i­ma­tion Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Us­ing open-source soft­ware, teens will learn how to an­i­mate car­toons and can ac­tively help cre­ate the an­i­ma­tion for a scripted story writ­ten by our own CCPL Film Club for Teens or cre­ate their own an­i­mated story. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395. Kwanzaa: 50th An­niver­sary Cel­e­bra­tion will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join us for a fam­ily-ori­ented, in­ter­ac­tive cel­e­bra­tion of the 50th An­niver­sary of Kwanzaa. Learn about the tra­di­tions, prin­ci­ples and phi­los­o­phy of this week-long hol­i­day. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.

La Plata Adult Book Dis­cus­sion will be 7-8 p.m. Dec. 8 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. This month “The Nightin­gale” by Kristin Han­nah will be dis­cussed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001. Charles County Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal So­ci­ety of Mary­land will hold monthly meet­ing 7-8 p.m. Dec. 8 at La Plata Po­lice Sta­tion, 101 La Grange Ave. Sara Rivers-Cofield, Fed­eral Cu­ra­tor at the Mar yland Ar­chae­o­log­i­cal Con­ser­va­tion Lab, will talk on “Ar­ti­facts of Re­li­gion and Magic: In­ter­pret­ing the ma­te­rial cul­tural of faith and the su­per­nat­u­ral in Mary­land.” No fee to at­tend. Vis­i­tors wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoasm.org. South­ern Mary­land Blue Crabs Boost­ers will meet 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, Leg­ends Club, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Plans will be dis­cussed for sup­port­ing the team in their 10th sea­son. If in­ter­ested in join­ing the Boost­ers or for more in­for­ma­tion, email vicki.bel­let@com­cast.net and put “Boost­ers” in the sub­ject line.

Fri­day, Dec. 9

V Con­nec­tions will host Cof­fee Break for Women Veterans 9 a.m. Fri­days at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. 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. 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. org or call 301-743-5159. In­dian Head Black Box Theatre and The

Port Tobacco Play­ers presents “God of Car­nage” 8 p.m. Dec 9-10 at In­dian Head Black Box Theatre, 4185 In­dian Head High­way. A play­ground al­ter­ca­tion be­tween 11-year old boys brings to­gether two sets of par­ents for a meet­ing to re­solve the mat­ter. At first, diplo­matic niceties are ob­served, but as the evening pro­gresses, and the rum flows, the gloves quickly come off. Cost $15 adults; $12 se­niors, stu­dents and mil­i­tary. Show con­tains ma­ture lan­guage. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.pt­play­ers.com or www. in­di­an­head­black­box.org.

Port Tobacco Play­ers presents Irv­ing Ber­lin’s “White Christmas” 8 p.m. Fri­days-Satur­days and 3 p.m. Sun­days through Dec. 18 at the the­ater, 508 Charles St., La Plata. Thurs­day per­for­mance will be 8 p.m. Dec. 15. Cost $18 adults; $15 se­niors, stu­dents and mil­i­tary. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.pt­play­ers.com or call box of­fice, 301-932-6819.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Spaghetti Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

The McConchie One Room School will be open for tours 4-8 p.m. Dec. 9 dur­ing the Kris Kringle Christmas Market at the Charles County Fair­grounds. Boy Scout Troop 1814 of La Plata

will sell Christmas trees 4-8 p.m. Thurs­days-Fri­days next to the Bal­dus Build­ing at 115 Charles Street, La Plata. Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Satur­days-Sun­days. Open 4-8 p.m. ev­ery week­night start­ing Dec. 12. Sup­port Scout­ing and Shop La Plata. Call 443-277-0197. CSM Cho­rale and Cham­ber Choir

Con­certs will be 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts (FA) Cen­ter, 8730 Mitchell Road. CSM’s Cho­rale is a mixed choir of women’s and men’s voices that per­forms a va­ri­ety of styles, in­clud­ing tra­di­tional and mod­ern cho­ral mu­sic, gospel mu­sic, con­tem­po­rary pop­u­lar mu­sic and his­tor­i­cal styles such as the madri­gal. Mem­ber­ship is open to all with­out au­di­tion. The Cham­ber Choir is open to mu­sic ma­jors and oth­ers who au­di­tion for mem­ber­ship. Tick­ets $5 in ad­vance; $7 day of con­cert. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-9347828, or go to www.csmd.edu/ com­mu­nity/the-arts/mu­sic/Cho­rale-and-Cham­ber-Choir/in­dex.

Baden Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment will hold Pitch Card Party 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the sta­tion, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost $7 per player. Light re­fresh­ments will be sold. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-8881888.

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