Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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Platinum Senior Care Assisted Living, LLC will host Reminiscing Cafe 6-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 8-11 a.m. Saturdays-Sundays at the facility, 4018 Blackbird Court, Waldorf. Event is a meet and greet for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s to relax and enjoy themselves. Free wifi, food, music, movies, dancing and bingo games. Adult day service drop offs welcome. Transportation services available. Licensed nursing professionals on duty. For more information, call 301638-3194.
Wednesday, Jan. 4
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 293 will hold a member meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 4 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Southern Maryland Audubon Society will hold its monthly meeting 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 4 at Mattawoman Middle School, Media Center, 10145 Berry Road, Waldorf. Mingling and refreshments 7 p.m. Join us as our 2016 scholarship winner shares her once in a lifetime experience while attending the Field Ornithology program last June. Teachers who are considering making application for our 2017 scholarship can get first hand information about this opportunity. For more information, contact Lynne Wheeler, 301-751-8097 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Jan. 5
American Legion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Fracking in Maryland and Pre-Trial Judicial Reform: Public information and advocacy training session will be held 7-9 p.m. Jan. 5 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Room BI104, 8730 Mitchell Road. Event will open discussion regarding these two important issues, both scheduled to be considered by the Maryland legislature during the upcoming session. Free to attend. Sponsored by Calvert Interfaith Council, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Maryland Alliance for Judicial Reform, and Patuxent Friends (Quaker) Meeting. For more information, go to www. patuxentfriends.org.
Imaginative Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:45-11:15 a.m. Jan. 5 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.
Clark Center Book Discussion will be 1-2 p.m. Jan. 5 at the center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. This month “Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova will be discussed. Call La Plata library, 301-9349001.
Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Club will meet 2-3 p.m. Jan. 5 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 science project to learn about anatomy of the hand. Ages 5-9. Registration required. Call 301-375-7375.
Craft Night: Paint Chip Calendar will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 5 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Don’t spend money on a new 2017 calendar, when you can make your own unique and reusable one. We’ll use paint chips and scrap booking material to create a personalized calendar that will be perfect for your fridge or cork board. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-645-1395.
Pete the Cat Extravaganza will be 6 p.m. Jan. 5 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Pete the Cat is the coolest dude around. Join us for rockin’ stories, games and crafts. Ages
2-11. Call 301-375-7375.
Life-Sized Games will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 5 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Wal- dorf. Play a different lifesized game each month. This month Connect 4 will be played. All ages. Call 301-645-2864. Jazzy Yarns: Crochet and
Knitting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Wal- dorf. Learn the basics or develop your skills in crocheting or knitting. Bring your own supplies. For beginners, bring skein of yarn and “J” crochet hook or size 8 or 9 knitting needles. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Friday, Jan. 6
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 293 will hold Souper Soup Night 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. All you can eat. Approximately 20 donated soups will be available. DJ Ron will provide music. Cost $9. Call 301-645-6331. American Legion Post 238 will hold Seafood Dinner featuring oysters 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. For more information, call 301-2743522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
Saturday, Jan. 7
American Legion Post
238 will hold Skeet and Turkey Shoot Jan. 7 at Big Foot Trap Club, Loveville. Skeet shoot signup 7 a.m.; shoot starts 9 a.m. Turkey shoot signup 11 a.m.; shoot starts 1 p.m. For more information, call 301-274-3522, or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238. Waldorf Adult Book Discussion will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 7 at P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. This month will be “self-selected poetry.” Share a favorite poem or two with the group. Original compositions wel- comed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Ask the Computer Guys will be 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Do you have questions about how to use your new device or have other IT questions? Come ask our resident experts. First come, first served. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-6451395.
Monday, Jan. 9
James E. Richmond Science Center will host Our Sky Tonight 7-8 p.m. Jan. 9 at
the Center, 5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf. Join us the first Monday of each month for a sky show highlighting the month’s featured constellations, stars and planets. Program will be held the second Monday for holidays. Free; no ticket required. For more information, go to www.ccboe.com/sciencecenter or call 301-934-7464.
Raising Readers will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Register for this special story time series. In registering, parents are agreeing to bring their child to a limited-attendance stor y time that encourages language skills as well as early literacy. Group sizes will be limited. Ages 2-3. Registration required. Call 301-934-9001. Spanish Conversational Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m.
Jan. 9 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Practice speaking, discover new phrases and learn verb conjugations. Basic Spanish vocabulary and conjugation skills required. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Introduction to Finding
Grants will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders. There will be hands on training on how to use Foundation Directory Online, a database of over 140,000 grant makers. Laptops provided on first come, first served basis. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Off the Hook Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 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 16 and older. Call 301-375-7375. American Legion Post 293 will hold Executive Committee Meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Family Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Jan. 10 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Young children are introduced to yoga in a playful and imaginative way. Have fun, get energized, and mimic nature and the world around you using your own body. Open to children ages 4-9 and their parents, grandparents and caregivers. Call 301-9349001.