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 301-638-3194.
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 301-274-3522 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 9:3010:30 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. 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. Call 301-645-1395.
NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo will begin 9 a.m. Jan. 7-8 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, D.C. Event will feature fitness classes, health screenings, vendors, American Ninja Warrior Zone, Healthy Book Festival, and more. Debi Shanks, physical fitness coordinator, will lead the older adult fitness demo at 2:30 p.m., Jan. 8, on main stage. Free and open to all ages. Transportation for Jan. 8 will be available for seniors age 60 or older; cost $10. Bus will leave Richard Clark Center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata, at 10:30 a.m. and leave the convention center at 3:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.networkevents.tv or call Debi Shanks, 301-609-5711.
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. 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. 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. 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 301-6456331.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Family Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Jan. 10 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Open to children ages 4-9 and their parents, grandparents and caregivers. Call 301-934-9001.
Art Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Bring your creativity; all other supplies will be provided. This month will be a collaborative paint project. Teens and adults. Call 301645-1395. College of Southern Maryland will host a free information session on new drone course 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the college, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, BI building, room 113E, 8730 Mitchell Road. Details will be shared about “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)” (AVN-5000), a two-week, 18-hour course at CSM designed to instruct both hobbyists and professionals how to fly drones safely and legally, prepare for the FAA certification test and learn about the broad range of industry applications. Students will come away from the course with their own drone and the necessary software. First course will be offered at La Plata Campus beginning Jan. 31. Future offering will be scheduled at Leonardtown Campus in the spring. To register for the course, go to www.csmd.edu/drones, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-539-4760.
Wednesday, Jan. 11
Family Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Jan. 11 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Open to children ages 4-9 and their caregivers. Call 301-375-7375. Clases de Computadoras en Español will be 2-3 p.m. Jan. 11 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Crafty Kids: Fun with Food will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Children will touch, but not consume, raw fruits and vegetables during this program. Ages 4-11. Call 301-375-7375. Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Bring your own supplies. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Pomonkey High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting 1:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Pomonkey. All alumni and friends invited. For information, call Philip Thomas, 301-751-1823.