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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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Send cal­en­dar events (at least two weeks in ad­vance, if pos­si­ble) to Com­mu­nity, 4475 Re­gency Place, Suite 301, White Plains, MD 20695. Email items to com­mu­nity@somd­news.com. In­clude a con­tact phone num­ber or email on all sub­mis­sions. On­go­ing

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.

Ki­wa­nis of Wal­dorf meets weekly on Wed­nes­day morn­ings at 7:30-8:30 am at the Com­fort Suites, 11765 Busi­ness Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Learn about what is hap­pen­ing in the com­mu­nity and vol­un­teer­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able to build ramps, sup­port chil­dren ac­tiv­i­ties, and other com­mu­nity needs. Af­ter the meet­ing, there is break­fast for $5. To be a speaker, con­tact Pro­grams Chair Carol Cox at 301-758-3082 or carol.cox@gmail.com or Mil­lie Kriemelmeyer at 301-3728766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com. Wed­nes­day, Jan. 11

Fam­ily Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Jan. 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Get ready to have fun, get en­er­gized, and mimic na­ture and the world around you us­ing your body in this fun in­tro­duc­tion to Yoga for chil­dren. 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. El curso de com­puta­do­ras esta dis­eñado para que apren­das en una forma ráp­ida y có­moda como usar el in­ter­net, abrir y crear correos elec­tróni­cos, bus­car tra­bajo, en­viar Re­sumés y otros. To­das las clases son gra­tu­itas. Para más in­for­ma­ción pre­gunta por Ivette. Ages 16 and older. Call 301645-1395.

Crafty Kids: Fun with Food will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Learn how to use or­di­nary food to make ex­tra­or­di­nary works of art. We will use food as our paint­brushes to cre­ate art. 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. Join in for a fun evening of hooks and nee­dles. Begin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. 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, 301751-1823. Thurs­day, Jan. 12

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 Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sand­wich Night 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301645-6331.

JobSource Mo­bile Ca­reer Cen­ter will be lo­cated 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 12 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., In­dian Head. Cen­ter of­fers em­ploy­ment, reem­ploy­ment and em­ploy­ers ser­vices. ADA ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:45-11:15 a.m. Jan. 12 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.

What is Hospice? will be 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 12 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Charles County Hospice will present an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion on hospice ser­vices. Top­ics in­clude: what is hospice, myths and truths of hospice care, griev­ing coun­sel­ing ser­vices, costs and more. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-2864.

Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn and ac­tively par­tic­i­pate in the film­mak­ing process. Every week, par­tic­i­pants will pro­gres­sively go through the process of writ­ing scripts, pre-pro­duc- tion, film­ing, and post pro­duc­tion of movies. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395. Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. 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. La Plata Adult Book Dis­cus­sion will be 7-8 p.m. Jan. 12 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. This month “The Life-Chang­ing Magic of Tidy­ing Up” by Marie Kondo 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. Jan. 12 at La Plata Po­lice Sta­tion, 101 La Grange Ave. Bones For Begin­ners, Part II. Ar­chae­ol­o­gist Jim Gibb will con­duct a hands on work­shop us­ing mam­mal road kill spec­i­mens to re­view anatomy and dis­tin­guish­ing fea­tures of mam­mal bones. Open to pub­lic. No fee to at­tend. Par­tic­i­pants may bring bones they have col­lected for iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to ccarch­soc.blogspot.com.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Lasagna Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

VFW Post 8810 will hold Steak Din­ner 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 13 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Served with pota- to and veg­etable buf­fet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301-645-6331. Mad 4 Sci­ence: Po­lar Bears will be 2-4 p.m. Jan. 13 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join us to learn about Po­lar Bears their habi­tats and do a po­lar ex­per­i­ment. Then cre­ate your very own po­lar bear craft that you can take home and keep. Ages 9-11. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Ad­ven­ture Yoga will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. At this spe­cial yoga ses­sion we’ll talk about our fa­vorite Poké­mon char­ac­ters and Poké­mon ad­ven­tures. We’ll make a Poké­mon craft that you can take home and we’ll do yoga like a Poké­mon. Ages 4-9. Call 301-645-2864.

Minecraft for Kids will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Bring a friend for an evening of Minecraft build­ing and Creep­ers. Li­brary will pro­vide the build­ing chal­lenges. Regis- tra­tion re­quired. Ages 6-11. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Baden Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment will hold a pitch card party 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the sta­tion, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost $7 per player. Light re­fresh­ments will be sold. Call 301-888-1888.

Amer­i­can Red Cross will hold a blood drive 10 a.m.3 p.m. Jan. 13 at Res­i­dence Inn Mar­riott, Na­tional Har­bor, Har­bor Room, 192 Wa­ter­front St., Oxon Hill. To sched­ule an ap­point­ment, call 1-800-733-2767 or go to www.red­cross­blood.org and en­ter

“Res­i­dence Inn Na­tional Har­bor”. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary

of Post 82 will hold Pork or Shrimp Din­ner 5-7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at Harry White Wilmer Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82, 6330 Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu will in­clude roast pork or fried shrimp, mashed pota­toes, sauerkraut, ap­ples, and corn­bread. Cost $12 pork; $15 shrimp. Pub­lic wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221.

Satur­day, Jan. 14

In­dian Head Black Box The­atre will present A Night of Jazz with En­er­gico Jazz Band 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the theater, 4185 In­dian Head High­way. Smooth jazz sounds, light re­fresh­ments, silent auc­tion, and fun-filled evening. Tick­ets $25 at the door. All pro­ceeds from per­for­mance will sup­port Em­pact Min­istries Out­reach Pro­gram. For in­for­ma­tion, call 240-441-5985 or 301266-6171, or go to www. em­pact­min­istries.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.in­di­an­head­black­box.org or call 301-743-3040.

Artists’ Re­cep­tion will be 2-4 p.m. Jan. 14 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Come meet the artists of Wal­dorf West Gallery. Light re­fresh­ments will be served. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.

Ask the Com­puter Lady will be 2-4 p.m. Jan. 14 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Do you have ques­tions about how to use your new de­vice or have other IT ques­tions? Drop in and ask our res­i­dent ex­pert. First come, first served. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Paws to Read will be 2:15-3:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Pro­gram de­signed to help chil­dren im­prove read­ing skills and con­fi­dence while hav­ing fun read­ing to cer­ti­fied ther­apy dogs. Ages 6-11. Regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Hugh­esville Vol­un­teer Fire/ EMS Depart­ment will host a gro­cery auc­tion 5 p.m.

Jan. 14 at the sta­tion, 15245 Prince Fred­er­ick Road, Hugh­esville. Doors open 4 p.m. Items will be of­fered in small and/or large lots. Bring cooler. Pay­ment by cash, check, Visa or Master­card with 10 per­cent buyer’s pre­mium. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Thomas Hoff­man, 301-643-7798 or 301-274-4488, or go to www.far­rel­lauc­tion­ser­vice.com. South­ern Mary­land Dec­o­ra­tive Pain­ters will meet 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Church, hall be­hind church, 28297 Old Vil­lage Road, Mechanicsville. Busi­ness meet­ing will be fol­lowed by paint­ing a Tracy Moreau project “A Touch of Asia” led by Les­lie Cates. Guests wel­come; con­tact us for sup­ply in­for­ma­tion if you would like to paint on the date of your visit. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.smd­paint.org or con­tact Gar­nett Joy, 301884-2835 or email learn­topaint2016@gmail.com.

Sun­day, Jan. 15

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will host a blue­grass con­cert 2 p.m. Jan. 15 at the post, cor­ner of Mary­land Route 381 and 231, Hugh­esville. Doors open at noon. Event will fea­ture mu­sic by Lone­some River Band and Fall Line Blue­grass Band. Din­ner spe­cials will be avail­able for pur­chase prior to show. Please bring non-per­ish­able food items for Help­ing Hands Food Bank in South­ern Mary­land. Tick­ets $20 per per­son; chil­dren un­der 12 ad­mit­ted free with paid adult. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, call 301737-3004 or go to www. amer­i­can­le­gion­blue­grass.com. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at Big Foot Trap Club, Loveville. Signup 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2743522, or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Charles County Youth Orches­tra, Encore Strings and Encore Band will hold a con­cert 4 p.m. Jan. 15 at West­lake High School, 3300 Mid­dle­town Road Wal­dorf. Event will fea­ture Bach’s Toc­cata and Fugue and Gershwin’s Rhap­sody in Blue, as well as other band and orches­tra fa­vorites. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.ccyo.com.

Tues­day, Jan. 17

VFW Post 8810 will hold Mem­bers Meet­ing 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-6456331.

eReader Drop-in will be 5:15-7:15 p.m. Jan. 17 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Learn how to use your eReader de­vice to ac­cess free li­brary eBooks us­ing Over­drive. Drop in with your own de­vice. First come, first served. All ages. Call 301-934-9001.

Busi­ness Anal­y­sis will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. From iden­ti­fy­ing and an­a­lyz­ing po­ten­tial projects to mak­ing sure that the fi­nal ob­jects meets the re­quire­ments you iden­tify, you’ll learn tech­niques for en­sur­ing project suc­cess every step of the way. We’ll cover the role of the busi­ness an­a­lyst, build­ing a busi­ness case, com­mu­ni­ca­tion re­quire­ments, busi­ness rules, agree­ment and meet­ing re­quire­ments. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Get Or­ga­nized! will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Join us as our lo­cal pro­fes­sional or­ga­nizer presents tips and tricks on de­clut­ter­ing and or­ga­niz­ing. We will dis­cuss where and how to get started, what process to use for suc­cess, tips to stay or­ga­nized, and ways dis­or­ga­ni­za­tion can cost you money and re­la­tion­ships. A 30 minute Q and A ses­sion will fol­low. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-6452864.

Imag­i­na­tive Play Time will be 6-6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 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. Lead­er­ship South­ern

Mary­land (LSM) will host an in­for­mal break­fast meet­ing 8:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 17 at Zekiah Tech­nolo­gies, Suite G, 103 Cen­ten­nial St, La Plata. Po­ten­tial can­di­dates are in­vited to learn more about the ben­e­fits of LSM. Board, alumni and class 2017 mem­bers will be avail­able to share in­for­ma­tion about the LSM Ex­ec­u­tive Pro­gram and ap­pli­ca­tion process. RSVP is re­quested to at­tend. To RSVP, con­tact He­len Mat­tingly Wer­necke at he­len@lead­er­ship­somd.org or call 240-725-5469. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.lead­er­ship­somd.org.

Wed­nes­day, Jan. 18

Cre­ative Writ­ers Work­shop will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Tap into your mem­o­ries and ex­pe­ri­ences in a friendly and wel­com­ing en­vi­ron­ment. Writ­ers of 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. Call 301-934-9001. Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join in for a fun evening of hooks and nee­dles. Begin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own sup­plies. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Fam­ily Game Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Spend time with fam­ily and friends play­ing new and clas­sic board games like Candy Land, Check­ers, Scater­gories, Pic­tionary and more. Or you can try out the chess boards and Snap Cir­cuits kits. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.

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