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. Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen will meet 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, 4950 Saint Joseph Way, Pomfret. Al-Anon and Alateen are fellowships of relatives and friends of alcoholics who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Alateen is part of Al-Anon, but the meetings are separate. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.
Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, 11765 Business Park Drive, Waldorf. Learn about what is happening in the community and how you can volunteer your services to build ramps, support children activities, and more. Breakfast after meeting; cost $5. If you would like to be a speaker or for more information, contact Carol Cox, 301-758-3082 or email@example.com; or Millie Kriemelmeyer, 301-372-8766 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, 301-753-6335, or Debbie, 301-932-4920.
Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group will meet 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Lifestream Church Of The Nazarene, 5105 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Al-Anon and Alateen are fellowships of relatives and friends of alcoholics who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.
Maryland Choral Society will hold a citrus fruit sale fundraiser through Feb. 22. Order pick-up will be 2-7 p.m. Feb. 24 or 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 25 at Bethany Christian Church, 7128 Allentown Road, Fort Washington. To place a fruit order, go to www.lbg.org; enter account number “MD11224”. For more information, contact Ms. Nancy, 301-643-8882 or email email@example.com.
Friday, Jan. 20
American Legion Post 238 will hold Grilled Steak Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
Southern Maryland Audubon Society will hold Owl Prowl at the Elms field trip 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at Elms Environmental Education Center, 49300 St. James Road, Dameron. Dress for weather; avoid “noisy” clothing. Event is weather dependent. To RSVP or for more information, contact Bob Boxwell, 410-6105124 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Harry White Wilmer Sons of The American
Legion Squadron 82 will hold baby back rib dinner 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 at the post, 6330 North Crain Highway, La Plata. Menu includes half slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, coffee and tea. Cost $12. Gift certificates available at the Post. Public welcome. For more information, call 301934-8221 or go to www.alpost82.org.
AMVETS Post 13 will hold Chicken Enchiladas Dinner 6-8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331.
Teen Retro Game Night will be 6-8 p.m. Jan. 20 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.
Port Tobacco Players will stage “Don’t Dress For Dinner” Fridays-Sundays through Feb. 5 at the theater, 508 Charles St., La Plata. Show times 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays. Opening night drawing Jan. 20. Production is a benefit for
Conservancy for Charles County. Tickets $18 adults; $15 students, seniors and military. Reservations required. To make a reservation or for more information, call 301-932-6819 or go to www.ptplayers.com.
La Plata High School will host its annual coffee house 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the school, cafeteria and commons area, 6035 Radio Station Road. Admission $5. For more information, call the school, 301-934-1100.
Saturday, Jan. 21
Indian Head Black Box Theatre will present Comedy With A Cause 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the theater, 4185 Indian Head Highway. Show will feature comedians Shahryar Rizvi and Marcus Brown. Event will benefit local charities. Tickets $20 at the door or online at www.brownpapertickets. com/event/2736167. For more information, go to www.indianheadblackbox. org or call 301-743-3040. Charles County Youth Orchestra will hold mid-year auditions for all ensembles Jan. 21. To schedule an audition or for more information, email Anne Marie Patterson at email@example.com or go to www.ccyo.com.
VFW Post 8810 will hold Texas Hold-em Tournament 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at VFW Post 8810/American Legion Post 293, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Sign up 5:45 p.m. $100 buy-in. Call 301-6456331.
I Spy a Constellation will be 2-3 p.m. Jan. 21 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 6-11. Call 301-3757375. Community Foundation of Southern Maryland will hold Charity Bowling Fund Raiser 2-4:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Esperanza Lanes, Esperanza Shopping Center, 22654 Three Notch Road, California. Funds raised stay in the community. All are invited. Sponsorships available. To volunteer, sponsor or register, email Gretchen Hardman at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 240-670-4483, or go to www. cfsomd.org. For more infor- mation, email Georgeanne Aist at Georgeanne.aist@ lfg.com.
Sunday, Jan. 22
American Legion Post 238 will hold Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Jan. 22 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, Jan. 23
Planning Commission public hearing ZTA 16-144 will be Jan. 23 at Charles County Government Building, Commissioners’ meeting room, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. For more information, contact Clerk to the Planning Commission, Theresa Pickeral, at 301638-2409 or PickerTh@ CharlesCountyMD.gov. College of Southern Maryland will hold production auditions 6-8 p.m. Jan 23-24 at the college, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road. CSM will hold open auditions for those 18 and older for its winter productions. Performers should prepare a one-minute monologue. Performances will take place between March 16 and April 23. For information, contact Keith Hight at email@example.com or 301-934-7827. Sons of The American Legion Squadron 82 will sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drive 1-6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at American Legion Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Highway, La Plata. To schedule your donation, call 1-800-REDCROSS or go to www. redcrossblood.org. For more information, call the post, 301-934-8221.
Art Night for Adults will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. Library will provide materials. No experience required. Ages 18 and older. Registration required.
Call 301-375-7375. Spanish Conversational Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301645-1395.
S’more Marshmallow Fun will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Ages 6-11. Registration required. Call 301-934-9001. Charles County Department
of Social Services will sponsor “Human Trafficking in High Definition” assembly 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at Ser- vants Christ Dome on New Life Church Campus, 9690 Shepherds Creek Place, La Plata. Event will be facilitated by Dr. Marlene Carson, a former trafficking victim and nationally-recognized subject matter expert regarding sex trafficking. Program will educate parents and children regarding how to recognize traffickers and shares prevention methods to protect our community. Event is free. Open to public. To register, go to Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite. com/e/human-trafficking-in-high-definition-tickets-30932192019?aff=efbnreg. For more information, contact Maurice Butler at maurice.butler@maryland. gov.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
American Legion Post
293 will hold a members meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Family Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Jan. 24 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Ages 4-9. Call 301-934-9001.
History of Tea will be 2-3:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-645-2864.
Story Time Yoga will be 6-6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 2-5. Call 301-645-1395. NAACP ACT-SO, Charles County, will host McSpirit Night 5-8 p.m. Jan. 24 at McDonalds, 3000 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Learn more about the NAACP ACT-SO mentoring program for high school students. ACT-SO provides a forum through which youth demonstrate academic, artistic and scientific prowess and expertise. A portion of event sales benefit Charles County ACT-SO Program. For more information, go to www.ccnaacp.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
Southern MD CPR & First
Aid Training will offer CPR, AED & First Aid Training 5-9 p.m. Jan. 25 in Owings. Class includes two year certification in adult, child and infant CPR, AED & First Aid training. Non-healthcare provider class. Open to public. For more information, go to www.somdcpr. com or call 443-481-7796.
AMVETS Post 13 will hold a members meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331. Indian Head Senior Center Book Discussion will be 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 25 at the center, 100 Cornwallis Square. The book “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman will be discussed. Call Potomac library, 301-375-7375.
Grants.gov Virtual Tour will be 2-3 p.m. Jan. 25 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Learn how to register and search on grants.gov, the federal government website where agencies post funding opportunities.Register to receive webinar access information. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6451395.
Financial Fitness Class will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Waldorf West library, group room 3, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Learn how to stop struggling and take ownership of your money. For more information, contact Nathaniel Newsted, 301-752-4970 or email n2teaching01@ gmail.com.