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 help by volunteering your services to build ramps, support children activities, and many other community needs. Breakfast after meeting; cost $5. If you would like to be a speaker or for more information, contact Carol Cox, 301-758-3082 or carol. firstname.lastname@example.org; or Millie Kriemelmeyer, 301-372-8766 or email@example.com.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 will hold bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. For more information, call 301-934-8221. 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, 301643-8882 or email firstname.lastname@example.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 (card issued) 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. Join us in the branch or from the comforts of your home or office. Please register to receive webinar access information. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301645-1395. 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 301-645-1395.
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, 301-7524970 or email email@example.com.
Thursday, Jan. 26
CSM Cause Theatre will present
“The Library/The Amish Project” Jan 26-28 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road. Show times 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; 8 p.m. Jan. 27; and 2 p.m. Jan. 28. Due to adult content, this production may not be suitable for
younger audiences. All seats $5. For tickets or information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 301-934-7828, or go to www.csmd.edu/arts.
American Legion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Imaginative Play Time will be 1010:30 a.m. or 10:45-11:15 a.m. Jan. 26 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. Seniors Only Creative Movement & Motion will be 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 26 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Classes boost creativity and confidence and are therapeutic stress relievers. Our class will help you strengthen your core while developing your balance, mem- ory and motor skills. They will be a great place to socialize and be motivated and encouraged. Ages 55 and older. Call 301-375-7375.
Life-Sized Games will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. This month Clue Jr. will be played. All ages. Call
Ready, SET, Go will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 26 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. See how many sets of patterns you can find. Learn how to play “Set” then compete against each other to see who can claim champion. Ages 6-11. Call 301-645-2864. Jazzy Yarns: Crochet and Knitting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Fandom Menace: Teen Fandom
Trivia Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Be prepared for a battle of the minds in Fandom Trivia. We’ll test your knowledge on Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Comic Books, Star Trek and more. Compete in one of six rounds to win a prize. Ages 1218. Call 301-645-1395. Bullet Journaling: Be More Organized in 2017 will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Do you have a lot going on in your life and need a way to organize it all? Bring your own blank journal to the program. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-934-9001. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Boosters will meet 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Regency Furniture Stadium, Legends Club, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. We will be discussing plans for supporting our team in their 10th season. For more information or if you are interested in joining the Boosters, email email@example.com; put “Boosters” in subject line.
Friday, Jan. 27
American Legion Post 238 will hold Soup and Grilled Cheese Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 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 Auxiliary will hold Fish or Shrimp Dinner 6-8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost $8; combo $9. Call 301645-6331.
Adventure Yoga will be 3:304:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. We’ll talk about ninja heroes, ninja moves and yoga that helps make ninjas strong. We’ll make a fun ninja craft that you can take home and we’ll do ninja yoga. Attendees welcome to dress up as ninjas. Ages 4-9. Call 301-645-2864. 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. 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.
Saturday, Jan. 28
Southern Maryland Audubon Society will hold Winter Waterfowl Trip 8 a.m.-noon. Jan. 28 at Jefferson Patterson Park, 10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard. To RSVP, for directions to meeting spot, or for more information, contact Tyler, 301-861-4623 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday Storytime will be 1111:45 a.m.-noon Jan. 28 at P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Each storytime will include reading books, songs and music, dancing, and a hands-on activity or craft. Ages 4-9. Call 301-645-2864.
La Plata Volunteer Fire Department will hold Texas Hold-em Fundraiser Tournament 7 p.m. Jan. 28 at the station, 911 Washington Ave. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Cost $125 for $10,000 in chips. No add ons or rebuys. Must be 21 years or older to play. Cash only. Food and beverages available. For reservations or more information, call 301-609-7500.