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. Join us to 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, 301758-3082 or 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. Tryouts for Southern Maryland Velocity 13U travel baseball team will be held 7:30 p.m. Fridays at 8275 Old Leonardtown Road, Hughesville. The team will welcome players every Friday who wish to tryout until slots are filled. For more information, go to www.smdvelocity.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Employer registration for CSM Tri-County Job and Career Fair is open through March 10. Fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113, 8730 Mitchell Road. Space is limited. Employer registration fee $175. To register or for more information, go to www.csmd.edu/jobfair or call 301-9347569. Job seeker registration for CSM Tri-County Job and Career Fair opens Feb. 22 for area residents planning to attend. Fair will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113, 8730 Mitchell
Road. Job seeker registration is free and recommended. To register or for more information, go to www.csmd.edu/jobfair or call 301-934-7569.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
American will Legion hold Auxiliarya membersUnit 293 meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331. Senior Services of Charles County will host bingo 9:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Waldorf Senior Center, Waldorf Jaycees building, 3092 Crain Highway.
Senior Services is a non-profit United Way partner agency “Caring for Those Who Cared for You.” For more information, call 301-638-4420.
Homeschool Book Club will meet 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 1 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. This month “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang” by Ian Fleming will be discussed. Ages 9-11. Call 301-645-1395.
Homeschool STEAM Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 1 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 5-9. Registration required. Call 301-375-7375.
Ask the Computer Guys will be 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Drop in and ask our resident experts. First come, first served. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Black History Month Film
Series will be 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 1 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Join us every Wednesday in February as we celebrate
Black History Month by watching films and TV shows about African Americans. We will watch Southside With You, Feb. 1; Free Angela and All Political Prisoners, Feb. 8; Selma, Feb. 15; and Glory Road, Feb. 22. Ages 13 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6451395.
College Scholarship & Grant Searching for High Schoolers will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. High schoolers and their guardians are invited to participate in this hands on scholarship and grant searching training. Learn more about the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s MDCAPS program and how to search the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online database. Laptops provided on first come, first served basis. Participants encouraged to bring their own laptop. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Financial Fitness Class will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Maryland Audubon Society will meet 7:309 p.m. Feb. 1 at Washington Square Community Center, 101 Kennedy Place, La Plata. A presentation with pictures and stories will be made on the many ways these species are different and point to ways that may increase their numbers in your yard and your ability to identify and watch bees. Public invited. For more information, contact Lynne Wheeler, 301751-8097 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 2
American Legion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Imaginative Play Time will be 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:4511:15 a.m. Feb. 2 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Sign in at children’s desk. Ages 2-5. Call 301-645-1395.
Clark Center Book Discussion will be 1-2 p.m. Feb. 2 at the center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. This month “The Circle” by Dave Eggers will be discussed. Call La Plata librar y, 301-934-9001.
Homeschool STEAM Club will meet 2-3 p.m. Feb. 2 at Potomac library, 3225
Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 5-9. Registration required. Call 301-375-7375.
DIY Terrariums will be 6-7 p.m. Feb. 2 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 9-18. Registration required. Call 301-375-7375.
P.D. Brown CTE will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Join us for a look into the world of Career and Technology Education presented by the students who will be tomorrow’s Career & Technology leaders. We will be hosting Teaching Academy of Maryland, Career Research & Development, Fire & Rescue Institute of MD, Project Lead the Way Engineering and Project Lead the Way BioMedical students from Thomas Stone and St. Charles High Schools. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-6452864.
Jazzy Yarns: Crochet and Knitting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Brandywine Lions Club will hold a blood drive 2-7 p.m. Feb. 2 at Baden Volunteer Fire Department, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. For more information, call Bill Teslik, 301-888-1666.
NARFE Chapter 126 will meet 1 p.m. Feb. 2 at St. James Episcopal Church, 7 Potomac Ave., Indian Head. This month’s meeting will be a 65th anniversar y celebration. There will be a catered lunch ($20 per person), music with Byx Bullock and a skit. Officers from Maryland Federation NARFE and local dignitaries. For more information, call Jeanette Green, 301-645-3319.
Friday, Feb. 3
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nu Zeta Omega Chapter will host a health promotion noon-8 p.m. Feb. 3 at St. Charles Town Center Mall, 11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf. Event will feature free blood pressure screenings, heart health and stroke prevention information for the Charles County community. For more information, contact Lola Scott, 301-751-1657 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion Riders will hold Chili Contest and Dinner 6-8 pm. Feb. 3 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost $10. Call 301-6456331. American Legion Post
82 will hold Steak and Shrimp Dinner 6-8 p.m. Feb. 3 at the post, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Cost $15 steak and shrimp; $18 combination. Call 301-934-8221.
Port Tobacco Players will stage “Don’t Dress For Dinner” Friday-Sunday through Feb. 5 at the theater, 508 Charles St., La Plata. Show times 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 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 301932-6819 or go to www. ptplayers.com.
CSM Children’s Theatre will present “A Wrinkle in Time” Feb. 3-4 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road. Show times 7 p.m. Feb. 3; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Adapted from the novel by Madeleine L’Engle. Tickets $7 adults and seniors; $5 youth of high school age and younger. For tickets or more information, email email@example.com, call 301-9347828, or go to www.csmd.edu/arts.
American Legion Post 238 will hold Seafood Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Dinner will feature oysters. Cost $7 to $13. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
Saturday, Feb. 4
Indian Head Black Box Theater will present a benefit production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at the theater, 4185 Indian Head Highway. V-Day Indian Head joins global movement to stop violence against women and girls. Tickets $15. Proceeds benefit Safe
Harbor in Prince Frederick, a shelter for abused women and children; www.safeharborcalvert.com. For event tickets or more information, go to www.indianheadblackbox.org or call 301-7433040.
La Plata High School a cappella group Unplugged will host International Championship of High School A Cappella Mid Atlantic quarterfinal event 7-10 p.m. Feb. 4 at the school, auditorium, 6035 Radio Station Road. Tickets $15 students; $20 adults. Open to public. For tickets or more information, go to varsityvocals.com/event/ichsa-mid-atlantic-quarterfinal-la-plata-high-school or email Denise Childers, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waldorf Adult Book Discussion will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. This month “The Dante Club” by Matthew Pearl will be discussed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Project Cradle Care will be 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 4 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Goal of the program is to provide a wealth of information, resources, and tools for women of childbearing age to help ensure a healthy baby. This community-based collaboration includes hospitals, managed care organizations, community-based prenatal care providers, and special guest speakers. Program done in conjunction with the March of Dimes. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.
Ask the Computer Guys will be 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 4 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. First come, first served. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Girls on the Run to Southern Maryland will meet 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Charlotte Hall Library, meeting room, 37600 New Market Road. Help us find site coordinators for our schools in the fall, put the final touches on our Benefit Dinner, form our 5k com- mittee, and find coaches for our girls. Get all details of what’s coming next for our organization and how you can get involved. Open to all members of the community. For more information, email email@example.com.
Sunday, Feb. 5
American Legion Post 238 will hold Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Feb. 5 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.
Monday, Feb. 6
James E. Richmond Science Center will host Our Sky Tonight 7-8 p.m. Feb. 6 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.
CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery will display Jim Arendt “Selvage” exhibit through March 9 at the gallery, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 301-934-7828, or go to www.csmd.edu/arts.
Introduction to Proposal Writing will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Learn the “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal and how to follow up whether the answer is yes or no. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Charles County Antique Arts Association will meet 9:30 a.m. Feb. 7 at Charles County Social Services Building, 200 Kent Ave., La Plata. Program title will be “Rooster Challenge.” Bring your favorite rooster artifacts and enter the challenge, biggest, smallest, oldest, and other categories. Hear about the challenges of raising chickens and roosters. For more information, call Melinda Brown, 240-271-9838.