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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 carol.cox@gmail.com; or Mil­lie Kriemelmeyer, 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.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 smd­ve­loc­ity@aol.com.

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 nan­cyaernest@gmail.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 n2teach­ing01@gmail.com.

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 com­stockel@aol.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 scot­t­lola21@ya­hoo.com.

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 bx­offc@csmd.edu, 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, dchilders@ccboe.com.

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 gotr­south­ernmd@gmail.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 bx­offc@csmd.edu, 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.

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