Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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 for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s to relax and enjoy themselves. 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. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800425-2666.
Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, 11765 Business Park Drive, Waldorf. Learn what is happening in the community and how to help by volunteering services to build ramps, support children activities, and many other community needs. Breakfast after meeting; cost $5. For more information, contact Carol Cox, 301-758-3082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. For more information, go to www.marylanddcalanon.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 email@example.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 Nancy at 301-643-8882 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 301934-7569.
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. Registration is free and recommended. Go to www.csmd.edu/jobfair or call 301-934-7569.
The American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville will host a Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call Gary at 240-434-8490.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Charles County Improv Bee for Teens will be 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Watch the teens from local high schools compete for the BIG award: Best Improvisation Group. Teens will create hilarious skits on the spot based on suggestions in a family-friendly, county-wide competition. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.
Ask the Computer Lady will be 2-4 p.m. Feb. 11 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. First come, first served. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-375-7375.
Paws to Read will be 2:15-3:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Program designed to help Ages 6-11. Registration required. Call 301-645-1395.
25th Annual Antique Show & Sale at La Plata High School will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 11 and 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 12. Door prizes, refreshments, children 12 and under are free. Admission $6. For more information, call 301-2592411. Proceeds will benefit La Plata High School band and orchestra.
Sunday, Feb. 12
American Legion Post 238 will hold Turkey Shoot 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Big Foot Trap Club, Loveville. Signup 11 a.m. For more information, call 301-2743522. Southern Maryland Audubon
Society will hold Winter Birds and Tundra Specialists at Pax River Airfield field trip 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 12 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Patuxent River. Pre-registration required. Open to U.S. Citizens only. Trip limited to 10 people. Must bring photo I.D. Meet up at Gate 1, Visitor parking lot. To RSVP, con- tact Kyle, 301-757-0005 or email@example.com.
Monday, Feb. 13
CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery will display Jim Arendt “Selvage” exhibit through March 9 at the gallery, College of Southern Maryland, La Pla- ta 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.
I Choo-Choo-Choose You! will be 6-7 p.m. Feb. 13 La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Learn all about trains, from how they work to their history in Charles County. Ages 6-11. Registration required. Call 301-934-9001. Off the Hook Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-3757375. Spanish Conversational Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301645-1395.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Family Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. Feb. 14 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Ages 4-9. Call 301-934-9001.
The Mysteries of Easter Island will be 2-3 p.m. Feb. 14 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Listen to a library staff member talk about his visit to the mysterious Easter Island. Registration required. Call 301-645-2864.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1972, will meet 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. For more information, call 301-645-3077.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
VITA Tax Prep Assistance will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb 15 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Certified volunteer will provide free tax preparation assistance to Charles County. Call for an appointment. Income restrictions apply. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. Call 301-375-7375.
AARP Tax Aide will be 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. AARP Tax Aide certified volunteers will provide free tax preparation assistance to Charles County seniors ages 60 and older. Call for an appointment. Income restrictions apply. Registration re- quired. Call 301-645-1395.
Black History Month Film Series will be 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 15 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Drop in every Wednesday in February as we celebrate Black History Month by watching films and TV shows about African Americans. We will watch Selma on Feb. 15 and Glory Road on Feb. 22. Ages 13 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Black Leaders of Charles County will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Celebrate the Charles County Cham- pions of Black History. Explore the lives of Josiah Henson, Matthew Henson and Morgan Green and other prominent African Americans from Charles County. Ages 6-11 and fam- ilies. Call 301-934-9001.
Waldorf West Crochet and Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Don- nell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Family Game Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.
University of Maryland Extension will accept registrations through Feb. 15 for annual Southern Maryland Urban Pest Management Conference to be held 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 2 at Baden Volunteer Fire Department, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. Cost $50 per person. To register or for more information, go to https://extension. umd.edu/charles-county/ events-1.
Parents Affected by Addiction (PABA) will meet 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Charles County Sheriff’s Office, 6915 Crain Highway, La Plata. Doors open 6 p.m. Special guest will be Sheriff Troy Berry. A counselor will be present to discuss relapse. To RSVP or for information, specific questions or concerns, email email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 16
CSM Theatre will present “Blood Relations” Thursdays-Saturdays Feb. 16-25 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road. Based on the true story of Lizzie Borden. Tickets $15 adults; $12 military, seniors and youth. For tickets or more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 301934-7828, or go to www.csmd.edu/arts.
Archbishop Neale School will host Open House 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16 at the school, 104 Port Tobacco Road, La Plata. For information, call the school, 301-934-9595.
Friday, Feb. 17
will Americanhold Grilled Legion SteakPost 238 Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $13. For more information, call 301-274-3522. Southern Maryland Audubon Society will hold Barn Owl Prowl field trip 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at a private farm, Charles County. The exact meeting location will be given at registration. Suggested donation $5 per person. RSVP to Mike, 240-765-5192 or email@example.com.
Harry White Wilmer Sons of The American Legion Squadron 82 will hold baby back rib dinner 5-7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Post, 6330 North Crain Highway, La Plata. Cost $12. For more information, call 301-934-8221 or go to www.alpost82.org.
Mattawoman Creek Art Center will host Winter Open Multimedia Show through March 19 at the Center, Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. Gallery hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Reception Feb. 19. For information, call 301-743-5159 or go to www. mattawomanart.org.