Cal­en­dar of events

A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

Maryland Independent - - Community - Send cal­en­dar events (at least two weeks in ad­vance, if pos­si­ble) to Com­mu­nity, 4475 Re­gency Place, Suite 301, White Plains, MD 20695. Email items to com­mu­nity@somd­news.com. In­clude a con­tact phone num­ber or email on all sub­mis­sions.

On­go­ing

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 carol.cox@gmail.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. 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 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 Nancy at 301-643-8882 or 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 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 kyle.rambo@navy.mil.

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 bx­offc@csmd.edu, 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 paba­parents@ya­hoo.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 bx­offc@csmd.edu, 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 rap­torsrulemc@gmail.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.

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