Cal­en­dar of events

Maryland Independent - - Community -

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. Vcon­nec­tions will hold Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Mon­days at Chick­fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Meet and net­work with other vet­er­ans in your com­mu­nity. Theme through end of April will be “Do You Need Help In Pre­par­ing To File Your Claim and Am I El­i­gi­ble For Ben­e­fits?”. Com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org. 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.mar ylanddc-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 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. Vcon­nec­tions will hold Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­days at Chick-fil-A, 3365 Crain High­way, Wal­dorf. Meet and net­work with other vet­er­ans in your com­mu­nity. Theme through end of April will be “Do You Need Help In Pre­par­ing To File Your Claim and Am I El­i­gi­ble For Ben­e­fits?”. Com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.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.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 ever y Fri­day who wish to try­out un­til slots are filled. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.smd­ve­loc­ity.org or email smd­ve­loc­ity@aol.com.

VCon­nec­tions will host Vet­eran Women and Fam­ily Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Fri­days at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. Meet with fel­low women vet­er­ans in your com­mu­nity. Theme through the end of April will be “Q&A on Ser­vice­women Ben­e­fits and Health­Care.” Com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. vcon­nec­tions.org.

VCon­nec­tions will host Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 10:30-11:30 a.m. the sec­ond Fri­day of each month at Burger King, 30004 Three Notch Road, Char­lotte Hall. Themes through end of April will be “Get­ting To Know Your Char­lotte Hall Vet­er­ans” and “Do You Need Help In Pre­par­ing To File Your Claim and Am I El­i­gi­ble For Ben­e­fits?”. Com­pli­men­tary cup of cof­fee. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.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

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.

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 301-934-7569.

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.

Sub­mis­sion dead­line for spring edi­tion of CSM’s Con­nec­tions Lit­er­ary Mag­a­zine will be March 17. Po­etry, short sto­ries and black and white pho­tog­ra­phy are ac­cepted for con­sid­er­a­tion. For sub­mis­sion guide­lines, go to www. csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/ con­nec­tions-lit­er­ary-se­ries/con­nec­tions-mag­a­zine. A read­ing of the mag­a­zine will be May 5 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/ con­nec­tions or call 301934-7828.

Wed­nes­day, March 1

Charles County Lo­cal Drug and Al­co­hol Abuse Coun­cil will meet 5:30 p.m. March 1 at Charles Coun- ty Health Depart­ment, 4545 Crain High­way, White Plains. Open to pub­lic. For more in­forma- tion, call Mon­ica Rosier, 301-609-6609. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 1 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram for mid­dle and high school stu­dents who need some guid­ance with man­ag­ing their emo­tions. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 293 will hold Mem­bers Meet­ing 7 p.m. March 1 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-6456331. South­ern Mary­land

Audubon So­ci­ety will meet 7:30-9 p.m. March 1 at South­ern Mary­land Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 44219 Air­port Road, Cal­i­for­nia. Min­gling starts 7 p.m. Pro­fes­sor Nancy McAl­lis­ter will lead her 2016 jour­ney through a “Mom’s Big Year” of bird­ing from coast to coast of the United States while jug­gling her du­ties at work and home. Light re­fresh­ments. No fee. Pub­lic in­vited. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Lynne Wheeler, 301-7518097 or som­daudubon@ ya­hoo.com. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Space-2Create

at the of­fice,6-8 p.m. 75 March In­dus­trial1 Park Pro­gram Drive, for Wal­dorf.youth ages 18-24 cess­ful to plan map for out theira suc- lives throughcre­ative ar­tan in­ter­ac­tive­pro­cess. Call 301-645-1837 info@tcysb.org.or e-mail Cen­ter JobSourcewill be Mo­bile lo­cated Ca­reer9 a.m.-1 Wal­dorf p.m. West March li­brary,1 at 10405 Cen­ter O’Don­nellof­fers em­ploy- Place. ment, em­ploy­ers reem­ploy­mentser­vices. ADAand ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. will VITA be Tax 10 Prep a.m.-5 As­sis­tan­cep.m. March 1 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Our cer­ti­fied vol­un­teer will pro­vide free tax prepa­ra­tion as­sis­tance to Charles County. Call for ap­point­ment. In­come re­stric­tions ap­ply. Ages 18 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

AARP Tax Aide will be 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 1 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 ap­point­ment. In­come re­stric­tions ap­ply. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Homeschool Book Club will meet 10 a.m.-noon March 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Homeschooled chil­dren are en­cour­aged to read and com­pare a well­known book to the movie adap­ta­tion. This month “The In­ven­tion of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick will be dis­cussed. Ages 9-11. Call 301-645-1395. Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon March 1 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Join us for fun, learn­ing, and so­cial­iz­ing as we ex­plore STEM themes. This month will be an engi­neer­ing project. Ages 5-9. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

Ask the Com­puter Guys will be 2-3:30 p.m. March 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Do you have ques­tions about how to use your new de­vice or have other IT ques­tions? Drop in and ask our res­i­dent ex­perts. First come, first served. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. March 1 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join in for a fun evening of hooks and nee­dles. Be­gin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own sup­plies. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6451395.

Thurs­day, March 2

Univer­sity of Mary­land

Ex­ten­sion will host an­nual South­ern Mary­land Ur­ban Pest Man­age­ment Con­fer­ence 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 2 at Baden Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Event will cover com­mer­cial pes­ti­cide ap­pli­ca­tor re­cer- tifi­ca­tion for Mary­land (3A, 3C, 6, 7A, 7B, 7D, 8 and 10), Wash­ing­ton, D.C. (3A, 3B, 7A, 7B, 7E, 5, 6, 11, Mos­quito) and Vir­ginia (3A, 6, 7A, 8, 10, 60) for struc­tural/in­sti­tu­tional, pub­lic health and or­na­ments/turf/right-ofway. For in­for­ma­tion on the con­fer­ence pro­gram or re­cer­ti­fi­ca­tion cov­er­age, con­tact Herb Reed, 410-535-3662 or email hreed@umd.edu. Hos­pice of Charles County

Inc. will host High Volt­age Quar­ter Auc­tion ben­e­fit 7 p.m. March 2 at The Charleston Se­nior Com­mu­nity, 45 St. Pa­tricks Drive, Wal­dorf. Doors open 6 p.m. Items and ven­dors will be avail­able to shop from. Tick­ets $15; in­cludes two pad­dles and a roll of quar­ters ($10) prior to Feb. 27. At the door $20. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Sherri Suter, 703-615-2823 or 888-753-9329, or email high­volt­age­quar­ter­auc­tions@gmail.com. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will hold Ready for Life 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 2 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram to help youth fo­cus on pre­par­ing for work, col­lege or trade school, man­ag­ing fi­nances and pre­par­ing for the adult world. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sand­wich Night 6-8:30 p.m. March 2 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301645-6331. Clark Cen­ter Book Dis­cus­sion will be 1-2 p.m. March 2 at the cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. This month “Trav­els with Charley” by John Stein­beck will be dis­cussed. Call La Plata li­brary, 301934-9001. Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Club will meet 2-3 p.m. March 2 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Join oth­ers for fun, learn­ing, and so­cial­iz­ing while ex­plor­ing STEM themes. This month will be an engi­neer­ing project. Ages 5-9. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-375-7375. Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. March 2 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Learn the ba­sics or de­velop skills in cro­chet­ing or knit­ting. Bring sup­plies. For be­gin­ners, bring skein of yarn and “J” cro­chet hook or size 8 or 9 knit­ting nee­dles. Ages 12 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Let’s Learn Spanish Sto­ry­time will be 6-6:30 p.m. March 2 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. En­joy an English based stor ytime with some added Spanish words and watch Spanish vo­cab­u­lary grow. Par­tic­i­pants read books, sing songs, dance and make a craft. Ages 3-5. Call 301645-1395. Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary will host Town Hall Meet­ing 7 p.m. March 2 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. In­put is sought from Charles County res­i­dents and sup­port­ers. In­for­ma­tion re­ceived from the town halls will help the li­brary in plan­ning and pri­or­i­tiz­ing its cur­rent ser­vices, al­lo­cat­ing re­sources, and iden­ti­fy­ing new li­brary ser­vices and pro­grams. For more in­for­ma­tion, email ljansen@cc­plon­line.org or call La Plata li­brary, 301-934-9001.

Fri­day, March 3

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82 will hold Steak and Shrimp Din­ner 6-8 p.m. March 3 at the post, 6330 Crain High­way, La Plata. Cost $15 steak and shrimp; $18 com­bi­na­tion. Call 301-934-8221. Bel Al­ton Vol­un­teer Fire

Depart­ment Aux­il­iary will hold fried shrimp din­ners to go 5-7 p.m. March 3 at the sta­tion, 9765 Bel Al­ton New­town Road. Din­ner will in­clude fried shrimp, hush pup­pies, green beans, cole slaw, and ap­ple­sauce. Cost $12.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Janet, 240-682-4840. Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold Open Stu­dio 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri­days through May 26 at the Cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road. Mar­bury. Come paint, draw, take pho­tos, sculpt, knit, quilt and more. Bring your own ma­te­ri­als and your lunch. Share ideas and tech­niques. Friends wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.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. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org. Mat­ta­woman Creek Art

Cen­ter will hold Draw­ing with Pen­cil work­shop 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 3 at Mar yland Vet­er­ans Mu­seum, 11000 Crain High­way, New­burg. Ad­di­tional work­shops March 10 and March 17. Draw­ing with pen­cil is an ex­cel­lent way painters sharpen their skills on per­spec­tive, com­po­si­tion and val­ues. Ex­plore us­ing graphite to cre­ate work that strength­ens these themes. Some sup­plies needed. Cost for all 3 work­shops $100 mem­bers; $110 non-mem­bers. For reg­is­tra­tion form, costs for tak­ing only 1 or 2 of the work­shops, or in­for­ma­tion on each work­shop, go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org/ classes or call 301-7435159. So­ci­ety for the Restora­tion of Port To­bacco will present An Evening with John Wilkes Booth and Friends of Rich Hill 6 p.m. March 3 at Port To­bacco Court­house, 8430 Com­merce St. Free; do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated. Light re­fresh­ments. For in­for­ma­tion, email keechjoyce@aol.com, or call Mary Fenton, 301375-7892.

Amer­i­can Le­gion will hold Baked Ziti Din­ner 6-8 p.m. March 3 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Seafood Din­ner fea­tur­ing oys­ters 5:307:30 p.m. March 3 at the Post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $7-$13. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Start­ing a Non­profit will be 2-4 p.m. March 3 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn fun­da­men­tal fed­eral and Mary­land state re­quire­ments to start a 501(c)(3) non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion from SCORE and the Non­profit In­sti­tute. Ex­plore topics like com­po­si­tion of boards and man­ag­ing on­go­ing op­er­a­tions as well as learn how to start a giv­ing fund from the Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion of South­ern Mary­land. Ages 18 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Satur­day, March 4

CSM Benny C. Mor­gan Recital Se­ries: South­ern Mary­land Cham­ber En­sem­ble will per­form 8 p.m. March 4 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Leonard­town Cam­pus, Build­ing A., Room 206, 22950 Hol­ly­wood Road. For more in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-934-7828, or go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/the-arts/mu­sic/ benny-c-mor­gan-se­ries/ in­dex.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.