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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. Vcon­nec­tions will hold Veter­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Mon­days at Chick-fil-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.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. 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 1-800-4252666.

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.

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 Road, Fort Wash­ing­ton. To place a fruit or­der, go to www.lbg.org; en­ter ac­count num­ber “MD11224”. For more in­for­ma­tion,

con­tact Nancy at 301-6438882 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 Mary- land, La Plata Cam­pus, Busi­ness and In­dus­try (BI Build­ing), Room 113, 8730 Mitchell Road. Space is lim­ited. Em­ployer reg­is­tra- tion 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 Mary- land, La Plata Cam­pus. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www. csmd.edu/con­nec­tions or call 301-934-7828.

Fri­day, March 10

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 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

VFW Post 8810 will hold Steak Din­ner 6:30-8 p.m. March 10 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Din­ner served with potato and veg­etable buf­fet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301645-6331. CSM Chil­dren’s Theatre will present “Knuf­fle Bunny: A Cau­tion­ary Mu­si­cal” 7 p.m. March 10 and 2 and 7 p.m. March 11 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Theatre/ Fine Arts Cen­ter (FA), 8730 Mitchell Road. Based on a Mo Willems book. Cost $7 adult/se­nior; $5 high school and younger. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, email Bx­offc@ csmd.edu, go to www. csmd.edu/Arts, or call 301-934-7828. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Shrimp Al­fredo Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 10 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2743522 or visit on Facebook at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Sons of the Amer­i­can

Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold Len­ten Fish Fry 5-8 p.m. March 10 at Harry White Wilmer Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu will in­clude two whit­ing fil­lets, green beans, cole slaw, hush pup­pies, fried pota­toes, cof­fee and tea. Cost $11. Gift cer­tifi­cates avail­able. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9348221.

Early Dis­missal Day: Color

Chang­ing Slime will be 2-3 p.m. March 10 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ju­nior sci­en­tists will get to make su­per fun slime that changes color with heat or cold. Learn about what causes the color change and take your slime home with you af­ter­ward. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Minecraft will be 6-7:30 p.m. March 10 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Bring a friend for an evening of Minecraft build­ing and Creep­ers. Li­brar y will pro­vide the build­ing chal­lenges. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Baden Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment will hold Pitch Card Party 7:30 p.m. March 10 at the sta­tion, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost $7 per player. Light re­fresh­ments will be sold. Call 301-888-1888.

Satur­day, March 11

Hugh­esville Bap­tist Church will host an­nual Sports­man’s Ban­quet 4 p.m. March 11 at the church, 8505 Old Leonard­town Road. Din­ner at 5 p.m. Guest speaker will be Ja­son Cruise, au­thor and host of the show “Spring Chron­i­cles.” Door prizes. Cost $25. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, call Matt Baden, 301-274-9445, or go to www.hugh­esville­bap­tist.com/sports­mans­ban­quet.

South­ern Mary­land Audubon

Society will hold “Late Win­ter Land Birds and Water­fowl” field trip 8 a.m.-noon March 11 at Patux­ent River Naval Air Sta­tion, St. Mary’s County. Take a late win­ter trip that in the past has spot­ted Snow Bunt­ings, La­p­land Longspurs and Short-eared Owls. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Fa­cil­i­ties will be avail­able. No fee. Meet at Park and Ride lot across from Lex­ing­ton Park Post Of­fice on Tu­lagi Place. To pre-reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Dean at dean.new­man@dau.mil or 301-672-5464.

Charles County Am­a­teur

Ra­dio Club will of­fer free am­a­teur ra­dio li­cense ex­ams 9:30 a.m. March 11 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Tests for all lev­els of am­a­teur ra­dio li­cense will be avail­able. Walk in ap­pli­cants ac­cepted; pre-reg­is­tra­tion pre­ferred. To reg­is­ter, go to http:// k3smd.org and click “Ham Li­cense Ex­ams” but­ton, or call 301-503-4706. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bu­reau will of­fer Man­ag­ing Emo­tions 10 a.m.-noon March 11 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal- dorf. Pro­gram for chil­dren ages 5-13 to learn how to man­age their anger. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org.

Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion for Black Veter­ans (NABVets) South­ern Mary­land Chap­ter

#96 will host Ben­e­fits and Claims Sub­mis­sion Event to help veter­ans pre­pare to file a full claim 9 a.m.-noon March 11 at the ReMax Build­ing, 10665 Stan­haven Place, White Plains, third floor. Call 301-346-6125 for more in­for­ma­tion. Ar­chae­ol­o­gists Dig for Clues will be 10-11 a.m. March 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ar­chae­ol­o­gists dig for clues about the past. Let’s see if you can fig­ure out our clues and guess what they tell us; and fig­ure out what clues we are leav­ing for fu­ture ar­chae­ol­o­gists. Fun in­ter­ac­tive pro­gram. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Cour­te­ous Ca­nines will be 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 11 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Is your ca­nine fam­ily mem­ber cour­te­ous? If he or she could use a lit­tle help in this area, stop by the li­brar y for train­ing tips and tech­niques from pro­fes­sional dog trainer Jeff Causby of Best Buddy Dog Trainer LLC. Ages 16 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Ask the Com­puter Lady will be 2-4 p.m. March 11 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Do you have ques­tions about how to use your new de­vice or other IT ques­tions? Drop in and ask our res­i­dent ex­pert. First come, first served. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-375-7375.

Paws to Read will be 2:15-3:30 p.m. March 11 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Pro­gram de­signed to help chil­dren im­prove read­ing skills and con­fi­dence while hav­ing fun read­ing to cer­ti­fied ther­apy dogs. Ages 5-14. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001. Spirit of Eli­jah King­dom Church

will host Drug/ Gam­bling Ad­dic­tion and Hu­man Traf­fick­ing work­shop 1-3 p.m. March 11 at the church, 12919 In­dian Head High­way, Fort Wash­ing­ton. Ex­perts in the ar­eas of drug and gam­bling ad­dic­tions and hu­man traf­fick­ing will be avail­able to an­swer any ques­tions. Pub­lic in­vited. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to “Con­fer­ence on the Fam­ily: Work­shop to Build Strong Fam­i­lies and Com­mu­ni­ties” on www.eventbrite. com.

South­ern Mary­land Dec­o­ra­tive Painters will meet 9:30 a.m. March 11 at Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Church, hall, 28297 Old Vil­lage Road, Me­chan­icsville. Busi­ness meet­ing will be fol­lowed by paint­ing a Chris Thorn­ton-Dea­son project “Di­men­sional Pears” led by Deb­bie Reece. Guests wel­come. Con­tact us for sup­ply info if you would like to paint on the date of your visit. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.smd­paint.org or con­tact Gar­nett Joy, 301884-2835 or email LearnToPaint2016@gmail.com. Power Jam Mu­sic Al­liance will host 5th An­nual Gui­tar Fes­ti­val 2-11 p.m. March 11 at 5 South Event Cen­ter, 21030 Point Look­out Road, Call­away. Gui­tar work­shop 2-4 p.m. Gui­tar con­cert and art show 7-11 p.m. Event will fea­ture lo­cal artists. All ages wel­come. Spon­sored by Mary­land State Arts Coun­cil and St. Mary’s County Arts Coun­cil. To pur­chase tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.pjma.info or call 240925-8659.

Mon­day, March 13

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee Meet­ing 7 p.m. March 13 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bu­reau will of­fer Vic­tim Aware­ness 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 13 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal- dorf. Pro­gram for youth who have of­fended oth­ers. Par­tic­i­pants will de­velop skills in un­der­stand­ing

their harm­ful be­hav­iors. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. Span­ish Con­ver­sa­tional

Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. March 13 at Wal­dorf West li­brar y, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Prac­tice speak­ing, dis­cover new phrases and learn verb con­ju­ga­tions. Ba­sic Span­ish vo­cab­u­lary and con­ju­ga­tion skills re­quired. Ages 16 and older. Drop in. Call 301-645-1395.

Tues­day, March 14

Amer­i­can Le­gion Rid­ers Post 293 will hold Mem­bers Meet­ing 7 p.m. March 14 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bu­reau will of­fer Par­ent­ing Skills Group 6-7:30 p.m. March 14 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bu­reau will of­fer Best Foot For­ward 6-7:30 p.m. March 14 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. So­cial skills group for girls 13-16, fo­cus­ing on re­spect, pos­i­tive at­ti­tudes, eti­quette and char­ac­ter devel­op­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6451837 or e-mail info@tcysb. org.

Fun Time Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. March 14 at La Plata Li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Cre­ative themed classes de­signed to stim­u­late a child’s grow­ing cu­rios­ity. Co­op­er­a­tive games, ac­tiv­i­ties, and mu­sic to en­gage each child’s nat­u­ral en­ergy. Classes ex­plore yoga poses, breath­ing ex­er­cises, and re­lax­ation tech­niques to con­vey lessons in self-ex­pres­sion, stress man­age­ment, body im­age, so­cial skills, and pos­i­tive think­ing. Ages 4-9. Call 301-934-9001.

Un­der the Sea Sto­ry­time will be 11 a.m.-noon March 14 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Join us for a spe­cial un­der the sea themed stor y time. There will be ocean themed sto­ries, songs and crafts. Ages 3-5. Call 301-375-7375.

301 Derby Dames: Roller

Derby Meet & Greet will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 14 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join us and the 301 Derby Dames for a spe­cial meet and greet. Learn the ba­sics of game play, watch a live demo, ask ques­tions and get a photo taken. Ages 12-18. Call 301-6451395.

Wed­nes­day, March 15

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bu­reau will of­fer Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 15 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 301-6451837 or e-mail info@tcysb. org.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bu­reau will of­fer Space-2Create 6-8 p.m. March 15 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. Pro­gram for youth ages 18-24 to map out a suc­cess­ful plan for their lives through an in­ter­ac­tive cre­ative art process. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org. VITA Tax Prep As­sis­tance will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15 at Po­tomac li­brar y, 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 301-375-7375.

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