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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. For se­niors with de­men­tia and Alzheimer’s to re­lax and enjoy them­selves. For 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. 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 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. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Carol Cox, 301758-3082 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. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www. vcon­nec­tions.org. Charles County Pro­fes­sional Civ­i­tan Club will meet 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wed­nes­days at Golden Cor­ral, 2800 Crain High­way, Wal­dorf. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Ge­orge Haw­ley, 240-367-6489 or plan­it4uevent­plan­ning@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 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 in­for­ma­tion, call Jerry, 301753-6335, 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 in­for­ma­tion, go to www.mary­landdc-alanon.org or call 1-800425-2666.

VCon­nec­tions will host Vet­eran Women and Fam­ily Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Fri­days at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. For 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. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

CSM on­line Schol­ar­ship Finder is now open. Most schol­ar­ships have a May 31 dead­line. For in­for­ma­tion and to sub­mit an ap­pli­ca­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/Schol­ar­shipFin­der.

Charles County Health Depart­ment will host free 8-week Quit Smok­ing pro­gram start­ing early May at the Health Depart­ment, 4545 Crain High­way, White Plains. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. To reg­is­ter or for in­for­ma­tion, call Mary Beth Klick, 301-609-6932.

Wed­nes­day, April 12

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 12 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For mid­dle and high school stu­dents who need guid­ance with man­ag­ing their emotions. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Space-2-Cre­ate 6-8 p.m. April 12 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For youth ages 18-24 to map out a suc­cess­ful plan for their lives through an in­ter­ac­tive cre­ative art process. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

Fun Time Yoga will be 10-11 a.m. April 12 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B.

Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ages 4-9. Call 301375-7375. VITA Tax Prep As­sis­tance will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Free tax prepa­ra­tion as­sis­tance to Charles County. Call for ap­point­ment. In­come re­stric­tions ap­ply. Ages 18 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

AARP Tax Aide will be 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Free tax prepa­ra­tion as­sis­tance to Charles County se­niors age 60 and older. Call for ap­point­ment. In­come re­stric­tions ap­ply. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. Spring Break Af­ter­noon Movie Mati­nee will be 2-4 p.m. April 12 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. “The Secret Life of Pets” will be shown. All ages. Call 301-934-9001. Clases de Com­puta­do­ras en Es­pañol will be 2-3 p.m. April 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. To­das las clases son gra­tu­itas. Para más in­for­ma­ción pre­gunta por Ivette. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395. Cre­ative Writ­ers Work­shop will be 6-7:30 p.m. April 12 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Writ­ing chal­lenges for writ­ers with all lev­els of ex­pe­ri­ence. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-934-9001. Crafty Kids: Dream Catch­ers will be 6-7 p.m. April 12 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ages 6-11. Call 301-375-7375. Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and Knit­ting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. April 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Call 301-645-1395. Young Fam­ily Food & Fun

Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. April 12 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn about re­sources the li­brary and county gov­ern­ment agen­cies of­fer. Open to teen and young par­ents ages 25 or younger, and their chil­dren, birth-5. Call 301-645-1395. Pomon­key High School

Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion will hold monthly meet­ing 1:30 p.m. April 12 at Metropoli­tan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropoli­tan Church Road, Pomon­key. Alumni and friends in­vited. For in­for­ma­tion, call Philip Thomas, 301-751-1823.

Thurs­day, April 13

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Ready for Life 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 13 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For youth ages 14-18 to de­velop skills needed in the adult world. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org. JobSource Mo­bile Career Cen­ter will be lo­cated 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Of­fers em­ploy­ment, reem­ploy­ment and em­ploy­ers ser­vices. ADA ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-375-7375. An Af­ter­noon with the

Stars: Se­nior Bingo will be 2-3 p.m. April 13 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Cel­e­brate the 1950s and 1960s. Play trivia and Bingo. Ages 55 and older. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-934-9001.

Bunny Palooza will be 2-3 p.m. April 13 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Bunny-themed crafts and games. Ages 4-11. Call 301-375-7375. Mad 4 Sci­ence: But­ter­flies will be 2-4 p.m. April 13 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn about but­ter­flies and make one to take home. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. Jazzy Yarns: Cro­chet and Knit­ting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. April 13 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Call 301-6452864.

Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. April 13 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-6451395. La Plata Adult Book Dis­cus­sion will be 7-8 p.m. April 13 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. The book “The Light Between Oceans” by M.L. St­ed­man will be dis­cussed. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001.

CSM In­sti­tu­tional Eq­uity and Di­ver­sity: Speak Up, Speak Out will be 2:30-4 p.m. April 13 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Cen­ter for Busi­ness and In­dus­try (BI Build­ing), Room 104, 8730 Mitchell Road. Learn about dat­ing vi­o­lence and sex­ual as­sault; dis­cuss com­po­nents of healthy re­la­tion­ships, learn signs of an abu­sive re­la­tion­ship. Free. For in­for­ma­tion, email mmad­dox2@csmd.edu, call 301-934-7659, or go to www.csmd.edu/about/in­sti­tu­tional-eq­uity-and-di­ver­sity/. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sand­wich Night 6-8:30 p.m. April 13 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331. Charles County Archaeological So­ci­ety of Mary­land will meet 7 p.m. April 13 at La Plata Po­lice Depart­ment, 101 La Grange Ave. Topic will be “Land­scape and the Imag­ined Past in Port To­bacco.” Re­cent ex­ca­va­tions al­low us to ex­plore the chang­ing na­ture of part of the vil­lage land­scape and help preser ve lo­cal his­tory. No fee. Pub­lic wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, go to ccarch­soc.blogspot.com.

Fri­day, April 14

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Crab Balls & Shrimp Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 14 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold Len­ten Fish Fr y 5-7 p.m. April 14 at Harry White Wilmer Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Two whit­ing fil­lets, green beans, cole slaw, hush pup­pies, fried pota­toes, cof­fee and tea. Cost $11. Gift cer­tifi­cates avail­able. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301934-8221.

VFW Post 8810 will hold Steak Din­ner 6:30-8 p.m. April 14 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Served with potato and veg­etable buf­fet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301-6456331. Wal­dorf Vol­un­teer Fire

Depart­ment will host Good Fri­day Fish Fry 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 14 at the sta­tion, 3245 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Din­ner $10; in­cludes three filets, choice of two sides in­clud­ing potato salad, mac­a­roni and cheese, cole slaw, green beans or corn. Fish sand­wich $6. Carry-out only. Bake

sale. De­liv­ery of­fered with or­ders of five or more din­ners in Wal­dorf area. Call in or­ders day of event or for in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-3000.

Po­tomac Heights VFD will host Fish Fry 4-7 p.m. April 14 at the sta­tion, 73 Gly­mont Road, In­dian Head. Fish, french fries, coleslaw, hush pup­pies, drinks and dessert in­cluded. Hot dogs for pur­chase. Cost $12 per plate. For in­for­ma­tion, call 240-419-7849. Baden Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment will hold Pitch Card Party 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the sta­tion, 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost $7 per player. Light re­fresh­ments for pur­chase. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-8881888.

Saturday, April 15

CSM Benny C. Mor­gan Recital Se­ries: South­ern Mary­land Cham­ber Play­ers will per­form 8 p.m. April 15 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Leonard­town Cam­pus, Build­ing A., Room 206, 22950 Hol­ly­wood Road. For in­for­ma­tion, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, call 301-934-7828, or go to www.csmd.edu/ com­mu­nity/the-arts/mu­sic/benny-c-mor­gan-se­ries/in­dex. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Texas Hold-em Tour­na­ment 6 p.m. April 15 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Sign up 5:45 p.m. $100 buy-in. Call 301-6456331. Friends of Smallwood State Park will hold Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 a.m. April 15 at the park, 2750 Swe­den Point Road, Mar­bury. Ac­tiv­i­ties start 10 a.m. Face paint­ing, na­ture crafts, Dis­cov­ery Cen­ter, and Easter Bunny. Rain or shine. Do­na­tion $3 per child rec­om­mended. Ages 10 and un­der. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-7437613.

Mon­day, April 17

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Vic­tim Aware­ness 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 17 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For youth who have of­fended others. Par­tic­i­pants will de­velop skills in un­der­stand­ing their harm­ful be­hav­iors. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org.

Weekly Sen­sory Tubs in the Month of April will be all day April 17 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. To honor Autism Aware­ness Month, a dif­fer­ent sen­sory tub will be pro­vided each week for kids. A sen­sory tub is a con­tainer filled with ob­jects that chil­dren can play with and ex­pe­ri­ence on more than a vis­ual level. Ages 0-18. Call 301-645-2864.

Pol­li­na­tor Party will be 2-3 p.m. April 17 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Make a model of a buzzing bee and flow­ers. Ages 6-11. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-3757375. Get Inked: DIY Tem­po­rary Tat­toos will be 5:30-7 p.m. April 17 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn about body art and tat­toos. Cre­ate a tem­po­rary tat­too. Ages 12-18. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

CSM Tony Hunger­ford Memo­rial Art Gallery: An­nual Juried Stu­dent Ex­hi­bi­tion will be through May 5 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts Cen­ter, Tony Hunger­ford Memo­rial Art Gallery,

8730 Mitchell Road. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon­day-Fri­day; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Paint­ings, photos and sculp­tures show­case the works of CSM fine arts stu­dents. Awards pre­sen­ta­tion 2:30 p.m. April 18. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/arts.

Charles County Depart­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and Tourism an­nounces Spring

Break Swim April 17. Visit one of our in­door pools between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and pay $2 ad­mis­sion per per­son. Chil­dren ages 12 and un­der must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult 16 or older. To find a pool near you, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­parks.com/re­cre­ation/aquat­ics-gen­eral-in­for­ma­tion. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-932-3470 or go to www.charle­scoun­ty­parks.com/re­cre­ation/school­sout-pro­grams. Cross Roads of Hugh­esville

Gar­den Club will meet 7 p.m. April 17 at Hugh­esville Bap­tist Church, 8505 Old Leonard­town Road. Guests wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-8484377.

Tues­day, April 18

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Par­ent­ing Skills Group 6-7:30 p.m. April 18 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For 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. April 18 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 in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-1837 or e-mail info@tcysb.org.

eReader Drop-in will be 5:15-7:15 p.m. April 18 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Learn how to ac­cess free li­brary eBooks us­ing Over­drive. Drop in with your own eReader de­vice. First come, first served. All ages. Call 301-934-9001.

Fam­ily Craft Night will be 6-7 p.m. April 18 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. This month we will make ter­ra­cotta spring pots. All ages. Call 301-6451395. U.S. Small Busi­ness Vet­er­ans Re­source Day will be 8:30 a.m.-noon April 18 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Leonard­town Cam­pus, Build­ing A, Au­di­to­rium, 22950 Hol­ly­wood Road. Reg­is­tra­tion 8:30-8:45 a.m Learn about pro­grams and ser­vices that as­sist with de­vel­op­ment and growth of vet­eran-owned small busi­nesses. To reg­is­ter, go to Eventbrite, https://tinyurl.com/n5oza2t. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Court­ney McCalla, 410244-3330 or court­ney. mccalla@sba.gov.

VFW Post 8810 will hold Mem­ber Meet­ing 7 p.m. April 18 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-6456331.

Wed­nes­day, April 19

Tri-County Youth Ser­vices Bureau will of­fer Anger Man­age­ment 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 19 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org. Tri-County Youth Ser­vices

Bureau will of­fer Space-2Create 6-8 p.m. April 19 at the of­fice, 75 In­dus­trial Park Drive, Wal­dorf. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301645-1837 or e-mail info@ tcysb.org.

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