Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a contact phone number or email on all submissions.
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.
V connections 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 email@example.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 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 information, call 301-934-8221.
Hope Cancer Support and Prayer Group
will meet 7 pm. the first and third Thursdays of each month at South Potomac Church, 4915 Crain Highway, White Plains. Group offers emotional support and spiritual encouragement for adults in treatment, post-treatment, and their loved ones and caregivers. For information, contact Angela Dion at email@example.com, or call 301-645-9427.
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.
Point of Change Jail and Street Ministry
Family Ties Support Group will meet 7 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month at New Hope AME Church, 12310 Washington Square, Waldorf. For information, contact Jerald or Kimberly Graham at 443-532-0090 or 301-609-9492, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAV Chapter 36 will hold its monthly membership meeting 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Highway. All members are requested to present. No meetings will be held during July and August. For information, call Elton Stokes, 301-335-4105.
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 Open House at Center for Trades and
Energy Training will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month through December at College of Southern
Maryland, Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), 6170 Hughesville Station Place. For information, call 301-5394730 or go to www.csmd.edu/about/locations/center-for-trades-and-energy-training/.
Mount Aventine Manor
House will be open for tours 1-4 p.m. Sundays through the end of October at Chapman State Park, 3452 Ferry Place, Indian Head. For information, go to www. friendsofchapmansp.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. To register or for information, call Mary Beth Klick, 301-609-6932.
Southern Maryland Invitational Livestock Expo (SMILE)
registrations will be accepted through May 25 for the June 23-25 event at St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown. Expo will celebrate the showmanship talents of young people with an interest in raising livestock and is a mix of competition, learning and fun. Open to youth ages 8-21 years, resident in the five-county region of Southern Maryland and other Maryland counties by invitation. There will be a Novice Showmanship Class for children 6-7 years. To download schedule and registration forms or for more information, go to the SMILE Facebook page or www.SMILE-INC.org, or call Susan McQuilkin at 301-274-1922, ext. 1.
Charles County Public Library is accepting submissions from local authors for an Aug. 19 reception. Send entries to Sarah Guy at any CCPL branch no later than 5 p.m. June
17. For information, contact Sarah Guy, 301-645 1395, ext. 417, or email@example.com.
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. For information, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mattawomanart.org.
Wednesday, May 24
Indian Head Senior Center
Book Club will meet 11 a.m.-noon May 24 at the center, 100 Cornwallis Square. This month “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh will be discussed. Call Potomac library, 301-3757375.
Leaf Printing will be 6-7 p.m. May 24 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. All ages. Call 301375-7375.
Book Gossip will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 24 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 6-11. Call 301-645-1395.
Waldorf West Crochet and
Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. May 24 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Session will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 24 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Learn about TEDCO and its RBI^2 program. RBI^2 assists start up and small technology-based businesses in rural areas of Maryland to advance the company to a higher level of success. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
Thursday, May 25
Southern MD CPR & First
Aid Training will offer CPR, AED & First Aid Training 5 p.m. May 25 in Owings. Open to public. For information, go to www. somdcpr.com or call 443481-7796.
Jazzy Yarns: Crochet and
Knitting Class will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 25 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864.
Film Club for Teens will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 25
at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-6451395.
American Legion Post
293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. May 25 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Friday, May 26
American Legion Post 238 will hold Pork Chop Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 26 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $10. For information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
VFW Post 8810 Auxiliary
will hold Barbecue Pork Sandwich Dinner 6-8 p.m. May 26 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Dinner served with coleslaw, potato salad and dessert. Cost $8. Call 301-645-6331.
Saturday, May 27
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 will distribute poppies in exchange for a donation 11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m. May 27 at the Chick-fil-A in La Plata and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 27-28 at the Giant in La Plata. Poppies will also be distributed at American Legion Post 82, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata, in exchange for a donation. Event will help honor fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of veterans. For information, call 240346-7716.
Sunday, May 28
African American Heritage
Society of Charles County will open its Heritage House 2-4 p.m. May 28 at 7485 Crain Highway, La Plata. For information, call 301843-2150.
Monday, May 29
VFW Post 8810 will host Memorial Day Ceremony 11 a.m. May 29 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Tuesday, May 30
Charles County Freedom
Landing Inc. will host an open house and art exhibit 2:30 – 6:00 p.m. May 30-June 2 and noon-5 p.m. June 3 at Charles County Freedom Landing, Inc., main building, 400 Potomac St. La Plata. For more information, call 301-932-2737.
Wednesday, May 31
Werewolves of Millers
Hollow Game Night will be 6-7:30 p.m. May 31 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 12-18. Call 301-6451395.
Waldorf West Crochet and
Knitting Club will meet 6-7:30 p.m. May 31 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
CSM National Senior Health
and Fitness Day will be10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 31 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center (PE Building), 8730 Mitchell Road. Free. For information, call 301-9342251 or go to www.csmd.edu/seniorhealthday.
Thursday, June 1
American Legion Post
293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. June 1 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Friday, June 2
American Legion Post
82 will hold Steak and Shrimp Dinner 6-8 p.m. June 2 at the post, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Cost $15 steak or shrimp; $18 combination. Call 301-934-8221.
Pets with Disabilities (PWD)
will host “A Toast to Pets with Disabilities” fundraising event 6-10 p.m. June 2 at Running Hare Vineyard, 150 Adelina Road, Prince Frederick. Tickets $65. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor or for more information, go to www.petswithdisabilities.org.
Society for the Restoration
of Port Tobacco presents First Friday Summer Wine Fest 6-9 p.m. June 2 at Historic Port Tobacco
Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St. To purchase tickets or for more information, go to www. restoreporttobacco.wordpress.com and click on “First Fridays and Other Events” or call Mary Fenton at 301-375-7892, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Legion 293 Riders
will hold Beef or Pork Enchiladas Dinner 6-8 p.m. June 2 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331.
Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host Fried Chicken Dinners To Go 5-7 p.m. June 2 at the station, 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road. Cost $12. For information, call Janet at 240-682-4840.
Saturday, June 3
Calvert County Citizens
Green Team will host Calvert Green Expo & Craft Fair 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 3 at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Road, Dowell. Free. Open to public. For information, go to www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/245.
Accokeek Foundation at
Piscataway Park will host Tails on Trails 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3 at the park, Education Center, 3400 Bryan Point Road. Event will feature guided trail walks, Pooch Play Zone with tennis ball pit, agility course and cooling pool. Cost $5 per person; includes one dog pass. Additional dog pass $5. All dogs must be on leash. To register or for information, go to www. accokeekfoundation.org or call 301-283-2113.
Southern Maryland Blue
Crabs Boosters will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Rain date 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 4. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs will donate two tickets per person attending this event for the night’s game beginning 6:35 p.m. To rent a space or for more information, email email@example.com, or call Robin Melson at 301-6618812 or Vicki Bellet at
301-751-6438. CSM’s Celebrating a Career,
Building Futures will be 7-11 p.m. June 3 at College of Southern Maryland, Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), 6170 Hughesville Station Place. Cost $100 per ticket; special sponsorships available. For information, call 302934-7647 or go to http:// foundation.csmd.edu/news-events/building-futures.html.
Touch-a-Truck presented by the Center for Children will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Touch, learn, and explore trucks, construction vehicles, cars and public safety equipment. Admission $8 adults; $3 children ages 1-16; children under 1 free. For more information, go to www. center-for-children.org or email Lorin Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles County Amateur
Radio Club will offer free amateur radio license exams 9:30 a.m. June 3 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Walk in applicants accepted; pre-registration preferred. To register, go to http://k3smd.org and click on “Ham License Exams,” or call 301-5034706.
Cruising Ponies Mustang
Club will host 3rd Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 3 at Walmart, 11930 Acton Lane, Waldorf. Vehicle registration fee $25. All proceeds go to Children’s Miracle Network. Call Joe Brown at 301-2664896 or Aletha Robinson at 301-705-7070.
Sunday, June 4
Free rabies clinic will be held 1-3 p.m. June 4 at Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department, 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road. Dog and cat licenses will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Charles County Department of Emergency Services’ Division of Animal Control at 301-609-3425 or email Debbie Yost at YostD@CharlesCountyMD.gov.