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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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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. 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, 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. 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. 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 an­ge­la­dion­writer@gmail.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 sec­ond Thurs­day of each month at New Hope AME Church, 12310 Washington Square, Wal­dorf. Fam­ily Ties Project fo­cuses on bring­ing fam­i­lies of in­car­cer­ated per­sons that share com­mon ex­pe­ri­ences or con­cerns to­gether to pro­vide en­cour­age­ment and sup­port through group meet­ings, prayer and men­tor­ing. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jer­ald or Kim­berly Gra­ham at 443-5320090 or 301-609-9492, or email pointofchange@hot­mail.com.

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 1-800-4252666.

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. Gates will be open for drive in ac­cess. 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. Charles County Early Child­hood Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil

is ac­cept­ing ex­hibitor and spon­sor regis­tra­tions through July 21 for Early Child­hood Day to be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12 at Cap­i­tal Club­house, 3033 Wal­dorf Mar­ket­place. Spon­sor­ship op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able. Reg­is­tra­tion in­for­ma­tion avail­able at www.CharlesCoun­tyMD. gov. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Alexan­dra Alexis at 301-934-9305 or Alex­isA@CharlesCoun­tyMD.gov. Charles County Pub­lic

Li­brary seeks lo­cal au­thors for an Aug. 19 re­cep­tion. Works may be sub­mit­ted to Sarah Guy at any CCPL branch by 5 p.m. June 17. For in­for­ma­tion or de­tails on mak­ing a sub­mis­sion, con­tact Sarah Guy,

301-645 1395, ext. 417, or sguy@cc­plon­line.org; or go to www.cc­plon­line.org. 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 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

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. 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 240-346-7716.

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 301645-6331.

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. Var­i­ous works, pho­to­graphs trans­ferred to wood, have been cre­ated by par­tic­i­pants in the psy­chi­atric re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gram. Project par­tially funded by a grant from Charles County Art Al­liance. 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. Play as a vil­lager or were­wolf in this game of ac­cu­sa­tion and in­trigue. Light snacks pro­vided. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395. 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 301-6451395. 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. 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.

Brandy­wine Lions Club will hold a blood drive 2-7 p.m. June 1 at Baden Fire House, 16608 Brandy­wine Road. For in­for­ma­tion, call Bill Tes­lik, 301-8881666.

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 301-9348221.

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. Var­i­ous works, pho­to­graphs trans­ferred to wood, have been cre­ated by par­tic­i­pants in the psy­chi­atric re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gram. Project par­tially funded by a grant from Charles County Art Al­liance. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-932-2737. 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. Go to www. re­store­port­to­bacco. wordpress.com and click on “First Fri­days and Other Events” or call Mary Fen­ton at 301-375-7892, email mar ys­fen­ton@ ya­hoo.com. 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. 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. DIY dog treats, paw care prod­ucts and car­i­ca­ture pooch por­traits. Cost $5 per per­son; in­cludes one dog pass. 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 Mar yland 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 somd­blue­crab­s­boost­ers@ com­cast.net, or call Robin Mel­son at 301-661-8812 or Vicki Bel­let at 301-7516438. 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, email eabell1@ csmd.edu, or go to http:// foun­da­tion.csmd.edu/ news-events/build­ing-fu­tures.html. Touch-a-Truck pre­sented by the Cen­ter for Chil­dren

will pre­sent be10 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. Ev­ery paid ad­mis­sion re­ceives one free ticket to the night’s South­ern Maryland Blue Crabs game at 6:35 p.m. 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, ljohn­son@ cen­ter-for-chil­dren.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. To reg­is­ter, go to http:// k3smd.org and click on “Ham Li­cense Ex­ams,” or call 301-503-4706. 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. Tro­phies, food for sale and more. Ve­hi­cle reg­is­tra­tion fee $25. All pro­ceeds 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. Fee for pet li­cense is $5 if your an­i­mal is al­tered; $25 if your an­i­mal is not al­tered. All pets over 4 months old must be li­censed to com­ply with Charles County Or­di­nance. At the clinic, all dogs must be leashed, and all cats and fer­rets must be con­tained in a car­rier. 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.

Wed­nes­day, June 7

Charles County Lo­cal Drug and Al­co­hol Abuse Coun­cil will meet 5:30 p.m. June 7 at Charles County Health De­part­ment, 4545 Crain High­way, White Plains. Open to pub­lic. For in­for­ma­tion, call Mon­ica Rosier, 301609-6609. Fore­clo­sure le­gal clinic

will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 7 at Charles County Pub­lic Law Li­brary, 200 Charles St., La Plata. At­tor­neys from Maryland Vol­un­teer Lawyers Ser­vice will an­swer ques­tions about fore­clo­sures in South­ern Maryland. En­trance lo­cated on Washington Ave. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9323322.

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