Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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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, 301-758-3082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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.