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. Learn more about career training programs offered in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and more. Free. For information, call 301-539-4730 or go to www.csmd.edu/about/ locations/center-for-trades-andenergy-training/.
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.
is now open. Most scholarships have a May 31 deadline. For information and to submit an application, go to www.csmd. edu/ScholarshipFinder.
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.
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. Local businesses and individuals welcome to participate. Exhibitors invited to provide age-appropriate activities for children between birth and five years of age. An advertising or exhibitor display is $35. Sponsorship opportunities available. Registration information available at www. CharlesCountyMD.gov. For more information, contact Alexandra Alexis at 301-934-9305 or AlexisA@CharlesCountyMD.gov.
announces a Call for Authors. Local authors who would like to have their work featured at the Author’s Reception to be held 2-4 p.m. Aug. 19 should submit a copy of their book to Sarah Guy at any CCPL branch no later than 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.
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.
Wednesday, May 31
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.
will meet 6-7:30 p.m. May 31 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Must know how to single crochet or knit stitch. Bring your own supplies. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-645-1395.
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. Theme will be “With Movement, There’s Improvement.” Participants can sample exercise classes to improve strength, balance and range of motion; tour facilities; talk to health and fitness experts; take advantage of free health screenings; and learn more about good nutrition and overall wellness. Free. For information, call 301-934-2251 or go to www.csmd.edu/seniorhealthday.
Thursday, June 1
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 301-645-6331.
will hold a blood drive 2-7 p.m. June 1 at Baden Fire House, 16608 Brandywine Road. For information, call Bill Teslik, 301-888-1666.
Friday, June 2
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.
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.
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. Event will feature wine tasting, food, music and silent auction. PWD is a local non-profit organization that takes in dogs and cats with special needs. Tickets $65. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor or for more information, go to www.petswithdisabilities.org.
presents First Friday Summer Wine Fest 6-9 p.m. June 2 at Historic Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St. Wine, food and music. 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 email@example.com.
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.
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
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. Learn to lower energy costs, harness solar power, find green products for home and business, plant a healthier garden, compost waste, and more. Make a rain barrel (pre-registration required), recycle old air conditioning units and drop off old latex paint for safe disposal/recycling (for a fee). Food and drink for purchase. Free. Open to public. For information, go to www.annmariegarden.org/ annmarie2/node/245.
will host Tails on Trails 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3 at the park, Education Center, 3400 Bryan Point Road. Celebrate National Trails Day with your pooch. 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. Additional dog pass $5. Children under 3 free. All dogs must be on leash. To register or for information, go to www. accokeekfoundation.org or call 301-283-2113.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Robin Melson at 301-661-8812 or Vicki Bellet at 301-751-6438.
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. Celebrate CSM’s fourth president Dr. Bradley Gottfried and his 11 years of leading the college as he prepares to retire. Event will
include cocktails, tasty fare, live music and raffles and will showcase one of Gottfried’s realized visions, the newly opened Center for Trades and Energy Training. Proceeds will be used to establish the Gottfried Building Futures Scholarship for workforce training students. Cost $100 per ticket; special sponsorships available. For information, call 302-934-7647, email eabell1@ csmd.edu, or go to http://foundation.csmd.edu/news-events/ building-futures.html.
will present Touch-a-Truck 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. Enjoy food, local vendors, performances and more. 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.
will offer free amateur radio license exams 9:30 a.m. June 3 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 on “Ham License Exams,” or call 301-503-4706.
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 301-266-4896 or Aletha Robinson at 301-7057070.
Sunday, June 4
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 301-6093425 or email Debbie Yost at YostD@CharlesCountyMD. gov.
Wednesday, June 7
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, 301-609-6609.
will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 7 at Charles County Public Law Library, 200 Charles St., La Plata. Free foreclosure legal advice. Attorneys from Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service will answer questions about foreclosures in Southern Maryland. Library located in basement of Circuit Court for Charles County; entrance on Washington Ave. For reservations or more information, call 301-932-3322.
will hold a members meeting 7 p.m. June 7 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Thursday, June 8
will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. June 8 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Friday, June 9
will hold Steak Dinner 6:30-8 p.m. June 9 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Dinner served with potato and vegetable buffet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301-645-6331.
Saturday, June 10
will present “A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms 7:30 p.m. June 10 and 3:30 p.m. June 11 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road. Tickets $15; $12 students, seniors and military. For more information, go to www.chesapeakechoral. com or call 301-642-0594.
Sunday, June 11
will present Drummers in the Park 2 p.m. June 11 at the park, porch of Mt. Aventine, 3452 Ferry Place, Indian Head. Walidane Drummers will perform Senegalese rhythms and Abasi Johnson, founder of “More Than a Drum,” will follow with a wide pallet of rhythmic flavors. Bring a drum. Bring a picnic. Tour Mount Aventine. Enjoy children’s crafts and refreshments. For information, go to www.friendsofchapmansp.org.
Monday, June 12
will hold a blood drive 11 a.m-4 p.m. June 12 at Sam’s Club, parking lot, 2365 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Event held in coordination with Children’s National Hospital Blood Mobile. To make a reservation, call 202-476-5437 or go to www.cnmcblooddonor. com.
will hold an executive committee meeting 7 p.m. June 12 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-6456331.