Calendar of events
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in advance,Send calendarif possible) events to (at Community,least two weeks 4475 Regency20695. Email Place, items Suite to 301, community@somdnews.White Plains, MD com.on all Include submissions.a contact phone number or email Ongoing will Platinumhost ReminiscingSenior Care AssistedCafe 6-9 Living, p.m. LLC 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 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. For information, contact Jerald or Kimberly Graham at 443-532-0090 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 1-800425-2666.
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. Learn more about career training programs offered in HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and more. Free. 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. 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. 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. Charles County Public Library 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. Second (Indianhead)
Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s Second Infantry Division at any time. This year the association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division which was formed in France during World War I. For information about the association and our annual reunion on Sept. 13-17
in Arlington, Va., contact Secretary-treasurer Bob Haynes at 2idahq@ comcast.net, call 224-2251202, or go to www.2ida. org. Charles County Office
of Tourism invites local businesses, artisans, and food establishments to participate in the “Best of Charles County” showcase at 2017 Celebrate Charles: A Fun-Filled Fourth. Event will be held 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 4 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Spaces available for $10; space includes one 10 feet by 10 feet area, one 8-foot table, and two folding chairs. To register or for more information, go to www.CharlesCountyMD. gov/CelebrateCharles. Nonprofit organizations interested in participating should contact Rachel Ammerman at AmmermaR@CharlesCountyMD.gov or 301-6450601. 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, 301-609-6609. Foreclosure legal clinic
will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 7 at Charles County Public Law Library, 200 Charles St., La Plata. 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 301-9323322. American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 293 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 American Legion Post
293 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 301-6456331. Friday, June 9 VFW Post 8810 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. American Legion Post
238 will hold a barbecue sandwich dinner 5:307:30 p.m. June 9 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $10. For information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238. Saturday, June 10 Chesapeake Choral Arts
Society 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
Chapman State Park 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. Potomac Heights Volunteer
Fire Department will hold a fried chicken dinner 4-7 p.m. June 11 at the station, 73 Glymont Road, Indian Head. Adult dinner will include two pieces chicken (one breast), two sides, roll and drink. Kids dinner will include one leg, one side, roll and drink. Additional chicken breast $1.50; additional chicken leg, thigh or wing, $1; additional side, $1. Sides are potato salad, baked beans, green beans and cole slaw. Cost $10 adults; $9 ages 55 or older; $6 children 5-12 years; $3 children 4 years and under. Bake table will be available. For information, call 240-419-7849. Monday, June 12 Waldorf Lions Club will
hold a blood drive 11 a.m4 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. American Legion Post 293
will hold an executive committee meeting 7 p.m. June 12 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301645-6331. Wednesday, June 14
Senior Expo will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 14 at Middleton Hall, 4045 Renner Road, Waldorf. Free event will feature speaker breakout sessions on home care, estate liquidation, healthy hearing, poor circulation awareness, affordable housing and rental assistance, assisted living, and more. Complimentary hearing tests, brain games, and a raffle to win a seven-day cruise to Florida and the Bahamas will be available on site. To register or for more information, go to seniorexpo2017.eventbrite.com or call Tim Matis at 410-770-4157.
Richard R. Clark Senior Center and VConnections,
Inc. will host Pool Tournament with the Charlotte Hall Veterans 9 a.m. June 14 at the center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. For more information, call Debi Shanks at 301-6095711. Thursday, June 15 Charles County Department of Social Services invites the public to join them for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 15 at the Department of Social Services, 200 Kent Ave., La Plata. The goal is to provide a better understanding of elder abuse and neglect by raising awareness of the factors contributing to this issue among older adults. To register or for more information, contact Ayanna Brown at 301-392-6553 or email ayanna.brown@ maryland.gov. American Legion Post
293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. June 15 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Richard R. Clark Senior
Center (RRCSC) will host its annual Juneteenth celebration program and lunch 10:30 a.m.-noon June 15 at the center, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. Lunch served immediately following the program. Tickets cost $3; lunch donation requested the day of event. Advanced registration is required. Entertainment will be “More than A Drum” musicians and the RRCSC Gospel Singers. For more information, call the center at 301-934-5423. FLW Tour at the Potomac
River presented by Costa Del Mar will start 6:30 a.m. June 15-18 at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. Hosted by Charles County Board of Commissioners, tournament will feature 320 pros and co-anglers casting for top awards of up to $125,000 cash in the Pro Division and up to $25,000 cash in the Co-angler Division. Weigh-ins begin 3 p.m. June 15-16 at the park and 4 p.m. June 17-18 at the park. Free FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby will be 9-11 a.m. June 17 at the park; open to area youth (18 years of age and younger) and Special Olympics athletes (all ages). Free FLW Expo will be noon-4 p.m. June 17-18 at the park. For more information, go to www.flwfishing.com. Friday, June 16
AMVETS Post 13 will hold Ham and Scallop Potato Dinner 6-8 p.m. June 16 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost $10. Call 301-645-6331.
Harry White Wilmer Sons of The American Legion
Squadron 82 will hold a baby back rib dinner 5-7 p.m. June 16 at American Legion Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Highway, La Plata. Menu includes 1/2 slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, coffee and tea. Cost $12. Gift certificates available at the post. Public welcome. For information, call 301934-8221 or go to www. alpost82.org. American Legion Post
238 will hold a grilled steak dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 16 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $13. For information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American
Legion Post 238. Saturday, June 17
CSM Open House at Center for Trades and Energy
Training will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17 at College of Southern Maryland, Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Trades and Energy Training (CT Building), 6170 Hughesville Station Place. An open house will be held every third Saturday of the month through December. 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-tradesand-energy-training/. American Legion Post 293
will hold Texas Hold-em Tournament 6 p.m. June 17 at VFW Post 8810/ American Legion Post 293, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Signup 5:45 p.m. Buy-in $100. Call 301-645-6331.
Summerseat Farm will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17 at the farm, 26655 Three Notch Road, Mechanicsville. Something for everyone. Household, barn, antiques, furniture, garage, outside, kids, holidays, surprises and more. Parking in the field. Cash or check only. Summerseat is an IRS designated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All proceeds go to Summerseat for its upkeep, maintenance and programs. For information, go to www.summerseat.org. Sunday, June 18 Baden Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host a Father’s Day breakfast buffet 7:3010:30 a.m. June 18 at the station, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine. Eggs, sausage, bacon biscuits and gravy, fried potatoes, fruit, pancakes and more. Pastry table. Cost $10, 12 years and older; $5, 6-11 years; 5 years and under, free. For information, call 301-8881888. American Legion Post 238 will serve breakfast 9-11 a.m. June 18 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $6. Public invited. For information, call 301-2743522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.