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 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 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. 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 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 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 1-800-4252666.
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. Free. For information, call 301-539-4730 or go to www.csmd.edu/ about/locations/center-for-trades-andenergy-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. 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. Second (Indian Head) 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 email@example.com, call 224-225-1202, or go to www.2ida.org. Charles County Office of Tourism invites local establishments to participate in the “Best of Charles County” showcase at 2017 Celebrate Charles: A FunFilled Fourth. Event will be 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 4 at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Spaces available for $10. To register or for more information, go to www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CelebrateCharles. Care Net Pregnancy Center of Southern Maryland is accepting early registrations through Aug. 25 for its annual Baby Steps 5K Fun Run/Walk to be held 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 9 at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonardtown. Sponsorship opportunities available. Go to www.friendsofcnpcsm.org/babysteps.php.
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. Senior veterans are invited to participate; sign-up at the center. For more information, call Debi Shanks at 301-6095711. Pomonkey High School
Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting 1:30 p.m. June 14 at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Pomonkey. All alumni and friends invited. For information, call Philip Thomas, 301751-1823.
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. To register or for more information, contact Ayanna Brown at 301392-6553 or email ayanna. firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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. through June 18 at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. Weigh-ins begin 3 p.m. June 15-16 at the park. For more information, go to www.flwfishing.com.
Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, Southern Maryland Chapter, will meet 7 p.m. June 15 at Solomons Volunteer Fire Department, Route 4 and Dowell Road. Social hour 6-7 p.m.; catered meal will be available. Meeting will feature guest speakers presentation of “Summer Fly Fishing Strategies on the Potomac River and Lower Bay.” Open to public. For information, go to www.mssasmc.com.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1972, will meet at noon June 15 at The Greene Turtle restaurant, 6 St. Mary’s Ave., La Plata. For more information, call 301-645-3077.
Community Conversation: The Public Living Room Project will be 6 p.m. June 15 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. A “public living room” is a place for everyone and anyone to go when having a tough day, or a place to relax or just be. All ages. For information, call 301-934-9001, ext. 132.
Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism will host free fishing classes 9:30 a.m.-noon June 15 and June 29 at Gilbert Run Park, 13140 Charles St., Charlotte Hall. Ages 6-15. Pre-registration required. Class size limited. To register, call the Gilbert Run Park office at 301-932-1083.
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 301-6456331.
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. For information, call 301-5394730 or go to www.csmd.edu/about/locations/center-fortrades-and-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. Sign-up 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. For information, go to www. summerseat.org. FLW Tour at the Potomac River presented by Costa Del Mar will start 6:30 a.m. through June 18 at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. Go to www. flwfishing.com. FLW Foundation Unified Fishing Derby will be 9-11 a.m. June 17 at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. Open to area youth (18 years of age and younger) and Special Olympics athletes (all ages). Free. For more information, go to www.flwfishing.com.
FLW Expo will be noon-4 p.m. June 17-18 at Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury. For more information, go to www. flwfishing.com. Demolition Derby hosted by the Silver Hill, MD Lions will be June 17 and 24 at Potomac Speedway in Budds Creek. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the first event is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under and free for children 3 and under. For more information, go to shlcdemolitionderby.com or call 1-888-44-DERBY.
Comedy with a Cause benefitting Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing will present a comedy show 7:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater, 4185 Indian Head Highway, Indian Head. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the door, through indianheadblackbox.org, www. brownpapertickets.com/ event/2959944, or by calling 301-743-7453.
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. Cost $10, 12 years and older. For information, call 301-888-1888. 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 301-274-3522. American Legion Post 82
will host a Father’s Day breakfast buffet 8-11 a.m. June 18 at Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Highway, La Plata. Menu includes scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage links, bacon, biscuits, sausage gravy, fruit, orange juice and coffee. Cost $10; children 5 and under free. Open to public. Call 301934-8221.
Tuesday, June 20
VFW Post 8810 will hold a members meeting 7 p.m. June 20 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331. Neighbors Eager To Serve
(NETS) will hold a fundraiser 5-8 p.m. June 20 at Roy Rogers, 6370 Crain Highway, La Plata. For information, call 301-375-8576.
Ball in the House acapella group will perform a free concert 6 p.m. June 20 at Waldorf West library,
10405 O’Donnell Place. All ages. Call 301-645-1395. Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland will present its annual Southern Maryland Hiring Event 2-5 p.m. June 20 at Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Road S., Solomons.Go to www. jobmatchproject.com or contact Eleanor Nelson at 240-419-3367.
Wednesday, June 21
Free screening of “Chasing
the Dragon” will be shown 6 p.m. June 21 at Charles County Government Building, Commissioners Meeting Room, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. To register, go to http://conta.cc/2siqYpe. For more information, contact Erica Rizor at RizorE@CharlesCountyMD.gov or 301-645-0553.
Spring Dell Center, Inc. will host an open house job fair 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. June 21 at the center, 6040 Radio Station Road, La Plata. For more information, email Recruiting@SpringDellCenter.org, call 301934-4561, or go to www. springdellcenter.org.
Thursday, June 22
American Legion Post 293 will hold Steak and Cheese Sandwich Night 6-8:30 p.m. June 22 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.
Friday, June 23
Southern Maryland Invitational Livestock Expo (SMILE) will be June 23-25 at St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown. Admission is free to the general public. For more information, go to www.SMILE-INC.org or call Susan McQuilkin at 301-274-1922, ext. 1.
American Legion Post 238 will hold a pork chop dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 23 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $10. For information, call 301-274-3522. Hooks and Hangers and
Rustic Restorations will host “Passion & Fashion” fashion show noon June 23 at 29940 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall. To RSVP or for more information, call Deloris at 301-274-3711 or go to www.facebook.com/hooksandhangers.com