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A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD

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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, 301758-3082 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. 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. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jer­ald or Kim­berly Gra­ham at 443-532-0090 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. 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. Free. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-539-4730 or go to www. csmd.edu/about/lo­ca­tions/cen­ter-for­trades-and-en­ergy-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 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. Ex­hibitors in­vited to pro­vide age-ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren be­tween birth and five years of age. Regis­tra­tion in­for­ma­tion avail­able at www.Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Alexan­dra Alexis at 301-934-9305 or Alex­isA@ Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov.

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 224-225-1202, or go to www.2ida.org.

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. 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 301-645-0601.

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. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.friend­sofc­n­pcsm.org/ babysteps.php.

will be of­fer­ing its next 8-week free quit smok­ing pro­gram in Au­gust 2017. Pre-regis­tra­tion is re­quired. Call Mary Beth Klick at 301-609-6932 to sign up.

Wed­nes­day, June 21

will be shown 6 p.m. June 21 at Charles County Gov­ern­ment Build­ing, Com­mis­sion­ers Meeting Room, 200 Bal­ti­more St., La Plata. Movie in­cludes adult con­tent; not rec­om­mended for chil­dren un­der the age of 12. Charles County Depart­ment of Health will of­fer an over­dose re­sponse train­ing, to in­clude in­struc­tions on how to ad­min­is­ter Nar­canTM (nalox­one). To reg­is­ter, go to http://conta.cc/2siqYpe. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Erica Ri­zor at Ri­zorE@ Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov or 301-645-0553.

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. On-the-spot in­ter­views. Walk-ins wel­come; pre­reg­is­tered can­di­dates will have pri­or­ity. For more in­for­ma­tion, email Re­cruit­ing@SpringDel­lCen­ter.org, call 301-934-4561, or go to www.springdel­lcen­ter. org.

Thurs­day, June 22

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

will be June 23-25 at St. Mary’s County Fair­grounds, Leonard­town. Event cel­e­brates the show­man­ship tal­ents of young peo­ple with an in­ter­est in rais­ing live­stock and is a mix of com­pe­ti­tion, learn­ing and fun. Ad­mis­sion is free to the gen­eral pub­lic to watch the live­stock com­pe­ti­tions and visit the an­i­mal barns, agri­cul­tural themed dis­plays, demon­stra­tions and ven­dors. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.SMILE-INC. org or call Su­san McQuilkin at 301-274-1922, ext. 1.

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 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

will host “Pas­sion & Fash­ion” fash­ion show noon June 23 at their lo­ca­tion, 29940 Three Notch Road, Char­lotte Hall. Cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories and shoes worn in show will be avail­able for pur­chase. All pro­ceeds from pur­chases go to Spring Dell Cen­ter’s pro­gram ded­i­cated to as­sist­ing in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties. To RSVP or for more in­for­ma­tion, call Deloris at 301-274-3711 or go to www.face­book.com/hook­sand­hang­ers.

will be 5:30 p.m. June 23 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Chil­dren can bring their sick or in­jured stuffed an­i­mals for eval­u­a­tion and re­pair. Stuffed bears will be pro­vided while sup­plies last. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Suzanne Chagnon, 301-609-3470 or Chagnons@Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov.

Satur­day, June 24

will host Com­edy Night 8:30-10 p.m. June 24 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Head­liner will be Mike Con­ley, fea­tur­ing Kathie Dice. Tick­ets $10. Reser­va­tions ac­cepted for par­ties for eight or more. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421.

will be 2 p.m. June 24 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Fo­cus will be on re­la­tion­ships of all kinds. A li­censed ther­a­pist will fo­cus on de­vel­op­ing ways to cope and build emo­tional strength in un­com­fort­able or con­fronta­tional sit­u­a­tions. The Cen­ter for Abused Per­sons (CAP) will dis­cuss healthy re­la­tion­ships— what makes a re­la­tion­ship un­healthy and how to cre­ate a healthy re­la­tion­ship bal­ance. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6451395.

will host Pinot on the Po­tomac 6-8:30 p.m. June 24 at Alice Fer­gu­son Foun­da­tion, 2001 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Rain or shine. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. fer­gu­son­foun­da­tion.org.

will present its Calvert County Mini-Fest June 24 at the North Beach Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val to be held June 23-25 in North Beach. The Steer­ing Com­mit­tee for the South­ern Mary­land Film Fes­ti­val will present a block of films 12:30-2 p.m June 24. Ad­di­tional SMFF films will also be screened dur­ing a fam­ily-friendly block 11 a.m.–noon June 24. For tick­ets, sched­ule of events and more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.nbaff.org.

will be 7 p.m. June 24 at Po­tomac Speedway in Budds Creek. Tick­ets are $18 for adults, $9 for chil­dren and free for chil­dren three and un­der. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and park­ing is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 1-888-44-DERBY or go to shlcde­mo­li­tion­derby. com.

Mon­day, June 26

will be 6 p.m. June 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Learn the truth about the most com­mon men­tal health myths. This com­mu­nity con­ver­sa­tion is an op­por­tu­nity for the pub­lic to have a back and forth di­a­logue with men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als in Charles County. All ages. Call 301-6451395.

Wed­nes­day, June 28

will meet 7:30 p.m. June 28 at 16111 Liv­ingston Road, Ac­co­keek. There will be a dis­cus­sion on over­crowd­ing at Ac­co­keek Academy with lo­cal state se­na­tors, state del­e­gates, county coun­cil mem­bers, and board of ed­u­ca­tion rep­re­sen­ta­tives. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Phil VanWil­tenburg at pvan­wiltenburg@gmail.com.

Thurs­day, June 29

will host a free fish­ing class 9:30 a.m.-noon June 29 at Gil­bert Run Park, 13140 Charles St., Char­lotte Hall. Chil­dren will learn the ba­sics of fish­ing and have fun. Prior fish­ing ex­pe­ri­ence not needed. Bait and tackle will be pro­vided. Ages 6-15. Pre-regis­tra­tion re­quired. Class size lim­ited. To reg­is­ter, call the Gil­bert Run Park of­fice at 301-932-1083.

Fri­day, June 30

will hold a beef brisket din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 30 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

will host a spaghetti din­ner 6-8 p.m. June 30 at Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain High­way, La Plata. All you can eat. To-go or­ders avail­able. Cost $10. Open to pub­lic. For event in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9348221 or go to www.al­post82. org.

will host Com­edy and Karaoke fundraiser 8 p.m. June 30 at Mar­tini’s Restau­rant and Lounge, 10553 Theodore Green Blvd., White Plains. Doors open 7 p.m. Money gen­er­ated from ticket and food sales ben­e­fit Spring Dell’s pro­grams for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. Show con­tains adult ma­te­rial; must be 21 years or older to at­tend. Tick­ets must be pur­chased in ad­vance; cost $25. To pur­chase tick­ets, go to www.springdel­lcen­ter.org. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9344561.

Tues­day, July 4

will be 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 4 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11765 St. Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. Rain or shine. Venders, crafters, Fam­ily Fun Zone, live en­ter­tain­ment and evening fire­works. Guests en­cour­aged to bring blan­kets and chairs. Free ad­mis­sion and park­ing. Ticket re­quired to en­ter sta­dium for South­ern Mary­land Blue Crabs game. Guests who pur­chase game tick­ets will re­ceive a com­pli­men­tary Fam­ily Fun Zone wrist­band. To pur­chase game tick­ets, call 301-638-9788 or go to www.SoMDBlueCrabs.com. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov/ Cel­e­brateCharles or call Crain Me­mo­rial Wel­come Cen­ter at 1-800-766-3386.

will host Fourth of July fire­works July 4 at the fair­grounds, 8440 Fair­ground Road. Gates open 3 p.m. Tours of his­toric McConchie School, Farm Mu­seum, and live en­ter­tain­ment. Free ad­mis­sion. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.charle­scoun­ty­fair.com/ju­ly4th.html or call 301-932-1234.

Fri­day, July 7

will hold Steak and Shrimp Din­ner 6-8 p.m. July 7 at the post, 6330 Crain High­way, La Plata. Cost $15 steak or shrimp; $18 com­bi­na­tion. Call 301-934-8221.

will host fried shrimp bas­ket din­ners to go 5-7 p.m. July 7 at the sta­tion, 9765 Bel Al­ton New­town Road. Shrimp din­ner served with french fries and cole slaw. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call Janet, 240-682-4840.

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