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, 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. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.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.