Calendar of events
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 Chick-fil-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, 240-3676489 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 1-800-425-2666.
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-for-trades-and-energytraining/.
Port Tobacco One Room School will be open for tours Saturdays noon-4 p.m. through Sept. 2 at the school, 7215 Chapel Point Road. Members of the Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will act as hosts. No charge. For information, call Dale Cornette, 301-934-9483.
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. 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 301-9349305 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, call 224-225-1202, or go to www.2ida.org.
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. To register or for more information, go to www.friendsofcnpcsm.org/babysteps.php.
The Charles County Department of Health 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.
Patuxent Voices women’s a capella group will hold auditions for all voice parts for participating in the fall season and Christmas program. To arrange an audition or for more information, email email@example.com or go to www.patuxentvoices.org.
Friday, July 7
Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary 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.
The Great Library Scavenger Hunt will be 1 p.m. July 7 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Follow the clues around the library to find the treasure and win a prize. Ages 2-18. Call 301375-7375.
Saturday, July 8
The American Legion Randolph Furey Post 170 will host an outdoor concert featuring The Stone Pleasure Band July 8 from 2-8 p.m. at 4345 Livingston Road, Indian Head. Gates open at noon, tickets are $10. Vendor booths are $25. For more information, call 240-3778359.
Who Polluted the Potomac? will be 2 p.m. July 8 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Ages 6-11. Tickets required. Call 301-645-2864.
Charles County Children’s Aid Society will hold a yard sale 7 a.m.-noon July 8 at Charles County Children’s Aid Society, 3000 Huntington Circle, Waldorf. For more information, go to www.childrens-aid-society.org.
Monday, July 10
AKC: Lesole’s Dance Project will be 2 p.m. July 10 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Experience three exciting South African cultures through dance. Ages 6-11. Tickets required. Call 301-645-1395.
Tuesday, July 11
Fighting Fake News will be 6 p.m. July 11 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001.
Wednesday, July 12
CSM Chautauqua Series: W.E.B. Du Bois will be 6:45 p.m. July 12 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts lawn, 8730 Mitchell Road. For information, go to www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/special-events/chautauqua/ or call 301-934-7828.
Pomonkey High School Alumni Association will meet 1:30 p.m. July 12 at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Pomonkey. All alumni and friends invited. For information, call Philip Thomas, 301751-1823.
Thursday, July 13
CSM Chautauqua Series: President Woodrow Wilson will be 6:45 p.m. July 13 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts lawn, 8730 Mitchell Road. For information, go to www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/special-events/chautauqua/ or call 301-934-7828.
Friday, July 14
Calvert Marine Museum will host Thomas Rhett live performance 7:30 p.m. July 14 at the museum, PNC Waterside Pavilion, Solomons. Gates open 6 p.m. Tickets $44-$75; additional fees apply. For tickets or information, go to www.calvertmarinemuseum. com or call 410-326-2042, ext. 16, 17 or 18.
Saturday, July 15
Southern Maryland Film Festival will present its Charles County Mini-Fest July 15 at the Indian Head Center for the Arts Black Box Theatre, 4185 Indian Head Highway. The Steering Committee of the Southern Maryland Film Festival will present a family-friendly block of films 4-6 p.m. and a program for more mature audiences 7-9 p.m. Tickets $3 per person per showing; $5 for both. For tickets or more information, go to www.smdff.org or www.indianheadblackbox.org.
Awesome Animal Gross-Out will be 2 p.m. July 15 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Ages 6-11. Tickets required. Call 301-375-7375.
The Misadventures of Peter Rabbit will be 2 p.m. July 15 at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Ages 6-11. Tickets required. Call 301-645-1395.