Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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Break VConnections 9-10:30 will a.m. hold Mondays Veteransat Chickfil-A, Coffee 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. For information, go to www.vconnections.org. Pomfret Way-of-Lifewill meet Al-Anon8 p.m. Family Tuesdays Group at St. and Joseph Alateen 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 Chickfil-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, 301-7536335, 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. 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 301539-4730 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, 301934-9483. 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 5 years of age. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.patuxentvoices.org.
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 410-3262042, ext. 16, 17 or 18. Nature and Birding Walks
will be 8 a.m. July 14 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Take an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. A field guide from Southern Maryland Audubon Society will be on hand. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-934-9001.
Minecraft for Kids will be 6 p.m. July 14 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Join us for an evening of Minecraft building and Creepers. We’ll provide the building challenges and you provide the creativity. Ages 6-11. Registration required. Call 301-934-9001.
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. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Tickets $3 per person per showing; $5 for the entire evening. For tickets or more information, go to www.smdff.org or www. indianheadblackbox.org. Awesome Animal GrossOut will be 2 p.m. July 15 at Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Discover interesting, disgusting, and endearing facts about animals through fun games and crafts. 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. Charles County Master Gardeners present a humorous and educational theater production starring Peter Rabbit. Through exploring his garden, Peter Rabbit learns about beneficial insects, sustainable gardening tips, and growing a garden that feeds a family. Ages 6-11. Tickets required. Call 301-645-1395. American Legion Post 82 and Plan-it-4-U Event Planning
will host Veteran’s Health Screening and Educational Workshop 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 15 at the post, 6330 North Crain Highway, La Plata. A variety of health care professionals will be present to address health care questions and issues. Exhibitor fee $50 per exhibit space; one half of exhibitor fee donated to American Legion Post 82. For information, call George Hawley at 240-3676489 or email email@example.com. Charles County Master Gardeners will hold a plant clinic 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 15 at Waldorf Farmer’s Market, O’Donnell and St. Patrick’s Drive. General gardening information and advice will be available. Bring samples of diseased or infected plants, leaves or any garden and landscape problems to troubleshoot. For more information, call 301-934-5403.
Monday, July 17
Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and
Tourism will hold Fishing Fundamentals 8-11:30 a.m. July 17-20 at Gilbert Run Park, 13140 Charles St., Charlotte Hall. Park staff will teach fundamentals of how to fish with live bait, artificial lures, fly fishing and more. Equipment will be provided; participants encouraged to bring their own fishing gear. Children should have some prior fishing experience. Cost
$40. Ages 10–15. Preregistration required. Class size is limited. To register or for more information, call Gilbert Run Park office, 301-932-1083.
My Gym @ Your Library will be 10:30 a.m. July 17 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. My Gym staff will lead children through circle time, songs, dance and tumbling skills. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 3-5. Tickets required. Call 301-645-2864.
Math Club will meet 2 p.m. July 17 at La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. Discover some tricks you can use in math class while having fun. Ages 9-11. Call 301934-9001. Make Your Own YouTube Book Trailers will be 2 p.m. July 17 at Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, Indian Head. Get creative and have fun making your own YouTube video to advertise your favorite book. Ages 9-14. Tickets required. Call 301-375-7375. We All Scream for Ice Cream
will be 2 p.m. July 17 at P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Learn about the history of this well loved dessert as you watch a demonstration on how to make homemade ice cream. All ages. Registration required. Call 301-645-2864.