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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.

Mary­land Vol­un­teer Lawyers Ser­vice will of­fer free fore­clo­sure le­gal ad­vice the first Wed­nes­day of each month at Charles County Public Law Li­brary, 200 Charles St., La Plata. These are one-on-one on­line ses­sions with an ex­pe­ri­enced at­tor­ney. The li­brary is lo­cated in the base­ment of the Cir­cuit Court for Charles County; en­trance to the build­ing is on Wash­ing­ton Ave. For more in­for­ma­tion or to make an ap­point­ment, call the Law Li­brary at 301-932-3322.

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 301-9348221. 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. 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/cen­ter­for-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 301-934-9305 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 2idahq@com­cast.net, call 224-2251202, or go to www.2ida.org. Charles County Of­fice

of Tourism 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. 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 patux­entvoices@gmail.com or go to www. patux­entvoices.org.

Wed­nes­day, July 19

Hu­mane So­ci­ety’s An­i­mal

Habi­tats will be 10 a.m. July 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place, and 2 p.m. July 19 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ex­plore the habi­tats of the an­i­mals of South­ern Mary­land from deer to bats to in­sects. Pre­sented by Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Charles County. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call Wal­dorf West li­brary at 301-645-1395 or P.D. Brown li­brary at 301-645-2864.

Magic with K will be 11 a.m. July 19 at the Charles County Public Li­brary mo­bile li­brary, Lau­rel Springs Park, 5940 Ra­dio Sta­tion Road, La Plata. Join Ma­gi­cian K as he per­forms magic tricks, shares funny sto­ries and en­ter­tains kids with a healthy, pos­i­tive mes­sage. Ages 2-9.

Se­nior Trivia Bingo will be 2 p.m. July 19 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. This month we will re­mem­ber the fun toys and games of years past with trivia bingo. Ages 55 and older. Call 301-934-9001.

Sum­mer of Art Ex­plo­ration: Paint­ing with Found

Ob­jects will be 2 p.m. July 19 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. We will cre­ate one of a kind art works painted with ob­jects we find out­side. Ages 6-14. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

Think Like An En­gi­neer and Build A Marsh­mal­low

Tower will be 2 p.m. July 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Par­tic­i­pants will take on the chal­lenge of de­sign­ing and build­ing a marsh­mal­low tower with mini marsh­mal­lows and tooth picks. See if your tower will sur­vive an earth­quake. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-1395. Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and

Knit­ting Club will meet 6 p.m. July 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Join us for a fun evening of hooks and nee­dles. Be­gin­ners need to know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own sup­plies. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Thurs­day, July 20

JobSource Mo­bile Ca­reer

Cen­ter will be 9 a.m.1 p.m. July 20 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. The cen­ter of­fers em­ploy­ment, reem­ploy­ment and em­ploy­ers ser­vices. ADA ac­ces­si­ble. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-2864. Papitám-Play­ing and Build­ing in Na­tive Amer­ica

will be 10 a.m. July 20 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head, and 2 p.m. July 20 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Meet, play and learn with lo­cal Na­tive Amer­i­cans. Ex­plore towns, pot­tery, jew­elry and na­tive dance. Par­tic­i­pants are in­tro­duced to the lo­cal Pis­cat­away tribe her­itage, cus­toms and tra­di­tions through games, crafts and dance. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call Po­tomac li­brary at 301-375-7375 or La Plata li­brar y at 301934-9001.

Mo­bile Veter­ans Cen­ter will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. The cen­ter pro­vides el­i­gi­ble veter­ans with read­just­ment coun­sel­ing ser­vices such as in­di­vid­ual, fam­ily and group coun­sel­ing, be­reave­ment coun­sel­ing, mil­i­tary sex­ual trauma coun­sel­ing, out­reach and ed­u­ca­tion, sub­stance abuse re­fer­rals, em­ploy­ment re­fer­rals and VBA ben­e­fits ex­pla­na­tion and re­fer­rals. Call 301-645-1395. Bath Bomb Work­shop

will be 2 p.m. July 20 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Learn about chem­i­cal re­ac­tions and cre­ate bath bombs that fizz and turn your bath wa­ter fun col­ors. Ages 6-16. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Kids Art will be 2 p.m. July 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Us­ing art and our un­der­stand­ing of com­mu­nity, we’ll build a bet­ter com­mu­nity and world by pro­mot­ing pos­i­tive think­ing, re­cy­cling and reusing things we find in na­ture. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-1395.

Roblox Free Play Night will be 6 p.m. July 20 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Join us for a fun night of play­ing Roblox. Com­put­ers avail­able on first come, first served ba­sis. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-3757375. Jazzy Yarns Cro­chet and

Knit­ting Class will be 6 p.m. July 20 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Learn the ba­sics or de­velop your skills in cro­chet­ing or knit­ting. Bring your own sup­plies. Be­gin­ners should bring a skein of yarn and a “J” cro­chet hook or size 8 or 9 knit­ting nee­dles. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-6452864.

Comic Book Club will meet 6 p.m. July 20 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. This month, we will dis­cuss vol. 1 of “DC Re­birth: Har­ley Quinn-Die Laugh­ing” by Amanda Con­ner and Jimmy Palmiotti, de­bate about the best hand to hand com­bat­ants in comics, and more. All ages. Call 301-645-1395.

Mary­land Salt­wa­ter Sport­fish­ing As­so­ci­a­tion, South­ern Mary­land Chap­ter, will meet 7 p.m. July 20 at Solomons Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment, 13150 H.G. True­man Road. So­cial hour 6-7 p.m. with food and re­fresh­ments avail­able for pur­chase. There will be a pre­sen­ta­tion on light tackle fish­ing in the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay and its trib­u­taries. Open to public. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.mssasmc.com.

Fri­day, July 21

The Clothes We Wear will be 2 p.m. July 21 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Ages 2-5. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-3757375.

Teen Retro Game Night will be 6 p.m. July 21 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Play a clas­sic video game, Foos­ball or even a table­top game with friends. Snacks pro­vided. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.

Satur­day, July 22

Artists’ Re­cep­tion will be 2 p.m. July 22 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Meet the artists of Wal­dorf West Gallery. Talk with the cre­ator of your fa­vorite piece. Light re­fresh­ments. All

ages. Call 301-645-1395. La­mont’s En­ter­tain­ment

Com­plex, 4400 Livingston Road, Pomon­key, will present Jim Ben­nett de­but­ing his South­ern Soul CD 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Satur­day, July 22. Ad­mis­sion is $10. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2830225 or 301-602-6708.

Mon­day, July 24

Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion

Squadron 82 will spon­sor an Amer­i­can Red Cross Blood Drive 1-6:30 p.m. July 24 at the post, 6330 Crain High­way, La Plata.. To sched­ule a do­na­tion, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to www.red­cross­blood.org. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221. The Bub­ble Lady: Sounds

Like Fun will be 10 a.m. July 24 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf; and 2 p.m. July 24 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Do fun ex­per­i­ments with bub­bles that will teach about sound and vi­bra­tion. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call P.D. Brown li­brary at 301-645-2864 or Wal­dorf West li­brary at 301-6451395. Math Club will meet 2 p.m. July 24 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Dis­cover some tricks you can use in math class while hav­ing fun. Ages 9-11. Call 301-934-9001.

Tues­day, July 25

ScienceTellers: Tall Ships

and Pi­rate Tales will be 2 p.m. July 25 at Po­tomac Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Set sail on an ad­ven­ture about a crew of quirky pirates ma­rooned on a desert is­land. Au­di­ence vol­un­teers will help ex­plore the sci­ence be­hind clouds, com­bus­tion, air pres­sure, sci­en­tific vari­ables and more. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Fam­ily Art Night will be 6 p.m. July 25 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Bring the fam­ily to do a project that every­one can con­trib­ute to. Take home what you make. All ages. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301934-9001.

Nerdy Girls Night will be 6 p.m. July 25 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Spend time with your nerdy/ geeky sis­ters. Ages 12-18. Call 301-645-1395.

Wed­nes­day, July 26

Chris Fas­cione: Jug­gling

Funny Sto­ries will be 10 a.m. July 26 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head; 2 p.m. July 26 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf; and 6 p.m. July 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Na­tion­ally known story-per­former Chris Fas­cione acts out the best of clas­si­cal and con­tem­po­rary chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture and folk­tales in fun-filled, par­tic­i­pa­tory shows for fam­i­lies. Tick­ets re­quired. Call Po­tomac li­brary at 301-375-7375, P.D. Brown li­brary at 301-645-2864, or Wal­dorf West li­brary at 301-645-1395. In­dian Head Se­nior Cen­ter

Book Club will meet 11 a.m. July 26 at the cen­ter, 100 Corn­wal­lis Square. The book “The Cu­ri­ous Charms of Arthur Pep­per” by Patrick Phae­dra will be dis­cussed. Call Po­tomac li­brary, 301-3757375. Wal­dorf West Cro­chet and

Knit­ting Club will meet 6 p.m. July 26 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Be­gin­ners must know how to sin­gle cro­chet or how to knit stitch. Bring your own sup­plies. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-6451395.

Thurs­day, July 27

South­ern MD CPR and First

Aid Train­ing will of­fer CPR, AED & First Aid Train­ing 5 p.m. July 27 in Owings. Class in­cludes two year cer­ti­fi­ca­tion (card is­sued) in adult, child and in­fant CPR, AED & First Aid train­ing. In­tended for non-health­care provider providers. Open to public. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.somd­cpr.com or call 443-481-7796. The Mary­land Zoo: Amaz­ing Adap­ta­tions will be 2 p.m. July 27 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Dis­cover some adap­ta­tions an­i­mals have for life in the wild. Use our chal­lenge ac­tiv­i­ties to com­pare them to our own abil­i­ties. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-934-9001.

Raise the Draw­bridge will be 2 p.m. July 27 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Make your own cas­tle with a work­ing draw­bridge. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

Kids Art will be 2 p.m. July 27 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Us­ing art and our un­der­stand­ing of com­mu­nity, we’ll build a bet­ter com­mu­nity and world by pro­mot­ing pos­i­tive think­ing, re­cy­cling and reusing things we find in na­ture. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-645-2864.

Speed Net­work­ing will be 5:30 p.m. July 27 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Meet men­tors and fu­ture em­ploy­ers while learn­ing suc­cess tips that could take you to the next level in your ca­reer. At­ten­dees will ro­tate be­tween var­i­ous busi­ness in­sid­ers. Ages 18 and older. Call 301-645-1395.

Life-Sized Games will be 6 p.m. July 27 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. This month Hi-Ho Cherry-O will be played. All ages. Call 301-3757375.

Film Club for Teens will be 6 p.m. July 27 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Par­tic­i­pants will learn and go through the process of writ­ing scripts, pre-pro­duc­tion, film­ing, and post pro­duc­tion of movies. Ages 12-18. Call 301-6451395.

Brandy­wine Lions Club will hold a blood drive 2-7 p.m. July 27 at Baden Fire House, 16608 Brandy­wine Road. For in­for­ma­tion, call Bill Tes­lik at 301-8881666.

Fri­day, July 28

African Amer­i­can Her­itage So­ci­ety of Charles County, Inc. and Greater Wal­dorf

Jaycees will host Unity in the Com­mu­nity Sum­mer Dance 7-11 p.m. July 28 at Greater Wal­dorf Jaycees, 3090 Crain High­way. Hors d’oeu­vres 7:30-8:30 p.m. Event will fea­ture en­ter­tain­ment by a lo­cal vo­cal­ist and DJ. Tick­ets $30; dead­line July 21. Classy at­tire. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, call Dorothea Smith at 301-843-2150.

Satur­day, July 29

Wal­dorf Elks Lodge will host All One Quar­ter Bid Quar­ter Auc­tion 6 p.m. July 29 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Doors open 5 p.m. Trop­i­cal drinks, beach mu­sic, party props, good­ies from the grill, and auc­tion block of over 150 prizes. Prizes val­ued $25-$100. For in­for­ma­tion, call 410474-2958 or 240-416-4224. Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion, Na­tional Cap­i­tal Area, will hold “Know the 10 signs: Early de­tec­tion mat­ters” work­shop 11 a.m. July 29 at Her­itage-St. Charles Home­own­ers As­so­ci­a­tion, 11230 St. Ed­wins Drive, White Plains. Free work­shop for any­one who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s dis­ease and re­lated de­men­tias. To reg­is­ter or for in­for­ma­tion, call Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.alz.org/nca.

Ready to Serve will be 2 p.m. July 29 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. El­louise Schoet­tler is a sto­ry­teller whose liv­ing his­tory per­for­mance Ready to Serve is drawn from let­ters from Mary­land nurses who served in France in 1917-1919. Ages 16 and older. Call 301-6452864. Life Jour­neys Writ­ers Guild

will host its quar­terly meet­ing 2-5 p.m. July 29 at South­ern Mary­land Blue Crabs Sta­dium, The Leg­ends Club, 11765 St. Li­nus Dr., Wal­dorf. Event will fea­ture guest speak­ers, give­aways, raf­fles, net­work­ing, pub­lish­ing tips, food, and more. Cash bar will be avail­able. Free. Public in­vited. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. life­jour­neyswrit­ers­guild.org, or call Yvonne Med­ley at 240-427-5594.

Sun­day, July 30

So­ci­ety for the Restoration

of Port To­bacco will wel­come cy­clists and host a tree ded­i­ca­tion pro­gram 9:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. July 30 at Port To­bacco Court­house, 8430 Com­merce St. Bi­cy­clists start ar­riv­ing 10:15 a.m. Tree ded­i­ca­tion 10:30 a.m. Event held in part­ner­ship with STIHL Tour de Trees, Lib­erty Tree and Tree Fund. A Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War era Tulip Po­plar tree will be ded­i­cated. Light re­fresh­ments. For in­for­ma­tion, call Joyce Ede­len at 301-934-9056, email keechjoyce@aol.com.

Mon­day, July 31

South­ern Mary­land Agri­cul­tural De­vel­op­ment Com­mis­sion will host Buy Lo­cal Chal­lenge Cel­e­bra­tion 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 31 at Robin Hill Farm and Vine­yards, 15800 Croom Road, Brandy­wine. Event will fea­ture tast­ings of Mary­land farm foods and lo­cally pro­duced bev­er­ages, and the op­por­tu­nity to buy from farm ven­dors, lo­cal ar­ti­sans and crafters. There will be a South­ern Mary­land style buf­fet din­ner, live en­ter­tain­ment, the Sut­tler Post Farm Cly­des­dales, raf­fle and lawn games. For tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.buy­lo­calchal­lenge.com. Papitám-Play­ing and Build­ing in Na­tive Amer­ica will be 10 a.m. July 31 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf; and 2 p.m. July 31 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Chil­dren are in­tro­duced to the lo­cal Pis­cat­away tribe her­itage, cus­toms and tra­di­tions through hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties, games, crafts and dance. Ages 6-11. Tick­ets re­quired. Call P.D. Brown li­brary at 301-645-2864 or Wal­dorf West li­brary at 301-6451395.

Math Club will meet 2 p.m. July 31 at La Plata li­brary, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Ages 9-11. Call 301-9349001. Harry Pot­ter Birth­day Party

will be 2 p.m. July 31 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. Dress up as your fa­vorite Harry Pot­ter char­ac­ter. Ages 6-14. Tick­ets re­quired. Call 301-375-7375.

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