Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
Send calendar events (at least two weeks in advance, if possible) to Community, 4475 Regency Place, Suite 301, White Plains, MD 20695. Email items to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a contact phone number or email on all submissions.
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 email@example.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 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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
CSM Kids’ and Teen
College will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through Aug. 11 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, Prince Frederick and Leonardtown campuses. Extended day child care available 7-9 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. For children ages 5-14. To register or for schedule of classes, go to www.csmd.edu/ programs-courses/ non-credit/youth-family-programs/kids-andteen-college/.
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.
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 301609-6932 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.
Charles County Public Library and Lifestyles, Inc., are accepting registrations for the Mental Health First Aid Course to be held at Waldorf West library, 10405 O’Donnell Place. Course will teach skills needed to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. To RSVP or for more information, email email@example.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 2
American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 293 will hold a member meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Thursday, Aug. 3 American Legion Post
293 will hold steak and cheese sandwich night 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Friday, Aug. 4
Society for the Restoration
of Port Tobacco will present First Friday: Women of the Civil War program 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Historic Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St. Donna Peterson docent from the Dr. Mudd House will make a presentation. Light refreshments. Donations appreciated. For information, email keechjoyce@ aol.com or call Joyce Edelen at 301-934-9056.
American Legion Post
238 will hold Rotisserie Chicken Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $10. For information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
American Legion Auxiliary
Unit 293 will hold zucchini sausage linguine dinner 6-8 p.m. Aug. 4 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Dinner served with salad, garlic bread and dessert. Cost $10. Call 301-6456331.
Saturday, Aug. 5
Red Dog Events will host Warrior Dash 5K obstacle course race Aug. 5 at Budds Creek, 27963 Budds Creek Road, Mechanicsville. Obstacles will include Muddy Mayhem, Warrior Roast, Goliath, Alcatraz, Pipeline, Fisherman’s Catch, and more. To register or for more information, go to www.warriordash.com.
Charles County Department
of Public Works will hold a household hazardous waste collection 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 5 at Department of Public Works, parking lot, 10430 Audie Lane, La Plata. Items accepted free of charge include pesticides, herbicides, fertilizer, gasoline, oil-based paint, cleaning supplies, pool chemicals, fluorescent lights, mercur y thermometers, and other poisons found in the home. Mark any container that does not have a readable, original label. Unacceptable materials include bio-medical waste (sharps, needles, anything with bodily fluids), latex paint, prescription drugs, and ammunition. Used motor oil, anti-freeze, propane tanks, and batteries accepted on a regular basis at various collection sites. For more information, call the Charles County Department of Public Works, Environmental Resources Division at 301-932-3599 or 301-8702778, or the landfill and recycling information line at 301-932-5656.
Tuesday, Aug. 8
American Legion Riders
Post 293 will hold a members meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.
Thursday, Aug. 10
Port Tobacco River Conservancy will hold its annual Night on the River fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Aug. 10 at Port Tobacco Restaurant, 7536 Shirley Blvd. Event includes hors d’oeuvre, cash bar, Terry’s Desserts, free design-your-own t-shirt, silent auction, Cooler of Cheer, 50/50 raffles, and limited number of pontoon boat tours. Music and announcements by DJ Jason Forbes. Tickets $50 per person; 10 tickets for $475. For tickets or information, go to www. porttobaccoriver.org or call 301-934-2025.
College of Southern Maryland Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic Aug. 10 at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, 11550 Swan Point Blvd., Issue. Registration and continental breakfast starts 7:30 a.m. Shotgun start 9 a.m. This annual tournament raises funds for CSM students and college programs. Event includes contests, prizes, breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments. To register or for more information, call 301934-7647 or go to http:// foundation.csmd.edu/ GolfClassic.
College of Southern
Maryland will host Sip and Swing for Impact Aug. 10 at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, 11550 Swan Point Blvd., Issue. Registration 11:15 a.m. Clinics start 11:30 a.m. Food and wine pairing 1 p.m. Awards ceremony 3 p.m. A relaxed day of golf instruction paired with a food and wine tasting to raise funds for CSM scholarships and CSM athletic programs. Cost $75 per person. To register or for more information, call 301934-7647 or go to http:// foundation.csmd.edu/ GolfClassic.
American Legion Post
293 will hold steak and cheese sandwich night 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.
Friday, Aug. 11
American Legion Post
238 will hold Taco Bar Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the post, 6265 Brandywine Road, Hughesville. Cost $6. For information, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Facebook at American Legion Post 238.
VFW Post 8810 will hold steak dinner 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Dinner served with potato and vegetable buffet, salad, roll and dessert. Cost $15. Call 301-645-6331.
Saturday, Aug. 12
Charles County Children’s
Aid Society will hold a yard sale 7 a.m.-noon Aug. 12 at Charles County Children’s Aid Society, 3000 Huntington Circle, Waldorf. For more information, go to www. childrens-aid-society.org.
Charles County Early
Childhood Day will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12 at Capital Clubhouse, 3033 Waldorf Marketplace. Event will provide parents, caregivers, and early childhood professionals with resources to help children get a jump start on education. There will be engaging activities for young children, face painting, balloons, music, games, rock climbing, totsicles, physical fitness activities, backpacks, door prizes, storytellers, storybook characters and more. Free. Held rain or shine. For information, go to www.CharlesCountyMD.gov, or contact Alexandra Alexis at 301934-9305 or AlexisA@ CharlesCountyMD.gov.
CSM Super Saturday will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, Prince Frederick and Leonardtown campuses. Those who have already applied for admission are invited to Super Saturday, when CSM students can complete in one day everything needed before class starts. Tour campus, complete placement tests (students who need to take placement tests must arrive by 9 a.m.), meet with an adviser, register and pay for classes. For information, call 301-934-7765 or go to www.csmd.edu/ apply-register/credit/ super-saturdays/.
American Legion Post 227
will host a crab feast 3-6 p.m. Aug. 12 at the post, hall, 13505 Cherry Tree Crossing Road, Brandywine. All you can eat crabs, corn on the cob, slaw, draft beer, soda and water. Tickets $35 until Aug. 9; $45 after Aug. 9. Open to public. Event benefits veterans, their families and local community. For tickets or more information, call the post at 301-782-7371, or email bkbowen2@ gmail.com.
Monday, Aug. 14
Waldorf Lions Club will hold a blood drive 11 a.m.4 p.m. Aug. 14 at Sam’s Club, parking lot, 2365 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Event held in conjunction with Children’s National Hospital Blood Mobile. To make a reservation, call 202-476-5437, or go to www.cnmcblooddonor. com to book an appointment for this event.
CSM Theatre Auditions will be 6 p.m. Aug. 14-15 at College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road. Prepare a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a song with music for the accompanist. There are roles for performers ages 5 and older. For information, call 301-934-7828, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-anddance/auditions/index.