Cal­en­dar of events

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 301-934-8221.

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 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.

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 mar­ket­ing@cc­plon­line.org.

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 bx­offc@csmd.edu, or go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/the-arts/the­atre-and­dance/au­di­tions/in­dex.

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