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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. Port To­bacco His­toric Vil­lage will be open for tours 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. Thurs­day-Mon­day at 8450 Com­merce St. Closed January-March. Free con­tin­u­ous tours through­out the day; last tour 3:30 p.m. Set­tled in the 17th cen­tury, Port To­bacco grew to be­come one of Mary­land’s largest in­ter­na­tional sea­ports in the years be­fore the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-392-3418. 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. No charge. For in­for­ma­tion, call Dale Cor­nette, 301-9349483. 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. 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. 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. 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. 9

Pomon­key High School

Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion will meet 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Metropoli­tan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropoli­tan Church Road. All alumni and friends in­vited to at­tend. For in­for­ma­tion, call Philip Thomas at 301751-1823.

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. 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. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-7647 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. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-7647 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. Charles County Branch of the NAACP will host a town hall meeting 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10 at In­dian

Head Pav­il­ion, 100 Wal­ter Thomas Road. Meeting will pro­vide in­for­ma­tion on the Josiah Hen­son project. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Janice Wil­son at 240-4275131.

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.chil­dren­said­so­ci­ety.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. Kids Into Dis­cov­er­ing Sci­ence (K.I.D.S.) will hold Rub­ber Duckie Race 3-6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Moyaone Com­mu­nity Pool, 2311 Bryan Point Road, Ac­co­keek. Prizes, food, drink and fun for the whole fam­ily. Adopt a duck for $10 do­na­tion. Event will raise funds to ben­e­fit K.I.D.S., a 501(c) (3) non­profit ded­i­cated to bring­ing hands-on learn­ing in sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, math, en­gi­neer­ing and project man­age­ment to youth in the com­mu­nity. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.kidsin­science.org.

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 202476-5437, 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. The CSM Theatre Com­pany will hold open au­di­tions for sev­eral up­com­ing per­for­mances. Pre­pare a one-minute mono­logue and 16 bars of a song with mu­sic for the ac­com­pa­nist. Come dressed to move. There are roles for per­form­ers ages 5 and older. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301934-7828, email bx­offc@csmd.edu, or go to www.csmd.edu/com­mu­nity/the-arts/theatre-and­dance/au­di­tions/in­dex. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold an ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301645-6331. Hospice of Charles County will hold a Dine and Do­nate event 5-8 p.m. Aug. 14 at Roy Rogers, 6370 Crain High­way, La Plata. Doors open 6 p.m. Twenty-five per­cent of total sales will be do­nated to Hospice of Charles County to sup­port pa­tient and fam­ily care pro­grams. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.hos­pice­ofcharle­scounty.org.

Tues­day, Aug. 15

VFW Post 8810 will hold a mem­bers meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-6456331.

Thurs­day, Aug. 17

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.

Fri­day, Aug. 18

Wal­dorf Elks Lodge will host A Night of Right­eous Rock and Blues 7:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Road. Event will fea­ture the Blues Re­bel­lion band. Steak and shrimp din­ners avail­able for pur­chase; cost $17. Cover charge $5; in­cluded with pur­chase of a meal. Mem­bers and guests wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2421. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Grilled Steak Din­ner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $13. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. Harry White Wilmer Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron 82 will hold a baby back rib din­ner 5-7 p.m. Aug. 18, at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 82, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu will in­clude 1/2 slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, fries, rolls, coffee and tea. Cost $12. Gift cer­tifi­cates avail­able at the post. Pub­lic wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-934-8221 or go to www.al­post82.org.

Satur­day, Aug. 19

Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary will host Au­thor’s Re­cep­tion 2-4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Wal­dorf West li­brary, 10405 O’Don­nell Place. Call 301-645 1395. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold Texas Hold-em tour­na­ment 6 p.m. Aug. 19 at VFW Post 8810/ Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Signup 5:45 p.m. Buy-in $100. Call 301-645-6331. Pomon­key High School Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion will host its an­nual Alumni Day Cel­e­bra­tion 1-6 p.m. Aug. 19 at In­dian Head Vil­lage Green Pav­il­ion, 100 Wal­ter Thomas Road. Mu­sic pro­vided by Sounds of Leon. Food will be avail­able for pur­chase, raf­fle to raise money for the schol­ar­ship fund and more. Ad­mis­sion $5 at the door. Rain or shine. For in­for­ma­tion, call Philip Thomas at 301751-1823.

Sun­day, Aug. 20

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will serve break­fast 9-11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $6. Pub­lic in­vited. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. Western Charles County Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion will host a free bus trip Aug. 20 to Steven F. Ud­var-Hazy Cen­ter of the Smith­so­nian Na­tional Air and Space Mu­seum, 14390 Air and Space Mu­seum Park­way, Chan­tilly, Va. Pick-up 8 a.m.; drop-off 6 p.m. Free lunch will be pro­vided. Com­mu­nity youth ages 8-18 (as of Jan. 1, 2017) and chap­er­ones in­vited to at­tend. Reser­va­tions ac­cepted in the or­der re­ceived. To make a reser­va­tion or for more in­for­ma­tion, email Myles El­lis at mel­lis3@umbc.edu.

Tues­day, Aug. 22

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold a mem­bers meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 23

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a mem­bers meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301645-6331.

Thurs­day, Aug. 24

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-6456331.

Fri­day, Aug. 25

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Oven Fried Pork Chop Din­ner 5:307:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Satur­day, Aug. 26

CSM Su­per Satur­day will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 26 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, pay for classes and pur­chase books for up­com­ing se­mes­ter. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9347765 or go to www.csmd.edu/ap­ply-reg­is­ter/credit/su­per-satur­days/.

Tues­day, Aug. 29

Southern MD CPR and First Aid Train­ing will of­fer CPR, AED & First Aid Train­ing 5 p.m. Aug. 29 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.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 30

CSM’s Kick­off to Col­lege will be 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Col­lege of Southern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts Cen­ter Theatre (FA Build­ing), 8730 Mitchell Road. New and trans­fer stu­dents will have the op­por­tu­nity to learn about CSM, con­nect with fac­ulty and other new stu­dents; learn about stu­dent ser­vices, clubs and ath­let­ics; dis­cover re­sources avail­able, in­clud­ing vet­er­ans’ ser­vices; get help­ful hints for col­lege suc­cess; and earn a 10 per­cent text­book coupon for the CSM Col­lege Store. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.csmd.edu/ ap­ply-reg­is­ter/credit/ kick­off-to-col­lege/.

Satur­day, Sept. 9

Care Net Preg­nancy Cen­ter of Southern Mary­land will hold its an­nual Baby Steps 5K Fun Run/Walk 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 9 at St. Mary’s Ryken High School, 22600 Camp Calvert Road, Leonard­town. The morn­ing will in­clude ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren, “Di­a­per Dash” chil­dren’s race, bar­be­cue lunch and other fam­ily fun. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.friend­sofc­n­pcsm.org/babysteps.php. Or­ga­ni­za­tions wish­ing to sup­port the event with do­na­tions of funds, or goods and ser­vices should con­tact Chrissy Cooney at com­mu­ni­ca­tiondir@carenet­somd.org or 301-737-4604, ext. 16, to re­ceive a spon­sor­ship packet. Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary and Life­styles, Inc., will present Men­tal Health First Aid Course 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9 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. For more in­for­ma­tion, email mar­ket­ing@cc­plon­line.org.

Satur­day, Sept. 16

State’s At­tor­ney’s Of­fice for Charles County will host a fundraiser to Bat­tle Opi­oid Abuse 6:35 p.m. Sept. 16 at Re­gency Fur­ni­ture Sta­dium, 11765 Saint Li­nus Drive, Wal­dorf. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to cc­sao.us/Bat­tleO­pi­oidAbuse or con­tact Kan­des Carter at carterk@charle­scoun­tymd.gov.

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