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will Plat­inumhost Rem­i­nisc­ingSe­nior Care As­sist­edCafe 6-9 Liv­ing, p.m. LLC Mon­days-Fri­days at and the 8-11 fa­cil­ity, a.m. 4018 Satur­days-Sun­days Black­bird­with de­men­tia Court, and Wal­dorf. Alzheimer’sFor se­niorsto re­lax and­call 301-638-3194.en­joy them­selves. For in­for­ma­tion,

Break VCon­nec­tions 9-10:30 will a.m. hold Mon­days Veter­ansat Chick­fil-A, Cof­fee in­for­ma­tion,107 Drurygo to Drive, www.vcon­nec­tions.La Plata. For org. and Pom­fret Ala­teen Way-of-Lifewill meet Al-Anon8 p.m. Fam­ily Tues­days Group 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. The Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees, NARFE, In­dian Head Chap­ter 126

will meet at noon the first Thurs­day of each month at Mama Stella’s Pasta House Restau­rant, 7075 In­dian Head High­way, Bryans Road. Dif­fer­ent top­ics and programs of­fered each month by guest speak­ers. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Joan Wright, 301-246-4112 or jkw1108@ver­i­zon.net.

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.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293 will hold steak and cheese sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Thurs­days at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. A la carte menu. Call 301-645-6331.

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 1-800-4252666.

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/cen­ter-for-trade­sand-en­ergy-train­ing/. 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. 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 Sec­re­tar y-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. 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.

Charles County De­part­ment of Re­cre­ation, Parks, and

Tourism will be ac­cept­ing reg­is­tra­tions through Nov. 3 for Bat­tle at Turkey Hill men’s adult flag football tour­na­ment to be held Nov.11. Rain date Nov. 12. This is a 5-ver­sus-5, non-con­tact, flag football tour­na­ment for adults 18 and over. Team reg­is­tra­tion fee $250. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. CharlesCoun­tyParks.com or call 301-934-3470.

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 301-645-6331.

Fri­day, Aug. 25

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold Oven Fried Pork Chop Dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-2743522 or visit on Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238. La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment Ladies Aux­il­iary will hold Out­back Steak­house Drive-thru Dinner Fundraiser 4-7 p.m. Aug. 25 at La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment, 911 Wash­ing­ton Ave.

VFW Aux­il­iary will hold fish and shrimp dinner 6-8 p.m. Aug. 25 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Dinner served with coleslaw, fries and corn­bread. Fish dinner $9; shrimp, or fish and shrimp dinner $10. Call 301-645-6331.

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 301-934-7765 or go to www.csmd.edu/ap­ply-reg­is­ter/credit/su­per-satur­days/. La Plata Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment will hold Texas hold em tour­na­ment 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the sta­tion, 911 Wash­ing­ton Ave. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Cost $125 for $10,000 in chips. No add-ons or re­buys. Must be 21 years or older to play. Cash only. Food and bev­er­ages avail­able. For reser­va­tions or more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-609-7500. Back to School Back­pack Drive

will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26 at 1276 Ban­nis­ter Cir­cle, Wal­dorf. One hun­dred back­packs filled with school sup­plies will be given away. There will also be moon bounces, face paint­ing and other ac­tiv­i­ties. Spon­sored by Mar­cus Gor­don and other lo­cal DJs. To reg­is­ter, email fil­l­aback­pack@gmail.com by Aug. 22. Will­ing Helpers So­ci­ety of La Plata

hold a school sup­ply give­away noon-4 p.m. Aug. 26 at Will­ing Helpers Hall, 1002 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata. Only stu­dents at­tend­ing Wal­ter J. Mitchell El­e­men­tary School, Mary H. Mat­ula Ele­men­tar y School, Mil­ton Somers Mid­dle School and La Plata High School are el­i­gi­ble. At­ten­dees must show Mary­land driver’s li­cense or Mary­land state-is­sued iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, or other proof of res­i­dence. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Bar­bara Wells at 240-346-7765 or email bar­barawells33@gmail.com.

Mon­day, Aug. 28

St. Maries Cho­ral Arts will hold au­di­tions for its Mu­sica and Ch­e­sa­peake Chil­dren’s Cho­rus programs Sept. 6 at Leonard­town High School, 23995 Point Look­out Road. Mu­sica au­di­tions will be 6-9 p.m. and Ch­e­sa­peake Chil­dren’s Cho­rus au­di­tions will be 6-8 p.m. Mu­sica is com­prised of mem­bers from all walks of life and mu­si­cal back­grounds. The chil­dren’s cho­rus is com­prised of chil­dren 8 years and older. Au­di­tions for both programs will also be held Sept. 6. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.sm­choralarts.org/ccc. Ch­e­sa­peake Cho­ral Arts So­ci­ety

will hold au­di­tions start­ing 6:30 p.m. by ap­point­ment Aug. 28 at Peace Lutheran Church, 401 East Small­wood Drive, Wal­dorf. For au­di­tion ap­point­ment, call 301-642-0594. For au­di­tion ap­point­ment, call 301-642-0594. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.chesa­peake­choral.com.

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/.

Fri­day, Sept. 1

Amer­i­can Le­gion Rid­ers will hold a bur­ri­tos dinner 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Dinner served with black beans, av­o­cado dip and chips, and dessert. Cost $10. Call 301645-6331.

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 will hold a seafood dinner 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the post, 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $7-$13. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522 or go to Face­book at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238.

Sun­day, Sept. 3

Brian Ganz, Michael S. Glaser

and Deanna Nikado will present Danc­ing on the Frag­ile Edge of the World: A Con­cert of Mu­sic and Po­etry 4 p.m. Sept. 3 at Great Hall, Mid­dle­ham and St. Peters Parish, 10210 H.G. Tru­man Road, Lusby. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact ms­glaser@smcm.edu or call 240-895-4239.

Tues­day, Sept. 5

VFW Post 8810 Aux­il­iary will hold a mem­ber meet­ing 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Wed­nes­day, Sept. 6

St. Maries Cho­ral Arts will hold au­di­tions for its Mu­sica and Ch­e­sa­peake Chil­dren’s Cho­rus programs Sept. 6 at Leonard­town High School, 23995 Point Look­out Road. Mu­sica au­di­tions will be 6-9 p.m. and Ch­e­sa­peake Chil­dren’s Cho­rus au­di­tions will be 6-8 p.m. The chil­dren’s cho­rus is com­prised of chil­dren 8 years and older. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.sm­choralarts.org/ccc. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 293

will hold a mem­ber meet­ing 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the post, 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Road, Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331. South­ern Mary­land Audubon So­ci­ety will meet 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 6 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Busi­ness Build­ing, Room 106, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Pub­lic in­vited. No fee. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Lynne Wheeler at som­daudubon@ya­hoo.com or text to 301-7518097.

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