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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 1-800425-2666.

VCon­nec­tions will host Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. the sec­ond Tues­day of each month at Burger King, 30004 Three Notch Road, Char­lotte Hall. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

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. 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, 301-758-3082 or carol.cox@gmail.com.

VCon­nec­tions will hold Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­days at Chick­fil-A, 3365 Crain High­way, Wal­dorf. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

VCon­nec­tions will hold Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 9-10:30 a.m. Thurs­days at Chick­fil-A, 16003 Crain High­way, Brandy­wine. 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. 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.

Vcon­nec­tions will as­sist se­nior and el­derly vet­er­ans and fam­i­lies 2-4 p.m. ev­ery Thurs­day at Clark Se­nior Cen­ter, 1210 Charles St., La Plata. By ap­point­ment only. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. vcon­nec­tions.org.

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, 301-753-6335, 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 443-5320090 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. Free

con­tin­u­ous tours through­out the day; last tour 3:30 p.m. 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 1-800-425-2666.

VCon­nec­tions will host Cof­fee Break for Women Vet­er­ans 9-10:30 a.m. the sec­ond Fri­day of each month at Chick-fil-A, 107 Drury Drive, La Plata. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org.

VCon­nec­tions will host Vet­er­ans Cof­fee Break 10:3011:30 a.m. the sec­ond Fri­day of each month at Burger King, 30004 Three Notch Road, Char­lotte Hall. For in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org. Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will hold Open Stu­dio 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri­days Sept. 1-Dec. 15 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, Mar­bury. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.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-en­ergy-train­ing/. 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. 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 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. To reg­is­ter or for more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.CharlesCoun­tyParks. com or call 301-934-3470. Fi­nan­cial Fit­ness Class

pre­sented by LIFE Lead­er­ship and the Will­ing Helpers So­ci­ety will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mon­days be­gin­ning Oct. 2 at The Will­ing Helpers So­ci­ety, 1002 Wash­ing­ton Ave., La Plata. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238

will host a Turkey Shoot ev­ery Sun­day un­til the week be­fore Easter. Sign up at 11 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Gary at 240-434-8490. Ki­wa­nis Club of Charles

County meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tues­day of the month at The Greene Tur­tle, 6 Saint Mary’s Ave., La Plata. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www. ki­wanisofcc.com or email ki­wanisofcc@gmail.com.

The Ci­ti­zens for the Charles County Pub­lic Li­brary Fall Used

Book Bazaar Oct. 14-21 at La Plata li­brary, lower level, 2 Gar­rett Ave. Hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon­day-Thurs­day. Sale days Oct. 20-21 are $2.00 a bag day (gro­cery size bags, larger bags will be charged more.) Go to www.cc­plon­line.org/ c4c­cpl/bazaar or call the li­brary at 301-934-9001.

Fri­day, Oct. 13

Amer­i­can Le­gion Post

238 will hold an Oven Fried Pork Chop Din­ner, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $10. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301274-3522.

Chil­dren’s Aid So­ci­ety will host De­signer Purse Bingo and col­lect non-per­ish­ables for Thanks­giv­ing bas­kets Oct. 13 at the Jaycees Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3090 Crain Hwy, Wal­dorf. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets, go to www.chil­drens-aid-so­ci­ety. org or con­tact Pam Vahle at caspurse­bin­go­jaycees@ gmail.com or 301-908-1680.

Baden Vol. Fire Dept will host Pitch Card Party Oct. 13 at 16608 Brandy­wine Road, Brandy­wine. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., games start 7:30 p.m. Cost is $7 per player. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-888-1888.

The Mar­land Vet­er­ans Memo­rial Mu­seum Night for the Mu­seum Din­ner, Dance

and Auc­tion Oct. 13 at Swan Point Yacht & Coun­try Club. Open bar be­gins at 5:30 p.m. fol­lowed by din­ner at 6:30 p.m. and mu­sic by Band of Gold from 8-10 p.m. Tick­ets are $50 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion or to pur­chase tick­ets on­line, go to www. swan­point­golf.com/ up­com­ing-spe­cial-events. html.

The Harry White Wilmer Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit

82 will hold a meat­loaf or fried shrimp din­ner on 5-7 p.m. Oct. 13. Meat­loaf with mashed pota­toes, gravy, peas and onions, iced tea and cof­fee for $12; fried shrimp with same sides for $15. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Kitty Daw­son at 240-346-7716.

VFW Post 8810 will host Steak Din­ner with potato and veg­etable buf­fet, salad, roll and dessert 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Cost is $15. Call 301-5466331 for more in­for­ma­tion. CSM Cause The­atre: “Know

Your Role.” 8 p.m. Oct. 13; 2 p.m. Oct. 14. Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata Cam­pus, Fine Arts (FA) Build­ing, The­ater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Cause The­atre will present “Know Your Role,” a dram­edy by Brandi Owensby. $5 all seats. bx­offc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 or go to www. csmd.edu/Arts.

Satur­day, Oct. 14

Charles County Depart­ment of Recre­ation, Parks, and Tourism will spon­sor its an­nual fall Fishin’ Bud­dies Derby 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Gil­bert Run Park, Dentsville. To reg­is­ter, go to www.CharlesCoun­tyParks. com/parks/parks-spe­cialevents. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-932-3470 or 301-870-3388 week­days 8 a.m-4 p.m. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary

Unit 170 Breast Cancer Aware­ness Lun­cheon will be 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact JoAnn Fisher at 240-3055516. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 227

will host their an­nual Fall “Bull & Oys­ter Roast” 3-6 p.m. Oct. 14 at 13505 Cherry Tree Cross­ing Road, Brandy­wine. Tick­ets are $35 till thru Oct 11 then $45 af­ter that for all-you­can-eat beef and oys­ters (fried, raw and steamed) draft beer and water. Tick­ets avail­able at the post, by call­ing 301-782-7371 or email­ing bkbowen2@ gmail.com for as­sis­tance. A free stu­dent con­cert to

ben­e­fit St. Jude, hosted by “BJ” James E. Proc­tor III, will be 3-4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Grace Chris­tian Academy,

13000 Zekiah Drive, Wal­dorf. For more in­for­ma­tion, email el­ridge_proc­tor@ya­hoo.com. Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary

Unit 293 will host a yard sale and road­side bar­beque 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Rent one ta­ble for $15, two for $25. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Brenda English at 240-3461857. The South­ern Mary­land Audubon So­ci­ety field trip

to Elms En­vi­ron­men­tal Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 49300 St. James Road, Dameron, “Bird­ing 101” will be 8 a.m.noon Oct. 14. RSVP to Bob Boxwell at 410-610-5124 or bob­boxwell@hot­mail.com. Shop 53 Cus­tom Tat­too and Art Gallery will host an art open­ing, “Put a Bird on It,” 6-9 p.m. Oct. 14 at 6 St. Mary’s Ave., Suite 102, La Plata. Mat­ta­woman En­vi­ron­men­tal Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter will bring live birds. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.shop53­tat­toos­t­u­dio. com. Mar­garet Brent High School

Alumni Din­ner-Dance will be 5-11 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Me­chan­icsville Moose Lodge, 27636 Me­chan­icsville Rd., Me­chan­icsville. Tick­ets are $35. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Clarence Bowles at 301-769-2630 or Delores Cu­sic at 301-8844812.

Sun­day, Oct. 15

Mat­ta­woman Creek Art

Cen­ter will host New Ideas on Fall Flow­ers work­shop 1-2 p.m. Oct. 15 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, Mar­bury. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301743-5159 or go to www. mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

St. Mary’s School will host De­signer Bag Bingo Oct. 15 at the school, 13735 Notre Dame Place, Bryan­town. Doors open 1 p.m. Cost $25 per per­son for 20 reg­u­lar games and 4 spe­cials. To make a reser­va­tion or for more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jes­sica at 301-751-4399 or email jes­si­caoestringer@ ya­hoo.com. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238

will serve break­fast, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 15 at 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $7 to $13. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522.

Mon­day, Oct. 16

VCon­nec­tions will host a li­brary pre­sen­ta­tion 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Po­tomac li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.vcon­nec­tions.org. Mat­ta­woman Creek Art Cen­ter will host Pine Nee­dle Jew­elry work­shop 10 a.m.3 p.m. Oct. 16 at the cen­ter, Small­wood State Park, Mar­bury. For in­for­ma­tion, call 301-743-5159 or go to www.mat­ta­wom­a­nart.org.

Vet­er­ans’ Ben­e­fits will be 10 a.m. Oct. 16 at Po­tomac Branch Li­brary, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Drive, In­dian Head. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-3757375. Self Pro­tec­tion for Women

will be 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at P.D. Brown Memo­rial Li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. Ages 16 and older. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-645-2864.

Tues­day, Oct. 17

VFW Post 8810 Mem­bers

Meet­ing will be 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331 for more in­for­ma­tion. Po­tomac Heights Aux­il­iary

will host Soup and Sand­wich lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 17 at 73 Gly­mont Rd., In­dian Head. Menu will in­clude home­made soups, chili, ham, turkey and grilled cheese sand­wiches.

Boy Scout Troop 2421 will host an Open House 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Wal­dorf Elks Lodge, 2210 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd, Wal­dorf. Boys 11-17 years of age are en­cour­aged to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-717-5906 or go to www.troop-2421. troop­track.com/share/ pages/34413.

Work­shop on Cy­ber At­tacks on Cor­po­ra­tions and Our

Crit­i­cal In­fra­struc­ture will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the South­ern Mary­land Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, Room 135, Class­room Build­ing II. No regis­tra­tion fee. Call 301-737-2500 to RSVP.

Wed­nes­day, Oct. 18 Opi­oid Work­shop and Re­source Fair, hosted by Charles County Govern­ment in part­ner­ship with Charles County Pub­lic Schools, will be 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18 at North Point High School, 2500 Davis Rd, Wal­dorf. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion or ques­tions about this event, con­tact Erica Ri­zor at Ri­zorE@ CharlesCoun­tyMD.gov or 301-645-0553.

Na­tional Ac­tive and Re­tired Fed­eral Em­ploy­ees As­so­ci­a­tion, Chap­ter 1972, will meet at the Wal­dorf West Li­brary at 1 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-6453077.

Thurs­day, Oct. 19

VCon­nec­tions will host a li­brary pre­sen­ta­tion 1011:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at P.D. Brown li­brary, 50 Vil­lage St., Wal­dorf. For more

in­for­ma­tion, go to www. vcon­nec­tions.org. CSM Fall 2017 Teacher

Ed­u­ca­tion Open House will be 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19 at Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, La Plata cam­pus. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-9347821, go to www.csmd. edu/teachered or email el­iz­a­beth.set­tle@csmd. edu. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293

will host Steak and Cheese Sand­wich night 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Call 301-645-6331 for more in­for­ma­tion. Dis­abled Amer­i­can Vet­er­ans

(DAV) Chap­ter 36 will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Wal­dorf Jaycee Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3090 Crain Hwy., Wal­dorf. For in­for­ma­tion call El­ton at 301-335-4105 or email es­tokessr@aol.com.

Fri­day, Oct. 20 Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238

will hold a Beef Brisket Din­ner, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at 6265 Brandy­wine Road, Hugh­esville. Cost $7 to $13. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 301-274-3522.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a meat­loaf din­ner 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Cost is $10. Call 301-645-6331 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Sis­tas First Inc. will host, “Be Bold, Be Bald,” cancer fundraiser 6-9 p.m. at Bos­ton’s Res­tau­rant, 10440 O’don­nell Place, Wal­dorf. To or­der a bald cap to dec­o­rate, email sis­tas­firstinc@ gmail.com. Harry White Wilmer Sons of The Amer­i­can Le­gion Squadron

82 will hold baby back rib din­ner 5-7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the post, 6330 North Crain High­way, La Plata. Menu in­cludes 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 al­post82.org.

Satur­day, Oct. 21

The Celtic So­ci­ety of South­ern Mary­land will present the Manx Celtic trio, “Bar­rule” for the Au­tumn Celtic Mu­sic Con­cert, 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Calvert Marine Mu­seum. Tick­ets are $25 at the door, as avail­able. Rec­om­mended to pur­chase in ad­vance on line at www.cssm.tick­etleap.com.

John Han­son Mid­dle School PTSO Vendor Show will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21 at 3165 John Han­son Drive, Wal­dorf. En­try is free. To be­come a vendor, email john­han­sonptso@hot­mail. com. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 293

will hold a Texas Hol­dem Tour­na­ment Oct. 21 at 2310 Old Wash­ing­ton Rd., Wal­dorf. Sign up is at 5:45 p.m. $100 buy-in. Call 301-645-6331 for more in­for­ma­tion. Cel­e­brate Charles: Fal­lFest

will be held noon-4 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Cap­i­tal Club­house, 3033 Wal­dorf Mar­ket­place, Wal­dorf. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to www.CharlesCoun­tyMD. gov/Cel­e­brateCharles. NO­TICE

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