Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 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.
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 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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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