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Wed­nes­day, Oct. 11

Sot­ter­ley Speaker Se­ries will present “The Cook­ing Gene” by Michael Twitty on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at Sot­ter­ley Plan­ta­tion in Hol­ly­wood. From the tobacco and rice farms of colo­nial times to plan­ta­tion kitchens and backbreaking cot­ton fields, Twitty tells his fam­ily story through the foods that en­abled his an­ces­tors’ sur­vival across three cen­turies. RSVP by call­ing 301-373-2280. The Spirit of Jazz & Democ­racy fall res­i­den

cy at St. Mary’s Col­lege of Mary­land con­tin­ues on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 11, with the work­shop, “Jazz and Democ­racy and Why.” The work­shop is free and open to the pub­lic and will be held 4:45 to 6 p.m. in cam­pus cen­ter lounge. For more, visit www.Spir­itJaz­zDemoc­racy. com.

En­ergy as­sis­tance ap­pli­ca­tions will be ac­cepted by the South­ern Mary­land Tri-County Com­mu­nity Ac­tion Com­mit­tee on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 11, and Thurs­day, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. Mary’s County Depart­ment of So­cial Ser­vices lo­cated at 23110 Leonard Hall Drive in Leonard­town. Ap­pli­cants may submit com­pleted ap­pli­ca­tions with the re­quired doc­u­ments or com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion on site that day. For more, call 301-475-5574, ext. 200. The Be­reaved Par­ents of the USA, St. Mary’s

chap­ter, will meet on sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Town Creek Pro­fes­sional Cen­ter, lo­cated at 22776 Three Notch Road Suite, #202, in Lex­ing­ton Park. BPUSA is a self help group for par­ents, si­b­lings and grand­par­ents who have lost a child, brother, sis­ter or grand­child at any age and from any cause. For more, call 240-895-0129 or email kim­ler50@gmail. com. The Hol­ly­wood Vol­un­teer Res­cue Squad

Aux­il­iary meets on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month at 7 p.m. at the res­cue squad build­ing on Route 235 in Hol­ly­wood. Any­one wish­ing to be­come a mem­ber of the aux­il­iary is en­cour­aged to at­tend. For more, call 240-298-7956. Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 255 in Ridge SAL

meets on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the post home at 13390 Point Look­out Road in Ridge.

Look Good, Feel Bet­ter will be of­fered on the sec­ond Wed­nes­day of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Cancer Care and In­fu­sion Ser­vices at MedS­tar St. Mary’s Hospi­tal. The hospi­tal part­ners with the Na­tional Cos­me­tol­ogy As­so­ci­a­tion and the Amer­i­can Cancer So­ci­ety to of­fer this free pro­gram for cancer pa­tients that is de­signed to help fe­male pa­tients im­prove their ap­pear­ance and self-im­age by learn­ing beauty tech­niques to over­come side ef­fects of chemo­ther­apy and ra­di­a­tion. Call 240434-7247 to reg­is­ter.

meets ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lex­ing­ton Park li­brary. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit http://7218.toast­mas­ter­ The Toastmasters, a com­mu­ni­ca­tion fo­rum for peo­ple to im­prove com­mu­ni­ca­tion and lead­er­ship skills, is held on sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­days at 6:30 p.m. at 401 Small­wood Drive in Wal­dorf. For more, email Loretta Gra­ham at lolo­gra­ Hol­ly­wood Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment fund

raiser will be held at Bruster’s Real Ice Cream shop in Hol­ly­wood on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. A per­cent­age of sales will be do­nated to the fire depart­ment’s aux­il­iary. For more, call Dei­dra Bigham at 847-212-8528.

Bingo will be played on Wed­nes­days at Lit­tle Flower School in Great Mills. Doors open at 6 p.m. and early birds start at 6:45 p.m. Food and drinks avail­able for pur­chase. For more, email

Nar­cotics Anony­mous meets at 7:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days at Corner­stone Pres­by­te­rian Church in Call­away.

Thurs­day, Oct. 12

Trans­gen­der con­cerns speaker Sean Lare

will talk on Thurs­day, Oct. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land, Leonard­town cam­pus, Build­ing A au­di­to­rium. Lare, a men­tal health clin­i­cian and con­sul­tant spe­cial­iz­ing in

LGBTQIA-af­fir­ma­tive ther­apy, will give a talk, “Talk­ing about the ‘T’ in LGBTQIA: Un­der­stand­ing trans­gen­der con­cerns,” and will ex­plain dif­fer­ences be­tween bi­o­log­i­cal/natal sex, gen­der iden­tity, gen­der ex­pres­sion and sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion, and why these dis­tinc­tions mat­ter. Free. For more, email jfos­ or sup­port meet­ings for those who love some­one strug­gling with ad­dic­tion, are held by Walden on Tues­days from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Bea­con of Hope of Walden in Mil­li­son Plaza and Thurs­days from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Cove of Walden in Cal­i­for­nia. For more, con­tact Laura Webb at 301-997-1300, ext. 804, or lau­raw@walden­

meets 7 p.m. Thurs­days at St. An­drew’s Church in Cal­i­for­nia.

Friday, Oct. 13

Oct. 13 at at www.navyalumni. org or by con­tact­ing Rick Sny­der at 301-475-0124, 240-2982279 or Richard.L.Sny­der@

will be held at the Hol­ly­wood fire­house car­ni­val lot on Friday, Oct. 13, from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost is $11 for pep­per­oni pizza or $10 for cheese. Baked goods will also be avail­able for pur­chase.

will be held on Friday, Oct. 13, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 in Hugh­esville. Cost is $10. For more call 301-274-3522.

meets 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Leonard­town.

Satur­day, Oct. 14

spon­sored by the South­ern Mary­land Tra­di­tional Mu­sic and Dance will be held on Satur­day, Oct. 14, at the Christ Epis­co­pal Church Par­ish Hall, lo­cated at 37497 Zach Fowler Road in Chap­tico. The dance will fea­ture live mu­sic and new call­ers, along with veteran caller Greg Frock. Doors open at 7 p.m. and danc­ing be­gins at 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $10 or $6 for mem­bers. There will also be an ice cream so­cial. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit

Din­ners in­clude fried oys­ters, ham, oys­ter po’boy and more, and prices range from $8 to $20. There will be a par­ish mar­ket sell­ing church cook­books and crafts. For more, call 301884-3451, email of­fice@cckqp. net or visit

will be held on the sec­ond Satur­day of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lex­ing­ton Park li­brary for mid­dle and high school stu­dents to ex­plore fun and some­times very hard math prob­lems. For more, visit­cir­cle.

will meet at St. John’s Church in Hol­ly­wood from 1 to 2 p.m. on Satur­days, Oct. 14, Oct. 28 and Nov. 4. The club pro­motes in­clu­sion for chil­dren and adults with de­vel­op­men­tal dif­fer­ences in the com­mu­nity and is spon­sored by the South­ern Mary­land Com­mu­nity Re­sources. For more, call 301-997-8143 or visit

meets the sec­ond Satur­day of each month at Health Con­nec­tions at MedS­tar St. Mary’s Hospi­tal. Call 301-475- 6019 for more in­for­ma­tion.

will be on Satur­day, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon inside the par­ish hall in Sun­der­land. For more, call 443964-4344.

will be held at First Friend­ship Church in Ridge on Satur­day, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. The church is lo­cated on Point Look­out Road across from the Ridge fire­house. Spon­sored by United Methodist Women for the ben­e­fit of lo­cal out­reach pro­grams.

is open on Wed­nes­days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Satur­days from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sot­ter­ley Plan­ta­tion in Hol­ly­wood. For more, call 301-373-2280.

Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly, meets Satur­days at First Friend­ship United Methodist Church in Ridge at 9 a.m. Call Jac­qie Cooper at 301-872-5047 or Boyd Loflin at 301-872-0064.

will be held Satur­day morn­ings from 7 to 8 a.m. with the St. John’s Cath-

olic Church Men’s Group to dis­cuss Sun­day’s read­ings. Doors open at the church in Hol­ly­wood with light break­fast and cof­fee at 6:30 a.m. Con­tact Dan Seep at 757-291-0262.

is at Petco in Cal­i­for­nia on Satur­days and Sun­days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with adopt­able cats and kit­tens. Visit www.fer­al­ca­tres­ for pic­tures and bios. To trap a cat to get it vet­ted, email info@ fer­al­ca­tres­

are held Satur­days at 5 p.m. at Bea­con of Hope Re­cov­ery and Well­ness Cen­ter of Walden at 21800 N. Shangri-La Drive in Mil­li­son Plaza. For more, con­tact Laura at 301-9971300, ext. 804, or at bea­con@ walden­ or visit www. emo­tion­sanony­

meets on Satur­days at noon at Bea­con of Hope, lo­cated at 21681 Great Mills Lane in Lex­ing­ton Park, and at 7 p.m. at First Saints Com­mu­nity Church, St. Paul’s cam­pus, in Leonard­town.

meets at 8:30 p.m. Satur­days at St. Paul’s United Methodist in Leonard­town.

Sun­day, Oct. 15

will per­form a free con­cert on Sun­day, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. at Good Sa­mar­i­tan Lutheran Church on Lan­g­ley Road in Lex­ing­ton Park.

will hold an or­ga­ni­za­tional meet­ing on Sun­day, Oct. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the South­ern Mary­land Vac and Sew store, lo­cated at 21710 Great Mills Road in Lex­ing­ton Park, for those in­ter­ested in mak­ing quilts for vet­er­ans. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Peg Gowen at 321-795-5380 or peg­

will be served on Sun­day, Oct. 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 238 in Hugh­esville. Cost is $7. For more call 301-274-3522.

a coali­tion host­ing a weekly di­a­logue on race in the com­mu­nity, will meet on Sun­days at 3 p.m. at the Lex­ing­ton Park li­brary. For more, email ttopi­cof­con­ver­sa­ or call 240-718-8282.

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