Calendar of events
A LOOK AT THE WEEK AHEAD
Send calendar events (at least two weeks in advance, if possible) to P.O. Box 485, Prince Frederick, Md. 20678. Email items to calcommu[email protected]news.com. Include the time, date and location of the event as well as a contact phone number or email on all submissions
Friday, Jan. 11
American Legion Stallings-Wil
liams Post 206 will hold a hot roast beef sandwich dinner 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road in Chesapeake Beach. The cost is $12. Call 410-257-9878, or go to http://www.ALpost206.org. Calvert Animal Welfare League
will hold an indoor yard sale and thrift shop 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, through Sunday, Jan. 13, at 1040 Prince Frederick Blvd. in Prince Frederick. Call 410-535-9300. St. Leonard Volunteer Fire
Department Company 7 will hold Bingo 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at 200 Calvert Beach Road, St. Leonard. Doors open 6 p.m. with early bird games at 7 p.m. Raffles and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Road in Port Republic. Call Debbie at 301-642-0146. Calvert Library Prince Frederick will hold a book sale noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Thousands of used books available. Call 410-535-0291, or go to http:// CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Prince Frederick
will hold its On Pins & Needles class 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Bring your quilting, needlework, knitting, crocheting, or other project. Call 410-5350291, or go to http://CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Twin Beaches
branch will hold Family Game Night 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. Play a variety of board games. Registration required. Call 410-257-2411, or go to http://CalvertLibrary.info. SMILE Ecumenical Ministries
Inc. will host Senior Friday on Friday, Jan. 11, in Lusby. On Fridays, all seniors aged 55 or older, with proof of age, will receive 50 percent off clothing for the person named on the discount card. For more information, go to www.smileinc. org.
American Legion Post 238 will hold a meatloaf dinner 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday Jan. 11, at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $10. Call 301-274-3522 or go to American Legion Post 238 on Facebook.
Saturday, Jan. 12
Pepper’s Pet Pantry will host a dog and cat adoption event with local Saint Mary’s and Calvert County animal rescue groups 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 13372 H.G. Trueman Road in Solomons. Call 410-326-4006. Calvert County Council of the
American Legion will host a meet and greet for veterans and active duty military personnel 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at American Legion Post 220, 2105 Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Four Legion posts will attend. Call 443-871-0477. American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will hold a country dance 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road in Chesapeake Beach.Lessons begin 7 p.m. The cost is $15, and includes
light snacks, soft drinks and beer. Call 410-2579878, email [email protected]izon.net, or go to http:// www.ALpost206.org. College of Southern
Maryland Prince Fredrick campus will hold Super Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 115 J.W. Williams Road in Prince Frederick. The event is for those who have applied for admission to the college to complete tasks for the upcoming semester. Placement tests, meetings with advisors, registering for classes and purchasing of books. Call 301-934-7765, or go towww.csmd.edu/ apply-register/credit/ super-saturdays/.
Overeaters Anonymous, a food addiction support group, will meet 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan 12, in the Middleham Chapel, H.G. Trueman Road, Lusby. Call Joyce at 301-8661484.
CalvART Gallery will host a reception for its Wild Things exhibit 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 110 S. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick. Meet the artists and refreshments will be served. The exhibit evokes a sense of freedom from the ospreys, eagles, crabs and deer that roam Chesapeake Bay country. The exhibit will run through Feb. 3. The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Call 410535-9252, or go to www. calvartgallery.org.
Calvert Library Prince Frederick will host a Poets’ Circle 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Discussion, editing and support open to all ages. Bring five copies of your work, if desired. Call 410-535-0291, or go to http://CalvertLibrary.info. Southern Maryland Tradi
tional Music and Dance will hold a contra dance 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Christ Episcopal Church, 37497 Zack Fowler Road in Chaptico. The Southern Maryland Open Band will perform acoustic string music, and Kim Forry will teach and call the dances. Lessons begin 7 p.m. There will be an ice cream social during the intermission. Admission is $10, $6 for members, free for ages 17 and younger. Go to www.smtmd.org. Southern Maryland Decorative Painters will hold a meeting and art project beginning 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Immaculate Conception Church, 28297 Old Village Road in Mechanicsville. The art project will be Festive McSparkle. Guests welcome. Contact Garnett Joy at 301-884-2835, or email [email protected], or go to Go to www.smdpaint. org/Calendar.html. Calvert Library Prince Fred
erick will hold a book sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Thousands of used books available. Call 410-535-0291, or go to http://CalvertLibrary. info. Calvert Library Southern
branch will teach Mahjongg 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Call 410-3265289, or go to http:// CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Prince
Frederick will hold MakePlayLearn 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Take building and creativity to a new level. Call 410-5350291, or go to http:// CalvertLibrary.info. Patuxent River Naval Air
Museum will hold a workshop titled “The Spirit of Innovation & Freedom” 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 22156 Three Notch Road in Lexington Park.The workshop will explore how cutting edge concepts, in art as in science, promote better thinking and doing for society. Speakers include master musician Paul F. Murphy, multi-instrumentalist Dominic Fragman of the Spirit of Jazz & Democracy ensemble, and University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site Director Matt Scassero, and Pierre Sprey, who is the conceptual designer of the F-16 and the A-10. A concert will follow the panel. Call 301- 863-1900.
Sunday, Jan. 13
Patuxent High School will host a “A Community Conversation on Dismantling Racism” 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at 12485 Southern Connector Blvd. in Lusby. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. Panelists include Calvert County Superintendent of Schools Dan Curry, St. Mary’s NAACP President and educator Janice Walthour, Maryland State Department of Education and longtime educator and Guffrie M. Smith, Jr, and HEB Scholars and Closing the Gap’s Col. Will Wiggins. Call 410-326-4948, or email bigcon[email protected] Northern High School’s
FBLA will hold a Haircut-A-Thon 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Creations Hair Salon, 1007 B Southern Maryland Blvd. in Dunkirk. Proceeds will be donated to local cancer organizations. Haircuts are $25 for women and girls, $15 for men and $12 for boys. Call 301-855-6663. American Legion Stall
ings-Williams Post 206 will serve an all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road in Chesapeake Beach. The cost is $10, $5 for ages 6 to 12, and free for ages 5 and younger. Call 410-257-9878, or go to http://www.ALpost206. org.
Monday, Jan. 14
Chesapeake Choral Arts
Society will hold auditions for the 2019 season for high school and older by appointment only 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Peace Lutheran Church, 11610 Rubina Place in Waldorf. Auditions will consist of vocal warmups, pitch matching and vocal exercises. The choir meets 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays from Septem- ber through June. Call Carol at 301-642-0594, or go to www.chesapeakechoral.com. St. Leonard Baptist Church
will host a meeting in support of people recovering from addictive and compulsive behaviors from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the Chesapeake Auction House, 5015 St. Leonard Road. Calvert Library Prince
Frederick will hold Monday Morning Fun 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Dancing, stories and movies. Call 410-5350291, or go to http:// CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Fairview branch will host the JobSource Mobile Career Center 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Job counseling and searches, résumé help. Call 410-257-2101, or go to http://CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Southern
branch will hold its Green Crafting class 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Make crafts out of materials that would typically be thrown out. Crocheting, needlework, sewing, and simple tying techniques will be used. Call 410326-5289, or go to http:// CalvertLibrary.info. Calvert Library Prince Frederick will hold Full STEAM Ahead 6:307:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Interact with books, crafts and experiments while exploring the skills of science, technology, engineering, art and math. For ages 4 to 8. Registration required. Call 410-535-0291, or go to http://CalvertLibrary. info. Calvert Library Twin Beach
es branch will hold a book discussion on books in the Capital Crime Series by Margaret Truman
7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. The daughter of President Harry S. Truman, the series lets readers into the corridors of power and privilege, and poverty and pageantry, in the nation’s capital. Call 410-257-2411, or go to http://CalvertLibrary. info.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
New Direction Community Theater will hold auditions for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Roles are for one male and one female each aged 20 to 35ish, and 40 to 65ish. Auditions will be cold readings from the script. Performance dates are May 3 to 11. Email ndcthe[email protected] gmail.com. Calvert County Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its 2019 Outstanding Achievement Awards through Tuesday, Jan. 15. The categories are Advocacy, Business Leadership, Service and Woman of Tomorrow. The winners will be honored Saturday, March 16 at the annual Calvert County Women Of the World awards luncheon. Email Calvert[email protected] com, or go to www. calvertwomen.org to download a nomination form.