Southern Maryland community calendar, Oct. 3-10, 2013

October 2, 2013
Thursday, Oct. 3

Solomons farmers market, fruit, vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 21, Solomons Island Riverwalk, Solomons Island Road. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Waldorf national K9 competition, hosted by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and open to the public. 6 p.m., North Point High School for Science, Technology and Industry, 2500 Davis Rd., Waldorf. Free. www.ccso.us or info@ccso.us.

St. Leonard “Music in the Park,” music and dancing. Take a picnic. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. Free. 410-586-8501.

Prince Frederick car care clinic, mechanic Don Kerr will discuss vehicle maintenance, including battery care, tuneups, check-engine lights, additives and transmissions. 7 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick Branch, 850 Costley Way. Free, but registration is required. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

La Plata theater auditions, for the Port Tobacco Players’ January production of the comedy-murder mystery, “Death by Chocolate,” by Paul Freed. 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday, Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6819.

Registration deadline, for applicants for the Festival of Trees, which benefits Calvert Hospice and Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Trees will be decorated 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 27 and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 29 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Prince Frederick. 410-257-1460 or kbreedlove0410@gmail.com.

Friday, Oct. 4

Nature program for kids, for ages 1-5, learn about horseshoe crabs, considered “living fossils.” 2-2:30 p.m. Bayside History Museum, 4025 Fourth St., Chesapeake Beach. Free. 410-610-5970, www.baysidehistorymuseum.org or baysidehistorymuseum@hotmail.com.

Furlough Fridays, government employees, including Defense Department workers and contractors, receive a 10 percent discount at the Calvert Marine Museum store. Mention the discount at the register. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. $9; seniors and military with ID, $7; children 5-12, $4. 410-326-2042.

North Beach farmers market, fruit, vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 6-9 p.m., North Beach Boardwalk, Bay Avenue and Fifth Street. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Saturday, Oct. 5

St. Mary’s indoor flea market, sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Fair Association, along with Leprechaun Lilly sale. 7 a.m.-noon, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. Table rental, $20. 301-475-9543.

La Plata indoor yard sale, rain or shine. Crafts, a raffle table and a bake sale. Breakfast, lunch and snacks available; free coffee. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Ignatius Church, Hilltop, 6455 Port Tobacco Rd., La Plata. 301-743-3514.

Barstow farmers market, fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Nov. 23. Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr., Barstow. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Charles County hazardous waste collection day, offered by the Department of Public Works. For a list of acceptable items, call the recycling information line, 301-932-5656. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Charles County Department of Public Works, 10430 Audie Lane, La Plata. Free. 301-645-0580.

Solomons maker’s market, Annmarie Garden hosts its monthly craft and farmers market. 9 a.m.-noon, Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640 or www.annmariegarden.org.

Solomons yard sale, proceeds benefit capital campaign. 9 a.m., PNC Waterside Pavilion, Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042.

Space museum information meeting, hosted by the Spaceflight America Museum, at the Arthur Storer Planetarium, to provide an overview of the manned space museum opening next year. A short presentation will be followed by a discussion of volunteer and educational opportunities. 2-4 p.m., Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2554, www.spaceflightamerica.org or
sa-museum@wsi-edu.org.

Bryantown basket and bag bingo, with raffles and door prizes; food available. 6 p.m., St. Mary’s School, 13735 Notre Dame Pl., Bryantown. $20. 301-870-1868.

Leonardtown roller skating, 6-9 p.m., Leonard Hall Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Dr. Admission, $5; skate rental, $2.50. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1804.

“Lyra” in Accokeek, an a cappella vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will perform. 7-8 p.m. Christ Church Parish Hall, 600 Farmington Rd. W., Accokeek. Donations requested. 301- 292-5633.

Owings rabies vaccination and flu clinic, sponsored by the Calvert County Health Department. Vaccinate your pet and yourself. 10 a.m.-noon, Northern High School, 2950 Chaneyville Rd., Owings. Pets, free; flu shots or nasal spray, $20. 410-535-5400 or 410-535-3922 or www.calverthealth.org.

Calvert Memorial thrift store, all proceeds benefit the Sheldon Goldberg Center for Breast Care. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 10366 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk. 410-414-4523.

Huntingtown yard sale, rain or shine; hot dog lunch available. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 1250 Emmanuel Church Rd., Huntingtown. www.eumchuntingtown.com.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Chesapeake Community Chorus practice, 4-6 p.m., Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. Free. 410-257-2554.

Mechanicsville purse bingo, hosted by ladies auxiliary members from Hughesville and Mechanicsville volunteer fire departments. Noon, Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department social hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd., Mechanicsville. $25. 301-274-4581 or 240-298-5919 or www.hvfdems.org.

Monday, Oct. 7

Prince Frederick movies and more, for children, a movie and a story. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Charlotte Hall book discussion,King Peggy,” by Peggielene Bartels and Eleanor Herman. Copies available. 7 p.m., Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. Free. 301-884-2211.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Leonardtown mobile career center, 1-4 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. Free. 301-475-2846.

Prince Frederick farmers market, fruit, vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 26, Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Lexington Park cooking program, for ages 8-12. Drop by and prepare fall recipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. Free. 301-863-8188.

E-books program, learn how to download library e-books to your device. 7 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Prince Frederick “Punkin Chunkin,” for tweens. Turn homemade “pumpkins” into projectiles using science and engineering. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or www.calvert.lib.md.us.

THURSDAY, OCT. 10

Leonardtown interactive workshop, for parents and others who care for tweens and teens. “Guiding Good Choices,” will be offered Thursdays through Nov. 7. 6-8 p.m. Potomac Building, 23115 Leonard Hall Dr., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1681, or matt.reisdorph@stmarysmd.com.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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