Southern Maryland community calendar, Oct. 31-Nov. 7, 2013

October 30, 2013
Thursday, Oct. 31

Solomons farmers market, fruit, vegetables, 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.

Friday, Nov. 1

La Plata harvest dinner, takeout available. 4:30-7:30 p.m., La Plata United Methodist Church, 3 Port Tobacco Rd. $18; ages 6-9, $5. 301-934-2288.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Huntingtown turkey dinner, 3-7 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 1250 Emmanuel Church Rd., Huntingtown. $14; ages 4-12, $7. 410-535-3177.

Holiday bazaar, jewelry, decorative items, books, crafts, a silent auction and photos taken with Santa. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Mary’s of Piscataway, 13401 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. 301-292-0527.

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

St. Mary’s household hazardous waste collection, for county residents. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s landfill, 44825 St. Andrew’s Church Rd., California. Free. 301-863-7400.

Step by Step 5K fun run/walk, to benefit Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse programs. 9 a.m., Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. $30; in advance, $25 for adults and $15 for students. 410-535-3733 or www.co.cal.md.us/caasa.

Asbury-Solomons sale, includes new and used clothing and accessories, housewares and furniture. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Asbury-Solomons Island, 11100 Asbury Cir. 410-394-3483.

Waldorf craft fair, with homemade apple dumplings. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 305 E. Smallwood Dr., Waldorf. 301-843-8216.

Valley Lee craft fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 2nd District Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 45245 Drayden Rd., Valley Lee. Table rental, $25. 301-737-4366.

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

Calvert Memorial Hospital auxiliary thrift store, to benefit Sheldon Goldberg Center for Breast Care. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dunkirk Market Place, 10366 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk. 410-535-7612.

Annemarie Garden Maker’s Market, crafts and a farmers market. 9 a.m.-noon, Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640.

Spaceflight America Museum, learn about the new museum, which will be opening at the Arthur Storer Planetarium in Calvert County next year. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291, 301-855-1862 or sa-museum@wsi-edu.org.

Stuffed ham and oyster dinner, takeout available. 4-7 p.m., Waters Memorial United Methodist Church, 5400 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. $18; children, 7-12, $7. 410-586-1716.

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

Sunday, Nov. 3

Leonardtown used book sale, hosted by Friends of St. Mary’s County Library. Rain date Nov. 10. Noon-3 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. 301-475-2846.

Monday, Nov. 4

“Pet amnesty” licensing, hosted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit for residents who want to buy pet licenses at a discount. Current rabies vaccination and proof of spaying or neutering needed. Cash or check. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, through Nov. 8, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, 30 Church St., Prince Frederick, 410-535-1600, Ext. 2526; and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, 450 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick, 410-535-9875. Spayed/neutered pets, $3; non-spayed/non-neutered, $10.

Holiday newsletter workshop, for adults, learn how to use Microsoft Publisher and photo editing sites.
2-4 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Free; registration required. 301-475-2846 or www.stmalib.org.

Publishing workshop, for adults, learn how to create invitations, photo compilations and greeting cards. 3-5 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. Free, registration required. 301-884-2211 or www.stmalib.org.

Sargent Shriver book discussion,A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver,” by Mark Shriver. Copies are available. 7 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. Free. 301-884-2211 or www.stmalib.org.

St. Mary’s County free mulch, offered by the Department of Public Works and Transportation for county residents. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, St. Andrew’s landfill, 44825 St. Andrew’s Church Rd., California. Free while supplies last. 301-863-7400.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Ordering deadline for stuffed ham sandwiches, offered by Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Sandwiches will be available 6-8 p.m. Nov. 11, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 12, at the firehouse. Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, 13820 Point Lookout Rd. $5. 301-872-5571 or auxiliary@ridgevfd.org.

Civil War-era china dolls, a program by Faye Snyder and Lynn Buonviri. at a meeting of the Charles County Antique Arts Association. 9:30 a.m., Charles County Department of Social Services, 200 Kent Ave., La Plata. Free. 301-934-6949.

Prince Frederick farmers market, fruit, vegetables, local seafood and baked goods. 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.

Leonardtown evening storytime, for all ages. 6 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. Free. 301-475-2846 or www.stmalib.org.

Charles County subdivision forum, discussion of a proposed Subdivision Regulation Amendment, hosted by the county Board of Commissioners. 6:30 p.m., Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. Free. 301-645-0580 or huntc@charlescounty.md.gov.

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

Thursday, Nov. 7

Astronomy program, join the Astronomy Club of Southern Maryland in the field behind the library. 7-8:30 p.m., Calvert Library Fairview Branch, Route 4 and Chaneyville Road, Owings. Free. 410-257-2101.

Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, open house for prospective students interested in bachelor, master’s or doctorate programs. 4-7 p.m., Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd., California. Free. 301-737-2500.

Solomons “Pet Amnesty” licensing event, hosted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit, for residents who want to buy pet licenses at a discount. Current rabies vaccination and proof of spaying or neutering required. Cash or check. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, 14485 Dowell Rd., Solomons. Spayed/neutered pets, $3; non-spayed/non-neutered, $10. 410-326-6657.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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