Southern Maryland community calendar,Dec. 13-20

December 12, 2012
Thursday, Dec. 13

“Calvert Conversations,” local-history discussion. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library Twin Beaches branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. Free. 410-257-2411.

Children’s “Holiday Surprise,” stories and crafts for children 5 and younger. 6 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. Free. 301-475-2846.

E-reader class, take a laptop or tablet computer and learn how to check out electronic books. 5:15-7:15 p.m., P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Free. 301-645-2864

Friday, Dec. 14

Spaghetti dinner, hosted by the Legion auxiliary. 6-8 p.m., American Legion Post 82, 6330 Crain Hwy., La Plata. $10. 301-934-8221.

Saturday, Dec. 15

Adult education orientation, help with preparation for the GED test or external diploma program. 9 a.m., Hunting Creek Annex, 4105 Old Town Rd., Huntingtown. Free. 410-535-7382 or www.calvertnet.k12.md.us.

Holiday concert, the Chesapeake Community Chorus performs contemporary, gospel and secular music by John Rutter, Samuel Ward, Peter Choplin and others. 4 p.m., Mount Hope United Methodist Church, 3 Dalrymple Rd., Sunderland. Free-will offerings will benefit Calvert Hospice House. 301-855-7477 or lbrown9601@verizon.net.

Open skate night, for all ages, sponsored by St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks. 6-9 p.m., Leonard Hall Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Dr., Leonardtown. $5; skate rental, $2.50. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1800.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Tuba holiday concert, local musicians play traditional carols arranged for tuba and euphonium. 4 p.m., Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 50 Alexander Lane, Solomons. Free. 410-326-3535.

Monday, Dec. 17

Grant-writing workshop, for those looking to acquire grants for foundations, charities and corporations. 2 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. Free; registration required. 301-863-
8188.

Adult education orientation, help with preparation for the GED test or external diploma program. 5:30 p.m., Hunting Creek Annex, 4105 Old Town Rd., Huntingtown. Free. 410-535-7382 or www.calvertnet.k12.md.us.

Book discussion,Animal, Vegetable, Miracle,” by Barbara Kingsolver. 6:30 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Monday morning movies, stories, songs and movies for children and their caregivers. 10-11 a.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Small-business seminar, hosted by the Board of Charles County Commissioners. 10 a.m.-noon, Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. Free; reservations required. www.charlescountymd.gov, MundyL@CharlesCounty.org or 301-885-1334.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

Holiday party, for ages 6-12, including stories, games and crafts. 4-7 p.m., Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. Free. 301-375-7375.

Thursday, Dec. 20

NARFE holiday luncheon, gathering of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association; nonmembers are welcome. Take a small gift for a door prize and a nonperishable food item for donation. Cash bar and full menu available. Noon, Adam’s the Place for Ribs, 2200 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-586-1411.

Book discussion,The Phantom Tollbooth,” by Norton Juster. 7 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. Free. 301-475-2846.

E-reader class, take a laptop or tablet computer and learn how to check out electronic books. 5:15-7:15 p.m., P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. Free. 301-645-2864

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

To submit an event

E-mail: smliving@washpost.com
Fax: 410-267-6972
Mail: Community Calendar, Southern Maryland Local Living, The Washington Post, 3 Church Cir., Annapolis, Md. 21401.

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