Southern Maryland community calendar,Feb. 21-28

February 20, 2013
Thursday, Feb. 21

Mobile career center, job counseling and résumé help, hosted by Southern Maryland JobSource. 9-11 a.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd. Free. 301-884-2211.

National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association meeting, NARFE Chapter 1972. 1 p.m., Waldorf West Library, 10405 O'Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-3077.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting, NARFE Chapter 1466, with a Calvert County Sheriff’s Office presentation on “A Detective’s View of Crime.” 1 p.m., Southern Pines Senior Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-1441 or NARFE1466@gmail.com.

“Kids Just Want to Have Fun,” for children in kindergarten through third grade, reading-related activities and projects. 2-3 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

“Code Name 4-5-6,” a reading program with activities for children in grades four through six. 6:30-
7:30 p.m., Calvert Library Southern branch, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. Free,;registration required. 410-326-5289.

Girl Scouts workshop, the art of bookbinding (for the book artist badge). 6:30-8:30 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free; registration required. 410-535-0291 or
301-855-1862.

“Invasive Species in the Chesapeake,” a presentation that is part of the PEM Talks Sustainable Chesapeake series. 7 p.m., Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Free. 410-326-2042.

Autism-Asperger Association of Calvert County meeting, with a presentation by Angela M. Bollich, a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Medical Center. 7-9 p.m., Courthouse Square, 205 Main St., Prince Frederick. $5. DUriny@asdcalvert.org.

Book discussion,Ethan Frome,” by Edith Wharton. 7 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd. Free. 301-884-2211 or www.stmalib.org.

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

Winter farm market, late-season produce grown at the foundation’s ecosystem farm. 3:30-6:30 p.m. The Accokeek Foundation, 3400 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek. 301-283-2113.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Harriet Tubman program, the abolitionist is brought to life in a presentation by Michael Ely and Joyce A. Harris that includes an analysis of black spirituals and their hidden messages. 10:30 a.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. Free. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org .

“Hairspray” audition workshop, for ages 12 to 21, the St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks hosts a session to help prepare for auditions for this summer’s production of “Hairspray.” Noon-3 p.m. Chancellor’s Run Regional Park, 21905 Chancellor’s Run Rd., Great Mills. $10. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1800, or www.stmarysmd.com.

“Garden Smarter: Do You Know Who Pollinates Your Tomatoes?,” 10-11:30 a.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Playtime, interactive play with parents or caregivers, for age 5 and younger. Take a non-battery-operated toy to share. 10:45-11:15 a.m. Calvert Library Fairview branch, Route 4 and Chaneyville Road, Owings. Free. 410-257-2101.

“Charles Ball: A Living History Presentation,” Vincent Leggett portrays the Calvert County slave who was sold to a trader in the South but then escaped, returned home and lived as a free man. 2:30-4 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free; registration required. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Monday, Feb. 25

Historic house tours, hosted by Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. Tours of Point Farm, with stories about the 1933 house and gardens. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10513 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. Free. 410-586-8501 or www.jefpat.org.

E-books discussion, instruction in downloading library materials to a WiFi-enabled device. 3-4 p.m. Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. Free. 301-475-2846 or www.stmalib.org.

Monday morning movies, 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

“Kids Just Want to Have Fun,” for children in kindergarten through third grade, reading-related activities and projects. 6:30-7:30pm. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Photography Club program, “Lifelong Learning Series: Mobile Phone Photography,” a presentation by Guy Stephens on tips, tricks and useful apps. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free; registration required. 410-535-0291, 301-855-
1862 or www.calvertphotographyclub.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

Renewable Energy Center dedication, hosted by the Board of Charles County Commissioners. 11 a.m., Renewable Energy Center at Crain Memorial Welcome Center, 12480 Crain Hwy., Newburg. Free. 301-645-0554 or FergusoD@CharlesCounty.org.

Solar energy project for tweens, a robot project to illuminate the benefits of alternative energy. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

Playtime, interactive play with parents or caregivers for age 5 and younger. Take a non-battery-operated toy to share. 10:25-10:55 a.m. Calvert Library Southern branch, 20 Appeal Way, Lusby, 410-326-5289.

Library folk-rock concert, “Winter Interludes: Jackson of The WeatherVanes,” performed by Jackson Edwards. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

Child-care provider training, guidance for early-reader instruction. 6-8 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. Free. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org

“Kids Just Want to Have Fun,”for children in kindergarten through third grade, reading-related activities and projects. 2-3 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Film discussion, “Civil Discourse: Ethnic Notions: Black Images in the White Mind. ” 6:30-8:30pm. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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