Southern Maryland community calendar,May 16-23, 2013

May 15, 2013
Thursday, May 16

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, behind-the-scenes tour. 11 a.m.-
1 p.m., through May 30, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. Free. 410-586-8501 or jppm@mdp.state.md.us.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting, for Chapter 1972. Guest speaker, Cindy Olmsted of the Department of Aging. 1 p.m., Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. Free. 301-645-3077.

Solomons farmers market, fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 4-8 p.m. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Special Olympics fundraiser, to benefit Charles County Sheriff’s Office for the “Law Enforcement Torch Run” for Special Olympics Maryland. 5-10 p.m., Port Tobacco Marina Restaurant, 7536 Shirley Blvd., Port Tobacco. 301-870-3232.

Title IX history program, hosted by Calvert Library and Calvert County Commission for Women. Program by Bernice Sandler, “The Godmother of Title IX.” 6-9 p.m., Calvert Library, Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Free.

Book discussion, “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,” by Rachel Joyce. Copies are available at the library. 7 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. 301-475-2846 or www.stmalib.org.

Friday, May 17

Registration deadline for volunteer program, for ages 13-18, to join the Teen Summer Reading Volunteer Team. Volunteers will work from June 17 to Aug. 9. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Open studio, paint, draw, photograph, sculpt, knit or quilt. Take your materials and lunch. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., through May 24. Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Route 224, Marbury. 301-743-5159. Free.

Roast beef dinner, hosted by Sons of The American Legion Squadron 82. 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy., La Plata. $10. 301-934-8221.

North Beach farmers market, fruits and 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, May 18

Indoor flea market, hosted by St. Mary’s County Fair Association. 7 a.m.-noon, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-9543.

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, Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr., Barstow. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Asbury Solomons sale, new and gently used clothing and accessories. The library committee will have books for sale. Proceeds benefit the Benevolent Care Fund. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Asbury-Solomons Island, 11100 Asbury Cir. 410-394-3483.

Car and bike show, to benefit the March of Dimes, with raffles, vendors and a bake sale. 1-4 p.m., Anthony’s Restaurant, 10371 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk. Donations accepted. 443-624-1236.

Swing and ballroom dance, beginner-level ballroom lesson, 7-8 p.m.; dancing,8-11 p.m. No experience required. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of Holy Face Church. 7 p.m., Little Flower School, 20410 Point Lookout Rd., Great Mills. $8 per person; $15 per couple; $5, seniors and students. 301-645-8509 or somdballroom@gmail.com.

Book sale, held by Friends of the Library. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Skate night, all ages. Leonardtown Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Dr. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1800, or www.co.saint-marys.md.us. $5; $2.50 skate rental.

Sunday, May 19

Annual family fun day, “Carnival at the Station.” Entertainment, raffle, bingo, face-painting, crafts, refreshments, games and more. 1-4 p.m., Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, 4155 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach. Free. 410-257-3892.

“Tea in the Garden,” tour the home of Jefferson Patterson and have tea in the garden. Proceeds benefit restoration of the screened porch and furniture. 2-4 p.m., Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. $25; children 10 and younger, $10. 410-586-8501.

One-room schoolhouse visit, for children in grades one through seven. Restored by the Calvert County Retired Teachers Association. 2-4 p.m. (also May 26), Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic. Free. 410-586-1418 or www.calvertoneroomschool.org.

Monday, May 20

Digital photography program, for adults who attended the first part of the program or who have basic knowledge of digital cameras. 2-4 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. Free,; registration required. 301-884-2211 or www.stmalib.org.

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

Historic house tours, guided walks around Point Farm’s house and gardens. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10513 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8501 or www.jefpat.org. Free.

“Books and Toys,” book club for mothers, play time for children. This month’s selection is “The Cellist of Sarajevo,” by Steven Galloway. 10-11 a.m. Calvert Library Southern Branch, 20 Appeal Way, Lusby. Free. 410-326-5289.

“Calvert Eats Local,” to encourage local agriculture. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Tuesday, May 21

Library ribbon-cutting, for the interim Southern Maryland branch of Calvert Library. 3 p.m., 13920 H.G. Trueman Road, Solomons. Free. 410-326-5289.

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

“Together for Youth,” a program offered by a new Beaches collaborative to get youth involved in dance, acting and other activities. Businesses and organizations are welcome to attend. Contact Marie Andrews for more information. 7-8:30 p.m., Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. Free. 410-257-2554 or marieandrews@comcast.net.

Wednesday, May 22

Prescription drug abuse workshop, presented by Prescription Drug Abuse Abatement Council. Question-and-answer session after the program. 6:30-8:30 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick campus, 115 J.W. Williams Rd., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-3733.

Public forum, hosted by Charles County Board of Commissioners. 7 p.m., Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. 301-645-0580 or HuntC@CharlesCounty.org.

Thursday, May 23

Pat Collins Classic golf tournament, to benefit Arc of Southern Maryland. Registration, 7:30 a.m.; shot-gun start, 8:30 a.m., Twin Shields Golf Club, 2425 Roarty Rd., Dunkirk. $150; team, $600. 301-855-8228.

Indian Head blood drive, sponsored by Charles County Kiwanis. Walk-ins welcome. 2:30-
8 p.m., General Smallwood Middle School, 4990 Indian Head Hwy., Indian Head. 301-395-8200.

Adult education class orientation, for anyone 16 and older who wants to obtain a high school diploma. 5:30 p.m., Hunting Creek Annex, 4105 Old Town Rd., Huntingtown. Free. 410-535-7382.

Anti-bullying program, an overview from the school system on initiatives. Performances by the Change Club, Twin Beach Players Youth Troupe and Unique Devine Keemer. 7 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862 or

Résumé and cover letter workshop,take a copy of your résumé for editing. 1-3 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. Free; registration required. Call 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Calvert history, share your story of Calvert County. 2-3 p.m. Calvert Library Interim Southern Branch, 13920 H.G. Trueman Road, Solomons. Free. 410-326-5289.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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