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Prince George's Community Events April 21-28, 2005

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Community Events

Thursday, April 21, 2005;

Thursday 21

DIABETES TALK, representatives of Prince George's County Health Department will discuss causes, symptoms and complications of diabetes, as well as diet and medications for the condition. 10:30 a.m., New Carrollton Library, 7414 Riverdale Rd. Free. 301-459-6900.

BOWIE RETIREMENT TALK, "Life Planning Tips" from attorney and columnist Jacqueline Byrd, at a meeting of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1747; refreshments. 1 p.m., Bowie City Hall, 2514 Kenhill Dr., Room 204, Bowie. Free. 301-464-6372.

COUNTY SHERIFF'S TALK, Prince George's County Sheriff Michael Jackson compares duties and responsibilities of the sheriff's office with those of the county police department, at a meeting of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Southern Prince George's County Chapter 1260. 1 p.m., Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-292-3542.

ONLINE HOMEWORK HELP, for students in grades 4-12, tutoring in math, science, social studies and English, from teachers, university professors and graduate students. 2 p.m.-midnight daily; Spanish-speaking tutors in math and science, 2-10 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays. Available through the Prince George's County Memorial Library System's Web site, www.pgcmls.info.

Friday 22

LARGO CRAFTS AND GAMES, for ages 5-12. 3 p.m., Largo-Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. Free. 301-336-4044.

Saturday 23

LINE DANCING CLASS, for ages 16 and older. Noon-1:30 p.m., Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville. $5; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $6. Registration required. 301-333-6561.

LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW, sponsored by the Prince George's County Section of the National Council of Negro Women. Noon-4 p.m., La Fontaine Bleu, 7963 Annapolis Rd., Lanham. $45; ages 11 and younger, $20. 301-336-5764 or 301-341-0190.

OXON HILL INTERNET CLASS, for ages 8-12. 4-6 p.m., Glassmanor Community Center, 1101 Marcy Ave., Oxon Hill. Free; registration required. 301-567-6033.

Sunday 24

LANGLEY PARK DAY, games, music, dancing, exhibitions, and health and education fairs. Noon-5 p.m., Langley Park Community Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Admission, free; charges for rides and refreshments. 301-445-4508.

Monday 25

SENIOR EXERCISING AND SWIMMING, for ages 60 and older, use of a fitness center and a swimming pool. 8 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $8. Pool only for nonresidents, $5. 301-583-2400.

Tuesday 26

LANDOVER COMPUTER CLASSES, for those 18 and older who have completed classes in Microsoft [MS] Windows and MS Word and Excel software applications. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday and April 28, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. $50; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $60; reservations required. 301-583-2400 or www.pgsportsandlearn.com.

TAKOMA PARK KNITTING GROUP, crocheting and knitting for ages 10 and older, all experience levels. 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Savory Cafe, 7071 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park. Free. 301-587-7174.

Wednesday 27

SENIORS LINE DANCING, for ages 60 and older. 10 a.m.-noon, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

MOUNT RAINIER STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Mount Rainier Library, 3409 Rhode Island Ave., Mount Rainier. Free. 301-864-8937.


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