Southern Maryland Community Events Aug. 7-12, 2008

Southern Maryland Community Events Aug. 7-12, 2008

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Thursday 7

SMOKE-FREE BINGO, sponsored by American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary. Doors open, 6 p.m.; early bird, 7:15 p.m., American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy., La Plata. One pack, $17; two, $25; three, $32; four, $38; early bird, $1 per pack. Winner-take-all and jackpot, $1 per sheet. 301-932-1399.

CAMP PHOENIX, a two-day summer camp for children, ages 7 to 16, who are grieving the death of someone close. Offered by Calvert Hospice. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. today-tomorrow, East John Youth Center, 11845 Mill Bridge Rd., Lusby. Free. 410-535-0892.

Friday 8

COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE NIGHT, presented by the Patuxent High School marching band. Open to the public. 6 p.m., Patuxent High School, 12485 Rousby Hall Rd., Lusby. Free. 410-535-7806.

Saturday 9

CAR SHOW, presented by Summer Nights Cruisers. Old cars, trucks, Corvettes, chrome and loud pipes. No pets. 4 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 30, Kmart, 838 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-1933.

TEXAS HOLD 'EM NIGHT, presented by Harry White Wilmer American Legion. Free food available for players. 6-11:30 p.m., American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy., La Plata. Buy-in, $100; $400 of additional chips, $25. 301-934-8221.

Sunday 10

HISTORIC HOUSE TOURS,"Sundays in the Park" returns to Greenwell State Park, with tours of the historic Rosedale Manor House and related programs and activities. Gift shop and canteen offer drinks, snacks and gifts. 1-4 p.m. (second Sunday of each month), 25420 Rosedale Manor Lane, Hollywood. Free. 301-373-9775.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, sponsored by the Second District Fire Department and Rescue Squad Auxiliary. Charlotte Hall veterans will be escorted by the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club. 8-11 a.m., Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 45245 Drayden Rd, Valley Lee. Adults, $8; children, 5-12, $4; children 4 and younger, free. 240-434-1095.

Tuesday 12

CHARLES COUNTY BUSINESS NETWORK BREAKFAST,8 a.m. every Tuesday, Old Country Buffet, 2916 Festival Way, Waldorf. Free. 301-246-9900.

PLANT CLINIC, part of the "Ask a Master Gardener" program. Take plant samples or photos. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-2846.

BINGO, sponsored by Ridge American Legion Post 255. Doors open, 6 p.m.; early bird, 7 p.m. Ridge American Legion Post 255, Route 5. One pack, $10; two packs, $18; early birds and specials sold separately. 301-872-5349.

-- Compiled by BONNIE SMITH

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