Southern Maryland Community Events April 9-16, 2009

Southern Maryland Community Calendar April 9-16

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Thursday 9

KIDS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN, themed stories, discussions and projects for children in kindergarten through third grade at each Calvert Library branch. For times, dates and locations, call the branches: Prince Frederick, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862; Fairview, 410-257-2101; Southern, 410-326-5289; or Twin Beaches, 410-257-2411. Free.

ST. MARY'S LIBRARY STORY TIMES, walk-in story times for ages 2 months to 5 years. Call branches for times and information: Charlotte Hall, 37600 New Market Rd., 301-884-2211; Leonardtown, 23250 Hollywood Rd., 301-475-2846; and Lexington Park, 21677 FDR Blvd., 301-863-8188. Thursdays, Free.

SMOKE-FREE BINGO, 7:15 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy. 301-932-1399.

Friday 10

FISH FRY, sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 82. Menu includes whiting fillets, green beans, cole slaw, hush puppies, fried potatoes, coffee and tea. 5-8 p.m., American Legion Post-La Plata, 6330 Crain Hwy. $8. 301-934-8221.

ABATE MEETING, St. Mary's County chapter of the Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments. Motorcyclists and others welcome. Meets second Fridays. 7:30 p.m., Petruzzi's, Wildewood Plaza, California. Free. 301-737-1287.

Saturday 11

INDOOR YARD SALE, hosted by the rescue squad auxiliary. Breakfast and lunch available. Bake sale. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department, 4095 Indian Head Hwy. Table rental, $10. 301-753-9722 or 301-743-7080.

CRAFT SHOW, sponsored by St. Leonard Company 7 Alarmers. Bake sale and yard sale. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Leonard Fire Department, 200 Calvert Beach Rd. Admission, free. 410-586-1437 or 410-535-3640.

EASTER EGG HUNT, hosted by Friends of Smallwood State Park. Face painting, craft activities and more. 10 a.m., Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Rd., Marbury. $2, suggested donation. 301-743-7613 or 301-743-3048.

EASTER FESTIVAL, hosted by the St. Mary's County Board of Commissioners. An egg hunt, decorating contests, pony rides, craft projects, carnival attractions, face painting, games, leisure-class demonstrations and photo sessions with the Easter Bunny. Food and beverages for sale. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Leonard Hall Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Dr., Leonardtown. Admission, free. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1802.

Sunday 12

NATIONAL ANIMAL CONTROL APPRECIATION WEEK, Sunday through April 18. Thank those who raise awareness about humane care, rescue abandoned animals, provide spay and neuter assistance and prevent abuse. Send a note to: Calvert County Animal Control, 30 Church St., Prince Frederick. 410-535-2800.

Monday 13

DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES, offered by St. Mary's County. "Puppy kindergarten," basic and advanced training. Kindergarten is a six-week course; other training, eight weeks. Mondays and Wednesdays, St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd., Leonardtown. Kindergarten, $45; basic and advanced, $50. Call for times, 301-475-4200.

MONDAY MORNING MOVIES, stories, songs and movies for children and their caregivers. 10-11 a.m. Mondays, Calvert Library Prince Frederick Branch, 850 Costley Way. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

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