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Southern Maryland community calendar, Oct. 28-Nov. 4, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday, Oct. 28

DAILY MALL WALKING, supervised indoor walks, 8-10 a.m., with blood pressure monitoring weekdays. St. Charles Towne Center, 1200 Mall Cir., Waldorf. Free. 301-877-5700 or 301-870-6997.

WALKING AND FUN-RUN GROUPS, offered by the Charles County parks department. Walkers, 9 a.m.; runners, 6 p.m. Theodore Green Boulevard Trail Head, Indian Head. Registration required. Free. 301-932-3470.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE, for an all-day scrapbooking event to be hosted Nov. 6 by the Charles County Department of Community Services. Open to all, with daycare available for ages, 2-8. Somers Community Center, 300 Willow Lane, La Plata. $35; out-of-county residents, $45. 391-932-6679 or

HALLOWEEN EVENT, for children of all ages. Stories, crafts and more. Trick-or-treat through the library. 6:30 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. Free. 301-863-8188.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, "Bridges" sessions are offered by Calvert Hospice to children and teenagers grieving the loss of someone close. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Church St., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0892 or

Friday, Oct. 29

"YOBICS" CHAIR FITNESS CLASS, for people who use a medical device to help with their mobility, exercises that can be done in a wheelchair, scooter or sturdy chair. 12:30-1 p.m. Fridays, Southwinds Active Adult Community, 4225 Southwinds Pl., White Plains. $5 a session; $20 a month. 301-350-5215 or

H2O HALLOWEEN PARTY, for ages 13-17 with school ID. Games, prizes, costumes and splash contests sponsored by the Calvert County Parks and Recreation Department. 8-10 p.m., Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center, 130 Auto Dr., Prince Frederick. $4. 410-414-8350.

Saturday, Oct. 30

INVASIVE-PLANT REMOVAL EVENT, hosted by the American Chestnut Land Trust. Take work gloves and clippers. 9 a.m.-noon, south side of trailhead bar, Scientists' Cliffs Rd., Port Republic. Free. 410-414-3400 or

WALKING GROUP, offered by the Charles County Parks and Grounds Division. 9 a.m., Livingston Road Trail Head, Route 224, Indian Head. Free. 301-932-3470.

USED BOOK SALE, sponsored by the Citizens for the Charles County Public Library. Book donations welcome. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays, La Plata branch library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001.

HALLOWEEN EVENT, stories and creepy crafts for all ages, and a trick-or-treat through the library. 10 a.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd. Free. 301-884-2211.

SCRAPBOOKING PROGRAM, for age 10 and older. Take a project, pictures, and keepsakes; supplies available for purchase. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Henson Community Center, 3535 Livingston Rd., Indian Head. $20; out-of-county residents, $25. 301-375-7875.

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