Thursday 10

YOGA SEMINAR, learn breathing techniques for increased flexibility and balance and relaxation techniques to reduce stress and promote deep sleep. Offered through LiFE, a program of the St. Mary's County Office on Aging. 6:30 p.m. Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. $5. Registration required. 301-737-5674.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, focus of this meeting will be learning how to stand up for yourself and how to be a survivor. Facilitated by registered nurses, both cancer survivors. 7-8:30 p.m. Health Partners, N. Route 301, Waldorf. Free. 301-743-7272.

Friday 11

FILM NIGHT, view and discuss the independent film "Carol's Journey," a film by Imanol Uribe. Film portrays adult situations and includes harsh language and violence. Those ages 16 and younger require parental permission. No registration required. 7 p.m. Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. Free. 301-884-2211 or

Saturday 12

VILLAGE GREEN FLEA MARKET, bring tables and chairs and set up every Saturday through Oct. 30 (except July 3 and Sept. 4) for $7 per space, collected weekly. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Indian Head Village Green Park, end of Route 210 just before the main gate for the Naval Surface Warfare Center. Indian Head. Reservations not required. 301-743-5574 or 301-753-6633.

INDOOR YARD SALE, sponsored by Immaculate Conception Church and the Knights of Columbus Council No. 8159. Tables available to rent. 8 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church Hall, Old Route 5, Mechanicsville. 301-884-2517.

BABYSITTER'S TRAINING, course includes leadership development, decision-making skills, basic care and first aid. Pack a lunch; vending machines with sodas and snacks are available on site. Designed for girls and boys ages 11-15. Offered by the Prince Frederick Office of the Southern Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross. 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. County Services Plaza, 150 Main St., Prince Frederick. $36 fee includes tote bag, book and first-aid kit. Registration required. 410-535-5230.

BARBECUED RIB, STEAMED SHRIMP AND CHICKEN DINNERS, will be sold by the Metropolitan United Methodist Church Young Adult Ministry. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Rd., Indian Head. Dinners, $7-$10; sandwiches, $3-$7; three large steamed shrimp, $10 per pound. 301-283-3341.

COUNTRY MARKET CONCERT, shop for local produce, flowers, herbs, baked goods and local crafts while listening to the sounds of "Trespasser's Wil" -- featuring Gary Pape on bass, Frank Burton on guitar and Elgin Perry on fiddle -- perform vintage cowboy, modern country, traditional dance and swing music. First in a series of concerts at the Calvert Country Market; funded by the Calvert County Cultural Arts Council. Noon-2 p.m, Calvert Country Market, Prince Frederick Shopping Center, Route 4 north, Prince Frederick. 410-414-9669 or

SPAGHETTI DINNER, for all dues-paid members only. Share ideas for next year's activities at the post. 4-7 p.m. American Legion Post 274, 11820 H.G. Trueman Rd., Lusby. Free. 410-326-3274.

REUSE BARN, typical items include desks, other furniture, household items, toys, games, books, old records and collectibles. A cooperative effort by the Southern Maryland Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America and the Charles County commissioners to keep usable items out of the landfill. Proceeds are reinvested in the community. Donations of items welcome. 301-645-5349 or 301-645-9451.

Sunday 13

MOUNT AVENTINE OPEN HOUSE, local artists display "Art From the Park." Spinning wheel demonstrations by Stephanie Ward throughout the event; nature walks, 12:15 and 2:30 p.m.; and history talk on "George Mason: Virginia, Maryland Gentleman," 2:30 and 3:35 p.m. Event scheduled noon-5 p.m. Chapman State Park, Chapman's Landing Road, off Route 210 between Bryans Road and Indian Head. Free. Advance phone, 301-753-6754; day of event phone, 301-518-2708.

Monday 14

RABIES CLINIC, hosted by the St. Mary's Animal Welfare League. Dogs must be at least 16 weeks old and leashed; cats and ferrets must be in cages. Volunteers are needed to work at the clinic. 6-8 p.m. St. Mary's Fairgrounds, 4-H Building, Leonardtown. Vaccines, $7.50. 301-373-5659.

Tuesday 15

CENTER FOR ABUSED PERSONS, is accepting new and used items for its September yard sale. No clothing. Proceeds help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child sexual assault. 301-645-9387.

CALVERT YOUNG DEMOCRATS, an organization of students and other under age 40. 7:30 p.m. gathering. Common Grounds Coffee Shop, Chapline Place Shopping Center, S. Route 4, Prince Frederick. 301-367-1901 or

Wednesday 16

LUNCH RESERVATION DEADLINE, 10 a.m. today for the June 18 meeting of the St. Mary's County Chapter 969 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. Guest speaker, Sen. Roy P. Dyson (D-St. Mary's). Social hour, 11 a.m.; lunch, noon; meeting, 12:45 p.m. Olde Breton Inn, 21890 Society Hill Rd., Leonardtown. Lunch, $9. 301-994-0955 or 301-872-5205.

SoMDSPIN MEETING, Southern Maryland Software Process Improvement Network meets to elect steering committee members. Guest speakers Ralph Gibson of Science Applications International Corp. and John Kennedy of MITRE Corp. discuss "Verification and Validation Based Acquisition, CMMI [Capability Maturity Model Integration] and CMMI, the Next Version." 5-7:30 p.m. Frank Knox Building, Room 120, at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Gate 2, Route 235 at Great Mills Road, Lexington Park. 301-862-0050 or

SPECIAL NEEDS PLAYGROUND PLANNING SESSION, open to parents, family and friends interested in being part of the creation of Charles County's first adaptive playground scheduled for construction in Laurel Springs. 7 p.m. Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, Senior Hall Room, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. 301-843-1142.

RAFFLE, to benefit the construction of Charles County's first adaptive playground for special needs children, the Greater Waldorf Jaycees are holding a 300-ticket maximum raffle for a 2004 Honda FourTrax Rancher 350 4x4 ES ATV or $5,000 cash to the winner. Drawing, July 4. Tickets, $50. 240-508-3702 or 301-396-8010.

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP, open to everyone who has had any type of weight loss surgery or is considering this type of surgery. 7 p.m. J.P. Ryon Elementary School, 12140 Vivian Adams Dr., Waldorf. Free. 301-753-6474.

LEADING EDGE AWARDS, fourth annual celebration of corporate success in Southern Maryland. Sponsored by the College of Southern Maryland, Entrepreneur and Leadership Center, the Patuxent Partnership, Charles County Technology Council and the Small Business Development Center. 6-9:30 p.m. Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. $55, individuals; $400, table of eight. 301-934-7580, or

Thursday 17

CARNIVAL, lasts through June 20 with rides, prizes, raffles and traditional carnival foods. Sponsored by the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department. 7-11 p.m. All-evening, every-ride passes, $12. Carnival also runs 7-11 p.m. June 24-28. On the grounds of the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Rd., Mechanicsville. 301-884-4709.

BASKET BINGO, hosted by the Auxiliary of the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department. Longaberger baskets will be given as prizes. Children must have their own tickets and be accompanied by an adult. Doors open, 6 p.m.; games, 7 p.m. Leonardtown Fire House, 22733 Lawrence Ave., Leonardtown. $15. Additional regular game packets, $5 each. Tables reserved for groups of six or more. 301-373-9747.

BINGO, every Thursday, sponsored by American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary. Doors open, 6 p.m.; early-bird games, 7:15 p.m. Post 82, 6330 Crain Hwy., La Plata. One pack, $15; two packs, $23; three packs, $30; four packs, $36; early-bird, $1 per pack. Winner-take-all and jackpot, $1 per sheet. 301-638-4261.

-- Compiled by SUSAN BARTON

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