Thursday 24

YARD SALE, hosted by the Calvert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. 8 a.m.-noon. Calvert Memorial Hospital parking lot, Route 4 north, Prince Frederick. 410-326-6669.

HOSPICE 50/50 RAFFLE, to help support the services of Hospice of St. Mary's. Three winners will be chosen at tomorrow's drawing. Tickets are $5 each or $25 for six. To purchase tickets call 301-475-6438 or 301-475-2023.

Friday 25

BINGO, hosted by the St. Leonard Company 7 Alarmers Auxiliary. Last games of the season; bingo resumes Sept. 10. Early-bird games, 7 p.m.; regular games, 7:30 p.m. St. Leonard Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Calvert Beach Road, St. Leonard. Early-bird games, $1 each; regular, $10 for a book of 20 games. 410-586-1713.

Saturday 26

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.

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 27

JUNE FESTIVAL AND DINNER, all-you-can-eat buffet hosted by Sacred Heart Church featuring country ham, fried chicken, crab cakes and side dishes. Event also includes a cake table, children's games, a raffle and country store. Sacred Heart Parish, 23080 Maddox Rd., Bushwood. Adults and carryouts, $18; 12 and younger, $6. 301-769-3100.

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. Drawing, July 4. Tickets, $50. 240-508-3702 or 301-396-8010.

Monday 28

FREE MULCH, while supplies last, courtesy of the St. Mary's County Department of Public Works and Transportation. Bring a shovel, pitchfork or powered equipment to self-load and a tarp to cover. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Saturday. St. Andrew's Landfill, St. Andrew's Church Rd., California. 301-863-8400 or

Tuesday 29

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.

Wednesday 30

FOOD PANTRY, donations accepted and welcome. Recipients will be interviewed and required to complete an application. 1-3 p.m. Family Life Center, 11150 Berry Rd., Waldorf. 301-843-5588 or 301-952-9008.

CALVERT DEMOCRATS, meet to discuss the John F. Kerry presidential campaign. 7-9 p.m. Prince Frederick Volunteer Firehouse, Route 4 north, Prince Frederick.

Thursday 1

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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