An item in the Sept. 30 Southern Maryland Extra contained incorrect dates and times for an art exhibit. The artists' reception for "Color, Line and Texture," a new exhibit of the works of Ann Crain and Rosemary Bailey, will be held today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the North End Gallery at 41652 Fenwick St. in Leonardtown. The exhibit runs through Oct. 31 during regular gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. (Published 10/1/04)


CLASSICAL CONCERT -- 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. The Haydn Trio Eisenstadt of Austria performs compositions by Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert. St. Mary's College of Maryland, Montgomery Hall 25, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary's City. Free. 240-895-4498.

JAZZ AND ROCK CONCERT -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Bassist Eric Scott performs tunes from his latest CD. College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. $5. 301-934-7828, 301-870-3008, 301-884-8131, Ext. 7828, or

BENEFIT GOSPEL CONCERT -- 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Entertainers include Elvis impersonator Michael Hoover, Jimmy and Lynn Passwaters, Sonrise, Labor of Love, Butch Hunt and Greg Floberg. Benefits Hospice of Charles County. Ages 6-61, $12; ages 62 and older, $10; 5 and younger, free. Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore St., La Plata. Advance tickets available at Hunt Ford and Mercury and the Hospice of Charles County. 301-934-1268.

NAVY BAND -- 8 p.m. Saturday. The U.S. Navy Band performs a collection of classical, contemporary and patriotic works under the direction of Capt. Ralph M. Gambone. College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. Free. 202-433-2525 or

PIPE ORGAN RECITALS -- 4 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 24. First of four recitals on the chapel's seven-rank Wicks organ. First recital features Mark Steiner, organ builder and past organist at Emmanuel Episcopal Church and St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Cumberland, Md. All recitals at St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel, Solomons Island. Free, with contributions appreciated. 301-884-3723.

* Oct. 10, Benn Morgan, organist at Middleham and St. Peter's Episcopal chapels in Lusby and Solomons.

* Oct. 17, Angela Garvey, organist at Christ Episcopal Church in La Plata.

* Oct. 24, Susan Yoe, organist at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick.

SACRED MUSIC -- 5 p.m. Sunday. The combined choirs of Mount Harmony United Methodist Church and North Beach Union Church present "Songs of Praise and Christian Hope." North Beach Union Church, 8912 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. Offerings donated to Calvert Hospice. 301-855-7477.

* Repeat performance scheduled 5 p.m. Oct. 24, Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, 300 E. Mount Harmony Rd., Owings.

RUSSIAN ENSEMBLE -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Christ Church Concert Series presents Lyra, an a cappella ensemble touring from St. Petersburg. Lyra will perform a program of Russian Orthodox liturgical music and traditional folk songs. Christ Church, 112 E. Charles St., La Plata. Offerings received will be given directly to Lyra singers. Handicapped-accessible. 301-932-1051.


SQUARE DANCING -- 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Presented by the Aqua Squares Dance Club. Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. Free. 410-586-3587, 301-863-0064, or

SQUARE DANCING -- 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays. Dances are presented by the Southern Merry-Landers Square Dance Club. John Hanson Middle School, 12350 Vivian Adams Rd., Waldorf. $5.50; members, $4. 301-893-1974.

DANCE CLASSES -- 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays. Held by Southern Maryland Modern Dance Collective for ages 13 and older. Black Belt Academy, Wildewood Shopping Center, Wildewood. Drop-in fee, $10; 10-class card, $65. 301-862-1072.

For Children

CHILDREN'S STORIES -- 9:45 a.m. today. Pat Harris entertains children of all ages with her storytelling. College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. $5, all ages. 301-934-7828, 301-870-3008, 301-884-8131, Ext. 7828, or TDD at 301-934-7788.

BUSHY TAILS -- 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Ages 2 and 3 with an adult learn about squirrels from puppets, a song and a short walk to look for squirrels. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, 2880 Grays Rd., Prince Frederick. $3; Battle Creek Nature Education Society members, $1. Reservations required. 410-535-5327.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME -- 10 and 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, through Dec. 2. For ages 2-5 at Charles County Public Library branches. Free. No registration required.

* Tuesdays, Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. 301-375-7375.

* Wednesdays, P.D. Brown library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864.

* Thursdays, La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-0001.

NIGHTTIME STORYTIME -- 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and next Thursday. St. Mary's County Library branches offer evening family storytimes for all ages. Free. No registration required.

* Monday, Charlotte Hall library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. 301-884-2211.

* Wednesday, Lexington Park library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-8188.

* Next Thursday, Leonardtown library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-2846.


GALLERY EXHIBIT -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, through Oct. 10. "Interpretations by Jan Gagnon," featuring florals in oil. Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Route 224, Marbury. Free. 301-743-5159 or

ART SHOW -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. today and tomorrow; noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Artists David Kohan and Kevin Mullins display their abstract paintings and works on paper. Boyden Gallery, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Montgomery Hall, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary's City. 240-895-4246.

ARTISTS' EXHIBIT AND RECEPTION -- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., today, tomorrow and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday and a special reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday. "Color, Line and Texture" displays the artwork of Ann Crain and Rosemary Bailey. Exhibit runs 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 31. The North End Gallery, 41652 Fenwick St., Leonardtown. 301-475-3130.

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Delphine Williams's portraits of prominent African-American women who the artist feels have made sacrifices for their community. "Forty Blossoms From the Bouquet: An African-American Exposition" includes brief biographies. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Lusby. Free. 410-326-4640 or

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Nature photographer Edward Schell presents "Adagio in Color: Nature Photographs From the Southeast," set to music. Potomac library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. Free. 301-375-7375.


And Literature

COMPOSTING CLASS -- 7 p.m. today. Master gardeners discuss the benefits of composting and provide instructions. Leonardtown library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 301-475-2846.

COLLEGE FORUM -- 7 p.m. today. Presentations from a variety of colleges and universities with a question-and-answer session. The Calverton School, 300 Calverton School Rd., Bowen-Thomas Science and Art Center, Huntingtown. Free. 301-855-1922, 410-535-0216 or 888-678-0216, Ext. 129.

"TRIGGERING A CULTURAL RENAISSANCE" -- 8 p.m. today. Clarence Carter, director of the federal Office of Community Services, discusses poverty and welfare; combining faith, church and politics; and a 21st-century model for marriage, family and community. St. Mary's College of Maryland, Blackistone Room, Anne Arundel Hall, 18952 E. Fisher Rd., St. Mary's City. Free and open to the public. 240-895-4191.

"HEALING ASPECTS OF GRIEF AND LOSS" WORKSHOP -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. tomorrow. A training session on childhood and adolescent grief, adult grief, complicated grief and communicating effectively with the bereaved, presented by Calvert Hospice and Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars. Open to professionals and other people who wish to gain a greater knowledge of the grieving process. Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. Space is limited, and registration is required. $50. 410-535-0892 or 301-855-1226.

PARENTING CLASSES -- 7:30-8:30 p.m. tomorrow. First of four parenting classes for adults offered through the Civista Women's Health Center. Topic: "Setting Boundaries in the Family, Workplace and Beyond." Facilitated by Mollie M. Thorn, licensed professional counselor. Civista Women's Health Center, 3510 Old Washington Rd. (Route 925), Waldorf. $25 a couple each session. Registration required. 888-332-4847.

* Nov. 12, "Sibling Rivalry: Reasonable, Rational or Ridiculous?"

* Jan. 21, "Seeking Compromise and Balance with the Ones You Love."

* Feb. 25, "Communication in Loving Relationships."

DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT WORKSHOP -- 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Workshops to help parents become more involved in their children's Individual Education Program (IEP). This workshop: "Positive Behavior Supports in the IEP." Workshops are free; a light supper is provided. Lexington Park library, 21677 FDR Dr., Lexington Park. Advance registration for each workshop is required. 301-884-4662.

* 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20. "Advocating for Your Child With Special Needs: How to be Heard and Understood."

* 6-8 p.m. Nov. 3. "Resolving Conflicts in Special Education -- Complaints, Mediation and Due Process."

WEIGHT LOSS -- 7 p.m. Wednesday. Health Connections discusses exercise. Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Free, no registration required. 301-475-2846.

QUAKERISM -- 7 p.m. next Thursday. Historian and actor Wes Stone presents "Walk Through Calvert 1690s With George Fox, the Founder of Quakerism." Program is part of the Calvert County's 350th Anniversary Library Speakers Series. Calvert Library, 30 Duke St., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

BOOK DISCUSSIONS -- Join area book groups to discuss recent readings. Free. Various locations.

* 7 p.m. Monday. Discuss Eudora Welty's book, "One Writer's Beginnings." Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-2846.

* 7-8:30 p.m. Monday. Discuss George Orwell's book, "1984: A Novel." Calvert Library, 30 Duke St., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

* 7 p.m. Tuesday. Discuss Daphne du Maurier's book "Rebecca." Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. 301-884-2211.

Special Events

DEBATE-WATCHING PARTY -- 5 p.m. today. Calvert Democrats gather to watch the presidential debate. Chesapeake Ranch Estates, Laramie Lane, Lusby. 410-326-1759 or 410-326-7151.

AUTUMN WINE TASTING -- 5-9 p.m. tomorrow. Seventh annual event to benefit the Civista Health Foundation. Sample regional wines, listen to live jazz, bid on silent auction items and purchase wine. Port Tobacco Courthouse, Port Tobacco. $50 a person; designated drivers, $30. 301-609-4132.

TEEN GAME NIGHT -- 6:30-9 p.m. tomorrow. Pizza, door prizes and games. Calvert Library, 30 Duke St., Prince Frederick. Free. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

NavAir MAZE -- 4-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 31. Cornfield maze cut to depict an F/A-18 Hornet jet fighter and the words NavAir Patuxent River. Farm includes a petting zoo, mini-mazes, a straw mountain, acres of pumpkins, hayrides, a picnic area and food sales. Bowles Farm, 22880 Budd's Creek Rd., Clements. Adults, $8; ages 5 and younger, free. 301-475-2139 or

CORN MAZE -- 11 a.m.-dusk Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 5. Fourth annual Forrest Hall Farm and Orchard "Crazy Corn Maze," a five-acre maze with three miles of trails, picnic and rest areas, a hay wagon slide, farm animals, hayrides, games and a farm shop with seasonal produce, mums and farm products. Forrest Hall Farm, 39136 Avie Lane, Mechanicsville. $6; 2 and younger, free. 301-884-3086 or

CSM HOMECOMING -- Noon Saturday. Activities include women's soccer and volleyball teams playing Potomac State Community College at noon, a baseball exhibition game at noon, men's soccer team playing PSCC at 2 p.m., Alumni Association hospitality tent at 4 p.m. with a gift for all alumni, and a chance to tour the newly renovated Physical Education Center. College of Southern Maryland, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-7766, 301-884-8131, Ext. 7766 or

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE -- Saturday. The LDA of St. Mary's County sponsors this year's conference, featuring Rick Lavoie, an expert on the impact of learning disabilities on families and individuals. Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. $50. Registration required. 301-884-4662.

BIRDING -- 8-11 a.m. Saturday. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Binoculars and field guides available to borrow. Ages 12 and older. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Rd., Lothian. Entrance fee: adults, $3; ages 12-17 and seniors, $2. Reservations required. 410-741-9330 or

ROCK 'N' THE BAY FISH FESTIVAL -- 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Inaugural event features a rockfish tournament, clown Ming Diaz with face painting and storytelling, games and crafts related to Calvert County history, children's activities, craftspeople and artisans, and live entertainment with Deanna Bogart and Kevin Kline. The festival is part of the county's 350th anniversary celebration. Kellam Field, Chesapeake Beach. Adults, $5; 10 and younger, free. Rockfish tournament, 301-928-3757; festival information, 410-394-1500 or 301-812-1550 or

BLESSING OF THE FLEET -- 10 a.m., Saturday and Sunday. Annual event includes Austin Cody and the Crossroad Connection in concert 3-5 p.m. Saturday; fireworks at dusk. Sunday will feature NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 8 show car and boat parade, and Mass and prayers for America and world peace. Artisan and craftspeople, food and special activities will be part of the entire weekend. St. Clement's Island-Potomac River Museum, Coltons Point. 301-769-2222 or 301-843-8807.

BENEFIT POKER RUN -- 11 a.m., registration; 12:30 p.m., departure, Saturday. Poker run begins at Big Daddy's Kitchen and ends at Benedict Marina. A party follows at the marina with food, live music, a disc jockey, a raffle and door prizes. Benefits the Brian Testerman Leukemia Fund in its search for a bone marrow match for Brian. Big Daddy's Kitchen, Chapline Shopping Center, Prince Frederick. $20 a bike or vehicle; $10 each additional rider. 443-532-6864.

YOGA OPEN HOUSE -- 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Certified professional staff discusses and demonstrates yoga therapy, therapeutic massage, hypnotherapy, life coaching, Pilates, tai chi and children's yoga. Harmony Yoga, 11390 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-292-3306.

RIVERSIDE WINEFEST AT SOTTERLEY -- Noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Sample Maryland wines, food, demonstrations and children's activities. Sotterley Plantation, Route 245 north, Hollywood. $15; designated drivers and ages 20 and younger, $5. Reservations recommended. 800-681-0850.

PARISH AUCTION -- 6 p.m., silent auction, live auction preview and wine and cheese; 7 p.m., live auction, Saturday. Auctioneer and County Commissioner W. Daniel Mayer will handle bids for antique furniture, sports tickets, collectibles and more. All proceeds benefit the church and grounds. Christ Church, 112 E. Charles St., La Plata. Free admission. 301-932-1051.

AUDUBON FIELD TRIP -- 8 a.m. Sunday. Half-day trip to look for hawks, sparrows, woodpeckers and early waterfowl. Led by Fred Burggraf for birders of all ages. Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area, Bryans Road. Call for meeting location. 301-934-8042 or

GREAT PUMPKIN JUBILEE AND BED RACES -- Noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Children's activities, musical entertainment, crafters, food vendors, business displays, a puppet show, the "Shape Up La Plata Fun Walk," and Bed Races. Advance registration required for bed races. Downtown La Plata. 301-934-8421.

FAMILY DAY AT THE MUSEUM -- 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Annual event features a 1 p.m. Blue Sky Puppet Theatre performance of "Rufus Meets the Halloween Witch," a 2 p.m. dance revue by the Diane Herbert All-Star Dancers, face painting by clown Ming Diaz, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, a haunted railroad car and period dress photographs. Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, 4155 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-3892.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY CELEBRATION -- 4-8 p.m. Sunday. Thirtieth anniversary of the organization features guest speaker James Henson, great-nephew of Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole, and entertainment by the Total Faith singers. African attire encouraged. Middleton Hall, 4045 Renner Rd., Waldorf. $30 includes dinner. 301-843-8120, 301-932-6118 or 301-375-7037.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIXER -- 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Local businesspeople meet, greet and exchange business cards. Mixer is part of the chamber's Business to Business Expo and State of the County Address and will have an Octoberfest theme. Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. Chamber members, $10; nonmembers, $25. 301-932-6500, 301-870-3089 or

MASSAGE THERAPY -- Weekdays by appointment. Hour-long appointments by a certified massage therapist to help relieve stress, improve muscle tone, increase flexibility and rid the body of toxins. Grace W. Loffler Senior Center, Chancellors Run Activity Center, 21905 Chancellors Run Rd., Great Mills. $35. Appointments required. 301-737-5670.

SOTTERLEY PLANTATION MANSION TOURS -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-3 p.m. Sundays. Guided tours of the mansion at the 300-year-old former tobacco plantation and Colonial port. Sotterley Plantation, 44300 Sotterley Rd., Hollywood. Guided mansion tour and self-guided outbuildings and grounds tour, adults, $7; ages 6-16, $5; 5 and younger, free. Self-guided grounds tour only, $2. Group tours available by appointment. 301-373-2280, 800-681-0850 or

LIVE SEAHORSE EXHIBIT -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31. Seahorses from around the globe. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. Adults, $7; seniors, $6; ages 5-12, $2; 4 and younger, free. 410-326-2042, Ext. 49.

KARAOKE -- 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Proceeds benefit local military veterans and charities. VFW Post 1800, Indian Head. 301-743-5109.


"MESHUGGAH-NUNS" -- 2 p.m. Sunday. A musical comedy performance by the Port Tobacco Players to benefit Hospice of St. Mary's. Sponsored by the National Association of Retired Federal Employees St. Mary's Chapter 969. United Methodist Church, Lexington Park. $10. 301-884-8714 or 301-872-5105.

Plan Ahead

GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH TRIP -- Oct. 7. The St. Mary's Genealogical Society is sponsoring a research bus trip to the District, with stops at the Library of Congress, National Archives and the DAR Library. Call for various pickup points and departure times. SMCGS members, $10; nonmembers, $12. 301-373-8458.

HUMANE SOCIETY GOLF TOURNAMENT -- 8 a.m., registration; 9 a.m., shotgun start, Oct. 8. Fourth annual event to benefit the Charles County Humane Society. Play is a four-person Captain's Choice. All golfers receive a gift, and prizes will be awarded in various categories. Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, Issue. $100 a golfer includes green fees, cart, on-course refreshments and a catered awards ceremony. 301-645-1063 or

"JOEY AND MARIA'S COMEDY ITALIAN WEDDING" -- 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Interactive comedy dinner theater presented by the Waldorf Jaycees Foundation and the College of Southern Maryland Foundation. Proceeds benefit the Children's Learning Center at CSM. Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center, 3090 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. $75 a person includes wedding, reception and dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a free honeymoon package drawing. "Tacky" or tasteful wedding attire encouraged. 301-934-7604 or 301-870-3008, Ext. 7604.

"LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS" -- 8 p.m. Oct. 8, 9,15,16, 22 and 23; 3 p.m. Oct. 10, 17 and 24. The James Adams II Theatre Company presents Neil Simon's adult comedy. Black Box Theatre at the Indian Head Center for the Arts, 4185 Indian Head Hwy., Indian Head. Adults, $15; seniors and students, $12. A Citrus Cafe dinner and show combo-ticket available at a 15 percent discount. 800-494-8497.

SOLOMONS ISLAND RACE AGAINST CANCER -- 7 a.m., registration; 9 a.m., race/walk. Oct. 9. Fourth annual event features a 5k run/walk to benefit the American Cancer Society. First 180 to register receive an event T-shirt. Medals to top winners and door prizes for all. Solomons Island Yacht Club, Solomons Island. Registration before tomorrow, $20; after tomorrow through day of race, $25. Registration includes water and breakfast. 410-326-2042, Ext. 41.

MARCHING BAND COMPETITION -- 6 p.m. Oct. 9. Northern High School hosts the 11th annual Patriot Classic Tournament of Bands Competition featuring 10 bands, including Southern Maryland high school bands from Calvert, Huntingtown, Patuxent, La Plata, McDonough, Thomas Stone and Leonardtown high schools. Frostburg State University's Bobcat Marching Band performs in exhibition. Concessions available. Northern High School, 2950 Chaneyville Rd., Owings. Adults, $6; students, $4. 301-855-3985.

"MESHUGGAH-NUNS" -- 6 p.m., dinner; 7:30 p.m., play. Oct. 9. Dinner theater performance by the Port Tobacco Players to benefit foster parent recruitment for Alternatives for Youth and Families. Dinner catered by the Crossing at Casey Jones. Grace Lutheran Church, 1200 Charles St., La Plata. $40. 301-932-0963.

ALL-STAR BASKETBALL SHOWCASE -- 6 p.m. Oct. 9. The Streetball Basketball League, featuring Baby Shaq, White Chocolate, the Wizard and Helicopter, perform its on-court talents in a DANCE Empowerment of Calvert County-sponsored event, "Be Cool: Do Good in School." Other attractions include performances by DANCE Empowerment, a "Get on Game" featuring local county players, and the Calvert County AAU All-Stars vs. the D.C. All-Stars. Patuxent High School, 12485 Rousby Hall Rd., Lusby. Tickets: $25, $20, $15 and $10. 410-535-6166.

CRAFTERS NEEDED -- For upcoming community events. Rental space costs vary.

* 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16 Annual fall bake sale and craft show hosted by the St. Leonard Company 7 Alarmers to benefit the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department, Calvert County. Rental spaces, $10 each. 410-586-1437.

* 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 6 Wedding workshop at the Hanson Community Center in Waldorf. Businesses involved in wedding services provided free vendor space. A Charles County Department of Community Services program. Interested vendors should call 301-934-0116 or 301-870-3388, Ext. 5116. Citizens with special needs: Maryland Relay Service 711 or TDD at 800-735-2258.

* 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13, Craft fair at St. John Vianney Church, Prince Frederick. Tables, $25 each. 410-414-9099.

LA PLATA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNIVERSARY -- Looking for department and ladies auxiliary members who served the unit from 1929 to this year to help celebrate the department's 75th anniversary. Call 301-934-3201, 301-870-3868 or e-mail

-- Compiled by SUSAN BARTON

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