Thursday 18

LARGO STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Largo-Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. Free. 301-336-4044.

MEDICARE INFORMATION, for ages 55 and older, details on Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicare-approved discount drug cards and more, sponsored by the Law Foundation of Prince George's County and the Prince George's County Area Agency on Aging. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr., Bowie; Camp Springs Senior Center, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs; Glenarden Senior Center, 8600 Glenarden Pkwy., Glenarden. Free. 301-864-8354.

SENIOR CENTER CARD GAMES, for ages 55 and older, bid whist. 1-3 p.m. Thursdays; the center will be closed on Thanksgiving. Camp Springs Senior Center, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs. Free. 301-449-0490.

ONLINE HOMEWORK HELP, for students in grades 4-12, tutoring in math, science, social studies and English from teachers, university professors and graduate school students. 2 p.m.-midnight daily; Spanish-speaking tutors in math and science, 2-10 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays. Libraries closed Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving. Available at all branches of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System and through the library's Web site, www.pgcmls.info.

HYATTSVILLE LIBRARY MEETING, the Prince George's County Memorial Library System Board of Library Trustees. 8 p.m., Administrative Offices, 6532 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville. Free. 301-699-3500.

BOWIE EVENING STORY TIME, for ages 3-6, in English and Spanish. 7 p.m., Bowie Library, 15210 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. Free. 301-262-7000.

Friday 19

GLENN DALE STORY AND CRAFT TIME, for ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult. 9-10 a.m., Glenn Dale Community Center, 11901 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale. $2; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $3. Registration required. 301-352-8983.

COLLEGE PARK NEEDLE ARTS, an informal gathering to work on quilting, knitting, embroidery and counted cross-stitch, sponsored by the College Park Needle Arts Society. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd., College Park. Free. 301-277-9630.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT TALK, for ages 55 and older, registered nurse Anne Hayes of the Prince George's County Health Department will discuss "Surviving the Holidays and Staying on Course." 10:30 a.m., Bowie Senior Center, 14900 Health Center Dr., Bowie. Free. 301-809-2300 or www.bowieseniors.org.

Saturday 20

"GREENERY AND PLANTS," master gardeners discuss fall gardens and help diagnose problems; includes a question-and-answer session. Those attending may bring fresh, 3- to 4-inch samples with foliage from their plants for evaluation. 10-11:30 a.m., New Carrollton Library, 7414 Riverdale Rd. Free. 301-459-6900.

LARGO STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m. Largo-Kettering Library, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo. Free. 301-336-4044.

CLINTON WOMEN'S MEETING, the Prince George's County Section of the National Council of Negro Women. 2 p.m., Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-888-1265.

Sunday 21

HYATTSVILLE RUN-WALK EVENT, for all ages, 8K run and two-mile fun walk, with water stations along the route, prizes, live entertainment, a moon bounce and face-painting. Proceeds benefit Prince George's County Special Olympics; sponsored by Hyattsville Recreation Council and other organizations. Free food and refreshments for all registered participants provided by Outback Steakhouse. Check-in and registration, 7-8:30 a.m.. The race starts at 9 a.m. in the Mall at Prince George's parking lot, 3500 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. Registration required: $25 in advance, $30 on race day. 301-985-5027 or www.outback8k.org.

BOWIE CRAFTS WORKSHOP, projects for ages 6-12. 1-3 p.m., South Bowie Community Center, 1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie. $5; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $6. Registration required. 301-249-1622.

Monday 22

EXERCISE AND SWIMMING FOR SENIORS, for ages 60 and older. 8 a.m.-noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free for residents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties; nonresidents, $8. Pool only for nonresidents, $5. 301-583-2400.

COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP, for ages 11 and older, Herm Davis, an author of "College Financial Aide for Dummies," discusses short- and long-term planning, application procedures, the Federal Student Aid form, grants and scholarships. Sponsored by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. 7 p.m., Prince George's Ballroom, 2411 Pinebrook Ave., Landover. Free. 301-277-2124.

DISTRICT HEIGHTS BEDTIME STORIES, for ages 2-6. 7 p.m., Spauldings Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Rd., District Heights. Free. 301-817-3750.

HILLCREST HEIGHTS CHESS CLUB, for all ages, tips from instructor Paul Yates. 7 p.m., Hillcrest Heights Library, 2398 Iverson St., Hillcrest Heights. Free. 301-630-4900.

FORT WASHINGTON ADOPTION WORKSHOP, representatives of Adoptions Together discuss the process for adopting a black child age 8 or older and available support services. Adoptive parents must be residents of Maryland, Virginia or the District. 7-8:30 p.m., Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. 301-439-2900 or www.adoptionstogether.org.

Tuesday 23

LANGLEY PARK BRIDGE GAMES, for ages 60 and older. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-408-4343.

UPPER MARLBORO STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Upper Marlboro Library, 14730 Main St., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-627-9330.

LARGO SPEAKERS CLUB MEETING, for those who want to learn and practice public speaking skills, sponsored by the Earthly Speakers Toastmasters Club. Noon-1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, the Raytheon Building, 1616 McCormick Dr., Largo. $36 every six months. 301-906-0865.

TAKOMA PARK KNITTING GROUP, for ages 10 and older, knitting and crocheting, all experience levels. 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Savory Cafe, 7071 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park. Free. 301-587-7174.

Wednesday 24

LINE DANCING FOR SENIORS, for ages 60 and older. 10 a.m.-noon, Langley Park Senior Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free; registration required. 301-408-4343.

MOUNT RAINIER STORY TIME, for ages 3-5. 11 a.m., Mount Rainier Library, 3409 Rhode Island Ave., Mount Rainier. Free. 301-864-8937.

FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS CHESS CLUB, for all ages, with instructor Ted Fagan. 5 p.m., Fairmount Heights Library, 5904 Kolb St., Fairmount Heights. Free. 301-883-2650.

LAUREL EVENING STORY TIMES, for ages 3-6, 7 p.m.; for ages 6-9, 7:30 p.m., Laurel Library, 507 Seventh St., Laurel. Free; limited to the first 35 persons. 301-776-6790.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN

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