SQUARE DANCING -- 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Presented by the Aqua Squares Dance Club. Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-586-3587 or 301-373-2207.

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

DANCE CLASSES -- 6-7:30 p.m. Sundays. Held by the Southern Maryland Modern Dance Collective for ages 13 and older. Black Belt Academy, Wildewood Shopping Center, Wildewood. Drop-in fee, $10; 10-class card, $75. 301-862-1072 or

In Concert

COUNTRY MEMORIES -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. Local band plays old and new country favorites. Performance on the west lawn of the new La Plata Town Hall is part of the summer concert series. Plenty of parking, refreshments available; bring a lawn chair or blanket; no pets or alcohol. Free. 301-934-8421.

For Children

CATHOLIC SUMMER CAMPS -- Offered by St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick. Registration required. 410-414-9099, or

* 9 a.m.-noon June 20-24, Vacation Bible School. Camper, $30; family, $70. 410-586-9206 or

* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5-8, Camp Swish Basketball Camp. Coed grades 6-8. $105 per camper.

* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 25-28, Camp Swish Basketball Camp. Coed grades 2-5. $105 per camper.

* 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 1-14, volleyball camp. Coed grades 3-8. $130 per camper.

* 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 8-11, volleyball camp. Girls only; grades 9-12. $150 per camper.

* 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 1-12, drama camp with director Lori Willis, in association with Follow Spot Productions. Coed ages 8-14. $325 per camper.

CALVERT HOSPICE'S CAMP PHOENIX -- A camp for children 7-15 who are grieving over a death. Information and registration packets available from Calvert Hospice. Space is limited; early inquiries recommended. Two sessions, both at King's Landing Park in Huntingtown. Free. Adult volunteers are needed as Camp Phoenix "buddies" at each session. Free training. 301-855-1226 or 410-535-0892.

* Session One: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29-July 1.

* Session Two: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13-15.

ANNMARIE GARDEN SUMMER ART CAMPS -- Programs appropriate for middle school students. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640 or

* 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 18-22. "The Mural Project." Students collaborate on planning and executing a large mural and write an artist's statement. Their mural will be on display at the garden throughout the summer. $75.

* 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25-29. "A Path to Self-Expression." Working on a large canvas, students learn to express themselves. On July 29, the student art pieces will be unveiled at a reception. $75.

KINDER CAMP PROGRAMS -- Calvert County's Parks and Recreation Department is enrolling youths in a variety of summer camp programs. Call 410-586-1101 for program information and schedules.

CSM KIDS COLLEGE -- Register for summer enrichment camps at all College of Southern Maryland campuses. There are more than 50 areas of interest, including fine arts, science and sports. Register by mail or fax or in person. For class information, registration forms and costs, visit

SUMMER ARTS ACADEMY -- Registration is open for a one-week summer day camp for Calvert County students. The daily program is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Huntingtown Elementary School, 4345 Huntingtown Rd. Campers must bring lunch and a drink; an afternoon snack will be provided. Transportation available from three locations: Mill Creek, Calvert and Windy Hill middle schools. Registration forms are available at all elementary and middle schools or at $125 a camper. For more information, call Linda Patton at 410-535-7204.

* June 20-24 for students entering grades 4 and 5.

* June 27-July 1 for students entering grades 6-8.

In the Schools

MADRIGAL LORDS AND LADIES -- 7 p.m. tomorrow. McDonough High choir, winner of Best in Show and first place in its category during a competition at Busch Gardens -- the first Madrigal Lord and Ladies Choir to achieve this honor -- performs at the school. McDonough High School, 7165 Marshall Corner Rd., Pomfret. Free. 301-934-2944.

SUPERINTENDENT'S ART GALLERY -- 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Displays of St. Mary's County student artwork. St. Mary's County public schools central administration building, 23160 Moakley St., Leonardtown. 301-475-5511, Ext. 112.


ALL-MEDIA JURIED EXHIBITION -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturdays and Sundays through July 3; with an artist reception 1-4 p.m., Sunday. Musical entertainment by Deltrio. Juror will be John Krumrein, professor of art at Prince George's Community College. Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Route 224, Marbury. Free admission and parking. 301-743-5159.

PAINT THE TOWN -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, July 10 and Aug. 14. Members of the ArtWorks@7th artists cooperative will be creating works in their medium at two locations in North Beach. Outside of Nice and Fleazy Antique Store, Seventh Street and Bay Avenue; and on the porch at Westlawn Restaurant, Seventh Street and Chesapeake Avenue. 410-286-2928 or 410-326-9473.

ART SHOW -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through June 30. Features the work of artists Eileen Baca, Gerry Wood, Carol Wathen and Mary Ida Rolape. ArtWorks@7th Gallery (above Nice and Fleazy Antique Store), Seventh Street and Bay Avenue, North Beach. 410-286-5278.

Special Events

COBB ISLAND DAYS -- 7 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday. A community celebration of fun, food, crafts and music. Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island. 301-259-2730.

PET ADOPTIONS -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and June 18. St. Mary's Animal Welfare League holds pet adoption sessions where residents can meet dogs and cats looking for a home. SMAWL property is located on Loveville Road, close to Route 5. 240-725-0594 or

CALVERT COUNTY LIONS CLUB GOLF TOURNAMENT -- 7-8 a.m. Monday. Registration and continental breakfast; 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., putting contest ($5 per entry); 8:15-8:30 a.m., arrive at assigned tee; 8:30 a.m., shotgun start, captain's choice; noon-1 p.m., putt-off (50/50 prize); noon-1 p.m., silent auction; 1 p.m., buffet and awards. Sponsored by the Calvert County Lions Club; proceeds will be used to purchase eyeglasses and hearing aids for qualified county residents. Twin Shields Golf Course, Route 260, Dunkirk. $100 a player includes continental breakfast, greens fees and cart, beverage cart, lunch and beverages, buffet, goodies bag. 301-855-9498, 410-414-9688 or


"SCOTLAND ROAD" -- 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday; matinee at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Also runs 8 p.m. June 10 and 11, with a 3:30 p.m. show June 12. The Newtowne Players production about a Titanic disaster survivor. Theater-goers can enjoy coffee and refreshments in the lobby's Alatte Xpressions Concession and enjoy an artwork exhibit courtesy of Wylde Women Artists. Three Notch Theatre, 21477 South Coral Dr., Lexington Park. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and students. Discounts for groups of 10 or more. Reservations available at 301-997-0699.

AUDITIONS -- Monday through June 11 for "The Point," a rock opera presented by the Newtowne Players. Audition dates depend on the age and role being sought: 7-9 p.m. Monday, all auditioners pick up sides and music; 7 p.m. Tuesday, auditions for adults and townspeople; 7 p.m. Wednesday, auditions for narrator; 7 p.m. next Thursday, auditions for singers, including male and female lead singers; 10 a.m., June 11, auditions for ages 4 and older. Performance dates are Aug. 5-14. Rehearsals June 13-Aug. 4. All auditions, rehearsal and performances will take place at Three Notch Theatre, Lexington Park. 301-737-5447.

Plan Ahead

SEVENTH ANNUAL ERIC AND CARA THORN MEMORIAL GOLF TOURAMENT -- 8 a.m. June 17. Eric Thorn, 16, and his sister Cara, 13, died Nov. 17, 1998, in a single-car accident while driving to school. Since then, their family has established a memorial fund that awards scholarships to Calvert County students. To date, $40,000 has been awarded. The golf tournament is the major fundraiser for the memorial fund. For the entry fee, golfers receive a continental breakfast, greens fees, a cart, prizes and a catered lunch. Interested golfers should contact Tim Taylor at 443-618-1216. Sponsorship signs are available at $100 a sign. People interested in sponsoring a hole should contact Debbie Thorn at 301-855-0404. Twin Shields Golf Club, Route 260, Dunkirk. Adult golfing fee, $85; students, $75.

CHARLIE DANIELS BAND -- 7 p.m. July 10. Legendary southern rock band performs in St. Leonard to benefit construction of the St. Leonard Fire and Rescue Company 7 Community Center. Concert to be held on the grounds of Company 7, Calvert Beach Road, St. Leonard. Limited seating. Premium seats, $45; others, $35. Refreshments for sale at event. 410-586-1713 or

TRIPS NEAR AND FAR -- Sponsored by the Charles County Department of Community Services. Reservations and advance payment required. Contact the department for more information at 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Ext. 5151, Maryland Relay Service 711 or TDD 800-735-2258.

* June 15 to the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington. Stops will also be made at the World War II and Korean War memorials. Lunch and shopping on your own at Union Station. $28. Registration and payment deadline is Wednesday.

* July 13 to the Three Little Bakers Dinner Theater in Wilmington, Del., for a performance of "Bye Bye Birdie," a parody of rock-and-roll and 1950s teenage culture. $76. Registration and payment deadline is tomorrow.

VENDORS WANTED FOR CRAFT SHOWS/FLEA MARKETS -- Groups and auxiliaries seeking crafts and vendors for spring fairs, flea markets and similar events:

* 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 24. Nanjemoy Heritage Day. Seeking arts and crafters, exhibitors with Nanjemoy local history and culture, entertainment and refreshments. 301-246-9612 or 301-609-7639, Ext. 11.

-- Compiled by SUSAN BARTON

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