Thursday 4

DROP-IN GRIEF SUPPORT, available to Calvert County residents grieving the death of a loved one. Noon-1 p.m. Calvert Hospice, 238 Merrimac Ct., Prince Frederick. Free. Registration not required. 410-535-0892 or 301-855-1226.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS), a nonprofit weight-control support group; meets every Thursday. Weigh-in, 6-7 p.m.; support meeting, 7-8 p.m. Rock Church of Charles County, 1 Calvert St., La Plata. 301-645-1050.

WATER AEROBICS, sponsored by the Charles County Department of Community Services. Group classes featuring low-impact, stretching, cardiovascular and resistance exercises. Swimming ability not required, but participants must be comfortable in the water. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lackey High School Indoor Pool, 3000 Chicamuxen Rd., Indian Head. $30 per course or $5 drop-in fee per class. 301-743-2470 or 301-753-6003.

BINGO, every Thursday, sponsored by the American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary. Doors open at 6 p.m.; early-bird games, 7:15 p.m. 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.

CHARLES COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MIXER, an opportunity for local business people to mingle; door prizes and a raffle. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Gilligan's Pier Seafood and Steakhouse, 11535 Pope's Creek Rd., Newburg. $10, chamber members; $25, non-members. 301-932-6500 or 301-870-3089.

Friday 5

BINGO, every Friday in the church hall. Refreshments available. For ages 8 and older. Doors open, 6 p.m.; early-bird games, 7 p.m.; regular games begin, 7:15 p.m. St. Ignatius Church, 8855 Chapel Point Rd., Port Tobacco. $20 covers admission and single game set of 28 games. 301-934-8245.

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

Saturday 6

USED-BOOK STORE, operated by the Citizens for Charles County Public Library Inc. Book donations are welcome, and volunteers are needed. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. La Plata library,2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001.

"ORIGINAL SUMMER SUPPER," a tradition at All Saints Episcopal Church in Sunderland. The meal includes crab cakes, fried chicken, ham, corn, potato salad, pickled beets and green beans. Carryout is available. 1-7 p.m. in the parish hall. $16, adults; $7, children 7 to 12 years old; free for children younger than 6. 410-257-6306 or www.allsaints1692.org.

Sunday 7

FLEA MARKET, sponsored by the La Plata Lions Club, every Sunday through October, weather permitting. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Charles County Courthouse parking lot, 200 Charles St., La Plata. Vendor fee, $10. 301-934-2134.

CHICKEN DINNER, drive-through or carryout available. Noon to 4 p.m. at Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department, 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville. $8. 301-884-4108.

BASKET BINGO, sponsored by the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse Inc. Doors open at noon; early games begin at Calvert County Fairgrounds, Route 231, Barstow. $20 for 20 regular games; $5 for early bird or extra regular game packets;$1 for special games. 410-535-3733.

Monday 8

ADULT FITNESS PROGRAM, with step machines, crunch boards, stationary bikes and treadmills. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Nanjemoy Community Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Nanjemoy. $10 for 12 visits. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or TDD at 800-735-2258.

TALK OF THE TOWN TOASTMASTERS, meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21744 S. Coral Dr., Lexington Park. 301-342-9094, 301-342-2367.

Tuesday 9

DROP-IN GRIEF SUPPORT, available to Calvert County residents grieving the death of a loved one. 5:30-7 p.m. Calvert Hospice, 238 Merrimac Ct., Prince Frederick. Free. Registration not required. 410-535-0892 or 301-855-1226.

BINGO, every Tuesday; features prizes and food. 7-10 p.m. at the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 3099 Livingston Rd., Bryans Road. 301-375-7055.

WATER AEROBICS, sponsored by the Charles County Department of Community Services. Group classes featuring low-impact, stretching, cardiovascular and resistance exercises. Swimming ability not required, but participants must be comfortable in the water. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lackey High School Indoor Pool, 3000 Chicamuxen Rd., Indian Head. $30 per course or $5 drop-in fee per class. 301-743-2470 or 301-753-6003.

JEWELRY-MAKING CLASS, using semiprecious beads of different colors; all materials provided. Instructed by Pauline Starcher. Noon-3 p.m. $10, if making a necklace; $6, if making a bracelet. Waldorf Senior Center, 3092 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. 301-638-4420.

Wednesday 10

FOOD PANTRY, recipients will be interviewed and required to complete an application. Donations are accepted. Held last Wednesday of each month. 1-3 p.m. Calvary Gospel Church, Family Life Center, 11150 Berry Rd., Waldorf. 301-843-5588 or 301-952-9008.

"REFLECTIONS," a nondenominational discussion on biblical themes, facilitated by the Rev. Francis Ford. 12:30 p.m. Nanjemoy Senior Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Nanjemoy. 301-246-9612 or 301-609-7639.

Thursday 11

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS), a nonprofit weight-control support group; meets every Thursday. Weigh-in, 6-7 p.m.; support meeting, 7-8 p.m. Rock Church of Charles County, 1 Calvert St., La Plata. 301-645-1050.

WATER AEROBICS, sponsored by the Charles County Department of Community Services. Group classes featuring low-impact, stretching, cardiovascular and resistance exercises. Swimming ability not required, but participants must be comfortable in the water. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Lackey High School Indoor Pool, 3000 Chicamuxen Rd., Indian Head. $30 per course or $5 drop-in fee per class. 301-743-2470 or 301-753-6003.

BINGO, every Thursday, sponsored by the American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary. Doors open at 6 p.m.; early-bird games, 7:15 p.m. 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.

"BUSINESS AFTER HOURS," a monthly business networking opportunity hosted by the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Mercantile Southern Maryland Bank, 15 Duke St., Prince Frederick. $5, chamber members; $15, nonmembers. For reservations, call 410-535-2577 or 301-855-1930.

-- Compiled by MICHAEL TUNISON

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