Thursday 11

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, Doors open at 6 p.m.; early-bird games, 7:15 p.m. American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary, 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.

Friday 12

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, includes set of 28 games. 301-934-8245.

BASKET BINGO, sponsored by the Humane Society of Charles County. Doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments available. American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary, 6330 N. Crain Hwy., La Plata. $15 for first 20 games, $5 for an additional 20; special games $1 each. No smoking permitted; children must be accompanied by an adult and must have a ticket to enter. 301-645-8181 or www.HumaneSocietyCC.org.

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

ABATE MEETING, St. Mary's County chapter of A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments meets on the second Friday of each month. 7:30 p.m. VFW Post 2632, Route 235, California. Free. 301-737-1287.

Saturday 13

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," includes crab cakes, fried chicken, ham, corn, potato salad, pickled beets and green beans. Carryout available. 1-7 p.m. in the parish hall. All Saints Episcopal Church, Routes 2 and 4, Sunderland. $16; $7, children 7-12; free, children 6 and younger. 410-257-6306 or www.allsaints1692.org.

Sunday 14

ISLAMIC AWARENESS FAIR, cultural fair showcasing Islam and the Middle East, featuring traditional cuisine and music. 2-4 p.m. Westlake High School, 3300 Middletown Rd., Waldorf. 240-346-4147.

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.

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.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST -- 8-11 a.m. Sunday. Scrambled eggs, home-fried potatoes, pancakes, French toast, sausage links, ham, hot biscuits, creamed chipped beef, spiced applesauce, milk, juices and coffee. Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Auxiliary, 45245 Drayden Rd., Valley Lee. $6, adults; $3, children 5 to 12 years old; free, children younger than 5. 301-994-0751.

Monday 15

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.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, donations are by appointment only. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Southern Maryland Hospital Center, 7503 Surratts Rd., Clinton. 301-877-5700.

Tuesday 16

ST. MARY'S KIWANIS CLUB, meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month. 5:15 p.m. Ausley Associates, 46611 Corporate Dr., Lexington Park. 410-326-5117.

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.

CHARLES COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Family History Center, 4560 Padgett Rd., White Plains. Free; society membership is $10 per person, $15 per family. 301-870-4758.

Wednesday 17

IDENTITY THEFT SEMINAR, Margie Meek of the Charles County Sheriff's Office gives pointers on how to avoid identity theft and what victims should do. 11 a.m. Waldorf Senior Center, Jaycees Building, 3092 Crain Hwy., Waldorf. Free. 301-638-4420.

CONSTRUCTION TRADES OPEN HOUSE, Information session on the construction trades training offered by the College of Southern Maryland, a chance to meet instructors and to receive assistance in registering for classes. 4-8 p.m. La Plata Campus, Continuing Education Building, Room 304, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-7525 or 301-934-7594.

LEONARDTOWN LIONS CLUB MONTHLY DINNER MEETING, meets the third Wednesday of every month. 7 p.m. social hour, 7:30 p.m. dinner and meeting, open to local residents interested in improving the community. Olde Breton Inn, 21810 Society Hill Rd., Leonardtown. $20 for dinner. To RSVP, call 301-997-1154 or 301-866-0541.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health. Bring a form of identification. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Doctors Community Hospital, DSE Room, 5th Floor, Medical Office Building, 8118 Good Luck Rd., Lanham. 301-552-8060.

A BLAST TO THE PAST, an exercise to help improve memory by recalling prominent lifetime events and achievements. 12:30 p.m. Nanjemoy Senior Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Nanjemoy. 301-246-9612 or 301-609-7639.

DEGREE INFORMATION SESSIONS, cover course information, application procedures, admission requirements and offering general academic advisement in regards to the Capitol College Master of Business Administration program and its undergraduate Bachelor of Science completion program in Business Administration. 4-6 p.m. Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd., California. Free. 301-737-2500 or www.smhec.org.

Thursday 18

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.

SCAVENGER HUNT, participants check off items when they find them, without collecting them. Weather permitting. 10:30 a.m. Nanjemoy Senior Center, 4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Nanjemoy. 301-246-9612 or 301-609-7639.

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

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