Thursday 17

LANDOVER NAACP MEETING, a report from the Maryland State Conference NAACP branches at a meeting of the Prince George's County branch. 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Highland Park, 6801 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free. 301-292-1868.

ONLINE HOMEWORK HELP, for students in grades 4-12, teachers, tutoring in math, science, social studies and English, provided by teachers, university professors and graduate students. 2 p.m.-midnight daily; Spanish-speaking tutors in math and science, 2-10 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays. Available through, the Prince George's County Memorial Library System.

Friday 18

SENIOR EXERCISE, for those 60 and older, use of a fitness center and a swimming pool. 8 a.m.-noon Fridays, Mondays and Wednesdays, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover. Free; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $8. Pool only for nonresidents, $5. 301-583-2400 or

GREENBELT WRITERS GROUP, open readings of all types of writing, a publishing workshop and spontaneous writing sessions, sponsored by the Greenbelt Writers Group. 7:30 p.m., Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt. Admission, free; annual membership fee to join, $7.50. 301-204-3579 or

Saturday 19

POTTERY SHOW AND SALE, 17 local ceramic artists display stoneware, cake plates, baskets, sushi dishes, teapots, cookie jars and ornaments. Sponsored by the Maryland-National Park and Planning Commission. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Langley Park Community Center, 1500 Merrimac Dr., Langley Park. Free. 301-445-4508.

MARYLAND LEGACY DAY, author and historian Raymond G. Dobard and historian and genealogist Agnes Kane Callum discuss when Maryland became a free state, sponsored by the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Prince George's County chapter. Refreshments. 1-4 p.m., St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, 2315 Brinkley Rd., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-292-6987.

HULA WORKSHOP, led by hula master Paul K. Neves of Hilo, Hawaii; sponsored by Halau O 'Aulani, a Bowie-based Hawaiian cultural school. 1:30-5 p.m., Bowie YMCA, 3501 Moylan Dr., Bowie. $60; registration required. 301-919-7905.

Sunday 20

HYATTSVILLE RUN-WALK EVENT, for all ages, a 5K run and a two-mile walk, with water stations along the route, with prizes and free food and refreshments. Proceeds benefit Prince George's County Special Olympics and the American Red Cross; sponsored by Hyattsville Recreation Council. Check-in and registration, 7-8:30 a.m.; race starts at 9 a.m., in the Mall at Prince George's parking lot, 3500 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. $30; registration required. 301-985-5027.

Monday 21

COMPUTER BASICS CLASS, for people 18 and older who have little or no personal computer experience. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, through Dec. 14, Oakcrest Community Center, 1300 Capitol Heights Blvd., Capitol Heights. $50; nonresidents of Prince George's and Montgomery counties, $60. Registration required. 301-736-5355.

Tuesday 22

CLINTON FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, discussion of fundraising, volunteering and special projects. 7:30 p.m., Surratts-Clinton Library, 9400 Piscataway Rd., Clinton. Free. 301-868-9200.

Wednesday 23

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.

-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN

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