Thursday, Dec. 4

Résumé and cover letter workshop Learn how to create a résumé and cover letter or bring one for editing. 1-3 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Free.

Patuxent Partnership panel and reception Members of the business community, base personnel and the public are invited to attend the “MQ-4C Triton: Naval Aviation’s Unmanned Maritime Solution” event with Matthew Carter, commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group; Mark Darrah, program executive officer for unmanned aviation and strike weapons; Capt. Robert Boyer, director, Battlespace Awareness Division, Office of Chief of Naval Operations; and Capt. James Hoke, program manager. Hosted by the Patuxent Partnership and the Association of Naval Aviation’s Squadron No. 18. 5 p.m. Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Rd., Lexington Park. 301-863-7418. Registration required. $10.

Charles County Chamber of Commerce holiday mixer and silent auction Sponsored by Baldus Real Estate. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 101 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6500. $25.

Health insurance consumer workshop Assistance in analyzing and comparing insurance plans. Offered by University of Maryland Extension. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl. 301-645-1395. Free.

Bilingual storytime For ages 2-5. Listen to stories in English and Spanish, sing songs and make a craft. 6-7 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl. 301-645-1395. Free.

Kwanzaa program For all ages. Learn about the celebration and how it’s observed worldwide. 6-7 p.m. Charles County Public Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

Tween Holiday Craft Night For students in grades 5-7. Supplies will be provided to make superhero ornaments, zipper bracelets and duct tape wallets and pouches. Light refreshments. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Registration required. Free.

Friday, Dec. 5

Annmarie Garden in Lights Walk through the garden and see sculpture illuminated for the holidays. 6-9 p.m. daily except Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Dec. 24 and 25. Through Jan. 3. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell. 410- 326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org . $6, age 5 and younger free.

Solomons Christmas Walk Lighted boat parade, crafts and music. Local businesses and Calvert Marine Museum open for holiday gift buying. Friday-Saturday 6-9 p.m., Solomons Island Riverwalk, Solomons Island Road. 410-326-2042. Free.

“Babes in Toyland” The Christmas-themed musical weaves together nursery rhyme tales to tell the story of two orphaned siblings and their wicked uncle, who attempts to steal their inheritance. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., through Dec. 14, North Beach Boys and Girls Club, 9021 Dayton Ave., North Beach. 410-286-1890 or www.twinbeachplayers.com. $12, seniors, students and military $10.

Saturday, Dec. 6

“Cupcake for Christmas” toy drive Get a cupcake when you donate a toy to be given out at an annual Christmas party. Sponsored by Center for Children. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl. , Waldorf. 301-609-9887.

“In Our Own Voice” and mental illness Learn about mental illnesses and how one can make a difference in someone else’s life. 10 a.m.-noon. National Alliance on Mental Illness, 8440 Old Leonardtown Rd., Suite 210, Hughesville. 240-254-2636. Free.

Gingerbread house workshop For children in K-8 grades. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Calvert Library Southern branch, 13920 H.G. Trueman Rd., Solomons, 410-326-5289, and Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-2554. Registration required. Free.

Wreath-making workshop Materials will include magnolia, boxwood, holly, pine, pine cones and magnolia seed pods. Ribbons, bows and other ornamentation are included in the price. Registration required. 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8501. $25.

Expunge your criminal record program Maryland State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section available for consultation. First come, first served. Spanish-speaking lawyers available. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Charles County Public Library, P.D. Brown Branch, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864 or 301-843-7688. Free.

“Black America, Africa and World War II” Lecture on the Tuskegee Airmen, Triple Nickels infantry and the impact of Africa on the war. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl. , Waldorf. 301-645-3077. Free.

Children’s program with Santa For all ages. Color, write letters to Santa, sing songs and take pictures with Santa. 1-3:30 p.m. Charles County Public Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

Southern Maryland Concert Band holiday concert Traditional music for all ages. 3-4:30 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Dinner and bluegrass show Marinated chicken breast and side dish. Music by Jay Armsworthy and Eastern Tradition of Southern Maryland. 6 p.m. Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mount Zion Church Rd., Mechanicsville. 301-884-4132. $25.

Hazardous household waste collection Charles County Department of Public Works, 10430 Audie Lane, La Plata. For information on what will be accepted, call 301-645-0580.

Sunday, Dec. 7

Health Share of St. Mary’s holiday home tour Homes in the Breton Bay area of Leonardtown. Take Route 5 (Point Lookout Road) to Route 243 (Newtowne Neck Road) to Bull Road and follow tour signs. Box lunches will be sold. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Mary’s County Health Department, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown. 301-475-2129. $10 per home; entire tour, $50.

Chesapeake Community Chorus practice New singers are needed for the volunteer chorus, which performs concerts to benefit charities in Calvert County. 4-6 p.m. Huntingtown United Methodist Church, 4020 Hunting Creek Rd., Huntingtown. 301-855-7477.

Monday, Dec. 8

Necropolis: London and Its DeadDiscussion of Catherine Arnold’s book about how London has treated its dead and the mourning of Princess Diana. 6 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. Free. 301-863-8188.

Kids holiday DIY craft night For ages 12-18. Books, paper and glue provided. Bring sequins, glitter or jewelry-making supplies. Registration required. 6-7:30 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

JobSource Mobile Career Center Job counseling and résumé help. 1-4 p.m. Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Free. 240-925-4806.

Manga Otaku Mini-Manga Night For teens and tweens. Draw and write mini-comics with illustrator McNevin Hayes. Japanese-style snacks provided. Registration required. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2411. Free.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Holiday de-stressing workshop Tips by local professionals. Topics include massage, meditation, music therapy, skin care and yoga. Registration required. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Free.

St. Maries Minstrels performance 7:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-8188. Free.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Breakfast with Santa Food, face painting and photos with Santa. Hosted by Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center. Proceeds benefit the center’s SkillsUSA chapter and student programs. 8-11 a.m., at the center, 24005 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. 301-475-0242, Ext. 28210. $10, students $5, age 4 and younger free.

Sea Squirts: Surviving Winter For children 18 months-3 years. Learn how animals survive the cold. Play games and pretend to be a bear and hibernate. 10:30-11 a.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. Free.

“Snowtastic” at library For all ages. Stories, winter games and crafts. 11 a.m.-noon, Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-8188. Free.

Children’s holiday craft workshop Make beaded bracelets for yourself or a gift for someone. Beading books are available. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Charles County Public Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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