Thursday, July 13

JobSource mobile career center Help with employment and reemployment. 9 a.m. Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. 301-375-7375. Free.

Minecraft challenge Ages 8-11. Team up to play the game. 2-3:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-2550 or stmalib.org. Free.

Engineering program Ages 6-11. Build bridges. 2 p.m. P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864. Free.

Solomons farmers market Fresh produce, baked goods, local wines, seafood and cut flowers. 3-6:30 p.m., Solomons at the Riverwalk, Solomons Island. 410-535-4583, calvertag.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Mechanicsville Zumba classes Hosted by the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary. Thursdays 7-8 p.m. Social Hall, 28165 Hills Club Rd., Mechanicsville. Information: mthompson@mvfd.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free; registration requested.

Calvert public meeting A presentation on the findings of an assessment of cable television needs and interests. Hosted by the Calvert County Department of Technology Services. 7-9 p.m. Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 W. Dares Beach Rd., Prince Frederick. 410-535-1600, Ext. 2208, or co.cal.md.us/Comcastinfo.

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Carnival Includes food, rides and games. Thursday-July 17 at 7 p.m. Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, 24801 Three Notch Rd., Hollywood. hvfd7.com. $10 for unlimited rides.

LaPlata book discussion “Beautiful Ruins,” by Jess Walter. 7 p.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata, MD 20646. 301-934-9001. Free.

Friday, July 14

Nature walk Age 18 and older. Includes bird-watching with a guide from the Southern Maryland Audubon Society. 8 a.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

Life-sized games For all ages. Play giant versions of Perplunk, Hi-Ho Cherry-O and other games. 2:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-2550. Free.

North Beach farmers market Fresh produce, baked goods, local wines, seafood and cut flowers. 6-9 p.m., Fifth Street and Bay Avenue, and Seventh Street and Bay Avenue, North Beach. 410-535-4583, calvertag.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Minecraft program Ages 6-11. Building challenges provided. 6 p.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free; registration required.

Arts Bloom gala Include gallery exhibits, floral designs, food and music. Hosted by the Calvert Garden Club and Ann’s Circle. 7-10 p.m. Annemarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, 13480 Dowell Rd, Dowell, 410-326-4640 or annmariegarden.org. $70, Annmarie and Calvert Garden Club members $60.

Saturday, July 15

Barstow farmers market Fresh produce, baked goods, local wines, seafood and cut flowers. 7:30 a.m.-noon, Calvert County Fairgrounds, Route 231, Barstow. 410-535-4583, info@ecalvert.com or calvertag.com.

Sotterley farmers market Organic produce and local vendors. Fridays 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m., through Nov. 1. Sotterley Plantation, 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood. 301-373-2280 or sotterley.org.

Fossil program Age 8 and older. Learn how to find and identify fossils. 9 a.m. Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. 410-326-2042, Ext. 41, or bit.ly//FossilFieldExperience. $20.

Garden Smarter program “Summer Blooms, Bees and Butterflies.” Learn about plants that provide nectar and pollen. 10-11:30 a.m. Community Resources Building, 30 Duke St., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Gross animals Ages 6-11. Learn about animals through games and crafts. 2 p.m. Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. 301-375-7375. Free; tickets required.

“The Misadventures of Peter Rabbit” Ages 6-11. A humorous production presented by the Charles County Master Gardeners that will teach children about insects and gardening. 2 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free; tickets required.

“Construction Zone” All ages. Bring the family and use the library Legos, Keva Planks and other building sets. 2-4 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Monday, July 17

My Gym@Your Library Ages 3-5. Songs, dance, tumbling and more. 10:30 a.m. P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864. Free; tickets needed.

Green crafting Make crafts from materials that would usually be thrown away. 2-5 p.m.Calvert Library Southern Branch, 13920 H. G. Trueman Rd., Solomons, 410-326-5289 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Math club Ages 9-11. Learn how to make math fun. 2 p.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

All about ice cream All ages. Learn about the history of ice cream and watch a demonstration of how to make it. 2 p.m. P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864. Free.

Calvert Eats Local potluck Celebrating local food. Bring a plate, utensils, cup and napkin. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free; registration required.

Tuesday, July 18

Summer fun performance: Prakriti dance All ages. Learn the hand gestures used in the classical Indian dance style of Baharata Natyam and how they tell stories. 11 a.m. Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch at Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, 410-257-2411, 2-3 p.m. Calvert Library Fairview Branch, at Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, 3170 West Ward Road, Dunkirk, 410-257-2101 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Calvert Hospice seminar: “Understanding Hospice and Palliative Care” Bring a lunch. Noon-1:30 p.m. 96 Central Square Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0892, pbraham@calverthospice.org or calverthospice.org/education-seminars. Free.

E-reader drop-in program Age 12 and older. Bring your device for help with getting free library e-books on a first-come, first-served basis. 5:15 p.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

DIY makeup program Age 12 and older. Learn the basics of making face powder and a green tea sugar exfoliating scrub. 6 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Writers of Color book club Age 18 and older. Discuss books by writers of a multicultural background. This month: “Fences,” by August Wilson, 6:30 p.m. P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864. Free.

Tween trivia night Compete with other tweens. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Book discussion “A Prayer for Owen Meany,” by John Irving. 7-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Patuxent Voices auditions The women’s a cappella group is holding auditions for all voice parts for its fall season. Rehearsals are Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. in Port Republic, Calvert County. For information, email patuxentvoices@gmail.com or go to patuxentvoices.org.

Wednesday, July 19

Summer fun performance: Prakriti dance All ages. Learn the hand gestures used in the classical Indian dance style of Baharata Natyam and how they tell stories. 10-10:45 a.m., Calvert Library Southern Branch, at Patuxent Appeal Campus, Appeal Building, 35 Appeal Lane, Lusby. 410-326-5289. 2-3 p.m. and 7-8 p.m., Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Humane Society of Charles County animal program Ages 6-11. Learn about animals from the region. 10 a.m., Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. 2 p.m., P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf, 301-645-2864. Free; tickets needed.

Blogging for beginners Age 16 and older. Learn the basics of writing a blog. Participants must be able to use a mouse. 2-4 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-863-2550 or stmalib.org Free; registration required.

Senior trivia bingo Age 55 and older. Use toys and games from years past to play. 2 p.m. La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata. 301-934-9001. Free.

Engineering program Ages 6-11. Build a marshmallow tower and learn about design. 2 p.m.Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Thursday, July 20

JobSource mobile career center Help with employment and reemployment. 9 a.m. P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864.

Native American program Ages 6-11. Meet and learn about local Native Americans. Includes pottery, jewelry and dance. 10 a.m., Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head, 301-375-7375. 2 p.m., La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata, 301-934-9001. Free; tickets required.

Mobile veterans center Help with counseling, employment and other services. 10 a.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Bath bomb workshop Ages 6-16. Create bath bombs and learn about chemical reactions. 2 p.m. Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head. 301-375-7375. Free.

Teen Advisory Council of Students Ages 13-19. Help plan library events. 5-6 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Comic book club All ages. Talk about comic books and superheroes. This month’s discussion: “DC Rebirth: Harley Quinn — Die Laughing,” by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti. 6 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

Calvert video game tournament For teens. Competitions and snacks. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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