Thursday, Oct. 5

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.

Art Explorers program Ages 8-12. Learn how to make clay charms for jewelry or decorating. 2:30-4 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846 or stmalib.org. Free; registration required.

St. Mary’s County public planning meeting Discussion on upgrading Miedzinski Park. 5:30 p.m. Chesapeake Building, 41770 Baldridge St., Leonardtown. 301-475-4200, Ext. *1811, or kathy.bailey@stmarysmd.com.

Friday, Oct. 6

Grant-writing workshop Learn the basics of writing a proposal. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Calvert Library Southern branch, 13920 H.G. Trueman Rd., Solomons. 410-326-5289 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

American Legion pork riblets dinner Includes salad, roll and a drink. 5:30-7 p.m. American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-9878 or alpost206.0rg. $12.

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.

New Direction Community Theater: “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” A comedy by Neil Simon. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. Long Beach Community Center, 5845 Calvert Blvd., St. Leonard. 443-624-4481 or ndctheater.org. $15, students and seniors $12.

CSM Children’s Theatre: “My Children! My Africa!” Saturday and Sunday 7 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Building theater, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 301-934-7828 or csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/childrens--theatre. $7, high school students and younger $5.

Saturday, Oct. 7

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.

Garden Smarter Designing with bulbs. 10-11:30 a.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free; registration required.

Revolutionary War living-history program The 1st Maryland Regiment of the Continental Line will depict the life and times of soldiers. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Rd., Marbury. 301-743-7613. Entrance fee to the park.

La Plata Rocktoberfest 2017 Rock music, street vendors and more. Presented by the La Plata Business Association. Noon-10 p.m. Casey Jones Restaurant and Bar, 417 E. Charles St., La Plata. laplatabusinessassociation.com. $10.

Foundation Live auction An art auction fundraiser for Calvert Library. 6:30-10 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. $20.

Gala art auction Hosted by Calvert Library Foundation. 6:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Prince Frederick. libraryartauction@comcast.net or calvertlibraryfoundation.com. $20.

Swing and ballroom dance Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of Holy Face Church. Lessons 7-8 p.m., dancing 8-11 p.m. Little Flower School, Route 5, Great Mills. 315-250-5110 or somdballroom@gmail.com. $10.

Sunday, Oct. 8

American Legion all-you-can-eat breakfast Pancakes, sausage, chipped beef and more. 8-11 a.m. American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-9878 or alpost206.org. $10, ages 6-12 $5, 4 and younger free.

Family fun day Crafts, bingo, prizes and other activities. 1-4 p.m. Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-3892. Free.

Monday, Oct. 9

Bingo for kids Match letters, number and symbols to win prizes. Ages 3-6, 10:30-11 a.m.; ages 7-10, 3-3:30 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846 or stmalib.org. Free; registration required.

Preschool Science Explorers: Light and Shadows Ages 4-8. Learn about shadows and take one home. 2-3 p.m. Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd., Charlotte Hall. 301-884-2211. Free; registration required.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Suicide awareness panel and discussion Learn about methods to help prevent suicide. 2:30-4:30 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, John E. Harms Academic Center (Building A), Room 119, 115 J.W. Williams Rd., Prince Frederick. rperez@csmd.edu, 443-550-6022. Free.

Craft program Make a take-home project based on a favorite book. 6:30-8 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Southern Maryland Civil War round table 4:15 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata campus, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. somdcwrt.org or 443-975-9142. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Happy Crafternoon Ages 3-5. Read books and make art projects. 1-1:45 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free, registration required

One Maryland One Book writing workshop Join author Elisavietta Ritchie. Bring your work to share with the group. 2-3;30 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or CalvertLibrary.info. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Calvert Conversations Listen to stories drawn from local history. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2411 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support meeting 7-8 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Astronomy night Learn about equipment from the Astronomy Club of Southern Maryland. Weather permitting. 7-8 p.m. Calvert Library Fairview branch, Route 4 and Chaneyville Rd., Owings. 410-257-2101 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith