Thursday, sept. 7

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.

#DoSomethingCal training A four-part series to learn the skills needed to get organized and involved in your community. Facilitated by former Maryland delegate Sue Kullen. Thursday, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Calvert Library, Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvert.lib.md.us. Free.

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.

Friday, sept. 8

American Legion lasagna dinner Includes side dishes, salad and a beverage. 5:30-7 p.m., American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-9878 or alpost206.org. $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.

American Legion acoustic music program By Ross Crampton. 7-11 p.m., American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-9878 or alpost206.org.

Saturday, sept. 9

Mechanicsville 5K walk/run Raffles, awards and entertainment. Registration 7-8:30 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Three Notch Trail, Mechanicsville. mvfd.com/5K. $35.

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.

Retirement community yard sale Gently used clothing, books and more. Proceeds go to the Benevolent Care Fund. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Asbury Solomons, 1110 Asbury Cir., Solomons. 410-394-3466.

Southern Maryland Math Circle For middle school and high school students and their families. 10 a.m.-noon, Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846. Free.

Garden Smarter: Introduction to Beekeeping Learn the basics of beekeeping, and why honeybees make honey. 10-11:30 a.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Southern Maryland Decorative Painters art show A business meeting will follow. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd. smdp.learntopaint@gmail.com, 301-884-2835 or smdpaint.org. Free.

Leonardtown TED Talk event Features videos and speakers with messages of change in the community and beyond. Provided by St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development. 1 a.m.-3 p.m., Leonardtown High School, 23995 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. tedxleonardtown.com. $20.

Lusby dog and cat adoption event St. Mary’s and Calvert counties rescue groups will be on hand. Hosted by Pepper’s Pet Pantry. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Pepper’s Pet Pantry, Solomons Towne Center, 13372 H.G. Trueman Rd., Lusby. 410-326-4006.

American Legion country dance Music by Southern Winds Band. Lessons, 7 p.m., dancing 8-11:30 p.m., American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-9878 or lbloyer@verizon.net or alpost206.org. $15.

Sunday, sept. 10

American Legion breakfast All-you-can eat pancakes, sausage, bacon, 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, ages 5 and younger free.

Valley Lee breakfast All-you-can eat scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes and more. 8-11 a.m., 2nd District Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 45245 Drayden Rd., Valley Lee. $9, ages 6-12 $5, age 5 and younger free. 301-994-9999.

Monday, sept. 11

Veterans Job Club Learn about employment leads, job training and other veterans’ issues. 1-2 p.m. Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

American Red Cross blood drive 1:30-7 p.m., 2nd District firehouse, 45245 Drayden Rd., Valley Lee. Call for an appointment. 800-733-2767.

Calvert Hospice program: Till Death Do We Par. An eight-week group for those who have lost a spouse. 4:40-6 p.m., The Space, 96 Central Square Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0892, Ext. 2201 or calverthospice.org/grief-support-programs. Free.

Calvert Hospice program: Understanding Your Grief An eight-week group for those who have been dealing with the death of a loved one in the past two years. 6:30-8 p.m. The Space, 96 Central Square Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0892 or calverthospice.org/grief-support-programs. Free; registration required.

Pax River Quilters Guild meeting New members and guest welcome. 6:30 p.m.m Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 20850 Langley Rd., Lexington Park. paxriverquiltguild.com.

Chesapeake Choral Arts Society auditions For high-school-age singers and older. Includes vocal warm-ups, pitch matching and vocal exercises. By appointment only. 6:30 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, 401 E. Smallwood Dr, Waldorf. 301-642-0594

Tuesday, sept. 12

Calvert Hospice educational seminar: “Mind & Matter: Aging and the Brain” Learn about issues that affect end-of-life care. Noon-1:30 p.m., The Space, 96 Central Square Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-0892, pbraham@calverthospice.org or calverthospice.org/education-seminars. Free; registration required.

Home-school book swap For all ages. Bring your old books and get new ones. 2 p.m., P.D. Brown Library, 50 Village St., Waldorf. 301-645-2864. Free.

Common Thread needlework group For all knitters, crocheters, quilters and any others who do needle work. 6-7:30 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846. Free.

Southern Maryland Civil War Roundtable 7 p.m., College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Rd., La Plata. 862-268-5576 or somdcwrt.org. Free.

“Global Warming is not a Chinese Hoax” A program presented by St. Mary’s College professor of political science Michael Cain and climatologist Michael Mann of Penn State University. 7 p.m., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Auerback auditorium, 47645 College Dr., St. Mary’s City. 240-895-2000. Free.

Wednesday, sept. 13

Lexington Park computer course Age 16 and older. Computer Basics 1 & 2: Introduction to Computers and Windows 7. Learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, create and store files and folders, and more. 2-4 p.m. Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846. Free; registration required.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 14

Calvert Conversations local history program 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library, Twin Beaches branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2411 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Résumé and cover letter workshop With job counselor Sandra Holler. 1-3 p.m., Calvert Library, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

Teen night program Ages 11-18. Play games, do crafts and hang out with friends. 4-6 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park. 301-475-2846. Free.

Comic Book Club All ages. Discuss “Flashpoint,” by Geoff Johns. 6 p.m. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf. 301-645-1395. Free.

“At The Water’s Edge” lecture series Learn about African American leisure destinations on the Chesapeake Bay from the 1890s through the 1970s. Presented by the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, the Calvert Library, the Calvert Marine Museum and the Bayside History Museum. 7-8 p.m., Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. 410-326-5289 or calvertlibrary.info. Free.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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