Thursday, May 9

“Calvert Conversations,” local-history discussion. 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library, Twin Beaches branch, 3819 Harbor Rd., Chesapeake Beach. 410-257-2411. Free.

K-3 reading program, “Kids Just Want to Have Fun.” 2-3 p.m., Calvert Library, Prince Frederick branch,
850 Costley Way. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, behind-the-scenes tour. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., through May 30, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8501 or jppm@mdp.state.md.us. Free.

Solomons farmers market, includes fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 4-8 p.m. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Town hall meeting, discussion of Prince Frederick Town Center and the land from Calvert Middle School. 7-9 p.m. St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0223

Friday, May 10

Open studio, paint, draw, photograph, sculpt, knit or quilt. Take your materials and lunch. 11 a.m.-
3 p.m., through May 24. Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Smallwood State Park, Route 224, Marbury. 301-743-5159. Free.

North Beach farmers market, includes fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 6-9 p.m. North Beach Boardwalk, Bay Avenue and Fifth Street. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Car show 5-8 p.m. North Beach Boardwalk, Bay Avenue. 410-535-1933 or www.ci.north-beach.md.us. Free.

Police officer memorial ceremony, in honor of Police Week and officers who died in the line of duty. 7 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s Office, 6915 Crain Hwy., La Plata. 301-609-6400.

Saturday, May 11

Barstow farmers market, includes fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 7:30 a.m.-noon, Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Car show 4 p.m. Philly Flash parking lot, 2989 Plaza Dr., Dunkirk. 410-535-1933. Free.

Pre-Mother’s Day breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 1250 Emmanuel Church Rd., Huntingtown. 410-535-3177. Donations accepted.

Kids’ health and fitness expo, mini-exercise sessions, food demonstrations and activities. 9-11:30 a.m., Wilson Ennis Clubhouse, 3150 Solomons Island Rd., Huntingtown. 301-952-0123 or www.arundelbay.org. Free.

Skate night, all ages. Leonardtown Recreation Center, 23145 Leonard Hall Dr. 301-475-4200, Ext. 1800, or www.co.saint-marys.md.us. $5; $2.50 skate rental.

Sunday, May 12

One-room schoolhouse visit, for grades one through seven. Restored by the Calvert County Retired Teachers Association. 2-4 p.m., through May 26, Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic. or www.calvertoneroomschool.org or 410-586-1418. Free.

Monday, May 13

Book discussion,The Portrait of a Lady,” by Henry James. Copies available at the library. 6 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org.

Monday morning movies, 10-11 a.m., Calvert Library, Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.

Historic house tours, guided walks around Point Farm’s house and gardens. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10513 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard. 410-586-8501 or www.jefpat.org. Free.

Tuesday, May 14

Parachute games, for ages 3-6. 11 a.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org. Free.

Prince Frederick farmers market, includes fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, local seafood, baked goods and cut flowers. WIC and senior farmers market nutrition program vouchers accepted. 3-7 p.m. Calvert Memorial Hospital, 100 Hospital Dr. 410-535-4583, www.ecalvert.com or info@ecalvert.com.

Healthy cooking program, for ages 8-12, presented by Jane Kostenko, University of Maryland Extension food nutrition educator. 3:30-4:15 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org. Free.

Employment workshop, librarians will assist with job searches, résumés and applications. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Lexington Park Library, 21677 FDR Blvd. 301-863-8188 or www.stmalib.org. Free.

Wednesday, May 15

Researching family history, an introductory course for adults. Requires basic computer skills and an e-mail account. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Charlotte Hall Library, 37600 New Market Rd. 301-884-2211 or www.stmalib.org. Free.

Thursday, May 16

Title IX Pioneer presentation, hosted by Calvert Library and Calvert County Commission for Women. Presentation by Bernice Sandler, called “The Godmother of Title IX.” 6-9 p.m., Calvert Library, Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. Free.

Book discussion,The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,” by Rachel Joyce. Copies are available at the library. 7 p.m., Leonardtown Library, 23250 Hollywood Rd. 301-475-2846 or www.stmalib.org.

— Compiled by Bonnie Smith

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