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The Maryland DogFest will be May 26 and 27 at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf.

Presented by Wes Greenway’s Waldorf Subaru, Maryland DogFest is a two-day event that has something for all dog lovers.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Maryland DogFest will feature a free kid zone, agility course, American Kennel Club rally, police dog demonstrations, exhibits in training, canine apparel, grooming, pet sitters, health care, food, dog supplies and services.

Pepsi's Ultimate Air Dog competition will be open to all sizes and breeds, as long as they can swim.

Dogs will leap from the dock and fly through the air into the 40-foot-long pool.

The PetSmart main stage will host interactive, entertaining events including dog talent competitions, dog and owner lookalike contests, training seminars and costume contests.

In addition there will be nearly two dozen rescue, shelter and adoption groups on hand at the “Helping Paws” adoption zone.

Maryland DogFest is a supporter of promoting dog adoption as the first choice when looking for a new dog, according to a news release.

Maryland DogFest is the ultimate experience for adults and children who love spending time with their dogs, the release states.

For more information, go to

Old Line customers donate to food bank

Old Line Bank recently donated 1,174 pounds of food to the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

The food was donated by the bank’s customers and will feed 50 families for three days, according to information provided by Old Line Bank.

Day to celebrate Cobb Island

Cobb Island Day will be 10 a.m. June 2 at Old Fisherman’s Field.

Among the events will be a parade, a birds of prey presentation by Mike Callahan, a police dog demonstration by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, food and more than 25 vendors. There also will be historical talks, craft demonstrations, a pie-eating contest and fire truck rides for children.

Diabetes self-management classes

Maryland Foundation for Quality Healthcare will hold a four-week diabetes self-management course 2 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m. June 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Health Partners at 3070 Crain Highway in Waldorf.

Cost is $5 per session, but no one will be turned away if they can’t pay.

For more information, call 301-705-7870.

Sleepover at the stadium

The Girl Scouts’ annual sleepover will be June 1 at Regency Furniture Stadium at 11765 St. Linus Drive in Waldorf.

The Blue Crabs will play the Bridgeport Bluefish at 7:05 p.m.

The sleepover package is $27 for field box seats and $20 for lawn seats.

Game-only tickets are $20 for field box seats or $10 for lawn seats.

Call 301-374-1135, email or go to

In the pinkThe Side-Out Foundation will hold the Rock the Pink Festival series June 9 in La Plata.

The volleyball series, which will be held at Turkey Hill Park, will have between 40 and 60 courts open for juniors, men, women and co-ed games.

A walk also will be held, and donations and pledges raised for the event will go toward breast cancer research.

The park is at 9430 Turkey Hill Road. For more information or to sign up, call 877-344-7465, email or go to