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Friday, July 27La Plata Summer Concert Series will be 7 p.m. July 27 with Eastern Tradition at town hall, 305 Queen Anne St. Bring blankets or lawn chairs, food for sale, coolers allowed but no alcohol. Call 301-934-8421 or go to

Port Tobacco Players will stage “The Wizard of Oz” through Aug. 12 at the theater, 508 Charles St., La Plata. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for students, seniors and military members. Call 301-932-6819.

VFW Post 8810 Ladies Auxiliary will hold a fish and shrimp dinner 6-8 p.m. July 27 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Cost is $7. Call 301-645-6331.

Miss Motley’s Cafe at Bel Alton High School Center for Community Development will host Gridloc 8 p.m.-midnight July 27. Cover charge is $10. Must be 21 to attend. Sandwich and dinner menus. Call 301-392-9794 or go to

African-American Heritage Society of Charles County will hold a Unity in the Community dance 7-11 p.m. July 27 at the Jaycees center, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf. Element of Surprise and DJ Mean Gene will provide entertainment. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Classy casual attire. Tickets are $30. Call 301-843-2150 or 301-843-0371.

Sunset Concert Series will feature Kajun Kelley band 7 p.m. July 27 at O’Donnell Lake, 10440 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf. A farmers market will be 4-7 p.m. Go to

Southern Maryland Parents, Families and friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet 7 p.m. July 27 at the Charlotte Hall library, 37600 New Market Road. Call Theresia at 301-861-7004 or email

American Legion Post 293 Auxiliary will hold a grilled Greek chicken dinner 6 p.m. July 27 at the post, 2400 Old Washington Road Waldorf. Cost $8. Call 301-932-5971.

Waldorf Lions Club will hold an antique show and sale 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27-28 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 29 at Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf. Admission is $5. Eyeglass donations will be taken. Food for sale. Call 301-645-6030.

Sotterley Plantation will host Grace Guggenheim and Flo Stone 7 p.m. July 27 during its speaker series. They will discuss “A Place in the Land” at the plantation, 44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood. Call 301-373-2280 or 800-681-0850.

Saturday, July 28 Body & Soul fitness classes for women will be held 7:45-9 a.m. Saturdays and 7-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays at First Baptist Church of Waldorf, 10045 Bunker Hill Road, Waldorf. Email

Mattawoman Creek Art Center will hold “The Artful Photography of Anne Machetto” 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through Aug. 19 at the center in Smallwood State Park, Marbury. Call 301-743-5159 or go to

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure walking team, The Road Warriors, will hold a Pink Party Zumbathon July 28 at 16111 Livingston Road, Accokeek. Doors open 9:15 a.m., music starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $20 per person. Pink outfit contest. Call 717-471-0073.

Port Tobacco One-Room School will be open for free tours noon-4 p.m Saturdays through Aug. 25 at 7215 Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco. Donations will be accepted. Call Dale Cornette at 301-934-9483.

Accokeek Foundation will hold “That’s Entertainment: The Politics of Mirth” 4-7 p.m. July 28-29 at the farm, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek. Admission is $10 for nonmembers, $7 for members with children 2 and younger admitted free. Go to, call 301-283-2113 or email

Cedarville State Forest will hold a campfire program 8:30-10 p.m. July 28 at the park, 10201 Bee Oak Road, Brandywine. Admission is $3 per vehicle. Call 301-888-1377 or email

Door of Hope Ministries will hold “Move On ... Move Forward Navigating Through Life Challenges” 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 28 at the La Plata library, 2 Garrett Ave. The guest speaker will be Sandra Navarra of The Pinnacle Center. Free, but registration required. Go to to call 301-870-4247.

Ninth annual Potomac River regional art show and sale will be held Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 5 at Colonial Beach Town Center,Washington and Hawthorn Streets, Colonial Beach, Va. A reception will be 3-5 p.m. Aug. 5. Go to

First Saints Community Church will hold an all-you-can-eat dinner 1-6 p.m. July 28 at its St. George Island campus, 16450 Piney Point Road, Piney Point. Tickets are $23 for adults, $12 for kids 6-12 with children 5 and younger admitted free.

RE/MAX One and Bayside Auto Group will host a free summer festival 8 a.m.-noon July 28 at Auto Drive, 110 Auto Drive, Prince Frederick.

Southern Maryland Astronomical Society will hold a free star party 10 p.m. July 28 at Myrtle Point Park, 24050 Patuxent Blvd., California. Equipment provided by the society to observe the moon, planets and stars. Go to

Victory Chapel will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. July 28 at 7827 Branch Ave., Clinton. Call 301-868-7000.

Mighty Kings of New Hope AME Church will hold a prayer breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. July 28 for boys and men at the church, 12310 Washington Square, Waldorf. Guest speakers will be the Rev. Joseph Deck, the Rev. Krishnan Natesan and the Rev. Akil Dickens. Donation of $15 requested. Call 301-870-6460.

Sunday, July 29 Cedarville State Forest will hold a Best Nest puppet show 11 a.m.-noon July 29 at the park, 10201 Bee Oak Road, Brandywine. Admission is $3 per vehicle. Call 301-888-1377 or email

VFW Post 8810 men’s auxiliary will hold a roasted pork dinner 6-8 p.m. July 29 at the post, 2310 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Call 301-645-6331.

Nanjemoy Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible school 6-8 p.m. July 29-Aug. 3 at the church, 3030 Baptist Church Road, Nanjemoy. Open to kids 2-18. Call 301-246-4926.

Ruth International Missions will hold a tea party 5 p.m. July 29 at the Royal Tea Room, 110 E. Charles St., La Plata. Tickets are $35 per person. Ruth International Missions mentors young women and aids women and girls in Sierra Leone. Go to or call 202-607-9109.