Saturday, March 18

The Charles County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Women’s Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry, 8730 Mitchell Road. Registration begins 8 a.m. Cost is $35, includes breakfast, lunch, goodie bag. Speakers, exhibitors. For registration, go to http://charlescountychamber.org.

Southern Maryland Chapter of SCORE hosts a Drive New Business with Social Media workshop, led by Chris Ripley, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 18, Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 134 Holiday Court, Suite 316, Annapolis. For registration, go to www.SCORE390.org/workshops.

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa is hosting a wedding showcase 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 4165 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach. $10 online; $15 at the door. For tickets, go to https://cbresortspa.ticketleap.com/the-7th-annual-wedding-showcase/.

Wednesday & Thursday, March 22 & 23

Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission hosts an open house and meet-and-greet 10 a.m.-2 p.m., SMADC office, 15045 Burnt Store Road, Hughesville. Free. Meet the new director, Shelby Watson-Hampton. Refreshments, treats.

Friday, March 24

Charles County Dept. of Economic Development announced the deadline for IGNITE Charles sponsorship advertising is Friday, March 24. To sponsor, contact Michelle DeSoto at DeSotoM@MeetCharlesCounty.com, or 301-885-1340. For information, go to www.MeetCharlesCounty.com/IGNITECharles.

Saturday, March 25

The What Women Want: Vendor Spring Fling is all day at the Manokeek Village Shopping Center, 7025 Berry Road, Accokeek. Vendor slots available for $30, contact Shadonna at 301-684-4212, or contact@reasonablecleaning.com.

St. Charles Towne Center hosts photographs with the Easter Bunny, normal mall hours, Center Court, 11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf. Photo opportunity available through April 15.

Sunday, March 26

St. Charles Towne Center hosts “Caring Easter Bunny” photo opportunity for those with special needs, 9 to 11 a.m., Center Court, 11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf. Calm environment, enter through Food Court entrance. Registration required: simon.com/stcharlestownecenter.

Tuesday, March 28

The College of Southern Maryland Tri-County Job and Career Fair runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Business and Industry Building (BI), Room 113, CSM La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. For registration, go to www.csmd.edu/jobfair or call 301-934-7569.

Thursday, March 30

Mid-Atlantic Skin hosts Mega Networking event for the three Southern Maryland chambers of commerce 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 173 St. Patrick’s Drive, Suite 201, Waldorf. Free to chamber members; $10 non-members. Refreshments, door prizes, raffle to benefit CSM. Register with respective chambers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

Saturday, April 1

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce’s 11th annual Chocolover’s Affair 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, Asbury Solomons Riverview Restaurant, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons. Tickets $85 per person; $600 for a table of eight. For reservations (until March 15), go to www.calvertchamber.org. For more information, call 410-535-2577.

Sunday, April 2

St. Charles Towne Center hosts “Caring Easter Bunny” photo opportunity for those with special needs, 9 to 11 a.m., Center Court, 11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf. Calm environment, enter through Food Court entrance. Registration required: simon.com/stcharlestownecenter.

Tuesday, April 4

The College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown Campus rescheduled (from March 14) its drone course information session 6-7:30 p.m., Building C, Room 114. Attendees will learn the details of the two new drone certification courses starting later this spring. The event is free.

Saturday, April 8

Southern Maryland Chapter of SCORE hosts The Power of the Inbox to Grow Your Business workshop, led by Chris Ripley, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, 134 Holiday Court, Suite 316, Annapolis. For registration, go to www.SCORE390.org/workshops.

Sunday, April 9

St. Charles Towne Center hosts pet photos with the Easter Bunny, 9 to 11 a.m., Center Court, 11110 Mall Circle, Waldorf. Pets on leash or in carrier; enter through Food Court entrance.

Friday, April 28

College of Southern Maryland hosts its seventh annual Nonprofit Institute Conference “Jumpstart Your Leadership!” 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, CSM La Plata Campus, Center for Building and Industry (BI Building), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Registration before April 14 is $45 for St. Mary’s and Charles nonprofits and residents, $65 from other counties. The cost is $10 more after April 14. Email Cara Fogarty at cfogarty@csmd.edu, or call 301-659-3182; Harriet Yaffe at hyaffe@csmd.edu, 240-725-5432; or go to www.csmd.edu/NPIconference.

Saturday, April 29

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa Craft Beer Festival 2-6 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 4165 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach. Doors open for VIPs at noon. Over 50 craft beers from 25 breweries local and national. Food buffet on the beach. Raffles every half hour. VIP $55 advance, $65 door. General admission $40 advance, $50 door. Designated driver $15. www.cbresortspa.com.

Ongoing

Platinum Senior Care in Waldorf hosts Reminiscing Cafe, a meet and greet for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s, 6-9 p.m. Monday thru Friday, 8-11 a.m. weekends, 4018 Blackbird Court, Waldorf. Breakfast & snacks served. For more information, call 301-638-3194.

At the Bay Healing Arts Center hosts a free Reiki class 6:30-8:30 p.m. every second Thursday and 1-3 p.m. every fourth Sunday at 9129 Bay Ave., North Beach. To register, call 410-286-9100, or go to www.bayhealingarts.com for more information.

La Plata Business Association meets the first Wednesday of each month 8:30 a.m. at the Nuguala Conference Room, University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata.

Charles County Business Network meets 8 a.m. Tuesdays. Call 240-602-7513 for location.

Southern Maryland Business Network meets 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Legends Club at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. Go to www.smbn.org.

Waldorf Business Networking International, Extreme Networkers Chapter, meets 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Famous Dave’s in Waldorf. For more information, contact Chris Ripley at 301-638-4755.

Business Networking International, Premier Partners meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays at Babes Boys Tavern, 2890 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. Go to www.facebook.com/bniwaldorf or call 301-520-5308.

Christian Business Professional Network meets 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays at Quality Printers, 10485 Theodore Green Blvd., White Plains. CBPN also has a luncheon noon-1:30 p.m. at the same location on the first Wednesday of every month. Meetings are open to all and include a presentation on business topics. Call Barry Euzent at 301-643-1175 or Joe Namyst at 240-349-2953.

Catholic Business Association of Charles County meets 8 a.m. on the second Friday of each month in La Plata. Call Lisa White at 301-392-0819, email cbaofcharlescounty@gmail.com or go to www.charlescountycba.com.

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