Are you tired of getting those crazy telephone calls and frightening letters/cards in your mailbox? The Camp Springs Senior Activity Center located at 6420 Allentown Road extends an invitation to be present Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 from 10 to 11 a.m. for the fraud and scam awareness program.

The movie “Selma” is scheduled to be shown at the Camp Springs Senior Activity Center at 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, on Friday, Jan. 3. This film portrays Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he “rallies his followers on the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in the face of violent oppo…

Sue Mason, one of my best correspondents, sent me obits for three Suitland High School graduates who died recently. When we moved here in 1958, high school students in Morningside and Skyline attended Suitland, so I’m glad to be kept informed. The three are:

Groundbreaking for the new La Reine Science & Innovation Center was held last week at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville. The ceremony took place in a tent adjacent to the school, located in the main drive circle, soon to serve as the grounds for the science center and the new le…

Have you taken care of all of your Christmas things to do? Are the cards and gifts purchased, wrapped, sent to your family, friends, co-workers or did you forget someone? The stores have a wonderful selection of things to buy and some stores have good discounts for some very special gifts. T…

The 20th annual Gingerbread House Contest and Show will be at Darnall’s Chance museum located at 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive in Upper Marlboro, Dec. 13 to Dec. 15 from noon until 5 p.m. Visitors will be allowed to vote for the viewer’s choice competition. The first, second and third plac…

Morningside’s annual Breakfast with Santa! is coming up Saturday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. at the Morningside Fire House. The menu includes: pancakes, sausage, fruit, water and orange juice. Children 12 and under will receive a gift from Santa.

Darnall’s Chance House Museum at 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, has an excellent list of December events that are a sweet treat. Come out and view the display of amazing edibles — the gingerbread houses. You will have an opportunity to vote for your favorite entries in the …

Yes, just a few more days until the 12th and last month of our calendar year, December. It is the month of the year that a lot of people, especially children, can’t wait to go shopping. Seeing all of the goodies in the stores and remember that they have indeed been good so that Santa won’t f…

Victorian Christmas is coming to the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House. See the house decorated as it would have been in 1865. There may be a Civil War encampment and a Civil War Santa and there is an admission fee, payable at the door. Hours are Friday, Dec. 6, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Dec.…

The Marlton Pool located at 8410 Wexford Road in Marlton has indeed been a good place for residents, young and old, to come out and enjoy. This pool provided an opportunity for youth who attend local care centers to come to this pool and cool off with a swim. They have swimming lessons for k…

St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, located at 14300 St. Thomas Church Road in Upper Marlboro, has service time for everyone to come out and join in. This church is “encountering God, strengthening community and reflecting the love of Christ in the world” under the leadership of the priest-in-char…

Happy birthday greetings are extended from many people who live in several areas of Prince George’s County, to Mrs. Anne Pinkney Peterson. Mrs. Peterson, who will be 95 years old on Nov. 13, the oldest child, the daughter of Ruth Pinkney and Wesley Pinkney, was born in Croom. She attended Ho…

“What a wonderful trip,” said Sharon Cross as she talked about the recent ride she was invited to take with sisters Evelyn Perry and Priscilla Jones to visit their sister, Adrienne Davis, at the Oak Minor Health Care in Burtonsville.

Marco J. Clark, president and CEO of Bishop McNamara High School, has announced Dian Carter as the interim principal at McNamara. She is the first woman to serve as principal in the school’s 56 years.