Send calendar events (at least two weeks in advance, if possible) to Community, 4475 Regency Place, Suite 301, White Plains, MD 20695. Email items to community@somdnews.com. Include a contact phone number or email on all submissions.

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau invites youth ages 16 to 24 who are not in school or employed to meet with a youth mentor from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday to develop goals for work, school and life. Call 301-645-1837 or visit www.ready4life.org.

The Historic Port Tobacco Village is open for free tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and Monday by appointment, beginning at Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce St. in Port Tobacco. Last tour begins at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 301-392-3418.

Friday, Aug. 9

The Humane Society of Charles County is accepting reservations for its “Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner and Drag Show” from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Waldorf Jaycees, at 3090 Crain Highway in Waldorf. It will be a night full of fun, food, raffles, prizes, silent auction and more. For more information or reservations call 301-645-8181 or visit www.humanesocietycc.org.

VFW Post 8810 will hold a steak dinner, with potato and vegetable selections, salad, roll and dessert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Cost is $15.

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. for women veterans the second Friday of each month at Chick-fil-A, at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

American Legion Post 238 will hold a fried chicken dinner with sides, salad and dessert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $10. The public is invited. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit the post on Facebook.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Phenomenal Young Women is hosting its first back to school EmpowerHer event, a “Between Us” mother and daughter dinner, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Middleton Hall, at 4045 Renner Road in Waldorf. The event aims to foster conversations and healthy relationships between mothers and daughters. Tickets for two are $65 each, additional siblings are $25 each.

The Port Tobacco One-Room School will be open each Saturday until Labor Day for tours from noon to 4 p.m. at 7215 Chapel Point Road in Port Tobacco. Members of the Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will act as hosts. Scavenger hunt for children. Admission is free. For more information, call Dale Cornette at 301-934-9483.

District 3 Commissioner Amanda Stewart will host her annual “Back to School Community Fiesta” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mattawoman Middle School, at 10145 Berry Road in Waldorf for children in grades prekindergarten through 12th. The first 200 children will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Light refreshments will be served.

John Hanson Middle School will host the “Girls Dream — Girls Lead” eighth grade girls’ conference from 9 a.m. to noon. Light breakfast and lunch will be served. For more information or to RSVP, email Tangela Scales at tscales@ccboe.com by Aug. 2.

Christ Church Durham Parish, also known as “Old Durham,” will hold its 172nd annual church dinner and festival from noon to 5 p.m. at 8700 Ironsides Road in Nanjemoy. The dinner will feature chicken, fish, ham and seven side dishes. All-you-can-eat or carry-out. The cost is $23 each for adults, $9 each for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 6 years old. There will also be games, music and possibly the Nanjemoy fire truck. For more information, call 301-743-7099 or visit olddurham.org.

The Southern Maryland Decorative Painters will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, at 28297 Old Village Road in Mechanicsville, in the hall behind the church. Doors open at 9 a.m. for setup. The group will be painting a Laurie Speltz project, “Love is in the Air.” Guests are welcome, but should contact in advance for supply info if they would like to paint on their visit. To view the project, visit www.smdpaint.org/Calendar.html. For more information, contact Garnett Joy at 301-884-2835 or smdp.LearnToPaint@gmail.com.

The Pomonkey High School Alumni Association will hold its annual Alumni Day Celebration from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Indian Head Pavilion, at 100 Walter Thomas Road in Indian Head. The Class of 1969 will be honored. There will be a DJ, a cake auction, an antique car display and more. All are invited. For more information, call Philip Thomas at 301-751-1823.

Sunday, Aug. 11

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 293 will hold a “Breakfast by the Auxiliary” event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. All you can eat scrambled eggs, biscuits, bacon, sausage, scrapple, home fries, fruit, coffee and orange juice. The cost is $10.

Monday, Aug. 12

American Legion Post 293 will hold an executive committee meeting at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Burger King, at 30004 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Project Opportunity will hold an orientation session for its Southern Maryland Fall 2019 class, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 238, at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The 10-week entrepreneur class, which begins in September, is free and open to veterans, active duty and reserve military and meets one night a week. For more information or to register, call Joe Giordano at 410-860-6664, email joe.giordano@project-opportunity.com or visit www.project-opportunity.com.

The American Legion Riders will meet at 7 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

The Pomonkey High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan United Methodist Church, at 3385 Metropolitan Church Road in Pomonkey. All alumni and friends are invited to attend. For more information, call Philip Thomas at 301-751-1823.

Thursday, Aug. 15

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds Bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

American Legion Post 293 will hold a steak and cheese sandwich night with a la carte menu from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Friday, Aug. 16

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a dinner to be determined, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Cost is $10.

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

American Legion Post 238 will hold a steak or steak and fried shrimp dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $15 to $18. The public is invited. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit the post on Facebook.

The Harry White Wilmer Sons of the American Legion Squadron 82 will hold a baby back rib dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 82, at 6330 N. Crain Highway in La Plata. The menu includes 1/2 slab of ribs, ranch beans, cole slaw, french fries, rolls, coffee and tea. The cost is $12. Gift certificates are available. The public is welcome. For more information, call 301-934-8221 or visit alpost82.org.

Saturday, Aug. 17

The Port Tobacco One-Room School will be open each Saturday until Labor Day for tours from noon to 4 p.m. at 7215 Chapel Point Road in Port Tobacco. Members of the Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will act as hosts. Scavenger hunt for children. Admission is free. For more information, call Dale Cornette at 301-934-9483.

VFW Post 8810 and American Legion Post 293 will hold a “Texas Hold-em” tournament with 5:45 p.m. signup, at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. Cost is $100 buy-in. For more information, call 301-645-6331.

The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum will host a presentation on Edwina Booth, the daughter of Shakespearean actor Edwin Booth and niece of presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth, at 1 p.m. in the Exhibit Building, at 3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road in Waldorf. The talk is free but space is limited.

Sunday, Aug. 18

American Legion Post 238 will serve breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. at 6265 Branywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $8. The public is invited. For additional information, call 301-274-3522 or visit the post on Facebook.

Monday, Aug. 19

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

VFW Post 8810 will hold a members meeting at 7 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Aug. 22

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds Bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

American Legion Post 293 will hold a steak and cheese sandwich night, with a la carte menu, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Friday, Aug. 23

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

American Legion Post 238 will hold a South Carolina low country broil from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $15. The public is invited. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit the post on Facebook.

VFW Post 8810 Auxiliary will hold a hamburger and hot dog dinner with fries and dessert, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf. The cost is $10.

Saturday, Aug. 24

The Port Tobacco One-Room School will be open each Saturday until Labor Day for tours from noon to 4 p.m. at 7215 Chapel Point Road in Port Tobacco. Members of the Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will act as hosts. Scavenger hunt for children. Admission is free. For more information, call Dale Cornette at 301-934-9483.

Christian Unity Baptist Church will host a Back-to-School Community Day from noon to 5 p.m. at the Smallwood Village Shopping Center, at 10 King St. in Waldorf, in the Safeway parking lot. There will be food, activities for children, backpack giveaways and more. For more information, call 301-638-3866.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a roadside barbecue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

The St. Charles Towne Center will hold a back-to-school/first responder appreciation event from noon to 3 p.m. in front of the JCPenney parking lot at 11110 Mall Circle in Waldorf. There will be a moon bounce and games, crafts, giveaways and community resource information. First responders and their families will receive free cupcakes while supplies last. For more information, email Kimberly at kimberly.mallory@simon.com.

Christ Foundation Church will hold an end-of-summer community festival from 4 to 7 p.m. at 3235 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. Rain date is Sept. 7. There will be food and drink, school supply distribution, music, face painting, games and more. For more information, call 301-880-1190.

The La Plata Police Department will hold its sixth annual Kent Avenue Corridor Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 24. There will be an inflatable waterslide and obstacle course, food, games, medical and dental screenings, backpacks with school supplies and more.

Monday, Aug. 26

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

The Chesapeake Choral Arts Society will be conducting auditions by appointment only starting at 6:30 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, at 11610 Rubina Place in Waldorf. Alternate dates may be arranged. High school age and older. Auditions will consist of vocal warm-ups, pitch matching and vocal exercises. The choir meets regularly from September to June, rehearsing Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. For audition appointments, call Carol at 301-642-0594. For more information, visit www.chesapeakechoral.com or visit them on Facebook.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

American Legion Post 293 will hold a members meeting at 7 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

AMVETS Post 13 will hold a members meeting at 7 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

The Greater Accokeek Civic Association will hold a special meeting about the Royal Farms #220 Project at 7:30 p.m. at the Accokeek VFD, at 16111 Livingston Road in Accokeek. A panel consisting of Royal Farms representatives, State Highway Administration, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation and Prince George’s Police Department will provide information to the community.

Thursday, Aug. 29

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds Bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

American Legion Post 293 will hold a steak and cheese sandwich night with a la carte menu, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 2310 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

Friday, Aug. 30

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

American Legion Post 238 will hold a chicken cordon bleu dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 6265 Brandywine Road in Hughesville. The cost is $12. The public is invited. For more information, call 301-274-3522 or visit the post on Facebook.

Saturday, Aug. 31

The Port Tobacco One-Room School will be open each Saturday until Labor Day for tours from noon to 4 p.m. at 7215 Chapel Point Road in Port Tobacco. Members of the Charles County Retired School Personnel Association will act as hosts. Scavenger hunt for children. Admission is free. For more information, call Dale Cornette at 301-934-9483.

Monday, Sept. 2

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Kiwanis Club of Charles County meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at The Greene Turtle, at 6 St. Mary’s Ave. in La Plata. Meetings include dinner on your own. Go to www.kiwanisofcc.com or email kiwanisofcc@gmail.com.

The Charles County Antique Arts Association will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Charles County Social Services Building, at 200 Kent Ave. in La Plata. The title of the program will be “Summer Finds.” Members are asked to pring their favorite antique items found at flea markets, yard sales or antique shows. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Melinda Brown at 240-271-9838.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Free Foreclosure Legal Clinic with Maryland Volunteer Lawyer, the first Wednesday of each month at Charles County Public Law Library (basement of the circuit court building), at 200 Charles St. in La Plata. One-on-one online sessions with an experienced attorney. For an appointment, call 301-932-3322.

Thursday, Sept. 5

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, NARFE, Indian Head Chapter 126 meets at noon the first Thursday of each month at Mama Stella’s Pasta House Restaurant, at 7075 Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road. Contact Joan Wright, 301-246-4112 or jkw1108@verizon.net. Does not meet in July or August.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Sept. 6

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

The Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host a chicken dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. at 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road in Bel Alton. Dinners include fried chicken, potato salad, green beans, applesauce and a roll. Take out only. Dinners are $14 each. For more information, call Janet at 240-682-4840.

The College of Southern Maryland Nonprofit Institute will host a seminar on heritage area grants managed by the Southern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority from 9 a.m. to noon at the Regional Hughesville Campus, Room CT 107, at 5901 Foster Lane in Hughesville.

Monday, Sept. 9

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

The Chesapeake Choral Arts Society will be conducting auditions by appointment only starting at 6:30 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, at 11610 Rubina Place in Waldorf. High school age and older.Alternate dates may be arranged. Auditions will consist of vocal warm-ups, pitch matching and vocal exercises. The choir meets regularly from September to June, rehearsing Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. For audition appointments, call Carol at 301-642-0594. For more information, visit www.chesapeakechoral.com or visit them on Facebook.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Burger King, at 30004 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Thursday, Sept. 12

The Southern Maryland Carousel Group will host the National Carousel Association at 5 p.m. at the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department at 911 Washington Ave. in La Plata. In partnership with the Charles County arts Alliance, the carousel group will display a number of carousel animals and give a short history of each. For more information call Burkey Boggs at 301-830-1189.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Chick-fil-A, at 16003 Crain Highway in Brandywine. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Southern Maryland Brain Injury Support Group meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Spring Dell Center, at 6040 Radio Station Road in La Plata. Call Jerry at 301-753-6335 or Debbie at 301-932-4920.

Point of Change Jail and Street Ministry Family Ties Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at New Hope AME Church, located at 12310 Washington Square in Waldorf. Contact Jerald or Kimberly Graham at 443-532-0090 or 301-609-9492, or email pointofchange@hotmail.com.

The College of Southern Maryland Nonprofit Institute will host its 14th annual free grants training seminar from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Center for Business and Industry, Room 113, at 8730 Mitchell Road in La Plata. to register, visit annualgrantstraining@eventbrite.com.

Friday, Sept. 13

Hard Bargain Farm will hold its first home school day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will focus on the agriculture industry. The program is geared toward ages 5 to 12. Registration for students is $10 each and adults are free; adults must accompany students at all times. Bring your own trash-free lunch. For more information, email worndorff@fergusonfoundation.org or visit fergusonfoundation.org/hard-bargain-farm/homeschool-program/. To register, visit hbfhomeschooldays.eventbrite.com.

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. for women veterans the second Friday of each month at Chick-fil-A, at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Sept. 16

The Southern Maryland Carousel Group will welcome visitors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to their location at 313 Charles St. in La Plata. for more information, call Burkey Boggs at 301-830-1189.

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

The Southern Maryland Carousel Group will welcome visitors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to their location at 313 Charles St. in La Plata. for more information, call Burkey Boggs at 301-830-1189.

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Thursday, Sept. 19

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Sept. 20

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Saturday, Sept. 21

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and EMS will hold a fall craft and vendor fair fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1069 St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf.Admission is free. Food for purchase will be available.

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. will hold its inaugural Southern Maryland Slam Fishing Tournament and Dinner at 5 p.m. at the JES Avanti Foundation at Bluff Point, at 21801 Whites Neck Road in Bushwood. This event benefits active duty military and veterans with disabilities by providing opportunities for fly fishing. For more information, visit projecthealingwaters.org.

Sunday, Sept. 22

The Charles County Chamber of Commerce will present its second annual “Bounty of the County” from 3 to 7 p.m. at Weatherly Farm, at 14145 Banks O’dee Road in Newburg. The event will feature a “farm to river to table” feast highlighting local chefs and dining selections. Cost is $75 each. For more information or to register, visit chamberbountyofthecounty.com.

Monday, Sept. 23

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Thursday, Sept. 26

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Sept. 27

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Sept. 30

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Kiwanis Club of Charles County meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at The Greene Turtle, at 6 St. Mary’s Ave. in La Plata. Meetings include dinner on your own. Go to www.kiwanisofcc.com or email kiwanisofcc@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Free Foreclosure Legal Clinic with Maryland Volunteer Lawyer, the first Wednesday of each month at Charles County Public Law Library (basement of the circuit court building), at 200 Charles St. in La Plata. One-on-one online sessions with an experienced attorney. For an appointment, call 301-932-3322.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Oct. 3

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, NARFE, Indian Head Chapter 126 meets at noon the first Thursday of each month at Mama Stella’s Pasta House Restaurant, at 7075 Indian Head Highway in Bryans Road. Contact Joan Wright, 301-246-4112 or jkw1108@verizon.net. Does not meet in July or August.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Oct. 4

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Oct. 7

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Burger King, at 30004 Three Notch Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Oct. 10

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Chick-fil-A, at 16003 Crain Highway in Brandywine. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Southern Maryland Brain Injury Support Group meets 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Spring Dell Center, at 6040 Radio Station Road in La Plata. Call Jerry at 301-753-6335 or Debbie at 301-932-4920.

Point of Change Jail and Street Ministry Family Ties Support Group meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at New Hope AME Church, located at 12310 Washington Square in Waldorf. Contact Jerald or Kimberly Graham at 443-532-0090 or 301-609-9492, or email pointofchange@hotmail.com.

Friday, Oct. 11

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. for women veterans the second Friday of each month at Chick-fil-A, at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Oct. 14

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Oct. 17

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Oct. 18

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Oct. 21

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Oct. 24

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Friday, Oct. 25

Friday Fun Nights for children ages 5 to 17 are held at various community center locations. Each month is a different theme. For a list of dates, times and locations, go to www.charlescountyparks.com.

Friday Nighters Al-Anon Family Group meets at 8:30 p.m. Fridays at LifeStream Church of the Nazarene, at 5105 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. No Alateen meeting. Go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Monday, Oct. 28

Tri-County Youth Services Bureau will host youth in need of community service hours from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays. Call 301-645-1837.

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Chick-fil-A, located at 107 Drury Drive in La Plata. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

The 2N1 Senior Citizens Club meets every Monday from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. at the Richard R. Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. All interested seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Pomfret Way-of-Life Al-Anon Family Group and Alateen meets 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Joseph Church, at 4950 St. Joseph Way in Pomfret. For more information, go to www.marylanddc-alanon.org or call 1-800-425-2666.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

VConnections holds Veterans Coffee Breaks 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Chick-fil-A, at 3365 Crain Highway in Waldorf. For more information, go to www.vconnections.org.

Kiwanis of Waldorf meets Wednesdays 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Comfort Suites, at 11765 Business Park Drive in Waldorf. Contact Millie Kriemelmeyer at 301-372-8766 or mkriemelmeyer@me.com.

Thursday, Oct. 31

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 holds bingo on Thursdays at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata. Early birds begin 7 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Call 301-934-8221.

VConnections assists senior and elderly veterans and families 2 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Clark Senior Center, at 1210 Charles St. in La Plata. By appointment only. For information, go to www.vconnections.org.