Foundation offering life classes
Your Infinite Paths Foundation is offering a 20-week series of Life Skills classes, designed especially for at-risk residents, starting 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at 3090 Crain Highway in Waldorf. Topics include financial planning and literacy, nutrition, career readiness and mental health preparedness. Sessions are $125 each or $250 for the whole series and scholarships are available. Registration required. Email Kathryn Young at email@example.com or to see the full list, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/life-skills-series-tickets-322021764767.
Theater staging ‘Noises Off’
The Newtowne Players will stage “Noises Off” 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, from April 29 through May 8, at 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park. The play is rated PG-13. Tickets are $18, $15 for students, seniors and military, and $13 for children and Thursday performances. Call 301-737-5447 or go to www.newtowneplayers.org/noises-off.html.
School to perform ‘Mamma Mia’
Patuxent High School will stage “Mamma Mia!” 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30; and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at 12485 Southern Connector Blvd. in Lusby. Tickets are $15, $12 for students, $10 for seniors and staff. Go to www.patuxentharlequins.weebly.com.
Museum to host Beach Boys
The Calvert Marine Museum will sell tickets to the general public April 29 for its concert by The Beach Boys, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 20. Go to www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.
La Plata to perform ‘Singin’ In The Rain’
La Plata High School will perform “Singing in the Rain” 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 29; and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 6035 Radio Station Road in La Plata. Tickets are $10, $5 for students. Email [email protected].
Thomas Stone to perform ‘Charlie Brown’
Thomas Stone High School will stage “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” 7 p.m. Friday, April 29; and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 3785 Leonardtown Road in Waldorf. Tickets are $10, $5 for students. Go to www.facebook.com/ThomasStoneTheatre/.
College offering home school programming
Celebrate La Plata scheduled
Celebrate La Plata will be held noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30. There will be vendors and live music. The former mayor will speak about the deadly tornado that took place at 1:30 p.m. and the annual La Plata Bed Races that will begin at 3 p.m. on La Grange Ave. Go to townoflaplata.org.
Summer music kickoff planned
Leonardo Garcia Y Son Horizonte will perform 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Leonardtown Wharf in Leonardtown. The concert is part of the town’s music and dance appreciation day being held in honor of International Day of Dance and an early celebration for Cinco De Mayo. Latin Dance instructors Tracy Hurtt and Robin Santiago will teach Salsa and Kizomba dancing. Go to VisitLeonardtownMD.com/LeonardtownMusicFest.
Flippin’ Eyelids to perform
The Flippin’ Eyelids will perform 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Taphouse 1637 in California. Go to www.flippineyelids.com.
School to host craft fair, event
Huntingtown High School cheerleading and NJROTC will host a craft fair and community event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 4125 N. Solomons Island Road in Huntingtown. Vendors, food trucks, adoption evernt and touch-a-truck.
Student drummers to compete
SoMar Drummers will hold a Drum Set Showcase 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Square in Leonardtown. Drummers ages 9 to 16 will be competing for drumming gear and the public will assist in the voting. Go to www.somardrummers.org.
The Neighborhood Creative Arts Center will hold NatureFest 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Tilghman Lake Park in La Plata. Activities and demonstrations, scavenger hunt, and animals. Registration for an arrival time is encouraged. www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d4eada729abfd0-ncac5.
Gallery holding ‘Strokes’ exhibit
CalvART Gallery will hold its “Different Strokes” exhibit through April 30. The gallery, which is located at 110 Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Go to www.calvertarts.org.
Citizens for the Charles County Public Library will hold a used book bazaar 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 9 to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday from April 30 through May 7, at the La Plata Library. Members Day is April 29. Books cannot be accepted during the bazaar.
Calvert hosts take-back meds day
Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse Partners will hold a Prescription Medication Take-Back Day 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday April 30, at Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, 30 Church St. in Prince Frederick (outside dropbox); Maryland State Police Barrack U, 210 Main St. in Prince Frederick (outside dropbox); Harriet E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick; Northeast Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave. in Chesapeake Beach; and Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane in Lusby. This is a no-questions-asked event. Calvert County Behavioral Staff will provide free Narcan Training and syringe disposal at the Southern and Northeast Community Centers. Call 410-535-3733 or go to www.calvertcountymd.gov/CAASA.
Museum to host veteran’s fundraiser
The Veteran’s Museum at Patriot Park will host a fundraiser to support disadvantaged and homeless veterans noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 11000 Crain Highway in Newburg. Food, entertainment, raffles, giveaways and more. Rain date is May 7. Go to https://www.mdvets.cc.
CalvertHealth offering scholarships
CalvertHealth Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year scholarships through Saturday, April 30. The CalvertHealth Foundation Scholarship Fund is offering tuition assistance to students who are pursuing higher education in medicine or allied health fields. Applicants must be accepted into an accredited school of nursing or other allied health curriculum. Go to www.CalvertHealthFoundation.org/Scholarships.
Legion accepting Boys State applications
The American Legion Boys State Program is accepting applications through May 1. The fully funded program, which is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students in the country, is seeking high school juniors to expose them to the United States form of government. Southern Maryland District Six is especially looking for juniors in St. Mary’s, Calvert, Charles and Southern Prince George’s counties. Contact Wes Simpkins at [email protected] or go to www.mddistrictsix.org.
Calvert Health Department will host a free Spring into Wellness Community Health Fair noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 1015 Mackall Road in St. Leonard. Inflatable games, cornhole, train, photo booth, face painting, food trucks, vendors and live music.
The Calvert Interfaith Council will hold a National Day of Prayer noon, Thursday, May 5, at the Prince Frederick Courthouse on Main St. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place at Trinity United Methodist Church. Go to www.cicmd.org.
College to hold conference
Virtual art auction planned
A virtual art auction of works by the late Sharon Weiner will be held through May 6. The pieces can also be viewed 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 6, at the Inn at Leonardtown, 41655 Park Ave. in Leonardtown, or at the St. Mary’s Arts Council, 22660 Washington St. in Leonardtown. The art was donated by Weiner’s husband, John Weiner and proceeds will benefit Hospice of St. Mary’s. Call 301-994-3023 or to view the pieces, go to www.FirstFridayArt.givesmart.com.
Theater to perform ‘Importance of Being Earnest’
The Port Tobacco Players will perform “The Importance of Being Earnest’ 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays May 6-22, at 508 Charles St. in La Plata. Tickets $18, $15 for seniors over 60, students through high school and military with ID. Call 301-932-6819 or go to www.ptplayers.com.
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s nominating committee is accepting applications for five board positions to be elected this year through Friday, May 6. There are two positions available in Charles County and one each in Calvert/Anne Arundel, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties. Go to smeco.coop/annualmeeting.
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Mental health workshop scheduled
Into Mental Health will be held noon Saturday, May 7, at North Point High School, 2500 Davis Road in Waldorf. Workshops, vendors, DJ, fitness boot camps, yoga, food trucks and more. Registration required. Go to https://ccpsintomentalhealth22.eventbrite.com.
A CommUNITY Prayer Walk will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Solomons Pavilion on Solomons Island. The walk will stop to pray at designated locations. All ethnicities, faiths, genders and generations welcome. Masks are required. Call or text 443-794-0273.
Hospice to host loss program
Calvert Hospice will hold a workshop for pregnancy and child loss 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, 4559 Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Free, but registration required. Call Trish Watson at 410-535-0892, Ext. 2201 or go to https://calverthospice.org/grief-support-programs.
Garden club plans plant sale
The Chesapeake Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Fairview Library in Owings. A Q&A with Master Gardeners will take place at 11 a.m. Call Sharon Sherbert at 240-723-1318 or go to www.chesapeakegardenclub.org.
Leonardtown to host ‘Alice’ event
Arc selling Derby tickets
The Arc Southern Maryland is selling tickets to A Day at the Derby SoMD Style, which will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Perigeaux Vineyards & Winery in St. Leonard. Live music, silent auction, derby-inspired food and drinks and televised coverage of the Kentucky Derby. Go to www.arcsomd.org.
CalvertHealth tourney ready to tee off
CalvertHealth Foundation will host its 33rd annual Benefit Golf Classic 10 a.m. Monday, May 9, at the Cannon Club in Lothian. Sponsorships are available. Proceeds will be used to purchase state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases including kidney, bladder and prostate cancers. Call 410-414-4570 or go to www.CalvertHealthFoundation.org/Benefit-Golf-Classic.
Hospital to host women’s health expo
The 7th annual Women’s Health Expo will be held 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the CalvertHealth Medical Center’s north parking lot in Prince Frederick. The free event will include health screenings and information on breastfeeding, fitness, nutrition and weigh loss, joint health and reflexology and more. Rain date is May 17.
Calvert Arts Festival returns
The 16th annual Calvert Arts Festival will be held 10 a.m, to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 100 Lower Marlboro Rad in Sunderland. Sample wines and craft beers from Southern Maryland, live entertainment, children’s crafts, raffles, artisans and tour the 1692 church and labyrinth. There is a $15 tasting fee that includes a souvenir tasting glass. Go to www.EventBrite.com/e/Calvert-Arts-Festival-2022-tickets.
No Thyme to Cook will hold its Second annual Wine Fest 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at 14624 Solomons Island Road in Solomons. Wine and food samples and live music. Timed tickets for entry are required and are limited. Tickets are $25, which includes 10 tasting tickets, $10 for designated drivers and ages 7 to 20 years old through May 13, or $30 and $15, respectively. Go to https://www.nothymetocook.com/specials-events.
Brezina scholarships available
Children’s Aid, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2022 Memorial Scholarship Program through May 15. The George and Mary Lou Brezina Memorial Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 scholarship providing financial assistance to a graduating high school senior for undergraduate study in the field of education. The Paul Taylor Memorial Scholarship is a one-time $500 scholarship providing financial assistance to a high school senior who is pursuing post-secondary career education, vocational or technical training which results in the applicant being awarded accredited vocational certification or an Associate’s Degree. Go to www.TheChildrensAid.org.
Pet mourning workshop offered
Elks Lodge to host golf tourney
Waldorf Elks Lodge No. 2421 will host a golf tournament May 20, at White Plains Golf Club. The cost is $100. Golf Competitions. Sponsorships available. Contact Jimmy Williams at 301-399-5711 or [email protected].
Uncooked pizza drive-thru set
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department will hold an uncooked pizza drive-thru 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at 24801 Route 235 in Hollywood. The cost is $12 for an uncooked pepperoni and $10 for an uncooked cheese pizza. Preorders are encouraged and will be accepted until May 18. Call Elaine Quade at 301-373-2695.
College to host STEM event
STEM-ING: Inspiring The Next Generation To Dream Big will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday May 21, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Hands-on and in-person workshops focused on STEM, and an opportunity to interact with women in STEM careers. Tickets are $10 and include lunch, snacks, shirt and goodie bag. Go to www.stem-ing.org/.
Calvert County Baptist Church will hold a yard sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at 2190 S. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick. Vendors, food and fun. Vendor tables available. Email [email protected].
The Southern Maryland Spring Fling will be held noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata. Live entertainment, food trucks, artisans and crafts, kid’s zone, local wineries and breweries and fireworks. Go to www.doodleshows.com.
Leonardtown will host its Coastal Arts Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Leonardtown Wharf, 22500 Washington St. in Leonardtown. Local artists and crafters. Go to www.coastalartsmarket.com/.
The sixth Tri-County Memory Walk in memory of those who have died from addiction will be held 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at Serenity Farms, 6932 Serenity Farm Road in Benedict. Go to [email protected].
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 3, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Warrior Run/Walk scheduled
Habitat for Humanity will hold a Warrior 5K Fun Run/Walk 9 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at St. Mary’s Regional Airport, 44200 Airport Road in California. The cost is $25, $30 after May 22. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity programs. Go to www.patuxenthabitat.org.
Church to celebrate 350th anniversary
Christ Church will celebrate its 350th anniversary 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at 3100 Broomes Island Road in Port Republic. There will be a comedy and magic Show, dances, cemetery tour, jousting demonstration, balloon artists, arts and crafts, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, a scavenger hunt and more.
Bel Alton offering scholarships
The Bel Alton High School Alumni Association is accepting applications for its scholarship program through June 10. The organization will award four $500 scholarships to Charles County High School seniors and other young adults. The scholarships are for students who are planning to enroll in a HBCU, College of Southern Maryland or accredited vocational/trade school. Students must be between 18 and 25 years old and be Charles County residents with a GED. Email [email protected] or go to http://www.belaltonalumnicdc.org/scholarship.html.
Chopticon to hold reunion
Chopticon High School Class of 1970 will hold a class reunion June 10-11. Registration ends May 16. Go to www.Facebook@Chopticon High School Class of 1970.
Leonardtown will host its Coastal Arts Market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Leonardtown Wharf, 22500 Washington St. in Leonardtown. Local artists and crafters. Go to www.coastalartsmarket.com/.
Sailing registration open
Brendan Sailing is currently accepting registration for its summer camps for youths ages 11-18 with learning differences. There will be 1- and 2-week camps at their Annapolis location beginning June 20. There is also a 10-day overnight camp and a regular day camp held at St. Mary’s College of Maryland for ages 14-18. Scholarships are available. Go to www.brendansailing.com/programs.html.
Museum offering art classes
St. Clement’s Island Museum will host Art Kids classes June 21-23, July 5-7, July 26-28 and Aug. 9-11. The classes are $3 each and all materials are provided. Sessions are geared toward ages 7 to 17. Registration required. Call Christina Barbour at 301-769-4723 or go to www.facebook.com/SCIMuseum.
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 1, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Brothers Osborne to play museum stage
Maryland native duo Brothers Osborne will perform Saturday, July 16, at the Calvert Marine Museum. The band, which is currently on its “We’re Not For Everyone” tour, took home their fourth “Vocal Duo of the Year” trophy at the 55th Annual CMA Awards, in addition to being a 2-time winner of the Duo of the Year. The concert is part of the Waterside Music Series. Tickets are $39-$69. Go to www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest through Aug. 1. Winners will be featured in the quarterly Maryland Natural Resource magazine and in the DNR wall calendar. There will also be a Fan Favorite category. Photographers may submit up to three entries for $10 with additional entries $3 each. Go to https://news.maryland.gov/dnr/2022/03/08/maryland-dnr-2022-photo-contest-now-open/.
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Leonardtown will host its Fall/Holiday market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Leonardtown Wharf, 22500 Washington St. in Leonardtown. Local artists and crafters. Go to www.coastalartsmarket.com/.
Free Car Cruize Nites will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at 4165 Mears Ave. in Chesapeake Beach. Music, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Foundation to host 5K event
Your Infinite Paths Foundation will host a 5K Sunday, Oct. 9, at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf. Sponsorships are available. Registration is required. Proceeds will support the foundation’s work with at-risk individuals and families in the DMV. Email [email protected].
Leonardtown will host its Fall/Holiday market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Leonardtown Wharf, 22500 Washington St. in Leonardtown. Local artists and crafters. Go to www.coastalartsmarket.com/.
Leonardtown will host its Fall/Holiday market 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Leonardtown Wharf, 22500 Washington St. in Leonardtown. Local artists and crafters. Go to www.coastalartsmarket.com/.
Theater needs play volunteers
Twin Beach Players is looking for volunteers for several positions for its upcoming production of “Noises Off.” Email Kate Donnelly at [email protected].
The North Beach Farmer’s Market is accepting applications from local farms and producers of fresh products to apply for the 2022 season and waiving all fees. Contact Stacy Milor at 443-646-2415 or [email protected].
MDOT holding freight questionnaire
The Maryland Department of Transportation is in the process of compiling freight-relevant needs and projects across Maryland’s five regions as part of the State Freight Plan and is seeking input from the public and freight stakeholders on these findings on statewide freight needs, priorities and strategies. To take the questionnaire, go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/W2NQTKG.
Women launch business league
The newly-launched Prince George’s County Women’s Business League will provide a supportive collaboration between professional women which will provide inspiration, referrals, relationships, and education. Email [email protected].
DNR seeking at-large nominees
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services is seeking qualified applicants to nominate for at-large seats on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council. Three at-large seats will be expiring in August. Applicants should have fisheries experience (recreational, commercial, or otherrelevant expertise) and attend Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council meetings along the Atlantic coast and associated duties. Contact Angel Willey at 410-456-0311, Ext. 2101 or [email protected].
Vaccinated volunteers needed
St. Mary’s County is looking for vaccinated volunteers for such roles as counselors, client facilitators and technology coordinators. Training is provided. Contact Dana Davis at 301-863-2561 or [email protected].
SDVFDRS holding brick fundraiser
Ag department seeking nominees
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is seeking nominees to run for its local county committee election boards in Southern Maryland. For more information, call 301-934-9588 ext. 104, or 301-475-8431 ext. 114.