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OCT. 23 Church Florida Fruit Sale Fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Most Holy Rosary Church Hall at the Intersection of Route 301 and Rosaryville Road, Upper Marlboro. Most Holy Rosary Knights of Columbus and Boy Scout Troop No. 1575 are having a Florida Fruit Sale for Charity. You can place orders until Nov. 9. Call 301-602-8790 or 301-868-6826.

OCT. 24 Xtreme Teens: Trunk N’ Treat, 7 to 10 p.m., Baden Community Center, 13601 Baden Westwood Road, Brandywine. Enjoy a ghoulish Friday night full of s’mores and spooky stories told around a campfire. Dress in your favorite goblin or gremlin costume to assist with the children trick-or-treating. Contact 301-888-1500. MAD presents “Fanny” at the Charis Center, 8 to 10:30 p.m., Charis Center for the Arts, 13010 8th St., Bowie. NASA’s Music And Drama club (MAD) presents the musical “Fanny” by S. N. Behrman and Joshua Logan. Cost is $20. For ticket sales and additional information contact 240-475-8800 or go to www.madtheater.org.

OCT. 25 Ardmore Fall Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 9301 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Springdale. Food, crafts, games, rides, flea market and silent auction. Contact 301-925-1311 or ardmoremdpta@ gmail.com.

Yorktown Elementary School Yard Sale,

9 a.m. to noon at Yorktown Elementary School, 7301 Race Track Road, Bowie. We are selling table space for $15 a space. You need to bring your own table and chairs. Call 301-805-6610 to reserve a space. Glenn Dale UMC Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Glenn Dale United Methodist Church, 8500 Springfield Road, Glenn Dale. This family-friendly sale features household items, toys, plants, books, handmade crafts, knick-knacks, Christmas decorations and the ever-popular baked goods table. Contact soniametelsky@hotmail.com.

Friends of the Oxon Hill Library Book Sale, 10 a.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon

Hill Road, Oxon Hill. Get a fantastic bargain at the Friends of the Oxon Hill Library’s Autumn Book Sale. There will be something for the whole family: books, movies, CDs and snacks. Contact 301-839-2400. Quilting Class, 10 a.m., Spauldings

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Library, 5811 Old Silver Hill Road, District Heights. Join us and have fun learning how to hand quilt. Enjoy making new friends while learning how to quilt. Bring ½ yard of 100 percent cotton fabric in light and dark colors to class. Beginner and intermediate levels. Contact 301-8173750. A Healthy Mind, Body, and Soul Workshop, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill. Professionals in various areas will provide information to encourage healthy living and how to keep healthy mentality, physically and emotionally. Visit www.akaupsilontauomega.org. African Headwraps the Easy Way, 11 a.m., Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill. Participants will practice using traditional African fabric to tie headwraps in a few easy steps. Each may bring their own cloth or use provided fabrics. Contact 301-839-2400. Harvest Fest ‘14, 1 to 4 p.m., Upper Marlboro Community Center, 5400 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro. Prepare yourself for this year’s Harvest. Indulge in a day of carnival games, costume contests, music and treats. Cost is residents: $5; non-residents: $6. Contact 301-627-2828; TTY 301-203-6030. Antarctica and Science: 100th Anniversary of the Shackleton Expedition,

2 p.m., Bowie Library, 15210 Annapolis Road, Bowie. Diane Belanger will visit the Bowie Branch Library, and discuss her research on the scientific explorations of the 1950’s. Hear how and what science learned and how it has come to affect us all in the present day. Call 301-262-7000. Eddie Kayne Show Indie Concert Series, 3 to 7 p.m., Bowie Town Center

(food court pavilion), 15606 Emerald Way, Bowie. Spend select Saturday evenings with The Eddie Kayne Show for live indie music and dance performances. Contact 301-860-1401. Five Make Art Artist Reception, 3 to 5 p.m., Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington. Contact 301-772-9340 or lizlescault@ gmail.com. The Great Jack O’ Lantern Campfire, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Darnall’s Chance House Museum, 14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro. See a dazzling display of hand-carved illuminated jack o’ lanterns at Darnall’s Chance House Museum. Bask by a fall campfire, roast marshmallows, and listen to haunted Halloween tales. Children can hunt for glowing jack o’ lanterns, and everyone can enjoy popcorn, marshmallows and hot cider. Cost is $4 per person. Children 4 and under free. Contact 301-952-8010; TTY 301-699-2544.

OCT. 26



The fifth annual Farm Fest Extravaganza, 11 a.m. to 7

p.m., Prince Georges’ Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. Charitable day of fun where families, cowgirls and cowboys come together to raise proceeds benefitting the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease. Cost is $5 per person 10 years old and up. Contact 301-254-9553.

MORE INTERACTIVE CALENDAR ITEMS AT WWW.GAZETTE.NET All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., The Patuxent River 4-H Center, 18405 Queen Anne Road, Upper Marlboro. Breakfast includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee and juice. Children who come in costume get a prize. Fall photo background set up, can purchase a picture for a nominal fee. Cost is adults $6, children 3-6 $3, under 3 free. Contact prfourhc@umd.edu.

Tucker Road — Your Health and Wellness Destination., 2 to 4 p.m., Tucker

Road Athletic Complex, 1770 Tucker Road, Fort Washington. Join us for activities that emphasize healthy living this Saturday. Such as Archery (at Bock Road Archery Range), Healthy Grilling, QR F.I.T. Trail Workout, Yoga in the Park. Activities are free unless otherwise noted and will take place rain or shine. We hope to see you there. Contact 301-248-4404; TTY 301-203-6030.

OCT. 27 Fundamentals of Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer, 7 to 9 p.m., Harmony

Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington. In this seminar, learn the fundamentals of estate planning and wealth transfer. Long term care insurance issues will be covered and the changes in tax laws relating to estate planning as well. SMARTlink#:1494668. Cost is residents $5; non-residents $6. Contact 301-203-6040; TTY 301-203-6030. Family Game Night, 7 p.m., Accokeek Library, 15773 Livingston Road, Accokeek. Put on your game face and get ready to compete at Family Game Night. Featuring fun and exciting games such as: Uno, Junior Scrabble, Trouble and many more. The games and light refreshments will be provided. Contact 301-292-2880.


Theater Project Beltsville wraps three one-act plays into one in “Cold Shoulders.” There are only three weeks left in the high school football regular season, and each game comes closer to settling who the four playoff teams are in each region. This weekend Suitland plays Flowers in a game that may decide which of them advances. Check online for coverage.


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Cupcake Decorating Workshop, 4

p.m., Baden Library, 13803 BadenWestwood Road, Brandywine. A local baker will walk you through the steps to decorate fabulous, colorful cupcakes using icing and other toppings. Ages 8 and up. Call branch for details at 301-888-1152.

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