Fourth Annual Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
Tuesday, 7-8 a.m., Building 401 Social Hall
All are invited to attend the base chapel's fourth annual prayer breakfast, "Remembering September 11." This event is an inclusive, non-denominational prayer time for our nation. A free breakfast is provided. For more information, contact Religious Programs Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Harrald at 301-342-3811.
Webster Field Pass and ID hours change
The Webster Field Pass and ID office is only open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Those needing Pass and ID services must go to Gate 1 or Gate 2 at NAS Patuxent River.
NAVAIR Journal for Scientists and Engineers
The new Naval Air Systems Command Journal for Scientists and Engineers at https://mynavair.navair.navy. mil/navairjournal is seeking abstracts for the second issue. To submit an article for the winter 2012/2013 edition of the journal, email an abstract to navair_journalnavy.mil by Sept. 24. For more information, contact Sheila Holzberger at Sheila.Holzbergernavy.mil or 301-342-5361.
Lunch at Building 2185
Tuesdays until Nov. 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Building 2185 Lobby
Hot dog or hamburger meal, $5; hamburger, $3; hot dog, $1.50; drinks and chips, $1. Meals include chips and a drink. Proceeds go to Annual NAS Patuxent River Holiday Party.
Free classified advertisements
Having a yard sale? Have something sitting at Auto Rama? Trying to get your house rented? Did you know military service members can advertise in the Tester classifieds for free? For more information or to have your announcement advertised, call Comprint Inc. at 301-670-2503. Tell them you want it in the Tester.
Household hazardous waste days
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., St. Andrews landfill
St. Mary's County residents, which include on- and off-base housing, can drop off their residential hazardous wastes. The St. Andrews landfill is located on St. Andrew's Church Road, a quarter-mile west of the Route 4 and Route 5 intersection. Hazardous wastes will not be picked up at any residence.
Child and adolescent anxiety disorders
Sept. 20, 7-9 p.m.
Hanko Building at Beckett Field, New Carrollton, Md.
Presented by Dr. Erin D. Berman, clinical psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, includes common signs and symptoms of youth anxiety, what parents can do to help, understanding treatment options and current research studies at the National Institute of Mental Health in pediatric anxiety. For more information, call 301-429-0970.
St. Mary's County Public Schools' Shoe Fund
The St. Mary's County Public Schools' Shoe Fund provides shoes to school-age children in the public schools who are in need of shoes, but have limited financial resources. Requests for shoes are highest at the beginning of the school year, but continue to be requested and provided throughout the remainder of the school year. For more information or to contribute, call the Department of Student Services of St. Mary's County Public Schools at 301-475-5511, ext. 150. Contributions can be mailed to St. Mary's County Public Schools' Shoe Fund, 23160 Moakley Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Checks should be payable to St. Mary's County Public Schools' Shoe Fund.
War of 1812 Reenactment
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum War of 1812 Reenactment needs help with general set up Sept. 21, directing visitors and handing out programs Sept. 22 and tent and table take down Sept. 24. Contact Erin Atkinson at eatkinsonmdp.state.md.us or 410-586-8512.
NAS Color Guard
All active-duty military can try out for the NAS Color Guard. Contact NAS Patuxent River Command Master William Lloyd-Owen at William.Lloyd-Owennayv.mil, Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate Paul Lutgen at Paul.Lutgennavy.mil, or Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Richard Fenters at Richard.Fentersnavy.mil.
High school basketball officials needed for southern Maryland and in the metro area, and for adult and youth recreation games in the metro area. Classes to become a basketball official are slated for late September. Contact Chris Sole at jcsolemsn.com or 301-899-7346.
Future Leaders of the World mentors
Mentors work directly with students helping with homework and assisting in planned projects.
Green Holly Elementary School meetings are 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays starting Oct. 4 and ending in May. Contact Lynne Baker at lbbakersmcps.org or 301-863-4064.
George Washington Carver Elementary meetings are 3-4:30 p.m. Mondays starting Oct. 15. Contact Lisa McCoy at lrmccoysmcps.org.