St. Clement’s Island Museum Children’s Day

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17

Enjoy family activities including games, crafts, face painting, bike raffle, snow cones, balloons and lots more. Outside exhibitors, DJ, presentations by fire and rescue squads, and more. There will be a 50 cent meal menu for children 12 and younger.

Sandwich Sale

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17

American Legion Post 221

21690 Colton’s Point Rd., Avenue

Post 221 is sponsoring a pork loin and sliced roast beef sandwich sale. Sandwiches cost $7 each. Check for other Post events. Call (301) 884-4071 for further information.

Shakespeare in the City: Julius Caesar

7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 17

State House Lawn, St. Mary’s City

Join the Newtowne Players for this outdoor theatrical experience. Rain or shine. Ticket prices vary. Contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990.

Zion Methodist Church Bazaar

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17

21291 Three Notch Road, LexPark

Vendors and individual sellers needed. Table rental $25 each. Contact Brenda at

How to Understand Your Credit Score

6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 20

Lexington Park Library

Credit scores don’t just impact your financial world — they actually affect much more in your life. It is possible to have your score evaluated by potential employers, landlords, utility companies, insurance companies and more. Having a good understanding of credit scores can help a person become a good manager of credit. The good news is that many resources are available online that provide valuable information. By the end of this class, you should be able to request a credit report, read it, report or dispute any errors in your report, and improve your credit score. Registration required.

UNESCO International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23

Sotterley Plantation

As a UNESCO Slave Route Site of Remembrance, Historic Sotterley invites the public to this important day by honoring the memories of those who perished and survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade. We remember the abolition of the trade and celebrate the contributions of survivors whose strength built nations. 2019 also commemorates 400 years since the arrival of captured Africans to Jamestown, Va. Free admission. Check in at Visitor’s Center.

Paws to Read

2-4 p.m. Aug. 23

Lexington Park Library

Register for a session on For beginning readers, or any student who needs a confidence boost. Join “Pets on Wheels” to practice reading aloud to a therapy dog for 15 minute sessions. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. Readers should bring a book, or arrive at least 20 minutes early for help to choose a book.

Yoga at the Library

9:30-10:30 a.m. Aug. 24

Lexington Park Library

A yoga basics class appropriate for all levels of experience. Come learn how to align the mind, body, and breath as you move your joints through the appropriate range of motion. This yoga basics class is offered in a relaxed learning environment. Open to all levels of interest and ability. Please bring a yoga mat or a towel.

2019 Women’s Conference

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24

The Women’s Ministry Baptist Church, Lexington Park, invites you to their women’s conference with the theme “God’s People Fulfilling God’s Purpose.” Continental breakfast served at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $25.00 per person. For more information please contact FMBC at 301-863-8388.

Speaker Series at Historic Sotterley

7 p.m. Aug. 28

Sotterley Plantation

O. James Lighthizer, president of the American Battlefield Trust, presents Historic Preservation and Place-Based Teaching: The Importance of Knowing our History and Culture in order to Preserve our Democratic Republic. Free. Due to limited seating, please sign up at, or call 301-373-2280 for reservations.