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February 2013

So. County Show Stoppers • free

  The Show Stoppers perform at Heartbeat for Health. 12:15pm at Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.: 410-267-7318. 

Brain Games • free

  Get extra practice for family game night and keep your mind sharp with brain games like Scrabble and Mahjongg. noon-2pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Seed Starting

  Learn how to start plants from seeds. 11am-noon at Homestead Gardens,at Severna Park. $5: 410-384-7966: www.homesteadgardens.com

Ribbon Cutting

  Plaza Mexico celebrates the grand opening of their second location in North Beach. noon at 9200 Bay Ave., North Beach: 443-964-6381; www.plazamexicomaryland.com. 

Hoot is in Your Back Yard

  Learn about native American culture and dance from performer Mark Wild Turkey Tayac of the Piscataway Indian Nation (10:30am) and see live local owl species (11:30am) followed by kids’ craft times at Hoot Is in Your Backyard to benefit Jug Bay. Lunch sold. 10:30am-1:30pm at Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian. $4: 410-867-9500; www.greenstreetgardens.com. 

Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

  Find rough, polished and faceted stones, fossils, minerals, geodes, beads and original jewelry designs at the 23rd annual Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show. Learn bead stringing, wire wrapping and gold panning thruout the show. 10am-5pm at the Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro. $3 admission w/age discounts: 301-297-4575; www.pgparks.com. 

Winter Hike

  Bundle up to hike Jug Bay Sanctuary. 10am-1pm at the Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

Adult Computer Class • free

Beginners learn the basics including how to work a mouse and keyboard. 10-11am at Prince Frederick Library. 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Garden Smarter • free

  Learn tips for getting little hands and minds ready to garden. 10-11:30am at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Calvert Photo Club • free

  Hear Guy Stephens talk how to set up a home studio for portraits and more. 10am at Trinity United Methodist Church, Prince Frederick: www.calvertphotographyclub.com.