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5K Turkey Trot — Registration cost cheaper until Nov. 11. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, 8 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Laurel, 424 Main St. Also, One Mile Fun Walk. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Benefits Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services. $25 until Nov. 11; $30 after Nov. 11. Pick up runners packets Wed., Nov. 23, 4-7 p.m. at race location and on morning of race, 7 a.m. Late registrations available during those times. Performance Technical shirts available for first 500 people who register and show up to pick up. Register early. No pets permitted on course. 301-776-0442, Ext. 25 or http://www.laureladvocacy.org.
Quarter Auction for Moose charities — Sat., Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m., Laurel Moose Family Center, 3340 Laurel
Laurel Art Guild — General meeting and lecture, Mon., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., Montpelier Arts Center, Main Gallery, second floor, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Intellectual property attorney
Laurel Historical Society Book Club — Exploring history and culture related topics, meeting third Wed., Nov. 16, 7 p.m., Mango's Grill, 600 Washington Blvd., for good food and conversation. November book: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. 301-725-7975, email@example.com.
Fall history lecture — Wed., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., Montpelier Mansion, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Michael Bosworth, naval architect and historian specializing in War of 1812 and Federal Period, presents his research on the early history of the Snowden family in Maryland, focusing on seafaring aspect, John Contee as a Marine, the early
An Evening with the Rat Pack — Thu., Nov. 17, 7-9:30 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. "Reflections of Frank, Dean and Sammy" tribute includes re-creation of the music, antics and camaraderie of
Scrub sale — Hosted by Laurel Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Fri., Nov. 18, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., J. R. Jones conference room, 7300 Van Dusen Road. Scarves, jewelry, gloves, red hat items, children's things, wallets, all for $6. Proceeds go to purchase of capital equipment of community hospital. 240-456-4764.
Meade Area Garden Club — Meeting, Fri., Nov. 18, 10 a.m., Jessup Community Hall, corner of Route 175 and Wigley Avenue. Joan O'Rourke, volunteer at Brookside Gardens on "Getting Read for the Holidays." Also holding a bakes sale, just in time for Thanksgiving. No reservations required. Refreshments served. President Lois Stephenson, 410-740-8024 or Membership, Pat Loosararian, 410-519-6443.
Redskins Tailgate Party — Sun., Nov. 20, noon-4:30 p.m., Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road. $10 residents Prince George's and Montgomery counties; $12 non-residents. Register at center front desk. Redskins-Dallas cowboys game. Refreshments served. 301-206-3350.
Best Basket Bingo — Benefits Laurel Boys and Girls Club, Sun., Nov. 20, doors open noon., games 1 p.m., Phelps Center, 701 Montgomery St. Twenty games, two specials, two raffles, balls, King Tutt, door prizes. Bingo winners receive Longaberger baskets. Kitchen under renovation, water, coffe Admission $10 with reservation, $15 at door. firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-358-4942.