Things To Do Around Town

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Open Wed., Thurs. & Sat.:
Shepherd’s Nook Thrift Shop

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Church at Ocean Pines, Rte. 589 & Racetrack Rd., Berlin. Accepting donations of gently worn clothes and small household items.

Open Wednesday-Friday:
Stevenson United Methodist
Thrift Shop

5 Stevenson Lane, Berlin, across from the Laundromat. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sale days every Friday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 12: Legion Bingo

Doors open 5:30 p.m., games begin 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 166, 24th St. & Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Food and drink available. For more information, 410-289-3166.

April 13: Dinner & A Movie

6 p.m., Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin. Giant screen, great sound system and theatre-like seating. April’s movie is “Seven Days in Utopia,” a golfing sports drama. Please bring a covered dish to share in the Fellowship Hall prior to the movie.

April 13: Gala By The Sea

6 p.m.-midnight, Clarion Resort, Grand Ballroom, 10100 Coastal Hwy., O.C. All proceeds benefit the Believe in Tomor-row House by the Sea. Dinner, entertainment and bid on an array of silent and live auction items. Black tie optional. Entertainment provided by John George International Champion of Magic. Cost: $75, per person; $150, per couple. For reservations by April 5, 410-723-2842.

April 14: Pancake Breakfast
Fundraiser For Huey Memorial

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Ocean City Airport Terminal. Proceeds help defray restoration and construction costs for the Huey Memorial Display. Sponsored by the Ocean City Aviation Association. Cost: a donation. For more information, 410-726-7207 or 410-213-2471.

April 14: Let’s Walk The Boards
For St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

9 a.m., registration, in front of the Tram Station at the south end of the boardwalk. Cost: $15, and walkers are incouraged to solicit additional donations by signing up sponsors for their walk. All donations are tax deductible. Students can also earn student service for their participation. Additional incentives are available for $35 in donations. For more information, 410-213-1956 or judymarieh@comcast.net.

April 14: Parrothead Scholarship
Fundraiser Dinner

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Outback Steakhouse. Sponsored by the Ocean City Parrot-head Club. Ticket includes steak, chicken, garlic mashed potatoes and salad. Cost: $10, per ticket. For tickets stop by Copy Central in Ocean Pines or call 410-208-0641.

April 14: Spaghetti DInner

5 p.m.-until, Faith Chapel Church, 8006 Libertytown Rd., Berlin. Dinners include spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, coffee or tea. Dine-in or carry-outs available. Cost: $8.50 adults; $4.50, children under 6. All carry-outs will be $8.50. For more information, 410-430-5057.

April 14: A Century Of
Learning Celebration

6-6:45 p.m.; welcoming reception; 6:45-9 p.m., dinner and program; Black Diamond Lodge-Grand Summit Room, 301 N. Fruitland Blvd., Fruitland. Cele-brating Morris Street School, Fruitland Community Center and Ivy AKAdemy. Cost: $50, person. Semi-formal attire. To attend, RSVP to: Fruitland Com-munity Center, P.O. Box 669 Fruitland, Md. 21826.

April 14: “Defiance” Movie Showing

7 p.m., Temple Bat Yam. The moive is about Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis in World War II. Litmand Litow was on of the partisans and now resides in Salisbury, Md. Wine and cheese will be served. For more information, 302-964-0217.

April 15: Orthodox Christian
Easter/Pascha Celebration

2-6 p.m., Most Blessed Sacrament School, Racetrack Rd. Featuring a full course lamb, chicken, or ham meal, live Bouzouki band, and egg hunt for children 10 and under. Seating is limited. Reserve now for early bird rate. For ticket information, www.stgeorgeoc.md.go-arch.org/PaschaDinnerInfo.dsp or call 410-524-0990 or email stgeor-ge@beachin.net.

April 15: “Amelia Earhart,
Dreams Take Flight” Show & Dinner

5:15 p.m., cash bar; 6 p.m., dinner; Carousel Resort Hotel & Condomini-ums, 118th St. & Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by the Ocean City Aviation Association. Dinner includes roasted prime rib or broiled flounder, plus sides, beverage and dessert. Show relives the last days before her 1937 disappearance. Cost: $35, person. Advanced reservations are required.For more information, 410-726-7207.

April 16: Democratic Women’s Club Of Worcester Co. Meeting

10 a.m., Ocean Pines Community Center. Coffee and conversation begin at 9:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be Bill Ellis, Professor Emertitus from Penn State University’s Dept. of English and American Studies on “Rumors and Ur-ban Legends from a Polictical Per-spective.” Dr. Ellis has published widely on the topics of urban legends, moral panics and conspriracy theories. All women are welcome. For more information, 410-641-6683.

April 17-19: Maryland Basic
Boating Course

6-9 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Spon-sored by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-05. This course meets the requirements of the Maryland Boating Safety Education Act. Full attendance is required. Cost: $15, and includes all course materials. For more information or to register, 410-629-1016.

April 17: WCCW Meeting

5-7 p.m., Assteague Room, Ocean Pines Community Center. The purpose of the Worcester County Commission for Women is to promote social, education and ecnomic equality for women in Worcester Co. Open to the public and all women are invited to attend. Seeking volunteers for short-term assignments such as grant writing and event planning. For more information, 410-208-2569 or 410-707-6521.

April 18: TOPS Meeting

5 p.m., Ocean City Library. TOPS, or Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group for weight loss and provides education on health issues. For more information, 443-365-4722.

April 18: Bingo

5:30, doors open; 6:30, early bird games; 7 p.m., regular games; Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, 138th St., across from the Fenwick Inn. $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 allowed in bingo hall during bingo.

April 18: Delmarva Hand Dancing

5:30-9 p.m., Skyline Bar & Grille (formerly Jordan’s Rooftop), at the Fenwick Inn, 138th St., O.C. Jitter-bug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the 50’s & 60’s. Beginner and intermediate dance lessons 5:30-6:30 p.m. Followed by dancing until 9 p.m. For more information, 302-934-7951.

April 18: Survivors of Suicide
Support Group Meeting

6-7:30 p.m., Worcester County Health Dept., 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Refreshments served. For more information, 410-629-0164 or visit www.jessespaddle.org.

April 18: OP Boat Club
Member Meeting

6:30 p.m., social period; 7 p.m. meeting begins. Featured speaker will be Andrew Grossman of Paddle House Outfitters on kayaking. This information will be helpful for those planning to attend the kayak tour of Ayres Creek in June.

April 18: Introduction To Christianity
Class Beginning

7-8:30 p.m., Temple Bat Yam. Taught by Will Pinder and Alan Lee. Class will be held on Wednesdays through May 23. Open to the public. For more information or to register, 410-641-4311.

April 19: Free Hooked Rug Exhibit

Noon-7 p.m., Dunes Manor Hotel, 28th St. & Baltimore Ave. Presented by the 19th Annual Maryland Shores Rug Hooking School. The exhibit will feature rugs, wall hangings and pictures in oriental and pictorial designs. For more information, 410-289-4100 or ocrug@aol.com.

April 19: Legion Bingo

Doors open 5:30 p.m., games begin 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 166, 24th St. & Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Food and drink available. For more information, 410-289-3166.

April 19: Star Charities Care & Game Party To Benefit Cancer Patients

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Buffet lunch, door prizes, raffles and fellowship. An interactive day of coping and information. At noon, guest speaker will be Dr. Jeannette K. Jones, RCC. Pinochle, bridge or table games. Cost: $20, ticket for the entire day. For reservations, 410-641-5227 or 410-208-6010.

April 19: Talmud Class

Noon-1:30 p.m., Temple Bat Yam. Class is open to all. The discussions will include Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, customs and history. For more information, 410-641-4311.

April 19: St. Matthews By-The-Sea
Dinner Gathering

6:30 p.m., St. Matthews By-The-Sea, Coastal Hwy. at Dagsboro St., Fenwick Island, Del. Dinner and thought provoking conversation in a comfortable, non-threatening setting. Meeting Thursdays for 12 weeks. For more information, 302-537-1402.

April 20: Holocaust Rememberance
Program

8 p.m., Temple Bat Yam. Mr. Litman Litgow will share his experiences during the Holocaust, as a survivor and a partisan. For more information, 301-964-0217.

April 21: Building Materials Sale

8 a.m.-noon, Habitat for Humanity, Worcester Co., 301 E. Market St., Snow Hill. Every first and third Saturday. Building materials, appliances, doors, windows, cabinets, vanities, fixtures and more. Selection and pricing varies. Cash or check only. Habitat plans to use all proceeds from warehouse sales to fund the Flower Street, Berlin project. Habitat is also looking for gently used items for future sales. Please contact, ocres@verizon.net.

April 21: OP Anglers Club Meeting

9:30 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. Top anglers will share their fishing knowledge. All are welcome to attend.

April 21: Pick-Up For Homemade
Pies & Chicken Salad Pints

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Showell UMC, 10115 Pitts Rd., Showell. Homemade pies for $9, each and chicken salad, $6, per pint. To order by April 18, call 410-352-5163 or 302-436-8942.

April 21: 2nd Annual Bam Bam

4-8 p.m., Seacrets, Ocean City. To support Woman to Woman Jamaica. Silent, Chinese and live auction. Caribbean-style buffet, live music. Prize for best Caribbean outfit. Cost: $35, in advance, $40 at the door. For more information visit Facebook or call 410-251-0129.

April 21: Lincoln Day Dinner

6 p.m., cocktail hour; 7 p.m., dinner; Carousel Hotel, 11700 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by the Worcester County Republican Central Committee. Guest speaker will be Andy Harris. Cocktail hour will include appetizers and cash bar. Cost: $40, person; $75, couple. For more info, 410-957-0555.

April 22: Breakfast
At Community Church

8 a.m.-noon, Family Life Center, Community Church At Ocean Pines. Menu includes scrambled eggs sau-sage, pancakes, biscuits with sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. Cost: $6, per person. For more information, 410-430-0284.

April 22: Earth Day Celebration

Ocean City Organics, 11944 Ocean Gateway. Local organic produce, equal exchange Fair Trade coffee, free range organic meats and more. Green cleaning samples, plants for sale and drawings for baskets filled with organic items benefitting the Rachel Carson Foun-dation which promotes alternative and environmentally benign pest managment. Rain date, Sat., April 21.

April 22: Furnace Town’s Garden Tea & Fundraiser

1-3 p.m., Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum, Snow Hill. Proceeds benefit the re-pointing of the Nassawango Iron Furnace. Enjoy the beautiful 19th century gardens, sip tea and enjoy tea cookies. Special Garden Gilly Punch will be available for children. Cost: $10, adults; $5 children 16 and under. For more information, 410-632-2032.

April 22: John (Jack) Cook
Organ Concert Benefit

3 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, corner of Snug Harbor Rd. & Rte. 611, Berlin. In addition to John (Jack) Cook, vocalists Evonne Lee, Katerina Burton, Sharon Sorrentino and Joel Gorgodian will perform. Cost: $10, ticket. For more information or to buy tickets, 410-641-0772.

April 22: Kiwanis Annual
Italian Dinner

Three seatings, 5,6 or 7 p.m.; DeNovo’s Trattoria, Manklin Station Shopping Center, near South Gate, Ocean Pines. Proceeds benefit the youth of the community. Space is limited to 100 guests per seating. Walk-ins are limited to space available but carry-outs will be available at all times. Cost: $10, adults; $5, ages 12 and under. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations and tickets, 410-208-6719.

April 24: Life After Loss
Support Group

11 a.m., The Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Rd. Non-deminational support group welcomes anyone coping with any type of loss. For more information, 410-641-5433.

April 25: TOPS Meeting

5 p.m., Ocean City Library. TOPS, or Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group for weight loss and provides education on health issues. For more information, 443-365-4722.

April 25: Bingo

5:30, doors open; 6:30, early bird games; 7 p.m., regular games; Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, 138th St., across from the Fenwick Inn. $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 allowed in bingo hall during bingo.

April 25: Delmarva Hand Dancing

5:30-9 p.m., Skyline Bar & Grille (formerly Jordan’s Rooftop), at the Fenwick Inn, 138th St., O.C. Jitter-bug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the 50’s & 60’s. Beginner and intermediate dance lessons 5:30-6:30 p.m. Followed by dancing until 9 p.m. For more information, 302-934-7951.

April 26: Legion Bingo

Doors open 5:30 p.m., games begin 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 166, 24th St. & Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Food and drink available. For more information, 410-289-3166.

April 26: St. Matthews By-The-Sea
Dinner Gathering

6:30 p.m., St. Matthews By-The-Sea, Coastal Hwy. at Dagsboro St., Fenwick Island, Del. Dinner and thought provoking conversation in a comfortable, non-threatening setting. Meeting Thursdays for 12 weeks. For more information, 302-537-1402. 

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