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.

May 11: Worcester Co. Tea Party
Meeting

6:15, doors open; 6:45-8:15 p.m., meeting; Ocean Pines Community Center. All interested citizens are invited to attend. Featured speaker will be Md. Delegate Mike McDermott.

May 12: Pancake Breakfast
Fundraiser For Huey Memorial

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Ocean City Airport Termin-al. 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.

May 12: Yard Sale

8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Matthews By The Sea, Dagsboro St. & Rte. 1, Fenwick Island. Sponsored by the UMW & UMM with the proceeds going to Mission. Bakes sale and lunch will be served. Books, toys, tools, household and more.

May 12: Seabreeze 10K & 1 Mile Run

9 a.m., Public Landing. Proceeds benefit the Worcester Swim Fund, 236 Ocean Parkway, Berlin, MD 21811. Register online at www.active.com before May 9. Cost: $30, entry fee. For more information visit, www.swimworcester.org or call 410-726-2235 or email: seabreeze10k@me-diacombb.net.

May 12: 24th Annual Heritage Festival

9:30 a.m., Recreation Park, Station St., Mardela Springs. Celebrating the history, culture and heritage of the area around the Nanticoke River. Begins at 9:30 a.m., with a small parade and ends late afternoon with a small tractor pull. Oyster fritters, barbecued chicken, scrapple sandwiches and other good food. Fun things for the kids and the adults. Bring a lawn chair and stay the day under the shade trees. No parking or admission fees. For more information, 410-713-9309.

May 12: 18th Annual Cause For
The Paws, Walk For The Animals

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Winterplace Park. Spon-sored by and benefitting the Wicomico Humane Society. Activities, vendors and food available. Bring your pet. The shelter will be open 1:30-4 p.m. so participants can visit animals looking for their forever homes. For more information or to download a pledge sheet, www.wicomicohumane.org.

May 12: Texas Hold’em
Poker Tournament

6-6:55 p.m., registration at the door; 7 p.m., tournament begins; Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 239 Ocean Parkway, Berlin. Sponsored by Daughter of the Sea. Cash prize with simultaneous Hold’em tables. Call 410-641-4311 for pre-registration and get $500 in additional chips free. For questions or additional information, 443-513-1400.

May 13: KC Breakfast Buffet

9 a.m.-noon, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Includes coffee and juice. Cost: $8, adults; ages 9 and under, half-price. For more information, 410-524-7994.

May 14: Friends Of The
Ocean Pines Libarary Meeting

9:30 a.m., large meeting room, Ocean Pines Library. Featured speaker will be George Hurley on the Storm of ‘62. Hurley is a local historian from the Ocean City Lifesaving Museum.

May 14: OP Camera Club Meeting
7 p.m., Ocean Pines Library.

May 15: WCCW Meeting

5-7 p.m., Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Hwy., Newark. The purpose of the Worcester County Commission for Women is to promote social, education and economic equality for women in Worcester Co. Meeting is open to the public and women of all ages are invited to attend. Volunteers are sought for short-term assignments such as grant writing and event planning. For more information, 410-208-2569 or 410-707-6521.

May 15-17: Maryland Boating Course

6-9 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Sponsored 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 or email CGAUX1205@gmail.com.

May 16: Town & Country Garden
Club’s Luncheon
& Floral Demonstration

11 a.m., Ashbury United Methodist Church, 1401 Camden Ave., Salisbury. Cost: $20. Featured speaker will be David Shover, floral designer. The flower arrangements will be raffled. For more information or reservations, 410-546-5381.

May 16: 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.

May 16: 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.

May 16: AYCE Italian Feast & Auction

5-8 p.m., Hall’s Restaurant, O.C. All-you-can-eat dinner, auction and 50/50. Cost: $10, kids 12 and under; $15, adults. If you would like to donate to the auction call 410-208-0064.

May 16: 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.

May 16: Boat Club Meeting

6:30 p.m., Assateague Room, Ocean Pines Recreational Center. Featured speaker will be Assateague Coastkeeper, Kathy Phillips. Guests welcome.

May 17: Fun In The Sun Luncheon
& Fashion Show

11 a.m., Clarion Hotel, Ocean City. Sponsored by the Women’s Club of Ocean Pines. Summer fashions by Bruder Hill, Dress Barn, IZOD, Lady Fenwick and Ruddo’s Golf Shop. Raffles and vendors onsite. Cost: $30, per person. For reservations, 410-641-8046.

May 17: 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 info, 410-289-3166.

May 17: OP Women’s Club
Fashion Show Fundraiser

11 a.m., Clarion Hotel, O.C. The even called “Fun in the Sun” will feature fashions by Bruder Hill, Dress Barn, IZOD, Lady Fenwick and Ruddo’s Golf Shop. Raffles include baskets, gift certificates and the big 3. Vendors will be on-site for your shopping pleasure. Cost: $30, person. tables of 10 reserved with full payment. For reservations, call 410-641-8046 or email ddpoten-za@aol.com. For more info, 410-208-2821 or 410-707-6521.

May 17: 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.

May 17: 2nd Annual Preakness Party

4:30-7:30 p.m., Captain’s Table Restau-rant, in the Marriott Courtyard, 15th St. & The Boardwalk. Sponsored by the OCDC Public Art Committee. Heavy hors  d’oeuvre, hat contest, fun horse “wagering”, live entertainment. Cost: $40, per person (includes two drink tickets for beer or wine). RSVP to : Ocean City Development Corporation, 108 Dochester St., Ocean City, Md. 21842 or call 410-289-7739.

May 18: KC Bingo

5 p.m., doors open; 6:30 p.m., games begin; rear of St. Luke’s Church, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Refreshments on sale. For more information, 410-524-7994.

May 18: Luncheon For Graduates
Of Philadelphia Diocesan Girls’
High Schools
Noon, Restaurant at Lighthouse Sound, Bishopville. To make reservations by May 14, 410-430-1456.

May 19: Soroptimist Used Book
& Yard Sale

7 a.m.-noon, parking lot of Taylorville Center, Racetrack Rd. Sponsored by the Soroptimist International of Berlin-Ocean City. All proceeds go to benefit Soroptimist project in the area. Spaces available for $10, bring your own table. For more information, 410-641-1745.

May 19: Flea Market

8 a.m.-noon, Holy Savior Parish Center, 1705 Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Tables are available to rent. For more information, 410-213-1397.

May 19: Pick Up For Homemade Pies
& Chicken Salad

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Showell UMC. Sponsored by the Showell Christian Workers. Home made pies are $9, each and chicken salad is $6, per pint. To place your order by May 16, 410-352-5163 or 302-436-8942.

May 19: 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.

May 19: Community Church
Flea Market Fundraiser

7 a.m.-noon, Communtiy Church at Ocean Pines. Rte. 589 & Beauchamp Rd. Spon-sored by the Appalachia Service Youth Mission Trip, who will be traveling to Clin-ton, Tenn for a week in June to assist in home repair. Vendors are needed. Spaces available for $25, each. For applications call 410-641-5433.

May 19: Commissioner Boggs
Town Meeting
10 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. For more information, 410-641-6158.

May 19: Snow Hill Lions Club Chicken Barbeque and Auction

Noon-4 p.m., auction at 1 p.m.; Lions Community Center, 5458 E. Market St., Snow Hill. Proceeds benefit the youth and vision impaired of our community. Auction items include gift certificates, decoys, golf packages, farm items, trips and sports items. Half a barbeque chicken, baked beans, applesauce & roll available to eat in or carry-out. For more information or tickets, 410-632-0221.

May 19: Republican Women Hold
Prayer Service For Military

4 p.m., Veteran Memorial, Rte. 589, Ocean Pines. Wreaths will be placed to mark the occasion. Honorable Mike McDermott will lead the first prayer.

May 20: Sunday Breakfast

8 a.m.-noon, Community Church at Ocean Pines. Proceeds benefit the ASP youth mission trip. Menu will include scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits with sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. Cost: $6, person.

May 20: AYCE Parish Breakfast

8 a.m.-noon, Holy Savior Parish Center, 1705 Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Cost: $8, adults; $4, children 12 and under.

May 20: Grand Opening Of
Soul Discovery Church

9:30 a.m., with service at 10 a.m.; Philmore Commons, 224 Phillip Morris Drive, Salisbury. Connect with a welcoming kid-friendly church community. Music, moon bounce for the kids and barbecue. Free and open to all. For more information, 410-742-0370 or visit: www.souldiscovery.com.

May 22: Funs For Friends For
Mayland C.O.P.S. Fundraiser

Open-close, The Original Greene Turtle, 11601 Coastal Hwy., O.C. 10% of the day’s sales to benefit Maryland C.O.P.S., Concerns of Police Survivors, a non-profit organization that provides peer support, financial support and scholarships for the children and families of Maryland Police Offices slain in the line of duty. For more information, www.mdcops.org.

May 22: OP Plant Clinic

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Got plant problems or bugs? Bring a bagged sample by and let the expert Master Gardeners find solutions to your questions.

May 22: KC Hard Crab
& Crab Fluff Dinner

5-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Cost: $20, person. Cash bar available. For reservations by May 15, call 410-524-7994, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 23: 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.

May 23: 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.

May 23: 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.

May 24: Republican Women
Monthly Meeting

10:30 a.m., doors open; 11 a.m. meeting; noon, lunch with speaker to follow; Cap-tain’s Table Restaurant, 3rd floor, Marriott Hotel, 15th St., O.C. Guest speaker will be Nicolee Ambrose, Chairman Emeritus, Young Republican National Federation. For reservations by May 22, call 410-208-6018 or email cwcandlewood@mch-si.com.

May 24: 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.

May 24: 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 info, 302-537-1402.

May 24: Suicide Awareness
& Prevention Talk

7 p.m., Berlin Town Hall, Bay & William Streets, Berlin. Sponsored by the Jesse Klump Memorial Fund and Worcester County Health Dept. and hosted by trained professionals. Open to anyone who wishes to lean about the threat and prevention of suicide. For more information, 443-982-2716.  

May 26: Annual Beast Of The East Bench Press & Deadlift Championships

8-9:30 a.m., weigh-ins; 10 a.m., competition begins; Gold Coast Mall. Entry deadline is May 19. For more information, 410-723-4653.

May 26: Strawberry Festival Luncheon

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ayres United Methodist Church.Sponsored by the Eden United Methodist Women. Featuring homemade soups, oyster sandwiches, chicken salad, hamburgers, hot dogs, strawberry desserts and bake table. Carry-outs available.

May 29: OP Plant Clinic

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Got plant problems or bugs? Bring a bagged sample by and let the expert Master Gardeners find solutions to your questions.

May 29: KC Crab Night

5-7 p.m., Knights Of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Steamed crabs, steamed shrimp, crab soup, pizza and more. Order crabs in advance Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. by calling 410-524-7994.

May 30: 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.

May 30: 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.

May 30: 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.

May 31: 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 info, 410-289-3166.

May 31: 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 info, 302-537-1402.

June 2: Super Bingo Benefitting
Melanie Davis

4:30 p.m., doors open; dinner served at 5 p.m.; Willards Lions Club. Early bird games  and 50/50’s begin at 6 p.m. with regular bingo at 7 p.m. Over $5,000 in prize money. Cost: $50, in advance includes dinner. To purchase tickets, 410-835-8205, 410-835-2338, 410-835-2328 or email sonlea@agir-star.net.

June 5: OP Plant Clinic

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Got plant problems or bugs? Bring a bagged sample by and let the expert Master Gardeners find solutions to your questions.

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