Things To Do Around Town

Thngs to do

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

7:30 a.m., early morning service, 4th St. & the Boardwalk; 8:30 a.m., contemporary; 10 a.m., traditional, Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. For more info, 410-289-7430.

 

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

8 a.m. & 11 a.m., Traditional Wor-ship; 9:30 a.m., Contemporary Wor-ship; St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. For more info, 410-524-7474.

 

Every Monday Through October:

Historic St. Martin’s Church

Museum Open

1-4 p.m., 11413 Worcester Hwy., Showell. For more info, 410-251-2849.

 

Every Monday: Delmarva Chorus,

Sweet Adelines Meet

7-9 p.m., Ocean Pines Community Center. Women are invited to learn the craft of a capella singing under the directions of Carol Ludwig. For more info, 410-641-6876.

 

Open Monday-Saturday:

Atlantic United Methodist

Church Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-2 p.m., AUMC, 105, 4th Street, O.C.  For more info, 410-289-7430.

 

Open Wednesday-Saturday:

‘Used To Be Mine’ Thrift Shop

Supporting Diakonia

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at the intersection of Rte. 611 and Sunset Ave. For more info, 410-213-0243.

 

Every Wednesday: TOPS Meeting

3:30-4:30 p.m., Ocean City Library. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyles. For more info, 302-436-3682.

 

Open Wednesday-Saturday:

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.

 

Through Labor Day:

Books By The Bag Sale

Ocean City Library, 10003 Coastal Hwy. Available during regular Library hours. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Library. Gently used books for $5 a bag.

 

Beginning Sept. 2-Oct. 31:

Delmarva Needle Art Show

& Competition

Julia A. Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. View works by needle artist from the region. Needle art of all types including quilting, embroidery, counted cross-stitch, crochet, doll making, lace, applique, weaving, textile collage and fashion design. For more information, 410-632-0515 or email purnellmuseum@ymail.com

 

Beginning Sept. 13- Nov. 23,

Saturdays & Sundays:

Airport Breakfast Fundraiser

9 a.m.-1 p.m., OC Municipal Airport. To benefit the Huey Veterans Memorial. Eggs, bacon, sausage, scrapple and coffee. $7, suggested donation. For more information, 410-726-7207.

 

Aug 29: KC Bingo

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

 

Aug. 30-31: Certification Courses

CPR Delaware offering certification for the following courses, CPR/AED, BLS, First Aid as well as ACLS on Aug. 30 & 31. American Heart Association trained instructors are efficient, fun and effective. Classes are held weekly. For more information, 302-462-5594.

 

Sept. 2: Free “Ask A Master

Gardener Clinic”

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines. Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Master gardeners will be available to help you with your gardening questions. Please put your plant damage sample in a plastic bag and label the bag with your name and phone number.

 

Sept. 2: KC Crab Night

5-7 p.m., Council Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Menu choices include steamed crabs (market price, if available), crab cakes, flounder and fried calamari. Corn on the cob, fries, cole slaw, macaroni salad, devilled eggs, hot dogs and pizza also available. Platters come with fries, cole slaw and pickle. Cash bar. Steamed crab and steamed shrimp orders must be made in advance, Monday and Tuesday between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. by calling 410-524-7994.

 

Sept. 4-6: Camp Meeting

6:30 p.m., Potters House Charge, New Bethel United Methodist Chruch, 10203 Germantown Rd., Berlin. Presenting Apostle Hughes from Grand Prairie, Texas. Praise and worship with special guest each night. Food, fun, games and fellowship. Prayer bands welcome, vendors are needed. For more information, 410-641-2058, 410-641-5890 or 410-632-1087.

 

Sept. 5: KC Bingo

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

 

Sept. 6: Outdoor Flea Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Bethany United Metho-dist Church, Rte. 611 & Snug Harbor Rd., near Frontiertown, Berlin. Serving breakfast and lunc with great soups and baked goods. For more information or table rental, 410-629-0926.

 

Sept. 9: Free “Ask A Master

Gardener Clinic”

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines. Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Master gardeners will be available to help you with your gardening questions. Please put your plant damage sample in a plastic bag and label the bag with your name and phone number. If your questions cannot be answered at the time of submittal, it will be reserved and someone will get back to you at a later date.

 

Sept. 10: 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.

 

Sept. 10: Delmarva Hand Dancing

5:30-9 p.m., Peaky’s (formerly Jor-dan’s Rooftop), at the Fenwick Inn, 138th St., O.C. Jitterbug, 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, 302-200-3262.

 

Sept. 11: OP Garden Club Meeting

10 a.m., Assateague Room, Ocean Pines Community Center. Speaker will present information on mythical herbs. For more information, 410-208-3470.

 

Sept. 11: 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.

 

Sept. 12: 6th Annual

(Save The…) BreastFest

Pickles Pub, 8th St., O.C. Sponsored by Pickles Pub and Grey Dog Entertainment. All of the proceeds benefit the DE Breast Cancer Coalition. T-shirts, contests, 50/50, raffles, vendors and entertainment. For more information visit www.facebook.com/savethebreastfest.

 

Sept. 13: Yard Sale

7 a.m.-until, Willards Fire Hall, 7370 Main St., Willards. Benefits the Ladies Auxiliary. Breakfast sandwiches and lunch, including baked goods, oyster sandwiches and homemade ice cream. Tables available. To rent a table or for more information, 410-726-1583 or 410-835-2285.

 

Sept. 13: 2nd Annual Bishopville

Christian Music Festival

1-7 p.m., Wilson United Methodist Church, 10722 Bishopville Rd., Bishop-ville. Music featuring Reliance, Re-union, Sacred Sound, Gus Glaros and the Zionaires. Fun for the whole family with games, bounce house, face painting and more. No charge for event. Food, desserts and drinks will be available for purchase. Johnson Family Restaurant will be selling meals. For more information, 410-352-3626.

 

Sept. 13: Fall Festival

& Gospel Music

3:30-7:30 p.m., Powellville UM Church, Mt. Hermon Rd., Powellville. The Homeland Singers will be in concert at 6 p.m. Antique cars on display. Oyster fritters, chicken salad, fried chicken and more on sale. Silent auction table, cookbooks and Powellville t-shirts. For more information, 410-835-3388.

 

Sept. 13: Star Charities

VIP Social Fundraiser

5 p.m., Ocean Pines Community Center. To benefit Wounded Soliders. There will be a barbecue pork dinner, Monte Jones of Lazy River Saloon, entertainment, door prizes and live band. Cost: $10, ticket. For tickets, 410-641-7667 or 410-208-0430.

 

Sept. 14: Democratic Women’s Club Sharing Sunday

1-3 p.m., South Fire Station, Ocean Parkway, South Gate. Collecting non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products to be shared with a local food ministry. For more information, 410-641-8553.

 

Sept. 16: Free “Ask A Master

Gardener Clinic”

1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Rd., Ocean Pines. Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Master gardeners will be available to help you with your gardening questions. Please put your plant damage sample in a plastic bag and label the bag with your name and phone number. If your questions cannot be answered at the time of submittal, it will be reserved and someone will get back to you at a later date.

 

Sept. 17: 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.

 

Sept. 17: Delmarva Hand Dancing

5:30-9 p.m., Peaky’s (formerly Jordan’s Rooftop), at the Fenwick Inn, 138th St., O.C. Jitterbug, 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, 302-200-3262.

 

Sept. 18: 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.

 

Sept. 19: Fish Fry

4:30-6:30 p.m., Bowen United Metho-dist Church, Newark. Platters are $10 wil saltwater trout fillets, macaroni and cheese, green beans, corn bread, beverage and dessert.

 

Sept. 21: KC Bull & Oyster Roast

Knights of Columbus Hall, 9901 Coas-tal Hwy., O.C. To benefit the Special Olympics of Maryland. Steam-ship round of beef, oysters on the half shell, fried oysters, fried chicken, oyster stew, corn on the cob, potato salad, cole slaw, pasta salad, rolls and dessert. Cost: $30, in advance; $35, at the door. For tickets, 410-524-9974.

 

Sept. 22: Believe In Tomorrow

Beach Bash

5-10 p.m., Seacrets Bar & Grill, 117 West, 49th St. O.C. To benefit the Believe In Tomorrow House By The Sea. Silent auction, dine around buffet and chance to win $10,000 with a purchase of a $100 raffle ticket, which include admission. Only 225 raffle tickets will be available. Admission is $50, in advance and $55, at the door. Tickets and be purchased at the Believe in Tomorrow House By The Sea on 66th Street or by calling 410-723-2842.

Salisbury Council Fills Vacancy With Familiar Name

SALISBURY – A special City Council session was called on Wednesday afternoon to deliberate and announce candidate Jack Heath would fill the council vacancy left by former Councilwoman Terry Cohen. Cohen, who was serving her second term, announced her unexpected resignation earlier this month due to major changes in her personal life and a recent tragedy. Following Cohen’s announcement, the … Continue reading

OC Redevelopment Project Includes Hotel, Townhomes

OCEAN CITY – The modern design of a multiple-use project coming to the area of 25th Streett concerned the Planning and Zoning Commission, but its altered site plan was approved once it was explained it is the developer’s preference to keep the project unique. The proposed site plan is of a hotel consisting of 92 rooms and 16 suites, along … Continue reading

Brown Box Theatre’s New Tour To Feature Macbeth

OCEAN CITY – Brown Box Theatre Project’s 4th Annual Free Shakespeare at the Beach tour will travel throughout Delmarva next month bringing an outdoor presentation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth to area schools and local communities free of charge. Shakespeare’s spellbinding vision of ambition, treachery, mystery and magic will be conjured up in a three-week tour throughout a dozen locations on the … Continue reading

Feds Look To Allay Seismic Air Gun Testing Fears

OCEAN CITY — With the federal government inching closer to green-lighting the use of seismic air gun testing for natural gas and oil off the mid-Atlantic coast including Ocean City, the agency that would regulate the activity last week issued a statement attempting to clear up some of the myths associated with the potential dangers. With a renewed interest in … Continue reading

Man Completed State Charity Trek In Ocean City Last Weekend

OCEAN CITY — One man’s 321-mile journey across the state of Maryland on foot and on a bicycle for the benefit of a children’s cancer charity ended as planned with a jubilant finale at the Inlet in Ocean City on Saturday, exceeding his fundraising expectations. On Aug. 17, Baltimore area meteorologist Justin Berk began his hiking and biking journey across … Continue reading

A Week In Business

Gillis Gilkerson received a proclamation from Salisbury Mayor James Ireton Jr. this week proclaiming Aug. 25, 2014 as “Gillis Gilkerson Day.” The proclamation was presented to Gillis Gilkerson in recognition and celebration of its Aug. 1 anniversary of 30-plus years in the business community. Pictured, from left, are Gillis Gilkerson CEO Palmer Gillis, Vice President JB Barnes, President Dwight Miller … Continue reading

Delegate Norman Conway And National Resources Secretary Joe Gill Visit Rackliffe House

Delegate Norman Conway and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill recently stopped by Rackliffe House for a visit and tour with the Rackliffe House Trust. The Trust and Maryland DNR have partnered to restore Rackliffe and now operate the House as a museum. Pictured, from left, are Trust President Joan Jenkins, Gill, Trust Secretary/Treasurer Carolyn Cummins and Conway.