Things To Do Around Town

Every Sunday: Morning Worship
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 Worship; 9:30 a.m., Contemporary Worship; St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. For more info, 410-524-7474.

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, 410-208-3018.

Open Monday-Saturday:
Atlantic United Methodist Church
Thrift Shop
10 a.m.-2 p.m., AUMC, 105, 4th Street, O.C.  For more info, 410-289-4458.

Open Wednesday-Saturday:
‘Used To BeMine’ Thrift Shop
Supporting Diakonia
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at the intersection of Rte. 611 and Sunset Ave. For more information, 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 information, 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.

Every Thursday: Beach Singles
45 Plus Happy Hour
4 p.m., Harpoon Hanna’s, Rte. 54 & the bay, Fenwick Island. For more information, 302-436-9577 or 410-524-0649.

Every Thursday:
OC Elks Fried Chicken Carry-Out
4-7 p.m., OC Elks Lodge, 137th St., Bayside (13708 Sinepuxent Ave.), O.C. 4-Piece dinner with 2 sides, $8.16-piece bucket with 2 sides, $25. 24-piece bucket with 3 sides, $38. To place orders ahead, 410-250-2645.

First Friday Of The Month:
New Testament Bible Series
6 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Berlin. Light supper provided. Taught by Rev. Deacon Barry P. Neville, professor of History &  Religion at Eastern Shore Community College and lecturer of History and Religion at Salibury Univer-sity.  Oct. 4 will be the Book of Acts. Nov. 1 will be Romans and Dec. 6 will be 1 & 2 Corinthians. For more information, 410-641-4066 or

Oct. 11-13: Fallfest At Gold Coast Mall
Gold Coast Mall, O.C. Handmade crafts, vendors, fall activities, surprises and fall cruisin’ weekend. For more information, 410-600-5812.

Oct. 11: KC Bingo
5 p.m., doors open; games begin at 6:30 p.m.; Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. (rear of St. Luke’s Church). Refreshments available. For more information, 410-524-7994.

Oct. 12: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
8-11 a.m., Ocean Pines Community Center. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City with proceeds benefitting youth in the community. Carry-outs will be available. Cost: $5, adults; $3, children under 12. Age 5 and under eat free. For tickets or more information, 410-208-6719. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Oct. 12: OP Anglers Club Meeting
9:30 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. Featured speaker will be Joe Reynolds, former eastern editor for Field & Steam magazine and recipient of Maryland’s Travel Writer of the Year award discussing fly fishing in distant and local waters.

Oct. 12: Fall Festival
10 a.m., 2 p.m., Little Lambs Learning Center at Community Church, Ocean Pines. Pony rides, costume contest, games and food. For more information, 410-641-5434.

Oct. 12: Baltimore Conference
Lay Organization
Noon-4 p.m., Tyree AMEC.

Oct. 13: “Sounds From The Past II”
A Living History Evening
6 p.m., Sound United Methodist Church. An Evening of remembering and celebrating life in Sussex County years ago as memories of the southern Delaware area are shared through stories, pictures and guest speakers. For more information, 302-542-5242.

Oct. 14: OP Library Friends Meeting
9:30 a.m., refreshments; 10 a.m., meeting begins; Ocean Pines Library. Guest speaker will be Dr. Doug Hemmick who writes a monthly astronomy column for the Courier newspaper. He will discuss comets in general and the upcoming comet, Ison, which will appear in Decem-ber. For more information, 410-208-4014.

Oct. 14: 25th Anniversary Play It Safe
Italian Feast & Silent Auction Benefit
4-7 p.m., Hall’s Restaurant,60th Street & Coastal Hwy., O.C. To benefit the Play It Safe 2014 program sponsored by the OC Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee, Inc. to encourage high school graduates to make informed and healthy choices while having responsible fun without the use of alcohol and other drugs. Cost: $12, adults; $5 children ages 4-9. No charge for children under 4. Tickets at the door. For more information, 410-289-7060 or 410-250-0125.

Oct. 15: St. Clare’s Annual Fall
Card Party Luncheon
10 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch served at noon; St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, 3rd St. & Baltimore Ave., O.C. Cost: $20, per person. For reservations, 410-641-5049 or 410-289-3453.

Oct. 15: WCCW Meeting
5-6:30 p.m., Worcester County Boards Of Education, 6270 Worcester Hwy., New-ark. The purpose of the Worcester County Commission for Women is to promote social, education and economic equality for women in Worcester Co. Volunteers are sought for short-term assignments such as event planning and grant writing. For more information, 410-632-5040.

Oct. 16: Holly Center Auxiliary
Canteen Boutique
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Holly Center, 926 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury. All proceeds benefit the Holly Center. Great selection of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, home accents, purses and scarves. For more information, 410-572-6204.

Oct. 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.

Oct. 16: 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.

Oct. 16: Suicide Grievers’
Support Group
6 p.m., Worcester Co. Health Dept. (adjacent to AGH), 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Meets the third Wednesday of every month and open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge, quiet listening and no judgement. For more information, 410-629-0164 or visit:

Oct. 16: OP Boat Club
Member Meeting  & Beerfest
6:30 p.m., social; 7:15, meeting; Rec. Center, Assateague Room.

Oct. 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 information, 410-289-3166.

Oct. 17: Parish At The Beach
Golf Open
Noon, Registration with shotgun start at 1 p.m.; Bayside Resort Golf Club, Fenwick Island. Banquet, award and action immediately following at Bayside. Cost: $200, gold sponsor; $100, hole sponsor; $100, player participant includes goodie bag, range balls and 18 holes of golf with cart. For more information or to register 410-250-0300.

Oct. 17: Coastal Association
Of Realtors Free Buyer’s Expo
5-7 p.m., The Fountains Conference Center, Flanders Room, Salisbury. Members of the real estate and banking industries will be on hand.

Oct. 18: KC Bingo
5 p.m., doors open; games begin at 6:30 p.m.; Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. (rear of St. Luke’s Church). Refreshments available. For more information, 410-524-7994.

Oct. 19: 7th Costen House Art Show
At Delmarva Discovery Center
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Highlights of this year’s show will be a demonstration by Chincoteague carver Reggie Birch, well known for creating old-looking decoys and restoring carvings from the past. Among the other artist s will be Robin Spalding, winner of the fine art competition at the Pocomoketoberfest juried show earlier this year exhibiting fine art and photography.

Oct. 19: AYCE Fried Chicken Dinner
Noon-until, New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards. All-you-can-eat fried chicken, mashed potatoes, greens, string beans, macaroni and cheese, beets, biscuits, dessert and coffee. Cost: $12, adults. Carry-outs available. For more information, 410-543-8244 or 443-235-0251.

Oct. 19: KC Shrimp Marinara Dinner
Seatings at 5 & 6:30 p.m.; Knights of Columbus #9035 Council Home, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Shrimp in marinara sauce with linguine, salad, bread, homemade cakes and coffee. Cost: $15, person. Cash bar available. For reservations including choice of seating, call 410-524-7994.  Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.