Things To Do Around Town May 6, 2016

Things To Do Around Town May 6, 2016
Thngs to do

Every 1st Friday:

Star Charities Volunteers Meet

10 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. 410-641-7667.

Every Friday: FORGE Youth Ministries

6:30-8 p.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville. Fellowship, fun and a rewarding learning experience for children. Visit or call 302-519-3867.

Every Saturday: Weekly Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m., White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Year-round featuring locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, kettle corn, flowers, artisan breads, seafood, meats and more. New vendors welcome. 410-641-7717.

Every Saturday: Morning Worship

Year round, 10 a.m., Bible study; 11 a.m., worship, Ocean City 7th Day Adventist Church, 10301 Coastal Hwy. (St. Peter’s Lutheran Church), O.C. 443-397-4005.

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

8:30 a.m., contemporary; 10 a.m., traditional, Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. 410-289-7430.

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Traditional Worship; 9:30 a.m., Contemporary Worship; St. Peter’s Luth-eran Church, E.L.C.A, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. 410-524-7474.

Every Sunday: Divine Liturgy

9:30 a.m., St. Andrew’s Orthodox Church, 33384 MacKenzie Way, Lewes. Visitors always welcome. All services in English. 302-645-5791 or visit

Every Monday: 50+ Christian Social Club

6:30-8 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., corner of Snug Harbor Road and Route 611, Berlin. Socialization, games, friendship, activities, prayer. 410-629-9986.

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 direction of Carol Ludwig. 410-641-6876.

Open Monday-Saturday: Atlantic General

Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10452 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin Shopping Center. All profits go to the  hospital to support patient care services, new technology and education and to benefit the community. 410-629-1447.

Open Monday-Saturday: Atlantic United

Methodist Church Thrift Shop

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

Open Monday-Saturday:

Hospice Thrift Shop

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Berlin Shopping Center, just off Route 50, 10445 Old Ocean City Blvd., #7, Berlin. Proceeds benefit Coastal Hospice at the Ocean Residence. 410-641-1132.

Open Monday-Saturday: Shirley Grace

Pregnancy Center Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bank Plaza, 34407 Dupont Blvd., Unit 3, Frankford, Del. All proceeds benefit the Shirley Grace Pregnancy Center. 443-513-0114.

Every Monday: Berlin TOPS Meeting

5-6:30 p.m., Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1, 733 Healthway Dr. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. 410-251-2083.

Every Tuesday: Prayer Hour

8:30-9:30 a.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. If you or someone you know is in need of prayer. 302-519-3867.

Every 2nd Tuesday: Worcester County

Parkinson’s Support Group

2:30-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Speakers, exercises, discussions of current medications and new sources of help. 410-208-3132.

Every Tuesday: TOPS Meeting

5:30-7 p.m., Worcester Co. Health Center, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle; [email protected].

Every Wednesday: Ocean City/Berlin

Rotary Club Meeting

6 p.m., Captain’s Table Restaurant, in the Courtyard by Marriott, 15th Street and the Boardwalk, O.C.

Every 2nd And 4th Wednesday:

MOPS, Mothers Of Preschoolers Meeting

9:15 a.m., Community Church, Ocean Pines. Free child care so enjoy a mommy’s play date. Visit www.

Every 2nd Wednesday: Polish American Club

Meets at Columbus Hall, 2-4 p.m. Join the gorup if you are of Polish or Slavic descent. Helen Sobkowiak, 410-723-2639; Georgia Winecki, 410-524-0521.

Open Wednesday-Saturday:

Used To Be Mine Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Supporting Diakonia. Located at the intersection of Route 611 and Sunset Avenue. 410-213-0243.

Open Wednesday-Saturday:

Shepherd’s Nook Thrift Shop

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

Every Thursday: Bingo

American Legion Post 166. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. Food and non-alcoholic beverages available. Open to the public. 410-289-3166.

Every Thursday: Chair Aerobics

1-2 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Community Life Center, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by St. Peter’s Senior Adult Ministry. Free will offering. 410-524-7474.

Every Thursday:

Beach Singles 45+ Happy Hour

4-7 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 10100 Coastal Hwy., O.C. 302-436-9577 or 410-524-0649.

Every 3rd Thursday:

Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting

9:45 a.m., refreshments followed by business meeting and a craft of the month; Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines.

Every Friday: Forge Youth Meeting

6:30-8 p.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. Something fun and positive for children to do on Friday nights. A small meal is provided and parental attendance is not required. 443-366-2813 ot visit

Now Through June 23: Art Classes And Exhibits

Art Institute & Gallery, 212 West Main St., Suite 101, Salisbury. Classes include figure drawing, handmade books, carved wooden birds, Zen and Zines, landscapes in oil, folded and accordion books, Ale and Art, home school art days, watercolor/sketch journals for teens, drawing comics for teens and programs for children. 410-546-4748,

May 5-7: Spring Plant Sale

11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin. Fundraiser for Stevenson’s New Organ Fund and the Ste-venson Women. Hanging baskets: $18; Annuals: $3.25/6-pack, $18/flat of 36; premiums: $3.50/pot; geraniums: $3/pot.

May 6, 13: Knights Of Columbus Bingo

Doors open at 5 p.m.; games begin at 6:30 p.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Refreshments for sale. 410-524-7994.

May 6, 7, 8: The Pointe Youth Dance Theatre

May 6, 7 p.m.; May 7, 7 p.m.; May 8, 2 p.m. Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Rd., Berlin. “We Go Together,” a musical theater, cabaret-style production that follows young performers trying to make it big in New York City. Featuring numbers from Grease, Wicked, Cinderella and more. Open to the public. Cost: Adults and 12 years and older, $10; children 11 and under, $8. Reservations recommended. 209-277-0001.

May 7: Spring Just Walk, Berlin!

8:30-11 a.m. Worcester Youth and Family, 124 North Main St., Berlin. One-, two- and three-mile fun walk routes, health screenings, kids’ activities. Every walker entered into a free raffle for a Fitbit and more. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Worcester County Health Department and the Berlin Parks Commission. 410-641-4314.

May 7: Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic

School “Derby Night”

Watch the run for the roses live wearing your Kentucky Derby best at Claddagh on the Shore, Fenwick Island, Del. Mint juleps, fantastic food, live pit stand, live music and bidding during the Chinese auction. 4 p.m. Reservations limited:

May 8: Knights Of Columbus AYCE Breakfast

8-11:30 a.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church, O.C. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $10, adults; $6, per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

May 8: Mother’s Day Service

11:15 a.m. Powellville United Methodist Church with special music by Second Wind Ministry. Lunch will follow worship service. 443-880-8804.

May 10: Parkinson’s Support Group

2:30-4 p.m. Worcester County group will meet at the Ocean Pines library on Cathell Road. Discussion, speakers, upcoming events and research may all be part of the meeting agenda. 410-208-3132.

May 13: Crab Cake Dinner

4-7 p.m. Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin. Includes single crab cake sandwich with green beans, seasoned baked potato. Cost: $10. Carry-outs and bake sale table available. 410-641-1137.

May 13-14: Big Yard And Bake Sale

8 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church parking lot, 33384 Mackenzie Way, Lewes, Del. (off Plantation Road). Look for the gold dome. Light lunch fare available. Proceeds benefit St. Andrew’s Church. Rain dates: May 20-21. 302-436-4029.

May 13, May 20: Indoor Pickleball Clinics

2:30-3:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Beginner and advanced two-week Friday clinics. Learn to play one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Combines elements of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. Great for teens to seniors. No racquet, sports experience required. Ocean Pines Community Center registration required. White Horse Park, Ocean Pines. www.oceanpines.-org. 410-641-7052.

May 14: Spring Fling Family Fun Day

Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Au-xiliary hosting event at Station 5, Keyser Point Road, West Ocean City. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fun activities, fire truck rides, face painting, games, prizes, raffles, cake walk, bake sale, good food.

May 14: Yard Sale

7 a.m.-until. Willards Fire Hall. Benefits Willards Ladies Auxiliary. Breakfast sandwiches and lunch served, chicken salad sandwiches, soup, baked goods, homemade ice cream. Fee: $10 per table. 410-726-1583, 410-835-2285.

May 14: Pig Pickin’ And Clam Bake

4-10 p.m. Berlin Fire Company. Cost: $30 includes unlimited pork barbecue, clams, five beer tickets. Chinese auction, raffles, casino games. Live music by Tranzfusion, 6-9 p.m. Proceeds go for funding of a truck for the fire company. Tickets availabel at Berlin Fire Company and

May 15: Praise Concert

6:30 p.m.; dinner at 5:30 p.m. Come Holy Spirit-Pentecost Sunday featuring The DeSciples. First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, 1301 Philadelphia Ave. [email protected].

May 15: Ocean Pines Boat Club Spring Fling

Golden Sands Condominiums, 10900 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City, 22nd floor overlooking the ocean. Cost: $35 ($38 for non-members). 6-7 p.m.: Cocktails; 7-10 p.m.: buffet dinner and dancing. Bob Hughes will provide music. Everyone is welcome. 410-641-6139 for tickets no later than May 9.

May 17: Women’s Meet And Greet

The Worcester County Commission for Women and the Friends of the Commission will meet from 5-7 pm., Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Rd. All women are invited to learn about the commissions’ initiatives. Light refreshments will be served. 410-208-2569, 410-707-6521.

May 17: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166

6 p.m.: Social hour; 7 p.m.: Monthly meeting (third Tuesday of each month). American Legion Synepuxent Post 166, 23rd Street, Ocean City. Current members and those interested in becoming a member are encouraged to attend.

May 18: Spring Flower Show, Salisbury

The Town and Country Garden Club of Salisbury hosting “Let’s Go To Rio-Summer Olym-pics 2016,” 2-5 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church, Salisbury. Free and open to the public. Will feature divisions in design and horticulture. 410-430-1081.

May 19, June 1: Tot Story And Art

Art Institute and Gallery, 212 West Main St., Suite 101, Salisbury. 10-11 a.m. $5 family, free for members. Read a boook and engage in art related to the story. registration not required.

May 21: American Legion Southern Chicken BBQ

11:30 a.m.-til. American Legion Post 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd. next to Rite Aid, Berlin. Half-chicken, two sides with roll: $9. Drinks $1. Public welcome. 410-289-3166.

May 21: SERVEFEST, One-Day Yearly Outreach

Volunteers needed to meet at 8 a.m. (rain date June 18) at The Worship Center, 10736 Ocean Gateway (next to Casual Designs on Route 50), Berlin. Event is designed to serve the Berlin community. Areas of need include widows, orphans/fatherless, poor/needy, oppressed/sick and imprisoned. Accepting requests from residents within a 10-mile radius of The Worship Center. If you have a need or know someone with a need and would like to be considered as a SERVEFEST outreach recipient, send request by May 7 to Jennifer Mitchell, 410-603-3628, email [email protected] or visit

May 22: Knights Of Columbus AYCE Breakfast

8-11:30 a.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church, O.C. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $10, adults; $6, per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

May 25: Ocean City Parrothead Club Social

6-8 p.m. All current members and anyone interested in becoming a member are invited to join the group at Guido’s Burritos on 33rd Street and Coastal Highway for food and drink specials, raffles, games, prizes and phun. Email [email protected] for more information.

June 4: Girdletree Volunteer Fire Department

Auxiliary Raffle

Only 1,000 tickets to be sold. $5 each or five tickets for $20. First prize: Weber Genesis E-310 three-burner gas grill; second prize: Blackstone four-burner gas griddle. Need not be present to win. Contact an auxiliary member to purchase tickets. Girdletree Cash & Bike Bash. Call Henrietta at 443-783-6620 or 410-632-0678. Leave message.


  • Suicide Grievers Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Quiet listening, caring people, no judgement. 410-629-0164 or visit
  • Friends of the Ocean Pines Library meets on the second Monday of the month at 10 a.m. at the library. Refreshments available at 9:30 a.m. 410-208-4014.
  • Women Supporting Women (A Breast Cancer Support Group) meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10026 Old Ocean City Blvd., #4, Berlin, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 410-641-2849.
  • The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City breakfast meeting the third Wed-nesday of each month at Hall’s Restaurant on Coastal Highway in Ocean City at 8 a.m. On other Wednesdays of the month, the club meets at the Ocean Pines Country Club at 8 a.m.
  • AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917 meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Northside Park Recreation Center in Ocean City. 410-250-7723.
  • Adoptions Together Inc. Support and Education Group meets the second Tuesday of the month at St. Paul’s Church, Church St., Berlin to discuss adoption issues. Domestic and International adoption families welcome. Child care is available. 410-708-2439.
  • The Autistic Children’s Support Group of Worcester County meets second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in the library. Child care is provided. Invite parents who have children with special needs to attend. 410-352-9959.
  • The Women’s Club of Ocean City meets on the second Tuesday of each month, October-May, at the American Legion Hall. 410-213-1146.
  • Square Dancing Classes are being offered every Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. (all through the winter) at Ocean Pines Community Hall. Lessons for all visitors are always welcome. 410-835-3534.
  • Hope For Hepatitis support group meets the second Wednesday each month, Atlantic General Primary Care Office, 11107 Racetrack Rd., Ocean Pines, from 7:15-9 p.m. 410-213-1741.
  • Atlantic General Hospital hosts free monthly hypertension clinics on the first Monday of every month at the Apple Discount Drugs in Berlin, 10 a.m.-noon; Happy Harry’s in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. On the first Tuesday of every month at the Rite Aid in Selbyville, 10 a.m.-noon. Rite Aid located in Ocean Pines, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. 410-641-9268.
  • Ocean City Beach Singles, a social group for singles 45 and over, meet the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. for a pot luck dinner in West Fenwick, Del., to plan activities. Call Pat at 410-629-1444.