Things To Do Around Town – July 1, 2016

Things To Do Around Town – July 1, 2016
Thngs to do

Every 1st Friday:  Star Charities Volunteers Meet

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

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: Summer Worship

8:30 a.m.: Casual Service, Shenanigan’s Porch at 4th Street and the Boardwalk (weather permitting); 10 a.m.: Traditional Service, Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. Nursery available as needed. 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 Lutheran 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 acapella 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.  Donation drop-off room open 24 hours a day (some restrictions apply). 410-289-4458.

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 Monday June-September Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum

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

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 Tuesday: Knights Of Columbus Crab Night

Now through Aug. 30. Crabs and shrimp ordered between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays. Platters and other food available. Cash bar. Dine from 5-7 p.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. 410-524-7994.

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 Wednesday: Bible Study And Fellowship

6:30 p.m. The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. Study topics in a series format.

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 group 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

July 1, July 8: Knights Of Columbus Bingo

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

July 2: Fried Chicken And Crab Cake Sandwich Sale

11 a.m.-until. Rain or shine. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin. Fried chicken sandwich: $3 each; crab cake sandwich: $8 each. Bake sale. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church Homecoming Committee. 443-880-4746; 443-235-3214.

July 2: Summer Fundraiser At Jolly Roger

Annual fundraiser for CLJ Baskets With Love Inc., a non-profit organization that helps support parents of hospitalized children. Wristbands will be available for $30 ($60 value) or purchase five or more for $25 each (wristbands cannot be purchased at the park). With purchase of wristband, you will receive unlimited access to Splash Mountain, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; unlimited miniature golf, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; amusement rides available from 2-6 p.m. (two rides on roller coaster, excluding Speed World and Xtreme Zip lines). 30th Street bayside, Ocean City. 410-422-0735; 410-641-2557; 410-422-1472.

July 2: Outdoor Flea Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., Berlin. Bethany Men will serve breakfast; Ray’s famous barbecue available for lunch. Baked goods and more. 410-726-2058.

July 2: Barbecue Fundraiser

11:30 a.m.-til. American Legion, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd. (next to Rite Aid), Berlin. Southern chicken barbecue: 1/2, two sides with roll, $9. Drinks, $1. Public welcome.

July 2: Community Yard Sale, Chicken Barbecue

Showell Volunteer Fire Company. 7 a.m.-noon.

To reserve a spot for the sale, call 410-352-3012. A $10 donation will be collected. Proceeds benefit the fire company.

July 3: Knights Of Columbus BBQ Day

Noon-7 p.m. Barbecue Chicken Day. Half chicken and sides. Dine-In or take-out. Cash bar. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. 410-524-7994.

July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26: Vacation Bible School

6-8 p.m. Theme is “Submerged” about how to “Dive Deeper Into God’s Word.” Each session will be filled with games, music, crafts and more. Bayside Chapel, Route 54, two miles west of Harris-Teeter. 302-436-7585;

July 9: Summer Pancake Breakfast

8-11 a.m. Kiwanis annual event. Ocean Pines Community Center. Proceeds benefit local youth. Pancakes, sausages, fruit cup, coffee or tea. Adults: $5; under 12: $3; under 5: free. Tickets can be purchased in advance from members or by calling 410-208-6719 or at the door. Carry-out available.

July 9: Ocean City Dance

Ocean City Recreation and Parks Community Center, 200 125th St. Open to singles as well as couples. Swing, ballroom, Latin, salsa, disco and country dancing to the music of DJ Mike T. Instructor John Brillantes will teach the West Coast Swing dance lesson from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; open dancing, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Admission: $14 per person includes lesson. 443-474-0015 or

July 10: Knights Of Columbus Breakfast Buffet

All you can eat. Second and fourth Sundays of each month. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. $10 per adult; $6 per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

July 10, July 24, Aug. 14: Knights Of Columbus Breakfast Buffet

All you can eat. Second and fourth Sundays of each month. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. $10 per adult; $6 per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

July 14: Star Charities And All Volunteers Annual Western Night

Racetrack clubhouse at Ocean Downs. Benefits 4 Steps Therapeutic Riding Program. Doors open at 4 p.m., elevator to second floor. Emcee: Larry Walton-Entertainment. Buffet: $26 person. Live harness and simulcasting races, door prizes, free program, 50/50. Picture with winning horse of the PDR Race. 908-581-5553.

July 15: Berlin Bathtub Races

5:30-8 p.m. Berlin Main Street. Friendly but competitive evening of fun as local businesses and sponsors turn ordinary tubs into rolling race tubs. Sponsored by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce.

July 17: The Island Boys Concert

6 p.m. Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Rd., Berlin. No tickets required; love offering will be taken. 410-641-2578.

July 24: Knights Of Columbus Breakfast Buffet

All you can eat. Second and fourth Sundays of each month. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. $10 per adult; $6 per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

Aug. 6: Peach Festival/Heritage Fair

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Street, Calvin B. Taylor Museum grounds. Community festival featuring pie-baking and pie-eating contests, music, craft demonstrations. Sponsored by the Berlin Heritage Foundation.

Aug. 12-14: 6th Annual Art In Nature Photo Festival

Hosted by the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, 909 South Schumaker Dr., Salisbury. Enter professional, amateur or youth division photographs in any or all of the six categories: Birds; plants and animals other than birds; landscape/scenery; black and white; and nature macro/micro photos; smart device. Visit for updated lecture, seminar and workshop information, prize information, competition rules and entry form. During the event, enjoy viewing Living Landscapes: The Photography of Cam Miller in the Welcome Gallery. Miller is the 2015 grand champion. Open to the public for competition and viewing. 410-742-4988.

Aug. 14: Berlin Concert On The Lawn

6-7:30 p.m. Calvin B. Taylor Museum, Berlin. Music featuring sounds of bluegrass, gospel or country. Sponsored by the Berlin Heritage Foundation.


  • 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 Wednesday 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 the 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 at the Atlantic General Primary Care Office, 11107 Racetrack Rd. in 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.
  • The Polish American Club of Delmarva meets the second Wednesday of every month, except June, July and August, at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 7 p.m. Anyone of Polish or Slavic descent is welcome. 410-524-4608.
  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets every Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Ocean View Presbyterian Church, Central Ave. and Church St. Ocean View, Del. 302-541-0275.