Things To Do Around Town – July 29, 2016

Things To Do Around Town – July 29, 2016
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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. Locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, kettle corn, flowers, artisan breads, seafood, meats, 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

10 a.m. Year-round. Holy Communion and Sunday School. Holy Trinity Anglican, 11021 Worcester Hwy., Berlin (between Routes 90 and 589). Nursery available. 410-641-4882.

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

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.

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 Sept. 28: Candlelight Labyrinth Walk

Just off the Ocean City Boardwalk. Replica of the 12th-century original Labyrinth available for walking with candlelight and sacred music anytime between 7 and 9 p.m. (wheelchair accessible) at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, inside DeWees Hall, just off Boardwalk, north side of 3rd Street. Free parking behind the hall. 443-880-7608, 410-289-3453.

July 29: Knights Of Columbus Bingo

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 29-31: Ocean Pines Players Present The Whole Shebang

A whimisically hilarious one-act play about the origin of life by Rich Orloff, preceded by a staged reading of a short comedy play by Robert Anderson called I’m Herbert. St. Peter’s Luthern Church Life Center, 10301 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. $15 ticket includes wine, punch, snacks and entertainment before the show and dessert, coffee and tea at intermission. Doors open at 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, show at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee, doors open at 3 p.m., show at 4 p.m. Reservations: 410-208-6787.

July 29, 30, 31, Aug. 1: 27th Annual Greek Festival

Delmarva’s largest Greek festival. Roland Powell Convention Center, 41st Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Authentic Greek foods, pastries, live band nightly, unique vendors of art, jewelry, crafts, imports. 1:200 “Best Odds” to win $5,000 up to $10,000 raffle (do not need to be present to win). Free admission, free parking, handicap access, air conditioned, ATM on site. Friday-Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday-Monday, noon-9 p.m. Facebook Ocean City Greek Festival; www.oceancitygreekfestival; 410-524-0990.

July 30: Quarter Auction For Town Cats Of Ocean City Cat Rescue

Berlin American Legion Post 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin. Doors open at 5 p.m., auction begins at 6 p.m. More than 60 items from local businesses as well as vendor items will be auctioned for just quarters. Cost: $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Extra paddles are $2. Food, cash bar. Advance tickets: 410-629-9134.

Week Of Aug. 1: SAT Prep Course

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Continuing Education Division at Wor-Wic Community College for students interested in preparing for the SAT. Course runs Monday through Friday in Fulton-Owen Hall on the Salisbury college campus. To reserve a seat, call 410-334-6780.

Aug. 2: Knights Of Columbus Crab Nights

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

Aug. 4: St. Peter’s Peach Festival

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Bake table, books, bulk peaches, flea market, face painting, food, sodas, games, health fair, holiday items, ice cream and peaches, peach smoothies, silent auction, mu-sic and vendor tables. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 10301 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. 410-524-7474.

Aug. 5: FORGE Youth And Family Academy Open House

The House of Mercy, 36674 Dupont Hwy., Selbyville, Del., followed by free showing of Big Heroes 6. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; movie begins at 6:30 p.m. 443-366-2813; email [email protected];

Aug. 5: St. Peter’s Flea Market

9 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 10301 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. 410-524-7474.

Aug. 5: 5th Annual Beach Shabbat

Ocean Pines Beach Club, 4906 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. Arrival time: 7 p.m.; service begins at 7:30 p.m. Service leader will be Rabbi Susan Warshaw. There will be an oneg at the conclusion of the service. Please bring a flashlight. In the event of rain, service will be held at Temple Bat Yam. 410-641-4311.

Aug. 6: FORGE 2nd Annual Cornhole Tournament And Family Fun Day

Friends Forever Learning Center, 11010 Old Worcester Hwy., Berlin. Entry fee: $30 per team. Registration begins at 10 a.m. Tournament and family fun start at 11 a.m. Carnival games, field day events, food, Chinese auction. Pre-registration: 443-366-2813; email [email protected];


Aug. 6: Blessing Of The Combines

11 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown Snow Hill. Combines and tractor parade, petting barnyard, children’s games, free hay rides and pony rides, food, car show, Michael Christopher Band and more. or on Facebook. 443-944-4402.

Aug. 6: Ocean City Dance

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

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. 8: Christian Social Club

6:30 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, corner of Snug Harbor Road and Route 611, Berlin. 410-629-9986.

Every Friday Beginning Aug. 12: Friday Funfest

FORGE Youth and Family Academy, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring the kids for dinner, dancing and games. House of Mercy, 36674 Dupont Hwy., Selbyville, Del. Free to the public. 443-366-2813; email [email protected];

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, Aug. 28: 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. 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.

Aug. 16: Worcester County Commission For Women

Meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Hwy., Newark. Group’s purpose is to promote social, education and economic equality for women in Worcester County. Open to the public, women of all ages are invited to attend. Volunteers are needed for short-term assignments such as grant writing, fundraising and event planning. 443-235-3124.

Aug. 20: House Of Mercy Thrift Shop Quarter Sale

36674 Dupont Hwy., Selbyville, Del. Hundreds of items will be sold for 25 cents each. FORGE Youth will be providing food and drinks. 443-366-2813; email [email protected];

Sept. 5: Free Concert

Featuring Christian rap sensation B-Shoc. Selbyville Fire House. Doors open at 5 p.m., concert begins at 6 p.m. Sponsored by FORGE Youth and Family Academy. 443-366-2813; email [email protected]; www.forgeyouth.-org.

Sept. 17: FORGE Youth And Family Bowling Challenge

Eastern Shore Lanes, Pocomoke, 1 p.m. Two games, shoe rental, pizza and Pepsi: $20 per person. Proceeds benefirt FORGE Youth and Family Academy. Prizes to combined high-score female, combined high-score male, combined high-score youth. 443-366-2813; email [email protected] to register.


  • 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 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.