Things To Do Around Town – September 30, 2016

Things To Do Around Town – September 30, 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. 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: 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 1st Tuesday: Ravens Roost 58

Seeking new members and new officers. Meets the first Tuesday of every month and for the Sunday NFL games to raise money for local families in need. All activities take place at the 28th Street Pit & Pub. Dues: $20 per year. If interested, stop by 28th Street Pit & Pub.

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 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., House of Mercy, 36674 Dupont Hwy., 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

Every Friday: 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];

Every Saturday-Sunday Through Nov. 20: Airport Drive-In Breakfast

The Ocean City Aviation Association (OCAA) resumes its Saturday and Sunday Ocean City Airport Breakfasts in the Terminal Building, 9 a.m.-noon. Includes coffee, eggs, bacon, sau-sage, scrapple and potatoes for a suggested donation of $7. All donations directed to the Huey Veterans Memorial Display and Park in anticipation of major repairs due in the spring of 2017. 410-726-7207.

Sept. 30, Oct. 7: 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.

Sept. 30: Breakfast For Dinner

Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. 5-7 p.m. All you can eat, choice of breakfast meats, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, pancakes and much more. $10 for adults and $8 for 10 and under. Carry-outs available. Bake table. 443-235-2926.

Oct. 1: Fall Gun Bash

11 a.m.-6 p.m. $45. Ticket includes roast beef, fried chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, side dish-es, 26 guns, six cash prizes, two ATV 4x4s, two crossbows, raffles. Showell Volunteer Fire Department.

Oct. 1: All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken Buffet

11 a.m. until. Menu includes chicken, vegetables, beverages and desserts. Adults: $13; children: $6.50; under 6 years eat free. Bake Table and carry-outs. Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant Road, Willards. 443-614-9898.

Oct. 1: Chicken And Dumpling Dinner

11 a.m.-until. Homecoming fundraiser, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin. Baked goods available; pre-order. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church Homecoming Committee. 443-235-3214.

Oct. 8: Kitten Carnival And Adoption Event

11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the OC Pet Spa on Route 611, West Ocean City. Rain date: Oct. 9. Sponsored by Town Cats. Reduced special adoption fees available during event. Kids’ games, bounce house, food, prizes and vendors available. For pre-approved application before the event, go to

Oct. 8: Berlin Lioness Club Cash Bingo

Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo starts at 6 p.m. Berlin Fire Company (elevator available). Advance tickets: $20; at the door: $25. Chinese auction, 50/50, other games. 410-641-9921.

Oct. 8: Prayer Breakfast

New Bethel U.M. Church. Guest pastor: Pastor Sadie Brunson of Abundant Love Ministries of Wilmington, Del.

Oct. 8: Annual Fall Pancake Breakfast

Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City. Doors open at 8 a.m., serving ends at 11 a.m. TIckets for adults, $6; under 12, $3; under 5, free. Purchase in advance from Kiwanis Club members or by calling Ralph Chinn at 410-641-6719. Traditional pancakes, sausages, fruit cup, orange juice, coffee, tea and scrambled eggs. Proceeds benefit the youth of the community. 410-641-7330.

Oct. 8: Longaberger, Vera Bradley And Cash Bingo, Baskets And Pocketbooks Filled

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 7 p.m. Willards Lions Club, Main Street, Willards. Must be 16 years of age or older to play. Twenty games for $20/in advance; $25 at the door. For tickets: 410-726-1583, 410-835-2285, Benefit of Willards Ladies Auxiliary.

Oct. 9: Knights Of Columbus Breakfast Buffet

All you can eat. Second and fourth Sundays of each month; final 2016 breakfast Oct. 9. 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.

Oct. 9: “Antique Roadshow” Event

Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Professional appraiser at the firehouse from 2-5 p.m. to assess your valuable property. First piece: $5 donation; $10 for each additional piece. Property to be evaluated needs to be at the firehouse 2-3 p.m. Show begins at 4:30 p.m.. 443-235-2926.

Oct 9: Fried Chicken Platter Carry-Out

Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. 1-4 p.m. Two pieces of chicken (either light or dark meat), two sides and a roll for $10. Call ahead for pre-orders. 443-235-2926.

Oct. 9: Crab/Chicken Feast

2-6 p.m. Church of the Holy Spirit, Coastal Highway and 100th Street, Ocean City. Food will be served until 5:30 p.m. Chinese auction. Tickets: $35 for people over 10; $15 for those 10 and younger. Tickets are limited and available at the church. 410-723-1973; 443-235-8942.

Oct. 11: Ocean City Parrothead Club Social

All current members and anyone interested in becoming a member are invited to join the group at Mio Fratello, Route 54, Fenwick Island for food and drink specials, raffles, games, prizes and phun. [email protected].

Oct. 12: Antique Evaluation Night

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University. 3-6 p.m. The public is invited to learn the history of their treasures from a panel of certified specialists who will evaluate each item. Free to the public; however, there is a fee of $5 per item to be evaluated. 410-742-4988, ext. 108; [email protected];

Oct. 14-15: Quilt Show And Peddler’s Table

Quilters By The Sea, Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Free admission. Oct. 14: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oct. 15: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. [email protected].

Oct. 15: Indoor Yard Sale

Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Main station. Doors will be open to the public 7 a.m.-noon. Tables: $15 each or two for $25. To reserve a table: 443-235-2926.

Oct. 15: Suddenly Single Financial Workshop

Register By Oct. 8

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Rd., Berlin. Worcester County Commission for Women. Keynote address by Christine Selzer of Merrill Lynch, smart uses of your money. Registration: 240-882-2950; [email protected]. Registration fee: $5, payable to FWCCW, Cynthia Roman, 28 Watertown Rd., Berlin, Md. 21811.

Oct. 16: Homecoming Service

2 p.m. Wilson United Methodist Church, Bishopville Road, Bishopville. Gary McCabe Jr. will be speaking; special music by The Island Boys. Dinner to follow. 302-436-4483.

Oct. 18: Fall Card Party Luncheon

St. Clare’s annual event. St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 3rd Street and Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Luncheon served at noon. $20 per person. Reservations: 410-641-8171; 410-641-5049; 410-289-3453.

Oct. 19: Parish At The Beach Golf Open

St. Luke’s Church, host. Bayside Resort Golf Club. Registration: noon. Format: scramble/-best ball with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $100 per player and includes a goodie bag, range balls, 18 holes of golf with cart and a dinner banquet at The Cove. 410-250-0300.

Oct. 21: Family Fall Festival

3:30-7 p.m. Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Rd., Berlin. Family fun featuring carnival-style kids’ games, face painting, hay rides, pumpkin painting, trunk-or-treat contest. For a $10 entry fee, decorate your trunk or truck bed in a family-friendly theme (sports team, favorite movie, etc.) and have your candy ready to hand out. Children will walk around and trick-or-treat. Prizes will be awarded for best-decorated trunk or truck. Food and refreshments for sale. [email protected].

Oct. 21-22: Bayside Chapel Presentation

“Anchored In Hope-Finding Strength in the Storm,” a mini retreat for men and women. Oct. 21: Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; retreat from 6-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 22: Doors open at 8 a.m.; retreat from  8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: $8/person and includes light snacks and Saturday lunch. Bayside Chapel, 38288 London Ave., Williamsville Industrial Park off Route 54, Selbyville, Del. Advance registration required. 302-436-7585; [email protected].

Oct. 22: American Apple Festival

Noon-3 p.m. Berlin Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 9715 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Music by country music star Randy Lee Ashcraft (bring your lawn chairs); food by American Legion Post #123 includes hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, desserts, snacks, apple pie, popcorn, snow cones; face painting and kids’ games; raffles; Magee Farms farmers market; classic car show with trophies. Proceeds benefit the Residents Activity Fund and the Alzheimer’s Association. Car show registration: 410-629-6116; 410-629-6123.

Oct. 22: Spaghetti Dinner And Gospel Music

The United Methodist Men of Powellville United Methodist Church, 35606 Mt. Hermon Rd., Powellville, will host dinner beginning at 4:30 p.m. Spaghetti with homemade sauces, salad, bread sticks and dessert. Available until 6:30 p.m. Eat-in or carry-out. At 6:30 p.m., national Christian artists The Riders will be in concert in the sanctuary. 443-880-8804.

Oct. 26, Nov. 30: Knights Of Columbus Simple Supper

Dinner is served from 5-7 p.m. Cash bar is open. Full meal for only $7. Columbus Hall (behind St. Luke’s Church), 9901 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. 410-524-7994.

Oct. 29: The Parke Garage Sale

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Community yard/garage sale in driveways of residents. The Parke is an active 55+ adult community of 503 homes. Residents are selling their treasures including clothes, lamps, artwork, household items, electronics, furniture and more. Rain date is Nov. 5. 410-208-4994.

Oct. 29: Charity Bull & Oyster Roast

Ravens Roost #44. 2-6 p.m., American Legion, 23rd Street, Ocean City. Cost: $40, includes pit beef, raw and fried oysters, sausage with peppers and onions, salads, beer and soda. Entertainment includes music by The Stims, plant and money wheels, 50/50 and door prizes. Profits from the roast will assist local charities and causes. To purchase tickets, call 410-598-4597 or [email protected].

Nov. 12: 16th Annual Christmas Bazaar

St. Andrew Catholic Center, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jewelry (new, used, estate and costume), bake sale, Chinese auction, silent auction for new and “almost new” art gallery, white elephant, books, cookies, crafts and more. Lunch with homemade crab cakes, kielbasa, hot dogs, barbecue and homemade crab soup. Choose dessert. 410-250-0030.

Nov. 14: Ovation Dinner Theatre

Production of “Murder at the Long Branch Saloon,” 6-9 p.m. Reservations required. $35 per person includes the show and a buffet dinner (does not include tax and gratuity). The Cove at Ocean Pines, 1 Mumford’s Landing Rd., Ocean Pines. 410-641-7501.


  • 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.