Every Friday: FORGE Youth And Family Meetings
6:30-8:30 p.m. House of Mercy Sanctuary, behind House of Mercy Thrift Shop, Route 113, Selbyville. Small meal, music, games and life lessons. All are welcome. 443-513-1048.
Every 1st Friday: Star Charities Volunteers Meet
10 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. 410-641-7667.
Every 2nd Friday: Food Pantry
New Bethel United Methodist Church, 10203 Germantown Rd., Berlin. 410-641-2058.
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: Atlantic United Methodist Church
Praise Service, 8:30 a.m.; Traditional Service and Children and Youth Sunday School, 10 a.m. Nursery available for both services. 4th Street and Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City. 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 www.orthodoxdelmar.org.
Every Sunday: Summer Worship Beginning Memorial Day Weekend
8:30 a.m.: Atlantic United Methodist Church, Shenanigan’s Porch at 4th Street and the Boardwalk. In case of rain or heat advisory, worship will be inside the church at 4th Street and Baltimore Avenue. Come as you are and join in praise and thanksgiving.
Every 2nd Sunday: Knights Of Columbus All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet
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.
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.
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.
Monday-Saturday: Atlantic United Methodist Church Thrift Shop
10 a.m.-2 p.m., AUMC, 4th Street and Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City. Donation drop-off room open 24 hours a day (some restrictions apply). Supports the church’s ministries and missions. 410-289-4458.
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.
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: Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum
1-4 p.m., 11413 Worcester Hwy., Showell. 410-251-2849.
Every 1st Monday: Free Hypertension Clinics
Hosted by Atlantic General Hospital. Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin, 10 a.m.-noon; Happy Har-ry’s, Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. 410-641-9268.
Every 2nd Monday: Friends Of The Ocean Pines Library
10 a.m. at the library. Refreshments available at 9:30 a.m. 410-208-4014.
Every 3rd Monday: Democratic Women’s Club Of Worcester County
Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Coffee and conversation at 9:30 a.m. followed by 10 a.m. meeting. All are welcome to attend these informative and friendly meetings. 410-208-2969. Club also will be collecting non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products to be shared with a local food ministry. 410-641-8553.
Every Tuesday May-September: Plant Clinic “Ask A Master Gardener”
1-4 p.m. Ocean Pines branch library, 11107 Cathell Rd. University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service is offering “Ask A Master Gardener.” Clinic is free and will be available to help with gardening questions. Put plant damage samples in a plastic bag and label the bag with name and phone number. If questions cannot be answered at the time of submittal, someone will research and get back to you at a later date. 410-641-5570.
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 Tuesday: Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
5:30-7 p.m. Berlin group 0331, Worcester County Health Center, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. [email protected].
Every 1st Tuesday: Free Hypertension Clinics
Hosted by Atlantic General Hospital. Rite Aid, Selbyville, 10 a.m.-noon. Rite Aid, Ocean Pines, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. 410-641-9268.
Every 1st Tuesday: Ravens Roost 58
6:30 p.m. Seeking new members, a treasurer and members to serve on the Board of Directors. 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: Adoptions Together Inc.
Support and education group. Adoption issues. Domestic and international adoption families welcome. St. Paul’s Church, Church Street, Berlin. Child care is available. 410-708-2439.
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 2nd Tuesday: October-May Women’s Club Of Ocean City
American Legion Hall. 410-213-1146.
Every Third Tuesday: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166 Monthly Meeting
6 p.m. social hour; 7 p.m. meeting. American Legion Synepuxent Post 166, 23rd Street, Ocean City. Current members and those interested in becoming a member are encouraged to attend.
Every Wednesday: FORGE Round Table Discussion
6-8 p.m. House of Mercy, 36674 South Dupont Hwy., Selbyville. Group respectfully discusses religion, politics, faith and family foundations. All ages welcome. 443-513-1048 or [email protected].
Every Wednesday: Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645 Bingo
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. 138th Street, across from the Fenwick Inn, Ocean City. Open to the public. All cash prizes. Jackpot: $1,000. Food and non-alcoholic drinks available. 410-250-2645.
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: Kiwanis Club Of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City
Meets weekly in the Ocean Pines Community Center. Doors open at 7 a.m.; meeting begins at 8 a.m. 410-641-7330; www.kiwanisofopoc.org.
Every Wednesday: Square Dancing Classes
7-9 p.m. (all through the winter) Ocean Pines Community Hall. Lessons for all visitors are always welcome. 410-835-3534.
Every Wednesday: Bible Study And Fellowship
6:30 p.m. The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. Study topics in a series format. www.theodysseychurch.com.
Every 2nd Wednesday: Autistic Children’s Support Group Of Worcester County
7 p.m. St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in the library. Child care provided. Invite parents who have children with special needs to attend. 410-352-9959.
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.
Every 2nd Wednesday: Hope For Hepatitis Support Group
Atlantic General Primary Care Office, 11107 Racetrack Rd., Ocean Pines 7:15-9 p.m. 410-213-1741.
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. facebook.com/groups/MOPSccop.
Every 3rd Wednesday: Suicide Grievers Support Group
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 www.jessespaddle.org.
Every 3rd Wednesday: Women Supporting Women
Breast cancer support group. 10026 Old Ocean City Blvd., #4, Berlin, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 410-641-2849.
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.
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: American Legion Post 166 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: Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous
7-8:30 p.m. Ocean View Presbyterian Church, Central Avenue and Church Street, Ocean View, Del. 302-541-0275.
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. Harpoon Hanna’s. 302-436-9577 or 410-524-0649.
Every 2nd Thursday: AARP Meeting
AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917. 10 a.m. Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st St. (behind the Dough Roller), Ocean City.
Every 3rd Thursday: Worcester County NAACP Meeting
6:30 p.m. Germantown School Community Heritage Center, 10223 Trappe Rd., Berlin. The public is invited. 443-944-6701.
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.
May 12: Crab Cake Dinner
4-6:30 p.m. (new hours). Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin. Includes crab cake sandwich, green beans and seasoned baked potato. Carry-outs available. Also bake sale table. Cost: $10.
May 12: Relay For Life Of North Worcester County
6 p.m. Frontier Town Campground, 8428 Stephen Decatur Hwy., Berlin. Walking event for entire community to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer while honoring survivors and those lost. Purple is the color of hope. Show your spirit of hope by helping paint the world and the Worcester County community purple through Relay For Life. Form a team and fundraise; sign up for Cancer Survivor Reception and Lap; sponsor or make a donation; drop by and have fun (open to public 6 p.m.-midnight). 443-497-1198, [email protected]; 443-366-5440, [email protected]; 410-430-8131, [email protected].
May 12, 19, 26: 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 13: Mother-Daughter Luncheon
Noon. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin. Elegant, fun time for moms, grandmothers, sisters and aunts. Delicious food, great fellowship, live entertainment by Visions and more. Cost: $22/person; advanced ticket purchase requested, no tickets sold at the door. 443-235-3214 or 240-441-8276.
May 13: Boy Scout Flea Market Vendors Sought
Boy Scout Troop 2173 is seeking vendors for its May 13 outdoor flea market to be held at the Selbyville Elks, Route 113, Bishopville. $15 per 12’ x 12’ spot. Help send a scout to summer camp. Email [email protected] or call 443-365-1225.
May 13: Yard/Craft Sale
8 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Matthews-By-The-Sea, Dagsboro Street and Route 1, Fenwick Island, Del. Sponsored by the UMW and UMM. Proceeds go to missions. Bake sale. Serving lunch. Books, toys, crafts, attic treasures and more. No electronics. 410-723-9239 or 410-250-5778.
May 13: Ocean City Dance
Elks Lodge No. 2645, Banquet Hall, 138th Street and Coastal Highway (behind the Fenwick Inn), Ocean City. Open to the public. Cash bar. Swing, Latin, disco, salsa, ballroom and country dancing to the music of DJ Mike T. Rumba lesson by John Brillantes, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Open dancing from 7:15-10 p.m. Admission: $14/person, includes lesson. 443-474-0015 or www.Dancing-AtTheBeach.com.
May 13: Zumbathon
9-11 a.m. Multi-Purpose Building, 130 Flower St., Berlin. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Princess Anne Chapter, in collaboration with Worcester County NAACP. Free party with giveaways and refreshments. 443-359-5365.
May 13: Pig Pickin’ And Clam Bake
4-10 p.m. Berlin Fire Company. Live music by Tranzfusion from 6-9 p.m. Chinese Auction, raffles, casino games. Dinner from 4-7 p.m. includes pork barbecue, clams, five beer tickets. Cost: $35. All proceeds go to the funding of a new fire truck. Brought to you by Burley Oak Brewing Company. Tickets: Berlin fire company or www.berlinfire.com.
May 14-17: Evangelist David Ring
7 p.m. First Baptist Church, 204 Fourth St., Pocomoke City. A cerebral palsy victim shares how he became a cerebral palsy victor. Big revival, inspirational message. Free event. A love offering will be taken. 814-515-5940.
May 14: Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
9:30 a.m. church service, 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. breakfast. All are welcome. Faith Chapel Presbyterian Church, 8006 Ironshire Station Rd., Berlin (Liberty Town). Sausage gravy with biscuits, scrambled eggs, mini bagels, fruit, muffins, pastries, waffles, French toast, fried potatoes, bacon and turkey bacon sausage and turkey sausage, scrapple. Adults: $10; Kids 10 and under: $5. 443-493-1048.
May 15: Free Social
Noon-3 p.m. Faith Chapel Presbyterian Church, 8006 Ironshire Station Rd., Berlin (Liberty Town). Tuna salad wraps, chicken salad wraps, chips, pickle, fresh fruit. Games, puzzles, crafts. Air-conditioned hall. Accepting donations. 443-493-1048.
May 15: Democratic Women’s Club Meeting
9:30 a.m., coffee; 10 a.m.-noon, meeting. Discussion of Assateague Island Alliance. Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, Assateague Room. 410-973-1021.
May 18: Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
9:45 a.m., refreshments; 10 a.m., meeting. Ocean Pines Community Center. Craft following meeting: Glass etching. Guests welcome. 410-208-3032.
May 18: Worcester NAACP Meeting
6:30 p.m. Save Our Youth-Crime Office, 1520 Market St., Pocomoke. Discussion of common issues and speaker Frederick Grant. All are welcome. 443-944-6701.
May 20: Chicken Barbecue
11 a.m. until. Platter includes half barbecued chicken, Bush’s Baked Beans, cole slaw and roll. $9. Public welcome. American Legion Post 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., next to Rite Aid.
May 20: Willards Fire Hall Yard Sale
7 a.m.-until. Willards Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 7370 Main St., Willards. Breakfast sandwiches and lunch served, chicken salad sandwiches, soup, baked goods, homemade ice cream. Fee: $10 per table. Benefits Ladies Auxiliary. 410-726-1583 or 410-835-2285.
May 20: BBQ Chicken Sale
11 a.m.-until. St. Paul United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin. Half barbecued chicken and roll. $8. Sponsored by St. Paul United Methodist Church Men’s Ministry. 443-880-4746.
May 25: Republican Women Of Worcester County May Luncheon Meeting
Doors open at 10:30 a.m.; meeting begins at 11 a.m. Captain’s Table Restaurant, 15th Street and Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City. Speaker: Bill Jarman, executive director of the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cambridge on the new museum and the Underground Railroad. Cost: $20/person. Reservation: 410-208-0171 or gorpataddy@aol.
May 27: Outdoor Flea Market
1 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy. (Route 611 and Snug Harbor Road), Berlin. Twenty-seven vendors. Breakfast sandwiches, lunch, barbecue chicken leg quarters, pulled pork sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, two sides, baked goods and more. Table rental: 410-207-7039 or [email protected].
May 27: Church Rummage Sale
7 a.m.-1 p.m. Ocean City Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave.
May 27: Super Bingo
Doors open at 5 p.m. Early bird games at 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo starts at 7 p.m. Willards Lions Club, Main Street, Willards. Paying $125 per game. Assorted foods and desserts for sale. 410-835-8678.
May 27: Swann Keys Annual Flea Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Clubhouse in Swann Keys, Route 54. Sponsored by Ladies Auxiliary. 410-98-1727.
May 28: Knights Of Columbus All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet
Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. $10, adult; $6, child 8 and under. 240-353-0681.
June 1-2: Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Lobby Sales
June 1: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; June 2: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Collective Goods, formerly Books are Fun (best-sellers, games, cookbooks, toys and boxed cards). Main Lobby, 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Fundraiser with proceeds to benefit Atlantic General Hospital. 410-641-1100.
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: 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.
June 3: FORGE Bowling Challenge
Noon. Eastern Shore Lanes, Pocomoke. Cost: $20 per person, includes pizza and Pepsi. Prizes to top adult bowler and top youth bowler. All proceeds benefit Youth and Family Academy. Registration: 443-366-2813.
June 8: AARP Chapter 1917 Meeting
10 a.m. Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st St. (behind the Dough Roller), Ocean City. Refreshments served at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will discuss substance abuse and addiction. A luncheon will follow the meeting. New members welcome. 410-250-0980.
June 11: All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Lunch
Begins at 2 p.m. Sunset Grille Banquet Room, 12933 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City. Benefit for the Girl Scouts of Worcester County. $15/person. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, face painting for the children. Make checks payable to Star Charities. For tickets, call 410-641-7667 or 443-235-1019.
June 15: Bus Trip To Harrington Casino
Bus leaves 10 a.m. from Ocean Pines Yacht Club parking lot. Sponsor: Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines/Ocean City. Cost: $20, payable to Kiwanis OP/OC, includes $15 slot play, $7 voucher toward lunch buffet ($13.95) and bus transportation. Reservation deadline: June 13, limited to 54 people. 410-641-5456.
June 19: Free Summer Social
Noon-3 p.m. Faith Chapel Presbyterian Church Hall, 8006 Ironshire Station Rd., Berlin (Liberty Town). Air-conditioned hall. Hot dogs, baked beans, corn on the cob, fresh fruit. Games, puzzles, crafts. Accepting donations. 443-493-1048.