Things To Do Around Town – May 19, 2017

Things To Do Around Town – May 19, 2017
Thngs to do

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 Wor-cester 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 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 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;

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.

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.

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

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.

Now Through May 25: Liquidation Sale To Benefit Worcester GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity)

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Dazzle Store, Manklin Station Shopping Center, near DeNovo’s, Ocean Pines. Dazzle will donate a percentage of sales to Worcester GOLD. Store displays, racks, spinners, furniture, clothing, jewelry, accessories, Christmas trees originally $400 as low as $35, ornaments, Table Top, Christopher Radko retired collectible ornaments, Lladro figures, Fitz and Floyd. Everything must be sold. 410-352-5538 or 410-208-4438.

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 sal-ad 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 21: Fried Chicken Carry-Out

Chicken available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (or until sold out). Bishopville Fire Department Auxiliary at the fire department. Half-chicken (four pieces): $8; full chicken (eight pieces): $14. Bake table available. 443-235-2926 to arrange for premade carry-outs. Proceeds help pay for new fire truck.

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 Railraod. Cost: $20/person. Reservation: 410-208-0171 or gorpataddy@aol.

May 26: Home Fried Chicken Dinner

American Legion Post 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, next to Rite Aid. Chicken, two sides and roll. Two-, three- and four-piece platters. Public welcome.

May 27: Outdoor Flea Market

8 a.m.-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, Wil-lards. 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 27: Free Pickleball Clinic, Free Week Of Pickleball

10 a.m.-noon. Ocean Pines Pickleball Club, Manklin Meadows Sports Complex, 11443 Manklin Creek Rd., Ocean Pines. Clinic at eight new courts. Following the clinic, the public is invited to enjoy food, fun and music at a ribbon-cutting event at noon. From May 27-June 2, the public is welcome to enjoy a free week of pickleball at the new courts. Register: 703-598-6119 or [email protected].

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.

May 29: Memorial Day Dinner

5-7 p.m. Benefit Diakonia’s veterans’ affairs. Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., Berlin. Menu: Chicken parmesan, pot roast, potatoes, vegetable, salad and dessert. Adults: $8; children: $5. 410-641-2186.

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 8: Ocean Pines Garden Club Garden Tour

9 a.m.-noon. Luncheon follows at The Cove at Mumford’s Landing (formerly Ocean Pines Yacht Club) beginning at 12:15 p.m. Cost of tour alone: $10, registration at 9 a.m. at The Cove. Cost of tour and lunch: $30, pre-register by June 2 by sending check to Margaret Yates, 46 Boatswain Dr., Ocean Pines, MD 21811. Indicate menu choice on check: Seared scallops, blistered corn salsa, side salad; BLT on flatbread, cup of vegetable soup; or cobb salad with smoked ham and grilled chicken. Dessert, coffee, iced and hot tea are included. [email protected].

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.