Things To Do Around Town – July 7, 2017

Things To Do Around Town – July 7, 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 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 Sunday: Summer Worship

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 Sunday: Outdoor Informal Worship Service

Through September. 8:30 a.m. Bethany United Methodist Church front lawn, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy. (Route 611 on the way to Assateague Island), Berlin. Bring lawn chair or blanket. 410-641-2186 or

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 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.

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 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

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. Clarion Hotel, 10100 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. 302-436-9577, 410-524-0649 or

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.

July 6-7: Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Lobby Sales

July 6: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; July 7: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Everything $6 (necklaces, rings, shawls, watches, glasses, hats and gift ideas). Main Lobby, 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Fundraiser with proceeds to benefit Atlantic General Hospital. 410-641-1100.

July 7, 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4: Knights Of Columbus Bingo

More than $1,000 in prizes each week and Big Jackpot could pay $1,000. 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.

July 8: Kiwanis Summer Pancakes

8-11 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, coffee or tea. Cost: $6; children under 12: $3; under 5: free. Advance tickets: 410-208-6719 or purchase at the door. Carry-out food also available. Proceeds benefit youth of the community. 410-641-7330.

July 8: Ocean Pines Anglers Club

9:30 a.m. Ocean Pines branch library. Top anglers in the club will share their skills, including Budd Heim, top flounder fisherman, and Frank Watkins, who showed Outdoors DelMarVa’s hosts the hot fishing spots in local bays. They will discuss methods, tackle, locations, tides, baits and “how they do it” with fellow club members. All are welcome. 410-641-7662.

July 8, 8 a.m., July 20, 4 p.m., Aug. 12, 8 a.m., Aug. 24, 4 p.m.: Pickleball Clinics

Free clinics for beginners. Ocean Pines Pickleball Club, Manklin Meadows Sports Complex, 11443 Manklin Creek Rd., Ocean Pines. Eight new courts at the facility. Registration: 703-598-6119 or

July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27: Summer Gospel Concerts

St. Matthews By-The-Sea summer concert series, 7 p.m. All are welcome. Free, all-music events. 1000 Coastal Hwy., Fenwick Island, at the intersection of Highway One and Dagsboro Street. July 2: Bill Day Ministry; July 9: Sons of Thunder; July 16: Lights of Home; July 23: The Veasey Family; July 30: Dave Morgan Music Ministry; Aug. 6: The Hyssongs; Aug. 13: Merle & Cathy; Aug. 20: Precious Memories; Aug. 27: The Crusaders. Love offering will be taken for the artists. 302-436-1938 or from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 302-537-1402.

July 9, 23, Aug. 13, 27, Sept. 10, 24: Knights Of Columbus All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet

Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast, creamed chipped beef, biscuits, sausage, bacon and toast. $10, adult; $6, child 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Knights Of Columbus Crab Nights

Dine between 5 and 7 p.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Crabs and shrimp need to be ordered between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. Platters and other food available without pre-order. Cash bar. 410-524-7994.

July 13: Star Charities Annual Country Western Night

4:30 p.m. Casino at Ocean Downs, 10218 Racetrack Rd., Berlin. Cost: $26 per person. All-you-can-eat buffet, door prizes, programs, fun and entertainment. All-volunteer organization. Country Western Night is in support of wounded soldiers in Maryland. Tickets: 410-641-7667.

July 15: BBQ Chicken Fundaiser, Southern Gospel Music Night

Powellville UM Church. Platters served from 4-6 p.m. Includes half barbecued chicken, green beans, potato salad, roll, drink and dessert for $10. Eat-in or carry-out. Advance tickets: 410-835-3388 or 410-835-8796. Homemade ice cream on sale beginning at 4 p.m. The Riders from Lambertson, Miss., will be in the sanctuary beginning at 6 p.m.

July 15: Knights Of Columbus Chicken Barbecue

11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Platters available. Cash bar. 410-524-7994.

July 15: Movie And Pizza Night

6 p.m. Peninsula Community Church, 28574 Cypress Rd., Selbyville, Del. Children 5 years and older (unless accompanied by parent/guardian). The Secret Life of Pets. Free event. 302-436-4522 or

July 15: Crecycling

11 a.m. Ocean City branch library. Creative kids are invited to compete for prizes by making new things out of recycled materials. Take supplies provided and make clothing, decorations and other useful items. Prizes for the most creative, most usable and most fun. Ages 9 and up. 410-524-1818 or

July 15: MAC Inc. Fun Day At Jolly Roger

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jolly Roger Amusement Park, Ocean City. Tickets are $25 and are on sale in advance only. Event held rain or shine. Tickets include Splash Mountain Water Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; amusement rides, 2-6 p.m. (limit two rides on the roller coaster and excluding Speed World and Zip Line); miniature golf, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and water basketball and volleyvall for adults. Children under age 2 will be admitted free to the water park. Proceeds support health and wellness programs at MAC Inc., a United Way agency. 410-742-0505, Ext. 113.

July 16: Fried Chicken Carry-Out

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

July 16: Trustee Recognition Day

New Bethel United Methodist Church, 10203 Germantown Rd., Berlin. Guest speaker: Diallo Purnell. 410-629-1069 or 410-641-0961. Aug. 17-19 Community Camp Meeting date change to be announced.

July 19: Diakonia Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Ocean City Golf Club, Seaside Course, South Point. Registration includes golf cart, captain’s choice scramble, tee gift and complimentary refreshments. Mulligans available. Catered lunch at 11:30 a.m.; shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cash bar. Complimentary dinner buffet, awards presentation, raffle and 50-50 prizes. Sign up a team of four ($400) or as an individual ($100) and be assigned to a team. Register at 301-922-4127 or

July 22: FORGE Family Fun Day

10 a.m.-3 p.m. House of Mercy, Route 113, Selbyville, Del. Family-friendly event includes carnival-style games, field day events, bounce house, face painting, food and snacks. Cornhole tournament: $10 per person. All proceeds benefit FORGE Youth and Family Academy. 443-366-2813 or

July 22: Corn Hole Tournament

Noon. House of Mercy, 36674 Dupont Hwy., Selbyville, Del. $10 per person. Proceeds benefit FORGE Youth and Family Academy. 443-366-2813 or

July 24: Quarter Auction

Doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Church of the Holy Spirit, 100th Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Tickets are $10 and include a paddle. Additional paddles are $2 each or three for $5. They are limited. Food will be available for purchase. 410-723-1973 or 443-235-8942.

July 31-Aug. 3: Vacation Bible School “Surf Shack”

Activities from 6:30-8 p.m. Dinner served beginning at 6 p.m. Powellville UM Church. School-age children invited to attend. Vacation Bible School celebration at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. 410-835-3388.

Aug. 5: First Saturday Writers Group

10 a.m.-noon. Berlin branch, Worcester County Library. Anyone interested in writing is invited to join the group and share a story, poem or essay or just come and enjoy listening to others. This is a free activity. New members are always welcome. The group is comprised of amateur as well as professional, published writers willing to share their knowledge and offer tips on being creative with words.