Every Monday: TOPS Meeting
5:30-6:30 p.m. Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.410-641-0157.
Second Monday Of Month:
Ocean Pines Camera Club
7 p.m. Ocean Pines branch library. Monthly get-together to share photos, tips, programs. Group goes on a photo shoot the Saturday following meeting and hosts a hands-on workshop the last Thursday of each month. Professional and amateur photographers and new members welcome. Meets second Monday of each month.
Third Tuesday: Alzheimer’s Support Group
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9715 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Free caregivers group. 410-629-6123.
Every Wednesday: Delmarva Hand Dance Club
Dance To Sounds of ’50s And ’60s Music
5:30-9 p.m. Ocean City Elks Lodge, 13708 Sinepuxent Ave. $5 donation per person to benefit veterans and local charities in the Delmarva region. Dance lessons with Certified Hand Dance instructor Diane Engstrom on first and third Wednesdays of every month, 5-5:45 p.m. Dancing afterward until 9 p.m,. All are welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org or http://delmarvahanddancing.com. 410-208-1151.
Every Thursday Through Dec. 13:
Prayer Of The Ninth Hour, Bible Study
Eastern Orthodox Community of Saint Andrew Orthodox Church, 33384 MacKenzie Way (off Plantation Road), Lewes, Del. 302-645-5791.
Every Friday: Bingo
Knights Of Columbus #9053
Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m. 9901 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. Possible to win the $1,000 big jackpot each week. 410-524-7994.
First Saturday Of Month: 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.
Dec. 14: Oyster Fritter Sandwich
3 p.m.-until. American Legion SAL 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, next to Rite Aid. Public welcome.
Dec. 15: Ocean Pines Anglers Club Meeting
9:30 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway. Speakers will be club members Ken Thompson and his son, Adam, who traveled to Nova Scotia in October and documented their trip to fish for giant bluefin tuna. Also presented will be updates on fishing issues and awards for Top Anglers of the Year. Members are asked to bring a canned good or donation for the Diakonia shelter. All are welcome. 410-641-7662.
Dec. 15: Homemade Cookies By The Pound
1-3 p.m. St. Mary’s Church, 3rd Street, Pocomoke. Select which cookies you want for $8 a pound. Come early for best selection. Craft items also for sale.
Dec. 16: Dark Night Worship
7 p.m. Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., Berlin. Special service of prayers, scripture and music to acknowledge God is especially present with those who struggle. Contact is Rev. Connie at 410-641-2186.
Dec. 17: Ocean Pines Pickleball Club Clinic
2-3:30 p.m. Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Free for beginners, but participants are asked to pay a $5 drop-in fee for use of the gym facility. Introductory class for first-time pickleball players and covers rules, terminology, primary skills, coordination and more. Equipment is provided. Jhanberry@comcast.net or phone/-text at 703-598-6119.
Dec. 17: Democratic Women’s Club
11:30 a.m. Dunes Manor Hotel, 2800 Baltimore Ave., Ocean City. Food donations will go to The Spirit Kitchen. 410-973-1021.
Dec. 18: Bus Trip To Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, Pa.
Art League of Ocean City sponsor. Trip proceeds benefit group’s programs. Depart Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th St. bayside, Ocean City, 8:30 a.m., return 8 p.m. Cost: $70. Bring your own lunch or eat at one of the gardens’ cafes. Tickets: artleagueofoceancity.org or 410-524-9433.
Dec. 20: Worcester NAACP Meeting
6 p.m.: Executive Board; 7 p.m.: general meeting. Snow Hill Library, 307 N. Washington St., Snow Hill. Nominations for 2019-2021 officers presented, elections Jan. 17. Charles Weaver of the Worcester County Historical Society will update on the Judy Johnson Memorial to be installed at the library. 410-213-1956.
Dec. 22: Author Book Signing
Noon-3 p.m. Greyhound Bookstore, 9 S. Main St., Berlin. Author Diana McDonough will sign her novel, “Stuck in the Onesies.” A sequel, “My Mother’s Apprentice,” will be released in early 2019.
Dec. 23: Share A Slice Of Pizza
With Santa And Mrs. Claus
11 a.m.-1 p.m. The 70th Street Dough Roller, (6909 Coastal Hwy.), Ocean City. Pizza, pancakes and fun with Santa, who will hear special gift requests. Kids eat free with every entree purchase. He’ll also be handing out a limited-edition Ocean City-themed gift to the youngest guests. doughrollerrestaurants.com/specials/, 410-527-7981.
Jan. 4: Cash Bingo
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., early birds at 6 p.m. Twenty regular games, two specials, jackpot and four early birds. Must be 18 to play. Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, Main Station, Bishopville. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Food and beverages available for purchase. For advance ticket reservations, call: 443-880-6966.