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. email@example.com or http://delmarvahanddancing.com. 410-208-1151.
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. 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.
Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
3 p.m. 18th-century Candlelight Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols with Father Michael Moyer. Historic St. Martin’s Church, 11413 Old Worcester Hwy., Showell. All are welcome. Complimentary parking. 410-251-2849.
Dec. 27: Family Time Program
4:30 p.m. Worcester County Library, Berlin Branch. All materials will be provided. For school-age children and adults. worcesterlibrary.org.
Dec. 29: Concert
8 p.m. Ocean City Performing Arts Center, 4001 Coastal Hwy. A musical session where the true spirit of rock lives again: Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash, Million Dollar Jam. Ticketmaster.com, 410-289-2800.
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve In Berlin
Celebrate the arrival of 2019. Food vendors, beer garden, music. Kids’ ball drop, 6 p.m. Adult party starts at 10 p.m. berlinmainstreet.com.
Jan. 1-29: Art Exhibits
“Artist’s Choice” and “Shared Visions.” Opening reception Jan. 4, 5-7 p.m. Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th St. 410-524-9433, artleagueofoceancity.org.
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.
Jan. 10: AARP Meeting
10 a.m. Ocean City Senior Center, 41st Street and Coastal Highway (behind the Dough Roller). Please arrive early at 9:30 a.m. for a social half-hour and refreshments. Guest speaker: Worcester County State’s Attorney Kristen Heiser. Optional luncheon follows meeting at the Horizons Restaurant. New members welcome. 410-250-0980.
Jan. 26: All-You-Can-Eat Taco Night
5-7 p.m. Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Menu: Beef, chicken or fish tacos, beans and rice, guacamole dip, salsa and chips, hard and soft shells. Soda and water sold separately. $10 for all you can eat and $6 for children under 11. Take-out available. 443-880-6966.
Feb. 14: AARP Meeting
10 a.m. Ocean City Senior Center, 41st Street and Coastal Highway (behind the Dough Roller). Please arrive early at 9:30 a.m. for a social half-hour and refreshments. Guest speaker will discuss “Guarding Your Identity.” Optional luncheon will follow the meeting at High Stakes Restaurant. New members welcome. 410-250-0980.
Feb. 22: Carrabba’s Carry-Out/Dine-In
5-7 p.m. Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. Menu will be chicken marsala, penne pomo, salad, bread, mini cannolis and a drink: $14. Carry-out or dine-in. Limited number of dinners available. Pre-orders are encouraged: 443-880-6966.