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 life-style.410-641-0157.
Every Monday: Delmarva Chorus Meeting
7 p.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Women of all ages invited to sing with the group. 410-641-6876.
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.
Every Tuesday: TOPS Meeting
5:30-7 p.m. Worcester County Health Center, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. email@example.com.
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. All are welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org or http://delmarvahanddancing.com. 410-208-1151.
Second Wednesday: Polish American Club
Of Delmarva Meeting
2-4 p.m. Columbus Hall. Anyone of Polish or Slavic descent is welcome. No meetings June, July, August. 410-723-2639 or 410-250-2548.
Second Thursday: Ocean Pines Garden Club
10 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Visitors and new members welcome.
Every Friday: Knights Of Columbus #9053 Bingo
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.
Every Friday: FORGE Contemporary Youth
And Family Ministry
6:30-8:30 p.m. FORGE Center, 7804 Gumboro Rd., Pittsville. Designed for kids ages 5-65, the program provides a meal, music, games, activities and a life lesson that can be of use to anyone. Christian-based program but does not require the practice of faith to attend. 443-366-2813.
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.
May 3-4: Gigantic Yard Sale And Bake Sale
8 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Orthodox Church, 33384 Mackenzie Way (off Plantation Road), Lewes, Del. Look for the gold dome. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit St. Andrew’s Church. 302-436-4029.
May 3-4: Yard, Bake, Book Sale, Silent Auction
7 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. Taylorville United Methodist Church, 11252 Adkins Rd., Berlin, just off Route 589 across from Gum Point Road. Breakfast and lunch available. 571-250-2010, office; 571-328-3878, cell.
May 7: Ocean City Community Health Fair
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 40th Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Free screening including carotid, skin, respiratory, bone density, foot checks, hearing, blood pressure, lab draws-lipid panel and blood glucose (12-hour fast required), special appearance by Pets on Wheels of Delmarva, blood drive by Blood Bank of Delmarva, more than 130 vendors to present information on health and wellness.
May 9: Ocean Pines Garden Club
10 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Speaker will be Kellie Romanowski, head of landscaping in Ocean Pines. New members welcome.
May 9: 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 the Living Legacy Foundation. Optional luncheon will follow the meeting at a local restaurant. New members welcome. 410-250-0980.
May 10: Maryland Crab Cake Dinner
4-6:30 p.m. Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin. $12: Maryland crab cake sandwich, green beans, baked potato, cole slaw or $8: Maryland crab cake sandwich. Carry-outs available. Bake sale table.
May 11: One-Day Maryland Basic Boating Safety
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ocean Pines Branch library. The Maryland Safe Boating Certificate is required for all boat operators born after July 1, 1972, and is awarded after successful completion of the course. Class includes piloting in local waters, tying nautical knots, foul weather tactics, legal issues, common marine maintenance. $15 fee for materials. Register: 410-935-4807 or email CGAUXOC@GMAIL.-COM.
May 11: Floral Arrangements For Sale
Ocean Pines Garden Club will be selling arrangements at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market in White Horse Park. Variety of arrangements available just in time for Mother’s Day..
May 11: Inside/Outside Yard And Bake Sale
6 a.m.-until. Berlin American Legion Auxiliary, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin. Weather permitting inside/outside. Table rentals available. Limited, so call early. $15/each. 443-235-4866 or Legion Post at 410-641-3760.
May 11: Worcester County Garden Club
Plant Auction And Sale
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Covered pavilion at Sturgis Park, River Street, Snow Hill. Auction begins at 11 a.m. Annuals, perennials, gift baskets and more. Bring a chair and a friend. 443-235-9313.
May 11: Horseshoe Crab Ecology And Tagging Demo
11 a.m. Join Assateague Island Alliance volunteer and citizen scientist Dick Arnold for an informative, hands-on program encounter with horseshoe crabs. Discover how valuable this living fossil is to the global ecosystem and humankind plus how horseshoe crabs are tagged and why. Refreshments at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the Assateague Environmental Education Center, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin.
May 11: Annual Yard Sale
8 a.m.-1 p.m. St. Matthews-By-The-Sea UMC, Ocean Highway, Route 1 at Dagsboro Street, Fenwick Island, Del. Proceeds go to missions.. Crafts, attic treasures, jewelry, used books, bake sale items. UMM will sell homemade soups and hot dogs.
May 15: Local Ocean Pines Chapter AK Of P.E.O.
Italian Buffet Fundraiser
5:30-8:30 p.m. Ocean Pines Yacht Club. All proceeds benefit educational projects for women. Menu will feature antipasto and cheese board, Caesar salad, custom pasta bowls, grilled chicken, sausage with peppers and onions, meatballs, fresh vegetables, pasta, garlic bread, tiramisu and beverages. Cost: $40. Includes a silent auction, gift baskets, mystery wines, gift card boxes. 410-201-2508. To attend, respond by May 4. Checks made out to PEO, Chapter AK, mail to Marian Bickerstsaff, 29 Wood Duck Dr., Ocean Pines, Md. 21811.
May 18: Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
Refreshments: 9:45 a.m.; business meeting: 10 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Project for May: marble vase. Cost: $6. Call 410-208-4317 to reserve your project.
May 18 And June 14: Flags For Heroes 2019
Veterans Memorial Park, Route 589 between Manklin Creek Road and Cathell Road. Sponsor a flag for $50. Each flag honors a person who has made a difference in someone’s life: military member, first responder, teacher, community leader, anyone who has been a hero in your life. Rotary Club of Ocean City/Berlin and Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation. Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 1576, Ocean Pines, Md. 21811. email@example.com.
May 19: Crab Cake Platter
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, Main Street, Bishopville. Must pre-order. Only 100 platters available. One crab cake on a roll, cole slaw, baked beans, water or soda. Call or text: 443-880-6966.
May 23: Worcester County Democratic Club
6:30 p.m. Assateague Room, Ocean Pines Community Center. Former Democratic Sen. James Mathias will discuss activities of the recently concluded Maryland General Assembly and his new position as legislative liaison for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES0. His report will be in lieu of Sen. Carozza who was not able to attend the April club meeting. Public is welcome to attend. Refreshments served. 443-523-4491.
May 25: All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken Buffet
3-6 p.m. Sound United Methodist Church, Route 54, Williamsville, Del. Adults: $15; children: $8. Carry-out available. Bake sale.
May 25: Artisans Fair Craft Show
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Route 26, Ocean View, Del. Artisans will exhibit both indoors and outdoors, showing textiles, metal work, fine art, glass, jewelry, pottery, photography, woodworking and sculpture. An outside farmers market will offer a variety of produce and specialty foods from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Other attractions include a raffle auction of artisans’ work, silent auction for two quilts, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle and breakfast, lunch and snack items. Free admission and free parking. Proceeds benefit the college scholarship fund of South Coastal Delaware AARP. 302-732-6336.
June 6: Women’s Club Of Ocean Pines Game Party
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dunes Manor Hotel, Ocean City. Organize a table to play a game of cards with friends or we’ll find a group that needs a player. Munchies and beverages during play, lunch entree from choice of three. Raffles. Cost: $30, payable to WC-OP. Fundraiser to benefit high school scholarship and community donations program. 410-600-0552, 443-397-6121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 13: Gardens Of Ocean Pines Tour
9 a.m.-noon. Those interested in showcasing their beautiful gardens, large or small, should contact 410-973-1423 or email@example.com to discuss placing your garden/yard on the tour.
June-Sept. 8 Saturdays: Yoga On The Beach
9 a.m. Enjoy low-impact exercise to increase balance, flexibility and reduce stress to the sound of ambient waves. All levels welcome. Free but park entrance fees are in effect. Donations benefit Assateague Island National Seashore. Bring your own beach towel. Meet at the Shade Pavilion in North Beach parking lot, 6633 Bayberry Dr., Berlin.
Sept. 7: Walk To End Epilepsy
8 a.m. Boardwalk at the Inlet, Ocean City. Free registration. Join the Epilepsy Foundation Maryland at this nationwide walk to end epilepsy, a fun, family-friendly walk that brings the community together to affect change through care, advocacy, research and education. Features kids’ games, purple tent, scavenger hunt, entertainment. Money raised from the walk helps fund research and awareness, training programs and first aid, as well as improved access to specialty and supportive care for the more than 60,000 people affected by epilepsy in Maryand. Create a team, sponsor an activity or be a volunteer. Epilepsy.com/Maryland or firstname.lastname@example.org.