Things To Do Around Town – August 9, 2019

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. jeanduck47@gmail.com.

Second Tuesday of Month: Eastern Shore Stamp Club Meeting
6 p.m. Salisbury branch, Wicomico County Library. Meetings held in basement.

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: Community Bible Study (Women and Children)
September 2019 through May 2020. Harvest Baptist Church, 29945 Dixon Rd., Salisbury. Pre-registration now open. $35 for adults, $10 for children. Thirty-week study of Revelation, Galatians and Colossians. Women of all ages and Bible knowledge welcome. Coordinator Linda Frey, 410-422-8773. Register and pay online at Salisbury.CBSclass.org.

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. dance@delmarvahanddancing.com 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.

Every Thursday: Beach Singles
45 Plus, happy hour 4-7 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 10100 Coastal Hwy., Ocean City. 302-436-9577, 410-524-0649, beachsingles.org.

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.

Every Saturday: Goat and Sheep Seminars
10 a.m. Tractor Supply Co., Berlin and Farmers & Planters Too, Salisbury. Free programs focusing on small ruminant health, fencing and pasture management and feeding. Programs by University of Maryland Extension. For full schedule and registration,
contact Maegan Perdue, mperdue@-umd.edu or 410-632-1972.

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.

Every Sunday Now Through Sept. 29: Berlin Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers-only market featuring locally handmade or grown products. More than 20 vendors including fresh fruits and veggies, baked goods, seafood, poultry, farm-fresh eggs, organic goods, wood working, beauty products and much more.
Live music by local artists, kids crafts and a petting zoo. Berlin Welcome Center: 410-973-2051.

June-Sept. 8 Saturdays: Yoga On The Beach
8 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.

Aug. 9: Chicken Salad Sandwich Carry-out
5-7 p.m. Bishopville VFD Station 1, 10709 Bishopville Rd., Bishopville. $8 delicious chicken salad sandwich with chips and drink. $6 by the pint. Baked goods table available. Call to arrange premade carry-outs. 619-922-9950.

Aug. 9: Maryland Crab Cake Dinner
4-6:30 p.m. Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 Main St., Berlin. $8 Maryland crab cake sandwich, $12 Maryland crab cake sandwich platter with green beans, baked potato, cole slaw and $20 two Maryland crab cake sandwich platter with sides. Bake sale table and carry-out available.

Aug. 10: Kicks 4 Kids Family Fun Day
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Winterplace Park, Salisbury. Games, contests, food, prizes, live music and more! Silent auction of shoes designed and decorated by community members. Event benefits Coastal Kids Supportive Care Pediatric Program of Coastal Hospice.
Follow at facebook.com/CostalHospice /Events.

Aug. 10: Focus On Prayer Women’s Prayer Group
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Holy Trinity Anglican, 11021 Worcester Hwy., Berlin. Theme: “Reframe it with Prayer.” Sara Lewis, author of “Called to Pray: An Intercessor’s Toolkit,” Candy Abbott and Joyce Thomas-Detweiler will speak. Complimentary light lunch available. RSVP to sara@explorercharts.com.

Aug. 10: Democratic Central Committee Worcester County Monthly Meeting
9-11 a.m. Snow Hill Branch, Worcester County Library. Interested person are encouraged to attend. 410-213-1956.

Aug. 10: Ocean Pines Anglers Club
9:30 a.m. Ocean Pines Branch, Worcester County Library. Speaker will be popular local fisherman Big Bird Cropper.
Cropper has been featured in Coastal Fisherman, Outdoors Delmarva and Hooked on OC. All welcome.

Aug. 14: Deadline for Wicomico County Tourism Photo Contest
Accepting entries until 5 p.m. Contest open to photographers 18+. First prize wins $500. The first-place photo will be included on the Wicomico County Tourism website, in an e-newsletter and in the 2020 Visitors and Relocation Guide. Photos must be taken within the past two years. Suggested topics include nature, culture and festivals. Contest rules and entry form can be found at www.wicomicotourism.org.

Aug. 15: NAACP “Neighborhood Policing” Discussion
6:30 p.m. Berlin MAC Center, 10129 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin. Speakers will be Chiefs of Police or their representatives from these Worcester communities: Arnold Downing, Berlin; David Massey, Ocean Pines; Lee Brumley, Pocomoke and Andy McGee, Snow Hill. 443-944-6701.

Aug. 15: Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
9:45 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. August Project is a closed terrarium. $15 per project. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m. Business Meeting at 10 a.m. Call to reserve your project. Sharon, 410-208-3032.

Aug. 17: Willards VFC Chicken BBQ
11 a.m. Rt. 346 & Main St., Willards. $10 for a half chicken, two sides, roll and can of soda. Benefit for Jimmy Parker.
410-430-1135.

Aug. 17: Steak Dinner
4-7 p.m. American Legion 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin. $16 dinner includes 14oz. Porterhouse steak, baked potato,
salad and dinner roll. Public welcome. Pre-order required. Call for tickets or pick up from the bartender at the legion.
Don, 410-600-5294. Ray, 410-215-9354.

Aug. 17: Festival on the Lawn
1-6 p.m. Frankford Community Park, Frankford. Free concert featuring several acts including the Zion Reggae Band, Committed to Serve and Ty Bolden. Music, food, games and book bag giveaways. Event presented by Center Stage Resources to bring awareness on mental health and human trafficking. For more information contact centerstagre@yahoo.com.

Aug. 17: Chicken, Dumplings Dinner
11 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. $10 dinners include chicken n dumplings, potato salad, candied yam, mac n cheese, string beans, rolls and corn bread. Dine-in or carry-out available. Drinks and desserts available. Fundraiser for Calvary United Methodist Church.

Aug. 17: Children’s Superhero Lunch
11:30 a.m. Poplar Hill Mansion, 117 Elizabeth St., Salisbury. $22 per person. RSVP to reserve seats. Dress up as your favorite superhero or comic book character. Kid-friendly menu features smoothies, sandwiches, fruit and desserts. Games and prizes.
All proceeds benefit Poplar Hill Mansion. To RSVP, call 410-749-1776.