Things To Do Around Town – September 6, 2019

Things To Do Around Town – September 6, 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. [email protected].

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

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. [email protected] or 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,

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, [email protected] 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.

Sept. 6-8: National Folk Festival
Downtown Salisbury hosts the large-scale three-day outdoor event. The National Folk Festival celebrates the roots, richness, and variety of American culture. It features over 350 of the nation’s finest traditional musicians, dancers, craftspeople, and other keepers of culture in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, plus children’s activities, savory regional and ethnic cuisines and craft brews, non-stop participatory dancing, storytelling, parades, and more. Free

Sept. 6-8: Sportsman Expo
The inaugural Ocean City Fishing Hunting Expo, held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, is a regional consumer buying show that will bring together all things sportsman.

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 sto 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. or [email protected].

Sept. 7: Corn Hole Tournament
Noon- 5 p.m. Berlin Lions Club, 9039 Worcester Hwy., Berlin. Teams of two will face off in a double elimination battle. Food and beverages for sale. $30 per team. Sponsored by Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Registration closes Sept. 5. Register online at

Sept. 7: Walk for Recovery
1 p.m. Ocean City Boardwalk. Five-mile walk on the Boardwalk starting at the Inlet. Registration at 1 p.m. Walk begins at 2 p.m. First 50 registrants receive a free t-shirt. Participants are encouraged to wear purple. $20 donation requested. Proceeds benefit Worcester County individuals and families touched by the disease of addiction. Register online at For more information, call 410-213-1007.

Sept. 7: Car/Bike Show
The 14th Annual Cruizers for Christ Car/Bike Show will be held at the Whaleyville United Methodist Church, located at 11716 Sheppards Crossing Road. Trophies will be given to the Top 20 and “Best in Show”. There will be vendors, a silent auction, gospel music, and food for purchase including scrapple sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs and baked goods. 410-641-0059

Sept. 7: Small Town Throw Down
From 1-6 p.m., enjoy the sounds of Nashville style music, food and beer on Berlin’s Main Street. Entertainers include Jason Morton and the Chesapeake Sons, Boy In Black (Johnny Cash tribute) and Ruthie and the Wranglers.

Sept. 8: Sunday Worship Time
Sunday worship will return to 10 a.m. beginning Sunday, Sept. 8 at Bethany United Methodist Church on Route 611 and Snug Harbor Road. Children will leave worship to attend Sunday School following the children’s message.

Sept. 9: Diabetes Support Group
The Diabetes Support Group will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9 in the Avery W. Hall Educational Center auditorium on the Peninsula Regional campus. The session this month will include a talk about diabetes medications, with pharmacist Daehak Yim, PharmD. 410-543-7061.

Sept. 10: Ocean Pines Boat Club
The Ocean Pines Boat Club is sponsoring a luncheon and fun cruise aboard the Choptank River Queen from 12:15 to 2:30. Open to the public with lunch at Suicide Bridge in Hurlock. $43 per person, inclusive. Doris Lloyd, 410-629-9349 for information and reservations. Deadline is Sept. 1.

Sept. 11: Free Square Dance Lessons
7-9 p.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Adults, singles and couples welcome. Additional square dance lessons available October 2019 through May 2020 for a nominal fee.
Pine Steppes Square Dance Club President Barbara C. Roos, [email protected] or 908-229-8799.

Sept. 11: Parade of Brothers
Parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. at 27th Street south to N. Division Street. This annual event is a motorcycle ride and memorial service to commemorate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Sept 12-14: Kids Consignment Sale
Wicomico Youth & Civic Center will host the consignment event for family and home. Coastal Kids Consignment offers area families the opportunity to sell, shop and save on high-quality, gently used and new merchandise for infants to youth size 14/16 and maternity. Continuing its tradition, financial and in-kind donations will be distributed to Hope and Life Outreach Ministries (HALO) of Salisbury and local churches and shelters.

Sept. 13: Crab Cake Dinner
Stevenson United Methodist Church will hold its Maryland Crab Cake Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. Carry-outs available and bake sale table offered.

Sept. 13-14: Regional Performers
“An Evening of Regional Performers and Storytellers: Laugh, Love, Inspire” will
benefit the American Cancer Society, Wicomico County, at Wor-Wic Community College’s Guerrieri Auditorium. Tickets $10 apiece at (search for event name)

Sept. 13-15: Worcester County Fair
Planned for Byrd Park in Snow Hill, it’s a family-friendly event open to the entire community. There is no admission charge. Full slate of activities planned.

Sept. 14: Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner
4-8 p.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Local food prepared by Berlin chef Toby Gilbert with music by local musician Bryan Russo. Hosted by Socially Responsible Agricultural Project. Portion of proceeds will benefit Delmarva Farmer’s Union. Tickets available by phone at 717-826-7286 or at

Sept. 14: Relay For Life Fundraiser
The Snow Hill Fire Ladies Auxility and Relay For Life Team Bucket will hold a social cornhole tournament with men’s and women’s brackets at the fire department. Teams randomly chosen the day of the event with $10 per person charge for the fundraiser. Teams welcomed. Food available, beer for sale, raffles and 50/50 all day. Registration starts 10 a.m., play at 11 a.m. 410-632-2115 or 410-430-6179.

Sept. 14: Yard Sale
Whispering Woods community on Route 611 will have a yard sale from 8 a.m.-noon.

Sept. 14: Central Committee Meeting
The Democratic Central Committee of Worcester County will meet from 9-11 a.m. at the downtown Berlin library, 13 Harrison Avenue. All interested parties welcome. 410-213-1956.

Sept. 16: Fall Club Meeting
The Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County will host its first fall meeting at the Community Center in Ocean Pines. Coffee and conversation at 9:30 a.m. At 10 a.m. Berlin Mayor Gee Williams will discuss environmental issues affecting Worcester County and Berlin. The September non-perishable food donations will go to Diakonia. 410-208-2969.

Sept 17: Financial Peace
Nine-week course being taught at Salem UM Church in Selbyville by Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Classes held Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to handle money the way your grandmother did. This class will help you learn to save, invest, and to live like no one else so you can live and give like no one else. There is a material cost. Child care will be provided. To register for the class go to Questions call Burt Murray, 302-228-2758.

Sept 18: Free Square Dance Lessons
7-9 p.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. Adults, singles and couples welcome. Additional square dance lessons available October 2019 through May 2020 for a nominal fee.
Pine Steppes Square Dance Club President Barbara C. Roos, [email protected] or 908-229-8799.

Sept. 19: NAACP Meeting
The Worcester County NAACP will host Worcester County Public Schools Chief Academic Officer Denise Shorts at 6:40 p.m. at the Berlin MAC Center, 10129 Old Ocean City Blvd, Berlin. Meeting is open to the public.