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.
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 sup-port 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 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. [email protected] 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, [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 September 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.
September 28: Rummage Sale
Ocean City Presbyterian Church will host on 13th Street, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
September 28: Super Bingo
Willards Volunteer Fire Company will host Sept. 28 at the Willards Lion Club. Doors open 5 p.m. with early bird games 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo starts 7 p.m. Games are $125 per game. 410-430-1135.
Sept. 28: Community Day
Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department’s Community Appreciation Day will celebrated the fire department’s 80th Anniversary, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Games, food, demonstrations and vendors on Main Street. 443-880-6966
September 29: MSO Concert
The Ocean City Performing Arts
Center will host at 3 p.m. the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra’s “Movie Themes to Classica,” performances. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online at www.midatlanticsymphony-.org, by phone at 888-846-8600, or at the box office.
September 30: Chorus Guest Night
The Delmarva Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is planning Guest Night from 7-9 at the Ocean Pines Community Center for all ladies interested in an evening of singing and meeting new friends. 410-208-4009
October 5: Touch A Truck
From 10 a.m.-noon at Stephen Decatur Park, kids can check out vehicles used by Berlin’s electric, water resources, public works and police departments as well as exhibits and demonstrations.
October 5: Chicken/Dumplings Dinner
Calvary United Methodist Church is hosting a chicken and dumplings dinner, 11 a.m. until, at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Dine in or carryout.
October 5: State Party
Abate of Delmarva will host State Party starting at 11 a.m., featuring camping from Oct. 4-6 for a fee. Food, music, basket of cheer and prizes during event including bonfire. Location, 34291 West Line Road, Selbyville. 410-251-8699
October 6: Feast, Pet Blessing
The Church of the Holy Spirit in Ocean City will hold a Blessing of the Animals ceremony from noon till 1 p.m. in the church parking lot on 100th Street. Pets should be on leashes or otherwise under their owners’ control. Any size, shape or type of pet is welcome. You may also bring a photo of a departed pet, or a stuffed animal that means a lot to you. Following the blessing, a crab/chicken feast will be held 2-5 p.m. Tickets available, but limited. 410-723-1973
October 10: AARP Meeting
The local AARP chapter will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Ocean City Senior Center. Please arrive early at 9:30 for a social half-hour and refreshments. Guest speaker will discuss fire prevention and an optional luncheon will follow the meeting at Denny’s. New members are welcome. Call Bob McCluskey at 410-250-0980 with questions.
Oct. 11: Crab Cake Dinner
Stevenson United Methodist Church will offer the last dinner of 2019. Crab cake sandwich with green beans, baked potato and cole slaw for $12 or two crab cake sandwich platters for $20. Carryouts available. Bake sale table offered.
October 12: Pancake Breakfast
Annual Fall Kiwanis Club event from 8-11 a.m. in the Assateague Room of the Ocean Pines Community Center. Carryout also available.
October 12: Coastal Walk
Join Coastal Hospice for the inaugural Coastal Walk at Assateague State Park. The walk includes a 5K Fun Run which begins at 10 a.m. and will be immediately followed by a two-mile walk. The 5K will start on the paved trail but after a mile transitions to the beach. Registration is $30 and can be completed on https://runsignup.com/coastalwalkand5k.
October 12: Artisan’s Festival
The Bethany Beach Fire Company Auxiliary’s 12th Annual Artisan’s Festival will be held at the fire house, noon-3 p.m.
Oct. 12: Willards Bingo
The 13th Annual Baskets, Bags & Bucks Bingo will take place Saturday, Oct. 12 at Willards Lions Club. Doors open 5:30 p.m. with bingo starting at 7 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at door. For tickets, call 410-726-1583 or willardsfire.com