Things To Do Around Town – February 21, 2020

Things To Do Around Town – February 21, 2020

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.

Every Wednesday: Delmarva Hand Dance Club
Dance To Sounds of ’50s And ’60s Music
5:30-9 p.m. Ocean City Elks Lodge, 13708 Sin-epuxent Ave. $5 donation per person to benefit veterans and local charities in the Delmarva region. Members and guests welcome. dance-@delmarvahanddaning.com or http://delmarvahanddancing.com. 410-208-1151.

Every Wednesday: Rotary Club
The Ocean City-Berlin Rotary Club meets Wed-nesdays on a weekly basis at the Residence Inn in Ocean City at 6 p.m.

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., Harpoon Hanna’s, 39064 Harpoon Rd., Fenwick Island, DE. 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.

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.

February 21: Fish Dinner
Bowen United Methodist Church in Newark will hold from 4;30-7 p.m. Dinners are $10 each. Beverages included for those eating in.

February 22: Pancake Breakfast
Kiwanis will host in the Ocean Pines Community Center Assateague Room, 8-11 a.m. Carryout available.

February 22: Gospel Sing & Dinner
Powellville United Methodist will serve BBQ or crab cake platters from 4-6 p.m. followed by music from Pastor Danny Travers in the sanctuary.

February 22: Family Fun Day
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166 will host 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come learn about the legion family through fun, games and demonstrations featuring face painting 11 a.m.-1 p.m., prizes, arts and crafts and more.

February 22: Bingo
Willards Volunteer Fire Company will hold at the Willards Lions Club with doors opening at 5 p.m. and early bird games at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo starts at 7 p.m. with $125 payouts per game. Food and desserts for sale.

February 22: Health Horse Seminar
University of Maryland Extension, through a grant from the Maryland Horse Industry Board, is offering a Healthy Horse seminar from 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at the Berlin Lions Club. This program is open to youth and adults. Speakers include Dr. Amy Burk, UMD Horse Extension Specialist, Dr. Amanda Grev, UME Pasture & Forage Specialist, and Equine Veterinarian, Dr. Jessica Yankus from Layfield Veterinary Services. Topics include pasture management, nutrition, dental care, internal parasites, and horse emergencies. Register at https://healthyhors-es.eventbrite.com

February 24-27: Boating Course
The Ocean City Power Squadron will present a four-night comprehensive safe boating court at the Ocean Pines Library. The nine-hour course includes a review and exam on final day. Registration on Feb. 24 will be from 6-6:30 with class starting at 6:30-9:30 each evening.

February 25: Retirees Meeting
Wicomico Retried Educational Personnel’s winter meeting will be held at the Salisbury Moose Lodge. Social time from 11:30 a.m.-noon followed by lunch. The cost is $10 person, with Wicomico County School staff receiving a complimentary meal if this is their first time attending. Call 410-883-2292 to RSVP by Feb. 10. Please bring school supplies to this meeting to replenish local latch-key tutoring programs.

February 25: Pancake Supper
All Hallows Episcopal Church in Snow Hill continues a decades tradition with its annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. Tickets for dine-in service, $8 for adults, $5/kids. All take-out orders are $8. Advance tickets only, call 410-632-1216.

February 25: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
From 4-6 p.m. Whaleyville United Methodist Church will offer pancakes, sausage, scrapple and beverages in the church hall.

February 25: Pancake Supper
Stevenson United Methodist Church will host from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Eat in or carryout. Proceeds benefit the youth. Cost $7 for adult, $5 for ages 6-12 and under 5 free.

February 26: Meditation Program
A free introductory lecture on the Transcendental Meditation program will be held at 4 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Library. Learn about a natural, effortless technique of meditation that can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and increase energy and creativity. Contact Kim Bemis at kimbemis@tm.org or call or text 302-236-8001.

February 27: Luncheon, Meeting
The Republican Women of Worcester County will host luncheon and general meeting at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Cost of the luncheon is $20/person. Doors open at 10:30 am with meeting beginning at 11 am. To make your reservation, go to www.gopwomenofworcester.org.

February 29: Delmarva Kids Expo
Returns to the Wicomico Civic Center from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission discounted online at website and $5 at door for adults and $2 for children. Exhibitor opportunities available by emailing delmarvakidsexpo@gmail.com

February 29: Indoor Yard Sale
The MOMS group will hold from 8 a.m.-noon at the Community Church at Ocean Pines on Racetrack Road.

March 3-5: Md. Basic Boating Course
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering at the Ocean Pines Library. There is $15 fee for all three evenings. Register by calling Barry Cohen at 410-935-4807, or Email CGAUX1205@Gmail.com

March 5: Chorus Open House
At 1 p.m., the Pine Tones Chorus will hold an “Open House” for new singers, along with beginning their weekly spring rehearsals at the Ocean Pines Community Center. Guest singers, who have vocal talent, will be welcomed with refreshments and a short video showing some of the chorus history. Both ladies and gentlemen of all singing parts – soprano, alto, tenor and bass, — are invited.

March 5-8: OC Film Festival
Tickets are available for the fourth annual event showcasing 100 films by regional and international filmmakers at venues throughout Ocean City. Tickets on sale through Eventbrite.com

March 7: Quarter Auction
Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company’s Ladies Auxiliary will host at the OCVFC headquarters on 14th Street. Doors open 5 p.m. with auction at 6 p.m. Tickets $5 in advance or $7 at door. For tickets, call Kathy Kaluzienski 202-256-9868 or Breanda Parker 443-235-7693.

March 12: AARP Meeting
The local Ocean City AARP chapter will meet at 10 a.m. in the Ocean City Senior Center. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. for social half hour and refreshments.