Every Monday: TOPS Meeting
5-6:30 p.m. Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Call Rose 443-880-8444.
Every Friday: Bingo
Knights of Columbus will host with doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. Held at the Columbus Hall at 9901 Coastal Highway, behind St. Luke’s Church. Play every game for just $24. Light refreshments available. Call 410-524-7994 with any questions.
Every Tuesday: Dancing
The Delmarva Hand Dance Club holds dancing at the Selbyville Elks Lodge 2173 from 5:30-9 p.m. delmarvahanddancing.com.
Every Wednesday: Bingo
Elks Lodge 2645, corner of Sinepuxent Avenue and 138th Street in Ocean City. has bingo all year. Doors open 4:30 p.m. with first game sharply at 6:30 p.m. Kitchen open for light fare. 410-250-2645.
Nov. 19: Bazaar, Marketplace
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church downtown Salisbury starts its Holiday Bazaar and Marketplace as part of Third Friday, 5-8 p.m. continuing Saturday, Nov. 20 (8 a.m.-1 p.m.) All are welcome to visit the church’s parish hall or may bid online for selected items, beginning Nov. 1, at www.biddingowl.com. Check https://stpeteschurch.net/holiday-bazaar/ as event nears.
Nov. 19: BFC Seafood Night
November’s Friday night carryout dinners series at the Berlin Fire Company continues with Seafood Night featuring a half pound steamed shrimp, macaroni salad and French fries for $15; one pound of steamed shrimp with no sides, $20; and fried clam strips, macaroni salad and French fries for $12. The next dinner will be spaghetti Dec. 10.
Nov. 19, 20: Annual Christmas Bazaar
St. Mary Star of the Sea/Holy Savior Parish. Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Will feature gift & linen shops, dollar shop, plants & flowers, Christmas shop with homemade crafts, toys, jewelry, home-baked goods & candy. St. Mary’s Cafe will have home cooked carryout including hot turkey, roast beef, or ham bowls, sliced pit turkey, beef or ham sandwiches, chicken or shrimp salad sandwiches, Cincinnati-style chili, & apple or pumpkin pie by the slice. Also features 50/50 raffle, basket of cheer raffle, chance auction (with over 50 items), plus other auction items. Major credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefit parish ministries. 17th St. & Philadelphia Ave. O.C., Md.
Nov. 19-20: AGH Appreciation Weekend
The Shrimp Boat presents AGH Penguin Swim Appreciation Weekend from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, featuring three pounds of shrimp for $30 or $11/pound for eat-in or carryout and $1.75 steamed crabs for eat-in only available till 3 p.m. each day. Full regular menu available. A portion of all sales will be donated to the penguin swim.
Nov. 20: Bingomania
Bingomania, the Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Civic Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games, and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500, while special games will pay out $1,000. Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door; fees may apply to ticket prices. Tickets at www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org and by phone at 410-548-4911. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle & High School Bands.
Nov. 20: Breakfast Buffet
Whaleyville United Methodist Church will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 7-10 a.m. Cost is $8/adult and $4/child.
Nov. 23: Coat & Toy Drives
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City announces its annual coat and toy drives. Collections are in the Ocean Pines Community Center parking lot from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Unwrapped toy donations will be delivered to Worcester G.O.L.D. and coats will be taken to Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Boots, shoes, thermal ware, sweatshirts, sweaters, jeans, gloves, scarves and blankets are also accepted.
Nov 25: Thanksgiving Dinner
The 42nd Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner will again be held at the Ocean City Baptist Church from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Come and receive a great meal at no cost. The men and women of the church and community will be preparing and serving the dinner. Please call Ocean City Baptist Church to inform of attendance at 410-289-4054 or sign-up on line at OCBaptist.com. Dinner will be available for shut-ins with a call.
Nov 26-28: Shopper’s Fair
A holiday shopping extravaganza at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Nov. 26-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Unique handmade merchandise, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, ceramics. Great gifts & household items. Children’s activities, photos with Santa and non-shopper’s lounge. Free parking, food court, door prizes.
Nov. 27: Drive Thru Luncheon
Drive Thru Church Luncheon from 10 a.m. until sold out at the Powellville UM Church located at 35606 Mount Hermon Road, Powellville. Drive thru luncheon features oyster fritter sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, homemade soups including chili, peas and dumplings and veg. beef. Bake sale items will be available. No pre-orders. Call 410-835-8796 or 443-880-8804 for more details. Hunters are welcome.
Dec. 2: Berlin Christmas Parade
The 50th Anniversary Berlin Christmas Parade will start at 7 p.m. on Main Street.
Dec. 4: OC Christmas Parade
Beginning at 11 a.m. with an extended route from Old Landing Road to 120th Street in the southbound lanes of Coastal Highway.
Dec. 4: Sports Cards, Memorabilia Show
A Legends Sports Show featuring a sports cards and memorabilia show will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Westside Route 50 Shopping Center next to Hooper’s Crab House. An autograph session with Orioles Hall of Famer Al Bumbry will be held from 2-4 p.m. Later a night of sports talk with featured guests Bruce Laird, Ken Singleton, Al Bumbry and Tom Davis will be held with a dinner buffet. For tickets call Wayne Littleton, 410-723-2842, believeintomorrow.org.
Dec. 4: WPS Holiday Bazaar
Worcester Preparatory School will host its 50th Annual Holiday Bazaar on a Saturday this year from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the school’s field house.
Dec. 5: Museum Open House
Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum will host a holiday open house, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.
Dec. 5: Symphony Show
The Mid-Atlantic Symphony will hold a holiday show at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 p.m. Proof of vaccine must be shown to attend.
Dec. 5: Salisbury Christmas Parade
Mountaire Farms presents the 75th Annual event, hosted by the Salisbury Jaycees. Rain date is Sunday, December 12. The event begins at 1 p.m. with local bands, first responders, elected officials and more. The new parade route will start at Poplar Hill Ave and run west up E. Main Street crossing to W. Main Street and ending at Mill Street.
Dec. 11: The Polar Express
Wear your pajamas to see the movie at Flagship Cinemas. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with movie beginning at 10 a.m. Concessions will be open. Suggested donation of $5 at the door to benefit Buckingham Elementary PTA.
Dec. 11: Comic Con Returns
Held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, the convention features an exciting selection of guests and events sure to be a big hit with attendees. Special guests from the worlds of comics, TV, and more will be on hand to meet guests and sign autographs. Along with meeting guests, attendees will have access to anime screenings throughout the day, informative and entertaining panels, video game tournaments, a costume contest with prizes, and over two hundred booths full of geeky goods and independent content creators. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission charge of $10 (kids under 9 free with paying adult).
Dec. 31: OC NYE Fireworks
Promptly at midnight at Northside Park after a walking trail of Winterfest of Lights. Admission fee to Winterfest applies, fireworks free.
Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Concert
The Ocean City Performing Arts Center will host a brief meet and greet with Ocean City officials followed by a free concert.