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 Co-lumbus 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.
Jan. 7: Vocal Auditions
The Ocean Pines Players announces open vocal auditions in preparation for the February 2022 original cabaret, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” Call Director Karen McClure at 703-727-0528 to schedule your vocal audition on one of the two days. Plan by preparing an upbeat song and a ballad of your choosing to sing at the audition. (No more than two minutes for each song.)
Jan. 7: Cash Bingo
The Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be holding a cash bin-go at the main station. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds begin at 5:45. Regular games begin at 7. Twenty regular games, two specials and jackpot. 50/50. Food and beverages available for purchase. Call 619-922-9950 to reserve your tickets.
Jan. 7: Prayer Breakfast
Registration begins at 7 a.m. Breakfast at 8 a.m. then Keynote Speaker, Brian Shul. Table sponsorships still available. Roland E. Powell Convention Center.
Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28: Bingo For Babies
Knights of Columbus Hall at 9901 Coast-al Highway in Ocean City. Play all night for $24. Doors open at 5 p.m. with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments available. Proceeds benefit The Grace Center for Maternal and Women’s Health.
Jan. 8: Anglers Club Meeting
At 9:30 a.m. at the Ocean Pines Library, the crew of the Sea Wolf will talk about their $1 million catch last summer in the Mid-Atlantic – an 82-pound white marlin.
Jan. 10-16: Restaurant Week
Berlin will host with an opportunity to win when you dine at three different restaurants. Get your card stamped and drop at Berlin Welcome Center for a chance to win restaurant gift cards and $100 donated by Bunting Realty.
Jan. 11: Monthly Meeting
The Atlantic Coast Sportfishing Association is having its first meeting for the year at the American Legion of Berlin Post 123 located on Old Ocean City Boulevard. Meeting officially starts at 7:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend, arrive earlier to get a seat, meet new friends, have a drink or something to eat. Guest speaker is Erik Zlokovitz from DNR who will discuss local fishing.
Jan. 13: Vaccination Clinic
From 4-6:30 p.m. at Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin This clinic is available to those ages 5 and older. Register at www.agh.care/vaccine.
Jan. 14: Crab Cake Dinner
Stevenson United Methodist Church will host carryout only, 4-6:30 p.m. Cost is $14, crab cake sandwich, green beans, baked potato, cole slaw; $24, two crab cake sandwiches, green beans, baked potato, cole slaw; and $10, crab cake sandwich.
Jan. 14-15: Children’s Theater
Ocean Pines Children’s Theater announced the upcoming production of the musical, Disney’s Frozen, Jr. Performances will be Jan. 14, 7 p.m. and Jan. 15, 3 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, located in the Ocean City Convention Center. Tickets may be purchased through ticketmaster.com, or in person at the Ocean City Convention.
Through Jan. 15: Tree Recycling
The Solid Waste Division of Worcester County Public Works will host its annual collection of Christmas trees. Area residents can drop off Christmas trees at the Central Landfill in Newark and the Berlin, Pocomoke, and Snow Hill Homeowners Convenience Centers at no cost. The trees will be ground into mulch for use at the Central Landfill.
Jan. 15: Fried Chicken Dinner
Drive-thru pickup only at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11 a.m.-until in Willards. Cost is $14 and includes mashed potatoes, greens, string beans, roll and dessert.
Jan. 15-16: Festival Of Art
Delmarva Art Expo returns to the Ocean City Convention Center, 40th Street, Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A collection of many art forms from metals to canvas to fiber. Admission charge. delmarvaartexpo.com.
Jan. 16: Winter Dinner Meeting
The Worcester County Historical Society will at the Dunes Manor Hotel. Dinner guests will learn about Worcester County’s past from Dr. Ray Thompson, retired history professor at Salisbury University. He will speak to the members and guests about the early history of Worcester County. According to Thompson, the Eastern Shore has been fortunate to have the oldest continuous records in British-speaking America starting in 1632 to help people understand who the earliest settlers were. He called them hearty men and women who lived in the frontier environment away from civilization. His talk will look into who they were and their lifestyles and how they transformed the Eastern Shore. He will trace the movements of the settlers up the peninsula of Virginia into Maryland’s Eastern Shore and into Delaware.
Doors will open for the event at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 per person and can be purchased by sending a check to Robert Fisher, WCHS Treasurer, 230 South Washington St., Snow Hill, Md. 21863. The deadline for reservations for the dinner, which is open to the public, is Jan. 9.
Jan. 18: Monthly Meeting
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166 will meet at 6 p.m. for social hour with meeting at 7 p.m. at American Legion Synepuxent Post 166, 23rd Street, Ocean City. If you have a family member that is a veteran or active military, join the mission to support veterans, active military, and their families. Current members and those interested in becoming a member are encouraged to attend.
Jan. 21: Oyster Fritter Sandwich
Public is welcome to American Legion Post 123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin from 2 p.m. till. Cost $9.
Feb. 18-20: Boat Show
Sponsored by the Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club, the 39th annual event will feature over 350 boats, 150 exhibitors and 50 boat dealers. Hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 20.
March 3-6: OC Film Festival
In partnership with the Art League of OC, this festival features films by local and international filmmakers of every background and genre. Screenings at multiple venues around OC. ocmdfilmfestival.com.
March 11-13: Wool, Fiber Expo
Ocean City Convention Center 40th Street, hosts this unique and upscale wool and fiber expo featuring many one-of-a-kind hand created products. Also on hand, we will have all the materials available to make the products. The expo will also offer classes and demonstrations taught by true artists. Hours, Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission.
March 12: Parade, Festival
The 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival starts at noon at 60th Street. Everyone loves to be Irish at Ocean City’s famous parade. Marching units, floats, and local celebrities. At 11 a.m. there will be a fun festival with food, drink and merriment at the 45th Street shopping area. Free. delmarvairish.org.
March 18-20: Annual Home Show
Home, Condo & Outdoor show plus art & craft fair at the Ocean City Convention Center, 40th Street. Hundreds of pros offering thousands of ideas…decorating, remodeling, accessorizing, and more. Hours Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission. oceanpromotions.info.