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. 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.
Jan. 22: Museum Guest Speaker
Delmarva Discovery Center in Pocomoke will host Brian Kaiser and his book, “Wisdom On The Water,” detailing the art and poetry of Willie Crockett, Jr. www.delmarvadiscoverycenter.org.
Jan. 26: Monthly Meeting
The First State Detachment of the Marine Corps League will meet at the Ocean City American Legion Post 166 on 23rd Street and Coastal Highway at noon. Any Marines and Navy Corpsman who have served in the Corps, living in Worcester and Sussex counties, are welcome to meet their fellow veterans and consider joining the detachment and support the mission for community service through camaraderie and volunteerism. 410-430-7181 or email email@example.com.
Jan. 26, Feb. 23: Grief Support Group
From 5:30-7p.m. in Atlantic General Hospital’s Conference Room 1, the goal of the support group is to provide hope for the future at a difficult time. Gail Mansell, 410-641-9725, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 29: Breakfast Buffet
AUCE breakfast buffet at the Whaleyville United Methodist Church located
at 11716 Sheppards Crossing Road in Whaleyville. $8/adult and $4/child from 7-10 a.m. Buffet will include pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrapple, scrambled eggs, chipped beef, hash brown potatoes, toast, fruit and assorted beverages.
Feb. 3: AGH Pfizer Clinic
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin. This clinic is available to those ages 5 and older. Register at www.agh-.care/vaccine.
Feb. 10, 17: Audition Prep
The Ocean Pines Players announces Pre-Audition Prep Class for the May production of “The Big Bad Musical.” The free class is designed to review the music and concept of the musical. This class will be offered twice, from 6-7 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center. The purpose is to encourage the youth in the community to participate in live theater.
Feb. 12: Valentine Dinner
Sons of the American Legion Post 166
23rd Street and Philadelphia Avenue
to host, including N.Y. Strip steak and shrimp dinner, baked potato, vegetable, dessert and complimentary drink. Cost $20 per person. Tickets available at the Post or call 410-289-3166.
Feb. 12: AGH Pfizer Clinic
From 9 a.m.-noon at the Barrett Medical Building, 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin. This clinic is available to those ages 5 and older. Register at www.agh.care/vaccine.
Feb. 18: Spaghetti Dinner
Berlin Fire Company will hold carryout dinner 4:30-7 p.m. featuring spaghetti with meat sauce, salad and garlic toast for $12.
Feb. 18-19: Chess Tournaments
Show off your skills and compete against other chess players during the annual Adult & Youth Chess Tournaments at the Wicomico Civic Center.
The youth tournament, for ages 5-18, kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18. Players are guaranteed four matches and can register in advance for $7, or day-of for $12.
The adult tournament, for participants 18 and older, begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8. Registration is $20 in advance or $25 at the door and players are guaranteed three matches. Rated youth players are welcome in the adult tournament.
Awards will be given to first, second and third place winners of each division. Players are also encouraged to bring their own chess sets and clocks.
Register online at www.WicomicoRec-andParks.org.
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.
Feb. 19: Virtual Dr. Walk
Check out Atlantic General Hospital’s Facebook page at 9 a.m. where there will be a short presentation from a provider. You can then walk your favorite route and share selfies online using #walkedwithagh. email@example.com.
Feb. 22-23: Auditions
The Ocean Pines Players announces Youth Auditions for the May production of “The Big Bad Musical” at the Ocean Pines Community Center located at 235 Ocean Pkwy. With no experience necessary, these auditions are open to ages 8-17 and designed to be safe, casual, and fun. A cast of 18 is necessary. For more information and the audition form, please go to: http://sites.google-.com/view/oceanpinesplayers or email Director, Frank Pasqualino BigBadMusicalOPP@google.com.
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: Fried Chicken Dinner
Berlin Fire Company will hold carryout dinner 4:30-7 p.m. (until sold out) featuring fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, string beans and roll for $12.
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.