Things To Do Around Town

Every 1st Friday: Star Charities Volunteers Meet

10 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. 410-641-7667.

Every Friday: FORGE Youth Ministries

6:30-8 p.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville. Fellowship, fun and a rewarding learning experience for children. Visit or call 302-519-3867.

Every Saturday: Weekly Farmers Market

8 a.m.-1 p.m., White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Year-round featuring locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, kettle corn, flowers, artisan breads, seafood, meats and more. New vendors welcome. 410-641-7717.

Every Saturday: Morning Worship

Year round, 10 a.m., Bible study; 11 a.m., worship, Ocean City 7th Day Adventist Church, 10301 Coastal Hwy. (St. Peter’s Lutheran Church), O.C. 443-397-4005.

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

8:30 a.m., contemporary; 10 a.m., traditional, Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. 410-289-7430.

Every Sunday: Morning Worship

8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Traditional Worship; 9:30 a.m., Contemporary Worship; St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. 410-524-7474.

Every Sunday: Divine Liturgy

9:30 a.m., St. Andrew’s Orthodox Church, 33384 MacKenzie Way, Lewes. Visitors always welcome. All services in English. 302-645-5791 or visit

Every Monday: 50+ Christian Social Club

6:30-8 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., corner of Snug Harbor Road and Route 611, Berlin. Socialization, games, friendship, activities, prayer. 410-629-9986.

Every Monday: Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adelines Meet

7-9 p.m., Ocean Pines Community Center. Women are invited to learn the craft of acapella singing under the direction of Carol Ludwig. 410-641-6876.

Open Monday-Saturday: Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10452 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin Shopping Center. All profits go to the  hospital to support patient care services, new technology and education and to benefit the community. 410-629-1447.

Open Monday-Saturday: Atlantic United Methodist Church Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-2 p.m., AUMC, 105 4th Street, O.C.  410-289-7430.

Open Monday-Saturday: Hospice Thrift Shop

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Berlin Shopping Center, just off Route 50, 10445 Old Ocean City Blvd., #7, Berlin. Proceeds benefit Coastal Hospice at the Ocean Residence. 410-641-1132.

Open Monday-Saturday: Shirley Grace Pregnancy Center Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bank Plaza, 34407 Dupont Blvd., Unit 3, Frankford, Del. All proceeds benefit the Shirley Grace Pregnancy Center. 443-513-0114.

Every Monday: Berlin TOPS Meeting

5-6:30 p.m., Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1, 733 Healthway Dr. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. 410-251-2083.

Every Tuesday: Prayer Hour

8:30-9:30 a.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. If you or someone you know is in need of prayer. 302-519-3867.

Every 2nd Tuesday: Worcester County Parkinson’s Support Group

2:30-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Speakers, exercises, discussions of current medications and new sources of help. 410-208-3132.

Every Tuesday: TOPS Meeting

5:30-7 p.m., Worcester Co. Health Center, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle;

Every Wednesday: Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club Meeting

6 p.m., Captain’s Table Restaurant, in the Courtyard by Marriott, 15th Street and the Boardwalk, O.C.

Every 2nd And 4th Wednesday: MOPS, Mothers Of Preschoolers Meeting

9:15 a.m., Community Church, Ocean Pines. Free child care so enjoy a mommy’s play date. Visit www.

Every 2nd Wednesday: Polish American Club

Meets at Columbus Hall, 2-4 p.m. Join the gorup if you are of Polish or Slavic descent. Helen Sobkowiak, 410-723-2639; Georgia Winecki, 410-524-0521.

Open Wednesday-Saturday: Used To Be Mine Thrift Shop

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Supporting Diakonia. Located at the intersection of Route 611 and Sunset Avenue. 410-213-0243.

Open Wednesday-Saturday: Shepherd’s Nook Thrift Shop

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Church at Ocean Pines, Route 589 and Racetrack Road, Berlin. Accepting donations of gently worn clothes and household items.

Every Thursday: Bingo

American Legion Post 166. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. Food and non-alcoholic beverages available. Open to the public. 410-289-3166.

Every Thursday: Chair Aerobics

1-2 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Community Life Center, 10301 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Sponsored by St. Peter’s Senior Adult Ministry. Free will offering. 410-524-7474.

Every Thursday: Beach Singles 45+ Happy Hour

4-7 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 10100 Coastal Hwy., O.C. 302-436-9577 or 410-524-0649.

Every 3rd Thursday: Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting

9:45 a.m., refreshments followed by business meeting and a craft of the month; Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines.

Every Friday: Forge Youth Meeting

6:30-8 p.m., The Odyssey Church, 2 Discovery Lane, Selbyville, Del. Something fun and positive for children to do on Friday nights. A small meal is provided and parental attendance is not required. 443-366-2813 to visit

Now Through June 23: Art Classes And Exhibits

Art Institute & Gallery, 212 West Main St., Suite 101, Salisbury. Classes include figure drawing, handmade books, carved wooden birds, Zen and Zines, landscapes in oil, folded and accordion books, Ale and Art, home school art days, watercolor/sketch journals for teens, drawing comics for teens and programs for children. 410-546-4748,

April 15, 22: Indoor Pickleball Clinics

2:30-3:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Beginner and advanced two-week Friday clinics. Learn to play one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Combines elements of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. Great for teens to seniors. No racquet, sports experience required. Ocean Pines Community Center registration required. White Horse Park, Ocean Pines. www.oceanpines.-org. 410-641-7052.

April 16: Clean-Up Berlin Day

8:30 a.m.-noon, Stephen Decatur Park, Henry Park and Berlin Falls Park. 410-641-4314,,

April 16: All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken Dinner

New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Includes mashed potatoes, greens, string beans, macaroni and cheese, beets, biscuits, dessert and coffee. Cost: Adults/$12. Carry-outs available. 410-543-8244, 443-235-0251.

April 16: Spring Spruce-Up Workshop

Women’s Commission of Worcester County. Suddenly Single Spring Spruce-Up workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, Home Depot, 11408 Ocean Gateway, Berlin. Neil O’Callaghan will discuss household to-dos using tools, gardening tips. Light refreshments. Space is limited. Registration: 410-208-2569; email No charge for workshop. Suddenly Single is open to anyone coping with the loss of a partner’s support through illness, death, separation or divorce.;

April 17: Jazz Concert

5:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, 1301 Philadelphia Ave. Light dinner (soups, salads, bread) will be served before the concert featuring Jacob Todd. Desserts will follow concert. Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted. 410-289-9340.

April 17: Trevor Taylor Benefit Dinner

Noon-3 p.m. Girdletree Firehouse. Ham and chicken dinner with all the fixings. Eat in or carry out. Cost: $12/adults; $5/children under 8. Live auction, bake table. Baked goods and auction and cash donations welcome. GVFC Ladies Auxiliary, P.O. Box 132, Girdletree, Md. 21829. 410-632-0678 or 410-632-1172.

April 19: Worcester County Commission For Women

Meeting from 5-6:30 p.m. Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Hwy., Newark. Open to the public. Women of all ages are invited. Organization’s purpose: Promote social, education and economic equality for women in this county. Volunteers are being sought for short-term assignments such as grant writing, fundraising and event planning. 443-235-3124.

April 19: Chick-fil-A Spirit Night To Benefit Town Cats

5-7 p.m. A percentage of all sales during that time will go to Town Cats, a local non-profit rescue group for homeless cats. 410-629-9134.

April 19: Legion Auxiliary Meeting And Students Americanism Essay Contest Luncheon

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166, monthly meeting (third Tuesday of each month), 10:30 a.m., followed by Local Students Americanism Essay Contest luncheon at noon. American Legion Synepuxent Post 166, 23rd Street, Ocean City. Current members and those interested in becoming a member are encouraged to attend. 410-641-4561, Ext. 21; 410-641-0966, fax.

April 21: Relay For Life Fundraiser

5:30-8:30 p.m. The Cottage Cafe in Bethany Beach, Del., will donate 15 percent of customer’s total bill, including prime rib and salmon specials, to Relay For Life. Super basket of cheer, Chinese auction, raffle tickets available for purchase. 215-828-5521.

April 21, May 19, June 1: Tot Story And Art

Art Institute and Gallery, 212 West Main St., Suite 101, Salisbury. 10-11 a.m. $5 family, free for members. Read a book and engage in art related to the story. registration not required.

April 22, 29: Knights Of Columbus Bingo

Doors open at 5 p.m.; games begin at 6:30 p.m. Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy. (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Refreshments for sale. 410-524-7994.

April 22: Worcester County Humane Society Dinner

5-9 p.m. Adolfo’s, Ocean City. Casual evening of fun to support the humane society. Choice of three meals, great music and silent auction items, pet-related items, nautical items, Ocean City-themed items, fishing trips and more. Tickets: $15 per person in advance, $20 at the door, does not include gratuity. Entree choices are spaghetti and meatballs, chicken parmesan or eggplant parmesan. Ticket price includes one of the three, bread, salad, non-alcoholic beverage and dessert. 410-213-0146.

April 22: Fried Fish Sandwich

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Snow Hill Christian Church. Cost: $5 to raise funds to pay for new roof. Eat-in or carry-out. Free delivery to in-town businesses. Orders: email or text 443-365-6637. Orders must be received by 6 p.m. April 20.

April 23: 17th Annual Boardwalkin’ For Pets

8:30 a.m.-noon. Admission: $25 minimum. Register as an individual or a team. Benefit for the Worcester County Humane Society, a no-kill pet shelter. Walk on your own, with a team, bring your pet, or make arrangements in advance to adopt a shelter dog for the day. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Walk is rain or shine. Refreshments provided by Harrison’s Harbor Watch Restaurant and Layton’s 16th Street Family Restaurant. Contests and prizes. 410-213-0146, 443-235-8557.

April 23: Community Passover Seder

The Embers Restaurant, 5 p.m. Reservations by April 18: 410-641-4311.

April 24: Knights Of Columbus AYCE Breakfast

8-11:30 a.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church, O.C. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $10, adults; $6, per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

April 26: Atlantic Coast Chapter, Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association

Meeting at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Lions Club, Airport Road, West Ocean City. Guests welcome and encouraged. Open to the public. Updates on fishery regulations, two guest speakers.

April 27: Knights Of Columbus Simple Supper

5-7 p.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church. $7 per person and cash bar. 410-524-7994.

April 27: Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society

Mike Healy will speak on Irish Genealogy: Tips, Techniques, Tales and Lessons Learned. Discussion on research methods for finding Irish ancestors’ origins. Free and open to the public. Ocean Pines Community Center. Call for time and more details: 302-846-9664.

April 30: Town Cats Dinner

Marina Deck Restaurant, Ocean City. Benefit of Town Cats, a local non-profit rescue group for homeless cats and kittens. Tickets: $25. Purchase at OC Pet Spa in West Ocean City on Route 611, at the Town Cats booth at the Ocean Pines Farmers Market on Saturday mornings or by calling 410-629-9134. A portion from the ticket sales will go to the organization. On-site Chinese auction. Menu includes choice of prime rib, crab cake or stuffed chicken dinner.

April 30: Holy Savior Flea Market

8 a.m.-noon, Holy Savior parking lot, 17th Street and Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City. Bring the whole family. Six-foot tables available to the public, $15; bring your own table, $10. Refreshments, coffee, water, juices, baked goods for sale. In case of rain, flea market will be moved indoors. To reserve table or space by April 23: 410-213-1397; 410-213-2881; 410-289-0652.

May 1: Kiwanis Annual Italian Dinner

Fundraiser at Denovo’s Trattoria. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations recommended. Walk-ins welcome, space permitting. Carry-outs available. Adults: $10; children 12 and un-der: $5. Tickets: 410-208-6719.

May 3: Annual Community Health Fair

7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ocean City Convention Center, 40th Street and Coastal Highway. Free and open to the public. Free health screenings: carotid, respiratory, bone density, foot checks, hearing, clinical breast exam (men and women), blood presssure, skin cancer, lipid draws (12-hour fast required), lipid panel, blood glucose and more. 410-524-5322.

May 7: Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School “Derby Night”

Watch the run for the roses live wearing your Kentucky Derby best at Claddagh on the Shore, Fenwick Island, Del. Mint juleps, fantastic food, live pit stand, live music and bidding during the Chinese auction. 4 p.m. Reservations limited:

May 8: Knights Of Columbus AYCE Breakfast

8-11:30 a.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church, O.C. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $10, adults; $6, per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

May 13-14: Big Yard And Bake Sale

8 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church parking lot, 33384 Mackenzie Way, Lewes, Del. (off Plantation Road). Look for the gold dome. Light lunch fare available. Proceeds benefit St. Andrew’s Church. Rain dates: May 20-21. 302-436-4029.

May 13, May 20: Indoor Pickleball Clinics

2:30-3:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Beginner and advanced two-week Friday clinics. Learn to play one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Combines elements of badminton, tennis and ping-pong. Great for teens to seniors. No racquet, sports experience required. Ocean Pines Community Center registration required. White Horse Park, Ocean Pines. www.oceanpines.-org. 410-641-7052.

May 14: Pig Pickin’ And Clam Bake

4-10 p.m. Berlin Fire Company. Cost: $30 includes unlimited pork barbecue, clams, five beer tickets. Chinese auction, raffles, casino games. Live music by Tranzfusion, 6-9 p.m. Proceeds go for funding of a truck for the fire company. Tickets availabel at Berlin Fire Company and

May 22: Knights Of Columbus AYCE Breakfast

8-11:30 a.m., Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Hwy., behind St. Luke’s Church, O.C. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $10, adults; $6, per child, 8 and under. 410-524-7994.

June 4: Girdletree Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Raffle

Only 1,000 tickets to be sold. $5 each or five tickets for $20. First prize: Weber Genesis E-310 three-burner gas grill; second prize: Blackstone four-burner gas griddle. Need not be present to win. Contact an auxiliary member to purchase tickets. Girdletree Cash & Bike Bash. Call Henrietta at 443-783-6620 or 410-632-0678. Leave message.


  • Suicide Grievers Support Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Dr., Berlin. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Quiet listening, caring people, no judgement. 410-629-0164 or visit
  • Friends of the Ocean Pines Library meets on the second Monday of the month at 10 a.m. at the library. Refreshments available at 9:30 a.m. 410-208-4014.
  • Women Supporting Women (A Breast Cancer Support Group) meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10026 Old Ocean City Blvd., #4, Berlin, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 410-641-2849.
  • The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City breakfast meeting the third Wednesday of each month at Hall’s Restaurant on Coastal Highway in Ocean City at 8 a.m. On other Wednesdays of the month, the club meets at the Ocean Pines Country Club at 8 a.m.
  • AARP Ocean City Chapter #1917 meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at Northside Park Recreation Center in Ocean City. 410-250-7723.