FRI. Jan. 30
BINGO — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at6:30 p.m. Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.
‘COOL BERLIN’ FUNDRAISER — The Atlantic Hotel Ballroom, 2 N. Main St., Berlin, 5:30-8 p.m. The event will honor the families who were responsible for the 1980’s restoration of The Atlantic Hotel and serve to kick-off the celebration of the hotel’s 120th anniversary. The tapas and wine tasting evening will feature food and appropriate wines from France, Spain, Italy and Germany. Tickets cost $35 and can be purchased at the hotel as well as The Berlin Chamber or by calling 410-641-3589. Benefiting the continued promotion of “Cool Berlin” during 2015.
‘FROZEN’ THEMED FUNDRAISER — Berlin Youth Club, 5-7:30 p.m. Parents are couraged to explore Berlin while their children attend this event. Info: 410-641-4598 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUNDRAISER — Lighthouse Sound, 12723 St. Martin’s Neck Road, Bishopville, 6-9 p.m. Meet guest bartenders Jason Gulshen, Chris Beebe and Jackie Siejack. Raffles, chipping contest and silent auction. Tickets: Jason Gulshen, 410-524-1600 or Wayne Littleton, 410-723-2842. The $15 donation includes appetizers. Proceeds benefit The Believe In Tomorrow Children’s House By the Sea.
SAT. Jan. 31
DELMARVA HAND DANCE CLUB — Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, located in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 6:30-9 p.m. Music provided by DJ Norm. All are welcome. Admission costs $5. Proceeds benefit local charities. Info: 302-200-DANCE (3262).
FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER’S SEMINAR — Snow Hill Middle School, cafeteria, 522 Coulbourne Lane, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free
Teach Them To Fish” seminar includes continential breakfast, on-site credit scores and counseling, on-site real estate agent consultations and on-site/line “CreditSmart” training introduction. Pre-registration is required at: www.mtzionsnowhill.com; Tomika Smith, 443-410-4251;email@example.com; or fax, 1-855-629-7861. Inclement weather date is Feb. 7.
SPAGHETTI DINNER — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road, Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, drink and dessert. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free to children 5 and younger. Carry outs available. Info: 410-641-2578.
WEDDING WITHDRAWAL EXTRAVAGANZA — The Globe, 12 Broad St., Berlin. Relive your wedding night with food, booze and bad dance moves. Cost is $25 and includes buffet, dancing to DJ BK and a chance to win a mini honeymoon getaway. Wear wedding dress, bridesmaid dress, tux or best wedding attire for a change to win. For donations and registry items to be donated to the Children’s House By the Sea, visitwww.firstgiving.com/
VIETNAM TET 47th anniversary — Worcester County Veterans Memorial, 8 Pinehurst Road, Ocean Pines, 10 a.m., rain or shine. A wreath will be placed recognizing the 47th Anniversary and to honor those who fought in the TET Offense of 1968. Also a moment will be taken for those who did not return from this victory. Synepuxent Post #166 and the Ocean City Chapter #1091 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will have a reception at Post #166 Amercian Legion, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City. All Vietname Era Veterans and supporters are welcome to attend at noon for lunch. Info: Sarge Garlitz, 443-735-1942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST — VFW, Post 8296, 104 66th St., bayside in Ocean City, 8-11 a.m. A $5 donation for all-you-can-eat pancakes or 2-2-2, two eggs, two pancakes and two bacon slices. Info: 410-524-8196.
FARMERS MARKET — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locally grown vegetables and fruits, eggs, honey, kettle korn, flowers, artisan breads, seafood, meats and more. New vendors welcome. Info: 410-641-7717, Ext. 3006.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WAREHOUSE OPEN — Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County Warehouse, 7033 Worcester Highway, Newark,8 a.m. to noon. Currently accepting donations in the form of gently used furniture, appliances and building supplies. Info: 410-208-4440.
SUN. Feb. 1
SUPER BOWL SCRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT — Eagle’s Landing Golf Course, 12367 Eagles Nest Road, West Ocean City. Registration is at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10 a.m. Cost is $50 per person. Info: Bob Croll, 410-213-7277, email@example.com orwww.eagleslandinggolf.com.
Overeaters Anonymous #169 — Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Group is a 12-step program for anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem. No initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1 weekly. Info: Bett, 410-202-9078.
Alcoholics Anonymous – Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, noon to 1 p.m. Group shares experience, strength and hope to help others. Open to the community and to AGH patients. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.
SUNDAY NIGHT SERENITY AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING — Woodlands in Ocean Pines, Independent Living Apartment Building, 1135 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 7:30 p.m.
MON. Feb. 2
aarp meeting — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Speaker will be Mona Tinaza from Chesapeake Hearing Centers. Seminar on hearing lost and a free screening. Take a can of soup for Souper Bowl Sunday for Sarah’s Pantry. Info: Larry Walton, 443-831-1791 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Monday of every month at Apple Discount Drugs, 314 Franklin Ave., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, 11310 Manklin Creek Rd., in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.
CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin. Free, monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. By appointment only: Robin Rohlfing, 410-641-9726.
LIVING WELL WORKSHOP — Northern Worcester Senior Center 10129 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. Free, six-week workshop that teaches how to live a quality life with chronic disease. Chronic conditions include diabetes, arthritis, depression, asthma, bronchitis, pain, heart disease or any condition that hinders you. Pre-registration required by calling Laura Small, 410-629-6820.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin, first Monday of each month, 6-7 p.m. All welcome. Info: Darlene Jameson, 410-629-6877 or the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 5-6:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: Edna Berkey, 410-251-2083.
DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, meets each Monday from 7-9 p.m., at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway. Women interested in learning the craft of a cappella singing welcome. Info: 410-641-6876.
TUES. Feb. 3
HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place at Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, Clarksville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING – Berlin group 331, Worcester County Health Center, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 5:30-7 p.m.TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: email@example.com.
ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 5 p.m. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WED. Feb. 4
GRACE PARKER ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — First Presbyterian Church, 1301 N. Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 7 a.m. to noon. Eggs eny style, pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, sausage, country ham, homemade biscuits, hash brown potatoes, grits, coffee and tea. Cost is $8 and $6 for carryout. Milk, soda, orange juice available. Info: 410-289-9340.
‘STAGING YOUR HOME FOR SALE’ SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 4-5 p.m. Sharon Curtiss of Hileman Real Estate will discuss how to sell a home using proven techniques tht will appeal to today’s home buyers. Free and open to the public. Registration is required: Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 410-641-7052 or email@example.com. Info: teresa Travatello, 410-641-7717, ext. 3006 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Wednesday of every month at Rite Aid, 10119 Old Ocean City Blvd., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Rite Aid, 11011 Manklin Creek Road in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 7-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. All welcome. Info: AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.
BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645, 138th Street and Sinepuxent Avenue, rear of the Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. Food is available. Open to the public. No one allowed in the hall under 18 years of age during bingo. Info: 410-250-2645.
KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER OCEAN PINES/OCEAN CITY — Meets every Wednesday at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Doors open at 7 a.m., meeting begins at 8 a.m. Info: 410-641-7330.
BAYSIDE BEGINNINGS AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7:30 p.m.
OCEAN CITY/BERLIN ROTARY CLUB MEETING — Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott, 2 15th St, Ocean City, 6 p.m.Info: 410-641-1700 or email@example.com.
ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, noon. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURS. Feb. 5
WOMEN’S CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m.Discussions of the proposed 014-2015 budget, light refreshments and 50/50 raffle. Info: Dianna Bolyard, 410-208-9326 email@example.com.
BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Harpoon Hanna’s, Route 54 and the bay, Fenwick Island, Del., 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649; or Dianne, 302-541-4642.
BINGO — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., in Ocean City, every Thursday, year round. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at6:30 p.m. Food available. Open to the public. Info: 410-289-3166.
CHAIR AEROBICS — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Community Life Center, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 1-2 p.m. Free will offering appreciated. Sponsored by St. Peter’s Senior Adult Ministry. Info: 410-524-7474.
DIABETES WORKSHOP — Indian River Senior Center, 214 Irons Ave., Millsboro, Del., 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Held weekly from from Feb. 13 to March 20. This free workshop will cover healthy eating, ways to prevent low blood sugar/hypoglycemia, preventing or delaying complications, physical activity and exercise, reading nutition labels, foot care and more. Pre-register: Laura Small, 410-629-6820. Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital.
SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, the third Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. Also held at the Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., the fourth Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-726-3090 or www.choosetolivemaryland.org.