FRI. Dec. 19
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.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, 7:30 p.m. Featuring the Pine Tones Chorus. Theme is “The Colors of Christmas.” Admission is free and an offering will be received. Refreshments after the concert. Info: Pat Beisler, 410-208-6282 or June Todd, 410-289-7373.
MUSIC, WINE AND BEER — Sisters, 113 N. Main St., Berlin, 5 p.m. A percentage of all sales will be donated to Believe in Tomorrow. Musical entertainment provided by Spare Change. Raffle tickets available. Info: Wayne Littleton, 410-723-2842 or wlittleton@believeintomorrow.
SAT. Dec. 20
FREE CHRISTMAS TRAIN DISPLAY — Georgetown Public Library, 123 W. Pine St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Delaware Seaside Railroad Club will present five operating model railroad layouts. Info: 302-856-7958 or Delawareseasiderailroadclub.
PARENTS’ TIME OUT — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, West Ocean City, 1-4 p.m. Children ages Pre-K through grade 3 can participate in activities, games and crafts. Free event. Register: 443-614-3870.
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, includes coffee and juice. Bloody Marys cost $3. 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.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA & RAVENS CHEERLEADERS — Pickles Pub, 706 N. Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 8 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 and includes breakfast and a prize from Santa. Parents are welcome to bring cameras for photos. Proceeds benefit Believe in Tomorrow’s House by the Sea. Info: Wayne Littleton, 410-723-2842 or wlittleton@believeintomorrow.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER WITH SANTA — Berlin Fire Hall, Main Street. Dinner is 4-7 p.m., Santa from 5-7 p.m. Salad, bread, beverages and bake table. Take cameras. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger. Proceeds benefit Berlin Fire Company Cadet Program. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUN. Dec. 21
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.
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.
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. Dec. 22
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. Dec. 23
PLAY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30-11:30 a.m. For infants to 5 year old children. Info: 410-641-0650.
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.
WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, Suite 203, Ocean City, 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per meeting. Talk nutrition, exercise, health, tips for weight loss and more. Info: 410-213-7000.
WED. Dec. 24
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, West Ocean City, 7 p.m.Includes a children’s nativity pageant involving all children (no rehearsal needed), Christmas carols, Holy Communion and the message “Good News-the Light is Here!” Info: 410-641-2186.
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., Ocean City. Family Service/Communion held at 7 p.m. All children who attend will be invited to participate in Nativity processional. Candlelight Communion held at 11 p.m. Info: 410-289-7430.
CANDLELIGHT COMMUNION CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE – Snow Hill Christian Church, Park Row and Bay streets, 7 p.m. Info: Pastor Dale, 302-436-5974.
WINTERFEST OF LIGHTS — More than one million holiday lights throughout the resort and at Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, through Jan. 4, 2015. The heated Winterfest Village pavilion features hot chocolate, Yukon Cornelius’ gift shop and photos with Santa. Board the Winterfest Express to tour hundreds of animated, lighted displays. Admission. Hours are Sunday through Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m. andFriday and Saturday, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Info: 800-OC-OCEAN, 410-250-0125 or www.ococean.com.
HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES — Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through April 26, 2015. Passengers board near Thrasher’s at the Ocean City Inlet and travel around the pier and down the Boardwalk to Fourth Street and back. Carriage is heated. Cost is $10 for adults and free for children 3 and younger. Info: Randy Davis, 443-783-1409.
‘cinderella’ performance — The Performing Arts Center in the Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, March 7, 2 p.m. Featuring the Ballet Theater of Maryland. Meet Cinderella and Prince Charming after the show for photos. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at all Worcester County Library branches and the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office.
COMPUTER AND E-READER INSTRUCTION — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway. Staff offers individual computer or E-Reader instruction by appointment: 410-524-1818.
MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS MEETING — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 9:30-11 a.m., second and fourth Wednesdays through May. The program is designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten. Free childcare. Contact:MOPSccop@gmail.com, 410-641-5433 or www.facebook.com/groups/
MONTHLY NASA BUS TRIPS — Trips are planned for September, October, November and December. Cost is $25 for transportation and tour of the NASA Wallops Flight Facility; does not include the cost of lunch. Bus departs the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway at9 a.m. and returns at approximately 4 p.m. Reservations: 410-641-7052 or stop in the Ocean Pines Recreation Department.
MOTOWN, THE MUSICAL BUS TRIP — Motown founder Barry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to a musical mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson & many more. This show has now come to Broadway Philadelphia. Bus departs the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway on Jan. 18, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 6 p.m. Cost for this trip is $105 per person (family circle seats). Register: 410-641-7052 or stop in the Ocean Pines Recreation Department.
PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP OPEN — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Shop will be open every Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring handcrafted home décor, jewelry, doll clothes, sweatshirts and more created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.
OCVFC LADIES AUXILIARY — The group meets monthly on the first Monday at 7 p.m. at the West Ocean City Fire Station, second floor, Keyser Point Road. New members welcome. Info: Denise, 443-359-2014 or any Ladies Auxiliary member.