Out & About: February 20-26, 2015

FRI. Feb. 20

ocean city FIBER FEST — Grand Hotel, 2100 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors who promote fibers (wool, fabric, wood, reed, etc.) gather to educate and promote the natural fiber industry. Along with shopping, there will be classes and make-n-takes. Admission costs $3 per day or $5 for the weekend. Door prizes daily. Info: Susan Childs, 443-235-2926 or www.ocfiberfest.com.

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY EVENT — Germantown School, 10223 Trappe Road, Berlin, 6:30 p.m. Rev. David Briddell, a retired minister and author, will speak on his publication about three local families. He will discuss tracing our genealogy. Orator, Gregory Purnell, will deliver one of Dr. King’s famous speeches. Light refreshments. All are welcome. Info: Barbara Purnell, 410-641-0638.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2015 — Hampton Inn, 121 Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring keynote speaker Mitzi Perdue. Topics include Business Start-Up & Management, Internet Marketing & Web Design, MBE Certifications and Small Business Law. Cost is $40 and includes admission, lunch, snacks and networking. Info: Richele Purnell, rpurnell@MarylandCapital.org or 410-546-1900. Register online at www.MarylandCapital.org.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER — The Woodlands of Ocean Pines, 1135 Ocean Parkway. “For The Love of Money” will be performed by Get a Club Productions. Tickets cost $40 and include full, plated dinner and the show. Prizes for best detective. Tickets:www.OceanPinesChamber.org410-641-5306 or stop in to the Ocean Pines Office, 11031 Cathell Road, Berlin.

‘CORK FOR A CAUSE’ FUNDRAISER — Brews Up, 9028 Worcester Highway, Berlin, 7-9 p.m. Tickets cost $35 and include a wine tasting, wine making, two bottles of wine to take home with special event labels and a donation to The Cricket Center. Advance tickets only:www.eventbrite.com.

BEACH LACROSSE FUNDRAISER — Cork Bar & Grill, 3 Wicomico St., Ocean City, 7-11 p.m. Silent auction, food and drinks. Cost is $20 and includes draft beer and appetizers. Must be 21 to attend. Info: www.beachlax.org or beachlacrosse@yahoo.com.

RELAY FOR LIFE QUARTER AUCTION — Stephen Decatur High School,   9913 Seahawk Road, Berlin. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., auction starts at 6 p.m. Cost is admission plus one paddle for $8, additional paddles are $3 each. Admission plus four paddles is $15. Benefiting Team Kappes Wellness Center and Back in Action Physical Therapy’s fundraising for The American Cancer Society.

SAT. Feb. 21

ocean city FIBER FEST — Grand Hotel, 2100 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vendors who promote fibers (wool, fabric, wood, reed, etc.) gather to educate and promote the natural fiber industry. Along with shopping, there will be classes and make-n-takes. Admission costs $3 per day or $5 for the weekend. Door prizes daily. Info: Susan Childs, 443-235-2926 or www.ocfiberfest.com.

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN DINNER — New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards, noon. Menu includes mashed potatoes, greens, string beans, macaroni and cheese, beets, biscuits, dessert and coffee. Cost is $12 for adults, Carry-outs available. Info: 410-543-8244or 443-235-0251.

TOWN MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino will provide information on issues and developments occurring within the district and the county. Info: 443-783-3248.

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. 22

ocean city FIBER FEST — Grand Hotel, 2100 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors who promote fibers (wool, fabric, wood, reed, etc.) gather to educate and promote the natural fiber industry. Along with shopping, there will be classes and make-n-takes. Admission costs $3 per day or $5 for the weekend. Door prizes daily. Info: Susan Childs, 443-235-2926 or www.ocfiberfest.com.

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT breakfast buffet — Berlin Fire Hall, 214 N. Main St., 7:30-11:30 a.m. Menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits, cereals, coffee, milk and juice. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 for carry-outs, $5 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 and younger. Info: bfc@berlinfire.com.

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. Feb. 23

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.

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.

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. 24

america’s boating course — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the first class from 7-9 p.m.The course meets the requirements for those born after July 1, 1972. Those who successfully complete this course, may be eligible for six month free membership in the Ocean City Power Squadron. Nominal charge for course materials. Registration: 410-726-1509, 410-641-6535 or 410-641-8040. Info: www.ocpowersquadron.org.

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: jeanduck47@gmail.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: dillon128@aol.com.

WED. Feb. 25

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m. The group gathers the fourth Wednesday of each month. Pre-registration is not necessary. Info: Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

SIMPLE SUPPER — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, last Wednesday of each month, 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 11 and younger. Reservations: 410-524-7994.

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.

DELMARVA HAND DANCE CLUB — Meets every Wednesday at Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, located in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dancing 6:30-9 p.m. Jitterbug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the ’50s, ’60s and Carolina beach music. All are welcome. Info: 302-200-DANCE (3262).

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 kbates@taylorbank.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: dillon128@aol.com.

THURS. Feb. 26

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 2-3 p.m. Providing physical and emotional support for survivors and caregivers to share personal experiences and challenges. Key speakers with expert knowledge concerning areas of concern for those affected by a stroke.

SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — 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.

WORCESTER COUNTY NAACP — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 6 p.m. Nick Nicmar Prod Johnson of Nicmar.com will brainstorm ways to reach youth in the Worcester County area. All are welcome. Info: Ivory Smith, 443-944-6701.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF WORCESTER COUNTY LUNCHEON MEETING — Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., meeting begins at 11 a.m. Guest speakers will be Lisa Challenger, Director of Tourism for Worcester County and Lisa Outten Stant, Program Coordinator for the Worcester County Libraries. Cost of the luncheon is $16. Reservations: Ann Lutz, 410-208-9767 orannlutz@verizon.net.

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.

ONGOING EVENTS

PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW TRIP — Motorcoach tour to the 186th PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, March 3. “Lights, Camera, BLOOM!” will feature thousands of plant and floral designs getting their inspiration from some of Disney’s animated and live-action films. Tickets cost $75 and include transportation and admission to the show. Info: Lea Cataggio, 410-632-2144, Ext. 109 or lcataggio@co.worcester.md.us.

NAACP MEETINGS — NAACP meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Info: 443-944-6701.

WORCESTER COUNTY PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, second Tuesday of each month, 2:15 p.m. Speakers, exercises and group discussions. Info: 410-208-3132.

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.

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/MOPSccop/.

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