Out & About: February 28- March 6, 2014

Out & About: February 28- March 6, 2014

FRI. Feb. 28

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 at 6:30 p.m.Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

LONGABERGER BASKET/VERA BRADLEY BINGO — Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department, 10709 Bishopville Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Atlantic Endoscopy Relay for Life Team is holding their 11th annual bingo to benefit the American Cancer Society. Cost is $20 in advance. All baskets and bags are filled. Event includes raffles, 50/50, door prizes and refreshments. Info: Tammy, 410-726-6043.

GREASE — Worcester Preparatory School, 508 S. Main St., Berlin, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Info: 410-641-3575.

SAT. March 1

SOROPTIMIST BINGO — The Soroptimist International Berlin-Ocean City Chapter will hold its annual bingo scholarship fundraiser at Showell Elementary School, 11318 Showell School Road, Berlin. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. The cost for 20 games is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Bring canned goods for a free game. Info: 410-726-1722.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT fried chicken buffet — Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant Road, Willards, 11 a.m. until. Cost is $11 for adults, $5 for children, 6 years and younger eat free. Bake table and carryouts available. Info: 443-614-9898.

INDOOR FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 12020 Snug Harbor Road, Berlin, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast, lunch and baked goods available. Info: 410-629-0926.

GREASE — Worcester Preparatory School, 508 S. Main St., Berlin, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Info: 410-641-3575.

FINNEGAN’S WAKE FUNDRAISER — Seacrets, Morley Hall, 117 49th St., Ocean City, 5-9 p.m. Sponsored by the Worcester County Developmental Center, the event is a mock Irish funeral featuring contests, Irish music and happy hour prices. Seacrets will offer an Irish menu. Cost is $20. Info: 410-632-2382.

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 in Ocean Pines, 8 a.m. to noon. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organic goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, soaps, jelly, homemade baked goods, honey and more.

SUN. March 2

SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road near Berlin, 7 p.m. Concert features the quartet “Right Turn Group.” Cost is free but a love offering will be taken. Info: 410-641-2578.

MON. March 3

WORCESTER COUNTY REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 6 p.m. Meet candidates for Worcester County Commissioner District 4. Info: Joan Gentile, 443-465-2400.

AARP MEETING — Ocean Pines chapter will meet at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting starts at 10 a.m.Don Winslow will speak on writing for wellness. Bring canned goods or donation for Sarah’s Pantry. Info: 443-831-1791.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets each Monday from 7-9 p.m., at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, White Horse Park. Women interested in learning the craft of a cappella singing welcome. Info: 410-208-4171.HAND DANCING — House of Welsh, 1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick, Del. Free lessons from 6-7 p.m., open dancing 7-10 p.m. No cover charge. Info: DC Hand Dance Club, 302-541-0728.

TUES. March 4

MARDI GRAS — St. Andrew Catholic Center, 14401 Sinepuxent Avenue, Ocean City, 5-9 p.m. Menu includes salad, jambalaya and dessert. Music by “Old School.” Beer, wine and soda available. Tickets cost $15 per person and may be purchased at the parish office. Info: 410-250-0300.

PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE DINNER YOUTH FUNDRAISER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Cost is $6.50 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, 5 years and younger eat free. Eat in or carry out. Info: 443-235-6761.

WED. March 5

GRACE PARKER ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — First Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, 7 a.m. to noon. Menu includes eggs, pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, Milton sausage, ham, homemade biscuits, hash browns, grits, coffee and tea. Milk, soda and juice available. Cost is $8 or $6 for carryout. Info: 410-289-9340.

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 start6:30 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 DANCING 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. Discounted food and drink prices. Info: 302-337-3638.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: 302-436-3682.

DEADLINES TO SIGN UP FOR BUS TRIP TO HARRINGTON CASINO SLOTS — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Boat Club. Busses will pick up on April 7 at the Ocean Pines Mumford Pool parking lot at 9:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. departure and return at 5 p.m. Upon arrival participants will receive a $10 voucher for the machines. A complimentary buffet lunch and bus gratuity is included. Cost is $15 payable to Ocean Pines Boat Club. Send checks by March 5 to Gerry Clarke, 10 Links Lane, Ocean Pines, Md 21811. All are welcome. Info: 410-208-9401.

MUSEUM TOUR — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Ocean City Boardwalk, 2 p.m. A “Behind the Scenes” tour. If you have any special “Ocean City Memories” you would like to share write them down and bring them with you so they may be added to the archives. Info:www.ocmuseum.org.

THURS. March 6

WOMEN’S CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. Suzanne Murray of Delmarva Blood Bank will speak. Nominations committee will identify new officers. Info: 410-208-0171.

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 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Food available. Open to the public. Info: 410-289-3166.

ONGOING EVENTS

AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-289-4458.

HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES ON THE BOARDWALK — Weather and ridership permitting, horse and carriage rides will board passengers near Thrasher’s at the Inlet lot and travel around the pier and down the Boardwalk to Fourth Street and back on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., through April 30. Cost is $10 per person, kids 3 and younger ride free. Info: Randy Davis, 443-783-1409.

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