FRI. Feb. 6
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.
SAT. Feb. 7
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN BUFFET — Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Willards, 11 a.m. Menu includes chicken, vegetables, beverages and desserts. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children and free to those 5 and younger. Bake table and carryouts. Info: 443-614-9898.
CASINO ROYALE — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Road, Berlin, 6 p.m. to midnight. Blackjack, roulette, poker and more. Catering by “Hooked” Restaurant. Live entertainment by Paul Cullen and DJ LJ. Live and silent auctions. Tickets cost $45 in advance, $47 online or $50 at the door. Reservations, tuition wheel and table sponsorships: www.
CHILDREN’S VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY AND MOVIE — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin, 5-8 p.m. Dinner, movie and games. Free and open to the public. Children 4 and younger should be accompanied by an adult. Info: 443-235-4761.
PET PORTRAIT SATURDAY — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sara Timmons will take classically-styled photographic portraits. Cost is $75 and includes sitting and an 8×10 custom printed photograph. Jim Rehak will create pet caricatures. Single portraits cost $20 for black and white and $25 for color. Double portraits costs $35 for black and white and $45 for color. Appointments by calling 410-524-9433. Walk-ins also welcome. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Worcester County Humane Society. Info: 410-524-9433 or www.artleagueofoceancity.org.
INDOOR FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, soups and baked goods. Table rental: 410-629-0926.
RAVENS ROOST 58 MARDI GRAS FUNDRAISER — 28th Street Pit and Pub, 2706 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 6-11 p.m. Cajun buffet, desserts, champagne and hurricane fountains, draft beer, Skyla Burrell Blues Band, Drag Queen comedy show, DJ CK, 50/50 and basket of cheer raffles. Cost is $50 per person or $80 per couple. Benefits Ravens Roost #58 charities. Purchase tickets at the 28th Street Pit and Pub or by calling 443-497-2040, 443-944-4763 or 410-289-2020.
INDOOR YARD SALE — Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department, main fire station, 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $15 per table or $25 for two tables. Breakfast foods available. Table reservations: 443-235-2926.
HEALTH FAIR — Bayside Chapel, 38288 London Ave., Unit 9, Selbyville, Del., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free screenings, information and demonstrations.
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. 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.
‘YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE’ — Wor-Wic Community College, 32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, 9-11 a.m. High school students and parents can get free help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Admission information and campus tours also available. Take completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax forms, W-2 forms and any other 2014 financial information. Info: 410-334-2905.
SUN. Feb. 8
GRANVILLE TRIMPER PANCAKE BREAKFAST— Ocean View American Grill, on the Boardwalk at 16th Street, 8 a.m. to noon. Cost for all-you-can-eat is $7 for adults, $4 for children 6-9 years and free to those 5 and younger. Info: www.downtownassociation.net or 410-289-1413.
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. 9
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.
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.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — Avery W. Hall Educational Center Auditorium on the Peninsula Regional Medical Center campus, 100 East Carroll St., Salisbury, 7-8 p.m. Joyce Feetham, BSN, RN-Cardiac Rehab, will discuss “Keeping Your Heart Healthy.” No dues or fees to attend. Info: 410-543-7061.
TUES. Feb. 10
Maryland Coastal Bays Volunteer Fair and Happy Hour — West OC Bottle Shop, 12611 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, 5 – 7 p.m. Non-profit groups including Maryland Coastal Bays, Assateague Coastal Trust, Berlin Library Garden Project, Lower Shore Land Trust, Ocean City Surf Club and Worcester County Humane Society will talk about their organizations and volunteer opportunities. For information contact Sandi Smith at email@example.com or call 410-213-2297 ext 106.
VOLUNTEER INTEREST RALLY — 28th Street Pit and Pub, 2706 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 5-7 p.m. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer – Pink Ribbon Committee is hosting this event. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or Josette, 302-827-4936.
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.
LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING – Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 2 p.m. Local author, Jeffrey Smith, recounts pioneer life on Minnesota’s Iron Range in “Mesabi Pioneers.” Smith will be reading from the novel, answering questions and signing copies. Info:www.MesabiProject.com or 410-524-1818.
WED. Feb. 11
‘getting your affairs in order’ SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 1-2 p.m. Professional senior advisor, Robbin Gray, will explain the steps taken to secure future and family assets. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
indoor mini golf event — Old Pro Golf, 6801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4:30 p.m. Followed by dinner at Taylor’s Restaurant, Ocean Pines. Cost is $9 for golf only or $18 for golf and dinner. Sign up: Walt or Barb, 410-600-0021. Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Boat Club.
DIABETES AWARENESS SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center, East Room, 235 Ocean Parkway. Join this informative seminar, take a diabetes risk assessment and learn how being aware of everyday choices can lower risks. Free and open to the public. Register: 410-641-7052.
6TH ANNUAL $1 TACO NIGHT — Stephen Decatur High School, cafeteria, 9913 Seahawk Road, Berlin, 2:30-7 p.m. Chicken and beef tacos, sides, drinks and desserts. Dine-in or carry out. Sponsored by Sonrise Church, all proceeds benefit SDHS. Info: 410-641-2171.
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.
BINGO LUNCHEON — St. Andrew Catholic Center, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City. Baked ziti luncheon served at 11:30 a.m. followed by 18 games of bingo. Tickets cost $25. Tickets: Pat, 302-436-0351.
THURS. Feb. 12
OCEAN PINES GARDEN CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. Kim Reed will lead a demonstration on “Tai Chi for Health.” Open to the public.
VALENTINE’S PROGRESSIVE DINNER — Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Pickles Pub, Philadelphia Avenue at 8th Street at 5 p.m. Dinner at The Captain’s Table, 15th Street and the Boardwalk at 6:30 p.m. Dessert at Atlantic House Bed and Breakfast, Baltimore Avenue at 5th Street at 8 p.m. All attendees wil be entered in a drawing for dinner for two. Cost is $50. Reservations and advance payment required: 410-289-1413, 703-731-6515 or ocdowntownassociation@verizon.
CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m. Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Info: Betty Bellarin, 410-603-0210.
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. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6:30 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.