FRI. Nov. 7
FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION — Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th Street in Ocean City, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit kicks off with an opening reception. Open to the public. Info: 410-524-9433.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — St. Matthews-By-Sea United Methodist Church, Ocean Highway Route 1 at Dagsboro Street, Fenwick Island, Del., 4:30-7 p.m. Serving hot dogs and homemade chili. Bazaar featuring crafts, baked goods, silent auction, white elephant, attic treasures, jewelry, used books and more. Info: Dee Granger, 410-422-9546.
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. Nov. 8
WINTER FESTIVAL — Wicomico Street, Ocean City, 3-7 p.m. Shopping tables, kids games and prizes, gift drawings, 50/50 raffles and music by Tranzfusion. and the Stephen Decatur Show Choir. Santa arrives at 4:30 p.m. Inside Pour House, Cork Bar and Bearded Clam will be food and drink specials and billiards tournament with cash prizes. Register for tournament at the Cork Bar at 3 p.m.. Free admission. Info: 410-289-1413, ocdowntownassociation@verizon.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — St. Matthews-By-Sea United Methodist Church, Ocean Highway Route 1 at Dagsboro Street, Fenwick Island, Del., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Serving homemade soups and hot dogs. Bazaar featuring crafts, baked goods, silent auction, white elephant, attic treasures, jewelry, used books and more. Info: Dee Granger, 410-422-9546.
AUMC HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND LUNCHEON — Atlantic United Methodist Church’s 36th annual holiday bazaar and luncheon will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fourth Street and Baltimore Ave. Silent auction, Christmas shop, White Elephant sale, boutique and baked goods. Lunch will include barbecue pork or chicken salad, chicken corn chowder soup and dessert. All proceeds benefit AUMC missions. Info: 410-289-7430
SHEPHERD’S NOOK CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas gifts, decorations, clothing, baked goods, crafts, vendors. Lunch will be available.
BAG BASH BINGO — Ocean City Volunteer Fire Department Headquarters, second floor, 15th Street, Ocean City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m. Featuring Thirty-One Bags and Vera Bradley. Also, 50/50, Silent auction and refreshments available. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets: 443-359-2014.
ANNUAL BAZAAR LUNCHEON & CARRY-OUT — Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Main St., Berlin, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch serves 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety to soups and chicken salad sandwiches available. There wil be craft, bake and book tables along with Fabulous Finds in Taylor Hall. Info: 410-641-0234.
BEEF & DUMPLING DINNER — Boggs-Disharoon American Legion, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, 4 p.m. Cost is $12. Info: 410-641-3760.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR — St. Andrew Catholic Center, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bake sale, books, jewelry, raffles, crafts, Chinese auction, hand-crafter 15 car wooden train, White Elephant, freshly baked cookies and new and”almost new” art gallery. Lunch menu includes homemade crab cakes, Kielbasa, hot dogs, barbecue and crab soup.
3RD ANNUAL JUST WALK BERLIN! — Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli Street, Berlin. Registration starts at 9 a.m., warm-up is 9:30-9:45 a.m.and walk is 9:45-10 a.m. Walk around Stephen Decatur Park to promote walking for exercise and fun. Rain date Nov. 15. Info: 410-641-4314 orwww.berlinmd.gov.
STEPHEN DECATUR PARK MURAL RIBBON-CUTTING — Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli Street, Berlin, 11 a.m. The mural is located behind the tennis courts. Designed and painted by Ann Ashman. Info: 410-641-4314 or www.berlinmd.gov.
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.
OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Art Childs, owner of Accurate Marine LLC, will talk about all aspects of winterizing your boat. All welcome. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.
AGH HARVEST TO HOME HEALTH FAIR — Selbyville Middle School, Selbyville, Del., 8 a.m. to noon. Free community health fair with 60 vendors, screenings, lab draws (12 hour fast required), health education, flu shots, demonstrations, kids activities and more. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268 or email@example.com.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR — St. Mary’s the Virgin Episcopal Church Hall, 18 Third St., Pocomoke City, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arts and crafts tables, bake sale, kids shoppe, handmade quilt raffle and door prizes. No admission fee. Luncheon costs $8 and includes homemade ham biscuits, soups and desserts. Carry-out available. Info: Carol Johnsen, 443-783-4606.
SUN. Nov. 9
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.
2014 METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW BUS TRIP — Featuring a cooking demonstration by Bobby Flay, exhibitors, cooking demos, tastings, workshops, book signings and appearances by Food Network celebrities and other chefs. Bus departs the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway on Nov. 9 at 6:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 8:30 p.m. Time in Washington, D.C. is approximately 10 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. (Show is at 11 a.m.) Cost is $100 and includes general admission ticket, cooking demo and transportation. Breakfast and dinner not included. Register: 410-641-7052 or stop in the Ocean Pines Recreation Department.
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.
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.
MON. Nov. 10
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.
WRITING FOR WELLNESS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 1:30-3 p.m. Group uses exercises to stimulate process for creative expression. No prior writing experience needed. Info: 410-208-4014.
ALTERED CLOTHING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn to repurpose old clothing to make one-of-a-kind artistic clothing. Info: 410-208-4014.
STEAM PM ‘DINOSAURS’ — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 3:30 p.m. Discover Dinosaur Facts and Fiction. For children ages 5-8. Info: 410-632-3495.
BASIC COMPUTER INSTRUCTION — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 1-4 p.m. Learn how to set up an e-mail account and how to navigate the web. Register: 410-957-0878.
TUES. Nov. 11
11th annual VETERANS DAY CEREMONY — Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines, located on Route 589 between Manklin Creek and Cathell roads, 11 a.m. Special recognition of those who served during the Iraq War (2003-2010). Take a lawn chair. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road. Info: Lou Etta McClaflin, 410-641-7391 or John Lemon, 410-208-4568.
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR VETERANS — Located in the auditorium of the Avery W. Hall Educational Center, Peninsula Regional Medical Center campus on the corner of Waverly Drive and Vine Street in Salisbury, 2-5 p.m. Free flu shots to Veterans and their spouses. Military ID/DD214 is required. Free parking in Garage B. Info: 410-543-7766.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Info: Ron and Mary Leidner, 410-208-0525.
YOUNG AND RESTLESS ‘DIGGING DINOSAURS!’ — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Children, ages 3-5, will create, explore and learn. Dress to get messy. Info: 410-641-0650.
WED. Nov. 12
MEDICARE D PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE SEMINAR — Brandywine Senior Living at Fenwick Island, 21111 Arrington Drive, Selbyville, Del.,2 p.m. Free seminar with licensed insurance agent, Hank Pilot. RSVP: 302-436-0808.
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 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. 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 email@example.com.
IPAD CHICKS – BEGINNERS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. to noon. Explore the world of iPads while learning from each other. Men welcome. Info: 410-208-4014.
GENEALOGY SEMINAR — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. to noon. Thomas Dempsey, Sussex County Genealogy Society, will show how to research, find the best reference materials and accurately record your findings. Pre-registration is required: 410-208-4014.
PLAY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road , 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infant to 5 years, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-208-4014.
STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-524-1818.
GINGERBREAD IN THE HOUSE! — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 2 p.m. A demonstration on the construction and decoration of gingerbread houses. Info: 410-641-0650.
OCEAN CITY BOOK OF THE MONTH: ‘THE KITCHEN HOUSE’ — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 2-3 p.m. Featuring “The Kitchen House,” by Kathleen Grissom. Copies of each month’s selection are available in advance at the library. Info: 410-524-1818.
PENCIL DRAWING ARTIST — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2 p.m. Karen Dimaio explains how she learned to pencil draw. Take a picture of a dog, cat or bird for a chance to win a pencil drawing of the animal. Info: 410-208-4014.
THURS. Nov. 13
34TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER DINNER — Captains Galley II, 12817 Harbor Road, West Ocean City, 6:30 p.m. Cost is $60 with $22 going directly to the Worcester County Humane Society and includes appetizers, dinner, dessert and beverage (cash bar). Music, silent and Chinese auctions and raffle tickets. Reservations: 443-235-5647 or savinganimals@
‘ETHICAL ISSUES IN PALLIATIVE CARE’ CONFERENCE — Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Hallowell Conference Center, 100 E. Carroll St., Salisbury, 5 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes all materials and a buffet dinner. The seminar has been submitted for continuing education credits for nurses and social workers. Registration form: www.peninsula.org or 410-677-6620.
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.
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.
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.
YOUNG AND RESTLESS ‘DIGGING DINOSAURS’ — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. Children, ages 3-5, will create explore and learn. Dress to get messy. Info: 410-632-3495.
STORY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-957-0878.
STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about dancing. For children ages 2-5. Info: 410-208-4014.
WRITING WITH RUTH — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 1-3 p.m. Local writers share their independent work (poems/essays/memoirs/prose, etc.) and received feedback. All writers welcome. Info: 410-524-1818.
CHAIR YOGA — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 3:30 p.m. Designed for the most mature body. Info: 410-957-0878.