16TH ANNUAL ENDLESS SUMMER CRUISIN’ — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and the Inlet Parking Lot, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Boardwalk parade at 8 a.m. from North Division Street to the Inlet. Staging at 27th Street. More than 2,300 hot rods, classics, customs and trick trucks. Plus national and regional vendors. Musical performances and celebrity appearances. There is no participant registration. Spectator passes sold at the gates. Tickets, good at both locations, cost $10 for one-day general admission, $30 for event pass. Children 13 and younger are admitted free with adult. Info: www.endlesssummercruisin.com or www.oceancitycarshows.com.
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.
JAMMIN’ OUT CANCER — Seacrets, 49th Street and the bay, Ocean City, 5-9 p.m. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Music by DJ BK, DJ Bigler and Oh Boy! Buddy Holly Tribute band, silent auction, Wagon of Cheer auction, food from area restaurants and 50/50 raffle. Call 443-614-7520 or e-mail email@example.com. Pink Ribbon Classic 2013 event.
SATURDAY, OCT. 12
16TH ANNUAL ENDLESS SUMMER CRUISIN’ — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and the Inlet Parking Lot, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Boardwalk parade at 8 a.m. from North Division Street to the Inlet. Staging at 27th Street. More than 2,300 hot rods, classics, customs and trick trucks. Plus national and regional vendors. Musical performances and celebrity appearances. There is no participant registration. Spectator passes sold at the gates. Tickets, good at both locations, cost $10 for one-day general admission, $30 for event pass. Children 13 and younger are admitted free with adult. Info: www.endlesssummercruisin.com or www.oceancitycarshows.com.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 8-11 a.m. Donations are $5 for adults, $3 for children 5-11 and children 4 and younger eat free. Tickets: 410-208-6719 or purchase at the door. Carryouts available. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City, proceeds benefit the youth of our community.
FALL FESTIVAL — Little Lambs Learning Center at Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pony rides, moon bounce, games, food and bake sale. Costume contest at 11 a.m.
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, through Oct. 26. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organic goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, soaps, jelly, homemade baked goods, honey and more.
OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Joe Reynolds, former eastern editor for Field & Stream magazine and recipient of Maryland’s Travel Writer of the Year award, will discuss fly fishing in distant and local waters. All welcome. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.
SUNDAY, OCT. 13
16TH ANNUAL ENDLESS SUMMER CRUISIN’ — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and the Inlet Parking Lot, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Awards ceremony held at 2 p.m. on the Inlet stage. More than 2,300 hot rods, classics, customs and trick trucks. Plus national and regional vendors. Musical performances and celebrity appearances. There is no participant registration. Spectator passes sold at the gates. Tickets, good at both locations, cost $10 for one-day general admission, $30 for event pass. Children 13 and younger are admitted free with adult. Info:www.endlesssummercruisin.com or www.oceancitycarshows.com.
THE FINE ARTS OF KNITTING AND CROCHET — Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 239 Ocean Parkway, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Lecture, interactive discussion, Q&A. Large displays, gifts and door prizes. By published professional; designer and teacher Susan Kerin. Info: 410-641-8290.
‘SOUNDS FROM THE PAST II’ A LIVING HISTORY EVENING — Sound United Methodist Church, 37894 Lighthouse Road, Selbyville, Del., 6 p.m. An evening of remembering and celebrating life in Sussex County years ago as memories are shared through stories, pictures and guest speakers. Info: Pastor Cliff Toomey, 302-542-5242.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30-noon. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.
ANNUAL FALL ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN AND HAM DINNER — Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department’s main fire station in Bishopville, 1-6 p.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children, those 5 and younger eat free. Carryouts available. Info: 410-352-5757.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET FUNDRAISER — Berlin Fire Hall, 214 N. Main St., 7:30-11:30 am. Menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits, cereals, coffee, milk and juice. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 for carryouts, $5 for children ages 5-12 and children 4 and younger eat free.
MONDAY, OCT. 14
3RD ANNUAL GIFT SHOWER AND TOUR OF THE HOME OF THE BRAVE — The Home of the Brave, 8622 Sandyvield Road, Berlin, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Light refreshments, music and tours offered. Donations of gift cards and passes for activities are encouraged. Personal coupons from those who can provide fishing or crabbing on their boat or can serve as an adult babysitter, are appreciated. Monetary contributions always welcomed. RSVP: Sandy Fennell, 410-202-8688 or Sandyfen57@yahoo.com.
DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets eachMonday 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.
MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, near the intersection of routes 589 and 113, will be open everyMonday, through the end of October, from 1-4 p.m. Info: www.historicstmartinschurch.
FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN PINES LIBRARY MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. Dr. Doug Hemmick, who writes a column on astronomy for the Courier newspaper, will discuss comets in general and specifically talk about the upcoming comet, Ison, which will appear in December. Info: 410-208-4014.
TUESDAY, OCT. 15
ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIAS FAMILY EDUCATION WORKSHOP — Harrison Senior Living of Snow Hill, 430 W. Market St., 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. A power point presentation which was developed by nationally recognized Alzheimer’s Disease experts. Refreshments provided. RSVP: Alison Nemcek, LGSW, 410-632-3755. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.
ST. CLARE’S ANNUAL FALL CARD PARTY LUNCHEON — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 302 North Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $20. Reservations: Amanda Cropper, 410-641-5049 or church office, 410-289-3453.
WORCESTER COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN MEETING — Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, 5-6:30 p.m. Women of all ages are invited. The group seeks volunteers for short-term assignments such as grant writing and event planning. Info: Chairman Donna Main, 410-632-5040.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16
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.
SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-629-0164 or www.choosetolivemaryland.org.
OCEAN PINES BOAT CLUB MEMBER MEETING AND BEER FEST — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Speaker.
THURSDAY, OCT. 17
PARISH AT THE BEACH GOLF OPEN — Bayside Resort Golf Club, Fenwick Island, Del. Registration at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m. Banquet, awards and auction immediately following. Gold sponsor cost is $200; hole sponsor, $100; and player participant, $100. Includes goodie bag, range balls and 18 holes of golf with cart. Register: 410-250-0300.
THE FINE ARTS OF KNITTING AND CROCHET — Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 239 Ocean Parkway, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Lecture, interactive discussion, Q&A. Large displays, gifts and door prizes. By published professional; designer and teacher Susan Kerin. Info: 410-641-8290.
PINE’EER CRAFT CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 9:45 a.m. After the business meeting, members will make a crab shell angel decoration for the cost of $3. Refreshments served. Reserve kit: 410-208-3032.
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.
FREE FLY CASTING LESSONS — Meet at the Veterans Memorial parking lot, 4 p.m., rain or shine. Fishing will take place at the South Gate pond. All ages are welcome. Take fly casting tackle if you have it. Joe Reynolds will cover everything from the basic total beginner category to those with more advanced skills and experience. If interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER OP-OC — Meets every Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway. Doors open at 7 a.m. October through April. Info: 410-641-7330.
GRIEFSHARE — Grief recovery support group. Fall cycle begins Oct. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up: Carole, 301-509-2002 or griefshare.org. Sponsored by SonRise Church, 10959 Worcester Highway, Berlin.
POTTERY ART CLASSES FOR FALL — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Kids, ages 7-13 meet from 4-5 p.m.Teens and adults, ages 14 and older, meet from 6-8 p.m. Make a variety of fun and functional projects with instructor Erik Hertz using coil, pinch, slab and wheel techniques. Cost per session for kids is $20 for Art League of Ocean City members and $25 for non-members. Includes clay, glaze and firing. Cost per session for teens and adults is $35 for members and $40 for non-members. Register: www.artleagueofoceancity.org or 410-524-9433.
KIDS DRAW AND PAINT CLASSES FOR FALL — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Work with line, color and shape in a variety of mediums including acrylic, watercolor and mixed media projects. Cost per session is $15 for Art League of Ocean City members and $20 for non-members. Register: www.artleagueofoceancity.org or 410-524-9433.
NAACP FREEDOM FUND BANQUET — Stephen Decatur Middle School, Berlin, Nov. 2, 3 p.m. The theme is “We Shall Not Be Moved.” Keynote speaker is The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. Tickets cost $40 for adults, $20 for children 16 and younger and can be purchased by calling Ivory Smith at 443-944-6701 by Oct. 28. Interested businesses are encouraged to purchase an advertisement in the banquet program.
TRIP TO GREEN DRAGON FARMER’S MARKET — The Worcester County Library Foundation is sponsoring a bus trip to Green Dragon Farmer’s Market in the little town of Ephrata in Lancaster County, Friday, Nov. 1. Located on a 30 acre site in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch country. Busses will leave from Snow Hill behind the post office at 6:30 a.m. and from the Ocean Pines library at 7 a.m. The group will return between 7 and 8 p.m. Cost is $40. Reserve seats leaving from Ocean Pines at the Ocean Pines branch. Those leaving from Snow Hill can make reservations by calling Lisa Outten Stant, 410-632-3970.
HOMEMADE PIES AND CHICKEN SALAD SALE — Showell Christian Workers are taking orders for homemade pies, $9, and chicken salad, $6 per pint. Call 410-352-5163 or 302-436-8942 by Oct. 23. Pickup orders Oct. 26 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Showell United Methodist Church, 10115 Pitts Road, Showell.
‘PAMPER YOURSELF FOR CHARITY’ RAFFLE — Throughout the month of October, A Perfect Face Day Spa in West Ocean City, will be raffling off a package that includes restaurant and retail store gift certificates, spa products, hotel stay, clothing and accessories, candy and wine and more. Tickets cost $5 each or six for $25. Info: 410-213-9883 or www.aperfectface.com. Drawing will be held Nov. 4. Pink Ribbon Classic 2013 event.
PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP OPEN — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Shop will be openOct. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop features handcrafted home decor, jewelry and fashion accessories created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.
DELMARVA NEEDLE ART SHOW & COMPETITION — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, through Oct. 31. Exhibit of regional needle art including quilts, embroidery and more. Admission costs $2 for adults and 50 cents for children ages 5-12. Hours are Tuesday throughSaturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Info: Claire Otterbein, 410-632-0515 or www.purnellmuseum.com.
ART EXHIBIT — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, through November. The September/October Artist of the Month is Judy Benton. She is an abstract and realistic painter who is a multi-media artist. Artist Spotlight Exhibit features Stasia Heubeck and George Hamaty. These two artists paint together in the traditional method and are known as the “Classic Two.” Both are classically trained. For library hours, call 410-208-4014.
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.
FREE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPS — Takes place the third Wednesday of each month at Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 1-2 p.m., and the third Thursday of each month at Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 1-2 p.m. Anyone interested in learning more about diabetes and its treatment is invited to attend. Info: Worcester County Health Department, Prevention Services, 410-632-0056.
FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN CITY LIBRARY — Group meets the first Friday of each month at 1 p.m in the library meeting room. Discussions on library and volunteer needs and often include interesting speakers. Followed by refreshments. New Friends always welcome.
FOOTBALL AND CHEER LEADING UPWARD SPORTS LEAGUE REGISTRATION — For boys and girls from Kindergarten through grade 6. All games and practices will be held on Old Worcester Highway in Berlin on the grounds of SonRise Church. Register: Tim Robinson, 410-629-1901 or Bob Horst, 757-639-4551.
DIAKONIA THRIFT SHOP — Used to be Mine, Route 611 and Sunset Avenue, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newly expanded and redecorated. Furniture, clothing, toys and linens. Info: 410-213-0243.
BOARDWALK SERVICES — Shenanigans porch, Fourth Street and Boardwalk, Sundays, 7:30 a.m. Sponsored by Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Info: 410-289-7430.