Out & About: October 31- November 6, 2014

Out & About: October 31- November 6, 2014

FRI. Oct. 31

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HALLOWEEN BASKET AND GIFT CARD BINGO — Bishopville Fire Department, 10709 Bishopville Road, Bishopville. Doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Ten basket and 10 gift card games. Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Food and beverages available. Wear a costume and receive a free special game. Tickets: 410-352-3101.

‘THE TIME COLLECTOR’ BISTRO — St.Peter’s Like Center, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., curtain at 7 p.m.The Ocean Pines Players and the Bethany Area Repertory Theater present “The Time Collector.” The $25 tickets include spaghetti dinner, wine and dessert. Reserve seats: 410-600-0462.

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.

THE DAY OF THE DEAD ‘DIA DE MUERTOS’ — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., all day. The Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday remembering those who have died. For all ages. Info: 410-641-0650.

SAT. Nov. 1

WINTER WONDERLAND HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All items are handcrafted. The Pine’eer Craft Club of Ocean Pines will sponsor a bake sale and homemade items and the Kiwanis Club will provide luncheon items. Info: Darlene, 410-641-6521 or Carol, 410-208-4317.

LOCAL’S WEEK BOOK SIGNING — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave.,2-4 p.m. Featuring “Haunted Ocean City and Berlin,” by Mindie Bourgoyne. Local’s Week Celebration also includes free admission to Ocean City “Locals” (anyone who loves Ocean City and thinks of it as home for a day, week, month or lifetime) from Oct. 24-31. Info: 410-289-4991.

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 and $6 for children. Children 5 and younger eat free. Bake table and carry-outs. Info: 443-614-9898.

SWING FOR YOUTH GOLF OPEN — Eagle’s Landing Golf Course, 12367 Eagles Nest Road, Berlin, 10 a.m. shotgun. Florida scramble, 50 percent handicap. Cost is $125 and includes greens fees and carts, $20 gift certificate to golf shop, Sleeve of Titleist ProV1 golf balls, contests, breakfast buffet, soup and hotdogs on course and post-golf barbeque, raffle tickets and mulligans. Proceeds benefit the youth programs of Ocean City Recreation and Parks. Info: 410-213-7277 or eagleslandinggolf.com.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR AND SALE — The Parke at Ocean Pines Clubhouse, 2 Arcadia Court, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Original art and written works; jewelry; cards; floral arrangements; dried flower plates; cork and organic art; handmade knitted, crocheted and sewed items; anything bag and decorated frames; and holiday wreaths and ornaments. Admission is free with door prizes. Info: 410-208-4994.

BARBEQUE CHICKEN DINNER — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road, Berlin. Tickets must be purchased from the Men of Friendship for $7. The carryout dinners will be available for pick up from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include a half barbeque chicken, potato chips and roll. Proceeds benefit James Hastings, who was involved in a motorcycle accident last month. Info: 410-641-2578.

‘THE TIME COLLECTOR’ BISTRO — St.Peter’s Like Center, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., curtain at 7 p.m.The Ocean Pines Players and the Bethany Area Repertory Theater present “The Time Collector.” The $25 tickets include spaghetti dinner, wine and dessert. Reserve seats: 410-600-0462.

LADIES DAY OUT SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA — Willards Volunteer Fire Company, 7370 Main St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 20 vendors, door prizes and lunch items available. Info: Julie, 443-235-4523 or juliewiltbank@gmail.com.

BEER/WINE TASTING PARTY AND JEWELRY SHOW — Costa Ventosa Vineyard and Winery, Whaleyville, 2-4 p.m. Glitter and Golf Jewelry will be offering jewelry at reduced prices. Cost is $20 and includes wine and beer tastings, a souvenir wine glass and light snacks. Benefits the Ravens Roost #44 Penguin Swim Team. Tickets: Tom Maly, 302-541-0780, Tony Chaplinski, 410-627-7696 or Gary Miller, 443-618-9972.

KIDS ZONE! — Snow Hill Christian Church, 300 Park Row, 4-6 p.m. Movie, games, Bible story, food and a coloring contest for kids 12 and younger. Parents welcome. Info: Pastor Dale Jacobs, 302-436-5974; Amy Figgs, 443-614-0943; or Katie Mulligan, 443-235-0107.

SPAGHETTI DINNER and live auction — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 5 p.m. Cost for dinner is $6. Live auction of homemade baked goods, items from local businesses and more. Info: 410-629-0926.

Harvest fair — Sonrise Church Building, 10959 Worcester Highway, Berlin, 1-4 p.m. Inflatables, pony rides, carnival games, candy, prizes, hay rides, food, drinks, snacks, music and more. Free event. No scary costumes. Rain date is Nov. 8. Info: www.berlinchurches.com or Facebook/harvestfairberlin.

TUPPERWARE EXPO/FUNDRAISer — Showell Volunteer Fire Department, 11620 Worcester Highway, 1-4 p.m. Product demonstrations starts at 1:30 p.m. Special gift for all seated by 1:30 p.m. and door prizes. Special prices and free shipping. The fire department earns 40 percent of all proceeds. Free admission. Info: Liz, 443-944-5248. RSVP to be a host with family and friends at this event and earn free Tupperware.

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.

WRITE IT! CREATIVE WRITING FORUM — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10 a.m. Novice and established writers gather to share their works. Critiques, appreciation, market leads and writing exercises. Info: 410-641-0650.

SUN. Nov. 2

‘THE TIME COLLECTOR’ BISTRO — St.Peter’s Like Center, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., curtain at 4 p.m.The Ocean Pines Players and the Bethany Area Repertory Theater present “The Time Collector.” The $25 tickets include spaghetti dinner, wine and dessert. Reserve seats: 410-600-0462.

KIWANIS ANNUAL GERMANFEST – Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 4:30-7 p.m. Menu includes bratwurst, sauerkraut, green beans, mashed potatoes, applesauce, bread, dessert, coffee and tea. BYOB. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and younger. Carry-outs available and walk-ins welcome. Reservations: 410-208-6719.

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.

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. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.

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.

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.

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. 3

AARP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Roberta Baldwin, Assistant Director of Worcester County Department of Social Services, will discuss financial exploitation of seniors. Bring can good for Sarah’s Pantry. Info: Larry Walton, 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: 410-641-6876.

HISTORIC MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, Showell, 1-4 p.m., Mondays through October. Info: 410-251-2849.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Monday of every month at Apple Discount Drugs, 314 Franklin Ave., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, 11310 Manklin Creek Rd., in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin. Free, monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. Free service. By appointment only: Robin Rohlfing, 410-641-9726.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin, first Monday of each month, 6-7 p.m. All welcome. Info: Darlene Jameson, 410-629-6877 or the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.

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.

THE WORLD OF BEES — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 2 p.m. Learn the value of bees in our society. For all ages. Info: 410-632-3495.

GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION —Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. The group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections. To join: Jeanette Milby, 410-641-5126.

TUES. Nov. 4

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.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the at Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, Clarksville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Helping individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their families. No reservations, no fees. Info: www.DelmarvaParkinsonsAlliance.org; or Ron and Mary Leidner, 410-208-0525.

STORY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-641-0650.

QIGONG — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 2-4 p.m. A simple meditative series of five movements designed to help the body release toxins. Info: 410-524-1818.

WED. Nov. 5

GRACE PARKER ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — First Presbyterian Church,1301 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 7 a.m. to noon. Eggs any style, pancakes, buckwheat pancakes, sausage, country ham, homemade biscuits, hash brown potatoes, grits, coffee and tea. Cost is $8 and $6 for carry-out. Milk, soda, orange juice available. 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 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 kbates@taylorbank.com.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Wednesday of every month at Rite Aid, 10119 Old Ocean City Blvd., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Rite Aid, 11011 Manklin Creek Road in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 7-8 p.m. All welcome. Info: AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.

STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-524-1818.

EREADERS AND LIBRARY BOOKS — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 2 p.m. Bring email address and eReader or tablet password to start downloading digital books. Info: 410-641-0650.

THURS. Nov. 6

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.

YOGA — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Info: 410-208-4014.

PLAY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, infant to 5, explore educational toys. Info: 410-957-0878.

STORY TIME — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. Songs, stories and rhymes about monkeys for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-632-3495.

STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-208-4014.

INTRODUCTION TO ESSENTIAL OILS — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 2 p.m. Learn how to use essential oils in cleaning, body care and aromatically. Info: 410-957-0878.

ONGOING EVENTS

‘PAMPER YOURSELF FOR CHARITY’ RAFFLE — Tickets on sale throughout October at A Perfect Face Day Spa, 12638 Ocean Gateway #6, West Ocean City. Raffle package includes gift certificates, spa products, hotel stay, clothing and accessories, candy and wine and many other items. Valued at more than $800. Tickets cost $5 each or six for $25. Order tickets: Carol Withers, 410-213-9883. Drawing held Nov. 5 at the spa. A Pink Ribbon Classic 2014 event.

HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES — Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through April 26. Passengers board near Thrasher’s at the Ocean City Inlet and travel around the pier and down the Boardwalk to Fourth Street and back. Carriage is heated. Cost is $10 for adults and free for children 3 and younger. Info: Randy Davis, 443-783-1409.

‘CINDERELLA’ PERFORMANCE— The Performing Arts Center in the Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, March 7, 2 p.m. Featuring the Ballet Theater of Maryland. Meet Cinderella and Prince Charming after the show for photos. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at all Worcester County Library branches and the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office.

4TH ANNUAL LOCAL’S WEEK — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave.,Oct. 24-31. Scavenger hunt, activities, gift shop discounts, free admission to Ocean City “Locals” (anyone who loves Ocean City and thinks of it as home for a day, week, month or lifetime). Info: 410-289-4991.

‘DONNIE & MARIE CHRISTMAS TOUR’ — Buses will depart from the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, Dec. 6, at 8:30 a.m. The “Donnie & Marie Christmas Tour” performance will take place at the National Theatre in Baltimore. Lunch from 11 a.m. to noon, show time is 2 p.m. and dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Lunch and dinner are not included in the trip price. Estimated return time is 9 p.m. Cost is $100. Register: Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 410-641-7052 or www.OceanPines.org.

REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS — Worcester County Republican Campaign Headquarters, Manklin Creek Station, South Gate, Ocean Pines, will remain open on Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.

2014 METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW BUS TRIP — Featuring a cooking demonstration by Bobby Flay, hundred of 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 are not included. Register: 410-641-7052 or stop in the Ocean Pines Recreation Department.

AIRPORT BREAKFAST — Ocean City Municipal Airport, 12724 Airport Road, Berlin, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, through Nov. 23. Menu includes eggs, bacon, pancakes, sausage, scrapple and coffee. A $7 suggested donation collected for the care of the Huey Veterans Memorial. Info: 410-726-7207

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