OUT AND ABOUT
FRIDAY, FEB. 8
Country Music Murder Mystery
Dinner — Woodlands of Ocean Pines, 6-9 p.m. Country music themed show by Get a Clue Productions and sponsored by Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Have fun solving a murder while eating dinner. Guests welcome to wear western attire. Tickets cost $40 and include dinner and show. Cash bar and prizes. Info: www.OceanPinesChamber.org or 410-641-5306.
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.
OCEAN PINES BOOK OF THE MONTH — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 1 p.m. Group will discuss “The Listener,” by Shira Nayman. All are welcome. Info: 410-208-4014.
PILLOWCASE DRESS PARTY — Go Organic Grocery, 12 Artisans Way, Berlin, 5-8 p.m. Located in the Old Peach Shed. See a demonstration of dressmaking. Sign up for sewing lessons or donate pillowcases. View picture album and display of finished dresses. Refreshments served. Info: 410-641-0415.
SATURDAY, FEB. 9
SPAGHETTI DINNER — American Legion Synepuxent Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, 12-5 p.m. $6 in advance, $8 at door. Benefits the Ocean City Boy Scout Troop 261. Info: 410-289-3166.
KIWANIS PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. 8-11 a.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 5-11 and free to children 4 and younger. Carry-outs also available. Proceeds benefit community youth. Info: 410-208-6719
FISH FRY DINNER — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City. 5-7 p.m. Fried fish, cole slaw, french fries, crab soup, dessert, coffee or tea. Reservations: 410-524-7994, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BOOK SIGNING — JR’s Ribs, 131st Street, Ocean City, 5-7 p.m. Featuring local author, Carolyn Outlaw Kuhn, who has written her first book, “Suffering in Silence.” Also available in e-book and soon-to-be on Kindle at: Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com orwww.outskirtspress.com/sufferinginsilence. Portion of proceeds going to S.O.A.R., Selbyville, Del. Info: 410-487-1183.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 8-11 a.m. Tickets cost $5 for adults, $3 for children 5-11 years of age and free to children 4 and younger. Sponsored by the Kiwanis. Info: 410-208-6719.
FAMILY GAME DAY — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 9 a.m. to noon. Grab the family and come play the old family favorites. All ages. Info: 410-957-0878.
GREAT READS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. Informational discussion of recommended titles and authors. Share your favorites from any genre. Info: 410-208-4014.
‘FRONTIER: THE WAR OF 1812’ BALLET — Mar-Va Theater and Performing Arts Center, 103 Market St., Pocomoke City, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Ballet Theatre of Maryland will perform this live dance multi-media performance that captures the fiery independence of colonial America as it forges itself into a nation. Tickets cost $6 and can be purchased at all branches of the Worcester and Somerset County libraries. Info: Lisa Outten Stant, 410-632-3970.
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.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10
STAMP SHOW — Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Eastern Shore Stamp Club. Stamps, coins, postcards and memorabilia on display and for sale. Free admission, free parking, free stamps for kids. Info: 410-422-1492.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30-11:30 a.m. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.
MONDAY, FEB. 11
OCEAN PINES CAMERA CLUB — Ocean Pines Library, 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Wyatt Harrison of “Plak That,” whose business is printing photographs on wood. Guests welcome. Info: 410-208-2555.
FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN PINES LIBRARY — Ocean Pines Library meeting room, 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. “Humor for the Health of It” program will be presented by Carol Moore of Peninsula Regional Medical Center. All are welcome. Info: 410-208-4014.
WRITING FOR WELLNESS — Ocean Pines library, small meeting room, 11107 Cathell Road, 1:30 p.m. A writing group that uses expressive writing exercises to stimulate the writing process for creative expression and to process emotions. No prior writing experience needed. Info: 410-208-4014.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive in 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 — Delmarva Sweet Adeline Chorus, 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 and singing in a barbershop format are 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.
THREE-DAY WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP — Held 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Beginners and Beyond will focus on tropics, palm trees and tropical water. An alternate theme will be roses. Cost is $75 for members and $90 for non-members. Contact Barbara at 410-208-0219 or online at Barbaradoyleschmid@yahoo.com.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12
DINNER AND DANCING — St. Andrew’s Catholic Center, 5-8 p.m. Music by “Old School.” Salad, Jambalaya and dessert, $10 per person. Beer, wine and soda for sale. Info: 410-250-0300.
PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Cost is $6.50 for adults, $5 ages 6-12, free for 5 and younger. Youth fundraiser. Info: 443-235-6761.
LAP TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Children, infant to 2 years old, will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their toddlers. Info: 410-208-4014.
YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Creative science, art and music activities for children ages 3-5. Dress for a mess. Call ahead to reserve your space: 410-641-0650.
VALENTINE’S CARD MAKE AND TAKE — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 4 p.m. Come make a valentine for someone special. Info: 410-957-0878.
COOKING WITH CHEF JIM WASHINGTON — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 2 p.m. Learn how to prepare a whole tenderloin. Washington will make Steak Diane with the filets, Beef Stroganoff with leftovers. Info: 410-641-0650.
ASP YOUTH PLAN PANCAKE SUPPER — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 4-7 p.m. Tickets cost $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-12 and free to children 3 and younger. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, applesauce and beverage. Benefiting the youth mission trip to Appalachia in June.
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER — All Hallows Episcopal Church, 109 W. Market St., Snow Hill. Serving from 4:30-7 p.m. Menu is sausage, pancakes and baked apples. Dine-in Tickets: $7 adults, $4 children 12 and younger. Take-out orders $7. Advance tickets: 410-632-1216.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13
LADIES NIGHT OUT CPR TRAINING — The Wedding Center at City Center, 213 W. Main St., Downtown Salisbury. 5:30 p.m. Cost: $30. CPR trained in 45 minutes. Register: 443-880-7795 or email@example.com.
WINTER/SPRING ADULT ED — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin, Feb. 13, 27, March 13, 27, April 10, 24 and May 8. Classes by Rabbi Susan Warshaw. Mussar and Introduction to Talmud, on Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, and noon to 1:30 p.m., respectively. Take a lunch. Info: 410-641-4311.
STORY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-957-0878.
BARISTA AND BOOKS — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, crafts, cocoa and pastries for children, infant to 5 years old and freshly brewed coffee for their caregivers. Info: 410-524-1818.
PLAY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, infant to 5 years old, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-208-4014.
SMART SHOPPING SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center. East Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10-11:15 a.m. Free seminar to learn simple strategies for saving time and money. Info: 410-641-7052 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
INDOOR GOLF TOURNAMENT — Old Pro Golf, 136th Street, Ocean City. Ocean Pines Boat Club annual indoor golf tournament and optional group dinner. Reserve: 410-208-6933.
BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645, 138th Street across from Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. A $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 years allowed in the hall during bingo. Info: 410-250-2645.
DELMARVA HAND DANCING CLUB — Meets every Wednesday at Skyline Bar & Grille at The Fenwick Inn, 138th Street and Coastal Highway in Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dancing until 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, 4:45-6 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: 302-436-3682.
‘ELEMENTS OF DEMOCRACY’ FREE SESSION Denny’s Restaurant, 11201 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 6-7:30 p.m. Explore the basics of our federal government. “Elements of Democracy,” compiled by scholars from all over the country and published by (the) Center for Civic Education. Reservations: Ellie, 410-430-0535 or email@example.com.
THURSDAY, FEB. 14
OCEAN PINES GARDEN CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. 10 a.m. Guest will speak on health and wellness. New members welcome.
SOUP SALE — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fresh, homemade hot soups and biscuits and desserts. Carry-out available. Info: 410-289-7430.
STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-208-4014.
WRITING WITH RUTH — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 1-3 p.m. Monthly gathering of local writers who share their independent work (poems, essays, memoirs, prose, etc.) and receive encouraging feedback from fellow participants. All writers welcome. Info: 410-524-1818.
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 or Kate, 410-524-0649.
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.
the Saltwater Cowboys, 8 p.m.