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Out and About Week of January 18th – January 24th

FRIDAY, JAN. 18
EAST COAST COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN’S & AQUACULTURE TRADE EXPO — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seminars, fishermen gear, equipment and more. Info: www.marylandwatermen.com or 800-626-2326.

BERLIN BOOK OF THE MONTH — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 1 p.m. Group will discuss “Tanglewood Plantation,” by Jocelyn Miller. All are welcome. Info: 410-641-0650.

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.

CROP TO END CANCER — Scrapbooking event and shopping expo. Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway in Ocean City. Silent and Chinese auctions, and vendors including Close to My Heart, Creative Memories, 31 Bags and Miche. Cost is $40 to crop for the day. Benefits American Cancer Society. Reservations: 443-235-2926.

BAKED GOODS TABLE AND PLATTERS — Eden United Methodist Church, 7451 Main St., Willards, 5-7 p.m. Baked goods table and platters available. Homemade soups and chicken salad. Eat in or take out. Info: Joyce Lecates, 410-749-9204.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19
EAST COAST COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN’S & AQUACULTURE TRADE EXPO — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Seminars, fishermen gear, equipment and more. Info: www.marylandwatermen.com or 800-626-2326.
NAUTICAL & WILDLIFE ART FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring noted painters, sculptors, model shipbuilders and multi-media artists. Door prize is $300 shopping spree at Donalds Duck Shoppe. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for AARP members and students ages 13-17 and children 12 and younger admitted free with a paying adult. Admission includes entry to North American Craft Show. Info: Donald A. Hastings, 410-524-9177duckmandon@comcast.net orwww.donaldsduckshoppe.com.

NORTH AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Variety of quality, juried arts and crafters exhibiting their products for sale. Music and food available. Door prize is $300 shopping spree at Donald’s Duck Shoppe. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for AARP members and students ages 13-17 and children 12 and younger admitted free with a paying adult. Admission includes entry to Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival. Info: Donald A. Hastings, 410-524-9177,duckmandon@comcast.net or www.donaldsduckshoppe.com.

STAR CHARITIES’ ANNUAL BEEF & BEER — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 1-5 p.m. Guest speaker is Major Gen. James Adkins, Adjutant General, Maryland National Guard. All-you-can-eat buffet catered by Em-ings; live entertainment by Earl’s Dixie Land Band, W W Tunes and Woodlands String Band; door prizes. Cost is $26. Reservations required by calling Anna Foultz, 410-641-7667; LouAnn Trummel, 410-208-9514; or Barbara Mazzei, 410-208-0430. Benefits wounded soldiers in Maryland.

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.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN DINNER
New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards, noon. Menu includes mashed potatoes, greens, string beens, macaroni and cheese, beets, biscuits, dessert and coffee. Cost is $11 for adults. Carry-outs available. Info: 410-543-8244 or 443-235-0251.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20
EAST COAST COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN’S & AQUACULTURE TRADE EXPO — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Seminars, fishermen gear, equipment and more. Info: www.marylandwatermen.com or 800-626-2326.

NAUTICAL & WILDLIFE ART FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring noted painters, sculptors, model shipbuilders and multi-media artists. Door prize is $300 shopping spree at Donald’s Duck Shoppe. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for AARP members and students ages 13-17 and children 12 and younger admitted free with a paying adult. Admission includes entry to North American Craft Show. Info: Donald A. Hastings, 410-524-9177duckmandon@comcast.net orwww.donaldsduckshoppe.com.

NORTH AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Variety of quality, juried arts and crafters exhibiting their products for sale. Music and food available. Door prize is $300 shopping spree at Donald’s Duck Shoppe. Admission costs $5 for adults, $4 for AARP members and students ages 13-17 and children 12 and younger admitted free with a paying adult. Admission includes entry to Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival. Info: Donald A. Hastings, 410-524-9177,duckmandon@comcast.net or www.donaldsduckshoppe.com.

SPORTS CARD, COMIC BOOK, COLLECTIBLE SHOW — Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogletown Road, Newark, Del., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 50 tables of area’s finest dealers. Admission costs $2 for adults, children 12 and younger admitted free. Reservations: 302-983-2636, a2zshows1@yahoo.com or www.a2zshows1.com.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 9 a.m. to noon. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.

‘SHARING SUNDAY’ — Ocean Pines South Side Fire Station, 1-3 p.m. Collecting nonperishable food, paper goods and grocery cards. Donations are given to local food pantry. Info: Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County, 410-641-6683.

MONDAY, JAN. 21
GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION — Ocean Pines library, small meeting room, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30 p.m. Great Books focuses on works that shape our culture and provide a deeper appreciation for what it means to be human. Info: Don Winslow, 410-208-6613.

CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive in Berlin. Free, monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. Additional clinic offered for those who are apprehensive about the idea of using CPAP. By appointment only: Robin Rohlfing, 410-641-9726.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 2, 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, 410-629-1006.

OUTDOOR AFRO MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY Assateague Island National Seashore Environmental Education Center, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. National Park Service Ranger Nick Clemons, a natural leader for Children and Nature Network, along with Coastal Stewards and other local experts, will lead a beach to bay hike highlighting the nature of Assateague and its important connection to African American history. After the hike, participants will convene for lunch (soup, bread, beverages provided). In the afternoon, participants will learn more about the importance of backyard habitats and build birdhouses and bird feeders out of recycled materials and take them home. The outing is free of charge and park admission fees are waived on MLK Day. Register:www.meetup.com/Outdoor-Afro-Delmarva.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The 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.

DEM. WOMEN’S CLUB OF WORCESTER COUNTY MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Coffee at 9:30 a.m. followed by meeting at 10 a.m. All Democratic and Independent women are welcome. Info: 410-641-6683.

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.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22
PLAY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, infants to 5 years old, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-641-0650.

LAP TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Children, infants 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.
BOREDOM BUSTERS — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 4 p.m. Nature and science fun for children ages 6 to 12 years old. Info: 410-957-0878.

CULTURAL DIVERSITY AWARENESS SERIES – RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2 p.m. Dr. Clara Small of Salisbury University will discuss effects of racism and discrimination on today’s society. Info: 410-208-4014.

YOGA — James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, rotunda, 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin, 5:30-6:45 p.m. All levels welcome. Cost is $72 for eight sessions or $10 drop-in fee for first time. Info: Georgette Rhoads, 410-641-9734 orgrhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

MARYLAND SALTWATER SPORTFISHING
ASSOCIATION ATLANTIC CHAPTER MONTHLY MEETING — Lions Club, 12534 Airport Road, West Ocean City, 7:30 p.m. Info: Ron Smith, 732-779-2441 or smitty3894@aol.com.

BOOK SIGNING — Mio Fratello Italian Steakhouse, 38016 Fenwick Shoals Blvd., Selbyville, Del., 5-7 p.m. Local author, Carolyn Outlaw Kuhn, has written her first book, “Suffering in Silence.” Portion of proceeds going to S.O.A.R., Selbyville. Del. Info: 410-487-1183.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23
STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-524-1818.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Creative science, art and music activities for children 3 to 5 years old. Dress for a mess. Reserve your place: 410-208-4014.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 2, 9733 Healthway Drive in Berlin, 7-8 p.m. The group gathers the fourth Wednesday of each month. Pre-registration is not necessary. Info: Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

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.

WINTER/SPRING ADULT ED — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin, Jan. 23, Feb. 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, and May 8. Classes taught by Rabbi Susan Warshaw. Mussar on Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon, and and Introduction to Talmud, Wednesdays, noon to 1:30 p.m. Take a lunch. Info: Jaime, 410-641-4311.

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.

THURSDAY, JAN. 24
STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-208-4014.

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.
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.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF WORCESTER COUNTY GENERAL MEETING, LUNCHEON
Atlantic Hotel, 2 N. Main St., Berlin. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., meeting starts at 11 a.m., lunch is served at noon and the speaker will begin at 12:30 p.m. Featuring Bill Badger, director, Department of Economic Development in Worcester County. Reservations: Bev Bigler, 410-208-
6018 or cwcandlewood@mchsi.com by Jan. 22.

WORCESTER COUNTY BRANCH NAACP – UNIT 7029 MEETING, INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS — New Bethel United Methodist Church, 10203 Germantown Road, Berlin. Meeting is at 6 p.m., installation of officers and meet and greet reception at 7 p.m. Ceremony performed by the Rev. Helen Lockwood. Everyone is invited.

ONGOING EVENTS
HELP WITH HOME HEATING BILLS — SHORE UP! Inc. is accepting applications from persons who need help paying their home heating and electric bills. Residents of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties who meet state income guidelines may qualify for assistance. To receive help, an individual must complete an Energy Assistance application and provide supporting documentation. Info: 410-341-9634 or 410-749-1142.

AARP — Ocean City AARP 1917 meets at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 9:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month (except July and August). Info: aarp1917.org.

 

 

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