Open Wed., Thurs. & Sat.:
Shepherd’s Nook Thrift Shop
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Community Church at Ocean Pines, Rte. 589 & Racetrack Rd., Berlin. Accepting donations of gently worn clothes and small household items.
Open Wednesday-Friday: Stevenson United Methodist Thrift Shop
5 Stevenson Lane, Berlin, across from the Laundromat. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sale days every Friday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
April 27-29: Wildfowl Carving
Competition & Art Festival
Roland E. Powell Convention Center, O.C. View world class bird carvings and sculptures, bid on world class art at the benefit auction at 3 p.m. Saturday, shop at the over 100 exhibitors booths and enjoy kids’ activities. Raptor demonstration by Brain Bradley and a showcase of works by Society for Animal Artists. For more info visit www.wardmuseum.org.
April 27: KC Bingo
5 p.m., doors open; 6:30 p.m., games begin; rear of St. Luke’s Church, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Refreshments on sale. For more information, 410-524-7994.
April 28: AYCE Breakfast Buffet
7-10 a.m., Ayres United Methodist Church, Pittsville. Spon-sored by the Ayres and Eden U.M. Churches. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. Cost: $7, adults; $3.50, ages 6-12. Children 6 and under eat free. Bake table also.
April 28: Pancake Breakfast
Fundraiser For Huey Memorial
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Ocean City Airport Ter-minal. Proceeds help defray restoration and construction costs.Sponsored by the Ocean City Aviation Association. Cost: a donation. For more information, 410-726-7207 or 410-213-2471.
April 28: Fried Chicken Dinner
4-7 p.m., Berlin Fire House, 214 N. Main St., Berlin. Sponsored by the BFC Auxilary. Eat-in or carry-out. Cost: $10.
April 28:AYCE Chicken & Dumplings
4-7 p.m., Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 4th St., O.C. Sponsored by the Youth Ministry to benefit their mission trip to Pine Ridge, South Dakota in June. All-you-can-eat salad, homemade chicken and dumplings, green beans with bacon, warm rolls and butter, beverage and homemade desserts. Cost: a donation. Carry-outs available. For more information or to order for carry-out, 410-289-7430.
April 28: “Bark For Life” Relay Event
Fort Whaley Campground. To benefit Relay For Life. Non-competitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. For more info, email@example.com.
April 28: Putt-Putt Challenge
1:30 p.m., Old Pro Golf, 68th St., O.C. To benefit the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. Teams of four players compete for the title of “world champion” with prizes for 1st and 2nd and prizes for costumes and a prize for the last place winner. Cheats will be available for purchase. Cost: $30, per person includes snacks and adult beverages on the course and the awards after party at Fager’s Island. For more information, 410-742-5143. Must be 21 or older to play.
April 29: Author Gordon Katz To Speak
10:30 a.m., Dewees Hall, St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Church, Baltimore Ave. & 3rd St., O.C. Gordon Katz, author of “102 Gentle-man & A Lady” will give a presentation entitled “A Tract Of Land Called Carmel,” an experience for all that are fascinated with the delvopment of the city that began on the sandy beach in 1875.
April 29: Mid-Atlantic Symphony
Season Finale Concert
3 p.m., with a pre-concert presentation at 2 p.m.; The Community Church at Ocean Pines, Rte. 589. A rousing conclusion to the musical season with Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 performed my the Mid-Atlantic Symphony. Cost: $35. Also there will be a “Music to Dine For” event post-concert at The Atlantic Hotel immediately following. Cost: $150, with $50 for dinner and $100 donation. Seating is limited. For tickets, call 1-888-846-8600.
May 1: OP Plant Clinic
1-4 p.m., Ocean Pines Library. Got plant problems or bugs? Bring a bagged sample by and let the expert Master Gardeners find solutions to your questions.
May 2: AGH “In The Bag” Sale
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Atlantic General Hospital, main lobby. Sponsored by the Auxiliary with all proceeds benefiting the hospital. Huge selection of fashion handbags, leather and designer handbags. Wallets, luggage, mini bags and many small leather goods.
May 2: TOPS Meeting
5 p.m., Ocean City Library. TOPS, or Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group for weight loss and provides education on health issues. For more info, 443-365-4722.
May 2: Bingo
5:30, doors open; 6:30, early bird games; 7 p.m., regular games; Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, 138th St., across from the Fenwick Inn. $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 allowed in bingo hall during bingo.
May 2: Purnell Museum Home School Program
10 a.m.-noon, Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill. Educational program for home school students ages 6-12 on fishing local waterways and the history of fishing. Program will include making a fish print T-shirt. Cost: $6, per child. Regi-stration is required. An adult may accompany and assist younger children. To register or for more info, 410-632-0515.
May 2: Delmarva Hand Dancing
5:30-9 p.m., Skyline Bar & Grille (formerly Jordan’s Rooftop), at the Fenwick Inn, 138th St., O.C. Jitter-bug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the 50’s & 60’s. Beginner and intermediate dance lessons 5:30-6:30 p.m. Followed by dancing until 9 p.m. For more information, 302-934-7951.
May 3: National Day Of Prayer Event
Noon-1 p.m., front steps of the historic Atlantic Hotel, 2 N. Main St., Berlin. In the event of inclement weather, service will be moved across the street to Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St. The public is invited to attend to pray for the nation, schools, families, churches, and military. For more info, 410-916-7627.
May 3: Legion Bingo
Doors open 5:30 p.m., games begin 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 166, 24th St. & Philadelphia Ave., O.C. Food and drink available. For more info, 410-289-3166.
May 3: St. Matthews By-The-Sea
6:30 p.m., St. Matthews By-The-Sea, Coastal Hwy. at Dagsboro St., Fenwick Island, Del. Dinner and thought provoking conversation in a comfortable, non-threatening setting. Meeting Thursdays for 12 weeks. For more info, 302-537-1402.
May 4 & 5: MD Boating Course
Friday 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Ocean Pines Library. Spon-sored by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-05. This course meets the requirements of the Maryland Boating Safety Education Act. Full attendance is required. Cost: $15, and includes all course materials. For more information or to register, 410-629-1016.
May 4 & 5: Yard Sale
Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Andrew’s Mission 1528 Savannah Rd., Lewes, Del. (Henlo-pen Grange Parking Lot). Rain date May 11 & May 12. Lots of good stuff.
May 5: Church Rumage Sale
7 a.m., Ocean City Presbyterain Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., O.C.