WHAT’S HAP­PEN­ING

Cecil Whig - - ACCENT -

Low-cost, lo­cal events hap­pen­ing this week. To be in­cluded, your event must be fam­ily friendly, cost less than $25 per per­son and take place in Ce­cil County as well as ad­join­ing ar­eas within a 20-minute drive. Please sub­mit the event ti­tle, time, ad­dress to ac­cent@ce­cil­whig. com. Once ap­proved by an edi­tor, the event will be listed un­til its com­ple­tion date. It will run in the print edi­tion as space al­lows. You can also sub­mit to a sep­a­rate on­line calendar at ce­cil­daily.com.

WED­NES­DAY 6

ARTISTS IN AC­TION, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day at the Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, Elk­ton. Work along­side other artists in an open stu­dio set­ting and share your tech­niques and skills. Bring sup­plies and some­thing to eat. Reg­is­tra­tion not re­quired. All artists are wel­come. WOMAN’S CLUB, 12 p.m. in the Elk­ton Town Hall. Our guest will be Mary White who will per­form vo­cal and in­stru­men­tal mu­si­cal ar­range­ments. All women in the county are wel­come to lunch and to hear this per­former and learn what is hap­pen­ing at the so­ci­ety and in our county. DIN­NER, 4 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Fried floun­der, po­tato, vegetable, roll and but­ter $8. Full menu also avail­able from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests wel­come BURGER NIGHT, 5 p.m. at the VFW Post No. 8185, 520 Susque­hanna Road, Port De­posit. $5. WING NIGHT, 5 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. Karaoke with Steve from 7 p.m. to close. Guests wel­come. FAITH AND FIT­NESS, 6 to 7 p.m. at Faith South­ern Bap­tist Church 2494 Singerly Road, Elk­ton. Free fit­ness class for women on Mon­day and Wed­nes­day nights. Go at your own pace. All fit­ness lev­els are wel­come. Bring an ex­er­cise mat, wa­ter, 3 to 5 pound hand weights and a friend. CE­CIL COUNTY CHESS CLUB, 6 to 8 p.m. al­most ev­ery Wed­nes­day at St. Mary Anne’s Epis­co­pal Church, 315 S. Main St., North East. Con­tact John An­der­son 302-593 3752dao­ceanand­john@ aol.com. Does not meet the third Wed­nes­day of the month. WING NIGHT/KARAOKE, 6 to 9 p.m. at VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Open to the pub­lic. Wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. Col­lect­ing non-per­ish­able food items for lo­cal food pantry. BINGO, 6:30 p.m. early bird start, 7 p.m. reg­u­lar games at Singerly Fire Com­pany, 300 Ne­wark Ave., Elk­ton $18 for a ba­sic pack. Cash pay­outs with two pro­gres­sive jack­pots. For more in­for­ma­tion call 410-398-2078. ZUMBA, 6:30 p.m. at Street Lamp Pro­duc­tions, Ris­ing Sun, with Strength in Num­bers. One-hour class. $5 to drop in or $45 for a 10-class punch card. TEXAS HOLD’EM, 7 p.m. weekly on Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at Per­ryville Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135. $10 en­try. Cash prizes, food and bev­er­ages avail­able. CORE CLASS, 7:30 p.m. at Street Lamp Pro­duc­tions, Ris­ing Sun, with Strength in Num­bers. Thirty-minute class. $3 to drop in or $25 for a 10-class punch card. FIGHT FIT, 7:30 p.m. at Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, Elk­ton, with Strength in Num­bers. One-hour class. $5 to drop in or $45 for a 10-class punch card.

THURS­DAY 7

YOGA, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Painted Tur­tle Arts Stu­dio, 13 N. Main St., North East. On­go­ing $15 dropin. Multi-level for ev­ery­one. Call in­struc­tor Laura Han­nan at 1-540421-0296. FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 2 to 6 p.m. at Town of Elk­ton Farm­ers Mar­ket, cor­ner of Bow and Howard streets in Elk­ton. Fam­i­lies can now pur­chase fresh veg­eta­bles, eggs, jams, jel­lies, award-win­ning salsa, soaps and baked goods di­rectly from the grow­ers and pro­duc­ers. Open 2 to 6 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, 8 am. to 12 p.m. Satur­day. The mar­ket will run from April through Oc­to­ber. ZUMBA, 4 p.m. at Elk­ton Mid­dle School with Travis Al­garin. Sin­gle classes $10, 10 classes for $75 and Zumba in­struc­tors are free. face­book.com/travis.al­garin DIN­NER SPE­CIAL, 5 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. Open to the pub­lic. WING NIGHT, 5 to 8 p.m. at the VFW No. 8185, 520 Susque­hanna Road, Port De­posit. CASH BINGO AT THE Y, 5 p.m. doors open, 6 p.m. start at YMCA of Ce­cil County with the Elk­ton Lions Club. Early bird game at 5:50 p.m. $15 min­i­mum pur­chase per per­son. Raf­fles, 50-50 and more. Re­fresh­ments and snacks avail­able for pur­chase. Ques­tions, call 443907-9309. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit lo­cal com­mu­nity. Fu­ture dates: April 21, May 5, May 19. COM­PAS­SION­ATE FRIENDS, 6 p.m. at North East United Methodist Church, Main Street, North East. A grief sup­port group for any­one who has lost a child of any age or any man­ner. Con­tact Linda Haass 443-207-2779 or Bar­bara Ist­van 443-553-4443. BAR BINGO, 6 p.m. sec­ond Thurs­day of the month at Ce­cil Unit 15 in Elk­ton. Ben­e­fits Spe­cial Olympics. CLUTTERERS ANONY­MOUS, 6 to 7 p.m. at Janes United Methodist Church, 213 N. Walnut St., Ris­ing Sun. Clutterers Anony­mous is a 12step pro­gram to help peo­ple solve their prob­lems with clut­ter/hoard­ing. There are no dues or fees. Con­tact Martha H. (443) 350-1483 PIZZA NIGHT, 6 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Prices vary by pizza sizes and top­pings. Full menu avail­able from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests wel­come DEMO­CRAT CLUB, 6:30 p.m. in the Peryvile Room of the County Ad­min­is­tra­tive Build­ing, 200 Ch­e­sa­peake Blvd., Elk­ton. Jes­sica Flem­ing of the Ce­cil County Elec­tion Board will be speak­ing on new vot­ing sys­tem she will have a demon­stra­tion, pre­sen­ta­tions and take ques­tions. PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at North East United Methodist Preschool. Non­profit preschool open house. 410-287-2220 WIZ­ARD OF OZ, 7 p.m. at Elk­ton High School. Spring mu­si­cal pre­sented by stu­dents. Tick­ets $10 general ad­mis­sion, $8 for stu­dents. ELK­TON FIT­NESS CLUB, 7 p.m. ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day at Gra­cie’s, 213 North St. Elk­ton. All ages, all sizes, all fit­ness lev­els. Just reg­u­lar peo­ple who want to get in shape. info: face­book.com/ elk­ton­fit­ness­club. POOL NIGHT, at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. LINE DANC­ING, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the VFW No. 8185, 520 Susque­hanna Road, Port De­posit. $5 (free lessons in­cluded). IM­PROVE MEN­TAL HEALTH, 7 p.m. at 229 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Panic, fear, anx­i­ety, de­pres­sion. At­tend a free weekly meet­ing with Re­cov­ery In­ter­na­tional. LO­CAL AU­THOR VISIT, 7 p.m. at the Kitty Knight House. Kate Livie, au­thor of Ch­e­sa­peake Oys­ters: The Bay’s Foun­da­tion and Fu­ture, is a pro­fes­sional Ch­e­sa­peake ed­u­ca­tor, writer and his­to­rian. Dessert, book sales, and book sign­ing to fol­low the pre­sen­ta­tion. Email lwood@sas­safras­river.org with any ques­tions or visit sas­safras­river.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

FRI­DAY 8

FREE LUNCH, 12 to 1 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day at Elk­ton Pres­by­te­rian Church, 209 E. Main St. pro­vided by Elk­ton Com­mu­nity Kitchen. All are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tactelk­ton­com­mu­ni­tyk­itchen@ gmail.com. FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 2 to 6 p.m. at Town of Elk­ton Farm­ers Mar­ket, cor­ner of Bow and Howard streets in Elk­ton. Fam­i­lies can now pur­chase fresh veg­eta­bles, eggs, jams, jel­lies, award-win­ning salsa, soaps and baked goods di­rectly from the grow­ers and pro­duc­ers. Open 2 to 6 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, 8 am. to 12 p.m. Satur­day. The mar­ket will run from April through Oc­to­ber. BINGO, 6 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. DIN­NER, 6 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Fried chicken plat­ter: your choice of breast and wing or leg and thigh, french fries, cole slaw, roll and but­ter $7. Full menu also avail­able from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests wel­come CAN­DI­DATE FO­RUM, 6 p.m. at Elk­ton United Methodist Church, 219 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Meet lo­cal and state can­di­dates and ask ques­tions. Hosted by the Ce­cil County Branch NAACP. Con­tact: Pres­i­dent El­yse Mur­ray at 443-466-4490 or ce­cil­coun­ty­naacp@ya­hoo.com. OPEN MIC NIGHT, 6 to 9 p.m. at Elk­ton Sta­tion. Free event al­ways the sec­ond Fri­day of each month. Per­form­ers of all ages are wel­come to present any mu­si­cal or per­form­ing arts style in a sup­port­ive, friendly and ca­sual en­vi­ron­ment. Par­tic­i­pants can sign up start­ing at 5 p.m. on the day of the event. For more in­for­ma­tion, email per­formin­garts@ce­cil.edu. FROG FRENZY, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Fair Hill Na­ture and En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter, 630 Tawes Drive, Elk­ton. Bring your fam­ily (and a flash­light!) on a hike to lo­cate the singing frogs. To regis­ter go to: www. fairhill­na­ture.org WIZ­ARD OF OZ, 7 p.m. at Elk­ton High School. Spring mu­si­cal pre­sented by stu­dents. Tick­ets $10 general ad­mis­sion, $8 for stu­dents. LIVE MU­SIC, 7 to 10 p.m. at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Please bring items to be sent to our troops overseas. Bill Cleary Mu­sic. BK KARAOKE, 7 to 11 p.m. at Elk­ton VFW Post 8175, High Street, ev­ery Fri­day. Free ad­mis­sion. Food now avail­able, cash bar. All are wel­come. TEXAS HOLD’EM, 7 p.m. weekly on Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at Per­ryville Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135. $10 en­try. Cash prizes, food and bev­er­ages avail­able. SOUL SURFER BEN­E­FIT, 7 to 10 p.m. at MARKINC Min­istries, 2880 Sum­mit Bridge Road, Bear, Del. $20 per ben­e­fit ticket. Un­der 18 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Silent auc­tion and talk with “Soul Surfer” and in­spi­ra­tional speaker Bethany Hamil­ton. LIVE BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come.

SATUR­DAY 9

PRAYER BREAK­FAST, 8 a.m. at Trin­ity African Union Methodist Protes­tant Church, 174 Trin­ity Church Road, North East. Evang. Lisa Wil­liams-Jack­son of The Star of Beth­le­hem UAME Church, West Grove, Pa., will be speak­ing. Do­na­tion: $10. MIS­SIONS BREAK­FAST, 8 to 11 a.m. at Nay Church, 2248 Pu­laski High­way, North East. All you can eat. Sug­gested do­na­tion $5. Money goes to­ward send­ing Bay Church mis­sion­ar­ies to Uganda and South Africa. FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Town of Elk­ton Farm­ers Mar­ket, cor­ner of Bow and Howard streets in Elk­ton. Fam­i­lies can now pur­chase fresh veg­eta­bles, eggs, jams, jel­lies, award-win­ning salsa, soaps and baked goods di­rectly from the grow­ers and pro­duc­ers. Open 2 to 6 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, 8 am. to 12 p.m. Satur­day. The mar­ket will run from April through Oc­to­ber. YOGA, 9 a.m. ev­ery Satur­day at Gra­cie’s, 213 North St., Elk­ton. $5 per class. Com­mu­nity Yoga Class. For more info call 443-257-0743. BAKE AND YARD SALE, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s UMC, 1687 Crystal Beach Road, Ear­leville. Check your clos­ets, at­tics and base­ments for items to do­nate to this wor­thy event. Con­tact Jane Small at 410-275-8578 for more in­for­ma­tion. CE­CIL CON, 10 to 4 p.m. in the Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter on Ce­cil Col­lege North East cam­pus. Hosted by Ce­cil’s Geek­dom club, the fam­i­lyfriendly event will fea­ture pan­els, work­shops and guests, a larger artist al­ley and ven­dor’s room, two game rooms, and a cos­play photo booth area. Tick­ets will be sold at the door for $3. Ad­mis­sion is free for Ce­cil Col­lege stu­dents as well as any­one 10 and un­der or 55 and older. WILD­FLOWER WALK, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Fair Hill Na­ture and En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter, 630 Tawes Drive, Elk­ton. Join us on a spring morn­ing hike. Bring a cam­era. To regis­ter go to: www.fairhill­na­ture. org ARTIST AND AU­THOR TALK, 12 to 2:30 p.m. at The Pal­ette & The Page, 120 E. Main St., Elk­ton. The gallery will fea­ture an artist talk with ce­ram­i­cist Su­san O’Han­lon at 12 p.m. Su­san will also be shar­ing about her an­nual April new jew­elry bowl re­lease and the fundraiser she pro­motes, For Pete’s Sake. Lo­cal au­thor Michele Chynoweth will be sign­ing books through­out the event and giv­ing a talk at 2 p.m. Free event EV­ERY­BODY’S BIRTH­DAY, 2 p.m. at Union Bethel AMEC, 161 Church St., Ce­cil­ton. Cover charge $10 LION’S CLUB FISH FRY, 2 to 5 p.m. at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW. Join your friends and neigh­bors at the an­nual Lion’s Club Fish Fry. Menu in­cludes fried fish, home­made mac and cheese, stewed toma­toes, green beans and old-fash­ioned coleslaw. Fin­ish the meal with yummy home­made desserts. $12 per per­son/cash bar Tick­ets: 302-5302076; 410-885-2579 or 410-8853655. For more in­for­ma­tion, Cathy Malone 302-463-3996 WIZ­ARD OF OZ, 7 p.m. at Elk­ton High School. Spring mu­si­cal pre­sented by stu­dents. Tick­ets $10 general ad­mis­sion, $8 for stu­dents. CHRIS­TIAN MU­SIC NIGHT, 7 p.m. in the Shelemiah UMC Sanc­tu­ary, 357 Old Bayview Road, North East. An evening of con­tem­po­rary Chris­tian mu­sic, Chris­tian rock, gospel fa­vorites and more. Love of­fer­ing to ben­e­fit the Phyl­lis Reynolds Me­mo­rial Mu­sic Fund. DIN­NER, 6 to 8 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Wing and fried shrimp night. Full menu also avail­able from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests wel­come NIGHT AT THE RACES, 7 p.m. with North East Lions at North East VFW Post 6027, 815 Tur­key Pt. Road, North East. Real video horse races. Ad­mis­sion is $25 for two adults. AYCE snacks, beer, Hot Dogs $1. Chance to win $50. Call Lions 443-553-1679 for more de­tails, and tick­ets. LIVE BAND, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come.

SUN­DAY 10

BREAK­FAST, 8 to 11 a.m. at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Please bring items to be sent to our troops overseas. All-you-caneat break­fast. BALD­WIN UMC, 9:15 a.m. ser­vice and Sun­day school at Singerly Fire Hall in Elk­ton. Each Sun­day un­til fur­ther no­tice. LOVE YOUR LIFE WORK­SHOP, 10:30 a.m. at Gra­cie’s 213 North St., Elk­ton. Free. Ev­ery Sun­day. An al­ter­na­tive to tra­di­tional Sun­day morn­ing churches, an open hon­est dis­cus­sion of life and faith. Come to lis­ten or par­tic­i­pate and share your story. face­book.com/ th­elovey­ourlife­work­shop or 443257-0743 DIN­NER, 12 to 6 p.m. at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135 in Per­ryville. Steamed shrimp $14 per pound, 21 to 25 count. Full menu also avail­able from 12 to 6 p.m. Guests wel­come BINGO, 2 p.m. doors open, 3 p.m. games be­gin at Ris­ing Sun Amer­i­can Le­gion, Main Street, Ris­ing Sun. To ben­e­fit Union Hospital. $20 for 18 games (in­cludes two spe­cials). Door prizes, raf­fles, food. AN­NUAL STATE RALLY, 3 p.m. ser­vice at Trin­ity African Union Methodist Protes­tant Church, 174 Trin­ity Church Road, North East. The Burke Fam­ily Gospel Singers from Millington will be in con­cert. States will be rep­re­sented. LIVE BAND, 4 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests wel­come. AN ACT OF LOVE, 6 p.m. at Ne­wark United Methodist Church, 69 E. Main St., Ne­wark, Del. Doc­u­men­tary screen­ing and dis­cus­sion. This event is free of charge, but do­na­tions will be grate­fully ac­cepted.

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