WHAT’S HAP­PEN­ING

Cecil Whig - - JUMPSTART -

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.

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. Nine eyes

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 443-2570743.

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 410275-8578 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 fam­ily-friendly 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 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 is now un­able to at­tend but will be resched­uled. Free event. To find out more, visit thep­alet­te­andthep­age.com.

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: 302-530-2076; 410-885-2579 or 410-885-3655. 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. Helix

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 443- 257- 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. Fastest Grass Alive

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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