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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
BOOK FAIR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Union Hospital. Union Hospital 3rd and 4th Auxiliary. Benefits Union Hospital. Public welcome. 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. 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. 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 email@example.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. HISTORY ALIVE, 6 p.m. at Chesapeake City Branch Library. Mary Ann Jung will bring to life the fascinating story of Amelia Earhart in this special, after-hours event. Registration is required. Call 410-996-1134 or visit http://www.cecil.ebranch.info. Free 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. A HEALING JOURNEY, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Elkton United Methodist Church, 219 E. Main Street, Elkton. Group will meet in the parlor room. Church entrance and parking lot located on East High Street. Support group for those bereaved by suicide loss. We believe that grief can be a growing experience. This is a safe and compassionate environment, where those bereaved can seek comfort amongst peers. Meets the second and fourth Wednesday. firstname.lastname@example.org 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. AUDITIONS, 7 p.m. Milburn Stone Theatre, 1 Seahawk Drive, North East. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., must register by 9 p.m. to be seen. Please prepare a one to two minute monologue for “A Few Good Men,” “Liz Estrata” will have cold readings available for those auditioning, and all known conflicts for the production crew. For “Mulan Jr.” prepare two contrasting pieces in the style of the show to be sung at the audition. An accompanist will be provided.Callbacks for productions will be announced at a later date. Visit www. milburnstone.com for more info. 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.
BOOK FAIR, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Union Hospital. Union Hospital 3rd and 4th Auxiliary. Benefits Union Hospital. Public welcome. YOGA, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Painted Turtle Arts Studio, 13 N. Main St., North East. Ongoing $15 drop-in. Multi-level for everyone. Call instructor Laura Hannan at 1-540-4210296. CARD PARTY WITH LUNCH, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Principio United Methodist Church Hall, 1511 Principio Furnace Road (Rt. 7), Perryville. $10 per person. Gifts for high/low players and door prizes. If you don’t play cards, play your game of choice. Call 443-350-7961 for reservations. LUNCH, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Agnes Church, Queen St., Rising Sun. Menu: Homemade tomato soup, Chicken McWilliams, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and cupcake dessert. Good will offering accepted. All donations support our outreach pantry to help western Cecil County needy. For information, call 410-6584378. For take-out orders call (day of luncheon) 410-658-9422. BINGO, 2 to 5 p.m. at Elkton Transitional Care, 1 Price drive, Elkton. Food, raffles, live music, prizes. 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 443-9079309. Proceeds benefit local community. Future dates: May 5, May 19. MAGNOLIA PEARL BRACELET, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Palette & The Page, 120 E. Main St., Elkton. Make and take jewelry class with artist Lynn Whitt. $25. All supplies are included. Instructor will have tools for you to use during class or please bring your own if you wish. Additional supply kits will be available for purchase. Reserve your spot by calling 410-398-3636 or going online www. thepaletteandthepage.com 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 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 443207-2779 or Barbara Istvan 443553-4443. YOUTH FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING, 6:30 to 8 p.m. registration in Elkton Middle School Cafeteria CANDIDATE FORUM, 7 p.m. at the Senior Center in the County Administration Building. The Republican Club of Cecil County will hold a County Council candidate forum. The meeting is free and open to the public. The council seats for the 1st and 5th District are up for election this year. 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, 7 p.m. 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.
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fair Hill NRMA: Covered Bridge Parking Lot, Fair Hill NRMA, 300 Tawes Drive, Elkton. Join the naturalist at our new Nature Play Space. Be among the first to get a tour of the space and then get your hands dirty as you help us plant native plants to enhance pollinator habitat. Registration required Cost: No charge for program, but daily service fees are in effect. 410-398-1246 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 email@example.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. POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING READING, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Palette & The Page, 120 E. Main St., Elkton. For the first year ever we welcome the winners of the Cecil College’s Creative Writing Prize. Scheduled readers and open mic night. Free. Readers and listeners welcome. 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 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. 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. EARTH DAY NIGHT HIKE, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Fair Hill NRMA: Gallaher Parking Lot, Fair Hill NRMA, 300 Tawes Drive, Elkton. Celebrate Earth Day and the full moon with our night hike! Join our ranger staff as we search for animals most active at dusk. Registration required. Cost: No charge for program, but daily service fees are in effect. OPEN MIC, 7 to 10 p.m. at Gracie’s Open-Mic Cafe in Elkton every Friday night. $3 at the door. Coffeehouse atmosphere, come perform yourself or just watch the talented artists. Info: facebook.com/graciescafe. SHOWCASE ON MAIN OPENING, 7:30 p.m. at Minihane’s Irish Pub, 101 W. Main St., Elkton. Featuring the Charlotte Hash Band. Will announce the first three shows and audition dates as well as other special events, concerts and classes. There will be drink specials at the bar. THE LITTLE MERMAID, 8 p.m. at Milburn Stone Theatre, 1 Seahawk Drive, North East. Musical adaptation of Disney’s 1989 film. Adults $18, students and seniors $15, children $10. Box office 410-287-1037. www.milburnstone.com LIVE BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome. Different Breed
BUFFET BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. at Oxford United Methodist Church, 18 Addison St., Oxford, Pa. Pancakes, French toast, eggs, more. Proceeds benefit OUMC’s general fund. Tickets available in advance through church office or at the door. $6 adult, $3 children 3 to 10. 610932-9698 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. SPRING YARD SALE, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ravens Roost 119, 300 Biggs Hwy, Rising Sun. $10 per space. Bring your own table. Baked goods and beverages for sale. Contact Jimmy and Mary Gibney to request space: 410-658-5362 firstname.lastname@example.org RIVER SWEEP, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at locations throughout Cecil and Harford counties. Partner with the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway to make a difference this Earth Day as we clean the shoreline of the Susquehanna River and its tributaries. Pre-register at www. upperbaytrails.com/Riversweep1. html or by contacting us at email@example.com or 410-457-2482 to receive a free lunch. EAGLE WATCH, 9 a.m. at Elk Neck State Park. Celebrate Earth Day by catching a glimpse of the majestic bald eagle. Join a ranger to learn more about this bird of prey through various activities and a bald eagle ambassador from the Scales & Tales program. $5 per person. Call for more details and to make your reservation today. 410-2875333 EARTH DAY 5K, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mount Harmon Plantation in Earleville. Cross country run/walk. Crafts and activities. Registration in advance $20, day of $25. Cobenefits Mount Harmon & Union Hospital. http://mountharmon.org/ 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. GO GREEN EXPO, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at College’s main campus in North East. The day will have vendors from all over promoting farming, agriculture, horticulture and green living. Activities and fun projects for children, a large bounce house, great food vendors, and so much more throughout the day. Come out and celebrate Earth Day and Green Living with us at Cecil College. Free DINNER, 12 to 4 p.m. at Trinity African Union Methodist Protestant Church, 174 Trinity Church Road, North East. Chicken $10, fish $12. FAMILY DAY ON THE FARM, 1 to 5 p.m. at Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program, 55 Rolling Hills Ranch Lane, Port Deposit. Activities will include a live puppet show by Jack Foreacre, a former puppeteer for The Muppets, and nationally known gospel singer Dave Read. Pony rides, grooming, riding demonstrations, games for children and adults, food. Admission $10. Vendor spaces available. For more information contact Renee Dixon at 410-378-3817 or email fhtrp@ freedomhills.org HAITI MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISER, 3 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church, 157 E. High St., Elkton. Service sponsored by George and Sheila Sewell 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 THE LITTLE MERMAID, 8 p.m. at Milburn Stone Theatre, 1 Seahawk Drive, North East. Musical adaptation of Disney’s 1989 film. Adults $18, students and seniors $15, children $10. Box office 410-2871037. www.milburnstone.com LIVE BAND, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome. Dyin Breed