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.
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. every Friday through Oct. 28 at 308 S. Main St., North East (NE United Methodist Church parking lot next to North East Post Office). Local growers / producers. Seasonal fresh vegetables and fruits.Jams, jellies, baked goods. Local Honey, artisan soaps. Bacon, sausage, scrapple. www.facebook. com/cecilcountyagriculture 410-996-8469 / 443-553-3113
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, awardwinning 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
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 Clery.
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.
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.
LIVE BAND, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome. Conely and Watson
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. 610-932-9698
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.
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.
CHICKEN BARBECUE, 10 a.m. until gone with NEFC Ladies Auxiliary on the Fire Company lot on Mauldin Avenue. 1/2 chicken w with two sides will be $10. For more information contact Ruth Gonce 410-2874526. Look for future dates.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 10 a.m. at Jerry Skrivanek VFW Post No. 8185 and 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Plaza, located in Marina Park in Port Deposit. Both of those services will be followed by a luncheon at the post, located at 520 Susquehanna River Road. Post members also noted that members of the Auxiliary along with Troop 555 Cub Scouts will place flags at the graves of veterans in the northwest county, as well as some in Harford County and Pennsylvania, throughout the weekend.
MEMORIAL DAY FESTIVAL, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 21 Craigtown Road, Port Deposit. Ham platters with dinner roll, macaroni salad, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, deviled eggs, eessert and a beverage for $8; Cheeseburger or hamburger, chips and a beverage for $4; or a hot dog, chips and a beverage for $3. Carry-out meals are also available for the same pricing. Bake sale with a variety of cakes, cookies, brownies, fudge/candies, etc. Fellowship and fun.
CRUZIN FOR A CAUSE, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at North East Walmart. Proceeds benefit Union Hospital Cancer Program in honor of Robert C. Reynolds. Food, car show, raffles and music. Please bring a nonperishable food item. 443-553-5856
SMART RECOVERY, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Janes UMC in Rising Sun. This meeting is for those recovering from the disease of addiction. This is an open support group that meets every Saturday.
FAIR HILL RACES, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Fair Hill NRMA Racetrack. Since 1934, Fair Hill Races has attracted horsemen, families, and bettors to the 5,600 acre former estate of the late William du Pont, Jr. General Admission Adult $15 , Child $5. Cecil County Breeders’ Fair. http://fairhillraces.org/
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
KARAOKE AND DJ, 7 to 11 p.m. at Jerry Skrivanek VFW Post 8185. Pit ham sandwiches with chips will be served for $6.
LIVE BAND, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome. LIX
OUTDOOR WORSHIP, 9:30 a.m. rain or shine outdoor interdenominational service at Elk Neck State Park hilltop shelter, 4395 Turkey Point Road (Route 272, 9 miles south of NEUMC). Cole Wertz
COMBINED CHURCHES SUNDAY SERVICE, 9:45 a.m., Principio United Methodist Church, 1511 Principio Furnace Road (Rt. 7), Perryville. Brunch will be served after the service in the Church Hall. Includes Principio, Perryville, Asbury & Tome Methodist churches.
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
CHICKEN BARBECUE, 11 a.m. American Legion Mason Dixon Post No. 194 in Rising Sun, 338 E. Main St. Benefits the post’s honor guard program.
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
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 2 p.m. at American Legion Cecil Post No. 15 in Elkton, 129 W. Main St. Remembrance ceremony and community luncheon. The event is open to the public and will feature a guest speaker, honor guard and performance of “Taps.”
TURKEY POINT VINEYARD WINE FESTIVAL, 3 to 7 p.m. at 2963 Turkey Point Road, 2963 Turkey Point Road, North East. Arts, crafts and wine. Music by: One Eyed Jacks. Food by: Paradise Grille. $10 admission
LIVE BAND, 4 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome. Across the Tracks
ELKTON MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, 10 a.m. in downtown Elkton. The route of the parade will begin at the corner of Bow and Main streets, travel north on Bow to Railroad Avenue and east to North Street.
BEL AIR MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 10:30 a.m., Humbold Amphitheater Band Shell at Shamrock Park, at Hickory Ave., Bel Air. Ceremony honoring deceased veterans sponsored by the Town of Bel Air and the American Legion Harford Post #39.
ABERDEEN MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVATION, 11 a.m., Veteran’s Memorial Park, Parke & Rogers Street, near the library and city hall, with a luncheon served at the American Legion Post 128 following.
HAVRE DE GRACE MEMORIAL DAY, 11 a.m., Millard Tydings Memorial Park, Commerce Street and S. Washington Street.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 11 a.m. at American Legion Mason Dixon Post No. 194 in Rising Sun, 338 E. Main St. Patriotic music by the Rising Sun Middle School band and, weather permitting, an appearance by the Cecil County Fall Guys parachuting team just before the ceremony.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 11 a.m. at American Legion Susquehanna Post No. 135, 300 Cherry St. Guest speaker Maj. Gen. Kirk F. Vollmecke, program executive officer for intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, 2 p.m. at Cecil County Memorial VFW Post No. 6027, North East. The public is invited to come hear speakers and dedications to the fallen during the service, followed by a wreath laying and a 21-gun salute from the 29th Division Association’s Honor Guard. Scouts will help bear the colors while North East students perform patriotic songs. A luncheon, open to the public, will follow the service at the post located at 815 Turkey Point Road.
YOGA 4 SENIORS, 9 to 10 a.m. at Painted Turtle Arts Studio, 13 N. Main St., North East. Pre-registration is required. Call instructor Laura Hannan at 1-540-4210296. $12 per class if all six are pre-paid or $15 drop-in.
SENIOR MEETING, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Stephens Church in Earleville. Anyone 50 or older is invited to attend. No registration or member fee. Lunch is served for $4. Come for the fellowship, speaker, see what events we are planning. Questions call 443-207-2011. Look forward to seeing you there.
MEN’S YOGA CLASS, 11 a.m. at Painted Turtle Arts Studio, 13 N. Main St., North East. Pre-registration is required. Call instructor Laura Hannan at 1-540-4210296. $12 per class if all six are pre-paid or $15 drop-in.
COMMUNITY ARTS AND CRAFTS, 1 p.m. free instruction at St. Stephen’s Church, 10 Glebe Road, Earleville. Ongoing drawing and painting classes for beginner or serious artists. bspelled123@ gmail. com. www. communityar tandcrafts.com. Call Jerry at 410275-2954.
BURGER NIGHT, 4 to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 135 in Perryville. Hamburger steak with grilled onions and mushrooms, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable or slaw, roll & butter $8. Full menu avail- able from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests welcome.
DOLLAR TACO TUESDAY, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Port Deposit VFW, Susquehanna River Road. Guests welcome.
BURGER NIGHT, 5 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. Cheeseburger and fries for $5.50. All are welcome.
BAR BINGO, 5:30 p.m. at Chesapeake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Chesapeake City.
TOPS, 5:30 p.m. at Rosebank UMC, Rising Sun. Nonprofit weight-loss support group, meets weekly. $6 monthly fee. First meeting free. topsrosebank@ gmail.com.
BINGO, 6:30 p.m. at Hack’s Point Fire House every Tuesday. Games start at $15. Free refreshments. For more information, call 410275-8320.
BEGINNING BELLY DANCE FOR FITNESS & FUN, 6:30 p.m., Chesapeake City Library, 2527 Augustine Herman Hwy., adults. Learn basic moves with Donna Steck-McMahon, a veteran dancer and teacher.
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.
NARANON, 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Church of God, 1121 Singerly Road, Elkton. A Nar-Anon adult support meeting for those with addicts in the family.