WHAT’S HAP­PEN­ING

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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 8

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 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.

CE­CIL COUNTY WIDE LADIES AUX­IL­IARY, 6 p.m. so­cial, 6:30 p.m. din­ner hosted by the Ris­ing Sun Ladies Aux­il­iary at the Com­mu­nity Fire Com­pany of Ris­ing Sun Sta­tion 8 on Biggs High­way. Re­quest each aux­il­iary bring a hang­ing plant for the Ways and Means Com­mit­tee.

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. One­hour 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 9

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.

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.

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 12-step 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

YOGA, 7 p.m. weekly classes at Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. In­tro class is free. Then pay $10 per class or buy five classes for $45. Classes are de­signed for new and ex­pe­ri­enced yo­gis. Con­tact class in­struc­tor Sarah Mester at smester@com­cast.net.

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.

FRI­DAY 10

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. 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, 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

MAR­KET­ING YOUR­SELF AND YOUR WORK, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Palette & The Page, 120 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Artist Patti Paulus will share mar­ket­ing ideas and tech­niques, web­site tips, ap­proach­ing gal­leries, pric­ing and tak­ing ad­van­tage of op­por­tu­ni­ties will be pre­sented and dis­cussed. It is rec­om­mended that you bring a note­book and pen­cil. All Lev­els. Cost: $20. Please reg­is­ter be­fore­hand. 410-398-3636 www.thep­alet­te­andthep­age.com

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. Late for Din­ner oldies band.

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.

COMEDY NIGHT, 7:30 p.m. at Show­case on Main, 101 W. Main St., Elk­ton. Star­ring Missy Grynkiewicz, fea­tur­ing Bill Chi­ang and hosted by Jeremy Hall. $10.

GREEN DAY’S AMER­I­CAN ID­IOT, 8 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Dr., North East, books and lyric by Bil­lie Joe Arm­strong, mu­sic and lyrics by Green Day, 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.

SATUR­DAY 11

FARM­ERS MAR­KET, 9 a.m. to 1 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.

GUIDED BIRD WALK, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fair Hill NRMA North Ap­ple­ton Lot. Learn about our ex­cit­ing new Grass­land Habi­tat Con­ser­va­tion Ini­tia­tive. Join the ex­perts to view and lis­ten for ground-nest­ing birds like Bobolinks and Eastern Mead­owlarks. Cost: No charge for pro­gram, but daily ser­vice fees are in ef­fect. Fair Hill NRMA, Lot #3/N. Ap­ple­ton: 2941 Ap­ple­ton Road, Elk­ton. 410-398-1246

SEC­OND SATUR­DAY TRAIL PARTY, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Fair Hill NRMA, 300 Tawes Drive, Elk­ton. Meet at Main­te­nance Shop (next to Park Of­fice). Help us main­tain our trails at our monthly trail party. No reg­is­tra­tion needed just meet us at the main­te­nance area. 410-398-1246

ST. JOHN’S STRAW­BERRY FESTIVAL, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fair Hill Fair­grounds. Crafts, ven­dors, car show, silent auc­tion, kid games, food, arts and crafts and of course, straw­berry short­cake.

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.

SUM­MER READ­ING, 9:30 a.m. at Avon Grove Li­brary, 117 Rose­hill Av­enue, West Grove, Pa. High­lights of the Kick-Off Party in­clude per­for­mances of “Magi­com­edy” with Richard and Joanne Gustafson, in­ter­na­tion­ally­ac­claimed en­ter­tain­ers, at 10 a.m. and noon. Sev­eral lo­cal au­thors will be present to read from and sign copies of their books. www. avon­grov­eli­brary.org

STRAW­BERRY FESTIVAL, 9:30 am. pre­view, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. live auc­tion, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. silent auc­tion at Zion UMC, W. Main St., Ce­cil­ton. Fea­tur­ing straw­ber­ries and ice cream, lunch and bev­er­ages. Items up for auc­tion from lo­cal busi­nesses. Bake ta­ble and yard sale.

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.

LI­BRARY GRAND RE­OPEN­ING, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ris­ing Sun Branch Li­brary, 111 Colo­nial Way, Ris­ing Sun. 10:30 a.m. per­for­mance by kids rock band Milk­shakes, Moomo­bile ice cream free from 12 to 2 p.m. Fun fam­ily pro­gram­ming all af­ter­noon.

AU­THOR TALK, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Palette & The Page, 120 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Terri Gille­spie sign­ing her non-fic­tion book, “Mak­ing Eye Con­tact with God-A Woman’s Devo­tional” and the first two fic­tion books in her Hair Maven’s Se­ries. Book dis­cus­sion at 1 p.m. Free. 410-398-3636 www.thep­alet­te­andthep­age.com

STRAW­BERRY FESTIVAL, 12 to 7 p.m. at Good Shep­herd Catholic School, 800 Aiken Ave., Per­ryville. Rain or shine. Straw­berry milk­shakes, fun­nel cakes and jam, live mu­sic, rides, food, games, ven­dors, raf­fles, vin­tage car rides, pony rides, wa­ter and car­ni­val rides. Spaghetti din­ner 4 to 7 p.m. 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.

GREEN DAY’S AMER­I­CAN ID­IOT, 8 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Dr., North East, books and lyric by Bil­lie Joe Arm­strong, mu­sic and lyrics by Green Day, www.mil­burn­stone. com.

CON­TRO­VERSY, 8 p.m. at the Univer­sity of Delaware’s Thomp­son Theatre in Ne­wark, Del. Eclipse Per­form­ing Dance Com­pany dancers will chal­lenge judg­ments and break down stereo­types as they guide the au­di­ence through an artis­tic ex­plo­ration. 90 min­utes with no in­ter­mis­sion. Tick­ets are $25 each and can be pur­chased on­line or at the door. www.eclipsepdc.com

SUN­DAY 12

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). Mr. Joe King

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

GREEN DAY’S AMER­I­CAN ID­IOT, 3 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Dr., North East, books and lyric by Bil­lie Joe Arm­strong, mu­sic and lyrics by Green Day, www.mil­burn­stone. com.

CON­TRO­VERSY, 3 p.m. at the Univer­sity of Delaware’s Thomp­son Theatre in Ne­wark, Del. Eclipse Per­form­ing Dance Com­pany dancers will chal­lenge judg­ments and break down stereo­types as they guide the au­di­ence through an artis­tic ex­plo­ration. 90 min­utes with no in­ter­mis­sion. Tick­ets are $25 each and can be pur­chased on­line or at the door. www.eclipsepdc.com

LIVE BAND, 4 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027. No cover charge, cash bar, guests welcome.

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