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 and ad­dress in the body of an email to ac­cent@ce­cil­whig.com at least a week be­fore. 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 10 SCIENCE CAFE VE­TERI­NAR­IAN, 6 to 7 p.m., Ris­ing Sun Branch, 111 Colo­nial Way, Ris­ing Sun. In col­lab­o­ra­tion with Ce­cil County An­i­mal Ser­vices, it’s Be Kind to An­i­mals month. Meet lo­cal ve­teri­nar­ian Dr. Jen­nifer How­ell, of Home­ward Bound Vet­eri­nary Clinic, and get an­swers to your pet ques­tions. Please RSVP at ce­cil.ebranch.info MOVIE SCREEN­ING,

7 to 9 p.m., Cul­tural Cen­ter at the Opera House, 121 N. Union Ave., Havre de Grace. “The Shin­ing.” A hor­ror clas­sic! (Rated R) A fam­ily heads to an iso­lated ho­tel for the win­ter where an evil spir­i­tual pres­ence in­flu­ences the fa­ther into vi­o­lence, while his psy­chic son sees hor­rific fore­bod­ings from the past and of the fu­ture. 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. COM­MU­NITY YOGA

WED­NES­DAYS, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at the Lil Lack Yoga Stu­dio, 2057 Pu­laski High­way, in North East, July 19 through Aug. 17. $5 per class. All lev­els wel­come. Jen­nifer Ger­ace, in­struc­tor. Email news@lil­lack.com. REBEL DANCE FIT­NESS CLASS, 6:30 p.m. at Street Lamp Pro­duc­tions, 5 Val­ley View Drive, Ris­ing Sun. One-hour class. $5 to drop in or $45 for a 10-class punch card. Re­curs weekly, Mon­day and Wed­nes­day.

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 410-3982078.

TEXAS HOLD’EM, 7 p.m. weekly on Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 135, 300 Cherry St., Per­ryville. $10 en­try. Cash prizes, food and bev­er­ages avail­able.

YOGA, 7 p.m. Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Court­ney Cro­nis teaches yoga for all lev­els. $5 drop in. KARAOKE/DJ BOB,

Ev­ery Wed­nes­day night, Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. CE­CIL COUNTY

CHESS CLUB, 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary Anne’s Epis­co­pal Church Parish house, on Main St. in North East, across from the Post Of­fice. For more in­for­ma­tion call John An­der­son at 1-302593-3752 or email dao­ceanand­john@aol.com. Re­curs weekly.

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. $6-$7.

WING NIGHT, 5 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027, 815 Tur­key Point Road, North East. Karaoke with Steve from 7 p.m. to close. Guests wel­come. WING NIGHT AND

MORE, 5 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.

STORY TIME AND WALK-IN WED­NES­DAYS, 9 to 11 a.m., Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion School, 452 E. Bow St., Elk­ton. Take a tour, meet the new prin­ci­pal, and see the changes. Call 410-398-2636 or email emur­phy@ic­school­web. org for in­for­ma­tion. Re­curs weekly.

THURS­DAY 11 HIS­TORY OF AP­PALACHIAN MI­GRA­TION, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Per­ryville Branch Li­brary, 500 Coudon Blvd., Per­ryville. Lo­cal his­to­rian Emily Kilby will present the story of the great 20th cen­tury mi­gra­tion from Ap­palachia to Ce­cil County. Please RSVP at ce­cil.ebranch.info GAR­DEN­ING PRE­SEN­TA­TION, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ce­cil County Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, 200 Ch­e­sa­peake Blvd., Elk­ton. Ex­tend the color and in­ter­est in your gar­den through the cold and dreary months of win­ter. We’ll dis­cuss the nu­mer­ous op­tions to keep your gar­den go­ing strong through even the tough­est time of the year. Free. HIGH SCHOOL IN­FOR­MA­TION NIGHT, 6 to 7 p.m., Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion School, 452 E. Bow St., Elk­ton. Are you won­der­ing what steps to take to get your child into high school? Even if he or she is in sixth grade, it will ben­e­fit you to come hear par­ents, who have been through the high school ap­pli­ca­tion process, talk about: when to start look­ing at high schools, the ap­pli­ca­tion process, pre­par­ing for the place­ment tests, how to find avail­able schol­ar­ships. Visit with ad­mis­sions of­fi­cers from Padua, Ur­su­line, Sale­sianum, St. Marks, St. El­iz­a­beth and Arch­mere.

CE­CIL DEMOCRATS MEDI­CARE FOR ALL HOUSE PARTY, 6:30 p.m., 247 S. Bridge St., Elk­ton. Watch Ben Jeal­ous speak about his plans for Medi­care for All. Jeal­ous will be livestream­ing the talk to house par­ties all around the state. TOASTMASTERS

OPEN HOUSE, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Union Hos­pi­tal, 106 Bow St., Elk­ton. Are you look­ing for a nice evening out where you can have a few laughs, en­joy good food, and maybe even meet po­ten­tial new friends? Look no fur­ther, Greater Elk­ton Area Toastmasters Club (GrEAT) is hold­ing its An­nual Open House where you can find all that and more. Toastmasters is an in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tion with a fo­cus on mak­ing lead­ers by help­ing mem­bers be­come bet­ter speak­ers and in­crease their self-con­fi­dence. We meet ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Thurs­day, 7 p.m. at Union Hos­pi­tal. All guests re­ceive a house­warm­ing gift.

YOGA, 6 to 7 p.m., Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. In­structed by Amy Fresh, you will learn yoga pos­tures, cor­rect align­ment and breath­ing, with a fo­cus on the fun­da­men­tals of yoga. $10 drop-in rate or get a dis­count when you pur­chase 8 weeks. Re­curs weekly.

YOGA, 7 to 8 p.m., Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main Street, Elk­ton. Join Shay Robb on the 2nd floor of the arts coun­cil ev­ery Thurs­day at 7 p.m. for a one­hour strength­en­ing flow. Drop-ins wel­come. Re­curs weekly. LINE DANC­ING, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the VFW No. 8185, 520 Susque­hanna Road, Port De­posit. $5 (free lessons in­cluded). COUN­TRY LINE DANCE AND LESSONS,

7 to 10 p.m. at Ch­e­sa­peake City VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. $5 per per­son. Food will be avail­able for pur­chase. Please bring non-per­ish­able items for lo­cal pantry.

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.

BINGO, early bird start­ing ev­ery Thurs­day at 6:20 p.m., doors open­ing at 5:30 p.m., at the Elk­ton Amer­i­can Le­gion. Pre­sented by the Elk­ton Lions Club. $15 min­i­mum pur­chase re­quired per per­son. Raf­fles, 50/50’s and more. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit lo­cal com­mu­nity. Call 443-9079309 with ques­tions. CARD GAME PARTY,

11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mark’s Epis­co­pal Church, 175 St Marks Church Rd., Per­ryville. $15 per per­son, in­cludes lunch and dessert. Bring your own deck of cards. If you don’t play cards, bring friends and your game of choice. Reser­va­tions/info: 410-299-4232.

DIN­NER SPE­CIAL, 5 to 8 p.m. at North East VFW Post 6027, 815 Tur­key Point Road, North East,. Open to the pub­lic.

WING NIGHT, 5 to 8 p.m. at the VFW No. 8185, 520 Susque­hanna Road, Port De­posit. Line danc­ing night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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. RODGERS TAV­ERN OPEN, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More days/hours avail­able with phone call to 410-6422164.

FRI­DAY 12

AN ART­FUL TAST­ING, 6 to 8 p.m., The Pal­ette & The Page, 120 E. Main St. Elk­ton. An Art­ful Tast­ing is a wine and lo­cal fare tast­ing event held in sup­port of cre­at­ing a Ce­cil Col­lege Fine Arts Schol­ar­ship. John Mur­ray from State Line Liquors and Elk­ton Ro­tar­ian se­lects the wines and is present dur­ing the evening; lo­cal eat­ing es­tab­lish­ments food is paired with the wines. Canned food is col­lected for lo­cal food pantries that night also. Call 410-38-3636 for more info. WINE MAK­ERS DIN­NER, 6 to 9 p.m., Chateau Bu-De Vine­yard & Win­ery, 237 Bo­hemia Farm Lane, Ch­e­sa­peake City. Kick off your evening at a cock­tail re­cep­tion, in­clud­ing a sun­set toast to­ward the Bo­hemia River, fol­lowed by a gourmet din­ner with flights of wine, a cof fee bar, mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment, plus a tour of the win­ery. Event sup­ports AAAs Mid-At­lantic Foun­da­tion for Safety and Ed­u­ca­tion, which pro­vides free safety ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams in Mary­land schools, in­clud­ing train­ing and sup­plies for AAAs school safety pa­trollers. LI­BRARY AFTER HOURS, 6:30 p.m., Elk­ton Cen­tral Li­brary, 301 Ne­wark Ave, Elk­ton. “Old Line Plate” blog­ger Kara Mae Har­ris will dis­cuss Mary­land’s

unique culi­nary his­tory. Find new cook­books and culi­nary non­fic­tion after the pre­sen­ta­tion with our book concierge! GEN­TLE­MEN PRE­FER

BLONDES, 8 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Drive, North East. Based on Anita Loos’s 1925 best­seller of the same ti­tle, “Gen­tle­men Pre­fer Blondes” fol­lows Lorelei Lee, a blonde from Lit­tle Rock, Ark., who em­barks on a trip to Europe with her best friend and ex-Fol­lies girl, Dorothy to per­form in a night­club in Paris. With a zany cast of char­ac­ters in­clud­ing Amer­i­can Olympians, hand­some bil­lion­aires, wealthy ma­trons and the “Zip­per King” any­thing and ev­ery­thing can hap­pen. Rec­om­mended for all au­di­ences. Adults: $20, Se­nior (55+)/Ac­tive Mil­i­tary: $18, Ce­cil Col­lege Stu­dents/Staff: $15, Chil­dren (12 and un­der): $12. Buy tick­ets at www.mil­burn­stone.com JOUR­NEY OF FAITH

EX­PE­RI­ENCE, 6 p.m., Moore’s Chapel UMC, 392 Blake Road, Elk­ton. Free to ev­ery­one. At­tend for all or part of the ac­tiv­i­ties. Pro­grams for adults, chil­dren and youth. Nurs­ery avail­able. A week­end of speak­ers, spe­cial food, fel­low­ship and faith. For more info and sched­ule go to mooreschapel.org.

JAM SES­SION, 5 to 9 p.m., Ch­e­sa­peake City Memo­rial VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Tom and Karen “Jam Ses­sion.” FRI­DAY NIGHT DIN­NER, 6 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 15, 129 W. Main St., Elk­ton. Hoagie sale $8 in­cludes chips and dessert. SPAGHETTI DIN­NER,

5:30 to 7 p.m., Truth and Life Cen­ter, 1924 W. Pu­laski Hwy., North East. $8. Spaghetti, meat­balls or meat, salad, bread, tea and wa­ter, cheese, desserts, salad dress­ing. KARAOKE, 7 to 11 p.m., Elk­ton VFW Post 8175, 208 W. High St., Elk­ton. Pub­lic wel­come. Food avail­able. Re­curs weekly.

DIN­NER, 6 to 9 p.m., VFW Post 7698, Ch­e­sa­peake City. Re­curs weekly.

FRI­DAY NIGHT DIN­NER, 6 p.m., Elk­ton Amer­i­can Le­gion, 129 W Main St, Elk­ton. All-you-can-eat soup, salad and burger bar $10.

BAR BINGO, 6:30 p.m., Elk­ton Amer­i­can Le­gion, 129 W Main St, Elk­ton. Bar bingo. POR TRAIT STUDY

SES­SION, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ce­cil County Arts Coun­cil, 135 E. Main St., Elk­ton. Por­trait Study ses­sions takes place on the sec­ond floor of the arts coun­cil ev­ery Fri­day. En­hance your skills with a live model each week. This is a 2 hour ses­sion. Bring your art sup­plies, the rest will be sup­plied by the arts coun­cil. Cost is $5 per per­son. Re­curs weekly.

SATUR­DAY 13 BULL AND OYS­TER

ROAST, 5 to 9 p.m., Mount Har­mon, 600 Mt. Har­mon Rd., Earleville. The Bull and Oys­ter Roast Fall Fundraiser fea­tures a tra­di­tional Eastern Shore bull and oys­ter roast, silent and live auc­tions, manor house tours, and live blue­grass mu­sic. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Mount Har­mon. Ad­vanced tick­ets: $65 per per­son. $500 reser ved ta­ble for 8. Event will sell out at first 200 tick­ets sold. PETS-A-PALOOZA, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Elk­ton Cen­tral Li­brary, 301 Ne­wark Ave., Elk­ton. Meet and greet lo­cal pet own­ers and their pets while learn­ing about all types of an­i­mals and lo­cal

ser­vices for pets, in­clud­ing pet adop­tion, the pet pantry and an­i­mal-re­lated jobs. In part­ner­ship with Ce­cil County An­i­mal Ser­vices.

BOAT SHOW, 1 p.m., First Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall, 351 Bid­dle St., Ch­e­sa­peake City. Pro­gram show­ing many kinds of boats and ves­sels pass­ing in the C&D Canal at Ch­e­sa­peake City. Open to the pub­lic. BAT­TLE OF THE BATS,

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., David Nolan Ris­ing Sun Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, Ris­ing Sun. We have a Ce­cil County 14U girls fast pitch tour­na­ment com­ing to Ris­ing Sun Oct. 13 and 14. We have 8 teams com­ing from the sur­round­ing ar­eas. The teams are Mary­land May­hem, Havre de Grace Chiefs, Ox­ford Di­a­mond Di­vas, 14U Im­pact, All Sea­sons Se­lect, Anne Arun­del Heat, Mary­land Pa­tri­ots, and Edge­mere Steel. NORTH EAST SEC­OND SATUR­DAY, all day, down­town North East. En­joy an out­door screen­ing of “Ho­cus Pocus” on the Green next to the Santa House with a fresh batch of pop­corn and some the­ater candy. GEN­TLE­MEN PRE­FER BLONDES, 8 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Drive, North East. Based on Anita Loos’s 1925 best­seller of the same ti­tle, “Gen­tle­men Pre­fer Blondes” fol­lows Lorelei Lee, a blonde from Lit­tle Rock, Ark., who em­barks on a trip to Europe with her best friend and ex-Fol­lies girl, Dorothy to per­form in a night­club in Paris. With a zany cast of char­ac­ters in­clud­ing Amer­i­can Olympians, hand­some bil­lion­aires, wealthy ma­trons and the “Zip­per King” any­thing and ev­ery­thing can hap­pen. Rec­om­mended for all au­di­ences. Adults: $20, Se­nior (55+)/Ac­tive Mil­i­tary: $18, Ce­cil Col­lege Stu­dents/Staff: $15, Chil­dren (12 and un­der): $12. Buy tick­ets at www.mil­burn­stone.com JOUR­NEY OF FAITH EX­PE­RI­ENCE, 10 a.m., Moore’s Chapel UMC, 392 Blake Road, Elk­ton. Free to ev­ery­one. At­tend for all or part of the ac­tiv­i­ties. Pro­grams for adults, chil­dren and youth. Nurs­ery avail­able. A week­end of speak­ers, spe­cial food, fel­low­ship and faith. For more info and sched­ule go to mooreschapel.org.

BAND, 7 to 11 p.m., Ch­e­sa­peake City Memo­rial VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave, Ch­e­sa­peake City. Time Line per­forms.

AP­PLE PICK­ING, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mil­burn Or­chards, 1495 Ap­ple­ton Road, Elk­ton. Mil­burn’s U-Pick Ap­ple Ad­ven­tures ev­ery week­end Sept. 1 to Oct. 28., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $2.19 per lb. Just pay for what you pick! We will be pick­ing dif­fer­ent va­ri­eties ev­ery week­end. All va­ri­eties are sub­ject to change. Please visit our web­site for the most up to date sched­ule. www.mil­burnor­chards.com/ap­ples

FALL SPROUTS, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fair Hill NRMA, Cov­ered Bridge Lot. The Sprouts Pro­gram in­tro­duces chil­dren ages 2-4 to the won­der of na­ture through play. We will wan­der through wild­flower mead­ows, ex­plore ma­jes­tic woods and learn about trees, bugs, birds and an­i­mals. Each hands-on ses­sion in­cludes a guided walk, a na­ture craft, and a story. Please pack a lunch (and maybe a small table­cloth) for you and your Sprout! All chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Younger si­b­lings are wel­come to ob­serve at no charge, how­ever, our trails are not stroller-friendly. To regis­ter or for ques­tions, con­tact the Park Of­fice at 410-398-1246 or email katlin. drus­sel@mary­land.gov.

SUN­DAY 14

GOOD SHEP­HERD

70TH AN­NIVER­SARY, noon, Church of the Good Shep­herd, 810 Aiken Ave., Per­ryville. We will be cel­e­brat­ing the 60th an­niver­sary of Good Shep­herd Catholic School and the 70th an­niver­sary of Church of the Good Shep­herd. The cel­e­bra­tion will be­gin with Mass at noon at Church of the Good Shep­herd. Bishop Malooly, Dio­cese of Wilm­ing­ton, will be pre­sid­ing to cel­e­brate with us. Mass will be fol­lowed by a cel­e­bra­tion on the school grounds.

COLO­NIAL GAMES

AND CRAFTS, 1 to 3 p.m., Tory House Mu­seum, 343 Mar­ket St., Charlestown. Join us for an af­ter­noon of Colo­nial games and crafts for chil­dren ages 12 and un­der. Please let Town Hall (410-287-6173) know if you plan to at­tend so enough sup­plies are on hand. Come en­joy fall in the old fash­ioned way!

FAM­ILY HER­ITAGE

DAY, 1 to 4 p.m., West Not­ting­ham Academy, 1079 Fire­tower Rd, Colora. Join the Ce­cil County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety to learn the his­tory of West Not­ting­ham Academy, the “old­est board­ing school in Amer­ica”! Take tours of the His­tory Cen­ter, In­no­va­tion Cen­ter and Sus­tain­abil­ity Cen­ter. Ex­plore the ceme­tery at the West Not­ting­ham Pres­by­te­rian Church and stick around and en­joys some tasty snacks as we draw the win­ner of our an­nual Bas­ket Raf­fle! Mem­bers are $10 and non-mem­bers are $15 (might be a good time to join the HSCC!). For reg­is­tra­tion and in­for­ma­tion, please call 410-398-1790 and leave a mes­sage or email Ce­cilHis­tor y@gmail.com. GEN­TLE­MEN PRE­FER

BLONDES, 2 p.m., Mil­burn Stone Theatre, 1 Sea­hawk Drive, North East. Based on Anita Loos’s 1925 best­seller of the same ti­tle, “Gen­tle­men Pre­fer Blondes” fol­lows Lorelei Lee, a blonde from Lit­tle Rock, Ark., who em­barks on a trip to Europe with her best friend and ex-Fol­lies girl, Dorothy to per­form in a night­club in Paris. With a zany cast of char­ac­ters in­clud­ing Amer­i­can Olympians, hand­some bil­lion­aires, wealthy ma­trons and the “Zip­per King” any­thing and ev­ery­thing can hap­pen. Rec­om­mended for all au­di­ences. Adults: $20, Se­nior (55+)/Ac­tive Mil­i­tary: $18, Ce­cil Col­lege Stu­dents/Staff: $15, Chil­dren (12 and un­der): $12. Buy tick­ets at www.mil­burn­stone.com

DE­SIGNER BAGS BINGO, doors open at 2 p.m., early bird at 2:45 p.m., games at 3 p.m., North East Fire Com­pany, 210 S. Mauldin Ave., North East. The Ladies Aux­il­iary of the North East Fire Com­pany is hav­ing a De­signer Bags BINGO. Tick­ets in ad­vance $20, tick­ets at the door $25 (in­cludes 6 cards for each of the 20 games and 1 jack­pot card). Food and drinks will be avail­able to pur­chase. Con­tact Ruth Gonce 302 528 8366 or Penny Ste­wart 443 466 3237 for ad­vance tick­ets/in­for­ma­tion. ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT

BREAK­FAST, 8 to 11 a.m., Ch­e­sa­peake City Memo­rial VFW Post 7687, 304 Basil Ave., Ch­e­sa­peake City.

MU­SIC AND DANC­ING, 5 to 9 p.m., Elk­ton VFW Post 8175, 208 W. High St., Elk­ton. Pub­lic wel­come. Food avail­able. $4 per per­son, $6 for cou­ples. Re­curs weekly.

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