Read to Rover
July 15 Children from kindergarten to fifth grade can read to a dog from Pets on Wheels to develop reading skills and confidence at the Kent Island Library, 11 a.m.. Call 410-6438161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
July 15 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-8278182.
July 15 Shrimp scampi with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410643-2221.
Shrimp & Karaoke
July 15 Fried shrimp with two sides, roll and butter, plus homemade dessert, $9, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at VFW Post 7464, Grasonville. Karaoke from 7 to 11 p.m. Call 410827-8194.
Jumbo Shrimp, Tilapia Dinner
July 15 Tilapia and jumbo shrimp dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-2877900.
July 16 Destined To Rise Girl’s Empowerment and Mentoring Program Interest Meeting at Chesapeake College, Higher Education Center, Room 110, from 10 a.m. to noon. Open to upcoming 11th and 12th grade young girls living in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. Sponsored by the Destined To Rise Coalition. For more information contact Dorine Bowser-Fassett at 443-496-1920.
July 16 Summer story time on the lawn, 10 to 10:45 a.m., at Kent Island Library. Bring a blanket or some chairs, sit back and enjoy. Geared for kids 2 to 6, but all children are welcome. In case of rain, story time will move inside.
July 16 All ages are welcome to watch “Zootopia,” 2:30 p.m., Kent Island Branch Library, with a science experiment at the intermission. Movie 108 minutes, PG. Snacks and blankets provided or bring your own. Free.
July 16 Charlie’s Chicken will be available for purchase at the Kent Island American Legion post on Route 8 from 11 a.m. until sold out.
July 17 Turkey shoot, 1 p.m., at Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
July 18 Students, 4-7, join Master Gardener Molly Garrett to explore the world of natural art at the Kent Island Library. Register at calendar. qaclibrary.org or by calling 410-643-8161. Free.
Summer Snack Club
July 18 Children ages 6 to 16 learn how to make a red, white and blueberry parfait, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., with Kent Island High School teacher Rob Glass, a Jamie Oliver food ambassador. Register by calling 410-643-8161 or go to calendar.qaclibrary.org. Free.
July 18 Ethics Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the County Commissioners meeting room at the Liberty Building, Centreville. The front door will be locked; enter through the back door.
July 18-21 Eastern Shore Baptist Church, 119 Station Lane, Grasonville, presents “The Great Expedition” Vacation Bible School, 7 to 8:15 p.m., for K5-6th grade. Bible stories, games, treats and prizes. Free transportation available. Call 410-490-4950.
July 19 Story time for children birth to 24 months with an adult caregiver, 9:45 and 11 a.m., Kent Island Library. Story, rhymes, songs and playtime. Free.
Read & Ride
July 20 Bring your bike and meet in the parking lot at the Kent Island Library at 10:30 a.m. to ride the Cross Island Trail to Love Point Park playground and read a book, for ages 5 to 8 with an adult, sponsored by the Kent Island Youth Cycling Club. Enjoy a snack upon return to the library. Free.
July 20 Monthly book club for second- to sixth-graders, 4 p.m., Kent Island Library. Discussion: “Timmy Failure: Mistakes were Made” by Stephen Pastis. Register at calendar.qaclibrary.org or call 410-643-8161. At 4:30 p.m., other ages (including siblings) are welcome to participate in the craft, activity and snack. Free.
July 21 Fill tangle starters with patterns, color and geometric designs, 10:30 a.m., at Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, for kindergarten through fifth grade. Supplies provided. Free.
Focus on Fitness
July 21 Practice brain-gym exercises (like concentration games or blowing a ball in a cup), 2 to 3 p.m., for kindergarten through second grade, at Kent Island Library, Stevensville. Registration required; sign up online at calendar. qaclibrary.org. Free.
Preschool Story Time
July 22 Preschool story time for ages 2 to 5 with an adult, 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m., at the Kent Island Library. Read, sing and play while developing literacy skills. Free.
July 22 Steamed shrimp dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-8278182.
Tuna or Shrimp
July 22 Tuna steak or fried shrimp with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
July 22 Roast pork and sauerkraut dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-2877900.
July 23 Clean up at Hemingway’s Beach. Sign in at 8 a.m.; cleanup begins at 8:30 a.m. Gloves, buckets, trash bags, water provided. Bring your own reusable water bottle. For more information, find the Kent Island Beach Cleanups page on Facebook.
July 23 Kennard High School reunion picnic, 1 to 7 p.m., in air conditioned hall at the 4-H Park, Centreville. Admission: $20, includes crabs, hot dogs, beer, soda, music and dancing. There will be a short program and class roll call. Additional dinners and sandwiches for sale. Bring mementos to be included in the Kennard African American History Museum.
July 24 - July 30 The Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department holds its annual carnival from 6 to 11 p.m. nightly at Kent Island High School. For more information, visit www.kivfd.org
July 24 Stewards Day at Boardley Chapel A.M.E. Church, Pondtown. Service begins at 3:30 p.m., guest Rev. Dr. Shirlyn Henry Brown. All are welcome. For more information, 410-928-5677.
July 25-29 Joy in Jesus Vacation Bible School at Boardley Chapel A.M.E. Church, Pondtown, 6 to 8 p.m. each night. All children are welcome. Call 410-928-5677.
July 25 Gentle yoga summer workshop, 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., for ages 18 and up at the Kent Island Library, Stevensville. Free. Register at calendar.qaclibrary.org/calendar. Bring a yoga mat or towel.
July 25 Creative writing workshop for sixth- to 12th-graders, 6 p.m., Kent Island Library.
July 25 There will be a screening of the documentary “Under the Gun,” narrated by Katie Couric, at the Kent Island Library at 7 p.m. It is sponsored by the local chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. For information, call 410-8298330.
July 26 Baltimore Zoo Mobile presents “Scaly Skins,” 3:30 p.m., at the Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, for kindergarten through seventh grade. Free.
July 27 Learn how the body and brain work together and do sports-related experiments, 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Kent Island Branch Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, for third through fifth grades. Registration required; sign up at calendar. qaclibrary.org. Free.
July 27 Young Gardeners, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., at the Kent Island Library, for first- through third-graders. Stories and activities to get your garden blooming. Sponsored by the Master Gardeners and Kent Island Garden Club. Register by calling 410-643-8161 or go to calendar.qaclibrary.org.
July 27 Play card games, board games and chess at the Kent Island Library, 6:30 p.m., for grades 6-12. Snacks provided. Free.
Wrap Up Party
July 29 Summer Reading wrap up party for all ages, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Kent Island Branch Library, Stevensville. Drop in for snacks, crafts, Lego bricks, sidewalk chalk and prize books. Free.
July 29 Butch Stoops crab cake dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
July 29 Stuffed flounder with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410643-2221.
July 29 Barbecue ribs dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-287-7900.
Waterman’s Crab Feast
July 30 The Queen Anne’s County Waterman’s Association holds an all-you-can-eat crab feast from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Queenstown to benefit the association. The cost is $40 and children under 12 are free. For information call Ian at 410-490-1965, Mike at 410490-2645, or Jeff at 410-9256218.