UP­COM­ING EVENTS

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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.

Fried Chicken

July 15 Fried chicken din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410-8278182.

Shrimp Scampi

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.

In­ter­est Meet­ing

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.

Story Time

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.

Zootopia

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.

Chicken Din­ner

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.

Tur­key Shoot

July 17 Tur­key shoot, 1 p.m., at Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.

Sum­mer Gar­den­ing

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.

Ethics Meet­ing

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.

VBS

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.

Bounc­ing Ba­bies

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.

Book Bud­dies

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.

Tan­gle Doo­dles

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.

Steamed Shrimp

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.

Roast Pork

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.

Beach Cleanup

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.

Ken­nard Pic­nic

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.

KIVFD Car­ni­val

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

Stew­ards Day

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.

VBS

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.

Gen­tle Yoga

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.

Teen Writ­ers

July 25 Cre­ative writ­ing work­shop for sixth- to 12th-graders, 6 p.m., Kent Is­land Li­brary.

Gun doc­u­men­tary

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.

Zoomo­bile

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.

Sports Sci­ence

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.

Young Gar­den­ers

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.

Com­pet­i­tive Gam­ing

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.

Crab Cakes

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.

Stuffed Floun­der

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.

Bar­be­cue Ribs

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.

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