Fair Story Time
Through Aug. 13 Come to the Queen Anne’s County Library booth in the Poultry Pavilion at the Queen Anne’s County Fair, 10:45 to 11 a.m., for family story time featuring a different animal or crop each day. Sponsored by 4-H Clover Seeds as part of the interactive farm exhibit. Come early to create a snack at 10:30 a.m. Stay after to meet an animal at 11. Free.
Read to Rover
Aug. 12 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 410-643-8161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
Soft Crab Dinner
Aug. 12 Soft crab dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-8278182.
Aug. 12 Fried chicken and dumplings dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Karaoke with DJ Neal, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. in the lounge. Call 410287-7900.
Aug. 12 Lobster dinner with red potatoes, corn on the cob, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Cost: $20 per person; purchase tickets from lodge in advance. Call 410-643-2221.
Kids Fishing Derby
Aug. 13 The 11th Annual KI Kids Fishing Derby will be held at the Romancoke Fishing Pier, with registration taking place at 8 a.m., the fishing event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and awards and prizes from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact Lou Wade at 202-489-7683 or by email at wotwater@ atlanticbb.net, Mike Mitchell at 410-643-1745 or email at email@example.com , Burt Olmstead at 302-3995408 or email at boatman5@ ymail.com, or Dave Grapes at 410-643-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug. 14 Breakfast buffet, 8 to 11, a.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, sponsored by the Women of the Moose. Menu includes fresh scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, home fries, creamed chipped beef and biscuits, fruit salad, juice, mile and coffee. Adults, $9; children 6 to 10, $4. Children 5 and under eat for free. Call 410-827-7900.
Aug. 14 All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30 to 10 a.m., at Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department, 300 Third St., Crumpton. Adults, $9; kids 6 through 12, $4; 5 and under, free. Menu: sausage, bacon, scrapple, chipped beef gravy, home friend potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, fruit, biscuits, toast, juice and coffee.
Aug. 14 Join a new discussion group to create a military history club at the Kent Island Library, 1 p.m. Free. Call 410-643-8161 for information.
Aug. 15 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.
Aug. 15 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.
Thursdays in the Park
Aug. 18 Chesapeake Sons perform on the lawn at Hemingway’s Restaurant in Stevensville, 7 p.m. Part of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s Thursdays in the Park concert series. Bring your own lawn chair or beach towel. Free admission. Food and beverages for sale.
Preschool Story Time
Aug. 19 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.
Aug. 19 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-8278182.
Aug. 19 Steak and crab cake dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-287-7900.
Aug. 19 Crab cakes 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.
Aug. 19 The Eastern Shore Human Trafficking Task Force and Kent Island United Methodist Church present the movie, “In Plain Sight,” at 6:30 p.m., at the church on Cox Neck Road, Chester. Question and answer period to follow. Prayer at 6 p.m. Free.
Aug. 19 Featured vendors at Crumpton VFD, 300 Third St., Crumpton, include Mary Kay, Tupperware, ThirtyOne, Steeped Tea, Lilla Rose, Perfectly Posh, Initials Inc., Say It With a Treat, Longaberger, Discovery Toys and Magnolia and Vine. Doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. and include 50/50, raffle and door prizes. Price is $20 at the door.
Aug. 20 James Walls Memorial Scholarship Shoot, sponsored by the Sudlersville Ruritan Club, at the Point at Pintail, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration from 9 a.m. to noon; $100 per adult, $60 for youth under 16. Includes 75 targets, lunch and a chance to win a Beretta Outlander A300 12 gauge shotgun or $400. Contact Jay Walls at 410-438-3101 or Point at Pintail at 410-827-7065.
Aug. 20 All-you-can-eat crab feast, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Tickets are $40 per person and include steamed crabs, corn on the cob, hot dogs, cole slaw and draft beer. Raffle for Chesapeake Bay fishing trip for six with Bay rod and reel, $5 each or three tickets for $10. Crab and raffle tickets available at the lodge. Call 410-822-7900.
Dinner & Movie
Aug. 20 Spaghetti dinner and a movie at Christ Episcopal Church on Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Dinner begins at 6 p.m.; movie “Down and Derby” begins at 7. Fundraiser for Breanna Sipes’ Gold Award Project to build a bocce ball court and team pavilions at Kent Island High School Requested donation: $15 for adults, $10 for children 4 to 10; kids under 4 eat free. Includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, tea and lemonade, movie, popcorn and a snack. Call Crystal Sipes at 410-739-6038.
Aug. 22 Creative writing workshop for ninth- to 12th-graders, 6 p.m., Kent Island Library.
Aug. 24 Students, first to third grade, join Master Gardeners for stories and activities to get their gardens blooming, 4:30 p.m., at the Kent Island Library. Free.
Aug. 25 Good Griefers Widow/ Widower Group meets at 6 p.m. for concert on the lawn at Hemingway’s Restaurant, 357 Pier One Road, Stevensville. Call 410-827-8639 or 301-404-2017 for transportation or questions.
Aug. 25 Wye River Upper School and Anne Arundel Medical Center present Dr. Vincent Culotta on “Social Media and Video Games: A Brain Perspective,” 7 p.m., at the school, 316 S. Commerce St., Centreville. Free. Registration is required; sign up at wyeriverupperschool.org/ tools/speakerseries.
Thursdays in the Park
Aug. 25 Wheelhouse Band performs on the lawn at Hemingway’s Restaurant in Stevensville, 7 p.m. Part of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s Thursdays in the Park concert series. Bring your own lawn chair or beach towel. Free admission. Food and beverages for sale.
End of Summer Social
Aug. 25 Support the Chesapeake Cats & Dogs’ Tree of Life Sanctuary in an evening of dinner, drinks, desserts and fundraising with adoptable cats and dogs at the Commerce Street Creamery, 110 North Commerce St., Centreville, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Aug. 26 Pork roast dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-287-7900.
Aug. 26 Fish fry with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410643-2221.
Aug. 27 Clean up at Kent Narrows and Ferry Point Park. 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.
Aug. 30 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.
Sept. 1 Parkinson’s Support Group, 4 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, 401 High St., Chestertown. RSVP requested, 410-7780911.
Sept. 3 Buffet breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Grasonville Community Center, $10. Benefits the community center. Call 410490-9459 for information.
Sept. 4 An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held at VFW Post 7464 on VFW Avenue in Grasonville, 8 to 11 a.m. Adults, $8; children under 12, $4. Call 410-827-8194.
Queen Anne’s Chorale
Sept. 12 Open rehearsal for new singers, 7 to 9 p.m., Centreville United Methodist Church, Centreville. No audition; singers of all voice parts are welcome. New singers should arrive at 6:30 p.m. for orientation. Reception will follow.
Sept. 13 Book Lovers Social and Book Share, 7 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville, second Tuesdays, for ages 13 and up. Come prepared to talk about your favorite reads while enjoying light refreshments. All genres welcome.