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 410-827-8182.
Crab Cake & Ham Dinner
Aug. 19 Crab cake and ham dinner with vegetables and dessert, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Kent Island American Legion, $13. Call for information and reservations, 410-604-6098 or 410643-4696.
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 Hamburgers, cheese steak, chicken breast sandwiches and more, 6 to 8 p.m., Romancoke Clubhouse, 229 Allegany Road, Stevensville.
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, Thirty-One, 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.
Chicken & Ribs Barbecue
Aug. 20 Barbecue chicken and ribs dinner with two sides, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Kent Island Estates Community Hall, next to the Romancoke firehouse. Half a chicken, $9; half a rack or ribs, $11. Call Dick Sells, 420-643-0411.
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. 21 Animal Resource Foundation 11th Annual Crab Feast 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kent Island Yacht Club, 117 Yacht Club Drive in Chester. Tickets: Adults $60 in advance, $70 at the door. Children 6-12 years old $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Live music by The Acoustic Trio Sparks, Raymond & McCoy. Crabs, corn on the cob, pulled pork and salads, beer, soda and desserts. For more information visit www. arfusa.org or call 410-643-8700.
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 301404-2017 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 410-643-2221.
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, 410-778-0911.
Sept. 3 Buffet breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Grasonville Community Center, $10. Benefits the community center. Call 410-4909459 for information.
Buffet Breakfast AARP
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 410827-8194.
Sept. 7 AARP Chapter 677 will meet at noon at the Grasonville VFW. Call 410-643-3807.
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.
Corsica River Day
Sep. 18 Learn about the efforts to preserve the Corsica River and enjoy family fun, food and live music at the Corsica River Conservancy’s “Corsica River Day”. Free event from noon to 4 p.m. at the Corsica River Yacht Club, 589 Conquest Road in Centreville. Family entertainment with environmental activities and exhibits along with pony rides, petting zoo, fishing derby, and crafts for children. Local vendors will serve food including barbecue and sweet treats. For more information contact Queen Anne’s County Office of Tourism at 410-604-2100 or visit www.corsicariverconservancy.org.
Sept. 27 Join Marti McGinty at the Kent Island Library from 6 to 8 p.m. to explore various herbs. The presentation will focus on growing and using herbs as well as health benefits. Participants will plant herbs to take home. For ages 18 and up. Free. Registration required. Go to calendar.qaclibrary.org/ calendar.
Sept. 28 Good Griefers Widow/Widower Group meets at 1 p.m. for lunch at Kentmorr Restaurant, Stevensville. Call 410-827-8639 or 301-404-2017 for transportation or questions.
Oct. 1 Buffet breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Grasonville Community Center, $10. Benefits the community center. Call 410-4909459 for information.
Oct. 2 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 410827-8194.
Oct. 6 Parkinson’s Support Group, 4 p.m., at Christ United Methodist Church, 401 High St., Chestertown. RSVP requested, 410-778-0911.
Oct. 8 Kennard Alumni Association’s annual fish fry, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, Church Hill. Fish dinners, $12; chicken dinners, $10. Drinks and desserts available for purchase.
Oct. 11 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.
Oct. 29 Clean up Terrapin Beach 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.