Preschool Story Time
Sept. 16 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.
Sept. 16 MOPS (Mothers of PreSchoolers) and MomsNext Group forming at Wye Bible Church, 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Breakfast, encouraging speakers, small group discussion and free child care at each meeting. Call 410-8276650.
Sept. 16 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Crab Cake & Fried Shrimp
Sept. 16 Broiled crab cake and fried shrimp dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, Queenstown, $15. Call 410-827-7900.
Sept. 16 Beef or turkey sandwiches 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.
Crab Cake & Karaoke
Sept. 16 Crab cake sandwich with sides for $9, 6 to 8:30 p.m., VFW Post 7464, Grasonville. Regular menu also available. Karaoke with D.J. Neal, 7 to 11 p.m.
Sept. 16 Half a pound of steamed shrimp with two sides and dessert for $12, 6 to 8 p.m., Romancoke Clubhouse, 229 Allegany Road, Stevensville. Grill and bar also available. Artisans Fair
Sept. 17 Symphony Village Outreach Program Inc. hosts its sixth annual Artisans Fair, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., in the clubhouse, 100 Symphony Way, Centreville. Thirty artisans expected to offer their handcrafted creations for sale. Box lunches available. Free admission. Call 410-7583194 for information.
Ribs & Chicken
Sept. 17 Kent Island Estates favorite barbecue dinner of ribs or chicken with two sides, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the community hall, next to United Communities Volunteer Fire Deaprtment, Romancoke. Half a chicken, $9. Half a rack of ribs, $11. Call Dick Sells at 410-643-0411.
Out of the Darkness Walk
Sept. 17 Mid-Shore Out of the Darkness Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Chesapeake Heritage Center, Chester. Music, refreshments, face painting, activities in remembrance of those who died by suicide and more. Check in begins at 3 p.m.; walk begins at 4:30 p.m. Details and pre-registration: http://afsp.donordrvie. com/event/midshore. Questions: 410-643-7674.
Wet & Wild Auction
Sept. 17 Wet & Wild Auction to benefit Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 6 to 9 p.m., at CBEC’s Education Building, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville. Tickets: $100 per person. For information or tickets, go to bayrestoration.org/auction or call 410-827-6694.
Sept. 18 All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 8 to 11 a.m., at the Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Adults, $8; children 12 and under, $4. Call 410-643-2221.
Corsica River Day
Sept. 18 Learn about the efforts to preserve the Corsica River and enjoy family fun, food and live music, 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. Call 410-604-2100 or visit www.corsicariverconservancy.org. Free.
Sept. 18 Turkey shoot at the Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Sig up by noon; shoot begins at 1 p.m. Call 410-643-2221.
Grasonville VFD Golf Tournament
Sept. 19 Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department’s annual golf tournament, 9 a.m., Prospect Bay Country Club. Register on Eventbrite or call the firehouse for details, 410-8278100.
Afterschool Snack Club
Sept. 19 Children ages 6 to 16 learn how to make “Edible Animals” out of fruit and veggies, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., with Kent Island High School teacher Rob Glass, a Jamie Oliver food ambassador. Register by calling 410-6438161 or go to calendar.qaclibrary.org. Free.
Chester River Chorale
Sept. 19 Chester River Chorale practice begins at 6 p.m. in Heron Point;s Wesley Hall. No auditions. Dues are $50 for adults; students free.
Sept. 20 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. 21 Monthly book club for secondto sixth-graders, 4 p.m., Kent Island Library. Discussion: “The One and Only Ivan” by K.A. Applegate. Register at calendar.qaclibrary. org or call 410-643-8161. At 4:30 pm, other ages (including siblings) are welcome to participate in the craft, activity and snack. Free.
Sept. 23 Meatloaf dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., at the Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department, 300 Third St., Crumpton. Adults, $12; children 6 to 12, $5; and children 5 and under eat free. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary.
Sept. 23 Seafood platter, 5 to 7 p.m., at American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Barbecued Ribs, Grilled Chicken
Sept. 23 Barbecued ribs and grilled chicken dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, Queenstown, $12. Call 410-827-7900.
Sept. 23 Barbecued spare ribs on grill 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.
Saturday Story Time
Sept. 24 Story time for the entire family, 10 a.m., at the Kent Island Library. Stories with a craft or game encouraging lifelong love of reading and learning will be shared. Free.
Sept. 24 Free one-hour yoga session, 10 a.m., on the courthouse lawn, Centreville, led by Phyllis Johnston, during the farmers market. Bring a towel or yoga mat.
Farm to Fork
Sept. 24 Gala to benefit the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council at Sanger’s Barn in Centreville, $75. Includes meal of local foods, entertainment and the opportunity to see a private museum collection of Western Auto products sold over the years. Tickets available at www.queenannescountyarts.com or by calling 410-758-2520.
Sept. 25 Turkey shoot at the Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Sig up by noon; shoot begins at 1 p.m. Call 410-643-2221.
Sept. 26 Creative writing workshop for ninth- to 12th-graders, 6 p.m., Kent Island Library.
Banned Books Week
Sept. 26-Oct. 1 Visit the library to find out about banned books and maybe check one out. Find out why books are banned and why it is important for books to be available to all.
Read to Rover
Sept. 27 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, 4 p.m. Call 410-6438161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
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.
Sept. 28 Young gardeners learn about ladybugs, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., at the Kent Island Library, for first- through thirdgraders. Read a story and do a craft. Sponsored by the Master Gardeners and Kent Island Garden Club. Register by calling 410-643-8161 or go to calendar.qaclibrary.org.
Preschool Story Time
Sept. 30 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.
Sept. 30 Pot roast dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, Queenstown, $12. Call 410827-7900.
Sept. 30 Prime rib with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge No. 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-6432221.
Oct. 1 Buffet breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Grasonville Community Center, $10. Benefits the community center. Call 410490-9459 for information.
Oct. 1 Queenstown community yard sale, 9 a.m. to noon, in the Town Hall parking lot, 7013 Main St. Part of proceeds benefit the Queenstown VFD. At least 25 families participating. Rain date: Oct. 2.
Hot Dog Grill
Oct. 1 Rommel’s Ace Home Center’s annual Hot Dog Grill, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., to benefit Animal Resource Foundation, at the store, 364 Thompson Creek Mall, Stevensville. Hot dog, chips and a drink for $4. Other food items and bake table available. Rain or shine. All proceeds go to ARF.