Feb. 17 Story time for ages 2 to 5 with an adult, 10:30 a.m., at the Kent Island Library. Read, sing and play while developing literacy skills. Special stories about love and friendship to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Free.
Feb. 17 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Feb. 17 Barbecue ribs, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Lodge, 6154 Main St., Queenstown. Price is $12.
Feb. 17 Fried chicken with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
Feb. 17 Hamburgers, cheesesteak, chicken breast sandwich and more, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Romancoke Clubhouse, 229 Allegany Road, Stevensville.
Feb. 18 Pit ham, pit beef and oyster luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., VFW Post 7464. Meal costs $9 per selection and includes sides. Boardwalk fries available, $3. Call 410827-8194.
Feb. 18 African American Heritage Family Festival, 4 p.m., Kennard Cultural Heritage Center, 410 Little Kidwell Ave., Centreville. Honoring local legends. Exhibits, music, dance and more. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 12; under 6 admitted free. Proceeds benefit Kennard Alumni Scholarship Fund. Refreshments for sale.
Feb. 18 Join Chester River Chorale for a fundraiser with a roaring ‘20s theme at 7 p.m. “Sammy Sent Me” is the password to get into the Speakeasy at 323 High St., Chestertown — also known as Bad Alfred’s Distilling. Tickets: $75. Order by Feb. 3 at Chester River Chorale, P.O. Box 461, Chestertown, MD 21620.
Feb. 19 All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, 8 to 11 a.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Adults, $8; children 12 and under, $4. Call 410-6432221.
Feb. 19 Girl Scouts of Service Unit 88 invite family and friends to World Thinking Day, 2 to 4 p.m., at Kent Island American Legion Post 278, Stevensville. This year’s theme is “Grow.” Cost: $6 per person and a non-perishable food item for passport, patch and a beverage. Patches only: $2 each. Food donations go to Safe Harbor Church and Calvary Asbury UMC. Registration due by Feb. 8.
Feb. 19 Longaberger basket bingo at the Sudlersville Volunteer Fire Co., 203 N. Church St., Sudlersville, to benefit Queen Anne’s County High School Band Boosters. Doors open at noon; games begin at 1 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; price includes 20 bingo games and one door prize ticket. Refreshments available. For tickets or information, call Lillian Kirby, 410-708-1230, or email Leigh Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 21 Story time for children birth to 24 months with an adult caregiver, 10:30 a.m., Kent Island Library. Story, rhymes, songs and playtime. Free.
Feb. 21 Gaming and programming laptop free play, 2:45 to 4 p.m., at Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville. Free. Call 410643-8161.
Feb. 21 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 410-643-8161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
Feb. 21 Bingo at the Bay Country Moose Lodge in Queenstown. Doors open at 6 p.m.; games start at 7. Contact Crystal Sipes at 410-7396038.
Feb. 22 Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center Executive Director Judy Wink will lead a discussion on a fascinating yet overlooked bird — the turkey — in the Critters and Cocktails speaker series, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at CBEC’s education building. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for nonmembers. Appetizers at 6:30 p.m.; presentation begins at 7. Register online: bayrestoration.org/eventspage.
Feb. 22 Queen Anne’s County Quilt Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Immanuel United Methodist Church, social hall, corner of School House Lane and Main Street, Grasonville. Call 410-913-7110.
Feb. 23 Gaming and programming laptop free play, 2:45 to 4 p.m., at Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville. Free. Call 410643-8161.
Feb. 23 Kent Island Farmers Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Meat, dairy, eggs, fish, bread, olives and olive oil, local honey, fruit, vegetables and more.
Feb. 23 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 410-643-8161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
Feb. 24 Story time for ages 2 to 5 with an adult, 10:30 a.m., at the Kent Island Library. Read, sing and play while developing literacy skills. Free.
Feb. 24 Beef stroganoff over noodles dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Feb. 24 Waterman’s Story Swap, an evening of cultural heritage and histor y, featuring a panel of local watermen sharing stories from the past and present, 6 p.m. at Grasonville VFW Post 7464. Also featured, photographer and author Jay Fleming, displays of vintage photos and found objects. Free admission. Cash bar. Hosted by VFW Post 7464 and the Queen Anne’s County Waterman’s Association.
Feb. 24 Catfish and fried shrimp at the Bay Country Moose Lodge, 6154 Main St., Queenstown, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Price is $12.
Feb. 24 Shepherd’s pie, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410643-2221.
Feb. 24 African American Heritage Month dinner celebration, 6 to 8 p.m., at Sudlersville Middle School, presented by the SMS PTA, Judy Center Partnership, SES PTA and Sudlersville community members. Welcome and introductions at 6 p.m. Dinner and performances begin at 6:05 p.m. Performances by SMS Jazz Band, Burke Family Singers, One Love Step and Dance Team, Chosen Generation, and Sankofa African Dancers and Drummers. Admission: $7 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 12. Children 5 and under admitted free.
Feb. 24 Immigration information night, 6 to 8:30 p.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 522 Main St., Marydel, featuring representatives from the Immigration Rights Clinic, the Mexican Consulate and various legal advocates. Sponsored by The Judy Centers in Queen Anne’s and Caroline counties and the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center.
Feb. 25 Learn about gardening and the new community garden in Chester, Galilee Garden at Harbor View, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Kent Island branch library. Sign up for a plot or ask a Master Gardener your gardening questions. Free seeds at Seed Swap. Sponsored by Master Gardeners and Galilee Garden at Harbor View.
Feb. 25 Pit ham, pit beef and oyster luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., VFW Post 7464. Meal costs $9 per selection and includes sides. Boardwalk fries available, $3. Call 410-827-8194.
Feb. 25 Children in kindergarten through grade six are invited to join artist Jen Fisher to create a coil pot, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Kent Island Library. Registration required. Call 410-643-8161. Free. Saturday Art series funded in part by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council and the Friends of the Library.
Feb. 25 Paint Nite at Prospect Bay Countr y Club, Grasonville, to benefit the community landscape plan. Check in at 6:30 p.m. Painting begins at 7. Tickets, $45 each, includes instruction, canvas, paint, brushes and apron. Register online at www.paintnite.com/events/_1102575. Refreshments available for purchase.
Feb. 26 All-you-can-eat breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., at Ruthsburg Community Center. Menu: scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage gravy, biscuits, bacon, sausage, scrapple, ham, pancakes, French toast, waffles, warm apple slices, grits, fresh fruit, pastries, juice and coffee. Adults, $10; children under 10 and seniors 80 and over, $5,
Feb. 26 Fabulous ‘50s Flashback, 5 to 9 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Lodge, Queenstown. Prizes for Best Elvis Looka-like and “Old School” Attire. Silent auction, raffles and money wheel. Proceeds benefit Chesapeake Cats and Dogs. Food and cash bar.
Feb. 27 Activity night for sixth- to 12th graders, 5 to 6 p.m., Kent Island Branch Library. Pizza provided. Free.
Feb. 27 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.