Sept. 8 Meatloaf dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
Sept. 8 Meatloaf dinner with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
Sept 8 & 9 Queenstown Volunteer Fire Departments annual fair, downtown Queenstown, begins each day at 5 p.m. Games, attractions, fire truck rides, pit bef, pit ham and other food. Fireworks at dusk on Friday. Live music by the Butler Jamison Band, 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday. QVFD has been serving the community for 82 years.
Sept. 8 & 10 Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adventist Community Services Center, 208 Medical Center Road, Grasonville. Boyd’s Bears and Home Interior design collections. Quality clothing, purses, knick-knacks, household items, toys and more. Proceeds go toward client assistance.
Sept. 9 Does your Lego town need some new residents? Bring in any Lego minifigure to the Kent Island Library to exchange with the library or another collector, all day. Open to all ages. Free.
Sept 9 Crab feast, 3 to 7:30 p.m., at Grasonville VFD Post 7464, sponsored by the Trustees of New United Methodist Church. Cost: $35 for adults. Children under 12 admitted free. For tickets or information, contact Martin Skinner at 443-496-0431 or Carl Pinkett at 410-924-3408.
Sept. 9 Bull roast, 7 to 11 p.m., at the Kent Island Elks, to benefit Chesapeake Bay Piranhas. Cost: $40 per person or $280 for table of eight. Ticket includes food and draft beer. Food by Smoke, Rattle and Roll. Wine and cash bar available. DJ, money wheel, 50/50 raffle, silent auction of sports memorabilia, door prizes. Tickets available online at cb-piranhas.com or by contacting Charlie Stroup at Charlie. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-924-2677.
Sept. 10 All-you-can-eat breakfast, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m, 300 Third Street, Crumpton. Menu: sausage, bacon, scrapple, chipped beef gravy, home fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, pancakes, french toast, fruit, biscuits, toast, juice and coffee. Price is $9, adults; $4, ages six to 12; and free ages five and under.
Sept. 11 Salute to Heroes at The Jetty Restaurant and Dock Bar, 201 Wells Cove Road, Grsasonville, 6 p.m.
Sept. 11 Creative writing workshop for ages 13 to 17, 6 p.m., Kent Island Library. Free.
Sept. 11 Chester River Chorale’s first rehearsal, 6 p.m. at Wesley Hall at Chestertown’s Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave. Dues are $50. Students sing for free. Chorale to prepare for Chester River Holiday program in December. Information at chesterriverchorale.org.
Sept. 12 Kent Island Rotary club meets at 7:30 a.m. at Kent Island Yacht Club in Chester.
Sept. 12 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.
Sept. 13 Good Griefers Widows/ Widowers group meets for lunch at 1 p.m. at Commerce Street Creamery. Questions or need a ride? Call Bente at 202-294-1110.
Sept. 13 Teen hangout, 4:30 to 6 p.m., activities determined by participants, at Kent Island Library, includes pizza. Free.
Sept. 13 Activities Singles Klub meets at 6 p.m. at Denny’s, U.S. Route 50, Easton. Calendar of activities available at meeting. Single, divorced, widowed and separated individuals invited. Call Janet at 410-745-2797.
Sept. 14 Kent Island Beach CleanUps “Spirit Day” at Sweet Frog frozen yogurt in Chester. The business will donate a portion of the entire day’s proceeds, open to close. If you don’t have a flier, just tell the cashier that you support KIBCU.
Sept. 14 Kent Island Farmers Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Christ Church, 830 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Ready-made meals, eggs, milk, meat, seafood, bread, olives and olive oil, local honey, fruit, vegetables and more. Gluten free and vegan items available.
Sept. 14 Register for Royal Ranger Outpost 1001, 6 to 6:30 p.m., at Centreville Community Church of God, 101 Gray Fox Lane, Centreville. Classes for boys kindergarten through eighth grade. Classes include a Bible study, crafts, skill training and recreation. Contact Pastor Dwayne Dixon at 443-239-9218 or Marvin Chisholm (senior coordinator) 410-829-6512.
Sept. 15 Read, sing and play while developing early literacy skills, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., for ages 2 to 5, at the Kent Island branch library. Preschool story time is followed by a craft and playtime. Free.
Sept. 15 All-you-can-eat meatloaf dinner to benefit Crumpton VFD Auxiliary, 4 to 7 p.m., 300 Third Street, Crumpton. Menu: meat loaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, stewed tomatoes, green beans, applesauce, rolls, beverages and dessert. Price is $12, adults; $5, ages six to 12; free for ages 5 and younger.
Sept. 15 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-8278182.
Sept. 15 Barbecued ribs with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.
Sept. 16 International Coastal Cleanup at sites around the county. 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.
Sept. 16 Saturday story time for ages 3-7, 10:30 a.m., at Kent Island Library. Includes read aloud stories and craft. Free.
Sept. 16 Wet and Wild Auction to benefit Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 6 to 9 p.m., at CBEC’s education building, Grasonville. Tickets: $100 per person, includes cocktails, buffet dinner catered by Bridges restaurant, and island music by Orlando Phillips. Live and silent auctions. For information or for tickets, go to bayrestoration.org/auction.
Sept. 16 Crab feast dinner, 5 to 8:30 p.m., at Our Mother of Sorrows, Corbaley Hall, 301 Homewood Ave., Centreville. Tickets are $45 per person in advance, $55 at the door, includes all-youcan-eat crabs, barbecue sandwiches, corn on the cob, side salads and beer. Call 410-827-8357. meeting room at the Liberty Building, Centreville. The front door will be locked; enter through the back door.
Sept. 19 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.
Sept. 19 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 to 5 p.m. Call 410-643-8161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
Sept 19 Join the conversation with Marti McGinty; discover how essential oils work, how essential oils support a healthy lifestyle and what to look for in essential oil brands. Create a body scrub with essential oils. Supported by the Mary Dunn Memorial Fund. Registration required. Call 410-643-8161.
Sept. 20 Children, grades 2-6, talk about “I Survived: The Destruction of Pompeii,” by Lauren Tarshis, 4:30 p.m., Kent Island Library. Register to receive a free paperback copy of the book to keep. Other ages welcome to participate at 5 p.m. in games, snacks and a craft all related to the book. Register online or call 410-643-8161.
Sept. 20 Partners for Success presents a workshop, “Understanding and Managing Youth Stress and Trauma,” with psychologist Eric Rossen, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Library. Families will learn how toxic stress and trauma affect youth, simple ways to support and improve their child’s behavior and advocate for them in school. Free. RSVP to email@example.com or call 410-758-3693.
Sept. 17 St. Christopher’s Chesapeake Championship Catch and Release fishing tournament to benefit the St. Christopher’s Church Youth Ministry. Registration is $100 per angler. Registration is free for anglers under 16. Trophies and prizes will be awarded, with a fish fry dinner beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Church in Chester. To register, Sept. 20 go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/ Information session for people interested in learning details/1002. more about the Village concept and efforts being made to bring it to Queen Anne’s County, 6:30 p.m., at the Department of Community Services. 104 Powell St., Centreville. Free. Sept. 18 Ethics Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. in the County Commissioners