UP­COM­ING EVENTS

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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. 15 Pit beef with two sides and dessert, $12, at Ro­man­coke Club­house, 229 Al­le­gany Road, Stevensville, 6 to 8 p.m. Bar and grill also avail­able.

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 Chesapeake Sto­ry­telling Fes­ti­val, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Chesapeake Col­lege. Per­for­mances at the Todd Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, the Cadby The­atre, the Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter and a Chil­dren’s Tent, next to the li­brary. Tick­ets for adults are $45 in ad­vance, $50 at the door; stu­dents with ID $30 in ad­vance, $35 at the door; and chil­dren 5 to 15, $8 in ad­vance, $10 a the door. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by adult. Lo­cal pan­els on farm­ers, wa­ter­men and folk­lore.

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-you-caneat crabs, bar­be­cue sand­wiches, corn on the cob, side sal­ads and beer. Call 410-827-8357.

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, go to https://mem­ber­ship. faithdi­rect.net/events/de­tails/1002.

Sept. 17 Chesapeake Cats and Dogs End of Sum­mer bas­ket and bag bingo at the Kent Is­land Amer­i­can Le­gion, 800 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Doors open at noon. Bingo be­gins at 2 p.m. Tick­ets are $25 in ad­vance, $30 at the door. Re­fresh­ments for sale.

Sept. 17 Cor­sica River Day, noon to 4 p.m., Cor­sica River Yacht Club, 589 Con­quest Road, Cen­tre­ville. Fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude free kayak­ing and ca­noe­ing, fish­ing derby, pony rides, pet­ting zoo, face paint­ing, pump­kin art, live blue­grass band and food ven­dors.

Sept. 18 Doc’s River­side Grille, 511 Ch­ester­field Ave., Cen­tre­ville, will do­nate 10 per­cent of all sales 4 p.m. to clos­ing to the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Li­brary. Raf­fle and 50/50 also planned. Reser­va­tions en­cour­aged, 410-7581707.

Sept. 18 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.

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, 6:45 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary; 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. 19 A com­mu­nity pre­sen­ta­tion on the opi­ate drug epi­demic, 7 p.m., Queen Anne’s County High School. See the doc­u­men­tary, “Chas­ing the Dragon: The Life of an Opi­ate Ad­dict,” fol­lowed by a panel dis­cus­sion with par­ents who have lost chil­dren to drugs. Spon­sored by Sher­iff Gary Hof­mann, Health Of­fi­cer Dr. Joseph Ciotola Jr. and Su­per­in­ten­dent of Schools Dr. An­drea Kane. Free ad­mis­sion. Par­ents of stu­dents en­cour­aged to at­tend.

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 410643-8161.

Sept. 20 Crab feast fundraiser for the United Way of Queen Anne’s County, 5:30 to 9 p.m., at the Chesapeake Bay En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter, Gra­sonville. Tick­ets are $75 for adults, $20 for chil­dren 6 to 12, and in­clude crabs from Har­ris Crab House, beer, wine, so­das and wa­ter. Bar­be­cue buf­fet also avail­able from It’s the Pitts. Mu­sic by Justin Ryan. There will be a “Pick of the Lit­ter” auc­tion and a 50/50 raf­fle. For tick­ets or in­for­ma­tion, call 410-739-4716 or reg­is­ter at unit­ed­wayqac.org.

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 jen­nifer.doege@qacps.org or call 410-758-3693.

Sept. 20 In­for­ma­tion ses­sion for peo­ple in­ter­ested in learn­ing 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. 21 Flo­ral de­sign and hor­ti­cul­ture com­pe­ti­tion, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment, hosted by the Kent Is­land Garden Club. Free ad­mis­sion.

Sept. 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 to 5 p.m. Call 410-643-8161 to reg­is­ter for a 10-minute slot.

Sept. 21 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. 21 Chil­dren, ages 5 to 10, are in­vited to cel­e­brate In­ter­na­tional Day of Peace with a yoga les­son teaches breathing and a few poses to be kind to one’s body, 5 p.m., Kent Is­land branch of Queen Anne’s County Li­brary, 200 Li­brary Cir­cle, Stevensville. Dis­cuss the im­por­tance of tak­ing care of our­selves. Make com­pli­ment cards to hand out to spread peace and kind­ness. Pre­sented by Marti McGinty of Drag­on­fly Pad­dle and Fit­ness. Reg­is­ter at cal­en­dar.qa­cli­brar y.org or call 410-643-8161. Free.

Sept. 21 A com­mu­nity pre­sen­ta­tion on the opi­ate drug epi­demic, 7 p.m., Kent Is­land High School. See the doc­u­men­tary, “Chas­ing the Dragon: The Life of an Opi­ate Ad­dict,” fol­lowed by a panel dis­cus­sion with par­ents who have lost chil­dren to drugs. Spon­sored by Sher­iff Gary Hof­mann, Health Of­fi­cer Dr. Joseph Ciotola Jr. and Su­per­in­ten­dent of Schools Dr. An­drea Kane. Free ad­mis­sion. Par­ents of stu­dents en­cour­aged to at­tend.

Sept. 22 Break­fast for din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410-827-8182.

Sept. 22 Tuna steak or fried shrimp 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. 22-24 Stop by the Kent Is­land Branch Li­brary to en­ter to win a Nin­jago Lego set the week­end of the Lego Nin­jago movie re­lease and col­lect a free Lego mini fig­ure (while sup­plies last), for ages 5 and up.

Sept. 23 Pan­cake break­fast, 8 to 19:30 a.m., and flea mar­ket, 8 a.m. to noon, at Cen­tre­ville United Methodist Church. Rain or shine. Spa­ces are free, To re­serve a space, call 410-758-2144. Spon­sored by the Out­reach Com­mit­tee.

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