UP­COM­ING EVENTS

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Oct. 6 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 stor y time is fol­lowed by a craft and play­time. Free.

Oct. 6 Steak din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410-827-8182.

Oct. 6 Lon­don broil with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.

Oct. 7 Scav­enger hunt clean up at Hem­ing­way’s beach with Kent Is­land Beach Cleanups and the Bay­side HOYAS. 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.

Oct. 7 Queen Anne’s County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will have open houses, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Wright’s Chance and Tucker House on S. Com­merce St. in Cen­tre­ville.

Oct. 7 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.

Oct. 7 Tuck­a­hoe Eques­trian Cen­ter cel­e­brates 25 years, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with demon­stra­tions and lec­tures at the cen­ter, 619 Crouse Mill Road, Ridgely. Demon­stra­tions in­clude hun­ters/ jumpers, west­ern plea­sure, mounted archery, dres­sage and trick rid­ing. Lec­tures by lo­cal vet­eri­nar­i­ans, a black­smith and an equine den­tist. Tack shop. Free ad­mis­sion.

Oct 7 Queen Anne’s County High School Home­com­ing Pa­rade, 11 a.m., through down­town Cen­tre­ville, end­ing at the high school. Foot­ball

Oct. 7 Bay Area As­so­ci­a­tion of Re­al­tors presents the sec­ond an­nual Barks and Bears fea­tur­ing “Taste of the Bay Area” at Kent Is­land Yacht Club, 6 to 10 p.m. Ad­mis­sion: $50 per per­son.Mu­sic by Ra­dio Graf­fiti; food by sev­eral restau­rants; open bar and more. Event ben­e­fits Adopta-Bear and An­i­mal Re­source Foun­da­tion, Ch­e­sa­peake Cats and Dogs, Kent County Hu­mane So­ci­ety, Caro­line County Hu­mane So­ci­ety and more. Call 410-758-4866 or go to www.ba­yareare­al­tors. com.

Oct. 7 Win­dows of the Past art auc­tion fundraiser for Ch­e­sa­peake Cats and Dogs Tree of Life Pet Sanc­tu­ary, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Queen Anne’s County Cen­tre for the Arts, 206 S. Com­merce St., Cen­tre­ville. Tick­ets are $25 in ad­vance, $30 at the door. Light re­fresh­ments, in­clud­ing wine, avail­able. Call 410-6439955 or go to www.chesa­peake­cat­sand­dogs.org.

Oct. 8 Turkey shoot, Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Sign up by noon; shoot be­gins at 1 p.m. Call 410-6432221 for in­for­ma­tion.

Oct. 8 Queen Anne’s County High School 50th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion and open house, 2 to 4 p.m. Tours of the school, continuous slideshow of the school’s his­tory, pic­ture dis­plays through the years, light re­fresh­ments. Visit with former class­mates and fac­ulty. Wear green and gold to show your Lion pride. QACHS Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion hosts an in­for­mal gath­er­ing at the Cen­tre­ville Amer­i­can Le­gion fol­low­ing.

Oct. 9 Cre­ative writ­ing work­shop for ages 13 to 17, 6 p.m., Kent Is­land Li­brary. Free.

Oct. 9 Join Linda Jack­son at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 7 to 8:30 p.m., for guided, silent and walk­ing med­i­ta­tion. For ages 16 and up. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Go to cal­en­dar.qa­cli­brary.org or call 410-6438161

Oct. 10 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.

Oct. 11 Good Griefers Widow/ Wid­ow­ers group meets at noon at the Oys­ter Cove Club­house, Grasonville, for an early Hal­loween cel­e­bra­tion. Come dressed up. Games. Bring a dish to share. Call 202-294-1110.

Oct. 11 Book club for stu­dents in grades two through six, 4:30 p.m., Kent Is­land Li­brary. Dis­cus­sion will be on “Bad Kitty Gets a Bath,” by Nick Bruel. Play games, eat snacks and do a craft — all re­lated to the book. Reg­is­ter in ad­vance to re­ceive a free copy of the book to keep. At 5 p.m. other ages are wel­come to join in craft, ac­tiv­ity and snack. Reg­is­ter on­line or by call­ing 410-643-8161. Free.

Oct. 11 Ac­tiv­i­ties Sin­gles Klub will meet at 6 p.m. at Denny’s, Route 50, Eas­ton. The Christ­mas din­ner party and a new 2018 slate of of­fi­cers will be dis­cussed. Cal­en­dar of ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able. Sin­gle, di­vorce, and sep­a­rated in­di­vid­u­als are in­vited. Call Janet at 410-7452797 for in­for­ma­tion.

Oct. 12 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.

Oct. 12 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.

Oct. 12 Town hall meet­ing on the heroin and opi­oid epi­demic, 6 to 9 p.m., at Stevensville Mid­dle School, spon­sored by the Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coali­tion. Visit ex­hibits from 6 to 7; re­marks be­gin at 7 p.m., fea­tur­ing Com­mis­sioner Jim Mo­ran and key­note speaker Ryan Helfen­bein.

Oct. 12 Join Karla Hor­ton of Dragon­fly Pad­dle and Fit­ness for a work­shop on mak­ing healthy food choices, “De­cod­ing Nu­tri­tion La­bels,” 7 p.m. at the Kent Is­land branch of the Queen Anne’s County Li­brary, Stevensville.

Oct. 13 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.

Oct. 13 Shrimp scampi with sides, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-6432221.

Oct. 14 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.

Oct. 14 Sher­iff’s Of­fice Open House 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rail­road Av­enue in Cen­tre­ville. Rib­bon cut­ting cer­e­mony for new his­tor­i­cal dis­play, moon bounce, K9 Demo, ven­dors and food.

Oct. 14 An­i­mal Re­source Foun­da­tion’s ninth an­nual Hot Dog Grill, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Rom­mel’s Ace Home Cen­ter, 364 Thomp­son Creek Mall, Stevensville. Hot dog with chips and a drink for $4. Bake ta­ble and other food also avail­able. Adopt­able an­i­mals on site. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit ARF.

Oct. 14 The Queen­stown Lions Club and Bay Coun­try Moose Lodge will host a Punch Out Parkinson’s Dis­ease Day event. Ac­tiv­i­ties start at 10 a.m. with a corn hole tour­na­ment, $50 a team; then fam­ily ac­tiv­i­ties from 1 to 5 p.m. Night wraps up with a mas­quer­ade din­ner and dance with DJ Tommy. Tick­ets are $20 per per­son or $35 a cou­ple. Call Crys­tal Sipes at 410-739-6038 or email sipeschester@at­lanticbb.net.

Oct. 15 Turkey shoot, Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Sign up by noon; shoot be­gins at 1 p.m. Call 410-6432221 for in­for­ma­tion.

Oct. 16 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.

Oct. 16 Join Linda Jack­son at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 6:30 to 8 p.m., for guided, silent and walk­ing med­i­ta­tion. For ages 16 and up. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Go to cal­en­dar.qa­cli­brary.org or call 410-643-8161

Oct. 17 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.

Oct. 19 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.

Oct. 20 Fried chicken en­der din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410827-8182.

Oct. 20 Oc­to­ber feast, salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Is­land Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-643-2221.

Oct. 21 Clean up at the Kent Nar­rows Fish­ing Pier area. 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.

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