July 13 Join back in time to ancient Egypt and learn about hieroglyphics and explore how pyramids were built, 10:30 a.m., Kent Island Library, for ages 5 to 10. Work in tribes to create pyramids of your own. Presented by Challenge Island-Greater Annapolis/Eastern Shore. Registration required; calendar.qaclibrary. org or 410-643-8161. Free.
July 13 Children age 5 to 10 can read to a dog from Pets on Wheels to develop reading skills and confidence at the Kent Island Library, noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 410-643-8161 to register for a 10-minute slot.
July 13 Fried chicken and dumplings dinner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown, $14 each. Call 410-827-7900.
July 13 Shrimp scampi dinner with salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576, 2525 Romancoke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-6432221.
July 13 & 15 Adventist Community Services Center, 208 Medical Center Road, Grasonville, will hold a rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quality clothing, purses, knick-knacks, household items, toys and more. Proceeds go to client assistance. Client Art Show, “Plant a Seed of Hope,” opens at Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Free admission and refreshments.
July 15 Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary holds cash bingo Sundays. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.. Games begin at 1:30 p.m. For ages 18 and over. At the fire hall, 1610 Main St., Chester.
July 16 “Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano with Sciencetellers,” 10:30 a.m., at Kent Island Library, for ages 4 to 10. Journey to the Wild West, where a legendary back robbing outlaw is back in town. After the sheriff mysteriously vanishes it is up to two kids to foil the heist. Throughout the adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help explore the science behind chemical reactions, acids and bases, combustion and more. Free. July 16 Nursery Rhyme Rock Show with Mr. Sam, 2:30 p.m., at the Kent Island Library, for all ages. Free.
July 16 Queen Anne’s At Home gives a presentation on “Aging in Place,” 5 p.m., at the Queen Anne’s County Library, Centreville. Call 410635-4045 for more information. Island Library. Adult workshop. Registration required. Call 410-643-8161 or go to calendar.qaclibrary.org. Supported by the Mary Dunn Memorial Fund.
July 18 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.
July 18 Book club for ages 7 to 12, 4:30 p.m., Kent Island Library. Discussion will be on “Dragons and Marshmallows (Zoey and Sassafras No. 1)” by Asia Citro. Play games, eat snacks and do a craft — all related to the book. The first 14 to register receive a free copy of the book to keep. Register online or by calling 410-6438161. Funded by the SinskyKresser-Racusin Memorial Foundation Inc. Free.
July 20 Enjoy jazz, “Great Gatsby” themed food and drink, a display of 1920s cars and tour the first floor of the Mary Edwardine Bourke Emory house at White Marsh Park, the future home of the Maryland Museum of Women’s History, 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 for women, $40 for men and $50 per couple, available at the door.
July 20 Fried chicken dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queenstown. Call 410-827-8182.
July 21 Crab, steamed shrimp and barbecue chicken, plus all the fixings, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Bay Country Moose Family Center, 6154 Main St., Queenstown, $40 each. See the bartender for tickets or information. Call 410-8277900.
July 22 Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary holds cash bingo Sundays. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.. Games begin at 1:30 p.m.. For ages 18 and over. At the fire hall, 1610 Main St., Chester.
July 24 Learn to make a simple wire-wrapped pendant, 6 p.m. or 7 p.m., at the Kent Island Library. Wrap beads and found items, such as stones and sea glass. If you have flat-nosed or roundnosed pliers, please bring them as quantities are limited. Adult workshop. Registration required. Call 410643-8161 or go to calendar. qaclibrary.org. Supported by the Mary Dunn Memorial Fund.
July 25 Story time for ages 2-6, 10:30 a.m., at Kent Island Library. Includes read aloud stories and craft. Free.
July 28 Free movie night at Church Hill Park, sponsored by Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation. Showing “Wonder.” Bring your own chairs, blankets and snacks. Movie begins at dusk.
July 29 Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary holds cash bingo Sundays. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.. Games begin at 1:30 p.m. For ages 18 and over. At the fire hall, 1610 Main St., Chester.
July 30 Teen hangout, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., activities determined by participants, at Kent Island Library, includes pizza. For ages 11 to 17. Free.
July 30 Creative writing workshop for ages 13 to 17, 6 p.m., Kent Island Library, 200 Library Circle, Stevensville. Free.
Aug. 2 Eastern Shore Treasure Club meets the first Thursday at Kent Island American Legion Post 278, Stevensville, 7:30 p.m. This is a metal detecting club. All are welcome. Info: 410-643-5176.
Aug. 4 Kent Island Heritage Society’s historic sites in Stevensville open noon to 4 p.m. Visit the old Post Office, Stevensville Bank, Train Station and Caboose.