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Events are pub­lished in the cal­en­dar as a com­mu­nity ser­vice. No­tices will be pub­lished on a first-come, space-avail­able ba­sis for non-profit and char­i­ta­ble or­ga­ni­za­tions. Due to space lim­i­ta­tions, we can­not guar­an­tee place­ment of any item. Sub­mit items by noon Fri­day of the week pre­ced­ing pub­li­ca­tion or via mail to Bay Times, 700 Abruzzi Drive, Suite C, Ch­ester, MD 21619. Email: bay­times@kibay­times.com. Fax: 410-643-8374. Li­brary Week Through April 14

It’s Na­tional Li­brary Week. Stop by you li­brary all week for give­aways. For all ages.

Bounc­ing Ba­bies April 11

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.

ASK April 11

Ac­tiv­i­ties Sin­gles Klub will meet at 6 p.m. at Denny’s, Route 50, Eas­ton. Cal­en­dar of ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able. Sin­gle, di­vorce, and sep­a­rated in­di­vid­u­als are in­vited. Call Sharon at 410-490-9177 for in­for­ma­tion.

VR Lab April 12

Try out vir­tual re­al­ity us­ing the li­brary’s de­vices and view­ers, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 8 to 14. Free

Fam­ily Law Clinic April 12

Vol­un­teer lawyers avail­able for con­sul­ta­tion on how to rep­re­sent your­self and com­plete forms for di­vorce, cus­tody, vis­i­ta­tion and mod­i­fi­ca­tion of child sup­port, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., for adults, at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 200 Li­brary Cir­cle, Stevensville. Come early to sign in and com­plete forms. Free.

Au­thor Talk April 12

Lo­cal au­thor Robert Bidinotto will speak on “Sus­pense­ful Sto­ry­telling: My Tricks to Keep Read­ers Turn­ing Pages” at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 200 Li­brary Cir­cle, Stevensville, 7 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Call 410-643-8161. Free.

Oys­ter Din­ner April 13

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

Chicken & Dumplings April 13

Fried chicken and dumplings din­ner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Countr y Moose Fam­ily Cen­ter, 6154 Main St., Queen­stown, $12 each, fol­lowed by live mu­sic with The Jones Boys. Call 410-827-7900.

Meat­balls April 13

Meat­balls 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.

Youth Dance April 13

Youth dance, 7 to 10 p.m., at Sudlersville Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany, for stu­dents in third through eighth grades. Ad­mis­sion: $5 per child. Mu­sic with DJ Ira Rus­sell. Snacks, candy and drinks for sale.

Gift­away April 14

Spring cloth­ing gift­away, 7 a.m. to noon, at Wye Bi­ble Church, 115 Nar­nia Dr. in the Green­wood com­mu­nity in Gra­sonville. All items free. Cloth­ing dona­tions ac­cepted. Call 410-827-6650 or email wbc. of­fice@wye­biblechurch.com for in­for­ma­tion or to do­nate clothes.

Free Den­tistry April 14

Smiles From the Heart, a day of free den­tistry, pro­vided by Eastern Shore Den­tal Care, 22 Kent Towne Mar­ket, Ch­ester, for pa­tients 16 and older. Doors open at 8 a.m. Hy­giene clean­ing, ex­trac­tion or fil­ing for the first 120 pa­tients. Same day walk-ins only.

Open­ing Day April 14

Open­ing day for Kent Is­land Youth Base­ball and Soft­ball Club. Pa­rade be­gins down­town Stevensville at 8:30 a.m. and pro­ceeds down Main Street to Old Love Point Park, where open­ing cer­e­monies will take place at 9 a.m., fol­lowed by the reded­i­ca­tion of the Chil­dren’s Memo­rial Play­ground. Games con­tinue un­til 6 p.m.

Haz­ardous Waste Drop-Off April 14

Free house­hold haz­ardous waste, la­tex paint and elec­tron­ics re­cy­cling day, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., hosted by Queen Anne’s County Pub­lic Works, 312 Safety Dr., Cen­tre­ville. Rain or shine.

Dream It, Be It April 14

Sorop­ti­mists’ Dream It, Be It: Ca­reer Sup­port for Girls, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at county of­fices, 709 Morgnec Road, Ch­ester­town. Work to­ward achiev­ing your goals. For in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter, con­tact Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional of Kent and Queen Anne’s coun­ties, im­loud­mom@ya­hoo.com or pep per1999@ver­i­zon.net.

Greens in the Gar­den April 14

Read a story, plant broc­coli and check the progress of peas and let­tuce, 10:30 to 11 a.m., at Kent Is­land Li­brary, all ages. Gather in the chil­dren’s gar­den on the east side of the li­brary, Bring gar­den glo­ces and kids’ tools if you have them. In case of bad weather, meet in chil­dren’s room for story and craft. Free.

Fundraiser April 14

Paint a furry friend, 2 to 5 p.m., at Christ Church, 830 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville, to ben­e­fit Ch­e­sa­peake Cats and Dogs. Cost: $60 per per­son, in­cludes all ma­te­ri­als, wine and fin­ger foods. Ad­vance reg­is­tra­tion re­quired by April 9 to sub­mit photo of pet for pre-sketched 12 by 16 can­vas. Email walk­in­mom@me.com.

Satur­day Art April 14

Cre­ate a neck­lace with Can­dace Lic­cione, 3 to 4 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 6 to 12. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; call 410-6438161.

Paint Night April 14

Paint Night, 7 to 9 p.m., at Kent Is­land Es­tates Com­mu­nity Hall. Cre­ate your own nau­ti­cal mas­ter­piece. Cost: $45, in­cludes re­fresh­ments and all sup­plies. Cash bar. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; call 443-2572228.

VR Lab April 16

Try out vir­tual re­al­ity us­ing the li­brary’s de­vices and view­ers, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 8 to 14. Free

Teen Han­gout April 16

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.

Ethics Meet­ing April 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.

Med­i­ta­tion April 16

Me­di­a­tion with Linda Jack­son, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Kent Is­land Li­brary. Open to par­tic­i­pants 16 and older. Join in guided, silent and walk­ing med­i­ta­tion. Reg­is­tra­tion rec­om­mended. Go to cal­en­dar@ qa­cli­brar y.org.

Story Time April 17

Read, sing and play while de­vel­op­ing early lit­er­acy skills, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., for ages 18 months to 5 years, at the Kent Is­land branch li­brary. Preschool story time is fol­lowed by a craft and play­time. Ear­lier ses­sion aimed at younger, tod­dler group. Free.

Good Griefers April 17

Good Griefers Wi­dow/Wi­d­ow­ers group meets at noon for lunch at Domino’s, 2478 Cen­tre­ville Road, Cen­tre­ville.

Glass Paint­ing April 17

Glass paint­ing with Michele Moyer, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Kent Is­land brach li­brary. Bring a glass item: vase, bot­tle, wine glass, ma­son jar, win­dow pane, etc. Paints, brushes and in­struc­tions for cre­at­ing a flow­ery piece of art pro­vided. Learn ba­sic tech­niques. Ages 18 and up. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; go to cal­en­dar.qa­cli­brary.org. Sup­ported by the Mary Dunn Memo­rial Fund.

Book Bud­dies April 18

Book club for ages 7 to 12, 4:30 p.m., Kent Is­land Li­brary. Dis­cus­sion will be on “Res­cue on the Ore­gon Trail (Ranger in Time)” by Kate Mess­ner. 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 410-643-8161. Funded by the Sin­sky-Kresser-Ra­cusin Memo­rial Foun­da­tion Inc. Free.

VR Lab April 19

Try out vir­tual re­al­ity us­ing the li­brary’s de­vices and view­ers, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 8 to 14. Free

Fried Chicken April 20

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

Roast Beef April 20

Hot roast beef din­ner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Coun­try Moose Fam­ily Cen­ter, 6154 Main St., Queen­stown, $12 each. Call 410827-7900.

Shep­erd’s Pie April 20

Shep­erd’s pie 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.

Water­man’s Story Swap April 20

Water­man’s Story Swap will be held at 6 p.m. at Gra­sonville VFW Post 7464. En­joy an evening of cul­tural her­itage and his­tory fea­tur­ing a panel of lo­cal wa­ter­men. Dis­play of vin­tage pho­tos, meet lo­cal au­thors and marvel at ar­ti­facts from area wa­ters. Free ad­mis­sion.

VR Lab April 23

Try out vir­tual re­al­ity us­ing the li­brary’s de­vices and view­ers, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 8 to 14. Free

Story Time April 24

Read, sing and play while de­vel­op­ing early lit­er­acy skills, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., for ages 18 months to 5 years, at the Kent Is­land branch li­brary. Preschool story time is fol­lowed by a craft and play­time. Ear­lier ses­sion aimed at younger, tod­dler group. Free.

Read to Rover April 24

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

Bounc­ing Ba­bies April 25

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.

VR Lab April 26

Try out vir­tual re­al­ity us­ing the li­brary’s de­vices and view­ers, 3 to 5 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for ages 8 to 14. Free

Craw­fish & Shrimp Din­ner April 27

Craw­fish and shrimp din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410-827-8182.

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