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BOOK County Free DO­NA­TION Li­brary, DAY, 100 W. Tal­bot Dover Friends St., of Eas­ton. the Li­brary 9 a.m. Book to 6 Sale. p.m. Do­nate good, clean books, con­di­tion CDs, and only. DVDs Info: in 410-822-1626 or www.tcfl.org. FREE BLOOD PRES­SURE SCREEN­ING, Di­ag­nos­tic and Imag­ing Cen­ter, 10 Martin Court, Eas­ton. 9 a.m. to noon. Ev­ery Tues­day and Wed­nes­day. Info: 410-820-1668.

FREE FLU VAC­CINE, Kent Is­land Se­nior Cen­ter. 9 a.m. to noon. Free flu vac­cine while sup­plies last to all per­sons 6 months of age and older. Ad­min­is­tered by Queen Anne’s County De­part­ment of Health. Info: 410-758-0720, www.qa­health.org, www.face­book.com/QACDOH or twit­ter@ QACDOH. YARN AND NEE­DLE GROUP,

Tal­bot County Se­nior Cen­ter, 400 Brook­letts Ave., Eas­ton. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Some help given for knit­ting and cro­chet­ing. Open to mem­bers of the cen­ter at no cost. Info: 410822-2869. EL­DER LAW CLINIC, Kent County Se­nior Cen­ter, 200 Schauber Road, Ch­ester­town. 10 a.m. to noon. Spon­sored by Mid-Shore Pro Bono. Free. For ap­point­ment call 410-690-8128. SE­NIOR GATH­ER­ING, St. Michaels Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 103 Rail­road Ave. 10:30 a.m. In part­ner­ship with Up­per Shore Ag­ing. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Games and ac­tiv­i­ties fol­lowed by a healthy lunch and con­ver­sa­tion at 11:30 a.m. Sug­gested do­na­tion: $2 per per­son.

S.T.E.A.M. STORY TIME, Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Mar­itime Mu­seum’s Light­house, St. Michaels. 10:30 a.m. En­joy STEAM (Science, Tech­nol­ogy, En­gi­neer­ing, Art and Math) story time and ex­plo­ration in­side the light­house. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call the St. Michaels Li­brary at 410-745-5877 to pre­reg­is­ter for this free event. For ages 5 and un­der ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. LE­GION GRILL, Amer­i­can Le­gion Tal­bot Post 70, 29511 Can­vas­back Drive, Eas­ton. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day. Spe­cials & carry outs avail­able. Info: 410822-9138.

FOOD DIS­TRI­BU­TION, St. Michaels Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 103 Rail­road Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. Wed­nes­days. In con­junc­tion with So­ci­ety of St. Vin­cent DePaul. Open to all Tal­bot County res­i­dents. Must pro­vide iden­ti­fi­ca­tion. Each fam­ily can par­tic­i­pate once per week.

BAY HUN­DRED CHESS, Tal­bot County Free Li­brary, 106 Fre­mont St., St. Michaels. 1 to 3 p.m. Learn and play the strate­gic game of chess. Be­gin­ners wel­come. For all ages. Free; no need to pre-reg­is­ter. Info: 410-745-5877 or www. tcfl.org.

OPEN JUKE­BOX NIGHT, VFW Post 7464, 203 VFW Ave., Gra­sonville. 4 to 9 p.m., Happy Hour un­til 7 p.m. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Free mu­sic and fun. TAL­BOT MEN­TORS INFOSESSION, Tal­bot Men­tors of­fice, 108 Mary­land Ave. Suite 102, Eas­ton. 4:30-5:15 p.m. Learn about men­tor­ing a school-age child at a free infosession pre­sented by Tal­bot Men­tor Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor Ger­son Martinez. Cur­rent men­tors will an­swer ques­tions. Info: 410-7705999 or tal­bot­men­tors.org. WED­NES­DAY NIGHT DIN­NER, Eas­ton VFW, 355 Glebe Road, Eas­ton. 5 to 7 p.m. Lasagne. $7.

FALL SPEAKER SE­RIES, Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Mar­itime Mu­seum, Van Len­nep Au­di­to­rium, St. Michaels. 5 p.m. “John Smith on the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay: Old Maps, New Science, and a His­tor­i­cal Con­tro­versy” by Dr. Michael Scott and ge­og­ra­phers at Sal­is­bury Univer­sity. Cost: $7.50 per per­son; 20 per­cent dis­count for CBMM mem­bers. Reg­is­ter on­line us­ing the code SPEAKER5 for an ad­di­tional dis­count. Info and reg­is­tra­tion: cbmm.org/fall­s­peak­erseries. CAN­DI­DATE MEET & GREET,

Queen Anne’s County Plan­ning and Zon­ing, 110 Vincit St., Cen­tre­ville. 6 to 8 p.m. Queen Anne’s County gen­eral elec­tion meet and greet for judge of or­phans’ court, board of ed­u­ca­tion mem­bers and county com­mis­sion­ers. Spon­sored by the League of Women Vot­ers of Queen Anne’s County. Fo­rums will be taped by QACTV. No elec­tion­eer­ing, cam­paign para­pher­na­lia, in­clud­ing but­tons, tee shirts, signs and lit­er­a­ture, will be al­lowed in­side. Signs may be posted out­side the build­ings. Info: Court­ney Leigh, League of Women Vot­ers QAC Board Mem­ber: 443-2622032.

SIN­GLES CLUB, Denny’s, Route 50, Eas­ton. 6 p.m. Ac­tiv­i­ties Sin­gles Klub (ASK) meet­ing. Sin­gle, wid­owed, di­vorced and separated in­di­vid­u­als are in­vited. Cal­en­dar of ac­tiv­i­ties will be avail­able. If in­clement weather closes Tal­bot County schools on sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month, the Klub will not meet. Info: Sharon at 410490-9177. THURS­DAY, OCT. 11 YOGA PRAC­TICE, Marti­nak State Park Am­phithe­ater, 137 Deep

Shore your Road, flex­i­bil­ity, Den­ton. core 8 a.m. de­vel­op­ment Im­prove Thurs­days. and bal­ance. Bring a Tues­days mat or towel. and Info: 410-820-1668. TAI CHI FOR BE­GIN­NERS, Ox­ford Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. 9 a.m. Led by Nathan Spivey, cer­ti­fied Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi Arts As­so­ci­a­tion af­fil­i­ate in­struc­tor with 40 years ex­pe­ri­ence. Tues­days and Thurs­days. Cost: $75 per month or $10 per class. Drop-ins wel­come. Info: 410-226-5904 or email ox­fordcc@ver­i­zon.net. Web­site: www.ox­fordcc.org. MIND OVER MILES, Marti­nak State Park Am­phithe­ater, 137 Deep Shore Road, Den­ton. 9 a.m. How many steps equal a mile; how many miles at a mod­er­ate pace? Held in Na­ture Cen­ter in case of in­clement weather. Info: 410-8201668. MAHJONG PLAY, hosted by Blue Crab Cof­fee, 102 S. Fre­mont St., St. Michaels. 10 a.m. Spon­sored by St. Michaels Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Ev­ery Thurs­day. No charge. All skill lev­els in­vited. EL­DER LAW CLINIC, Caro­line County Se­nior Cen­ter, 403 S. 7th St., Suite 127, Den­ton. 10 a.m. to noon. Spon­sored by Mid-Shore Pro Bono. Free. For ap­point­ment call 410-690-8128. STEADY AND STRONG CLASS,

Ox­ford Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. 10:30 a.m. A 45-minute class for adults who seek en­hanced core and mus­cle strength, as well as bet­ter bal­ance. Class led by Janet Pf­ef­fer. Cost: $8 per class, $50 for 10 classes. Drop-ins wel­come. Info: 410-226-5904.

SE­NIOR STROLL, Marti­nak State Park Of­fice, 137 Deep Shore Road, Den­ton. 10:30 a.m. Walk with oth­ers on the paved fit­ness trail and com­plete easy ex­er­cises. Tues­days and Thurs­days.

LE­GION GRILL, Amer­i­can Le­gion Tal­bot Post 70, 29511 Can­vas­back Drive, Eas­ton. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day. Spe­cials & carry outs avail­able. Info: 410822-9138.

MEM­OIR WRIT­ERS, St. Michaels li­brary. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Record and share mem­o­ries of life and fam­ily with a group of friendly, like-minded peo­ple. Bring a lunch. Free. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Info: 410-745-5877 or www.tcfl.org.

FARM­ERS’ MAR­KET, Long Wharf, Cam­bridge. 3 to 6 p.m. Thurs­days.

SHRIMP DIN­NER, Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 70, 29511 Can­vas­back Drive, Eas­ton. 3 to 9 p.m. Thurs­days in Oc­to­ber. Half-pound shrimp din­ner. Info: 410-822-9138. FAM­ILY UNPLUGGED GAMES,

Tal­bot County Free Li­brary, 106 Fre­mont St., St. Michaels. 3:30 p.m. Bring the whole fam­ily for an af­ter­noon of board games and fun ed­u­ca­tional chil­dren’s games. For all ages; chil­dren 5 and un­der must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Free. Info: 410-745-5877 or www. tcfl.org. PLANT CLINIC, Kent Is­land Farm­ers Mar­ket, 830 Ro­man­coke Rd.,

Stevensville. The Univer­sity 3:30 of to Mary­land 6:30 p.m. Ex­ten­sion Plant Clinic Ask Pro­gram A Mas­ter fo­cuses Gar­dener on out­reach and pest prob­lems. ed­u­ca­tion Ev­ery about sec­ond plant Thurs­day SPEAKER un­til PRO­GRAM, Dec. 20. Ox­ford Com­mu­nity p.m. Matthew Cen­ter, Pluta, Ox­ford. Chop­tank 5:30 River­keeper shares “State with of Our Shore Rivers” Rivers, up­date. PRE­VIEW Free. PARTY, Tal­bot County Free Li­brary, 100 W. Dover St., Eas­ton. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mem­bers of Friends of the Li­brary get first dibs on the Big Book Sale good­ies. Non-mem­bers can join at the door. Yummy food and drink, good com­pany and great reads. Info: 410-822-1626 or www.tcfl.org. HERB SO­CI­ETY MEET­ING,

Christ Church, 111 S. Har­ri­son St., Eas­ton. 6 p.m. Ch­e­sa­peake Bay Herb So­ci­ety meet­ing. Speaker: JoAnn Brown of Jus­tamere Trad­ing Post in St. Michaels on “Na­tive Amer­i­cans and Herbs.” Potluck din­ner theme: Mary­land Na­tive Amer­i­cans, us­ing tar­ragon, wild onion, ju­niper, and wild gin­ger. Info: 410-310-8437 or www.chesa­peake­bay­herb­so­ci­ety.org.

FRI­DAY, OCT. 12 FRI­DAY MORN­ING ARTISTS, Denny’s on Route 50, Eas­ton. 8 a.m. Ev­ery Fri­day. All dis­ci­plines wel­come. Info: 443-955-2490 or ted­mueller­pho­tog­ra­phy@gmail.com. FREE BLOOD PRES­SURE SCREEN­ING, Main Lobby, UM SMC at Dorch­ester, Cam­bridge. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tues­day and Fri­day.

JEAN­NIE’S COM­MU­NITY CAFÉ, St. Michaels Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 103 Rail­road Ave., St. Michaels. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ev­ery Fri­day. Pay what you can, if you can. All are wel­come. Eat in or take out. Do­na­tions ac­cepted. Info: 410745-6073. LE­GION GRILL, Amer­i­can Le­gion Tal­bot Post 70, 29511 Can­vas­back Drive, Eas­ton. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day and Fri­day. Spe­cials & carry outs avail­able. Info: 410822-9138. BIG BOOK SALE, Tal­bot County Free Li­brary, 100 W. Dover St., Eas­ton. 9 to 5 p.m. Friends of the Li­brary’s Big Book Sale is open to all, with thou­sands of books, DVDs, and CDs at bar­gain prices. All prof­its ben­e­fit Eas­ton and St. Michaels li­braries. Info: 410-8221626 or www.tcfl.org.

FRI­DAY NITE DIN­NER, Amer­i­can Le­gion Post #29, 9238 Le­gion Road, Den­ton. 5 to 7 p.m. Boyd’s Fish and/or Shrimp. $8 or $12. Info: 410-479-2708.

DIN­NER, Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. 5 to 7 p.m. Fried oys­ters. Info: 410-827-8182.

KARAOKE, Cam­bridge VFW Post 7460, 115 Sandy Hill Rd, Cam­bridge. 8 p.m. Karaoke with Tim the Tune Man. Info: 410-228-7460 af­ter 3 p.m.

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