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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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.