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Har­vest Break­fast

Nov. 30

Har­vest break­fast at the Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park. Doors open at 6:45 a.m.; pro­gram be­gins promptly at 7:30 a.m. Topic: How Ex­ten­sion Works for You. RSVP by Nov. 23 to 410-758-0166 or https://qa­har vest­break­fast. eventbrite.com. Ac­cept­ing mon­e­tary dona­tions for the Mary­land Food Bank.

Meat­loaf Din­ner

Nov. 30 Meat­loaf din­ner, 5 to 7 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Call 410-827-8182.

Steamed Shrimp

Nov. 30 Steamed shrimp din­ner, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bay Coun­try Moose Fam­ily Cen­ter,

6154 Main St., Queen­stown,

$14 each. Call 410-827-7900.

Trip to Italy

Nov. 30

Trip to Italy din­ner with salad bar and dessert, 6 to 8 p.m., Kent Is­land Elks Lodge

2576, 2525 Ro­man­coke Road, Stevensville. Call 410-6432221.

Hol­i­day Con­cert

Nov. 30, Dec. 1 Ch­ester River Cho­rale presents its 20th an­nual hol­i­day con­cert at 7 p.m. Fri­day and 4 p.m. Satur­day at the Pres­by­te­rian Church of Ch­ester­town, un­der the di­rec­tion of Dou­glas Cox. The Cho­rale will be joined by the Ch­ester River Youth Choir. Sug­gested do­na­tion: $15.

Break­fast with Santa

Dec. 1 Break­fast with Santa, 8:30 to

11 a.m., United Com­mu­ni­ties Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment. Menu in­cludes: scram­bled eggs, French toast, sausage and ba­con, fresh fruit, toast, creamed chip beef, home fries, bis­cuits, muffins, pas­tries, cof­fee, ap­ple juice and or­ange juice. Cost: $10 for adults and chil­dren over 10;

$5 for chil­dren 5 to 7; free for chil­dren 4 and un­der. Bring an un­wrapped toy for the Sch­winky Toy Drive and get $1 off your ticket.

Make & Take Craft

Dec. 1

Stop by the Kent Is­land Li­brary and make a home­made gift tag to em­bel­lish your presents, all day, for all ages. Ma­te­ri­als and in­spi­ra­tional ideas will be pro­vided. Sup­ported by the Mary Dunn Memo­rial Fund. Free.

Chil­dren’s Christ­mas Shop

Dec. 1

St. Luke’s Church, 7208 Main St., Queen­stown, wel­comes el­e­men­tary-aged chil­dren to a morn­ing of Christ­mas shop­ping, 9 a.m. to noon. Items are do­nated; prices range from 10 cents to $5. Chil­dren area al­lowed to shop on their own (bring a list); helpers are avail­able for the lit­tle ones. All pack­ages leave wrapped with name tags. For in­for­ma­tion, call Mary Julie at 410-310-3577.

Old Fash­ioned Xmas

Dec. 1 Sudlersville Train Sta­tion Mu­seum, run­ning model trains, re­fresh­ments. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. For more info call 410-438-3501.

Satur­day with Santa

Dec. 1

Spend Satur­day with Santa at the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter in Gra­sonville, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In­cludes guided fam­ily hike, story time and car­ols, and pho­tos with Santa. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., lo­cal artists will lead fam­i­lies in mak­ing green­ery ar­range­ments while kids make hol­i­day crafts. Hot co­coa, cof­fee, muffins and treats will be pro­vided. Silent auc­tion; mem­ber­ships and poin­set­tias will be for sale. Tick­ets: $10 for mem­bers, $12 for non-mem­bers. Chil­dren 1 and un­der are ad­mit­ted free.

Craft Fair

Dec. 1

Hol­i­day craft fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Ch­ester­wye Cen­ter, 110 Ch­ester­twye Lane, Gra­sonville, fea­tur­ing crafts and ven­dors, pic­tures with Santa and re­fresh­ments for sale. To re­serve a table, call 410-827-7048 by Nov. 29 or email [email protected]­ester­wye. com. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit adults with de­vel­op­men­tal and in­tel­lec­tual dis­abil­i­ties.

Satur­day Story Time

Dec. 1

Visit the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 200 Li­brary Cir­cle, Stevensville, for read-aloud sto­ries and a craft, 10:30 a.m., geared to­ward ages 3 to 7. Free.

Lunch with Santa

Dec. 1

Lunch with Santa, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 296, 6200 Main St., Queen­stown. Lunch is free for chil­dren, $4 for adults. Magic show at 1 p.m. Spon­sored by Amer­i­can Le­gion Aux­il­iary Unit 296.

Candy Cane Slime

Dec. 1

Drop by the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 200 Li­brary Cir­cle, Stevensville, be­tween 3 and 4 p.m., to mix up fluffy slime in red and white and twist it into a candy cane, for ages 5 to 14. Uses glue, con­tact so­lu­tion, bak­ing soda, food col­or­ing and shav­ing cream. Free.

Cookie Walk, Tree Light­ing

Dec. 1

His­toric Stevensville Arts and En­ter­tain­ment Dis­trict hosts a Cookie Walk at lo­cal busi­nesses, 1 to 5 p.m.; the Kent Is­land High School Mu­sic De­part­ment will per­form from 5 to 5:45 p.m. at His­toric Christ Church; tree light­ing to fol­low at 6 p.m. down­town.

Win­ter Con­cert

Dec. 1

Queen Anne’s Cho­rale soloists and cham­ber orches­tra ex­plore the theme of “Peace on Earth” with Vi­valdi’s “Glo­ria,” sea­sonal se­lec­tions, and au­di­ence par­tic­i­pa­tion, 7 p.m., at the Todd Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, Ch­e­sa­peake Col­lege, Wye Mills. Tick­ets: $20 for adults. Chil­dren through high school at­tend for free. For in­for­ma­tion, visit www­chorale.org.

Fes­ti­val of Trains

Dec. 1 & 2 Fes­ti­val of Trains, noon to 5 p.m., Kent Nar­rows Out­let Cen­ter, 61 Piney Nar­rows Road, Ch­ester, hosted by Mu­seum of Eastern Shore Life and Queen Anne’s Rail­road So­ci­ety, fea­tur­ing model trains of all sizes. Santa will visit from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun­day. Re­fresh­ments pro­vided. Ad­mis­sion is free, but dona­tions are wel­come.

Book Sign­ing

Dec. 1 & 2

Author Ken­ton Kil­gore will be sign­ing and sell­ing copies of his lat­est work, “This Wasted Land,” 11 a.n. to 5 p.m., at Book Ware­house, Queen­stown Pre­mium Out­lets.

Buf­fet Break­fast

Dec. 2

An all-you-can-eat break­fast,

8 to 10:30 a.m., VFW Post

7464 on VFW Av­enue in Gra­sonville. Adults, $9; chil­dren un­der 12, $4. First re­spon­ders, $5. Call 410-827-8194.

Break­fast with Santa

Dec. 2 Break­fast with Santa, 8 to 11 a.m., Sudlersville Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany. Cost: $10 per per­son; $5 for chil­dren 6 to 10; free for those 5 and un­der. Break­fast in­cludes pan­cakes, eggs, as­sorted meats, chipped beef and sausage gravy, bis­cuits, juice and cof­fee.

Old Fash­ioned Xmas

Dec. 2 Sudlersville Train Sta­tion Mu­seum, run­ning model trains, re­fresh­ments. From noon to 2 p.m. Free. For more info call 410-438-3501.

Bingo

Dec. 2

Kent Is­land Vol­un­teer Fire De­part­ment Ladies Aux­il­iary holds cash bingo Sun­days. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.. Games be­gin at 1 p.m. For ages 18 and over. At the fire hall, 1610 Main St., Ch­ester.

Christ­mas Con­cert

Dec. 2

Ernie and Ja­son Couch gospel Christ­mas con­cert, 6:30 p.m., at First Bap­tist Church of Kent Is­land, 300 State St., Stevensville. Call 410-6436574 for in­for­ma­tion.

Com­mu­nity Well­ness

Dec. 3

Free blood pres­sure, choles­terol and blood su­gar screen­ings at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., by the county health de­part­ment. Den­tal kits and nu­tri­tional in­for­ma­tion also avail­able. Free.

Teen Writ­ers

Dec. 3

Cre­ative writ­ing work­shop for ages 13 to 17, 6 p.m., Kent Is­land Li­brar y. Free.

Yoga Story Time

Dec. 4

Spe­cial story time of­fers chil­dren a fun in­tro­duc­tion to yoga move­ment, fol­lowed by play­time or craft, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., for ages 18 months to 5 years, at the Kent Is­land branch li­brary. Mat op­tional. Ear­lier ses­sion aimed at younger, tod­dler group. Sib­lings wel­come at ei­ther ses­sion. Free.

Read to Rover

Dec. 4

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.

How to Feed a Veg­e­tar­ian

Dec 4

Ex­plore a healthy ap­proach to ve­gan/veg­e­tar­ian life­style choices with Rachel Milne, 6:30 p.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary. Work­shop open to teens and adults. Reg­is­ter at cal­en­dar.qa­cli­brary.com or call 410-643-8161.

Creepy Crawlers

Dec. 4 & 5

Does Ru­dolph live in Mary­land? No, but his cousin the White Tail does. Learn the sim­i­lar­i­ties and dif­fer­ences in this Creepy Crawlers class, “Oh Deer!,” for ages 2 to 5 ac­com­pa­nied by an adult, at 10 a.m., at Ch­e­sa­peake Bay En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter. Story time, craft, hike, live an­i­mals or ar­ti­facts and a snack in­cluded. Rain or shine. Stroller ac­ces­si­ble. Cost: $3 for mem­bers; $5 for non-mem­bers. Reg­is­ter at https://www.bayrestora­tion. org/creepy-crawlers.

Bounc­ing Ba­bies

Dec. 5

Story time for chil­dren birth to 18 months with an adult care­giver, 10:30 a.m., Kent Is­land Li­brary. Story, rhymes, songs and play­time. Free.

Tree Light­ing

Dec. 5 Cen­tre­ville holds its an­nual Tree Light­ing, 6:30 p.m., in Court House Square. Chil­dren are in­vited to bring or­na­ments to dec­o­rate the tree.

Christ­mas Trees

Dec. 5-19

Boy Scout Troop 495 sells Christ­mas trees be­hind Love Point Deli. Avail­able: Fraiser firs, Dou­glas firs, wreaths and gar­land. Hours are 5:30 to 8:30 Mon­day through Fri­day, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Satur­day, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun­day.

Hol­i­day Tree Art

Dec. 6

Cre­ate a unique hol­i­day tree us­ing rolled wrap­ping pa­per or vin­tage sheet mu­sic, 9:30 a.m., at the Kent Is­land Li­brary, for adults. sup­ported by the Mary Dunn Memo­rial Fund. Reser­va­tions re­quired by call­ing 410643-8161 or go to cal­en­dar. qa­cli­brary.org.

Read to Rover

Dec. 6

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.

Fam­ily Law Clinic

Dec. 6

Fam­ily law clinic for adults, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Kent Is­land Li­brary. Vol­un­teer lawyers avail­able for con­sul­ta­tion on how to rep­re­sent your­self and how to com­plete forms for di­vorce, cus­tody, visi­ta­tion and mod­i­fi­ca­tion of child sup­port. Come early to sign in and com­plete in-take forms. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to md­courts.gov or call 410-758-1773. Free.

Trea­sure Club

Dec. 6

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.

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