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WINTER SALE, A. May Thompson Shop, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment Mondays to Fridays through Friday, Feb. 15. All new merchandise; 20 percent off entire purchase. All “nearly new” clothing and household items — buy one, get three free. Credit cards accepted. Info or appointment: Judy Slaughter 410-221-2358. SOUP IS SERVED, Neighborhood Service Center, 126 Port St., Easton. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays in Jan., Feb. and March. Free; everyone welcome. Hosted by St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Info: 443-786-4939.
CAROLINE AARP, Denton Church of the Nazarene, 10660 Greensboro Road, Denton. Noon. Caroline County AARP Chapter #915 meeting and covered dish luncheon. Anita Webster will share information on “Partners in Care” and other services available for seniors. New members welcome. Info: 410-4826039. AARP TAX AIDE, Federalsburg Library. Noon to 5 p.m. Mondays until April 8. Call 410-754-8397 for appointment.
FOOD DISTRIBUTION, St. Michaels Community Center, 103 Railroad Ave. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays. In conjunction with Society of St. Vincent DePaul. Open to all Talbot County residents. Must provide identification. Each family can participate once per week.
STITCHING TIME, Talbot County Free Library, 100 W. Dover St., Easton. 3 to 5 p.m. Work on your needlework project with a group. Limited instruction available for beginners; newcomers welcome. Free; no need to pre-register. Info: 410-822-1626 or www.tcfl.org.
READ WITH WALLY, Talbot County Free Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels. 3:30 p.m. Children are invited to bring a book or choose a library book to read with Maggie Gowe and her Pets on Wheels therapy dog, Wally. Free; no need to pre-register. Info: 410-745-5877 or www.tcfl.org. JEANNIE’S COMMUNITY CAFÉ,
Union United Methodist Church, 201 Railroad Ave., St. Michaels. 4 to 7 p.m. Every Monday. Pay what you can, if you can. All are welcome. Eat in or take out. Donations accepted at St. Michaels Community Center. Info: 410-745-6073.
AARP TAX AIDE, Denton Library, 4 to 7 p.m. Mondays until April 8. Call 410-479-1343 for appointment.
LITERARY HOUSE SERIES, Rose O’Neill Literary House, Washington College, Chestertown. 4:30 p.m. A faculty tea and talk will feature Andrew Oros, professor of Political Science and International Studies and author of “Japan’s Security Renaissance.” Free and open to the public. Info: www.washcoll.edu/centers/lithouse. WATERMAN STORYTELLING,
Talbot County Free Library, 100 W. Dover St., Easton. 6 p.m. An evening with local legend and storyteller Capt. Wade Murphy, skipper of the Rebecca Ruark. If you’ve never heard Capt. Murphy weave a tale, you’re in for a treat. Free; no need to pre-register. Info: 410-822-1626 or www.tcfl.org. CHS ALUMNI MEETING, Queen Anne’s County Board Of Education, 202 Chesterfield Ave., Centreville. 7 p.m. Centreville High School Alumni Association meeting.
TUESDAY, FEB. 12
YOGA PRACTICE, Martinak State Park Amphitheater, 137 Deep Shore Road, Denton. 8 a.m. Improve your flexibility, core development and balance. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Bring a mat or towel. Info: 410-8201668.
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: 410226-5904 or email ox[email protected]izon.net. Website: www.oxfordcc.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.
AARP TAX AIDE, Grasonville Center. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays until April 9. Call 410-827-6010 for appointment.
PARTY BRIDGE, Talbot County Senior Center, 400 Brookletts Ave., Easton. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Every Tuesday. All levels welcome.
WINTER SALE, A. May Thompson Shop, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment Mondays to Fridays through Friday, Feb. 15. All new merchandise; 20 percent off entire purchase. All “nearly new” clothing and household items — buy one, get three free. Credit cards accepted. Info or appointment: Judy Slaughter 410-221-2358. STORY TIME, Talbot County Free Library, 100 W. St., Easton. 10 a.m. For children ages 5 and younger accompanied by an adult. Free. Info: 410-822-1626 or www.tcfl.org. VOLUNTEER FRIENDRAISER,
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels. 10 to 11:30 a.m. For new volunteers interested in learning how to lead tours exploring the Bay’s history, culture, and environment. No experience is necessary, but an enthusiasm
for the Chesapeake, a willingness to learn and the gift of gab are essential. Info: 410-745-2916. STEADY AND STRONG CLASS,
Oxford Community Center. 10:15 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, $60 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. FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING, Main Lobby, UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, 300 Byrn Ave., Cambridge. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. ADVANCE HEALTHCARE PLANNING, Talbot Hospice, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton. 11 a.m. Second Tuesdays. Talbot Hospice staff and trained volunteers will help you understand your options for advance healthcare planning and complete
your advance directive paperwork including the Five Wishes. Free and open to the public. To register: 410-822-6681. AARP TAX AIDE, Denton Library. Noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays until April 9. Call 410-479-1343 for appointment. TUESDAY MOVIES AT NOON,
Talbot County Free Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels. Noon. PG-rated film. Please call the library for title. Free; no need to pre-register. Info: 410-745-5877 or www.tcfl.org. THRIFT CENTER & FOOD PANTRY, St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Center and Food Pantry, 29533 Canvasback Drive, Easton. 1 to 4 p.m. Info: 410-770-4505 or www. svdpeastonmd.org. SLAVERY RESEARCH TALK,
Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester, 1003 Greenway Drive, Cambridge. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Dorchester County Historical Society hosts Jacqueline Simmons Hedberg who will discuss her research, “Plantations, Slavery and Freedom on Maryland’s Eastern Shore,” a tale of slave traders and abolitionists, kidnappers and freedmen, cruelty and courage. She will autograph and sell books. Open to the public; $3 charge for non-members. Info: 410-228-7953 or [email protected] verizon.net. DOUGLASS & THE HILL TALK,
18 Talbot Lane, Easton. 12:15 p.m. lunch; 1 p.m. discussion. Talbot County Women’s Club meeting. Members should bring their own lunch and beverage. Guest speaker author Priscilla Morris will discuss Frederick Douglass and houses of historical significance on “The Hill” in Easton. Brief business meeting will follow. Info: 410-476-3898. COLORING FOR TEENS & ADULTS, Talbot County Free Library, 106 Fremont St., St. Michaels. 3:30 p.m. Explore the relaxing process of coloring. Free; no need to pre-register. Info: 410745-5877 or www.tcfl.org. MONTHLY WING NIGHT, VFW Post 7464 Grasonville. 4 to 7 p.m. during Happy Hour. Second Tuesdays. Choice of sauces, boneless wings also available, 6 for $4. Wings and things cooked to order. SQUARE DANCING WORKSHOP,
Maple Elementary School multipurpose room, 5225 Egypt Road, Cambridge. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays during the public school year. The Dorchester Swingers Square Dancing Group. Info: President Ginny Bunting 410-341-4520. HARMONY ON THE BAY PRACTICE, Elks Lodge, 502 Dutchman’s Lane, Easton. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Women’s chorus singing barbershop-style harmony; chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Info: 301-512-3288.
BINGO, Denton American Legion Post #29, 9238 Legion Road, Denton. 7:30 p.m. Computers available. Info: 410-479-2708.