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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.

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