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Concert on the Lawn series

Posted On: 6/5/14
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 BERLIN–The Berlin Heritage Foundation has announced that the first performance in its 2014 Concert on the Lawn series will be on Sunday, June 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum, 208 North Main Street. The Folk Heroes will perform at this first concert. “For at least 17 years, the foundation has been sponsoring these free concerts on the side yard of the Taylor House and they continue to be one of our museum’s most popular community events,” said Curator Susan Taylor. “We’ve had some talented musicians perform on the lawn and we look forward to another exciting season featuring some old favorites and some new, soon-to-be-favorites.” Returning groups this year include the the Chesapeake Brass Band on July 13 and the Salisbury Community Band on Aug. 14. Bring a chair and a picnic to enjoy these free concerts on the lawn of the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. Concerts in the series are always held at 6 p.m. on t...
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Community Briefs

Posted On: 6/5/14
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OCEAN PINES–Attention bargain hunters and treasure seekers. Ocean Pines will host several Outdoor Flea Markets in White Horse Park this season beginning Saturday, June 14. The community flea markets will run every other Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon and will be open to the public for space and shopping. Vendor spaces are available for $15 at the Community Center and vendors must provide their own tables. Flea market dates are June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26 and Aug. 9. Space sizes equal two parking spaces or 10 feet deep by 16 feet wide. Shoppers can browse fresh local groceries at the Farmers Market running every Saturday in White Horse Park from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. Admission to shop is free. To be a vendor, register in advance with the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department located in the Community Center. The flea markets will be located at 239 Ocean Parkway in the administration parking lot. To register, call 410-641-7052 or e-mail rec@oceanpines.org. Call the cance...
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Spring Choral concert coming to Pines church

Posted On: 5/29/14
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Spring Choral concert coming to Pines church OCEAN PINES–The Pine Tones Chorus will present its spring concert at the Community Church of Ocean Pines, on Route 589 and Beauchamp Road, Sunday, June 1, at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and will be available at the door. The concert, “30 Years of Music and Memories,” celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Pine Tones Chorus. Photos from the chorus archives will be presented as a slide show, beginning 10 minutes before the concert. Concert selections will include pop tunes sung in the 1980’s, such as “Bye Bye Blues,” as well as more recent hit melodies from the shows “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” Music in the classical, spiritual styles will include Mozart’s “Alleluia” and John Rutter’s arrangement of “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In.” June Todd is the Pine Tones Chorus director and Cathy Morgan is the group’s accompanist. Other instruments will also support the pe...
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Gather in Berlin for song, prayer

Posted On: 4/17/14
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BERLIN–On Thursday, May 1, the greater Berlin community is invited to gather on the front steps of the Historic Atlantic Hotel on Main Street at noon for song and prayer as we pray for our nation. This popular event will last approximately 60 minutes and will feature a number of community and church leaders praying for variety of important issues. The theme of this year’s prayer effort is “One Voice, United in Prayer” and is based on the Bible verse from Romans 15:6, “So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” In the event of inclement weather, this prayer event will move across the street to Stevenson United Methodist Church,123 Main Street, Berlin, Md. 21811. Any questions, contact Jerry Wade, executive pastor of SonRise Church, at 443-880-7801 or  e-mail Jwadecares@ comcast.net.
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G.O.L.D. seeks spring sponsors

Posted On: 4/3/14
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SNOW HILL–Worcester County G.O.L.D. (Giving Other Lives Dignity), Inc. is presenting its annual Spring Basket program for children in need. Sponsors are being sought to create baskets. Children referred to G.O.L.D. through the Department of Social Services are matched with a sponsor. While candy and toys are welcome, sponsors are also asked to include useful items such as healthy snacks, and hygiene items. Anyone interested in sponsoring a basket can contact G.O.L.D. at 410-677-6830.
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Zumba and Pickleball offered

Posted On: 2/13/14
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OCEAN PINES–The Ocean Pines Recreation Department will be offering Zumba and Pickleball this winter and the Ocean City Power Squadron will present a new boating course at the Ocean Pines library.   ZumbaThe Ocean Pines Recreation Department will present a Family/Friends Zumba class, designed for parents or friends with children ages 5 and up.  This class is 45 minutes long and set to G-rated pop music. It will take place in the gymnasium at the Community Center located at 239 Ocean Parkway. Certified instructors from West Ocean City Fitness will be leading the group.   There are two different four-week sessions being offered:   Session 1 – Thursdays, Feb. 20 – March 13 from 5:15-6:00 p.m. Session 2 –Thursdays, March 20- April 10 from 5:15-6:00 p.m. The cost for this class varies depending on the number of members in each family. Call the Community Center at 410-641-7052 for registration and payment details. Early registration is r...
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Search is on for Maryland’s best senior volunteer

Posted On: 2/13/14
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MARYLAND–Every day, Maryland senior volunteers give their time and service to help others. Nominate a deserving older adult in the local community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. “Seniors have so much to give and make a positive impact on our communities daily,” said Claude Lewis, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care office serving  Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. “Senior volunteerism not only benefits others, but also helps seniors stay active and socially engaged in their communities – important elements of healthy aging.” Members of the community are asked to nominate and vote for these “everyday heroes” between Jan. ...
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Ocean Pines Garden Club tour scheduled for June 12

Posted On: 1/30/14
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OCEAN PINES–The Ocean Pines Garden Club will present its annual garden tour this year on June 12. To ensure another great event, the garden club is asking Ocean Pines homeowners to consider placing their garden on the tour. Large or small, cultivated or “natural,” formal or informal–all gardens are given consideration. Having a variety of gardens to show is what makes the tour fun and surprising. In addition, having your garden on the tour is an experience and gives others a chance to gain ideas for what they might do in their own yards.   Homeowners will be given the opportunity to have an artist painting “plein air” in their garden during the tour and will also be invited, as guests of the garden club, to the luncheon immediately following the tour.   For more information, contact Marian Bickerstaff at 410-208-2508.
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Snow Hill’s First Fridays to begin again next week

Posted On: 1/30/14
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SNOW HILL–Not only is February American Heart Month, Black History Month and National Children’s Dental Health Month, it also brings Ground Hog’s Day, President’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and the new season of First Fridays in Snow Hill. Wear something red to town Friday, Feb. 7, and you will find some special promotions at the local galleries, shops and restaurants. At the same time you will enjoy walking around the downtown district of Snow Hill from 5-8 p.m. Start the evening at Snow Hill’s two new stores: The Corner Shoppe and The Green Doors. Big green egg cookers, infused oils and flavored vinegars are featured in The Corner Shoppe along with other unique culinary finds. The Green Doors offers refinished furniture, pillows, candles and jewelry. Further down Washington Street is The Serenity Shoppe where you will find hand-crafted Valentine’s Day cards and gift certificates. As you browse through the collectibles and antiques at Antiqu...
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COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Posted On: 1/23/14
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Go Red event for womenThe health departments of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties have teamed up with Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury and Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin to present a heart health event for women. The Go Red event is free and open to the public, and will feature health screenings, a heart-healthy cooking demonstration, success stories, vendors, dinner and door prizes. It will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 5:30-8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Avery W. Hall Educational Center at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, on the corner of Waverly Drive and Vine Street, in Salisbury. Free parking is available in Garage B, located next to the Educational Center building. Register online by Feb. 3 at  www.wicomicohealth.org, or call 410-334-3480. SDHS Job FairStephen Decatur High School staff and students invite area businesses and vendors to participate in its 2014 Job Fair, to be held at the school on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 8:15 a.m. t...
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