Handbag Bingo held at Singerly Fire Hall Aug. 10 The Bingo will feature Vera Bradley, Coach and Michael Kors. Door open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets call Holly 443-309-4820 or Nancy 410-398-2486 or 410-441-0846. The hall is located at 300 Newark Avenue in Elkton.
Lower Ferry Festival to be held August 11 Held at 104 Roundhouse Ave. in Perryville from 1 to 7 p.m. There will be a cornhole tournament, car cruise, live entertainment, rock climbing wall, bounce house, games, food trucks, vendors, eating tent and beer and wine.
Kids Fishing Tournament held Saturday August 18 Held at the Charlestown Community Pier with registration at 8 a.m., tournament from 9 to 11 a.m. and lunch and awards from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by C.C. Lip Rippers. Parking will be free for participants and family members at The Wellwood beginning at 8 a.m. Fishing rods will be available for use at the check in table. There will be a water slide, bounce house, face painting, and balloon animals from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veteran's Park. Age categories are four to six years, seven to nine, 10 to 12 and 13 to 15 years. For questions and sponsorship please call 443-907-7682.
8th Annual International Chalk the Walk held Aug. 21 Join the party from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in downtown Elkton. Free chalk will be provided at the following locations: Elkton Alliance, 101 E. Main Street and The Cecil County Arts Council, 135 E. Main Street. For more information visit www.facebook.com/elktonarts.
Downtown Elkton Classic Car Show to be held Aug. 23 Held at North and Main Streets from 5 to 8 p.m. and registration closing at 6:30 p.m. All makes, models and years are welcome. Please note that streets start closing at 3 p.m.
Evening Paddle with the MD Department of Natural Resources Aug. 25 Enjoy an evening paddle on the serene waters of the Elk River from 6 to 8 p.m. Discover the wonders that abound on the water as the sun sets. Meet next to the boat launch facilities in the Rogues Harbor area. Cost is $20 per canoe, $15 per single kayak. Have your own canoe or kayak bring it along for just $5 per person. Space is limited, so call today to make your reservations 410-287-5333.
Oxford UM Church to hold buffet breakfast Aug. 25 Held from 7 to 10 a.m. at the corner of Market and Addison Street in Oxford. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children three to 10. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling the office at 610-932-9698.
NOTICE The Solanco Class of 1978 will hold a 40 year class reunion on Saturday, August 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Lancaster Tennis & Yacht Club, 2615 Columbia Ave. in Lancaster Pa. Cost is $20 with reservations due by August 1. Mail check or money order to Tammy (Herr) Miller, 606 Bunker Hill Road, Strasburg, PA 17579.
ONGOING EVENTS Al-Anon Family Group will meet at Janes United Methodist Church every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. This is a 12-Step support program for anyone whose life has been affected by another person's drinking. There are no dues or fees and the program is anonymous. The church is located at 213 N. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. Please use the rear entrance and door #6. For more information please contact Martha H. at 443-350-1483 or email@example.com.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 HIP-HOP DANCE PARTY - Held at the Perryville Library at 10:30 a.m. Get into the hip-hop groove with a dance lesson and special performance by Cecil Dancecenter. For ages five to 11. BLOXELS: Video Game Design Workshop - Held at the Rising Sun Library at 4 p.m. Learn basics of computer coding while using Bloxels, building kits to design and create a video game. For ages 11 to 17. GEO INVESTIGATORS - Held at the Chesapeake City Library at 4 p.m. Conduct experiments on common rocks and learn the unique geologic history of Cecil County. For ages 11 to 17.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 BLACK BELT BASICS - Held at the Rising Sun Library at 10:30 a.m. and the North East Library at 1:30 p.m. Practice Martial Arts drills and exercises with experts from Impact Martial Arts. For ages five to 11.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 ROCK DISCOVERY - Held at the Cecilton Library at 10:30 a.m. Explore rocks of all shapes and sizes in this geology-themed playtime emphasizing pre-literacy games, activities, toys and crafts. For families with children ages two to five. DESIGN & CREATE: Circuits - Held at the Perryville Library at 3 p.m. Using a variety of different kits and materials learn about all the quirky ways you can make your own circuits. For ages 11 to 17. GAME ON! - Held at the North East Library at 3:30 p.m. Challenge your friends to the latest and greatest tabletop games. For ages 11 to 17. PAGETURNERS - Held at the Elkton Library at 6 p.m. Pageturners is a new book discussion where you can discover new books and meet new people. Please bring a book that you have recently read and enjoyed and be ready to share. MARYLAND'S HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE - Held at the Perryville Library at 6:30 p.m. For over 28 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been examining the cosmos and providing us with gorgeous images. Scientist Jim O'Leary will discuss the Hubble's findings, and what the future holds for its successor.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 LEARN THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARDIO-KICKBOXING - Held at the Perryville Library at 10:30 a.m. Angel Celona from Impact Martial Arts will discuss the health benefits of cardio-kickboxing while demonstrating the techniques. Dress to work out. ART STUDIO: From Concerto to Canvas - Held at the Rising Sun Library at 11 a.m. Discover how different rhythms and sounds can inspire you to create a masterpiece. For ages eight to 11. TRINIDAD NORTH STEEL DRUM BAND - Held at the Elkton Library at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate summer with the sould of the islands, and learn about the rich history of this music. All ages are welcome.
MONDAY, AUGUST 13 7TH ANNUAL MAGIC, SPACE AND SWORDS - Held at the North East Library at 6 p.m. Hear the latest news in gaming, anime, novels and TV fandoms. Trivia with Marvel, Star Wars, and Hobbit prizes. Special guest: professional cosplay artist Q&A. For ages 11 to 100. Under 13 must be with an adult. THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 DESIGN CHALLENGE: World Music - Held at the Perryville Library at 3 p.m. Discover the unique sounds and styles of music created around the globe and design an internationally-inspired instrument. For ages 11 to 17.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 TEEN LOUNGE: Pokémon - Held at the Rising Sun Library at 1 p.m. Create Poké Ball terrariums and see if you can identify all the types of Pokémon. Plus create art, play games or just lounge with friends. For ages 11 to 17.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 FILM SERIES - Held at the North East Library at 1 p.m. The movie is "Black Panther" which is rated PG-13 and runs for two hours and 15 minutes.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 DESIGN CHALLENGE: World Music - Held at the Rising Sun Library at 4 p.m. Discover the unique sounds and styles of music created around the globe and design an internationally-inspired instrument. For ages 11 to 17.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 TOUCH-A-TRUCK - Held at the Perryville Library at 10:30 a.m. Climb aboard a variety of large vehicles and learn what they do. For families.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 ART JOURNALING - Held at the Perryville Library at 3 p.m. Write down your summer memories in a whole new way. Learn about the art of scrapbook or bullet journaling using your own stories, drawings and photography. For ages 11 to 17.
Registration is recommended two weeks prior to ensure your place at library programs. For more in-depth description of the programs please visit the library website at www.cecil.ebranch.info/ Rising Sun Library - 410-658-4025 • Elkton Library - 410-996-5600 Perryville Library - 410-996-6070 • Cecilton Library - 410-275-1091 North East Library - 410-996-6269 • Chesapeake Library - 410-996-1134 Port Deposit Library - 410-996-6055