Civic Center working to resolve ‘Jersey Boys’ flap

Wicomico Youth & Civic Center officials are still working with promoters to reschedule “Jersey Boys” at the Salisbury performance venue. “Jersey Boys” was scheduled to perform Thursday, March 28, but was canceled that night because of technical problems. The show was a collaborative production of the Civic Center, Broadway in Salisbury and Jersey Boys Touring […]

King events scheduled Monday at Civic Center

The 34th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday dinner and commemoration banquet, with youth activities in the morning, is planned for Monday, Jan. 21 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The banquet will be in the Normandy Arena at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40 each. Call Jesse T. Ballard at 410-546-4206 or […]

Memorial Day event is Monday at Civic Center

On the morning of Memorial Day, the public is invited to honor Wicomico County veterans who have died in the line of duty at the 16th annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The ceremony is set for Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m., and it will take place at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of […]

Wicomico hockey proposal fails to gain traction

The consulting firm hired by county officials last year to identify an ice hockey team that would play at the Civic Center 20 to 30 times each year failed to provide a team before the agreement with the county expired in March. Last April, County Executive Bob Culver signed an alliance with Paramount Sports President […]

Optimist Club’s Better Living Expo is this weekend

Offering home and garden innovations, fine arts and crafts, this year’s Better Living Expo will be at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday. Presented by the Optimist Club of Salisbury, this 53rd annual show, an area tradition, will also feature area artisans. Carlos the Juggler and clowns will perform. Animals from […]

Photo Gallery: 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Youth Activity

Hundreds of youngsters from across the Shore joined in the celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Monday. The morning began with the 32nd Annual Youth Activity presented by the Salisbury High School Association. End the evening with the Tri-County MLK Coalition at the 33rd […]

Things To Do: Recreation Indoor Community Yard Sale is this Saturday

Get ready to find some bargains. Wicomico Recreation’s Indoor Community Yard Sale is this Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The yard sale will run from 7 a.m. to noon; admission for shoppers is $2 per person. Children younger than 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. “With hundreds […]

40 years ago, Civic Center fire changed our community

Forty years ago this week, the cultural and emotional heart of Wicomico County experienced a myocardial infarction. The cause was a fatal conflagration. Translation: A fire destroyed the original Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. It cast a palpable pall over the community for months. As a front-row witness, that sad day remains seared in my […]