‘Bunk with the Beasts’ is this Friday at Zoo

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Therese Hamilton, Executive Director of the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council, joined by SWAC staff member Beth Hebert and student musicians Rachel Bailey, Matt Disbrow, and Luke Murphy, were on the Plaza last week promoting SWAC’s “Classics for A Cause” concert, scheduled Friday, Oct. 28. It promises to be an amazing event produced and performed by local students to support the SWAC arts mission.

Bunk with the Beasts is this Friday at Zoo

This Friday, you don’t have to travel across the world to take your family or Scout group on an exotic vacation.
On Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m., join the Zoo with the “Bunk with Beasts Camping Adventure.”
This overnight adventure includes a cookout, a guided tour, fun activities, animal encounters, a night hike thru the Zoo and a continental breakfast the next morning.
Campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. Some tents will be available to rent at $25 a tent, first serve.
The campout is designed for families with children ages 4 and older.
The cost is $30 per person. Credit Cards are accepted. Space is limited. Call 443-944-0636 for reservations and more information.

Fifth Annual Autumn Gardener’s Fair Sept. 30

The Fifth Annual Autumn Gardener’s Fair will be held at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Quantico on Friday, Sept. 30, 1 to 4, rain or shine.
Tickets for this church fundraiser are $10.
All things relating to the garden will be celebrated. There will be two guest speakers with an intermission, a buffet tea, vendors, a bakery and an auction.
Chef and owner of Restaurant 213, Jim Hughes, will speak on Chesapeake cooking, Ginny Rosenkranz from PAC 14 and the University of Maryland Extension Service will talk about raising and drying hydrangeas. Attic Artists will paint from the garden.
Ace Parker, master woodcraftsman, will have one of a kind bowls, Christmas trees, vases, clip boards and tablet holders.
Dot Truitt, a clay artist, will have bells, finials, tiles and chimes. There will also be gourds and pumpkins from Harcum Farms. Plus, there will be an auction of items from Designer’s Edge, G. B. Heron & Co., How Sweet It Is, dinner at Green Hill Country Club, a one week stay at an Ocean City beach-front condo and more.
The Church Mouse, an opportunity shop, and the 1845 founded St. Philip’s Episcopal Church will be open. Parking is at the back of the church.
For any questions contact Elaine Wallingford, event coordinator, at ewallingford2004@yahoo.com or 410-742-1837.

Ward Museum hosts Antique Evaluation Night

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art will host an Antique Evaluation Night on Oct. 12 from 3 to 6 p.m.
The public is invited to learn the history of their treasures from a panel of certified specialists who will evaluate each item. General admission is free to the public; however, there is a fee of $5 per item to be evaluated.
For more information visit wardmuseum.org, by phone 410-742-4988 ext.108, or email Wardinfo@salisbury.edu.

Kidney treatments topic of Deer’s Head lunch

Join the Deer’s Head Center kidney dialysis staff on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. for an informative lunch presentation about kidney failure.
Learn about kidney disease, treatment, and prevention.
Each lunch guest should bring a canned food item to be donated to the Maryland Food Bank and a protein bar to be donated to Deer’s Head dialysis patients.
Sponsored by the Deer’s Head Center Foundation, lunch will be held in the Deer’s Head auditorium and will cost $20 each or a table of 6 for $110.
Tickets will be sold through Sept. 30. Please call (410) 543-4000 or sharon.collins@maryland.gov for reservations and additional information.

Astronaut presentation to be held Oct. 7

Richard Arnold II will give a presentation about his career as an astronaut and what it is like working in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m., in Guerrieri Hall at Wor-Wic Community College.

Arnold has worked as an astronaut and aquanaut, traveling to the international space station on the space shuttle Discovery and completing two space walks.
He also served as a mission specialist on a joint NASA-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mission in the world’s only undersea laboratory, conducting experiments and operations in a simulated lunar outpost in support of the nation’s vision to return to the moon and future exploration of Mars.
Currently, Arnold is the NASA branch chief responsible for the planning and safe execution of spacewalks and space station robotic operations.
This event is sponsored by Wor-Wic’s honors program and the cultural diversity committee.
For more information, call 410-334-2859.

Chincoteague Expressions displayed at Ward

This fall and winter in the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University’s Welcome Gallery, artists living and working today in Chincoteague will showcase their work as it reflects the natural environment they call home, and explores connections between the people and landscapes of Chincoteague.
Experience innovative, multi-media art by some of the region’s best.
The exhibit, Chincoteague Expressions: Artists In Their Environment, will be on display through Feb. 12.
For more information, please call 410-742-4988 ext. 120.

Retired educators to hold fall luncheon

On Tuesday, Sept. 27, WREP’s fall meeting will be held at Salisbury Moose Lodge on Snow Hill Road.
Social time is 11:30 am. To noon, with lunch promptly following. Cost is $10 per person.
Newly retired Wicomico County schools staff receive a complimentary meal at this luncheon.
Please email Cheryl at cacki83@hotmail.com for reservations.
The September theme is Kindness as a Way of Life with fellow retired educator, Grace Foxwell Murdock as speaker.

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