Listed events are taking place in Kent County and adjoining areas. To be included, submit the event title, time and address to social@thekentcountynews.com at least one week in advance. Once submissions are approved, events will run as space allows.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

KENT COMMUNITY BREAKFAST GROUP, 7:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Express, 105 Scheeler Road, Chestertown. Amy Crowding, executive director of Horizons for Kent and Queen Anne's counties, will discuss the program's efforts to reduce "summer slide." 

FARMERS MARKET, 10 a.m., Amy Lynn Ferris Adult Activity Center, 200 Schauber Road, Chestertown. 

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena branch.

WRITERS' GROUP, 5-6:30 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch. For all writers and aspiring writers.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

SCIENCETELLERS: ALIENS, 11 a.m., North County branch in Galena; 2 p.m., Rock Hall branch; 5:30 p.m., Chestertown branch; Kent County Public Library. Curious kids, a wild space scientist and a family of aliens collide with real science in the latest tale from Sciencetellers. This action-packed alien adventure uses science experiments to create out of this world special effects. For ages 5 and older. 

JUNIOR DAIRY ASSOCIATES, 7 p.m., Kennedyville United Methodist Church,12008 Augustine Herman Highway, Kennedyville.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m.-noon, Fountain Park, Chestertown. Home grown produce, herbs, breads, soaps, plants and cut flowers as well as handcrafted works by local artisans.

DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF KENT COUNTY, 9:30 a.m., Democratic Headquarters, 357 High St., Chestertown.

KIDSPOT CREATIVITY CENTER, 9 a.m.-noon, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Variety of free arts activities for ages 2-12. 

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Chestertown branch, Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown. Presented by Vivian Fisher, deputy director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library African American Department. Followed by a light lunch. As part of Legacy day. 

STORIES AND SNACK FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown. As part of Legacy Day. 

MEET HARRIET TUBMAN, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown. Children are invited to meet Harriet Tubman and learn more about her life through story and song. As part of Legacy Day. 

BITS & BRIDLES HORSE CLUB, 1 p.m., Running W Kennel, 10263 Worton Road, Chestertown.

LEGACY DAY EXHIBITION, 1-6 p.m., Education Center, Chestertown RiverArts, 200 High St., Suite A, Chestertown. With work created by local African-American artists. As part of Legacy Day. 

THE HISTORY OF GOSPEL, 2-3 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 237 N. College Ave., Chestertown. Featuring recording artist Anthony Brown. As part of Legacy Day. 

CHILDREN'S BEADING CRAFT ACTIVITY, 3-5 p.m., KidSPOT, 315 High St., Chestertown. As part of Legacy Day. 

LEGACY DAY, 5 p.m., High Street and 300 block of High Street, Chestertown. This year's theme highlights historic African American churches in Kent County. Parade down High Street begins at 5 p.m. Food, classic cars, drinks, exhibits and music by Jasper Hackett with Quiet Fire. 

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

ANNUAL FAMILY DAY, 11:15 a.m. worship service, Mt. Olive AME Church, Butlertown. The Rev. Monique Upshur Davis will be preaching. Fellowship Meal served from 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. At 3:45 p.m. the Power and Praise Service with the Power and Praise Team from Calvary Baptist Church; Dover, Del. At 4 p.m. afternoon guest Bishop W. James Thomas, II, Senior Pastor along with the Combined Choir, Calvary Baptist Church, Dover, Del. Come and worship with us all day.

ARCHERY, 2 p.m., Cypress Creek Archery, 2719 Cypress Road, Millington.

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH, 2-6 p.m., Worton Park. Free haircuts for boys and men, career guidance, information on how public safety professionals are keeping Kent County safe as well as information on mental wellness and health. Food and beverages will be available. 

MONDAY, AUG. 19

MID-SHORE PRO BONO FREE LEGAL SERVICES CLINIC, 1 p.m., yellow building, Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch. Info: 410-690-8128.

4-H NATURE CLUB, 4-5 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

LIFE DRAWING, 5-8 p.m., RiverArts Education Center, 200A High St., Chestertown. Cost: $15 per session in advance, block of five tickets $75, $20 drop in. Info: chestertownriverarts.net.

CHESTER RIVER CHORALE, 6 p.m., Wesley Hall, Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown. Ages range from college student to octogenarian. Voices range from soprano to bass. No auditions required. Dues are $50 with students free. Info: chesterriverchorale.org.

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF KENT COUNTY, 6 p.m., Amy Lynn Ferris Center, 200 Schauber Road, Chestertown. Info: 443-282-0986 or sikentcounty@soroptimist.net.

MAINSTAY MONDAY, 7 p.m., the Mainstay, 5753 N. Main St., Rock Hall. Host Joe Holt welcomes Pat Mercuri. $10. Info and tickets: mainstayrockhall.org or 410-639-9133.

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

BABY AND TODDLER TIME, 11 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch. For ages 0-2.

CHESTERTOWN ROTARY CLUB, noon, the Kitchen at the Imperial, 208 High St., Chestertown.

NORTH COUNTY AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP, 2-3 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena branch.

OLDE KENT QUILTERS GUILD, 3 p.m., January-March; 6:30 p.m., April-November; Presbyterian Church of Chestertown, 905 Gateway Drive, Chestertown. Guests welcome. Info: 410-490-7102.

COMMUNITY CHESS CLUB, 4 p.m., Kent County Public Library, Chestertown branch, 408 High St.

NAACP MEETINGS, 7 p.m., Potter’s House Ministries, 8814 Fairlee Road, Chestertown. Info: 410-778-0100.

SPORT FISHING, 7:30 p.m., Upper Eastern Shore Anglers, Kitty Knight House, 14028 Augustine Herman Highway, Georgetown. Info: Al Hart at 410-778-0289.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

NEEDLECRAFTERS GROUP, 10 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

CHESTERTOWN BOOK GROUP, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

ENNEAGRAM: A TOOL TO UNDERSTAND YOURSELF AND OTHERS, 6 p.m., Chestertown branch, Kent County Public Library. Presented by Sarah Gifford. 

PUPPY PALS DOG CLUB, 6:30 p.m., Radcliffe Creek School, 201 Talbot Blvd. Suite A, Chestertown.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

KENT COMMUNITY BREAKFAST GROUP, 7:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Express, 105 Scheeler Road, Chestertown. Ryan Helfenbein will discuss green burials and advanced funeral planning. 

FARMERS MARKET, 10 a.m., Amy Lynn Ferris Adult Activity Center, 200 Schauber Road, Chestertown.

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena branch.

FUZZY TALES AND SHINY SCALES (small animal club), 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Chestertown, 905 Gateway Drive, Chestertown.

PHOTO CLUB, 7-9 p.m., KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Info: chestertownriverarts.net.

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