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Operation We Care seeks donations

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The cost is $25 per person. E-mail phs2kreunion@ gmail.com.

Youth orchestra plans concert

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Youth Orchestra will host its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, may 20, in Holloway Hall Auditorium at Salisbury University.

The orchestra is conducted by Jeffrey Schoyen, assistant professor of music at SU. it is a full orchestra with strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Members range from fourth-graders to high school seniors from Salisbury and Delaware.

Admission is $5, $3 for seniors, free for under 18.

Cookbook sale for cancer walk

CRISFIELD — Smith Island resident Susan Evans is sponsoring a cookbook sale to send a McCready Memorial Hospital colleague to Ohio to walk 60 miles.

Staff surgeon Dr. Sidney Barnes needs to raise $6,900 in entry fees so he and his two sisters can participate in a Susan G. Komen three-day walk in Cleveland. The walk proceeds benefit breast cancer research.

Evans’ recipe for traditional Smith Island cake appears in the newly published cookbook “Dishing Up Maryland.” To help “Team Barnes,” she will buy multiple copies of the book with her personal discount and sell them for the cover price of $20. Each sale will add $10 to Barnes’ entry fee goal.

The book sale will be held in McCready’s original hospital lobby from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, may 20. Evans will sign books, explain the finer points of Smith Island cake-making and she hinted she “may serve a slice or two” of Maryland’s official dessert.

Call 410-968-1018 by Tuesday.

Lighting, reception honor nurses

SALISBURY — Peninsula Regional Medical Center will join the American Nurses Association in honoring the 3.1 million nurses practicing today in the United States during National Nurse’s Week. this year’s theme is “Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow.”

The hospital will host a “Nurses Light Up The Night” luminary lighting and reception Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Frank B. Hanna Outpatient Center lobby. The public is welcome.

Ballroom dance parties to begin

SALISBURY — Ballroom made Simple, in collaboration with the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council will host Monday night summer “dance parties” for six weeks at the Arts Council office in downtown Salisbury.

The dances begin on Monday, June 21, and will continue through Monday, July 26, from 6-8 p.m.

A 30-minute lesson will be held at 6 p.m., followed by 90 minutes of general dancing until 8 p.m. The cost is $7 per person at the door and includes the lesson. all level of dancers and singles are welcome. Light snacks will be available. Dress is casual.

Call 410-543-ARTS or 443-783-3060.

ACT registration deadline is Friday

SALISBURY — Area residents have until Friday to register for the American College Testing examination, which is being offered by Wor-Wic Community College on Saturday, June 12, at 7:30 a.m., at the college campus in Salisbury.

Anyone who takes the ACT can have their scores sent directly to any college or university that requires the ACT assessment. Test results are used by educational institutions for admission decisions, course placement, academic advising or to identify candidates qualified for scholarships and loans.

Operation We Care seeks donations