Out & About: May 2-8, 2014

Out & About: May 2-8, 2014

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FRI. May 2

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 10 a.m to 10 p.m. Live entertainment, food and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Featuring a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free except the headline acts. Tonights headline act is Merle Haggard (sold out), 8pm. Info: http://ococean.com/springfest or 800-626-2326.

BINGO — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m.Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

‘THE PSYCHIC’ — St. Peters Life Center, 103rd Street, Ocean City. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ocean Pines Players will present “The Psychic,” a murder mystery (of sorts). Admission costs $14 and includes wine and cheese, coffee, music, Chinese Auction and displays by local Artisans. Reservations: 410-208-6787.

REVERSE FASHION SHOW — Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, located in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. The men of Rite Aid will be wearing dresses to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network. Door prizes, poker tournament and 50/50 raffle. Cost is $20, $10 goes to charity.

MARGARET BROWN IN CONCERT — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 7 p.m. Classically trained soprano Margaret Brown presents “An American Songbook.” To include the music of Gershwin, Rodgers and Sondheim. Brown will be accompanied by local musician Elsworth Wheatley. Info: 410-641-0650.

SAT. May 3

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 10 a.m to 10 p.m. Live entertainment, food and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Featuring a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free except the headline acts. Tonights headline act is Loverboy with Special Guest: The Reagan Years, 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25-$45 and may be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Info: http://ococean.com/springfest or 800-626-2326.

OCEAN PINES FARMER’S MARKET — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, Saturdays, year-round, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring seasonal fresh produce, meats, breads, hot soups, homemade dog treats, floral arrangements and more. Info: Teresa Travatello, 410-641-7717, Ext. 3006. Vending: David Bean, 410-251-6383.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — VFW, Post 8296, 104 66th St., bayside in Ocean City, 8-11 a.m. A $5 donation for all-you-can-eat pancakes or 2-2-2, two eggs, two pancakes and two bacon slices, includes coffee and juice. Bloody Marys cost $3. Info: 410-524-8196.

6TH ANNUAL WEEKEND AT THE BEACH — BBW and Admirers Delmarva chapter will be meeting at Shenanigan’s, Ocean City Boardwalk at Fourth Street at 1 p.m. for lunch. At 7:30 p.m. the group will meet for dinner at Bonfire Buffet, 7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. After dinner will be drinks and dancing at Seacrets, 49th Street and the bay. Info: Larry, 609-870-8853 or bbwadmirer2007@aol.com.

‘THE PSYCHIC’ — St. Peters Life Center, 103rd Street, Ocean City. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ocean Pines Players will present “The Psychic,” a murder mystery (of sorts). Admission costs $14 and includes wine and cheese, coffee, music, Chinese Auction and displays by local Artisans. Reservations: 410-208-6787.

KENTUCKY DERBY FUNDRAISER — Hooper’s Crab House, 3-7 p.m. Family friendly entertainment featuring Hot Butter Nuggets plus magic show, Best Hat Contest, Betting for prizes and games. Menu includes salad, cream of crab soup, steamship carving station, steamed shrimp, crab balls, pulled pork and desserts. Cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. Benefits Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation. Tickets:410-723-2842 or 410-213-1771.

NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET — OC Marlin Club, 9659 Golf Course Road, West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to noon. Shop for rods, reels, anchors, lures, boat accessories, nautical art work, etc. Food available. Table rental is $25. Proceeds to benefit Lower Shore Special Olympics. Reserve a table: 410-208-4510.

USED BOAT & FISHING EQUIPMENT SALE & FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Used fishing gear and regular flea market. Breakfast sandwiches, lunch served from 11 a.m. and bake table. Boat spaces available. Cost for 10’x10’ space is $8, with table $12. Reserve space: 410-629-0926.

FREE PIG ROAST — Sound United Methodist Church, Route 54, Williamsville, Del., noon to 2 p.m. Offered as a “thank you” to the community for all the support shown during events, fundraisers, etc. All are welcome. Menu includes the pig and all the trimmings. Event held rain or shine under a tent. Take your own chair. Also, collecting canned items for the local food pantry. Info: www.facebook.com/SoundUMC or soundchurchinfo@gmail.com.

2014 FISHERMAN’S FLEA MARKET AND TAYLOR MARINE CENTER OPEN HOUSE — Taylor Marine Center Ocean City parking lot, 11850 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Delmarva Grady-White Club. Potential vendors: tmc@taylormarinecenteroc.com.

SPECIAL BREAKFAST — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30 a.m. to noon. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 11 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.

SUN. May 4

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Live entertainment, food and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Featuring a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free. Info: http://ococean.com/springfest or 800-626-2326.

6TH ANNUAL WEEKEND AT THE BEACH — BBW and Admirers Delmarva chapter will be meeting for brunch at Hall’s Buffet, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Info: Larry, 609-870-8853 or bbwadmirer2007@aol.com.

OCEAN CITY REEF FOUNDATION DINNER — Marlin Club, 9659 Golf Course Road, Ocean City, 4:30-7 p.m. Featuring dinner; silent, live and Chinese auctions; and 50/50 raffle.Tickets will be $20 at the door. Advance tickets: stacygellar@comcast.net or mhawkins@siteone.net.

‘THE PSYCHIC’ — St. Peters Life Center, 103rd Street, Ocean City. Doors open at 3 p.m. Ocean Pines Players will present “The Psychic,” a murder mystery (of sorts). Admission costs $14 and includes wine and cheese, coffee, music, Chinese Auction and displays by local Artisans. Reservations: 410-208-6787.

Overeaters Anonymous #169 —  Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1,  9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Group is a 12-step program for anyone struggling with a compulsive eating problem. Info: www.OARegion7.org or Bett 410-202-9078. No initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1 weekly.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 12 – 1 p.m. Group shares experience, strength and hope to help others. Info: Rob 443-783-3529.

ANNUAL MAY DAY TEA — Costen House Museum, 206 Market Street, Pocomoke City, 2 p.m. Special activity for children. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children 9 and  younger. Tickets: Rita Ullmann, 443-783-5285 or Kathleen Palmer, 443-783-4471.

TEACH CHILDREN TO FISH class — Ake Marine, Sunset Avenue, West Ocean City, 1:30-3 p.m. This first class will be covering basic knot tying, casting and terminal tackle. Free to children ages 6-16. All materials provided along with snacks and a beverage. This will be a series of classes covering basic techniques for local children sponsored by the Atlantic Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. Pre-register: www.yay@mssa.net.

SPECIAL BREAKFAST — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30 a.m. to noon. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 11 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.
MON. May 5

QUICKBOOKS CLASSES — Berlin Chamber of Commerce Business Center, 6-8 p.m. Classes held May 5, 7, 12, 14. Cost is $85 for the whole series. Laptops will be provided. Register: Lisa Twilley, 410-546-1900, ltwilley@marylandcapital.org or www.marylandcapital.org/registrations.

FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS — Richard A. Henson Cancer Institute at Peninsula Regional Medical Center,  100 E. Carroll St., Salisbury, 3:30-6:30 p.m.Held in honor of Melanoma Monday, local dermatologists are donating their time to perform the screenings. Participants should not already be under the care of a dermatologist. To schedule an appointment, call 410-543-7006. Info: 410-543-7172 or gwenn.garland@peninsula.org.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets each Monday from 7-9 p.m., at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, White Horse Park. Women interested in learning the craft of a cappella singing welcome. Info: 410-641-6876.

HAND DANCING — House of Welsh, 1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick, Del. Free lessons from 6-7 p.m., open dancing 7-10 p.m. No cover charge. Info: DC Hand Dance Club, 302-541-0728.

AARP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Claude Lewis will discuss Home Instead Senior Care-The Home Care Solutions. Take a friend or family member to join Happy Chapter. Can good collected for Sarah’s Pantry. Info: Larry, 443-831-1791.

TUES. May 6

28TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 7 a.m. to noon. Free health care screening for cholesterol and blood sugar (requires 12-hour fast), skin cancer, lunch function, carotid artery, bone density and spine. Health care professionals and vendors present to provide health related information. Guest speakers are Acupuncturist, Mark Stoehr, Mac, Lac, who will provide a demonstration at 9 a.m., followed by Dermatologist, Dr. Curtis Ashbury at 9:30 a.m. and Urologist, Dr. James Cherry at 10 a.m. Info: Melvin Friedman, 410-524-1177 or http://aarp1917.org.

WED. May 7

‘WHAT IS REFORM JUDAISM?’ INTRODUCTORY SESSIONS — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin, May 7 and 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Info: 410-641-4311 or rabbiwarshaw@gmail.com.

BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645, 138th Street and Sinepuxent Avenue, rear of the Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start6:30 p.m. Food is available. Open to the public. No one allowed in the hall under 18 years of age during bingo. Info: 410-250-2645.

DELMARVA HAND DANCING CLUB — Meets every Wednesday at Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, located in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dancing 6:30-9 p.m. Jitterbug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the ’50s, ’60s and Carolina beach music. All are welcome. Discounted food and drink prices. Info: 302-337-3638.

THURS. May 8

ANNUAL FASHION SHOW — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Road, Berlin, 6 p.m. The show is titled “Our Favorite Things – Spring Soiree.” Tickets cost $35 and include dinner, show, access to local vendors and a chance to win prizes. Silent and live auction items. Reservations: Heather Marinelli, 302-228-0800 or Michelee Kemp, 610-613-2626.

OC AARP 1917 GENERAL MEETING — MAC Senior Center, 41st Street, Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. Doug Phillips, Director of Marketing at the Freeman Stage will discuss the Summer 2014 program. Travel opportunities for 2014-15 will also be presented. All persons ages 50 and older are welcome. Info: aarp1917.org or 410-352-5748.

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Harpoon Hanna’s, Route 54 and the Bay, Fenwick Island, Del., 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649; or Dianne, 302-541-4642.

BINGO — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., in Ocean City, every Thursday, year round. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Food available. Open to the public. Info: 410-289-3166.
chair aerobics — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Community Life Center, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 1-2 p.m. Free will offering appreciated. Sponsored by St. Peter’s Senior Adult Ministry. Info: 410-524-7474.

ONGOING EVENTS


SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK — Participating restaurants offer fixed-priced meals, May 4-18. No tickets or passes required, but reservations are appreciated. Info: Liz Walk, 410-289-6773 or  www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com.

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