Out & About: May 29- June 4, 2015

FRI. May 29

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

FISH FRY — Bowen United Methodist Church, 8421 Newark Road, Newark, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Platters cost $10 and include salt water trout fillets, macaroni and cheese, green beans, corn bread, beverage and dessert. Proceeds benefit the church’s roofing fund. Info: 410-632-1134

SAT. May 30

BALTIMORE RAVENS ROOSTS ANNUAL PARADE — Along Baltimore Avenue from 19th Street to 26th Street, Ocean City, 10 a.m. to noon. Showcasing more than 50 member roosts from Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, players, cheerleaders, mascots, bands, floats and more. Info: Sue Draper, sdraper65@verizon.net or www.councilrr.com. The Ravens Roosts Headquarters is located at the Castle in the Sand Hotel at 3701 Atlantic Avenue.

PURPLE PLUNGE — Ocean City beach at 18th Street, Registration at 7:45 a.m., plunge at 8:15 a.m. “Plungers” will have the chance to run into the Atlantic Ocean to benefit Special Olympics of Maryland. For a donations of $10, plungers receive a purple rally towel; for $35, receive a beach towel with the purple plunge logo; for $50, receive a t-shirt with the Purple Plunge logo. Donate/register: www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1137702, go to SOMD. Pledge forms: www.chamberofravensnests.com. Info: www.somd.org.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean City Municipal Airport, Terminal Building, 9 a.m. to noon, through April 25. Serving pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, etc., and coffee. Suggested donation is $7. Proceeds support the Huey Veteran’s Memorial Display. Info: Airport Ops, 410-213-2471 or Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207.

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. Info: 410-524-8196.

FARMERS MARKET — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Locally grown vegetables and fruits, eggs, honey, kettle korn, flowers, artisan breads, seafood, meats and more. New vendors welcome. Info: 410-641-7717, Ext. 3006.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WAREHOUSE OPEN — Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County Warehouse, 7033 Worcester Highway, Newark,8 a.m. to noon. Currently accepting donations in the form of gently used furniture, appliances and building supplies. Info: 410-208-4440.

SUN. May 31

OC BEACH LIGHTS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. A five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring a visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production. Each 8-minute show also features fireworks effects. Free event. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ocbeachlights.com.

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ karaoke — Ocean City beach at Third Street, 6-8 p.m. Free, alcohol- and drug-free event for 2015 high school graduates I.D. may be required at registration. Info: Al “Hondo” Handy, 410-250-0125.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS — Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 2, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, noon to 1 p.m. Group shares experience, strength and hope to help others. Open to the community and to AGH patients. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.

‘PICNIC IN THE PARK’ FUNDRAISER — John West Park in Ocean View, Del., noon to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the 38th District Democratic Committee. Tickets cost $35 for adults ($40 at the door) and free to children 11 and younger. Menu includes chicken, ribs, refreshments and desserts. Invited guests include Governor Markell, Attorney General Denn, Senators Carper and Coons and Congressman Carney. Tickets are available from all committee persons.

outdoor casual worship service — Front lawn of Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 8:30 a.m., Sundays,May 24 through Sept. 27. Take a lawn chair or blanket. Held indoor during inclement weather. Info: 410-641-2186 or Bethany21811@gmail.com.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean City Municipal Airport, Terminal Building, 9 a.m. to noon, through April 26. Serving pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, etc., and coffee. Suggested donation is $7. Proceeds support the Huey Veteran’s Memorial Display. Info: Airport Ops, 410-213-2471 or Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207.

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. No initial meeting charge. Meeting contribution is $1 weekly. Info: Bett, 410-202-9078.

SUNDAY NIGHT SERENITY AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING — Woodlands in Ocean Pines, Independent Living Apartment Building, 1135 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 7:30 p.m.

MON. June 1

WOMEN’S BARBERSHOP CHORUS GUEST NIGHT — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7 p.m. Info: 410-641-6876.

AARP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m. and meeting at 10 a.m. Speaker will be Steve Taylor from Worcester Youth & Family Counseling Services, Inc. Take a can of food for Sarah’s Pantry. Info: Larry Walton, 443-831-1791 or lrwalto@yahoo.com.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Monday of every month at Apple Discount Drugs, 314 Franklin Ave., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, 11310 Manklin Creek Rd., in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin. Free, monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. By appointment only: Robin Rohlfing, 410-641-9726.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin, first Monday of each month, 6-7 p.m. All welcome. Info: Darlene Jameson, 410-629-6877 or the AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 5-6:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: Edna Berkey, 410-251-2083.

HISTORIC MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, Showell, Mondays, 1-4 p.m., June through September. Info: 410-251-2849.

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

TUES. June 2

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ beach volleyball — Ocean City beach at Third Street. Sign-ups at 4:30 p.m., games at 6 p.m. Free, alcohol- and drug-free event for 2015 high school graduates I.D. may be required at registration. Info: Al “Hondo” Handy, 410-250-0125.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CRAB NIGHT — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City, every Tuesday, 5-7 p.m. Steamed crabs and shrimp, crab soup, hot dogs, pizza, corn on the cob, and French fries. Reserve crabs and shrimp: 410-524-7994.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place at Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del., 10 a.m. Walgreens, Clarksville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

STEPPING ON FALL PREVENTION WORKSHOP — Pocomoke Senior Center, 400 Walnut St., #B, Pocomoke City, noon to 2 p.m. A well-researched falls prevention program for seniors. The workshop is free and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks, June 2-July 14. Info: 410-957-0391.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING – Berlin group 331, Worcester County Health Center, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 5:30-7 p.m.TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: jeanduck47@gmail.com.

ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 5 p.m. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: dillon128@aol.com.

WED. June 3

movie on the beach — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Free movie on the beach featuring “Blended.” Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Sign-ups at 6 p.m., games at 7 p.m. Free, alcohol- and drug-free event for 2015 high school graduates I.D. may be required at registration. Info: Al “Hondo” Handy, 410-250-0125.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Wednesday of every month at Rite Aid, 10119 Old Ocean City Blvd., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Rite Aid, 11011 Manklin Creek Road in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 7-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. All welcome. Info: AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.

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 start 6:30 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 DANCE 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. Info: 302-200-DANCE (3262).

KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER OCEAN PINES/OCEAN CITY — Meets every Wednesday at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Doors open at 7 a.m., meeting begins at 8 a.m. Info: 410-641-7330.

BAYSIDE BEGINNINGS AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7:30 p.m.

OCEAN CITY/BERLIN ROTARY CLUB MEETING — Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott, 2 15th St, Ocean City, 6 p.m.Info: 410-641-1700 or kbates@taylorbank.com.

ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, noon. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: dillon128@aol.com.

THURS. June 4

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ DODGEBALL — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Free, alcohol- and drug-free event for 2015 high school graduates I.D. may be required at registration. Info: Al “Hondo” Handy, 410-250-0125.
annual wine tasting luncheon — Harrison Harbor Watch, Ocean City Boardwalk at the Inlet, 11:30 a.m. Cost is $33 and includes lunch and the pairing of a wine per course. Sponsored by the Women’s Club of Ocean Pines. Reservations: Kay Hickman, 410-600-0552 by May 28.

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4-7 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649.

BINGO — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., in Ocean City, every Thursday, year round. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at6:30 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

‘EVEREST…CONQUERING CHALLENGES WITH GOD’S MIGHTY POWER!’ — St. Andrew Catholic Church, 14401 Sinepuxent Ave., Ocean City, 8:30-11:30 a.m., June 22-26. Participate in team building games, Bible songs, science experiments and treats. Cost is $40 per child with a $65 maximum for a family. Register: 410-250-0300 and at St. Luke and St. Andrew.

‘SALUTE TO SERVICES’ — The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is offering free admission to all members and their families of the Military active or retired, firefighters, police, U.S. Coast Guard, emergency responders and EMS personnel, through June 17. Info:www.ocmuseum.org or 410-289-4991.

100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION DINNER — Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway in Ocean City, June 19, 6-9 p.m. Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the formation of U.S. Coast Guard. Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan will be the master of ceremonies and Master Chief Steven W. Cantrell, Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard will be the guest speaker. Cost is $42. Deadline is June 12. Info:sandy@ocmuseum.org. The anniversary event is hosted by the Ocean City Museum Society.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT & ADVOCACY GROUP — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, noon to 1:30 p.m.on the second and fourth Fridays of every month. Info: 410-524-7474.

BUS TRIPS — On June 11, July 21 and Aug. 18, tour NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Cost is $35. On May 30, enjoy an on-your-own trip to New York City. Cost is $80. On June 14, travel to Camden Yarks to watch the Orioles host the Yankees. Cost is $85 and includes transportation and game ticket. All trips are open to the public. Register: Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department, 410-641-7052. Info:www.OceanPines.org.

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ ACTIVITIES FOR GRADUATES — Throughout the Ocean City area, May 31 through June 16. The “Play It Safe” program sponsors free, alcohol-free and drug-free events, honoring 2015 high school graduates. Info: 410-250-0125.

‘ASK A MASTER GARDENER’ — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, every Tuesday, 1-4 p.m., through September. Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Put plant damage samples in a plastic bag and label with name and phone number.

MAC INC. FUN DAY — Jolly Roger Amusement Park, 2901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, July 25, rain or shine. Tickets include unlimited Splash Mountain and golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and amusement rides from 2-6 p.m.  Tickets cost $25 and are on sale in advance only by calling 410-742-0505, Ext. 113. Proceeds provide scholarships to the Richard A. Henson Wellness Center at MAC Inc.

STAR CHARITIES MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m., on the first Friday of each month. Meeting of volunteers. Info: Anna Foultz, 410-641-7667.

PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP OPEN — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Shop will be open every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and every Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring the latest creations by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

COMPUTER AND E-READER INSTRUCTION — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway. Staff offers individual computer or E-Reader instruction by appointment: 410-524-1818.

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