FRI. July 4
MOVIES ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 8:30 p.m. Free movies on the beach for the entire family. Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.
3RD ANNUAL OPA FREEDOM 5K — Begins at 8 a.m. All ages welcome. Cost is $25-35. Proceeds will go to Home of the Brave, Inc. Registration: Ocean Pines Recreation Department, 410-641-7052.
JULY 4 CELEBRATION – FUN DAY — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department. Days activities include a DJ, face painting, water slides, carnival games, refreshments and more. There is a $6 fee for unlimited waterslide rides. Tickets will be sold for additional games and rides. All ages welcome.
JULY 4 FIREWORKS DISPLAY — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department. After a day of fun at the pool, veterans park fun day, fireworks will be at Showell Park shortly after dark. Plenty of free parking. Free event.
SAT. July 5
JULY 4 CONCERT AND FIREWORKS ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 8-10 p.m. Free concert begins at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by Frankie & The Pack with Trish Curreri’s Perfectly Patsy. Info: 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.
JULY 4 CONCERT AND FIREWORKS AT NORTHSIDE PARK — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 8-10 p.m. Free concert begins at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Entertainment provided by United States Army Band Downrange. Info: 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.
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.
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.
OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET— Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.Breakfast, lunch, soups and baked goods. Table rental: 410-629-0926.
SUN. July 6
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 an eight-minute, visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the boardwalk. New fireworks effects added this year. Info: www.ococean.com or 800-626-2326.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSs #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: www.OARegion7.org or Bett, 410-202-9078.
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. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.
MON. July 7
BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.
MOVIES ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Monsters University.” Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.
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.
HISTORIC MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, Showell, 1-4 p.m., Mondays through October. Info: 410-251-2849.
FREE MOVIE MONDAY — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Featuring “The Goonies.” Info: 410-641-7052.
HEARTSAVER CPR — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department. Teaches CPR (adult, infant and child) and the proper use of an AED. It is designed to train the rescuer to respond to a cardiac emergency. Cost is $60. Info: 410-641-7052.
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.
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.
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.
TUES. July 8
BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Divison Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.
FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Featuring a variety of contests for all ages. Events may include sand castle contest, tug-of-war, relay races and more. All activities are free. Info: 410-250-0125 or 800-626-2326.
MATT DOVE’S SKATEBOARD CAMP — Basics and tricks taught. Campers are required to wear helmets and have a legal guardian sign a skate waiver. Cost is $85-$95. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 410-641-7052.
BASIC BOATING COURSE — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, July 8-10, 6-9 p.m. Discussions include local water knowledge, piloting, knots, boat terms, trailering, maintenance, boating safety, legal requirements and more. Meets the requirements of the Maryland Boating Safety Education Act for those born after July 1, 1972. Cost is $15 and includes all course materials. Register: Steve Haffner, 410-208-2531 or email@example.com.
CRAB NIGHT — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 5-7 p.m., everyTuesday through Sept. 2. Menu is choice of steamed crabs (if available), crab cakes (broiled or fried), fried or baked flounder and fried calamari. Also available are corn on the cob, French fries, hot dogs, pizza and various sides. Cash bar. Crab and shrimp orders must be made in advance: 410-524-7994, Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
‘ASK A MASTER GARDENER’ — The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service offers free clinics at the Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m., May through September. Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions. Samples may be brought for testing in a plastic bag marked with name and phone number. All services are free of charge.
‘PARTNERS IN COMMAND’ FREE BOATING SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center, Marlin Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7-9 p.m. Ocean City Power Squadron offers this seminar as a public service for experienced or novice boaters, crew and guests. Learn boating safety and keep up to date on critical boating issues. Reserve a seat: Bela Gulyas, 410-208-9747.
PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Helping individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their families. No reservations, no fees. Info: www.
DelmarvaParkinsonsAlliance.org ; or Ron and Mary Leidner, 410-208-0525.
WED. July 9
CONCERTS ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 8 p.m. Featuring Jesse Garron’s “Tribute to Elvis.” Take a blanket or chair. Info: 800-626-2326.
movies on the beach — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m.Featuring “The Lone Ranger.”. Take beach chairs or a blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.
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 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.Discounted food and drink prices. 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, 7:45 a.m. Except the third Wednesday of the month when it takes place at Halls Restaurant, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 7:45 a.m., June through September. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-641-7330.
THURS. July 10
SUNSET PARK PARTY NIGHTS — Sunset Park, S. Division Street, bayside, Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Featuring Tranzfusion (rock). Admission is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended to take own seating. Info: 800-626-2326, 410-289-7739 or www.ocdc.org.
FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Princess Royale, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Finding Nemo.” Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.
BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577.
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. 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.
FREE CONCERT — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Featuring “Overtime.” Info: 410-641-7052.
WESTERN NIGHT AT THE RACES — Ocean Downs, 10218 Race Track Road, Berlin, 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $26 and includes live entertainment by Tim Landers Duo, Sharon Sorrentino and Lee Taylor; an all-you-can-eat buffet; horse racing; and a racing program. Benefiting Hospice. Tickets: 410-641-7667 or 410-208-0430.
TV COMIC NADINE TO PERFORM — The OC Jamboree, Route 611 and 12600 Marjan Lane, West Ocean City, 2 p.m.Ensemble star of RFD TV Networks’ hit television series Larry’s Country Diner, Nadine will be appearing for one show only. Tickets cost $30. Tickets: OC Jamboree box office, 410-213-7581 or www.ocjam.com.
OCEAN CITY LIFE-SAVING STATION MUSEUM — Located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave., July 7 through Aug. 30. Museum offers daily summer programs beginning at 10 a.m. Topics include beach safety, aquarium feeding, knot tying, history and all about sharks. Info: Sandy, 410-289-4991, email@example.com or www.ocmuseum.org.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, July 14-18, 6:15-8:15 p.m. The Berlin Ecumenical Vacation Bible School, titled “Cokesbury’s Workshop of Wonders, Imagine & Build with God,” is for children 3 years old through 5th grade. Info: Kathy Davis, 443-235-6761.
SUMMER PROGRAMS — Delmarva Discovery Center, 2 Market St., Pocomoke, June 30 through Aug. 31. Daily summer programs are: Sunday, “Dive Dialogue,” noon to 1 p.m. and “Fish Feeding,” 2-2:30 p.m.; Monday, “A Walk to Remember,” 3-3:45 p.m.; Tuesday, “Discovery Program,” 1-2 p.m.; Wednesday, “Mommy & Me; Daddy too!,” 10:30-11 a.m.; Thursday, “Beaver Story Time & Craft,” 1-1:30 p.m. and “Squeaky Clean!,” 3-4 p.m.; Friday, “Fishing Fun,” 10 a.m. to noon; and Saturday, “Awesome Animals & Craft,” 1-1:45 p.m. Info: delmarvadiscoverycenter.org or 410-957-9933.
BOWLING LEAGUE — Looking for bowlers, Ocean Lanes, third Fridays at 1 p.m., starting this Fall. Info: Jim Kline, 410-208-1446 or Walt Keir, 410-208-2961.
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 and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring handcrafted home décor, jewelry and more created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.
BLUE STAR MUSEUM PROGRAM — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave., through Sept. 1. Free admission for active service members and their immediate families. Active Duty personnel includes: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and active National Guard and active Reserve Members. Info: 410-289-4991 or www.bluestarfam.org/Programs/ Blue_Star_Museums.
BOOKS BY THE BAG SALE — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, during regular hours through Labor Day. Gently used books for $5 a bag. Info: 410-524-1818.
WORCESTER COUNTY PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP — Meets the second Tuesday of each month at Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Info: 410-208-3132.
AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday throughSaturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-289-4458.
OCVFC LADIES AUXILIARY — The group meets monthly on the first Monday at 7 p.m. at the West Ocean City Fire Station, second floor, Keyser Point Road. New members welcome. Info: Denise, 443-359-2014 or any Ladies Auxiliary member.
PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP — Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Speakers, discussions, exercise, etc. No reservations, no fees. Info: 410-208-3132.
CPR/AED, BLS AND FIRST AID COURSES — The American Heart Association is offering these life saving skills. Also Basic Life Support training for medical professionals, pharmacists, dentists, doctors, CNA’s, LPN’s, RN’s or nursing students. Weekly classes offered. Sign up: 302-462-5594.