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This week in OC: February 13-19, 2015

Welcome to Valentine’s Day weekend in Ocean City! This week you get the chance to buy or win your next boat, the chance to celebrate love for a great cause, and the chance to help your favorite businesses get recognized for their hard work and exceptional products/service.

Here are this week’s highlights:

– Boats and watermen rejoice, the Seaside Boat Show returns to Ocean City for the 32nd year this weekend! Originating from the Convention Center, the 32nd Seaside Boat Show will feature over 140 exhibitors and 350 boats on display. Shop for your next watercraft, peruse the newest gear and accessories, or watch live demos by some of the biggest names in boating. If that wasn’t enough, the Seaside Boat Show prides itself on being kid friendly and this year one lucky guest will take home an 18′ Sweetwater pontoon boat, compliments of North Bay Marina. The event is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday and tickets can be purchased at the door.

– Friday may be the 13th, but it is also the Lovefest fundraiser at Pour House. Ward off any potential bad luck with this musical fundraiser to benefit Mike Armstrong.  Tranzfusion, Smooth & Remy, Wes Davis, Old School and The Mood Swingers will provide the entertainment and a silent auction will accompany tunes and dancing. A $10 donation gets you in the door. Party starts at 6 and lasts ‘until.’ Call  410-289-7687 for more info.

-Finally, Ocean City’s longest, most prestigious Best Of awards are winding down, giving you just a couple weeks left to help your favorites restaurants, bars, and businesses receive the recognition they deserve. Make sure to cast your vote in over 40 categories, as the awarding of the title of Best of Ocean City® for 2105 falls squarely on your shoulders. Do you love OCMD? Vote now and prove it.

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Live music and entertainment listings:

75th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 13: Full Circle, 9 p.m.
Feb. 14: Ginger, 9 p.m.
Feb. 18: 2 Guys & A Mama, 5-8 p.m.

116th Street, behind Fountain Head Towers Condominium
Ocean City
Feb. 13: Dave Sherman, 7-10 p.m.
Feb. 17: Michael Smith, 6-10 p.m.

15th St. & Baltimore Ave.
Ocean City
Every Friday & Saturday: Phil Perdue

10218 Racetrack Road, Berlin
Feb. 14: Everett Spells, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; New Dawn Duo, 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

130th Street in the
Montego Bay Shopping Center
Every Friday: Bob Hughes, 6-10 p.m.

28th Street, Oceanfront
Ocean City
Feb. 14: Dance Party w/DJ Louis,
5-10 p.m.

60th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 13: Songwriters on the Bay, DJ Hook
Feb. 14: DJ RobCee, DJ Groove, The Loop
Feb. 15: Everette Spells
Feb. 16: Bryan Clark

66th Street, bayside
Ocean City
Feb. 13: Philly George, 8 p.m.

12841 S. Harbor Road
West Ocean City
Feb. 13: Ladies Night w/DJ Bill T
Feb. 14: Simple Truth, 2-6 p.m.;
DJ Jeremy, 9 p.m.
Feb. 15: Opposite Directions,
2-6 p.m.

Route 54 and the bay
Fenwick Island, Del.
Feb. 13: Dave Hawkins, 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 14: Dave Sherman, 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 18: Bobby Burns, 3-6 p.m.
Feb. 19: Aaron Howell, 6-10 p.m.

Rt. 50 & Keyser Point Rd.
West Ocean City
Feb. 13: Ladies Night w/DJ BK,
8 p.m.

56th Street, bayside
Ocean City
Every Wednesday: Randy Lee Ashcraft and the Saltwater Cowboys
Feb. 13: Harry O,
8 p.m. to midnight
Feb. 14: Baltimore Bob, 4-7 p.m.;
Old School, 8 p.m. to midnight

In the Horizons Restaurant
In the Clarion Fontainebleau Hotel
101st Street and the ocean
Ocean City
Feb. 13-14: Power Play, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

49th Street and the bay
Ocean City
Feb. 13: Ultrafuze, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Feb. 14: Full Circle, 5-9 p.m.;
Blue Label, 10 p.m.
Feb. 15: Raw Country w/JJ Rupp Band, 1-5 p.m.; Element K, 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 19: Full Circle Duo, 5-9 p.m.

1 Mumford’s Landing Road
Ocean Pines
Feb. 13: Kaleb Brown, 6-10 p.m.

11070 Cathell Road, Suite 17
Pines Plaza
Ocean Pines
Feb. 13: Karaoke w/Donnie Berkey, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Events, activities and things to do:

FRI. Feb. 13

SEASIDE BOAT SHOW — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring approximately 350 boats and more than 140 exhibitors, including 50 boat dealers. Info: Charlie, cdorman1@yahoo.com or www.ocboatshow.com.

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 at6:30 p.m. Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

2ND ANNUAL CPR MARATHON — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Five different one-hour sessions held from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Covering CPR basics/AED use and choking rescue techniques for adults, children and infants. This basic class does not offer CPR certification. Cost is $5. Pre-registration is required by calling 410-641-7052 or by stopping by the community center. Info: Vicki Magin, 410-641-7052 or vmagin@oceanpines.org.

VALENTINE SPAGHETTI DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Spaghetti with homemade sauce, sweet Italian sausage, garlic bread, fresh garden salad and drink. Bake Sale Table and carryouts available. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-10 years and free to those 3 and younger. Info: 410-641-1137.

BLACK HISTORY EVENT — Germantown School, 10223 Trappe Road, Berlin, 6:30 p.m. Dr. Clara Small, retired professor of History at Salisbury University will present profiles and biographies of African Americans on the Delmarva Peninsula. Dr. Small will also be signing her book, “Compass Points.” Info: Barbara Purnell, 410-641-0638.

VALENTINE’S DAY SURVIVOR/CAREGIVER SOCIAL — Sister’s Wine Bar & Gift Shop, 113 N. Main Street, Berlin, 5-9 p.m. Enter for a chance to win a Valentine’s Day “Date Night” basket. All are welcome. Info: Dawn Hodge, 443-497-1198; Dj Thompson, 443-366-5440; Jill Elliott, 410-430-8131; www.relayforlife.org/northworcestermd; or 800-227-2345.

LOVEFEST — Pour House, 501 S. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 6 p.m. Musical fundraiser with five bands, dancing and silent auction. Featuring Tranzfusion, Smooth & Remy, Wes Davis, Old School and The Mood Swingers. A $10 donation at the door. Proceeds benefit Mike Armstrong. Info: 410-289-7687.

SAT. Feb. 14

SEASIDE BOAT SHOW — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring approximately 350 boats and more than 140 exhibitors, including 50 boat dealers. Info: Charlie, cdorman1@yahoo.com or www.ocboatshow.com.

ANNUAL KIWANIS WINTER PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 8-11 a.m.Pancakes, sausages, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee or tea. Tickets cost $5 for adults, $3 for children 5-11 years and free to those 4 and younger.Tickets available from any Kiwanis member, by calling 410-208-6719 or at the door. Carryouts available.

OCEAN PINES PLAYERS OPEN HOUSE — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Open house, social and audition opportunity. The Players will be the featured entertainment at the  Berlin Heritage Festival on April 25 and they have more than 30 speaking roles available. The group is also seeking scores of individuals of all ages who would be willing to dress in period clothing as extras. Actors must be available for at least four rehearsals and the performance on April 25, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: 410-600-0462 oroceanpinesplayers@gmail.com.

CATS ADOPTION EVENT — Petco,    White Marlin Mall, 12641-310 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Town Cats in Ocean Pines will have kittens and cats available for viewing and adoption. Also, information and help with spaying and neutering of feral cats. Info: Chris, 610-716-3704.

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.

SALISBURY SALSA SOCIAL — The Dunes Manor Hotel, 2800 Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 5-10 p.m. Aggie Beletsky will be on hand for dance instruction. Beletsky specializes in American Rhythm and Salsa. Info: 800-523-2888.

SUN. Feb. 15

SEASIDE BOAT SHOW — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring approximately 350 boats and more than 140 exhibitors, including 50 boat dealers. Info: Charlie, cdorman1@yahoo.com or www.ocboatshow.com.

GOSPEL CONCERT — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road, Berlin, 7 p.m. Featuring the local gospel group, “The Island Boys.” Info: 410-641-2578.

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.

SHARING SUNDAY — The Democratic Women’s Club will collect non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products at the South Fire Station, Ocean Parkway, 1-3 p.m. Supplies will be shared with a local food ministry. Info: 410-641-8553.

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. Feb. 16

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.

LIVING WELL WORKSHOP — Northern Worcester Senior Center 10129 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. Free, six-week workshop that teaches how to live a quality life with chronic disease. Chronic conditions include diabetes, arthritis, depression, asthma, bronchitis, pain, heart disease or any condition that hinders you. Pre-registration required by calling Laura Small, 410-629-6820.

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.

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB OF WORCESTER COUNTY meeting — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, the thirdMonday of each month. Coffee at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Shannon Hardester, the Outreach Coordinator for Diakonia’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families, will be the speaker. All women are welcome to attend. Info: 814-322-2119.

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. Feb. 17

WORCESTER COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN MEETING — Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Highway, Newark,5-6.30 p.m. Open to the public and women of all ages are invited to attend. Info: L. Eloise Henry-Gordy, 443-235-3124.

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 North Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Youth fundraiser. Cost is $6.50 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free to those 5 and younger. Eat in or carryout. Info: Kathy, 443-235-6761.

ANNUAL SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER — All Hallows Episcopal Church, 109 W. Market St., Snow Hill, 4:30-7 p.m. Menu includes sausage, pancakes and baked apples. Tickets for dine-in costs $7 for adults and $4 for children 11 and younger. All take-out orders costs $7. Advance ticket sales only by calling 410-546-1978.

SUMMER CAMP/ENRICHMENT FAIR — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Race Track Road, Berlin, 5-8 p.m. Featuring local and regional summer camps showcasing their programs. All are invited to meet with camp directors and see all of the different camp and enrichments program opportunities. Info: Rick Deale, rick.deale@gmail.com or the school office.

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.

OLD FASHIONED SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City,5-7 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and free to children 9 and younger. Info: 410-289-3453 or 410-208-3864.

WED. Feb. 18

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

SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, the third Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-629-0164 orwww.choosetolivemaryland.org.

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. Feb. 19

PINE’EER CRAFT CLUB — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Beginning at 9:45, refreshments, meeting and craft, followed by planning meeting. Guests welcome. Info: Sharon, 410-208-3032.

WORCESTER COUNTY TEA PARTY MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m. Sheriff Reggie Mason and members of the Criminal Enforcement Team will talk about the heroin epidemic on the Eastern Shore. Free and open to the public. Info: WCTPPatriots@gmail.com, www.worcestercountyteaparty.com, www.facebook.com/WorcesterCountyTeaParty or 443-614-7214.

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 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.

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