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Out & About: March 6-12, 2015

FRI. March 6

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH EVENT — Germantown School Community Heritage Center, 10223 Trappe Road, Berlin, 6:30 p.m.Rev. David Briddell, a retired minister and author, will discuss tracing genealogy and his recent publication about three local families. Rev. Briddell will participate in a book signing. Also that evening, orator Gregory Purnell will deliver one of Dr. King’s famous speeches, making history come alive. Light refreshments served. All are welcome. Info: Barbara Purnell, 410-641-0638.

SAT. March 7

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

‘cinderella’ BALLET — The Performing Arts Center in the Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, March 7, 7 p.m. Featuring the Ballet Theater of Maryland. Meet Cinderella and Prince Charming after the ballet for photos. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at all Worcester County Library branches and the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office. Info: 410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN BUFFET — Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Willards, 11 a.m. Menu includes chicken, vegetables, beverages and desserts. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children and free to those 5 and younger. Bake table and carry-outs. Info: Nelda Dennis, 443-614-9898.

BASKET AND BAG BINGO — Showell Elementary School, 11318 Showell School Road, Berlin. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6 p.m.Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door and includes 20 games. There will also be door prizes, 50/50 raffle, special games and Chinese auction. Take a canned good for a free card for a special game. Refreshments will be sold. Must be 18 to play. Tickets: 410-426-1722. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Berlin-Ocean City.

INDOOR YARD SALE — Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department, 10709 Bishopville Road, 7 a.m. to noon. Breakfast food available. Table rentals cost $15 per table or $25 for two. Table reservations: 443-235-2926.

INDOOR FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway, West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, soups and baked goods. Table rental: 410-629-0926.

CARRY OUT LUNCH — Sound United Methodist Church, Route 54 near Route 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ham salad, ham and bean soup and peas and dumplings carry out. Bake sale. Info: 302-542-5242.

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.

CAR WASH — Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, Station 5, 10124 Keyser Point Road, West Ocean City, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donation car wash to benefit the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company Cadet Program. Info: Tyler Patterson, 443-523-5429.

SUN. March 8

ST. PATRICK’S INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENTS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City. Info: 410-250-0125.

BREAKFAST SPECIAL — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8-11:30 a.m. Menu includes scrambled eggs, western omelet, bacon, sausage,  home fries, chipped beef, toast, French toast, pancakes, blueberry pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 7 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.

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.

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.

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. March 9

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. March 10

summer CAMP/enrichment FAIR — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Road in Ocean Pines, 5-8 p.m. Local and regional summer camps will showcase their programs and give the community an opportunity to see what is available to their children during the summer. All are invited. Info: Rick Deale, rick,deale@gmail.com or 410-208-1600.

MARYLAND BASIC BOATING COURSE — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, March 10, 11 and 12, 6-9 p.m. Discussions include local water knowledge, piloting, knots, boat terms, trailering, maintenance, boating safety, legal requirements and more. This course meets the requirements of the Maryland Boating Safety Education Act. Cost is $15 and includes all materials. Register: Barry Cohen, 410-935-4807 orCGAUXOC@gmail.com.

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. March 11

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. March 12

VOLUNTEER FAIR AND HAPPY HOUR — Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road, 5-7 p.m. Non-profits onhand include Maryland Coastal Bays Program, Ocean Pines Association, Worcester County Garden Club, Eastern Shore IMBA, Assateague Coastal Trust, Assateague Island Alliance, Berlin Library Garden Project, Worcester County Humane Society and more. Info: Sandi Smith, sandis@mdcoastalbays.org or410-213-2297, Ext. 106.

PINK RIBBON BINGO — Salisbury Moose Lodge, 833 Snow Hill Road. Doors open and food for sale at 5 p.m. Games start at 6:30 p.m. The Pampered Chef and Thirty-One Gifts. All items filled with goodies. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.womensupportingwomen.org. or at the Moose Lodge office. Take old cell phones or iPods to benefit Women Supporting Women and receive a free raffle ticket. Info: 410-548-7880.

OC AARP CHAPTER 1917 GENERAL MEETING — Ocean City Senior Center, 41st Street, bayside, Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be Corporal Dale Trotter with the Worcester County Canine Unit and will include a K-9 demonstration. Upcoming trips discussed. Info:www.AARP1917.org.

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.

ONGOING EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTIONS — Art League of Ocean City, 502 94th St. Exhibits kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 on the first Fridayof each month. Held year round and open to the public. Info: 410-524-9433 or www.artleagueofoceancity. org.

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, doll clothes, sweatshirts and more created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday through Saturday, 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.

CPR/AED, BLS AND FIRST AID COURSES — The American Heart Association is offering these life saving skills. Great for families, communities with pools, teachers, construction workers, lifeguards, coaches, physical trainers, camp counselors. 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.

FREE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPS — Takes place the third Wednesday of each month at Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 1-2 p.m., and the third Thursday of each month at Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 1-2 p.m. Anyone interested in learning more about diabetes and its treatment is invited to attend. Info: Worcester County Health Department, Prevention Services, 410-632-0056.

FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN CITY LIBRARY — Group meets the first Friday of each month at 1 p.m in the library meeting room. Discussions on library and volunteer needs and often include interesting speakers. Followed by refreshments. New Friends always welcome.

DIAKONIA THRIFT SHOP — Used to be Mine, Route 611 and Sunset Avenue, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newly expanded and redecorated. Furniture, clothing, toys and linens. Info: 410-213-0243.

POSITIVE OUTLOOK THRIFT SHOP — Positive Outlook Thrift Shop, 12637 Ocean Gateway, Trlr 2, West Ocean City, Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located next to Seaside Christian Academy behind White Marlin Mall. Info: 410-251-6971. Sponsored by OC Baptist Church.

THE SHEPHERD’S NOOK THRIFT SHOP — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road. Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Accepting donations of gently worn clothes and small household items.

WIDOWS & WIDOWERS SOCIAL CLUB — Luncheon meeting, third Tuesday, 1 p.m., Ocean Pines. Info: 410-208-1398.

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