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Out & About: April 24-30, 2015

FRI. April 24

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO — Ocean City Boardwalk and beach from Second Street to 6th Street. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.
sweet adelines competition — Performing Arts Center, Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Info: www.region19sai.org.

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CARVING COMPETITION — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and art supplies. Info:www.wardmuseum.org.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind of 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.

OCEAN CITY SHRINE CLUB MEETING — Peaky’s Restaurant in the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Social hour begins at6 p.m. during which the speaker will give their program. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. All Master Masons and Shriners and their families are welcome. Info: Robert King, 302-945-5866.

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. Featuring the second grade children of Ocean City Elementary School. Info: Donna Greenwood, 410-289-7060.

MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE WORKSHOP — Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 144 E. Main St. Provides information to small, minority and/or women-owned firms seeking to expand their business through Maryland Department of Transportation. The course is free. Pre-registration is required: Lisa Twilley, 410-546-1900, ltwilley@marylandcapitalenterprises.org orwww.marylandcapital.org.

SAT. April 25

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO — Ocean City Boardwalk and beach from Second Street to 6th Street. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.
sweet adelines competition — Performing Arts Center, Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Info: www.region19sai.org.

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CARVING COMPETITION — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and art supplies. Info:www.wardmuseum.org.

BOARDWALKIN’ FOR PETS — Ocean City Boardwalk from Inlet to 27th Street, 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Take your pet or adopt a shelter dog for the day by making arrangements prior to the walk-a-thon. Registration fee. Proceeds benefit the Worcester County Humane Society. Info: Sandy Summers, 443-235-5647 or www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org.

5TH ANNUAL WOMAN TO WOMAN GLOBAL BAM BAM FUNDRAISER — Seacrets, 49th Street and the bay, Ocean City, 4-8 p.m. Buffet dinner; dessert; and silent, Chinese and live auctions and more. Cost is $25 in advance or $30 at the door for adults and $20 for children ages 5-12. Tickets: 410-251-8343410-251-0129 or www.wwglobal.org. Raffle tickets for an iPad Mini or golf for four are available on the group’s Web site.

BERLIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL — Berlin’s Main Street will provide a portal to the past, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visitors can watch artisans churn butter, braid and hook rugs, spin and weave yarn, tat lace, quilt, knit and more. There will be a blacksmith and a wood carver on hand. Nearly 20 vintage vehicles will be on display. Also featuring live street theater and musical entertainment including three plays, beginning at noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Charlie Flagiello will perform era-appropriate music before and after each play. The Pine Tones Chorus will perform at 4 p.m.Look for people wearing clothing from several historic periods walking along Main Street. Shopkeepers will be putting historic posters, clothing and other items in their windows. All events are free.

SPRING FESTIVAL — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 3 Church St., Berlin, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Silent auction, white elephants, crafts, homemade baked goods and book sale. Info: 410-641-4066.

PILLOWCASE MINISTRY DRESS PARTY — St. Peters Lutheran Church, 103rd Street and Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 1-5 p.m. Stop in to learn how to make a dress or donate needed supplies, which include new or gently used pillowcases, 1/2 inch wide elastic and extra wide double old bias tape. RSVP: Barbara, 410-641-0415.

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.

TEA PARTY LUNCHEON — Atlantic United Methodist Church, Tilghman Social Hall, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for girls 12 and younger. All ladies welcome. Casual dress. Hats and fancy dresses optional or come as you are. Info: 410-289-7430.

SUN. April 26

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO — Ocean City Boardwalk and beach from Second Street to 6th Street. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CARVING COMPETITION — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and art supplies. Info:www.wardmuseum.org.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST SPECIAL — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind 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.

PAINT NITE – Fenwick Wine Cellars, 38016 Fenwick Shoals Boulevard, Selbyville, Del., 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wine glass painting while drinking wine. Specialty bottle release and wine blend tasting. Tickets: http://paintnite.com/pages/events/view/delaware/881653. Info: 302-436-1500 orwww.fenwickwinecellars.com.

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.

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. April 27

CANCER THRIVING AND SURVIVING WORKSHOP — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 1-3:30 p.m. For those in treatment of cancer, individuals in recovery and caregivers to attend together. The workshop is free and meets six weeks, April 13-May 18. Register: Gail Mansell, 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCTION PROGRAM — Worcester Youth & Family Center, 124 N Main St, Berlin, 6:30-9 p.m. These 12 classes, held Mondays and Thursdays for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness. Registration required: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

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.

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.

BEER TALK & TASTING — Ocean City Brewing Company, 5506 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4:30-6 p.m. Eight local breweries will be on hand. Part educational seminar, part networking happy hour and part beer sampling event. Cost is $5 for the general public, which includes sampling tickets. Employees of hotels and restaurants are sponsored and consequently, their entrance free is waived. RSVP: ShoreCraftBeer.com.

TUES. April 28

WINE MAKING CLASS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 3 p.m. Interactive class will teach the processs of wine making from start to finish. Info: 410-208-4014.

YOGA — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 5 p.m. A series of relaxing yoga. Take a yoga mat and water bottle. Register: 410-632-3495.

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER EDUCATION SERIES — MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging Senior Center, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, 1-3 p.m., Thursdays, April 7-May 26. This free, eight-session series, titled “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Care Partners,” is designed to help caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Middle stage, part 1. RSVP is requested: Amy Schine, 410-749-4940 or amys@geried.com.

crush cancer — Harborside Bar and Grill, 12841 S. Harbor Road, West Ocean City, 6-10 p.m. Support Relay For Life Team The Mary & Wright Way. Cost is $10 donation at the door. Event features happy hour prices, live entertainment, 50/50 and raffles. Bring a picture in honor or memory of a loved one for the HOPE BOARD, which will be displayed at Relay For Life at Frontier Town on May 8. Info: Theresa LaViola 443-373-1133.

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, every Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Support group for families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. Info: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

MARYLAND SALTWATER SPORTFISHING ASSOCIATION MEETING — Lion’s Club, Airport Road, West Ocean City. Doors open at 7 p.m., meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Don Webster from Md. Coop Wye Research will discuss aquaculture (fish farming). Eric Ziokovitz, from DNR, will discuss artificial wrecks and reefs. Open to the public. Info: 410-255-5535 or fish@mssa.net.

GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY WATCH GROUP MEETING — Germantown School Community Heritage Center, 10223 Trappe Road, Berlin,6:30 p.m. Monitored by Corporal Dale Trotter, of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. Info: 410-641-0638.

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. April 29

SIMPLE SUPPER — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City, last Wednesday of each month, 5-7 p.m.Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 11 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m. The group gathers the fourth Wednesday of each month. Pre-registration is not necessary. Info: Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 orgmansell@atlanticgeneral.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. April 30

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCTION PROGRAM — Worcester Youth & Family Center, 124 N Main St, Berlin, 6:30-9 p.m. These 12 classes, held Mondays and Thursdays for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness. Registration required: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 2-3 p.m. Providing physical and emotional support for survivors and caregivers to share personal experiences and challenges. Key speakers with expert knowledge concerning areas of concern for those affected by a stroke.

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

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.

SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK — Throughout Ocean City, April 19-May 3. Participating restaurants offer great deals on their menu items. Info: 410-289-6733 or www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com.

RAFFLE FUNDRAISER — Berlin Intermediate School PTA will be raffling 10 gift baskets on May 4. For a complete list of gift baskets, go towww.berlinintermediate.org and click on the PTA link. For raffle tickets, contact Trisha Kaufman, 410-706-2257 or come out to Sweet Frog, 67th Street, bayside, Ocean City on May 4 from 5-7 p.m. Raffle will be held at 7 p.m.

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.

BUS TRIP TO GREEN DRAGON FARMERS MARKET — Located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Green Dragon features more than 400 local growers, merchants and craftsmen. On May 1, buses will leave from Snow Hill at 6:30 p.m. and from Ocean Pines at 7 a.m.Cost is $43. Sponsored by the Worcester County Library Foundation. Reservations: For Ocean Pines pickup is at the Ocean Pines library. For Snow Hill pickup call Lisa Outten Stant, 410-632-3970.

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.

HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES — Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through April 26. Passengers board near Thrasher’s at the Ocean City Inlet and travel around the pier and down the Boardwalk to Fourth Street and back. Carriage is heated. Cost is $10 for adults and free for children 3 and younger. Info: Randy Davis, 443-783-1409.

NAACP MEETINGS — NAACP meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Info: 443-944-6701.

WORCESTER COUNTY PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, second Tuesday of each month, 2:30 p.m. Speakers, exercises and discussions of medications and  sources of help. Info: 410-208-3132.

SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, the third Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. Also held at the Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., the fourth Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-726-3090 or www.choosetolivemaryland.org.

MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS MEETING — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 9:30-11 a.m., second and fourth Wednesdays through May. The program is designed to nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten. Free childcare. Contact:MOPSccop@gmail.com, 410-641-5433 or www.facebook.com/groups/MOPSccop/.

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