Out & About: April 3-9, 2015

FRI. April 3

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16TH ANNUAL O.C. EASTER ART, CRAFT AND KIDS FUN FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Continuous activities, games, contests and entertainment including Beany the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows and more. Also, exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures and more. Admission cost $4 for adults, $3 for seniors (60+) and students (4-18) and free to those 3 and younger and military, police and fire with ID. Info: 410-213-8090, www.oceanpromotions.info or events@oceanpromotions.info.

HEALTHY LIVING WITH DIABETES WORKSHOP — Indian River Senior Center, 214 Irons Ave., Millsboro, Del., 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free workshop designed to help those affected by diabetes better manage their disease. Pre-register: Laura Small, 410-629-6820.

SAT. April 4

16TH ANNUAL O.C. EASTER ART, CRAFT AND KIDS FUN FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Continuous activities, games, contests and entertainment including Beany the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows and more. Also, exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures and more. Admission cost $4 for adults, $3 for seniors (60+) and students (4-18) and free to those 3 and younger and military, police and fire with ID. Info: 410-213-8090, www.oceanpromotions.info or events@oceanpromotions.info.

OC JOB FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: OC Chamber of Commerce, 410-213-0552 or888-626-3386.

EASTER BUNNY FUN SHOP — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 1-3 p.m. Egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, game booths, egg dyeing, refreshments and the Easter Bunny. For children 2-10 years old and their families. Cost is $6 for Ocean City residents and $8 for non-residents. Info: www.ococean.com.

EASTER/SPRING CELEBRATION — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Egg hunts, Easter bonnet contest, carnival games, crafts, pony rides, moon bounce, refreshments and more. Free admission, some attractions have a nominal fee. Candy donations and volunteers needed. Info: 410-641-7052.

FRIED CHICKEN BUFFET — Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Willards, 11 a.m. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children and children 5 and younger eat free. Bake table and carry-out. Info: 443-614-9898.

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. April 5

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE — Ocean City Boardwalk at N. Division Street, 6-7 a.m. Open to all. Sponsored by Ocean City Christian Ministers Association. Info: Sean Davis, 410-289-6573 or ocbcnacl@hotmail.com.

ASSATEAGUE EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE SERVICE — Assateague State Park,       7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 6:30 a.m.

ORTHODOX PALM SUNDAY BLESSING — St. Andrew Orthodox Mission, 33384 MacKenzie Way, Lewes, Del., 9 a.m. Blessing and distribution of palms and willows and the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. All are welcome. All services are in English. Info: 302-645-5791.

EASTER BREAKFAST & SERVICE — Snow Hill Christian Church, 300 Park Row. Breakfast will be served at 10:15 a.m. preceding the 11 a.m.Easter Service. Everyone who attends will receive a free copy of Lee Strobel’s book “The Case For Easter.” Info: Dale Jacobs, 302-436-5974.

Overeaters Anonymous — 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. 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.

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 6

AARP MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time will be at 9:30 a.m., meeting starts at 10 a.m. Speaker will be Kirk Burbage of Burbage Funeral Home. 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.

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. April 7

ART’S NIGHT — Dazzle Gift Shop, 11312 Manklin Creek Road, Suite 5, Ocean Pines, 4-7 p.m. Guests will be able to watch most of the artist’s “create.” Refreshments served. Featuring artists Jim Adcock, Marcia Cupschaulk, Myrna McGrath, Dot Parks and Beverly Wisch. Info: Joyce Landsman, 410-208-4438.

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. Early stage, part 1. RSVP is requested: Amy Schine, 410-749-4940 or amys@geried.com.

ST. CLARE’S ANNUAL SPRING CARD PARTY LUNCHEON — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea, 302 North Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon served at noon. Cost is $20. Reservations: 410-641-5049 or 410-289-3453.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place at Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at 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 — Worcester County Department of Recreation and Parks, 6030 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, 12:30-2:30 p.m. A well-researched falls prevention program for seniors. The workshop is free and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks, March 10-April 21.

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.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Helping individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their families. No reservation, no fee. Info: www.DelmarvaParkinsonsAlliance.org or Ron and Mary Leidner, 410-208-0525.

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 8

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 9

ARBOR DAY MEMORIAL TREE PLANTING CEREMONY — Pintail Park in Ocean Pines, 10:30 a.m. A tree will be planted in memory of loved ones. Open to all. A luncheon will follow at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road. Reservations: Suzanne Brooke, 410-641-5242. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway.

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m. Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Info: Betty Bellarin, 410-603-0210.

OC AARP GENERAL MEETING — Ocean City Senior Center, 104 41st St., 9:30 a.m. Featured speaker is Bunk Mann, author of “Vanishing Ocean City.” Upcoming trips and events 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.

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