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Out & About: August 30- September 5, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

55TH ANNUAL LABOR DAY WHITE MARLIN TOURNAMENT — Weigh-ins take place at Sunset Marina, 12911 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City, 5:30-7 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com or 410-213-1613.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tasteful mix of medium including oil and watercolors, woodworking and furniture, stained glass, glass art, candles, pottery and more. Unique gift and household items. Free admission. Info: Ami Hastings, labordayshow@gmail.com or www.ocshows.info.

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 at 6:30 p.m.Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

MUSIC FESTIVAL — Airlift Acres, Worcester Highway, Berlin. Full day of music, food, vendors. Cost is $28. Call 443-513-4749 orwww.airliftentertainment.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

55TH ANNUAL LABOR DAY WHITE MARLIN TOURNAMENT — Weigh-ins take place at Sunset Marina, 12911 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City, 5:30-7 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com or 410-213-1613.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tasteful mix of medium including oil and watercolors, woodworking and furniture, stained glass, glass art, candles, pottery and more. Unique gift and household items. Free admission. Info: Ami Hastings, labordayshow@gmail.com or www.ocshows.info.

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 in Ocean Pines, 8 a.m. to noon, through Oct. 26. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organic goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, soaps, jelly, homemade baked goods, honey and more.

QUIET STORM SURF & SKATE MOVIES/LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHERS SLIDE SHOW — Ocean City beach at North Division Street, 8-9:30 p.m. Surf and skate movies will be shown on an inflatable screen on the beach, plus local photographers slide show. Info: 443-497-3671.

MUSIC FESTIVAL — Airlift Acres, Worcester Highway, Berlin. Full day of music, food, vendors. Cost is $23. Call 443-513-4749 orwww.airliftentertainment.com.

OC BEACH LIGHTS — Ocean City beach at North Division Street. Showtimes are 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Free, eight-minute Laser Light Show on a five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring a visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-OC-OCEAN or www.ococean.com.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

55TH ANNUAL LABOR DAY WHITE MARLIN TOURNAMENT — Weigh-ins take place at Sunset Marina, 12911 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City, 5:30-7 p.m. Awards banquet, 6:30-9 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com or 410-213-1613.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tasteful mix of medium including oil and watercolors, woodworking and furniture, stained glass, glass art, candles, pottery and more. Unique gift and household items. Free admission. Info: Ami Hastings, labordayshow@gmail.com or www.ocshows.info.

OC BEACH LIGHTS — Ocean City beach at North Division Street. Showtimes are 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Free, eight-minute Laser Light Show on a five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring a visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-OC-OCEAN or www.ococean.com.

MUSIC FESTIVAL — Airlift Acres, Worcester Highway, Berlin. Full day of music, food, vendors. Cost is $23. Call 443-513-4749 orwww.airliftentertainment.com.

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets eachMonday 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: 410-208-4171.

HAND DANCING — House of Welsh, 1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick, Del. Free lessons from 6-7 p.m., open dancing 7-10 p.m. No cover charge. Info: DC Hand Dance Club, 302-541-0728.

MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, near the intersection of routes 589 and 113, will be open everyMonday, through the end of October, from 1-4 p.m.
Info: www.historicstmartinschurch.org.

ANNUAL LABOR DAY PICNIC — The Ocean Pines White Horse Park Pavilion, 239 Ocean Parkway, 1 p.m. Barbeque, cole slaw, vegetarian options, beer, beverages and desserts for $10 per person. Reservations: Kay Hickman, 410-600-0552 or Tom Sandusky, 410-208-3232. Sponsored by the Democratic Clubs of  Worcester County.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3

CRAB NIGHT — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) every Tuesday, 5-7 p.m. Steamed crabs, steamed shrimp, crab soup, pizza and more. Order crabs in advance: Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 410-524-7994.
OCEAN PINES PLANT CLINIC — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. Expert Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions. Free clinic. Take bagged samples and label the bag with name and phone number. Info: 410-641-5570.

STORY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-641-0650.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4

WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway. Weigh-in begins at 5 p.m., meeting starts at 5:30-6 p.m. Scales and product sales remain open during the meeting.

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. Jitterbug, swing, cha-cha to the sounds of the ’50s, ’60s and Carolina beach music. All are welcome. Discounted food and drink prices. Info: 302-337-3638.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: 302-436-3682.
STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-524-1818.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 5

WOMEN’S CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. There will be a recap of last year’s activities, a discussion of the proposed Bylaws, and an explanation of a member versus a non-member. Info: Pat Abby, 410-208-0171,gorpataddy@aol.com.

AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road. Registration at 6:30 p.m., followed by the first class at 7 p.m. This is an eight hour course, 7-9 p.m. each evening. This course covers basic boat handling, navigation, Federal and State regulations, rules of the road, aids to navigation and required equipment. Certification for those born after July 1, 1972. Students may be eligible for six months free membership in the Ocean City Power Squadron. There is a nominal charge for course materials. Registration: 410-726-1509 or 410-641-8940. Info: www.ocpowersquadron.org.

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Clarion Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4-7 p.m. Info:302-436-9577 or 410-524-0649.

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. Open to the public. Info: 410-289-3166.

STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-208-4014.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. For ages 3-5 years. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) on Wheels Program encourages children’s natural curiosity in the early years to build the groundwork for later STEM learning. Topic is “Simple Machines.” Info: 410-632-3495.

ONGOING EVENTS 

OC TALL SHIP EVENT — El Galeon is docked at the bayside boardwalk between Third and Fourth streets, through Sept. 2. A replica of the 16th century ships that Spanish explorers sailed on to discover Forida and much of the New World. Open for tours 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day with special sunset hours on Friday nights from 6-9 p.m. Public exhibits and vendors. Admission costs $15 for adults, $11 for children ages 6-12 and free to those 5 years and younger. Advance tickets available for $12/$8 by visiting www.tallshipevent.com.

DELMARVA NEEDLE ART SHOW & COMPETITION — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, Sept. 1 through Oct. 31. Admission costs $2 for adults and 50 cents for children ages 5-12. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Info: Claire Otterbein, 410-632-0515 or www.purnellmuseum.com.

WORCESTER CHORALE SINGERS WANTED — Join the Worcester Chorale as they begin rehearsals for their Nov. 17 concert. The concert of Thanks and Praise will include Joseph Martin’s “Testament of PRAISE: A Celebration of Faith.” The group rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, beginning on Sept. 11.  Info: 410-208-4707.

GED, ABE AND ESOL CLASSES — Worcester County Public School’s Adult Division is offering free classes beginning the week of Sept. 9. Day and evening classes are held in 9 locations throughout the county. Info: 410-632-5071 or 410-546-3634 (en espanol).

BOOKS BY THE BAG SALE — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, during library hours, through August. Gently used books sold for $4 per bag. Sponsored by Friends of the Ocean City Library.

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 Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop features handcrafted home decor, jewelry and fashion accessories.

FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN CITY LIBRARY — Group meets the first Friday of each month at 1 p.m in the library meeting room. Followed by refreshments. New Friends always welcome.

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