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Out & About August 16-22, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

OC LACROSSE CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: Soccer field, West Lagoon field, Field #1, Field #2, Field #3. Info: 410-250-0125.

BEACH BASH II STREET HOCKEY — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: West Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

SUMMER SLAM BASKETBALL CAMP — The camp, led by professional basketball player, Andre Foreman, will challenge children, ages 8-16, and make them a better basketball player. Camp is held from Aug. 16-18. Cost is $95 for residents and $105 for non-residents. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation Department, 410-641-7052.

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.

OCEAN PINES 45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION — Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club, 100 Clubhouse Drive. Two play 18 holes for $45 and free range balls all day. Fried Chicken Friday Dinners for $4.50 starting with take out at noon and community celebration with drink specials, appetizers and music from 4-7 p.m. Info: www.oceanpines.org or info@oceanpines.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

OC LACROSSE CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: Soccer field, West Lagoon field, Field #1, Field #2, Field #3. Info: 410-250-0125.

BEACH BASH II STREET HOCKEY — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: West Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

HAIR FOR HEROES ‘CUT-A-THON’ — Studio 6 Hair Salon, 12607 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, noon to 5 p.m. The salon will donate all of the proceeds of any service including haircuts and color to Lance Cpl. Mark Fidler and his family. Attendees will receive a Mark Fidler support bracelet and a copy of his biography. While on foot patrol in Afghanistan, Fidler stepped on an IED with a belt of live grenades strapped to his waist, the blast was so severe that it blew off both of his legs and most of the rear of his body. Info: 410-213-1135.

19TH ANNUAL KEENWICK SOUND FAIR AND CRAFT SALE — Keenwick Sound Clubhouse, Fenwick Island, Del., Route 54 across from the Food Lion,8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crafters, raffle, individual yard sale tables, plants, book and bake sale. Face painting and games for the children. Blood pressure check for seniors. Crabcakes, hot dogs, sodas and other refreshments. Rain date is Aug. 18. Info: 302-436-5790.

‘MOSAICS – THE ART OF RECYCLING’ CLASS — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Learn the basics of creating mosaics in one day. Cost is $50 for Art League Of Ocean City members and $60 for non-members. There is a $40 materials fee payable at workshop. Register: 410-524-9433 or www.artleagueofoceancity.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

OC LACROSSE CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: Soccer field, West Lagoon field, Field #1, Field #2, Field #3. Info: 410-250-0125.

BEACH BASH II STREET HOCKEY — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: West Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

O.C. CRUZERS CAR SHOW AND MUSIC — Somerset Street Plaza, between Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 3-7 p.m. The O.C. Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles along Somerset Street. Music provided by Sweet Harmony (classic rock). Info: 410-289-2800.

SUNDAES IN THE PARK — Northside Park, 200 125th St., Ocean City, 7-9 p.m., rain or shine. For a small fee, build your own ice cream sundae creation. Entertainment by Jesse Garron (tribute to Elvis) and Cascading Carlos (a juggling workshop). Fireworks at 9 p.m. Take a blanket or chair. Info: 800-OC-OCEAN or http://oceancitymd.gov/Recreation_and_Parks/specialevents.html.

FIREWORKS — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 9 p.m. Every Sunday in July and August following Sundaes in the Park. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

FREE CONCERT — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City, 3 p.m. Students, Katerina Burton and Chris Engel, will be featured with classical, religious and jazz pieces vocally. Open to the public.

MONDAY, AUG. 19

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at North Division Street, 10 p.m. The eight-minute show is visible along the boardwalk. Info:www.ococean.com or 800-OC-OCEAN.

INSULIN PUMP CLUB MEETING — Avery W. Hall Educational Center in the CQI-2 conference room on the Peninsula Regional campus, 100 E. Carroll St., Salisbury, 7-8 p.m. For anyone who wears a pump or is interested in using one. New technology, pump management techniques and lifestyle issues are presented and discussed by diabetes care professionals. Free support group. Info: Peninsula Regional Medical Center Diabetes Education Program,410-543-7061.

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at North Division Street, 10 p.m. The eight-minute show is visible along the boardwalk. Info:www.ococean.com or 800-OC-OCEAN.

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.

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: Donna Main, 410-632-5040.

SENIOR BOATERS EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center’s Marlin Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7-9 p.m. Seminar focuses on ways to avoid certain health issues, traits and conditions of the aging process that can have an adverse effect on boating safety. Cost is $10. A student book “The Book for Senior Boaters” is available for an additional $20. RSVP: Morton Brown, 410-641-8040 or brownmn1@yahoo.com.

ADVANCED PLANNING SEMINAR — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin, 7-9 p.m. Two representatives from Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury will discuss Advanced Planning: how it is done, why you should do it and service options. Rabbi Warshaw will also discuss funeral options and answer questions about funerals and advanced planning. Open to the community.

OCEAN PINES 45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION — Enjoy a free swim day at the Ocean Pines pools. All pools open at 10 a.m. Info:www.oceanpines.org or info@oceanpines.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “The Avengers.” Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326. Weather permitting.

FREE CONCERT ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at North Division Street, 8-9:30 p.m. Featuring Rising Sun Reggae Band (reggae). Info:www.oceancitymd.gov or 410-250-0125.

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

OIL PAINTING CLASS — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street. Impasto (direct) painting with brush and palette knife. Cost is $30 for Art League Of Ocean City members and $36 for non-members. Register: 410-524-9433 or www.artleagueofoceancity.org.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

4TH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY JEEP WEEK — Event held town-wide. Info: www.oceancityjeepweek.com or Larry Sackadorf atsack@oceancityjeepweek.com.

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Princess Royale Hotel, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Hotel Transylvania.” Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326. Weather permitting.

SUNSET PARK PARTY NIGHTS — Sunset Park at South Division Street, bayside, Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Entertainment by Rob Fahey and the Pieces (rock). Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. Take own seating. Info: www.oceancitymd.gov or 800-626-2326.

OCEAN PINES 45TH BIRTHDAY AND CONCERT IN THE PARK — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines. The Delmarva Chorus will start the party performing tunes from the ’60s. Kiwanis hot dogs, snacks and beverages for sale. Take coolers, chairs and blankets. Classics by the “Overtime Band,” kid’s activities and more, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Info: www.oceanpines.org or info@oceanpines.org.

WORCESTER COUNTY NAACP MEETING — Multipurpose Room, Flower Street, Berlin. Executive Board meeting begins at 6 p.m., with guest speaker at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Charlotte Cathell, Worcester County Register of Wills. The Register of Wills Office handles many matters, including estate questions, inheritance tax and helping families complete necessary forms. Public welcome. Info: 443-944-6701.

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER KICK OFF EVENT — Jive, 8203 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Registration and complimentary appetizers at 5:30 p.m. and program at 6 p.m. Event is free. Volunteers are needed to walk and form teams for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Oct. 19. Contact: Beveraly Furst, 410-749-1635, Beverly.Furst@cancer.org or www.makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitymd.

ONGOING EVENTS

POTTERY CLASSES — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, Tuesdays and Thursdays through August. Learn to work with clay on the wheel and by hand building. Make fun and functional art. Glazing and firing included in the cost. Classes for kids and adults. Register: 410-524-9433 orwww.artleagueofoceancity.org.

DUCK RACE TICKETS ON SALE NOW — Tickets are available now for the 2013 Kiwanis 12th Annual Duck Race, taking place at Frontier Town on Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. Duck entries cost $5 each and can be purchased from Kiwanis members or by calling Ed Aurand, 410-208-0479. Prizes are $1,000 for first place; $300 for second; and $200 for third, in addition to other race prizes. Proceeds benefit local club’s Scholarship Fund.

FOOTBALL AND CHEER LEADING UPWARD SPORTS LEAGUE REGISTRATION — For boys and girls from Kindergarten through grade 6. All games and practices will be held on Old Worcester Highway in Berlin on the grounds of SonRise Church. Register: Tim Robinson, 410-629-1901 or Bob Horst, 757-639-4551.

RED CROSS DAY AT JOLLY ROGER — Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City, Aug. 24. Tickets cost $25 and includes the waterpark and unlimited miniature golf (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and amusement rides (2-6 p.m.) Some restrictions apply. Proceeds benefit the American Red Cross. Tickets: John Culp, John.Culp@redcross.org or 302-472-6262.

FREE FAMILY PROGRAMS AT LIFE-SAVING STATION MUSEUM — Located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave. Gather outside the museum for fun facts and topics, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m., through Aug. 24. A different subject each day. Topics include beach safety, aquarium feeding, knot tying, history and all about sharks. Info: 410-289-4991, Sandy@ocmuseum.org or www.ocmuseum.org.
OCEAN CITY HOTEL WEEK — During Ocean City Hotel Week, Aug. 18-29, participants will offer a variety of deals including Free Night Stays and tiered discounts for multiple night stays. The longer you stay, the more you save. Info: 800-626-2326, Ext. 2, inquire@ocvisitor.com orwww.oceancityhotelweek.com.

PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP OPEN — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Shop will be openAug. 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop features handcrafted home decor, jewelry and fashion accessories created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

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.

FIRST STATE DETACHMENT OF THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE MONTHLY MEETINGS — Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at VFW Post 8296, 104 66th St., Ocean City, 7 p.m. Open to all fellow Marines and FMF Corpsmen. Info: Rick Holmes, 302-988-1056.

O.C. BOARDWALK LABYRINTH — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, inside Dewees Hall, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., in Ocean City, everyWednesday, 7-9 p.m., July through September. Replica of the 12th century original is available for walking in candlelight and sacred music. Wheelchair accessible. Info: 410-289-3453 or 443-880-7608.

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