Out & About: August 22-28, 2014

Out & About: August 22-28, 2014

FRI. Aug. 22

Photo by Jacob Cohen, OceanCity.com

OC SANDFEST — Performance Art with master champion sand sculptors creating 10 giant sand sculptures along the Ocean City beach from N. Division Street to 4th Street. Sculptures to remain on display through Sept. 1. Info: infoevent@aol.com or 800-626-2326.

5TH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY JEEP WEEK— Townwide. This event brings Jeep enthusiasts from all over. Info: Brad Hoffman, brad@live-wire-media.com.

ANNUAL DUCK RACE FUNDRAISER— Frontier Town Water Park, 8428 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 6 p.m. Cash prizes for first place is $1,000; second, $300; and third, $200, as well as many more prizes. Tickets are now on sale: $5 per duck or 3 for $10. Call 410-208-4108. Need not be present to win. Benefits the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines – Ocean City’s scholarship fund.

STEPPING ON FALL PREVENTION WORKSHOP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon. A well-researched falls prevention program for seniors. The workshop is free and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks, July 11-Aug. 22.

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.

OCEAN CITY SHRINE CLUB MEETING — Peaky’s in the Fenwick Inn, Ocean City. Social at 6 p.m., guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. John Culp, Manager of the American Red Cross in Salisbury, will address the need for emergency preparedness as we enter the hurricane season. Dinner and business meeting will follow at approximately 7:15 p.m. All Master Masons, Shriners and their ladies are encouraged to attend. Info: Earl Hewitt, 443-567-0488.

SAT. Aug. 23

OC SANDFEST — Display art and interactive activities with visitors and sculptors. Activities to include sand art contests, sculpting lessons, photo opportunities and more, Aug. 23-24. Sculptures to remain on display through Sept. 1. Info: infoevent@aol.com or 800-626-2326.

5TH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY JEEP WEEK— Townwide. This event brings Jeep enthusiasts from all over. Info: Brad Hoffman, brad@live-wire-media.com.

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, 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.

SUN. Aug. 24

OC SANDFEST — Display art and interactive activities with visitors and sculptors. Activities to include sand art contests, sculpting lessons, photo opportunities and more. Sculptures to remain on display through Sept. 1. Info: infoevent@aol.com or 800-626-2326.

5TH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY JEEP WEEK— Townwide. This event brings Jeep enthusiasts from all over. Info: Brad Hoffman, brad@live-wire-media.com.

OC BEACH LIGHTS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. A five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring an eight-minute, visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the boardwalk. New fireworks effects added this year. Info: 800-626-2326 or http://ocbeachlights.com.

OC Cruzers Car Show & Music — Somerset Street Plaza, downtown Ocean City, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Ocean City Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles. Owners will be on hand to talk with spectators about their cars. Music provided by Troy Mawyer (rock) at 3 p.m. Free admission. Info: 410-289-7739 or www.ocdc.org.

SUNDAES IN THE PARK – Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Take picnic baskets and chairs to the park for ice cream sundaes and live entertainment. For a small fee, build your own ice cream sundae. Entertainment provided by Front Page News “Classic Rock” and Maryland DNR “Scales & Tales.” Also, a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Info: 800-626-2326 or http://town.oceancity.md.us/sep.html.

BUFFET BREAKFAST — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, every second and fourthSunday of each month, 8:30-11:30 a.m. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 11 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.

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:www.OARegion7.org or 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. Aug. 25

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

FREE MOVIE MONDAY — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Featuring “Mr. Peabody Sherman.” Info: 410-641-7052.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets each Monday 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: 410-641-6876.

HISTORIC MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, Showell, 1-4 p.m., Mondays through October. Info: 410-251-2849.

TUES. Aug. 26

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

MATT DOVE’S SKATEBOARD CAMP —  Basics and tricks taught. Campers are required to wear helmets and have a legal guardian sign a skate waiver. Cost is $85-$95. Info: 410-641-7052.

CRAB NIGHT —  Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 5-7 p.m., every Tuesday through Sept. 2. Menu is choice of steamed crabs (if available), crab cakes (broiled or fried), fried or baked flounder and fried calamari. Also available are corn on the cob, French fries, hot dogs, pizza and various sides. Cash bar. Crab and shrimp orders must be made in advance: 410-524-7994, Mondayand Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘ASK A MASTER GARDENER’ — The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service offers free clinics at the Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m., May through September. Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions. Samples may be brought for testing in a plastic bag marked with name and phone number. All services are free of charge.

WED. Aug. 27

CONCERTS ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 8 p.m. Featuring Poole & the Gang “Rock.” Take a blanket or chair. Info: 800-626-2326.

Movies on the Beach — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Planes.” Take beach chairs or a blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

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 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: 302-200-DANCE (3262).

KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER OCEAN PINES/OCEAN CITY — Meets every Wednesday at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7:45 a.m. Except the third Wednesday of the month when it takes place at Halls Restaurant, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 7:45 a.m., June through September. Info: d.landis@mchsi.com or 410-641-7330.

O.C. BOARDWALK LABYRINTH OPEN — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, inside Dewees Hall, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays through Sept. 24. Replica of the 12th century original is available for walking with candlelight and sacred music; wheelchair accessible. Info: 410-289-3453 or 443-880-7608.

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.

THURS. Aug. 28

Sunset Park Party Nights — Sunset Park, S. Division Street, bayside, Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Featuring Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys (beach country). Admission is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended to take own seating. Info: 800-626-2326, 410-289-7739 or www.ocdc.org.

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

FREE CONCERT — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 7 p.m. Featuring “Fabulous 50’s.” Info: 410-641-7052.

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 the Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577.

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.

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

FREE FAMILY PROGRAMS — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave. Museum offers daily summer programs beginning at 10 a.m., through Aug. 30. Topics include beach safety, aquarium feeding, knot tying, history and all about sharks. Info: Sandy, 410-289-4991, sandy@ocmuseum.org or www.ocmuseum.org.

OC TALL SHIP EVENT — Ocean City, bayside, between Third and Fourth streets, Aug. 1 through Sept. 1. The El Galeon is a replica of the 16th century ships that Spanish explorers sailed on to discover Florida and much of the New World. The El Galeon will be open for tours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day with special sunset hours on Friday nights from 6-9 p.m. Admission cost $15 for adults, $11 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Advance tickets available for $12/$8 by visiting www.tallshipevent.com.

OCEAN CITY HOTEL WEEK — Townwide and West Ocean City, Aug. 17-28. Participating hotels will offer a variety of deals, including free night stays and tiered discounts for multiple night stays. Info: 410-289-6733 or www.oceancityhotelweek.com.

SUMMER PROGRAMS — Delmarva Discovery Center, 2 Market St., Pocomoke, through Aug. 31. Daily summer programs include “Dive Dialogue,” “Fish Feeding,” “A Walk to Remember,” “Discovery Program,” “Mommy & Me; Daddy too!,” “Beaver Story Time & Craft,” “Squeaky Clean!,” “Fishing Fun,” and “Awesome Animals & Craft.” Info: delmarvadiscoverycenter.org or 410-957-9933.

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.

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