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Out & About August 23-29, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

4TH ANNUAL OCEAN CITY JEEP WEEK — Event held town-wide. Parade on the beach from 70th Street to the Inlet, 8-10:30 a.m. Info:www.oceancityjeepweek.com or Larry Sackadorf at sack@oceancityjeepweek.com.

2013 Kiwanis 12th Annual Duck Race — Frontier Town, 8430 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, 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.

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 JAMAICAN BEACH PARTY — Ocean Pines Beach Club, 49th Street and the beach, Ocean City. Kaleb Brown, tropical buffet and drink specials. Check out the second floor view in the new A/C from 3-6 p.m. Info: www.oceanpines.org or info@oceanpines.org.

BRUSHES AND BUBBLY — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 7-9 p.m. A fun evening of painting with friends. No experience necessary. All supplies p rovided. Cost is $36 for Art League Of Ocean City members. Bring your own beverage. Register: 410-524-9433 orwww.artleagueofoceancity.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

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

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.

RED CROSS DAY AT JOLLY ROGER — Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City. 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.

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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 25

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

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 Captain Quint (tropical rock & roll) and Maryland DNR (Scales & Tales). 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.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30-11:30 a.m.With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.

OCEAN PINES 45TH ANNIVERSARY BLOCK PARTY — Manklin Racquet Complex, 11443 Manklin Creek Road in South Ocean Pines. Members of the Platform, Tennis and Pickleball groups, Round Robin Match, A Facility Showcase with a DJ, hot dogs, refreshments and beverages, 5-7 p.m. Info:www.oceanpines.org or info@oceanpines.org.

OCEAN PINES 45TH ANNIVERSARY CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND PARADE — Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Cathell and Racetrack roads, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Parade starts from White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway at 10 a.m. and continues south on Ocean Parkway to Veterans Memorial Park. Featuring car show, several craft and business vendors, food, beer and wine, music provided by Still Rockin’ band. Dash plaques given to the first 50 cars registered. Trophies awarded at 2 p.m. Pre-registration available online for $12 or $15 the day of the show. Registration at White Horse Park beginning one hour before the parade and at Veterans Memorial Park. All cars must be registered by noon. Register online at www.oceanpineschamber.org. Info:410-641-5306 or info@oceanpines.org.

RAW, VEGAN AND ORGANIC DISH COMPETITION — My Nature, 13th Street and the Boardwalk, noon. Tasting open to the public at $20 per person pre-register for the first 25 people. A $1,000 prize for the winner. Competition limited to the first 15 to sign up. Register: My Nature: 410-289-1808 or 410-251-1605.

STEPHEN MINISTRY BREAKFAST — Community Church at Ocean Pines, Fellowship Hall, 11227 Racetrack Road, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $6 and includes scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits with sausage gravy, OJ and Joe. Bracelets by FraMar Designs will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Stephen Ministry.

MONDAY, AUG. 26

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.

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 acappella singing welcome. Info: 410-208-4171.

HAND DANCING — House of Welsh, 1106 Coast­-
al 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 every Monday, through the end of October, from 1-4 p.m. Info: www.historicstmartinschurch.org.

TUESDAY, AUG. 27

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.

CHEF DEMONSTRATION — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 1 p.m. Professional chef, Derek Dahl, of the Palette Restaurant in Snow Hill, will grill up some delicious summer meals. Register: 410-957-0878. This is an outdoor event.

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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Rise of the Guardians.” 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 Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys (beach country). Info: www.oceancitymd.gov or 410-250-0125.

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.

BINGO — Every Wednesday at Ocean City Elks Lodge 2645, 138th Street across from Fenwick Inn. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. A $1,000 jackpot available, food, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. No one under 18 years allowed in the hall 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: 302-337-3638.

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.

THURSDAY, AUG. 29

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Princess Royale Hotel, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away.” 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 Poole & the Gang (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.

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.

ARTS ON THE DOCK — Ocean City Fishing Center Marina, 12940 Inlet Isle Lane, West Ocean City, Thursdays, 4-7 p.m. Local artists showcase their work on the docks. Info: Jennifer Blunt, 410-213-1121 or www.ocfishing.com.

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.

TANGER THURSDAY EVENT — Tanger Outlets, 12741 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City. Featuring a Farmer’s Market from 3-6 p.m. Entertainment by Blues, Jazz & Beyond, 6-9 p.m. Info: 410-213-7898 or www.tangeroutlets.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

FREE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUPS — Takes place the third Wednesday of each month at Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 1-2 p.m., and the third Thursday of each month at Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 1-2 p.m. Anyone interested in learning more about diabetes and its treatment is invited to attend. Info: Worcester County Health Department, Prevention Services, 410-632-0056.

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.

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.

FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN CITY LIBRARY — Group meets the first Friday of each month at 1 p.m in the library meeting room. Discussions on library and volunteer needs and often include interesting speakers. Followed by refreshments. New Friends always welcome.

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. 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.

DIAKONIA THRIFT SHOP — Used to be Mine, Route 611 and Sunset Avenue, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Newly expanded and redecorated. Furniture, clothing, toys and linens. Info: 410-213-0243.

O.C. BOARDWALK LABYRINTH — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, inside Dewees Hall, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., in Ocean City, every Wednesday, 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.

BOARDWALK SERVICES — Shenanigans porch, Fourth Street and Boardwalk, Sundays, 7:30 a.m. Sponsored by Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Info: 410-289-7430.

WIDOWS & WIDOWERS SOCIAL CLUB — Luncheon meeting, third Tuesday, 1 p.m., Ocean Pines. Info: 410-208-1398.

GRIEFSHARE — Grief recovery support group for those who have lost a loved one. Meetings start July 10, 7-9 p.m. The group meets weekly. Sponsored by SonRise Church, Berlin. Info: Carole, 301-509-2002.

AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 410-289-4458.

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.

KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER OP-OC — Meets every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. in the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, except third Wednesdays when it meets at Hall’s Restaurant, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 7:45 a.m. (June through September). Info: 410-641-7330

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