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Out & About August 9-15, 2013

FRIDAY, AUG 9

WHITE MARLIN OPEN — World’s largest billfish tournament. More than 300 boats vie for more than $2 million in prize money. Weigh-ins take place at Harbour Island Marina, 14th Street and the bay, Ocean City, 4-9 p.m. Spectators see weigh-ins free of charge. Registration fees for participating boats. Info: Jim Motsko, 410-289-9229 or jmotsko289@aol.com or www.whitemarlinopen.com.

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

WORCESTER COUNTY FAIR — Byrd Park, Snow Hill, 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Featuring youth livestock show and horse show, children’s rides and activities, live entertainment, food and craft vendors and more. Info: Earl Ludy, 410-957-4079 or www.worcestercountyfair.org.

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “The Pirates Band of Misfits.” Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: www.ococean.com or 410-250-0125. Weather permitting.

FLEA MARKET — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 410-524-7474 or www.stpetersoc.com.

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.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT AWARDS AND PATRON’S PARTY/WET PAINT SALE — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street. Judging and awarding of cash prizes of $1,750 during the ticketed Patron’s Party from 5-6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $50 and can be applied to purchase of art.  A free public wet paint sale will follow from 6:30-8 p.m. Info: Emily Schwab, emilydene@aol.comwww.artleagueofoceancity.org410-524-9433; orinfo@artleagueofoceancity.org.

WORCESTER COUNTY FAIR — Byrd Park, Snow Hill, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring youth livestock show and horse show, children’s rides and activities, live entertainment, food and craft vendors and more. Info: Earl Ludy, 410-957-4079 or www.worcestercountyfair.org.

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

DELMARVA ESA SURFING COMPETITION — Ocean City beach at 36th Street, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Youth and adult surfing competition. Info: Chris Makibbin, 410-603-9706 or cmakibbin@gmail.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 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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

WORCESTER COUNTY FAIR — Byrd Park, Snow Hill, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring youth livestock show and horse show, children’s rides and activities, live entertainment, food and craft vendors and more. Info: Earl Ludy, 410-957-4079 or www.worcestercountyfair.org.

VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAY — Takes place at the Worcester County Fair, Byrd Park, Snow Hill. Registration begins at noon and judging begins at 1 p.m. All of the bikes entered must be at least 20 years old. Participation is free of charge. Trophies awarded at 3 p.m. Show closes at 3:30 p.m.Sponsored by the Maryland Chapter 3 of the Red Knights International Club. Info: Larry “Sack” Sackadorf, 443-783-3289, sack@vintagemotorcycleday.com or www.vintagemotorcycleday.com.

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

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 Front Page News (classic rock) 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.

PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT QUICK DRAW COMPETITION/WET PAINT SALE — Competition held downtown Ocean City, 9-11 a.m., where art can be purchased from the easels. The Wet Paint Sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street. Info: Emily Schwab, emilydene@aol.comwww.artleagueofoceancity.org410-524-9433; or info@artleagueofoceancity.org.

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

MONDAY, AUG. 12

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.

OCEAN PINES CAMERA CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 7 p.m. Speaker will be artist Elaine Bean, who will demonstrate how she applies color to her photographs using pastels and colored pencils. Info: 410-208-2555.

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: 410-208-4171.

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 every Monday, through the end of October, from 1-4 p.m. Info: www.historicstmartinschurch.org.

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

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.

OCEAN PINES PLANT CLINIC — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., through September. 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.

ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin, 7-9 p.m. Cynthia Malament, a local estate planning attorney, will discuss the essential documents needed to designate who will be in charge of your personal, medical and financial affairs if and when you become unable to manage such affairs on your own while you are alive and after you pass away. Open to the community.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3.” Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326. Weather permitting.

HERITAGE ARTS FOR KIDS — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, 1-3 p.m. Kids can drop in to learn more about an aspect of museum’s collection through hands-on projects. Admission costs $2 for adults and 50 cents for kids. Craft is free with admission. Info: Claire Otterbein, 410-632-0515, www.purnellmuseum.com or mail@purnellmuseum.com.

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.

FREE CONCERT ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at North Division Street, 8-9:30 p.m. Featuring Clones of Funk (funkadelic). Info:www.oceancitymd.gov or 410-250-0125.

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.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

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.

SURFERS HEALING — Ocean City beach at 37th Street. Surf camp for children with Autism. Info: Katherine Trammell, 301-925-6100.

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Princess Royale Hotel, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” 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 Lovin Cup (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.

A DAY OF FUN AT JOLLY ROGER — Jolly Roger Amusement Park and Splash Mountain, 2901 N. Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Wrist bands cost $25 and include unlimited Splash Mountain, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; amusement rides, 2-6 p.m. (two rides on Wild Mouse); and one game of miniature golf at either course, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To purchase wrist bands: Parish Office at St. Luke-St. Andrew, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; St. Luke and St. Andrew after Mass on Aug. 10 and 11; St. Luke after Mass and St. Andrew on Aug. 15, 9-10 a.m. Info: 410-250-0300.

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.

WORCESTER COUNTY TEA PARTY MONTHLY MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting starts at 7 p.m. Special guest speaker is Blaine Young, candidate for Governor of Maryland. All interested citizens invited. Info: 443-614-7214,WCTPPatriots@gmail.com or www.WorcesterCountyTeaParty.com.

PINE’EER CRAFT CLUB OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 9:45 a.m. The project of the month will be a gift bag. Members will be treated to a picnic lunch in celebration of the completion of the 36th Annual Arts and Craft Festival.

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.

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.

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

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.

THRIFT SHOP SALE — Used to be Mine, Route 611 and Sunset Avenue, Aug. 7-10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring 50 percent off all summer clothing and shoes. Supporting Diakonia. Info: 410-213-0243.

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. 10, 11, 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.

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.

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.

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