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Out & About June 21-27, 2013


FRIDAY, JUNE 21

DEW TOUR — Ocean City beach at the inlet. For schedule of events, athlete bios and photos, go to dewtouroc.com.

64TH ANNUAL DELMARVA CHICKEN FESTIVAL — Byrd Park, Snow Hill, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Held in celebration of the chicken industry on the Delmarva Peninsula, the event will include Delmarva’s renowned Giant Fry Pan, arts, crafts, commercial exhibits, food, live entertainment, carnival games and rides and more. Free admission. Info: Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., 800-878-2449, www.dpichicken.org or Snow Hill Chicken Festival Committee, 410-896-1109, ChickenFestival2013@SnowHillMD.com.

OCEAN CITY BASKETBALL CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East gym, West gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

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, JUNE 22

DEW TOUR — Ocean City beach at the inlet. For schedule of events, athlete bios and photos, go to dewtouroc.com.

64TH ANNUAL DELMARVA CHICKEN FESTIVAL — Byrd Park, Snow Hill, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Held in celebration of the chicken industry on the Delmarva Peninsula, the event will include Delmarva’s renowned Giant Fry Pan, arts, crafts, commercial exhibits, food, live entertainment, carnival games and rides and more. Free admission. Info: Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., 800-878-2449, www.dpichicken.org or Snow Hill Chicken Festival Committee, 410-896-1109, ChickenFestival2013@SnowHillMD.com.

OCEAN CITY BASKETBALL CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East gym, West gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

BEACH 5 SAND SOCCER — Ocean City beach at Third Street, starting June 22 at 8 a.m. through June 23 at 7 p.m. Kids and parents play soccer in the sand. Info: Beach5SandSoccer@yahoo.com or 919-607-0864.

SMALL BOAT TOURNAMENT WEIGH-INS — Sunset Marina, 12911 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City, 3-6:30 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com.

RED, WHITE AND BLUE PICNIC — White Horse Pavilion, 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines, noon. Meet elected officials and candidates for Governor of Maryland. Cost is $25 for adults, children 11 and younger admitted free. Includes: fried and barbecued chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, hot rolls, lemonade, iced tea, assorted desserts and punch. Music by the Versakats, face painting, 50/50, door prizes and bake sale. Also, All-American Apple Pie Baking Contest. To enter, call Marilee Horvat, 410-641-6110 before June 16. For reservations, contact Gloria Moyer, 410-208-3786, ermgcm17@verizon.net. Sponsored by the Republican Women of Worcester County, the MarDel Republican Social Club, the Worcester County Republican Central Committee and the Worcester County Tea Party. Rain location is Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway.

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.

YARD SALE — Coastal Hospice Thrift Shop, 10445 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, 7-10 a.m. Stuff a bag of clothes for $5. Sale also includes toys, housewares, books, linens, shoes, sporting goods, Christmas decorations and more. Rain date is June 29. Info: 410-641-1132.

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.

TEACH A KID TO FISH DAY — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Anglers Club, the event takes place at the South Gate Pond near the enclosed pool in Ocean Pines, 9-11 a.m. Club members will teach kids of all ages fishing skills including casting techniques, knot tying, fish handling, bait and lure selection. Free rod and reel drawing. Take own rod and reel. Bait and beverages provided. Parents and grandparents are invited to assist and learn. Info: Walt Boge, 410-208-2855.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

DEW TOUR — Ocean City beach at the inlet. For schedule of events, athlete bios and photos, go to dewtouroc.com.

OCEAN CITY BASKETBALL CLASSIC — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East gym, West gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

O.C. CRUZERS CAR SHOW AND MUSIC — Somerset Street, between Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave., Ocean City. The O.C. Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles along Somerset Street. Live music provided. Info: 410-289-2800.

OC BEACHLIGHTS — 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 featuring 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.

‘PADDLE FOR A PURPOSE’ FULL MOON KAYAK TOUR — Coastal Kayak, 36840 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del. Glide through the still water lit only by a full moon. Cost is $45. The event benefits Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation. Minimum age is 12 years. Registration is required: 302-539-7999, info@coastalkayak.com or stop by Coastal Kayak.

BEACH 5 SAND SOCCER — Ocean City beach at Third Street, starting June 22 at 8 a.m. through June 23 at 7 p.m. Kids and parents play soccer in the sand. Info: Beach5SandSoccer@yahoo.com or 919-607-0864.

SMALL BOAT TOURNAMENT WEIGH-INS — Sunset Marina, 12911 Sunset Ave., West Ocean City, 3-6:30 p.m. Awards banquet, 6:30-9 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com.

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 12:30 p.m. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.

‘SOUNDS FROM THE PAST, A LIVING HISTORY’ — Sound United Methodist Church, 37894 Lighthouse Road, Selbyville, Del., 6 p.m. Featuring persons telling stories about the coastal towns and relating their memories to the area 50-60 years ago. Pictures and artifacts on display. Light refreshments served. Info: pascft@gmail.com for www.facebook.com/SoundUMC.

SUNDAY BREAKFAST — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 8 a.m. to noon. Menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, biscuits with sausage gravy, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $6. Benefits the Stephen Ministry Team.

MONDAY, JUNE 24

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive in Berlin, 5-6:30 p.m. TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: Edna Berkey, 410-251-2083.

SPEED AND CONDITIONING CAMP — Worcester Preparatory School, 508 S. Main St., Berlin, 8 a.m. Participants, ages 13-21, can learn specific techniques to improve their running form, conditioning, and speed and agility. Cost is $45 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Take appropriate athletic shoes. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation Department, 410-641-7052.

HOOPSTERS SUMMER CLINIC — Boys and girls, ages 7-10 and 11-14 can learn the essential skills such as dribbling, shooting, offensive/defense strategy and team work. Clinic begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $40 for residents and $45 for non-residents. Take appropriate athletic shoes. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation Department, 410-641-7052.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Sweet Adeline Chorus, 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 and singing in a barbershop format are 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, JUNE 25

YOGA — James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, rotunda, 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin, 5:30-6:45 p.m. All levels welcome. Cost is $72 for eight sessions or $10 drop-in fee for first time. Info: Georgette Rhoads, 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

PADDLE SMART SEMINAR — Ocean Pines Community Center, Marlin Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7-9 p.m. Intended for those about to join the sport and those considering purchasing paddle equipment. Cost is $30. Seminar kit includes a student note book, “The Complete Sea Kayakers Handbook” and “Introduction to Paddling – canoeing basics for lakes and rivers.” RSVP: Bill Killinger, OCPs Past Commander, 410-208-9355, bkillinger@earthlink.net or Morton Brown, 410-641-8040, brownmn1@yahoo.com.

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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive in 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 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.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, 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.

FUNDRAISER FOR 5-YEAR-OLD HIT AND RUN VICTIM — Grotto’s Pizza, 126th Street, Ocean City, 1 p.m. Grotto’s is donating 20 percent of its sales for the day to benefit 5-year-old, Jalyn Shaw. Featuring 50/50, basket of cheer, corn hole competitions and more. Sponsored by Ravens Nest 23, Roost 96 and Roost 44. Info: Carolyn Kuhn, 410-487-1183.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

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.

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.

WORCESTER COUNTY TEA PARTY MEETING  Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting starts at 7 p.m. Mark Edney, MD, Chief of Surgery at Peninsula Reginal Medical Center and Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, will update the group on healthcare reform and its implications for individuals and businesses. He will also discuss local healthcare forecasting. All interested citizens welcome. Info: 443a-614-7214, TeaParty@gmail.com or www.worcestercountyteaparty.com.

NAACP MEETING — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 7 p.m. Terry Edwards, Resource Home Recruiter for Worcester County Department of Social Services, will share information regarding the Foster Care/Adoption program. The need is great for Resource Parents. All are welcome. The business meeting begins at 6 p.m. Info: 443-944-6701.

ONGOING EVENTS

FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, Tuesdays, June 25 through Aug. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Featuring a variety of contests for all ages. All activities are free. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — Buckingham Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Main St., Berlin, July 22-26, 6:15-8:30 p.m. Children, ages 3-11, can learn about God while having fun singing songs, making crafts, playing games, exploring science and making snacks. Registration forms available at any of the participating churches: St. Paul’s Episcopal, 410-641-4066; Stevenson United Methodist, 410-641-1137; or Buckingham Presbyterian, 410-641-0234. Participants can also register Monday night before Bible school. Info: Lindsay Ashton, 410-629-1029.

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.

MOVIES ON THE BEACH — Free movies on the beach for the family every Wednesday, through Aug. 28, 8:30 p.m. at the Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City. Additionally, every Monday and Friday at 8:30 p.m., June 24 through Aug. 9, a movie will be shown at 27th Street on a 16-foot projector. On Thursdays, July 11 through Aug. 29, movies will be shown on the beach at the Princess Royale, 9100 Coastal Highway, 8:30 p.m. Special showing July 2. No movie on July 4. Take a blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

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.

 ‘SOLE JAM’ SHOE DONATIONS — Take slightly worn or new shoes to the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway during the month of July. Contributions will be divided among 3-4 families while the rest will be donated to Diakonia, Inc.. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation Department, 410-641-7052.

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 June 22, 23, 29, 30, 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.

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