Out & About: May 15-21, 2015

Out & About: May 15-21, 2015

FRI. May 15

25TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ OCEAN CITY — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring more than 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions, boardwalk parades, manufacturers vendor midway and more. Admission costs $15 for adults and free for children 13 and younger with an adult. Tickets good at all locations. Info: www.cruisinoceancity.com.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind of St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City. Doors open at 5 p.m.and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments for sale. Info: 410-524-7994.

2ND ANNUAL TOAST FOR THE COAST — West ’O Bottle Shop & Bar, 12611 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 6-8 p.m. Drink specials and free tastings of beer, wine and spirits. Benefiting Assateague Coastal Trust, The Assateague Coastkeepers and local waterways.

OC MASSAGE AND OC BEACH WAX RIBBON CUTTINGS — OC Beach Wax Waxing and Skin Care Studio, 120th Street, Food Lion Shopping Center, Ocean City, 10 a.m. Info: Ryn Rohe, 410-524-1686.

OC Massage, 103-D 120th Street, Ocean City, 10:30 a.m. Refreshments served. Take a business card and enter to win a free massage. Info: Karen Thibault, 410-629-9900.

SAT. May 16

25TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ OCEAN CITY — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring more than 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions, boardwalk parades, manufacturers vendor midway and more. Admission costs $15 for adults and free for children 13 and younger with an adult. Tickets good at all locations. Info: www.cruisinoceancity.com.

ARMED FORCES DAY PRAYER SERVICE — Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines, Route 589 and Cathell Road, 1 p.m.Honor those who have answered the call for service. Take a lawn chair. In the event of inclement weather, the service will take place at the Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road. Info: Barbara Loffler, 410-208-0890 or barbloffler@aol.com.

ANNUAL CHICKEN BARBECUE AND AUCTION — Snow Hill Lions Club, 5458 E. Market St., noon to 4 p.m. Carry-out is available at $8. The auction, starting at 1 p.m., will include gift cards, decoys, golf packages, sports and more. Proceeds support vision, youth and charitable programs. Info: Kirk Hudson, 410-632-2931.

PAINT NITE FUNDRAISER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 10:30 a.m. Artist is Megan St. John. Tickets cost $45. No experience required. Tickets: PaintNite.com or Charlene Shockley, 410-641-0041.

GOD’S COUNTRY CROSSROADS CONCERT — Buckingham Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 20 S. Main St., Berlin, 6 p.m. Refreshments following concert. Love offering to be collected. Info: 443-235-6910.

‘HAVE YOU HAD A SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE?’ — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 1-3:30 p.m. Light refreshments served. Free discussion for people of all faiths to explore spiritual experiences. Open to the public. Children welcome. Info: www.ack-md.org or Meg Schomann, 410-603-4708.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PICNIC — Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli Street, Berlin, noon to 5 p.m. Diakonia will host a picnic to honor more than 100 volunteers. Food will be served at 2 p.m. Live music from 2-4 p.m. Info: Anna O’Neill, 410-213-0923anna@diakoniaoc.org orwww.diakoniaoc.org.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean City Municipal Airport, Terminal Building, 9 a.m. to noon, through April 25. Serving pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, etc., and coffee. Suggested donation is $7. Proceeds support the Huey Veteran’s Memorial Display. Info: Airport Ops, 410-213-2471 or Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207.

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. 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.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WAREHOUSE OPEN — Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County Warehouse, 7033 Worcester Highway, Newark,8 a.m. to noon. Currently accepting donations in the form of gently used furniture, appliances and building supplies. Info: 410-208-4440.

SUN. May 17

25TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ OCEAN CITY — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and Ocean City Inlet parking lot, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring more than 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions, boardwalk parades, manufacturers vendor midway and more. Admission costs $10 for adults and free for children 13 and younger with an adult. Tickets good at all locations. Info: www.cruisinoceancity.com.

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. Open to the community and to AGH patients. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.

OCEAN CITY REEF FOUNDATION DINNER — Ocean City Marlin Club, 9659 Golf Course Road, West Ocean City, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Also silent, live and Chinese auctions, beginning at 6 p.m., and 50/50 raffle. Tickets cost $20, at the door only. All donations are welcome. Contact: Amanda Shick, info@ocmarlinclub.com or Monty Hawkins, mhawkins@siteone.net.

SHARING SUNDAY — South Fire Station, located on Ocean Parkway (South Gate), Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. The Democratic Women’s Club will collect non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products. Supplies will be shared with a local food ministry. Info: 410-641-6552.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST — Ocean City Municipal Airport, Terminal Building, 9 a.m. to noon, through April 26. Serving pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, etc., and coffee. Suggested donation is $7. Proceeds support the Huey Veteran’s Memorial Display. Info: Airport Ops, 410-213-2471 or Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207.

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: Bett, 410-202-9078.

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. May 18

CANCER THRIVING AND SURVIVING WORKSHOP — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 1-3:30 p.m. For those in treatment of cancer, individuals in recovery and caregivers to attend together. The workshop is free and meets six weeks, April 13-May 18. Register: Gail Mansell, 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin. Free, monthly mask fitting clinic for patients who are having trouble adjusting to their CPAP equipment. By appointment only: Robin Rohlfing, 410-641-9726.

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCTION PROGRAM — Worcester Youth & Family Center, 124 N Main St, Berlin, 6:30-9 p.m. These 12 classes, held Mondays and Thursdays for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness. Registration required: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

democratic women’s club of worcester county meeting — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Coffee at 9:30 a.m., meeting at10 a.m. Guest speaker is Dr. G. Ray Thompson, director of the Nabb Research Center at Salisbury University specializing in the cultural heritage and history of the Delmarva region. All women are welcome. Info: 814-322-2119.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, meets each Monday from 7-9 p.m., at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway. Women interested in learning the craft of a cappella singing welcome. Info: 410-641-6876.

TUES. May 19

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING – Berlin group 331, Worcester County Health Center, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 5:30-7 p.m.TOPS is a support and educational group promoting weight loss and healthy lifestyle. It meets weekly. Info: jeanduck47@gmail.com.

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER EDUCATION SERIES — MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging Senior Center, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, 1-3 p.m., Thursdays, April 7-May 26. This free, eight-session series, titled “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Care Partners,” is designed to help caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Late stage, part 1. RSVP is requested: Amy Schine, 410-749-4940 or amys@geried.com.

ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 5 p.m. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: dillon128@aol.com.

WED. May 20

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place at Walgreens, Bethany Beach, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, Selbyville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

OCEAN PINES BOAT CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7 p.m. Dean Fisher, from Fisher Marine, will speak about installing boat ramps. Open to the public. Info: Janet O’Brien, 410-251-9391.

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 DANCE 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. 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. Doors open at 7 a.m., meeting begins at 8 a.m. Info: 410-641-7330.

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.

ON YOUR OWN, BUT NOT ALONE – WOC Fitness, 12319 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, noon. Weight loss support group with discussions about nutrition, exercise, health and weight loss. Cost is $5 per meeting. Info: dillon128@aol.com.

THURS. May 21

NAMI FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCTION PROGRAM — Worcester Youth & Family Center, 124 N Main St, Berlin, 6:30-9 p.m. These 12 classes, held Mondays and Thursdays for 6 weeks, are structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with serious mental illness. Registration required: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

POINTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FUNDRAISER — Globe Restaurant, 12 Broad St., Berlin, 5-9 p.m. Seating begins at 5 p.m. A free viewing of the movie musical “Annie” on the big screen along with a performance of “It’s a Hard Knock Life.” Open to the public. Info: 209-277-0001.

WORCESTER COUNTY TEA PARTY SPEAKER SERIES AND MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m. Maryland State Delegate, Mary Beth Carozza, will discuss 2015 Legislative Session Wrap Up and Preparations for 2016. Free and open to the public. Info: WCTPPatriots@gmail.comwww.worcestercountyteaparty.comwww.facebook.com/WorcesterCountyTeaParty or 443-614-7214.

PINE’EER CRAFT CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Refreshments at 9:45 a.m., business meeting at10 a.m. Followed by road trip to Layton’s Chance Vineyard in Vienna, Md. Info: Sharon, 410-208-3032.

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4-7 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649.

BINGO — American Legion Post 166, 2308 Philadelphia Ave., in Ocean City, every Thursday, year round. Doors open at 5 p.m., games start at6:30 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

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT & ADVOCACY GROUP — St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 10301 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, noon to 1:30 p.m.on the second and fourth Fridays of every month. Info: 410-524-7474.

BUS TRIPS — On May 19, June 11, July 21 and Aug. 18, tour NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Cost is $35. On May 24, watch the Nationals host the Phillies at Nationals Park in Washington. Cost is $80 and includes transportation and game ticket. On May 30, enjoy an on-your-own trip to New York City. Cost is $80. On June 14, travel to Camden Yarks to watch the Orioles host the Yankees. Cost is $85 and includes transportation and game ticket. All trips are open to the public. Register: Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department, 410-641-7052. Info:www.OceanPines.org.

‘PLAY IT SAFE’ ACTIVITIES FOR GRADUATES — Throughout the Ocean City area, May 31 through June 16. The “Play It Safe” program sponsors special, free, alcohol-free and drug-free events, honoring 2015 high school graduates. Info: 410-250-0125.

‘ASK A MASTER GARDENER’ — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, every Tuesday, 1-4 p.m., through September. Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Put plant damage samples in a plastic bag and label with name and phone number.
WORCESTER COUNTY PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, second Tuesday of each month, 2:30 p.m. Speakers, exercise, discussions and more. Info: 410-208-3132.

MAC INC. FUN DAY — Jolly Roger Amusement Park, 2901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, July 25, rain or shine. Tickets include unlimited Splash Mountain and golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and amusement rides from 2-6 p.m.  Tickets cost $25 and are on sale in advance only by calling 410-742-0505, Ext. 113. Proceeds provide scholarships to the Richard A. Henson Wellness Center at MAC Inc.

STAR CHARITIES MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m., on the first Friday of each month. Meeting of volunteers. Info: Anna Foultz, 410-641-7667.

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, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and every Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring the latest creations by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

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