Out & About: May 8-14, 2015

FRI. May 8

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet Lot, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline act. Tonights headliner is Vince Gill, 8 p.m. This concert is now sold out. Admission to the festival is free. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT — Sunset Park, S. Division Street, bayside, Ocean City, 8-10:30 p.m. A free, family-appropriate movie will begin after sunset and will be shown on a giant projection movie screen. Take chairs or a blanket. Concessions sold. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

CRAB CAKE DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Dinner includes single crab cake, seasoned baked potatoes and fresh garden salad. Cost is $10, Carryouts and bake sale table available. Info: 410-641-1137.

SAT. May 9

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet Lot, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline act. Tonights headliner is Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, 8 p.m. This concert is now sold out. Admission to the festival is free. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

BEATDOWN AT THE BEACH – OLYMPIC-STYLE BOXING — Performing Arts Center, Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. Tickets cost $25-$75. For tickets, visit the OC Visitor Center on 40th Street or call Ticketmaster at 800-551-SEAT. Info: 410-289-2800.

JVA CHALLENGE BEACH FEST VOLLEYBALL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Two-day girls junior JVA Challenge Volleyball Tournament. Admission costs $10 for Saturday and Sunday and $8 for Sunday only. Info: Richard Comly, 410-934-4108 or richardcomlysr@dvavbc.com.

10TH ANNUAL NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET — Ocean City Marlin Club, 9659 Golf Course Road, West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to noon. Rods, reels, hooks, line, lures and more. Table rentals available for $25, call 410-208-4510. Participants do not need to be a member to rent space. Benefiting Special Olympics.

PLANT SALE — Sponsored by the Barefoot Gardeners Garden Club and held at Coastal Highway and James Street in Fenwick Island, Del., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. There will be varieties of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. The club will have container arrangements ready for sale and members will be on hand to answer questions. Info: 443-206-0567 or 302-539-7793.

NANO DISCOVERY DAY — Delmarva Discovery Center, 2 Market Street, Pocomoke City, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children and adults will be able to do their own experiments to understand aspects of nanoscale science and engineering and help create a balloon nanotube and more. Admission is $5; members of the Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum and 4-H are free with membership card. Info: 410-857-9933 or Stacey@DelmarvaDiscoveryCenter.org.

‘BOXER SHORTS’ PERFORMANCE — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 7:30 p.m. Brown Box Theatre Project will present “Boxer Shorts,” an evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett, Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter and Diana Raznovich. Talkbacks will be held immediately following the performance. Tickets cost $25 and are available online, www.brownboxtheatre.org/shorts.html.

YARD SALE — St. Matthews By-The-Sea, Dagsboro Street and Route 1, Fenwick Island, Del., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch, bake sale, used books, attic treasures, craft table and more. Sponsored by UMW. Proceeds to Missions.

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.

OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Speakers will be Heather Bahrami, former manager of AKE Marine and a detailer of boats for more than 10 years and Dr. Roman Jesian, Chief Scientist of Maryland Coastal Bays Program. Jesian will update anglers on the dredging project in local bays as well as status of the Bishopville Dam. All are welcome. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.

SUN. May 10

SPRINGFEST — Ocean City Inlet Lot, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. All entertainment is free. Admission to the festival is free. Info: 800-626-2326 orwww.ococean.com.

JVA CHALLENGE BEACH FEST VOLLEYBALL — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway and Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Two-day girls junior JVA Challenge Volleyball Tournament. Admission costs $10 for Saturday and Sunday and $8 for Sunday only. Info: Richard Comly, 410-934-4108 or richardcomlysr@dvavbc.com.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BREAKFAST SPECIAL — Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway (behind St. Luke’s Church), Ocean City, 8-11 a.m. Menu includes scrambled eggs, western omelet, bacon, sausage,  home fries, chipped beef, toast, French toast, pancakes, blueberry pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 7 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.

‘BOXER SHORTS’ PERFORMANCE — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Brown Box Theatre Project will present “Boxer Shorts,” an evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett, Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter and Diana Raznovich. Talkbacks will be held immediately following the performance. Tickets cost $25 and are available online, www.brownboxtheatre.org/shorts.html.

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.

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 11

‘BOXER SHORTS’ PERFORMANCE — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th Street, 7:30 p.m. Brown Box Theatre Project will present “Boxer Shorts,” an evening of short plays by Samuel Beckett, Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter and Diana Raznovich. Talkbacks will be held immediately following the performance. Tickets cost $25 and are available online, www.brownboxtheatre.org/shorts.html.

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.

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.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING — Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, 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.

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 12

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. Middle stage, part 3. RSVP is requested: Amy Schine, 410-749-4940 or amys@geried.com.

MEET AND GREET — The Friends of the Worcester County Commission for Women and the Women’s Commission will meet at Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 5-7 p.m. Opportunity to network with women in Worcester County. Open to the public and women of all ages are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments provided. Members are asked to take non-perishable food items. Info: 443-614-3957 or 410-208-0890.

BIKE RIDE — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Boat Club. Ride all or part of the Lewes-Rehoboth Bike Loop — 6, 8 or 15 miles. Lunch after at Big Fish Grill, Rt. 1, across from the Tanger Outlets. Info: Joe or Gail Jankowski, 410-208-3470 or josephajankowski@yahool.com.

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, every Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Support group for families helping other families who live with mental health challenges. Info: 443-229-2744 or namimdls@gmail.com.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. Helping individuals with Parkinson’s disease and their families. No reservation, no fee. Info: www.DelmarvaParkinsonsAlliance.org or Ron and Mary Leidner, 410-208-0525.

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.

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.

WORCESTER COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY FUNDRAISER — Chipotle, 12909 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City will donate 50 percent of sales to the Humane Society. Mention to the cashier that you are there for the fundraiser.

WED. May 13

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.

community hurricanE preparedness town hall meeting — City Hall Council Chambers, Third Street and Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, 6:30 p.m.Learn more about hurricane preparedness, including  how Ocean City tracks storms, evacuation planning, shelters and individual and family preparedness planning. Also addressing issues regarding mitigation planning and flood insurance. Info: 410-723-6616 or http://oceancitymd.gov/Emergency_Management/.

THURS. May 14

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 $10 for adults and free for children 13 and younger with an adult. Tickets good at all locations. Info: www.cruisinoceancity.com.

CONCERT — Performing Arts Center, Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 8 p.m. Featuring Doo Wop Project. Starring cast members from “Jersey Boys,” “Motown the Musical” and more. Tickets cost $25 and $35. Tickets: Ocean City Box Office, 410-723-8601 or Ticketmaster, 800-551-SEAT. Info: www.oceancityconcerts.com.

PTA PROSPECTIVE STUDENT MEETING — Wor-Wic Community College, Room 109 of the Allied Health Building, Salisbury, 10 a.m. to noon. Students interested in the new physical therapist assistant (PTA) program are required to attend one of these meetings (May 14 or June 10). Reserve a seat: sennis@worwic.edu or 410-572-8740.

‘you & the law’ seminar — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 6-8 p.m. The Law Offices of Ingerman & Horwitz will offer free legal advice. Topics include injuries, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and more. Giveaways and a chance to win a tablet. Free and open to the public, but registration is required: 410-641-7052 or rec@oceanpines.org. Info: www.OceanPines.org, Teresa Travatello, 410-641-7717, Ext. 3006 or ttravatello@oceanpines.org.

‘A SEA OF SUMMER STYLE-OUR FAVORITE THINGS’ FASHION SHOW — Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, 11242 Racetrack Road in Ocean Pines, 6 p.m. The $40 ticket includes entertainment, dinner by Le Donne Cucina and a complimentary glass of wine. There will be “Favorites” giveaways, auction items, vendors and a 50/50 raffle. Reservations: Christina Engel, 302-436-2963 or onceler4@gmail.com.

OCEAN PINES GARDEN CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. Warren Pfeiffer will give a presentation on “Chrysanthemums.” Visitors are welcome.

OC AARP CHAPTER 1917 GENERAL MEETING — Ocean City Senior Center, 41st Street, bayside, 9:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be a representative from the Freeman Stage. Upcoming trips and events discussed. Info: www.AARP1917.org.

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.

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m. Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Info: Betty Bellarin, 410-603-0210.

BEACH SINGLES — Every Thursday, Beach Singles 45-Plus meets for happy hour at Harpoon Hanna’s, Route 54 and the bay, Fenwick Island, Del., 4 p.m. Info: Arlene, 302-436-9577; Kate, 410-524-0649; or Dianne, 302-541-4642.

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. Info: 410-524-7474.

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