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Out & About: October 17-23, 2014

FRI. Oct. 17

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.

4TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT — Ocean City Golf Club, 11401 Country Club Drive, Berlin. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.and shotgun start at 1 p.m., rain or shine. Entry fee is $100 per player or $400 per foursome which includes: greens fee and cart, counter lunch, two drink tickets, dinner and awards banquet in the Club House, tournament gift bag and prizes for longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin. Proceeds benefit Veterans Support Centers of America. Register: Susan Penn, 410-598-5880, Slpenn33Amsn.com orwww.ravensroost96.com.

SPAGHETTI DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Menu includes spaghetti with tomato sauce, sweet Italian sausage, garlic bread, garden salad and drink. Cost is $8.50 for adults, and $5 for children ages 4-10; three and younger eat free. Carry outs and bake table available. Proceeds will go to youth conference trip in November. Info: 443-235-6761.

‘Jamaican a difference, ’mon!’ FUND RAISER — Seacrets, 49th Street and the bay, 6-10 p.m. Cost is $65 and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, two-hour open bar, dancing with band “The Absolute,” silent auction and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the CRICKET Center. Info: Wendy Myers, 410-641-0097.

MODPO — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 1-3 p.m. Monthly discussion group of Modern and Contemporary Poetry selections. Info: 410-524-1818.

BERLIN BOOK OF THE MONTH — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 1-2:30 p.m. Featuring “The Distance Between Us,” by Reyna Grande. Copies of each month’s selection are available at the library. Info: 410-641-0650.

‘DRIVE-THRU’ FLU CLINIC — Arthur W. Perdue (Shorebirds) Stadium, at the intersection of Route 50 and Hobbs Road, Salisbury, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Vaccinations for those 13 and older. A donation of $10 per vaccination is requested (cash only; exact amount is appreciated). Wear a short sleeved shirt that will provide easy access to the upper arm. Info: Peninsula Regional Medical Center, www.peninsula.org.

SAT. Oct. 18

OCTOBERFEST – BEACH MAZE — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Halloween beach maze in the sand. Info:www.specialeventpro.com.
DELMARVA ESA SURF SERIES — Fall Classic, 48th Street, Ocean City. All-day, family-fun youth to adult surfing competition. Info: Chris Makibbin, 410-603-9706 or cmakibbin@gmail.com.

OCTOBERFEST –  HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARADE — Ocean City Boardwalk at N. Division Street. Registration starts at 1 p.m., parade starts at2 p.m. Lots of prizes and surprises for best-dressed pets, family and friends. Free with donation of pet food or other pet-friendly item to Humane Society. Info: www.specialeventpro.com.

DRAWING WITH COLORED PENCILS — Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon. Students, ages 16 and older, will learn to create endless colors and beautifully realistic artwork with colored pencils. No drawing experience needed. Cost is $15. All supplies included. Registration: www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410-641-0809.

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER 5K WALK/RUN — Ocean City Boardwalk at the Inlet. The 5K run begins at 9 a.m. and walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Pre-register: www.makingstrideswalk.org/ oceancity.md. Advance registration costs $35 for 5K; the walk is free. Participants will receive a T-shirt. Awards for top finishers and fundraisers. Info: Beverly Furst, 410-251-8020 or beverlyfurst@hotmail.com; or Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Ocean City, MD on Facebook. A Pink Ribbon Classic 2014 event. Info: 410-251-8020.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT FRIED CHICKEN DINNER — New Hope United Methodist Church, Willards, noon. Menu includes chicken, mashed potatoes, greens, string beans, macaroni and cheese, beets, biscuits, dessert and coffee. Cost is $12 for adults. Carry-outs available. Info: 410-543-8244 or 443-235-0251.

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, 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.

2ND ANNUAL CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT — Duffy’s Tavern, Ocean City, 2 p.m. Registration fee is $55 per team which includes cash prizes and a buffet. Buffet for team supporters is $10. Happy hour drink menu, silent auction and 50/50. Proceeds will help send two area flag football teams to the United States Flag & Touch League National Championship in Orlando. Fla. Register: 610-864-5664.

2014 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S — Wicomico County Senior Services Center, 909 Progress Circle, Salisbury. Registration begins at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m. Info: Jim Volk, 443-523-0014.

BUILD IT (FOR LITTLE HANDS) — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10 a.m. to noon. “Build it yourself” activities for ages 18 months to 3 years. Info: 410-957-0878.

NOT-SO-SCARY HALLOWEEN AT THE ZOO — Salisbury Zoo, 755 S. Park Drive, 1-4 p.m. Activities for children, 9 and younger, include trick-or-treating through the zoo, Halloween games, a costume contest, hay bale maze and D’Ann Danse Studio will perform a Halloween-themed dance. Tickets cost $8 for children and include free admission for one adult. Additional adult tickets costs $2. Tickets available at the Salisbury Zoo gift shop and zoo education center, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Food for sale at the event. Some games cost extra. Info: 410-546-3440.

HOMETOWN HEROES MILITARY BANNER PROGRAM — Ocean City Elks Lodge, 13708 Sinepuxent Ave., 2 p.m. The Hometown Heroes Military Banners that were on display along the Boardwalk will be presented to the Honorees, or their family members. Open to the public. Info: Pat Riordan, 443-623-6162.

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MEETING — Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, 1324 Belmont Ave., Salisbury, 10 a.m.Fife Players Ken and Carolyn Farley will be featured. Interested prospective members welcome. Comprised of men who can trace their family lineage to patriots who served in or supported the American Revolution. Info: Ray Jackson, 410-251-5800.

SUN. Oct. 19

OCTOBERFEST – BEACH MAZE — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Halloween beach maze in the sand. Info:www.specialeventpro.com.

DELMARVA ESA SURF SERIES — Fall Classic, 48th Street, Ocean City. All-day, family-fun youth to adult surfing competition. Info: Chris Makibbin, 410-603-9706 or cmakibbin@gmail.com.

GEMS’ TEA— Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road, 3-5 p.m. This year the Worcester County Commission for Women and the Friends of the Worcester County Commission for Women will be honoring five local women whose exemplary lives have influenced others to contribute to Worcester County’s history in various ways. A DVD that captures the honorees interviews will be presented to all branches within the Worcester County Library system. Cost is $25. Reservations: 410-600-0552 by Oct. 14.

SHARING SUNDAY — The Democratic Women’s Club will collect non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products at the South Fire Station, Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Supplies will be shared with a local food ministry. Info: 410-641-8553.

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.

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. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.

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. Oct. 20

GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2:30-4 p.m. The group meets twice a month to discuss both classic and modern reading selections. Info: Jeanette Milby, 410-631-5126.

DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB OF WORCESTER COUNTY MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Coffee at9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Bill Tilghman, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress (MD District 1) will be the speaker. All women are welcome to attend. Info: 814-323-2119.

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: 410-641-6876.

HISTORIC MUSEUM OPEN — Historic St. Martin’s Church Museum, 11413 Worcester Highway, Showell, 1-4 p.m., Mondays through October. Info: 410-251-2849.

THE WORLD OF BEES — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 2 p.m. See a frame of bees at work. Learn the value of bees, the roles in the hive and the products we get from bees. Open to all ages. Info: 410-208-4014.

TUES. Oct. 21

ALL ABOUT COLOR FOR CHILDREN — Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 4-4:45 p.m. Students, ages 2-4, will explore the color wheel, shading and mixing various colors. Students will create a work of art to bring home. Cost is $6. Advance registration required: www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410-641-0809.

WORCESTER COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, East Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 5-6:30 p.m. Open to the public and women of all ages are encouraged to attend. The group seeks volunteers for short-term assignments such as grant writing, fundraising and event planning. Info: L. Eloise Henry-Gordy, 410-641-2556.

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.

STORY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Hear stories and make crafts. For children ages 2 to 5. Info: 410-641-0650.

LAP TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Children, up to 2 year and their caregivers, will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Info: 410-208-4014.

SIMPLE HOME REMEDIES — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 2 p.m. Learn how to make homemade herbal remedies for common ailments such as conjunctivitis, coughs, colds, burns, bee stings, poison ivy, cuts, muscle soreness and more. Info: 410-524-1818.

TAI CHI — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 4-5 p.m. Learn the basic Tai Chi moves in this six-week class. Register: 410-524-1818.

WED. Oct. 22

RELAX WITH DOODLES & NOODLES — Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 6-8 p.m. For students, ages 13 and older, who want to learn a technique for relaxing, for building their artistic ability and for adding to their doodle repertoire. Afterwards, noodle pudding and beverages will be provided. Cost is $30. Advance registration required: www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410-641-0809.

ALL ABOUT COLOR FOR CHILDREN — Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 4:15-5:15 p.m. Students, ages 5-13, will explore the color wheel, shading and mixing various colors. Students will create a work of art to bring home. Cost is $12. Advance registration required:www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410-641-0809.

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 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. 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.

SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 6 p.m. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. Open to anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. Info: www.choosetolivemaryland.org or 410-629-0164.

STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts. For children ages 2-5 years. Info: 410-524-1818.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS ‘let’s make some music!’ — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Create, explore, and learn. Dress to get messy. For ages 3-5. Info: 410-208-4014.

ONE MARYLAND ONE BOOK PROGRAM — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 2 p.m. Roberto Martinez, a Mexican immigrant, will tell the story of his migration from Mexico, his culture and his family at home. Info: 410-641-0650.

THURS. Oct. 23

ABSTRACT PAINTING — Worcester County Arts Council, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Adult students need to bring paints, brushes and paper or canvas. Explore the basic design elements of abstract painting. No experience necessary. Cost is $30. Advance registration required: www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org or 410-641-0809.

BREWS FOR BOOBS — OC Brewing Company, 5509 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City. A portion of the proceeds from 7-10 p.m. will go toward the American Cancer Society. A Pink Ribbon Classic 2014 event. Info: teambrewbies@gmail.com.

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 5:30 p.m., games start at 7 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.

YOGA — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Sessions are led by certified yoga instructor, Carol Pike. Info: 410-208-4014.

STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, finger plays and crafts about turtles. For children ages 2-5. Info: 410-208-4014.

STORY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Stories and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-957-0878.

SUGAR DETOX — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 1-3 p.m. Learn the necessary lifestyle changes to begin a life time detox from sugar. Info: 410-208-4014.

PLAY TIME — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infant to 5 years, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-632-3495.

REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF WORCESTER COUNTY GENERAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON — The Captain’s Table Restaurant, Marriott Hotel, 15th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., meeting begins at 11 a.m. All Republican candidates have been invited. Cost for the luncheon is $16. Reservations: Ann Lutz, 410-208-9767 or annlutz@verizon.net.

ONGOING EVENTS

‘DONNIE & MARIE CHRISTMAS TOUR’ — Buses will depart from the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, Dec. 6, at 8:30 a.m. The “Donnie & Marie Christmas Tour” performance will take place at the National Theatre in Baltimore. Lunch from 11 a.m. to noon, show time is 2 p.m. and dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Lunch an dinner are not included in the trip price. Estimated return time is 9 p.m. Cost is $100. Register: Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department, 410-641-7052 or www.OceanPines.org.

OVERNIGHT TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY — Stay at the Edison Hotel in Times Square and see either Wicked or Motown the Musical. Bus leaves from behind the Snow Hill Post Office at 7 a.m. and from the Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, at 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 28. Returning at approx. 10 p.m. on Oct. 29. Tickets are $425 and include transportation, hotel and Broadway show. Tickets: 410-632-3970.

REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS — Worcester County Republican Campaign Headquarters, Manklin Creek Station, South Gate, Ocean Pines, will remain open on Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.

4TH ANNUAL LOCAL’S WEEK — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave., Oct. 24-31. Scavenger hunt, activities, gift shop discounts, free admission to Ocean City “Locals” (anyone who loves Ocean City and thinks of it as home for a day, week, month or lifetime). Info: 410-289-4991.

FALL RESTAURANT WEEK — Participating restaurants, in and around Ocean City, will prepare special fixed-priced menus, Oct. 12-26. No passes, tickets or coupons needed. Info: 410-289-6733, inquire@ocvisitor.com or www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com.

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