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Out & About: September 13-19, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

OC BIKEFEST — OC BikeFest brings national entertainment and bands, stunt shows, bike builders, vendors, food and beverages to the Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City convention center and the Inlet. Admission costs $20 for one-day adult pass, $25 for adult event pass, $15 for children ages 13-20 (valid all days of the rally), $10 for Sunday Family Day adult pass and $5 for Sunday Family Day children ages 13-20. Info: www.ocbikefest.com.

CHALLENGE CUP FISHING TOURNAMENT — Ocean City Marlin Club. A competition between the Ocean City Marlin Club and the Cape May Marlin & Tuna Club. No weigh-ins. Italian Night, 6:30-9 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.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.

BROWN BOX THEATRE PROJECT OF BOSTON — Main Street, downtown Berlin, 7 p.m. The group presents a magical interpretation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as its Third Annual Free Shakespeare at the Beach tour. Take a beach chair or blanket. Info: 410-632-2080 orwww.brownboxtheatre.org.

5TH ANNUAL (SAVE THE…) BREASTFEST — Pickles Pub, 706 N Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City. There will be contests, a 50/50, raffles and entertainment provided by the area’s hottest bands. Proceeds benefit the DE Breast Cancer Coalition, who will have a booth at the event accepting donations, giving out informational material and selling T-shirts, coozies and bracelets. Info: www.facebook.com/savethebreastfest.

TWO MAN ART SHOW — Worcester County Arts Council Gallery, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin, 5-8 p.m. Ron Michaels and Jim Adcock “Views of Eastern Shore,” a collaboration of photography and painting. Complimentary wine, finger food and entertainment. Info: 410-726-2440 or 484-467-2465.

FISH DINNER — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 4-7 p.m. Fish Sandwich costs $4.95 and Fish Platter costs $7.95 and includes fish sandwich, garden salad, choice of two sides and drink. Eat in or carryout. Bake sale table available. Info: Kathy Davis, 443-235-6761.

BAG SALE — Atlantic United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 for all the summer items you can stuff in a big shopping bag. Info: 410-289-4458.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

OC BIKEFEST — OC BikeFest brings national entertainment and bands, stunt shows, bike builders, vendors, food and beverages to the Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City convention center and the Inlet. Admission costs $20 for one-day adult pass, $25 for adult event pass, $15 for children ages 13-20 (valid all days of the rally), $10 for Sunday Family Day adult pass and $5 for Sunday Family Day children ages 13-20. Info: www.ocbikefest.com.

CHALLENGE CUP FISHING TOURNAMENT — Ocean City Marlin Club. A competition between the Ocean City Marlin Club and the Cape May Marlin & Tuna Club. No weigh-ins. Italian Night, 6:30-9 p.m. Info: www.ocmarlinclub.com.

PINE’EER CRAFT AND GIFT SHOP FALL OPEN HOUSE — Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop, White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Door prizes and refreshments. Shop features handcrafted home décor, jewelry and fashion accessories created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

FALL INDOOR/OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET — Held 8 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. Advance table fee and reservations required for participants. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation, 410-641-7052.

FAMILY GAME DAY — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 9 a.m. to noon. All ages are welcome to come for those classic board games you loved as a child. Info: 410-957-0878.

BAG SALE — Atlantic United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $5 for all the summer items you can stuff in a big shopping bag. Info: 410-289-4458.

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.

8TH ANNUAL CRUIZERS FOR CHRIST CAR/BIKE SHOW HARVEST FESTIVAL — Whaleyville UMC, 11716 Sheppards Crossing Road, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Dash plaques to first 50 entries. Registration fee is $10 for cars, bikes and tractors. There will also be a silent auction, baked goods table, gospel music, scrapple sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs and vendors with assorted wares. Info: Elaine Rogers, 410-641-0059 or Barbara Holloway, 410-641-3411.

GERMANTOWN SCHOOL HERITAGE BANQUET — Berlin Intermediate School, 6:30 p.m. Honoring the school’s alumni and sole surviving teacher, Josephine Anderson. Guest speaker is Dr. Clara L. Small, a Professor at Salisbury University. She is renowned for her knowledge of African American history. Tickets cost $25 and may be purchased by calling 410-641-0638. Reservations available until Sept. 7. Proceeds help maintain the newly renovated historical building.

CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL — Bishopville United Methodist Church (side lot), 10722 Bishopville Road, Bishopville, 1-7 p.m. Music featuring: The Island Boys, Jerry Jones, Barefoot & Free and The Bishopville Praise Team. Also, games, moon bounce, face painting and more. Admission is free. Food, desserts and drinks available for purchase. Info: 410-352-3626.

CLAM AND CHOWDER PICNIC — White Horse Park Pavilion, 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines, noon to 4 or 5 p.m. Reservations: Frank Watkins,410-641-5444. Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Boat Club.

FALL FLEA MARKET — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 8 a.m. to noon. A fundraiser for Friends of the Worcester County Commission for Women. To donate items or for information, contact Mary Stover at 410-726-1795.

PARADISE ON THE POCOMOKE GALA — Friendship Farm, 6-10 p.m. Tickets include two complimentary drinks, heavy hors d’oeurves, live entertainment and dancing under the stars on the banks of the Pocomoke River. Tickets cost $65 per person, $120 per couple or $600 per table of 10. Proceeds benefit the Delmarva Discovery Center. Info: 410-957-9933 or www.delmarvadiscoverycenter.org.

OCEAN PINES PLATFORM TENNIS PRO AM — Competing in this event will be ranked players from the Philadelphia and Wilmington areas and Ocean Pines players, 1-5 p.m. The public is invited.

OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 9:30 a.m. Elizabeth Silleck, who leads outreach for Pew Charitable Trusts’ Mid-Atlantic Forage Fish Conservation work, will be speaking on behalf of the Herring Alliance. Ken Comfort, service manager for North Bay Marine, will speak about “boat maintenance”. Info: Jack Barnes, 410-641-7662.

COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET — Wor-Wic Community College, 32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, 8 a.m. to noon. Crafts, collectibles and antiques. Hot dogs, baked goods and drinks. An 18×20 foot space is available for $15. Vendors should take their own tables. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life. Space reservations: Ellen Wallace: 410-334-2906.

WESTERN EVENING — Community Church at Ocean Pines, Fellowship Hall, 11227 Racetrack Road, 6 p.m. Featuring The Lone Ranger & Gunsmoke. Also, Miss Kitty’s Singing Saloon Girls plus a demonstration by the Pinesteppers. Cost is $10 and includes a chili dinner with dessert and a drink. Proceeds benefit the church. Tickets: Larry Walton, 443-831-1791.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15                         

BUS TRIP TO MOUNT HOPE ESTATE & WINERY — Held 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pre-registration and payment required for this event. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation, 410-641-7052.

OC BIKEFEST — OC BikeFest brings national entertainment and bands, stunt shows, bike builders, vendors, food and beverages to the Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City convention center and the Inlet. Admission costs $20 for one-day adult pass, $25 for adult event pass, $15 for children ages 13-20 (valid all days of the rally), $10 for Sunday Family Day adult pass and $5 for Sunday Family Day children ages 13-20. Info: www.ocbikefest.com.

OCEAN PINES PLATFORM TENNIS PRO AM — A demonstration match by the pros, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The public is invited.

MONDAY, SEPT. 16

WII BOWLING LEAGUE STARTS — Held 4 p.m. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation, 410-641-7052.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The Delmarva Chorus, Sweet Adeline’s, under the direction of Carol Ludwig, meets eachMonday 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 everyMonday, through the end of October, from 1-4 p.m. Info: www.historicstmartinschurch.org.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

STORY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children ages 2-5. Info: 410-641-0650.

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.

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR OTHER DEMENTIAS FAMILY EDUCATION WORKSHOP — Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 9715 Healthway Drive, 6-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. A power point presentation which was developed by nationally recognized Alzheimer’s Disease experts. Refreshments provided. RSVP: Heather Cormack, 410-641-4400, Ext. 6123. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. For ages 3-5 years. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) on Wheels Program encourages children’s natural curiosity in the early years to build the groundwork for later STEM learning. Topic is “Simple Machines.” Info: 410-957-0878.

WORCESTER COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 5-6:30 p.m. Women of all ages are invited to attend. The group seeks volunteers for short-term assignments. Info: Donna Main, 410-632-5040.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18

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

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, 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.

RETIRED NURSES OF OCEAN PINES MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 3 p.m. Featured speaker will be Alice Paterra, Librarian at Ocean Pines library. All welcome. A 50-50 raffle to benefit nursing scholarship will be held. Info: 410-208-4014.

SUICIDE GRIEVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP — Worcester County Health Department, 9730 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 6 p.m. Open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide. Free of charge. Info: 410-629-0164 or www.jessespaddle.org.

HOLLY CENTER AUXILIARY CANTEEN BOUTIQUE OPEN — Holly Center Auxiliary Canteen Boutique, 926 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Fill a bag for $5. Food items and baked goods also available. Gently used donations appreciated. Info: Marlina Belote, 410-572-6204.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

SUNFEST — Ocean City’s Inlet Lot and beach, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Music, food and an array of arts and crafts. Nationally known and regionally popular entertainers. All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts. Jesse Garron’s Tribute to Elvis will perform at 8 p.m. Cost is $5-$10. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com, 800-551-7328 or at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center Box Office. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Info: 800-626-2326.

9TH ANNUAL SANDCASTLE HOME TOUR — Ten homes in the Ocean City area will be featured in the self-guided tour. Proceeds to benefit the new Ocean City Center for the Arts. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets cost. $30. Info: 410-524-9433 or www.artleagueofoceancity.org.

SUNFEST KITE FESTIVAL — Ocean City beach from Third to Sixth streets. Master kite flyers from around the world showcase their aerial displays of art. Kite making workshops and kite battles. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.

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

TALK LIKE A PIRATE — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Celebrate National “Talk Like a Pirate Day” by talking like a pirate. Wear a pirate costume or say your favorite pirate phrase while you hunt for treasure to win some pirate booty. Info: 410-641-0650.

PINE’EER CRAFT CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 9:45 a.m. After the business meeting, members will create a stamped sweatshirt for the cost of $3. Take fresh or silk fall leaves. All residents of Ocean Pines and surrounding communities invited.

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.

5TH ANNUAL PATRIOT DAY FASHION SHOW LUNCHEON — Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway in Ocean City. Doors open at10:30 a.m., program begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30. Fashions by Crazy Ladyz. Reservations: Sandy Fennell, 410-202-8688 or sandyfen57@yahoo.com. This year the Republican Women of Worcester County will be recognizing the patriotic role of the men and women of family and friends in Worcester County who are currently serving as members of the United States Armed Forces. The group seeks the public’s help in gathering these names. Contact Barbara Loffler, RWWC Americanism chair with this information or if you have any questions, at 410-208-0890 or barbloffler@aol.com

ONGOING EVENTS

ART EXHIBIT — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, through November. The September/October Artist of the Month is Judy Benton. She is an abstract and realistic painter who is a multi-media artist. Artist Spotlight Exhibit features Stasia Heubeck and George Hamaty. These two artists paint together in the traditional method and are known as the “Classic Two.” Both are classically trained. For library hours, call 410-208-4014.

 

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