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Out & About: September 6-12, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

Ocean City MD 9/11 Memorial Parade

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 — Sturgis Park, Snow Hill, 7 p.m., rain or shine. 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: 410-632-2080or www.brownboxtheatre.org.

ITALIAN SUB SALE — Roxana Volunteer Fire Company, 35943 Zion Church Road, Frankford, Del. Cost is $6.50 each. Carry out only. Walk up orders, 4-8 p.m. or preorder by Sept. 2 by calling Sherry, 302-436-4871.

OCEAN PINES PLAYERS YOUTH THEATER TO HOLD OPEN AUDITIONS — Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway, 5:30 p.m. Auditions are for the groups January 2014 presentation of the musical, “Annie.” All those ages 6-18 are encouraged to participate and should be present along with a parent or assigned guardian. Those interested in a speaking role, must come prepared to read out load and those interested in a singing role, must come prepared with music and song. Info: opyouththeater@yahoo.com.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

ATLANTIC CLUB’S WALK FOR RECOVERY — Approximately 5-mile walk on the Ocean City Boardwalk from Inlet to 27th Street and back. Benefits local community and treatment and recovering community. Raising awareness, erasing stigma associated with addiction. Info: Mary Myers,marymd73@hotmail.com.

MOOD ANNUAL BAY TO THE BEACH CHARITY DRIVE — A parade of Miata Owners On Delmarva (MOOD) on Ocean City Boardwalk from 27th Street to the Inlet, 5 p.m. The drive will begin in Pocomoke and proceed through Virginia and Maryland with scenic stops along the way to Ocean City. Info: 410-726-5547.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT — Held 7-9 p.m. Cost is $5 per family. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation, 410-641-7052.

‘SWEATIN’ FOR PETS’ ZUMBATHON BENEFIT — Northside Park, Community Room, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 3-5 p.m. Benefits the Ocean City/Worcester County Humane Society. Info: 410-723-9495 or OCHSZumba@gmail.com.

2ND ANNUAL STRONGMAN COMPETITION — Golds Gym, behind Gold Coast Mall, 11545 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. Cash and shirts to all winners. Info: Gary Howard, 410-723-4653.

‘HAVE YOU HAD A SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCE’ WORKSHOP — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 1-3 p.m. Free and open to all faiths or all points of view. Purpose is to help participants understand their spiritual experiences, share spiritual experiences, gain insight, meaning and introduce spiritual resource tools. Info: 410-757-4421.

CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE — Ocean City Presbyterian Church, 1301 Philadelphia Ave., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

OUTDOOR FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast and lunch, soups and baked goods. Table rental: 410-629-0926.

BROWN BOX THEATRE PROJECT OF BOSTON — Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 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: 410-632-2080or www.brownboxtheatre.org.

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.

BERLIN LITTLE LEAGUE FUNDAY — Shooter’s Sports Pub, 10514 H Racetrack Road, Berlin, 1-3 p.m. Food, games and fun. Info: 410-208-1900.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 8

O.C. CRUZERS CAR SHOW AND MUSIC — Somerset Street Plaza, between Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 3-7 p.m. The O.C. Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles along Somerset Street. Music provided by Tommy Edward (Rod Stewart tribute). Info: 410-289-2800.

BROWN BOX THEATRE PROJECT OF BOSTON — Sunset Park, S. Philadelphia Avenue, Ocean City, 1 p.m. and 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 or www.brownboxtheatre.org.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30-noon. With coffee and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, children 11 years and younger eat at half price. Info: 410-524-7994.

MONDAY, SEPT. 9

BASKET BINGO — Church of the Holy Spirit, 10001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Doors open at 6 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Bingo includes Longaberger baskets, Vera Bradley bags and cash prizes. There will be raffles and refreshments available. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets: Martha, 302-436-7866 or the church, 410-723-1973.

HEARTSAVER CPR WITH AED TRAINING — Held 7:30-9:30 p.m. Certification card included in cost of $60. Info: Ocean Pines Recreation, 410-641-7052.

TRAINING SESSION FOR CLEAN WATER CAPTAINS — Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 102 E. Dover St., Easton, 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Captains are volunteer ambassadors for the Chesapeake Bay. The training session is free. RSVP: Bess Trout, btrout@cbf.org or 410-543-1999.

ADULT SHAKESPEAREAN WORKSHOP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 1 p.m. Cast members of the Brown Box Theater will instruct this class on Shakespearean Theater. Info: Lisa Outten Stant, 410-632-3970.

AARP CHAPTER 4507 MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be Robin Long, Assistant Manager Worcester County Library. Can goods collected to Diakonia. Info: Larry Walton, 443-831-1971 orlrwalto@yahoo.com.

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 Coast-al 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.

FRIENDS OF THE OCEAN PINES LIBRARY MEETING — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10 a.m. Refreshments at 9:30 a.m. The program, “Monkey Business,” will feature Dr. Benjamin Beck, who will tell of his work to save the endangered gold lion tamarin monkey in Brazil. He is also author of “Thirteen Gold Monkeys.” Public welcome. Info: 410-208-4014.

START-UP MARYLAND ‘ENTREPRENEUR PITCH BUS’ — At Ocean City’s Boardwalk Arch on Division Street, 11 a.m. Meet Maryland entrepreneurs pitching their business plan in 2-4 minute presentations. Info: www.startupmd.org, 410-632-3112 or mmears@co.worcester.md.us.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

HARD CRAB AND CRAB FLUFF DINNER — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 5-7 p.m. Choice of fried hard crab, crab cake fluff (2) or crab cakes (2) with corn on the cob, salad and rolls. Cash bar. Cost is $20. Reservations by Sept. 6, call 410-524-7994, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Berlin library, 220 N. Main 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: 410-641-0650.

BROWN BOX THEATRE PROJECT OF BOSTON — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines, 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 or www.brownboxtheatre.org.

OCEAN PINES PLANT CLINIC — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. 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, SEPT. 11

9/11 PARADE OF BROTHERS — A motorcycle ride and memorial service to commemorate Sept. 11, 2001. Parade is on the Ocean City Boardwalk from 27th Street to N. Division Street, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: 800-626-2326.

ANNUAL SEPT. 11TH MEMORIAL SPOT FISHING TOURNAMENT — Route 50 and Inlet Isle Lane, 4-7 p.m. Kids and adults of all ages fish from the docks, no skill needed. Cost is $5 per angler. Info: www.ocfishing.com or 410-213-1121.
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.

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

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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 12

OC BIKEFEST — OC BikeFest brings national entertainment and bands, stunt shows, bike builders and vendors to the Ocean City Boardwalk, 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 GARDEN CLUB MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 10 a.m. Travis Wright, Executive Chef/Owner of The Shark on the Harbor will be speaking about “Cooking with Fresh Herbs.” All are welcome. Info: 410-208-2555.

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.

GUIDED TOUR OF RACKLIFFE PLANTATION HOUSE — Special guided tour of Rackliffe Plantation House announcing the Democratic Club of Ocean City/Berlin fall meeting, 10:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for members, $25 for non-members. Reservations: 410-600-0552 by Sept. 9. Lunch to follow at Assateague Island Oasis.

OC AARP 1917 GENERAL MEETING — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. Speakers and animal friends from the Salisbury Zoo. Numerous travel opportunities for 2013 presented. All persons age 50 and older are welcome. Info: aarp1917.org or 410-352-5748

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.

LEARN ABOUT AUSTRALIA JOURNEY WITH PENINSULA PARTNERS — Peninsula Regional Medical Center, 1:30 p.m. A presentation about a 21-day tour of Australia from the outback to the glaciers from March 6 to 26, 2014. To sign up for the presentation or to get more information about the trip, contact Rhonda Lasher at 410-543-7170 or rhonda.lasher@peninsula.org

ONGOING EVENTS

ART EXHIBIT — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, through November. The September/October Artist of the Month is Judy Benton.  Artist Spotlight Exhibit features Stasia Heubeck and George Hamaty. For library hours, call 410-208-4014.
AUMC THRIFT SHOP — Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City. Now open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 410-289-4458.

WORCESTER CHORALE SINGERS WANTED — Join the Worcester Chorale as they begin rehearsals for its Nov. 17 concert. The group rehearsesWednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Atlantic United Methodist Church, 105 Fourth St., in Ocean City, beginning on Sept. 11.  Info: 410-208-4707.

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