Out and About 18-24, 2014

Out and About 18-24, 2014

FRI. July 18

TROUT FISH FRY — Bowen United Methodist Church, 8421 Newark Road, Newark, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Platters cost $10 and include fish, mac & cheese, green beans, roll, beverage and dessert. Info: Sue Henman, 410-632-1874.

MOVIES ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Despicable Me 2.” Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

STEPPING ON FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP — Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon. A well-researched falls prevention program for seniors. The workshop is free and meets for two hours a week for seven weeks,July 11-Aug. 22.

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.

SAT. July 19

COFFEE, TEA AND HARMONY TO THE MAX — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 7 p.m. Delmarva Chorus presents an evening of laughter and song and free homemade desserts and beverages. Donation is $10. Tickets: 410-641-5091.

ART HANSEN MEMORIAL YOUTH FISHING CONTEST — Ocean Pines South Gate Pond, near the Sports Core Pool. Participants, ages 4-16, will be divided into age groups, prizes awarded. Info: 410-641-7052.

INTERMEDIATE MEDITATION CLASS — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department. This 2-hour session will focus on how meditation has been shown to promote relaxation and to help manage stress. Cost is $20. Register: 410-641-7052.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY — Decatur Farm Club House, 419 Dueling Way, Berlin, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring Pampered Chef, thirty-one, Scentsy, Origami Owl, Mary Kay, Stieped Tea and Barefoot Books. This is not a cash and carry event. While some items may be available for cash and carry, all vendors are prepared to place immediate orders for direct delivery. Light refreshments provided. Free admission and door prizes. Every adult receives one door prize ticket. Additional tickets are $1 each, or 6 for $5. Bring a new unwrapped toy (valued at $5) and receive 3 additional door prize tickets. Need not be present to win.

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.

SUN. July 20

OC BEACH LIGHTS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. A five-story tall inflatable sphere featuring an eight-minute, visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the boardwalk. New fireworks effects added this year. Info: www.ococean.com or 800-626-2326.

Sundaes in the Park – Northside Park, 200 125th St. in Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Take picnic baskets and chairs to the park for ice cream sundaes and live entertainment. For a small fee, build your own ice cream sundae. Entertainment provided by Robert Eric’s Tribute to “The Piano Man Billy Joel” and Lollipop the Clown “Fun & Games.” Also, a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Info:http://town.oceancity.md.us/sep.html.

STARPOWER NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION – Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. World competition for all dancers who qualified at regionals held across the United States. Info: www.starpowertalent.com.

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: www.OARegion7.org or Bett, 410-202-9078.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS — Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, noon to 1 p.m. Group shares experience, strength and hope to help others. Open to the community. Info: Rob, 443-783-3529.

INTERMEDIATE MEDITATION CLASS — Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department. This 2-hour session will focus on how meditation has been shown to promote relaxation and to help manage stress. Cost is $20. Register: 410-641-7052.

SHARING SUNDAY — South Fire Station, Ocean Parkway (South Gate), Ocean Pines. The Democratic Women’s Club will collect non-perishable food, toiletries and paper products to be shared with a local food ministry. Info: 410-641-8553.

MON. July 21

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

MOVIES ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Escape from Planet Earth.” Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

FREE MOVIE MONDAY — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Featuring “Soul Surfer.” Info: 410-641-7052.

STARPOWER NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION – Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. World competition for all dancers who qualified at regionals held across the United States. Info: www.starpowertalent.com.

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.

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, 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.

TUES. July 22

BEACH FIREWORKS — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 10 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays during July and August. Each show is approximately 8 minutes long and visible along the Boardwalk. Info: 800-626-2326 or www.ococean.com.

FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS — Ocean City beach at 27th Street, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Featuring a variety of contests for all ages. Events may include sand castle contest, tug-of-war, relay races and more. All activities are free. Info: 410-250-0125 or 800-626-2326.

STARPOWER NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION – Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. World competition for all dancers who qualified at regionals held across the United States. Info: www.starpowertalent.com.

CRAB NIGHT —  Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 5-7 p.m., everyTuesday through Sept. 2. Menu is choice of steamed crabs (if available), crab cakes (broiled or fried), fried or baked flounder and fried calamari. Also available are corn on the cob, French fries, hot dogs, pizza and various sides. Cash bar. Crab and shrimp orders must be made in advance: 410-524-7994, Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

‘ASK A MASTER GARDENER’ — The University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service offers free clinics at the Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, on Tuesdays from 1-4 p.m., May through September. Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions. Samples may be brought for testing in a plastic bag marked with name and phone number. All services are free of charge.

WED. July 23

CONCERTS ON THE BEACH — Ocean City beach at N. Division Street, 8 p.m. Featuring Rising Sun Reggae Band. Take a blanket or chair. Info: 800-626-2326.
movies on the beach — Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m.Featuring “Saving Mr. Banks.” Take beach chairs or a blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

STARPOWER NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION – Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. World competition for all dancers who qualified at regionals held across the United States. Info: www.starpowertalent.com.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin, 7-8 p.m.The group gathers the fourth Wednesday of each month. Pre-registration is not necessary. Info: Pastoral Care Services, 410-641-9725 or gmansell@atlanticgeneral.org.

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. Discounted food and drink prices. 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, 7:45 a.m. Except the third Wednesday of the month when it takes place at Halls Restaurant, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 7:45 a.m., June through September. Info: d.landis@mchsi.com or 410-641-7330.

O.C. BOARDWALK LABYRINTH OPEN — St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, inside Dewees Hall, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays through Sept. 24. Replica of the 12th century original is available for walking with candlelight and sacred music; wheelchair accessible. Info: 410-289-3453 or 443-880-7608.

THURS. July 24

SUNSET PARK PARTY NIGHTS  — Sunset Park, S. Division Street, bayside, Ocean City, 7-9 p.m. Featuring Full Circle (blues/R&B/jazz). Admission is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended to take own seating. Info: 800-626-2326, 410-289-7739 or www.ocdc.org.

FREE MOVIE ON THE BEACH — Princess Royale, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 8:30 p.m. Featuring “Freaky Friday.” Take a chair or blanket. Info: 800-626-2326.

FREE CONCERT — White Horse Park, 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines. Featuring “Son’s of Pirates.” Info: 410-641-7052.

STARPOWER NATIONAL TALENT COMPETITION – Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway. World competition for all dancers who qualified at regionals held across the United States. Info: www.starpowertalent.com.

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

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.

WORCESTER NAACP MONTHLY MEETING — Berlin Multipurpose Building, Flower Street, 6:30 p.m. Captain Butch Arbin, Ocean City Beach Patrol, will discuss water and surfing safety and the risk of rip tides. Dept. Natural Resources Officer Mance McCall will review boat safety. Children are welcome. Free hotdogs and soda provided. Give aways too. Info: 443-944-6701.

ONGOING EVENTS

ANNUAL DUCK RACE FUNDRAISER— Frontier Town Water Park, 8428 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, Aug. 22, 6 p.m.Cash prizes for first place is $1,000; second, $300; and third, $200, as well as many more prizes. Tickets are now on sale: $5 per duck or 3 for $10. Call 410-208-4108. Need not be present to win. Benefits the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines – Ocean City’s scholarship fund.

‘HAIRSPRAY: THE MUSICAL’ BUS TRIP — Buses will leave from the parking lot behind the Post Office in Snow Hill on Sept. 18 at 6:30 a.m. and from the Ocean Pines Library at 7 a.m. Attendees will enjoy lunch and the show at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater. Tickets cost $90 and may be purchased at the Ocean Pines Library or by calling Lisa Outten Stant, 410-632-3970.

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 and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring handcrafted home décor, jewelry, doll clothes, sweatshirts and more created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

OCEAN CITY LIFE-SAVING STATION MUSEUM — Located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave. Museum offers daily summer programs beginning at 10 a.m., through Aug. 30. Topics include beach safety, aquarium feeding, knot tying, history and all about sharks. Info: Sandy, 410-289-4991, sandy@ocmuseum.org or www.ocmuseum.org.

SUMMER PROGRAMS — Delmarva Discovery Center, 2 Market St., Pocomoke, through Aug. 31. Daily summer programs include “Dive Dialogue,” “Fish Feeding,” “A Walk to Remember,” “Discovery Program,” “Mommy & Me; Daddy too!,” “Beaver Story Time & Craft,” “Squeaky Clean!,” “Fishing Fun,” and “Awesome Animals & Craft.” Info: delmarvadiscoverycenter.org or 410-957-9933.

BLUE STAR MUSEUM PROGRAM — Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, located at the south end of the Boardwalk, 813 S. Atlantic Ave., through Sept. 1. Free admission for active service members and their immediate families. Active Duty personnel includes: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and active National Guard and active Reserve Members. Info: 410-289-4991 or www.bluestarfam.org/Programs/ Blue_Star_Museums.

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