FRIDAY, May 3
23RD ANNUAL SPRINGFEST — Inlet lot at the south end of Ocean City’s Boardwalk, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Four days, May 2-5, of food, live entertainment and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Admission and all entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts. Country star Justin Moore will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $20 to $45 and are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center Box Office on 40th Street in Ocean City, through Ticketmaster at 800-551-SEAT, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Info: 410-250-0125 or 1-800-626-2326.
OPENING RECEPTION — Ocean City Center for the Arts, 502 94th St. Opening reception for Landscapes, the best use of light, sponsored by the American Legion. Fiber arts are featured in the Galleria. Info: 410-524-9433.
JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS PORTRAYAL Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominiums, 118th Street and oceanfront in Ocean City. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and performance at approximately 7:45 p.m. John and Abigail Adams, as portrayed by Bill and Sue Wills. Cash bar. Silent auction and Mystery Envelope Raffle. Cost is $35. Reservations: Barbara Jenkins, 410-208-6016 or OPJenks@verizon.net. Sponsored by the Republican Women of Worcester County.
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.
SATURDAY, May 4
23RD ANNUAL SPRINGFEST — Inlet lot at the south end of Ocean City’s Boardwalk, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Four days, May 2-5, of food, live entertainment and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Admission and all entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts. Foreigner will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are sold out for this performance. Info: 410-250-0125 or 1-800-626-2326.
BBW AND ADMIRERS DELAWARE VALLEY ANNUAL WEEKEND AT THE BEACH — Meet for lunch at Shenanigans, Fourth Street and Boardwalk, 1 p.m. Following some free time, meet for dinner at Bonfire, 7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 7:30 p.m. After dinner, there will be drinks and dancing at Seacrets, 49th Street and the bay. Info: Larry, 609-870-8853 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BERLIN JAZZ & BLUES BASH — Main Street, Berlin. Featuring jazz and blues artists throughout the region on two outdoor stages, plus select art and food vendors. Info:410-641-4775 or www.BerlinChamber.org.
PIG & A JIG BARBEcUE FESTIVAL — 5761 Worcester Highway, Snow Hill, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Backyard BBQ Cook-off, corn hole competition, carnival games, door prizes, art vendors and entertainment including Semi Blind and The Stims. Info: www.pigandajig.org or Brent Gould, 410-632-1227, 443-235-9871.
ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER — Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 12728 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes Chicken Marsala with cavatappi amatriciana, Caesar salad and bruschette Siciliani. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer Support. Reservations: Barbara Mazzei, 410-208-0430; LouAnn Trummel, 410-208-9514; or Anna Foultz, 410-641-7667.
FLOWER, HERB AND YARD SALE — St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 6457 Quantico Road, Quantico, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Flowers in flats and baskets, herbs in pots, kids’ Mother’s Day gift table — 25 cents, Church Mouse open, baked goods, jams and jellies, hot dogs and soda. Info: Ginny Zirkel, 410-860-8818 or Charlotte Lilly, 410-873-2256.
DELAWARE VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY SPRINGFEST TOURNAMENT — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: east gym, west gym. Info: 410-250-0125.
KIWANIS INAUGURAL WINE TASTING PARTY AND AUCTION — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, 4-7 p.m. Includes a Chinese auction. Tickets cost $10 and include 10 samples of wines accompanied by snacks, desserts, soft drinks and coffee. Benefits group’s Scholarship Fund. Must be 21 or older. Walk-ins welcome. Tickets: 410-208-9728.
YARD SALE — St. Matthews by the-Sea United Methodist Church, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, Del., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Books, toys, household items and more. Bake sale and serving lunch. Benefits mission projects. Info: Donna, 410-250-5778.
‘BRING YOUR GROWN-UP TO THE MUSEUM’ CRAFT PROGRAM — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, 1 p.m. Children and their caregivers work together to create a Victorian-style decoupage box. Cost is $5 for each adult/child pair and includes admission to the museum. Cost is $2 for each additional child. Pre-registrations is needed: 410-632-0515. Museum info: www.purnellmuseum.com.
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.
USED BOAT AND FISHING EQUIPMENT SALE, FLEA MARKET — Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Used fishing gear and regular flea market. Boat spaces available. A 10×10 space costs $8, with table $12. Breakfast sandwiches, lunch served from 11 a.m. and bake table. Reserve space: 410-629-0926.
SUNDAY, May 5
K OF C ACE BREAKFAST BUFFET — Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Scrambled eggs, bacon, creamed chipped beef, toast, pancakes, sausage, french toast and more. Coffee and tea biscuits. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 11 and younger. Info: 410-524-7994.
DELAWARE VOLLEYBALL ACADEMY SPRINGFEST TOURNAMENT — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: east gym, west gym. Info: 410-250-0125.
BBW AND ADMIRERS DELAWARE VALLEY ANNUAL WEEKEND AT THE BEACH — Meet for Sunday brunch at Hall’s restaurant, 5909 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Info: Larry, 609-870-8853 or email@example.com.
TRADITIONAL ORTHODOX EASTER DINNER Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church and held at Selbyville Fire Hall, 2-6 p.m. Featuring Greek food, music by Bouzouki Nights Band and dancing. Meal will include spring lamb, chicken and ham, Manestra, vegetable, Greek salad, homemade desserts and coffee. Easter egg hunt at 3:30 p.m. for children 10 and younger. Cost is $30 for adults, $15 for youth 10-18 years and free to those 9 and younger. Included is one complimentary drink, choice of beer, wine or soda. Open to the public. Tickets: 410-524-0990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
23RD ANNUAL SPRINGFEST — Inlet lot at the south end of Ocean City’s Boardwalk, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Four days, May 2-5, of food, live entertainment and arts and crafts under four big-top tents. Admission and all entertainment is free. Info: 410-250-0125 or 1-800-626-2326
MONDAY, May 6
DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — Delmarva Sweet Adeline Chorus, 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 and singing in a barbershop format are welcome. Info: 410-208-4171.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 405 Flower St., Berlin, first Monday of each month, 6-7 p.m. Gail Mansell, chaplain at Atlantic General Hospital, will discuss “Advanced Directives.” All welcome. Info: Darlene Jameson, 410-629-6877 or AGH Diabetes Outpatient Education program, 410-641-9703.
AARP CHAPTER 4507 MEETING — Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway. Social time at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Sandy Kappes, DDT back in action PT, will discuss arthritis/joint pain. Take canned goods for Diakonia. Info: Larry Walton, email@example.com or 443-831-1791.
WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY SEMINAR — Atlantic Bariatric Center, Berlin Main Place Complex, 9956 N. Main St., Berlin, 5-6 p.m. Receive information about the lap band and gastric sleeve weight loss procedures. Pre-register: 410-641-3960.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY MEETING Berlin group No. 169, Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive in 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.
HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Monday of every month at Apple Discount Drugs, 314 Franklin Ave., in Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, 11310 Manklin Creek Road, in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.
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.
CPAP MASK FITTING — Atlantic General Hospital Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, 9733 Healthway Drive in 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.
TUESDAY, May 7
STORY TIME — Berlin library, 220 N. Main St., 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-641-0650.
LAP TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Children, ages infant to 2 years old, will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Parents and caregivers learn new ways to interact with their toddlers. Info: 410-208-4014.
PLAY TIME — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infants to 5 years, explore educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-957-0878.
STEPPING ON WORKSHOP — Temple Bat Yam, Berlin, 10 a.m. to noon. Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program. This free workshop meets for seven weeks (April 9-May 21). Pre-registration is necessary by calling Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes at Rite Aid, Selbyville, Del., 10 a.m. to noon and at Walgreens, Clarksville, Del., 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.
SOROPTIMIST OF BERLIN/OCEAN CITY OPEN HOUSE — Coconut Malorie, 60th Street and the bay, Ocean City, 5-7 p.m. Ladies welcome to see what the group does for women and girls in the community and beyond. Wine and cheese served. Info: Peggy Timmons, 410-213-1462.
YOGA — James G. Barrett Medical Office Building, rotunda, 10231 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin, 5:30-6:45 p.m. All levels welcome. Cost is $72 for eight sessions or $10 drop-in fee for first time. Info: Georgette Rhoads, 410-641-9734 or
WEDNESDAY, May 8
AARP 2013 HEALTH FAIR — Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 7-11 a.m. Approximately 80 exhibitors offering information on health and wellness. Atlantic General Hospital will provide free lipid and glucose tests to the first 500 participants. These tests require a 12-hour fast. Free and open to the public. Limited to attendees 12 years and older. Info: Melvin Friedman, email@example.com or 410-524-1177 or Dawn Denton, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-641-9268.
‘A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES’ OPEN DRESS
REHEARSAL — Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 N. Main St., Berlin, 7 p.m. Featuring the Worcester Chorale. A free-will offering will be collected. Free refreshments served. Info: 410-208-4707.
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.
DELMARVA HAND DANCING CLUB — Meets every Wednesday at Peaky’s Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, 13801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City. Beginner and intermediate lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dancing 6:30-9:30 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.
WINTER/SPRING ADULT ED — Temple Bat Yam, 11036 Worcester Highway, Berlin. Classes taught by Rabbi Susan Warshaw. Mussar and introduction to Talmud on Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:30 p.m., respectively. Take a lunch. Info: Jaime, 410-641-4311.
RABIES CLINIC — Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department, 10709 Bishopville Road, 5:30-7 p.m. Vaccinations available for dogs, cats and ferrets. Cost is $5 per pet for Worcester County residents and $10 for non-residents. Proof of residency required. Info: Worcester County Health Department, 410-352-3234 or 410-641-0550.
PLAY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Parents and children, ages infants to five years, explore
educational toys together in an interactive, free play program. Info: 410-208-4014.
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.
‘KEEPING PACE WITH CHANGING
CUSTOMERS’ SEMINAR — The Ray, 124 N. Main St., Berlin. Registration and coffee at 8:15 a.m., seminar from 8:30-10 a.m. Casey Willson, Main Street and Sustainability Programs Manager, Maryland Small Business Development Center Network, will discuss changing customer behavior, customer segmentation, differentiation, “customer process” versus “customer service,” marketing and communication strategies. Info: Michael Day, 443-735-0957 email@example.com.
‘BRUSHES AND BUBBLY’ — Ocean City
Center for the Arts, 502 94th St., 7-9 p.m. Take your favorite adult beverage. Canvases, paints, brushes and everything needed to complete a painting in an evening will be
provided. No experience necessary. Must
be 21 years old to participate. Cost is $36 for Art League of Ocean City members and $45 for non-members. Info: 410-524-9433.
STORY TIME — Ocean City library, 10003 Coastal Highway, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes, finger plays, music and crafts for children 2-5 years old. Info: 410-524-1818.
THURSDAY, may 9
ESA MID-ATLANTIC REGIONAL SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS — Amateur surfing
competition for all age groups. Competitors from Delaware, Maryland, Virgina, South
Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Info: Chris Makibbin, firstname.lastname@example.org or
STORY TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Stories, rhymes,
finger plays, music and crafts for children
2-5 years old. Info: 410-208-4014.
FUNDS FOR FRIENDS FOR MARYLAND C.O.P.S. — The Original Greene Turtle, 11601 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, will donate 10 percent of the day’s sales to the Maryland Chapter of C.O.P.S. Info: www.mdcops.org.
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.
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.
RABIES CLINIC — Worcester County Animal Control, 6207 Timmons Road, just north of Snow Hill, 5:30-7 p.m. Vaccinations available for dogs, cats and ferrets. Cost is $5 per pet for Worcester County residents and $10 for non-residents. Proof of residency required. Info: Worcester County Health Department, 410-352-3234 or 410-641-0550.
CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP — Atlantic General Hospital, conference room 1, 9733 Healthway Drive in Berlin, 7-8 p.m. Support and information for those affected by Celiac Disease. Info: Betty Bellarin, 410-603-0210.
‘55 ALIVE’ SAFE DRIVING PROGRAM CLASS To sign up for this class or a later one, call Dave Lloyd at 410-641-6278. Several auto insurance companies provide 3-year discounts for those taking the course.
LIVING WELL WORKSHOP — Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Thursdays, May 2 through June 6, 9-11:30 a.m. Free, six-week workshop that teaches how to live a quality life with chronic disease. Chronic conditions include diabetes, arthritis, depression asthma, bronchitis, pain, heart disease or any condition that hinders you. Contact: Laura Small, 410-629-6820.
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 May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, June 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop features handcrafted home decor, jewelry and fashion accessories created by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.
OCEAN CITY RESTAURANT WEEK — For two weeks, May 5-19, participating restaurants create special fixed-price menus. No passes, tickets or coupons required. Info: Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association: 800-626-2326, Ext. 2 or www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com.
ASK A MASTER GARDENER — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., May to Sept. Free clinic. Take bagged samples and label the bag with name and phone number. Info: 410-641-5570.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: 2013 ‘ARTISTS PAINT OC’ – A PLEIN AIR EVENT — Art League of Ocean City will hold its annual Plein Air Paint Out on Aug. 8-11. Artists will be painting at the beach, on the Boardwalk, bayside and at the Ocean City and West Ocean City harbors from dawn to dusk. Artists interested in participating may register atwww.artleagueofoceancity.org, 410-524-9433 or email@example.com.
HELP FOR VETERANS — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, third Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Michelle Licata, a representative from the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, is on hand to help veterans (of any conflict) with whatever help they need in navigating available VA programs, need special assistance, etc. Info: Licata, 410-713-3482.
SUMMER ARTS CAMP 2013 REGISTRATION BEGINS — The Worcester County Arts Council is now accepting registration for the annual Summer Arts Camp held June 17-21 at Berlin Intermediate School. Designed for students entering third through eighth grades in fall 2013. Cost is $95. Bus transportation from Pocomoke and Snow Hill for an additional $15. Registration forms available at www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org and the Arts Council’s office, 6 Jefferson St., Berlin. Deadline is May 31. Financial support is
available. Info: 410-641-0809. Volunteering opportunities: Anna Mullis, 410-641-0809 or firstname.lastname@example.org.