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Out and About In Ocean City 4.26.13

FRIDAY, APRIL 26
BIKES TO THE BEACH SPRING RALLY  Hooper’s Crab House, 12913 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City. Numerous hotels, nightclubs and restaurants will participate in third annual event. Bike builders, entertainment, vending and more. Info: www.bikestothebeach.com

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WILDFOWL CARVING COMPETITION & ART FESTIVAL  Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Carvers and visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. Includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations,
children’s activities and exhibitor booths of
artisans and art supplies. Admission costs $18 for multi-day pass; single-day passes cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and free to children 11 and younger (with adult). Cost is $6 per person for groups of six or more. Info: www.wardmuseum.org.

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO
Ocean City Boardwalk and beach between Second and Sixth streets. Three days of kite flying on the beach. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.
BEACH BOUND BASKETBALL I — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

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.

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION — Northside Park, 200 125th St., Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. With the second grade children of Ocean City Elementary School. RSVP: Donna Greenwood, 410-289-7060.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27
BIKES TO THE BEACH SPRING RALLY  Hooper’s Crab House, 12913 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City. Numerous hotels, nightclubs and restaurants will participate in third annual event. Bike builders, entertainment, vending and more. Info: www.bikestothebeach.com

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WILDFOWL CARVING COMPETITION & ART FESTIVAL  Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Carvers and visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. Includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and art supplies. Admission costs $18 for multi-day pass; single-day passes cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and free to children 11 and younger (with adult). Cost is $6 per person for groups of six or more. Info: www.wardmuseum.org.

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO  Ocean City Boardwalk and beach between Second and Sixth streets. Three days of kite flying on the beach. Info: Jay Knerr,410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.

BEACH BOUND BASKETBALL I — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

OCEAN CITY HALF MARATHON/5K — Race starts at 7 a.m. at the Ocean City inlet parking lot. Registration fee for participants. Info: Chris Klebe, 443-497-4324 orww.octrirunning.com.

BOARDWALKING FOR PETS — Ocean City Boardwalk from inlet to 27th Street, 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Take your pet or adopt a shelter dog for the day by making arrangements prior to the walk-a-thon. Prizes, contests and gifts. Registration fee. Proceeds benefit the Worcester County Humane Society’s Ocean City shelter. Info:410-213-0146 or www.boardwalkinforpets.com.

FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: Soccer field, West Lagoon field and Ball Field #1. Info: 410-250-0125.

A TASTE OF THE ARTS — Ocean Pines library, small meeting room, 11107 Cathell Road, noon to 5 p.m. Art exhibit and sale, live music, signature dishes from local restaurants, door prizes and more. Tickets cost $10 and are available at all branches of the Worcester County Library and the Worcester County Arts Council. Info: 410-208-4014410-641-0809 or 410-632-2600.

LIVING WELL WORKSHOP FOR CANCER SURVIVORS/INFUSION CENTER PATIENTS  Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Saturdays, April 6 through May 11, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.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. Pre-registration required: Laura Small, 410-629-6820.
YARD SALE — Julia A. Purnell Museum, 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds support the museum’s programs. Info: 410-632-0515.

SUDDENLY SINGLE WORKSHOP — Community Church at Ocean Pines, Family Life Center, 11227 Racetrack Road, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jami Vlachos, MA, a Certified Personal and Professional Coach from Cornerstone Growth Solutions, will discuss self-empowerment and cover topics such as money, social life, work, stress, purpose, health and relationships. Cost is $7 in advance and lunch is included. RSVP: Flea Daly at 410-208-1272 or f.daly@mchsi.com or pay online atwww.friendsofwccw.org by April 22.

RECEPTION AND OPEN HOUSE — Janei’s Art Studio and Gallery, 33195 Lighthouse Road, Route 54, West Fenwick, Del., 4:30-7:30 p.m. “Create the Moment,” showcasing painters Janei Folz and Neil Maliszewski and photographers Dennis Shipley and Ken Hubley. Contemporary music of harpist Monika Vasey. Free and open to the public. Info: 703-909-0898.

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.

SPAGHETTI DINNER — Adolfo’s Restaurant, in the Beach Plaza Hotel, 13th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, 4-6 p.m. Get a salad, dinner, dessert and a drink for $16. A donation of $6 from each dinner will benefit the Worcester County Humane Society. Info: 410-289-4001.

NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY — Dispose of unwanted, unused or expired over-the-counter and prescription medications by dropping them off, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the following designated sites throughout the county: Pocomoke Health Center, 400-A Walnut Street; Snow Hill Health Department, 6040 Public Landing Road; Berlin Police Department, 10 William St.; Food Lion, Route 611 in West Ocean City; and Food Lion, Manklin Creek Road in Ocean Pines. Locations also available at Town of Ocean City Police Department and Ocean Pines Police Department offices. Both have permanent drop-off boxes for safe disposal of medications all year long. No charge, no questions asked. Info: http://actforbays.org/PressRoom/Events/opmeds.html.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28
WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WILDFOWL CARVING COMPETITION & ART FESTIVAL Ocean City convention center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carvers and visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art. Includes judging, benefit auction, classes and seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans and art supplies. Admission costs $18 for multi-day pass; single-day passes cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and free to children 11 and younger (with adult). Cost is $6 per person for groups of six or more. Info: www.wardmuseum.org.

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO Ocean City Boardwalk and beach between Second and Sixth streets. Three days of kite flying on the beach. Info: Jay Knerr, 410-289-7855 or www.kiteloft.com.

BIKES TO THE BEACH SPRING RALLY  Hooper’s Crab House, 12913 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City. Numerous hotels, nightclubs and restaurants will participate in third annual event. Bike builders, entertainment, vending and more. Info: www.bikestothebeach.com
FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: Soccer field, West Lagoon field and Ball Field #1. Info: 410-250-0125.

BEACH BOUND BASKETBALL I — Northside Park, 200 125th St., in Ocean City. Facility usage: East Gym. Info: 410-250-0125.

MID-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SEASON FINALE — Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 3 p.m. Pre-concert talk at 2 p.m. Admission. Tickets: 888-846-8600. Info: www.midatlanticsymphony.org.

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

‘GOD’S COUNTRY CROSSROADS’ GOSPEL CONCERT — Friendship United Methodist Church, 10537 Friendship Road, Berlin, 7 p.m. No tickets are required, but a love offering will be taken. Info: 410-641-2578.

ORTHODOX PALM SUNDAY BLESSING
St. Andrew, 33384 Mackenzie Way, Lewes, Del. 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Palm Sunday with the blessing and distribution of palms and willows and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. Visitors welcome. All services are in English. Info and Holy Week schedule: 302-645-5791.

MONDAY, APRIL 29
FENCING DEMONSTRATION — Ocean Pines
library, small meeting room, 11107 Cathell Road, 4 p.m. Coach Angela Herbert-Hodges, U.S. Champion and Olympic Competitor, leads her team in a fencing demonstration by the Salisbury Fencing Club. Info: 410-208-4014.

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.

DELMARVA SWEET ADELINE CHORUS MEETS WEEKLY — The 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.

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.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30
LAP TIME — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 10:30 a.m. Children, ages infant to 2 years, will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities. Caregivers will learn new ways to interact with their toddlers. Info: 410-208-4014.

SALSA DANCE FEVER — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 6:30 p.m. Learn the art of Salsa dancing. Go alone or take a partner. Info: 410-957-0878.

LITWITS: INFORMAL ADULT READING GROUP — Pocomoke library, 301 Market St., 11 a.m. An informal discussion of recommended titles, authors and genres. Light refreshments served. Info: 410-957-0878.

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 grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

FINE ARTS FESTIVAL — Stephen Decatur High School, 9913 Seahawk Road, Berlin, 5 p.m. The visual arts gallery, which showcases works of students in all grade levels (Pre-K through grade 12), will be open from 5-7 p.m. Elementary and middle school choirs will perform from 5:30-7 p.m. in the school’s auditorium, followed by the All-County Band and the All-County Chorus performances. Free and open to the public. Info: Tamara Mills, 410-632-5031.
FUNDRAISER — Five Guys, 6401 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, 4-7 p.m. Twenty percent of dine-in and carry-out sales will be donated to “The Less than Dan Ellis” fund. Info: 410-723-4411.

WEDNESDAY, may 1
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.

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.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP — Ocean Pines library, 11107 Cathell Road, 7-8 p.m. Lucy Van Voorhees, MD, cardiologist with Peninsula Cardiology and on staff at Atlantic General Hospital, will discuss Heart Disease/Diabetes. All welcome. Info: Ellen Lurz, 443-814-5450, elurz52@mchsi.com or 410-641-9703.

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.

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.

HYPERTENSION CLINICS — Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and takes place the first Wednesday of every month at Rite Aid, 11011 Manklin Creek Road in Ocean Pines, 1-3 p.m. Free blood pressure screening and health information. Info: Dawn Denton, 410-641-9268.

THURSDAY, may 2
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. Beatlemania Again will perform at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $5 to $10 and are available in person Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center Box Office, through Ticketmaster at 800-551-SEAT, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Info: 410-250-0125 or 1-800-626-2326.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER EVENT — On the steps of the Atlantic Hotel, 2 N. Main St., Berlin, noon to 1 p.m. Song and prayer featuring a number of community and church leaders praying for variety of important issues. In the event of inclement weather, the event will move to Stevenson United Methodist Church, 123 Main St., Berlin. Info: Jerry Wade, 410-916-7627 or Jwadecares@comcast.net or Connie Kirstein, 410-713-8675 or ckirstein@verizon.net.

3RD ANNUAL SALISBURY AREA NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER BREAKFAST — Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, 500 Glen Ave., Salisbury. Doors open at 6:45 a.m., program begins at 7:20 a.m. Featuring nationally known attorney, author and pastor Randy Singer. Tickets cost $20 and are available at The Country House in Salisbury and the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, or by calling Ted Evans at 410-430-4189. Following the message-centered breakfast, a noon prayer-centered National Day of Prayer Observance will be led by area pastors in front of the City-County Government Building in Salisbury. Info: Bonnie Luna, 410-749-1633. Tables of eight can be reserved by contacting Luna at bnluna@verizon.net.

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.

OC AARP 1917 GENERAL MEETING
Knights of Columbus, 9901 Coastal Highway (rear of St. Luke’s Church) in Ocean City, 9:30 a.m. Md. Sen. Jm Mathias will discuss the latest legislative session. Numerous travel opportunities for 2013 presented. All those 50 and older are welcome. Info: aarp1917.org or 410-352-5748.

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.

YOUNG AND RESTLESS — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 10:30 a.m. Creative science, art and music activities for ages 3-5 years. Dress for a mess. Call ahead to reserve your place: 410-632-3495.

PLANTING SPRING FLOWERS — Snow Hill library, 307 N. Washington St., 3:30-4:30 p.m. Children ages 6 and older, can plant flowers with Worcester County Garden Club’s Ruth Bowie. Register: 410-632-3495 before April 25.

LIVING WELL WORKSHOP — Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, Thursdays, 9-11:30 a.m., May 2 through June 6. Free, six-week workshop that teaches how to live a quality life with chronic disease. Chronic conditions may include diabetes, arthritis, depression, asthma, bronchitis, pain, heart disease or any conditions that hinder you. Info: Laura Small, 410-629-6820.
ONGOING EVENTS
TICKETS ON SALE FOR KIWANIS INAUGURAL WINE TASTING PARTY AND AUCTION — Call Kiwanis at 410-208-9728 for tickets to the
Saturday, May 4, inaugural Wine Tasting Party and Auction to raise funds for the group’s Scholarship Fund. The event will be held at the Community Church at Ocean Pines, 11227 Racetrack Road, 4-7 p.m. There will be a
Chinese auction. Tickets cost $10 and includes 10 samples of wines accompanied by snacks, desserts, soft drinks and coffee. Must be 21 or older. Walk-ins welcome.

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 in the Ocean City and West Ocean City harbors from dawn to dusk. Artists interested in
participating may register at
www.artleagueofoceancity.org, 410-524-9433 or info@artleagueofoceancity.org.

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 Street, Berlin. Deadline is May 31. Financial support is available. Info: 410-641-0809. Volunteering opportunities: Anna Mullis, 410-641-0809 or curator@worcestercountyartscouncil.org.

CREATE THE MOMENT — Janei’s Art Studio and Gallery, 33195 Lighthouse Road, Route 54, West Fenwick, Del., April 15 through May 25. Free exhibition of fine art and photography by local painters Janei Folz and Neil Maliszewski and photographers Dennis Shipley and Ken Hubley. Info: 703-909-0898.

BREAKFAST BARS FOR OUR TROOPS
Help supplement the MRE’s, which is the breakfast currently served to some of our armed forces in Afghanistan, with breakfast and cereal bars. Donation boxes are located in the Ocean Pines area through April: Re/Max on Route 589, Copy Central on Cathell Road, Prudential Pen/Fed Realty on Manklin Creek Road, the Ocean Pines Community Church, the Ocean Pines library and the Ocean Pines Community Center. A box is also provided at Allstate Insurance on Route 611 in West Ocean City. To contribute or help collect boxes, call 410-641-7391 or louetta@mcclaflin.com.

kiwanis club OF GREATER OP-OC — Ocean Pines Community Center, 239 Ocean Parkway, every Wednesday, 7:45 a.m., except third Wednesdays when it meets at Woodlands in Ocean Pines, 1135 Ocean Parkway, Berlin (Nov. through April). Doors open at 5:30, dinner meeting starts at 6 p.m. for $18 per person. Info: 410-641-7330.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
Ocean City Airport, 12724 Airport Road, Berlin, Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to noon, through June 2. Donations support the Ocean City Aviation Association’s Huey Memorial fund. Display is located within walking distance of Terminal. Info: Airport Operations, 410-213-2471 or Coleman Bunting, 410-726-7207.  

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