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  • Saturday, May 28
    • South Coastal DE AARP: Time: 9 am - 3 pm Location: Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Rt. 26, Ocean View, DE Description: Ninth annual Artisans Fair offers handcrafted art objects from 50 exhibitors. Featured will be fabric art, fine art, glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, metalwork, wood sculpture and more. The fair includes a raffle auction of participating artisans' work, baked goods, a 50-50 cash raffle and lunch and snack items. Free admission and free parking. Proceeds Benefit: College scholarships for High School Students and Adult Students For more information contact: Ida Crist 302-732-6336 or visit aarp5226.org

    • Spring Arts and Craft Show/OC Convention Center: Ocean City's only Memorial Day weekend craft show, featuring vendors displaying garden accessories, jewelry, candles, florals, nautical items, wood crafts & homemade items. Also, handmade chocolates, fudge, and dip mixes. For more information, contact Janice Cropper at 410-213-0735 or cropperjl@aol.com. Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    • THE WALK TO REMEMBER,: May 28; It's THE WALK TO REMEMBER, IN HONOR OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. THE EVENT TAKES PLACE AT THE WICOMICO CIVIC CENTER BY THE MEMORIAL. Check-In and Registration at 8 a.m., Race at 9 a.m. Registration is $25 per person through May 6. Participants must register by that date to ensure receipt of a commemorative T-shirt. Registration on the day of the race is $30 per person. Military members may register in person with ID for $20 each.


  • Thursday, June 2
    • Bike Night/Lagoon Bar and Grill : Polish up the chrome and enjoy Bike Night at Lagoon Bar and Grill , off Rt. 50 on Sweetbay Dr. in Salisbury. Relax out on the deck with good friend, music and friends. 6-9p

    • RAVENS Beach Bash: Fans join Ravens players, coaches, cheerleaders, Playmakers, Poe, and Miller Lite as they turn Ocean City into Ravenstown for the weekend. For more information, contact Mark Elman at 410-390-4008 or melman@clarionoc.com. Anyone can purchase tickets to the tailgate party that is being held at the Clarion by calling the hotel reservations department at 410-524-3535 or by visiting https://clarionoc.com/ravens-beach-bash-tailgate-party/.


  • Friday, June 3
    • Relay for Life West Sussex: Time: 6:00pm-midnight Location: Soroptimist Park, Seaford, DE Description: At Relay For Life events, communities come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year! Join us for a family friendly event filled with food, games, entertainment, and activities! Proceeds Benefit: American Cancer Society's Relay for Life For more information contact: Maggie Sullivan at (302) 324-4227 or visit main.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=70742


  • Saturday, June 4
    • Broad Creek  Byway Bike Tour “Bike and Brew” : GET READY TO RIDE IN THE Broad Creek  Byway Bike Tour “Bike and Brew” Presented by Laurel Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds bnenfit nanticoke health services. Choose from a 15-mile, 25-mile, 50-mile, Metric or Century route. Completion of the ride is optional. Designated rest stops with restrooms, beverages and light snacks.  Dogfish Head Beer and chicken barbeque provided by Abbot’s Grill at the finish party at Janosik Park on the Broad Creek The ride will take place rain or shine. However, if extreme weather is forecasted, the Bike Tour may be cancelled. After Party will be located at Janosik Park at the Broad Creek Water. Food, Beer, water and soft drinks will be available. visit our events page at catcoutryradio.com for registration info. ( Laurel Chamber of Commerce (302) 875-9319 or info@laurelchamber.com for more information)

    • 12th Annual Girdletree Vol. Fire Co. Cash and Bike Back: Win a 2016 HArley Street Glide, $250 drawing every 10 minutes, $3000 drawing at 3pm. Tx. are on sale now at 1-855-GIRDLETREE OR ON LINE WWW.GIRDLETREE.ORG. Tx include all you can eat and drink.

    • RAVENS ROOST PARADE: Annual parade showcasing over 50 member roosts from MD, DE & PA, as they show pride for the Baltimore Ravens. Saturday, 10 a.m. Players, cheerleaders, mascots, bands, floats & more appear in this 2-hour parade. For more information, contact Sue Draper at sdraper65@verizon.net or visit www.councilrr.com. The Ravens Roosts Headquarters is located at the Castle in the Sand Hotel at 3701 Atlantic Avenue.


  • Saturday, June 18
    • OC AIR SHOW: JUNE 18 - 19, 2016 BEACH & BOARDWALKThe Thunderbirds will headline a full afternoon line-up of some of the nation’s top military and civilian performers. 16TH STREET - SHOW CENTER 410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326 Website: http://www.ocairshow.com Location: Oceanside Boardwalk (Inlet - 27th)

    • Roxana Ladies Auxiliary: Location: Roxana Fire Hall Description: Famous All You Can Eat Fried Chicken Dinner Tickets sold from4pm until 7pm Adults $14 Children (Under 10) $7 *Carry out Available $14* June 18th July 16th August 20th September 10th Dinner includes: fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade coleslaw, string beans, apple sauce, & rolls Bake Sale sold by the Roxana Ladies Auxiliary OUR CHICKEN IS NO BULL!!! For more information contact: Kara Funkhouser 302-228-1654


  • Saturday, June 25
    • Art's Alive : Art's Alive is Ocean City's biggest and best fine art show. What could be better than fine art at the beach? How about fine art for sale around a beautiful lagoon in a picturesque park with expansive bay views. Visit 100 artists as they sell their works, lunch at the Artists' Café and enjoy live music while your children enjoy free art activities. Art's Alive is the art show that has something for everyone. Don't forget to take a little bit of Art's Alive and Ocean City home with you. Stop by the Art's Alive Official Event Merchandise Tent located in the Information Booth. Merchandise includes T-shirts, jackets, baseball hats, pins and more. Art's Alive will take place outdoors rain or shine. Bring the whole family and create an "artsy" Ocean City memory at Art's Alive 2016. For more information, call 410-250-0125.


  • Thursday, June 30
    • SHORE UP!’S WICOMICO FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER IS PARTNERING WITH THE WICOMICO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: SHORE UP!’S WICOMICO FAMILY SUPPORT CENTER IS PARTNERING WITH THE WICOMICO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO RUN A FREE TOBACCO CESSATION PROGRAM THROUGH JUNE 30, 2016, FOR WOMEN WHO ARE PREGNANT, OF CHILD-BEARING AGE, AND/OR MOTHERS OF CHILDREN AGES BIRTH TO THREE YEARS. THE PROGRAM WILL EDUCATE PARTICIPANTS ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING WHILE PREGNANT, AND THE EFFECTS OF SECONDHAND SMOKE. ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO SMOKE WILL BE REFERRED TO THE MARYLAND QUIT LINE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 410-860-9194.


  • Friday, July 8
    • The 29th Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament : The 29th Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament - World's Largest Tuna Tournament Come see over 100 boats weigh-in large tuna in hopes of winning over $500,000 in cash. Weigh-ins Fri., Sat. & Sun. 4:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Free to spectators. $900 entry fee for participants. For more information, contact Jennifer Blunt at ocfc@ocfishing.com.


  • Saturday, July 9
    • American Lung Association in Delaware, Asthma Camp: Time: 7/9 @ 9am until 7/10 @ 11:30am Location: Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Ave, Lewes, DE Description: The American Lung Association in Delaware is now accepting campers to our overnight Asthma Camp at the Children’s Beach House in Lewes! Asthma Camp is overnight from Saturday, July 9th to Sunday, July 10th. Camp is a great opportunity for children 7-11 years old with asthma to learn how to better manage their disease and also learn that asthma should not slow you down. Children have a great time paddle boarding, kayaking and do a low ropes course. There is also a camp dance! Supervision will be provided by medical personnel including; physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists. Activities include arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and nature explorations. Asthma education is conducted daily and incorporated into recreational activities. Transportation available for children in Wilmington, Dover and Seaford areas. Contact Nicole Goldsboro, Program Specialist at the American Lung Association in Delaware, ngoldsboro@lunginfo.org or 302-737-6414 x 516 or visit www.deasthma.org Proceeds Benefit: American Lung Association in Delaware For more information contact: Nicole Goldsboro, 302-737-6414x516 or visit www.deasthma.org


  • Wednesday, July 13
    • Summer Concerts on the Beach: Free live entertainment while you relax beside the cool Atlantic Ocean on warm summer nights. Tribute bands and local favorites entertain from 8pm - 9:30pm. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the evening. Wednesdays from July 13 to August 31. Schedule July 13 - Ragdoll "tribute to Franki Valli & the four Seasons" July 20 - Bob Lougheed & the Memphis Mafia "tribute to Elvis" August 3 - Rising Sun Reggae August 10 - Anthony "Swamp Dog" Clark "blues/funk" August 17 - Zydeco-a-Go-Go "creole zydeco" August 24 - The Beach Bumz "beach music" August 31 - Funk Shue "funkiest 4 on the shore"


  • Saturday, July 16
    • FIRE UP THE BANDS/Hogs For Heroes: Hogs For Heroes Foundation Chapter 8 Presents FIRE UP THE BANDS at Headquarters Live in Salisbury, July 16 at 6pm. Great music food and raffles for a good cause. All proceeds benefits their program for transportation and other needs for our local vets. for more info www.headquarterslive.com. $5 cover

    • The South Delaware Coin Show: The South Delaware Coin Show Saturday, July 16, 2016 From10 AM to 5 PM Free admission At the American Legion Post #28 31768 Legion Road Millsboro, De. 19966 For info: Jeff 302-945-1827


  • Friday, July 22
    • Salvation Army Golf Tournament: Green Hill COuntry on WHothavrn Rd in Quantico, will host the Salvation Army Gold Tourney July 22. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army Youth Programs. For more info ca.. 410-749-7771 x 100.


  • Saturday, July 23
    • Fun Day planned at Jolly Roger: The annual MAC Inc. Fun Day at the Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Tickets are $25 and are on sale in advance only. The event is held rain or shine. Tickets include Splash Mountain Water Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; amusement rides from 2-6 p.m. (limit two rides on the roller coaster and excluding Speed World and Zip Line); miniature golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and water basketball and volleyball for adults. Children under age 2 will be admitted free to the water park. For tickets and more information, call 410-742-0505, ext. 113. Proceeds will support health and wellness programs at MAC Inc., a United Way agency.


  • Saturday, October 1
    • RESCHEDULED/Florence LaRue and the 5th Dimension/Harrington Raceway and Casino: The show has been rescheduled to OCt. 1.. all tickets will be honored or refunded. Over 20 million records sold worldwide, 22 Top 40 hits, 5 No. 1 hits and 6 Grammy Awards, the legendary 5th Dimension continues to bring their amazing harmonies, showmanship, and energy wherever they perform. Their classic hits include “Up, Up and Away,” “One Less Bell To Answer,” “Last Night I Didn’t get To Sleep At All,” “Wedding Bell Blues,” “Stoned Soul Picnic, “ and the iconic “Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In.” Celebrating over 50 years, The 5th Dimension is led by original member and lead vocalist, Florence LaRue and is joined by the dynamic vocals of Willie Williams, Leonard Tucker, Patrice Morris and Floyd Smith. Don’t miss out on an incredible night of the captivating music of The 5th Dimension, up close and personal, in the Exhibit Hall!


  • Saturday, October 8
    • Sea Gull Century Ride: Century Supporting our Community: Donates two pallets of Gatorade to local high schools Donates two box trucks full of food to a Salisbury homeless shelter, HOPE Ministries Donates five scholarships to SU students Donates over $1500 to League of American Bicyclists Donates over $4,500 to Habitat of Wicomico County. www.seagullcentury.org


  • Saturday, October 15
    • Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association: Time: 8:00am-3:00pm Location: M&T Bank Stadium Description: Be a Superhero! Runners and walkers are needed for Team CASA, the official charity team of Maryland CASA Association at the 2016 Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday, October 15 at M&T Bank Stadium. Named the 2015 Charity Team of the Year, Team CASA is a group of 160+ runners and walkers who gather to raise funds and awareness of CASA’s efforts to recruit and train adult advocates for abused and neglected children. Participants can participate in either the: 5K, Team Relay, Marathon, or Half Marathon. Start times vary by race; however, the first race starts at 8 am. Every child needs a hero, but abused and neglected children need Superheroes! To learn more, or register for a race, please visit www.goteamcasa.org! Proceeds Benefit: Maryland CASA Association For more information contact: Patrick Seidl, (410) 828-6761 or visit www.goteamcasa.org




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