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  • Sunday, May 3
    • Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation: Time: 7:45 am to 12:30 pm Location: Dravo Plaza/Riverfront, 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 Description: 6th Teal Ribbon 5K Run/Walk to Fight Ovarian Cancer This Run/Walk is the major fundraiser of the Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation (DOCF) in support of its mission. Event T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registrants. Team participation is encouraged, so gather your family, friends, co-workers, etc. to join in the fun and support ovarian cancer awareness. Refreshments, children’s table (face painting, etc.), exhibitors and speakers also will be offered at this family friendly, fun event. Prizes awarded for top runners/walkers in various age groups, and top teams and fundraisers. Visit our website, www.deovariancancer.org, for more information about DOCF and this special fundraiser, including registration information and forms. Pre-Registration is $25 or Day-Of $30 ($20 for students with student I.D.); children 5 and under free (no event T-shirt). You also can register online at http://www.races2run.com/events/teal-ribbon-5k/. USATF certified course; NOVA Timing Systems will chip time runners using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System. Strollers prohibited in run portion; dogs prohibited at event due to insurance reasons. Schedule of Events 7:45 am Registration Opens 8:15 am Survivors Group Photo 8:40 am Opening Ceremony 9:15 am Warm-up 9:30 am Run/Walk Begins **Memorial Dove Release courtesy of Thompson's Bird Farm prior to start of race. DOCF will be collecting non-perishable items to donate to the Sunday Breakfast Mission in Wilmington, DE. Help those in need…drop your item(s) at the designated area at the Run/Walk. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation For more information contact: Dorianne Short (302-998-6889) or visit www.deovariancancer.org/teal_ribbon_5k

  • Tuesday, May 5
    • Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights: Time: 6:30pm Newcomers Tour; 7pm Meeting Begins Location: Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights Description: Join us at the Marshall Steam Museum in May for our Volunteer Meeting & Open House! Newcomers rsvp arrive by 6:30pm and enjoy a tour of the museum and quick introduction to our volunteer program. During the meeting learn about what projects our volunteers are currently working such as railroad track project and popcorn popper restoration. We'll also share new opportunities for 2015. **Newcomers are encouraged to rsvp by Monday, May 4 so that we have somebody to welcome you and give you your tour. Rsvp by calling the FAHP office or emailing education@auburnheight.org. Proceeds Benefit: Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve (FAHP) For more information contact: Jesse Gagnon 302-239-2385 or visit auburnheights.org/

  • Thursday, May 7
    • 2015 Springfest 25th Anniversary: It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts & crafts under four huge big-top tents, located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City's famous Boardwalk. Tickets for those concerts may be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. For more information, click here. Entertainment Schedule: Thursday, May 7 7:00 - Beatlemania Again (ticketed event) Outdoor Stage 10:30 - Rick K & the Allnighters 2:00 - Gary and the Groove 5:00 - Local Band Jam ____________________________ Friday, May 8 8:00 - Vince Gill SOLD OUT Outdoor Stage 12:00 noon - Rick K & the Allnighters 3:00 - Funk-Shue 5:00 - The Stickers _____________________________ Saturday, May 9 Indoor Stage 4:00 - Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys 8:00 - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (ticketed event) Outdoor Stage 12:00 noon - The Stickers 3:00 - Lower Case Blues 5:00 - Sir Rod _____________________________ Sunday, May 10 Indoor Stage 10:00 - Oh Boy! A tribute to Buddy Holly 12:30 - Recreation Dancers 3:30 - Mike Hines & the Look Outdoor Stage 11:00 - Tim Laushey & the Dixiecats 2:00 - Bluesman Tom Larsen 4:30 - Front Page News _____________________________ For more informoation visit ococeancom

    • Springfest's 25th Anniversary: Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts & crafts under four huge big-top tents, located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City's famous Boardwalk. Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. For more information, click here. Thursday, May 7 7:00 - Beatlemania Again (ticketed event) Friday, May 8 Indoor 8:00 - Vince Gill SOLD OUT Outdoor Stage 12:00 noon - Rick K & the Allnighters 3:00 - Funk-Shue 5:00 - The Stickers _____________________________ Saturday, May 9 Indoor4:00 - Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Saltwater Cowboys 8:00 - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (ticketed event) _____________________________ Sunday, May 10 Indoor Stage 10:00 - Oh Boy! A tribute to Buddy Holly 12:30 - Recreation Dancers 3:30 - Mike Hines & the Look Outdoor Stage 11:00 - Tim Laushey & the Dixiecats 2:00 - Bluesman Tom Larsen 4:30 - Front Page News _____________________________ For a comolete list of the weekend's event visit ococean.com

  • Saturday, May 9
    • A Doo-Wop-Oldies-Country-Rock n’ Roll Show: Featuring a Tribute to Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Hank Williams Sr. And the Sensations as the Jordanaires and Doo-Wop Group. When May 9, 2015, Where Federalsburg VFW Post 5246 2630 Veterans Drive Federalsburg. Doors open 5:30 Show at 7 Pm Spaghetti dinner is included. Price is $20 advance or $25 day of show. Buy a table of 7 for $120 and save $20 contact 410-754-5020 or 410-754-8707

    • Bingomania/WYCC: It's the Eastern Shore’s largest bingo cash prize event, returns to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Saturday, May 9. Doors open at 5 p.m. for early bird games and regular games begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission to Bingomania includes all regular and special games, including the Jumbo Jackpot Game. Regular game payouts are $500 while special games will pay out $1000. The Jumbo Jackpot Game pays a maximum of $10,000 depending upon attendance.You can increase your chances of winning and help a local food bank at the same time by bringing three non-perishable food items to the game. Those that do will receive three additional cards for the first early bird game. Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $55 per person at the door, additional fees may apply. All proceeds benefit the Mardela Middle and High School Bands. For more information contact the Mardela Band-Aides at 410-677-5170.

    • VFW 7234: Time: Noon to 4 pm Location: VFW 7234 Ocean View De Description: 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Vietnam War WELCOME HOME! WELCOME HOME! WELCOME HOME! Inviting All Veterans and Family Members Who Served Our Country During The Vietnam War To A 50th Anniversary National Celebration of Your Service and A Remembrance of Your Fallen Comrades Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015 Time: 12 Noon Ceremony – Followed By A BBQ Picnic Location: VFW Post 7234 29265 Marshy Hope Way, Ocean View, Delaware 19970 The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Vietnam Veterans of America Delaware organizations will be hosting this “50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War” Ceremony. Join us for a short ceremony to solemnly honor the 122 Delawareans who died in this conflict and to joyfully recognize all Vietnam War Veterans and Family members in attendance to make sure they all feel “Welcomed Home” in our community. A family BBQ picnic follows. Come meet old and new friends. Sign a Book of Remembrance. Place mementos in a time capsule to be opened at this Post on the 100th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. We also invite Veterans of all eras, their spouses, children, family members and friends whose loved ones served this Country to join us in comradeship. As always, we welcome the Local Community to attend this opportunity to say “Thank You for our Freedoms”. For more information contact: Fulton Loppatto 3025375661 or visit www,vfw7234.com/vietnam.htm

  • Thursday, May 14
    • 25th Annual CRUISIN' Ocean City: This popular car show features over 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions, boardwalk parades, manufacturers vendor midway and more. Show Hours: Thurs.-Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m at the Inlet and 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Admission. Boardwalk Parades. So many things to see and do, so make sure you cruise on down to Ocean City, MD, for the 25th Annual Cruisin' Ocean City.For additional information, visit www.cruisinoceancity.com.

  • Saturday, May 16
    • 21st Annual Walk for the Animals: –May 16, 2015 Visit our Walk for Animals link to help us with our 21st Annual Walk. Start gathering donations/pledges now!! Enjoy demonstrations, music, arts and crafts and see who is availab le to take hoe and become your new best friend. www.hswc.org

    • Snow Hill Lions Club: Time: 12:00m to 4:00 pm Location: 5458 East Market St., Snow Hill, MD Description: The Annual Chicken Barbeque and Auction is sponsored by the Snow Hill Lions Club is its major yearly fundraiser. The renowned barbeque has been prepared for over 50 years and is available for carry-out at $8.00. The auction includes gift cards, decoys, golf packages, sports and other items. Proceeds support vision remediation programs, youth programs and local civic and charitable organizations Proceeds Benefit: See description For more information contact: Kirk Hudson 410-632-2931 or visit None

  • Sunday, May 17
    • Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition: Time: 7 am to 10 am Location: Tanger Outlets, 36470 Seaside Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Description: The DE-feet Breast Cancer 5k Run / Walk, Presented by Schagrin Gas, is a fun and spirited event hosted by the Tanger Outlets to benefit the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. At this event for all ages, held rain or shine, participants can choose to take part in a timed 5k run, a 5k walk or a 1 mile fun walk. Enjoy a huge post race party with beer & wine garden (age 21 & older), and coffee bar, a special survivor circle of hope, tech shirts for registered attendees, tanger outlet coupons with exciting discounts, fun for the kids, hotel and campground specials, awards and more! Register online at defeetbreastcancerwalk.org and help raise money to support a great cause. All proceeds from the DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk benefit DBCC’s programs that increase breast cancer awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms, and provide support and resources to men and women in our local community who are newly diagnosed or facing recurrence of breast cancer. Proceeds Benefit: Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition For more information contact: Michelle Marshall, 302672-6435 or visit www.defeetbreastcancerwalk.org

  • Thursday, May 21
    • NAMI MD Lower Shore: Time: Mondays & Thursdays 6:30p - 9p Location: Worcester Family & Youth Center, Berlin, MD Description: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maryland Lower Shore is sponsoring the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for the families and friends of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness. The 12-class, 6-week course covers mental illnesses, basic medication information, coping skills, communication techniques, recovery, self-care and more. Starts April 13, 2015. Classes held Mondays & Thursdays for 6 weeks. Registration required. For more information contact: Carole Spurrier 410-208-4003 or visit www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm?Section=Homepage123&Site=NAMI_Lower_Shore&Template=/ContentManagement/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=173129

  • Friday, May 22
    • Battle of the Bayside Bands on Friday, May 22nd : Come rock out for a cause at the Battle of the Bayside Bands on Friday, May 22nd from 7-10 p.m. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Eight garage bands will represent their high schools while battling for cash prizes and bragging rights.The contest is open to high school garage bands within the Bayside Conference. Prize money is $1,000 for first place, $600 for second place, and $400 for third place. The prize money will be split between the winning bands and their school’s music program. Audience members will help judge, so come out and support your school and favorite band. During intermission four high school drum lines will compete for $250. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone 410-548-4911 or in person from the WY&CC Box Office (M-F from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Tickets will also be available at the One Year to Empowerment Boutique in the Great Salisbury Building Downtown (M-Th 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.)Proceeds from Battle of the Bayside Bands will benefit the One Year to Empowerment Program and the Wicomico Friends of Recreation and Parks’ Tomorrow Fund. This fund provides scholarships to youth participating in County Child Care programs and youth sports programs.

  • Saturday, May 23
    • Columbiettes: Time: 08:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. Location: Mary Mother of Peace church, 30839 Mt. Joy Rd., Millsboro, DE Description: Chance to win $1,000 in raffle, craft vendors, strawberry desserts, bake sale, light lunch Proceeds Benefit: Bishop Burke Council Columbiettes For more information contact: Bonnie at 302-280-5795

  • Saturday, May 30

    • WOMANLESS BEAUTY PAGEANT/WOMAN SUPPORTING WOMEN: Gentlemen, strut your stuff for a good cause at the WOmenless Beauty Pageant at the Pittsville Fire Hall, Sat. May 30 at 6p/ ALl proceeds benefit Women SUpporting Women. Tx. are $25 and includes Dinner, and music. Additional CUPS for only $10 for ALL YOU CAN DRINK DRAFT. No tickets sold at the door. visit womensupportingwomen.org or the Pittsville Fire Hall.

  • Tuesday, June 2
    • The Red, White and Blue /US 13 Dragway: The US 13 Dragway in Delmar will host The Red, White and Blue 5k Color run/walk May 2,sponsored by Delmar High’s Key Club and Red Cross Club Organizations. Race time is 9:30. Games, music and food . ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT LOCAL MILITARY FAMILIES IN NEED! Sign up at active.com

  • Friday, June 5
    • 3rd Annual HIGH HEEL RACE/ Berlin: Ladies AND GENTS, get your high heels on and walk in the 3rd Annual HIGH HEEL RACE, to benefit Women Supporting Women. Fri., June 5 at 5:30pm, downtown Berlin goes pink for a good cause. Pre-registration $20, day of race $25. Reg. On line at womensupporting women.org (410-213-1177. )

  • Saturday, June 6
    • 11th Annual CASH AND BIKE BASH/GIRLETREE VFC: Sat. June 9, get ready to win a new 2015 Road Glids HARLEY and cash ! $250 drawing every 15 minutes..and NEW this year, at 3pm a $2500 drawing! Tx are only $40 but sell out fast. Or, 3 for $100. Tx. inclides all the food, soda, and beer you can eat and drink! There will also be a silent auction, gun and other cash raffles. purchase your tx on line at www.girdletree.org or call 410-432-2128

    • Endeavor Lodge #17: Time: 9 am - 3pm Location: Rt1 and Rt.5 Milton, Delaware Description: Annual Car,Truck, Tractor and Motorcycle Show. $10/Entry. Rain-Date 6/7/15. Goody Bags, Dash Plaques, Door Prizes, Auction. Proceeds Benefit Home of the Brave. Grand Prize Official Judges, Top Awards Participant Judging. Call or email for more information. Endeavorlodgecarshow@yahoo.com Proceeds Benefit: Home of the Brave of Milford For more information contact: Rick 302-381-6817 or Mandy 302-841-1826

  • Sunday, June 7
    • Westside Historical Society: Location: Mardela High School Description: Vintage Baseball games BBQ Chicken Platters Proceeds Benefit: Westside Historical Society For more information contact: Slyvia Bradley 302-875-7601 or visit www.barrencreekheritage.org

  • Saturday, June 13
    • Rehoboth VegFest: Time: All day Location: Epworth United Methodist Church Description: Rehoboth VegFest is a FREE festival celebrating healthy, sustainable and compassionate living. Features inspiring speakers, tastings, dozens of vendors, cooking demos, yoga village, nutrition tents, kids' activities, music & amazing food. Details at RehobothVegFest.org. For more information contact: Tara Sheldon, tara@tarasheldon.com or visit rehobothvegfest.org/

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