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Archive for July, 2012

Night in Venice This Week, Miss Crustacean, Baby Parade Next

Now is the time to register for NIGHT IN VENICE if you haven’t already done so. Night In Venice will be held this Sat., July 28 starting 6 p.m. The Parade begins at the Longport Bridge and ends at Tennessee and Bay Ave. To enter boat or home competitions, register at www.ocnj.us/NIV or stop at Room 214, second floor of City Hall, Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 609-525-9300 or email msoifer@hotmail.com. After hours, call 609-364-4010. There is a Merchants of Venice SEAFOOD FESTIVAL, Fri., July 27 in the downtown from 5 to 9 p.m. with entertainment and rides for the children sponsored by Comcast. Viewing the BOAT PARADE: Free Grandstand Seating is provided along the Parade Route and there is a free shuttle service available from the... Read More

Philippine Tribute & Craft Show This Week, Night in Venice July 28

The City’s Third Annual TRIBUTE TO THE PHILIPPINES is set for this weekend plus the popular regional craft show sponsored by the Jersey Shore Artisans Guild. Then next weekend, July 28, Ocean City presents its 58th Annual Night in Venice Boat Parade and Bay Front Home Celebration. This event is preceded by the Merchants of Venice Seafood Festival, July 27 in the downtown. The Philippines Tribute consists of three programs: A two day craft and cultural festival will be held in the Pavilion of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. This event is sponsored by Western Union. It consists of craft exhibits, tourism displays, free blood pressure and sugar readings by Filipino nurses and exhibits of assorted packaged... Read More

Arlo Guthrie at Music Pier Plus Many More Events Set

As the 100th Anniversary of WOODY GUTHRIE’S birth draws near, tributes to the folk troubadour, humanitarian and rambling man are planned from as far away as Austria and Germany with hundreds of thousands participating. Ocean City will present its own tribute on Mon., July 16th, when ARLO GUTHRIE, Woody’s renowned son accompanied by talented family members, entertain at 8 p.m. in the Music Pier Auditorium, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Woody Guthrie wrote about 3,000 songs, one of which, This Land Is Your Land, has become immensely popular and is sung widely in this country and throughout the world. Arlo at 65 continues to perform. He is one of the nation’s great folk singers and an entertaining story teller like his father. His talking-singing blues classic, Alice’s Restaurant, is always enthusiastically greeted at Guthrie concerts.... Read More

Ocean City’s Third Tribute to the Philippines Features Trade Fesitval and Entertainment

OCEAN CITY’S THIRD TRIBUTE TO THE PHILIPPINES FEATURES TRADE FESTIVAL AND ENTERTAINMENT OCEAN CITY, N.J. --- A trade festival featuring Filipino crafts, products and services plus a 5 p.m. show with the Sounds of Manila, a popular Filipino band, will highlight the City’s third annual Tribute to the Philippines, July 21-22. The major sponsor of the event is Western Union. The show will also include and array of prominent Filipino entertainers. National Yo Yo Champions, affiliated with Air Circus of Ocean City, will open the show with unique routines to dance music. The Yo Yo was invented in the Philippines and means “Return! Return!” in the Filipino language. The trade festival will be held in the Pavilion area of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Filipino Nurses Associations from Pennsylvania and New Jersey... Read More