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Archive for August, 2015

8/26/15 Ploppers, Air Shows, Street Rods Coming Soon

Some exciting events and one goofy one are scheduled soon. The goofy one will be first. It's the King and Queen of Plop Pageant set for Friday (Sept. 4th) 11a.m. at the Ninth Street Beach. Contestants are asked to greet the fall season by performing dramatic plops on the beach. Winners will be named The KING AND QUEEN OF PLOP (or Mr. Fall Guy and Miss Fall Gal 2015).
Participants will perform in slow motion to add to the drama and avoid injury. There will be categories in various age groups, male and female. Ribbons will be awarded to category winners. The two best entrants will be crowned King and Queen of Plop. Entry in the contest is free. Register starting 10:30 a.m. at Ninth St. Beach opposite Music Pier. Call (609) 399-6111 for... Read More

8/19/15 OC Pops, King and Queen of Plop and More

The OCEAN CITY POPS continue to provide outstanding concerts through August and September. On Sunday (Aug. 23) the Orchestra presents NIGHT AT THE OPERA when three thrilling singers join the Pops for an evening of wonderful arias and duets from the world of great opera. Sponsored by Dr. Elizabeth M. Bowden. 8 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Tickets $15/10. For more information, call (609) 399-6111 or (609) 525-9248 or visit www.ocnj.us/boxoffice.
(Aug. 20) The Friends of the OCEAN CITY POPS will be "Puttin'on the Ritz" at their 26th Annual Summer Luncheon at Greate Bay Country Club at 11:30 a.m. Gift baskets, door prizes and silent auction items will be plentiful because of the generous donations of local businesses. Miranda Schumaker, 1st place vocal winner in this year's Esther Weil Student Competition and Lugi Mazzocchi,... Read More

8/12/15 Baby Parade Thursday, Little Miss Ocean City Friday

All of a sudden it’s the middle of August and time for the BABY PARADE! The 106th edition is set for Thursday, starting 5:30 p.m. The route is 6th to 12th St. on the Boardwalk. It is the longest continuously running Baby Parade in the world. Didn’t register yet? Entries are being taken the day of the Parade from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sports and Civic Center, 6th and Boardwalk. The Parade is open to children from infants to ten years of age. You will see colorful entries in Kiddie Cars, Coaches, Strollers, Express wagons and floats. Registration is $5 per child. Prizes are awarded and all entrants receive a memento for participating in the parade. There will be music by the Pitman Hobo Band, Atlantic City Fire Department Bagpipers,... Read More

Baby Parade, Weird Contest Week, Art Show Here Soon

Ocean City’s 106th BABY PARADE is set for Thurs., (Aug. 13th ) starting 5:30 p.m. Parade Route is from 6th to12th Streets on the Boardwalk. It is the longest, continually running Baby Parade in the country. Photo engraver, Leo Bamberger, an organizer of Labor Day, founded the Parade in 1909. Children from infants to ten years of age may enter. The colorful event features Divisions of children in fancy decorated Go-carts, Strollers, Coaches, Kiddie Cars, Express Wagons and walking. There is also a Comic Division, Small Floats Division and category for floats entered by businesses and organizations. The Parade is famous for its creative entries. You may see children dressed as princesses, aviators in crafted planes, Cinderella and even crabs and fish. Rousing music is provided by the Pitman Hobo Band plus... Read More