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Over 350 Corvettes to Pack Boardwalk on Sunday

One of the largest Corvette Shows in the East will brighten Ocean City’s Boardwalk on Sunday, Sept. 21. Over 350 Corvettes, including every model ever manufactured, will be exhibited from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from 6th to 14th St. on the Boards.

Local Corvette owners and many from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey will participate plus scattered entries from as far away as Ohio, Indiana and Florida. The show is held rain or shine.

Registration will be from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Ocean City Airport on Sunday. The Ocean City Humane Society and Food Cupboard will accept donations at that location.

There will be a special display of Corvettes in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, where the Boardwalk Corvettes Club, sponsors of the show, will be headquartered. An awards ceremony is set for in front of the Music Pier at 3:30 p.m. Proceeds from registration fees benefit local charities.  For information, call (609) 457-0081 or access www.boardwalkcorvettes.com.

(Sept. 20) Ocean City Boardwalk… WALK TO DEFEAT ALS. This 2 mile walk raises funds to support patient services and research into finding a cure for ALS. Registration 9 a.m. at the 6th Street Practice Field, 6th Street off the Boardwalk. Walk begins at 10 a.m. For information, call (215) 643-5434 or visit www.alsphiladelphia.org.

(Sept. 20) The seventh Annual MUSIC FOR THE HEART, a night of song and dance to benefit the American Heart Assn., will be held 6 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Tickets are $10. Call Chris, (609) 653-4677.

(Sept. 27) Operation First Response WALK FOR THE WOUNDED, a three mile walk on the Boardwalk, begins and ends at the Music Pier. Registration is 8:30 a.m., ceremony honoring our military, 9:30 a.m., and walk at 10 a.m. Special guest will be Phil Martelli, head coach of St. Joseph’s University Basketball Team. There will be music by Tidal Wave. Raise $50 and receive a long-sleeve shirt. Sponsored by Ocean City Home Bank, call (609) 399-0012 or visit www.walkforthewounded.org.

(Sept. 27) The MS CITY TO SHORE Ride, one of the largest bicycle events in the Country raising $5.6 million to make a difference in the lives of people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. The scenic ride is fully supported by catered rest stops, bike support and SAG transportation. It’s an invigorating riding experience for a vital cause. For information, call 1-800-445- BIKE or visit www.mscycling.org.

(Sept. 28) OCNJ HALF MARATHON, 5K &10 Mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run. Half Marathon $60 Registration Sept. 1-23, $70 Sept. 24-27. No Race Day Registration for the Half Marathon. For information, call (609) 525-9317 or www.ocnj.us/Race-Events.

(Oct. 4-5) Boardwalk and Downtown Merchants TABLE SALES- (No Vendors) 6th to 14th Street on Asbury Ave.

(Oct. 5)  John R. Elliott HERO WALK– a 5K Walk to promote the mission of the John R. Elliott Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers, to raise funds for important educational and awareness programs and a time to remember those who have been affected by a drunk driver. Registration 9 a.m. Ceremony 10:30 a.m. at Carey Stadium, off 6th and Boardwalk. Walk begins 11 a.m. For information call (609) 626-3880 or visit www.theherowalk.org.

(Oct. 10-11) SHOUT! The 60s Mod Musical presented by the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company at Music Pier, 7:30 p.m. With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions and outrageous dance moves, SHOUT! takes audiences back to the music, style and freedom of the 1960s. Created by Phillip George and David Lowenstein, the musical features new arrangements of such classic tunes as “To Sir With Love,” “Downtown,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” and “Goldfinger.” Enjoy a perfect blend of popular music, musical theatre and fun.” Tickets are $20, $18 for senior citizens and kids 12 and under, available at www.ocnj.us/boxoffice or (609) 525-9300.

(Oct 11) FALL BLOCK PARTY and Fireworks Spectacular- 9 am. to 5 p.m. from 5th to 14th Streets on Asbury Ave. Features over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. In the evening, Family Night on the Boardwalk with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. For information, call (609) 399-1412.

(Oct. 11-13) Boardwalk and Downtown TABLE SALES (No Vendors) 6th to 14th Sts. on Asbury Ave. and Boardwalk.

(Oct. – 11-13) INDIAN SUMMER WEEKEND with Seafood Vendors at Music Pier and Boardwalk table sales (Sat.-Mon).

(Oct. 12) The Music of ERIC CLAPTON performed by the Charlie Phillips Band. Eric Clapton’s 45 year career ranges from Delta Blues (“Crossroads”) to pop standards (“Wonderful Night” and “Tears in Heaven”). Join local favorites the Charlie Phillips Band as they perform an electric and acoustic tribute to Eric Clapton. Show times 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Music Pier. Tickets are $15, (cash or check) call (609) 525-9300 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event (credit cards only).

(Oct. 16) the Ocean City Arts Center is sponsoring a Fall BUS TRIP to the NYC HIGHLINE Chelsea Market and Art Galleries. Stroll the high line Gardens on what was formerly an elevated freight line and is now a public park on Manhattan’s West Side, 30 feet above street level with views of the river and City. Enjoy food, shopping at the Chelsea Market plus a cluster of art galleries. For more information, visit www.thehighline.org  Reservations required for trip, call (609) 399-7628 for details.

(Oct. 17) The Ocean City High School and Mainland Regional High School Alumni Class of ’62 present “Do You Remember When,” a tribute to the Ocean City Youth Center Band Stand and the music that made Tony Mart famous. It will feature hits from the 50s and 60s. The Dinner, Show and Dance Party will be held at the Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point. Tickets are $65 includes a $12 donation to the Wounded Warrior project. Make check payable to the OCHS Class of ’62. Party begins 6 p.m. Call Jane Hogan Glenn (609) 390-7676.

(Oct. 18) The OCEAN CITY FISHING CLUB’S 47th Annual Surf Fishing Tournament is an opportunity for anyone interested in fishing to come out and have fun competing. “The event is open not only to members of fishing clubs throughout the area but to individuals and families. The event will take place along the beach from 15th St. south with 200 ft. separating each position.

Registration will be held on the day of the tournament from 5:30 to 7 a.m. at the Ocean City Intermediate School, 18th and Bay Ave. The first fishing session will be held from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. followed by a half hour break and a second session from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At the end of the second session participants will return to the Intermediate school for lunch and an awards ceremony. Entry fee is $60 for teams up to 6 members. Individuals can register for $15 per person. For more information, contact Kieth Van Laarhoven, (609) 893-5916 or ocfcitasac@aol.com.

NOTICE: The Ocean City Recreation Dept. is taking registrations for the Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant for young ladies between the ages of 12-15. (You can not turn 16 prior to Aug. 1, 2014.) Contestants must be daughters of Ocean City property owners, attend Ocean City High School or be a year around resident. The Pageant will be held Sat., Oct. 18th at the Music Pier. A mandatory orientation will be held Sun., Sept. 21 at the Music Pier.

Contestants compete in judge’s interview, talent, poise, composure and an on-stage question. Applications are available at the Sports and Civic Center, 6th and Boardwalk. The registration fee is $75. You can register online at www.ocnj.us/recreation.  Applications must be received by Sept. 19th. Questions? Call Kristie Fenton, (609) 525-9304 or kfenton@ocnj.us.

DO NOT SWIM IN THE OCEAN IF THERE ARE NO LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY

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