The City will honor the September 11th victims and their families at “A Day To Remember Ceremony” on Tues., September 11 at 7 p.m. with music beginning at 6 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the 6th St. Firehouse across from the Tabernacle Grounds. It will feature the unveiling and dedication of a new Memorial Sculpture that features the I-beam from the World Trade Center.
The City worked with the Community Arts Project (CAP) and artist Jose’ Chora to design and build the memorial after Mayor Jay Gillian requested the I-Beam from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. “We are honored to unveil the new community sculpture in Ocean City. We hope it will serve as a reminder and tribute to the spirit and sacrifice from the events of September 11th”, said Mayor Gillian.
The ceremony will also include the Presentation of Colors, flag salute with representatives from the American Legion and VFW as well as remarks from local dignitaries. The Ocean City Brass Ensemble will perform from 6 to 7 p.m. and Miss New Jersey, Lindsey Petrosh, will sing the National Anthem.
The Ocean City Farmers and Crafters Market continues on Wednesdays through September 12th, 8am-1pm at 6th and Asbury.
(Sept. 7-9 ) The 38th Annual STREET ROD Weekend features a Boardwalk display of cars from, noon to 4 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 8. Also on Saturday there will be a craft show at the Music Pier from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a Fashion Show in the Music Pier Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. The Van Dells, a popular singing group that performs favorites from the 50’s and 60’s will entertain in the Pier Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Music Pier Box Office, (609) 525-9248.
(Sept-5) The Ocean City Pops with the Ocean City Theatre Co. presents HAIRSPRAY at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Pier Auditorium. Tickets are $25/$18 at the Music Pier Box Office (609)525-9248 or access www.ocnj.us.
(Sept. KICKS FOR CLOTS: A Kick Ball Tournament benefits the National Blood Clot Alliance, 10 a.m. at the Soft Ball Fields, 5th and 6th Sts. Includes kick ball, music and food. Call (732)406-1920.
(Sept. 9) The Ocean City Pops presents OUR THREE TENORS featuring Richard Troxel, Cody Austin and Zach Borichevsky, 7:30 p.m. at the Music Pier. Tickets $20 at the Music Pier Box Office, (609)525-9248.
(Sept. 9) 5K Walk to raise funds for Children in FOSTER CARE. Starts at Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Registration 12:30 p.m., walk 1:30 p.m. Call (609) 977-4880.
(Sept. 12) The Ocean City Pops presents A NIGHT IN OLD VIENNA featuring Strauss Waltzes, polkas, marches, etc. Sponsored by Manco and Manco in memory of Frank Ruggieri. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 and $10 at the Music Pier Box Office (609) -525-9248 or access www.ocnj.us
(Sept. 12) The Ocean City Historical Museum holds its 49th Annual Luncheon, noon, at the Flanders Hotel, 11th and Boardwalk. Guest speaker will be Dan Skeldon, Chief Meteorologist WMGM TV. Tickets are $35. Reserve by Sept. 5. Call (609) 399-1801 or stop at Museum, 1735 Simpson Ave.
Also available at Museum Fred and Susan Miller’s new book OCEAN CITY LEGENDS. Book also available at Sun RoseWords and Music in Ocean City. A great holiday gift.
(Sept. 14-16) The RED, WHITE AND BLUE WEEKEND: An all- class reunion of O.C. High School. For information visit www.ochsalumni.com.
(Sept. 15) Teams of Anglers from the Tri-State Region as well as families and individuals will compete for prizes and trophies during the 45th Annual SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT. Sponsored by the Ocean City Fishing Club and City’s Recreation Division the legendary tournament attracts experienced Anglers, fish for fun families and teams of local businesses. Register at the Ocean City Intermediate School, 18 th and Bay Ave. from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. For Information, call Mike Hayes (856) 466-9546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Sept. 15) Ocean City’s Community Arts Project, (CAP) will hold a fund raiser 5K run/walk and 1 mile kid fun run on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Registration 7 a.m. and run 8 a.m. in front of the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. All pre- registered runners will receive a T Shirt, on race day while supplies last. Course will be entirely on Boardwalk. Awards for best over-all male and female runners and top age groups. Applications can be downloaded at www.communityartprojects.com or picked up at Chamber Welcome Center at 16 E. 9th St. Call Louise Nunan (609)398-5068.
(Sept. 15) Ocean City AIRPORT FESTIVAL: Set for the Municipal Airport, 26th and Bay Ave., 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. Features include ground displays of unusual airplanes, model airplane exhibitions and much more. Free. Call (609) 525-9223.
(Sept. 16) BOARDWALK AEROBATIC SHOW: 1 p.m., 6th to 14th Streets over Boardwalk and beach. Features some of the best stunt pilots in the world and Aerobatic Champions plus military demonstrations. Call 609-525-9300.
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE OCEAN CITY LIBRARY, 17th and Simpson Ave. “Feel Safer In Your World,” an important program about protecting yourself from Identity Theft presented by Joseph Kash, three sessions, Sept. 5,12,19, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Main Lecture Room N110. Registration required for this free event. Call Karen (609)399-2434. For information about all of the Library’s free informative and entertainment events call (609) 399-2434, ext. 5238 or access www.oceancitylibrary.org.
ART EXHIBIT: The Ocean City Arts Center 17th and Simpson Ave., in cooperation with the Ocean City Fine Arts League, will be exhibiting the work by the South Jersey Plein Air Painters through September. Plein Air is another word for artists who paint outdoor scenes. There will be an artist’s reception Fri. Sept. 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Ocean City Arts Center’s fall classes begin September 10. Call (609) 399-7628 for information.
REMEMBER TO SWIM ONLY AT GUARDED BEACHES.