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Children’s Halloween-themed events planned throughout area

Posted On: 10/24/13
Written By: Clara Vaughn, Staff Writer/Ocean City Today

 MARYLAND–Children and families can celebrate Halloween with free activities in the area starting today, Oct. 25, and lasting into November.  From trick-or-treating to costume contests, pony rides, hayrides, games and more, these are some of the events taking place:   Berlin: • Frontier Town’s Haunted Trail through the Wicked Woods of the Western theme park is open to the public from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. The cost to walk through “FrontFear Town” is $5 per person. The park is located off Route 611. Call 410-641-3325 for more information.   • The Berlin Branch of the Worcester County Public Library will host trick-or-treaters all day Thursday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear costumes. There will be cookies, candy and other snacks. Call 410-641-0650 for more information.   • The Town of Berlin’s trick or treat hours will be from 5-7 p.m. on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31....
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Community Briefs

Posted On: 10/24/13
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Rotary Club installs new member The Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club recently installed new member Carl Smith. The Ocean City/Berlin Rotary Club meetings are held Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. in the Captain’s Table Restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott, 15th Street and the Boardwalk.   MBS Family Fall Festival Oct. 25  Get ready to fall into fun when the annual Family Fall Festival returns to Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Berlin on Friday, Oct. 25, from 3:30-6:30 p.m.  Hosted by the Home School Association, this admission-free, family-friendly event on Racetrack Road features something for everyone. There will be hot food and baked sale items, arts and crafts tables as well as face painting for children, inflatable bounce houses, children’s Chinese auction and other family fun to benefit the HSA of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School. Games, rides and other activities require tickets. Cost is $1 per ticket or $20 for 30. The festival also...
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Worcester County Libraries to offer assortment of programs

Posted On: 10/10/13
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WORCESTER COUNTY–Worcester County libraries will offer a variety of programs in October. During Play Time, parents and children ranging from infants to 5 years old will explore educational toys together in interactive free play. It is a great place to make new friends and learn new skills. Play Times are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Pocomoke Branch; Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Ocean City Branch; Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Snow Hill Branch; and Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Berlin Branch. During Lap Time, infants to children age 2 will be introduced to songs, games, finger plays and movement activities while parents and caregivers learn new ways to interact with their children. Lap Time will be every Tuesday during October at 10:30 a.m. at the Ocean Pines Branch. Story Time for 2- to 5-year-olds features a different theme each session from stories, rhymes and finger plays to music and crafts. It will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 15 and 29 at the Berlin Branch...
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Worcester County Arts Council seeks project applicants

Posted On: 10/10/13
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BERLIN–The Worcester County Arts Council Grants Review Committee is seeking applicants for local art projects to be held in Worcester County between Jan. 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014. Proposed project must be sponsored or presented by a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization and be open to the public. Grant amount requested must be matched one-for-one by organization funds.   Applications must be received no later than 2 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the Arts Council’s office located at 6 Jefferson Street in Berlin.   Application forms and guidelines are available on the Arts Council’s Web site, www.worcestercountyartscouncil.org under “WCAC Grants.”   The Worcester County Arts Council’s Community Arts Development Grants program is designed to assist local community-based groups produce and present arts activities in Worcester County and is funded and supported by the Maryland State Arts Cou...
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Bliss featured artist at Arts Council gallery during Oct

Posted On: 10/10/13
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BERLIN– During the month of October, The Worcester County Arts Council Gallery will feature an exhibit by local artist and the Arts Council’s member, Kenny Bliss.  The exhibit will be on display through October. Kenny Bliss creates his work through diverse mediums such as painting with pulp, sculpting clay, and carving masterful pumpkins. His unique talents range from shaping origami mermaids to conceiving award winning recipes. Kenny has dubbed himself a “pulp artist”, fascinated with manipulating pulp to invent unique handmade stationary and paintings. Pictured below, hand carved by Kenny pumpkin, will be auctioned off on Second Friday in October to benefit various programs of the Arts Council.
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Worcester Co. Arts Council to offer fall classes

Posted On: 9/19/13
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BERLIN–Fall classes for children and teens are being offered by the Worcester County Arts Council in Berlin including mixed media collage and artful inspiration. For more information, contact  Anna Mullis, executive director at 410-641-0809. MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE: four-session class will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The classes for students ages 10-15 will take place from 3:30-5  p.m. The classes for children ages 6-9 will run from 5-6 p.m. The instructors are Kate Russell and Erika Rittling Uebel. The cost is $60 for four classes. Supplies included. Create collages from unique and interesting materials. In this four session class where students will experiment with different papers, found objects, and photos to create innovative still life collages, while learning about color, composition, texture, and shape.  Students will be introduced to works by Picasso and Eric Carle, among others, to explore variety of techniques used by artists throughout hist...
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Furnace Town will continue to offer interpretive program

Posted On: 9/19/13
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SNOW HILL— Harrison Senior Living, with locations in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, is supporting The Spinner’s House located at Furnace Town in Snow Hill. Through supporters such as Harrison House of Snow Hill and John B. Parsons Assisted Living, Furnace Town is able to continue telling the story of the Nassawango Iron Furnace. The interpretive program allows the artisans to share their skills and provide an enjoyable educational experience for over 10,000 visitors a year. Without regional support the museum would not be able to continue to share the rich history and heritage of the area. Harrison Senior Living is a family owned and operated healthcare community offering services for more than 40 years. The company serves approximately 500 residents and employs approximately 600 people. Harrison House of Snow Hill has been serving the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia for over 30 years. The John B. Parsons Assisted Living Community is recogn...
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Germantown School alumni, teachers and staff honored

Posted On: 9/19/13
Written By: Sheila R. Cherry, Associate Editor

SNOW HILL— Harrison Senior Living, with locations in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, is supporting The Spinner’s House located at Furnace Town in Snow Hill. Through supporters such as Harrison House of Snow Hill and John B. Parsons Assisted Living, Furnace Town is able to continue telling the story of the Nassawango Iron Furnace. The interpretive program allows the artisans to share their skills and provide an enjoyable educational experience for over 10,000 visitors a year. Without regional support the museum would not be able to continue to share the rich history and heritage of the area. Harrison Senior Living is a family owned and operated healthcare community offering services for more than 40 years. The company serves approximately 500 residents and employs approximately 600 people. Harrison House of Snow Hill has been serving the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia for over 30 years. The John B. Parsons Assisted Living Community is recogn...
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Arts on the River announces special events

Posted On: 8/29/13
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SNOW HILL—Snow Hill’s First Friday on Sept. 6 will celebrate Arts on the River with the first Eastern Shore performance of the Brown Box Theatre’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. For the second year Shakespeare at the Beach producer Kyler Taustin has opened the two-week schedule in Snow Hill. This free performance starts at 7 p.m. in Sturgis Park. It will take place rain or shine. Bring chairs and blankets. Prior to the play there will be plenty to see and do around downtown: Hettie’s Books & Coffee House will have Nick Haglich playing from 5-6 p.m. and 10 percent off Shakespeare and poetry books. Back to School is the theme at the American Art Gallery with face painting for children and music by Cathy Morgan. Miss Patti Cake will give 10 percent off any purchase by schoolteachers and will register customers to win cupcakes for a year in celebration of their upcoming first anniversary. Trenique Armanoi Pet Spa will offer new grooming cus...
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Classic Car Show part of Pines 45th anniversary celebration

Posted On: 8/29/13
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OCEAN PINES–The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce held a Classic Car Show & Parade on Sunday Aug. 25 to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of Ocean Pines. The event was a huge success with special thanks to the many sponsors: Ocean Pines Association, Crossroads Auto, Larry Leese & Associates, PA, Brandywine Senior Living and Shooters Bar & Grill. Trophy winners: Best In Show – 1936 Chevy Sedan owner Ray Schmidt of Ocean Pines Best Anniversary Car (1968) – 1968 Chevy Camaro owner: Wilbert Hilditch of Pasadena Peoples Choice – 1923 T-Bucket owner: JoAnn & David Cherry of Ocean Pines Best Classic – 1958 Corvette owner: Jim Harris of Ocean Pines Best Antique – 1932 Roadster owner: Bud Panick of Ocean Pines Best Muscle/Hot Rod – 1971 Plymouth Road Runner owner: Rick Greer of Hughesville, Md. Best Pony – 1965 Ford Mustang GT owner Jerry Gerard of Ocean Pines Best Modern – 2007 Corvette owner: Tom Debau...
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