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Book a family beach portrait session for the summer of 2017 and receive a $25 discount! 
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson* – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment.   Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. New this season, the Globetrotters will debut basketball’s first 4-point line. The 4-point line will be located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line. You won't want your family to miss it – buy your tickets today! Tickets may be purchased online at www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org, by phone at 410-548-4911 or at the Box Office (Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.). *Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change.
Want to learn how to paint with oil but don't know how to start? This class will guide you step-by-step on what material to use, the importance of your sketch, different techniques and how to make your painting stronger. Bring your own reference material to paint from. We will offer a starter-kit for you to buy for the price of $25 (includes 12 colors, 9 brushes, pallette paper, 3 canvases 8x10, odorless turbenoid, linseed oil). Please let the staff at the Art League know ahead of the class so we have enough kits available. Please register ahead online or by calling us at 410-524-9433.
Learn the basic techniques of beading and jewelry making. Bring your friends, a snack, and an adult beverage and enjoy a fun, stress-free evening of beading. Please register in advance online or by calling the Art League at 410-524-9433.
  Come and learn the fine art of pairing with the first lesson in our 2017 series.  In this lesson learn from experts what to pair with tasty treats and dinners.  
Taking your life and experiences seriously is the aim of my Women's Wisdom Work.  One of the most important things a woman can learn deals with naming.  Naming the Roles she plays both professionally and personally, and naming the variety of Responsibilities or Rules that go with each.  In this way we learn how to act from within our own boundaries, and how to practice better self-awareness, and therefor love and wholeness a day at a time.  In this way we learn to own our needs and best manage our time.     Join me for A Women's Wisdom Lunch and Learn:  Roles and Rules at the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce on Friday, March 24th, from 11:30am- 1pm.  All proceeds support the Delmarva Free School's first goal of providing mentoring and services to area youth impacted by opioid addition.   Kelly McMullen, MA, LGPC, is a depth psychotherapist, teacher, and writer, who specializes in addiction treatment and women's wellness issues.  Learn more information about Kelly here.  
Taking your life and experiences seriously is the aim of my Women's Wisdom Work.  One of the most important things a woman can learn deals with naming.  Naming the Roles she plays both professionally and personally, and naming the variety of Responsibilities or Rules that go with each.  In this way we learn how to act from within our own boundaries, and how to practice better self-awareness, and therefor love and wholeness a day at a time.  In this way we learn to own our needs and best manage our time.     Join me for A Women's Wisdom Lunch and Learn:  Roles and Rules at the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce on Friday, March 24th, from 11:30am- 1pm.  All proceeds support the Delmarva Free School's first goal of providing mentoring and services to area youth impacted by opioid addition.   Kelly McMullen, MA, LGPC, is a depth psychotherapist, teacher, and writer, who specializes in addiction treatment and women's wellness issues.  Learn more information about Kelly here.  
Learn the history of Baltimore screen painting while you paint on your own framed 14x18" vinyl screen, with all paints and materials included. This 102-year-old art form is often overlooked due to its blue collar origins in Baltimore row house neighborhoods. Please register ahead online or by calling us at 410-524-9433.
The Faith Filled Women’s Conference is set for Saturday, March 25, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.  The sixth annual event is open to women of all ages, stages and backgrounds who want to grow in their faith and connect with other women on the same journey. It runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The conference will feature inspirational speakers, uplifting praise music, unique vendors and irreplaceable faith-filled moments with friends, as well as a delicious buffet lunch. The keynote speaker will be Elisa Morgan, who was named by Christianity Today as one of the Top 50 women influencing today's church and culture. Morgan has authored more than 25 books and is co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program "Discover the Word." The conference is offering the early bird rate of $50 through Feb. 15 or until tickets are sold out. After that, the regular admission price of $60 will go into effect. Fees may apply. To learn more about the event or purchase tickets, visit www.faithfilledwomen.com.
Register your young ones for a fun Sunday afternoon of art. Projects suitable for children all ages. Sunday, March 26 from 2 - 4pm making fairy/gnome houses Please register ahead online or by calling us at 410-524-9433.
This free seminar is designed to educate participants on the rle that muscle strength, flexibility and posture play in pain and ways to help decrease pain. Spaces are limited - please pre-register by calling 410-641-7052. Open to the public.
Professional practices: framing your artwork. Professional art framer, Susan Keller, will lead you through the particulars of framing artwork in this one hour demonstration and discussion. 
Atlantic General Hospital Auxiliary Lobby Sale. Wallets Handbags, Luggage and Small Leather Goods for Sale. Proceeds to benefit the programs and services provided by Atlantic General Hospital.  2-Day Event: March 30th, 2017 and March 31st, 2017 in the Main Lobby of the Hospital.
Celebrate the most memorable Disney tales with your favorite characters in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Daisy on a journey to the magical worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and Disney’s Frozen. Explore the Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa, voyage under the sea to Ariel’s underwater kingdom, fly to Neverland with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell, and join Anna, Elsa and Olaf as they discover that true love is the most magical power of all. Upbeat music, lovable characters and unforgettable moments make this an experience your family will cherish forever! There will be six shows at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center from Friday, March 31-Sunday, April 2. Tickets go on sale to the public Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 10 a.m. at www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org.
Continuous open seating with extended hours this year! If you did not attend a bowl making session this year, pay $25 at the door for soup and a pre-made ceramic bowl. Soup, bread, and desserts are donated by local restaurants. In addition to a delicious dinner, we will have a silent auction, a cash bar, and live music. We will also be accepting cash donations.
This is an exciting series integrating our love of nature, our precious Delmarva environment, and the arts. Your family can get together to make art to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-register to reserve your spot by calling the Arts Center at 410-524-9433. Please register in advance by calling us at 410-524-9433.
    A Spring Deck Party???   ....  That's the plan!! Join us at Micky Fins for our April 2017 Business After Hours A stunning view.... great food and premium networking  ... save the date ! ! 50/50 Fantastic Door Prizes Happy Hour Prices Complimentary Appetizers Make plans to stay for dinner ---
Employers & Managers The summer season is just around the corner - Are you prepared ?? Learn about – Updates from the Department of State regarding the new proposed program regulations and 2016 statistics Initiatives from SHA and OCPD regarding student safety Enhancing the cultural experience through planned activities Update regarding Social Security Card distribution Special Presentation from 1-3pm from the P.R.E.S.S. Committee- Property Review & Enforcement Strategies for Safe Housing Everything you need to know about the J-1 Visa Summer Work Travel Program from the people who know it best. Plus, you will have the chance to meet representatives from the sponsoring organizations that connect J-1 participants with employers.  
Please join us for our monthly business breakfast. This is a great networking opportunity and always informative. April 13, 2017 Dough Roller Restaurant 70th St 8:00 am Check-In 8:30 - 9:30 Breakfast & Speaker Speaker: Jennifer Currie Director MCE Women's Business Center Topic: Resources available through MD Capital Enterprises Women's Business Center & their upcoming Conference                                                                                       Aspire to Succeed & Lead with MCE Women's Business Center
32nd Annual Ocean City, MD Job Fair April 15, 2017 9 a.m.  - 1 p.m. Celebrating 32 Years of successfully bringing Job Seekers & Employers Together This event is FREE to all who are seeking employment... - NO Pre-Registration Required Seeking Employment? Find your perfect beach job at The 2017 Ocean City Job Fair! - Dress for success - Be prepared  ( pen / ID etc./ resume'  ) - Print a generic job application found below and fill out in advance Click Here to Print Generic Job Application Hiring for the Season? Booth Space - Includes: Pipe & Drape - Table - 2 chairs and Table Cover Members: $175 - $100 each additional space Non-Members: $275 - $100 can go towards due within 30 days Click Here for Printable Registration Live Here.... Work Here .... Love It Here!!! Join us in April & find your key to a successful summer! Over 12,000 jobs will be filled in 2017 in OCMD Employees are needed in almost every business including, but not limited to, restaurants, motels, hotels, amusement parks, specialty stores, boardwalk stores, banks, lifeguards, watersports, marinas, bars, and more!  
OC Chamber Member Open House & New Member Reception! Stop by anytime between noon and 5pm to: - visit the chamber staff - learn more about the features and benefits of membership - learn how to get involved and join a committee - learn how to promote your business through our web & print services - plus one on one assistance with managing your online account Not A Member ???  Stop in and learn about all the great benefits of being a chamber member! BONUS for Members! Lower Shore Enterprises will be on site to shred any documents that you bring between 12 noon and 5 pm! This will be a FREE service with an optional tax free donation to Lower Shore Enterprises. Lower Shore offers a number of services such as laundry services to hotels as well as mailing and distribution services. LSE employs adults with developmental disabilities and provides tremendous support services to help them lead productive lives! For more information visit http://lseworks.org/  
Lets Swing into Spring!!!   OC Chamber Tee Off Party Monday May 8th, 2017  5-7 PM Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill Co-Sponsored by Endless Golf Includes 2 Drink Tickets & Complimentary Appetizers (optional donation at the door) Music by: Island Fusion This is the kick off event for the 30th Annual Chamber Cup Golf Tournament  May 9th at Ocean City Golf Club                 Join us as we kick-off the season with a beautiful bayside view ! There will be cocktails , delicious cuisine, AMAZING Silent Auction Packages, Wine Raffle, 50/50 with fantastic consolation prizes to be drawn. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarship Fund ** This scholarship fund through the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has enabled us to give over $30,000 in scholarships over the past 7 years. Stay tuned for a sneak peek at some of our amazing Silent Auction Packages !            
Lets Swing into Spring!!!   OC Chamber Tee Off Party Monday May 8th, 2017  5-7 PM Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill Co-Sponsored by Endless Golf Includes 2 Drink Tickets & Complimentary Appetizers (optional donation at the door) Music by: Island Fusion This is the kick off event for the 30th Annual Chamber Cup Golf Tournament  May 9th at Ocean City Golf Club                 Join us as we kick-off the season with a beautiful bayside view ! There will be cocktails , delicious cuisine, AMAZING Silent Auction Packages, Wine Raffle, 50/50 with fantastic consolation prizes to be drawn. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Eunice Q. Sorin Scholarship Fund ** This scholarship fund through the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has enabled us to give over $30,000 in scholarships over the past 7 years. Stay tuned for a sneak peek at some of our amazing Silent Auction Packages !            
30th  Annual OC Chamber Cup Golf Tournament May 9th, 2017    Ocean City Golf / Newport Bay REGISTER TODAY !!! You don't want to miss this tournament ! Come Swing In To Spring !!!! $600 per team Includes - May 8th pre- party at Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill, fantastic prizes, premium player gift bag, on course beverages , on course beer (Miller Lite & Coors Light) and soft drinks, snack stations,Breakfast,  Lunch and Awards Reception ALL included in your team fee of only $600 per foursome Scramble format ( pick up after bogey)  everyone is welcome !! Registration at 8:30     Tee-Off at 10:00 am Tee Off Party  to kick off the tourney the evening before at Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill  from 5 - 7pm on May 8th ... including complimentary appetizers and 2 free drinks!!! Sponsored by  Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill $600 Per Team $150 per Individual - we can match you up with a team! $10 Player Card Includes: 1 Mulligan per Player Entries for longest drive & closest to the pin Complimentary drink from The Original Greene Turtle   Our Sponsors Player Gift: Tee-Off Party        
30th  Annual OC Chamber Cup Golf Tournament May 9th, 2017    Ocean City Golf / Newport Bay REGISTER TODAY !!! You don't want to miss this tournament ! Come Swing In To Spring !!!! $600 per team Includes - May 8th pre- party at Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill, fantastic prizes, premium player gift bag, on course beverages , on course beer (Miller Lite & Coors Light) and soft drinks, snack stations,Breakfast,  Lunch and Awards Reception ALL included in your team fee of only $600 per foursome Scramble format ( pick up after bogey)  everyone is welcome !! Registration at 8:30     Tee-Off at 10:00 am Tee Off Party  to kick off the tourney the evening before at Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill  from 5 - 7pm on May 8th ... including complimentary appetizers and 2 free drinks!!! Sponsored by  Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill $600 Per Team $150 per Individual - we can match you up with a team! $10 Player Card Includes: 1 Mulligan per Player Entries for longest drive & closest to the pin Complimentary drink from The Original Greene Turtle   Our Sponsors Player Gift: Tee-Off Party        
       May 2017 OC Chamber Business Breakfast Join us for our monthly business breakfast ! This is not only educational and informative, it's a fantastic networking opportunity! May 11, 2017 Big Easy on 60 8:00 am Check-In & Networking 8:30 - 9:30  Breakfast & Speaker Guest Speaker:  Rina Thaler - Executive Director  Art League of Ocean City Center for the Arts Artleagueofoceancity.org Topic :   Guests will learn about all that the Ocean City Center for the Arts has to offer the local community, visitors to our resort and how local businesses can introduce art to their customers.  
       May 2017 OC Chamber Business Breakfast Join us for our monthly business breakfast ! This is not only educational and informative, it's a fantastic networking opportunity! May 11, 2017 Big Easy on 60 8:00 am Check-In & Networking 8:30 - 9:30  Breakfast & Speaker Guest Speaker:  Rina Thaler - Executive Director  Art League of Ocean City Center for the Arts Artleagueofoceancity.org Topic :   Guests will learn about all that the Ocean City Center for the Arts has to offer the local community, visitors to our resort and how local businesses can introduce art to their customers.  
"Crazy for You" is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930s playboy whose sole dream in life is to dance. A high-energy, screwball comedy with mistaken identities, plot twists galore, and fabulous dance numbers, "Crazy for You" will have you tapping your toes and begging for more. Add to the book by Ken Ludwig an amazing score by George Gershwin that includes “I Got Rhythm,” “Naughty Baby,” “They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” “Embraceable You,” “Someone to Watch over Me,” and more…and it leaves no doubt as to why you will go crazy for Crazy for You. Tony Award for Best Musical (1992).
  The beauty of nature is just right outside your window.  In rural and urban areas alike, migrating and residential birds bring a splash of color through the seasons.  Birdhouses are equal in the variety of their design and vibrant colors.  This LaMay Gallery exhibit will showcase the diversity of backyard birds and birdhouses.
This free seminar is designed to educate participants on the rle that muscle strength, flexibility and posture play in pain and ways to help decrease pain. Spaces are limited - please pre-register by calling 410-641-7052. Open to the public.
OC Young Professionals May Mixer Mat 24, 2017 8:30 am - 10:30 am General's Kitchen - 66th St Ocean City *** Lite Breakfast & Coffee Please join us for our Monthly Networking Mixer ....  Everyone is welcome! This is a networking mixer that welcomes the many young professionals in our area (ages 21-39) that are shaping the future of the business community through their own businesses or their employers, with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn, the desire to build important relationships, and the energy to get involved in the community!   Click Here to Receive Updates from the OC Young Professionals Follow us on Facebook
     Join us at one of Ocean City's newest Hot Spots ! OC360* Eats & Drinks at The Fenwick Inn June 1, 2017       5:00 - 7:00 pm. Take a little break before we jump into the summer season. Relax - Network and enjoy great food & drinks - Complimentary Appetizers - Happy Hours Prices - Fantastic door Prizes - 50/ 50 - Special drawing for everyone who shows their current membership card !!  
Join Miss Katie "The Craft Lady" and make a Father's Day craft and card. All materials and instructions will be provided. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited and pre-registration is required - call 410-641-7052.
Ocean City's 17th Annual Fine Art Show will feature 100 artists selling their treasures and competing for awards. Visit the artists as they display their Beautiful work around a picturesque lagoon at Northside Park, 125 th Street and the Bay. Listen to the sounds of lively music while you enjoy lunch at the Artists' Cafe. Beer and wine available for purchase. Also enjoy FREE art activities for the children.
    OC Young Professionals Mixer - Delmarva Shorebirds Wednesday June 28 6pm - Until We will be meeting at 6pm at Will-Call to pick up our tickets and receive a tour from Josh, the game begins at 7:05 pm. Contact Josh Knupp with the Delmarva Shorebirds by Monday June 19th to reserve your ticket Tickets are $8 per person Josh Knupp- jknupp@theshorebirds.com or 410-219-9164 ext. 135    
Join the Ward Museum on Saturdays in July to learn how to build fixtures for your backyard, including birdhouses, rain barrels, bird feeders, and other decorative and useful features to create the ultimate area for relaxation and bird viewing.
Oct. 14 & 21 2017 1pm-4pm Halloween Happening provides Halloween themed activities for children 10 and under who may not want to participate in the scarier parts of a Halloween event. The event runs on Saturday, October 14th and on the following Saturday, October 21st from 1pm - 4pm. Children will be able to” Trick or Treat” throughout the Zoo, participate in Halloween games, educated about animals, go thru a hay bale maze and compete in a costume contest! For more information call 443-944-0636. Tickets on sale at the Salisbury Zoo Gift Shop and Zoo Education Center between 10am and 3:30pm. Pre-sale tickets are $8 for children which includes one Free adult ticket for every child ticket purchased. Tickets purchased at the gate the day of the event are $2 adult and $8 children.
The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. MSABC of OCMD is one of the few competitive 5K runs, as well as a noncompetitive 5K walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The events raise money to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it's most treatable From the opening ceremony to the post-walk entertainment, a Making Strides event is a celebration of survivors and opportunity to remember loved-ones lost. It's a day that shouldn't be missed and won't be forgotten.
The AUTUMN HOME & CONDO Show to be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10am - 6pm and Sunday, Oct. 29 from 10 am - 4pm will feature thousands of ideas on decorating, remodeling, accessorizing, renovating, and even building your home.  Exhibitors will be showcasing an exciting array of the latest home improvement products and services. See demonstrations and get advice from the "pros".  All under one roof convenience....just in time for fall fix-ups!  This is an opportunity to see what's new, compare products, and find bargains galore!  Artists and crafters will be complimenting the AUTUMN HOME & CONDO SHOW by offering a wide variety of gifts and décor items for your home, condo, and outdoor living area.  Browse the show at your own pace and enjoy all the handcrafted items on display including photography, paintings, hand painted glassware, garden and lawn décor...and more.  Practical and useful accessories will be showcased, as well as fun items you just have to have.  

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