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Hundreds of Corvettes to be on Display Here on Sunday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/14/16

More than 400 Corvettes will be displayed on the Boardwalk from 6th Street to 14 Street on Sunday, Sept. 18. Hours for the free display are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be a special exhibition in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, with an awards ceremony scheduled at 3:30 p.m. For information, call (609) 457-0081 or visit www.boardwalkcorvettes.com.

(Sept. 15) CAPE-ATLANTIC SEVERE WEATHER CONFERENCE: The City of Ocean City and the Press of Atlantic City will co-sponsor a free event that will provide an opportunity for the public to ask a panel of expert meteorologists and emergency managers about tropical storms, nor’easters and other weather-related issues. The 2016 Cape-Atlantic Severe Weather Conference is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Ocean City Music Pier (Boardwalk between Eighth and Ninth streets). Anybody in southern New Jersey with an interest in the weather is invited to attend and participate.

(Sept. 17) WALK TO DEFEAT ALS: Join as an individual or a team at the Sports and Civic Center (6th Street and Boardwalk). Registration opens at 9 a.m. There will be an opening ceremony at 9:45 a.m. The walk starts at 10 a.m. The closing ceremony will be at noon.

(Sept. 17) PTA UNLIMITED RIDES FUNDRAISER: $20 wristbands will be good for unlimited rides 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier (Sixth Street and Boardwalk). All proceeds benefit the Ocean City Parent-Teacher Association. Purchase wristbands at front ticket box by the carousel.

(Sept. 18) Ocean City Pops presents CARTOON CLASSICS, Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th Street and Atlantic Avenue, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 at www.ocnj.us/boxoffice or (609) 399-6111.

(Sept. 18) “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, THE BOYS OF ‘36”: A new documentary from PBS highlights the 1936 University of Washington crew team whose victories at the Olympics spurred hope during the Great Depression. Free showing at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 17th and Simpson Ave. at 2 p.m. in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall. On Thurs., Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m., there will be a free video presentation of the author, Daniel James Brown, from his 2015 talk in Bellingham, WA.                    

(Sept. 24) MS CITY TO SHORE RIDE - For more information, call 1-800-445-BIKE or visit www.mscycling.org.

(Sept. 24) WALK FOR THE WOUNDED: 8:30 a.m. registration in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. This is a three-mile walk on the Boardwalk to raise money for wounded soldiers returning from overseas. A ceremony honoring our military will be held at 9:30 a.m.  The walk will start at 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit Operation First Response. For information, visit www.walkforthewounded.org.

(Sept. 24) OCEAN CITY AIRPORT FESTIVAL: This annual free festival at the Ocean City Municipal Airport, 26th St. and Bay Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., features ground displays of unusual airplanes, including B-25J Mitchell Bomber and TBM Torpedo Avenger; N.J. Pine Barons Radio Controlled Model Airplane Show; Banner Pick-Up Demonstration; Children’s Paper Airplane Contest; Antique Car and Truck Show; Bubble Mania; Children’s Bounce; Food and more. Helicopter and Airplane rides available for purchase. Additional parking at Shelter Road (off Tennessee Avenue) with FREE shuttle service provided.  For more information, visit www.oceancityvacation.com or call (609) 399-6111.

(Sept 25) The BOARDWALK AEROBATIC AIR SHOW starts at 1 p.m. from 6th to 14th Sts. above the ocean and boardwalk. Call (609) 399-6111 for more information.

(Sept. 25) OCEAN CITY HALF MARATHON and 5K and 10-mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run. Half Marathon registration is $60 Sept.1-20, $70 Sept. 21-23 until 4 p.m.  NO RACE DAY registration for Half Marathon or 10-miler. For information, call (609) 398-6900 or visit www.ocnj.us/Race-Events.

(Sept. 30-Oct.1) Boardwalk and Downtown MERCHANT TABLE SALES, 6th to 14th Streets on Boardwalk and Asbury Ave.

(Oct. 1) JOHN WILLIAMS TRIBUTE CONCERT with the Ocean City Pops orchestra: The show that was cancelled on Sept. 4, 2016, due to the threat of a tropical storm has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Ocean City Music Pier. Customers who had tickets for the Sept. 4 show can use the same tickets they already have. Inquiries about refunds and/or exchanges should be directed to the Music Pier box office at (609) 525-9248. The  show will pay tribute to the music of John Williams. Tickets are still available at ocnj.us/boxoffice, at the Music Pier Box Office or by calling 609-525-9248.

(Oct. 2) JOHN R. ELLIOTT HERO WALK: Registration 9 a.m. The walk begins 11 a.m. at the Civic Center (6th and Boardwalk). A 5K walk to promote the use of designated drivers and to educate and raise awareness of the life-saving program.  Also a time to remember those whose lives have been affected by a drunk driver. For more information visit www.theherowalk.org or call (609) 626-3880.

(Oct. 2) CHILI-CHOWDER FESTIVAL: Noon to 4 p.m. at the Tennessee Ave. Soccer complex to benefit the Humane Society of Ocean City. For information, call (570) 579-8500 or visit www.eatinocnj.com.

(Oct. 7, 8, 9) NUNSENSE by The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company. This musical comedy is a winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Off-Broadway Musical. Oct. 7-8 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at Music Pier. Tickets $20 Adults, $18  Seniors, $15 Kids 12 and under/ group rates available. Call (609) 399-6111 or visit www.ocnj.us/boxoffice.

(Oct. 8) FALL BLOCK PARTY and Fireworks Spectacular: Block Party 9 a.m.-5 p.m. from 5th to 14th Sts. on Asbury Ave. Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more.  In the evening, family night entertainment on the Boardwalk with fireworks at 9 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

(Oct. 8-10) INDIAN SUMMER WEEKEND: Seafood vendors at Music Pier (Sat.-Mon) and Boardwalk Table Sales. For information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

(Oct. 8-10) BOARDWALK & DOWNTOWN MERCHANT TABLE SALES 6th to 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Ave.

(Oct. 26) Ocean City Chamber of Commerce WELCOME NIGHT: New Location at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center, 6th St. and Boardwalk. Meet local groups, businesses and organizations! 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free Admission. Call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

(Oct. 27) HALLOWEEN PARADE: 7:15 p.m., 6th to 11th Sts. on Asbury Ave. Sponsored by the Ocean City Exchange Club. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

NOW IS THE TIME to sign up for the many worthwhile and creative fall classes offered by the Ocean City Arts Center, 17th Street and Simpson Ave. Review class selections by visiting its website, www.oceancityartscenter.org, or you can download and print your own copy of the fall class schedule. Pre-registration is required. Call the Ocean City Arts Center (609) 399-7628 or stop by to register.

BEACHES WILL BE UNGUARDED AFTER SEPT. 18