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Thursday, July 2 - Ocean City Barons professional soccer team vs. Newark Ironbound Express, Tennessee Ave., 5:30pm. Tickets $6 adults, $4 youth. For info call 609-525-9999.

Thursday, July 2 - Thursday Night Lecture Series, Fred and Susan Miller will discuss their book, Atlantic City 1854-1954: An Illustrated History. Books will be available for signing, Ocean City Historical Museum, 7 p.m., free event, call 609-399-1801 or visit www.ocnjmuseum.org for information.

Thursday, July 2 - Family Night on the Boardwalk, 7:30pm-9:30pm, free entertainment Saturday, July 4 - South Ocean City Bike Parade, 10am, forms at 9:15am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 40th and Asbury - ends at 52nd Street Playground

Saturday, July 4 - Gardens Bike Parade, 10am, forms at Longport Bridge

Saturday, July 4 - Kite Flying Contest, 5pm, 9th Street beach, entry is free

Saturday, July 4 - Ocean City Barons professional soccer team vs. Ottawa Fury, Carey Stadium, 6th St. off Boardwalk, 3pm. Tickets $6 adults, $4 youth. For info call 609-525-9999.

Saturday, July 4 - Ocean City Pops Orchestra present a patriotic concert, Music Pier, 7:30pm, tickets $20 and $12, call Music Pier Box Office 609-525-9248.

Saturday, July 4 - FIREWORKS! - 9pm, will be set off from a barge off 9th Street beach

For information on Ocean City events call 1-800-BEACH-NJ or visit www.oceancityvacation.com