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Dancing WithThe Flowers is the theme of the Artistic Design Division of this resort's 39th Annual flower Show set for this weekend, June 3-5 in the Music Pier auditorium, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.

The Division will feature arrangements such as The Dancing Waters in Class 1, Water Viewing; Dancing the Jitterbug in Class 2, Novice; Disco Fever in Class 3, Suspended; Balinese Dance in Class 4, Oriental; Tea for Two in Class 5, Tea Tray; Conga Line Dancers in Class 6, Expressive and Class 7, Shadow Boxes. There are other artistic categories for all ages and levels of skill. These are descriptively explained in the flower show schedule, available at City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Ave., 609-525-9300 and at local flower shops.

Hours are 2 to 9 p.m., Fri.; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sat. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. A Trade Fair offering flowers, plants and related products forAdmission to the Flower Show is free.Call Donna Leone 609-398-2649 for Artistic Design information. For Horticulture, call Rae Mullineaux, 609-391-9578. sale is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

June 2, 2011 - Wonder's Birthday Bash at Gillian's Wonderland Pier Celebrate Wonder Bear's Birthday from 6pm-10:00pm, 6th St. and the Boardwalk. All rides will be only 1 Ticket and at 9pm see a birthday bash fireworks show! Rides open at 6pm and Wonder Bear will be available all night for photos. Celebrating 82 years on the Ocean City Boardwalk.

The Ocean City Humane Society is sponsoring Mini Golf Night at the Golden Galleon Golf Course 11th and Boardwalk on Thurs., June 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person with proceeds benefiting the Shelter. For information call 609-399-2018 or visit www.hsocnj.org. The Society will also hold a Furry Friends outdoor Flea market on Sat., June 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its grounds on Shelter Rd. off Bay and Tennessee Ave. Snacks and beverages available. Proceeds benefit the Society. Call 609-398-8037.

Lu Lu Temple, a charitable organization that operates the Shriner's Hospitals for children, has held their annual weekend gathering in Ocean City for over 50 years. The Lu Lu Temple Concert Band will perform a free concert for the public on Fri., June 3 at 8 p.m. at the Sports and Civic Center, 6th St. off Boardwalk. The Shriners will parade on the Boardwalk 1 p.m. on Sat., June 4 starting at 6th St. and ending at 12th St.

The Ocean City Free Public Library, 17thand Simpson Ave,will host New Jersey author Tom Belton on Sat., June 4 at noon. He will read from his book, Protecting New Jersey's Environment. The book explains how the public can get things done under difficult circumstances. The reading will be held in the Library's Lecture Room 110. Tom will sign copies of his book after the reading. Admission is free, www.oceancitylibrary.org.

The 80 member New Jersey Master Chorale performs on Sun., June 5 at 7 p.m. in the Ocean City Tabernacle Auditorium, 550 Wesley Ave. Admission is free.

The Mitchell McAllister Ocean City Walk will be held on June 5 with 9 a.m. registration at 5th and Boardwalk. The Walk raises money in memory of Mitchell McAllister for the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation that supplies services and funds for families faced with caring for a child with cancer. For information, call 856-852-4803 or visit www.emmanuelcancer.org.

A Tribute to Elvis performer , master musician and Ocean City favorite Ted Prior will be held on Sun., June 5 from 2 to 6 pm. at the Rams Head Inn, White Horse Pike, Galloway. Tickets are $30 per person, $50 per couple. Ted's fellow musicians will perform and there will be light refreshments. Proceeds will help meet family medical expenses. Ted passed away on May 14 after a legendary 50 year career. Tickets are available from Neil Regina 609-377-1769 or from City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Ave. in Ocean City, 609-525-9300.

Amnesty International will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a musical program and speakers on June 5th at the Bayside Center, 5th and Bay Ave., from 1 to 7 p.m. This is a human rights organization that fights for the rights of victims of abuse all over the world. The event will end with a drum circle. Bring your own drum as well as a beach chair for this outdoor event. For information, contact Georgina Shanley, 609-442-2407.

The Ocean City Fine Arts League has scheduled a fund raiser on Sun., June 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Maynard's Café, 9306 Amherst Ave., in Margate. It will be a full barbecue featuring the Bubba Mac Blues Band. There will be an auction of original artwork and more. Tickets are $30, available at Art on Asbury, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City or call the Gallery, 609-814-0308.

Edward Hopper revisited: The Ocean City Arts Center's show for June will be paintings in the manner of Edward Hopper, the great American realistic/abstract painter. This is a must for all Hopper fans and for anyone interested in unique artwork. Admission is free. The Arts Center is located at 17th and Simpson Ave in the Community Center building. A reception for the artists is scheduled for June 10 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call 609-399-7628 for information.

City Wide Cleanup: Get rid of that stuff! Free public dumpsters will be provided in Ocean City on Fri., June 3 at noon till Sat., June 4 at 3 p.m. No hazardous materials permitted. For the location of the dumpster nearest you call Charlotte Moyer 525-9262 ext. 9711 or Rev. Gregory Johnson, 231-5553. Sponsors are the City of Ocean City, a Clean Community's Grant and Gillian's Wonderland Pier.

Coming Soon: A new Father's Day Celebration is set for June 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. on the Boardwalk that includes pony rides at the 12th St. Beach, train rides at the 12th St. Children's Pavilion, face painting, stilt walkers and a father look-alike contest at the Music Pier, 2 p.m. All free!

Miss Night In Venice Contestants Wanted: wanted: Young ladies 15 years and older are eligible to compete for the Title of Miss Night In Venice. Miss Night In Venice and her court will ride in the lead boat of the City's Annual decorated bay front home and boat spectacular on Sat., July 16. Approximately 100 boats and 350 bay front homes compete for prizes.

The Night in Venice celebration supports local charities. Those who compete for the Miss Night In Venice title raise money by placing buckets with their photos in local business establishments. Their photos are also placed in displays on the boardwalk and in the downtown where residents and visitors may "money" vote for their favorites.

The young lady raising the most money is crowned Miss Night in Venice at a ceremony in the Music Pier Auditorium prior to July 16. Others selected to compete serve in the court. To enter the contest, call 609-390-0411.