Ocean City to Hold Additional Easter Egg Hunt

One hunt takes place April 12, and the other takes place April 19.

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The Doo Dah Parade will be followed by an Easter egg hunt this year

The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce will hold two Easter Egg Hunts in 2014, the chamber announced on Tuesday.

The first will take place April 12 at 2:30 p.m. from 11th to 14th Street Beach. This hunt takes place following the parade. It features five age groups and 100,000 eggs, including 5,000 with prizes. Rain date is April 13.

The second hunt takes place April 19, with a rain date of April 20.

The Easter Sun Rise Service, a traditional non-denominational service by the sea is set for April 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Call 609-525-9300 for more information.

The Easter Promenade and Fashion Competition will be held in front of the Music Pier, April 20. The Easter Bunny will be available to pose for photos and there will be chocolate bunnies for the children. Judging begins at 1 p.m. For information, call 609-525-9300.

The following is a list of other upcoming events in Ocean City, courtesy Ocean City Public Relations Director Mark Soifer:

MORE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT: The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band-Rhythm in Blue-Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Music Pier on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

“Rhythm and Blues” features the diverse talents of 17 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction.

The band incorporates a wide repertoire of jazz and fusion, from Big Band and Swing to cutting edge contemporary music. Admission is free with tickets available at City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave. between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call  609-525-9300 first to make certain tickets are ready.

FOOD IS LOVE DRIVE: The City’s Board of Realtors is holding its annual food drive to assist the Ocean City Ecumenical Council’s Community Food Cupboard through Feb. 28.

The Realtors are collecting non-perishable food items including canned items, juice and microwaveable pasta meals plus monetary donations and Shoprite Gift Cards. Donations can be dropped off at the Board of Realtors Office, 405 22nd Street or call 609-399-0128 for pick-up service.

Items needed include Microwaveable Spaghetti O’s, Lasagna, meatballs and spaghetti, ravioli, canned meats, corn beef hash, Spam, Dinty Moore Stew, jelly, peanut butter, juice, tomato pasta sauce (26 oz.), canned beans, liquid laundry detergent (48 oz.), dish detergent, paper towels.  Call Vicki Heebner, 609-399-0128 or email Vicki@ocbr.com.


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