Roost #44 Poop
· Dates to Remember:
o Friday – WCS Meeting @ …
o October 24 - ROAD TRIP: The 2015 Road Trip to Phoenix, Arizona is set. Please make sure that you let me know how many tickets to the game you will need. I should get ticket prices this month and will put a hold on a block of tickets based on the total numbers I have received. We are working on the T-shirt and group social and will have more info on those soon. Gary
o November 17 - Wallops Island Tour: 11/17/15 leaving @ 8:30 am from behind Duffy's. We have 24 people signed up & that makes a sellout. Thanks to everyone for the prompt responses. We will now start a wait list because there will surely be a few cancelations.
The trip is now firmly booked & because of upfront money requirements, payment of $32 pp will be needed at the July 9th meeting. Pay in cash or check payable to Ron Apperson (not RR#44). Can also mail to Ron @ 37899 Swann Dr. Selbyville, De. 19975. Partial refunds are expected to be made if at least 20 people pay. A refund of $5 pp if it stays a sellout. More details @ meeting.
Current Sign Up List: In order of response (look for your name)
* Ron/Betty Apperson * Mike & Marc Grimes
* Rob/Daryl Carpenter * Eric Waterman
* Larry/Marie Gerst * Paul/Karen Schaeffer
* Tony/Donna Chaplinski * Don Stifler
* Ray/Marie Meyers * Addie Yeager
* John/Janet Feuerstein * Joann Elder
* Lew/Sue Welsh * Eric/Rose Leister
Current Wait list:
* Dennis/Joann Faber
* Dick/Kristi Horner
* Gary Miller
· OC RR44 2015 BOOZE CRUISE to benefit AGH Penguin Swim. Tuesday, Sept 8th.
o Meet at MR Ducks. HH prices on food and drinks. 5:45pm board “The Explorer” with Capt. Jack. Boat leaves PROMPTLY at 6pm Will return about 10 pm. Cash bar on boat. $3 beer, $4 wine $5 mixed drinks.
o First stop will be “De Lazy Lizard Happy hour prices on select drinks and food. Start Boarding @ 7pm, Leave at 7:10pm.
o Second stop is “Captains Galley” Happy Hour prices on select drinks and food. Start Boarding @ 8:10pm, Leave at 8:20pm.
o Third stop is the “Sunset Grill” Happy Hour prices on drinks and food. Start Boarding @ 9:30pm, Leave at 9:40pm. 10pm-ish Return to MR Ducks.
$30/pp. LIMITED TO 65 PEOPLE. This sells out fast so please sign up early. All checks should be made out to “Ravens Roost 44”. Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot. Checks can be mailed to: 15 Windward Ct., Ocean Pines, MD 21811 or give to me at the August Roost meeting.
· November Thanksgiving Food Drive, Saturday, November 14, 2015, 8 am TO 4PM. As we recover for the down turn in the economy there is a great demand on food pantries for food and personal items. It is estimate that one third of local families participate in food bank programs.
Volunteers from the Roost are asked to distribute fliers and collect nonperishable food and personal care items for adults and children at Harris Teeter , Selbyville and Super Fresh ,West Ocean City on the above date. The collected items will be given to the Salem United Methodist Church Pantry and Diakonia.
So sign up to join the Ravens Team to fight HUNGER at August, September or October Meeting.
For more information , call John Falcone, 443 783 4872
· Entertainment Update:
o August 6 - Entertainment Committee Meeting at 6:00 at Blue Ox.
o August 1 - Bike/ Walk the Boards. 9AM at end of the boardwalk. Some folks meet for breakfast on the way back.
o August 15 - Shorebirds Game. If we have 20 or more members going, we will have a bus. The cost for ticket and bus will be $15.00. If we have less than 20 members going, we will meet at the stadium and tickets will be $12. If you haven't registered or you're not sure if you registered at the Picnic, email email@example.com.
o September 19 - Tangier Island Tour. We have 17 members registered to date. If we have 25 members registered, tickets will be discounted from $27 to $22 and we may have a bus. If you haven't registered or you're not sure, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
o Crab Feast- TENTATIVE DATE October 10. Location T/B/D.
o Pig/Oyster Roast- TENTATIVE DATE and LOCATION November 8th at Blue Ox.
o Christmas Party December 12 at Cove Restaurant.
o Other Possible Events - Kayak Trip
Putt Putt Golf Tournament
- Good daily dose of Ravens news notes and nuggets here. It’s getting to the point where I can hardly stand ESPN, but I do go Jamison Hensley’s Blog here to stay up to date with all of the AFC North news.
- All the best Orioles news notes and nuggets at Britt's Bird Watch here.
- Tonight - Free Movies on the Beach - 118th Street | On the Beach at the 118th Street. Enjoy free movies on the beach every Wednesday from June 3 to August 26. Each week, a general audience movie is presented free of charge on our 16 foot projector. Bring a beach chair or blanket & enjoy the night beside the ocean. Movie starts around 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 800-626-2326.
- Complete Schedule:
- July 29 - The Box Trolls
- August 5 - Annie (2014)
- August 12 - Cinderella (2015)
- August 19 - Frozen
- August 26 - Guardians of the Galaxy
- Tonight - Free Concerts on the Beach, On the Beach at the Caroline Street Stage. Free, live entertainment while you relax on the beach Wednesday nights from July 8 to August 26 from 8:00pm - 9:30pm. Enjoy tribute bands and local favorites. Treat yourself to a collection of summer beach music, watch the sun set, view the sparkling blue ocean and dance by moonlight. There is no better setting for relaxing than Concerts on the Beach.
The beach beat will have your hands clapping and your toes tapping to the variety of entertainment. For more information about Concerts on the Beach, call 410-250-0125. Entertainment subject to change without notice.
Season Concert Schedule:
§ August 5 - Richie Fields (country)
§ August 12 - The Beach Bumz (Beach Boys tribute band)
§ August 19 - Rising Sun Reggae (reggae)
§ August 26 - Lauren Glick (rock)
- Tonight - Indigo Girls at the Freeman Stage, Freeman Stage. Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are Indigo Girls. Rolling Stone describes them as the “ideal duet partners. Their voices soar and swoop as one, alternately raucous and soothing. When they sing together, they radiate a sense of shared purpose that adds muscle to their lanky, deeply felt folk-tinged pop songs”. Together they write, arrange, record and perform music which over the course of twenty five years has become a vital part of the lives of their legion of devoted fans around the world, informing and rewarding them day to day. With twelve original studio albums, three live records, various Greatest Hits compilations, a Rarities and a Christmas record to their credit, the iconic duo continues to challenge itself creatively, over and over again, adding to a body of work that contains such contemporary classic songs as Galileo, Shame on You, Closer To Fine, Kid Fears, Love of Our Lives, Making Promises, Get out the Map, Moment of Forgiveness, Least Complicated and Go. After numerous Grammy nominations and awards and gold and platinum certifications and decades of touring in clubs, arenas and everything in between, Indigo Girls remain active and relevant, always viewing their music as a fresh opportunity for exploration and discovery. “We really work hard to not lean on any tried and true path in making our albums,” says Ray. “So when it comes to writing new songs and working and performing with different musicians, every record and every tour feels like a completely different adventure for us.” $39 – $74. Seating is provided and assigned.
- Tomorrow - Concerts in the Park, White Horse Park. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy music at the White Horse Park pavilion. Bring your family and friends for a fun evening of entertainment. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring your own beer is allowed.
§ July 30 – Delmarva Big Band
§ August 6 – Haleytown
§ August 13 – Sons of Pirates
§ August 20 – JJ Rupp
§ August 27 – A Classic Case
- Tomorrow - Sunset Park Party Nights - Free Concerts, S. Division St. & the Bay. Every Thursday night in July and August from 7pm - 9pm. Enjoy a free concert while watching the sun set over the Isle of Wight Bay... the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park is located along South Division Street between Philadelphia Avenue and the Bay in downtown Ocean City. All concert admissions and parking are free and open to the public. Beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. Please bring your own chair. For more information, call 410-289-7739.
- Season Concert Schedule:
- July 30: Neon Swing X-perience (swing band)
- August 6: Full Circle (blues / R&B / jazz)
- August 13: Poole and the Gang (variety)
- August 20: Eclipse (Journey tribute band)
- August 27: Randy Lee Ashcraft and the Saltwater Cowboys (beach country)
- Tomorrow - Concert on the Green at Lighthouse Sound, Lighthouse Sound Restaurant. Come out for a beautiful evening on the green with live music and family fun. View 3 area firework displays from our lawn and enjoy the beautiful view of the Ocean City skyline. Bring your family and lawn chairs. Games for the kids. Food & drink specials are available. No coolers, please.
· July 30th – Tranzfusion
· August 6th - Opposite Direction
· August 20th - 98.1 Listener Appreciation Party
- Tomorrow - Hal Holbrook | Mark Twain Tonight, Roland E. Powell Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $40 and $55. Ocean City Box Office - 410-723-8601. Ticketmaster - 1-800-551-SEAT.
- Tomorrow - Cherish the Ladies at the Freeman Stage, The Freeman Stage. When describing Cherish the Ladies, the critics say it best – “It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn’t enjoy what they do,” -The Boston Globe and for the past twenty five years, Cherish the Ladies have proven themselves worthy to live up to these accolades and in doing so have become one of the most engaging ensembles in the history of Irish music. They have grown from a one-time concert concept to an Irish traditional music sensation, literally the most successful and sought-after Irish-American group in Celtic music. With their unique spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish traditional culture and puts it forth in an immensely humorous and entertaining package. $15 for adults; kids are free. General Admission - Seating Provided.
- Friday - Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Freeman Stage, The Freeman Stage. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current director, Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label. $25 – $50. Seating is provided and assigned.
- Saturday (morning) - Creating Whimsical Masterpieces with John Donato, Freeman Stage. Renowned local artist John Donato will delight children during his energetic and educational painting class. John’s art is like walking into a smile factory. Your child will enjoy “hands-on” learning from John to create a masterpiece using one of John’s high-spirited characters and the blasts of color his art is known for. Free. BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair).
- Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 -p.m. 38th Annual Pine'eer Arts & Crafts Festival, White Horse Park and in the Community Center, Ocean Pines (239 Ocean Parkway). Over 100 Artisans and Crafters originating from MD, DE, PA, VA, and NY. Bake Sale, Food, Bounce House, Concert by The Honeycombs. No charge for admission or parking. For information Janet Rosensteel 410-641-6187.
- Saturday (evening) - The McCartney Years at the Freeman Stage, Tribute to Paul McCartney’s Work with The Beatles and Wings, Freeman Stage. There are many Beatles tributes. But there’s only one show that celebrates the genius of Paul McCartney at the height of his career in the mid-1970s. And this is it! Praised by the late Beatles promoter Sid Bernstein – the man who brought the original Beatles to North America – as ‘the best on the scene today’, The McCartney Years is a note-for-note faithful recreation of a mid-1970s Paul McCartney concert. Every note is live and played true to its original arrangement. It has set the standard for all who might follow in this significant body of work. Experience three decades of ‘The Beatles’ and ‘Wings’ live – with the world’s premier McCartney concert experience! $17 for adults; kids are free. BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair).
- Sunday - Somerset Plaza - Free Live Concerts & OC Cruzer Classic Car Display, Somerset Plaza between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy a new series of FREE special events and concerts on Somerset Plaza, located on Somerset Street between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Avenue in downtown Ocean City. All events start at 3pm. OC Cruzer cars will be on display during all music events. Somerset Plaza is a semi-pedestrian street that is closed to all vehicular traffic during these special events.
Save The Dates... 2015 Concert Schedule:
- August 9: British Invasion Experience (Beatles tribute)
- August 23: Troy Mawyer (rock)
- September 6: Nate Clendenen Duo (acoustic rock)
- September 27: To be determined
Entertainment subject to change without notice. For more information, call 410-289-7739.
- Sunday - OC Beach Lights Spectacular | Lasers, lights, video, music and special effects, The Beach at North Division Street. Returning to Ocean City this summer is the fun and exciting free event for the entire family, OC Beach Lights Spectacular! These shows featuring lasers, lights, video, fireworks, music, and special effects all displayed on a 5 story tall giant beach ball will light up the beach at North Division Street. The show is visible along the south end of the beach and boardwalk with the best viewing area on the Boardwalk at North Division Street. Show times are 9:30 pm, 10:00 pm and 10:30 pm. Sundays from May 24 - September 6, 2015.
- Sunday - Sundaes in the Park - Free Concert, Family Fun & Fireworks, Northside Park. Outdoor live music, children's activities, ice cream and fireworks... what could be better? Bring your picnic basket and beach chairs to Northside Park, located at 125th Street and the Bay for ice cream sundaes, live entertainment, children's activities and fireworks. All entertainment is free. Create your own ice cream sundae with delicious toppings for a small price. Listen to your musical favorites and watch the sunset over the beautiful Assawoman Bay. Fireworks start at 9pm. For more information call 410-250-0125. Every Sunday in July and August.
Save the Dates ... 2015 Entertainment Schedule:
§ August 2nd - Satisfaction (the international Rolling Stones show)
§ August 9th - Mike Hines & the Look (high energy dance band)
§ August 16th - Bob Lougheed's Elvis (a tribute to Elvis)
§ August 23rd - Front Page News (rock)
§ August 30th - The British Invasion Experience (60's & 70's British rock tribute)
- Monday - Family Movies in the Park, White Horse Park. Enjoy a family-friendly movie outdoors on the big screen! Bring lawn chairs and snacks. BYOB is allowed. Drinks, popcorn and snacks will also be available for purchase.
§ Aug 3 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
§ August 10 – Annie (1982)
§ August 17 – James and the Giant Peach (1996)
§ August 24 – Hook (1991)
§ August 31 – Into the Woods (2014)
- Monday - Movie Night on Dewey Beach, On Dewey Beach at Dagsworthy Street. Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach on Monday for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 P.M on the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey.
2015 Movie Schedule:
§ 8/3/2015 - Annie (2014)
§ 8/10/2015 - Jumanji
§ 8/17/2015 - Maleficent
§ 8/24/2015 - Muppets Most Wanted
- Monday/Friday - Free Movies on the Beach - 27th St., On the Beach at the 27th Street. Enjoy free movies on the beach every Monday and Friday from June 22 to August 7. Each week, a general audience movie is presented free of charge on our 16 foot projector. Bring a beach chair or blanket & enjoy the night beside the ocean. Movie starts around 8:30 p.m. For more information call 800-626-2326.
Complete Movie Schedule:
§ July 31 - Paddington
§ August 3 - Muppets Most Wanted
§ August 7 - Cinderella (2015)
- Monday thru Friday - White Marlin Open - World's Largest Billfish Tournament, Harbour Island Marina.
Join us for the 42nd Annual White Marlin Open from Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7, 2015. The fish are spectacular and the prizes are huge —totaling more than $2 million.
It's the World's Largest Billfish Tournament —held in the White Marlin Capital of the World. This year the stakes are high with over $1.2 million awarded in 2014 for the biggest white marlin. Prizes are also awarded for the largest blue marlin, tuna, mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), wahoo and shark.
See if you have what it takes to catch the winning white marlin and register today.
Spectators are welcome to watch, as 300+ boats from Florida to New England take more than 1,500 of the world’s best anglers out to pursue some of America’s largest fish.
Then check out the spectacular weigh-ins every evening from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Harbour Island Marina, 14th Street and the bay.
NOTE: Parking is not available at Harbour Island. The Presbyterian Church on 14th Street, just a block away, offers parking for a small donation. You can also park free at the Ocean City Convention Center, then catch a shuttle to the weigh-ins.
- Tuesday - Family Movie Night at Coconuts, Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill. Bring the entire family for this popular fun-filled night. Enjoy a delicious chargrilled entrée at Coconuts, followed by a free family movie shown on the wall outside on Coconuts' patio. Of course you can't watch a movie without popcorn so look for the popcorn cart! Popcorn and candy are free too!
Complete Movie Schedule:
§ August 4 - Frozen
- August 11 - E.T.
- August 18 - Big Hero 6
- August 25 - Penguins of Madagascar
· Jim and Bob were golfing one fine day, when Jim, an avid golfer, slices his ball deep into a wooded ravine. Jim takes his 8 iron and proceeds down the embankment into the ravine, in search of his lost ball. The brush is quite thick, but Jim searches diligently for his errant ball. Suddenly Jim spots something shiny. As he nears the location of the shiny object, Jim realizes that it is an eight iron in the hands of a skeleton lying near an old golf ball.
Jim excitedly calls for his partner Bob. "Hey Bob, come here, I got trouble down here." Bob comes running over to the edge of the ravine and calls out to Jim, "What's the matter Jim?" Jim shouts back in a nervous voice, "Bring me my wedge. You can't get out of here with an 8."
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- Life is short. Focus on the good.
Baltimore Ravens, let’s go
And put that ball across the line
So fly with talons spread wide
Go in and strike with Ravens pride
Fight! Fight! Fight!
Ravens dark wings take flight
Dive in and show them your might
For Baltimore and Maryland
You will fly on to victory