Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Weekly Poop 6/26/19

Roost #44 Poop
·         From the Prez
Our meeting schedule is as follows:

July 14                  Sunday Noon at Roost Picnic, White Horse Park Ocean Pines
August 8                               Thursday 7:30 at  Denny's Restaurant  61st St.
September 12    Thursday 7:30 at The Carousel Between 117 & 118 St.

Remember that your Roost Membership card entitles you to a 20% discount on food, beverage & apparel at the Original Greene Turtle.  We encourage Roost members and Roost Committees to patronize the Original Greene Turtle.

By the way, the Original Greene Turtle was a major sponsor of the 22nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament again this year and we appreciate their support.  A big thanks to our other major sponsors - Matt Ortt Companies, LLC and the Atlantic General Hospital.  Your support helped us give out $14,200 to seven graduating seniors from Stephen Decatur High School, Indian River High School and Worcester Prep. Roost #44 has awarded over $187,000 in scholarships over the past 22 years.  Next year's 23rd Annual Tournament is scheduled for May 29, 2020, at the Ocean Pines Country Club.

·         Dates to Remember:
o    7/14 – Monthly Roost Meeting (at picnic)
o    7/14 – Annual Roost Summer Picnic (at White Horse Park)
o    7/25 – Shorebirds Game (at Shorebirds Stadium)
o    8/8 – Monthly Roost Meeting (at Denny’s)
o    9/12 – Monthly Roost Meeting (at The Carousel)
o    10/5 – Crab Feast (at The Shrimp Boat)
o    12/13 – Roost Christmas Party (at Mio Fratello’s)

·         Membership: Please mail your dues to: Susan Berterman, 12290 Dixie Drive, Bishopville, MD, 21813.  Still only $30 per year.  We have 112 current paid members.

·         Ticket Exchange:
o    Nick Costa (non-Ravens Roost 44 member) is selling his Ravens’ PSLs and season tickets.  Nick’s phone is 410-428-0131.
·         Excursions: Now that the schedule is out, which away game would you like to see the Roost go to as a group?  Think about it and be ready to talk about it at the next meeting.
·         Game Bus: The bus will go to every home Raven game.  It leaves 5 1/2 hours before kickoff.  The pick-ups are behind Tequila Mockingbird in N Ocean City and then 30 minutes later it picks up at Roses parking lot in Millsboro, DE.
The price is approximately $50 per seat if you purchase a seat for every home game . Questions? Please call or email me.
Candi Golden, 443-386-5607.
·         Entertainment:
o    Entertainment Schedule 2019:
§  Entertainment Committee Meeting 6/12, 1pm @ the Original Greene Turtle.
§  Sunday, July 14 – Annual Roost Summer Picnic. 
·         Sign up sheet at next meeting. 
·         Food. Fun. Friends.
·         Sunday, July 14th
·         12 noon -5:00
·         Ocean Pines White Horse Park Pavilion
·         Music, horseshoes, bocce ball.
·         Hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, corn on the cob, watermelon, cookies, beer, sodas, water etc...
·         Rain or shine
·         Cost: $10 pp cash or check (please pay Ellen Reid) must be paid in advance - **cash or check will be returned to you at the picnic but you must show up to receive your refund.  Non-member spouse or SO $15, non-refundable.  Kids 12 and over $15; kids under 12 $10.  No friends or neighbors please.
·         Please bring your own chairs.
·         We need help in setting up and cleaning up afterwards.
·         Look forward to seeing you there.  Any questions see Bob or Carol Munroe.
·         Thank you.
§  Thursday, July 25 - Our annual Shorebirds event for $28 pp including:
·         Game ticket behind home plate with table/chair seating in Hardball Cafe section.
·         2-hour buffet w/popcorn, hot dogs, burgers, barbecue chicken legs, sides, soda, tea.
·         Orange Visor giveaway promo
·         Thirsty Thursday $2 ML/CL 16oz. cans
·         Optional Bus transportation - additional $$ depends on no. of riders (availability confirmed)
·         Open to friends & family
·         Signup sheet at meeting:  We now have 41 people signed up and a deposit has been sent to reserve our spot.  Sign up/pay Ron at 302-436-4790 or
§  Saturday, October 5thRavens Roost #44 Crab Feast @ the Shrimp Boat in West OC, 12-3pm.  Crabs, chicken, corn on the cob, draft beer.  Members only.  Sign up sheet at the next meeting.

§  Friday, December 13th, 6:30 – 9:30pm, Roost Christmas Party @ Mio Fratello’s in Fenwick Island.  Live music, 3 drink tix per person.  Dinner choices will be announced at the August Meeting.  Tentative price is $40pp, non-member spouse or SO $50.

§  Potential Activities Under Discussion
·         Bus Trip to Canton
·         Duckaneer Cruise
·         Pub Crawl Kent Island

Ravens Poop
·         Good daily dose of Ravens news notes and nuggets here.  It’s getting to the point where I can hardly stand ESPN, but you can go here to stay up to date with all of the AFC North news.

·         Out and about and can’t watch the game?  You can listen to the Ravens on the radio! (I know, right?)  Go here: for the list of affiliates.

·         The Ravens 2019 Schedule is live!  Go here for details.

·         Follow all the Orioles news on MASN here from columnist Roch Kubatko.
·         Thinking of listening to the Orioles?  Their affiliates are here: (good luck finding a station in Ocean City that carries them).

Local Poop
·         Tonight - Free Movie on the Beach - Carousel Hotel.  Enjoy free movies on the beach in Ocean City Maryland every Wednesday from June 5 to August 28, 2019 at the Carousel Hotel on 117th St. in Ocean City MD.  Each week, a general audience movie is presented free of charge on our 16 foot projector.  Bring a beach chair, blanket & snacks and enjoy the night beside the ocean.  Movie starts at dusk (roughly 8:30pm).  For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.
Save the Dates - 2019 Schedule:

o    June 26: Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
o    July 3: The Lion King
o    July 10: Bumblebee
o    July 17: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
o    July 24: The Grinch
o    July 31: Christopher Robin
o    August 7: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
o    August 14: Zootopia
o    August 21: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
o    August 28: Dumbo
All titles are subject to change without notice. All movies are shown weather permitting. For more information, please call 410-250-0125.
·         Tomorrow - Kaia Kater, The Freeman Stage at Bayside.  Mark your calendar to hear Kaia Kater's old-time banjo skills, jazz fueled voice and deft song craft.  She went on an 18 month touring journey from Ireland to Iowa. Kaia released her latest album "Grenades," in October 2018.  This performance will also include an artist discussion.
·         Saturday (morning) - Gary Lloyd: Storyteller Come Into My Parlor, The Freeman Stage at Bayside.  Hangout with story teller Gary Lloyd as he informs his audience about the arachnid family.  This will be eight-legged fun for the whole family.  The audience will learn all about the arachnid family, and you will learn why the itsy bitsy spider climbed down the waterspout.
·         Sunday - Sundaes in the Park in Ocean City MD, Northside Park.  Sundaes in the Park is the perfect way to wrap up the weekend in Ocean City MD. Bring the family to Northside Park in North Ocean City each Sunday evening in the summer for free live concert, family fun activities, and delicious ice cream sundaes.  Bring your picnic basket and beach chairs and watch the Ocean City sunset over the bay while enjoying live music for every taste, from country to rock and tribute bands to oldies.  During the concert, enjoy ice cream and family activities for the kids.  The night ends with a fireworks display at approximately 9pm.
Save the Dates - 2019 Schedule:
o    June 30: Bob Lougheed & the Memphis Mafia (Tribute to Elvis)
o    July 7: Kick It Out (A Tribute to Heart)
o    July 14: Mike Hines & The Look (High Energy Dance Music)
o    July 21: Kittyback (Classic & Country Rock)
o    July 28: Guys in Thin Ties (80s Music)
o    August 4: Vertigo Red (Party Rock)
o    August 11: Front Page News (Rock)
o    August 18: The Janglebachs (Music of Woodstock)
o    August 25: Jaded Love (American Rock Tribute)
o    September 1: Sapphire (80s Music)
In the event of inclement weather, the concert may be moved inside. For more information, call 800-626-2326.
·         Sunday - Josh Turner on the Freeman Stage, The Freeman Stage at Bayside.  Catch National Country Singer Josh Turner live on The Freeman Stage.  Turner has been nominated for several awards from the Academy of Country Music, multiple Grammys and six Country music awards.  Check out his performance on The Freeman Stage, which will offer limited premium assigned seating tickets and general admissions tickets.  Tickets are required for all patrons, including infants and toddlers.
·         Sunday - OC Cruzers Car Display - Somerset Street Plaza - Somerset Plaza between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave.  Are you a fan of classic cars and live music?  If you answered yes to this question, The OC Cruzers Car Display is the perfect event for you!  Enjoy viewing classic cars while listening to live music in Ocean City Maryland.  OC Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles along Somerset Street Plaza.  The owners of the vehicles will supervise and educate spectators about their older cars.  Live music or DJ will be provided.  Select Sundays 3pm to 6pm.  For more information, call 410-289-7739 or visit
Save the Dates:
o    July 14: Live music by Rob Fahey (Rock)
o    Aug 11: Live music by Classic Vibe (Classic Rock)
o    Sep 22: DJ music
·         Monday/Friday - Free Movies on the Beach in Ocean City MD, The Beach on 27th Street.  Enjoy free movies on the beach at 27th St. in Ocean City Maryland every Monday and Friday from June 24 to August 16.  Each week, a general audience movie is presented free of charge on our 16 foot projector.  Bring a beach chair, blanket & snacks and enjoy the night beside the ocean.  Movie starts around 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 410-250-0125.
Save the Date - Complete Season Schedule:
o    June 28: Paddington 2
o    July 1: Frozen
o    July 5: Christopher Robin
o    July 8: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
o    July 12: Coco
o    July 15: Bernie the Dolphin
o    July 19: Incredibles 2
o    July 22: A Dog's Way Home
o    July 26: Wonder
o    July 29: Zoo
o    August 2: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
o    August 5: Finding Dory
o    August 9: Monsters, Inc.
o    August 12: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
o    August 16: Moana
All titles are subject to change without notice.  All movies are weather permitting.  Call 410-250-0125 for more information.
·         Tuesday - Ocean City Beach Dance Party, On the Beach at the Caroline Street Stage.  Let's Dance!  Bring the family for a fun, free Ocean City dance party every Tuesday from 7pm - 9pm during July and August on the beach at Caroline Street, just off the Ocean City MD Boardwalk.  Family friendly dance music will be played by local Ocean City DJs.  Join in the crowd dancing on the beach!  Bring your friends, beach chair and blanket and head to downtown Ocean City Maryland for good music and fun times!  This event is for all ages.
Save the Dates - 2019 Schedule:
o    July 2: DJ Batman (OC's Legendary DJ)
o    July 9: DJ Knappy (Premier DJ)
o    July 16: DJ Batman (OC's Legendary DJ)
o    July 23: DJ BK (from 97.1 The Wave)
o    August 6: DJ Batman (OC's Legendary DJ)
o    August: 13: DJ Kutt (Premier DJ)
o    August 20: DJ BK (from 97.1 The Wave)
o    August 27: DJ Knappy (Premier DJ)
For more information, please contact the Ocean City Recreation and Park Department at 410-250-0125, or the Ocean City Visitors Center at 800-626-2326.  Please consider using public transportation as parking is limited in the downtown area.
·         Tuesday - Diana Ross, The Freeman Stage at Bayside.  The famous, legendary and greatest Diana Ross will be performing on The Freeman Stage in Selbyville, Delaware.  Sing along to your favorites, "I'm coming out," "Upside Down," and "Stop! In the Name of Love."  Tickets for this performance range from $59 to $119.

Funny Poop
·         A man came home one day and said to his wife: "Honey, what would you do if I said I'd won the lottery?
She sneered: "I'd take half and then leave you."
"Excellent," he replied. "I hit 3 numbers and won $10.  Here's $5, pack your bags and get out."

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·         Life is short.  Focus on the good.

·         No Poop next week.  We’re on vacation!