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A dozen members of Ocean City’s American Legion Post 524 Auxiliary brought summer sunshine to residents of the Vineland Veterans Home recently with a biennial event called Fruit and Bingo.
If the calendar reads mid-July, that means Night in Venice plans are heating up in Ocean City. The annual boat parade, one of the most eagerly-anticipated events of the summer season, takes place in its 62nd annual edition this Saturday, July 16th. And why wouldn’t it be anticipated? Where else can you join thousands of spectators and watch as dozens of decorated boats make their way along the route from the Longport Bridge along the back bays to Tennessee Avenue?
Say "summer" and most people think "vacation." The reality is that most adults work year-round, and some seasonal workers may even be busier in the summer than during other seasons. Children of working parents may continue to have schedules just as structured as school—even if it's called "camp"—to accommodate their parents' long hours away from home. Teenagers may have jobs of their own. Still, the traditional mythos persists: summertime is vacationtime.
They call it the “Late Shift.” They are dedicated Ocean City beach-goers who wouldn’t think of heading out to our award-winning beaches until mid-afternoon or later.
An Amazing Collection of Ocean City memorabilia dating back to the 1800's
The event was held at Rambler Road Beach in Wildwood Crest. Six races determine overall championship team with points scored for 1st through 5th place finishes in each race (only top three in each race are given awards).