Walk to Defeat ALS on Saturday
The Walk to Defeat ALS will be held Sept. 21 on the Boardwalk. Registration begins 9 a.m. at the Sixth Street practice field, next to the Sports and Civic Center.
The 2-mile walk raises funds to support patient services and research into finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease. Call 215-643-5434 or visit alsphiladelphia.org.
Music for the Heart at the Music Pier
The sixth annual Music for the Heart variety show will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Ocean City Music Pier. The evening of song and dance will benefit the American Heart Association.
Tickets $10 at the door. Call Chris at 609-653-4677.
Miller to present screening of ‘The Quest’ documentary
Ocean City native Lance Miller returns to the town where he grew up to attend a special screening of “The Quest” documentary, an emotional story about the history of Corvette racing and his father’s dream.
This event takes place following the Boardwalk Corvette Show on Sept. 22 at the Ocean City Music Pier on the Boardwalk, during which more than 400 cars will be exhibited from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Sixth and 10th streets on the Boardwalk with every model Corvette ever manufactured represented.
The historic 1960 No. 3 Corvette featured in the film will be on display at 5 p.m., followed by the screening at 6 p.m. and a meet-and-greet with the filmmakers at 7:45 p.m. “The Quest” chronicles the beginnings of Corvette Racing at the famed Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race in France in 1960. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds go to the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at chipmiller.org/th_event/the-quest-documentary. A limited number of tickets will also be available at the door.
Author’s Luncheon set
The Friends and Volunteers of the Ocean City Free Public Library have announced ticket sales for the annual Author’s Luncheon.
Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of the Alex Cooper mysteries and a former New York prosecutor, will speak at the Flanders Hotel at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17. Tickets are $30. Box office-style sales will take place in the Atrium of the Ocean City Free Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 only. There will be no advance, nor mail-in ticket purchases. Bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Efforts to comply with seating requests will be made, but are not guaranteed.
Informational flyers will be posted at fvocfpl.wordpress.com or wp.me/p3hhKd-93. Do not contact the library for information.
O.C. chamber plans annual roast
The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual roast on Sept. 24 at the Flanders Hotel, 719 E. 11th Street, Ocean City. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. This year’s roastee is Cape May County Freeholder Leonard Desiderio. The dinner is $50 per person. Reserve by calling 609-399-1412 or emailing email@example.com.