Ocean City Free Public Library - Events Calendar http://home.oceancitylibrary.org Calendar feed for Ocean City Free Public Library - Events Calendar Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:21:56 GMT Oct 15 - Murder Mystery Party http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86101 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgMurder_Mystery_Party_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 16 - 2019 Social Security and Retirement Workshop http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86114 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgSocial_Security.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 16 - Game Night for Grown-Ups - Come Join the Fun! http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86064 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgGame_Night_October_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 17 - Teen Maker Crafts: Grades 6 and up http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86108 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgTeen_Maker.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 18 - Pamela Whitman's Playmates Quartet Perform "Binging on Bolling!" http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86018 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgPamela_Whitman_1_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgPamela_Whitman_2_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 21 - The Art of Mindful Living & Meditation Workshop http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86113 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgMeditation_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 22 - AARP Driver Safety Classes http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=83749 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgAARP_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 22 - OC Reads - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - Book Discussion http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85846 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgOC_Reads_Events_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 23 - Dementia Care Workshop Series by The Shores (United Methodist Communities) http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86008 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgDementia_Care_Workshop_Fall_2019_Flyer.jpg" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 24 - Dr. Reszelbach Holocaust Lecture http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86005 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgDr__Reszelbach_Holocaust_Lecture_10-2019_Flyer.jpg" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 25 - The Fabulous Silver Wings Band presents A Classic Country Show http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85943 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgFab_Silver1_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgFab_Silver2_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 26 - Saturday Afternoon Movie - N110 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86068 <p><strong><span style="color:#4B0082;">THE LION KING&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="color:#4B0082;">(2019)</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;">After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.</span></p> <p>Rated PG</p> <p>Starring: Donald Glover, Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor</p> Sat, 26 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 30 - Haunted House at the Ocean City Community Center! http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86126 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgHaunted_House_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Oct 30 - October After School Movies http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86107 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgOCT_Movies.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 2 - OC Reads - Learn About Local Wetlands & Wildlife http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85847 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgOC_Reads_Events_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 2 - OC Reads: Learn About Our Local Wetlands & Wildlife http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86065 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgLocal_Wetlands___Wildlife.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 6 - Traditional Earth Skills w/Michael Dennis http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86147 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgTraditional_Earth_Skills.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 8 - The Fabulous Buddy Gale Big Band http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86150 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgFabulous_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 9 - OC Reads - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - Book Talk, Q&A, and Book Signing http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85423 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgdelia_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 9 - Saturday Afternoon Movie - N110 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85429 <p>No Movie This Week</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 9 - Saturday Afternoon Movie - N110 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86069 <p>No Movie This Week</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 10 - Jazz with Philly Roots: A Concert Series http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86118 <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#FFF0F5;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Join us for </span><em><strong><span style="font-size:22px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Jazz with Philly Roots</span></span></strong></em><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;"> at the Ocean City Free Public Library!</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-left: 80px;"><span style="color:#000000;"><strong>Michael Pedicin, in collaboration with the South Jersey Jazz Society, presents &quot;Jazz with Philly Roots.&quot; Michael has&nbsp; created a wonderful series of presenting his friends, most of whom are musicians and university educators, who have grown up in the city of Philadelphia and established themselves as important figures on the current jazz scene there, as well as some national and international prominence. All concerts will be held at 2:00pm in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall in the Ocean City Free Public Library. Concerts are FREE and open to the public. No tickets required!&nbsp;</strong> </span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgJazz_3.PNG" style="float:left;padding:4px;margin:0 8px 2px 0;display:inline;" /><span style="color:#000000;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;">Sunday, November 10 Victor North Quartet</span></span></strong></em></span><br /> Saxophonist Victor North has been a staple on the Philadelphia Jazz Scene for 25 plus years, leading his own groups and working as a sideman. Currently a member of Joey DeFrancesco&rsquo;s &ldquo;Philly Trio&rdquo;, since August of 2018, Victor has performed and/or recorded with Orrin Evans&rsquo; Captain Black Big Band, Elio Villafranca, Charles Fambrough, John Swana, Terell Stafford, Mickey Roker, Duane Eubanks, among others, and recently performed at New York City&rsquo;s famed, Blue Note Jazz Club, as a&nbsp; new member of Odean Pope&rsquo;s Saxophone Choir. Victor can also be heard on Lucas Brown&rsquo;s soon to be released CD, Skyviews, which will officially be released on November 8th at Chris&rsquo; Jazz Cafe, in Philadelphia.&nbsp;<span style="font-size:9.0pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;"><em color:="" comic="" sans="" style="font-family: "><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">&nbsp;Sunday, November 17 Mike Boone Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em><br /> Mike Boone was born in New York City, and started taking piano lessons at the age of eight. He later&nbsp; attended the prestigious Eastman School of Music, studying upright bass with Oscar Zimmerman and James Van Denmark. He eventually went on the road with Ben Vereen, and later with Buddy Rich before moving to Philadelphia in 1983. Mike has consistently played and recorded with the best musicians in Philadelphia, i.e. John Swana, Trudy Pitts, Shirley Scott, Sid Simmons, Byron Landham, and many more. Mike has produced a few albums of his own as a leader, and is currently an adjunct professor of Jazz (Bass) at Temple University. He is now joined in this quartet with his 13 year old son, musical prodigy Mekhi Boone.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, November 24 Michael Pedicin Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Saxophonist, educator, and creative arts psychologist Michael Pedicin has played and/or recorded with just about everyone at one time or another. Michael began his career back in the early 1970s as a studio session musician with Philadelphia International Records. He later went on to tour and/or record&nbsp; with David Bowie, Dave Brubeck, Maynard Ferguson, Pat Martino, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and so many others. In addition to his touring and performing schedule, he previously co-created and co-directed Temple University&rsquo;s Jazz program, taught as a senior lecturer at the University of the Arts, and later created the Jazz Studies program at Stockton University. He currently maintains a solo psychology practice as a creative arts psychologist and continues to play as many concerts as he can.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 1 Sumi Tonooka Trio&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Sumi Tonooka (pronounced To-NO-ka) has been called a &ldquo;fierce and fascinating composer and pianist&rdquo; (Jazz Times), &ldquo;provocative and compelling&rdquo; (New York Times), and &ldquo;continually inventive, original, surprising, and a total delight,&rdquo; (Cuadranos de Jazz, Madrid). With nine recordings to her name and a vast catalogue of&nbsp; compositions in genres symphonic, chamber, dance, film and jazz, Tonooka continues to be a creative force as a pianist/composer. Recent activities include artist in residence with the South Dakota Symphony, Kimmel Center Creative Music program in Philadelphia, and winner of the American Composers Orchestra Readings in NYC, through the Jazz Composers Orchestra Intensive (JCOI).&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <em><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 15 Don Collins Quintet</span></strong></span></em><br /> Don Collins is a trombonist based out of Philadelphia, PA. He was the winner of the 2014 Philadelphia Clef Club Jazz Award. He began his musical studies at age 7 on piano, and took up euphonium, then subsequently the trombone, at age 9. His teachers have included euphonium soloist Brian Bowman, trombonist Steve Turre, and Philadelphia Orchestra principal trombonist Glenn Dodson. Don Collins has had the privilege of accompanying a host of diverse artists including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, The Temptations, The Trampps, Gerald Alston, Ernie Watts, Russell Tompkins Jr., Harold Melvin&#39;s Blue Notes, Michael Stuart, James Moody, Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Heath, Joey Defrancesco, The Dells, The O&#39;Jays, and many others.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> Ocean City Free Public Library&diams;1735 Simpson Avenue&diams;Ocean City, NJ 08226&diams;609-399-2434&diams;www.oceancitylibrary.org&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 11 - Learn to Play Bridge IV at the Library! http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85913 <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgTopPic_1.PNG" style="display: block; margin: 0px auto;" /></p> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Bridge IV: November 11 - December 16</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>1-3pm</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Sign-Up&rsquo;s Begin: October 7</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Bridge IV</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><span style="font-size:16px;">A six-week course of supervised play for advanced beginning players,</span></strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong><span style="font-size:16px;">including an introduction to duplicate play.</span>&nbsp;</strong></span></div> <div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgPicBottom_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></div> Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 12 - AARP Driver Safety Classes http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=83750 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgAARP_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 12 - Ocean City Fine Arts League Movie Night - "The Soloist" http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85466 <p><span style="font-family:helvetica neue;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;">2009 - Former violin prodigy Nathaniel Ayres has bouts with schizophrenia that landed him on the streets after two years of schooling at Julliard.&nbsp; The more that journalist Steve Lopez learns about Ayres, the more he longs to help him.&nbsp; (117 minutes)</span></span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 12 - Tuesday Movie Matinees at Noon! http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=84014 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgTuesday_Movie_Matinees_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 13 - Dementia Care Workshop Series by The Shores (United Methodist Communities) http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86009 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgDementia_Care_Workshop_Fall_2019_Flyer.jpg" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 14 - Eat Well, Spend Less Presentation http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86144 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgEatWellSpendLess_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 21 - Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra Holiday Concert http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86148 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgCape_Shore_Jazz_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Nov 21 - Young Adult Game Day http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86100 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgGame_Day_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 5 - Manga/Anime Club: Grades 6-12 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86103 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgManga_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 10 - AARP Driver Safety Classes http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=83751 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgAARP_2019.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 10 - Ocean City Fine Arts League Movie Night - "The Notebook" http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=85467 <p><span style="font-family:helvetica neue;"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;">2004 - An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to an older invalid woman whom he regularly visits. Though her memory has faded, his words give her the chance to relive her turbulent youth and the unforgettable love they shared.&nbsp; (123 minutes)</span></span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 12 - Grass Roots Ukulele Club Holiday Caroling Concert http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86125 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgUkulele_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 15 - Jazz with Philly Roots: A Concert Series http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86149 <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#FFF0F5;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Join us for </span><em><strong><span style="font-size:22px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Jazz with Philly Roots</span></span></strong></em><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;"> at the Ocean City Free Public Library!</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-left: 80px;"><span style="color:#000000;"><strong>Michael Pedicin, in collaboration with the South Jersey Jazz Society, presents &quot;Jazz with Philly Roots.&quot; Michael has&nbsp; created a wonderful series of presenting his friends, most of whom are musicians and university educators, who have grown up in the city of Philadelphia and established themselves as important figures on the current jazz scene there, as well as some national and international prominence. All concerts will be held at 2:00pm in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall in the Ocean City Free Public Library. Concerts are FREE and open to the public. No tickets required!&nbsp;</strong> </span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgJazz_3.PNG" style="float:left;padding:4px;margin:0 8px 2px 0;display:inline;" /><span style="color:#000000;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;">Sunday, November 10 Victor North Quartet</span></span></strong></em></span><br /> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;">&nbsp;</span>Saxophonist Victor North has been a staple on the Philadelphia Jazz Scene for 25 plus years, leading his own groups and working as a sideman. Currently a member of Joey DeFrancesco&rsquo;s &ldquo;Philly Trio&rdquo;, since August of 2018, Victor has performed and/or recorded with Orrin Evans&rsquo; Captain Black Big Band, Elio Villafranca, Charles Fambrough, John Swana, Terell Stafford, Mickey Roker, Duane Eubanks, among others, and recently performed at New York City&rsquo;s famed, Blue Note Jazz Club, as a&nbsp; new member of Odean Pope&rsquo;s Saxophone Choir. Victor can also be heard on Lucas Brown&rsquo;s soon to be released CD, Skyviews, which will officially be released on November 8th at Chris&rsquo; Jazz Cafe, in Philadelphia.&nbsp;<span style="font-size:9.0pt;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em color:="" comic="" sans="" style="font-family: "><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">&nbsp;Sunday, November 17 Mike Boone Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em><br /> <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Mike Boone was born in New York City, and started taking piano lessons at the age of eight. He later&nbsp; attended the prestigious Eastman School of Music, studying upright bass with Oscar Zimmerman and James Van Denmark. He eventually went on the road with Ben Vereen, and later with Buddy Rich before moving to Philadelphia in 1983. Mike has consistently played and recorded with the best musicians in Philadelphia, i.e. John Swana, Trudy Pitts, Shirley Scott, Sid Simmons, Byron Landham, and many more. Mike has produced a few albums of his own as a leader, and is currently an adjunct professor of Jazz (Bass) at Temple University. He is now joined in this quartet with his 13 year old son, musical prodigy Mekhi Boone.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, November 24 Michael Pedicin Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Saxophonist, educator, and creative arts psychologist Michael Pedicin has played and/or recorded with just about everyone at one time or another. Michael began his career back in the early 1970s as a studio session musician with Philadelphia International Records. He later went on to tour and/or record&nbsp; with David Bowie, Dave Brubeck, Maynard Ferguson, Pat Martino, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and so many others. In addition to his touring and performing schedule, he previously co-created and co-directed Temple University&rsquo;s Jazz program, taught as a senior lecturer at the University of the Arts, and later created the Jazz Studies program at Stockton University. He currently maintains a solo psychology practice as a creative arts psychologist and continues to play as many concerts as he can.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 1 Sumi Tonooka Trio&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Sumi Tonooka (pronounced To-NO-ka) has been called a &ldquo;fierce and fascinating composer and pianist&rdquo; (Jazz Times), &ldquo;provocative and compelling&rdquo; (New York Times), and &ldquo;continually inventive, original, surprising, and a total delight,&rdquo; (Cuadranos de Jazz, Madrid). With nine recordings to her name and a vast catalogue of&nbsp; compositions in genres symphonic, chamber, dance, film and jazz, Tonooka continues to be a creative force as a pianist/composer. Recent activities include artist in residence with the South Dakota Symphony, Kimmel Center Creative Music program in Philadelphia, and winner of the American Composers Orchestra Readings in NYC, through the Jazz Composers Orchestra Intensive (JCOI).&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <em><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 15 Don Collins Quintet</span></strong></span></em><br /> Don Collins is a trombonist based out of Philadelphia, PA. He was the winner of the 2014 Philadelphia Clef Club Jazz Award. He began his musical studies at age 7 on piano, and took up euphonium, then subsequently the trombone, at age 9. His teachers have included euphonium soloist Brian Bowman, trombonist Steve Turre, and Philadelphia Orchestra principal trombonist Glenn Dodson. Don Collins has had the privilege of accompanying a host of diverse artists including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, The Temptations, The Trampps, Gerald Alston, Ernie Watts, Russell Tompkins Jr., Harold Melvin&#39;s Blue Notes, Michael Stuart, James Moody, Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Heath, Joey Defrancesco, The Dells, The O&#39;Jays, and many others.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> Ocean City Free Public Library&diams;1735 Simpson Avenue&diams;Ocean City, NJ 08226&diams;609-399-2434&diams;www.oceancitylibrary.org&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Dec 15 - Jazz with Philly Roots: A Concert Series http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86119 <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#FFF0F5;"><span style="font-size:18px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Join us for </span><em><strong><span style="font-size:22px;"><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;">Jazz with Philly Roots</span></span></strong></em><span style="background-color:#A52A2A;"> at the Ocean City Free Public Library!</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-left: 80px;"><span style="color:#000000;"><strong>Michael Pedicin, in collaboration with the South Jersey Jazz Society, presents &quot;Jazz with Philly Roots.&quot; Michael has&nbsp; created a wonderful series of presenting his friends, most of whom are musicians and university educators, who have grown up in the city of Philadelphia and established themselves as important figures on the current jazz scene there, as well as some national and international prominence. All concerts will be held at 2:00pm in the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall in the Ocean City Free Public Library. Concerts are FREE and open to the public. No tickets required!&nbsp;</strong> </span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;">Sunday, November 10 Chris Farr Quintet</span></span></strong></em>&nbsp;</span><br /> <img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgJazz_2.PNG" style="float:left;padding:4px;margin:0 8px 2px 0;display:inline;" /><span style="color:#000000;">Saxophonist Chris Farr graduated from University of the Arts in 1994 with his Bachelors degree in music and then continued on to finish his Masters degree in arts and teaching in 1995. Since then he has been a highly sought after performer, arranger and educator. Chris is currently a full time professor at the University of the Arts, where he serves as the undergraduate instrumental division head. Chris is also a clinician and endorser of Andreas Eastman saxophones. Throughout his career he has performed, toured and recorded with the likes of Blood Sweat &amp; Tears, Elvis Costello, Jill Scott, Sting, John Legend, The Roots, Maynard Ferguson &amp; Big Bop Nouveau, Randy Brecker, Gerald Veasley, Terrell Stafford and the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra, the Philly Pops, The Pennsylvania Ballet, Rihanna, Eminem, Chaka Kahn, Mariah Carey and many more.</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">&nbsp;Sunday, November 17 Mike Boone Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Mike Boone was born in New York City, and started taking piano lessons at the age of eight. He later&nbsp; attended the prestigious Eastman School of Music, studying upright bass with Oscar Zimmerman and James Van Denmark. He eventually went on the road with Ben Vereen, and later with Buddy Rich before moving to Philadelphia in 1983. Mike has consistently played and recorded with the best musicians in Philadelphia, i.e. John Swana, Trudy Pitts, Shirley Scott, Sid Simmons, Byron Landham, and many more. Mike has produced a few albums of his own as a leader, and is currently an adjunct professor of Jazz (Bass) at Temple University. He is now joined in this quartet with his 13 year old son, musical prodigy Mekhi Boone.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, November 24 Michael Pedicin Quartet&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Saxophonist, educator, and creative arts psychologist Michael Pedicin has played and/or recorded with just about everyone at one time or another. Michael began his career back in the early 1970s as a studio session musician with Philadelphia International Records. He later went on to tour and/or record&nbsp; with David Bowie, Dave Brubeck, Maynard Ferguson, Pat Martino, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and so many others. In addition to his touring and performing schedule, he previously co-created and co-directed Temple University&rsquo;s Jazz program, taught as a senior lecturer at the University of the Arts, and later created the Jazz Studies program at Stockton University. He currently maintains a solo psychology practice as a creative arts psychologist and continues to play as many concerts as he can.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 1 Sumi Tonooka Trio&nbsp;</span></strong></em></span><br /> Sumi Tonooka (pronounced To-NO-ka) has been called a &ldquo;fierce and fascinating composer and pianist&rdquo; (Jazz Times), &ldquo;provocative and compelling&rdquo; (New York Times), and &ldquo;continually inventive, original, surprising, and a total delight,&rdquo; (Cuadranos de Jazz, Madrid). With nine recordings to her name and a vast catalogue of&nbsp; compositions in genres symphonic, chamber, dance, film and jazz, Tonooka continues to be a creative force as a pianist/composer. Recent activities include artist in residence with the South Dakota Symphony, Kimmel Center Creative Music program in Philadelphia, and winner of the American Composers Orchestra Readings in NYC, through the Jazz Composers Orchestra Intensive (JCOI).&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <em><span style="font-family:comic sans ms,cursive;"><strong><span style="font-size:14px;">Sunday, December 15 Don Collins Quintet</span></strong></span></em><br /> Don Collins is a trombonist based out of Philadelphia, PA. He was the winner of the 2014 Philadelphia Clef Club Jazz Award. He began his musical studies at age 7 on piano, and took up euphonium, then subsequently the trombone, at age 9. His teachers have included euphonium soloist Brian Bowman, trombonist Steve Turre, and Philadelphia Orchestra principal trombonist Glenn Dodson. Don Collins has had the privilege of accompanying a host of diverse artists including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, The Temptations, The Trampps, Gerald Alston, Ernie Watts, Russell Tompkins Jr., Harold Melvin&#39;s Blue Notes, Michael Stuart, James Moody, Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Heath, Joey Defrancesco, The Dells, The O&#39;Jays, and many others.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color:#000000;">&nbsp;<br /> Ocean City Free Public Library&diams;1735 Simpson Avenue&diams;Ocean City, NJ 08226&diams;609-399-2434&diams;www.oceancitylibrary.org&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Feb 6 - Manga/Anime Club: Grades 6-12 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86102 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgManga_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT Feb 6 - Manga/Anime Club: Grades 6-12 http://home.oceancitylibrary.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&amp;id=86104 <p><img alt="" src="https://imageserv11.team-logic.com/mediaLibrary/2021/lgManga_1.PNG" style="display: block;margin:0 auto 0 auto; text-align:center;" /></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT