|COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDARMurder Mystery DinnerFriday, January 17 6-9 pmOcean Pines Community Center$40 Per PersonEnjoy a mysterious dinner and a show! The case of the “Family Business in Ocean Pines is performed by Get a Clue Productions. It will make you laugh and spark your imagination as you become part of the murder investigation. Ticket price includes full buffet dinner & show. BYOB, raffles and prizes. This show is intended for adults – some of the content may not be suitable for children. For tickets, contact the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce at 410-641-5306 or purchase online at www.oceanpineschamber.org.***
Worcester County NAACP January 23rd Meeting 6pm
Voting Rights Dispute Discussion at OP Library
The Executive Board meeting begins at 6PM with guest presenter, Ron Pagano, to speak at 7 PM. Ron Pagano is a political activist and attorney who will be discussing the recent Supreme Court case, Shelby County, Ala v. Holder. Without correction, these legislative actions will likely limit voting rights of minorities and undo decades of work to end discrimination. Please plan to attend the meeting to learn about this crucial voting – rights dispute. Invite a friend too. Worcester County NAACP meets the fourth Thursday of each month at various locations around the county. For more information call 443-944-6701.
Democratic Club of Worcester County
Thursday, January 23 7 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center Assateague Room
Dave Coffland, founder of the “Catch a Lift” organization, will be the featured speaker at this monthly meeting. “Catch a Lift” was founded four years ago in memory of Coffland’s son, Chris, who was killed in Afghanistan. The organization works with wounded post-9/11 veterans to help them recover their physical and mental fitness through gym memberships and gym equipment. Refreshments will be served. All Democrats and interested Independents are welcome.
Jan 28 & 29 OC Blood Drive
9am – 5pm
OC Convention Center 40th Street
ages 17-79, weigh at least 110 lbs, be in general good health, no tattoos or body piercings in last year, bring photo plus one other ID.
Women’s Club of Ocean Pines
Thursday, February 6 10 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
At this monthly meeting, Nancy Creighton, a Parke resident and the director of Managed Care at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, will speak about PRMC services and the health law coverage. Treasurer Jacki Kollar will also present the proposed budget for the 2013-14 membership year. For information, contact Pat Addy at 410-208-0171 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
February 8 8-11 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
$5 Adults / $3 Under 12 / Free Children 4 and Under
Purchase your tickets in advance by calling 410-208-6719 or at the door. Carryout is also available. Proceeds benefits community youth programs.
Boat Club “The Festival of the Boats” Parade
The Boat Club is seeking participants for a boat parade tentatively scheduled for July 26, 2014. The event is open to Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce businesses, Ocean Pines organizations and individual boat owners. This event is only possible with sufficient interest. Contact Steven Stein at 410-641-8930 or email@example.com or Fred Heinlen at 410-208-3165 or firstname.lastname@example.org.