This Week in the Pines 10-6

 
 





GOOD RIDDANCE TO THE NOR’EASTER AND HURRICANE JOAQUIN!
Ocean Pines had a total of 2.8″ rain fall over several days, 6 trees across or on the roads, no drainage complaints and some tidal flooding which was the biggest issue.

Send your favorite OP photos to info@oceanpines.org and see it posted here!
WEBSITE   ABOUT   AMENITIES   RECREATION   OPA NEWS   ADMINISTRATION
   
OFFERS NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOTH PLACES
BJ’s WHOLESALE AVAILABLE THRU OCT 30th.
SAM’S CLUB AVAILABLE YEAR-ROUND

Town Hall Meetings This Month
OPA General Manager
Town Hall Meeting,
Thurs, Oct. 8 @ 6pm,
Assateague Room.
Project Updates, Community
Highlights, Q/A.
READ MORE
Send questions in advance to info@oceanpines.org
CountyCommissioner
Chip Bertino
Rescheduled Town Hall Meeting
Sat, Oct. 24th @ 10am
OP Library
 
Interesting in volunteering on a committee?
 Fill Out an Application and return to the Admin Office.
red-fall-leaves-banner.jpg 2015 Leaf Collection Information
Leaf Truck for Bagged Leaves will run
Nov 16 – Dec 18
Opposite the days of Republlic’s Trash Pick Up
Ocean Pines Public Works will only pick up paper bags, no plastic.

The Yard at Public Works will be open
Nov 16 –  Dec 19
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 3:30pm
Saturdays 8:00am – 3:30pm 
No service on Thanksgiving Day.  No Contractor Dumping, No plastic Bags, leaves and yard debris Only.  If you use paper bags, dump the debris and take the bags. For info, 410-641-7425

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks
Classes Coming Up……
West OC Fitness Classes in the Gym
Must be a member of the Gym
Mondays – Zumba
Tuesdays – Zumba & Total Body & Yoga
Wednesdays – Total Body and Pilates
Thursdays – Zumba and Pilates
Fridays – Tone and Barre
Drop-In Basketball Ages 9-16
Every Sunday 10:30am – 12:30pm
Ocean Pines Gymnasium
$3 per player, call 410-641-7052
Drop-In Walking
Mondays and Wednesdays
10:45am – 11:45am
Meet at the Gym – FREE
Free Breast Cancer Seminar
Tues, Oct 13th, Dr. Roopa Gupta, AGH
5:00pm, Register at Comm Ctr.
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FAMILY FUN NIGHT PUMPKIN PAINTING!
Friday, Oct. 16th 6-8pm
Community Center
Bring a pumpkin or buy one $6
All other materials provided.
$6 Non-Resident / $5 Resident
School’s Out Girls Rock Workshop
Friday, Oct 16 @ 10am
For girls ages 6-12
Dodgeball Wars 
Oct 16 – Grades 6-8 @ 6pm
Hoopsters Basketball Clinics 
Start Oct. 17 ages 4 – 14
Arm Knitting 
Sun, Oct 18 @ 10:30am
For ages 10 and older
Haunted 5K Run
Sat, Oct. 24th, 5pm
Veterans Memorial Park
$30 to enter the race!
410-641-7052 / rec@oceanpines.org or stop by the Community Center to sign up or find out more!
 

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Offers  
Discounts on Amusement, Movies, and Bus Trips!  

Last Chance to Get Discounted Amusement Park Tix – we stop selling Oct. 16th 
BUSCH GARDENS open thru 11/1  $57 
DIGGLERLAND USA open thru 11/30  $24
KINGS DOMINION open thru 10/31 $37
SAHARA SAM’S all year, indoor water park $24
SIX FLAGS AMERICA open thru 11/1  $43 
TAKE A TRIP WITH US!  
 
Nasa Wallops Island Tour – Nov 20 & Dec 8
Good Night Mrs. Puffin – Dec 1
New York for the Holidays – Dec 5
Matilda the Musical – Jan 9 
VIEW ALL FALL BUS TRIPS
 Pick up  your 
Discounted Regal
Cinema  Tickets at the
Community Center! 
 
DISCOUNT THEME TICKETS 

– VIEW PARK INFO


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Ocean Pines Aquatics!
INDOOR POOL OPEN DAILY YEAR-ROUND!
Sports Core Pool Hours and Events
Open Daily Year-Round
Mon – Thur 10am – 8pm / Fri & Sat 10am – 9pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm
(Open 6am M – F Swim Members & Lap Swim Class)

Next Mermaid Swim, Saturday, Oct 10
10:15am – 11:30am
$20 Swim Members, $25 All Others
limited participants, please register 410-641-5255
DAY OFF SCHOOL SPECIALS
Day Off School Swim Day!  Friday, Oct. 16th & Nov. 6th
REDUCED ENTRANCE RATE.
Children 4 and Under Free, Youth Ages 5 -17 $4/$5
Adults:  Resident $6 / Non-Resident $7
Non-swimming Adults – FREE
Swim Free and Get Discounts on Classes and Guest Passes with a Winter Swim Membership
starting at $290
Ask about our Private or Semi-Private lessons.
or Scheduled Classes
Ages 6 Months to Adults!
STARTING NOW!
Fitness & Fun Fall Classes starting Now!
Sports Core Indoor Heated Pool Open Daily at 10am.
 
NEW FALL SIGN-UPS NOW
Earlybird Lap Swim – Oct 12 -M-F 6:30AM
Swimmin Wimmin – Oct 26 -8AM
Shape Ups H2O – Oct 27 – Tues and Thurs 8AM
Water Aerobics -Nov 3 – Tues and Thurs 5:30PM
Super Sharks – Nov 9-MWF 9AM
Wetworks I/II – Nov 9/10-M-F 9:30AM
Creaky Joints I/II- Nov 9/10 – M-F 11AM
Aqua JOG – Nov 10 – Tues/Thurs 9AM

DROP -IN OR TRY A CLASS FREE! 
Wet Works I and II M-F 9:30AM
Aqua Jog Tues and Thurs 9AM
Creaky Joints I and II M-SAT 11AM
Super Sharks – MWF 9AM $3/4/5
Aqua Blast – Mon and Wed 4PM
Drop In Prices $5/$6/$7 

Next Junior Lifeguard Program, Fri, – Nov 6th
$75, 10am – 4pm for ages 8 and Up.
 
Next Dive-In Movie, Sat – Nov 7th
“SPONGE BOB – SPONGE OUT OF WATER”
 
REGISTER AT THE INDOOR POOL
Ask about Private Pool Parties.  $7 Per Person. 
Call us at 410-641-5255 or email aqua@oceanpines.org
 Open to the Public. All Welcome!
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Ocean Pines Racquet Complex!
  View Webpage for Events and Info on all 3 sports.
Pickleball 
  Drop-ins and newcomer instruction are available for one of America’s fastest growing sports!

$5 for non-members; no fee for first-time players.

One hour clinics for First Time Beginners, on Friday afternoons at 2:30pm, at the Community Center.

Click  here for more information about  pickleball.

  Platform Tennis 

Ocean Pines 50+ Mixed Platform Tennis Tourny
Saturday, Oct 10 @ 8am 
$50 per person, sign up at Pro Shop / 410-641-7228Monthly Happy Hour, Oct 16
Taylor’s Restaurant 4pm – 6pm

Free Platform Tennis Clinic Every Saturday
@ Noon. free week of play / 2nd Free Clinic.
Call 410-641-7228 or Jim Freeman at  215-704-4592 or email jimisfreeman@verizon.net
$5 drop-in for non-members of platform to play. 

Tennis 

Click here for more information about Tennis
Join all 3 Clubs and Save $!
Lots of activities and social events and staying fit and having fun! Stop by and meet the new pro shop staff!

Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex
410-641-7228 /  410-641-7052
Hours Vary….Call Ahead if you are not sure.

Cruisin’ In Ocean City or Relax in the Pines this weekend at the Yacht Club
HAPPY HOUR THURS – SUN 
4pm – 7pm
Live Music
Friday –  Overtime Band 6pm – 10pm
Sunday – Brunch Buffet and Football!




FOOTBALL SUNDAY TICKET
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Mon. 10/12 “Corked” wine pairing –
5 courses, 5 wines, $50 ++
RSVP 
Mon. 10/19 “CHAR” steakhouse dinner
VIEW MENU  RSVP required
Thurs. 10/22  PUB TRIVIA THURSDAY
Sun. 10/25 Paint Night!  

Mon. 10/26 Mystery Murder Dinner Theatre
View Menu
Wed. 10/28 Bethany Travel Show 4-7
Thurs. 10/29  PUB TRIVIA THURSDAY

 
Ask about discounts for Friday and Sunday events.  Save money on food and drink pkgs.
 

Click HERE to view our Catering Packages, Pricing, and Menus.
Any size event for any occasion!  Residents and
Non-residents welcome!  
dining@oceanpines.org

410-641-7501
 
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Tee Off @ Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club!

NFL Sunday special thru October
$40 for 18 holes before 2:00
Tee Times up to 5 days in advance
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Tern Grille Open Daily for breakfast and Lite Fare!
 Don’t have to be golfing to stop by for cold beer or lite fare and to watch play on the 18th hole.
View Menu – Ask about daily specials!
The Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation  9th Annual Golf Tournament
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
at the Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club.
Proceeds will benefit the foundation’s Educational Outreach Program.

For more information, contact Marie Gilmore at OPMarie@aol.com or 410-208-6612.
Download Registration


email jmalinowski@oceanpinesgolf.org
  Sign up at Pro-Shop or call 410-641-6057
100 Clubhouse Dr.  Ocean Pines, MD
877.GOLFOCEAN /  Photo Gallery
GET FRESH WITH US EVERY SATURDAY
Every Saturday  8am in White Horse Park.
Community Corner Tent is open to Non-Profits.
TEN NOT-TO-MISS ITEMS AT MARKET
THIS SATURDAY –
1. Apricot Brandy Pound Cake at Snow Hill Heirloom Pies
2. Pumpkins decorated with flowers from Longridge Gardens
3. Leeks from the Brady Farm at D. J. David & Company
4. Honey Baked Fig Tea from Pure Blend Teas
5. Gala Golden Apples from Stag Run Farm
6. Honeysuckle Matcha Loaf from Rocking T Farm
7. Crab & Spinach Dip from Le Marche Gifts and Gourmet
8. Asian plum jelly, Cornelian cherry jelly from Linda’s Backyard
9. Pumpkin Dog Biscuits from Tumbleweed & Eddie’s
10. Ginger Hard Apple Cider from Great Shoals Winery  current vendors, click here.
RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE AT THE INFO BOOTH.
$5 Each.
1st Prize – new bike from Continental Cycles!
      2nd and 3rd prizes – free                   market items!
 TOTES FOR SALE $2 **new FARMERS MARKET STICKERS FOR SALE!  $3 APRONS $15

Gift Shop at White Horse Park
Open:
Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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RESCHEDULED!
The Parke Community Yard Sale
Saturday, October 10     7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Maps will be available at The Parke’s main entrance at Central Parke West and Chatham Street near the south entrance of Ocean Pines.  Residents of this 55+ community will be selling clothing, household items electronics, furniture.  For more info 410-208-4994.
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Wo. Cty Household Hazardous Waste/E-Cycling Day
Saturday, October 10     10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Showell Elementary School
Open to Worcester County residents only.  Items that will be collected include pesticides, pool chemicals, gas and other fuels, oil-based paints, thinners, computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, radios, televisions and VCRs.  For more information, contact Worcester County Recycling Manager Ron Taylor 410-632-3177.
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Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, October 10     8:00-11:00 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
$5 adults / $3 children 5-12 / free for children under 5
For more information or tickets, call 410-208-6719.
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Gift Shop at White Horse Park
Open:Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Pine’eer Craft & Gift Shop is now the Gift Shop at White Horse Park!  Stop in and shop the selection of handmade items created by local crafters from the Pine’eer Craft Club-  You’ll find unique jewelry, hand-stitched items, beach décor and much more.
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Ocean Pines Ping Pong Club
Meets Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
All levels  welcome-  Contact Eric  410-208-1794
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Line Dance Class
Every Monday and Wednesday
9:30 am -10:30 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
Line dancing classes are starting again – beginners welcome!  For more info, contact 410-726-1818
Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
Thursday, October 15
9:45 am Refreshments / 10:00 am / Meeting Begins
A turkey favor craft will follow the meeting.  The cost is $3.  Please RSVP to Sharon at 410-208-3032.
Guests are welcome!
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Worcester County Tea Party Speaker Series
Thursday, October 15
6:30 pm Doors Open / 7:00 pm Meeting Begins
Ocean Pines Library
Maryland District #1, US House of Representatives Candidate Mike Smigiel will discuss the topic “Party and Principles: Reagan’s 11th Commandment, ‘Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican’ vs. Honoring the Oath to the Constitution.”  The Meeting is free and open to the public.  For more info, contact 443-614-7214.
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Genealogy Group
Tuesday, October 20     10:30 am – Noon
Ocean Pines Library
Everyone is welcome to join this walk-in discussion, from beginning researchers to experienced genealogists.  Bring questions or bring what you know – prepare to share!  Moderated by Tom Dempsey, past vice president of SCGS and life-long researcher.
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Ocean Pines Boat Club Bike Ride
Saturday, October 24
Meet at St. John Neumann Catholic Church at 9:00 am
Arrive at Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge by 10:30 am
Bicycle the Wildlife Loop around Snow Goose Pond and optional side trails and observe the wildlife in the refuge until noon.  Lunch will follow at Bill’s Seafood. josephajankowski@yahoo.com or 410-208-3470.
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“Suddenly Single” Author Talk & Luncheon
Saturday, October 24     11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Restaurant at Lighthouse Sound
$15 per person
Catherine Helwig Schneider, a previous resident of The Parke, will discuss her book “360 Turning My Life Around,” a memoir about loss and recovery.  Choose one of three luncheon entrees:  Lighthouse mixed greens salad topped with a scoop of tuna salad and chicken salad, tenderloin and brie on ciabatta bread served with fresh-cut fries or jumbo lump crab cake sandwich served with fresh-cut fries and coleslaw.  Freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies, coffee, tea, soda and gratuity are included. The “Suddenly Single” initiative is open to all coping with the loss of a partner’s support through illness, death, separation or divorce. contact Diane McGraw atmcgrawdb@mchsi.com or 410-208-2569.
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