This Week in the Pines 12-13

 

  Ocean Pines Association – This Week in the Pines!

 THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR SEASON BRIGHT! 

Thank you to the Ocean Pines Garden Club and Friends for “Decorating the Pines”.  The decorations around the community are absolutely beautiful!  Thank you Santa and Mrs. Santa for stopping by for breakfast at the Community Center during your busiest time of year!
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 Enjoy a festive stroll through White Horse Park day or night by the lights.  We have sponsored trees, a children’s tree garden and festive decorative light displays throughout.  Trees and Displays will remain lit until after the New Year!  The Ocean Pines Community Center is open daily.  Stop by and visit the Recreation and Parks staff and ask about new winter classes, programs, bus trips, swim lessons just posted in the Winter Activity Guide.

Download Winter Activity Guide  / Hours:  Mon – Sat 8am – 6pm, Sun 10am – 6pm / email rec@oceanpines.org

   CHECK OUT PROGRESS ON THE NEW YACHT CLUB!!

Aerial Photo by Mike Adelman with Pilot, Steve Habeger and Ground Photo by Resident, Joe Reynolds
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 Sam’s Club Membership Offer Supports OPVFD

 Save money on an annual Sam’s Club or Sam’s Club Plus Membership.  Sam’s will donate $5 to the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Dept. for each new or renewal membership application received through this offer through Dec. 20, 2013.  Read More…. Download Application (read instructions)

 NEED GIFT IDEAS? We have your last minute shopping tips!  Click HERE to view a short archived video for those last minute gift ideas for the loved ones on your list

WINTER IS FUN WITH REC & PARKS New Classes, Programs, Events, Seminars, West OC Fitness Schedule, Bus Trips, Swim Lessons & More! DOWNLOAD THE WINTER ACTIVITY GUIDE

 Wreath Making Work Shop Saturday, Dec 14th

The Ocean Pines Farmers Market “Meet Me at Market” workshop will feature Ami Reist from Little Miss Lovely, who will be offering a holiday wreath-making workshop at 10:30 am  in White Horse Park.

Guests at the workshop will be given materials to make their own holiday wreaths and will receive instruction from Reist, who operates the event design, styling and floral studio Little Miss Lovely in Berlin. Little Miss Lovely is currently showcasing a selection of holiday wreaths, swags, garlands and arrangements at the market.

The cost of the workshop is $15 per wreath, which includes a variety of fresh evergreens and wreath forms.  READ MORE….

 

 OP Farmers Market Open YEAR-ROUND!

EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 12Noon

IN WHITE HORSE PARK   Vendors Wanted! DOWNLOAD VENDOR APPLICATION Like us on Facebook

Tee Off at Ocean Pines Country Club! 

Call for tee times… or visit www.oceanpinesgolf.org

STOCKING STUFFERS! GIVE A FRIEND A ROUND OF GOLF!

PRO SHOP MERCHANDISE ALSO A GREAT GIFT IDEA!

 

Dining Room open on Second Floor 11am on Sat. & Sun with NFL!

410-641-6057  / oceanpinesgolf.org / oceanpines.org

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, JOIN US AT THE COUNTRY CLUB! Friday Doors Open at 4pm for Happy Hour Drink Prices till 7pm!

stay for apps or dinner!   View Menu

Saturday and Sundays open 11am – close, apps, lunch & dinner!

College and NFL Ticket for football fans!
The Country Club is available for special events anytime. 410-208-1033  Call for Take Out!

Email Dining@oceanpines.org

Check out progress on the Yacht Club, now booking events!

 

Swim with St. Nick Saturday, Dec 14th!

  

Sports Core Pool is Warm& Balmy!   Book a Swim Party with US!     Download Winter Classes Download Winter Swim Lessons 

 
SPORTS CORE POOL OPEN
Join us Daily 10am – 9pm
Get Fit, Learn to Swim, or Just relax by the heated indoor pool open year-round!
Swim or Class Members can start at 6am!

Daily Pool Fees: Pay Cash at Door OP Residents &  Homeowners Adults 18 – up: $8 Children 5- 17: $6  Non-Residents/Guests of  Residents-  add $1
GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS! Save $$ with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards   available at the Admin Building at 239 Ocean Pkwy M- F 8am – 5pm Adults $35 for 5 visits  and Youth (5-17) $25 for 5 visits Non-residents add $5 to each card type. $5 off each type for Swim Membership  Holders ** Reload the Cards at Sports Core or Admin

    WINTER POOL MEMBERSHIPS AVAILABLE
(residents)  Individual $290 or Family $445 
  (Non-Residents) Individual $360 or Family $555 DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONAsk about upgrades from  your Summer Membership!CALL FOR INFO 410-641-5255

LIGHT UP THE PINES CONTEST UNDERWAY!

Enter your house to be in our Lights Contest~ OP Houses Wanted – Judges Needed or Couples Welcome! Deadline 5:00PM Friday, Dec 13th.  Enter Today!  Read more…….  Pictured (Last year’s winner of People’s Choice)

ENTRIES SO FAR! 76 Ocean Parkway 145 Ocean Parkway 259 Ocean Parkway 110 Windjammer Road 32 Hingham Lane 5 Oxford Court 714 Ocean Parkway 833 Ocean Parkway 834 Ocean Parkway  122 Camelot Circle NEW ONE:  88 Brandywine

VOTE FOR PEOPLE’S CHOICE:   vote by text 443-397-0585  or email to info@oceanpines.org  or on the ocean pines association facebook page.

LAST YEAR’S WNNERS:

Top Notch-181 Sandy hook Rd, Most Lights-76 Ocean Parkway

Most creative-3 Watertown, Peoples Choice-741 Ocean Parkway

SWIM WITH SANTA @ SPORTS CORE POOL
 SAT. DEC 14th 11am – 1pm   $6 swimmers / $3 non-swimmers Join Santa in our tropical setting while he floats in the pool. Donations of food and/or unwrapped toys are accepted on behalf of the Worcester County Sheriff Department’s­ “Christmas­ for ­the­ Needy” ­program. ­For ­more info­ on­ this ­special ­event, ­call ­the­ Sports ­Core­ Pool ­at ­410.641.5255.   View flyer

 

 Community Events Calendar   


 

Pine Tones Chorus Christmas Concert

Friday, Dec. 13    7:30 pm

Atlantic United Methodist Church

N. Baltimore Ave. and 4th St., Ocean City

Free Admission

Join the Pine Tones Chorus as it presents “Traditions of Christmas,” a festive musical concert featuring selections such as “O Holy Night,” Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus,” the theme song from Babes in Toyland and “Christmas Gifts” from the musical A Wonderful Life.  A special arrangement of “Jingle Bells Through the Ages” includes visits from the Andrews Sisters in boogie-woogie and an Elvis-style solo in hard rock.  Refreshments will be served following the concert.

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Ocean Pines Anglers Club Monthly Meeting

Saturday, Dec. 14   9:30 am

Ocean Pines Library

The speaker at this monthly meeting will be professional bass angler Jim Short, whose accomplishments since the year 2000 include 42 top-ten finishes, 11 Angler of the Year awards and qualifying for the National Championship six times.  All are welcome and canned goods or donations will be accepted to help support Diakonia.

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Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop

Saturday, Dec. 14 & 21 and Sunday, Dec. 21 & 22

10 am – 4 pm

White Horse Park.  Last Day 12/22

Finish your holiday shopping at the Pine’eer Craft and Gift Shop during its final weekend of the season.  The store features handcrafted items made by members of the Pine’eer Craft Club.

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Worcester County NAACP announces December 19th meeting.

Guest speaker Mrs. Patricia Dufendach, head of the Berlin Safe Pedestrians Committee, will report on safety initiatives proposed to RT 113 to ensure that walkers can cross the street safely. Countdown Crosswalks and reduced speed limit are two of the numerous proposals. The recent Dennis – Bowen tragedy has reaffirmed the need to implement measures to protect our community. The Executive Board Meeting begins at 6 PM with the speaker at 7 PM. All interested persons are encouraged to attend. The location for the meeting is the Multipurpose Room, Flower Street, Berlin, MD. For more information call 443-944-6701.

 

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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines 40th Birthday Celebration

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014   10 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Join the Women’s Club of Ocean Pines in a celebration of its 40th year.  New and returning members will also be recognized.  Membership is open to women who live in Ocean Pines; dues are $10.  The club raises funds during the membership year for scholarships and community donations.  For more information, contact Pat Addy at 410-208-0171 or gorpataddy@aol.com.

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Star Charities Annual Beef & Beer

Saturday, January 11, 2014   5:30 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

$26 per person

All-you-can-eat buffet catered by Monty Jones’ Lazy River Saloon.  Live entertainment including a surprise emcee, two live bands and Sharon & Charles Sorrentino.  Benefits the Home of the Brave in Berlin.  For tickets, contact Barbara Mazzei at 410-208-0430, Mary Evans at 410-596-5498, Anna Foultz at 410-641-7667 or Joan Gentile at 443-465-2400.

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Boat Club “The Festival of the Boats” Parade

Summer 2014

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 spikerex@aol.com  or Fred Heinlen at 410-208-3165 or fheinlen5@msn.com.

Click HERE to see more community events coming up!
Send your events in advance to info@oceanpines.org

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