This Week in the Pines! 12-3

Breakfast with Santa 2013

 

VIEW PHOTOS OF NOVEMBER 29, 2014 TREE and LIGHTING CEREMONY    (photos by Don LaFond)

 

THIS WEEK EVENTS

FRIDAY 12/5
Dodgeball Wars Grades 3-5 6-8pm Comm Center
Dog and Butterfly 5:30-9:30 The Cove
HH Specials 4-7 pm at the Cove
Late Night Specials After 9pm The Cove
SATURDAY 12/6
Donnie and Marie Bus Trip
Farmers Market @ WHP 8am-1pm
Breakfast with Santa 8-11am Comm Center
Happy Hour 4-7pm the Cove
Dive-In Movie “Frozen” 5pm Sports Core
Kevin Poole – The Cove 5:30-9:30
SUNDAY 12/7
Brunch @ The Cove 9am-1pm
Cook With A Book 12-3 Comm Center
Happy Hour 4-7 the Cove
Pickleball Drop-In 1:30-4:30 pm Comm Center
Pickleball Clinic 4:30-5:30pm Comm Center
Excerpts From The Nutcracker – Yacht Club 1pm & 4pm
Paint Night 7pm Yacht Club Must RSVP
MONDAY 12/8
Wet Works 1 Begins Sports Core
Be a Santa to a Senior Deadline
TUESDAY 12/9
Wet Work 11 Begins Sports Core

Ocean Pines Aquatics! 
Winter Activity Guide is In!
Stop by the Sports Core Pool and register for classes or get info on events.  
Book a Pool Party
$6 Swimmers / $3 Non- Swimmers

New Winter programs, swim classes, and special events in the Winter ACTIVITY GUIDE!
view now               Visit our website calendars for info too!

 
Sports Core Indoor Pool – Open Year Round!
Open Mon-Sat from 10am-9pm,  Sundays 10am – 6pm
The Ocean Pines Aquatics Team has been given two families in need from Worcester County G.O.L.D.  If you would like to donate to one of these local families, please stop by the Sports Core Pool during operating hours to pick up an angel from our tree.  Up through Dec. 15th!
  

DIVE IN MOVIES
 
 
Frozen
December 6th 
Meet and Greet 5-6PM / Movie @ 6PM
(must pre-register)
Come meet Anna and Elsa from 5-6PM and then stay for our dive-in movie. Float on our rafts, enjoy popcorn and watch “Frozen”on our blow-up screen.
call 410-641-5255
 
 
 
NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AT THE POOL! 
  Winter Swim Memberships available.
  410-641-5255 – pool /  410-641-7052 to register or 
email rec@oceanpines.org / Open to the Public
  All Welcome! Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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 Saturday Farmers Market in White Horse Park !

8am -1pm Year-Round…..New Vendors Weekly. ;


HOLIDAY GREENERY

This Christmas Season Longridge Garden’s market boutique will be brimming with inviting holiday greenery.  Terry will have everything you need to bring the sights and smells of Christmas into your home.h

KNITTED BABY BLANKETS
The ladies of Stag Run Farm have been making hand knit baby blankets with hand crocheted edges. These sweet blankets are perfect for snuggling little ones close and keeping them cozy! What a fantastic holiday gift for an expecting mom, or a beautiful gift to keep for yourself! Start your holiday shopping at the Farmers Market.

FRESH AT  MARKET

PRODUCE

Green Beans, Radishes, Green Tomatoes, Hot House Tomatoes, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Spaghetti Squash, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Hayman White Sweet Potatoes, Red Beets, Turnips, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Carrots, Storage Onions, Garlic, Hydroponic Lettuces, Kale, Cooking Greens, Apples and Pears.

MEATS

Beef – Ground beef, Beef Patties, Delmonico or Rib eye steaks, Minute or chip Steaks, T-Bone & Porterhouse steaks, Beef Brisket, Sirloin steaks, Stew meat, New York Strip, Beef bones, Beef Ribs, Beef Liver, Chuck & Arm Roasts, Eye round roast, Top, Bottom Rd, London broil roasts. Pork – Shoulder Roasts, Picnic roast, Bacon, Chops, Boneless chops, Canadian bacon, Loose Sausage (regular, maple), All Link, Pattie & Rope Sausage, Smoked Ham slices, Scrapple, Ribs, Baby Backs, Boston Butt, Ground Pork. Specialty Sausages; Smoked & Fresh Kielbasa, Hot Italian, Chorizo, Chesapeake

Poultry – Chicken; Whole birds, Boneless, Skinless Breasts, Leg Quarters. Thanksgiving Turkey (by special order)

 

DAIRY  & BREADS

Chesapeake Bay Farms Milk, Butter, Cheese and Ice Cream
Whole Wheat with flax seed, Raisin, Cinnamon Raisin, Spinach, Feta, Tomato Basil, Kalamata Olive, Cheesy Onion, Pepperoni and Jalapeno, Rosemary Garlic Challah. AMISH FRIENDSHIP BREADS Vanilla, Chocolate, Vanilla and Chocolate Swirl, Apple, Strawberry, Peach, Raspberry Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Banana, Banana, Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Strawberry and Raspberry.  (Some flavors available seasonally)

 

COFFEE AND TEAS 

Black Teas (contains caffeine), White/Green teas (low caffeine), Herbal Teas (caffeine free) Blended Teas – Autumn Glow, Alice in Wonderland, Candy Apple, Celtic Cream,  Chamomile Dawn, Clean Green, Dark Chocolate Chai, Earl Grey Symphony, Egyptian Lime Hibiscus, Elderberry Apricot, Exotic Black, Ginger Anjou Pear, Ginger-Lime Rooibos, Ginger Peach, Jasmine Lavender,  No-Caf Red Chai, Passion Fruit Green, Pumpkin Spice, Traditional Masala Chai, Raspberry Sangria, Valerian Sunset, White Peach Sangria

Organic Matcha – Superior Grade Matcha, Matcha Chai Raw Cocoa Mix (Vegan) – Pure & Simple Raw Cocoa Mix, Double Chocolate Raw Cocoa Mix, Ready-to-Brew Iced Teas – Apricot Honeybush, Blood Orange, Classic Black, Passion Fruit Green, Ginger Peach, Raspberry Sangria, White Peach Sangria

 

 SPECIAL MARKETS

Holiday Home Market

On November 29th, begin your holiday decorating with our artisan craftsman, merchants and farmers.  The market will be filled with fresh greens, wreaths, swags and garlands to deck the halls.   Turn those Turkey day leftovers into something fresh with the addition of the season’s best produce.  And, begin you holiday gift shopping with our local vendors.  We’re your farmers market for the holiday season!

 

MARKET MUSIC  Uke of Earl with Charlie Flagiello

 OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm
White Horse Park!  Open to the public!  New Vendors welcome!

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   CANADIAN ROCKIES             NORMANDY/PARIS
Currently offering these trips through Collette Vacations.


Normandy & Paris Vacations 
April 16-25, 2015 
Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park 
September 4-10, 2015

Please contact Debbie Donahue(410) 641-7052 for more information on these exciting trips!  We have already had two successful trips through Collette Vac.

PLAY OCEAN PINES GOLF!  $30 all day any day —–18 holes w/cart

Stop at the Tern Grill for Football Sunday Game Food and Drink Specials!

WINGS AND FOOTBALL GAMES AT THE TERN GRILLE!

Tern Grille – Cold Drinks, Lite Fare, Fresh Food, and Snacks!

FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES 410-641-6057 call for group & guest rates.

www.oceanpinesgolf.org
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Racquet Sports Light Up White Horse Park!
 
Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex Happenings! 
NEW CLUBHOUSE HOURS!
Mon, Tues and Wed from 9-12 / 410-641-7228
PLATFORM TENNIS
CONGRATS ON TREE TRIMMING AWARD!! 
Free Platform Tennis Clinics  Saturdays
@ 12Noon @ Manklin Meadows
Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!
Annual Membership start at $150  

 

PICKLEBALL

NEW! PICKLEBALL WEBSITE

NICE TREE DECORATING SKILLS 1

 Garnet Valley Gherkins – “Over the Hill” Pickleball Tournament (exclusively for players 70 and older)Marion is playing in this (of course), and is looking for others interested in carpooling.  Tournament Details

Thursday, January 22nd   
Time: Sign in 9:30 AM; Tournament 10:00 AM to Noon.

 

Place: Brandywine Youth Club (BYC), Glen Mills PA

Age Requirement: 70 years old , Registration Fee: $4.00.
Format: partner NOT needed. Round Robin format. Play three games to 11 against 3 different opponents. Eight highest point scores qualify for finals.

Medals: First, Second, Third & Runner up. (Eight awards In all)

Registration: Maximum number of players is 28. First-Come, First-Served.

To reserve your place contact: Alan@alankutner.com

or Phone: 610-449-3643.   Deadline  January 14th

 

TENNIS

     

Information about Activities, Racquet Sport Memberships and Facilities
View Rates / Sport and Facility Information
410-641-7717 / 41-641-7052  rec@oceanpines.org

Saturday, December 6 
8am-11 am Community Center
Bring the entire family for a morning of fun, food, photos and festivities! Santa & Mrs. Claus will arrive around 8:30am and will be available for photos. The menu will consist of pancakes, sausage, juice, milk, coffee and pastries.  Attendees are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys for boys and girls to be given to Children’s House By-The-Sea and Home of the Brave.
Photos available for $5 donation to Rec & Parks.
Fee: Free for 4 and under, $4 for 5-10 and $6 11 and older
Also join us at the Reindeer Lane Gift Shop!
Children 12 and under have the opportunity to purchase holiday gifts for their loved ones. All the items are sold to the kids for a dollar or less.  Donations for this program are greatly appreciated.  Please bring items to the OP Community Center

Most Lights

Light Up the Pines Contest!
House or Business Decorating Contest.

Send in your address to be in the
judging deadline:  Dec. 12

email info@oceanpines.org 

December Calendar!  

Ocean Pines Yacht Club /
 The Cove Restaurant
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER THURS – SUN 11am-Close
SUN BRUNCH 9am-1pm
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
NEW MENU
DINE UPSTAIRS!  WHAT A VIEW!
Sunday Brunch Buffet 2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm
 $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & less free
THIS WEEKEND SPECIALS

Thursday 12/4:    $16 Prime Rib Dinner Special: Carved Prime Rib with Caramelized Shallot Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetable & Au Jus
Friday 12/5 – Saturday 12/6Fish N’ Chips:  Our Summer Time Favorite is Back with Fresh Cod,  Red Stripe Beer Batter and Crispy French Fries $12

Rueben: Homemade Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Thousand Island Dressing and Swiss Cheese on Fresh Marble Rye   $11
Open-Face Turkey Platter: Oven Roasted Turkey Breast on Texas Toast Smothered in Homemade Gravy with Fries $ 10
Comfort Food Specials   –  12/7/14  Asian Steak Stir Fry: Marinated skirt steak mixed with fresh vegetables  over homemade fried rice     $10
Fried Chicken Breast: Hand breaded chicken breast served with creamy mac n cheese and southern style collard greens   $9
Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia: Herb and cheese encrusted with soft polenta, grilled asparagus And grilled lemon vinaigrette    $10
NEW HAPPY HOUR

Thursday – Saturday 4pm – 7pm

Sundays 1pm – 7pm

 

Dana is back on Saturday Nights at the Bar, Live Music, Great View!

$2 Domestic Drafts and Rails/ $2.50 Domestic Bottles.
Call, Premium and Top are $1 off and
House wine just $3

Live Music THIS Weekend 5:30 -9:30pm

 December 5th     Dog and Butterfly (acoustic duo) 

December 6th  Kevin Poole

 

photo by George Ball…..beautiful!

FRIDAY LATE NIGHT FARE MENU (After 9pm)

Join us for a Holiday Tradition at The Ocean Pines Yacht Club, as the Pointe Youth Dance Theatre presents…

 

Excerpts From The Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec 7th 1pm & 4pm

 

You’re invited to be filled with decadent sweets and scrumptious treats as the Sugar Plum Fairies “Land of the Sweets” comes to life! Dress in your Sunday best as you experience all the holiday has to offer, with desserts, hot chocolate and tea and a performance you will surely want to see. You will also meet and greet the cast of the performance and have your picture taken with your favorite character!

 

Ocean Pines Yacht Club

Performance Times

Sunday, December 7th at

1:00pm and 4:00pm

$20 for adults and children ages 4 and up.

 

For ticket information please contact christywindon@hotmail.com

 

 

December 12th Kaleb Brown,
December 13th Kevin Poole
December 20th Kevin Poole 530-930
Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
With Special Guest:
Jimmy Charles
December 23, 2014
 Community Christmas / Ugly Sweater Party

Jimmy Charles Christmas Concert &

Coastal Hospice Benefit.

Cheer starts at 4pm w/ Food and

Happy Hour Specials.

Concert is from 6-10pm

December 26th Kaleb Brown 530-930

December 27th Ginger Duo  530-930

DEC 31st – New Year’s Party!   RSVP NOW

 

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Ocean Pines Recreation and Aquatics
Winter Activity Guide is Here!
Upcoming Events:


BUS TRIP TO SEE Burglar’s Holiday
Thursday, Dec 18th @ the Rainbow Dinner Theatre

Two of the worst burglars ever try to exploit a young couple’s holiday vacation plans by stealing everything in their home.  Crime Loses and Christmas wins in the lovely loony comedy.  $85 per person includes lunch.

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 Community Center is open Daily for sign-ups.

 

     COMMUNITY EVENTS

    

 

Ocean Pines Library Gala Reception

Friday, December 5     2:30-4:30 pm

Ocean Pines Library

Join the Friends of the Ocean Pines Library at this reception celebrating an exhibit of the December and January artists of the month.  The exhibit, found in the main common areas of the library, features work by the students of Barbara Doyle Schmidt’s “Beginners & Beyond” watercolor class for adults at the Art League of Ocean City.  Barbara Doyle Schmidt’s own body of work can be seen in the separate Artist Spotlight Exhibit in the two computer rooms to the right of the main common areas.  The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

 

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Concert

Sunday, December 7     3:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Community Church at Ocean Pines

$45  for adults / free for ages 18 and under with a reservation

This holiday concert, entitled “Holiday Joy,” will feature orchestral and vocal music including traditional seasonal favorites.  Vocalists from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, including soprano Esther Jane Hardenbergh, will perform.  Selections will include “White Christmas” and “Silent Night” in additional to orchestral interludes such as “Sleigh Ride,” “Nutcracker Suite”  and Handel’s “Messiah.”  The concert with also feature an audience sing-along.  For tickets or more information, call 1-888-846-8600 or visit www.midatlanticsymphony.org.

 

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Worcester County Tea Party 2nd Annual Christmas Party

Thursday, December 11

Doors open at 6:30 pm / Meeting begins at 7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Please bring a holiday appetizer, snack or dessert to share.  Beverages and supplies will be provided.  A special collection will be also held for Sharing the Harvest Ministry sponsored by SonRise Church.  Please bring canned or boxed food items.  Open to the public.  Call 443-614-7214 or visit www.worcestercountyteaparty.com for more information.

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 Delmarva Chorus Annual Christmas/Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 13     7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Free

Join the Delmarva Chorus for an evening of holiday music and song at this annual celebration.  Cookies and beverages will be served.  Admission is free.

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Ocean Pines Players – “Another Night Before Christmas”

Friday & Saturday,

December 12 & 13

Doors open 5:30 pm /

Curtain 7:00 pm

Sunday, December 14

Doors open 2:30 pm /

Curtain 4:00 pm

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Life Center

10301 Coastal Hwy.,

Ocean City

$25 per person

Enjoy this performance of “Another Night Before Christmas” by the Ocean Pines Players.  Ticket price includes show, full dinner, wine and pre-show entertainment.

Call 410-600-0462 for reservations.  Profits benefit higher education scholarships for local students.

 

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Delmarva Chorus Annual Christmas/Holiday Celebration

Saturday, December 13     7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Free

Join the Delmarva Chorus for an evening of holiday music and song at this annual celebration.  Cookies and beverages will be served.  Admission is free.
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Pine’eer Craft Club Holiday Luncheon

Thursday, December 18     11:00 am

Ocean Pines Yacht Club

Please contact Sharon at 410-208-3032 for reservations.

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Star Charities Beef & Beer Fundraiser

Friday, January 9

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

 

$26 per person

410-641-7667

 

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