This Week in the Pines

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This Week In the Pines

Morning Reflections By George Ball

 

2015 SPRING/SUMMER GUIDE
Online Version – Download Now
Register 410-641-7052 / 410-641-5255 
or in person or online.
MARCH CALENDAR
SAVE THE DATES FOR EXCITING EVENTS FOR THE 2015 
SPRING/SUMMER SEASON!

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS

THURSDAY 3/19

Splash I Begins 11am @ Sports Core
Splash II Begins 11:30am @ Sports Core
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30 @ Comm Ctr
County Commissioners Dinner 6pm @ Yacht Club
FRIDAY 3/20
WOC Barre and Tone 9:30am @ Community Center
Dodgeball Wars Grades 6-8 6-8pm Comm Ctr
Kiwanis Wine Tasting 4-7pm @ Cmmunicty Center
Kaleb Brown 6pm The Cove
SATURDAY 3/21
Farmers Market @ WHP 8-1
Guppies Begins 9-9:45am Sports Core
Platform Tennis Clinic 12-1 @ Manklin Meadows
SUNDAY 3/22
Sunday Brunch 9-1 @ The Cove
Happy Hour 1-7 @ The Cove
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30pm @ Commity Center
Pub Trivia Night 6pm @ The Cove
MONDAY 3/23
WOC Zumba 5:30pm @ Community Center
Swimmin Wimmin Begins 8am @

Sports Core
TUESDAY 3/24
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30 @ Comm Center
Baby & Toddler & Me Begins 9:45am @Sports Core
WOC Zumba Gold 7:50am @ Community Center
WOC Total Body Fitness 8:50am 
WOC Yoga 5:00pm
WEDNESDAY 3/25
WOC Functional Strength 5:00pm 
WOC Pilates 5:45pm @ Community Center

Ocean Pines Aquatics!
Heating up with Winter Fun!

SPORTS CORE INDOOR- HEATED POOL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Stop by the Pool to register for fitness classes and swim lessons for all ages & skill.
 
Book a Pool Party
$6 Swimmers / $3 Non- Swimmers
REGISTER SOON!
Guppies (5-7) – March 21st – 9:00am
Baby and Me – March 24th – 9:45am
Toddler and Me – March 24th – 9:45am
      New Day and Time!   

Friday, March 27th 6pm -8pm 

Sports Core Indoor Pool – Open Year-Round!
Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm / Sundays 10am – 6pm
NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AT THE POOL! 
Swim Memberships available.
  410-641-5255 – pool /  email  aqua@oceanpines.org 
 Open to the Public…  All Welcome! 
Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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Recreation and Parks
Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 4th
11am – 2pm White Horse Park
   
Tuesdays – Zumba Gold, Total Body and Yoga
Wednesdays – Functional Strength and Pilates
Thursdays – Zumba Gold and Pilates
Fridays – Tone and Barre
Dodgeball Wars – March 20
Grades 6-8 6:00-8:00pm Community Center

 Kids Craft Time – March 28
10:00am-12:00pm Community Center
Residents $15/Non-Residents $20
REC AND PARKS SPRING SPORTS STARTING SOON! REGISTER NOW!
T-Ball (4-6yrs) April 11
Pee Wee Soccers (4-5yrs) April 13
Little Kickers Soccer (6-7yrs) April 13
Big Kickers Soccer (8-11yrs) April 14
Happy Cleats Soccer (2yr) April 14
Happy Cleats Soccer (3yr) April 16
Bus Trip – Dirty Dancing LIVE!
Sunday, May 17th, Hippodrome
Have the Time of your Life!
Leave 9am, Show at 1pm
$90 pp includes bus & ticket!
Like us on Facebook  410-641-7052/ rec@oceanpines.org

 Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex 
CLUBHOUSE HOURS!
Mon, Tues and Wed  9-12 / 410-641-7228

 

PLATFORM TENNIS
Free Platform Tennis Clinics 
 Saturdays @ 12Noon @ Manklin Meadows.
Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!

-MARCH 28TH –  CHILI TASTING  DAY-APRIL 15TH – FONDUE AND WINE TASTING-MAY 2ND – CINCO DE MAYO  FEAST 


Ocean Pines platform tennis players dig out again for some winter fun.
 Drop-In Platform Tennis 

Ladies’ Drop-in – Every Tuesday from 2- 4

Men’s Drop-in  –  Every Thursday from 2 – 4

Open to all members – Every Sat. 9:30  – noon.

Open to members- drop-in Every Sunday 2- 4

Notes:  – Fee for any Drop-in is $5, unless you have an Ocean Pines Platform Tennis Membership.  Memberships start at $150

 

 

PICKLE BALL – PICKLEBALL WEBSITE

 

Drop-In Pickleball 

Indoor – Ocean Pines Community Center Gym

Sun. 1:30pm – 5:30pm / Tues.1:30pm – 4:30pm
Wed. 2:00pm-3:30pm / Thurs.  1:30pm -4:30pm

Members Only – Save the Dates:

Mar 21st, 7-10pm, Saturday Night Indoor Pickleball

Apr 18th, 6-9pm, Saturday Night Indoor Pickleball

April 25th – Pinelympics Tournament, Outdoor Racquet Complex, Time 10am-2pm  (raindate 4/26)
May 16th, 6-9pm, Saturday Night Indoor Pickleball

 

Notes:  – Fee for any Drop-in is $5, unless you have an Ocean Pines Pickleball Membership.

410-641-7717 / 410-641-7052  rec@oceanpines.org

     Saturday Farmers Market in White Horse Park!

 

8am -1pm Year-Round…
New Vendors Weekly!

COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY 

With each purchase you make at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market through March 28th, you’ll receive a ticket from market vendors for your chance to win Williams Sonoma’s Cooking from the Farmers’ Market cookbook. Drop your tickets in the drawling box located at the Market Information Booth. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Ocean Pines Easter Farmers Market on April 4th.  Shop, cook and eat from the book with all the great items you’ll bring home from market.
(Winner need not be present at drawling to win)

 

2015 FARMERS MARKET RAFFLE

Enter To Win!

   COMMUNITY CORNER TENT

This is a great way to introduce your nonprofit or service group to the farmers’ market shoppers.  The Community Corner can be used for membership drives, fund raising (excluding bake sales) or to hold a demonstration.

 

VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES

  Artist and Crafters, you’re invited to participate as a vendor at the 2015 Ocean Pines Farmers Market.   Alongside the traditional farmers market vendors, shoppers now look for artisans selling jewelry, beading, metalwork, photography, paintings, leather goods, carved wood pieces, textiles and more! For vending information contact David Bean flavordrizzles@gmail.com or 410-251-6383

 

 EASTER MARKET – Our Easter Farmers Market takes place on Saturday, April 4th from 8 am to 1 pm. Market shoppers will find the season’s freshest produce from our farmers for the Easter table. Look for favorites like asparagus, strawberries, rhubarb, English peas, radishes, tender young greens and so much more. Our bakers will offer market shoppers Easter breads and baked goods to stuff into their market baskets. You’ll find flowers for the spring home and center pieces for the Easter dinner table and farmers will have plenty of eggs.

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OPA MEETING SCHEDULE
The OPA Search Committee for the 2015 Board Elections will hold a public meeting, Wednesday, March 25 @ 6pm at the Community Center.  Read More…..
Regular Board Meeting – Sat., March 28 @ 9am Comm Ctr.
Mediacom Town Hall – Tues, March 31 @ 6pm Comm Ctr. Read More…..
  Ocean Pines Yacht Club / Cove Restaurant
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER THURS – SUN
Delicious Food, Live Friday Entertainment, 
Special events and a Great View!  

 Happy Hour 4-7pm Thurs – Saturday / Sunday 1-7pm
$2 Domestic Drafts and Rails/ $2.50 Domestic Bottles.
Call, Premium and Top are $1 off and House wine $3

Weekly Chef Specials Thurs – Sunday

Sunday Brunch Buffet 1st level, 9am-1pm
 Price: $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & under are free 
Make Reservations for Jazz Easter Brunch.  View Menu
Daytime Specials

Reuben Panini

Thick Cut House Corned Beef Brisket, Russian Dressing, Swiss, Sauerkraut, Marble Rye 

$10

 

B.L.A.T.

House Cured Bacon, Iceberg, Fried Avocado, Tomato, Herb Mayo, Toasted Farmer’s White Bread 

$8

 

Pot Roast Sandwich

Slow-Cooked Pot Roast, Braised Vegetables, Dijon-Horseradish Aioli

$10

 

EVENING SPECIALS W/ WINE PAIRING

Seared Scallops Blistered Corn, Heirloom Tomatoes, Parsley Coulis $12

Mer Soleil Unoaked Chardonnay Monterrey County, Cali  $26

 Chipotle Grilled Skirt Steak
Refried Black Beans, Lime-Cilantro Rice, Chimichurri$15
Robert Mondavi Private Reserve Cabernet SauvignonNapa, California $20

Grilled Veggie Lasagna Fresh Pasta Sheets, Grilled Seasonal Veggies, Pesto Alfredo, Ricotta $14
Borgo Pinot Grigio Italy $15

 Try Chef’s Trivia Treats every Sunday!

Entertainment
Kaleb Brown
Friday, March 20

6-10PM

 

Friday, March 27
Smooth and Remy
Friday, April 3 Kaleb Brown
Friday, April 10 Wes Duo
Friday, April 17 Smooth and Remy
Friday, April 24 Pat O’Brennan
 View Full Band Schedule

 

Pub Trivia Night
EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL!
Every Sunday.
Next One:
March 22 / 6-9pm

Register Teams 5:30pm

 

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PLAY OCEAN PINES GOLF!  

 Course is Open!!  Call for Tee Times!  Get back in the Swing! 

 FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES
410-641-6057

call for group & guest rates.

www.oceanpinesgolf.org

Tern Grille Open!

 

    

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Kiwanis Wine Tasting & Chinese Auction

Friday, March 20     4:00-7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

$20 per person

This event will include a variety of wine samples, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee, tea and soft drinks.  Proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Scholarship Foundation.  Tickets may be purchased from any Kiwanis member or by calling Ralph Chinn at 410-208-6719.

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Worcester County Tea Party Monthly Meeting 

& Speaker Series

Friday, March 20

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

Ocean Pines Library

Mike Bradley, morning host of “Talk on Delmarva” on WGMD (92.7 FM) will be the featured speaker at this monthly meeting.  He will share “Stories from Behind the Microphone.”  The meeting is free and open to the public.  For more information, email WCTPPatriots@gmail.com, visit www.worcestercountyteaparty.com or https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterCountyTeaParty  or call 443-614-7214.

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

Sunday, March 22     3:00 pm

Community Church at Ocean Pines

$38 per ticket

The spring concert, entitled “From Leipzig to London,” will include Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides, (Fingal’s Cave), Schumann’s Concerto for Cellofeaturing Lukasz Szyrner on the cello and Haydn’s Symphony 104, London.  Call 1-888-846-8600 or visit midatlanticsymphony.org for tickets or information.

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 Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Meeting

Thursday, March  26     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Please note that this meeting has been rescheduled from March 5. Corrie Boger, the new owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Berlin, will be the guest speaker at this month’s meeting.  Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to participate in a 50/50 raffle.  For more info, contact Dianna Bolyard at 410-208-9326

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NARFE Alzheimer Fundraiser 

Saturday, March 28     12:00-3:00 pm

Carrabba’s Italian Grill, West Ocean City

$10 per person

Choose from chicken marsala, Italian cobb salad or spaghetti and meatballs.  Also includes coffee, tea and dessert.  For tickets, call Jo Fortney at 410-208-6246 or Larry Walton at 443-831-1791.

 

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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines 

Card & Game Party Fundraiser

Thursday, April 2     10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lighthouse Sound

$25 per person

Enjoy a day of fun and friendship at this annual event, which raises funds for scholarships and community donations.  Organize a table or indicate the game you’d like to play and you’ll be placed with a group that needs a player.  Snacks, coffee, tea, soda and water will be available during play.  Cash bar and raffles. Reservations until Mar26.  For reservations, contact Pat Addy at 410-208-0171 or gorpataddy@aol.com.

 

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“Suddenly Single” Workshop – Home Repairs 101

Saturday, April 11

Session 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Session 2 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Home Depot, Berlin

Free

Sponsored by the Women’s Commission of Worcester County.  An instructor will answer questions and provide basic instructions for home repairs.  Light refreshments will be served.  To register, call 410-641-6517 or email lindaknierim@yahoo.com.  “Suddenly Single” assists women coping with the loss of a partner’s support through illness, death, separation or divorce to move forward, and to achieve social, educational, and economic equality while maintaining health and well-being.  For questions about “Suddenly Single,” contact Beverly Thomas at 410-641-8299.

 

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Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Annual Ocean Pines Dues & Home Services Raffle

 

Drawing Held Sunday, April 26 at the Ocean Pines Home Show

Ocean Pines Community Center – $10 per ticket

1st place – Ocean Pines basic assessment fee paid for one year and an Ocean Pines Beach Club parking pass with 4 pool cards OR $1000 cash; 2nd place – one year of free trash collection from Republic Services; 3rd place – $200 towards electric bill from Choptank Electric; 4th place – one free home pressure wash from Window Genie; 5th place – one free air conditioning tune-up from 5-Star Plumbing, Heating/Cooling; 6th place – one free house cleaning from Git R Done Cleaning Services; 7th place – 3-month gym membership from Atlantic Health & Fitness Center; 8th place – $100 Accurate Optical eye wear gift certificate; 9th place – $50 of lawn care services from Reynolds Lawn Care Service.  Tickets are available at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce office at 11031 Cathell Road, by calling 410-641-5306 or online at www.OceanPinesChamber.org.

 

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Worcester County Veterans Memorial Foundation 10th Anniversary Cocktail Party Celebration

Saturday, May 23     5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines

$25 in advance / $35 at the door

This “Under the Tent” celebration will include live music by Frank Nanna and the WWIIunes, special appearance by featured artist Todd Crosby, heavy appetizers, beverages and cash bar.  Money raised will be used for the educational program for all 5th grade students in Worcester County.  For reservations, contact Mary Adair at 410-208-0376 or adairsopb@verizon.net or Sharyn O’Hare at 410-603-4777.

 
AQUATICS FRONT DESK
Ocean Pines Aquatics Department is looking for a front desk employee for the summer. You must be 21 years old and you must be available to work a flexible schedule during our hours of operation which are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Weekends and nights are mandatory. Excellent customer service skills and working knowledge of computers are necessary. Please come by the Ocean Pines Sports Core pool on Cathell Road to pick up an pplication or Email  cphillips@oceanpines.org

OCEAN PINES REC AND PARKS

RECREATION PROGRAMMER

Part-Time – Year-round.

To plan, develop & organize leisure activities

incl. sports leagues, clinics & camps, classes

and seminars, answer phone inquiries and

register customers for programs & facility

reservations. Applicant must have excellent

customer service skills and recreation experience.

This is a year’ round position, with varied days,

nights & weekends, 25-30 hrs. a week.  $10/hr.

Mail  or drop off resume or email

sbounds@oceanpines.org
View:  Summer Camp Positions

 

Yacht Club/ Cove Positions

The Ocean Pines Yacht Club is now hiring for the following positions:  bar staff, kitchen staff, waitstaff, and banquet servers, banquet captain, and evening host/closer.
Please email resume to dining@oceanpines.org for consideration or visit The Yacht Club, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road, Ocean PInes, MD.  Download OPA application

 

$5 for each application goes to the OPVFD!
BJ’S PROMOTION APRIL 16- APRIL 30
Stay tuned for details and application link

RECYCLE AND TRASH PICK – UP NOW WEEKLY!

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