This Week in the Pines 2-10

Great shot taken at the South Gate Pond
 
by:  Margaret Long
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OCEAN PINES ASSOCIATION’S 
BOARD AND ADMIN CALENDAR 
Special Meeting – Friday, Feb. 19th @ 9am – Board Room View Agenda

Coming up at Community Center:  
Thurs, Feb. 25th @ 9am – Regular Board Meeting
Tues, Mar 8th @ 6pm – GM Town Hall
Thurs, Mar 10th @ 6pm – Sandpiper Energy Town Hall  

Ocean Pines Aquatics!
INDOOR POOL OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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 only)
 
EVENTS
~Valentine’s Family Night Out~
Friday, February 12
6:00-8:00 pm
Enjoy a fun night swimming and making Valentine’s Day crafts at the Sports Core Pool.  Pizza and desserts will be available for purchase; bring your own beverages.
Ocean Pines Swim Members: $2
Ocean Pines Residents: $4
Non-Residents: $6
~Splash Into Fun and Games~

Monday, February 15 – NO SCHOOL DAY! 
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
School’s out, so head to the Sports Core Pool for a day a fun and learning about water safety.  The day will include a 30-minute swim lesson, a 30-minute water safety session, games, crafts, free swim time, mermaid/shark tails and a pizza lunch.
Ocean Pines Swim Members / Residents:  $55
Non-Residents:  $65. Minimum participants required.
REGISTER NOW, LIMITED TEAMS


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
DROP -IN OR TRY A CLASS FREE! 
Water Aerobics Tues and Thurs 5:30PM
Super Sharks – MWF 9AM
Wetworks I/II – M-F 9:30AM
Creaky Joints I/II- M-F 11AM
Aqua JOG – Tues/Thurs 9AM
Swimmin Wimmin -M-S 8AM
Shape Ups H2O – Tues and Thurs 8AM
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 
 
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 Recreation and Parks
410-641-7052 / rec@oceanpines.org or stop by the
Community Center to find out more!

 
Feb 19 – Family Fun Night Bingo
Feb 20 – Mother and Daughter Cooking Class

FREE SEMINAR OFFERED
Feb 10 – Staging your old home for sale. Get it Sold!
Feb 17 – Senior Planning Seminar
Ocean Pines Recreation is no longer able to send flyers home through schools.  However, we are posting flyers through “Peachjar”. All schools should have a link on their main page. Attached is a link for Showell Elementary. If you have any questions feel free to message us or call us at 410-641-7052. Thank you
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Get Away with Ocean Pines Rec and Parks
410-641-7052 /

TAKE A VACATION TO IRELAND WITH US!
Registration begins Feb 1
September 18 – 25, 2016
€1,289 – Land package only
Air/shuttle package priced separate from land package: TBD
 
7 Nights / 8 Days  Tour of Ireland
Escorted bus tours to Adare Village, Dingle Town, Slea Head, Kenmare Town, Ring of Kerry,  Horse cart trip through the Gap of Dunloe, Killarney,
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, and 13th Century Castle Tours.
 
Don’t forget to find your favorite Irish Pub maybe even one with your name on it.
 
Dunloe Hotel offers 5 Star Accomodations with numerous amenities such as, Horseback Riding, Golf Discount, Trout and Salmon Fishing, Pool and Spa
Daily Unlimited Gourmet Breakfast, Two Dinners, Escorted Bus Tours,  Irish Entertainment, Killarney Brewing Company craft beer brewery tour and tastings and as always FREE TIME to do other things not on the tour.
 
Kissing the Blarney Stone – a tourist favorite, can be done during your day of FREE TIME.
All information and tours offered through:   Ireland RnR Tours LLC; Mike Healy “Gold” Certified Ireland Specialist
For more info. call Debbie  410-641-7052
or email Mike Healy  mike@irelandrnr.com
 
Farmers

 Market operates every Saturday 
from 8 am-1 pm in 
White Horse Park. 

Don’t wait for spring to shop at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market.  Our vendors have a lot to offer for your market basket during the remaining weeks of the winter farmers market.
At the Market Information Booth warm up with a dollar cup of freshly brewed coffee, frothy hot chocolate or steamy tea.  Don’t forget to purchase your 50/50 raffle tickets to win the growing winter jackpot!
Easter arrives at the Farmers Market on March 26th.  Shop for local just-laid eggs, early spring produce, seasonal baked goods and fresh-cut spring flowers.
 TOTES FOR SALE $2 **new FARMERS MARKET STICKERS FOR SALE!  $3 APRONS $15

Ocean Pines Racquet Complex!
  View Webpage for Events and Info on all 3 sports.
Pickleball Clinics  

 FEB 19/26

One hour clinics for First Time Beginners, on two Friday afternoons at 2:30pm, at the Community Center. $10

Click  here for more information about  pickleball.
must pre-register
Platform Tennis Clinics
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. 
 
Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex
410-641-7228 /  410-641-7052
Hours Vary….Call Ahead if you are not sure.

SANDPIPER ENERGY MEETING
TOWN HALL
MARCH 10 – 6PM
OP Community Center

Open 4pm on Thursday
Open 11am Friday – Saturday
Open 9am Sunday  Brunch Buffet! 
 
Nightly Specials and Special Events

Lunch, Dinner,Late Fare and Dessert

 HAPPY HOUR THURS – SUN 

4pm – 7pm
STARTING 2/19 11:00am – 2:00pm
$5 burgers for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sundays.  The burgers will be served with chips and a pickle with happy hour pricing on drinks! 

Dive into a 10oz. or go big with a 14oz. King Cut with Chef’s choice of 2 Sides.
$17 Queen/$20 King ++
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Paint Night
Sun, Feb 21st – $35
View Artwork 
Bourbon Tasting Dinner
Sat, Feb 20
View Menu and $


SUNDAY BRUNCH
$15 Adults / $7 Kids or free for 5 and under
Served 9am -1pm

PLANNING A PARTY?
Ask about discounts for Friday and Sundays

 OCEAN PINES BRIDAL SHOWCASE Sat, MAR 5
Register Now
   
Ovation Dinner Theatre
 Wednesday, Feb 10
Joey and Gina’s Italian Comedy Wedding
6p-9p Italian Buffet – $50.00.

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Valentine’s Dinner Special
Friday, Feb 12
2 share an app, 2 entrees, share a dessert and a bottle of bubbly – $100 per couple ++ Reservations Only.
Corked Wine Club Pairing Dinner
Monday, Feb 15
 
Char Steakhouse Night
Mon, Feb 29 6-9pm

Webpage

410-641-7501/ dining@oceanpines.org


SATURDAY, MARCH 5
$5 at the door or in advance
A Beautiful Wedding Begins With The Perfect Location
Tour the New and award winning Ocean Pines Yacht Club. Voted Best Wedding & Banquet Facility 2015 !!
Meet all the vendors you will need for a beautiful wedding day. Hors D’ Oeuvers, Cake Samples, Photographers, Travel, The latest Bridal fashion, Florist, Hair and Make up artist, Prizes and much much more.

Tee Off @ Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club!
Pro Shop and Grille Open!
email jmalinowski@oceanpinesgolf.org
  Sign up at Pro-Shop or call 410-641-6057
100 Clubhouse Dr.  Ocean Pines, MD
877.GOLFOCEAN /  Photo Gallery


Ocean Pines Boat Club Indoor Golf Tournament
Thursday, February 11     4:30 pm
Old Pro Golf
68th St., Ocean City
$10 per person golf only / $20 per person golf & dinner / $12 per person dinner only
This annual event is open to Ocean Pines Boat Club members and guests.  Happy hour will begin at 4:30 pm; tee-off will begin at 5:15 pm.  Dinner will follow at Taylor’s Neighborhood Restaurant in Ocean Pines.  Sign up a team or request to be placed on one.  For more info, contact Walt or Barbara Lischak at 410-600-0021.  sign up by February 5.
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33rd Annual Seaside Boat Show

Friday, February 12     11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 13     10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 14     10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ocean City Convention Center
$10 adults / $1 children
Sponsored by the Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club.  Enter to win a grand prize donated by North Bay Marina!
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Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, February 13     8:00-11:00 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
$5 adults / $3 children under 12 / free children under 5
Enjoy pancakes, sausages, fruit cup, coffee, tea and orange juice.  Proceeds benefit the youth of the community
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Genealogy Group
Tuesday, February 16     10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
This monthly meeting will feature a presentation on “Organizing Your Genealogy Research Files – Both Paper and Digital” followed by open discussion.  Everyone, from beginning researchers to experienced genealogists, is welcome.  Bring questions and prepare to share!  Moderated by Tom Dempsey, past SCGS vice president and life-long researcher.
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America’s Boating Course
Beginning February 16
7:00-9:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
Presented by the Ocean City Power Squadron.  Registration for this 8-hour class will be at 6:30 pm; the class will follow registration and on subsequent evenings.  Anyone born after July 1, 1972 must satisfactorily complete a safe boating class to operate a recreational vessel or personal watercraft in the state of Maryland.  The course covers basic boat handling, navigation, federal and state regulations, rules of the road, aids to navigation, required equipment and much more.  Students successfully completing this course may be eligible for six months free membership in the Ocean City Power Squadron.  The class is free, but there is a nominal charge for course materials.  Early registration is recommended; call 410-641-6535.  Visit www.ocpowersquadron.org for info.
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Denim and Diamonds Casino Night
Saturday, February 20     6:00 pm – Midnight
Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
$45 in advance / $50 at the door
Enjoy music, dancing, Black Jack, poker, Texas Hold ‘Em, cash games and live and silent auctions.  Catering by Touch of Italy and other local favorite restaurants.  Purchase tickets online at www.mostblessedsacramentschool.com.  For more information, email mbscasinonight@gmail.com.
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