This Week in the Pines! 2-28

Ocean Pines, MD: Here is a picture I took across the south gate pond last winter. By:Gene Edge

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  • Yacht Club Project Update! 



Work Completed this Week (24-28 Feb.):

  • Tower papered
  • Gas line rough-in  99%
  • Mechanical – 94%
  • Mason 65% Complete)
  • Drywall Hanging Tower Complete
  • Drywall finishing  (Taped)
  • Permanent Power Complete
  • Finishing drywall 1st   floor 99%
  • Finishing drywall 2nd floor 90%
  • Started Kitchen Make up air 90%
  • HVAC units on site (Attic Set) 85%
  • HVAC lines installed 90%
  • 2nd floor bathroom floor Complete
  • 2nd floor bathroom wall tile Complete

1st floor kitchen floor tile 100 % Complete

  • 2nd floor kitchen epoxy floor 100%
  • Painted door frames 80%
  • Painted walls 75%
  • Fire Marshall Hydro 100%
  • Tower insulation inspection complete
  • Tower Window 100%
  • Exterior decks South 98%/West 95%
  • Trim Stain – 60%
  • Trim 2nd floor Dining  30%
  • ACT Grid-75%
  • Electrical Trim – 40%
  • Cupola Drywall complete

view more progress photos and updates on the construction.  Click HERE or visit

 Ocean Pines Farmers Market! 8am – 12 White Horse Park  

This Weekend at the Farmers Market 



Sweet Faith bakers are bringing whoopie pies, blueberry muffins and a selection of homemade cookies.

Fresh Produce:  Check out the selection of seasonal fresh produce at D. J. David & Company.

Peter the Bread Man is offering a $1 OFF  any loaf of his artisan breads to those who mention they saw this website update.  (Offer good only for Saturday, March 1, 2014 while supplies last)

Oertel Seafood has fresh Chesapeake Bay oysters and clams

Tyaskin Pasture Fresh Farm will have eggs


Bring your basket, see you there!   Like us on Facebook



Sports Core Pool open 7 days a week!   Book a Swim Party with US!     Download Winter Classes Download Winter Swim Lessons 


SPLASH I & II ages 3-5 and ages 6-12 swim lessons start March 6

Creaky Joints I & II focuses on working all of your joints, balance, and flexibility.  Perfect for arthritis and muscular conditions  M, W, F/S @ 11am DROP IN WELCOME!


Early Bird Lap Swim sessions start March 3, Mon- Fri, 30 sessions, 6 weeks, 6am – 8am, $40 / $50
NEW!  Youth Water Aerobics starts March 4 ages 7 & up, 30 minutes, starting at 4:15pm, $40/$50/$60 by Colby Phillips.

DROP IN @ WET WORKS 1:  M, W, F 9:30 – 10:20am, $5/$6/$7
410-641-5255 or for info.


 Tee Off at Ocean Pines Country Club!    Junior Golf Clinics will start in April, call the pro shop for details!

Call for tee times… or visit

 The Tern Grille will open on Weekends starting March 9, full time around March 19th!  Book an outing with us!
410-641-6057  / /


Ocean Pines Ping Pong Club   Meets at the community center 3x a week.


Monday.  12-2pm  /  Wed & Fri.  12-3pm


In the summer schedule changes to evenings.  That schedule gets posted in June

 All levels of players welcome!


Phone:   732.773.1516


Ocean Pines Yearly Fees Raffle – Tickets On Sale Now


The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting the Annual Ocean Pines Yearly Fees Raffle. The 2014 drawing will be held on April 27, 2014 during the Ocean Pines Home Show at the OP Community Center! Tickets are just $10 each. Only 1,500 tickets will be sold and you can enter as many times as you wish! There are several more prizes this year!


1st Place prize is a choice of $1,000 CASH or your Ocean Pines Basic Assessment Fee PAID FOR ONE YEAR plus One Year FREE Residential Trash Pick-up from Waste Management (Ocean Pines Residents only) and $200 towards your Electric Bill from Choptank Electric. (Must be existing customer)



2nd Place: $50 Lawn Care Service from Reynolds Lawn Care plus One Free House Cleaning from Git R Done Cleaning Service

3rd Place: One Free Computer PC Clean-Up from Cards Computers.

4th Place: $100 Donaway Furniture Gift Certificate

5th Place: $100 Accurate Optical Gift Certificate

Tickets are sponsored by PNC Bank and printed by Copy Central of Ocean Pines. Raffle tickets may be purchased at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce & Ocean Pines Administration Office.

If you have any questions please call at 410-641-5306 or e-mail:





The Worcester County Health Department’s Lower Shore Health Insurance Assistance Program will be holding public group information sessions and private appointments at the Ocean Pines library regarding access to health insurance through the state insurance exchange. A certified Navigator will be assisting Ocean Pines and Berlin area residents by answering questions and offering guidance through the health insurance application process.


Thursday, March 20: 4 – 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 22: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. OP Library


Program staff can also be reached by calling 855-445-5540. More information on the program and a calendar of events can be found at



 Hoopster’s Basketball Clinic finished last weekend.  Check out the 4-6 year olds with their trophies!


Bus Trips Philadelphia Flower Show – March 6th DC, Cherry Blossom Tour – April 3rd Virginia Tatoo – April 27 Million Dollar Quartet – May 31

  OP COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN DAILY OP Recreation and Parks do not slow down in the Winter!

  Weight Watchers Meetings every 5:30pm in Comm Ctr! 

Platform Clinics Every Saturday Pickleball Drop In Every Sunday 

Ask about other drop-in fitness courses! 

Pre-School & Youth Sports & Activities Youth Drop-in Basketball every Sunday ages 9-16, boys and girls, OP Gym $3
Dodgeball Wars – Drop-in for boys and girls grades 3 – 8th 6 vs 6, drinks provided, $8 / $9

OP Comm Ctr Gym
Adult Sports & Classes

Over 30 3 v 3 MENS Basketball League 1st Captains Meeting is March 19th.

no drop in after league starts March 27th.

$100 per team, call Debbie 410-641-7052 x 3030


Zumba, Cardio, Pilates, Total Body + VIEW:  West OC Schedule of Classes

 Some of the classes are held in the OP GYM     All Ages

Heartsaver CPR with AED training Mon, March 10th 7-9pm American Heart Assoc, and OPVFD, $60 pp.

      Please pre-register at 410-641-7052 or




NEW Pine Tappers Free Adult Tap Dance Classes

Tuesdays   2:00-3:30 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Exercise and have fun with choreographed tap dancing routines!  From 2:00-2:30 pm, brush up on basic techniques and a review of the routines, then join the regular class from 2:30-3:30 pm.  Come every week or drop in at your convenience.  For additional information, contact Lori at 410-251-2162 or


AARP Meeting

Monday, March 3

Social time begins at 9:30 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

The featured guest speaker will be Don Winslow, who will discuss writing for wellness.  Attendees are asked to bring canned food items and monetary donations for Sarah’s Pantry.  All are welcome.


Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Meeting

Thursday, March 6     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

At this monthly meeting, Suzanne Murray, marketing account executive at the Delmarva Blood Bank, will provide updated information about the program.  In addition, the Nominations Committee will rally with members to identify new officers for 2014-2016.  For more information, contact Pat Addy at 410-208-0171.


MSO Spring “Strings Concert- Seven Seasons

March 6, 8, & 9    times vary

info and tix, 888-846-8600  ***
CHILI COOK OFF! Friday, March 7th

OP Community Center Several supporters will prepare chili for you to sample and vote on…enjoy a big bowl, corn bread, salads, and desserts and beer, wine, soda or water! & Music!

$25 Donation per person to support Tom Wilson’s Campaign for County Commissioner

Pay at door or call 410-208-3891 for details.


Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Scholarship

Friday, March 7 – Deadline for Applications

The Women’s Club of Ocean Pines will be awarding scholarships at its May meeting to promising students who are full-time residents of Ocean Pines.  call 410-641-6163 for information and/or an application



The Ocean Pines Anglers Club Saturday, March 8th, 9:30AM Ocean Pines library.  Department of Natural Resources resident biologist and fish scientist Steve Doctor will discuss coastal and offshore fisheries, regulations, trawl and seine surveys and how he became the current state record holder for Golden Tilefish. All welcome.


Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Thursday, March 13     4-7 pm

Route 50, Berlin

All Worcester County employers and employees are invited to attend this networking opportunity and display their services or goods to potential customers.  This event is open to the public.  There will be  door prizes donated from local businesses and a 50/50 raffle.  Refreshments and light fare sponsored by Wawa and complimentary beer, wine and soda will be served.  For more information and to register, call 410-641-5306 or visit


Kiwanis Wine Tasting Party and Chinese Auction

Friday, March 21    4-7 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

$15 per person (no one under age 21 admitted)

Ticket price includes unlimited samples of wine, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, soft drinks, coffee and water.   For more information  410-641-7712 or, or see any Kiwanian.

Board Working Session

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

4:00 pm @ Board Room

or Watch Live on Channel 78 or stream. View Agenda

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