This Week in the Pines 2-7

“South Pond looking at fire house”  sent in by Jim Freeman!
Email us your favorite photo with a caption to and be published here!

Public Hearing Notice

Re: OPA’s Proposed Budget for 2014- 2015 

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

9:00 am @ OP Community Center

or Watch Live on Channel 78 or stream.

Click link below to flip through the OPA Winter Quarterly Newsletter online version.  Mailed copies are on the way!




Check out progress on the Yacht Club, now booking events for 2014!  email to reserve your date!


 Tee Off at Ocean Pines Country Club! 

Call for tee times… or visit

  410-641-6057  / /

   OP Farmers Market Open YEAR-ROUND!

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  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



 Receive a gift card for $10 or $25 on an annual Sam’s Club or Sam’s Club Plus Membership.  In addition, Sam’s will donate $5 to the Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Dept. for each new or renewal membership application received through this offer with Ocean Pines.   Read More…. Download Application (read instructions)

12th annual gLOVEs drive

The Noel Community continues its outreach program during the cold winter months. We are in need of gloves, hats, socks, and blankets. This Valentine’s Day, open your heart and share the gift of warmth during our 12th annual gLOVEs drive.  Please consider dropping off a donation of a new pair of gloves, hats, socks, or blankets at the Ocean Pines Library on Cathell Road between February 3 and February 14.  The Noel Community also will accept donations at all Masses over the weekend of February 15th at Holy Savior Catholic Church (17th Street, OC).  The Noel Community will distribute donations to several local food pantries, low income day care facilities, and other groups that provide social services to those in need.

  OP COMMUNITY CENTER OPEN DAILY OP Recreation and Parks do not slow down in the Winter! Check out the events & classes starting up &get in the game!
  SIGN UP FOR THE OP CPR MARATHON!  ONE HOUR CAN SAVE A LIFE! Friday, February 14th, Hourly Sessions held all day $5 per person Hands On, CPR, AED, Infant and Child CPR & more! Held in the East Room of the Comm Ctr.

 Thursdays, Family Zumba, starts Feb 20th!

Youth Sports & Activities Youth Drop-in Basketball every Sunday ages 9-16, boys and girls, OP Gym $3
Adult Sports & Classes


Pickleball Drop In Mon, Thurs, & Sun

$3 per person or $30 per month
Zumba, Cardio, Pilates, Total Body +
VIEW:  West OC Schedule of Classes

 Some of the classes are held in the OP GYM   Self-Defense: Hapkido Feb 17 for 10 weeks, Mon & Wed

8pm – 9:15pm OP Community Center $60 Res / $70 Non-res
Hand Dancing Class Feb 18 for 6 weeks, Tuesdays 7:15-8:15pm $35 res / $40 non-res
Knitting & Crochet Demonstrations Every Saturday!
Free Seminars – LOVE YOURSELF! Sick & Tired of Being Sick & Tired? Thur.  Feb 13th @ 1-2:30PM By Kelley Rakow, FREE
Please pre-register at 410-641-7052  or
Bus Trips Book of Mormon – March 1st Philadelphia Flower Show – March 6th DC, Cherry Blossom Tour – April 3rd Virginia Tatoo – April 27 Million Dollar Quartet – May 31



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


Deep & Shallow Water Swimmin Wimmin both start Feb 3 – Mar 14.  Our longest water aerobic class!  start your day using resistance to water to reshape your body, improve balance, & increase bone density.  Men are welcome!  Mon, Wed, & Fri @ 8am $55 / $65 / $75
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!


Wet Works I is really fun and very active water exercise.  Whole body workout using kickboard, noodles, barbells, and stretch cords. Men Welcome, starts Feb 17 M, W, F @9:30am



Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, February 8        8-11 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

$5 Adults / $3 Children Under 12 / Free  4 and Under

Carryout is also available.   Proceeds benefits community youth programs.


Ocean Pines Garden Club

Thursday, February 13    10 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

This monthly meeting will feature guest speaker Linda Doherty, who will give a presentation on organic gardening.  New members are welcome!


Pine’eer Craft Club

Thursday, February 20     10 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Enjoy refreshments at 9:45 am, followed by the business meeting at 10 am.  A free craft project will follow the meeting.  Guests are welcome!  For more information, call 410-208-3032



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