This Week in the Pines


 
 


The picture was taken by Mike Donaldson at Point’s Reach at Sunrise.

 

 

Ocean Pines’ Sandy Relief Effort
LAST PUSH!!!
  
Shelby Trucking & Construction is leaving Saturday for 3 Stops in New Jersey!
Stop #1 Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Stop #2 Toms River, NJ
Stop #3 Brick, NJ
This relief effort in Ocean Pines is proof this community will pull together to help others.  Below is A LAST PUSH for relief items identified as critical to making our efforts go a long way.  
Drop off Deadline is today, Thurs. Nov. 15th at the following locations:
Community Center, Administration, Public Works, Country Club, & Sports Core.
CANNED GOODS
DRY GOODS (FOOD)
CLEANING SUPPLIES
BABY SUPPLIES?

 

   

Waste Mgmt Update:
No trash or recycle pick up
on Thurs, Nov. 22, 2012.
NOTE:  If a collection day falls on a holiday, then everyone’s pickup will be delayed 1 day. 

Mediacom Town Hall Meeting
Tues, Nov 27th 5:30pm
OP Comm Center
Read More….

Next Regular Board Meeting
Wed, Nov 28th 3pm at OP Comm Center
View Meeting Videos

Contact Us:
www.oceanpines.org / 410-641-7717 / info@oceanpines.org

 

NEW GOLF PRO IN OCEAN PINES!
Welcome John Malinowski III

Meet him at the

Semi-Annual Golf Meeting
Friday, Nov 16th 4pm
Country Club – All Welcome
   

 

 Resident Rates
18 holes …$45 until Noon
$35 after Noon
9 holes….$22.00 all day!
See ProShop for Guest Rates.

 

Course Open to the Public.

 Cold Beer and Great Sandwiches at Tern Grille, Daily Lunch Specials, and
Sunday Football Fun!  

 410-641-6057 Tee Times & Pro Shop 410-641-7222  Grille
Plan Events with Us!

 

  DOWNLOAD FALL NEWSLETTER
 

 


Ocean Pines Community Center Fall Hours
8am – 10pm Monday – Saturday
10am – 6pm Sundays
Open Registration
Download  

 

 

Get Fit for Winter!
 
CLASSES FORMING NOW……
 Sign up @ 410-641-7052 / rec@oceanpines.org
or visit the Community Center or Sports Core
Open Mon- Sat…. 8am – 10pm
Sunday…10am – 6pm

 

FALL BUS TRIPS SIGN UPS!

 

Nov. 28 – New York for the Holiday
SOLD OUT

 

Dec. 9- Christmas @ Longwood Gardens – ALMOST SOLD OUT

Dec 15 – Christmas in Hershey Park

410-641-7052 / or email

ddonahue@oceanpines.org

 

NEW SCHEDULE POSTED!!!!
GET IN SHAPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Ocean Pines Rec. & Parks Dept. has partnered with WOC Fitness Club for all Adult Fitness Classes including BodyTalk, Pilates, Power Hour,Total Body Fitness, Yoga, Zumba, and Zumba Gold through Memorial Day 2013

WHERE: Some classes are held at the Community Center Gym and WOC Fitness.
VIEW NOVEMBER SCHEDULE

For more information call WOC Fitness
410-213-7000 or visit their website @

www.wocfitness.com.  

 

    Indoor Pool open!

Sports Core Heated Pool
OPEN
10am – 9pm Daily

SWIM ALL YEAR (RATES)
12 Month Payment Plans

Winter Swim Memberships
Single -$275 / $345
Family – $425 / $530

 

OR
Pay Cash @ the DOOR
OR JUST TAKE A CLASS.
NEW CLASSES START NOW!

410-641-7052 to register or email rec@oceanpines.org for info.

All Welcome! Resident and
Non-Resident Rates Apply

 

 LOCAL KIWANIS  HOLIDAY FRUIT SALE

ORDER BY THE CASE
COST: $17.50 to $27.00
641-6082 OR 641-5036
Order by 11/20
  BENEFITS LOCAL YOUTH
 

 

 

 

 

  

2012 Leaf Collection Program Information
It’s that time of the year again!  The Ocean Pines leaf program will begin in November.   All bagged leaves that you set out will be picked up from November 26th through December 21st.  The Ocean Pines Public Works will pick up leaves in bags from residences on the opposite days of Waste Management trash pick-up.  Public Works will be picking up bagged leaves on the north side of Ocean Pines on Tuesdays and Fridays and they will pick up bagged leaves on the south side on Mondays and Thursdays.  Waste Management customers can also have up to four bags collected for each pick up day.   Paper leaf bags are for sale at the Ocean Pines Public Works or Administration office for $1.00.

The leaf vacuum program will begin on Monday, November 26st until completion which is usually in mid- January. 

READ MORE….
The Public Works Yard will open on Saturdays 8 – 3pm starting Nov. 24th

 

 

 

WHEN IN DOUBT…RECYCLE IT!
Did you know 90-92% of household
disposables are recyclable!!

 

 

LESS THAN 2 MONTHS LEFT!!!

Green Choices Recycling Challenge 

VIEW THE LEADERBOARD
 Join the competition —
a $100,000 grant is at stake!

DON’T GET IT???  JUST CALL THEM…..
Recyclebank Customer Care available online at www.Recyclebank.com or
1 (888) 727-2978.

 Did You Know?
 Many of us recycle. But with the average American generating 4.4 pounds of trash a day, there’s a lot of room for improvement. SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, in partnership with Recyclebank, is bringing recycling to communities all across the U.S., inspiring change by giving people incentives to make greener choices.
Register now to participate!


How does it work?
First, we need everyone participating. You can sign up today at www.Recyclebank.com/greenchoices
or call 888-727-2978
If our community has the highest percentage of residents reporting recycling at the end of the challenge, we could receive the $100,000 grant. Each month you report your recycling on Recyclebank’s website you’re helping our standings in the challenge. 
 

 


Yacht Club Open!
Dining Thursday – Sunday 8am – close  
 

SUNRISES AT OCEAN PINES YACHT CLUB!
Eat In or Take Out Thurs – Sunday

  View Breakfast Menu ( Sat only)
~Happy Hour Thurs – Sun @ 4pm~

FOOTBALL SUNDAY (bar only)
$1  Coors & Miller Lite during  NFL Games!
Great Appetizers and Burgers…..

    
Fall Hours – OPEN
For Coffee & Bagels, lunch & dinner Thurs – Sun
 (8am to close)
Full Breakfast Served on Saturdays and
 Sunday Brunch Buffet $11.95 / $6.95  (9a-1pm) 


Contact us:  410-641-7501 / info@oceanpines.org
 Book your special event with us…3 clubs to choose!
View More Info;

 

UPCOMING SHOWS at the Yacht Club
Nov 16th – Dave Sherman
Nov 17th – Rum Riely
Nov 23rd – Tommy Edward
Dec 1st – Lovin” Cup First Floor, Dinner avail on 2nd Floor
Dec 8th –  Kevin Poole returns
Dec 21 – Tommy Edward
www.oceanpines.org / info@oceanpines.org
Reservations:  410-641-7501
Two ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Ocean Pines!


Dine-In Traditional Family-Style Served Thanksgiving Feast!
Thursday, Nov. 22nd, Seatings 12Noon – 5pm

$$    VIEW MENU AND RATES    $$
Reserve @ 410-641-7501 or info@oceanpines.org

We will Prepare Your Feast for you to GO….
Take Out Traditional Turkey Dinners OR Pick Items off of the
 Al Carte Menu.  Don’t go empty handed….Order up a shrimp cocktail platter with cocktail sauce and lemons, $11 per doz.

Pick ups on Nov. 21&22 from 9am – Noon.
 
Two Ways to Celebrate New Years Eve @ OP Yacht Club!
2 Seatings, 2 Menus, 2 Prices!
Early Bird Seating just for Dinner – Gourmet Buffet Second Floor
$40 per person – starts 5pm only.
NYE Celebration with Dinner, Ball Drop, and Dancing
Entertainment by the Overtime Band
$75 per person – starts at 7pm
Both Dinners are Cash Bar, plus tax and gratuity.
Reserve @ 410-641-7501 or info@oceanpines.org
 COMMUNITY CALENDAR
 

 Pine’eer Craft Club of Ocean Pines
Thursday Nov 15th,  

 

Community Center at 9:45 a.m.
This important business meeting will determine funds donated back to the community as well as election of 2013 officers.  After the business meeting, members will create a candy cane centerpiece.  Bring your own candy canes and Styrofoam cone.

   OUR FAVORITE THINGS Holiday Fashion Show
Thursday, 
Nov. 15th
Most Blessed Sacrament School
Doors open at 6pm. $35 ticket= entertainment, dinner & wine by Carrabas. Don’t miss our “Favorites” Giveaways, Fabulous Auction Items, Holiday Gift Vendors, and 50/50 Raffle. Seating is limited so reserve your seats today at 443-996-1234.

 

Turkey Shoot Saturday, November 17th
The Synepuxent Rod & Gun Club will host a Turkey Shoot benefitting Ocean City/Berlin Boy Scout Troop 225. Event hours are 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration begins at 7:30 am. Bring your own 12 gauge shotgun and ammo will be provided. Rounds start at $2 per person. Win gift certificates from restaurants and hotels, sporting goods, turkeys, chickens, etc. Several prizes worth $50 or more. Buy raffle tickets to win a Ruger 10/22 rifle! Breakfast, lunch and bake sale will be available. Event will be held at Synepuxent Rod & Gun Club, 7909 Purnell Crossing Rd. in Berlin. Rain date is Sun., Nov. 18. For more information contact John Savage at 410-430-9369

  Sharing Sunday, November 18th
The Democratic Women’s Club of Worcester County (DWC) will be collecting nonperishable food and paper goods at the Ocean Pines South Side Fire Station from 1 – 3 PM. These “Sharing Sunday” donations are collected on the third Sunday of each month and given to a local food pantry. In addition to the food collection, we are requesting donations of unwrapped new toys for the “Santa’s Sack” program. “Santa’s Sack” provides gifts for women inmates of the Worcester County jail to give to their children at Christmas.
410-208-0825

The Democratic Women’s Club – Nov 19th
  Ocean Pines Community Center at 10am.
Coffee and conversation begins at 9:30am.  Our speaker will be John
Hench: Topic “A Civics Lesson.” Donations of unwrapped new toys will also be collected at this meeting for “Santa’s Sack.” This project provides gifts for women inmates of the Worcester County Jail to give to their children at Christmas. All women are welcome to this informative and friendly meeting. Please call 410-641-6683 for more information.

 

  The Worcester County Commission for Women
 Tues, Nov 20, 5:00-6:30 PM @ OP Library.
The meeting is open to the public and women of all ages are Invited to attend.  We seek volunteers for short-term assignments such as grant writing and event planning.  For information, call 410-208-2569.

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dash!
Thurs, Nov 22nd, Registration at 8:30am, race at 9am
Admission:  Unwrapped Toy for a Tot
Where:  Veterans Memorial in OP

Sponsored by Cross Fit OC
Register at EventBrite

Free Informational Seminar on becoming a Foster Parent
Mon, Nov 26th 5:30pm – 6:30pm / OP Library
Foster Families are needed to provide temporary, safe, stable, and nurturing homes for children.  For more info, call 410-713-3959
 

Free Public Workshop:
 Starting A Small Business
Nov 27th  at 5PM in the OP Library
Stream live or watch on 78 live or view the video.
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own business?  With the US Department of Labor announcing unemployment at 8.1%, many people have decided to venture out and start a small business of their own. Find all the resources you need to start a small business in Maryland.  Local professionals and state representatives will be on hand to present various resources available to small businesses and answer your questions on licensing, finance options, insurance, marketing & more! This workshop is sponsored by the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce for more information call 410-641-5306  

  Ocean Pines Garden Club
“Decorate the Pines” event
Tues, Nov 27th at 8:30 a.m. / Ocean Pines Community Center.
Wreathes and swags are created on-site and then hung throughout the community.  Fresh greens are welcome and volunteers are needed to create and/or hang the wreathes and swags. A chili lunch follows the morning’s activity.  Everyone is invited to participate.  Please call 410-208-3992 for more information.

 

 

Mediacom Town Hall Meeting
Tues, Nov 27th @ 5:30pm
OP Community Center
Submit questions or issues in advance
to Info@oceanpines.org

 

 Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert
“HOLIDAY JOY!”
Nov 29th – 7:30pm Easton
Dec 1 – 7:30pm Ocean View
TWO SHOWS! Dec 2 3:00pm & 7:30pm Ocean Pines
888-846-8600 or midatlanticsymphony.org  

Women’s Club Holiday luncheon on
Thurs, Dec. 6 at 11:30 am
at the Captain’s Table in Ocean City.
For info, contact 410-279-3355

 www.oceanpines.org

 

 

 

 

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