This Week in the Pines

 

Event at the Worcester County Veteran’s Memorial in Ocean Pines. 
Sent in by John T. Harris

 

 

Ocean Pines’ Sandy Relief Effort going strong!!! THANK YOU!!
     
The relief efforts in Ocean Pines is proof this community will pull together to help others.  Our Public Works have been working hard keeping the donations picked up, organized, boxed, labeled, and ready to be loaded in the Truck! Below is an updated list of items we have identified as critical to making our efforts go a long way.  Drop off Deadline is Nov. 15th…THANK YOU!
Toiletries such as soaps, razors, deodorant, Batteries, Flashlights, Adult and Child Diapers, Cleaning Supplies, Heavy Duty Trash Bags, Work Boots, Work Gloves, Packaged Socks and Packaged Underwear, Non-perishable Snacks.  Thank you to those who have dropped off Gift Cards…we will purchase items like these to help with the clean up effort.

 

 

OPA Admin Offices will be closed
Monday, November 12, 2012
in observance of Veteran’s Day. Offices will reopen Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8am.

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.  

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

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

 

 

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A BIG THANK YOU!!
Thank you to the Farmers who participated in the First Season of the Ocean Pines Farmers Market and Thank you to the Ocean Pines Farmers Market Customers who shopped local and fresh this season!  We are so proud of the success of the Market and truly appreciated your fresh grocery options this season so close to home!  Please continue to support the Farmers on our facebook page and help spread the word! 
Stay tuned for the Opening Date for next Season  May 2013! 
 
For information on any of our vendors or to become a vendor please contact Teresa at 410-641-7717 x 3006 or email info@oceanpines.org
 

Ocean Pines Community Center Fall Hours

8am – 10pm Monday – Saturday

10am – 6pm Sundays

 

  

Open Registration
Download Guide
coming up…….

 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9th
Family Fun Night Bingo!
6pm – 8pm / OP Community Center
Bring the family, win prize

 

FALL BUS TRIPS SIGN UPS!

 

Nov. 10 – Christmas in Paradise
Nov. 28 – New York for the Holiday

Dec. 9- Christmas @ Longwood Gard.

 View All

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.  

 

NEW GOLF PRO FOR 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!

www.oceanpinesgolf.org

 

FALL AQUATIC CLASSES & LESSONS
 
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

 

    Indoor Pool open!

Sports Core Heated Pool

10am – 9pm Daily

SWIM ALL YEAR (RATES)
12 Month Payment Plans

 

 Now Available on yearly swim memberships
OR
Pay Cash @ the DOOR
NEW CLASSES START NOW!

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

All Welcome! Resident and
Non-Resident Rates Apply

 


      ORDER BY THE CASE

     COST: $17.50 to $27.00

     641-6082 OR 641-5036
Order by 11/20

   BENEFITS LOCAL YOUTH

KIWANIS  HOLIDAY FRUIT

 
 


 

 

Flag Retirement Ceremony
Sat, Nov 10th @ 2pm
Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines
Bring your old flags to be retired or drop them off at the Ocean Pines Community Center anytime and our flagmasters will take care of it.  You can drop off flags year-round at the OP Community Center Front Desk.

Veteran’s Memorial Ceremony
Sun, Nov 11th @ 11am

Veterans Memorial in Ocean Pines

 Worcester CountyVeterans Memorial Foundation will honor all veterans at the 9th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony All veterans will be honored but there will be a special recognition of those who served during the
Desert Shield/Desert Storm Era (1990 – 1991)
 If inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Ocean Pines Community Center. 
 

Bring a chair, all Welcome!

 

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 3 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 9th – Island Sounds
Nov 10th – Aaron Howell Duo
Nov 16th – Dave Sherman
Nov 23rd – Tommy Edward
Dec 1st – Lovin Cup (upstairs)
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!

Let Chef Chett 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.

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
 COMMUNITY CALENDAR
 

  

The WORCESTER COUNTY TEA PARTY

THURSDAY, November 8th / OP Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 pm, the meeting will start at 7:00 pm. Guest speaker is Paul Sanders on the Global Warming Hoax. All interested citizens are invited to attend.

Ocean Pines Anglers Club

Saturday, November 10, 9:30AM / Ocean Pines library.
Brian Garrett, Executive Director of the Delmarva Discovery Center, will speak on the Pocomoke River, its ecology and wildlife,
unique features, and its bounty as a fishery. All welcome.

 The Delmarva Chorus’
Coffee, Tea and Laugh-in Harmony
at the Ocean Pines Community Center,
Saturday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.
donation of $10, free homemade desserts and beverages will be served.  Door prizes, 50-50 and more.  Call 410-641-5091 for advance tickets and info.  

Retired Nurses Of Ocean Pines

 Annual Friendship Tea
November 14 at 2:00pm at the Parke Club House ,2 Arcadia Court.

All are welcome,  We will be collecting non-perishable goods for the food bank.  A 50-50 raffle to benefit the nurse scholarship will be held.

The Republican Women of Worcester County
Annual Dinner Meeting, on Thursday, November 15th
Ocean Pines Yacht Club 6:00 to 9:00 PM.  Speaker:  Bill Reddish who is working for Congressman Andy Harris as his Community Liaison for the lower shore.  $40.00 per person or $70.00 per couple.  Deadline for reservations is November 12.  For information contact Beverly at 410-208-6018 

 

 
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.  Also be prepared to pay $20 for the Holiday Installation of Officers Luncheon to be held December 20.

 

 

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 or

scoutmaster@octroop225.org

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