This Week in the Pines May 5

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Picture of the Week!
“These little guys were the last twosome to come by the 4th hole on May 3rd”
by Margaret Long.

 WORK WITH US!
For Summer Job Opportunities and Internships at Ocean Pines Association Click HERE.  

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OPEN 
Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm
NOW on Saturdays 8am – 12Noon
Closed Mon, May 30 for Memorial Day
Click HERE for Club Membership Rates and Info 
Ask about our 11 month payment plan
MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Interested in Running for the Board?
Applications due by Tuesday, May 10, 2016

SPRING CLEAN-UP
We will be opening the Public Works yard for homeowners to bring yard debris the month of May.
The hours will be Monday – Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm and Saturday 8:00am – 4:00pm. NO PLASTIC BAGS!
BULK PICK UP DAY
Saturday, May 21st – 6AM

       Residents must have items for collection out by 6:00AM.

Click HERE for more information.  Questions: 410-641-7425

Click HERE to download
Activity Guide

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks
410-641-7052 / rec@oceanpines.org or stop by the
Community Center to find out more!
Upcoming Programs – Register Here
First Friday YAPPY HOUR, Fri, May 6th @ 6pm 
(@ OP dog park) VIEW FLYER

COMING UP…….

Heartsaver CPR, Thurs, May 5 @ 6pm – Flyer
Dodgeball Wars, Fri, May 6 @ 6pm – Flyer
Cross Court Tennis all ages, Fri, May 5:15pm Info
Easy Indian Cooking, Sat, May 7 @ 10am – Flyer
All Ages Soccer Leagues, Sat, May 10 – Flyer
OCEAN PINES DAY SUMMER CAMP
PACKET AVAILABLE
 
SPOTS FILL FAST

FITNESS CLASSES 

Please register at the Rec Center 410-641-7052 or
email us at rec@oceanpines.org
Like us on Facebook

Ocean Pines Aquatics! 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC,  Daily Year-Round
Mon – Thur 10am – 8pm / Fri & Sat 10am – 9pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm (closed 7/11-9/11)
2016 POOL OPENING SCHEDULE
Yacht Club Pool Opens Sat, May 21st
Beach Club, Swim and Racquet and Mumford’s Landing Pools all open on Sat, May 28th @ 10am.
Click  HERE for Pool directory  

May 14 – Anna & Elsa “Frozen” Tea Party 3:30 – register now
June 18 – Swim like a Mermaid 10:15am
DROP -IN OR TRY A CLASS FREE! 
Drop In Prices $5/$6/$7 
REGISTER AT THE INDOOR POOL
Ask about Private Pool Parties.
$7 Swimmers / $2 Non-Swimmers. 
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!
FREE SEMINARS
Wed, May 11
EDUCATING CHILDREN ON FINANCIAL LIFE SKILLS (a class for Parents and Grandparents)
5:00pm at OP Community Center
 by Carrie Dupuie, Financial Advisor Raymond James
Thurs, May  12
Coastal Hospice Seminar.  Discussion about having a Hospice facility as your neighbor and renovation of the Pines Point Bldg.  Click HERE for more info.
Please register in advance for these FREE seminars at the Community Center 410-641-7052 or
email us at rec@oceanpines.org
Like us on Facebook

Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club!
Join the Ocean Pines Junior Golf Team
Boys and Girls ages 7-13 for May-June
Compete with other teams and learn the game!
Junior Golf Clinics begin May 13

View Flyer for more info

 Call Pro Shop to register @ 410-641-6057
Membership at Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club
 There’s never been a better time to become a member at Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club! With attractively-priced membership options and easy payment plans, our beautifully maintained Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed course offers the area’s best value in golf.
 jmalinowski@oceanpinesgolf.org  / 410-641-6057
100 Clubhouse Dr.  Ocean Pines, MD
877.GOLFOCEAN /  Photo Gallery

Get Away with Ocean Pines Rec & Parks World Travel Vacation Offers .

3 World Travel Collette Vacations to choose
and RNR Tours to Irleand.
Click Destination Name for more Info
BUS TRIP TO ANNAPOLIS
SAT, MAY 14th
 
TAKE A VACATION TO IRELAND!
IRELAND TOUR:

September 18 – 25, 2016
7 Nights / 8 Days  Tour of Ireland
 For more info. call Debbie  410-641-7052 or email ddonahue@oceanpines.org 


GAS UP IN OCEAN PINES! 
Ocean Pines Marina Opens This Sunday!
Open 8am – 6pm May & June
Open 6am – 6pm July & Aug
Open 8am – 6pm Sept & Oct.
Also stocked with ice, cold drinks, ice cream, snacks, and minnows.  For info, call 410-410-7447
Join us at the Cove/Yacht Club
Open 4pm on Thursday
Open 11am Friday – Saturday
Open 9am Sunday Brunch 
 
 
Nightly Specials and Special Events
Mother’s Day “Jazz” Brunch Buffet with Suzette Pritchett, Sunday May 8th, 10am – 2pm
RSVP 410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
View Menu
 
$5 burgers for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sundays.  11-2pm
HAPPY HOUR TWO TIMES ALL WKND!
Thurs- Sun 4pm – 7pm & Fri-Sun 11am -2pm
Promo Ends May 14th.
NIGHTLY SPECIALS
Thursday – Fried Chicken Dinner  $12.50++
 

Friday – Date Night
 

with

Aaron Howell from 6-10pm
Saturday – Prime Rib Special
Sunday – Trivia with Food Specials!
(final one til Fall)
 
SPECIAL EVENTS
Aaron Howell 5/6, Kevin Poole 5/13
Rick and Regina 5/14, Suzette Pritchett 5/15
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org

Ocean Pines Racquet Sport
Clinics and Events!
Special Tennis Events Coming Up
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Adult Shot of the Day Clinic – View Flyer
Adult Ladder Challenge – View Flyer
Tennis Family Play Day – View Flyer
TRY A RACQUET SPORT 
Free Clinic and Week Trial (all Racquet Sports)
 Pickleball Clinics  
One hour clinics for First Time Beginners, on two Friday afternoons.
Click  here for more info about  pickleball.
*Fridays, May 13 & 20, 2:30-3:30pm,
$10  – Indoors at the Community Center

Free Platform Tennis Clinic Every Saturday
@ Noon. free week of play
Call  410-641-7052, rec@oceanpines.org

$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.
View Webpage for Info on all 3 sports. 

OP Farmers 

Market open every Saturday 
 8 am-1 pm in 
White Horse Park
Five years ago this month, we opened the Ocean Pines Farmers Market for the first time. It’s been a great journey, as we constantly look to improve and better serve you. You’re the reason we’re here and we couldn’t be more grateful for your patronage.

ITS MAY, WHATS IN SEASON NOW? –
 Arugula, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli Rabe, Carrots, Chard, Collards, Greens, Fresh Garlic & Scapes, Herbs, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuces, Morels, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Radishes, Ramps, Rhubarb, Salad Greens, Spinach, Strawberries, Sugar & Snap Peas, Turnips.
VENDOR SPECIAL !
Great Expectations farm has announced their May Market Special. Here’s your chance to get a BBQ Box to kick-off grilling season. Included: 2 New York Strip Steaks, 1 Pork Spare Ribs, 1 pkg. of 4 beef patties (1/4 lb.), and 1 specialty sausage. Pre-order for pick-up at market this Saturday. Text of call Dawn at 410-463-2841

SAVE MONEY ON TICKETS AT REC AND PARKS!

DISCOUNTED THEME PARK TICKETS
Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks offer discounted amusement park tickets to your favorite park instead of paying full price at the gate.  Stop by the Community Center to purchase.
Parks include:  Busch Gardens, Digglerland USA, Dorney Park, Dutch Wonderland, Hershey Park, Kings Dominion, Sahara Sam’s Oasis, Sesame Place, Six Flags America, Six Flags Great Adventure, and Water Country USA.

Jolly Roger Amusement Tickets will be offered Memorial Day weekend.

Discount Regal Cinema Tickets available now!

COMMUNITY EVENTS
 

Ask  Master Gardener
Every Tuesday May-September     1:00-4:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
Offered by the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service. Master gardeners will be available to help you with your gardening questions. Please put your plant damage samples in a plastic bag and label the bag with your name and phone number. If your questions cannot be answered at the time of submission, it will be researched and someone will get back to you .
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 Gift Shop at White Horse Park

Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Selection of handmade items created by local crafters from the Pine’eer Craft Club – at very reasonable prices. You’ll find unique jewelry, & more. Open all year. 2016 Arts and Craft Festival Application.  Event Aug. 6, 2016.

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Ocean Pines Ping Pong Club
Meets Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
All levels are welcome to join in! Contact Eric Bowers
at 410-208-1794 for more information.
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Buckingham K-Kids & American Cancer Society Relay for Life Fundraiser
Friday, May 6-Saturday, May 7
Frontier Town Campground
Buckingham Elementary K-Kids, one the of the Kiwanis student leadership clubs, is raising money for this year’s Relay for Life event. Donations may be made online at www.relayforlife.org/northworcestermd.
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Ocean Pines Players Auditions for
 “The Odd Couple” Female Version
Friday, May 6     Beginning at 5:00 pm
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Ocean City
Auditions for 2 male and 2 female characters for this production by the Ocean Pines Players are by appointment only. Performance dates are July 22-24 and July 29-31. For appointments and information, call Jerry at 443-668-3072 or visit the Ocean Pines Players on Facebook.

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Assateague Coastal Trust Native Plant & Heirloom Tomato, Pepper & Herb Sale
Saturday, May 7     8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Corner of Old OC Boulevard and Main Street, Berlin
Shop for native flowering perennials, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and herbs at this annual sale. Advance orders may be placed online atactforbays.org or by calling 410-629-1538. Advance orders may be picked up on May 7. Volunteers are needed – call 410-629-1538 to participate.
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1st Annual Just Walk Berlin “Spring Walk”
Saturday, May 7
8:30 am registration / 9:15 walk begins
Worcester Youth and Family Counseling, Berlin
Free
Join the Worcester County Health Department and the Town of Berlin Parks Commission for a stroll through Stephen Decatur Park. The “Spring Walk” will include a 1-mile loop around Berlin as well as a longer route through Stephen Decatur Park. Free health screenings will be provided by Atlantic General Hospital and the Worcester County Health Department from 9:30-11 am. Vernon Powell will be on site to provide free shoe fittings and all walkers will be entered in a drawing for door prizes, including a Fit Bit. Preregistration is encouraged. Call 410-632-0056

MBS Derby Night

Saturday, May 7     4:00 pm
Claddagh on the Shore, Fenwick Island, Delaware
Watch the run for the roses, sip on mint juleps and eat fantastic food including a live pit stand. Live music and Chinese auction. Reservations are limited – visit www.mostblessedsacramentschool.com.

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Colonial Village Yard Sale
Saturday, May 14     8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Colonial Village, Mumford’s Landing, Ocean Pines
Open to the public.

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Worcester County Garden Club Plant Auction and Sale
Saturday, May 14     10:00 am
Calvin B. Taylor Museum, Berlin
Annuals, perennials, herbs, gift baskets and much more for sale. In the event of inclement weather, the sale will be held Sunday, May 15 at 1:00 pm. Contact Glenda Clarke at 410-632-2504 for more information.
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Ocean Pines Boat Club Spring Fling
Sunday, May 15     6:00-10:00 pm
Golden Sands Condominiums, 22nd Floor
$35 per person Boat Club members / $38 nonmembers
Cocktails and appetizers will be served from 6:00-7:00 pm; buffet dinner and dancing from 7:00-10:00 pm. Music by Bob Hughes. Please contact Tim Mullin at 410-641-6139 for tickets no later than May 9.
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Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines Meeting
Wednesday, May 18     3:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
Patrick Dougherty, a pharmacist at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, will be the guest speaker at this month’s meeting. For more information, call 302-436-4378.

CLICK HERE to view all events

 

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