This Week in the Pines 7-26

Sunset over the Yacht Club
taken by Lauren Graham

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 OCEAN PINES BOAT CLUB
“FESTIVAL OF BOATS” BOAT PARADE
July 26, 2014

Join the Ocean Pines Boat Club for a day of family fun and entertainment at the “Festival of Boats” boat parade!  Parade participants should use decorations, costumes and music to express this year’s theme, “Fantasy.”

Prizes will be awarded in four categories.

The festivities begin at Pintail Park at 12:00 pm.  Bring chairs and pack a lunch, or purchase hot dogs and drinks from the Kiwanis. There will be games for kids and adults, contests, balloon-making by Crabby the Clown, and a variety of contests with prizes to the winners!  The parade lineup will begin at 1:30 pm, with the parade beginning at Pintail Park at 2:00 pm.  Judging will take place at the Grand Canal starting at 2:45 pm.

SEE PARADE ROUTE AND MAPS BELOW

Summer Family Fun Celebrations All Week! 
  
SATURDAY – 7/26 OCEAN PINES BOAT PARADE 

SATURDAY – 7/26
OP Flea Market and Farmers Market 8am – 1pm White Horse Park
Joe Smooth & 2 Much Stuff – The Cove at Ocean Pines (Yacht Club) 6-10pm
SUNDAY – 7/27
Buffet Brunch 9am – 1pm OP Yacht Club
Kaleb Brown 2-6pm OP Beach Club
Rick and Lennon LaRicci 5-9 The Cove at Ocean Pines (Yacht Club)

MONDAY – 7/28

Free Movie in the Park – Monsters University 
Summer Camps & Sports Camp continue – see below for start dates
TUESDAY-7/29
Beach Body Boarding Camp – Sign Up!
Smooth & Remy 2-6pm Beach Club
WEDNESDAY -7/30
Family Fun Night at YC Pool!  6-8pm
THURSDAY-7/31
Free Concert in the Park – White Horse Park – FULL CIRCLE 7pm.
Bring Chairs and a picnic and BYOB. Drinks & food also for sale.
FRIDAY – 8/1
Full CircleDUO – The Cove at Ocean Pines (Yacht Club)
Yoga at the Beach –  8-9am Beach Club
Kaleb Brown 2-6pm Beach Club

OP Rec and Parks in FULL SWING! 
Sign up now, something for all age groups and interests!
 Open DAILY  8am – 10pm
Discounted Jolly Roger, Amusement Parks, and Regal
Movie Tickets on Sale at the OP Community Center!  
Bus Trips
  Wallops Island Tour
Sat, July 31st (waiting list only)
another one planned.
Drinking Habits Show
Sat, August 17th

Aquatics Classes   

Outdoor Shape-ups H20 – July 28
Yacht Club Drop-in & Wake Up

  July 29 thru Aug 29

NEW SWIM LESSONS START 
Morning and Evenings, Ages 3 & up
Aug 4 thru 14 
or call for PRIVATE LESSONS $40 per class per student for 45 min.
410-641-5255/443-397-0455
REGISTRATIONS STARTING FOR:

Music & Movement with Mister Don – July 30
Beach Body Boarding Camp – July 29/Aug 12

Groovy Tie Dye T-shirts – July 31
**NEW Aaron Wyatt’s Basketball Training Camp – Aug 4-7

RIPKEN BASEBALL CAMP RETURNS – Aug 5-7
Matt Dove’s Skateboard Camp – Aug 5-7
Stand UP paddleboard Camp – Aug 5&7
Brian Stoher’s SURF Camp @ Beach Club – Aug 1, 8, 15

 

 Community Center is open Daily for sign ups or stop by any pools for more information and meet lifeguards and staff.

 OPA Administration Office 
open Saturdays 8am – 2pm 
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm   
  FIVE POOLS  TO GET YOUR SWIM ON!
$8 Residents / $6 Kids age 5-17
$9 all others  / $7 Kids age 5-17
 SWIM, SWING, SERVE!!
Ask about our first time member discounts in Tennis.  2014 Dog Park Tags can be purchased the Community Center daily.   Please bring current rabies vaccination info.
 Seasonal Boat slip rentals and transient slips available.
For more info, call 410-641-7717 or email us
Daily Pool Rates: 5 pools open now!
Daily Pool Fees: Pay Cash at Door
OP Residents & Homeowners
Adults 18 – up: $8 Children 5- 17: $6 
Non-Residents/Guests of Residents-  add $1Save $$ with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards now available at the Admin Building at 239 Ocean Pkwy.
Adults $35 for 5 visits and Youth (5-17) $25 for 5 visits
$5 off for Resident Swim Membership Holders
** Reload the Cards at Sports Core or Admin

Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club was host to a MISGA tournament this week.

THANK YOU to Billy Casper’s team, our golf members, and volunteers for their support and hard work to make events like this that bring golfers from all of the Eastern Shore to show off our course and invite them back!
MISGA = Maryland Interclub Seniors Golf Association www.misga.org 

Snap Shots! 

 


  The course is looking great, play 9 or 18!  

Visit the Tern Grille open daily for breakfast and lunch, course snacks, cold beer, and full bar with TV’s to chill in the A/C!  Latest Golf merchandise available for sale in our pro shop.  Relax in the shade by the putting green activity or take some swings on the driving range!   

    t
hru August 2014 FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES 410-641-6057
call for group, guest, and other rates.  


www.oceanpinesgolf.org
CHECK OUT OUR NEW GOLF WEBSITE!

   

Special events at Ocean Pines Racquet Complex
Mark your calendars – there are 3 more Block Parties

 AUG 1 (new date), August 31, Sept 13.

No charge to attend a Block Party.  Please bring a side dish.  You can play Pickleball, Platform Tennis and/or Tennis.  All are invited to attend, learn, watch, play, & cheer us on!

Reminder, the next Block Party is now Friday Aug 1 @ 4:30 PM

The Block Party will be preceded by a Tennis Clinic conducted by

Ellis Ferreira and Dave Marshall 2:00 – 4:00 PM.

 Ellis Ferreira is a two Grand Slam Tournament Winner at the Australian Open Men’s Doubles 2000, and Mixed Doubles at the Australian Open 2001.

Clinic Fee is $40.00/person, Sign up in the Club House.

 

Ellis, and Dave will host a Pro Exhibition Match during the Block Party.

Block Party will include Tennis, Platform Tennis, and Pickle Ball.

FOOD: Hot Dogs will be available.

Please bring a covered dish and your own beverages.  It is suggested The Tennis Players covered dish =type of salad, Potato, Macaroni, Greens/tossed, or baked bean dishes. Pickle and Platform will be asked to bring Apps, and Dessert!

 

  Free Platform Tennis Clinic Saturdays @ 12Noon

Beginner at noon, Advanced at 12:30pm
Annual Membership start at $150

  NEW TO  TENNIS OR A VISITING GUEST?? 

Monday & Wednesday Evening 5:00 PM Mixed Doubles.
These events offer a more competitive Doubles play and include Mixed Doubles, Ladies, Doubles, or Men’s Doubles depending on the turnout on that particular evening, with a social time following play.  $10.00 Guest Fee

 

Hey Pickleball Players!   

Ocean Pines has a new Amenity Offering and
Outdoor Pickleball Courts are ready for play!

sign up for Drop-in times, http://goo.gl/IuRR2A 
 The NEW TIME for Sunday drop-in Pickleball is 1:30-4:30pm.

INDOOR or OUTDOORS – SEE SIGN UP SHEET
New Players Instruction 4:30-5:30pm.

 Available Pickleball Memberships
Residents play 3 sports and save!  

$150 Family, $100 Individual, $135 Non-Resident Individual.
410-641-7717 admin / 410-641-7228 pro shop

August Events Calendar
Be sure to pick up your August calendar for a list of all events next month! Click here for a printable version
 
The Ocean Pines Anglers Club hosted the 18th annual Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest on a cool but pleasant  Saturday morning . 76 youth participated in 3 age groups ranging from 4 to 16  and held at the South Gate pond in Ocean Pines. DNR was on hand to help educate and the Anglers Club provided free bait.  The young anglers managed to pull close to 100 fish from the pond which were measured and tallied by Anglers Club members. Trophies and rods and reels were awarded to the top anglers but every youth that participated received a prize thanks to the generous support of event sponsors. Shown are the 1st place winners.

Winners L to R;  Alayna Adkins; largest fish 4-7.   Gabriel Vitak; most fish 4-7.  Jacob Ehm; most fish 8-11.  JD  Francone;  largest fish 8-11.  Blake Harden; largest fish 12-16.  Tyler Wright;  most fish 12-16.

Summer Deals for Ocean Pines Residents & Guests!    

Sam’s Club Membership (download offer)
Jolly Roger & Inlet Pier Rides  (see offers)

Amusement Park Tickets (see park tix)

 Regal Movie Tickets – save $$
Visit the Community Center  open DAILY 8am – 10pm 

Open all day, entertainment , food and fun
Opens daily 11am – 6pm / Pool opens daily 10am – 6pmBAR & GRILLE OPEN
Come over and Try ouri New, Awesome Menu!
View Menu Front – includes Apps & Kids Menu

View Menu Back – Wraps, Burgers, Salads & More!

LIVE MUSIC BOOKED!   MID-WEEK MUSIC WEDNESDAY!
Sun 7/27 & Fri 8/1 Kaleb Brown 2- 6pm
Tues 7/29 Smooth and Remy 2-6pm
Come check out our 2nd floor Bar & Grill Open now has
A/C! The ol’ “goose hangs high”as some may recall! A truly classic, timeless place with an awesome view! and friendly people, drinks, food, pool, and sounds of the seagulls! 2nd level has restrooms. (accessed by stairways)  

 

This Sun 7/27 – Reggae Deck Party w/Kaleb Brown 2-6pm   

VIEW 2014 Entertainment Schedule  

Grill 410-524-2957 / Pool 410-524-2979 

The Ocean Pines Anglers Club has announced the winners of 18th annual Art Hansen Memorial Youth Fishing Contest held on Saturday, July 19 at the South Gate Pond in Ocean Pines.Seventy-six youth ages 4 to 16 participated in three age groups.

In the ages 4 to 7 category, Alayna Akins won for largest fish; Gabriel Vitak won for most fish.  In the ages 8 to 11 category, JD Francone won for largest fish; Jacob Ehm won for most fish.  In the ages 12 to 16 category, Blake Hardenwon for largest fish; Tyler Wright won for most fish.  The winners received trophies, rods and reels. Close to 100 fish, which were measured and tallied by Anglers Club members, were pulled from the pond.  Anglers Club members also provided free bait, and representatives from the Department of Natural Resources were on hand to offer education.  All contest participants received prizes donated by event sponsors.

Ocean Pines Yacht Club & The Cove – Open to the Public!Come by Boat, Bike, Car, Foot and SUP!  

Live Music THIS Weekend 

Saturday Joe Smooth & 2 Much stuff    6pm – 10pm
Sunday Rick and Lennon LaRicci  5pm – 9pm

 

View 2014 Entertainment and Events Schedule

View webpage   

Sunday Brunch Buffets

2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm

 $15 adults / $7.50 kids 6-12.  410-641-7501

Join us for Happy Hour  Every Mon – Fri 4-7pmOutdoor Bar  OPEN!

New Yacht Club Pool Open daily to the public 10am – 7pm  

Twilight Swim 4pm – 7pm  Entry $4  residents / $5 other

Adults Only at this Pool Please except
Family Fun Nights at this pool every Wednesday 6-8pm  

Pay at the door – VIEW RATES & OPTIONS 

410-641-5255 Aquatics Dept. / 410-641-6722 Pool Phone

 

   Gas Up, Tie Up, and Come up for Fun!    The OP Marina is open daily @ 6am- 6pm   We are currently selling non-ethanol gas, bait (squid / shiners) & oil.   Tie Ups available for dining and entertainment, transient slips and seasonal slips available call 410-641-7447

    Like us on Facebook  SIGN UP FOR OUR  RESTAURANTS EBLAST to bring you  entertainment schedules, events, wine tastings, menus, specials & more!  info@oceanpines.org

 

OCEAN PINES AQUATICS OUTDOOR POOLS OPEN TO PUBLIC
DAILY AT 10:00AM
Visit www.oceanpines.org  or 
Stop by any OP facility & pay cash @ door! 
SPORTS CORE INDOOR POOL OPEN DAILY
10am – 9pm ,lap lanes, lessons and class times vary.
see pool for details or sign up for classes rec@oceanpines.org
Beach Club Pool Open Daily 10am – 6pm
Enjoy the ocean sounds, live entertainment and new menu at the grille.  49th Street and the Ocean in Ocean City Md!
Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
See admin for beach parking lot passes!

 

Swim & Racquet Pool open daily 10am – 9pm 
New splash Pad is OPEN!
soon!  Kayak,Canoe, SUP rentals, fitness, outriggers and more!
Yacht Club Pool – adults only open daily 10am – 7pm
FAMILY FUN NIGHT TONIGHT at 6pm!
Food and Drinks for sale! 
 Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
Family Fun Nights Kids Party Wed. (no twilight)
   Mumford’s Landing Pool Open Daily 10am – 6pm
New Baby Pool and Changing Tables!
Twilight Swim 4-6pm for $4 /$5
  SWIM ALOT??…SIGN UP FOR YOUR SUMMER OR ANNUAL SWIM MEMBERSHIP TO OP POOLS NOW!
Swim all summer in all open pools for one payment or spread out an annual membership over 11 payments.
Member Guests will receive discounts on Daily Passes!
410-641-5255 – pool / 410-641-7052 to register or
email rec@oceanpines.org for info. 
  All Welcome! Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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  SATURDAY  FARMERS MARKET IN WHITE HORSE PARK!

Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce will be in the
“Community Corner Tent: And Worcester County Humane Society.
  Stop by and say Hi.
See you in the Park tomorrow!

OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm White Horse Park!

open to the public!  

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Boat Club “The Festival of the Boats” Parade

Saturday, July 26

Festivities begin at 12:00 pm / Parade begins at 2:00 pm

Pintail Park

Activities will include games, contests, Crabby the Clown, and more.  The parade will start from Pintail Park at 2:00 pm, with the judging taking place at the Grand Canal starting at 2:45 pm. (View the 2014 Ocean Pines Boat Club “Festival of the Boats” boat parade route here.)  After the parade, the boats will return to Pintail Park for the awards ceremony.  The Kiwanis Club will be serving hot dogs and drinks or pack a picnic.  For more information, please contact Steven Stein at 410-641-8930 or spikerex@aol.com  or Fred Heinlen at 410-208-3165 or fheinlen5@msn.com.

 

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37th Annual Pine’eer Arts & Crafts Festival

Saturday, August 2     9:00 am to 3:00 pm

White Horse Park

The 37th annual Pine’eer Arts & Crafts Festival, hosted by the Pine’eer Craft Club in partnership with the Ocean Pines Association, will feature over 100 artisans and crafters selling handcrafted items.  The event will also include music by The Honeycombs, children’s activities and an opportunity to learn more about the many social and service groups in Ocean Pines.  Food vendors will be selling refreshments and parking is free.  Call Barb at 410-726-8062 or Carol  410-208-4317 for more information.

For a table for your group, call 410-641-7717 x 3014

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Saturday, August 2             Register by Friday, August 1

Win Cash & Prizes, fish from shore, boat, dock, or pier in MD or DE

Free tshirt for first 100 entries, 410-641-5306 or visit www.oceanpineschamber.org for info or to sign up.

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