This Week in the Pines

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On Monday, August 11th, Billy Casper’s World’s Largest Golf Outing benefiting Wounded Warrior Project was held across 120+ courses in 26 states. WLGO is more than just a great day of golf; it’s about making a difference in the lives of our injured service men and women through participation and team fundraising. Pictured are the participants who played the Ocean Pines course that day.  Team Rider raised the most for a team and the course has raised almost $4,000 total.  Lots of fun and for a great cause!!

FIRST Family Fun Night! INDOOR POOL! 

September 26th 6:00 – 8:30PM

Sports Core Pool

  Fun for the entire family! The indoor pool is open for all ages to enjoy as a variety of music fills the air! Food and beverages will be for sale.  Entry Fee:  $3 Swim Members / $5 Residents / $7 Non-Residents

 

                      

 Fall Events are in full swing! Free Health Fair Sat, Oct. 4th
All events and activities open to the Public!  
 
WEDNESDAY – 9/25
Rosh Hashanah begins
FRIDAY – 9/26
Family Fun Night 6-8:30pm Sports Core Pool
P.E.P Club Friday Night Social 6:30pm Comm Center
Joe Smooth & 2 Much Stuff 6-10pm The Cove
SATURDAY – 9/27
Farmers Market at White Horse Park 8-1pm
Fall Flea Market 8-12pm Corvettes Car Show Walgreens 10am -1pm
Board of Directors Meeting 9am Comm Center
Rusty Works Begins 10am Sports Core
Kevin Poole 6-10pm The Cove
SUNDAY- 9/28
Brunch @ The Cove 9-1pm Football Game Specials
MONDAY 9/29
Creaky Joints I Begins 11am Sports Core Pool
TUESDAY 9/30
Creaky Joints II Begins 11am Sports Core Pool
WEDNESDAY 10/1
Free Blood Pressure Check 10-11am Community Center Board of Directors Orientation Session Beach Club
THURSDAY 10/2

Board of Directors Orientation Session Ends Beach Club

FRIDAY 10/3
SATURDAY 10/4
Yom Kippur begins at Sundown
Farmers Market at White Horse Park 8-1pm
Community Health Fair 8am-12pm Community Center
Judy Boggs Town Meeting 10am OP Library
Corvettes of OP Weekend at the Beach Club 12Noon
SUNDAY 10/5
Brunch @ The Cove 9-1pm
MSO Fall Concert 3pm Community Church
LAST DAY for Trolley Service
View Sept Calendar below or visit www.oceanpines.org  for more info
October Calendar Coming Soon!
September Calendar!
THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERY GENERATION – OCEAN PINES!
Be sure to pick up your September calendar for a list of all events this month or click  HERE to download
October Calendar Coming Soon!

Fall Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market
The indoor/outdoor Flea Market welcomes vendors selling gently used clothing, children’s items, household items, collectibles and more. Indoor spaces will be inside the Community Center gymnasium and include an 8′ table and a chair. Outdoor spaces will be the parking lot spaces in front of the Administration Building (bring your own table). Spaces for Ocean Pines residents are $15 for indoor and $10 for outdoor. Spaces for non-residents are $20 for indoor and $10 for outdoor. Please register by visiting the Ocean Pines Rec. and Park Department or by calling 410-641-7052.

   Fall In Love with OP Golf!    Ocean Pines Golf Rates

18 Holes:  $65 before 3PM w/cart / $40 3pm-Closing w/cart

9 Holes: $35 anytime w/cart or $25 walking

beer-food-football-banner.jpg   NLF Sunday Special for Residents

$40 before 1pm / $30 after 1pm —–18 holes w/cart

Stop at the Tern Grill for Football Sunday Game Food and Drink Specials!

 

Tournaments & Outings  

Veterans Golf Tournament – Oct 22nd!  – Sign Up at Pro-Shop 

Entry fee includes greens fees with cart, range balls, grab-and-go lunch, door prize entry, dinner buffet, awards, prizes and goody bag.  Captain’s choice, scramble format.  Men’s, ladies’ and mixed teams welcome.  Contests include hole-in-one, straightest drive, putting and closest to pin.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.   

Get your FREE Rewards Card Today!
Every time you play 18 holes, you save

 

Round 1 – $5 Off* (Free bucket of range balls)
Round 2 – $10 Off* (15% Off Golf Shop Purchase)
Round 3 – $15 Off* (25% Off Golf Shop Purchase)
Round 4 – Free Greens Fee / Cart Fee Required
Discount applies to rack rate or specified card rate.
Cooler Temps. Lower Rates. Enjoyable Play.
Rack-Up Rewards This Fall!

 

 

Tern Grille – Cold Drinks, Lite Fare, Fresh Food, and Snacks!

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

   

www.oceanpinesgolf.orgCHECK OUT OUR NEW GOLF WEBSITE!

OP Aquatics! 
WINTER SWIM MEMBERSHIPS START OCT 1st!
  Stop by and check out our Fall programs, swim classes, and new offerings in the FALL ACTIVITY GUIDE!  download now  Visit our website calendars for info too!
Sports Core Indoor Pool – Open Year Round!
Open Daily from 10am-9pm
This facility offers a large, heated indoor pool with a slide, spacious indoor & outdoor sundecks and loungers. The Sports Core Pool hosts fitness classes, swim lessons, and special events all year for all ages and is perfect for birthday parties. Swim members may use this pool for lap lanes daily starting at 6am.
Swim Classes and Events

Swim Classes Starting Register now to save your spot!   410-641-7052
Starfish (3-5yo) Wednesday’s 5-5:45pm Sept 24th-Oct 29th
Guppies (5-7yo) Saturday’s 9-9:45am Sept 27th-Nov 1st
  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!
Year-Round…..New Vendors Weekly.
HAY RIDES $1
Visit Webpage for list of vendors and upcoming events!    

Live Market Music!

 

            Uke of Earl with 

           Charlie Flagiello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRESH AT MARKET

Produce

– Late season tomatoes, Lima Beans, Eggplant, Spaghetti Squash, Butternut Squash, Acorn Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Red Beets, Greens, Apples and Pears

 

 

                

Fall Decor

Mums, Flowering Cabbage, Flowering Kale, Ornamental Peppers, Indian Corn, Gourds, and Pumpkins of every size and shape!

 

 

COMMUNITY CORNER TENT  

September 27th
The Worcester County Humane Society returns to the Ocean Pines Farmers Market.
This nonprofit organization needs your donations to help operate the “no-kill” shelter. They are asking the community to bring the following items to the market and drop them off at their table

Dog Toys

Cat Litter

Verus dog and cat food – canned & dry (Verus is the prefered brand of food used by the shelter)

Dog Kongs – all sizes

Peanut Butter
Libman mops
Toilet Paper Paper Towels
Brooms and Dust Pans
Bleach
Hand sanitizer
Dish Liquid & laundry detergent
Join us and support this great organization with your donations!

 

 

 

                                           
     NEW VENDORS!!!

 

9/27 – Seashell Sweets Retro Confections joins the Ocean Pines Farmers Market on Saturday, September 27th. Gina and Kate bring their converted retro camper to market filled with local-made ice cream, baked goods, old fashion candies, beverages and more.

VISITING VENDOR – The Lēf Tea Company brings their gourmet loose leaf teas and products to this Saturday’s market.  Meet the Lēf Tea Company team that is proud of their knowledge about taste and expertise in making tea. They believe the calming sensation that comes from drinking tea is universal, and the ingredients should reflect the various countries and cultures around us. Their primary focus is to bring you a diverse selection of flavors, and mix them to create a perfect drink

 

UPCOMING FARMERS MARKET EVENTS
Kids Market Zone – Pumpkin Palooza
Pumpkin Palooza invades the Kids Market Zone on Saturday, September 27th. Ms. Vicki and her Pumpkin Patch Assistance will be crafting with the children between 9:00 am to 12 noon. Each child will choose a pumpkin and then decorate it with a wide variety of craft materials. This Kids Market Zone activity is open to all children between the ages of 3 to 14. The cost is $6.00 per child. The Kids Market Zone is located next to the Holy Trinity Pantry. Proceeds from this Kids Market Zone activity are being donated to the Holy Trinity Church.
Yoga in The Pavilion with Kristin Quinn – September 27th
All level yoga enthusiast are welcome for this  Meet Me At The Market with Kristin Quinn, a 200RYT certified yoga therapist. Release tensions, center yourself and energize with this free Therapeutic Flow session. We’ll gather under the Memorial Pavilion on June 21st at 9:30 am. If you would like to reserve at free mat or if you have any questions, please email Kristin at kquinn@ecyoga.com .
   Open Mic on the Market Stage   
Bring your musical talents to the Ocean Pines Farmers Market! Charlie Flagiello hosts our first Open Mic on Saturday, October 18th from 10 am to 1 pm. Amateur or professional, solo or group, all ages and styles of music are welcome to take our center stage. Participation is free. To register for a time, email Charlie Flagiello at Charlie@atbeach.com

 

VENDORS FINISHED FOR THE SEASON
Baker Farms – Returning June 2015 / Rainbow Farms – Returning May 2015
Naturally Sunkissed Farm – Returning May 2015
OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm White Horse Park!

open to the public!  New Vendors welcome!  Like us on Facebook


Fall Activity Guide is HERE!  Fall Indoor / Outdoor Flea Market Sat, Sept. 27th 8am – Noon Vendors Wanted.  410-641-7052 or email rec@oceanpines.org Stop in today for a copy or click to download!
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Ocean Pines Yacht Club / The Cove Restaurant
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER WED – SUN

CLICK HERE FOR NEW FALL MENU!

FALL EVENTS
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – Wed, Oct 29 – $38 pp
RSVP 410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
Bethany’s Travel Show – Thurs, Oct 30 – 4pm – 8pm
Meet and Talk with Great Vendors, door prizes, show specials, and refreshments.  RSVP 302-933-0955 / cmccabe@dreamvacationinc.com

JOIN US FOR SUNDAY FOOTBALL SPECIALS!!
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Sunday Brunch Buffet 2nd Floor Dining, 9am – 1pm
 $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & less free 410-641-7501 for reservations
Join us for Happy Hour  Every Wed- Fri 4-7pm
Lunch & Dinner Specials Wed – Sunday, New Menu NOW!
The OP Marina is open daily @ 8am – 6pm.
Selling non-ethanol gas, bait  & oil, ice, ice cream, sodas etc.
Tie Ups available for dining and entertainment and transient slips available.

410-641-7447

 

 Live Music THIS Weekend 

Fri, Sept 26th     Joe Smooth and 2 Much Stuff

Saturday, Sept 27th  Kevin Poole

 

 

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info@oceanpines.org410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org

 

    Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex Happenings!  3 Racquet Sports Now Offered! Residents can play all 3 and Save $!

Free Platform Tennis Clinics 

**NEW Thursdays at 5pm & Saturdays @ 12Noon

Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!
Contact Jim Freeman 215-704-4592

or Mike Petito 443-614-7492 Annual Membership start at $150    Ocean Pines 50+ Mixed Tournament 

 Oct 11 & 12 @ Manklin Meadows

 

Tennis – Mixed Doubles Evenings   NEW 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

Season Closing Meeting at the Tennis Facility:Sunday, Sept 28, 2014 1:00 PM.

Pickleball Celebration!

NEW DATES FOR $15 Pickleball Clinics 

November Pickleball Clinic for Beginners

Tell your friends, they can sign-up now for the November Clinic which will be held at the Community Center, four Sundays in November, starting Nov 9th at 4:30pm. Participants sign up through OP Recreation & Parks Dept, Phone # 410.641.7052

who: ages 12 and older     when:Sundays, Nov 9, 16, 23 and 30     time: 4:30-5:30pm

instructors: Frank Creamer and Julie Woulfe     cost: $15/participant per 4 week session

 The NEW TIMES for drop-in Pickleball 

Sundays – Indoor and Outdoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Tuesdays – Outdoor – 8:30-11:30am and Indoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Wednesdays – Outdoor 6:00-9:30

Thursdays – Indoor – 1:30-4:30pm

Saturdays – Outdoor – 8:30-11:30am

 

Williamsburg Fall Classic Pickleball Tournament

Oct. 11, 2014 – The James City County Parks & Recreation Fall Tournament  October 11, 2014. The competition has always been first rate, and October is a great time of year to visit the area.

 

Pickleball at the Delaware Senior Olympics

Saturday and Sunday October 20th and 21st

There are 130 pickleball players signed up for this event, many of whom are either from Ocean Pines or often play in Ocean Pines. Results to be reported next week. Here are the approximate start times for Sunday. Mixed doubles begins at 8:30am and singles begin at 1pm. Located at the Wellness and Fitness Center, Delaware State University, 1200 N. Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

 

410-641-7717 admin / 410-641-7228 pro shop

OP Rec and Parks FALL FUN CONTINUES! 
Comm Ctr  

Sign up now, something for all age groups and interests!
Open Mon- Sat from 8am – 10pm / Sun 10am – 6pm
Discounted Amusement Parks and Regal Movie Tickets
on Sale at the OP Community Center!
Quick Links
REGISTRATIONS STARTING FOR:
Little Shooters Basketball Oct 11th
Hoopsters Basketball Oct 11th
Self Defense – Hapkido  Oct 13
Hand Dancing Class Oct 14
Dodgeball Wars Oct 17th (Grades 6-8)
Nasa Wallops Island Tours Set
Oct. 9 & Nov 18. 
Reserve Space at Rec Center 410-641-7052 or email rec@oceanpines.org for info – these will sell out fast!! 
SIGN UP NOW FOR BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON, DC FOR THE 2014 METROPOLOITAN COOKING AND ENTERTAINING SHOW & COOKING DEMO WITH BOBBY FLAY!
Sunday, November 9th
Join us to see an in-person celebrity chef demonstration by Bobby Flay.
Fore more information, Please cont

act the OP Rec and Park Department at 410-641-7052
Like us on Facebook

 Community Center is open Daily for sign ups

 COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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Democratic Club of Worcester County

Thursday, September 25

Refreshments 6:30 pm / Meeting 7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

National Archivist Dick Jacobs will be the guest speaker at this monthly meeting.  He will share interesting stories about his career as an archivist, custodian of presidential libraries and his custody of the famous “Nixon Tapes.”   ***

Corvettes of Ocean Pines Car Show

Saturday, September 27     10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Walgreens of Ocean Pines

$10 per entry

All proceeds from this car show will be donated to the Breast Cancer Society.  Winners will be chosen by spectator votes for most popular vehicle.  Cars, trucks and bikes are eligible for entry.  Hot dogs, chips, water, baked goods, and breast cancer merchandise will be available for a small donation.  To donate baked goods, please contact Tom Johnson at 410-208-3811.

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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines

Thursday, October 2     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Mary Henderson, coordinator for Worcester County, will discuss Women Supporting Women at this monthly meeting.  Light refreshments will be served and a 50/50 raffle will be held.  For more information, contact Dianna Bolyard at 410-208-9326 or diannabolyard@aol.com.

 

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  A Taste of the Arts

Sunday, Oct. 12th
Worcester Cunty Arts Council

1pm – 4pm    OP Community Center  $15 in advance, $20 at door, 410-641-0809

 

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Community Health Fair

Saturday, October 4     8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

Join the Ocean Pines Association, Atlantic General Hospital and Peninsula Regional Medical Center at this free community event.  Free screenings will be offered, including blood pressure, bone density, flu shots, foot screening, hearing screening, skin cancer screening, stroke assessment, pulse oximetry and dermascan.  Other screenings and health-related information, including exercise, nutrition and life safety, will also be available.  Call 410-641-7052 for more information.

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Commissioner Judy Boggs – Final BOGGS Town Meeting

Saturday, October 4      10:00 am

Ocean Pines Library

County Commissioner Judy Boggs will discuss current county issues that impact Ocean Pines and northern Worcester County at her final town meeting.  Topics include current and future construction projects in the area, the progress of natural gas availability in the county, the latest news regarding the Ocean Downs Casino and Racetrack and more.  All are invited to attend and participate in the discussions.  For more information, call 410-641-6158.

 

 

Corvettes of Ocean Pines Corvette Weekend

Saturday, October 4     12:00 pm

Ocean Pines Parking Area – 4901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City

Visit www.corvetteweekend.com for more information.

 

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Season Premiere Concert

Sunday, October 5     3:00 pm

Community Church at Ocean Pines

The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra kicks off the season with its “Viennese Heroes” season premiere.  Jonathan Carney will be the featured violinist.  Musical selections includes Brahms’ Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Eroica.  Please call 1-888-846-8600 or visit midatlanticsymphony.org for information and tickets.

 

 

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AARP Meeting

Monday, Oct. 6

Social Time 9:30 am / Meeting 10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

The guest speaker at this monthly meeting will be Julie Rayne, Worcester County Health Department, who will discuss depression.  Members and their guests are welcome to attend.  For more information, contact Larry Walton at 443-831-1791 or lrwalto@yahoo.com.

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Ocean Pines Garden Club

Thursday, October 9     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

A plant and recipe swap will be held at this monthly meeting.  Call Gail Jankowski at 410-208-3470 for more information.

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Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 11     8:00 am to 11:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

$5 Adults / $3 Children

Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 410-208-6719.  Carryout is also available.

 

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Ocean City Lions 9th Annual USFOCAP Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 15

Registration 11:00 am / Range Opens 12:00 pm / Shotgun Start 1:00 pm

Ocean City Golf Club Seaside Course

$75 per player / $300 per team

Scramble-Captain’s Choice format.  Prizes, including a new Cadillac SRX, will be available on all par 3s. Other prizes include Low Gross, Low Net, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin.  Dinner to follow.  All proceeds will be sent to the Chaplain’s Office in Landstuhl, Germany and the Veterans Support Centers of America in Quantico, Md.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Registration deadline is October 5.  Call Ben Dawson at 410-603-2205 for more information.

 

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Worcester County Commission for Women Gems’ Tea

Sunday, October 19     3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ocean Pines Yacht Club

$25 per person

The Gems’ Tea celebrates the lives of local women who have contributed to the quality of life in Worcester County over the years.  This year’s honorees are Patricia Dufendach, Berlin; Suzanne Hurley, Ocean City; Laura Morrison, Pocomoke City; Janet Simpson, Snow Hill and Mary Yenney, Ocean Pines.  The honorees will share their life experiences in personal interviews with a videographer; these contributions become a documentary of women in Worcester County viewable at each Worcester County Library branch.  For reservations, please mail checks made payable to FWCCW to PO Box 1422, Berlin, MD 21811 by October 14.  For more information, call Kay Hickman at 410-600-0552.

 

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Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines 8th Annual Golf Tournament

Wednesday, October 22

11:30 am Check-In & Putting Contest Begins / 11:45 am Group Photo / 1:00 pm Shotgun Start

Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club

$85 per player / $20 Dinner Only

Entry fee includes greens fees with cart, range balls, grab-and-go lunch, door prize entry, dinner buffet, awards, prizes and goody bag.  Captain’s choice, scramble format.  Men’s, ladies’ and mixed teams welcome.  Contests include hole-in-one, straightest drive, putting and closest to pin.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  For additional information, please contact Marie Gilmore at 410-208-6612 or OPMarie@aol.com.

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