This Week in the Pines Apr 21

 

Picture of the Week…..New Baby Boy on Assateague Island sent in by Margaret Long

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

Regular Board Meeting, April 28, 2016 @ 9am
Community Center
Volunteer Appreciation Night, April 28, 2016 @ 6pm
Yacht Club

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

  • Public works will dispose of it at their convenience
  • Materials placed for pick up any other time will not be collected
  • We do not go on private property
  • Small items must be placed in a container at the edge of road and weigh no more than 100 lbs.
  • Regular household garbage and yard waste is not part of this collection
  • Furniture(couches,recliners,tables),waste lumber, plastic chairs, electronics (televisions,sterios,radios) large appliances (washer and dryers) plumbing fixtures (bathtubs,toilets,sinks)
  • Do not use Republic Services cans
  • This does not include construction material from active project, Hazardous or flammable  materials, paints, tires, automobile batteries, oil or petroleum products, rocks, bricks or dirt
  • Door must be removed from large appliances.
questions, please contact PW at 410-641-7425

 
2016 HYDRANT FLUSHING – OCEAN PINES WATER SYSTEM
For more info contact them @ 410.641.5251.
Sections 12,14A,-D: Mumford’s Landing: Week of April 18
Sections 9,11,13: Village Square,Manklin Creek Area, Pennington Commons, Cathell Rd: Week of April 25
Sections10,15A,15B,16,17,Baypoint : Week of May 2

SPRING MEMBERSHIP DRIVE!
Offer ends April 29, 2016
Save Money on Memberships with this offer.
$5 for each membership will be donated to the Worcester County Veterans Memorial.  READ MORE...
Sam’s Membership Discount Offer Good Year-Round.
$5 for each membership will be donated to OPVFD.

DID YOU KNOW?
Sandpiper Natural Gas Conversion in Ocean Pines has Begun.  Click HERE for information on the process, a map of conversion timing within sections as well as FAQ’s.

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!
 
Sat, April 23 – 8am – 12

Kids’ Craft Time – Sat, Apr 30th @ 10am

Glamour Girls Day Spa, Sat Apr 30th @ 12Noon
Line Dancing Class Begins, Tues, May 3 @ 5:30pm
Heartsaver CPR, Thurs, May 5 @ 6pm
Dodgeball Wars, Fri, May 6 @ 6pm
First Friday YAPPY HOUR, Fri, May 6th @ 6pm (dog park)
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 Recreation and Parks
410-641-7052 / rec@oceanpines.org or stop by the
Community Center to find out more!
FREE SEMINARS
Wed, Apr 27

– Staging Your Home for Sale to Get it Sold w/Hileman Realtors @ 3pm.  Click HERE for more info.
Thurs, Apr 28

– Estate Planning & Long Term Care
3:30pm and 5:30pm with Greg Reddell.
Click HERE for more info.
Fri, Apr 29
– What can interventional Pain Clinic
do to help you with you
r Pain?
5:30pm with AGH CRNP Sonjia Tucker.
Click HERE for more info.
Wed, May 4
C.A.R.E. Property Services.  Why It Is Important to Know what is Under your house and how to treat it! 3:30pm & 6:30 pm with John Evans. Click HERE for more info
Wed, May 5 & 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!
$125 per player
 
 Call Pro Shop to register @ 410-641-6057
Did you know that we offer full-service club repair?
Now is the perfect time to evaluate the condition of your clubs, especially your grips. Grips that are in bad condition (like the one pictured on top) can definitely cause your score to rise. If you need help determining if your grips need to be replaced, stop by the Golf Shop.
 
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
 
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 

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  

April 23 – Super Sprint Triathlon 8am
May 14 – Anna & Elsa “Frozen” Tea Party 3:30
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!
Follow us on TwitterLike us on Facebook
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 and

 

HAPPY HOUR TWO TIMES ALL WKND!
Thurs- Sun 4pm – 7pm & Fri-Sun 11am -2pm
Promo Ends May 14th.
CHEF SPECIALS
Fri & Sat   
 
Duxbury Oysters: 1/2 Doz. Raw or Fried, Chorizo Oil,
Caviar, Chives  $12
 Local O.C. Scallops: Crispy Capers, Sultana Raisins, Shallot, Lemon Mosto, $12
Butter Poached Grouper: Charred Romanesco, Kumquats, Mint, Hazelnuts, Grapefruit-Shallot-Ginger Reduction $24
 Prime Ribeye: Duck Fat Creamer Potatoes, Creamed Spinach, Drunken Mushrooms,Steak Sauce, Tobacco Onions $26


NIGHTLY SPECIALS

Thursday – Fried Chicken Dinner  $12.50++

 

Friday – Date Night
 

with

SONNY SINGS SINATRA from 6-9pm
Saturday – Prime Rib Special
Sunday – Trivia with Food Specials!
 
SPECIAL EVENTS
 SU Spring Sailing Regatta
Sat, Apr 30 & Sun, May1 
start at 9am both days

Corked Wine Pairing 5/2, Kevin Poole 5/13
Rick and Regina 5/14, Suzette Pritchett 5/15

 

Sonny Sings Sinatra
Every Friday thru 5/6
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org

Ocean Pines Racquet Sport
Clinics and Events!
 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
NEW VENDOR – Goatopia has arrived! The Bishopville farm is bringing homemade organic goat milk products to their new Ocean Pines Farmers Market stand. You’ll find goat milk soaps, lotions and the best goat milk fudge we’ve ever tasted! Ranchers Joe and Amy will tell you that their goats are pets, rather than products, and the goats are treated accordingly. Learn more about this unique small family Worcester County farm and the offerings they have for your market basket.

COMMUNITY EVENTS
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.

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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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Worcester County Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling
Saturday, April 23     10:00 am – 2:00 pm
West Ocean City Park & Ride Lot
Sponsored by the recycling division of Worcester County Public Works. Household hazardous waste including pesticides, pool chemicals, gas and other fuels, oil-based paints, thinners and everyday hazardous waste may be dropped off for recycling. Electronic items including computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, radios, televisions and VCRs will also be collected. This is a free event for Worcester County residents only. Vehicle registration will be checked on site. For more information, contact Worcester County Recycling Manager Ron Taylor at (410) 632-3177.
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Community Church in Ocean Pines and
The Assembled Choruses of the Eastern Shore
Present:  In Every Land Begin the Song
featuring Jean Anne Shafferman and David Leahy
Sunday, April 24 @ 3pm
A Free Will Offering will be collected.
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Ocean Pines Players Auditions for
 “The Odd Couple” Female Version
Sunday, April 24     Beginning at 4:00 pm
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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“The Little Mermaid Junior” Performance
Friday, April 29 & Saturday, April 30     7:00 pm
Sunday, May 1     3:00 pm
Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
$5 adults / $2 students
Tickets are available in advance at the school office or at the door. The doors will open at 6:00 pm for those in wheelchairs or with other disabilities and at 6:30 pm others.

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The Parke Community Yard Sale
Saturday, April 30 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Parke at Ocean Pines
Registrations are now being accepted – please sign up at the clubhouse. A registration fee of $1 will be collected to cover maps and signs. Contact Diane McGraw at 410-208-2569

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Season Finale
Sunday, May 1     3:00 pm
Community Church at Ocean Pines
$38 per person concert / $75 per person gala dinner
The season will conclude with this “Romantic Legends” concert featuring Arnaud Sussmann, violinist. An end-of-season gala at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club will follow the concert. This fundraiser will include a plated dinner, cash bar, music, silent auctions and raffles. Reservations for dinner must be made by April 26. Tickets for both events are available by contacting Gale Alford at 410-208-1590
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Kiwanis Annual Italian Dinner Fundraiser
Sunday, May 1
Seatings at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm
DeNovo’s Trattoria, Ocean Pines
$10 adults / $5 children 12 & under
Reservations recommended. Carryout available. Walk-ins welcome, space permitting. For more information, call Ralph Chinn at 410-208-6719.
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“America’s Sweethearts” Concert
Wednesday, May 4     7:30 pm
Ocean City Performing Arts Center
This concert will celebrate “History through Harmony” and will feature singing through the decades in intricate, 3-part harmony. The women of this NYC-based trio have performed all over the world.  Tickets may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-551-7328 or at the Ocean City Convention Center box office. Sponsored by Chapter AK, P.E.O., MD, the local chapter of an international non-profit organization actively promoting educational opportunities for women.
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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. Use zip code “21842” and team “BES Believers.” Luminaria bags ($10), Caregivers bags ($5) and tiki torches ($25) may also be ordered. These items will be lit at sundown in memory of, or in honor of, loved ones and friends who have or have had and survived cancer or who have passed away from cancer. The BES team will light the bags at the event.
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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 Ocean City 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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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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