This Week in the Pines Feb 19

This Week In the Pines

Freezing temperatures could not deter platform tennis players.

 

Left to right: Tom Herrick, John Sicre, TonyDINicolas, Dave Tanner, JoeJankowski, Bob Enderle, Jim Freeman

 

 
REVISED MEETING SCHEDULE
Fri, Feb. 20 @ 8:30am – Closed Session Board Room
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Sat, Feb. 21 @ 9am – Budget Presentation
@ Community Center
Sat, Feb. 28 @ 9am – Regular Board Meeting
@ Country Club

Thurs, March 19 @ 6pm  County Commissioners Dinner
Sat, Mar. 28 @ 9am, Regular Board Meeting
Tues, March 31 @ 6pm,  Mediacom Town Hall

   
GO GREEN SOCIAL!  SAVE THE DATE!
 Volunteer Fair and Happy Hour!
Thursday, March 12, 2015
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 2nd level
Maryland Coastal Bays and the Ocean Pines Association are hosting a volunteer fair and happy hour Thursday, March 12 at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club located in Ocean Pines from 5 – 7 p.m. MCBP as well as several other non-profit groups including Assateague Coastal Trust, Berlin Library Garden Project, Lower Shore Land Trust, Ocean City Surf Club, and Worcester County Humane Society will be on hand to talk about their organizations and volunteer opportunities. This is your chance to come out and learn about some of the non-profit organizations and the opportunities available to you to help make a difference in our community. For more information contact Sandi Smith at sandis@mdcoastalbays.org or call 410-213-2297 ext 106.
Enjoy the View with this unique Happy Hour and a chance to meet other environmental enthusiast and get info on how to volunteer!

 

NEW Ocean Pines Resident’s Phone # and Address Directory is in the works!
The Ocean Pines Association will publish a 2015 phone and address directory for all of its current homeowners. The information published will be pulled from our homeowner database provided by you. Please call or email us to update or check on the information we have on file before February 28, 2015. Also, if you do not wish to have your information published in the directory you may OPT-OUT. Email member@oceanpines.org to update or confirm the information we have in our database or to OPT-OUT of the publication. ADVERTISE WITH US! 
Once its printed, OP Residents may purchase the directory for $7 once at the Administration Office.

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS

  

  “Saturday’s Hoopsters Kids in Action”  by Don LaFond

THURSDAY 2/19
Prime Rib Thursday
FRIDAY 2/20
Painting In The Pines – Adults Only 6-8:30pm @ CC
Dodgeball Wars Grades 6-8; 6-8pm @ CC
Pat O’Brennan 6-10pm @ The Cove
SATURDAY 2/21
Farmers Market @ WHP 8-1
Comm. Bertino Meeting 10am @ Town Hall
Public Presentation of Budget 9am @ Community Center
SUNDAY 2/22
Sunday Brunch 9-1 @ The Cove
Happy Hour 1-7 @ The Cove
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30pm @ CommCenter
Pub Trivia Night 6pm @ The Cove
MONDAY 2/23
Super Sharks, Creak Joints 1, Aqua Blast, Aqua Zumba and Aqua Job all begin @ Sports Core (Times Vary)
 
TUESDAY 2/24
Aqua Jog Begins @ Sports Core 9am
Creaky Joints 2 Begins @ Sports Core 11am
Water Aerobics Begins @ Sports Core 5pm/6pm
 
WEDNESDAY 2/25
WOC Fitness:
Total Body Fitness 5:00pm Marlin Room
Pilates 5:45 Marlin Room
THURSDAY 2/26
Prime Rib Thursday
FRIDAY 2/27
Family Fun Night Bingo @ Community Center 6-8pm
Smooth and Remy 6-10pm @ The Cove
SATURDAY 2/28
Farmers Market @ WHP 8-1
Regular Board Meeting @ 9am Board Room

Billy Casper Tourney at  Ocean Pines May 2013

PLAY OCEAN PINES GOLF!  

 $30 all day any day —–18 with cart!  

 

 FOR INFO AND TEE TIMES
410-641-6057

call for group & guest rates.

www.oceanpinesgolf.org

Tern Grille Closed

Ocean Pines Aquatics!
Heating up with Winter Fun!

SPORTS CORE INDOOR- HEATED POOL
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Winter Activity Guide

Stop by the Pool and register for fitness classes, get  info on events & and swim lessons for all ages & skill.
 
Book a Pool Party
$6 Swimmers / $3 Non- Swimmers
SWIM  FITNESS CLASSES BEGINNING
Feb. 23
Super Sharks / Creaky Joints I
Aqua Blast / Aqua Zumba
Feb. 24
Aqua Jog /Creaky Joints II /Water Aerobics
New Day and Time!   
Kid’s Easter Egg Dive
Friday, March 27th 6-8pm 
Sports Core Indoor Pool –
Open Year-Round!
Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm / Sundays 10am – 6pm
NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AT THE POOL! 
  Winter Swim Memberships available.
  410-641-5255 – pool /  email  aqua@oceanpines.org 
 Open to the Public…  All Welcome! 
Resident and Non-Resident Rates Apply
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Winter Activities!

     

Tuesdays – Zumba Gold, Total Body and Yoga
Wednesdays – Functional Strength and Pilates
Thursdays – Zumba Gold and Pilates
Fridays – Tone and Barre
Dodgeball Wars Grades 6-8
Feb 20 6-8pm Gym 
Family Fun Night Bingo 
Feb 27 6-8pm Assateague Room

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     Saturday Farmers Market in White Horse Park!

  8am -1pm Year-Round…New Vendors Weekly!


COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY 

With each purchase you make at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market from February 7th through March 28th, you’ll receive a ticket from market vendors for your chance to win Williams Sonoma’s Cooking from the Farmers’ Market cookbook. Then before you leave market, drop your tickets in the drawling box located at the Market Information Booth. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Ocean Pines Easter Farmers Market on April 4th.  You could be enjoying this cookbook that’s filled with recipes and ideas for your kitchen.  Shop, cook and eat from the book with all the great items you’ll bring home from market. (Winner need not be present at drawling to win)

COMMUNITY CORNER TENT

taking reservations for our Community Corner Tent for the 2015 market year.  This is a great way to introduce your nonprofit or service group to the farmers’ market shoppers.  The Community Corner can be used for membership drives, fund raising (excluding bake sales) or to hold a demonstration.

VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES

  Artist and Crafters, you’re invited to participate as a vendor at the 2015 Ocean Pines Farmers Market.  The market is becoming a Saturday morning cultural centerpiece to the Maryland Eastern Shore community by embracing artisan market vendors.  Alongside the traditional farmers market vendors, shoppers now look for artisans selling jewelry, beading, metalwork, photography, paintings, leather goods, carved wood pieces, textiles and more!  For vending information contact Market Manager David Bean flavordrizzles@gmail.com or 410-251-6383

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

 EASTER MARKET – Our Easter Farmers Market takes place on Saturday, April 4th from 8 am to 1 pm. Market shoppers will find the season’s freshest produce from our farmers for the Easter dinner table. Look for favorites like asparagus, strawberries, rhubarb, English peas, radishes, tender young greens and so much more. Our bakers will offer market shoppers Easter breads and baked goods to stuff into their market baskets. You’ll find flowers for the spring home and center pieces for the Easter dinner table. Don’t forget the eggs! Whether your coloring eggs for Easter or to hide or making a custard pie; farmers will have plenty of eggs.

 

MARKET MUSIC  Uke of Earl w/ Charlie Flagiello

 OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm
White Horse Park!  Open to the public!
New Vendors welcome!

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FEBRUARY CALENDAR

YACHT CLUB CALENDAR
 
MARCH CALENDAR DOWNLOAD HERE
SPRING FORWARD Daylight Savings March 8th
THINK SPRING …..first day starts March 20th!
  Ocean Pines Yacht Club / Cove Restaurant
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER THURS – SUN
Delicious Food, Live Friday Entertainment, 
Special events and a Great View!  

 Happy Hour 4-7pm Thurs – Saturday / Sunday 1-7pm
$2 Domestic Drafts and Rails/ $2.50 Domestic Bottles.
Call, Premium and Top are $1 off and House wine $3

Weekly Chef Specials Thurs – Sunday

Sunday Brunch Buffet 1st level, 9am-1pm
 Price: $15 / $7.50 age 6-12 /5 & under are free 
Make Reservations for Jazz Easter Brunch.  View Menu
WEEKEND SPECIALS 


 DAYTIME SPECIALS Fri & Sat

 

Spinach & Goat Cheese Quiche
Petite Salad, House Vinaigrette  $7

 Shrimp Salad Wrap
House Bacon, Iceberg, Tomato, Cucumber Wrap $12

Pulled Pork Quesadilla
House Smoked Pork, Charred Peppers & Onions, Jack Cheese, Cheddar-Jalapeno Tortilla  $10

EVENING SPECIALS W/ WINE PAIRING
Friday & Saturday 

Pulled Pork Eggroll
Chimichurri & Chipotle BBQ  $9

 Scallops & Lobster
Herb Crusted Scallops, Lobster Pierogi, Edamame, Black Truffle Jus   $20
Sebastiani Chardonnay 2010 Sonoma, California $20

  Braised Short Rib
Homemade Pasta, Mushroom Ragout, Wilted Greens, Poached Egg  $18
Twenty Bench Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Napa, Cali $30

Sunday – February 22

PUB Trivia Night w/ DJ DOM
Every Sunday at the Cove!

Register teams @ 5:30pm
Teams can have any number of players.  Trivia Treats from the Kitchen all night and Happy Hour till 7.

 st-patricks-day-header.jpg St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Saturday March 14th
2 Parties, 2 Menus, Lots of Fun! View Menus

LATE NIGHT FARE MENU (After 9pm)

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Murder Mystery Dinner – “For the Love of Money”

Friday, February 20   6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Woodlands of Ocean Pines / $40 per person

Use your detective skills to solve a murder while enjoying a plated dinner at this event performed by Get a Clue Productions and sponsored by the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce.  Ticket price includes dinner and show.  Cash bar, prizes and raffles.  Purchase tickets online at www.OceanPinesChamber.org or at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce office or call 410-641-5306.

 

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Girls Scouts Fundraiser

Saturday , Feb 21
12 – 3:00pm

Carrabbas – 3 dinners to choose
$10 in advance, $12 at the door
Call 410-641-7667 for tickets….

 

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Commissioner Chip Bertino Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, February 21     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Library

Join Commissioner Bertino for his first town hall meeting.  For more information about the meeting or other issue of public concern, contact Commissioner Bertino at 443-783-3248 or cbertino@co.worcester.md.us.

 

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America’s Boating Course

4 Classes –

February 24, March 3, March 17, March 23 / Test – March 30

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ocean Pines Library

$15 per person / Free for middle and high school students

Offered by the Ocean City Power Squadron.  Learn charting, navigation and basic boating skills.  This 8-hour course will cover paddle, sail, inboard and outboard power boating.  NASBLA-approved and meets all state requirements.  Registration begins at 6:30 pm on the first night of class.  Receive a free 6-month Ocean City Power Squadron membership upon the successful completion of the course and exam.  Contact Wally Stevenson at 410-726-1509 for info.

 

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AARP Meeting

Monday, March 2

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

Ocean Pines Community Center

Jackie Harper from AARP Services will be the featured speaker at this month’s meeting.  Attendees please bring a can of food for Diakonia.

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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Meeting

Thursday, March  5     10:00 am

Ocean Pines Community Center

Claude Lewis, owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Berlin, will be the guest speaker at this month’s meeting.  Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to participate in a 50/50 raffle.  For more information, contact Dianna Bolyard at 410-208-9326

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Women’s History Month Luncheon

Wednesday, March 18     11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Clarion Resort Fountainebleau Hotel, Ocean City

$37 per person

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Worcester County Commission for Women and The Friends at this luncheon, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.”  Ticket price includes lunch, awards, exhibitors and raffles.  Tables of eight may be reserved.  Register online at www.FriendsofWCCW.org, call 410-202-8688 or email sandyfen57@yahoo.com.  Proceeds will benefit summer reading.

 

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Kiwanis Wine Tasting & Chinese Auction

Friday, March 20     4:00-7:00 pm

Ocean Pines Community Center

$20 per person

This event will include a variety of wine samples, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee, tea and soft drinks.  Proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Scholarship Foundation.  Tickets may be purchased from any Kiwanis member or by calling Ralph Chinn at 410-208-6719.

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

Sunday, March 22     3:00 pm

Community Church at Ocean Pines

$38 per ticket

The spring concert, entitled “From Leipzig to London,” will include Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides, (Fingal’s Cave), Schumann’s Concerto for Cellofeaturing Lukasz Szyrner on the cello and Haydn’s Symphony 104, London.  Call 1-888-846-8600 or visit midatlanticsymphony.org for tickets or information.

 Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex 
CLUBHOUSE HOURS!
Mon, Tues and Wed from 9-12 / 410-641-7228

PLATFORM TENNIS

 Free Platform Tennis Clinics 
 Saturdays @ 12Noon @ Manklin Meadows.
Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!

FEBRUARY 28TH – WINTER TOURNAMENT  9 – NOON

-MARCH 11TH –  ROASTED HOT DOGS WITH BEER TASTING  FOLLOWING 4-6 DROP IN PLAY

-MARCH 28TH –  CHILI TASTING  DAY FOLLOWING  9:30 TO 12 DROP IN PLAY

-APRIL 15TH – FONDUE AND WINE TASTING FOLLOWING  4 TO 5:30 DROP IN PLAY

-MAY 2ND – CINCO DE MAYO  FEAST  FOLLOWING DROP IN PLAY 9:30 TO 12

Platform Tennis Drop-in Days

Ladies’ Drop-in – Every Tuesday from 2- 4
Men’s Drop-in  –  Every Thursday from 2 – 4
Open to all members – Every Saturday 9:30  – noon.
Open to all members drop-in  –  Every Sunday 2- 4

Challenge Ladders:  Available to all members:  Running from February through May

Annual Membership start at $150  

 


PICKLE BALL – PICKLEBALL WEBSITE

  Clinics held at the Community Center Sundays in February at 4:30pm, $15 per person.
Thursday – Indoor, 1:30-4:30pm
Saturday –  Outdoor, 2-5pm (above 32 degrees?)

Saturday –  Indoor, 7:00-9:30pm, Members only Event. BYOB and bring your friends/spouse to hang out with us! 

Notes:  – Fee for any Drop-in is $5, unless you have an Ocean Pines Pickleball Membership. A Big Welcome to 2 new Ocean Pines Pickleball Players this week!
Memberships starting at $100

 

 Information on Activities,  Memberships and Facilities

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