This Week in the Pines May 19

 

Picture of the Week!  Small Swimmers enjoy the Anna & Elsa “Frozen” tea and pool party at the Sports Core this past Saturday!  photo by Don LaFond

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
12 CANDIDATES FOR BOARD
Click HERE to see who will be on the July Ballot.
3 seats are open for this year’s election.
Dues and Fees must be paid in order to receive a ballot.

YOU’RE INVITED – PRESS RELEASE WORKSHOP
The Ocean Pines Communications Advisory Committee will host an informational workshop on ‘Getting Your Press Release Published’ on Thurs, June 2nd at 7PM in the Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room.
Individuals who are involved in preparing and distributing press releases for their non-profit, charitable and social organizations in and around the Ocean Pines community are invited to attend the free event. Handout materials will be distributed for future reference. Representatives from local media outlets are encouraged to provide information on contacts, deadlines and other issues specific to their operation and should provide that information via e-mail to: ebrady@baysidegazette.com no later than Friday May 27.
Those interested in attending should RSVP to: ebrady@baysidegazette.com by Tuesday, May 31st.


YARD 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
COMING UP…….
FAMILY FUN NIGHT BINGO – MAY 20 @ 6-8pm /FREE

DODGEBALL WARS grades 6-8 -MAY 20 @ 6-8pm

SPORTS and SPECIALTY CAMP REGISTRATIONS NOW!

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

 
 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 (weather permitting) and will be open 10am – 6pm until May 28.
Beach Club, Swim and Racquet and Mumford’s Landing Pools all open on Sat, May 28th @ 10am.
Click  HERE for Pool directory  

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.
Online Registration Form
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
Educating Children on Financial Life
Sat, May 21 @ 10am
Reverse Mortgage
Wed, May 25 @ 2:30pm
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!
 
Ocean Pines Junior Golf Camp
Boys and Girls ages 5-14 learn the fundamentals of golf.  4 Days, 9:30am – 1pm, $125 per golfer per camp.
JUNE 27 -30, JULY 11-14, JULY 25-28, AUG 8-11
Join a Jr Golf Team
TRY OUT OUR NEW MOBILE APP!
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
GAS UP @ OCEAN PINES MARINA! 
Ocean Pines Marina Open Daily!
Open 8am – 6pm May – May 27
Open 6am – 6pm May 28 – Sept 6
Open 8am – 6pm Sept 7 – Oct. 31
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 
open 7 Days a week starting May 26th!!
 

NEW MENUS ARE HERE!  
 Lunch     Dinner       Kids       Pool      Late
Thurs-Sun HH 4-7pm.  Rain or Shine!
 
Live Music 
 Tranzfusion 5/20,
A Classic Case 5/21 CANCELLED
 Full Circle 5/22
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
The POINTE Youth Dance Theatre presents: 
“We Go Together”. You’re invited to a medley of treats, cupcakes, cookies and more as you enjoy a performance of your favorite Broadway Musicals.
Sunday, June 5th @ 1pm – 2nd Floor Yacht Club
$20 adults and Children ages 4 and up.  Cash Bar.
For ticket info, call or text. 443-880-0930

OP Farmers 

Market open every Saturday 
 8 am-1 pm in 
White Horse Park
BAKE-OFF CANCELLED, COOKING DEMOS POSTPONED – Regretfully, due to the inclement weather forecasted for this Saturday, The Great Spring Bake-Off has been cancelled for this year. We are currently rescheduling Janice Curtis and Lilanie Geiger for appearances in the Open-Air Farmers Market in June.
At this time, the Farmers Market will be open.

 
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.

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!

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)
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. 

COMMUNITY EVENTS
Gift Shop at White Horse Park
Open:
Saturdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sundays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Pine’eer Craft & Gift Shop is now the Gift Shop at White Horse Park!  Stop in and shop the selection of handmade items created by local crafters from the Pine’eer Craft Club – at very reasonable prices.  You’ll find unique jewelry, hand-stitched items, beach décor and much more. Open all year long.
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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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Line Dance Class
Every Monday and Wednesday
9:30 am -10:30 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
Line dancing classes are starting again – beginners welcome!  For more information, contact Betty Daugherty at 410-726-1818 or bettydau@aol.com.
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Ask A 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 question cannot be answered at the time of submission, it will be researched and we will get back to you at a later date.
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Commissioner Bertino Town Meeting
Saturday, May 21     10:00 am
Ocean Pines Library
Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino will provide information on issues and developments occurring within the district and the county as well as answer questions with Commissioner President Jim Bunting. Jonathan Cook, president of the Worcester County Board of Education, will be the guest speaker. The Worcester County commissioners and the Board of Education have been working on several education issues including budget and construction of a new Showell School.
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Delmarva A Capella Chorus Guest Night
Monday, May 23     7:00-9:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
Ladies – love to sing? The Delmarva A Capella Chorus has a place for you. For information, call 301-325-0113.
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Ravens Roost #44 Surprise Guest Bartender Fundraiser
Wednesday, May 25     6:00-9:00 pm
Ocean City Fish Company (previously Captain’s Galley),
West Ocean City
Tommy Burdette and Riffshakers will provide music and a Chinese auction will be held. Profits raised from the event will go towards the Roost’s entry in the Atlantic General Hospital 2017 Penguin Swim.
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Democratic Club of Worcester County Meeting
Thursday, May 26     6:30 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
Lou Taylor, chief operating officer for the Worcester County Board of Education and former principal of Stephen Decatur High School, will speak about the board’s efforts and challenges in maintaining the high ratings of the county’s schools. All Democrats and interested Independents are welcome.
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11th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 30     11:00 am
Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines
This ceremony will include music by Randy Lee Ashcraft, Frank Nanna, the WWIIunes Todd Crosby and the Delmarva Chorus. The keynote speaker will be Capt. Kurt A. Kastner, U.S. Navy, son of Allan and Carol Kastner of Ocean Pines. The public is invited and parking is available on site. Please bring lawn chairs. For further information, call Marie Gilmore at 410-208-6612 or visit www.opvets.com.
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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Wine Tasting Luncheon
Thursday June 2     11:30 am
Harrison’s Harbor Watch, Ocean City
$36 per person
Includes lunch and the pairing of a wine per course. For reservations, call Kay Hickman at 410-600-0552 or email soonerkay@gmail.com no later than My 26.
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Diabetes 3K Walk/Run
Saturday, June 4
Registration 7:30 am / Walk Begins 8:30 am
Veterans Memorial Park, Ocean Pines
$15 adults / $10 children under 12
Sponsored by Abu Lahab Court #189, Oasis of Salisbury/Desert of Maryland to benefit the National Diabetes Initiative. Registration fee includes snacks, blood pressure screening and handouts. Music by DJ “Statikkrunk.” For more information, contact Dt. Anne Watson-Waples at 443-614-5720.
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