This Week in the Pines May 27

Picture of the Week!  Great weather finally for swimming, relaxing or sunbathing.
Yacht Club’s Adult and Sports Core’s Indoor Pools are open.
Beach Club, Swim and Racquet Club, and Mumford’s Landing Pool open this Saturday @ 10am.  Stop by Admin and stock up on passes or pay at the door!  Open to the public.  Residents and Homeowners receive discounts.
View 2016 Pool Rules       View 2016 Fees & Options       View Activity Guide
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Ocean Pines Beach Club Opens for the Season!
Sat. May 28th @ 11am.
Open Daily 11am – 6pm, Pool Open 10am – 6pm
with Twilight Swim Special. See Admin Office for Parking Options or park on your own in O.C.
Located between 49th and 50th streets. 410-524-2957
Click HERE for information about the Beach Club

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.


YARD SPRING CLEAN-UP
Public Works Yard Open
The Public Works yard will be open through May 28, Weekdays 8:00 am – 3:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Homeowners & Residents may bring yard debris during this time and NO PLASTIC BAGS may be left.  Also, Mosquito Dunks are available.  You can purchase Mosquito Dunks at Ocean Pines Public Works Office – A 6-pack for $10. Questions: 410-641-7425Like us on Facebook

 

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.
View Committee Members

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!
Click HERE for all Rec and Parks
Special Hallmark Movie Night June 14

OCEAN PINES DAY SUMMER CAMP
PACKET AVAILABLE 
 REGISTER NOW
**NEW** Horseback Riding Camp – Click HERE

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 & Bus Trips.
 
 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)
Outdoor Pools open by Sat, May 28
Click  HERE for Pool directory  

See activity guide for other class dates
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
Step-by-Step Guide to Younger Looking Skin
Thurs, June 2nd @ 1pm /Dr. Sara Moghaddam
Peenstra Antique Appraisal Show
Thurs, June 9th 3pm & 6:30pm/ Todd Peenstra
Please register in advance for these FREE seminars at the Community Center 410-641-7052 or
email us at rec@oceanpines.org
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 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
Learn More

TRY OUT OUR NEW MOBILE APP!

Memberships at Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club
 There’s never been a better time to become a member at Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club!
 jmalinowski@oceanpinesgolf.org  / 410-641-6057
100 Clubhouse Dr.  Ocean Pines, MD
877.GOLFOCEAN /  Photo Gallery

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!
 

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.

RIDE THE TROLLEY TO OR THROUGH OCEAN PINES
 The Shore Transit

Beyond The Beach Trolley – Ocean City to Berlin returns! The trolley will once again be stopping at the Ocean Pines Community Center, just a few steps from your Ocean Pines Farmers Market! Stops also include the Ocean Pines Library and the Sports Core Pool.
Rides are $1 per person, starts May 27th.

GAS UP @ OCEAN PINES MARINA! 
Ocean Pines Marina Open Daily!
Open 8am – 6pm May 1 – 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
Evening Specials this Fri-Sun
Wicked Pissahs
Fried Ipswich Clams, Spicy Kung Pao Glaze, Veggie Slaw, Peanuts $13
Crab & Shrimp Martini
Fresh Jumbo Lump Crab, Poached Shrimp, Blistered Corn, Sweet Tomatoes, Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette

$14
Grilled Ribeye
Crab Mashed Potatoes, Charred Asparagus, Caramelized Garlic & Onion Soubise, Tobacco Onions $28
Live Music 
Monkee Paw Fri 5/27, Over time Band Sat 5/28
Film at Eleven 5/29
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

 
GARLIC NEWS – The garlic is knee high at The Good Farm. It’s at this time garlic scapes are being hand-harvested and bundled for sale at the farmers market. Harvesting the scape, the stem and bud of the garlic flower will allow the garlic plant to put all its energy into the treasured bulb. If scapes are new to you, use them anywhere you’d like the garlic flavor. Want to know more? Visit with Joe at The Good Farm stand this Saturday at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market..

Ocean Pines Racquet Sport
Clinics and Events!
Special Tennis Events Coming Up
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Beginning, Thursday, June 2  Ocean Pines is offering a new program for Ladies!
Game Drill and Round Robin
Every Thursday Morning
9:00 am – 10:30 am
A fun game drill followed by structured Round Robin
No Fee for members and $10 for non-members
Don’t delay-sign up today.  You may sign up in the clubhouse or by responding to this email.  Let’s do it!
Don’t forget this Thursday, May 26
– Shot of the Day-Backhands-
6:00 pm / $10 members / $15 Non Member
Sign up soon via clubhouse or this email.
And, of course Monday, May 30
Tennis Meeting – 3:00 pm
Block Party – 4:00 pm / please bring a side dish and sign up via this email or in clubhouse.

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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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 May 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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Ocean Pines Garden Tour
Thursday, June 9
Tour 9:00 am – 12:00 pm/ Luncheon 12:30 pm
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
$10 Tour / $30 Lunch & Tour
Sponsored by the Ocean Pines Garden Club. Registration for this year’s tour, “Hats Off to Our Gardens,” will begin at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club at 9:00 am. Lunch choices include a crab cake slider with lettuce tomato and Old Bay tartar; strawberry-spinach salad with goat cheese, almonds and grilled chicken or a turkey wrap with lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion and Swiss. A chef’s-choice dessert and coffee, iced and hot tea will also be served. Cash bar. Please preregister by June 4. Checks should be made payable to OPGC. Please mail check and menu choice to Linda Baker, 22 Teal Circle, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.
Call 301-385-0839 for more information.
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