This Week in the Pines 9-15-16

    This Week in the Pines!
“Ocean Pines prepares for the hurricane”….  sent in by Bob Grimm

 ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm 

CURRENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE OPENINGS  
By-laws and Resolutions / Aquatics
Budget and Finance / Communications
Comprehensive Plan / Elections
Environment and Natural Assets
Marine Activities / Search Committee

Click HERE for Club Membership Rates and Info 
Load your Pool Passes.  For annual memberships, ask about our payment plans.  Click to View Board Meeting Calendar. 
Board Work Session, Mon, 9/19
Work Session with Budget and Finance Adv. Comm 9/21
Regular Board Meeting, Sat, 9/24
OCEAN PINES MARINA!
Open thru Oct 31 8am – 6pm
Gas, ice, cold drinks, ice cream,
snacks, and minnows.
Dock while you visit the Cove
and Pool Bar! 410-641-7447
Pool Open Daily @ 10am thru Sun. Sept. 25.  Sunday Brunch 9-1pm.
Live Music All Weekend!

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks
Please register at the Rec Center 410-641-7052 or
email us at rec@oceanpines.org
Like us on Facebook

DOWNLOAD FALL GUIDE

UPCOMING CAMPS AND CLASSES
9/16-10/21 ~ Cross Court Tennis
9/20- Line Dancing
9/29 Tai Chi & Qigong for Health
DISCOUNTED THEME PARK TICKETS STILL AVAIL.
Discounted amusement park tickets to your favorite park instead of paying full price at the gate.  Click HERE for rates on amusement parks.
FREE SEMINARS
Posture and Pain 9/26
Chiropractic vs. Physical Therapy 9/19
How to Protect and Grow your Savings 9/21
Common Sports Injuries and Prevention 9/24
Identity Theft – Reduce your risk 9/24
Selling your home- MKT 101 9/23 & 9/24
 
DISCOUNT MOVIE TICKETS FOR SALE AT REC CTR! 

Save $ at the Regal Cinema.

Sign up at Recreation and Parks 410-641-7052
rec@oceanpines.org or stop by open 7 days a week!

Ocean Pines Rec & Parks 
BUS TRIP & DISCOUNT VACATION OFFERS
Get Away for the Day.. or Take a Vacation!


NASA’S WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY – Thurs, Nov. 17
GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER – Sat, Nov 19
HOLIDAYS IN MANHATTAN – Sat, Dec. 3
KINKY BOOTS – Sun, Dec 18
WICKED – Sat, Jan 7
VACATION OFFER TO: CANYON COUNTRY

Ocean Pines Swimming Pools! 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 Beach Club,Mumford’s and Swim & Racquet Pools Closed
 Yacht Club Pool Open Thru Sept. 25
10am – 6pm Weekdays
10am – 7pm Weekends
 Sports Core RE-OPEN~  Come check out our new place!

Pay Cash at Door or Save with our Multi-Visit Coupon Cards! Available at the Admin Building and  you can reload the Cards at Sports Core Pool or the Admin Office
View Membership Rates
Winter Memberships Available for Indoor Pool
 
DROP -IN OR TRY A CLASS FREE! 
Drop In Prices $5/$6/$7 

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 


Ask about Private Pool Parties. 
Online Registration Form
 Open to the Public. All Welcome!
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Racquet Sports Charity Tournament a Success!
Stop by the Complex and try Tennis, Pickle, or Platform and have fun while staying in shape!
Ocean Pines Junior Tennis Open
Saturday, September 24
$20 per player (includes t-shirt)

This one-day, non-sanctioned competitive tournament is offered to current high schools. It will include 8 game pro-sets. Registered players will play at least two matches. Rain date: September 25.
Click here for more information.

Cross Court Tennis Clinic Ages 6-14
Starts September 16th

Sign up at OP Rec & Parks

Ladies Game & Round Robin

Thursdays, 9:00-10:30 am
Free for tennis members / $15 non-members
The clinic consists of a warm-up followed by a fun tennis game. Everyone will then break up into a round robin. Call the Racquet Shop to sign up.

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Indoor Drop-in Pickleball 
Ages 12 and Older
Sundays 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Ocean Pines Community Center Gym
$5/per participant, per visit or free with membership.
 Drop-In Pickleball Schedule
Ready for a
NEW Pickleball Paddle??
Get your OP discount code HERE!
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Ocean Pines Platform Tennis
50+ Mixed Regional Tournament
Saturday, October 8 (Rain Date: Sunday, October 9)
$50 per player
APTA 50+ mixed Region 3 tournament. All players must be APTA members. 8 teams are required for an official event. Official APTA rules will govern play. All matches best of three sets, 12-point tiebreak in all sets. Entry fee includes light breakfast, lunch and a favor. Contact Erika Cook, tournament director, at delmarvabeachtennis@gmail.com
Platform Tennis Beginners Clinics
Saturdays from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
For ages 12 and older. Learn the basics of platform tennis! The first session is free; subsequent sessions are $5 each.
Ladies’ Drop-In
Every Tuesday from 2:00pm – 4:00 pm
Open Drop-In for All Members
Saturdays from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, Sundays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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OP RESIDENTS CAN JOIN ALL 3 AND SAVE!
Individual $500 / Family $850
Individual, Family, Association and Junior
Memberships available for all 3 sports.
Click HERE for rates
TRY A RACQUET SPORT 
Free Clinic and Week Trial (all Racquet Sports)
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Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex
410-641-7228 /  410-641-7052
 View Webpage for Info on all 3 sports.

OP Farmers 

Market 
open every Saturday 
 8am-1pm in 
White Horse Park
 
IT’S SEPTEMBER, WHATS IN SEASON NOW? – Apples, Arugula, Beans, Beets, Berries, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Corn, Cucumbers, Edamame, Eggplant, Fennel, Garlic, Grapes, Herbs, Kale, Kiwi, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuces, Mulberries, Mushrooms, Muskmelons, Onions, Parsnips, Paw Paws, Peaches, Pears, Peppers, Plums, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Raspberries, Salad Greens, Spinach, Sugar & Snap Peas, Summer Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watermelons and Winter Squash.
All Activities and Programs are open to the Public
PURCHASE YOUR TICKET NOW FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL HOUSE RAFFLE

1052 OCEAN PARKWAY SOUTH OCEAN PINESOPEN VIEW HOUSE AND PURCHASE  TICKETS
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 10 AM TO 2PM
Drawing Held Sept. 25th @ the House. 
Time 4:00PM
$100 TO PURCHASE A TICKET. WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECK, VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER AND AMEX
CALL, STOP BY THE SOUTH STATION OR MAIL IN REQUEST TO PURCHASE TICKETS.  www.opvfd.com

NEW OR RENEWING SAM’S CLUB MEMBERS

Join or Renew Today & Save! Special Offer for Ocean Pines Area Residents. Enjoy more than $100 in INSTANT SAVINGS when you join or renew
 FREE secondary membership card

$5 donated to the Ocean Pines Fire Department for EVERY new or renewed membership

This offer is not valid online or at any Sam’s Club location Please return application with check made payable to Sam’s Club to Ocean Pines Association, c/o Teresa Travatello, 239 Ocean Pkwy., Ocean Pines, MD 21811. Applications may be downloaded HERE or picked up in the OPA Administration Building 24-hour lobby. Questions, call the Ocean Pines Association at (410)641-7717.
Look out for our BJ’s Wholesale Membership Offer Oct 2016.
Join us at the Cove/Yacht Club
FALL HOURS
Open Thurs – Sunday starting
Thurs open at 4pm
Sat and Sun as 11am
Sunday at 9am
 Happy Hour Sun-Thurs 4-7pm
Sunday Brunch 9am – 1pm.
Menus:   Lunch     Dinner       Kids       
jazz-musicians-blue.jpg Live Music at the Yacht Club  6-10pm
Poole Brothers Friday 9/6  
Jack Worthington Sat 9/17 
The Vigilantes Sun. 9/18
Still Rockin’ Thurs. 9/22 (4-7pm)
Fall Concert Series Starts Sept. 30/Banquet Room 
Overtime Band 9/30
Overtime Band 10/14
Full Circle 10/28
Tranzfusion 11/11
Still Rockin’ 12/9
Tommy Edward 12/23
Bryan Clark on Date Night
10/7, 11/4, 12/30
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
Call us about hosting your event!  410-641-7501  or email us dates at dining@oceanpines.org



Fall Special Events and Happenings
 
Trivia every Thursday at 5:30p. View Flyer
9/18 kick off NFL Sunday Package with specials.
View NFL Bar Specials
9/23/16 – Friday night “Date Night” begins!!  A couple can share an appetizer, each order an entree and share a dessert with a bottle of wine for $60.++ View Flyer
9/24/16 – Prime Rib Night returns!!!!  Queen Cut Rib $18 and King Cut Rib $21++ View Flyer
9/26/16 – Wine Club Dinner (6p-9p) View Menu
9/30/16 – “Fall Concert Series” Overtime Band 6-10p

DELMARVA BIKE WEEK / OC BIKE FEST
Sept 15-18
Stay Alert.  View Info  View OC Info
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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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Star Charities Announces V.I.P. Social
Star Charities is selling tickets for its Friday September 16th V.I.P. Social to be held in the Ocean Pines Community Center.  Doors open at 4 PM.  The event benefits Maryland Wounded Soldiers.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Barbara Peletier at 443-896-4914 or Anna Foultz at 410-641-7667.  Food by Carrabba’s Italian Grill.  Live entertainment by Sharon Sorrentino and Paul Mazzei and music by D.J. Rupper.  Dancing until 7:30 PM.  Door Prizes, a 50/50.  Seating is limited, so call now for tickets. thanking you in advance for your support of our soldiers.
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Ocean Pines Boat Club End-of-Summer Luau
Saturday, September 17     3:00 pm
White Horse Park
$14 per person
Enjoy succulent roast pig BBQ, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, soft drinks, iced tea and water. BYOB and an appetizer or dessert to share for 8. Contact Stuart Glassman at 814-322-2120 by September 8. More details and a sign-up form are available in the September issue of The Voice, the member newsletter.
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Retired Nurses of Ocean Pines Meeting
Wednesday, September 21     3:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
This month’s meeting will include a presentation by Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Executive Director of Managed Care and ACO Nancy Creighton, COO Cindy Lunsford and Vice President of Strategy & Business Chris Hall. 302-436-4378.
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OP BOWLING LEAGUE 
 CONTACT: DON SCHAEFER, 410/641-8898
 Bowling Starts – 9/26 Monday 1PM    &  9/27 Tuesday 1PM
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Ocean Pines Boat Club End-of-Summer Luau
Saturday, September 17     3:00 pm
White Horse Park
$14 per person
Enjoy succulent roast pig BBQ, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls, soft drinks, iced tea and water. BYOB and an appetizer or dessert to share for 8.
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Worcester County Republican Headquarters Grand Opening
Saturday, September 17     5:00 pm
11934 Ocean Gateway
Refreshments will be served and signs will be available. Donations and volunteers are welcome.
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Genealogy Group Meeting
Monday, September 19     10:30 am – noon
Ocean Pines Library
This month’s meeting will be the first of a four-part workshop. It will cover the basics of genealogy including family trees, terms, lineages or pedigrees, dates, names, marriages, children and death records. Everyone, from beginning researchers to experienced genealogists, is welcome to attend. Bring your questions and prepare to share! Moderated by Tom Dempsey, past vice president, SCGS, and life-long researcher.
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Nurses of Ocean Pines Meeting
Wednesday, September 21     3:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
This month’s meeting will include a presentation by Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Executive Director of Managed Care and ACO Nancy Creighton, COO Cindy Lunsford and Vice President of Strategy & Business Chris Hall. For more information call 302-436-4378.
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Believe in Tomorrow Beach Bash
Monday, September 26     5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Seacrets, Ocean City
$50 in advance / $55 at the door
Dine-around buffet featuring specialty menu items from Ocean City restaurants. Drink specials, raffles and reverse draw raffle for $10,000. Purchase tickets at Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea, 66th Street, Ocean City or call 410-723-2842.
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Patriot Day Fashion Show Luncheon
Tuesday, September 27
Doors Open 10:30 am / Program Begins 11:30 am
Clarion Resort Fountainebleau Hotel, Ocean City
$33 per person
Sponsored by the Republican Women of Worcester County, this annual event will honor America’s Suffragettes. Fashions provided by Chico’s. For information and reservations, please call Pat Addy at 410-208-0171. Checks, made payable to RWWC, may be sent to Pat Addy, 20 Chatham Court, Berlin, MD 21811. Please indicate your choice of steak or chicken with your salad.
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12th Annual OC Chamber All-U-Can-Eat Crab Feast
Thursday, October 6     5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blu Crabhouse & Raw Bar, Ocean City
$40 per person  / $15 children ages 5-12 / free for children ages 4 and under. Steamed blue crabs, snow crab legs, fried chicken, corn on the cob, steamed shrimp, potato salad, coleslaw, rolls, desserts, soft drinks, draft beer and wine. Silent auction and 50/50. Only 400 tickets are available and tickets won’t be sold at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at the Rt.  50 Visitor Center or online at OceanCity.org. Groups of 10 or more must reserve seating space in advance. Call 410-213-0144 ext. 104 for more information.
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“Suddenly Single” Financial Planning Workshop
Saturday, October 15     10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Community Church at Ocean Pines
$5 per person
Sponsored by the Worcester County Commission for Women’s “Suddenly Single” initiative. The keynote address will be presented by Merrill Lynch’s Christine Selzer, who will discuss smart uses of your money. Panel discussions include legal issues by Cynthia MacDonald of MacDonald Law Office, credit issues by retired SVP and lending officer Marian Bickerstaff and fraud issues by Roxanne Gabrielson of PKS & Company. To register, contact Cynthia Roman at 240-882-2950 or chroman1954@gmail.com. A $5 registration fee payable to FWCCW should be mailed to Cynthia Roman, 28 Watertown Road, Berlin, MD 21811 by October 8. The “Suddenly Single” initiative is open to all coping with the loss of a partner’s support through illness, death, separation or divorce. For information about Suddenly Single, contact Beverly Thomas at bevthomas@mchsi.com or 410-641-8299.

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