This Week in the Pines 9/1

 

    This Week in the Pines!
Picture of the Week ~Sunrise on Manklin Creek by Joe Costello

 ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 
Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm
**Closed Sept. 5th for Labor Day**

Click HERE for Club Membership Rates and Info 
Load your Pool Passes.  For annual memberships, ask about our payment plans.
Zika Virus Information
WAYS YOU CAN FIGHT THE BITE!  Learn ways to prevent disease spread by mosquitoes.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. 

The Sports Core Pool will re-open Sept 12th!!  
Click HERE to take a look at project photos.  WOW!   An Attendant is available at the Pool daily 9am – 5pm.  Stop by and ask about our Fall Classes and Swim Lessons.
OCEAN PINES MARINA! 
Open 6am -6pm thru Sept 5
Sept 6 – 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

Enjoy it while it lasts…..Visit the Ocean Pines Beach Club & Pool before it closes for the season.
Beach Club 11am – 6pm / Pool Open 10am – 6pm
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Live Music Line-Up!
Friday, 9/2 – Kaleb Brown 12-4pm
Saturday 9/3 – Smooth & Remy 1-5pm
Sunday 9/4 Kaleb Brown 12-4
Last Day Open – Monday, Sept 5
Join us for our Closing Party with Drink Specials!
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Like us on Facebook Twilight Swim Special 4-6, $4 Entry Fee for Residents. $5 for guests!   See Admin Office for Parking Options or park on your own in O.C. Located between 49th and 50th streets. 410-524-2957.

Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks
SPECIAL EVENTS!

Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market
Sat, Sept 10 / 8am – Noon
Big Truck Day
Sat,  Sept 10 / 10am – 2pm
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
9/1-3 ~ Skateboarding Camp
9/8 – Senior Movement & Mobility with Michelle **NEW
9/9 – Identity Theft Seminar
9/10-10/1 ~ Fall Junior Golf Clinic
9/10-10/15 ~ Soccor Camps
9/10-15 ~ T-ball
9/12 ~ OP Youth Chorus
9/12 – Balance Seminar
9/12-10/4 ~ Girls Lacrosse Clinics
9/12 – Self Defense Hapkido
9/13- Home Instead Senior Care – Aging and Your Eyes
9/13 – Hand Dancing
9/13 – Toddler Time
9/14 & 9/15 – Intro to Healing Power of Real Food
9/16-10/21 ~ Cross Court Tennis
9/20- Line Dancing
DISCOUNTED THEME PARK TICKETS / JOLLY ROGER TIX
Discounted amusement park tickets to your favorite park instead of paying full price at the gate.

Click HERE for rates on amusement parks./ Jolly Rogers

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!

Dodgeball Wars

ZIP, ZOOM, LOOK OUT! Come see what you’re made of! Gladiator, German, Backboard & various other dodgeball styles. This is an action-packed evening of FUN! Snacks & drinks provided for participants each night.

Friday 6:00-8:00pm @ Community Center Gym
OP Resident $8; Non-Resident $9 …pay at the door!
Grades 6-8 September 16th
Grades 3-5 October 7th
Grades 6-8 October 21st

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.

Ocean Pines Swimming Pools! 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 Beach Club and Mumford’s Pool Open Thru Sept 5th
Swim and Racquet Pool open Thru Sept. 11, Yacht Club Pool Open Thru Sept. 25, Sports Core RE-opens Sept.12.
Click  HERE for Pool directory 
 

Daily Fees – Pay Cash at Door
OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults 18 & up: $8 | Youth (5-17): $6
Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults 18 & up: $9 | Youth (5-17): $7
Twilight Swim from 4-6pm at Mumford’s
Yacht Club and Beach Club Pools for $4/$5

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
OP Residents & Homeowners:
Adults: $35 for 5 visits | Youth (5-17): $25 for 5 visits
Non-Residents & Guests of Residents:
Adults: $40 for 5 visits / Youth (5-17): $30 for

5 visits

View Membership Rates 

Doggie Swim @ Mumford’s Pool
September 10
10-10:30 Small Dogs
10:30-2:00pm Others
View Flyer
SPORTS CORE CLASSES
Super Sharks – September 12
Shape UPs H2O – September 13
Water Aerobics – Evenings – Sept 13
DROP -IN OR TRY A CLASS FREE! 
Drop In Prices $5/$6/$7 
REGISTER AT THE INDOOR POOL.  SPORTS CORE POOL IS CLOSED FOR SWIMMING AND CLASSES UNTIL SEPT. 11 – ATTENDANT AT FACILITY
7 DAYS A WEEK 9am-5pm

Ask about Private Pool Parties. Online Registration Form

 Open to the Public. All Welcome!
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Let Us Host Your Next Event
in our Newly Renovated Sports Core Pool!
Club Meetings, Birthday Parties, Class Trips, Reunions, Team Building, Social Seminars, Chamber Events, Scout Groups, Charity Events…
A long party table is provided & reserved tables are provided for your event. Bring your own music to play on our surround sound audio system. Controlled temperature inside for those who are not swimming. Ask about food options! Food & beverage allowed – please no glass!
Swimming Guest $7, Non-Swimming Guest $2
*48-hour notice is required to allow for staffing to be scheduled. Includes lifeguard staff.
*$50 refundable clean-up fee due at time of sign up

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 Chamber of Commerce Car Show RESULTS 
Custom Category
Judged by Ocean Pines Chief of Police David Massey
1st Place: 1940 Mercury Convertible owned by Bud & Gerry Panick of Ocean Pines, MD
2nd Place: 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle owned by Cory Hunsberger of Ocean Pines, MD
3rd Place: 1967 Dodge Charger owned by Bob Kendall of Dagsboro, DE
Antique Category
Judged by OPA Board of Director Brett Hill
1st Place: 1961 Nash Metropolitan owned by Linda Welle of Millsboro, DE
2nd Place: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette owned by Danny Verrette of Selbyville, DE
3rd Place: 1969 Triumph TRG owned by Eric Liddell of Ocean Pines, MD
Modern Category
Judged by Delegate Mary Beth Carozza & Teresa Travatello
1st Place: 2007 Chevrolet Corvette owned by Tom & Fran Debaugh of Ocean Pines, MD
2nd Place: 2011 Dodge Charger R/T owned by Rip Nardi of Clarksville, DE
3rd Place: 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat owned by Wayne Kroeber of Ocean Pines, MD
Classic Category
Judged by Brian & Debby Reynolds of Reynolds Lawn Services, LLC
1st Place: 1972 Ford Mustang Convertible owned by John Terjung of Millsboro, DE
2nd Place: 1968 AMC AMX owned by Dan Swearingen of Ocean Pines, MD
3rd Place: 1967 Volvo 1800S owned by Thomas Piatti of Ocean Pines, MD
Hot Rod Category
Judged by Senator James Mathias
1st Place: 1923 Ford T-Bucket owned by David & Jo Anne Cherry of Ocean Pines, MD
2nd Place: 1973 Chevrolet El Camino owned by Tommy & Judy Baker of Ocean City, MD
3rd Place: 2005 Dodge Ram 426 owned by Bill Slok of Parksley, VA
People’s Choice Trophy 
2000 Trike owned by Joe “Oz” Wilkison of Ocean Pines, MD
Best in Show Trophy
1972 Ford Mustang Convertible owned by John Terjung of Millsboro, DE

Great Event, Thanks to All!  Read More…

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 TBD
$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.

FINAL CONCERT in the Park
TONIGHT ~ The Uptown Band
FREE….7:00-9:00pm White Horse Park in OP
Bring Chairs, food, family and friends for an evening of fun & FREE Entertainment
Concessions for sale, BYOB allowed.

Join us at the Cove/Yacht Club
open 7 Days a week thru Sept. 11
Lunch & Dinner starting at 11am.  Happy Hour Sun-Thurs 4-7pm
Sunday Brunch 9am – 1pm.
Menus:   Lunch     Dinner       Kids       Pool   
Enjoy  Lunch and Dinner Specials!
 
~ Lunch Special ~
Monday through Thursday only!
$10 Club Burger, French Fries and either a beer or glass of wine!
“Shrimp-Ah-Palooza” Dinner Specials 
Monday through Thursday only!
$12 for Shrimp the way YOU like them!
*Fried Shrimp & French Fries
*Grilled Shrimp & Rice
*Sauteed Shrimp Scampi & Pasta


$5 Margarita Mondays and $5 Crushes on Tuesdays. 
Live Music All Weekend!  
Ocean Pines Yacht Club Summer Promos until the Tiki Bar Closes!
Sundays with Brunch- Bottomless Bloody Mary Bar $10
and Bottomless Mimosas $10 
Monday Margaritas! $5 Margaritas all day long!
 Tuesday “Crush Day” ALL crushes $5 all day!
 
Live Music at the Yacht Club
 
Thursday September 1st from 6pm to 8pm.
“The Breakers”
Friday 9/2 Tranzfusion 6-10
Saturday 9/3 Over Time 6-10
Sunday 9/4 Rick and Regina 6-10
Monday LABOR DAY 9/5 Rick and Regina 12-4pm
Thursday 9/8 “Still Rockin” 4-7pm 
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org
Fall Special Events and Happenings
 
9/12/16 – CHAR Steakhouse Dinner (6p-9p)  View Menu
9/12/16 – Off Season hours begin.  Open Thursday at 4pm, all day Friday, Saturday & Sunday – closed Monday through Thursday at 4pm except for special events.
9/15/16 – 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.++
9/24/16 – Prime Rib Night returns!!!!  Queen Cut Rib $18 and King Cut Rib $21++
9/26/16 – Wine Club Dinner (6p-9p) View Menu

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.

   
ANNUAL PICNIC
OCEAN PINES ANGLERS CLUB &
 ATLANTIC COAST CHAPTER OF MSSA
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 — 11:30AM TO 2:30 PM.
Ocean Pines Community Center
$5 per person – Children under 6 free
        Chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, salad, dessert and water,
BYOB.
Please bring appetizers to share.
Games, 50/50 and Door prize.
Bring a relative, friend, neighbor or lover
 Reservations – Budd Heim — 410-208-9127

ANNUAL WINGS AND WHEELS

Sat, Sept. 3  / 10am – 3pm
OC Municipal Airport
Airplanes, Cars, Military Participation.  Airplane and Helicopter rides available.
Adults $10 / Under age 12 Free.  Music by Randy Lee,
50/50 raffle, Food, & more.
 
 
FINAL SUNDAY SERVICE AT OPGCC
Holy Communion Services Every Sunday in OP
offered by Pastor Harry Biles – Upstairs of Ocean Pines Country Club @ 9:00am
Every Sunday through Labor Day Weekend
All are welcome.
Sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran Church
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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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America’s Boating Course
Thursdays, September 1 – 29     7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
$15 per person / free for middle & high school students
Ocean City Power Squadron will present this eight-hour course. A safe boating class is required of anyone born after July 1, 1972 to operate a recreational vessel or personal watercraft in the state of Maryland. The course will cover basic boat handling, navigation, federal and state regulations, rules of the road, aids to navigation, required equipment and much more. Registration will begin at 6:30 pm on September 1; the course will follow at 7:00 pm on Thursdays through September 22. The exam will be held on September 29. The course fee includes instruction and materials. For more information and early registration call 410-726-1509.
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Blessing of the Backpack
Sunday, September 4th at the 10am service – St. Paul’s by the Sea
As a way of marking the end of summer, and the return to the classroom, we invite all students and teachers to bring their backpacks/briefcases to a special service of blessing to mark the beginning of the new school year. There will be coffee and treats for all in DeWees Hall after the service.
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Cymbeline
September 4th Berlin, Main Street – September 6th Ocean Pines, White Horse Park – September 9th Ocean City, Northside Park – September 11 Ocean City, Sunset Park
All performances at 7:30pm. FREE & Open to the public!
By William Shakespeare & Directed by Kyler Taustin
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DEMOCRATIC CLUBS OF WORCESTER COUNTY 
 Labor Day Picnic
September 5th, Noon to 3PM.  Ocean Pines Whitehorse Park.
Guest speakers, good food and a great time.$15 per person.  Call Jan for Reservations at 410-641-8217

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Ravens Roost #44 Bar-Hop Benefit Cruise
Wednesday, September 7     5:45 pm – 10:00 pm
M.R. Ducks, Ocean City
To benefit the Ravens Roost team in Atlantic General Hospital’s 2017 Penguin Swim. The cruise will depart on the “Explorer” with Captain Jack and will stop at three waterfront bars. Contact Gary Miller at garywm@mchsi.com for information and reservations.
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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. For more information call 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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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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Winter Wonderland Artisan and Craft Fair
Saturday, November 5     9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
This annual event, hosted by the Pine’eer Craft Club, features features handcrafted items, the club’s legendary bake sale and the Kiwanis serving breakfast and lunch.

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