This Week in the Pines 9/7

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    This Week in the Pines!
Social Media Post yesterday from Resident Sandra Bland who says “Beautiful out!
Water is still high and over Wayne’s pier.  All and all gorgeous out. Feeling happy.”

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


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. 
Special Meeting, Fri, 9/9
Board Work Session, Mon, 9/19
Regular Board Meeting, Sat, 9/24
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!! 
Stop by for a “FIRST GLANCE” Sept 10th 3-5pm 
(non-swimming event)  
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  Private Swim Lessons.
410-641-5255 / info@oceanpines.org
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
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
9/8 – 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
9/14 – Fall Co-Ed Softball Leagues Start
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 Pools Closed for Season.
(Dog Swim Sat, Sept. 10, see details below)
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 

2 Outdoor Pools still Open!    

Pay Cash at Door
Twilight Swim from 4-6pm at Adult Yacht Club Pool
Fee:  $4 Resident/$5 Other
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
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
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.

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   

LAST WEEK OF THIS DELICIOUS
 Lunch and Dinner Specials!

 
~ Lunch Special ~
through Thursday only!
$10 Club Burger, French Fries and either a beer or glass of wine!
“Shrimp-Ah-Palooza” Dinner Specials 
 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!  Tiki Bar and Pool open!
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 9/8 “Still Rockin” 4-7pm
Friday 9/9 On the Edge 6-10pm
Saturday 9/3 Monkee Paw 6-10pm
Sunday 9/4 Aaron Howell 6-10pm
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.++ 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

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.

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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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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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AARP Meeting
Monday, September 12
9:00 am Flu Shots / 9:30 am Social Time / 10:00 Meeting Begins
Ocean Pines Community Center
The speaker at this month’s meeting will be Kitty Wrench, who will teach CPR basics. Flu shots, provided by Rite Aid, will be available at 9:00 am prior to the meeting. Please bring a can of food for Sarah’s Pantry and a friend or neighbor!

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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 info 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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Pinesteppers Square Dance Club Free Workshops
Wednesdays: September 7 & September 14     7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
Join the Pinesteppers Square Dance Club for these free workshops designed to introduce dancers to modern western square dancing. Dennis O’Neal, caller for the Pinesteppers, will guide new dancers through basic steps using all styles of music. Casual dress is suggested and light refreshments will be served. Call Louise at 410-430-0284 or Dennis at 970-389-3383 for more information.
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NYC Motorcoach Trip Benefitting the OC Chamber Foundation
Deadline for Reservations: Thursday, September 15
$80 per person
Spend the day enjoying New York City as you please. Limited spaces available. A $50 deposit is due by September 15 to hold your seat. The bus will depart Ocean Pines at 6:00 am and Ocean City at 6:30 am. It will return at approximately midnight. Tickets are available online at OceanCity.org or in the Rt. 50 Visitor Center. Call Lisa Layfield at 410-213-0144 ext. 104 for more information.
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Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting
Thursday, September 15
9:45 am refreshments / 10:00 am meeting begins
Ocean Pines Community Center
A craft will follow the meeting. Guests are welcome!
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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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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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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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