This Week in the Pines August 11

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    This Week in the Pines!
Pictures of the Week ~ Stand Up Paddleboarding in the Pines
Submited By: Margaret Sellers Long

Last Day to Vote. Please return your ballot by Thursday, August 11 @ 5pm. Drop Off Box is located in the OPPD, open 24 hrs. 410-641-7717.


Ocean Pines Association, Inc.
Annual Meeting of the Members
Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00AM
Community Center

 

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE 

Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm & Saturdays 8am – 12Noon
Click HERE for Club Membership Rates and Info 
Weekly Memberships available.
Ask about our payment plans.
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OCEAN PINES MARINA! 
 
Open 6am – 6pm Daily!
Gas, ice, cold drinks, ice cream, snacks, and minnows.   410-641-7447

*2016 Pup of The Pines – Brutus*
2nd Annual 2017 Pup of The Pines
 Dog & Puppy Photo Contest
Contest runs Monday, Aug. 15th – Saturday, Oct. 15th
This popular photo contest to help raise money for improvements & upgrades to our dog park is back! The winner will receive the title “2017 Pup of The Pines,” a FREE dog park registration for 2017 & will be the face of Ocean Pines Dog Park in our activity guide, newsletter & postings for 2017!
Pick up your entry form at the Recreation Center, at oceanpines.org, or on our Facebook page.
Entry Fee: $5/dog

Explore the Ocean Pines Beach Club 
Open Daily 11am – 6pm / Pool Open 10am – 6pm
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Live Music Every Weekend!
Wednesday 8/10 – Pat O’Brennan (2-5pm)
Friday 8/12 – Kaleb Brown (12-4pm)
Saturday 8/13 – Smooth & Remy (1-5pm)
Sunday 8/14 – John Remy (1-5pm)
Thursday 8/18 – Kevin Poole (1-5pm)
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Twilight Swim Special 4-6, discounted rates.
 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

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

Camps Coming Up in August!
8/12 ~ Big Wave 1-Day Surf Camp
8/15-19 ~ All Aces Tennis Camps Begin
8/15-19 ~ British Soccer Camps Begin
8/16 & 18 ~ SUP Camp
8/22-26 ~ Camp Endless Summer
8/25-27 ~ Skateboarding Camp
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 OFFERS TO:

VACATION OFFERS TO:
Ireland/South Dakota /Canyon Country / San Antonio

All Aces Tennis Camp
August 15-19th
Ages 5-6 9am-10am, $90 ($100 non-residents)

Ages 7-9 10:15am-11:15 am, $90 ($100 non-residents)
Ages 10-14 11:30 am-1:30pm $130 ($140 non-residents)

Join us this summer for total tennis fun! Our staff is experienced in working with young players of all skill levels, from beginner to national champions. Once enrolled in camp, each camper will be personally evaluated & placed into a group with similar age & abilities. Campers will walk away with new tennis skills & the inspiration & self-confidence to continue to improve after camp.

Ocean Pines Swimming Pools! 
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 
Outdoor Pools open for season.
Click  HERE for Pool directory 
DAILY RATES SWIMMERS and NON-SWIMMERS:

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

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
DOWNLOAD AQUATICS ACTIVITY GUIDE

 Summer Outdoor Swim Lessons
August 15-25th
Ages 3-8 @ Mumford’s Landing Pool ~ 9-9:45am
Ages 9 & up @ Swim & Racquet Club Pool ~ 9:30-10:15am
Other classes starting soon….. 
Aqua Jog – August 16
Swim Like a Mermaid – August 27
Shallow Water Swimmin’ Wimmin’ – August 29
Doggie Swim – September 10
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.  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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Golf Ocean Pines this August and get a **FREE** Large Bucket of Range Balls!
Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club offers a challenging but fair Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design and the area’s best greens and layout. Our beautifully maintained course, friendly staff and attention to detail make Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club the Delmarva Peninsula’s best golf value!
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Ocean Pines Golf & Country Club
100 Clubhouse Dr, Ocean Pines, MD 21811
877.GOLFOCEAN

Kids Tennis Camps
For ages 5-15. Coach Erika Cook, Delmarva Beach Tennis, will lead these camps for the second year in a row! Sign up at the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department or call 410-641-7052.
August 15 – August 19
New! Saturday Clinics for Kids and Adults
Kids Beginner Tennis Clinic
8:00 – 9:00 am $10 per child
For kids 10 and under. Join Coach Erika for this fun one-hour session to teach the basics of tennis. Bring your own racquet as quantities are limited.
Please pre-register at pro shop or email delmarvabeachtennis@gmail.com.
Intermediate/Advanced Adult Clinic
9:00 – 10:00 am
$10 tennis members / $15 non-members
Want to practice your strokes and hit a lot of tennis balls? Join us for our intermediate/advanced clinic where we will work on your game through engaging drills and instruction!
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The Ocean Pines Racquet Tournament
 for Charity
Friday, August 26th (raindate August 27)
Come enjoy a wonderful day with other Racquet Enthusiasts, raising money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF)
 
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.
Platform Tennis Events Coming Up

Free Platform Tennis Clinic Saturdays @ Noon.
   $5 drop-in for non-members of platform to play.
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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
Hours Vary….Call Ahead if you are not sure.
View Webpage for Info on all 3 sports.

OP Farmers 

Market 
open every Saturday 
 8am-1pm in 
White Horse Park
ITS AUGUST, WHATS IN SEASON?
– Apricots, Avocados, Basil, Bell Peppers, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Chard, Cherries, Chilies, Cilantro, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fennel, Figs, Garlic, Grapes, Green Beans, Green Onions, Kiwi, Lemongrass, Limes, Mangoes, Melons, Nectarines, Okra, Onions, Peaches, Peas, Plums, Potatoes, Raspberries, Rosemary, Scallions, Shallots, Strawberries, Summer Squash, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Watermelons, & Zucchini

STAND UP PADDLE BOARD FITNESS & MORE
 
If you can walk, you can PADDLE! Our instructors are trained
professionals & will provide you with an amazing experience.
WHO: ALL AGES
DAYS: TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm
WHERE: Swim & Racquet Club
Classes must be booked through WalkOnWaterSupCo.com. For more info, call 410.289.8SUP.
Kayak & SUP Rentals @ Swim & Racquet Club
Take your time to explore the waterways around Ocean Pines at your own pace. They’ll supply all you need including basic paddling instructions, water trail maps, wildlife guides & kayaks & stand up Paddleboards fitted to your experience. Rent half day, all day or all weekend. Guided eco-tours avail.
WHO: ALL AGES

WHEN: Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun.: 11:00am – 4:00pm
WHERE: Swim & Racquet Club

Rentals must be booked through AyersCreekAdventures.com

For more info & hours of operation call 443-513-0889
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.
$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
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View or Download August Events Calendar
All Activities and Programs are open to the Public
2016 Monday Movies in the Park
Mondays, through Aug 22 from 8pm-til
White Horse Park.  Snack for sale or BYOC.
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August 15th: Home (2015)
Aug 22: The Wizard of Oz (1939)
 
Click HERE for more info
Wednesday Family Fun Nights 
Wednesdays  6-8pm – Yacht Club Pool
Fun for the entire family! Every Wednesday the Yacht Club transforms into a wave of fun for the young & young at heart! The pool is open for all ages to enjoy as DJs fill the air with the sounds of summer. Food & beverages are available poolside ($). Admission:$3 Swim Member (must show membership card); $5 OP Resident; $7 for Non-Residents. Only persons swimming pay a fee.

Thursday Concerts in the Park
AUGUST 11th ~ Over Time
Thursdays 7-9pm White Horse Park
Bring Chairs, food, family and friends for an evening of fun & FREE Entertainment
Concessions for sale, BYOB allowed.
For a full list of entertainment click HERE

Join us at the Cove/Yacht Club
open 7 Days a week
Lunch & Dinner starting at 11am.  Happy Hour 
Sun-Thurs 4-7pm
Sunday Brunch 9am – 1pm.
Menus:   Lunch     Dinner       Kids       Pool   
Enjoy our **NEW** Lunch and Dinner Specials at The Cove!
 
~ NEW Lunch Special ~
Monday through Thursday only!
$10 Club Burger, French Fries and either a beer or glass of wine!
 NEW “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.  Family Fun Wednesdays.
Live Music All Weekend!  
Ocean Pines Yacht Club Summer Promos!
Sundays with Brunch- Bottomless Bloody Mary Bar $10
Sundays with Brunch –  Bottomless Mimosas $10
Monday Margaritas! $5 Margaritas all day long!
 Tuesday “Crush Day” ALL crushes $5 all day!
Wednesday – Family Fun Nights 6-8pm
 
Live Music at the Yacht Club
Friday 8/12 – Tranzfusion (6-10pm)
Saturday 8/13 – Monkee Paw (6-10pm)
Sunday 8/14 – A Classic Case (6-10pm)
Friday 8/19 Full Circle, Sat 8/20 Over Time Band
Sun 8/21 Suzette Pritchett…..
THURSDAY 8/25 STILL ROCKIN’ RETURNS (4-7pm)
410-641-7501 / dining@oceanpines.org

 
Sunday Brunch at the Yacht Club
9am-1pm @ The Cove
$15 adults / $7.50 kids ages 6-12

5 and under eat 

FREE

$10 for our bottomless Bloody Mary Bar with all the fixings or $10 bottomless Mimosas!
  

 Prices are per person & do not include tax & gratuity. Alcoholic beverages available for additional fee.

Reservations accepted at 410-641-7501 or dining@oceanpines.org

  
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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$30 Cat Adoptions
Between July 1 and September 30
Looking for a feline companion? Now is your opportunity with the Summertime Feline Fling. The Worcester County Humane Society is running a limited time special cat adoption program.  all cat adoptions are only $30. What a PURRfect time to adopt a new friend.  The Humane Society is located  in W. Ocean City and can be reached at 410-213-0146.
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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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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 someone will get back to you at a later date.
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The Ocean Pines Anglers Club
Saturday, August 13th, 9:30AM      Ocean Pines Library.
A Power Point presentation of the Teach A Kid To Fish and Youth Fishing Contest will be shown as well as a
special video presentation demonstrating the advantage of using circle hooks in both inshore and offshore fishing. All welcome.
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Ocean Pines Boat Club Crab Feast
Sunday, August 14
American Legion Hall, Ocean City
Open to Ocean Pines Boat Club members and their guests. Crabs and/or chicken will be served. Please bring an appetizer or desert. Boat Club members pay $26 for crabs, $14 for chicken or $32 for a combination; guests add $4. Wine, beer and soft drinks included. Please contact Rich at 410-208-6933 by August 8.
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Ocean Pines Boat Club Raft Up
Friday, August 19
Contact John at 410-641-6571 to sign up.
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Paddle the Pocomoke for G.O.L.D.
Saturday, August 20     5:00-8:00 pm
Pocomoke River Canoe Company, 2 River Street, Snow Hill
$50 adults / $25 children 10 and under / $25 adults for food, beverages & entertainment only
Enjoy a canoe or kayak paddle with food and live music by Frank W. Nanna & Son. A cookout-style meal with beer or wine (2 drinks per adult registration) will follow the guided paddle.  Registration also includes raffle entries. Benefits local families in need through Worcester County G.O.L.D.  Spaces are limited. Register online at worcestergold.org.
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Kiwanis Annual Duck Race
Friday, August 26     6:00 pm
Frontier Town
Tickets are now on sale for this annual event. Win up to $1000. Tickets are $5 per duck entry or 3 for $10. Winners need not be present to win. Proceeds benefit the club’s youth programs supporting the community. Call 301-788-1517 or purchase from members of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City.
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Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce Classic Car Show & Parade
Sunday, August 28
Parade Begins at White Horse Park     10:00 am
Car Show at Veterans Memorial Park     11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free Admission for Spectators
Featuring vehicles of all makes and models. $12 per car preregistration or $15 day of the event. Vendors, food, music and trophies. Free dash plaque to first 50 entries. For more information, contact the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce at 410-641-5306 or OceanPinesChamber.org.
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Free Women’s Heart Screening
Tuesday, August 30     8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ocean Pines Health Pavilion
Available aboard the PRMC Wagner Wellness Van. Appointments are available every hour; please fast for 8 hours prior to your appointment. Call Peninsula Regional Medical Center Cardiac Rehab at 410-543-7026 to schedule your free appointment.
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Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Meeting
Thursday, September 1     10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
At this first meeting of the new membership year, 2016-18 officers will be installed. Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to participate in a 50/50 raffle.  The club meets the first Thursday of every month for speakers, luncheons, auctions, raffles and fundraisers. Membership dues are $10 per year.
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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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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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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 MEETING
MONDAY AUGUST 29        1:00PM AT COMMUNITY CENTER
 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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CLICK HERE to view all events

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.
Click HERE for rates.
Jolly Roger Amusement Tickets On Sale.
Click HERE for rates and passes available
Visit website for Jolly Roger Amusement Park Info

Discount Regal Cinema Tickets available now!

Let Us Host Your Next Event!
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

Saturday August 13th 1-2pm
East Room with Ashleigh Bouchard & special guest speakers!
FREE! 
Come out & join us for a fun health happy hour with amazing organic non GMO superfoods that will help break you of caffeine addictions, break sugar & carb addictions, clean out your toxins & reset your body at the cellular level. Come & listen to a special guest speaker each week teach us about a different nutrition topic every month. This is fun for the whole family, totally safe for kids & even the family dog. Learn how to g

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