This Week in the Pines Nov. 30

    This Week in the Pines!
White Horse Park is lit up for the holidays!
Take a stroll and view the light displays and trees decorated by local organizations and businesses.
Photo by Don LaFond
All activities and programs are open to the public!


Leaf Collection


 Public Works will provide its fall 2016 leaf collection through December 22.
The Public Works Yard is also open to Ocean Pines residents through December 22. The yard will be open 7:30 am – 3 pm MondayFriday and 8 am – 3 pm on Saturdays. No contractor dumping or plastic bags will be permitted.

Open MondayFriday 8am – 5pm 
Click HERE for current job openings
By-Laws and Resolutions / Aquatics
Budget and Finance / Communications
Comprehensive Plan / Elections
Environment and Natural Assets
Marine Activities / Search Committee
Next Work Session of the Board – Mon, Dec 5 @ 9am 
Regular Board Meeting – Fri, Dec 9 @ 10am 

Ocean Pines Golf Club
Winter Rates
Ocean Pines Golf Club is open all winter long!
Daily $30 OP residents / $35 public

This Week’s Recreation & Parks Events

at the Community Center
Discovery Tennis
Starts Friday, December 2     10-10:30am
Indoor tennis for toddlers ages 3-4. Call 410-641-7052 to register!
Dodgeball Wars Grades 3-5
Friday, December 2     6-8pm
Pay at the door! $8 OP Residents / $9 Public
Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, December 3   8-11am
Bring the entire family! Santa & Mrs. Claus will arrive at 8:30 am. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, pastries, coffee, milk & juice.
$5 ages 4-10, $7 ages 11+, FREE for ages 3 & under

Reindeer Lane Gift Shop
Saturday, December 3   8-11am
Kids 12 & under can shop for family & friends.
All gifts priced $5 or less.
Coming Up!
Free Seminars: More info
Bus Trips: More info

Indoor Sports Core Swimming Pool 
 Mon-Thurs:  10am – 8pm
Fri and Sat: 10am – 9pm / Sun: 10am -5pm

Pay at the door or save with our multi-visit coupon cards! 
Cards are available at the Admin Building and can be reloaded at the Sports Core Pool or the Admin Building.

This Week at the Sports Core Pool
Swim Like a Mermaid
Saturday, December 3     10:15-11:30am
Learn how to swim like a mermaid or merman with Fun Fun tails.
$35 swim members / $40 all others. Includes goggles & certificate.
Call to register!
Earlybird Lap Swim, Swimmin’ Wimmin’ 
& Super Sharks Classes
New sessions begin Monday, December 5 
Ask about Private Pool Parties! 
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Ocean Pines Farmers 

Open Every Saturday 
 8am-1pm in 
White Horse Park


Ocean Pines Hometown Farmers Markets begin this Saturday, December 3 and run every Saturdaythrough Christmas Eve. It’s a destination for the whole family – seasonal music will fill the park as you wander the market’s many artisans and producers. Stock your holiday pantry with local produce, meats, seafood, bread, pastries, preserves and more!

Have Fun at Manklin Meadows
Racquet Complex
& Community Center 
Ocean Pines Platform Tennis Beginners Clinics
Saturdays from 12pm – 1pm
For ages 12 and older. Learn the basics of platform tennis! The first session is free; subsequent sessions are $5 each.
Individual $500 / Family $850
Individual, Family, Association and Junior
Memberships available for all 3 sports.
Click HERE for rates
Free Clinic and Week Trial (all Racquet Sports)
Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex
 View Webpage for Info on all 3 sports.

 Pup of the Pines 2017
Congratulations to CJ, the Pup of the Pines for 2017! CJ was announced the winner at “A Hometown Christmas” on November 26. CJ receives a free 2017 Ocean Pines Dog Park registration and will be the face of the Dog Park for 2017. His owners are Pat and Robert Richardson.
This Week at The Cove
Open ThursdayMonday
NEW Buzztime Trivia available during any open business hours – ask your server or bartender!
Trivia Night

  Sign up at 5:30; Games start at 6pm.

Date Night 
Enjoy one appetizer – two entrees -one dessert and a bottle of wine for $60.  (Tax & gratuity not included.)
Prime Rib Night 
10oz Queen Cut – $18.00
14oz King Cut – $21.00 – ++
with Chef’s choice of 2 sides
Brunch Buffet at 9am
  $15 adults / $7 ages 6-12
Free for ages 5 and under
(Tax & gratuity not included.)
NFL Sunday Ticket
Flat-screen TVs, special bar menu & tailgate specials!
$3 Craft Brews, $5 Crushes
 Get in the competitive spirit and wear your favorite team jersey!
Monday Night Football & Sip N’ Shop
The Cove Open 6pm-11pm
with Dana Jackson behind the bar 
Something for everyone! Watch football or shop your favorite vendors including LuLaRoe, doTerra & more! Light fare menu available.
Monday Night Special!
 Pitcher of Beer and 10 wings for $5
Buy one Appetizer get 2nd Appetizer FREE!
equal priced one is free)
Upcoming Events

Reservations at / 410-641-7501  Like us on Facebook
Live Music Schedule
Fall Concert Series in the Upstairs Banquet Room 
Fridays 6pm-10pm
Still Rockin’ 12/9

Tommy Edward 12/23

Date Night Downstairs 
Fridays 6-9pm
Featuring Bryan Clark 12/30
Call us about hosting your event!  410-641-7501 or email us dates at

Michael Lodora’s Celtic Yuletide
Saturday December 3
OC Performing Arts Center
 Tickets $35 and $45
Call 800-OC-OCEAN or 800-551-SEAT or
A Night to Remember in December
Saturday, December 3     5:30 pm
Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School
$35 per person
All proceeds benefit Shirley Grace Pregnancy Center. Featuring a buffet prepared by local chefs, dancing to the music of DJ ID Pro, silent auction, 50/50, Chinese raffle and $1000 grand prize raffle (must be present to win). Call 443-513-4124 for tickets.
Capital Ringers in Concert
Sunday, December 4     3:00 pm
Community Church at Ocean Pines
A freewill offering will be taken. Call 302-632-3106 for more information.
Delmarva Chorus Holiday Concert
Monday, December 5     7:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
Celebrate the holiday season with the Delmarva Chorus, under the direction of Carol Ludwig.
Versakats “Putting on the Glitz”
December 8 & 9
5:00 pm Doors Open / 6:00 pm Dinner Buffet /
7:00 pm Show Begins
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, Ocean City
$45 per person
Enjoy this original musical comedy dinner show. Proceeds benefit ovarian cancer research. Join the fun and come dressed in your favorite Roaring 20s attire (optional – call Mary Kirtley at 410-250-4689 if you need help with an outfit.) Dinner buffet including beef, chicken, pasta, salad, vegetable, coffee, tea and cakes and pies. Cash bar with happy hour prices. Contact Pat at 410-726-1234
for more information.
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