Sat, Feb. 21 @ 9am – Budget Presentation
@ Community Center
Sat, Feb. 28 @ 9am – Regular Board Meeting
@ Country Club
Thurs, March 19 @ 6pm County Commissioners Dinner
Sat, Mar. 28 @ 9am, Regular Board Meeting
Tues, March 31 @ 6pm, Mediacom Town Hall
GO GREEN SOCIAL! SAVE THE DATE!
Volunteer Fair and Happy Hour!
Thursday, March 12, 2015
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ocean Pines Yacht Club, 2nd level
Maryland Coastal Bays and the Ocean Pines Association are hosting a volunteer fair and happy hour Thursday, March 12 at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club located in Ocean Pines from 5 – 7 p.m. MCBP as well as several other non-profit groups including Assateague Coastal Trust, Berlin Library Garden Project, Lower Shore Land Trust, Ocean City Surf Club, and Worcester County Humane Society will be on hand to talk about their organizations and volunteer opportunities. This is your chance to come out and learn about some of the non-profit organizations and the opportunities available to you to help make a difference in our community. For more information contact Sandi Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-213-2297 ext 106.
Enjoy the View with this unique Happy Hour and a chance to meet other environmental enthusiast and get info on how to volunteer!
NEW Ocean Pines Resident’s Phone # and Address Directory is in the works!
The Ocean Pines Association will publish a 2015 phone and address directory for all of its current homeowners. The information published will be pulled from our homeowner database provided by you. Please call or email us to update or check on the information we have on file before February 28, 2015. Also, if you do not wish to have your information published in the directory you may OPT-OUT. Email email@example.com to update or confirm the information we have in our database or to OPT-OUT of the publication. ADVERTISE WITH US!
Once its printed, OP Residents may purchase the directory for $7 once at the Administration Office.
THIS WEEK’S EVENTS
“Saturday’s Hoopsters Kids in Action” by Don LaFond
Prime Rib Thursday
Painting In The Pines – Adults Only 6-8:30pm @ CC
Dodgeball Wars Grades 6-8; 6-8pm @ CC
Pat O’Brennan 6-10pm @ The Cove
Farmers Market @ WHP 8-1
Comm. Bertino Meeting 10am @ Town Hall
Public Presentation of Budget 9am @ Community Center
Sunday Brunch 9-1 @ The Cove
Happy Hour 1-7 @ The Cove
Drop-In Pickleball 1:30-4:30pm @ CommCenter
Pub Trivia Night 6pm @ The Cove
Super Sharks, Creak Joints 1, Aqua Blast, Aqua Zumba and Aqua Job all begin @ Sports Core (Times Vary)
Aqua Jog Begins @ Sports Core 9am
Creaky Joints 2 Begins @ Sports Core 11am
Water Aerobics Begins @ Sports Core 5pm/6pm
WEDNESDAY 2/25 WOC Fitness:
Total Body Fitness 5:00pm Marlin Room
With each purchase you make at your Ocean Pines Farmers Market from February 7th through March 28th, you’ll receive a ticket from market vendors for your chance to win Williams Sonoma’s Cooking from the Farmers’ Market cookbook. Then before you leave market, drop your tickets in the drawling box located at the Market Information Booth. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Ocean Pines Easter Farmers Market on April 4th. You could be enjoying this cookbook that’s filled with recipes and ideas for your kitchen. Shop, cook and eat from the book with all the great items you’ll bring home from market. (Winner need not be present at drawling to win)
COMMUNITY CORNER TENT
taking reservations for our Community Corner Tent for the 2015 market year. This is a great way to introduce your nonprofit or service group to the farmers’ market shoppers. The Community Corner can be used for membership drives, fund raising (excluding bake sales) or to hold a demonstration.
Artist and Crafters, you’re invited to participate as a vendor at the 2015 Ocean Pines Farmers Market. The market is becoming a Saturday morning cultural centerpiece to the Maryland Eastern Shore community by embracing artisan market vendors. Alongside the traditional farmers market vendors, shoppers now look for artisans selling jewelry, beading, metalwork, photography, paintings, leather goods, carved wood pieces, textiles and more! For vending information contact Market Manager David Bean firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-251-6383
EASTER MARKET – Our Easter Farmers Market takes place on Saturday, April 4th from 8 am to 1 pm. Market shoppers will find the season’s freshest produce from our farmers for the Easter dinner table. Look for favorites like asparagus, strawberries, rhubarb, English peas, radishes, tender young greens and so much more. Our bakers will offer market shoppers Easter breads and baked goods to stuff into their market baskets. You’ll find flowers for the spring home and center pieces for the Easter dinner table. Don’t forget the eggs! Whether your coloring eggs for Easter or to hide or making a custard pie; farmers will have plenty of eggs.
MARKET MUSIC Uke of Earl w/ Charlie Flagiello
OPEN EVERY SATURDAY 8am – 1pm
White Horse Park! Open to the public!
New Vendors welcome!
Use your detective skills to solve a murder while enjoying a plated dinner at this event performed by Get a Clue Productions and sponsored by the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce. Ticket price includes dinner and show. Cash bar, prizes and raffles. Purchase tickets online at www.OceanPinesChamber.org or at the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce office or call 410-641-5306.
Girls Scouts Fundraiser
Saturday , Feb 21
12 – 3:00pm
Carrabbas – 3 dinners to choose
$10 in advance, $12 at the door
Call 410-641-7667 for tickets….
Commissioner Chip Bertino Town Hall Meeting
Saturday, February 21 10:00 am
Ocean Pines Library
Join Commissioner Bertino for his first town hall meeting. For more information about the meeting or other issue of public concern, contact Commissioner Bertino at 443-783-3248 or email@example.com.
America’s Boating Course
4 Classes –
February 24, March 3, March 17, March 23 / Test – March 30
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ocean Pines Library
$15 per person / Free for middle and high school students
Offered by the Ocean City Power Squadron. Learn charting, navigation and basic boating skills. This 8-hour course will cover paddle, sail, inboard and outboard power boating. NASBLA-approved and meets all state requirements. Registration begins at 6:30 pm on the first night of class. Receive a free 6-month Ocean City Power Squadron membership upon the successful completion of the course and exam. Contact Wally Stevenson at 410-726-1509 for info.
Monday, March 2
Social Time 9:30 am / Meeting Begins 10:00 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
Jackie Harper from AARP Services will be the featured speaker at this month’s meeting. Attendees please bring a can of food for Diakonia.
Women’s Club of Ocean Pines Meeting
Thursday, March 5 10:00 am
Ocean Pines Community Center
Claude Lewis, owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Berlin, will be the guest speaker at this month’s meeting. Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to participate in a 50/50 raffle. For more information, contact Dianna Bolyard at 410-208-9326
Women’s History Month Luncheon
Wednesday, March 18 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Clarion Resort Fountainebleau Hotel, Ocean City
$37 per person
Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Worcester County Commission for Women and The Friends at this luncheon, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” Ticket price includes lunch, awards, exhibitors and raffles. Tables of eight may be reserved. Register online at www.FriendsofWCCW.org, call 410-202-8688 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds will benefit summer reading.
Kiwanis Wine Tasting & Chinese Auction
Friday, March 20 4:00-7:00 pm
Ocean Pines Community Center
$20 per person
This event will include a variety of wine samples, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, coffee, tea and soft drinks. Proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Scholarship Foundation. Tickets may be purchased from any Kiwanis member or by calling Ralph Chinn at 410-208-6719.
Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Sunday, March 22 3:00 pm
Community Church at Ocean Pines
$38 per ticket
The spring concert, entitled “From Leipzig to London,” will include Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides, (Fingal’s Cave), Schumann’s Concerto for Cellofeaturing Lukasz Szyrner on the cello and Haydn’s Symphony 104, London. Call 1-888-846-8600 or visit midatlanticsymphony.org for tickets or information.
Manklin Meadows Racquet Complex
Mon, Tues and Wed from 9-12 / 410-641-7228
Free Platform Tennis Clinics
Saturdays @ 12Noon @ Manklin Meadows. Bring Sneakers and we will provide the rest!
FEBRUARY 28TH – WINTER TOURNAMENT 9 – NOON
-MARCH 11TH – ROASTED HOT DOGS WITH BEER TASTING FOLLOWING 4-6 DROP IN PLAY
-MARCH 28TH – CHILI TASTING DAY FOLLOWING 9:30 TO 12 DROP IN PLAY
-APRIL 15TH – FONDUE AND WINE TASTING FOLLOWING 4 TO 5:30 DROP IN PLAY
-MAY 2ND – CINCO DE MAYO FEAST FOLLOWING DROP IN PLAY 9:30 TO 12
Platform Tennis Drop-in Days
Ladies’ Drop-in – Every Tuesday from 2- 4
Men’s Drop-in – Every Thursday from 2 – 4
Open to all members – Every Saturday 9:30 – noon.
Open to all members drop-in – Every Sunday 2- 4
Challenge Ladders: Available to all members: Running from February through May