The Pine'eer Artisan Gift Shop Now Open
The Pine'eer Artisan Gift Shop is open Saturdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Masks are required, and only credit card payments are currently accepted. The shop is located in White Horse Park next to the Ocean Pines Administration Building.
Shepherd's Nook & Flea Market Open
The Shepherd's Nook and Flea Market at the Community Church at Ocean Pines and Sarah's Pantry are open. All facilities require that masks be worn inside. The Nook will be restricted to 8 customers entering at a time and the flea market will be limited to 5 customers at a time. The direct phone number for the Nook and Sarah's Pantry is 410-641-8392. Hours of operation are Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ocean Pines Anglers Club Asking for Catch Data
Members of the Ocean Pines Anglers Club are asking local anglers to log and submit their catch data, to help improve statistics that govern recreational fishing. To view the form, visit https://fishinoc.com/fish-data.
Ocean Pines Garden Club Meetings
The Ocean Pines Garden Club has been holding ZOOM meetings and planning activities while keeping COVID-19 safety measures in mind. The club also has a multi-page newsletter that goes out to members each month. The "Bloomin' News" is full of garden hints, local information and links to outside environmental and gardening sources. New members are always welcome. For more information, contact President Patti Lookner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesdays through Dec. 23: Kiwanis Food Collection / 9 a.m.-noon
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City will collect donations of non-perishable food items for Diakonia.
Saturdays in November and December: Kiwanis Fundraiser Lanterns / 9 a.m.-noon
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City will be selling lanterns at the Ocean Pines Farmers and Artisans Market in White Horse Park. Large lanterns sell for $40 and are battery operated with a remote to change the lighting patterns. Two versions are available: "Peace on Earth" with a red bow and tree on the front and "Fall" with a brown bow and leaves on the front. Inserts can be purchased to change the messages to suit the season. A smaller solar lantern is available for $30. Proceeds benefit Worcester G.O.L.D., which distributes prenatal to age 4 pantry items in line with the Kiwanis "Priority One" program. Lanterns will be available next to the Kiwanis Lottery Raffle sales table at the market. Lanterns may also be ordered by calling Jim Spicknall at 301-580-0377.
Sundays: Breakfast with the Knights of Columbus / 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Located at 9901 Coastal Highway behind St. Luke's Church. All you can eat. Masks required when walking around. Call 410-524-7994 for more information.
Nov. 18, 25: Kiwanis Club Coat Drive & Toy Drive / 9 a.m.-Noon
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City will collect coat donations from the public in the parking lot of the Ocean Pines Community Center. Coats will be delivered to The Joseph House for distribution to those in need. Donations of unwrapped toys will also be accepted and taken to Worcester County G.O.L.D.
Nov. 20, 27: Bingo with the Knights of Columbus
Doors open at 5 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Cash payouts for each game as well as the Big Jackpot coverall. Call 410-524-7994 for more information.
Nov. 16-18: Recreational Safe Boating Class / 6-9 p.m.
The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will teach this state-mandated Recreational Safe Boating Course online. The course is required for boat operators born after July 1, 1972 but is beneficial for all boaters. Besides Maryland boating regulations, learn about safely navigating and piloting local Ocean City waters, basic nautical knots, trailering a boat, safety equipment and maintenance. Cost for the course is $20, which includes all course materials. To register, or if you have questions, contact Barry Cohen at 410-935-4807 or email@example.com.
Through Dec. 31: Kiwanis Lottery Raffle Ticket Sales
Purchase tickets now through Dec. 31 for drawings to be held every evening in 2021. Tickets are $20 each and are valid for 365 drawings. Payouts are $20 per evening, except for special dates when winnings are $50-$250. All proceeds benefit local scholarships and youth programs. Tickets may be purchased from any Kiwanis member, or at the Ocean Pines Farmers and Artisans Market, held Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in White Horse Park. Visit www.kiwanisofopoc.org or Facebook at Kiwanis Club of Ocean Pines/Ocean City for more details.