Exciting Events & Programs for Ocean Pines, Md
upcoming deadline! "Pup of The Pines" Photo Contest in OP
Ocean Pines residents are encouraged to get their canine companions camera-ready for the 4th annual “Pup of the Pines” photo contest sponsored by the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department. Click here to read more.
this weekend! Youth Basketball
Saturdays, Oct. 20 - Nov. 10
This awesome clinic will teach your child the basics of basketball. Kids will learn dribbling, passing and shooting as well as the basic rules of the game. The environment will be non-competitive and friendly so your child can receive the full benefit of this clinic while having fun.
October 2018 Calendar
Board and Administration
update! Forensic Audit of Ocean Pines Association
The Ocean Pines Board of Directors has announced on Tuesday, Oct. 9 that they have unanimously voted to approve the second phase of a forensic audit. Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates will now focus on the Ocean Pines Public Works Department. Read more.
take a look! Association's Fall Leaf Collection Schedule
The Ocean Pines Association has announced leaf collection procedures for its residents this fall. Ocean Pines Public Works and Republic Services will both aid in the collection. Read more.
Upcoming Board Meetings:
Regular Board Meeting, Oct. 20 at 9am, Comm. Ctr
Regular Board Meeting, Nov. 10 at 9am, Comm. Ctr
50th Anniversary Information
get your tickets, pay at admin building! Ocean Pines 50th Anniversary Gala
Anniversary Gala is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 from 5:30-11:30 p.m. at the Yacht Club and will feature an open bar, 10-piece show band, filet mignon with lobster thermidor, rock fish imperial and more entertainment. Read more.
save the date! Ocean Pines 50th Anniversary Sock-Hop
The Anniversary Sock-Hop Party is set for Friday, Dec. 14 from 6-10 p.m. at the Ocean Pines Community Center. The event will feature dance and costume contests, food & beverage and much more. Tickets will be $15 pp.
Ocean Pines Yacht Club
Now Taking Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet Reservations:
Call to make your reservations for a feast that you and your family will be thankful for on Nov. 22. Thanksgiving will have two "seatings" 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.
COST: $24.99 adults/ $14.99- 11 & under. 

Trivia Thursdays at Yacht Club
FREE! Food & Drink Specials. Play: 7-9pm

Save the Date: New Year's Eve
$125 per person. Open bar. Food details to follow. Full Circle will perform live!

Hours of Operation:
1 Mumford's Landing Road
Thursday - Saturday: 11am- Close
Sunday: 10am- Close
Daily Happy Hour 3-6pm
Sunday Brunch Buffet, 10am-2pm
Ocean Pines Aquatics
Kickboxing & Aqua Jam
Oct 29-Dec 5, 10-10:50am
This new program features kickboxing on Mondays and Aqua Jam on Wednesdays, so you get two workouts in one. The fee is $55 for OP swim members, $65 for OP residents & $81 for non-residents. Call 410-641-5255.
Early Bird Lap Swimming
Monday-Fri, 6-7:50 am
Our Early Bird Lap Swim is a great way to get in some exercise before you head to work or start your day and is offered Monday-Friday from 6-7:50am at the indoor Sports Core Pool.
Creaky Joints 2 Class
Oct. 23, 11-11:50am
This class meets two times a week - on Tuesdays and Thursdays - from 11-11:50am at the Sports Core. It's low-impact and works all of your joints to improve balance and flexibility. Call 410-641-5255 to sign up.
save the date! Dive-In Movie at Sports Core Pool - Nov. 10
Get ready to dive in to the indoor Sports Core Pool and enjoy a showing of Disney's "Tangled" on our giant inflatable screen. Plus, meet Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from the movie! Open to the public! Read more.
Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks
Ocean Pines Racquet Sports
Ask about our combo rate for all 3 sports!
Pickleball * Platform Tennis * Tennis
Ocean Pines Golf
Warm Up to the Idea of Shopping for Winter Gear at the OP Golf Club
It looks like we might finally have some sweater weather! These zip-necks from our Ocean Pines Private Label Collection, available in the Golf Shop, would be a nice way to greet the cooler temperatures.
Thinking About Golf? Think Ocean Pines Golf Club!
Fall means lower prices for accommodations. Local restaurants also offer off-season specials you won't find in the summer. Couple these savings with Ocean Pines Golf Club's low rates and you'll get to experience an Eastern Shore getaway for less.   Tee Times.
Community & Organization News
We were able to snap a picture of some of the participants in this year's Ocean Pines Ladies Golf Association Club Championship before they headed out for their rounds. (And a special shout-out to Ann Shockley, pictured in the middle in the bright pink shirt, whose birthday was Oct. 9.)
THIS WEEK! Bluebird Farms, a family-owned Ocean Pines business will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 17 from 5 – 7p.m. with food, drinks, a bonfire, pumpkin painting & more.
CRAFT FAIR: The Pine'eer Craft Club will turn the Ocean Pines Community Center on Nov. 3 into a Winter Wonderland. Various hand crafted items will be for sale to help you with your holiday shopping list.
Retired Police Officers Meet
General’s Kitchen owner Bob Noll welcomed some of his fellow retired law enforcement officers to his Ocean City restaurant on Sunday for a little reunion time. Pictured, from left, are Jack Richards, Bruce Spangler, Joe Rolles, Jeff Stutzel, Noll, Jim Humphries, Skip Lyons, Bernie Bennick and Chuck Schaub. 
Upcoming Events/Meetings:
OCT 18: All You Can Eat Crab Feast Fundraiser, 4-7pm
At St. Paul’s by-the Sea on Thursday October 18th from 4-7pm in the hall. $25 per person. Please bring your own side. The Red Doors, A St. Paul's By-the-Sea Community Center presents a musical fundraiser, Dueling Pianos, featuring local celebrities Shirley Toms Hailey and Elsworth Wheatley. Shirley and Elsworth will take audience requests for all of your favorite songs. Singing along is strongly suggested! Concert from 6-8:30 pm on Election Day, November 6th. A half hour intermission with hors d'oeuvres is included. Cash Bar available. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and are available at the Convention Center in Ocean City or online at tickemaster.com

Every Monday: TOPS Meeting 5:30-6:30 p.m. Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin. Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a support group promoting weight loss and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.410-641-0157.

Second Monday Of Month: Ocean Pines Camera Club at 7 p.m. Ocean Pines branch library. Monthly get-together to share photos, tips, programs. Group goes on a photo shoot the Saturday following meeting and hosts a hands-on workshop the last Thursday of each month. Professional and amateur photographers and new members welcome. Meets second Monday of each month.

Oct. 18: Voter Information Night, Worcester County NAACP at 7 p.m. Tyree Church, 10101 Germantown Rd., Berlin. Hinson Finney, Worcester County Board of Elections, will explain voting process and absentee ballots. Demonstration of using the voting booth. All are welcome. Executive meeting at 6 p.m. 410-213-1956.

Oct. 18: Pine’eer Craft Club Meeting at Refreshments at 9:45 a.m., business meeting at 10 a.m. Ocean Pines Community Center. October project to be announced. All guests are welcome.

Oct. 19: Fall Card Party And Lunch at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., lunch at noon. St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. Cost: $20 per person. Reservations: 410-641-5049 or 410-289-3453.

Oct. 19-20: Quilt Show And Peddler’s Table at 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Quilters By The Sea. Ocean Pines Community Center, Assateague Room, 235 Ocean Parkway. On display will be quilts made by guild members and others as well as workshop projects. Featured for sale will be items handmade by guild members. Free admission. 731-225-8867.

Sept. 22--Oct. 27 at 10:00 a.m.,Caregiver's Group Meetings at Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy., (corner of Rte. 611 and Snug Harbor Rd.) Berlin, MD. A support group for caregivers. Join us for coffee and conversation. More information: call Sandy 410-641-0647.