Kathy Hill named Pine’eer club’s ‘crafter of the month’
Posted On: 6/16/16
(June 16, 2016) The Pine’eer Craft Club of Ocean Pines has selected Kathy Hill as crafter of the month for June. Hill has lived in Ocean Pines for four years and hopes to retire there. She is currently a teacher in the Family and Consumer Science Department, specializing in Child Development at Carroll County High School. She instructs students who want to become teachers how to teach preschoolers. Hill said that she has always been creative. Creativity came calling around the second or third grade when she made a Christmas centerpiece that won an award and was shown in the local newspaper. Hill has her own company called “Kathy’s Creations” that she promotes at craft fairs. She can be seen locally at the Ocean Pines Craft Club’s yearly craft fairs. Her talents include making infinity scarves, painting and designing jewelry. In the Ocean Pines craft store hang several of Hill’s hand-painted signs. Stop by the Ocean Pines craft store in...» Click here for the full story.
‘Track-or-Treat’ at Worcester County rec. center, Oct. 30
Posted On: 10/29/15
Worcester County Recreation & Parks will present Track-or-Treat, a safe trick-or-treat event, at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill, Friday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m. The event is open to youth ages 12 and under. Local vendors will have goodies to hand out to children and kid friendly games will be offered. Children should come dressed in Halloween costumes and bring bags to collect goodies. There is no admission fee for this event, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 410-632-2144 for information.» Click here for the full story.
Annual OP Chamber Car Show results
Posted On: 8/20/15
(Aug. 20, 2015) The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce held its third annual Ocean Pines Car Show & Parade Aug. 16. The parade through the Pines was led by the Ocean Pines Police Department, with the Neighborhood Watch volunteers helping to organize the participants and direct traffic. The Kiwanis Club of OC/OP provided food, and a few local businesses displayed during the car show event at Veteran’s Memorial Park: Ocean Resorts Golf Club and the Casino at Ocean Downs, who were trophy sponsors, John’s Ice Cream Truck and 97.1 the Wave, who did a live remote. Other trophy sponsors included Berlin Automotive Group and Pohanka of Salisbury. The chamber would like to give a huge thank you to the Ocean Pines Association, the Ocean Pines Police Department and Neighborhood Watch, and its media partners: The Courier, WMDT ABC/47, Adams Radio and the Delmarva Broadcasting Company. Car show results: Custom Category Judged by Christopher Unger of HNT First place: 196...» Click here for the full story.
Rec dept. offers kids craft classes
Posted On: 11/27/14
(Nov. 27, 2014) Children ages 4-8 are invited to do crafts, Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ocean Pines Recreation Department. Children will make a winter-themed ornament under the direction of programmer, Katie B Goetzinger. All materials and instruction will be provided. Space is limited for this event and pre-registration is required. The fee for this activity is $15 for Ocean Pines residents and $20 for non-residents. Children must be accompanied by an adult. To register for this event, call the Ocean Pines Recreation Department at 410-641-7052.» Click here for the full story.
Little chefs can make gingerbread
Posted On: 11/27/14
(Nov. 27, 2014) The Ocean Pines Recreation Department is offering a “little chefs” cook-with-a-book gingerbread man party, Sunday, Dec. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. This hands-on party is designed for girls and boys ages 4-6. Parents are required to stay and assist their children. The gingerbread party includes story time featuring gingerbread books. The children (adults are welcome as well) will decorate their own gingerbread men before eating them. Space and gingerbread men are limited, so register early. The fee for this activity is $10 for Ocean Pines residents and $15 for nonresidents. To register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation Department at 410-641-7052.» Click here for the full story.
Meditation class offered in OP
Posted On: 11/13/14
(Nov. 13, 2014) Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department welcomes back Valarie Mann as the meditation instructor. A class will be held in the Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The cost of the class is $20, and pre-registration is required. Mann will discuss the benefits and history of meditation, with an emphasis on practicing different techniques. For more information or to register, call the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department at 410-641-7052. Information regarding this class as well as additional recreational programs, can be found in the Ocean Pines Fall 2014 Activity Guide. The guide is also available online at www.OceanPines.org under the recreation tab.» Click here for the full story.
AGH, PRMC join association to give residents checkup
Posted On: 9/25/14
BERLIN–Atlantic General Hospital and Peninsula Regional Medical Center are collaborating with the Ocean Pines Association and its Communications Advisory Committee to offer a free health fair to the community. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the Ocean Pines Community Center at 235 Ocean Parkway. Atlantic General Hospital will be providing various health-related screenings including: hearing, foot checks for neuropathy, carotid, and bone density. Other information specialists will be there from the Endoscopy Center, mental health services, health literacy, orthopedics, advance directives, palliative care, patient portal, hospital quality and patient safety. PRMC providers will be on site performing blood pressure checks, pulse oximetry, body composition screenings and heal dexa screenings. On board the PRMC Wagner Wellness Van will be physicians conducting skin cancer screenings. There will be information available on ortho/joint replacement, ...» Click here for the full story.
Concert on the Lawn series
Posted On: 6/5/14
BERLIN–The Berlin Heritage Foundation has announced that the first performance in its 2014 Concert on the Lawn series will be on Sunday, June 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum, 208 North Main Street. The Folk Heroes will perform at this first concert. “For at least 17 years, the foundation has been sponsoring these free concerts on the side yard of the Taylor House and they continue to be one of our museum’s most popular community events,” said Curator Susan Taylor. “We’ve had some talented musicians perform on the lawn and we look forward to another exciting season featuring some old favorites and some new, soon-to-be-favorites.” Returning groups this year include the the Chesapeake Brass Band on July 13 and the Salisbury Community Band on Aug. 14. Bring a chair and a picnic to enjoy these free concerts on the lawn of the Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. Concerts in the series are always held at 6 p.m. on t...» Click here for the full story.
Posted On: 6/5/14
OCEAN PINES–Attention bargain hunters and treasure seekers. Ocean Pines will host several Outdoor Flea Markets in White Horse Park this season beginning Saturday, June 14. The community flea markets will run every other Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon and will be open to the public for space and shopping. Vendor spaces are available for $15 at the Community Center and vendors must provide their own tables. Flea market dates are June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26 and Aug. 9. Space sizes equal two parking spaces or 10 feet deep by 16 feet wide. Shoppers can browse fresh local groceries at the Farmers Market running every Saturday in White Horse Park from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. Admission to shop is free. To be a vendor, register in advance with the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department located in the Community Center. The flea markets will be located at 239 Ocean Parkway in the administration parking lot. To register, call 410-641-7052 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Call the cance...» Click here for the full story.
Spring Choral concert coming to Pines church
Posted On: 5/29/14
OCEAN PINES–The Pine Tones Chorus will present its spring concert at the Community Church of Ocean Pines, on Route 589 and Beauchamp Road, Sunday, June 1, at 3 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and will be available at the door. The concert, “30 Years of Music and Memories,” celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Pine Tones Chorus. Photos from the chorus archives will be presented as a slide show, beginning 10 minutes before the concert. Concert selections will include pop tunes sung in the 1980’s, such as “Bye Bye Blues,” as well as more recent hit melodies from the shows “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” Music in the classical, spiritual styles will include Mozart’s “Alleluia” and John Rutter’s arrangement of “When the Saints Go Marchin’ In.” June Todd is the Pine Tones Chorus director and Cathy Morgan is the group’s accompanist. Other instruments will also support the pe...» Click here for the full story.