OCC Announces July Programming

The Oxford Community Center (OCC) in Oxford is producing programming for virtual and outdoor audiences only. Currently, the guidelines restrict indoor activities and events that invite spectators to gather inside. Therefore, the OCC created a lineup of incredible concerts and classes offered online and outdoors to keep us all connected and thriving. It is the mission of the center to enrich community life by fostering educational, cultural, recreational, and social opportunities.

All events will require online pre-registration up to 50 people to best manage social distancing and headcounts. Each registrant is recognized as opting-in to attend on their own volition. Masks are required upon entrance and exit and when in the building for bathroom access. Bathrooms will be staffed with attendants for extra sanitation. The alcoholic beverages will be credit cards only, and non-alcoholic beverages will be free self-serve to reduce touch points. OCC is committed to following the safety practices offered in the CDC guidelines and take the health of the community as utmost importance. The full list of safety protocols and requirements are listed on the oxfordcc.org website.

The office will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with access to the director by appointment only. The Community Center welcomes everyone and hopes that people will connect with them on Facebook and YouTube. Search for the page “Oxford Community Center, Inc” to find the virtual programs. The website will also provide direct links.


“Third Thursdays at Five” Wine & Spirits Classes with G.L. Fronk

Thursday July 16 • 5 p.m.

FaceBook LIVE. Buy the ingredients at the Oxford Market prior to the show and make your drinks at home. Save the dates Thursdays Facebook Live at 5 p.m.: August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, and December 17.

July 20

Monday Meatloaf Dinner by Larry at OCC – Larry cooking for the first 30 people to register. Eat outside on the patio or take home. Social distancing mandatory. RSVP and pre-purchase required. Cost is $20 with touch-free cash bar and free nonalcoholic beverages.

Dog Obedience Classes with Ashley Cook

Wednesdays, July 29 – September 2 • Noon

Class will work on attention, focus, impulse control, basic commands, sit, down stay, come and leash walking. Ashley has worked with animals for over 10 years in pet care, training, as a vet technician and grooming. Two years ago, she started her own private training business, helping with basic pet obedience, behavior, agility, and other performance sports, including canine good citizen. She owns and shows two Portuguese water dogs and a Chihuahua. Cost is $150 for all six weeks.

Core and More with Mark Cuviello, owner of Fitness RX

Mondays and Wednesdays • 10 a.m.

This class is ongoing. Each class is $12 or a Core Pass 8 for $80.

Yoga with Suzie Hurley

Intermediate Yoga: Saturdays • 9:30-11 a.m.

Beginning/Advanced Beginner: Mondays • 1-2:45 p.m.

Cost is $15 or Yoga Pass 8 for $100. Suzie Hurley will be teaching two socially distanced Yoga Classes at the OCC. The class will be limited to 10 students until we can safely open to more. Students are required to bring their own props, which must include a yoga mat, a sturdy yoga blanket, two yoga blocks, and a yoga belt or strap.

Steady and Strong with Janet Pfeiffer

Currently available on Zoom through the YMCA.

Special Events

Cars and Coffee

July 4 • 9:30-11 a.m. Come see the many cars and enjoy house coffee. Sponsored by Fred Zell of Prestige Auto Vault.

Plein Air Easton’s Paint Oxford Days

July 13-15. In partnership with Plein Air Easton, 10 artists each day paint around the town of Oxford. The artists bring their artwork to the OCC for an outdoor exhibit and sale. Masks and social distancing a must. Managed by OCC and Avalon Foundation volunteers. Artist Demos throughout the day TBD.

Nightwatch Band

July 24 • 7-8:30 p.m.

Cost is $10 and limited to 50 guests. Bring your own lawn chair.

For more information, visit oxfordcc.org or contact the Oxford Community Center at 410-226-5904 or oxfordcc@verizon.net. Sign up for OCC’s weekly e-newsletter for additional announcements and updates or like OCC’s Facebook page at Oxford Community Center, Inc. The Community Center is a non-profit 501(c)3. The OCC is always open online at www.oxfordcc.org. OCC is adding activities often; keep checking the website.

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