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Community Calendar, March 31 through April 3

SUNDAY, March 31

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach. Chefs Grand Tasting and Bartenders Bubbly Bash. Noon to 3 p.m. 15 participating restaurants. Soundside Event Site, Nags Head. Tickets: $59.50. Available online at obxtasteofthebeach.com.

Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit. Noon to 5 p.m. Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo. Traveling exhibit of artifacts from Blackbeard’s flagship. Exhibit through May 26. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

Service of Hope. 4 p.m. Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, MP 8.5., Kill Devil Hills. Dare County Relay for Life, American Cancer Society and North Care Ministerial Association present service of celebration of hope in fight against cancer.

Dare County High School Art Show. Opening Reception. 5 to 6 p.m. Roanoke Island Festival Park. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 1.


MONDAY, April 1

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station. 10 a.m. Opening Day for season. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chicamacomico.org

Outer Banks Shag Dance Club meets every Monday, 6 to 9 p.m., at Duck Woods Country Club, 50 South Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores. New members welcome. For information, obxshagclub.com.

Manteo Rotary Club. 6 p.m. Hungry Pelican, 205 Budleigh St., Manteo.

AL-ANON. 7 p.m. Unitarian Church, Kitty Hawk, corner of Kitty Hawk Rd. and Herbert Perry Rd., 831 Herbert Perry Rd. Open Meeting.

VFW Post 10950. 7 p.m. Colington Fire Department, 108 Schoolhouse Rd., Colington.


TUESDAY, April 2

Leatherneck Breakfast. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Jolly Roger Restaurant, 1036 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills. For reservation, email info@marinevetsobx.org.

Island Farm reopens for the season. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through Nov. 30. Admission: $8. Children under 5 free. 19th Century farm. 1140 N. US Hwy. 64, Manteo. (252) 473-6500

SCORE, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, 101 Town Hall Dr., Kill Devil Hills. For information, call (252) 256-9717.

Food Pantry of the Albemarle. Scranton. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brace Community Outreach, 4240 Hwy. 264, Scranton.

American Legion Post 26. Noon. 302 Lake Drive, Kill Devil Hills.

North Banks Rotary Club. 1 p.m. Luncheon meeting. The Ramada Plaza Oceanfront, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills. Visitors RSVP to nbanksrotary@gmail.com

April 2. Ribbon Cutting for the new Bridge over Oregon Inlet. 2 p.m. Southern end of Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. Parking in Oregon Inlet boat ramp parking lot. Expected speakers include Gov. Roy Cooper and Secretary of Transportation Jim Trogdon.

BINGO, First Flight Lions Club. 2706 N. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m.

Outer Banks Pirates Parrot Heads. 6 to 8 p.m. Hurricane Mo’s, 120 W. Kitty Hawk Rd., Kitty Hawk. “Partying for a Purpose.”



BINGO. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills. 1 to 3 p.m.

First Flight Rotary Club. 1 p.m., Beachside Bistro at Sea Ranch Resort, 1731 N. Va. Dare Trail,

Kill Devil Hills. 449-8165.

BINGO. Colington Volunteer Fire Dept., 108 Schoolhouse Rd., Colington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m.

First Flight Lions Club, 2706 N. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, 6:30 p.m. Dinner.



All welcome at Ruthie’s Kitchen

New bingo season for First Flight Lions Club


John Harris of Kitty Hawk Kites honored for contributions to tourism in North Carolina


Moratorium on offshore drilling reportedly coming for North Carolina


Film production resumes in North Carolina


Trump taps Barrett for Supreme Court


Recognized for 20 years of service at Town of Manteo


COVID-19 testing event set in Fairfield


Victim in Camden County shooting in coma


Lost woman found at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Buxton


Additional COVID-19 related deaths reported in Currituck and Tyrrell


Moyock development vote fails to get approval from Currituck Board of Commissioners


State graduation rate continues to climb, local administrators weigh in


Feds want to relax protections for woodpecker endangered since 1970


Three North Carolina death row inmates to serve life in prison


GOP elections board members in NC resign over absentee deal


Capital projects for Dare County water system approved


Dare occupancy collections set a record for July


Manteo annexes vacant lot


Belted kingfishers prefer to be near water


Jennette’s Pier staff members pick peers for excellence awards


North Carolina Coastal Federation receives marine debris removal grant from NOAA


First responders traverse ocean overwash on NC 12 to get child to hospital


Sections of NC 12 on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands to reopen Thursday at noon


Trash collection rescheduled for Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras


Kitty Hawk amends building measurement guideline