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Community Calendar for May 23 through May 27


Rotary Club of Kitty Hawk, breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores.

Dowdy Park Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3005. S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head

Ribbon Cutting. Phase II Dowdy Park. 3005 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head.

Recovery Learning Circle. 1:30 to 2:30. Building next to Hyde County Health Department, Swan Quarter.

Recovery Learning Circle. 5 to 6 p.m. Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo. Sponsor is RI International.

Outer Banks Chapter of the N.C. Autism Society. 6 to 7:30 p.m. First Flight Middle School’s library, 109 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills

EMS Week Open Houses. 6 to 8 p.m. Station #1, 1632 North Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, and Station #3, 50346 NC 12, Frisco.

“Brothers Like These.” 7 p.m. Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall, 1200 Duck Rd., Duck. Preceded by Dare Arts Council annual meeting at 6 and reception at 6:30 p.m. Free. Hosted by Dare County Arts Council and Town of Duck.


FRIDAY, May 24

Friday Bird Walk. Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Bird Walk. 9 a.m. Hatteras Island Ocean Center, 57204 NC 12, Hatteras

Preschool Young Naturalists. 10 to 11 a.m. Coastal North Carolina National Refuges Visitor Center, 100 Conservation Way, Roanoke Island

Meaningful Days. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Rd., Kitty Hawk. Respite program for caregivers. For additional information, contact Gail Sonnesso at (252) 480-3354

Light House Arts and Crafts. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Buxton Family Life Center, across from the Cape Hatteras Secondary tennis courts. Call Kimberly Martin at 252-996-0919 for information.

Gentle Chair Yoga. Noon to 1 p.m. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills.



Secotan Market, 8 a.m. to noon. 2268 NC Hwy. 345, Wanchese. Until Thanksgiving.

Manteo Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to Noon. Manteo Waterfront.

Fried shrimp lunch and dinner and History Event. 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department. Adults $10, children under 12 $5.

History event. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., David Cecelski, historian and author will sign and sell his book “Along Freedom Road Hyde County, North Carolina and the Fate of Black Schools in the South” at the Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds from sales donated to the volunteer fire department. At 3 p.m., a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker titled “Hyde County School Boycott” will be dedicated at Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter. Cecelski will be the guest speaker.

Fish Fry. Hatteras Volunteer Fire Department. 5 p.m. Plates of locally caught fried fish, cole slaw, potato salad and hush puppies. Large plates $12, small $8. Desserts $1. Tea. Eat out back on picnic tables. Or take home. Serving goes until fish runs out.


SUNDAY, May 26

Friends and Family Day. 10:30 a.m. Roanoke Island Christian Fellowship, 100 Creefs Ridge Rd., Manteo. Under the tent, short worship service. Food served. Volleyball, bounce houses, corn hole and more games.


MONDAY, May 27

8th Annual Shorebreak & Tide Pool Run. Beach Klub, 41027 NC 12, Avon. 8 a.m. 5 K, $40; 9 a.m. Fun Run, half mile, $10. Online registration at RunSignUp.com closes Friday, May 24 at Midnight. After May 24, register at Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, Avon, during packet pick up and on-site the morning of the race. Benefits Hatteras Island Youth Education Foundation.

Rock The Cape Festival. Celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island at the Island Art Show. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building and Grounds, 23646 NC 12, Rodanthe. Art and crafts for show and sale. Live music. Festival events continue through June 14. RockTheCapeOBX.com

Outer Banks Hospital Better Breathers Club. Noon to 1 p.m. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills. Managing COPD and other lung disease.

Harmony Café. 12:30 to 3 p.m. Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo. For additional information, contact Gail Sonnesso at (252) 480-3354

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.

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

Memorial Day events: The public is invited to attend these events to honor family members, friends, and fellow citizens who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America.

Memorial Day Service. 10 a.m. Hatteras United Methodist Church, 57665 NC 12, Hatteras village

Nags Head Memorial Day Ceremony. 11 a.m. U.S. Air Force Veteran Todd Krafft, keynote speaker. Town Municipal Complex, 5401 S. Croatan Highway (Mile Post 14).

Concert on the Green. Duck. 6 to 7 p.m. Summer Kick-Off Concert with Second Marine Aircraft Wing Band from Marine Corps Air Base, Cherry Point. Free. Bring chairs, picnics and family to listen to a familiar playlist.



Milltail Road reopens on Alligator River Refuge


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