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Community Calendar, June 16 through June 19

SUNDAY, June 16

4th annual Soundside FunFair. 5 to 11 p.m. Soundside Event Site, Nags Head. Last Day. Sponsored by Children and Youth Partnership of Dare County. Summer kick-off for families.

Good, old-fashioned carnival fun. 12 fabulous rides including giant Ferris wheel, games food such as cotton candy, funnel cakes and more.


MONDAY, June 17

Dare County Libraries Summer Ready Program opens for registration at branches in Manteo, Kill Devil Hills and Hatteras village.

Pirates of Carolina Coast. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City. One-day camp for children 5 to 8 years old. Bring lunch. Drinks, snacks provided. $20 per child. $15 museum members. Register by calling 252-335-1453.

Rip Currents and Beach Hazards Information. 9:30 a.m. Hatteras Island Rescue Squad, 48310 NC 12, Buxton. Station 35. Free. Beach safety program for all ages.

Nags Head Woods Preserve. Guide Hike. 9:30 a.m. to 11ish. Two mile hike.

Primetimers. Noon to 2 p.m. Potluck lunch. Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building, Rodanthe. All ages welcome.

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.

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

Pocosin Arts Summer STEAM camp. Marbelous Marble Machines. 1 to 4 p.m. Through June 20. For ages 10 to 18. Columbia. Pocosin Arts is also offering an Arts and Crafts Camp. Register at pocosinarts.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. For information, obxshagclub.com.

Annual Women’s Arm Wrestling Tournament. Sign up at 6 p.m. Wrestling at 7 p.m. Berkley Barn, Ocracoke.

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


TUESDAY, June 18

Yoga on the Lawn. 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Dowdy Park, 3005. S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head. Through Sept. 24

Birding the Barrier Island. 7:30 to 9 a.m. Hatteras Island Ocean Center, MP 71, Hatteras village. Free.

Avon Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beach Klub, Avon. Continues weekly through Sept. 3

NC DMV. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hyde County Government Building, 13 Main St., Swan Quarter.

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.

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

Salty Dawgs Lecture: The Enigma Machine. 2 p.m. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras village, close to ferry docks.

Child Custody and Visitation Clinic. 2:30 to 4 p.m. Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo. Legal Aid of North Carolina webinar with attorney. Free but must register. Call toll free 1-866-219-5262 to register.

American Red Cross Blood Drive. 2 to 7 p.m. Grandy Community Church.

Saving Lives Task Force, 3 p.m., Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo.

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.



Early voting starts for Republican Congressional Primary Runoff. Polls open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Board of Elections, Dare County Administration Building, Manteo, Thomas A. Baum Senior Center, Kill Devil Hills, and Fessenden Center Annex, Buxton. Primary is July 9.

Wellness Camp. 7 a.m. Ocean Bay Blvd. Beach Access at MP 8, Kill Devil Hills. The Outer Banks Hospital sponsors.

Fritz Boyden Memorial Youth Fishing Tourney. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head.

Dynamic Flow on the Green. 7:30 a.m. Town of Duck, 1200 Duck Rd. Natural, practical and playful calisthenics. Free. Find out more at moveunbound.com. Through Sept. 4.
NC DMV. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hatteras Village Civic Center, 57709 NC 12, Hatteras

Secotan Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hwy. 345, 2.5 miles south of Hwy. 64 intersection on way to Wanchese.

Food Bank of the Albemarle. Food Drop. Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 6658 W. Hwy. 64, Manns Harbor.

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

Food Bank of the Albemarle. 1:30 to 3:15, Manteo Baptist Church, 406 US 64, Manteo.

Food Bank of the Albemarle. 4:30 to 6 p.m. First Flight Elementary School, 107 Veterans Dr., Kill Devil Hills.

BINGO. Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd., Buxton. Doors open: 6 p.m. Games: 7 p.m. (252) 995-4253.



Bleu the alligator’s 10th birthday celebrated at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Escape pirate ship comes to NC Aquarium, will benefit sea turtles


Man gets prison time for false bomb threats made to schools


Gaddy Endowment Fund donates $100k to Manteo Middle School


Man dies after 50-foot fall in North Carolina state park


15-year-old boy dead, brother injured in North Carolina campground fire


Portion of NC 12 on Ocracoke Island closed, standing water on NC 12 on Hatteras Island reported


Checks presented to non-profits at Dare BOC meet


Blood drive set for Tuesday and Wednesday in Kitty Hawk


Weekly North Carolina gas price update


Currituck man charged in Camden County and Elizabeth City armed robberies


Man shot by police after traffic stop in North Carolina


Police: Man charged with attempted murder in North Carolina machete attack


Manteo commissioners approve zoning text amendments, hear Town Common update


Dare Board of Commissioners takes steps to finance projects


Rough-legged hawk: Rare visitor to the refuge


Governor’s school supply drive underway


Police: 65-year-old man found in Rocky Mount suffered multiple stab wounds


Police investigate fatal shooting near North Carolina baseball field


North Carolina man uses part of lottery win for Thanksgiving dinners


Tourism Board discusses next step for Event Site


October criminal and traffic report for Manteo released


CHNS, Wright Brothers National Memorial to commemorate important anniversaries in December


North Carolina deputy shot in leg while responding to domestic call


North Carolina attorney accused in bank fraud conspiracy


Coast Guard rescues three hunters stranded on island after boat drifts off