Community Calendar, July 31 through Aug. 3
Published 12:35 pm Wednesday, July 31, 2019
WEDNESDAY, July 31
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.
Blood Connection Blood Drive. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Outer Banks Hospital, Nags Head.
Guided Hikes. 9:30 a.m. to 11ish. Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve. Slow-paced nature hike, about 2 miles. Free.
Secotan Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hwy. 345, 2.5 miles south of Hwy. 64 intersection on way to Wanchese.
Hatteras Island Arts and Crafts Guild Summer Show. 10 to 3. Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 NC 12, Buxton. Continues on Thursday, Aug. 1.
Butterflies. 11 to Noon. Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Dr., Roanoke Island. Program free with admission: Adults $9; youth 6 to 17, $6; children under 5, $2.
Grub Club. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. St. John United Methodist Church, Avon. Kids of all ages invited for a free midday meal while school is out. Through Aug. 21.
American Red Cross Blood Drive. Noon to 4 p.m. Elizabeth City Health and Rehab in Dining Room.
Summer Concert Series. 6 to 8 p.m. Dowdy Park, 3005 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head. Roebuck performing. Free. Open to the public. Every Wednesday through Aug. 28.
BINGO. Colington Volunteer Fire Dept., 108 Schoolhouse Rd., Colington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m.
BINGO. Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, 47231 Light Plant Rd., Buxton. Doors open 6 p.m. Games: 7 p.m. (252) 995-4253.
THURSDAY, Aug. 1
Rotary Club of Kitty Hawk, breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores.
Blood Connection Blood Drive. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Baum Center, Kill Devil Hills.
Morning Bird Walk. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Meet a fishing cleaning tables near Ramp 44 in the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse District, Buxton. Program by National Park Service rangers.
Dowdy Park Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3005. S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head
Whalehead Kids at the Park. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Whalehead Historic Corolla Park. Free outdoor event. Includes escape room on a pirate ship. Call 252-453-9040 to reserve escape room session.
Hatteras Island Arts and Crafts Guild Summer Show. 10 to 3. Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 NC 12, Buxton.
Helpful Bugs. 11 to Noon. Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Dr., Roanoke Island. Program free with admission: Adults $9; youth 6 to 17, $6; children under 5, $2.
Outer Banks Christian Women luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. Roosters Southern Kitchen, 804 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station. 2 p.m. Station, 23645 NC 12, Rodanthe. Historic drill presented.
Social Security Disability clinic. 2:30 to 4 p.m. Legal Aid of North Carolina presents free clinic, open to public but must register by calling 1-866-219-5262 (toll free). Held at Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo.
Recovery Learning Circle. 5 to 6 p.m. Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo. Sponsor is RI International.
Concert on the Green. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Duck Town Green, 1200 Duck Road. Concert July 25 features Full Plate.
Hatteras Island Rescue Squad. 7 p.m. Monthly business meeting. Squad station, 48103 NC 12, Buxton. New volunteers welcomed.
Purple Martin Bridge Talk. Sunset. West end, Umstead Bridge (old Manns Harbor Bridge). Program by Coastal Carolina Purple Martin Society. See thousands of purple martins come to roost on the bridge.
FRIDAY, Aug. 2
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
Gentle Chair Yoga. Noon to 1 p.m. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills.
Painting Canvas-Backed Decoys. Noon to 4 p.m. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Dr., Hatteras.
First Friday. Manteo Waterfront. 6 to 8 p.m. April through December. Family-oriented street festival. Music on courthouse steps Aug. 2 Mojo Collins and Triple Vision. Dare County Arts Council features an opening reception for new exhibit each First Friday. On Aug. 2, Ray Matthews Photography exhibit opens.
SATURDAY, Aug. 3
Secotan Market, 8 a.m. to Noon. 2268 NC Hwy. 345, Wanchese. Until Thanksgiving.
Manteo Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to Noon. Manteo Waterfront.
Really, Really Free Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Avon Volunteer Fire Department, 40159 Harbor Rd., Avon.
Harmony Café. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Rd., Kitty Hawk. Harmony Café is a monthly event at which care receivers and caregivers can interact, laugh, cry, support, share concerns, and celebrate life with volunteers and trained memory-care professionals without feeling embarrassed or misunderstood. To learn more or to register, call Gail Sonnesso at 252-480-3354.
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.
Purple Martin Bridge talk. Sunset. West end, Umstead Bridge (old Manns Harbor Bridge). Program by Coastal Carolina Purple Martin Society. See thousands of purple martins come to roost on the bridge.