Community Calendar, January 15 through 19

Published 3:20 pm Wednesday, January 15, 2020


State of the County. 8 to 10 a.m. at Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant. Join Bob Woodard, Chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners for breakfast, an update on the State of the County and to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Dare County.

Powell’s Point Senior Center. New series: “Take Control of your Health.” What are some things we can do be a healthier senior? Come find out! Sheila Gregory from Cooperative Extension will be leading the class. Class begins at 10 a.m. Call the center at 252‐491‐8173 to sign up.

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Currituck Senior Center. 10-week Tai Chi for Arthritis class taught by Min Delgarbino. Ease arthritis pain, reduce blood pressure, improve balance and stability, lower body and leg strengthening and more. Class begins at 10:45 a.m. 130 Community Way, Barco.

Library Garden Series: Plants that Survive and Thrive. 11 a.m. to noon at Kill Devil Hills Library. Dare County Master Gardeners have chosen seven plants that have done well in the tough conditions of the Outer Banks. Featured plants this year are ice plant, salvia, coral honeysuckle, American holly, camellia and red bud. All programs are free, reservations not required.

Albemarle/OBX Regional NCWN meeting. Noon at Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Tr. Contact Wade Hopkin, Critiques and discussions about the art and craft of writing. New attendees welcome.

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

Road to a Healthier You. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Dare County Library. The New Year is here, are you ready to move towards a healthier lifestyle? Join experts from the Center for Healthy Living who will be discussing topics surrounding plant-based nutrition, weight management and health coaching. Seating is limited. To register, call 252-449-7300.

Hatteras Village Annual Meeting and Dinner. 6 p.m. Hatteras Village Civic Center, 56658 NC 12, Hatteras.

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

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


Currituck Senior Center. “Census Day” at 12:15 p.m. Derek Dorazio and James Fleming the with US Census Bureau will provide important information about the 2020 census. This is open to the public regardless of age with light refreshments being served. No registration required.

Avon Community Dinner. 5 to 6:30 p.m. St. John United Methodist Church, 40336 McMullen Rd., Avon. Free to all. Fun and fellowship. 995-5383.

FRIDAY, Jan. 17

GEM’s Meaningful Days a health aging program. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church. Meaningful Days includes a chair exercise class, live music, a healthy lunch and an age appropriate craft. To learn more, contact Gail Sonnesso at 252-480-3354 or email her at More info at

Friday Night Live. 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Sanctuary Vineyards, 6957 Caratoke Hwy., Jarvisburg. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner (no outside alcohol).

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens. 6 to 9 p.m. Adults $11, youth (ages 6-17) $9, children (5 and under) $6. Last tickets sold at 8:15 p.m.

Becky Shaw. 7:30 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo.


Run for Ocracoke 5K Fun Run. 7 a.m. registration. 8 a.m. start. From Fessenden Center’s Skate Park to British Cemetery in the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse District and back. All proceeds go to Ocracoke disaster relief through the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men. Registration fee is $20, cash or check to CH United Methodist Men, memo Ocracoke relief.

Free Wellness Screening. 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Piggly Wiggly, 118 S. US Hwy. 64, Manteo.  To make an appointment for a health screening at this event, call 252-449-7300.

Moms Morning Out. 9 to 11:45 a.m. at Roanoke Acres Preschool. For children aged 2 ½ through 4 years old. Call to reserve a spot, 252-619-2540 or 252-473-8014. Each session is limited to 10-12 children. There is no cost for this program. Sessions include indoor/outdoor playtime, a Bible story time, music time, games, snack and more.

Temperance and Bootlegging: A Nation Under Prohibition. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. At 10 a.m., visitors can enjoy the ribbon cutting and light refreshments. Beginning at 10:30 a.m., Daniel S. Pierece will discuss his newest book, Tar Heel Lightnin’: How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World. At 11 a.m., Elizabeth City’s own Dickie Sanders will portray Alvin Sawyer.  Sawyer was known as the Moonshine King, a colorful personality in area lore. This event is free and open to the public.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, 11 a.m. Dare Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo. The Rev. Frank Lassen, pastor of the Source Church, Manteo, will be the speaker. Following the program of music and Rev. Lassen’s address, a free hot lunch will be served.

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens. 6 to 9 p.m. Adults $11, youth (ages 6-17) $9, children (5 and under) $6. Last tickets sold at 8:15 p.m.

Becky Shaw. 7:30 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo.

 SUNDAY, Jan. 19

Becky Shaw. 2 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council, 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo.

Martin Luther King Jr. Program. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Corinth Church, 7300 Caratoke Hwy., Jarvisburg. Presented by the Currituck County Branch of the NAACP.



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