Community Calendar, January 22 through 26

Published 6:13 am Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Library Garden Series. 11 a.m. to noon at Dare County Library. Topic: Integrated Pest Management. Formulate a pest management plan to manage pests such as weeds and insects in your landscape and garden. This program provides information on strategies that are a combination of common sense and scientific principles. All programs are free and reservations are not required.

History for Lunch: Music of the Vietnam War. Noon to 1 p.m. at the Museum of the Albemarle. 501 S. Water St., Elizabeth City. Douglas Jackson of Elizabeth City State University will discuss music of the Vietnam era in collaboration with MOA’s exhibit “A Thousand Words: Photographs by Vietnam Veterans.” Free and open to the public. For more information, call 252-335-1453.

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Swan Quarter Mobile Food Pantry, noon to 1:15 p.m. Swan Quarter Social Services, 20421 US 264, Swan Quarter.

Engelhard Mobile Food Pantry. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Engelhard Fire Department, 34545 US. 264, Engelhard.

Mandala Workshops. 4 to 7 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo. Artist Melanie Bortz will teach classes involving the art of mandala creation, basic and simple patterns to a more advanced flow of lines through sacred geometry. Cost is $45 per session, plus $10 for supplies (to be provided by instructor). To register, visit or call 252-473-5558.

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


Coffee and Chat for Expecting and New Moms. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 3022 S Croatan Hwy., Nags Head at Waverider’s Coffee and Deli. Looking to connect with moms and talk about all things pregnancy or life with new baby? Join the group for coffee or breakfast and a chat. Open to all.

Currituck Senior Center. Trip to Chrysler Museum and lunch at “El Gran Rodeo!” Leave the center at 10:30 a.m. 130 Community Way, Barco. Call 252-232-3505 for more information.

Tenant Rights 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.

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.

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.

Science on the Sound Lecture. 6 p.m. at Coastal Studies Institute, 850 NC 345, Wanchese. An evening lecture with Dr. Larry Tise, former director of the N. C. Division of Archives and History. Dr. Tise will be discussing the content of his newly published book, Circa 1903.

FRIDAY, Jan. 24

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. Contact Gail Sonnesso at 252-480-3354 or email More info at

Powell’s Point Senior Center. “Butterbean Auction” at 11 a.m. Bid on your favorite items with butterbeans. (Beans will be provided.) Must sign up by Jan. 22nd. 8100 Caratoke Hwy., Powell’s Point. Call 252-491-8173 for more information.

Cancer Conversations: Understanding Pancreatic Cancer. Noon to 1 p.m. at Outer Banks Hospital Education Suite, Medical Office Building Floor 2. Learn about pancreatic cancer, who is most at risk for developing it, if it can be found early and how it is treated. Lunch will be served. Seating is limited. To register, call 252-449-7300.

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

Red Wolf Revival Documentary. 6 p.m. at 100 Conservation Way, Manteo. Screening/Question and Answer Session. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be hosting two free screenings of Red Wolf Revival (2015), a documentary by Roshan Patel and Nestbox Collective. The film captures the story of the United States’ most endangered canid, the red wolf, and the last remaining members of its wild population.


42nd Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Opening Reception. 6 to 8 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council. For more information about this show or upcoming Dare County Arts Council events and exhibitions, call 252-473-5558 or visit

End of Season Sale at the Elizabethan Gardens. 50% off all items, gifts and plants. 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo.

Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra. 7 p.m. at First Flight High School. Hailed by The Washington Post as “the premier American ragtime ensemble,” Peacherine recreates the sounds of ragtime, dance music and theater selections while offering silent film accompaniment. Purchase tickets at, or at the door the night of the performance. Adults $32, students $20.

SUNDAY, Jan. 26 

Tyrrell County Genealogical and Historical Society at 2:30 p.m., Senior Citizens Center, 406 Broad St., Columbia. Featured speaker Marco Gibbs will talk about Native Americans who lived in the greater Tyrrell County area.



Youth seafood cooking class set

Free computer safety workshop offered by League of Women Voters Dare