Community Calendar, January 26 through 29

Published 8:40 am Saturday, January 25, 2020

SUNDAY, Jan. 26

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

MONDAY, Jan. 27

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Currituck Senior Center. Monday night BUNCO and dinner from 2 to 5 p.m. Hot dogs, mac‐n‐cheese, chips, soda and dessert. Cost is $3 for prizes. Must sign up by Jan. 22.

Grief Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Baum Center. For information, call 252-475-5057.

BOGO Mondays at OBX Bowling Center. 3 to 11 p.m. Buy one game, get one free. Come out for a fun night of bowling, food and drinks.

TUESDAY, Jan. 28  

Ruthie’s Community Kitchen. 5 to 6 p.m. at Son Rise Church of Christ. 1311 Goldie Street one block west of Sun Realty in Kill Devil Hills. For more information, call 252-207-8820.

Tyrrell County Mobile Food Pantry. 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tyrrell Meeting Hall or across from Wilco Hess, 883 U.S. 64E, Columbia.


Powell’s Point Senior Center. “Switch‐A‐Roo” Bingo. Starts at 10:30 a.m.

Library Garden Series: Native Plants for 4 Seasons. 11 a.m. to noon at Kill Devil Hills Library. Dare County Master Gardeners have chosen plants that are well adapted to the physical environment formed by our local climate, weather conditions, soil types and other factors that affect gardening on the Outer Banks, selecting plants that add interest in all four seasons. All programs are free, registration not required.

Currituck Senior Center. Presentation at 12:15 p.m. by Shelia Gregory, Cooperative Extension. “More in My Basket” provides SNAP outreach in North Carolina through education about program eligibility, program benefits and resources to stretch limited resources. Individual assistance is provided to help people apply for SNAP. The goal of this program is to increase SNAP participation through education and minimizing barriers to participation. Deadline to sign up: Jan. 27.

Dare County Blood Drive. 1 to 5 p.m. at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. All donors will receive a complimentary one-day fishing pass. Please visit and enter: JennettesPier to schedule an appointment.

Peer Support. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Drop-in group for those battling challenges such as substance abuse and mental health and emotional challenges. Meet with J.D. Rea at Hyde County Behavior Health Building, 1221 Main St., Swan Quarter.

How to Keep Your Computer Clean. 7 p.m. at Kill Devil Hills Town Hall. Bring your laptop or notebook to take notes if you use a desktop computer. This event is free and the public is welcome.



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