Community Calendar, January 29 through February 1
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29
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. Visit RedCrossBlood.org 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.
THURSDAY, Jan. 30
MHS PTO Silent Auction 2019. 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Manteo High School during the MHS vs. FFHS basketball game. 829 Wingina Ave., 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. Call 252-995-5383 for more information.
FRIDAY, Jan. 31
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. More info at www.gemdayservices.org.
National Hot Chocolate Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dare County Center, 950 Marshall C. Collins Dr., Manteo. Free hot chocolate for all who attend.
Powell’s Point Senior Center. 11 a.m. Trip to Mission BBQ in Chesapeake for lunch. Cost is money for lunch. Must sign up by Jan. 30.
Friday Night Live. 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Sanctuary Vineyards, 6957 Caratoke Hwy., Jarvisburg. Live music and local wine provided, feel free to bring a picnic dinner (no outside alcohol).
SATURDAY, Feb. 1
Hatteras Island Oyster Roast. 1 to 4 p.m. at the waterfront along Hatteras Village at Oden’s Dock. To include fresh oysters that are ready for shucking, fresh seafood chowder, cornbread and other snacks and refreshments. Bake sale and live music provided. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit NC Coastal Federation for oyster education and restoration throughout the N.C. shoreline. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Non-refundable. Rain or shine event.
SUNDAY, Feb. 2
Super Bowl 2020 Free Pig Pickin’ Party (SPCA benefit). 3 to 10 p.m. at Shipwreck’s Taphouse & Grill. Dogs eat free. 50/50 raffle to benefit SPCA. Food and drink specials. 4020 N. Croatan Hwy., Kitty Hawk.