Community Calendar, March 4 through 8

Published 9:44 am Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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Blood Drive. Noon to 6 p.m. First Flight High School, 100 Veterans Drive, Kill Devil Hills.

History for lunch: Blackbeard’s Sunken Prize. 12:15 p.m. at Museum of the Albemarle. Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing will discuss the book he coauthored with Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton. Words and images are used to reveal the ship’s history based on a wealth of artifacts now raised from the ocean. For more information, call 252-335-1453. Free for the public.

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


Blood Drive. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Manteo High School, 829 Wingina Road, Manteo.

Outer Banks Christian Women luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m. Roosters Southern Kitchen, 804 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.

Blood Drive. 2 to 6:30 p.m. The Albemarle School, 1210 US Hwy 17 South, Elizabeth City.

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.

Hatteras Island Rescue Squad. 7 p.m. Monthly business meeting. Squad station, 48103 NC 12, Buxton. New volunteers welcomed.

FRIDAY, March 6

Community Services Collaborative. 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Outer Banks Association of Realtors, 201 W 8th Street, Nags Head. Featuring Lorelei Costa of the Community Foundation – update on Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Contact Patty McKenna at or 252-261-2004 for more information.

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

Ryan Fox Solo Exhibit/Stuck Here On Purpose Exhibit Opening Reception. 6 to 8 p.m. at Dare County Arts Council. 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo.


7th Annual OBX Women’s Winter Expo. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills. Will include over 50 vendors, music, door prize drawings and more.

Bat Box Building Workshop. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, 374 Airport Road, Manteo. Registration required; max. of 10 families, one bat box per family of up to 5. Cost is $10 per family, plus regular Aquarium admission; $9 for NC Aquarium Members.

Small Fruit Workshop. 9 to 11 a.m. at Currituck Extension, 120 Community Way, Barco. Class limited to 25 seats. For more information, contact Adam Formella, Currituck County Agriculture Extension Agent at (252) 232-2261 or by email at

Blood Drive. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Newland Providence Ruritan Club, Elizabeth City. 158 at Morgans Corner.

Girl Scout Cookie Sales. Troop #2139 Wal Mart 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Troop #2215 Belk 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Troop #2603 Seagreen Gallery, Nags Head 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Troop #2356 Food-A-Rama 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Troop #2103 Ace Hardware, Hatteras 9 a.m. to noon.

A Night at the Speakeasy. 5 to 10 p.m. at Secret Island Tavern. 504 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills. $75 – Individual Tickets. $600 – Table of six. No tickets sold at the door. Proceeds benefit Mustang Music Outreach and The Elizabethan Gardens. Corporate sponsorships are available, call 252-473-3234 for details.

SUNDAY, March 8

Girl Scout Cookie Sales. Troop #2108 Wal Mart 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Troop #2785 Wal Mart 1 to 5 p.m.; Troop #2603 Seagreen Gallery, Duck 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Blood Drive. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Moyock Fire Department, 108 Fire Station Court.

OBX Stamp Club. 2:30 p.m. Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S. Croatan Highway, Milepost 8.5. For more information, call 913-205-5823.

Gardner Webb University Choir in Concert. 5 to 6 p.m. at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church. 907 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.