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Going Out Guide, April 5

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

TODAY

Email basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers an email basics class at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime for kids ages 18 months to 3 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Baby book club

Camden Public Library offers Baby Book Club for kids up to age 2 at 10:30 a.m. Contact: 331-2543

FRIDAY

Concert at AoA

Arts of the Albemarle will host CC Ryder in concert from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Cash bar to include beer, wine.

Improv Fridays

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Improv Fridays for youth ages 10-18 every Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. through June 28. Cost is $5. Contact: 338-6455

Yoga for actors

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Yoga for Actors for youth ages 8 and up every Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. through June 28. Cost is $5. Contact: 338-6455

Tech Cafe

Port Discover will host a Tech Cafe every Friday for kids 5th grade and up from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $5 for members, $8 for non-members.

Kids ART-In

Port Discover offers the Kids ART-In program from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for children of parents attending the First Friday Art Walk. The program is for kids ages 5-12. Registration is required. Cost is $10 and $5 for additional siblings. Contact: 338-6117.

SATURDAY

Park Day

Historic Edenton State Historic Site will take part in the Civil War Trust’s annual Park Day. The event, which starts at 9 a.m., cleans up battle sites from the Civil War, Revolutionary and War of 1812. Volunteers receive a free Park Day T-shirt and a free tour of the James Iredell House. To sign up, email Andrew.Cole@ncdcr.gov or call 482-2637.

Fishing Festival

Operation North State and the Edenton Community hosts the 3rd annual Operation North State Wounded Warriors/​Disabled Veterans Fishing Festival at Bayside Marina & Grill, 802 W. Queen St., Edenton. Registration is at 6:15 a.m. and boats launch at 8 a.m. Weigh-ins start at 3 p.m. followed by dinner at 4 p.m. at American Legion Post 40. Free for wounded warriors and disabled veterans. To register, send an email to mailbox@operationnorthstate.com or call 336-764-5967.

Taverns and Beer tour

Historic Edenton State Historic Site will host the Taverns and Trolley Tour, featuring a historical beer brewing demonstration at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at 108 North Broad St., Edenton, Contact: Natalie Harrison at 482-2637 or email Natalie.Harrison@ncdcr.gov.

Dance Fit classes

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Dance Fit classes featuring Quinn Wolff for students ages 12 and older every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. through June 30. Classes are $10 per session. No registration required.

Storytime Saturdays

Page After Page Bookstore at 111 S. Water Street offers free Storytime Saturdays every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Event includes stories, songs and rhymes.

Wagon ride

Dismal Swamp State Park offers a wagon ride to S Martha Washington at 11 a.m. This event lasts between and two and three hours. Contact: 771-6593 to register.

MONDAY

Spring food drive

Tanglewood Apartments will be collecting canned goods and non-parishable items for a Spring Food Drive to benefit Food Bank of the Albemarle Monday through April 30. Bring all donations to the main office.

Career assistance and guidance

Perquimans Library will host a Career Assistance and Guidance program from 10 a.m. to noon. A NCWorks representative will meet with a job-seeker one on one to offer help with career planning, resume assistance, and job searches. The event will also be held April 23 at the same time.

TUESDAY

Kitchen Tech

The Currituck Center of the Cooperative Extension Service will offer Kitchen Tech cooking classes on electric pressure and slow cookers from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Cost is $20. Pre-registration required. Contact: 232-2261.

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime for kids ages 18 months to 3 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Word basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Microsoft Word basics course at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime for kids ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Family storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Family Storytime for kids of all ages at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Camden Public Library offers Preschool Storytime for kids ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Contact: 331-2543

WEDENSDAY

Empty Bowls

Food Bank of the Albemarle hosts its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at Museum of the Albemarle. Tickets for the Preview Party and Silent Auction, which includes the luncheon, are $40. Tickets for the luncheon are $20. Buy tickets at afoodbank.org/​events/​empty-bowls-of-the-albemarle. Contact: 335-4365.

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime for kids ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Family storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Family Storytime for families of children up to age second grade at 4 p.m. Contact: 453-8345

Publisher basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a course on Microsoft Publisher basics at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

ONGOING

Garden show applications

The Currituck Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will accept applications from vendors and educational exhibits for the 2018 Home, Flower, and Garden Show through Friday. This year’s show theme is “Gardening for the Birds.” Vendor fees apply, but educational spaces are free. To receive a vendor application contact Sarah Watts at 232-2262, sewatts@ncsu.edu, or stop by the Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension. Vendor applications can also be downloaded at http://​go.ncsu.edu/​2018fgsvendorinfo.

Camp registration

Registration is now underway for the “Broadway or Bust” camp programs at Currituck Middle School this summer. The Modern Marvels camp will be from June 25-29 and the So Retro camp is from July 9-13. Each program is $50 per week with scholarships available. The deadline to be a season sponsor or provide a scholarship for a camper is March 31. Email broadwayorbustcamp@gmail.com for more information.

Scholarship applications

The Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Pasquotank County are accepting applications for a $1,000 Scholarship to be awarded to a Pasquotank/​Camden County high school graduate entering into agriculture, horticulture, botany or other related fields of study at an institute of higher learning. Applications may be obtained from high school senior class counselors, school agriculture instructors or the Pasquotank County Extension office. Applications must be received by the Extension no later than April 30. Contact: 335-5334 or 338-3954.

Camp registration

Camp registration is now open for summer camp at Camp Cale. Register now at campcale.com or call 264-2513. Scholarship are available.

Light tower

The Currituck Beach Light Station tower will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for climbing through December 1. The cost to climb the lighthouse is $10; children 7 and under climb for free with an adult. Contact: 453-4939 or visit: www.currituckbeachlight.com for more information.

Camp registration

Applications are now available for registration for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albemarle/​Edenton Unit Summer Camp. The camp is scheduled for 8 weeks beginning Monday, June 18 through August 9. The camp fee is $250 per child for the eight weeks. The deadline to register is May 18. The club will open every morning at 7 a.m. for early arrivals. Transportation will be provided. Camp will be from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pick up kids in the John A. Holmes High School Student Parking Lot. Contact: 482-7082 or stop by to pick up your Summer Camp application and ask for Susan Brothers.

Scholarship applications

The Albemarle Hospital Volunteer Services, Inc. are accepting scholarship applications for four fulltime students already admitted in an Allied Health Program. Applicants must live in the seven county areas (Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank, or Perquimans). Each of the scholarships are in the amount of $2,000. The deadline for return of completed applications is Friday, April 20. Please send an email to bwhite300@yahoo.com for an electronic copy of the application or pick up a copy at the hospital Gift Shop. Completed applications can be emailed, dropped off at the Gift Shop, or mailed to 1144 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC. The candidates that are selected must attend a scholarship luncheon at Montero’s on Tuesday, May 8 to receive their award.

Summer horse camps

Registration is now open for Happy Trails 4-H Horse Camp. Currituck County 4-H is hosting two, 3-day 4-H horse camps specifically for non-horse owners and beginner horse owners. Camps will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the CCRC (Currituck County Rural Center) located at 184 Milburn Sawyer Road in Powells Point. Pre-registration by June 15 is required. You can register online at http://​go.ncsu.edu/​2018happytrailshorsecamp or by contacting the office at 252-232-2261.

Camp Sea Breeze

Reservations are being accepted for Camp Sea Breeze at the Albemarle Family YMCA. Summer camps available for different age groups at member rates and regular rates. Deposit required. See details at ymcashr.org.

Camp registration

Registration for Camp Mesowannago Day Camp has started for youth, ages 5 (must have completed kindergarten) to 12. Camp will be held at the NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck Office on 120 Community Way in Barco, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To register visit http://​go.ncsu.edu/​2018campmesowannago.

 

Toddler time

Camden Public Library offers Toddler Time at 10 a.m. for ages 2 and 3. Contact: 331-2543

Thursday, April 12

Welcome to Medicare

NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center presents a “Welcome to Medicare and Medicare Supplemental” information session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Corolla Public Library, 1123 Ocean Trail in Corolla. Pre-register by April 9. You can register online at http://​go.ncsu.edu/​medicare2018 or by contacting the office at 232-2261.

Tot Time

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Tot Time: What Is All the BUZZ About? Thursday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for preschoolers ages three to five. Discover why honeybees are important to agriculture, read a story and participate in a hands-on activity. Contact: 335-1453

Printing for Hope Project

College of The Albemarle (COA) Phi Theta Kappa’s Nu Nu Chapter and the COA Art Club are collaborating on a Printing for Hope project for the Outer Banks Hotline from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dare County Campus in Manteo. For more information contact Leah Jones at 335-0821 ext. 2316 or leah_jones@albemarle.edu.

Creations from the Cashie

Chowan Arts Council presents Creations from the Cashie at 5:30 p.m. Contact: 482-8005

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m. for ages infant to 18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library offers Read with Rooney Thursday, April 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children and dogs bond together over a shared story. Contact: 453-8345

Excel Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Excel Basics Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Baby book club

Camden Public Library offers Baby Book Club at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 2. Contact: 331-2543

Rising readers storytime

Camden Public Library offers Rising Readers Storytime at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. Contact: 331-2543

Friday, April 13

Breakout for teens and tweens

Camden Public Library offers Breakout for Teens and Tweens at 4 p.m. They search for clues and solve puzzles. Contact: 331-2543

Saturday, April 14

Dance workshop

Arts of the Albemarle hosts The River City Dance Workshop Saturday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $50 workshop fee covers all classes. For full details visit www.artsaoa.com/​sota/​youth/​rdc. Advanced registration recommended. Dance concert after workshop at 7:30 p.m. with Zoey Cruz, Autumn Laufer, Jaleel Cheek, Quinn Wolff and others. $15 for concert tickets. Contact: 338-6455

Spring Social

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce hosts a Spring Social Saturday, April 14 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg. Dinner and dancing with a silent auction. Proceeds to benefit Corolla Wild Horse Fund and Albemarle Senior Nutrition Program. $60 per person. For details and to register contact: 435-9497, email: info@currituckchamber.org or visit: www.currituckchamber.org.

Spring yard/​bake sale

The Camden Woman’s Club, Inc. host its annual spring yard/​bake sale Saturday, April 14 from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Grandy Primary School. This is an indoor rain or shine event with tables available for rent for $10 each. Contact: Beth Upton at 333-8334 now to get a table.

Spring Miracle

Tickets are now on sale for Spring Miracle which will be held Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m at Good Shepard Lutheran Church. This event is supported by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Tickets are $10 and that includes a luncheon and fashion show. There will be basket raffles for $1 each or $5 for 6 and door prizes. Proceeds will go to Good Shepherd Community Outreach Ministries. Get your tickets at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at 501 Interpath Pkwy, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or call 338-6210.

Safe Kids Day

The 10th annual Week of the Young Child Festival and Safe Kids Day takes place Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perquimans County Recreation Center.

War Horse

The Museum of the Albemarle will be screening the movie “War Horse” Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Taverns and Beer tour

Historic Edenton State Historic Site presents the Taverns and Trolley Tour with a special historical beer brewing demonstration Saturday, April 14 at 3:30 p.m. Tickets $15. Buy or reserve tickets at 108 North Broad Street in Edenton or contact: Natalie Harrison at 482-2637 or email Natalie.Harrison@ncdcr.gov.

Pickleball tournament

The Currituck YMCA and The Currituck Wild Goose Rotary presents the 1st Annual Spring Swing Pickleball Tournament from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is at 8 a.m. $40 per team/​per bracket. Proceeds will benefit Currituck YMCA Youth Scholarships and Currituck Wild Goose Rotary Charitable Giving. For more info or to register contact Tameron Kugler at 455-0635.

Careers in Nature Science

Port Discovers host Careers in Nature Science at 11 a.m. Children will learn about careers in nature sciences.

Reading buddies

Perquimans Library will have Reading Buddies Time from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for elementary school aged children to read to Scarlet the Therapy Dog to enhance reading skills and build confidence. Contact: 426-5319

Storytime Saturday

Perquimans Library offers Storytime Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

Genealogy Club

Currituck Library in Barco offers Genealogy Club Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Spring paddle

The Dismal Swamp State Park host a Spring Paddle at 10 a.m. Join the ranger for a leisurely guided paddle along the historic Dismal Swamp Canal. Bring your boat or use theirs. Single/​double kayaks and canoes are available. Limited to 8 boats so you must pre-register. Contact: 771-6593 to register.

Monday, April 16

Jazz appreciation month

Professor Ronald Carter will offer a Jazz Pedagogy Master Class for ECSU students and invited local educators from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at ECSU. This is open to the press but not to the public.

Adult book club

Camden Public Library offers Adult Book Club at 3:30 p.m. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware will be discussed. Contact: 331-2543

Tuesday, April 17

Jazz appreciation month

Professor Ronald Carter will have rehearsal/​clinics with the ECSU /​Northeastern High School Combined Honor Jazz Band from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at ECSU. This is open to the press but not to the public.

Jazz 101

Elizabeth City State University presents a live performance “Jazz 101” with Professor Ronald Carter, and the ECSU/​Northeastern HS Honor Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. in the Robinson Auditorium. Free and open to the public

Pastels workshop

Chowan Arts Council offers a pastel workshop with Dianne Cinkovich from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $60. Materials needed are: pastel paper (U Art sanded), set of basic soft pastels, paper towels and a small table easel. Contact: 482-8005.

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, April 17 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months to 3 years. Contact: 453-8345

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime Tuesday, April 17 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Camden Public Library offers Preschool Storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3 to 5. Contact: 331-2543

Wednesday, April 18

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, April 18 at 10 a.m. for ages 3 to 5. Contact: 453-8345

Family storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Family Storytime Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. for families with children up to 2nd grade. Contact: 453-8345

Homeschool programs

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Homeschool Programs Wednesday, April 18 at 2 p.m. Contact: 435-6419

Toddler time

Camden Public Library offers Toddler Time at 10 a.m. for ages 2 and 3. Contact: 331-2543

Thursday, April 19

Beauty and the Beast

The Performing Arts Center at College of the Albemarle presents “Beauty and the Beast” on campus at 1208 N. Road St. Showtimes are April 19 at 10 a.m., April 20 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; April 21 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; April 22 at 2 p.m. and April 29 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9.50 to $19.50. Contact: 335-9050.For information go to www.albemarle.edu/​pac or phone 1-800-335-9050 or 252-335-9050.

Jazz series

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Third Thursday Jazz series Thursday, April 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free to attend. Cash bar.

Jazz Series

Arts of the Albemarle presents its Third Thursday Jazz Series concert with Connected Thursday, April 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free to attend. Cash bar. Contact: 338-6455 or visit: artsaoa.com for more information.

Science with a story

Port Discover offers Science with a Story from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For ages 2 to 5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar will be the story. Children will make a butterfly Life Cycle and build their own caterpillar. $5 per child and reservations are recommended. Contact: 338-6117

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, April 19 at 10 a.m. for ages infant to 18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Cooking and Reading Club

Currituck Library in Barco offers Cooking and Reading Club Thursday, April 19 at noon. Please bring a dish to share. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, April 19 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Baby book club

Camden Public Library offers Baby Book Club at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 2. Contact: 331-2543

Friday, April 20

Easels in the Gardens

The Cupola House Association will host Easels in the Gardens 2018 in historic Edenton on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Event includes tour of 20 gardens, sale and display of art, floral arranging, kids activities and live music. To purchase tickets, go to cupolahouse.org, ehcnc.org., or phone at 482-7800

School day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts a School Day Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Encampments, music, living history, and more. The Motley Tones will perform at 9 a.m. Visit with pirates and travel through learning stations. Contact: 335-1453

Dine with a Pirate

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Dine with a Pirate Friday, April 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Catered dinner with a musical performance by the Motley Tones. $10. Limited amount of tickets available. Contact: 335-1453

Star party

The Dismal Swamp State Park host a Statewide Star Party from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the visitor center parking lot. Pre-registration is required. Contact: 771-6593 to sign up. There will be a rain date of April 21 same place, same time. The event will be held indoors if the rain date is also rained out.

May gallery re-hang

The Arts of the Albemarle will have Gallery Re-hang in May. Please bring in new work and pick up old work between Friday, April 20 and April 28.

Photo competition

The Arts of the Albemarle will be accepting entries for the May Photo Competition Friday, April 20 through April 28. The award reception will be held May 4. Please pick up any unsold entries beginning May 25.

Boogie on Broad

Albemarle Band & Trust and Feyer Ford presents Boogie on Broad from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Downtown Edenton, P.O. Box 441. There will be music by the Catalinas. Dine in one of their restaurants or grab something from a food truck.

Saturday, April 21

Bocce, beer and bites

Albemarle Area United Way hosts Bocce, Beer and Bites Saturday, April 21 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Tickets are only $25 and include the beer and food. Bocce Teams are $100 for four player which each player will get the same beer/​food ticket. DJ Taz-2 will provide the music. Contact: 333-1510.

Investigating color

Arts of the Albemarle hosts a Investigating Color workshop with instructor Chrystal Hardt Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $150 per student. Contact: 338-6455

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Albemarle Hopeline hosts the 2nd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event Saturday, April 21 at Roebuck Stadium on the campus of Elizabeth City State University to raise funds for victims of domestic and sexual violence in the community. To register, go to www.albemarlehopeline.org or call 338-5338.

Downtown Public Day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Downtown Public Day Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Event includes pirates at museum and at waterfront, music by the Motley Tones at 1:30 p.m. at Mariners’ Wharf. Contact: 335-1453

Earth Day extravaganza

Currituck Library in Moyock celebrates Earth Day Extravaganza Saturday, April 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: 435-6419

Garden show

The Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers host the 2018 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Currituck County Center of the NC Cooperative Extension Service located at 120 Community Way in Barco. Free admission. For more information about the show contact Sarah Watts at 232-2262 ir email: sewatts@ncsu.edu

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 162 host a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. $8.

ECSU Jazz ensemble

The Elizabeth City State University Jazz Ensemble will be performing at 7:30 p.m. at the UU Meetinghouse, located on the corner of Kitty Hawk Road and Herbert Perry Road. Doors will open at 7 p.m. to allow people to come early to enjoy socializing and refreshments. $20 at the door. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the church. The UUCOB donates monthly to local non-profits through its share-the-plate initiative.

Concert

The Elizabeth City Shrine Club presents Little Dickie and the Misfits from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bar will open at 7 p.m. with finger foods. $25 per couple. Tables available by reservation. Contact: 337-4768 for ticket information. Proceeds will benefit the EC Shrine Club.

Storytime Saturday

Perquimans Library offers Storytime Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

Earth Day festival

Port Discover host an Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Trail sisters hike

The Dismal Swamp State Park will have a Trail Sisters Hike at 11 a.m. If you’re new to hiking or looking for other women to share hiking experiences with come out for a women’s hike as part of a statewide initiative and the 10K Women Trail Project.

Monday, April 23

Career assistance and guidance

Perquimans Library offers Career Assistance and Guidance with NCWorks Career Centers from 10 a.m. to noon for one on one time with NCWorks representative for career planning, resume assistance, and job searching.

LEGO club

Camden Public Library offers LEGO Club at 3:30 p.m. for children of all ages to create and build with LEGOs. Contact: 331-2543

Tuesday, April 24

Adult book club

Perqiumans Library offers Adult Book Club at 6 p.m. They will be reading Bossypants by Tina Fey. Light refreshments will be served.

Crochet group

Chowan Senior Center offers Crochet Group from 9 a.m. to noon. in room 400-B. Open to beginners and experienced crocheters.

Healthy Snacking

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center offers a fun and interactive cooking session from 10 a.m. to noon. Class fee is $10. Pre-registration is required by April 16th . You can register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or by contacting the office at 232-2261. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include class name in your check memo line. For a complete list of upcoming cooking classes visit go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingcurrituck.

Presentation

Author and victim advocate CJ Scarlet will share how you can use your boundaries, intuition, and moxy to protect yourself and those you care about from criminal predators at 7 p.m. at MACU’s Chapel., on Poindexter Street. Donations to benefit Albemarle Hopeline. Visit: Cjscarlet.com

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months to 3 years. Contact: 453-8345

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Read with Rooney Tuesday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. Children and dogs bond together over a shared story. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime Tuesday, April 24 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Camden Public Library offers Preschool Storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3 to 5. Contact: 331-2543

Wednesday, April 25

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. for ages 3 to 5. Contact: 453-8345

Family storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Family Storytime Wednesday, April 25 at 4 p.m. for families with children up to 2nd grade. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler time

Camden Library offers Toddler Time at 10 a.m. for ages 2 and 3. Contact: 331-2543

Thursday, April 26

NASA STEM lab mobile

The ECSU-NASA STEM Lab will travel to Port Discover for After School Science to bring S.T.E.M. activities using a traveling demonstration to teach you about the world of science at 4:15 p.m. This is for youth grades K-12. After school groups can reserve space by contacting 338-6117.

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, April 26 at 10 a.m. for ages infant to 18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, April 26 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Baby book club

Camden Public Library offers Baby Book Club at 10:30 a.m. for ages birth to 2. Contact: 331-2543

Rising readers storytime

Camden Public Library offers Rising Readers Storytime at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 8. Contact: 331-2543

Friday, April 27

Fish fry fundraiser

Camden Senior Center host a Fish Fry Fundraiser from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 117 N.C. Highway 343 North. $8 plates. All proceeds support the Camden Senior Center with exercise equipment and supplies. For more information or for tickets call Jasmine Wilson or Telonna Hinton at 335-2569.

Family game night

Camden Public Library offers Family Game Night at 5 p.m. Games and fun for the whole family. Life-sized Scrabble and Jenga. Contact: 331-2543

Saturday, April 28

Spring Garden Show

Perquimans County Recreation Center is hosting the Albemarle Master Gardener Spring Garden Show, “Through the Garden Gate” Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 310 Granby St. Hertford. Event includes plants, food, a raffle, gardening, crafts, guest speakers and more.Vendor booths and advertising spaces available. Admission is free. Please visit their website for more information at https://​perquimans.ces.ncsu.edu/​events . Contact: 482-6585.

Duck & Wine Festival

The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation presents the Duck & Wine Festival Saturday, April 28 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Duck Waterfront Shops. $65. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.duckandwine.com.

Car, truck and bike show

Albemarle Hospice Charity Fund and other local charities host the first River City Rides Judged Car, Truck and Bike Show Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Sponsors needed and donations needed for silent auctions, drawings and entry bags. Deadline is March 15. Contact: Sharon Grassman at 338-4066

My School Color Run

Albemarle School hosts the inaugural community wide My School Color Run Saturday, April 28 at 9 a.m. to raise money for their school. Participants that register by April 13 will receive a t-shirt, race bib, and individual color packet. You can sign up for the run by visiting events.myschoolcolorrun.com. Business sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Samantha Hooper at s.hooper@thealbemarleschool.org or Jessica James at rejx3@embarqmail.com

Monday, April 30

International cooking classes

Currituck N.C. Cooperative Extension offers an International Cooking Class on French Baking from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Class fee is $10. Pre-registration is required. You can register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or by contacting the office at 232-2261. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in the memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend. For a complete list of upcoming cooking classes visit go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingcurrituck .

PAL watercolor classes

Perquimans Arts League offers a two 2-day workshop with Carol Carter Monday, April 30; Tuesday, May 1; Wednesday, May 2; Thursday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Perquimans County Rec Center, 310 Granby St. in Hertford. Cost for the 2-day workshop is $225 for PAL members and $250 for non-members. A deposit of $50 will hold your space in the workshop. For more about the artist, visit www.carol-carter.com. For additional workshop info and registration, visit www.perquimansarts.org or call the gallery at 426-3041.

Tuesday, May 1

Advanced care planning

Vidant Health and the Chowan Senior Center host an Advanced Care Planning presentation from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 800 N. Oakum Street in room 315. Photo ID is required for the completion of documents. To register call: 1-855-698-4326 or visit: www.VidantHealth.com/​Advancecare or call 482-2242.

Traveling exhibition

Historic Edenton State Historic Site celebrates the 350th anniversary of the founding of the Albemarle Region Tuesday, May 1-May 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a traveling exhibition to be on display at the Visitor Center.

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 453-8345

Computer basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Computer Basics Tuesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime Tuesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 435-6419

Family storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Family Storytime Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. for all ages. Contact: 435-6419

Wednesday, May 2

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 453-8345

Internet basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Internet Basics Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Thursday, May 3

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, May 3 at 10 a.m. for ages infant-18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Email basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Email Basics Thursday, May 3 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, May 3 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Friday, May 4

Golf tournament

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Public Schools host their Education Foundation’s 12th Annual Golf Tournament at noon at the YMCA at The Pines. $350 per foursome if registered by April 20. Lunch, snacks and beverages included. Contact: 599-6862 or email: sarahtnoble@yahoo.com to register.

Concert

The Arts of the Albemarle presents Little Dickie and the Misfits in concert Friday, May 4 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Cash bar with beer, wine, & snacks will be available.

Kids ART-In

Port Discover offers Kids ART-In from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk so parents can drop their kids off while attending the art walk. For members of Port Discover only. Ages 5-12. Registration is required. $10 per child, $5 for additional siblings. Contact: 338-6117

Science cafe

Port Discover offers Science Cafe from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Flour Girls Cafe and Bakery. This is a program geared towards adults. Drop your kids at the Kids ART-In and enjoy.

Saturday, May 5

Cause for Paws

Abbey’s Waggin’ Tails host the 8th Annual Cause for Paws Charity Dog Walk at 9 a.m. at Charles Creek Park. $20 entry fee which includes an information packet and event t-shirt. The money will go towards spaying and neutering adopted SPCA pets. Sign up today at Abbey’s Waggin’ Tails located at 249 Old U.S. 17 #6. For more info contact 335-9247.

Fundraiser

Blue Knights NC XV and VFW Post 6060 host a Law Enforcement Ride and Ceremony Fundraiser. The escorted ride registration will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Outer Banks Visitor Center. $15 per rider and $5 per passenger. The memorial ceremony will start at 12:30 p.m. at VFW Post 6060. There will be grilled hot dog and hamburger plates available for purchase, no charge for 1st responders. There will also be a karaoke contest, adults $5, kids $1. Contact: Daniel Serik at 619-8524 or Jeremy Oliver at olliebiking@embarqmail.com.

Kentucky Derby party

The Museum of the Albemarle host a Kentucky Derby Party from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy dancing to DJ Taz, watching the Derby, Mint Juleps, Hors d’oeuvres, and dinner by Bob-B-Q. Ladies, come wearing your most elegant or outrageous decorated hat and you could win the decorated hat contest. $25 for friends of the MOA members and $30 for non-members. Contact: 335-1453. To purchase tickets, visit: www.museumofthealbmarle.com or visit us on Facebook here: https://​www.facebook.com/​events/​1437406606304531/

Genealogy Club

Currituck Library offers Genealogy Club Saturday, May 5 at 11 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Sunday, May 6

Annual tea

Currituck Library hosts Currituck Heritage Tea Sunday, May 6 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, May 7

National Tourism Week

Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center celebrates National Tourism Week Monday, May 7-May 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cookies served on May 8.

Tuesday, May 8

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 453-8345

Word Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Word Basics Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime Tuesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 435-6419

Wednesday, May 9

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, May 9 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 453-8345

Under the Sea

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Under the Sea Wednesday, May 9 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn about creatures in the sea, make crafts, and enjoy light refreshments.

Publisher Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Publisher Basics Wednesday, May 9 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Thursday, May 10

Author discusses book

Douglas Quinn, author of The Cornfield Boys, will discuss his book about Negro baseball at 6 p.m. at Perquimans Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m. for ages infant-18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Excel Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Excel Basics Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, May 10 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Friday, May 11

School Day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts School Day: Celebrate 350 Years of Albemarle History Friday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Home canning class

N.C. Cooperative Extension will hold a home canning class on Jams and Jellies Friday, May 11 from 1 p.m. 3 p.m. at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. $15 class fee. Pre-registration required. Register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or contact the office at 232-2261.

Book reading

Michele Young-Stone will read from her forthcoming novel, “Lost in the Beehive” at 6 p.m. at Corolla Library, located at 1123 Ocean Trail in Corolla.

Saturday, May 12

Mother’s Day centerpiece

Arts of the Albemarle hosts a Mother’s Day centerpiece class with Emily Nekl Saturday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $65 per centerpiece (participants encouraged to work in adult/​child teams, but single participants are also allowed). Contact: 338-6455

Public Day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Public Day: Celebrate 350 Years of Albemarle History Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Blobs in a bottle

Port Discover host Blobs in a Bottle at 11 a.m. Sam Gafford, a 35 year old professional Aviation Technician with a background in Test and Evaluation is coming back with a cool hands-on chemistry experiment.

Tuesday, May 15

Kitchen Tech

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center offers Kitchen Tech Cooking Classes on electric pressure and slow cookers Tuesday, May 15 from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. $20 fee. Pre-registration required. Learn more at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingcurrituck or by contacting the office at 232-2261.

Card/​Game party

Perquimans Arts League host a Card & Game Party from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Perquimans County Rec Center. There will be light lunch and desserts, door prizes and lots of baskets. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Gallery at 109 N. Church St. Contact: 426-3041

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, May 15 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 453-8345

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Read with Rooney Tuesday, May 15 at 3:30 p.m. Children bond with dogs over a shared story. Contact: 435-6419

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Preschool Storytime Tuesday, May 15 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 435-6419

Wednesday, May 16

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 453-8345

Homeschool programs

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Homeschool Programs Wednesday, May 16 at 2 p.m. Contact: 435-6419

Thursday, May 17

Jazz series

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Third Thursday Jazz series featuring Jae Sinnett Trio Thursday, May 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free to attend. Cash bar.

Science with a story

Port Discover offers Science with a Story from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for ages 2 to 5. Froggy!!! will be the story. Children will learn about the life cycle of the frog and the circle of life with hands-on froggy activities. $5 per child and reservations are recommended. Contact: 338-6117

Babygarten

Currituck Library in Barco offers Babygarten Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. for ages infant-18 months. Contact: 453-8345

Cooking/​Reading Club

Currituck Library in Barco offers Cooking/​Reading Club Thursday, May 17 at noon. Please bring a dish to share. Contact: 453-8345

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library in Barco offers Ready with Rooney Thursday, May 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children and dogs bond together over a shared story. Contact: 453-8345

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Toddler Storytime Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 435-6419

Friday, May 18

Chamber golf tournament

The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 10th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament. 8 a.m. registration and 9 a.m. shot gun start at the YMCA at The Pines, 1525 N. Road Street. $100 per person. $400 per foursome. There will be a rain date of May 24. Contact: 335-4365 to reserve your spot.

Tuesday, May 22

Children’s author presented

Perquimans County Library and Perquimans Art League present children’s author Kelly Starling Lyons at 5:30 p.m. at the Perquimans Library. This is for families. Light refreshments served.

Toddler storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler Storytime Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-3. Contact: 453-8345

Wednesday, May 23

International cooking classes

Currituck NC Cooperative Extension offers an International Cooking Class on Mexican Cookery from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class fee is $15. Pre-registration is required. You can register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or by contacting the office at 232-2261. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in the memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend. For a complete list of upcoming cooking classes visit go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingcurrituck .

Preschool storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Preschool Storytime Wednesday, May 23 at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5. Contact: 453-8345

Thursday, May 24

Antartica

Port Discover offers After School Science “Antartica” at 4:15 p.m. for youth grades K-12. Meet James Tarragano, a contractor for weather with Pacific Architects and Engineers at South Pole Station. Children will learn how to make a weather balloon capable of carrying instrumentation. After school groups can reserve space by contacting 338-6117.

Friday, June 1

Concert

The Arts of the Albemarle presents Bobby Plough and Los Gringos in concert Friday, June 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $5. Cash bar with beer, wine, & snacks will be available.

The Outer Banks: Circa 1900

Historic Edenton State Historic Site offers a traveling exhibition “The Outer Banks: Circa 1900” Friday, June 1-June 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring images and words that capture the brief time before the dawn of a modern age, when man learned how to fly. Contact: 482-2637

Kids ART-In

Port Discover offers Kids ART-In from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk so parents can drop their kids off while attending the art walk. For members of Port Discover only. Ages 5-12. Registration is required. $10 per child, $5 for additional siblings.

Saturday, June 2

Genealogy Club

Currituck Library in Barco offers Genealogy Club Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. Contact: 453-8345

Tuesday, June 5

Computer basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Computer Basics Tuesday, June 5 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Wednesday, June 6

Internet basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Internet Basics Wednesday, June 6 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Thursday, June 7

Email basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Email Basics Thursday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Saturday, June 9

Special tour

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center offers a Historic Edenton, Behind-the-Scenes Special Tour Saturday, June 9. Tour tickets are $5. Email: Andrew.Cole@ncdcr.gov or call 482-2637.

Tuesday, June 12

Storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler and Preschool storytime Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-5 years. Contact: 453-8345

Word Basics

Curritiuck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Word Basics Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Wednesday, June 13

Summer reading

Currituck Library at Barco offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 13 at 3 p.m. Contact: 453-8345

Publisher Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Publisher Basics Wednesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. for toddlers and preschoolers. Contact: 435-6419

Thursday, June 14

Read with Rooney

Currituck Library in Barco offers Read with Rooney Thursday, June 14 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children bond with dogs over a shared story. Contact: 453-8345

Excel Basics

Currituck Library in Moyock offers Microsoft Excel Basics Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m. Contact: 435-6419

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Thursday, June 14 at 3 p.m. for children K-7th grade. Contact: 435-6419

Friday, June 15

Home canning class

NC Cooperative Extension will hold a home canning class on Pressure Canning Friday, June 15 from 1 p.m. 3 p.m. at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. $15 class fee. Pre-registration is required. You can register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or by contacting the office at 232-2261. Payments can be made in person at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center or by mailing a check made payable to “Currituck County” to 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917. Please include in your check memo line the name of the class(es) you wish to attend.

Saturday, June 16

Concert

Arts of The Albemarle presents Velvet Caravan Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 general admission, $20 members and $18 students. Meet the band at Hoppin’ Johnz after the show. Tickets at Arts of The Albemarle or contact: 338-6455.

Tuesday, June 19

Storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler and Preschool storytime Tuesday, June 19 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-5 years. Contact: 453-8345

Wednesday, June 20

Summer Fun Day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Summer Fun Day: Archaeology Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Summer reading

Currituck Library at Barco offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 20 at 3 p.m. Contact: 453-8345

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 20 at 10 a.m. for toddlers and preschoolers. Contact: 435-6419

Thursday, June 21

Jazz series

Arts of the Albemarle hosts Third Thursday Jazz series featuring Chris Bittner Thursday, June 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free to attend. Cash bar.

Cooking/​Reading Club

Currituck Library in Barco offers Cooking/​Reading Club Thursday, June 21 at noon. Please bring a dish to share. Contact: 453-8345

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Thursday, June 21 at 3 p.m. for children K-7th grade. Contact: 435-6419

Friday, June 22

Studio clean out show

The Arts of the Albemarle will have a Studio Clean-Out Show Friday, June 22 through June 30. Bring your discounted work.

Monday, June 25

Summer Camp

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Summer Camp: Pirates of the Carolina Coast Monday, June 25 through June 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact: 335-1453

Tuesday, June 26

Storytime

Currituck Library in Barco offers Toddler and Preschool storytime Tuesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. for ages 18 months-5 years. Contact: 453-8345

Wednesday, June 27

Summer reading

Currituck Library at Barco offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 27 at 3 p.m. Contact: 453-8345

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Wednesday, June 27 at 10 a.m. for toddlers and preschoolers. Contact: 435-6419

Thursday, June 28

Moving screening

The Museum of the Albemarle will be screening the movie “Coco” Thursday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Summer reading

Currituck Library in Moyock offers a Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Thursday, June 28 at 3 p.m. for children K-7th grade. Contact: 435-6419

Monday, July 2

NC Digs!

Historic Edenton State Historic Site offers the exhibit NC Digs! Monday, July 2-July 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Contact: 482-2637

Friday, July 13

Home canning class

N.C. Cooperative Extension will hold a home canning class on Salsa Friday, July 13 from 1 p.m. 3 p.m. at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension. $15 class fee. Pre-registration required. Register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or contact the office at 232-2261.

Wednesday, July 18

Summer Fun Day

The Museum of the Albemarle hosts Summer Fun Day Wednesday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Thursday, July 26

Movie screening

The Museum of the Albemarle will be screening the movie “Frozen” Thursday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: 335-1453

Wednesday, Aug. 1

Queen Anne’s Revenge

Historic Edenton State Historic Site commemorates the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s adventures along the North Carolina Coast with a traveling exhibit Wednesday, Aug. 1-Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Contact: 482-2637

Watermelon festival

The 33rd annual North Carolina Watermelon Festival takes place Wednesday, August 1 through August 4 at 100 Broad St., Murfreesburo. Entertainment, arts and crafts, food, a 5K Race/​walk, fireworks, and a carnival atmosphere with Cole Amusement Rides and games. For information on any of the activities call 398-7695 or email: ncmelon0507@gmail.com.

Friday, Aug. 10

Home canning class

NC Cooperative Extension will hold a home canning class on Fruit Butters Friday, Aug. 10 from 1 p.m. 3 p.m. at the Currituck County Center of NC Cooperative Extension.$15 class fee. Pre-registration required. Register online at go.ncsu.edu/​whatscookingsignup or contact the office at 232-2261.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Business expo/​job fair

Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2018 Business Expo/​Job Fair Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the K.E. White Graduate Center, 1704 Weeksville Road. Contact: 335-4365

Saturday, Oct. 13

Scuppernong river festival

The 27th Annual Scuppernong River Festival will honor Tyrell County’s Heritage with fun, festvities and fireworks on the Columbia waterfront and down town streets. There will be a parade, food, water activities, entertainment, arts and crafts, helicopter rides, amusement rides and a concert. For more details call 796-2781.

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