Red Cross blood drive
Perquimans County Recreation Center, Hertford, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Depressed Anonymous will meet in Sentara Albemarle Hospital’s Education Room #3 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 267-5459.
Conservation, Wildlife Chapter
The Albemarle Conservation and Wildlife Chapter will meet at the Villa Restaurant at 6 p.m. Melanie Burley will discuss the North Carolina state parks’ Kids in Parks initiative.
Sons of American Revolution
The Albemarle Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will meet at the Nothin’ Fancy Café, 701 N Broad St, Edenton, at 6:30 p.m. Chris Meekins, an Elizabeth City native who is an archivist with the N.C. Department of Archives and History, will be the speaker. Contact: 299-2064.
Knights dinner fundraiser
The Knights of Columbus will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Holy Family Church, 1453 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Kids 5 and younger eat free. Takeout available. Contact: Jack Ireland at 336-2436.
Walk With Ease program
The deadline is Friday to sign for the Chowan Senior Center’s Walk With Ease program that will be held at 10 a.m. in the gym at the former Walker School every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Monday, Jan. 27 and continuing through Friday, March 6. Contact: 482-2242.
Colonial Quilt Lovers Guild
The Colonial Quilt Lovers Guild will meet at Church of the Redeemer, 207 N.C. Highway 343 South, Camden, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Show and tell will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Museum of the Albemarle will host an event to celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, “Temperance and Bootlegging: A Nation Under Prohibition,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At 10 a.m. Contact: 331-4035.
Currituck King celebration
The Currituck NAACP will host a Martin Luther King celebration at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. Churches are asked to send a representative to participate.
King community breakfast
The Elizabeth City Branch of the National Association of University Women will host a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast at the K.E. White Graduate Center at 8 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Harold Barnes, J.D. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 5-12 and children 4 and under get in free. Contact: Rebecca Ware at 338-6834, Andrea Combs at 338-8827 or Sandra Davis at 338-2071.
King Day March
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. March will begin at the G.R. Little Library at Elizabeth City State University at 902 Parkview Drive and proceed to Charles Creek Park at 719 Riverside Road, at 11 a.m. Fourth Ward City Councilman Johnnie Walton will be the speaker. Immediately following the event, a service will be held at Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church, 510 Brooks Ave., at 1 p.m. Kiana Rivers, N.C. Martin Luther King Jr. commissioner, will be the speaker.
King Day of Service
Habitat for Humanity will host a Martin Luther King Day of Service event at 306 Mill St., Elizabeth City, from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact: 384-0115.
The Currituck NAACP will meet at the Barco Library, at 7 p.m.
The Elizabeth City State University Border Clash will be held in the R.L. Vaughn Center at 11 a.m. Cost is $8 and children 5 and younger get in free. Contact: Melba Smith at email@example.com.
A Male Role Model RAP session to encourage more male role models in Pasquotank and Camden counties will be held at the Pasquotank Center of Cooperative Extension in Elizabeth City, at 6 p.m. Contact: Albert Butts III at 619-3999.
Small biz roundtable
The Currituck Chamber of Commerce will host a Small Business Roundtable at Southland Restaurant in Moyock, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Brad Hurdle of Todd’s Pharmacy will discuss leadership. Cost is $10. To register call, 453-9497.
Camden Library board
The Camden Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.
Red Cross blood drive
Fellowship Baptist Church, Currituck, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Emotions Anonymous, a 12-step program for emotional wellness, will meet at Saint Katherine Drexel Catholic Church in Currituck at 6:30 p.m. Contact: Denton at 232-2539.
The Take Off Pounds Sensibly group will meet at the Currituck Senior Center at 5:15 p.m.
History for Lunch
Museum of the Albemarle will host a History for Lunch program on the “Music of the Vietnam War: Soundtrack for a Generation” at 12:15 p.m. Contact: 335-1453.
NCWorks will offer an Interviewing Tips and Techniques workshop at 422 McArthur Drive, Elizabeth City, Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
VFW Post 6060
VFW Post 6060 will serve a 12-inch sub sandwich or salad meal at 1433 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10.
Juvenile crime prevention
The Camden County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is now accepting applications for grant funding for juvenile crime intervention/prevention programs. The deadline to submit an application is Feb. 27 at noon. A mandatory grant writing workshop for new applicants will be held at Martin Community College in Williamston, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 4. Contact: TreNeice H. Townes at 312-6484.
Albemarle Craftsman’s Guild
The Albemarle Craftsman’s Guild will hold its first screening of the year Saturday, Feb. 15. To apply, take or mail three or more samples of a craft, along with a completed application, before then to the Pasquotank Center of Cooperative Extension in Elizabeth City. Contact: 338-3954.
The Ladies of the PSI XI Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc will host their 2nd Annual Paraphernalia Party Saturday, Jan. 25 at the CPOA Club, 514 Cardwell St., Elizabeth City, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $20. You must be 21 years old and have a ticket to enter. The proceeds of the party will towards a scholarship for the youth. Contact: Juease Dunlap at 757-630-4784.
Women Voters’ Civics 101
The League of Women Voters of Northeastern North Carolina will host two “Civics 101” courses on Tuesdays, Jan. 28 through Feb. 18. One will be held in the Pasquotank County Public Library Community Room at 6:30 p.m. The other will be at the Perquimans County Public Library at 5:30 p.m. The final session will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Villa Restaurant in Elizabeth City, at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 for all sessions, $10 for students. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 27. Sign up via email at email@example.com. Contact: 333-7100 or 703-303-6682.
The Caswell Center Foundation, Inc. is offering three $1,000 scholarships for the 2020-21 academic school year to rising college senior in Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. Eligible students must be working toward a graduate degree in allied health, education or psychology in one of the following areas: occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreation therapy, psychology, nursing, speech-language pathology, or social work and intend to serve persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities after graduation. The deadline to apply is April 1. Contact: Danielle Howell at 208-3790 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sons of Confederate Veterans
The William F. Martin Camp 1521 of the Sons Of Confederate Veterans will meet Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Villa Restaurant in Elizabeth City, Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. Ms. Billie Earnest will give a presentation on Mary Surratt.
Wednesday, Jan. 29
NCWorks Career Center will offer a Network Like A Champ workshop Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 422 McArthur Drive, Elizabeth City, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
VFW Post 6060
VFW Post 6060 will serve a meatloaf meal Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 1433 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10.
Thursday, Jan. 30
Chamber annual dinner
Sentara Albemarle Medical Center will present The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce 109th Annual Dinner Thursday, Jan. 30 at the K.E. White Center at 6 p.m. There will be a silent auction, cocktails and dinner by Montero’s. The keynote speaker will be Brad Hurdle, who will talk about Generational Diversity in the Workplace. Tickets are $50 per person or $425 for a corporate table of 8. Contact: 335-4365 or elizabethcitychamber.org to purchase tickets.
Towne South Church of Christ, Pasquotank, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Survivors of Suicide
Survivors of Suicide, a free support group for those grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide, will meet at New Life Assembly of God, 1958 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m. Contact: 340-5778 or 333-6244.
Friday, Jan. 31
Red Cross blood drive
Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, Friday, Jan. 31, from noon to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Boating safety course
The Outer Banks Coast Guard Flotilla of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a Coast Guard approved Boating Safety Course Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Pitt Center on Virginia Dare Trail in Southern Shores, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuition is $15 per person. Contact: Jack Horst at 609-504-4312 or email@example.com.
Saturday, Feb. 1
NFL challenge/youth sports banquet
Mt. Lebanon A.M.E. Zion Church will sponsor The 6th Annual NFL Challenge & Youth Sports Banquet will be held Saturday, Feb. 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dexter Jackson-Heard. Admission is $10. Contact: Fentress Morris at 335-1253 or Dr. Hezekiah Brown at 335-2439.
Monday, Feb. 3
Friends of Camden Library
Friends of Camden Library will meet Monday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
Camden Republican Committee
The Camden County Republican Committee will meet Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Center for Active Adults, N.C. Highway 343 N., Camden, at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
HEAL grief support
The H.E.A.L. (Helping Everyone Accept Loss) Grief Support Group, sponsored by Albemarle Hospice, will meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation nursing facility at 2:30 p.m. Contact: Cheryl Fehr-Banks at 339-0922.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Page Turners Book Club
Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will meet Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. They will discuss the book, The Last Child by John Hart.Send calendar information to firstname.lastname@example.org.Send calendar information to email@example.com.
Thursday, Feb. 13
Pink Ribbon Resource Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Feb. 13 at 113 Baxter Lane, Suite B, Moyock, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. To RSVP call 453-9497 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Feb. 27
Guardian ad Litem training
The Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking community citizens to be volunteer child advocates for abused and neglected children in our local court system. Thirty hours of Guardian ad Litem training will be held Thursdays, Feb. 27, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9 and 16 at the Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center, Barco, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Contact: 331-4755.
Saturday, Feb. 29
Roaring Twenties Gala
Arts of the Albemalre will host its Roaring Twenties Gala Saturday, Feb. 29 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The fundraising gala will feature the Top Hats band, a catered dinner and live and silent auctions. Tables of 8 are $1,250, individual tables of 8 are $1,000, bistro tables for 2 are $150 and individual table seating is $125. Seating is limited. Contact: 777-ARTS or visit AoA.