Going Out Guide

TODAY

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime for kids ages 2-4 Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. and Storytime with a Park Ranger for kids of all ages on Wednesday at 4 p.m.; and Baby Storytime for kids up to age 2 Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer preschool classes with a Valentine’s Day theme for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A similar class will be held for kids ages 1-2 Wednesday at the same time.

Library classes

Pasquotank Library will offer a Tech Help class today; an Excel 2 class Wednesday; a Tech Help class Thursday; and a mousing and keyboarding class Friday. All classes will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Rosenwald school program

Dr. Melissa Stuckey, an assistant professor of history and director of the Elizabeth City State University Honors Program, will discuss the rehabilitation efforts at ECSU’s Rosenwald School and Principal’s House at the Pasquotank Library from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Page Turners Book Club

Perquimans Library’s Page Turners Book Club will discuss John Hart’s book, “The Last Child,” at 2 p.m.

THURSDAY

Museum Tot Time

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Tot Tme program on “Punxsutawney Phil and Other Groundhogs” at 10 a.m. The event, which includes a hands-on activity, is for preschoolers ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.

Greenhouse workshop

The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a greenhouse workshop at 120 Community Way, Barco, From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register online at www.eventbrite.greenhouseworkshop. Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email: ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

Singing valentines

The Barbershop Quartet will deliver Singing Valentines in Pasquotank, Perquimans and Chowan counties Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $35. Order tickets by Wednesday. Proceeds will go toward local school choral programs. Contact: 368-1040.

‘Footloose’ at COA

College of The Albemarle will present performances of the musical, “Footloose,” at the Performing Arts Center Thursday at 2 p.m.; Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m.; Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $17 for military personnel and seniors, and $8.50 for students and children. Purchase tickets online at www.etix.com/ticket/e/1010523/footloose.

FRIDAY

Valentines banquet

Good Works Community Church will sponsor a Heart and Soul Valentine’s Day Banquet from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25, $45 for couples and should be purchased by Wednesday at 5 p.m. Contact: (757) 404-5304, or email gwcc.nc@gmail.com.

Valentine’s Soiree

The Chowan Arts Council will host a Mad Hatters Valentine’s Soiree at 112 W, Water St., Edenton, at 7 p.m. Cost is $25. Visit chowanarts.com. Contact: 482-8005.

Valentines banquet

Good Works Community Church will sponsor a Heart and Soul Valentine’s Day Banquet from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are $25, $45 for couples. Tickets should be purchased by Wednesday at 5 p.m. Contact: Pastor Edna H. Lawrence at 757-404-5304 or email gwcc.nc@gmail.com.

Valentines at the museum

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Make and Take program on Valentines from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 331-4032.

SATURDAY

Planetarium star party

The Khan Planetarium at Elizabeth City State University will host a star party from 7:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

All About Bats

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host All About Bats in the auditorium at 10 a.m. Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

Ballroom dance lesson

USA Ballroom Dance #6102 will offer ballroom dance lessons at Christ Episcopal Church, 200 S. McMorrine St., Elizabeth City, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open dancing will be from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

MONDAY

Library classes

Pasquotank Library will offer a Word 2 computer class; a Powerpoint 1 class Tuesday, Feb. 18; a Gmail Basic class Wednesday, Feb. 19; a Word 1 class Thursday, Feb. 20; a Tech Help class Friday, Feb. 21. All classes will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Bingo games

The Cosmopolitan Club will sponsor 20 Bingo games, including three jackpots, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Smoking is prohibited.

Adult Book Club

Adult Book Club will meet at the Camden Library to discuss Susan Orlean’s book, “The Library Book,” at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

UPCOMING

Home show applications

The Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers is taking applications for vendors and educational exhibits for the 2020 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show that will be held at 120 Community Way, Barco, Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262, ctblaha@ncsu.edu, visit the Currituck County Cooperative Extension Center or download at currituck.ncsu.edu. The deadline for applications is March 23.

Shag dance lessons

River City Shag Club will offer free Carolina shag dance lessons for beginners at YMCA at the Pines in Elizabeth City at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 19 and continuing through March 18. There’s a $3 facility charge. No partner necessary. Wear leather sole shoes. Email: rivercityshagclub@hotmail.com for details, or call 757-288-1301.

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 18-19 for kids ages 2 to 4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Feb. 20 for kids ages birth to 2 at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4 to 8 at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer preschool classes themed sharing Tuesday, Feb. 18 for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a similar class will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 for kids ages 1-2 with an adult at the same time.

Thursday, Feb. 20

‘Footloose’

College of the Albemarle will present “Footloose” Thursday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m.; Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.; Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.; Feb. 27 at 10 a.m.; Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.; Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and March 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets for adults are $18, military and seniors $17 and students and children $8.50. Purchase tickets online at www.etix.com/ticket/e/1010523/footloose--college-of-the-albemarle-performing-arts-center.

Thursday, Feb 20

Black History Month program

Perquimans Library will host its Black History Month program Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 21

Heart Healthy Habits workshop

Currituck County 4-H will host a “Heart Healthy Habits” Workshop at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way, Barco, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will need to wear closed-toe shoes, bring a swimsuit and towel. The registration fee is $18. The deadline to register is Feb. 21. You can register by visiting, hearthealth2020.eventbrite.com

Friday, Feb. 21

Tea for 4 seasons

The Perquimans Library will host Tea for 4 Seasons with Vin Ajwani Friday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 24

Library classes

Pasquotank Library will offer an Excel 1 computer class Monday, Feb. 24; a Word 2 class Tuesday, Feb. 25; a Mouse and Keyboarding class Wednesday, Feb. 26; an Excel 2 class Thursday, Feb. 27; a Facebook class Friday, Feb. 28. All classes will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Harriet movie

The movie Harriet will play Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Perquimans Library at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer preschool classes themed Fun Day Tuesday, Feb. 25 for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a similar class will be held Wednesday, Feb. 26 for kids ages 1-2 with an adult at the same time.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Black history month programs

Perquimans Library will host a Black History Month program Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.; the movie Harriet Friday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.; Power of Positive Community with Vin Ajwani will be held Saturday, Feb. 29 at 10 a.m.

Solitary bees presentation

The Currituck County Master Gardener Speakers Bureau will host a Solitary Bees presentation Thursday, Feb. 20 at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, at 9 a.m. Don Campbell will teach about solitary bees and how you can make your own simple “Air Bee and Bee” for these great garden guests. Register online at mastergardenersspeakerbureau.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Baha for questions or accommodations for people with disabilities at 232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Winter Tree ID

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host a Winter Tree ID Saturday, Feb. 22 in the auditorium at 2 p.m. Dress for the weather, you will go outside for 30 minutes. Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

Harlem Renaissance centennial celebration

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Harlem Renaissance Centennial Celebration Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Contact: 331-4032.

Pruning ornamentals workshop

The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a pruning ornamentals workshop Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon. Register online at pruningornamentals.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

Monday, Feb. 24

LEGO Club

LEGO Club will meet Monday, Feb. 24 at Camden Library for kids of all ages from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 25-26 for ages 2 to 4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Feb. 27 for kids ages birth to 2 at 10:30 a.m. and Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4 to 8 at 3:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Friday, Feb. 28

Fun in the garden workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Fun in the Garden Workshop at 120 Community Way, Barco, Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for kids ages 5-7. The registration fee is $15. The deadline to register is Feb. 28. You can register online by visiting, kidsgardening2020.eventbrite.com. Contact: Stephanie Minton at 232-2262 or by email at stephanie_minton@ncsu.edu

Wednesday, March 4

Landscapers school

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Landscapers School at 120 Community Way, Barco, Wednesday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. You can register online by visiting, currituck-landscapers-school.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Blaha at 252-232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu

Saturday, March 7

Small fruit workshop

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Small Fruit Workshop at 120 Community Way, Barco, Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can register online by visiting, smallfruitworkshop.eventbrite.com. Contact: Adam Formella at 232-2261 or by email at Adam_Formella@ncsu.edu

Friday, March 13

Youth container herbs class

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a Gardening and Cooking: Youth Container Herbs class Friday, March 13 at 120 Community Way, Barco, for kids ages 10-18 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The class fee is $20. Reserve your child’s seat today by first completing the class registration and payment at youthcontainerherbs.eventbrite.com. Then complete your child’s 2020 4-H online enrollment at 4honline.com . Contact: Olivia Patchel at 232-2261, email olivia_patchel@ncsu.edu or Sherry Fischlschweiger at sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu

Saturday, Feb. 29

Dr. Seuss paint n party

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrated Dr. Seuss with a Paint N’ Party Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cupcakes and drinks will be served after the party. A completed registration form and payment are necessary to have guaranteed registration for program. You can find registration forms on the museum’s Facebook or pick one up at the museum. Registration forms and checks can be mailed to: Museum of the Albemarle 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Cost is $25 per person and $23 for FOMOA members. Contact: 335-1453.

Underground Railroad film

The Albemarle Voices for Diverse Culture will sponsor a premier of the film, “Underground Railroad in Northeast North Carolina” at Museum of the Albemarle, Saturday, Feb. 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contact: Charlotte Patterson at 335-1453.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Adult seafood cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will offer an Adult Seafood Cooking Class Thursday, Feb. 27 at 120 Community Way, Barco, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The class fee is $15. Reserve your seat by completing the class registration and payment at adultseafoodclass.eventbrite.com . Contact: 232-2261.

Youth seafood cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Youth Seafood Cooking Class Thursday, Feb. 27 at 120 Community Way, Barco, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The class fee is $15. Reserve your child’s seat by first completing the class registration and payment at youthseafoodcooking.eventbrite.com and then complete your child’s 2020 4hOnline enrollment at 4honline.com . Contact: 232-2261.

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.

Wednesday, March 4

Landscaper’s school

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a “Landscapers School” Wednesday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Register online at currituck-landscapers-school.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Blaha at 252-232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu with questions or accommodations for people with disabilities.

Saturday, March 7

Small fruit workshop

The N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Small Fruit Workshop Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can register by visiting smallfruitworkshop.eventbrite.com. Contact: Adam Formella at 232-2261 or by email at Adam_Formella@ncsu.edu .

Friday, March 13

Adult container herbs class

NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host an Adult Container Herbs class Friday, March 13 at 120 Community Way, Barco, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The class fee is $20. Reserve your seat today by completing the class registration and payment at adultcontainerherbs.eventbrite.com . Contact: Olivia Patchel at olivia_patchel@ncsu.edu or Adam Formella at adam_formella@ncsu.edu or 232-2261.

Thursday, March 19

Clay pots workshop

The Currituck County Master Gardener Speakers Bureau will host a “Lets Get Creative with Clay Pots” workshop Thursday, March 19 at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, at 9 a.m. Marcia Steele will be the instructor. Register online at mastergardenersspeakerbureau.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Baha for questions or accommodations for people with disabilities at 232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

NEW ITEMS

Thursday, April 9

Bee series

NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Bee series Thursday, April 9 starting with “Basics”; Thursday, June 11 “Maintenance”; Thursday, Sept. 10 “Harvest”. All series will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. You can sign up for the full series or just one at beeseries.eventbrite.com. Contact: Adam Formella at 232-2262 or email adam_formella@ncsu.edu

NEW ITEMS

Friday, Feb. 7

Craft workshop registration

Northeastern North Carolina Craft Workshop volunteers will conduct and The Pasquotank County Cooperative Extension will sponsor the 2020 Northeastern North Carolina Craft Workshop at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center Tuesday-Wednesday, May 12-13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The registration fee is $12 per day and is due by March 25. Class Kit fees vary depending on class selection. Contact: Faytie Johnston at 335-4680.

Wednesday, April 1

Organic gardening class

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host an Organic Gardening class Wednesday, April 1 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. You can register online at organicgardeningcurrituck.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu

Thursday, April 23

Container salad greens class

N.C. Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center will host a Youth Container Salad Greens class Thursday, April 23 for kids ages 10 to 18 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Class fee is $20. Reserve your child’s seat by first completing the class registration and payment at youthcontainersaladgreens.eventbrite.com . For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities contact Olivia Patchel at 232-2261, email olivia_patchel@ncsu.edu or Sherry Fischlschweiger at sherry_fischlschweiger@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.Send calendar information to kgrizzard@reflector.com.Send calendar information to kgrizzard@reflector.com.