Going out Guide

TODAY

Trip to Dover casino

Today is the deadline to sign up for the Chowan Senior Center’s trip to the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Delaware, Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 18-20. The cost is $190 per person for a double room, and $290 per person for a single room. Contact: 482-2242.

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer classes with a counting theme for kids ages 1-2 with an adult from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime for kids ages 2-4 today at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime for kids ages 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 classes

Pasquotank Library will offer a Word 1 class today and a mouse and keyboarding class Friday. Both classes will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

THURSDAY

Houseplants for Clean Air

The Currituck Master Gardener Speakers Bureau will host the program, “Houseplants for Clean Air,” at the Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension at 9 a.m. Jodi Lockhart will be the instructor. Register online at mastergardeners speakerbureau.eventbrite.com.

Museum Tot Time

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Tot Time program, “It’s All About the Pig,” for preschoolers ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Contact: 335-1453.

‘Tuesdays with Morrie’

Encore Theatre Company will present a dinner theater production of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” the story of the conversations between a professor with a fatal disease and his former student, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Tickets for dinner and show are $30 and can be purchased at encoretheatre.org. Reservations are available at Encore’s website at www.encoretheater.org or by calling 301-3071, ext 703.

Tech 101

Currituck Library will offer a Technology 101 one-on-one class at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Contact: 453-8345.

FRIDAY

Savannah trip

The Perquimans Senior Center will sponsor a trip to Savannah, Georgia, Tuesday through Thursday, April 21-23. Cost is $399 per person. A $100 deposit is due by Friday and the final payment is due by Tuesday, March 3. Contact: Beverly Gregory at 426-5404.

SATURDAY

Denizens of the Dismal

Dismal Swamp State Park will host a Denizens of the Dismal program in the park auditorium at 11 a.m. Other programs are Saturday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 29 Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

MONDAY

King community breakfast

The Elizabeth City Branch 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. Cost is $20, $10 for children ages 5-12. Contact: Rebecca Ware at 338-6834.

Bingo games

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

TUESDAY

Wright Memorial trip

The Currituck County 4-H will host a workshop and field trip for kids ages 5-7 to the Wright Brothers Memorial. The trip is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Youth are asked to wear closed-toed shoes and bring a bag lunch. Register at wrightbrosfieldtrip.eventbrite.com by Tuesday, Jan. 14. Contact: Stephanie Minton at 232-2262.

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer preschool classes themed shapes for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a similar class will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22 for kids ages 1-2 with an adult at the same time.

Library classes

Pasquotank Library will offer a Powerpoint 1 class; a Gmail basics class Wednesday, Jan. 22; an Excel Pivot Tables class Thursday, Jan. 23; a one-on-one Tech Help class Friday, Jan. 24. All classes will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

History for Lunch

Museum of the Albemarle will host the History for Lunch program, “The Music of the Vietnam War,” Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Douglas Jackson of Elizabeth City State University will discuss music of the Vietnam era in conjunction with the museum exhibit, “A Thousand Words: Photographs by Vietnam Veterans.” Contact: 335-1453.

Pruning workshop

The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a pruning workshop Saturday, Jan. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. Register at hands-onpruningworkshop.eventbrite.com. Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email: ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

Paraphernalia party

Members of PSI XI Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will host their 2nd annual Paraphernalia Party at the CPOA Club, 514 Cardwell St., Elizabeth City, Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $20. Attendees must be at least 21 and have a ticket. Proceeds from the event will go toward a youth scholarship. Contact: Juease Dunlap at 757-630-4784.

Chamber annual dinner

The Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 109th annual dinner at the K.E. White Center Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. The event will include a silent auction, cocktails and a dinner by Montero’s. Keynote speaker Brad Hurdle will discuss generational diversity in the workplace. Tickets are $50 or $425 for a corporate table for eight. Contact: 335-4365 or elizabethcitychamber.org.

Paddle for the Border

Registration has started for the Paddle for the Border event on May 2. The 7.5-mile paddle on the historic Dismal Swamp Canal begins at Dismal Swamp State Park and ends at the Ballahack Road Boat Ramp in Chesapeake, Virginia. The $45 registration fee includes a T-shirt or hat, breakfast and lunch. The event is limited to 375 paddlers. Contact: 252-771-8333 or 252-771-6593.

Library classes

Pasquotank Library will offer a Word 1 class Monday, Jan. 27 and a Word 2 class Tuesday, Jan. 28. Both classes will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 335-7536.

Library programs

Pasquotank Library will offer preschool classes themed homes Tuesday, Jan. 28 for kids ages 3-5 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a similar class will be held Wednesday, Jan. 29 for kids ages 1-2 with an adult at the same time.

Happy Trails horse camp

Currituck County 4-H will host a Happy Trails horse camp Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Points, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for kids ages 8-14. The camp fee is $10. Reserve your spot at happytrailsjanuary.eventbrite.com. Following the camps will be an Equine Science class for kids ages 8-18. The class is free. You can reserve your spot at equinesciencejanuary.eventbrite.com.

Monday, Jan. 27

Adult Book Club

Adult Book Club will be held Monday, Jan. 27 at Camden Library at 3:30 p.m. They will discuss the book Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Jan. 28-29 for kids ages 2-4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Jan. 30 for kids ages birth-2 at 10:30 a.m., Big Kid Storytime for kids ages 4-8 at 3:30 p.m. and the LEGO Club will also meet from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: 331-2543.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Youth instant pot cooking class

NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a Youth Instant Pot Cooking Class Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for kids ages 10-18. There is a class fee of $15. Reserve your child’s seat by completing the class registration and payment at youthinstantpot.eventbrite.com . Then complete your child’s 2020 4-H online enrollment at 4honline.com . Contact: 232-2262.

Instant pot cooking class

The NC Cooperative Extension at the Currituck County Extension Office will offer an adult instant pot cooking class Thursday, Jan. 30 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 adultinstantpot.eventbrite.com . Contact: 232-2261.

Saturday, Jan. 25

“Cotton Patch Gospel” auditions

Encore Theatre will hold auditions for its spring production, “Cotton Patch Gospel,” Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Encore Building, 1176 US Highway 17 S., Elizabeth City.

Compass 101

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host Compass 101 Saturday, Jan. 25 in the auditorium at 10 a.m. You will learn the basics of finding your way the good old-fashioned way—with a compass. Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Winter birding basics

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host Winter Birding Basics Saturday, Feb. 1 in the auditorium at 2 p.m. You will learn some basic skills indoors and practice IDing the park’s bird mounts. Dress for a 15-minute outside hike to look for live ones at the end. Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 4-5 for kids ages 2 to 4 at 10 a.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Feb. 6 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.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

History for Lunch

Museum of the Albemarle will host History for Lunch: Harlem Renaissance & Winton Triangle Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 12:15 p.m. Marvin Jones will be the speaker. Contact: 331-4032.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

Happy Trails horse camp

Currituck County 4-H will host a Happy Trails horse camp Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Points, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for kids ages 8-14. The camp fee is $10. Reserve your spot at happytrailsfebruary.eventbrite.com. Following the camps will be an Equine Science class for kids ages 8-18. The class is free. You can reserve your spot at equinesciencefebruary.eventbrite.com.

‘Hee Haw Show’

The Rocky Hock Ruritan Club will sponsor its annual “Hee Haw Show,” featuring the Rocky Hock Opry Band, at the Rocky Hock Community Center, 126 Evans Bass Road, Edenton, Friday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at Byrum Hardware in Edenton or by calling 333-8567.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Library programs

Camden Library will offer Toddler Storytime Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 11-12 for kids ages 2 to 4 at 10 a.m. and Storytime with a Park Ranger on Wednesday for kids of all ages at 4 p.m.; Baby Storytime Thursday, Feb. 13 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.

Monday, Feb. 17

Adult Book Club

Adult Book Club will meet Monday, Feb. 17 at Camden Library at 3:30 p.m. They will discuss the book, The Library Book by Susan Orlean. Contact: 331-2543.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

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.

Museum to host Tot Time

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Tot Tme program on “Punxsutawney Phil and Other Groundhogs” Thursday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. The event, which includes a hands-on activity, is for preschoolers ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, Feb. 15

All About Bats

The Dismal Swamp State Park will host All About Bats Saturday, Feb. 15 in the auditorium at 10 a.m. Contact: Katie Sanford at 771-6593.

Thursday, Feb. 20

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.

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, 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.

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.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Greenhouse workshop

The NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will host a Greenhouse Workshop Thursday, Feb. 13 at 120 Community Way, Barco, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop is free. Register online at www.eventbrite.greenhouseworkshop . Contact: Chris Blaha at 232-2262 or email: ctblaha@ncsu.edu.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.