TODAY

Pasquotank NAACP

The Pasquotank County NAACP will meet via Zoom at 7:15 p.m. Contact: 267-6868.

VFW weekly meal

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 will host a sub sandwich meal (choice of ham and cheese, turkey and cheese or Italian) at 1433 N Road St, Elizabeth City, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 with free local delivery available. Contact: 338-2828.

Candidates forum

The Moyock Woman’s Club will host a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m. Among those participating will be all four Currituck Board of Education candidates, and the candidates for state House District 6 and Senate District 1 have been identified.

Flu vaccines

Albemarle Regional Health Services is offering flu shots at all of its regional offices by appointment only. Flu vaccines are available to children ages 6 months to 18 eligible for Vaccine for Children program and other health department clients. Purchased flu vaccine, including the high-dose flu vaccine for adults 65 and older, are available. Flu shots are $40, $75 for the high-dose flu shot.

Fall Litter Sweep

Green Saves Green’s Fall Litter Sweep is underway. Cleanup kids for 100 volunteers can be picked up curbside at the Pasquotank County Library at 100 E. Colonial Avenue. The library’s hours are Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Because the library is currently closed, those seeking kits will need to call 252-335-2473 in advance to schedule pickup.

THURSDAY

One-stop voting

One-stop voting for the Nov. general election begins in North Carolina. Check your county’s board of elections website for times and locations.

GOP candidates forum

The Camden County Republican Party will host a candidates forum at the Camden courthouse at 7 p.m. Participants will include candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot for South Mills county commissioner, Tiffany White and Barbara Riggs, and the candidates for the Courthouse and at-large commissioner seats, Randy Krainiak and Ross Munro, respectively. State Sen. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, and state Rep. Ed Goodwin, R-Chowan, will be guest speakers. Attendees are asked to wear masks. Contact Frank Yandle at 722-2645.

ECDI raffle

Thursday at midnight is the deadline to participate in Downtown Elizabeth City, Inc. and Weatherly Lofts’ raffle for one year of free rent at a Lofts apartment. The winner will also receive a $5,000 furniture allowance and up to $200 a month for utility bills. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit ECDI. The winner can opt for a $15,000 cash payout instead of the apartment lease and furniture. For tickets, contact Debbie Malenfant at 252-338-4104 or visit https://www.downtowndigsec.com.

FRIDAY

Young Leaders

iEmpower, Inc. will host a virtual “Young Leaders Unite” program via Zoom app for students in grades 3-12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Register at www.iEmpowerNC.com or all (252) 493-2509.

SATURDAY

iEmpower, Inc. will host “Every Penny Counts,” a free information session on paying for college via Zoom app, for parents from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Register at www.iEmpowerNC.com or call (252) 493-2509.

ONGOING

Camden photo contest

The Camden County Tourism Development Authority will begin accepting submissions for the second annual Camden County Photo Contest starting Thursday and continuing through Nov. 1. For info, visit: https://www.visitcamdencountync.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020.

Vegetable box

The Camden Center for Active Adults is currently asking seniors who need a fall shelf stable/vegetable box to call the center at 335-2569.

Pasquotank GOP

The Pasquotank Republican Party has opened its 2020 headquarters at 601A E. Elizabeth St., Elizabeth City. The headquarters is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: 335-0640.

History for Lunch

Museum of the Albemarle will host a 2nd History for Lunch from Home on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at noon. Rosie Blewitt-Golsch of the N.C. Office of State Archaeology will discuss how archaeologists learn about the past from materials people leave behind, as well as what researchers know about life in North Carolina over the past 14,000 years. Register in advance through the museum’s Facebook page or website.

VFW weekly meal

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 will host a chicken alfredo meal at 1433 N Road St, Elizabeth City, Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 with free local delivery available. Contact: 338-2828.

McBride movie night

McBride United Methodist Church will host a drive-in movie night at 228 Old Swamp Road, South Mills, on Friday Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. The movie shown will be “Overcomer.” Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Melon, pumpkin contest

The Currituck Center of N.C. Cooperative Extension’s Largest Watermelon and Largest Pumpkin contest is underway. Sign up at https://currituckfallfair.eventbrite.com. Entries are due Oct. 23 and winners will be announced Tuesday, Oct. 27. Contact: Adam Formella at 252-232-2262 or email ajformel@ncsu.edu.

VFW weekly meal

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 will host a corned beef and cabbage meal at 1433 N Road St, Elizabeth City, Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 with free local delivery available. Contact: 338-2828.

ECHR trick-or-treating

Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation will host a safe drive through trick-or-treating event Thursday, Oct. 29, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. All candy will be bagged and handed to children in cars; no one should get out. Masks should be worn during the exchange. Contact: Lori at 252-338-7110.

Pumpkin carving contest

The Currituck Cooperative Extension Service is hosting its Pumpkin Carving Contest through its Fall Family Fun event. Entry forms can be found at go.ncsu.edu/pumpkincarvingcontest. Entries will be accepted until 8 a.m. on Oct. 30. Voting for the best carved pumpkin will end on Nov. Contact: Adam Formella at 252-232-2262 or email ajformel@ncsu.edu.

ONGOING

Food bank volunteers

Food Bank of the Albemarle is seeking volunteers Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and evenings by appointment. Masks are required. Contact www.afoodbank.org/volunteer or email Brian Gray at brgray@afoodbank.org.

Free vessel checks

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-02 is providing free safety inspections for all manner of vessels, call or text Flotilla Commander Jeffery Russell at 252-340-3272.