Jackson visits area

State Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2022 from Mecklenburg, will hold a town hall in at Perquimans County Park in Hertford at noon and at Dog Corner Park in Elizabeth City at 4 p.m. He will also hold a town hall at Colonial Waterfront Park in Edenton Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Jackson is visiting all 100 counties in North Carolina.

Down on the Farm

Museum of the Albemarle will host a Summer Fun Day: “Down on the Farm” program at 10 a.m. Event will include information about farm life and country living through demonstrations and photos. Contact:

Waterfront Market

The Downtown Waterfront Market will be held at Mariners’ Wharf Park in Elizabeth City from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


EC Rotary Club

The Elizabeth City Rotary Club will meet at Towne South Church of Christ at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Michelle Lewis will be the guest speaker and discuss her work with Life Around the Table.

Success Academy

The NC Pre-K Success Academy has openings for Camden County 4-year-olds. To apply, visit or call Jenna L. Caldwell at 333-1233.


Film festival

The Mariners’ Wharf Film Festival will host a screening of the 2000 film, “Chocolat” at Mariners’ Wharf Park at 8:30 p.m. or dusk, whichever comes first.


‘All in the Details’

NCWorks Career Center will host a learning session program called “It’s All in the Details” at 111 Jordan Plaza, Elizabeth City, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature employers and community partners and tours of the center. The tours will include information sessions about the center’s programs and services.

Pesticide collection

The Perquimans County Extension Office, along with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program, will host a Pesticide Collection Day at Southern States, 330 Ballahack Road, Hertford, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

VFW weekly meal

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 will host a meat loaf or liver and onions meal at 1433 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10. Free local delivery available. Contact: 338-2828.


Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Belvidere-Chappell Hill Fire Department in Belvidere from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Bethel Baptist Church in Hertford from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Redistricting program

The League of Women Voters Northeastern North Carolina will hold a “Lunch and Learn” session on redistricting in Cann Presbyterian Church’s fellowship hall, 311 W. Main St., Elizabeth City, on Saturday, July 24, at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Jennifer Bremer, of the League of Women Voters North Carolina, will discuss this year’s upcoming redistricting in the state, with special attention to local offices such as the Pasquotank Board of Commissioners.

Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Moyock Fire Department in Moyock Sunday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

River City Toastmasters

The River City Toastmasters Club will meet via Zoom Tuesday, July 27, at 6:30 p.m. To attend, visit and click “Contact Us” to request the link. Contact: 252-621-3253.

‘Wrinkle in Time’

Donna Turner, author of “A Nags Head Wrinkle in Time,” will be available to meet young readers at Museum of the Albemarle Thursday, July 29, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. “A Nags Head Wrinkle in Time” will be available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop.

VFW weekly meal

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6060 will host a cubed steak meal at 1433 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, Wednesday, July 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10. Free local delivery available. Contact: 338-2828.

Youth camp

Camp Cale will hold a youth camp for students in grades 6-12 on Aug. 1 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Camp will feature games, small group participation, supper, music and a guest speaker. Contact: Kim Perry at 252-331-3358.

History for Lunch

Mark Hassler, an associate professor of the Old Testament and director of the master of program at Virginia Beach Theological Seminary, will discuss recent discoveries from Khirbet el-Maqatir, arguably the site of Biblical cities Ai and Ephraim during Museum of the Albemarle’s History for Lunch program on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at noon. The program will be both in-person and on Zoom. Register in advance through the Museum’s Facebook page or website.

Rock Autism

The 4th annual Rock Autism Music Festival will be held the Crawfish Shack at 305 Swing Gate Road, Hertford, Saturday, Aug. 14. Gates open at 11 a.m. The concert will feature Jukebox Rehab, the Daniel Jordan Band, Runnin’ Shine, Brothers Carolina, Eric Dunlow, PNBJ, Backwoods Company. DJ Taz and Ray and Jill Turner of Dixie 105.7 will also attend. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the gate and be purchased at 220 Ocean Highway South, Hertford, and 961 Oak Stump Road, Elizabeth City. Contact: 426-1305 or 621-1915.

Guardian ad Litem

Virtual training for Guardian ad Litem training will begin Aug. 17 and continue every Tuesday until Sept. 21. Contact: 252-331-4755 or visit

Kids’ Flix

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Parks & Recreation Department will host a screening of the film “Trolls: World Tour” on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:15 p.m. or dusk, whichever comes first.

Kids’ Flix

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Parks & Recreation Department will host a screening of the film “Monster University” on Friday, Oct. 29. at 8:15 p.m. or at dusk, whichever comes first.

Utility assistance

The Salvation Army of the Albemarle region is accepting applications for utility assistance. Call 252-338-4129, Lola at extension 1 or Christina at extension 3, to set up an appointment.

NSDAR membership

The Edenton Tea Party Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, a nonprofit service organization that honors the legacy of its patriot ancestors, is seeking new members. If you you a Revolutionary War member in your family free contact membership Chairman Beth Taylor at 252-482-3592.

New exhibit at museum

Museum of the Albemarle has opened its latest small exhibit, “Wheelwrights, Wagon Wranglers, and Wielders.” The exhibit will explore the blacksmithing trade in the Albemarle region and feature a wide assortment of both tools and hand-forged implements and hardware.

Crisis programs

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has begun receiving applications from eligible households for the Crisis Intervention Program and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program. Residents can submit an application online at or they can visit their county’s department of social services.

Chowan board vacancies

Chowan County residents who are interested in being appointed to fill upcoming vacancies on various boards and committees are encouraged to fill out an application. Applications are available at the Chowan County Managers Office or online. Contact: 482-8431, ext. 1 or email

Guardian ad Litem

The Guardian ad Litem program will host virtual training for volunteers starting in January. Guardian ad Litem volunteers serve as court advocates for children who have been abused or neglected. Contact: 252-331-4755 or visit

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.

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.

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 or email Brian Gray at

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.