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Museum of the Albemarle will host History for Lunch at Home program Wednesday at noon. Dr. Glen Bowman will give a talk via Zoom on the civil rights sit-in in Elizabeth City in February 1960. Register through the museum’s Facebook Event page or at www.museumofthealbemarle.com.

WEDNESDAY

Lunch at Home

Museum of the Albemarle will host History for Lunch at Home program at noon. Dr. Glen Bowman will give a talk via Zoom on the civil rights sit-in in Elizabeth City in February 1960. Register through the museum’s Facebook Event page or at www.museumofthealbe-marle.com.

School board filing

Filing for two open seats on the Camden Board of Education in the November election begins at the Camden Board of Elections. The elections office is open from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Cast members sought

COA’s Performing Arts Center needs cast members for a production of “Noises Off,” to be held in September. Virtual submissions are being requested for several roles through Wednesday. Contact: 335-9050 or email mariah_schierer@albemarle.edu.

Extension scholarships

The Currituck County Extension and Community Association is sponsoring several scholarships for youth or adults pursuing a college degree. For application criteria, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/currituckecascholarship. Applications due Wednesday. Send to NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917.

FRIDAY

First Friday ArtWalk

The First Friday ArtWalk will be held in downtown Elizabeth City from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 338-4104.

SATURDAY

Urban Sketch group

The Urban Sketch Group will meet at Page After Page in Elizabeth City, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The group meets to share on-the-spot art. No experience necessary. No fee. Contact: 335-7243.

Fourth of July

The Edenton Tea Party Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will host its July 4th celebration at the Joseph Hewes Monument on the 1767 Courthouse Green in Edenton on Saturday, July 4, at 10 a.m. Chowan Commissioner Larry McLaughlin will read the Declaration of Independence. Patti Kersey, chairwoman of the Board of Commissioners, will read a biographical sketch of Hewes. A wreath will be laid by Unanimity Lodge #7 AF&AM. Contact: 482-3592.

4th bikes parade

The Currituck Historical Society has canceled its traditional Kids Fourth of July Parade because of COVID-19 and plans to host a virtual parade instead. Youth ages 1-18 are asked to take a photograph of their bike or wagon decorated for the Fourth and submit to 350th.com/july4th/ by July 10. Three cash prizes will be awarded to the top entries. Also the first 100 entries will receive a new $2 bill.

MONDAY

Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross and Girl Scouts Troop 970 will host a blood drive at American Legion Edenton Post 40 in Edenton from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

UPCOMING

Oracle card reading

Willow Tree Medicine will host a free oracle card reading event at 400 South Water St., Suite 101, Elizabeth City, Saturday, July 11, from noon to 2 p.m. Contact: 757-635-0761.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at Newland Providence Ruritan Club in Elizabeth City, Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Youth leadership event

iEmpower, Inc. will host a virtual youth leadership conference for rising 5th-graders, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders Aug. 3-8. Sign up at iempowernc.com. Contact: Tamika at 919-280-2192.

Golf tournament

Coastland Golf Invitational 2020 will be held at YMCA at the Pines Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8-9. Entry fee is $125 and includes two days of golf, $25 practice round with cart on Friday. Payment is required at registration. Contact: 252-335-0278.

Summer reading series

The Currituck libraries’ “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Series begins at the Barco and Moyock libraries. Packets chock full of activities on adventures, crafts, challenges and experiments for toddlers/preschoolers and children grades K-5 will be available for curbside pickup at both libraries between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Backyard chickens

The Camden, Currituck, and Perquimans County offices of N.C. Cooperative Extension will host a two-part webinar series on raising a backyard chicken flock Tuesday, July 21, from noon to 1 p.m. and Thursday, July 23, from noon to 1 p.m. Contact Extension offices in Camden at 331-7630, Currituck at 232-2261, or Perquimans at 426-5428. Also sign up at https://backyardchickensforbeginners.eventbrite.com.

Blood drives

The American Red Cross will host blood drives at Belvidere-Chappell Hill Fire Department July 23, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; at Shawboro Ruritan Club, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; at Rocky Hock Baptist Church in Chowan County, July 28, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and at Grandy Community Church from noon to 5 p.m.; at South Mills Ruritan Club July 29, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and at City Road United Methodist Church from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and at the Currituck County governmental complex July 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.