You can send your news of special events, workshops, meetings, etc. on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands to donna@islandfreepress.org.  Please send as a document or plain text in press release format.   Please do not send only PDFs of posters or other announcements.  You can send these for illustration, but we need text. We must receive your announcement at least one week before the event.

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March 2020

Avon St. Baldrick’s Day 2020 Event Set For March 21

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
The Parlor Hair Studio, 40127 Harbor Road
Avon, NC 27915
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This annual head-shaving event raises funds for childhood cancer research! Saturday, March 21st from 3 to 6 pm at The Parlor in Kinnakeet. Shavees can register online at https://www.stbaldricks.org/events/Avon2020

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April 2020

Save the Date: HICF 20th Anniversary Gala Set for April 4th

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Hatteras Village Civic Center, 57689 NC-12
Hatteras, NC 27943 United States
$50

Mark your calendars and come celebrate 20 years of neighbors helping neighbors, at the Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation's 20th Anniversary Gala.   It will be held on April 4, 2020 at the Hatteras Village Civic Center from 7 - 11 pm. There will be live music by Train Wreck and heavy hor d’oeuvres.  Tickets will be $50 each.  More information coming soon. HICF is a non-profit 501(3) c organization that has been helping residents of Hatteras Island for 20 years with…

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Emergency Blood drive set for April 9

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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June 2020

Chamber to Hold Tiny Home Festival June 6-7, 2020

June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm EDT

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 2020 Outer Banks Tiny Home Festival. It will be held at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head for two days, June 6-7, 2020! Come out to the sun and the sea and tour some of the most beautiful tiny houses built today and meet with tiny house personalities. It is going to be so much fun. There will be local entertainment, a beer garden and food trucks offering…

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Diaper Drive Thru Set for June 25

June 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Fessenden Center, 46830 NC-12
Buxton, 27920 United States

Children Youth Partnership is holding their second diaper drive-thru. The Diaper Drive Thru will be held at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on June 25 from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm. Free diapers will be available for families in need (size newborn-size 6) while supplies last (with a limit of 2 packs per family). Traffic within the Fessenden Center parking lot will travel one-way, and are asking people to remain in their vehicles and in line at all times. FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1316675851862992/  …

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Ocracoke March for Justice slated for June 28

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Ocracoke for Justice, a group of island residents, is organizing a peaceful March for Justice on Sunday, June 28, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The March will begin at the north end of the village near the entrance to South Point Road and move down Hwy. 12 to the Community Square. On the Community Square docks, we will spread out and practice safe social distancing while we hear from local speakers and musicians. Seating will be available at the docks so…

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August 2020

Ocracoke Preservation Society Plans Virtual Fig Festival for 2020

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 8 @ 5:00 pm EDT

The annual event will celebrate Ocracoke Island’s “Sweetest Tradition” with a week of online videos of cooking demonstrations, interviews, music, and village walk-abouts. Join in for raffles, online vendor sales, and a Virtual Fig Cake Bake-Off! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty in a new and innovative way August 1–8, 2020. Many of the festival’s usual elements will be transformed into online versions. During the weeklong event, festival attendees on and off the…

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Division of Coastal Management to host interactive webinars on new grant funding opportunity

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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The North Carolina Division of Coastal Management (DCM) will host two interactive webinars on the new N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program. The webinars are free and will be held on Aug. 18, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Aug. 25, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. DCM will also be soliciting feedback from participants on the new N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program. The N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program aims to facilitate a community-driven process for setting coastal resilience goals, assessing existing…

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Division of Coastal Management to host interactive webinars on new grant funding opportunity

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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One event on August 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm

The North Carolina Division of Coastal Management (DCM) will host two interactive webinars on the new N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program. The webinars are free and will be held on Aug. 18, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Aug. 25, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. DCM will also be soliciting feedback from participants on the new N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program. The N.C. Resilient Coastal Communities Program aims to facilitate a community-driven process for setting coastal resilience goals, assessing existing…

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September 2020

Diaper Drive Thru to be held Sept. 9

September 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Fessenden Center, 46830 NC-12
Buxton, 27920 United States
Free

The Diaper Drive Thru will be held at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on September 9 from 4:30pm-6:30pm. There will be free diapers available for families in need (size newborn-size 6) while supplies last (with a limit of 2 packs per family). Traffic within the Fessenden Center parking lot will travel one-way, and people will be asked to remain in their vehicles and in line at all times. For more information, please visit: FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/338446570863322    

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