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

Informational Meeting on Rodanthe Bridge Project Set for March 5

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

State transportation officials are inviting people to an informational meeting March 5 on the Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge project, which is under construction on the Outer Banks. The Rodanthe Bridge is a long-term transportation solution to severe storms that cause breaches on N.C. 12. The N.C. Department of Transportation is raising N.C. 12 onto a 2.4-mile bridge that extends over the Pamlico Sound between the southern end of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and Rodanthe. After the bridge is constructed, the existing N.C. 12 at…

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N.C. Ferry Division to Hold Career Fairs March 13 and 19

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be holding career fairs for potential employees on March 13 in Hatteras and March 19 in Morehead City. “We’re looking for exceptional employees in all positions,” said Ferry Division Director Harold Thomas. “We held similar events last year and ended up hiring dozens of qualified applicants.” The Hatteras Career Fair will be held at the Hatteras Civic Center, 56658 N.C. 12, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 13.  The Morehead City Career Fair…

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2020 Cape Hatteras Sandlot Baseball and Softball Tournaments

March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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Please come out to Cape Hatteras Secondary School in Buxton next weekend, March 13 and 14 for the 5th Annual Cape Hatteras Sandlot Baseball Tournament, and the 1st Annual Sandlot Softball Tournament. It will be 2 days filled with lots of good local baseball and softball, good food provided by the CHSS Booster Club concession stand, and good times, all for a good cause as we try to "Knock Cancer Out of the Park." There will be a canned food…

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Taizé Lenten Prayer Service at Our Lady of the Seas Catholic Church set for March 13

March 13 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Taizé Lenten Prayer Service at Our Lady of the Seas Catholic Church set for March 13 at 7 p.m. Please join us for a peaceful hour of ecumenical prayer, scripture and contemplative singing. All are welcome.

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N.C. Ferry Division to Hold Career Fairs March 13 and 19

March 19 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be holding career fairs for potential employees on March 13 in Hatteras and March 19 in Morehead City. “We’re looking for exceptional employees in all positions,” said Ferry Division Director Harold Thomas. “We held similar events last year and ended up hiring dozens of qualified applicants.” The Hatteras Career Fair will be held at the Hatteras Civic Center, 56658 N.C. 12, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 13.  The Morehead City Career Fair…

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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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