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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April 2024

StreetSafe hosting driver’s education course for Dare County high school students

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm EDT

 

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US Coast Guard Auxiliary Cape Hatteras Flotilla 16-04 Boating Safety Class set for April 20

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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Kids’ sailing team practice starts April 20

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Kids Sailing Team: Practice starts this week. If you want to learn to sail and be on the Summer 2024 Sailing Team, please come to practice at 11 am Saturday, April 20. Ages: 8-12 years old Time: Saturday Practice at 9am-12pm Must Pass Swim Test No sailing experience is required You can sign up when you get there Scholarships are available for team members Questions? DM Meg Phillips or call Hatteras Sailing 252-297-6665 You can sign up here or just come to practice: https://hatterassailing.org/pro.../2024-spring-kids-sailing/

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Earth Day celebratioon set for April 20

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

On Saturday April 20 from 10 am to 1 pm, the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Civic Association (RWSCA) will host an Earth Day Celebration at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building at 23646 NC Hwy 12 in Rodanthe (across from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station). Festivities will be held rain or shine. Bring the family and enjoy planting stations for children big and small as well as make seed balls for wildflowers and other crafts. Try out a “Plant Swap” and pick up free native plants…

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RWS Civic Asssociation to host Plant Swap on Earth Day

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

As part of its Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 20, the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo (RWS) Civic Association will also host a free “Plant Swap.”  The event will be held rain or shine. From 10 am to 1 pm at the RWS Community Building (across from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station in Rodanthe) there will be space for community members to share and “swap” flowers, seeds or other items. For the many plant lovers with too many “plant babies” needing homes, it is…

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May 2024

Ocracoke island-wide yard sale set for May 4

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Ocracoke is an island where folks think they can find the purported treasure of Blackbeard, but island homes and businesses will unveil their own treasures for all to peruse and plunder as the Ocracoke Civic & Business Association hosts the spring Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. The rain date is Sunday, May 5. Maps indicating each participating yard sale location will be available the week of April 29 at the Ocracoke…

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KidsFest 2024 is set for May 10

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Children & Youth Partnership’s 15th annual KidsFest will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024 at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo from 9:30am – 12:30pm. Children, parents, grandparents and child care programs are invited to participate in a morning of fun, music, games, crafts, exploration, and play activities, all for FREE. Last year, more than 1,600 young children, parents, grandparents and other caregivers enjoyed the morning with over 50 play stations including bubbles, the Sea Turtle Hospital, a variety of…

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Buxton Community Health Fair

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Dare County Community Health Needs Assessment Focus Group

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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Firemen’s Ball scheduled for May 25

May 25 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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