Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Spring Games for Dare County Special Olympics Winter is officially over and SONC athletes around the state are turning their attention towards local program Spring Games competitions!  Support the athletes in your community! On Friday, April 25, 9am- 2pm, at the track at First Flight High School, will be the third annual Spring Games for Dare(…)

The Status of Education in North Carolina:

The Status of Education in North Carolina:

The Status of Education in North Carolina: the impact of the state’s budget cuts on PreK-12 education. Monday, April 28, 7:00 p.m. First Flight High School Auditorium. Dr. June Atkinson  NC State Superintendent of Public Instructions will be the speaker. Dr. June Atkinson June St. Clair Atkinson is the first woman elected State Superintendent of the Public Schools(…)

Family Literacy Program

Family Literacy Program

Family Literacy Program needs your help!  Mano al Hermano, a non-profit organization serving the local Hispanic community, is looking for volunteers to provide tutoring to K-5 children in their homes.  Volunteers will “adopt a family” and visit the home weekly to assist with homework and basic literacy skills.  Giving as little as one hour a(…)

OBX CARES DAY

OBX CARES DAY

OBX CARES DAY, Outer Banks Community for Animal Rescue & Earth Sustainability, is a Day dedicated to the focus of earth-friendly mindfulness and animal rescue in Dare and surrounding counties. This day represents an assembly of organizations that were created to achieve awareness towards a more compassionate, greener community. A Greener Earth. By becoming proactive(…)

Mothering Tent

Mothering Tent

This past February, The Outer Banks Birth Network and the OBX Breastfeeding Bistro hosted a Mothering Tent at the Mommy & Me Parenting Expo, which was held at the Nags Head YMCA. Envisioning a quiet place for mothers to change, nurse, and feed their little ones, it seemed like nice addition to a popular but(…)

Easter Eggstravaganza

Easter Eggstravaganza

Eggstra-Special Volunteers For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact The Elizabethan Gardens at 252-473-3234 Volunteers have been busy readying The Elizabethan Gardens for their 10,000 egg scavenger hunt. They have also collected amazing prizes and donations for the events from The Outer Banks Hospital, Pirates and Pixies, Village Realty, OBX Center for Dance, Pigman’s Barbeque,(…)

Currituck Run

Currituck Run

Twenty-seven members of the Currituck Run came to the starting line on March 29th, 2014 to participate in the 1st Currituck Run Club Membership 5k. Runners and walkers alike completed the course around the Currituck Community Park in Barco. If you are looking for a community of healthy, active, and fun individuals check out the(…)

Flying Pirate Half Marathon

Flying Pirate Half Marathon

Ahoy Matey, May 3 & 4 is the next great race! The Flying Pirate Half Marathon  & First Flight 5K! Have fun, meet your friends, make new friends! Get your cool t-shirt, crew pin & medal! Your help is needed! Friday, Saturday and Sunday spots are available.  Course Marshalls Warehouse help  Beer Garden Packet Pick-Up Timing(…)

Call for Entry Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

Call for Entry Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

Call for Entry in the 17th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show  Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 17th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show. The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of local and regional visual arts, which will be on display through the month of May. This year,(…)