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Jacksonville Parks & Recreation is hosting a Girls’ Night Out for girls ages 11-18 on May 20, 6 to 9 p.m. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Girls in attendance will have the opportunity to learn about empowering girls at the Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New Bridge St.
Jacksonville Parks & Recreation brings “Big Hero 6” to Movies in the Park on May 20 at 7 p.m. The event is free to the public at the Jacksonville Commons Rec. Concessions are available for purchase, and bringing lawn chairs or blankets is recommended. For more information, call 910-938-5312.
The Carteret County History Museum is hosting “Recovering the German M4 Enigma Machine, an Oral History” on May 20 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the event will be Jim Bunch, N.C. Humanities Council Roads Scholar. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 247-7533.
Jacksonville Recreation & Parks, Jacksonville Public Safety, and the Onslow County Emergency Service are hosting a Hurricane and Severe Weather Expo on May 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jacksonville Commons Rec Center. They will be informing attendees of where to go and what to do if a disaster occurs. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 910-938-5312.
Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club presents “Hands Across the Sand,” a 15-minute show of solidarity against offshore drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. The event will be held at the Bogue Inlet Pier on May 21 at noon. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $15, but will be refunded for those who stay less than 30 minutes, but walking or biking to the pier is encouraged. For more information, visit HandsAcrossTheSand.com.
Fore on the Floor will be performing at Soundside Park in Surf City on May 22 from 3-5 p.m. Surf City Parks and Recreation recommend guests bring a chair or blanket for the event. If weather doesn’t cooperate, the event will be moved into the Community Center and will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, visit surfcityparksandrec.com.
Anyone who is interested in a day trip to the 82nd Airborne Museum in Fayetteville should register to attend by May 27. Transportation will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Senior Center at 8 a.m. on June 2 and will return at 6 p.m. the same day. The price of the event, $20, includes transportation and tickets and is limited to those 18-years-old and above. For more information, call 910-938-5312.
The Rotary Club of Sneads Ferry is holding a Memorial Day service at Fulcher’s Landing in Sneads Ferry on May 30 at 9:30 a.m. For more information, click here.
Enjoy a free family-friendly movie each week during Friday Free Flicks at the Emerald Isle Recreation Center. Showings are free and open to the public; children must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn and drink are available for $1. For information, call 252-354-6350.
Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department are sponsoring a Summer Day Camp Program at Onslow Pines Park. Two weeks of camp includes a full day of games, activities and arts. Camp is weekdays June 13 to 17 and Aug. 15 to 19 from 7:30 a.m.—5:30 p.m. Cost is $50 per child per week. For more information, call 910-347-5332 or visit onslowcountync.gov/parks.
The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Summer Day Camp Program at Dixon, Hunters Creek, Southwest and Swansboro middle schools, as well as at Summersill Elementary. They include full days of scheduled field trips, games, activities and arts. Camp is held weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 20 to Aug. 12. Cost is $140 per child with each additional child from the same family paying $130. For more information, call 910-347-5332 or visit onslowcountync.gov/parks.
Jacksonville Parks & Recreation is sponsoring summer day camps, including Voyager Camp, Teen Voyager Camp, Base Day Camp, and Stepping Stones Camp. Dates for each session include: June 20-July 1, July 5-July 15, July 18-July 29, and Aug. 1-Aug. 12. The camps vary according to age. Voyager Camp is for kids aged 6-11. Teen Voyager Camp is for kids 12-15, and Base Day Camp is for ages 6-11. Stepping Stones Camp is for ages 4-5. The costs vary depending on age group and residents versus non-residents. For more information, visit JacksonvilleNC.gov.
Jacksonville Parks & Recreation is sponsoring swimming lessons in four sessions: June 13-July 1, July 5-July 22, July 25-Aug. 12, and July 9, 16, and 23. The rate is $35 per session and ages range from 6 months to adult. Times for the sessions vary, so for more information, call 910-938-5312.