The Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina

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August 1 – October 31, 2015
Crystal Coast Girls Youth Volleyball

The Crystal Coast Girls Youth Volleyball League is sponsored by Carteret County Parks & Recreation, Morehead City Parks & Recreation and Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation for the following age divisions: Girls 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Player's age is determined as of August 1st. Registration will begin August 1st and end August 31st. There are 3 locations to register- In the Broad Creek, Newport, Beaufort or Down East area: Carteret County Parks and Recreation (252-808-3301) Contact: AnMarie Ivester AnMarie.Ivester@carteretcountync.gov . In the Morehead City Area: Morehead City Parks and Recreation (252-726-5083) Contact: Jerry Riggs (Ext 4) jriggs@bizec.rr.com  or Kirk Peterson (Ext 3) kirk.peterson@bizec.rr.com . In Western Carteret County, Emerald Isle and Swansboro area: Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation (252-354-6350) Contact Sarah McNally smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  or Sheila Lowe slowe@emeraldisle-nc.org.  Registration Fee is $30 and includes team shirt. Practice begins September 1st and . Games begin September 21st.

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September 19 – October 3, 2015 - Registration Begins August 22
9th Annual Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

Free registration (August 22-September 18) and excellent prizes! All flounder must be caught by fishing on foot (surf, pier, inlet or sound) from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation and The Reel Outdoors. Contact (252) 354-6350 for more information.

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August 28, 2015
2-7pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center from 2-7pm, 7500 Emerald Drive. Please give!


September 4 – October 23, 2015
9am
Fridays
Walking Club

Come out and join fellow neighbors and friends in an attempt to create a healthier lifestyle. Each walk will begin and end at the Emerald Isle Community Center with different routes walked each week; most walks will be 2-3 miles. Rain location will be the Emerald Isle Community Center gymnasium. This program is open to participants of all ages. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. For more information call (252) 354-6350.


September 7, 2015
6-7:30pm
Special Labor Day EmeraldFest 2015 - Outer Banks Philharmonic (Rock/Alternative)


Emerald Isle’s outdoor concert series, EmeraldFest, features a Special Labor Day Concert this summer with performers "Outer Banks Philharmonic" on Labor Day - September 7 from 6-7:30pm at the Western Ocean Regional Access facility (located off Islander Drive, 1 block east of Coast Guard Road intersection.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the fun!


September 11, 2015
Second Friday at 7pm
Friday Free Flicks

Movies are family oriented. Free and open to the public, children must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn and drink for $1.00. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. Call 252.354.6350 for movie title one week prior to showing.


September 19, 2015
10am-2pm
Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Hosts 10th Annual Day4Kids


On Saturday, September 19th from 10am until 2pm,Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation, along with the Emerald Isle Business Association and other sponsors, will host the 10th Annual Day4Kids at the Emerald Isle community center. Each year, Day4Kids takes place on the 3rd Saturday of September and has been a success for the past 9 years. Day4Kids brings adults and children of all ages together for a FREE fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, face painting and more! Some of the attractions and activities this year include: WoodmenLife Star Lab, Kinetico Water trailer (bring a cup or bottle to fill up), a book exchange with the Friends of Western Carteret Library, hotdogs and drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, inflatable rides, face painting and balloon sculpting by Isabel the Clown. Joyce Trafton will work with kids in the Day4Kids Garden located at Water Tower Park. There will be several vendors giving away free gifts and information. Ronald McDonald will be visiting as well as Curly Top from DQ of Emerald Isle and Cow from Morehead City Chick-fil-A. A raffle drawing will take place and excellent prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. This event has become well known in the community and provides a day for families to enjoy quality time with their children. The event is open and free to the public. For more information on the event or to learn how to become a sponsor or vendor visit
www.emeraldisle-nc.org/eiprd  or contact Sarah McNally at 252-354-6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org.

Print Day4Kids Sponsorship Form!

Print Day4Kids Vendor Agreements!


September 24, 2015
10am-1pm
Flu Shot Clinic
Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Community Center


Flu shots will be offered at Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation, 7500 Emerald Drive on Thursday, September 24th from 10am to 1pm in the Community Center Lounge. No appointment is necessary. Flu shots will be administered by Realo Discount Drugs pharmacist and staff. The flu vaccine is available for $25 and is available at no cost for most insurance companies and Medicare. For more information on payment or specific questions regarding the flu vaccination, contact Realo Discount Drugs in Cape Carteret.


October 5 – November 9, 2015
Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm (six-week session)
Youth Tennis “How to Play Tennis” with Tony Pereira

$70 for the six-week session • Ages 11-13
*Only those who have taken beginners clinic*
Registration limited to 6 students
Must register by September 30, 2015


October 17 – November 28, 2015  - Registration Begins October 2
12th Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament

Free registration (October 2-October 16) and excellent prizes! All trout must be caught by fishing on foot (surf, pier, inlet, sound) from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation and The Reel Outdoors.  Contact (252) 354-6350 for more information.


October 5, 2015
6pm
Dr. Bogus Free Surf Fishing Seminar

In conjunction with the Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament, Dr. Bogus will be offering a free seminar. Learn about speckled trout surf fishing from one of the area’s most renowned experts. At the Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department Community Center. For more information, contact (252) 354-6350.


October 9, 2015
Second Friday at 7pm
Friday Free Flicks

Movies are family oriented. Free and open to the public, children must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn and drink for $1.00. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. Call (252) 354-6350 for movie title one week prior to showing.


October 22, 2015
9am-1pm
First Aid & CPR Certification Class in Emerald Isle

Is it time to renew, or receive for the first time, your CPR certification? You never know when you will find yourself in an emergency situation and knowing the proper methods and procedures may boost your confidence to take action and save someone’s life! American Heart Association First Aid & CPR Certification provides training on how to correctly perform First Aid and CPR on adults, children and infants. All students must pre-register and prepay to hold your spot. Certification class takes place at the Community Center, 7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle. There will not be a break for lunch, but snacks are welcome. Maximum class size is 9. A minimum of 6 students is required. Certification class fee is $35 and is due at time of registration, no exceptions. No textbook fees! You must pre-register and prepay for this class. Contact Sarah McNally at 252.354.6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org   to register today!


October 23, 2015
2-7pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center from 2-7pm, 7500 Emerald Drive. Please give!


October 30, 2015
6:00-8:00 pm
Halloween Carnival

Fun for the whole family includes creating a glow in the dark mural, face painting, photo booth, cake walk, ID kits by the EI Police Dept., Trunk or Treat and more! Businesses interested in entering our Trunk or Treat contest should contact Sarah McNally at smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  for details. Admission fee to carnival is two bags of candy per child. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department at 7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle. Please call 252-354-6350.


October 31, 2015
6-8:30pm
Town of Emerald Isle Trick or Treat

The Town of Emerald Isle will officially observe Halloween Trick or Treat on Saturday, October 31st from 6-8:30pm. Please think SAFETY at all times when taking children Trick-or-Treating! For Halloween safety tips, information on the Town’s annual Halloween carnival and fun Halloween ideas, please visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org .


November 13, 2015
Second Friday at 7pm
Friday Free Flicks

Movies are family oriented. Free and open to the public, children must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn and drink for $1.00. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. Call 252.354.6350 for movie title one week prior to showing


November 28, 2015
3pm
12th Annual Emerald Isle Christmas Parade

Emerald Isle Christmas Parade sponsored by the Emerald Isle Business Association and the Town of Emerald Isle will take place on Saturday, November 28th beginning at 3pm on Hwy 58, Emerald Drive. Important note to all entrants: There will be only ONE Santa Claus in the parade and he will be riding in a float at the end. All other Santa’s will be sent back to the North Pole! Also, please join us after the parade for the official Christmas Tree Lighting at Merchant’s Park! Enjoy free refreshments, as well as a holiday caroling sing-a-long as Santa Claus visits with the children. 


November 28, 2015
8am-6pm
4th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair


Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Gymnasium
On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation will host our 3rd Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in the Gymnasium. The Fair will feature all handmade or hand-authenticated items from local artisans and crafters. This is also the weekend of our annual Christmas Parade which is the kick-off to the holiday season here in Emerald Isle. For more information or to become a vendor, contact Sarah McNally at (252) 354-6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  . There is no application deadline but space is limited and expected to fill up quickly.
 

View Non-Profit Vendor Agreement

View Arts & Craft Vendor Agreement


December 11, 2015
6pm
Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation’s 2nd Annual “Santa and a Movie”

Santa and a Movie will take place on Friday, December 11th at 6pm • Children of
all ages join Santa for a Christmas story after enjoying milk and cookies and watching a short Christmas movie classic! Kids are encouraged to wear their most comfy Christmas pajamas! Please bring a blanket for your family to sit on during the movie! Event takes place at Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation, 7500 Emerald Drive. Admission fee is one unwrapped gift per child. You MUST pre-register by Thursday, December 10th at 5pm to attend. Reservations will be accepted beginning November 2nd. Only 75 (children) spaces available! Contact Sarah McNally at 252-354-6350 or
smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  .
 


December 18, 2015
2-7pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center from 2-7pm, 7500 Emerald Drive. Please give

 

 

 

 
 

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Emerald Isle, North Carolina ~ Incorporated July 1957
7500 Emerald Drive. Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Phone (252) 354-3424, Fax (252) 354-5068