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July 31, 2014
6:30pm-8pm 
EmeraldFest Summer Concert Series
- (Dependable Taxi)

The Town's outdoor concert series, EmeraldFest, is back again this summer with weekly acts at the Western Ocean Regional Access facility (located off Islander Drive, 1 block east of Coast Guard Road intersection).  Concerts will be held every Thursday evening from June 19 through August 21, with a variety of genres performed by great regional performers.

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


August 1 – October 31, 2014
Crystal Coast Girls Youth Volleyball

Girls Youth Volleyball registration will begin August 1st and end August 29th. Registration Fee is $30 for the following age divisions: Girls 9-10, 11-12, 13-14. Player's age is determined as of Oct. 1st. The league is sponsored by Carteret County Parks & Recreation, Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation and Morehead City Parks & Recreation Departments. Practice begins September 2nd. Games begin October 1st. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information or to register, please contact:

Morehead City area: Jerry Riggs at (252) 726-5083, ext. 4 or jriggs@bizec.rr.com

Beaufort, Downeast & Newport areas: AnMarie Ivester at (252) 504-4266 or anmarie@carteretcountygov.org

Emerald Isle, Cedar Point & Cape Carteret areas: Lainey Gottuso at (252) 354-6350 or lgottuso@emeraldisle-nc.org

View/Print Registration Form!


August 7, 2014
6:30pm-8pm 
EmeraldFest Summer Concert Series
- (Wild Honey)

The Town's outdoor concert series, EmeraldFest, is back again this summer with weekly acts at the Western Ocean Regional Access facility (located off Islander Drive, 1 block east of Coast Guard Road intersection).  Concerts will be held every Thursday evening from June 19 through August 21, with a variety of genres performed by great regional performers.

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


August 8, 2014
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. This month's featured movie is "The Lego Movie". View movie flyer!


August 14, 2014
6:30pm-8pm 
EmeraldFest Summer Concert Series
- (Scearce & Ketner)

The Town's outdoor concert series, EmeraldFest, is back again this summer with weekly acts at the Western Ocean Regional Access facility (located off Islander Drive, 1 block east of Coast Guard Road intersection).  Concerts will be held every Thursday evening from June 19 through August 21, with a variety of genres performed by great regional performers.

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


August 15, 2014
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!


August 21, 2014
6:30pm-8pm 
EmeraldFest Summer Concert Series
- (Big Drink)

The Town's outdoor concert series, EmeraldFest, is back again this summer with weekly acts at the Western Ocean Regional Access facility (located off Islander Drive, 1 block east of Coast Guard Road intersection).  Concerts will be held every Thursday evening from June 19 through August 21, with a variety of genres performed by great regional performers.

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


September 2014
Date TBD
5:30pm-9pm
CPR and First Aid for Adults, Children & Infants

American Heart Association CPR Certification provides training on how to correctly perform CPR on adults, children and infants as well as basic first aid. All students must pre-register. Certification class fee is $34! No text book is needed! You must pre-register and prepay for this class. Total class size is 9 participants, so call 252.354.6350 to register today!


September 5 – October 24, 2014
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. There will also be Bonus Miles that can be earned each week; for example a family walk outside of the Walking Club can earn up to 5 points! At the end of the season, awards and gifts will be given to participants in many different categories. For more information, contact Lainey Gottuso at lgottuso@emeraldisle-nc.org  or (252) 354-6350.


September 12, 2014
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. This month's featured movie is "Rio 2". View movie flyer!


September 20, 2014
10:00am – 2:00pm
Emerald Isle’s Ninth Annual Day4Kids

Bringing adults and children of all ages together for a fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, face painting and more! Celebrate our children by spending meaningful time with them. Day4Kids will be held Saturday, September 20th from 10am to 2pm at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Center, 7500 Emerald Drive in Emerald Isle. Rain or Shine. Call for details 252.354.6350 or email Sarah McNally at smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org . Interested vendors and sponsors should contact Sarah McNally, Event Director. Vendors are NOT allowed to sell items, giveaways only. There is no vendor fee. However, vendors are responsible for giveaway items (approved by event director) for the first 400 children to visit their booth. Sponsor a meaningful event for the children of our community by supplying the funds necessary to provide this free day of family fun. The vendor application/agreement and sponsorship forms are available at www.emeraldisle-nc.org  

Print Sponsorship Form

Print Vendor Agreement


September 20 – October 4, 2014
8th Annual Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

Free registration (August 23-September 19) and excellent prizes! All flounder 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 Lainey Gottuso at
lgottuso@emeraldisle-nc.org  or (252) 354-6350 for more information.


October 6, 2014
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 6 – November 3, 2014
Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm (six-week session)
Youth Tennis “How to Play Tennis” with Tony Pereira

$70 for the six-week session • Ages 7-13
*Only those who have taken beginners clinic*
Registration limited to 6 students
Must register by September 30, 2014


October 10, 2014
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.  This month's featured movie is "Muppets Most Wanted". View movie flyer!


October 17, 2014
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 18, 2014
8:00am
11th Annual Emerald Isle Triathlon

Presented by Emerald Isle Business Association and Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation. The race includes a 750 meter swim in the Atlantic Ocean, 19.3k bike and a 5k run. To register, please visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org/eiprd . For more information, contact 252-354-6350.


October 18 – November 29, 2014
12th Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament


Free registration (September 27-October 17) 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 Lainey Gottuso at lgottuso@emeraldisle-nc.org  or (252) 354-6350 for more information.


October 24, 2014
6:00-8:00 pm
Halloween Carnival

Fun for the whole family includes creating a glow in the dark mural, face painting, liver toss, hanging donut eating contest, ID kits by the EI Police Dept., and more! Admission fee 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, 2014
6-8:30pm
Town of Emerald Isle Trick or Treat

The Town of Emerald Isle will officially observe Halloween Trick or Treat on Friday, 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 2014
Date TBD
10am-1:30pm
CPR and First Aid for Adults, Children & Infants

American Heart Association CPR Certification provides training on how to correctly perform CPR on adults, children and infants as well as basic first aid. All students must pre-register. Certification class fee is $34! No text book is needed! You must pre-register and prepay for this class. Total class size is 9 participants, so call 252.354.6350 to register today!


November 8, 2014
10am-2pm
Annual Shredathon

The 2nd Annual Shredathon sponsored by the Emerald Isle Police Department will take place on Saturday, November 8th at Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation Community Center near the tennis courts from 10am to 2pm.  For more info contact Lt. Bill Bailey at 252-354-2021 or wbailey@emeraldisle-nc.org .


November 14, 2014
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 29, 2014
3pm
11th 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 29th 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. To enter, contact Don Wells at 252-772-3282 or donaldjwells@gmail.com .


November 29, 2014
8am-6pm
3rd 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 Lainey Gottuso at (252) 354-6350 or lgottuso@emeraldisle-nc.org . There is no application deadline but space is limited and expected to fill up quickly.


December 2-4, 2014
2-9pm
Photos with Santa

Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation will host a very special visitor; jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas at his “authentic beach shack”. Professional photographer Jeff Pennell of Pennell’s Photography, Inc. will capture the smiles of your child or grandchild. One day will be dedicated to photographs of your four legged, fur-children with the charming man in red. The sitting fee for each of your pint-sized loved ones is just 5 cans of non-perishable food or a 5lb. bag of dog or cat food, additional donations are welcome. Your professional photographs will be available for purchase online at www.jeffpennell.com . The basic package starts at $29.95. Santa Claus will be at his beach shack from 12-7 each day, but is available by appointment only. Preregistration and a $10 non- refundable deposit is due at registration. Sitting times can be reserved by contacting Sarah McNally at Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation. Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society and Wounded Warriors. What a great time of year to give! Not only do you get a beautiful photographed memory of your children or fur-children, but you also support our wounded heros and animals in need. Please call Sarah at 252.354.6350 or email at smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  to schedule your child or fur-child’s professional photographs with Santa. Visit Santa’s website at www.cliffkringle.com .


December 13, 2014
10:00am
Breakfast with Santa

Children of all ages join Santa for a Christmas story and enjoy breakfast before his arrival. Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation, 7500 Emerald Drive. Admission fee is one unwrapped gift per child or 5 canned goods per child. You MUST pre-register by Friday, December 12th at 5pm to attend. Reservations will be accepted beginning November 1st. Sponsored by Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation. Contact Sarah McNally at 252-354-6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org .


December 19, 2014
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