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Upcoming Event

Volunteers are needed for our Ninth Annual DAY4KIDS on Saturday, September 20th. Contact Sarah McNally for details and to sign up! 252-354-6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org

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  

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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.

Click here for registration, rules and regulations!


September 23, 2014
4pm-8pm
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.


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 9, 2014
8am Bus Departs, Show is at 2pm
EI Parks & Recreation Bus Trip to DPAC to see
"The Phantom of the Opera"


Thursday, October 9th, Bus Departs Emerald Isle at 8am, Show is at 2pm.  Lunch is “On Your Own” at any of the restaurants close by. Price includes ticket price, processing and transportation to and from the performance. A $50 non-refundable deposit (per ticket) is due at time of reservation, balance due by September 1st. Ticket prices are $120 per ticket. Tickets purchased after September 1st must be paid in full at time of reservation. From the DPAC website: “Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to DPAC as part of a brand new North American Tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier, new scenic and lighting designs, new staging and choreography. The beloved story and thrilling score will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour. Content Advisory: Not recommended for young children.” Call Sarah McNally at (252) 354-6350 or email at smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org  to reserve your seats. Seating is limited, so call today! Call (252) 354-6350 for more information or visit www.emeraldisle-nc.org/eiprd


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 – 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 .

Print Registration Form for Parade Entries!


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.

View/Print - Arts & Crafts Vendor Agreement

View/Print - Non-Profit Vendor Agreement


December 12, 2014
6pm
Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation’s *NEW* “Santa and a Movie”


Santa and a Movie will take place on Friday, December 12th 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 11th at 5pm to attend. Reservations will be accepted beginning November 1st. Only 75 (children) spaces available! Contact Sarah McNally at 252-354-6350 or smcnally@emeraldisle-nc.org .

**Please note that this event will take place in lieu of the Breakfast with Santa event!**

View Event Flyer!


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