Spring is blooming on Ocracoke as seen in these camellias at the Magic Bean. Photo: C. Leinbach

Monday, March 14
Friends of the Library annual meeting with guest speakers Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser discussing the Ocracoke brogue. 7 pm. Ocracoke Community Center

Wednesday, March 16
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic sees patients in the Ocracoke Community Center. Call for appointments. 252-473-3117.

Thursday, March 17
St. Patty’s Day Celebration, performers Dusty Old Bones. 8pm The Breeze

Friday, March 18
Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority. 9 am. Ocracoke Community Center

North Carolina Shell Club meets at 7 pm in the Ocracoke Community Center Activities include a silent auction of various shells and speaker Ruth Fordon, talking about her work with the sea turtles on Ocracoke. Open to the public.

Saturday, March 19
North Carolina Shell Club meets at 7 pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.  Ed Schuller will talk on the revision of Hugh Porter’s “North Carolina Sea Shells.” Open to the public.

Sunday, March 20
Fundraising spaghetti dinner and bake sale at Jason’s Restaurant to benefit the family of Sonya Voitenko, a Ukrainian exchange student at Ocracoke School. 11 am to 2 pm.