Most NPS programs are held in the bench area outside the Discovery Center at Pilot Town Road. Photo: C. Leinbach

NPS programs are at the end.

Tuesday, June 14
Ocracoke Preservation Society Porch Talk: Birds of Ocracoke, 1 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Bryan Mayer, 7 pm
DAJIO: Chris Blount

Wednesday, June 15
Dr. Burkart from Roanoke Island Animal Clinic will be at the Community Center. For appointments please call the clinic at 252-473-3117.
Ocracoke Community Library, temporarily in the Deepwater Theater, School Road. Open from 1 to 5 pm Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 1 pm Saturdays. Storytime for babies, toddlers & preschoolers: 10 am Wednesdays through July.
Ocracoke Preservation Society Porch Talk: Kids Kraft – Shell Mosaic, 1 pm
Ocracoke Coffee Company/Mini Bar: Team Trivia, 6-8 pm
Ocracoke Waterways Commission, 6:30 pm. Ocracoke Community Center.
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Bryan Mayer, 7 pm

Thursday, June 16
Dynamics of Extreme Events, People and Places (DEEPP) will present its findings on how Ocracoke prepares for, is affected by and recovers from major storms. See flyer below.
Rescheduled to Friday 1:30 pm. Ocracoke Preservation Society book signing, 1 pm. “Remarkable Women of the Outer Banks,” by Hannah Bunn West.

Ocracoke Coffee Company/Mini Bar: DJ Yess, 6-8 pm
Ocracoke Oyster Company: Brooke & Nick, 7 pm

Friday, June 17
Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority, 9 am. Ocracoke Community Center.
Ocracoke Preservation Society book signing, 1 30 pm. “Remarkable Women of the Outer Banks,” by Hannah Bunn West.
Ocracoke Coffee Company/Mini Bar: Brooke & Nick, 6-8 pm
The Breeze: The Lost Artist, 9:30 pm

Saturday, June 18
Ocracoke Community Library Summer Reading Program kick-off Foam Party 10 am. Community Park.
The Breeze: The Lost Artist, 9:30 pm

Sunday, June 19 Juneteenth
Juneteenth is a holiday that recognizes the end of slavery. Though the Emancipation Proclamation was signed on Jan. 1, 1863, it wasn’t until June 19, 1865, that the last remaining enslaved people in Galveston Bay, Texas, learned of their freedom.

NPS weekly programs:

Ocracoke Lighthouse base open daily: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Twenty-minute talks are at 11 a.m. Monday to Thursday.

Unless otherwise stated, the programs below are outside the Ocracoke Discovery Center at Pilot Town Road by the south end ferry docks.

Shaping these Barrier Islands
Monday to Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Wars, hurricanes, winds and ocean currents have all had impacts on the shores of Cape Hatteras.

Banker Ponies 
Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the pony pen. Meet the ponies who once roamed as a wild herd and learn about their living history on Ocracoke Island.

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