Ocracoke DIRECTORY September 2018
MEDICAL EMERGENCY: Call 911
OCRACOKE HEALTH CENTER
305 Back Rd. 252-928-1511; M-F, 8 a.m. to noon & 1-5 p.m. After hours: 252-928-SICK (7425)
ISLAND MOBILE MEDICAL CARE
Gail Covington, family nurse practitioner. In-home visits by appt. Call 252-996-0511.
On the island by appt. daily. 252-489-1688. Dr. Howard Ruderfer, D.C. DrRudy@mindspring.com
Laura L. Trent, DVM, 252-923-3787. Ocracoke mobile veterinarian
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic third Wednesday of every month (June 20). Community Center. Appointments required. Call 252-473-3117. Check RIAC Facebook page on clinic day for travel delays.
Coastal Animal Hospital, 47959 NC Hwy 12, Buxton. Tues., to Thurs. 252-995-3960.
Ocracoke Community Ctr., 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy.
Co-ed classes: Monday (cardio workout), Tuesday (stability ball), Thursday (weights and toning), Friday (Pilates) 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Equipment provided. Arrive early; class starts promptly.
YOGA at Island Yoga
37 Back Road
Monday: 7 to 8 & 9 to 10:15 a.m. Gentle flow w/ Emily
Tuesday: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Gentle yoga w/Kate
Wednesday: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Vinyasa w/Savana
Thursday: 9 to 10 a.m. Gentle yoga w/Kate
Friday: 10 to 11:15 a.m. Vinyasa w/Savana
Saturday: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Gentle flow w/Savana
All classes multi-level; no experience necessary. $10 for locals; $15 for visitors (cash only). More classes added weekly. Check Facebook or studio door for full schedule posted every Sunday evening.
Mindfulness Classes at Island Yoga with Mitzi Crall
Tuesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. $20, cash only please. Among other things we will be using mindfulness to work with brain plasticity. It is deeply life-changing for those who practice “Mindfulness is More Than You Think.”
YOGA at Angie’s Gym, 141 Sand Dollar Rd.
Hatha Yoga with Amy
252-921-0182 or email@example.com. $15 cash only please.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Most props provided; bring mat if able. All levels welcome. $15.
Yoga Plus for the Aging Body with Henry and Grace
Monday 4 to 5:30 p.m. Locals $10; Visitors $15.
All ages welcome, no experience needed. 252-996-0198
OCRACOKE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
459 Lighthouse Rd. Rev. Ivey Belch
Youth church and adult BASICS: Sundays, 10 a.m.
Praise & Worship, Sundays, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Family & Friends Dinner: First Friday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
OCRACOKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
71 School Rd. Rev. Richard Bryant
Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.; Worship: 11 a.m.
Youth Group: Sundays 6-7:30 p.m., ages 13+
OUR LADY OF THE SEAS CATHOLIC PARISH
Mass schedule varies. Call 252-995-6370.
OCRACOKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
225 Back Rd., 252-928-4436
Public hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 3-7 p.m.; Wednesday: 3 to 8 p.m.
OCRACOKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
49 Water Plant Rd. 252-928-7375
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday.
Visit www.ocracokepreservation.org for complete calendar.
Supports the feral cat colonies. www.ocracats.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org and Facebook. Donations welcomed, online or mailed. P.O. Box 993, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Spay/neuter clinic for island feral and pet cats Oct. 2 to 4, OVFD.
Visit our website or Facebook page to learn about how your cat might win the title of “Blackbeard’s Cat.” Deadline to enter: Sept. 3.
Create an Ocracoke pastel painting and bring a piece of the island home with you. No experience necessary. Artist Mary Bassell will teach you in the Pastel Studio on Back Road. Children: $35 per 1 1/2-hour session; Adults: $45 per 2 1/2-hour session. All materials included. Call 252-573-9195 for information and reservations.
NPS VISITOR CENTER
38 Irvin Garrish Hwy.
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Christmas.
NPS campground reservations: 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov
Off-Road Vehicle permits, boat dockage fees, fire permits, and parking permits for boaters: 252-475-9701, or 252-475-9717.
N.C. SHELL CLUB
To ID shells found on Ocracoke, visit online at www.ncshellclub.com/Collect.htm, or click here.
Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Dept., Irvin Garrish Hwy. Use back entrance.
Mon., Wed., Fri.: 7:30 p.m.
HYDE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
First Monday of every month except holidays, when meeting is the following day.
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 6 p.m. Community Center
OCRACOKE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Sept. 10, 3 p.m., Ocracoke Community Center
OCRACOKE ABC BOARD
Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m., Ocracoke Community Center
OCRACOKE CIVIC & BUSINESS ASSOC. (OCBA)
Sept. 12, civic affairs meeting, 6 p.m., Ocracoke Community Center
OCRACOKE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
Sept.13 and 27, 7 p.m.
Volunteers always needed.
NC FERRY DIVISION MEETING
Sept. 17, 3 p.m., Ocracoke Community Center
OCRACOKE WATERWAYS COMMISSION
Sept. 17, 5:30 p.m., Community Center
OCRACOKE MASONIC LODGE 747
Back Road next to Ocracoke Health Center. First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
Island Wide Yard Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Open to all businesses and residents. No fee, but to be on the printed map, sign up at www.visitocracokenc.com
Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree, celebrating the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s demise off Springer’s Point. Oct. 25 to 28. www.visitocracokenc.com