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). Call first.
ISLAND MOBILE MEDICAL CARE
Gail Covington, family nurse practitioner. In-home visits by appt. Call 252-996-0511. Has COVID-19 tests.
Laura L. Trent, DVM, 252-923-3787. Ocracoke mobile veterinarian.
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic visits the island on the third Wednesday each month. Appointments required. Call 252-473-3117.
Coastal Animal Hospital, 47959 NC Hwy 12, Buxton: Tues., to Thurs. 252-995-3960.
Ocracoke Island Yoga Studio, 37 Back Rd.
All classes: $17 for visitors. Loaner mats available first-come, first-served. For details, see Facebook under ocracokeyoga. 919-696-7179. Closed until March 14.
Yoga with Amy, inside Angie’s Gym, Sand Dollar Road. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 to 10 am. All levels welcome. $20/visitors; $15/residents; $5 off for under 18 and over 70. Cash or check only. Some mats available.
Ocracoke Life Saving Church
Sunday: Youth service from 9:45 to 10:50. 11 am Worship; 6:30 pm Worship & Bible study; Wednesday: 6:30 pm worship and prayer. Virtually on the Kingdom Alive Facebook page, or via Zoom. Dial: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 505 172 9490; Password: kingdom.
Tuesday: 6:30 pm Celebrate Recovery
Ocracoke United Methodist Church
Worship at 11 a.m. Sunday mornings mornings inside new sanctuary.
May 4 and May 25, 4 pm, Ocracoke Community Center
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. Story time for toddlers and pre-schoolers every Wednesday at 10 am through May.
OCRACOKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
49 Water Plant Rd. 252-928-7375. firstname.lastname@example.org.
POST DORIAN SUPPORT/GRIEF GROUP–Free
Meets virtually every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 pm. On Zoom, contact Ruth, 252-475-0859 for invite to join via Zoom. For residents and their families coping with hurricane PTSD and COVID.
OCRACOKE DISCOVERY CENTER
38 Irvin Garrish Hwy. 252-475-9701. Open for boat slip rentals and trailer parking permits; three restrooms in are open. NPS campground now open all year. NPS campground reservations, and ORV permits available at http://www.recreation.gov.
N.C. SHELL CLUB
To ID shells found on Ocracoke, visit online at http://www.ncshellclub.com/Collect.htm, or click here. Meets on Ocracoke March 18 and 19 at the Ocracoke Community Center. Evening events at 7 pm are open to the public.
Hyde County Transit giving Ocracoke islanders rides “up the beach” to Dare County as general transportation. Free to those 60+. For others, $3.20 to Avon; $5 for the Outer Banks trips. Call to schedule. 252-926-1637
HYDE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
First Monday of every month except holidays. Monday, May 2. 6 pm. On Facebook at Hyde County Public Information. May 2 meeting will feature a retirement/going away reception at 4 p.m. for retired Capt. Jason Daniels and departing Sgt. Blackburn Warner of the Hyde County Sheriff Department.
Hyde County Board of Education
May 2, 5 pm.
Ocracoke Advisory Planning Board
May 5, 3:30 pm. Ocracoke Community Center
OCRACOKE DECOY CARVERS GUILD MEETING
May 5. 7 pm. Ocracoke Community Center
Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority
May 20, 9 am. Ocracoke Community Center.
Mondays at 7 pm on Zoom at aaocracoke.com. Code to enter meeting: 884 7474 7798; password: 0822. Fridays, 7:30 pm in the OVFD. Masks not required for fully vaccinated people.
For a list of open business, click here.
The music schedule below is subject to change and COVID-19 restrictions apply. Visit http://www.ocracokeobserver.com for updated events and breaking news.
Ocracoke Oyster Company live music: All music at 7 pm. May 3 & 4: Bryan Mayer; May 7:Brooke & Nick; May 11: Ray Murray; May 13: Barefoot Wade; May 14: Martin Garrish; May 17 & 18: Bryan Mayer; May 20: Kate McNally; May 21: Martin Garrish; May 25: Ray Murray; May 27: Kate McNally; May 28: Brooke & Nick; May 29: Mike Norris; May 30: Bryan Mayer.
The Breeze: May 6: Martin Garrish & Friends, 8 pm; May 7: Ocracoke Rockers, 9 pm. May 13 & 14: The Eli Craig Band, 9:30 pm; May 20 & 21: Highway Miles, 9:30 pm; May 27 & 28: Brothers Carolina, 9:30 pm; May 29 & 30: Remedy, 9:30 pm.
DAJIO: May 20: Ray McAllister Band.
World War II on Ocracoke talk by Kevin Duffus, Wednesday, May 11, 7 pm. Ocracoke Community Center
British Cemetery Ceremony, 11 am Friday, May 13.
OVFD Firemen’s Ball: Saturday, May 28. Berkley Barn. 4:30 pm
Ocrafolk Festival, Friday to Sunday, June 3 to 5. http://www.Ocracokealive.org.