September Bulletin Board

Pelican wings over the water of Silver Lake. Photo: C. Leinbach

MEDICAL

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 appointment. Call 252-996-0511.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE
On the island by apptointment daily. Dr. Howard Ruderfer, D.C. 252-489-1688.  DrRudy@mindspring.com

VETERINARY SERVICES
Laura L. Trent, DVM, 252-923-3787. Ocracoke mobile veterinarian
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic as at the Community Center on the third Wednesday of every month.  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.

MOVEMENT

FREE WORKOUT
Ocracoke Community Ctr., 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy.
Co-ed classes: Monday (cardio workout), Tuesday (stability ball), Thursday (weights and toning), Friday (Pilates/Yoga) 7:30 to 8:30 am.

Equipment provided. Arrive early; class starts promptly.

YOGA
Ocracoke Island Yoga Studio, 37 Back Rd.
Monday: 6:15 to 7 am, Sunrise Express; 5:30 to 6:30 pm Yang to Yin
Tuesday: 8 to 9 am, Hatha Yoga
Wednesday:  9:30 to 10:45 am: Vinyasa; 5:30 to 6:45 pm: Mindfulness with Mitzi Crall
Thursday: 8 to 9 am, Hatha Yoga; 9:30 to 10:30 am. Vinyasa; 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Rocket Yoga
Friday: 6:15 to 7 am, Sunrise Express Yoga; 9:30 to 10:30 am, TGIF Vinyasa
Saturday & Sunday: 9:30 to 10:30 am. Gentle Yoga
All classes: $17 for visitors (cash only); Loaner mats available first-come, first-served.
Aerial Yoga & private sessions available; See Facebook under ocracokeyoga. 919-696-7179

Yoga with Amy at Angie’s Gym
141 Sand Dollar Rd.
252-921-0182 or amy@yogawithamy.net
Tuesday and Thursday, 9 to 10:30 am. Hatha yoga class with a therapeutic alignment focus; Thursday last half hour Yoga Nidra (a guided relaxation meditation).  $15; cash only please. Everyone welcome.

Yoga PLUS for the Aging Body with Henry and Grace
Mondays
, 4 to 5:30 p.m. 

Locals $10/visitors $15
All ages welcome; no experience needed. 252-996-0198

RELIGIOUS SERVICES

Ocracoke Life Saving Church (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., Pastor Susie Fitch-Slater
Sunday school: 9:30 am; Worship: 11 am

Our Lady of the Seas Catholic parish
Mass schedule every other Friday in the Ocracoke United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Call Anita: 252-202-1412

ISLAND SERVICES

OCRACOKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
225 Back Rd., 252-928-4436
Public hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 3-7 pm. Wednesday, 3 to 8 pm

OCRACOKE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
49 Water Plant Rd. 252-928-7375
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, closed Sunday.

Visit www.ocracokepreservation.org for calendar.

OCRACATS
Supports the feral cat colonies. www.ocracats.org, email ocracats@gmail.com and Facebook. Donations welcomed, online or mailed.  P.O. Box 993, Ocracoke, NC  27960

NPS VISITOR CENTER
38 Irvin Garrish Hwy.
Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Christmas.
NPS campground Open April 12 to Dec. 2. 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.

PASTEL CLASSES
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.

MEETINGS

HYDE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
First Monday of every month except holidays, when meeting is the following day. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6 pm, Community Center

DECOY CARVERS GUILD
Sept. 5, 7 pm, Community Center 

ABC BOARD
Sept. 9, 6:30 pm, Community Center

OCRACOKE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT BOARD
Sept. 11, 3 pm, Community Center

OCRACOKE CIVIC AFFAIRS
Sept. 11, 6:30 pm, Community Center

OCRACOKE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
Sept. 12 & 26, 7 pm. Volunteers always needed.

OCRACOKE WATERWAYS COMMISSION
Sept. 16, 5:30 pm, Community Center

OCRACOKE COMMUNITY CENTER
Sept. 17, 7:30 pm, board meeting

AA
Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Dept., Irvin Garrish Hwy.  Use back entrance. Mon., Wed., Fri.: 7:30 p.m.

OCRACOKE MASONIC LODGE 747
Back Road next to Ocracoke Health Center. First and third Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale, Sept. 21, 8 am to 5 pm. Rain date: Sept 22.

 OCRACATS Free trap-neuter-release feral cat clinic, OVFD building, Sept 24 to 26. Thursday, Sept. 26, is open for pets to be fixed. Sign up at post office bulletin board. Rabies shots available at the clinic.