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Town of Kure Beach Events for September 18th, 2013

For more information on any of the Town of Kure Beach program offerings, please visit or call Town Hall at (910)458-8216. In addition, Ocean Front Park and the Community Center are available for rent. More information is available on the website or by calling Town Hall.

Oceanfront Park: 105 Atlantic Ave

• Tues – Story Time by the Sea with various Fairytale Princesses from 6:00-7:30 PM.
• Saturday – Free Fit Club by the Beach from 9-9:30 am. Free and open to anyone interested.
Don’t forget your beach chair or blanket!

Kure Beach Hosting Island Day 2013 on September 29th

This year’s Island Day celebration is at Ocean Front Park in Kure Beach on Sunday, September 29th from 1-5 pm. In preparation for the event, K Avenue east of Ft. Fisher Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue between K and L Avenues will be closed to public vehicle traffic around midnight on Saturday evening/Sunday morning. It will remain closed throughout the event and reopen Sunday evening.
You don’t want to miss this year’s Island Day celebration! Signal Fire will kick off the day with live Reggae music. There will be pony rides on the beach from 1-3 pm, as well as corn hole, disc golf, and other games. A bounce house, face painting, and a variety of other hands-on activities and educational opportunities will also be available. Our local performance groups Luv2Act and Pleasure Island Dance Company will entertain the crowd from the stage, before Bibis Ellison closes out the day.
Bring a cooler with sandwiches, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages, or make a donation for a hot dog, chips, and soda from the Carolina and Kure Beach Fire Departments. Sit on your blankets, relax and enjoy the music, activities, and time with friends and neighbors.
Parking for the event will be available along 6th Avenue, I Street, and Joe Eakes Park. A trolley service will be provided free of charge to get visitors to and from Ocean Front Park and these parking locations. It’s going to be a great day. We hope to see you there!

Free Fit Club by the Beach on Saturday, September 21st

Come workout with Mary from Stretch Health & Fitness and try Shaun T's latest workout program FOCUS T25 for free at Ocean Front Park! The class is open to anyone interested in joining. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Mary at (910) 233-7133 or mary@

Holiday Market at Ocean Front Park, November 23rd and 30th

Kure Beach will host a Holiday Market at Ocean Front Park on Saturdays, November 23rd and 30th. The market hours will run from 9am – 3pm. Vendor space within this market is limited and will be juried to ensure product variety. Artisans and crafters interested in vendor space should contact Janet Knott at (910)431-8122 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Kure Beach “Big Sweep” on Saturday, September 21st

Kure Beach is looking for volunteers to help at the annual Big Sweep Beach Cleanup, sponsored by Keep New Hanover County Beautiful and supported by the Ocean Conservancy & the International Coastal Cleanup Keep America Clean project. The event will take place on Saturday, September 21st. Come to the Kure Beach Fishing Pier at 9:00 am to register your name and to receive a trash bag and gloves from the Beach Protection Committee. Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Thank you for volunteering!

Community Center: 118 N. 3rd Ave

• Tues and Thurs – Adult and Children Aikido class with Richard Price. Children’s classes run from 6-7 pm and adult classes from 7-9 pm. To register, call 919-818-3046.
• Wednesday - Watercolor Painting Classes, Beginner class is 9:30-11:30 am, Intermediate class is 12:30-2:30 pm. 4-week session is $30 per person, pay and register at class.
• Thursday - Line Dance Classes with Ron Griffin from 10-11 am. Class in $1, no preregistration required.

New Session of Water Color Wednesdays begins Sept. 18th

Attention budding artists – the next 4-week session of watercolor painting classes will begin on Wednesday, the 18th of September. These classes are taught by Kure Beach’s own award-winning International artist Ken Withrow. All classes are held Wednesday mornings at the Kure Beach Community Center with Beginner classes running from 9:30 am – 11:30 am and Intermediate classes from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. The cost to participate is $30 per person. Registration forms can be found on our website,, or at Town Hall. Bring your completed registration form along with your payment by Town Hall or to the first class. For more info and a list of supplies needed, please visit our website or call Town Hall at (910) 458-8216.