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Town of Kure Beach Events Listings for March 19, 2014

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.

Registration Now Open for Guitar/Music Summer Camp

Guitar/Music Summer Camp is coming to the Kure Beach Community Center. This program is a great way to introduce your child to the exciting world of music. Students will learn basic guitar techniques and songs. As they progress, they will also be introduced to the bass guitar, keyboard, and drums. Guitar Camp is brought to Kure Beach by Terry Godwin with Revolver Music. Camp will be held on Wednesday mornings from 9 am until 10 am, starting on June 25, 2014. The program runs every Wednesday through August 13, 2013, excluding July 9th and 23rd, for a total of 6 classes. The cost to participate is $15 per class and the program is designed for students ages 7 and up. Registration is now open, contact Revolver Music at (910) 799-1999 or
Terry will be hosting an “Open Practice” for 5 of his different girl bands at the Community Center on Sunday, March 30th. This practice session is open to the public from 2 pm until 5 pm. If you might be interested in signing your child up for the summer camp, this is the perfect opportunity to meet the instructor and see what some of his young students are up to.

Kure Beach Aikido to Offer Free Beginner Classes in April

The Japanese martial art form Aikido is also known as the “Art of Peace.” The word can be translated as “the way of spirit and harmony,” providing those who practice a way to connect with the greater universe. If you have ever been intrigued by the practice of Aikido but hesitant to begin, wait no more. Kure Beach Aikido, in conjunction with the Cape Fear Aikido Association, is hosting a new member drive. They are offering 5 nights of beginner classes with no experience or cost required. The location, dates and times of the beginner classes are as follows:
Champion Mixed Martial Arts (145 S. College Road, Suite 109, Wilmington, NC 28403):
• Monday, April 7th 6:30-8:30 PM
• Friday, April 11th 6-8 PM
• Saturday, April 12th 4-6 PM
Kure Beach Community Center (118 N. 3rd Avenue, Kure Beach, NC 28449):
•    Tuesday, April 8th 6-7 PM (children), 7-9 PM (adults)
•    Thursday, April 10th 6-7 PM (children), 7-9 PM (adults)
You are welcome to attend any or all of the above classes. If you would then like to join the regular ongoing class, Kure Beach Aikido and Cape Fear Aikido Association are offering a special introductory rate for your first month. All teaching staff with these organizations are certified Aikikai Instructors from Hombu Dojo in Tokyo, Japan and members of the Aikido World Alliance. If you have any questions or would like to sign up, contact Chief Instructor Richard Price at (919) 465-0403 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For general club news and INFO, please visit the Cape Fear Aikido Associate website at

Kure Beach has Commemorative Opportunities on the Boardwalk

Kure Beach has commemorative opportunities on the boardwalk in the shape of a Bluefish. Each fish allows up to three lines of print.
For $220, you can make a memory on the boardwalk for loved ones, celebrate an event or advertise your business.
To get your Bluefish call Town Hall at 910-458-8216 or print your order form from the Town’s website at

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.
• Thursday - Line Dance Classes with Ron Griffin from 10-11 am. Class in $1, no preregistration required.

Coastal Landscape Plants Lecture at Community Center, March 22

The public is invited to come hear Master Gardener and owner of Plant Lady Designs, Dawn Betz, from the NC Cooperative Extensions' Speakers Bureau Program, discuss "Coastal Lanscape Plants." Information will be presented to help homeowners choose plants that can thrive despite the various challenges of the Cape Fear environment, including sandy soil, salt spray, poor drainage, or drought conditions. A question and answer period will be conducted at the end of the presentation.
The presentation is set for Saturday, March 22nd from 10-11:30 am. For more information, call Town Hall at 910-458-8216.