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Town of Kure Beach Events Listings for April 9th, 2014

For more information on any of the Town of Kure Beach program offerings, please visit www.townofkurebeach.org 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.

Kure Beach Women’s
Tennis Ladder

It’s not too late to join the Town of Kure Beach Women’s Tennis Ladder.  We currently have over 13 members and are getting more daily.  The cost is $5.00, with checks payable to the Town of Kure Beach.  You will be placed at the bottom of the current ladder and can begin challenging right away.  You can challenge up or down 3 players.  For more information, please call Bob Fitzsimons at Town Hall (910) 458-8216 between the hours of 9 am and 12 pm daily.  You are eligible if you rank between 2.5 and 4.0.  Ladder is updated weekly and all information can be found on the display board by the Kure Beach Tennis Courts. Any concerns or questions call Bob in the afternoons or evenings  at (910) 200-6025.

Sponsors Needed for
Disc Golf Course

Kure Beach Disc Golf is looking for local businesses to sponsor a hole on our 18-hole Disc Golf Course. The initial cost of sponsorship is $300, with a $50 annual renewal fee.  Sponsorship includes a sign with your business name, logo, and other pertinent information that is permanently affixed to the tee off area of your assigned hole. If you are interested, please call Bob Fitzsimons at Town Hall (910-458-8216) in the mornings between 9 am and 12 pm.

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 revolvermusicproductions.com. 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 uncwaikido.wix.com/capefearaikido.

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 www.townofkurebeach.org

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.

Art in the Park Watercolor Class on Saturday June 7th at 9am

Come join award-winning International artist Ken Withrow for Art in the Park on Saturday, June 7th, at Ocean Front Park in Kure Beach. Begin the day sketching beautiful ocean views and spend the afternoon turning your vision into art. The class will begin at 9:00 am and run until 4:00 pm, with an hour break for lunch. The cost to participate is just $30 per person. Simply fill out a registration form and bring it, along with your payment and supplies, to class. For more information or a registration form and list of supplies needed, please visit our website, townofkurebeach.org, or call Town Hall at (910) 458-8216.
We hope to see you there!