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Town of Kure Beach Events Listing for June 11th, 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.

Local Art Instructor Ken Withrow wins 3rd Place in Art Contest

Kure Beach resident and watercolor painting instructor, Ken Withrow, is a 3rd place winner in the Summer Regional Show at Franklin Square Gallery in Southport, North Carolina. Ken is pleased with winning, but is more excited and proud of his students also being accepted in the juried exhibition of Summer Regionals. His students, all Kure Beach residents, are Sandy Lay, Maurine Bernstein, and Katherine Pirnia. Knowing the competition was strong, the students are excited to be accepted and their art work on display at the Gallery. The Exhibition will be open from June 2nd through June 21st at Franklin Square Gallery, located at 130 E. West Street in Southport.
Ken is teaching a one-day watercolor workshop at Ocean Front Park in Kure Beach this Saturday, June 7th from 9 am until 4 pm. For information on joining the class, please call Ken at (910) 458-7435 or Town Hall at (910) 458-8216.

Saturday Rec. at Joe Eakes Park

Beginning on June 7th, we will have the open recreation activities from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Joe Eakes Park, located on the corner of K and 7th Avenues.  Bocce ball, basket ball, tennis, and disc golf equipment will be available for check out.  You need to sign out the equipment you want to use and return it when you are done.  We will be using the wooden structure next to the tennis courts for check out.  If you have any questions contact Bob at (910) 458-8216.

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.

Sponsors Needed Disc Golf Course

We are looking for 3 new business, homeowners, or avid disc golfers to sponsor one of our disc golf holes.  The initial cost is $300, and then a $50 annual renewal fee.
For more information contact Bob at (910) 458-8216.

Kure Beach Tennis Lessons

Tennis lessons are happening on Tuesday afternoons at Joe Eakes Park. The 13 and under class meets from 4:00-5:00 pm and the adult class takes place from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.  The cost is $40 per four-week session, but can be pro-rated if the session has already started. The next round of classes begins on June 24.  For information contact Bob at (910) 458-8216.

Tennis Ladder

We have a singles ladies tennis ladder that is awaiting your participation.  We currently have over 15 members and can always use more.  The cost is just $5, with checks made payable to Town of Kure Beach. For more information contact Bob at (910) 458-8216.

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

• Tuesday/Thursday – Kure Beach Aikido: Children’s class is 6-7 pm, Adult’s class is 7-9 pm. To register call (919) 818-3046
• Thursday (6/12, 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21) – Line Dancing with Ron Griffin: 10-11 am. Cost is $1, no preregistration required.

Ocean Front Park: 105 Atlantic Ave

• Friday – Friday Variety: Magic & Music, 6:30-10 pm. It’s Magic! show followed by the classic rock of Quilted Sky
• Saturday – Art in the Park: Watercolor Workshop, 9 am-4 pm. Cost is $30 to participate. Call Town Hall for more info (910) 458-8216.
• Sunday – Boogie in the Park: Uncle Hairy, 5-8 pm. Free concert in the park with mainstream Rock & Soul of Uncle Hairy.
• Monday – Turtle Talks, 7pm. Learn about local nesting sea turtles with the Pleasure Island Sea Turtle Project.
• Tuesday – Kure Beach Market, 8 am-1 pm. Shop for locally grown produce and hand-crafted goods.
• Wednesday – Story Time by the Sea, 10-11:30 am. Join the Princess and her fairytale friends for stories and games.