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P.O. Box 510, Oriental, NC  28571

Ph: 252-249-1555

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OWC Chowder Cook-off

Oriental Woman’s Club Chowder Cook-off, March 17, at Oriental Marina Courtyard, 11:30-1:30, taste different kinds of St Patty’s Day chowders, vote for the BEST and enjoy music of Harbor Sounds. Call Sally Belangia at 252-671-9288 to be a Chef!

NSA Shrimperoo

Saturday, March 17th, 2 pm at O’TownOpen to the public. Join the festivities and plenty of shrimp, foods, live music and libations! $10 for nonmembers

Goose Creek State Park Welcome To Goose Creek

Saturday, March 17th at 2 p.m. This presentation will introduce all the wonderful things you can fin at the park from recreational opportunities to our wonderful natural communities. This is great for first-tim visitors or anyone wanting to get to know the park. Meet at the visitor center.Call the park offic at 252-923-2191 for more details.

Friday Night Flick Is “Waking Ned Devine”

Movie starts at 7:30 p.m. at The Old Theater. Admission is $6, includes free popcorn. 609 Broad St, Oriental. Rated PG

Mt. Zion MB Church Anniversary

Sunday, March 18 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion MB Church in Arapahoe with Guest Pastor G. Ottis Greene of Mt. Pilgrim, Newport. For more information contact Pastor Jerlvine Collins at 252-249-0000.

Antioch Congregational Christian Church Mass Choir 36th Anniversary

Sunday, March 18 at 11 am Sermon with Pastor G. Sawyer and 4 pm Sermon with Bishop R. King. Call Bertha Smith for more info. at 745-3079.