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Hatteras Island Event & Activities

Click on your neighborhood Dare County Library below to view activities available at each branch


Public Meetings Calendar

2020 Holiday Closures
January 1 - New Year's Day
January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 10- Good Friday
May 25 - Memorial Day
July 3 - Independence Day
September 7 - Labor Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 26, 27 - Thanksgiving
December 24, 25, 28 - Christmas

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Rip Current and Beach Safety Class

Join the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad every Monday at 9:30 a.m. for a Rip Current Hazard and Beach Safety Class.  

  • All ages welcome 
  • Open to all residents and visitors
  • Free

Participants will learn about:

  • Rip Currents
  • Ocean Safety
  • Survival Practices
  • Beach Dangers
  • Jellyfish
  • Fish Hook Injuries and more! 
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