Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department

Weekly Publicity Release - October 21, 2005

New Programs/Events

Teen, Pre-teen, and Youth Activities
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will offer the following activities:

October 27th- Spooky Ghost Stories-Rec. Center 7pm ages 8 and up
October 28th- Halloween Carnival- Rec. Center 5-7pm all ages
October 29th- Remote Ramping at Sk8 Park, 9-10am ages 10-18
October 29th- Sk8 Park Adventures, 10am-noon ages 10-18
October 29th- Halloween Party-Rec. Center, 5-8pm $2 ages 10-18
October 31st- Spooky Fun Monday-8:30am-4:30pm $12 ages 5-18

Pre-registration is required for all activities. Call 278-5518 for more information.

Senior Halloween Dance
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Halloween dance and costume contest for seniors on Thursday, October 27th from 12:30-2:30pm. All seniors are invited to enjoy dancing, contests, refreshments and lots of fun. There is no charge for the event. Pre-registration required. Call 278-5518 for more information.

Spook Fest Skate-a-thon
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a Spook Fest Skate-a-thon at the Skate Park on October 29th from 7-9pm. Free admission to everyone who dresses in a Halloween costume. Strobe lights, snacks, and FUN!!! Call 278-4747 for more information

In-line Hockey League Registration
Boys and girls, ages 6-18, may register from October 20th through November 11th to join this hockey league for in-line roller skaters. Practice will begin in November. Fee is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Call 278-4747 for more information. Register at the Oak Island Recreation Center.

Teen Center to Open
The Oak Island Teen Center is scheduled to open on November 1st. Hours will be Tuesday through Friday, 4-7pm and Saturday, 12-4pm. Call 278-4747 for more information.
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Get Moving Again Oak Island
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department would like to challenge residents to complete a town goal of 200,000 minutes of movement in a 10-week time frame. The Department also wants to meet a goal of at least 75 total participants. Join us as we strive to increase the physical activity level of our community. Pre-register at the Recreation Center or by calling 278-5518.

Arts By The Shore
Arts By The Shore, the 11th annual judged art show held by Oak Island Parks and Recreation and the Oak Island Art Guild will be held November 4, 2005 from 12 pm to 8:00 pm and November 5, 2005 from 9 am 4:30 pm at the Oak Island Recreation Center, 3003 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC. Reception will be held on November 6, 2005 from 1-4 pm. Awards will be presented at 2 pm. Work will be picked up at 4 pm. Call 278-5518 for more information on the registration process.

Fishing Clinic-Inshore
The Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor a fishing clinic on November 12th at the Oak Island Recreation Center, beginning at 10am. Fee is $5. Captain Rick Bennett will lead an informative and hands-on clinic with emphasis on reds, flounder, trout, Spanish, bonito, cobia, barracuda and more. Space is limited. Call 278-5518 to pre-register.

Note: By Law, appropriate car seats/booster seats are required for ages 8 and under or 80 pounds when participating in Recreation Department programs involving transportation.

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