Sneads Ferry North Carolina: Summer Events - Onslow County Parks and Recreation

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Summer Events - Onslow County Parks and Recreation

The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department and the Onslow County Public Library are sponsoring a Musical Lunch Series starting Friday, May 1, 2009 and continuing every Friday through May 29. The performances will be held from 12:00 - 1:30 pm at the New River Waterfront Park in Jacksonville. If it is raining the concerts will still be held, but in the USO across the street. Drawings will be held for Pizza Hut coupons!

May 1 Tommy Jacobs (Country & Gospel)

May 8 Barefoot Wade (Caribbean Jam)

May 15 Luica & Levi (Variety)

May 22 Eddie Quinn (Classic Rock/Jimmy Buffett)

May 29 Richard Lawton (Saxophone)

"This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council with funding from the state of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art"
The concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a bag lunch and listen to some great musical entertainment. For more information, call 347-5332, or visit our website at

Please bring your fishing pole and your favorite bait and join the Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department for an exciting, fun filled day of fishing. Kids 4 to 16 are invited to test their fishing skills at the Fishing Derby from 9:00 to 12:00 am. Saturday June 6. At The Jacksonville Training Academy Range off Hwy 17 S Dawson Cabin Road to 110 Stillwood Road. Kids 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult! Fishing Contest and Prizes. The program is FREE. Call 347-5332 visit:

Sponsored by the Onslow County Parks & Recreation Department, the Local meet is scheduled for Monday June 1, 2009 with the rain date scheduled for Tuesday June 2 at White Oak High School Track. Registration for the meet will be from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. with the meet beginning at 5:45 p.m. Boys and Girls ages 9-14 (on December 31, 2009) are eligible to participate. PROOF OF AGE is required at registration and a parent/guardian must sign the Participation Form. The program is FREE. Please call 347-5332 visit:

The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department and the Onslow County Board of Education are sponsoring a Summer Day Camp Program at six various school sites. Campsites are: Dixon Middle School, Trexler Middle School, Southwest Middle, Swansboro Middle, Summersill Elementary and Hunters Creek Middle School. Pre-registration is scheduled for June 9, 10, & 11 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at Onslow Pines Park Administrative Office. Registration will take place at the campsites with a limited number of spots available June 20, 9:00 am - Noon and June 21 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Camp dates are June 22 - July 3 and July 13 - 24. Cost is $55 per child per two weeks with each additional child from the same family paying only $35 per child per session. For more information, call 347-5332. Visit:

Onslow County Parks and Recreation is now accepting vendors for the 26th Annual Freedom Festival; Saturday July 4, 2009 at Onslow Pines Park. "Like Flint" will perform on stage at 5:30 p.m. Karaoke, Games & rides for children and other vendors will be on hand starting at 2:00 p.m. Fireworks display will be at 9:00 p.m. Children/Family games will be held at 4:30 p.m. Concessions will benefit the Non Commissioned Officers Association. For more information, call 347-5332 or visit our website at

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