Monthly Archives: June 2015

July 2015 Phlocking – Christmas in July for our phurry phriends

IMG_0261This month’s Phlocking theme is Christmas in July, but instead of presents for the humans, we will be focusing on gifts for our animal friends.

We will be Phlocking on Friday July 3rd at the Emerald Club.  With the holiday weekend I’m sure it will be crowded there!

Dress in red and green, and bring an “unwrapped” donation of pet food, newspapers, pet toys, old sheets or towels, cleaning supplies. Donations will go to Carteret County Humane Society. Continue reading July 2015 Phlocking – Christmas in July for our phurry phriends

Happy 30th Anniversary Parrot Heads! 1985-2015

11033720_397608880442345_2741375945956101753_n30 years ago today … June 28, 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio during the “Sleepless Knights Tour” at the Timberwolf Amphitheater (Kings Island).  Jimmy Buffett commented that the fans who were returning each year in costumes were reminiscent of Deadheads.  Timothy B. Schmit (who also played bass for the Eagles) replied, “yea Jimmy, Parrotheads”.  Jimmy repeated it to the crowd… and the rest is history.


Registration for Meeting of the Minds 2015 “A Salty Piece of Land” Closes in 92 Days!!

Hello Everyone!!! Summer is well underway and I hope you are having a great one! It is time to think about extending the summer season by heading to Key West as the weather turns colder…the weather will be awesome in Key West by November! Be sure to book your travel and accommodations for the 24th annual MOTM. Meeting of the Minds 2015 Registration will close this year on September 15th or when we reach 3500 people.
Here is your link to REGISTER for MOTM 2015:
Wow…we have reached the maximum volunteers for this PHun already! If you want to get on a wait list an email will be coming shortly on how to do that. Standby for more information on this awesome event.

Continue reading REMINDER: MEETING OF THE MINDS 2015

Walk for a great cause!

Alzheimer’s Association Longest Day  – June 20 We are looking for a few more Parrot Heads!

Who:  For every Parrot Head/Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl member who walks for an hour/mile the Club will sponsor for $10 and we are hoping for 30 volunteers to participate.  

What:  Walk in small groups on the beach from Zone 13 to Zone 1 then to the Western Regional Access between 10am and 6:30pm

Where:  Beach area of your choosing.  If you are Sea Turtle Patrol you can walk your Zone; if you are a PH…walk with friends/family.  We will set up a walking schedule.  

When:  Let us know that you are interested in walking and what time of day (between 10am and 6:30pm) you want to walk and for how long (one hour, one mile…or longer

Email Susan Smith at, (Zone 9 co-coordinator and PH member) to ask questions and tell her when you want to walk.  More details are on Facebook   “Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl” under Upcoming events section. 

ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER – BBQ FOR BRAINS.  JUNE 27TH AT 12 NOON.   Yard sale, Bake Sale, BBQ plates, brain games, auction.    The fundraiser will be held at Blissful Boutiques next to the Bank of America in Swansboro.  BBQ plates will be $7.

June 5 is the First Friday PHlock!

Yea man, our next PHlocking is Friday, June the 5th.  The theme is Woodstock and the 60s.  Dudes and dudettes, here’s your opportunity to dress up in your favorite 60’s duds.

There will be games, dancing, and of course, a 50-50 raffle to benefit Martha’s MIssion Cupboard in Morehead City. We’re hanging a poster board so dig out an old photo of yourself or your parents from that magical era for all to enjoy and reminisce.  Maybe you were a look alike to a famous rock star.  Bring that photo too.  

So brush up on the dance styles of that ” decade of change” and be ready to rock and roll.  Club and BBPR event t-shirts will be on sale from 7pm to 8pm when the games begin.  Feel FREE to bring along whatever you liked to munch on when you got the munchies.  Please, no brownies.   Your hosts Marsha Horner, Rita Babich and Gigi Linder. See you there man and peace!