Please note: Some clubs may not be currently meeting, due to Covid-19 safety precautions.

Be sure to also visit our Parks and Recreation page to learn more about all of the many activities and events taking place all year in our Community Center.


Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and Saturdays from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in the Town Board Meeting Room.

Visit Alcoholics Anonymous for more information.

Art Club

Artists and the artistically aspiring meet on Wednesday from 12-4 pm at Town Board Meeting Room to critique, create and converse. All are welcome.

Community Woodworkers' Club

This group now meets at Carteret Community College from 7-9 pm on Thursday nights. For more information, contact Howard Piner at 910-382-6692 or email

Emerald Isle Garden Club

The Emerald Isle Garden Club (EIGC), established in 1986, meets monthly from September through May on the first Monday of the month (except in September on the Tuesday after Labor Day). Meetings begin at 10 am and are usually held in the Town Board Meeting Room located at 7500 Emerald Drive. The Club's mission is to encourage interest in all phases of home gardening and promote better horticultural practices, civic beauty and the conservation of natural resources. The Emerald Isle Garden Club is affiliated with the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. as well as the National Garden Club, Inc.

EIGC hosts an annual card and games party and other fundraising events throughout the year to support the Club's many community services and beautification projects which have included the Blue Star Memorial on Emerald Drive; an educational kiosk at Emerald Woods Park; October Pink Pots Ribbon for breast cancer awareness; Bikes and Blooms; and installation of a rain garden, Bluebird Trail, and flower pots and signage at the Parks and Recreation Community Center. The Club also sponsors a youth garden club, Green Thumbs, that meets monthly with the After School Program at EI Parks and Recreation.

For more information about the Emerald Isle Garden Club and its activities, email Rhetta O'Quinn or reach her by phone at 252-347-1551. The Club also maintains a public Garden Club Facebook page.

Emerald Isle Philately Club

Interested in Stamp Collecting? The Emerald Isle Philately (Stamp) Club welcomes new members!: The Emerald Isle Philately (Stamp) club has been an active club meeting in Emerald Isle for 22+ years.

The Emerald Isle Philately Club is the only stamp club within 50 miles. The club is a member of the American Philatelic Society, as well as The United Stamp Society.

Members may buy from these circuits. The club gets a new batch each month. Most meetings have no set time to end. For more information please call George Kukhorn at 252-354-5127.

Emerald Isle Run Club

The Emerald Isle Run Club meets every Monday at 6:30 pm at the Growler (200 Mallard Drive), and runs the path. For more information please call John Mackowiak at 919-619-3838. Find them on the Run Club Facebook.

Emerald Isle Supper Club

Emerald Isle Supper Club meets January through May and September through December on the 3rd Thursday of those months, 6-8 pm. Pot-luck buffet. Casual attire. Supper Club of Emerald Isle is a place for locals to meet up. Location: Town Complex at Mile Marker 19, meeting room next to Police Department. All Emerald Isle residents and their guests are welcome. For information, please contact Mary Leohner, at 252-354-6079. Come one time, all the time, or any time you are here on vacation." Bring a Dish and Get a Feast." Please email Tula Satterfield to be included in email communication if you want to find out more about enjoying good food and good company, or call 252-354-1909.

Emerald Isle Supper Club has been in existence for over 30 years. It participates in at least one charitable event each year. Annually, there is a Potluck in December. Toys for Tots is the beneficiary. Bring toys!

Friends of the Western Carteret Library

The Friends of the Western Carteret Library (FOWCPL) is a non-profit group that supports the programs and library needs for the Western Carteret Library through fundraising and donations. Volunteers are always welcome. If interested, please email the Friends of Western Carteret Library. For more information, visit the FOWCPL website or find them on the FOWCPL Facebook.

Knitting Group

If you are interested in joining a knitters group, please contact Anne at 252-354-3659.

Quilters Group

Anyone interested in joining the Quilters Group please contact Vera Gaskins at 252-424-8585 for the date and time. They are accepting new quilters of all levels.