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Spring Movie Event

March 25th, 2019

 

From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. Read the rest of this entry »

Water Line Maintenance

March 15th, 2019

IMPORTANT NOTICE

To City Of Havelock Water Customers:

Beginning Friday, April 19th, 2019, the City of Havelock will temporarily stop adding ammonia in the drinking water disinfection process. Read the rest of this entry »

Easter Egg Hunt

March 11th, 2019

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The Havelock Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 13th, 2019, promptly at 10:00AM

Event to be held in City Park

Age Groups:

0 – 2 YEARS

3 – 5 YEARS

6 -10 YEARS

Special Needs Group

Bring an Easter Basket and your camera!

The Easter Bunny will be appearing for photos

This event is sponsored by the Havelock Recreation Advisory Board

Summer Day Camp

February 18th, 2019

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This Summer will be full of fun, activities and excitement for your child, age six to twelve, at the Havelock Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camp! Each session with conclude with a camp cookout social event. Don’t miss out on another amazing Summer filled with new experiences and new friends.

Registration for last year’s campers begins March 1-15
General registration opens March 15.

Activities Include:

Weekly swimming, water park, bowling, museums, educational sessions and much more!

Activities listed may change and are based on weather and availability

Week SessionSession #1SESSION #2SESSION #3SESSION #4
StartMonday, June 24Monday, July 8Monday, July 22Monday, August 5
EndFriday, June 29Friday, July 19Friday, August 2 Friday, August 19

Camp Tuition:

SESSION 1 (One Week)

Regular Session Hours – (8:30am to 3:30pm) $60 per child and $50 for each additional child
Extended Session Hours – (7:30am to 5:30pm) $80 per child and $70 for each additional child

SESSION 2 – 4 (2 Weeks)

Regular Session Hours – (8:30am to 3:30pm) $85 per child and $75 for each additional child
Extended Session Hours – (7:30am to 5:30pm) $125 per child and $115 for each additional child

• Space is not confirmed until registration form is turned in and payment is received. We do NOT hold spaces for anyone. Each session is limited to 40 campers.

All registrations this year must be done in person at the
Havelock Parks & Recreation Center

More information is available by calling our office at 252-444-6429.

2019 Summer Camp Flyer
Summer Day Camp Registration Packet

PickleBall

December 12th, 2018

Pickleball is a paddle sport (similar to a racquet sport) that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle Ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules somewhat similar to tennis, with several modifications. Pickleball was invented in the mid 1960s as a children’s backyard pastime. [wikipedia.org]

Havelock Parks and Recreation Pickleball Schedule

Monday & Friday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM for “Skills & Drills”
then 10:30AM – 12:30 PM

* This will go back to 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM once the Senior Center reopens

For more information on Pickleball contact Tony Cataliotti, acataliotti@ec.rr.com.

Best Air Show In America

August 6th, 2018

 

It is official! The MCAS Cherry Point Air Show was voted best air show in America according to the recent USA TODAY 10 Best Readers Choice poll. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Water Quality Report

June 1st, 2018

Quality First

Once again, we are pleased to present our annual water quality report. As in years past, we are committed to delivering the best-quality drinking water possible. To that end, we remain vigilant in meeting the challenges of new regulations, source water protection, water conservation, community outreach and education while continuing to serve the needs of all our water users. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you and your family.

We encourage you to share your thoughts with us on the information contained in this report. After all, well informed customers are our best allies.

Please, let us know if you ever have any questions or concerns about your water.

Annual Water Quality Report 2017

 

Annual Waste Water Treatment Quality Report

May 21st, 2018

 

The Havelock Public Services department has released the Annual 2017 Waste Water Quality Report this week and is available for viewing using is link.

Waste Water Treatment Annual Report 2017
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Fats, Oils and Grease Program

May 16th, 2018

FATS, OILS & GREASE (FOG) PROGRAM

Put Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) in the trash where they belong. 

Sewer blockages can be a direct result of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) that you may be unknowingly discharging into the sewer system.  FOG comes from meats, lard, and cooking oil, butter, shortening margarine, baking goods, sauces and dairy products.  FOG can be found on cooking and eating utensils, pots, pans, and cooking surfaces that are usually washed into a sewer system through the kitchen sink. This allow grease to stick to the inside walls of the pipe, similar to the way fatty foods clog human arteries. The grease clings to the inside of drain pipes, that can eventually cause a complete blockage.

Each year, there are more than 15,000 sewer overflows in North Carolina. Many of these overflows are directly related to the improper disposal of fat, oil and grease in kitchen drains. These blockages are a serious problem that can lead to a hazardous sewage spill. Raw sewage could backup in your home and/or sewage overflow into yards and streets.

Your help is needed to stop these blockages from occurring by properly disposing of fats, oils, and grease.

Scrape or wipe fats, oils, and grease and other food residue from pots, pans, and utensils with a paper towel before washing or placing in dish washing machine.

FACTPOURING HOT WATER AND/OR DETERGENT DOWN THE DRAIN ONLY BREAKS UP GREASE TEMPORARILY. THE GREASE BLOCKAGE JUST RE-SOLIDIFIES FURTHER DOWN THE SYSTEM.

Keep your pipes running free by allowing cooking oil, grease and fat to cool and then pour them into a soup can for example, not down the drain. Trash the can, and not your pipes. The removal of a grease blockage and the cleanup associated with a sewage spill can be very expensive and could result in liability and/or property damages.

The Effects of FOG on the Environment

  • FOG accumulation in the sewer system causes blockages that result in untreated wastewater overflows.
  • The untreated wastewater flows into streets, storm drains, ponds, creeks, rivers, oceans and backs up into businesses as well as residential homes.
  • Sewer spills can: pollute ponds, creeks, and rivers; spread disease and most times requires expensive clean-up.

 

Thank you for your help in preventing sewer blockages and spills.

For further information call City of Havelock Public Services Department 252-444-6409

 

NEVER POUR FATS, OIL OR GREASE DOWN THE DRAIN

Air Show Photo Gallery

May 11th, 2018

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show 2018

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show for 2018. Many thanks to Shawn Byers who takes the best photos of this event.

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