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PHOTO CHALLENGE: National Trails Day is held annually on the first Saturday in June with the goal of connecting people to trails. To celebrate, the City of Wilmington is hosting the National Trails Day Photo Challenge. Share a picture of one of Wilmington's trails and include hashtag #ilmtrailsday2017, and have an opportunity to win some great prizes (1st - $150 Great Outdoor Provision Company gift card; 2nd - $100 Dick's Sporting Goods gift card; 3rd - $50 Two Wheeler Dealer gift card). Post a photo via Instagram, Twitter or Facebook. Deadline for submissions is June 4. Call (910) 772-4177 for more information.
CLUB MEETINGS FOR TEENS: Manga Club is for anyone 13 to 17 who has an interest in Japanese anime and manga, and meets once a month beginning June 13 at Northeast Library (1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington). Teens joining Manga Club will discuss what they want to do in the meetings. For more information, contact Shannon Vaughn via email or by phone at (910) 798-6379.
NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH: The New Hanover County Department of Social Services is empowering caregivers and strengthening families throughout the month of May. Learn about becoming a foster parent and opening your heart to a child in the community by calling (910) 798-3566, or check online.
NEW ARTS FESTIVAL: The inaugural Lumina Festival of the Arts at UNCW features events with music, art & poetry, film, dance, and theater. The two-week festival is scheduled for July 14-30.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE: The Children's Museum of Wilmington (116 Orange Street) is pairing up with Winter Park Elementary School for a school supplies drive. Throughout the month of July the museum will be collecting pens, pencils, markers, and any new school supplies to donate. Bring any new school supplies in and receive a discount off daily admission. Call (910) 254-3534 for more details.