War and Social Media

War and Social Media

Basetrack Live at Kenan Auditorium is a multi-media theatrical experience about the impact of war on veterans, their families and communities, and includes spoken word and live music to tell the stories of America's military in Afghanistan.

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ROAD TRIP: Kure Beach Parks & Recreation offers a bus trip on Dec. 2 to The Calvin Gilmore Theater in Myrtle Beach for a viewing of The Carolina Opry Christmas Special. The price is $51.50 per person, and includes bus fare and show ticket. Call (910) 458-8216 for more information.

MOVING DAY: Volunteers are needed Nov. 1 to help Kids Making It move from downtown Wilmington to Castle Street. Crew 1: 9am at 15 South Water Street. Crew 2: 11:30am at 617 Castle Street. Volunteers will be asked to load boxes onto a truck and unload at the new building. Times flexible. Contact Cape Fear Volunteer Center at (910) 392-8180.

FESTIVE LIGHTS: Enchanted Airlie, the annual luminous holiday event at Airlie Gardens, opens Nov. 28 and runs four successive weekends. Tickets are on sale now and must be purchased in advance.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK: Carolina Beach businesses host a variety of events Oct. 19-25 including a Mini Fall Festival, a Farm-to-Table cooking workshop, and several art projects. See the full list here

WE LOVE A PARADE: The City of Wilmington is looking for community groups, school organizations, bands and businesses for the 12th Annual Wilmington Holiday Parade, scheduled for Dec. 7. Entry forms are available online and the deadline is Nov. 19 at 5pm.

PARENT FORUM: The Advisory Council for Exceptional Students (ACES) hosts an open discussion about New Hanover County School's Exceptional Student Services. The forum is scheduled for Nov. 17 at UNCW's Watson College of Education Building (Room 162). Call (910) 616-8679 or check online for more details.

TOTS AND TENNIS: Empie Park (3405 Park Avenue, Wilmington) hosts tennis clinics for kids ages 3 and 4, a great way to improve hand/eye coordination and meet new friends. Clinics focus on the introduction of basic strokes. Sessions run Nov. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, and 19 and are $30 each. Call (910) 341-4631 to register.

NEW COAT: Join N.C. Coastal Federation staff as they finish up renovating its new Coastal Education Center. They will be painting the trellis of the historic Palgren-O’Quinn house to maintain its historic appearance and keep it safe from the coastal elements. Register online or in-person at the Coastal Education Center (309 West Salisbury Street, Wrightsville Beach). For more information, call (910) 509-2838.

YOUTH SPORTS: Basketball registration for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 is open until Nov. 1. The cost is $30 and the season runs December through February, with games played at the MLK Center (401 South 8th Street, Wilmington). A free indoor soccer league also runs November through December. Call (910) 231-0449.

GOLDEN TICKET? Make a purchase at Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts (The Cotton Exchange, 307 North Front Street, Wilmington) through Nov. 15, and sign a ticket for a chance to win one of several gift certificates (total value of $325). Celebration, refreshments, and drawings on Nov. 15 from noon to 4pm. Winners need not be present. 





School Pride: The Eastern NC Story Saturday, October 25

School Pride: The Eastern NC Story
School Pride: The Eastern North Carolina Story at Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, is an installation by Willie Cole in observance of the 50th an...

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