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MORNING MOVIES: The Summer Kid Movies Series at the Pointe 14 at Barclay (2223 Blockbuster Road, Wilmington) screen every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10am -- with a new movie every week. The cost is just $1 (parents and group leaders get in for free). Drinks and popcorn are also a buck each. Check online, call (910) 795-4105, or use email for more information.

ATTENTION ARTISTS: The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D and 3D artists for the 4th Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale scheduled for Sept. 20-22. The deadline for applications and online registration is Aug. 31. More information online, or use email.

ON BROADWAY: The Wilson Center and the Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County have announced the second grant cycle of Broadway for a Better World, a community partnership to make performing arts accessible to underserved populations. Nonprofit organizations in New Hanover and Pender counties can apply to receive tickets to Wilson Center PNC Broadway or Stars Series performances. The application period ends July 15 and applications are available online. A majority of the tickets granted will go to organizations serving area youth.

NOMINATIONS WANTED: Wilma  magazine's Women to Watch Awards (W2W) spotlights area women who are inspirations for success. Any female resident of New Hanover, Brunswick or Pender County is eligible for a W2W Awards. Individuals can nominate a colleague or themselves. Nominations are open through July 2 in the following categories: Arts, Education, Health Care, Business, Public Service, Nonprofit/Volunteer, and Rising Stars (women under 30). Winners will be featured in the October issue of Wilma  magazine and honored at an awards ceremony on Oct. 12. Make a nomination online.

EDUCATION GRANTS: The Women's Impact Network of New Hanover County is making grants to local non-profits in the area of education this year. To learn more, please use email and put "Letter of Inquiry Request" in the subject line.

WIN A 5-DAY CRUISE:  Monty's Home, the local all-volunteer dog rescue organization, is selling raffle tickets for an all-expenses paid cruise to the Bahamas. Tickets are $5 each and include port charges and gratuities on Royal Caribbean (a $1,500 value). The drawing will be held Sept. 22 and the winner need not be present. Check online to purchase tickets, or use email for more information.