A CHANCE TO RECOVER: The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center offers Camp Thrive, a free summer retreat July 27-31 for females ages 13 to 18 who have experienced sexual abuse or assault. This retreat provides an opportunity for survivors to come together to learn coping skills that will help them better understand their current or past traumas. Please register by July 10. Pre-registration required. Call (910) 392-7185 for more information.
LAST CALL FOR ARTISTS: The annual Orange Street ArtsFest returns to downtown Wilmington over Memorial Day weekend. Thalian Association Community Theatre, organizers of the festival, are offering a special $125.00 early bird entry fee until May 1. For information about booth rental, deadlines and application process, please visit online or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director.
MONDAY MOTHERS: Moms and babies are invited to casual Monday meet-ups at New Hanover County's Main Library (201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington). Moms can compare notes with other moms, learn from community resource people, and explore the library's parenting and early literacy resources. Babies are welcome to nurse, eat, get changed, crawl, cry, and make new friends. Call (910) 798-6353.
REGISTER NOW: Registration is open for New Hanover County 4-H Summer Camps. Day camps are for ages 5 to 8 and 9 to 12. Residential camps are for ages 8 to 12 and 12 to 14. All camps feature activities with an emphasis on science, healthy living, and citizenship. Registration ends May 29. Call (910) 798-7660 or cruise online for further details.
OM: Longwave Yoga (203 Racine Drive, Wilmington) offers SUP Yoga Teacher Training (May 14-17) and a three-week intensive course in Yoga Teacher Training (June 1-19). Call (910) 769-3494 for more information.
PLAY BALL! T-Ball registrations for ages 4 to 6 are being accepted until April 30. The season is May and June, games are on Thursdays and Saturdays, and the cost is $30. Call (910) 341-7866 for more information.
GROUP SWIMS: The City of Wilmington offers Groups Swims at three area pools, June 15 to Aug. 14 (Legion Pool, 2131 Carolina Beach Road; Northside Pool, 750 Bess Street; and Robert Strange Pool, 410 South 10th Street). The cost is $1 to $2 per child and reservations can be made online. Call (910) 343-3682 for more information.