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SURVEY TIME: Wave Transit is starting a new transportation program for people age 65 and over and people with disabilities. To help make sure the program meets the needs of our community, please complete a short survey about transportation. Access the survey at this link.
KITCHEN CREATIONS: Cape Fear Community College's Culinary Academy offers cooking classes this summer on Tuesday and Wednesdays from 6-8pm. Chef Gwen leads two-hour courses including prep, cook, plate, and a chance to sample your own creations. The $40 registration fee per section includes class, samples and/or take-aways. Check online for more information or to register.
GRANT APPLICATIONS: The Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County is accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through June 30. Applications are available for non-profit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in New Hanover County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations (theaters, galleries, choral societies, festivals), arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. Projects must occur between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. Application forms and grant guidelines are available online.
TEEN LIT CLUB: Teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to meet monthly at Myrtle Grove Library (5155 South College Road, Wilmington) and swap recommendations and reviews about books, music, movies, and TV. The event includes games, stories and activities to break the ice. Teen Lit Club begins June 10 and is free. For information please contact Maureen Weinman via email or call (910) 798-6393.
NEW SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: The Monkey Junction Summer Concert Series begins May 27 at the Home Depot parking lot (5511 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington) and continues through Sept. 2. Proceeds benefit Step Up For Soldiers. See the full band lineup here.
YOGA AND BEER: Front Street Brewery (9 South Front Street, Wilmington) offers Warrior Twos & Brews every other Monday. The 75-minute, all-levels class is strictly donation-based ($10 suggested), and each participant gets a free beer after class. Instructors vary and proceeds go to the instructor's local non-profit of choice. Call (910) 251-1935 for more information.