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SELECT A SERVICE, SAVE A LIFE: 1051 Salon and Spa (1051 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 101, Wilmington) holds the inaugural Cut-A-Thon For She Rocks, a local foundation that supports Ovarian Cancer research and awareness. This event, scheduled for Sept. 14, is by donation depending on the service. Call (910) 256-1111 or use email for more information.

SHAKESPEARE IN DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON: Dram Tree Shakespeare brings Macbeth to McEachern’s Warehouse (121 South Front Street) Sept. 11-13, 17-20, and 24-27. The production opens with a choreographed combat scene outfitted with local military veterans. Dram Tree has also donated opening night tickets to military veterans and family members. More information here.

SEASON TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE: Now in its 21st year, Chamber Music Wilmington's 2015-16 schedule of concerts includes the Ariel Quartet, the Calidore String Quartet, Magnolia Baroque, and the Enso String Quartet. Concerts are performed at Beckwith Recital Hall on the UNCW campus, and season passes are available online for $100, and $50 for Young Professionals (ages 19 to 30).

FILM CLUB FOR TEENS AND TWEENS: The New Hanover County Library offers kids a chance to work with each other and director Mr. Scooter to create a short film at three interactive sessions. Kids ages 10 to 12 meet Sept. 3, 10, and 24, while ages 13 and older convene Oct. 1, 8, and 29. Pre-registration is required by calling (910) 798-6393.

JUST DO IT: Get Up! Get Healthy!, a six-week weight management program offered free of charge at the Northeast Library in October and November, is presented by Angelia Clinton, a Health Educator with New Hanover County's Health Department. Contact Consumer Health Librarian Mary Ellen Nolan by email  or call (910) 798-6307 for more information. 

GO SEAHAWKS! Season tickets for the 2015-16 UNCW men’s basketball season and men’s and women’s soccer campaigns are on sale now. Tickets are available online or by visiting the Athletics Ticket Office in Trask Coliseum from 8am to 5pm daily. Men’s basketball season tickets for the Lower Reserved and Premium Upper sections are $190 plus tax. Men’s soccer and women’s soccer season tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids ages 3 to 15. Call (910) 962-7536.

WSO AUDITIONS: The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra holds auditions for new members on Aug. 18 at the UNCW Cultural Arts Building. Times by appointment. Interested musicians must schedule an audition time by emailing WSO Orchestra Manager Shirley Lebo.  Applications and required audition music are available online, or by calling (910) 791-9262.