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ATTENTION ARTISTS: Bellamy Mansion Museum is holding a Postcard Contest and invites artists to submit their inspirational ideas and be named the 2017 Commemorative Postcard. Submissions must be received by Dec. 1, via email or in person at the museum (503 Market Street, Wilmington). Winner(s) will be selected by the Bellamy Museum Spring Art Show committee on Dec. 15. The contest is open to all North Carolina artists 18 years of age and older, and there is no fee.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Battleship North Carolina 5K, scheduled for Nov. 6, is looking for energetic people to work the food tent, providing snacks for the runners. Volunteers do NOT need to have the ability to run the course, but should be comfortable standing for long periods and/or doing a bit of walking. Nice opportunity for employee volunteer groups, families, social groups and Greek organizations. Scouting groups and youth groups (Grades 5 and above) are also welcome to participate (adult supervision required). Call (910) 251-0911 or use email.
YOGA FOR LITERACY: Join yogi Jackie DeConti at terra sol sanctuary (507 Castle Street, Wilmington) on Nov. 5 for an all-levels yoga class benefitting the Cape Fear Literacy Council. Suggested donation is $10. Sponsored by the annual 12 Tastes of Christmas holiday benefit.
ARTIST FELLOWSHIPS: The North Carolina Arts Council offers Artist Fellowships to writers, songwriters, and composers in the amount of $10,000 to support the creation of new work. Deadline: Nov. 1. More information online.
FIRE STATION TRICK OR TREATING: Bring the kids to any of the eight New Hanover County Fire Stations on Halloween. Firefighters will talk with kids about safety and give out candy. Call (910) 798-7420 for more information.
FREE UNCW MEN'S BASKETBALL TICKETS: The community is invited to enter at nine different locations for a chance to win four tickets to a single game. A different winner will be selected for each of UNCW’s 15 games this season, beginning with the exhibition game vs. Mount Olive on Nov. 6. To enter, fans should visit these Hanover Center stores: AAA Travel, Antonio’s Pizza and Pasta, Great Outdoor Provision Company, My Eye Dr., Omega Sports, Temptations and Wild Bird and Garden; plus Elite Chiropractic in the Landfall Shopping Center.
ATTENTION EXHIBITORS: The annual Coastal Living Show, scheduled for March 25, 2017, is looking for exhibitors. Reserve a booth by Dec. 31 and receive an Early Bird discount and a prime location in the Wilmington Convention Center Ballroom. More information online.