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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.
COMMUTER CHALLENGE: The Cape Fear Commuter Challenge takes place Oct. 17-30. Area citizens can participate and win prizes by taking the following modes of transportation to work, to run errands, to take kids to school, etc.: bicycle; walk/run; carpool/vanpool; ride the bus; drive an electric or hybrid car; skateboard. To participate, simply download the free app from your app store, or go online and set up a profile. More information here or call (910) 341-7806.
FLU CLINIC: The New Hanover County Health Department offers flu vaccines to clients at the Public Health Clinic (2023 South 17th Street, Wilmington), through Oct. 28, 8am to 4pm. Appointments can be made by calling (910) 798-6500, and walk-ins are welcome. Health staff will also be able to assist clients with mobility issues and administer the vaccination in the client’s vehicle.
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.