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HAIR-RAISING FUNDRAISER: Bangz Salon & Spa (1203 43rd Street, Wilmington) provides teal hair extensions all of April for $10 to raise awareness about sexual violence during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Proceeds benefit the Coastal Horizons Rape Crisis Center. Call (910) 452-4247 for an appointment.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Arts Council of Wilmington invites artists to Paint Out Wilmington!, its annual plein air in downtown Wilmington, scheduled for May 1-6. The entry fee for the Adult Division is $30. There is no entry fee for the Youth Division. Entry fees may be paid online. The artwork will be available for purchase in an open air gallery on May 6 in and around Bijou Park (200 block of North Front Street). Cash prizes will be awarded.
SPORTS FOR KIDS: Registration is open for kids ages 9 to 12 to play flag football at Legion Sports Complex, and for ages 4 to 9 to play baseball at Robert Strange Park. The cost is $30 per person, and the deadline is April 15. Register by phone at (910) 341-7866 or online.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: As part of Civil War Trust Park Day 2017, individual and group volunteers are needed on Saturday, April 1, from 8:30am to noon to help beautify and preserve Fort Fisher State Historic Site. Volunteers aged 10 and older, of all ability levels, are encouraged to participate in activities ranging from light sanding and painting to cleaning up yard debris. Many activities are appropriate for groups such as scout troops, service clubs, and church youth groups. Free lunch provided for all volunteers. Please pre-register by phone at (910) 458-5538 or use email.
SUMMER MOVIES AT THE LAKE: The lineup of free outdoor films at Carolina Beach Lake Park this summer has been announced. The Sunday series kicks off on May 28 with Trolls. Other family friendly movies to look forward to: Sing, Nine Lives, The Jungle Book, The Secret Life of Pets, Finding Dory, A Dog's Purpose, and The LEGO Batman.