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County Offices Closed
County Offices Closed
Jan 1 all-day
All county offices will be closed on New Year’s Day, including the public libraries, Airlie Gardens, Cape Fear Museum, Senior Resource Center, landfill, household hazardous waste facility, and HazWagon.
Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Jan 1 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Jan 1 all-day
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours County Parks:  Open Parks Office, Airlie Gardens & Echo Farms:  Closed Jan 1st
Trips and Travel Information Session 11:00 am
Trips and Travel Information Session
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Jan 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
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County Offices Closed
County Offices Closed
Jan 2 all-day
All New Hanover County offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Jan 2 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Taste Adventures 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Taste Adventures
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Taste Adventures 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Taste Adventures
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Engineering Challenge: Skyscrapers 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge: Skyscrapers
Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm
Think like an engineer! Design, build and test a prototype of your creation. Stop by at 2 PM to put your skills to the test. Perfect for kids age 5 ... Read More »
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NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Jan 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
On the first Sunday of every month, New Hanover County Residents, Students and Employees are admitted to Airlie Gardens FREE of charge! Forms of valid ID accepted- License Piece of ... Read More »
Residents’ Free Day 1:00 pm
Residents’ Free Day
Jan 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
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Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Jan 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m., a Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) representative will be available in the Wilmington Room at the Downtown Library, located at 201 Chestnut St. ... Read More »
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 4:00 pm
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Bird Hike 8:00 am
Bird Hike
Jan 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Bird Hike @ Airlie Gardens
Fly over to Airlie Gardens to participate in our monthly Bird Hikes, co-hosted with our partner, Wild Bird & Garden!   Birders of all levels are encouraged to join us ... Read More »
Discussion Group 9:30 am
Discussion Group
Jan 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Discussion Group is seeking new members. We discuss one topic each month, chosen from a wide range of categories: arts and culture, public policy and politics, societal trends and ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
CANCELED: C-RAC Programming Subcommittee Meeting 2:00 pm
CANCELED: C-RAC Programming Subcommittee Meeting
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm
The June 12 meeting has been canceled. The Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) Programming Subcommittee will hold meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Meetings are open to ... Read More »
Technical Review Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
Technical Review Committee Meeting
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Jan 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Textures 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Textures
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Jan 9 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
Planning Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Planning Board Meeting
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
View Planning Board Schedule » View Planning Board agenda packets and minutes »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Marvelous Metals 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Marvelous Metals
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Marvelous Metals 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Marvelous Metals
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures: Totality 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Totality
Jan 11 @ 2:00 pm
From lunar to total solar, explore how eclipses occur (30 min).
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Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m., a Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) representative will be available in the Wilmington Room at the Downtown Library, located at 201 Chestnut St. ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Over 50’s Dance 7:30 pm
Over 50’s Dance
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
http://src.nhcgov.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019-June-Dec-Dance-Schedule.pdf
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Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity 10:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity @ N College Road at Kings Drive
Are you tired of trash?  Then join the Trash Mob!  We meet at 10am on the third Wednesday of each month at rotating locations around New Hanover County.  Volunteers must ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
C-RAC Crisis Prevention Preparedness Subcommittee Meeting 3:30 pm
C-RAC Crisis Prevention Preparedness Subcommittee Meeting
Jan 15 @ 3:30 pm
The Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) Crisis Prevention Preparedness Subcommittee will hold meetings every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and will be ... Read More »
CFM Advisory Board Meeting 4:00 pm
CFM Advisory Board Meeting
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm
The Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board meets in the Williston Auditorium every other month on the third Wednesday at 4 PM.
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Happy Birthday MLK 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Happy Birthday MLK
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
Child Passenger Safety Diversion Class 11:00 am
Child Passenger Safety Diversion Class
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Child Passenger Safety Diversion Class @ Wilmington Fire Station 3
This is an educational program offered to drivers who have received a ticket for not having a child properly restrained in their motor vehicle. Classes are held on the third ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Jan 16 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: We Have a Dream 10:00 am
Little Explorers: We Have a Dream
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: We Have a Dream 10:00 am
Little Explorers: We Have a Dream
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Discovery Zone: Owl Pellets 2:00 pm
Discovery Zone: Owl Pellets
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration. Ideal for ages 5 and up and adult participation is required.
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County Offices Closed
County Offices Closed
Jan 20 all-day
New Hanover County offices are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 9:00 am
Support Group for Women 10:30 am
Support Group for Women
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
NHC Senior Resource Center’s Wise Women Support Group is open to all ladies 55 and older. Led by a certified counselor, women share their stories, give and get advice, and ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
Technical Review Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
Technical Review Committee Meeting
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Dinos, Dinos, Dinos! 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Dinos, Dinos, Dinos!
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Jan 23 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Opposites Day 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Opposites Day
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: no program today 10:00 am
Little Explorers: no program today
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am
There will be no Little Explorers program today due Dinosaur Family Day event.
PNC Dinosaur Family Day 12:00 pm
PNC Dinosaur Family Day
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PNC Dinosaur Family Day @ Cape Fear Museum
Journey back in time to explore dinosaurs and more! Examine real fossils up close and discover why the Giant Ground Sloth is not a dinosaur. At this event, families can: ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Monday from 9 to 10 a.m., a Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) representative will be available in the Wilmington Room at the Downtown Library, located at 201 Chestnut St. ... Read More »
Car Seat Check 9:00 am
Car Seat Check
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Car Seat Check @ New Hanover Medical Group - Autumn Hall
Caregivers will have the opportunity to receive hands on education from nationally certified technicians while ensuring their car seats and seat belts are checked for proper installation and use.
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
C-RAC Public Education Subcommittee Meeting 4:30 pm
C-RAC Public Education Subcommittee Meeting
Jan 28 @ 4:30 pm
The Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) Public Education Subcommittee will hold meetings every 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and will be held in ... Read More »
Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) Meeting 5:30 pm
Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) Meeting
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm
The Community Relations Advisory Committee (C-RAC) will hold meetings every 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and will be held in the New ... Read More »
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting 5:30 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm
View the ZBA Schedule » View ZBA Agenda Packets »
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Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
45 minute strengthening class for seniors, using hand weights. There are also elements of cardio, deep breathing, stretching and balancing during the class. Water is provided. For ages 60 and ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Jan 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens @ Airlie Gardens
Looking for an outdoor volunteer position? Airlie’s grounds volunteers gather on Thursday mornings at 9:00am in the Garden Services Center of Airlie Gardens. Volunteers are led out in to the ... Read More »
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Pirates 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Pirates
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am
Meet new friends in your community for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time and learn new things related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 ... Read More »
Reproductive Life Planning Education Class 10:00 am
Reproductive Life Planning Education Class
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
What is this program about? This educational program was created with the intent of reducing the number of infants born addicted to illicit substances, a condition called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. ... Read More »
Reproductive Life Planning Education Class 2:00 pm
Reproductive Life Planning Education Class
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
What is this program about? This educational program was created with the intent of reducing the number of infants born addicted to illicit substances, a condition called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Jan 30 @ 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
For men and women age 60 and older. Deep breathing, aerobic warmup, stretching, balance, hand weights and water hydration make Geri Fit a well-rounded fitness class. Please stop by one ... Read More »
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Rodents Rock 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Rodents Rock
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. Perfect for children ages 3 to 6 and ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
It’s like the real thing – bowling without that heavy ball, golf without having to be out in the heat. You can even try boxing, baseball or tennis. We play ... Read More »
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class 12:00 pm
Geri-Fit – A Friday Afternoon Class
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Geri Fit is a 45 minute class that focuses on lifting hand weights to improve arm muscle strength, but also adds elements of balance, deep breathing, cardio, and stretching. Come ... Read More »