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NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Dec 1 @ 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
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town 1:30 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town @ Cape Fear Museum
Film screens at 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM Every autumn, 1,000 polar bears share the small town of Churchill, Manitoba, with humans until the Arctic ice returns to ... Read More »
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Give Green: Help NHC 4-H with #GivingTuesday 6:55 pm
Give Green: Help NHC 4-H with #GivingTuesday
Dec 2 @ 6:55 pm – Dec 3 @ 11:59 pm
For the first time, New Hanover County 4-H is participating in the Giving Tuesday campaign. We have made it easy for you to join us and spread the word! Do ... Read More »
Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 2 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Dec 2 @ 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
4-H End-of-Year Celebration 6:00 pm
4-H End-of-Year Celebration
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Greetings My 4-H Clover Friends! As 2019 quickly comes to a close, we are gathering ALL 4-H club leaders, volunteers, teen leader members, and advisory committee members for one exciting evening.  With ... Read More »
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Trips and Travel Information Session 11:00 am
Trips and Travel Information Session
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 4 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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: Game On 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Game On
Dec 5 @ 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 »
Make-It-Take-It Holiday Crafting with 4-H 3:30 pm
Make-It-Take-It Holiday Crafting with 4-H
Dec 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Oh what FUN we will have creating holiday crafts!  Come join New Hanover County 4-H as we create holiday crafts with youth ages 5-12 to take home and enjoy! Reserve ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Build It 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Build It
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Ability Garden Holiday Open House 9:00 am
Ability Garden Holiday Open House
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
For Sale:      Poinsettias – Red, Pink and White Houseplants, herbs and succulents, grown by our participants.   Our plants make unique teacher, host and friendship gifts. These plants are ... Read More »
Abilty Garden Open House 9:00 am
Abilty Garden Open House
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Ability Garden hosts their annual Holiday Sale at the New Hanover County Arboretum from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For Sale: Poinsettias – Red, Pink and White Houseplants, herbs ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Build It 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Build It
Dec 7 @ 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: Gum Drop Structures 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge: Gum Drop Structures
Dec 7 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Cotillion Dance 7:00 pm
Cotillion Dance
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 9 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Dec 9 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Regular Board Meeting 4:30 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting 5:30 pm
Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm
View the ZBA Schedule » View ZBA Agenda Packets »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Over 50’s Dance 7:30 pm
Over 50’s Dance
Dec 10 @ 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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Bird Hike 8:00 am
Bird Hike
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 12 @ 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: Old Stuff 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Old Stuff
Dec 12 @ 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 »
CANCELED: Board of Commissioners Agenda Review 4:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 12 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Old Stuff 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Old Stuff
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 13 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Tree Giveaway 9:00 am
Tree Giveaway
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Arbor Day Foundation and Enterprise Cars are sponsoring a free Disaster Recovery Tree Distribution with the Alliance for Cape Fear Trees on Saturday, December 14, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, ... Read More »
Little Explorers: Old Stuff 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Old Stuff
Dec 14 @ 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: Seasonal Stargazing-Winter 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Seasonal Stargazing-Winter
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm
Experience the Museum’s digital planetarium with a guided tour of tonight’s sky. Discover new and familiar constellations, explore Greek myths, and learn about the Winter Solstice (30 min).
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 16 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Dec 16 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Support Group for Women 10:30 am
Support Group for Women
Dec 17 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Breastfeeding Classes 5:45 pm
Breastfeeding Classes
Dec 17 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Breastfeeding Classes @ New Hanover County Health Department Auditorium
Come learn about Breastfeeding Classes will include the following: How to breastfeed comfortably How to know if your baby is getting enough milk How to make breastfeeding work with your ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity 10:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Dec 18 @ 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
Dec 18 @ 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
Dec 18 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens 9:00 am
Volunteer Opportunity- Airlie Gardens
Dec 19 @ 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: Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Preschool Pop-Up Science: Winter Wonderland
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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 »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Winter Wonderland
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 20 @ 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 »
Active Story Time with Travis Corpening 2:00 pm
Active Story Time with Travis Corpening
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm
Active Story Time with Travis Corpening @ Cape Fear Museum
Participate in STEM-driven fun with author Travis Corpening as he reads from his new book, The Adventures of Lucas and Alyci. In the story, Lucas and his dad work together ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Winter Wonderland
Dec 21 @ 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: Winter Wonderland 2:00 pm
Discovery Zone: Winter Wonderland
Dec 21 @ 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.
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 5:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT 7:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
A New Hanover County tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 23 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Dec 23 @ 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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County Offices Closed
County Offices Closed
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
All New Hanover County offices are closed Tuesday, December 24 through Thursday, December 26 for Christmas. The county facilities and attractions below have an alternate closing schedule: Airlie Gardens: closed ... Read More »
Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 24 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
Parks & Gardens Holiday Hours
Holiday Hours County Parks: -Closing at 5pm Dec 24th -Closed all day Dec 25th Airlie Gardens & Echo Farms: -Closed Dec 24-25th Parks Office: -Closed Dec 24-26th
Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 25 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Dec 25 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: no program today 10:00 am
Little Explorers: no program today
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am
There will be no Little Explorers program today due to Winter Break events.
Lunar Lander Challenge 10:00 am
Lunar Lander Challenge
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunar Lander Challenge @ Cape Fear Museum
Design a lunar lander that will protect your “astronaut” when dropped from the Museum’s second floor. Then explore the new To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA exhibit.
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Dec 27 @ 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
Dec 27 @ 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 »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Mass Extinction 1:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Mass Extinction
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Mass Extinction @ Cape Fear Museum
Five times in the deep past, the majority of life on Earth was nearly wiped out. This is the story of two of the most dramatic extinction events: the fastest, ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: The Green Book 3:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: The Green Book
Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: The Green Book @ Cape Fear Museum
For generations, racial segregation shaped life in the U.S. Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown vs Board of Education Supreme Court decision that declared separate was not equal, watch the Smithsonian ... Read More »
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Fossil Hunt 10:00 am
Fossil Hunt
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fossil Hunt @ Cape Fear Museum
Explore the Giant Ground Sloth, discover the size of dinosaurs and search for real fossils. And then experience the Dinosaur Discovery exhibit.
Little Explorers: no program today 10:00 am
Little Explorers: no program today
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am
There will be no Little Explorers program today due to Winter Break events.
Documentary Film Screening: A Boy Named Charlie Brown 1:00 pm
Documentary Film Screening: A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm
Documentary Film Screening: A Boy Named Charlie Brown @ Cape Fear Museum
A Boy Named Charlie Brown is an unreleased 1963 documentary produced by Lee Mendelson focusing on Charles Schulz and his comic strip, Peanuts. Once upon a time, a documentary filmmaker named Lee Mendelson produced ... Read More »
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town 3:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town
Dec 28 @ 3:00 pm
Smithsonian Channel Film Screening: Polar Bear Town @ Cape Fear Museum
Every autumn, 1,000 polar bears share the small town of Churchill, Manitoba, with humans until the Arctic ice returns to Hudson Bay. It’s a relatively peaceful coexistence, but this year ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Dec 30 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays and most major holidays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
C-RAC Outreach Session 9:00 am
C-RAC Outreach Session
Dec 30 @ 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 »