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All county-sponsored meetings and events will abide by social distancing guidelines, with many activities occurring virtually. The county’s Public Libraries, Cape Fear Museum, Arboretum, Airlie Gardens, and parks are open with COVID-19 safety measures and some occupancy restrictions in place.

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Jun
29
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Jul
3
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Jul
4
Mon
County Offices Closed
Jul 4 all-day

All New Hanover County offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

Jul
5
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

New Hanover Cooperative Extension Training Room 
Meetings may be held at other locations depending on program/activity.

For more information about 4-H Teen Leaders, contact Mr. J. Scott Enroughty at 910-798-7669 or scott_enroughty@ncsu.edu

4-H Teen Leaders is open to all 4-H youth ages 12-18. If you would like to be member of 4-H and/or 4-H Teen Leaders enroll at https://v2.4honline.com

Jul
6
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold all monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. unless otherwise noticed.

All meetings will be held in Conference Room 118 of the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive in Wilmington, and are open to the public.

Meeting dates include:

  • January 5, 2022
  • February 2, 2022
  • March 2, 2022
  • April 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022
  • June 1, 2022

For additional questions, agendas or more information, residents may contact Dru Harrison at drharrison@nhcgov.com.

 

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jul 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Jul
7
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Jul
11
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm
Jul
13
Wed
Bird Hike
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Jul
14
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 9:00am and 4:30pm. The sale is located at the New Hanover County Government Center. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Jul
20
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 be at least 16 years of age and can volunteer as an individual or group.  Contact Jodi Rich by email or (910) 798-7629 for details and location.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Jul
27
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Jul
28
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Jul
30
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. The sale is located at the Tidal Creek Co-Op. Cash and check only. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Aug
1
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm
Aug
2
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

New Hanover Cooperative Extension Training Room 
Meetings may be held at other locations depending on program/activity.

For more information about 4-H Teen Leaders, contact Mr. J. Scott Enroughty at 910-798-7669 or scott_enroughty@ncsu.edu

4-H Teen Leaders is open to all 4-H youth ages 12-18. If you would like to be member of 4-H and/or 4-H Teen Leaders enroll at https://v2.4honline.com

Aug
3
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold all monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. unless otherwise noticed.

All meetings will be held in Conference Room 118 of the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive in Wilmington, and are open to the public.

Meeting dates include:

  • January 5, 2022
  • February 2, 2022
  • March 2, 2022
  • April 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022
  • June 1, 2022

For additional questions, agendas or more information, residents may contact Dru Harrison at drharrison@nhcgov.com.

 

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Aug
4
Thu
4-H Volunteer Leaders Meeting
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Aug
7
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Aug
10
Wed
Bird Hike
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Aug
11
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 9:00am and 4:30pm. The sale is located at the New Hanover County Government Center. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Aug
17
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 be at least 16 years of age and can volunteer as an individual or group.  Contact Jodi Rich by email or (910) 798-7629 for details and location.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Aug
18
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Aug
22
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am
Aug
24
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Aug
27
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. The sale is located at the Tidal Creek Co-Op. Cash and check only. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Aug
31
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Sep
1
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Sep 1 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Sep
4
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Sep
5
Mon
County Offices Closed
Sep 5 all-day

All New Hanover County offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Sep
6
Tue
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

New Hanover Cooperative Extension Training Room 
Meetings may be held at other locations depending on program/activity.

For more information about 4-H Teen Leaders, contact Mr. J. Scott Enroughty at 910-798-7669 or scott_enroughty@ncsu.edu

4-H Teen Leaders is open to all 4-H youth ages 12-18. If you would like to be member of 4-H and/or 4-H Teen Leaders enroll at https://v2.4honline.com

Sep
7
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold all monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. unless otherwise noticed.

All meetings will be held in Conference Room 118 of the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive in Wilmington, and are open to the public.

Meeting dates include:

  • January 5, 2022
  • February 2, 2022
  • March 2, 2022
  • April 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022
  • June 1, 2022

For additional questions, agendas or more information, residents may contact Dru Harrison at drharrison@nhcgov.com.

 

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Sep
8
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up on the 2nd Thursday of each month between 9:00am and 4:30pm. The sale is located at the New Hanover County Government Center. Cash, check, and credit cards are accepted. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Sep
10
Sat
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Do you want to help keep New Hanover County beautiful? Then join the New Hanover County Parks Conservancy Trash Mob for our quarterly Adopt-a-Highway litter clean-ups on Harris Road by Smith Creek Park. Clean-ups are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of January, March, June and September from 9-11am.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and can participate as an individual or group.  We will provide all the necessary supplies- bags, gloves, safety vests and pickers. Contact Jodi Rich by email or (910) 798-7629 for more information or to sign up.

2021 Dates
January 9
March 13
June 12
September 11

Meeting Location
Parkwood Park
4827 Canetuck Road
Wilmington, NC  28411
Driving Directions

Safety Information
NHC Litter Clean-up Rules & Guidelines
Adopt-a-Highway Safety Video

Sep
14
Wed
Bird Hike
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Sep
15
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Sep
19
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am
Sep
21
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 be at least 16 years of age and can volunteer as an individual or group.  Contact Jodi Rich by email or (910) 798-7629 for details and location.

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Sep
24
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
60 and 80 gallon rain barrels are available for purchase and pick up at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month between 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. The sale is located at the Tidal Creek Co-Op. Cash and check only. The barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Made in North Carolina Rain Barrels
60 gallon barrel – Special Price of $90.00 (Normal Retail Price $119.95)
80 gallon barrel – Special Price of $110.00 (Normal Retail Price $139.95)
Unable to attend the sale in person? Call (910) 798-7130 or email soilwater@nhcgov.com to schedule an appointment for purchase and pick up on a date the works for you!
Sep
28
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Sep
29
Thu
Board of Commissioners Agenda Review
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm

Member’s of the public who wish to dial in and listen to the meeting by phone may do so by dialing (336) 218-2051. The Conference ID number is 633 598 517#.

Oct
2
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees, NHC teachers & students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm, we ask all guests exit by 5pm.

  • Cities of New Hanover County Include-
    • Wilmington
    • Carolina Beach
    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Kure Beach
    • Castle Hayne
  • Forms of valid ID accepted-
    • License
    • Piece of Mail
    • Deed/Rental agreement
    • Student ID- UNCW, Miller Motte, CFCC
Residents’ Free Day
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Hanover County residents are admitted free to the Museum the first Sunday of every month.

Oct
3
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm
Oct
4
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

New Hanover Cooperative Extension Training Room 
Meetings may be held at other locations depending on program/activity.

For more information about 4-H Teen Leaders, contact Mr. J. Scott Enroughty at 910-798-7669 or scott_enroughty@ncsu.edu

4-H Teen Leaders is open to all 4-H youth ages 12-18. If you would like to be member of 4-H and/or 4-H Teen Leaders enroll at https://v2.4honline.com

Oct
5
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Oct 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The New Hanover Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold all monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m. unless otherwise noticed.

All meetings will be held in Conference Room 118 of the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive in Wilmington, and are open to the public.

Meeting dates include:

  • January 5, 2022
  • February 2, 2022
  • March 2, 2022
  • April 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022
  • June 1, 2022

For additional questions, agendas or more information, residents may contact Dru Harrison at drharrison@nhcgov.com.

 

4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For more information about after-school programs at Davis Rec Center, call 910-341-7837

Oct
12
Wed
Bird Hike
Oct 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Fly over to Airlie

Enjoy birding at the gardens an hour early the second Wednesday of every month, co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird & Garden!  Enjoy a stroll around the grounds without the crowds. Recognized on the North Carolina Birding Trail as a Coastal Region site, Airlie offers some of the best birding in New Hanover County. Over 200-bird species have been observed in the garden, attesting to Airlie’s honor of being named a part of the North Carolina Birding Trail. To see what has been spotted, check out Airlie’s HotSpot on eBird.com, a free, easy-to-use, citizen science observation database.

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