Calendar

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

*Tickets must be reserved in advance and “sell” out quickly.  Reserve your tickets at AirlieGardens.org.

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees and NHC students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm and all guests must 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
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dec
5
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm
Dec
6
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Dec 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

Dec
7
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Dec 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:

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 3, 2022
  • September 7, 2022
  • October 5, 2022
  • November 2, 2022
  • December 7, 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)
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dec
8
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Dec 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!
Dec
14
Wed
Bird Walk
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Enjoy a stroll around the gardens and see what’s flying!  We will look for resident and migrating birds, and learn basic birding skills.  No experience is necessary.  Binoculars will be available on a first come first serve basis.  This event is co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird and Garden.

  • Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register.
  • Program is included in garden admission.  Members must pre-register.
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dec
21
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Dec 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)
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dec
23
Fri
County Offices Closed
Dec 23 all-day
Dec
26
Mon
County Offices Closed
Dec 26 – Dec 27 all-day
Dec
28
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Dec 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dec
31
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Dec 31 @ 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!
Jan
1
Sun
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.

Residents’ Free Day
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Jan
3
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Jan 3 @ 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

Jan
4
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Jan 4 @ 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:

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 3, 2022
  • September 7, 2022
  • October 5, 2022
  • November 2, 2022
  • December 7, 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)
Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Jan
8
Sun
NHC Residents FREE Day- Airlie Gardens
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

*Tickets must be reserved in advance and “sell” out quickly.  Reserve your tickets at AirlieGardens.org.

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees and NHC students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm and all guests must 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
Jan
11
Wed
Bird Walk
Jan 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Enjoy a stroll around the gardens and see what’s flying!  We will look for resident and migrating birds, and learn basic birding skills.  No experience is necessary.  Binoculars will be available on a first come first serve basis.  This event is co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird and Garden.

  • Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register.
  • Program is included in garden admission.  Members must pre-register.
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jan 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Jan
12
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Jan 12 @ 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!
Jan
16
Mon
County Offices Closed
Jan 16 all-day

New Hanover County offices are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Jan
18
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Jan 18 @ 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)
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

CFM Advisory Board Meeting
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm

The Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board meets virtually or in the Williston Auditorium every other month on the third Wednesday at 4 PM.

Jan
25
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Jan
28
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Jan 28 @ 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!
Feb
1
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Feb 1 @ 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:

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 3, 2022
  • September 7, 2022
  • October 5, 2022
  • November 2, 2022
  • December 7, 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)
Feb 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

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

*Tickets must be reserved in advance and “sell” out quickly.  Reserve your tickets at AirlieGardens.org.

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees and NHC students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm and all guests must 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
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Feb
7
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Feb 7 @ 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

Feb
8
Wed
Bird Walk
Feb 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Enjoy a stroll around the gardens and see what’s flying!  We will look for resident and migrating birds, and learn basic birding skills.  No experience is necessary.  Binoculars will be available on a first come first serve basis.  This event is co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird and Garden.

  • Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register.
  • Program is included in garden admission.  Members must pre-register.
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Feb
9
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Feb 9 @ 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!
Feb
15
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Feb 15 @ 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)
Feb 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Feb
22
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Feb
25
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Feb 25 @ 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!
Mar
1
Wed
Monthly Board of Supervisors Meeting
Mar 1 @ 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:

  • July 6, 2022
  • August 3, 2022
  • September 7, 2022
  • October 5, 2022
  • November 2, 2022
  • December 7, 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)
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

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

*Tickets must be reserved in advance and “sell” out quickly.  Reserve your tickets at AirlieGardens.org.

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees and NHC students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm and all guests must 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
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Mar
7
Tue
4-H Teen Leaders Meeting
Mar 7 @ 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

Mar
8
Wed
Bird Walk
Mar 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Enjoy a stroll around the gardens and see what’s flying!  We will look for resident and migrating birds, and learn basic birding skills.  No experience is necessary.  Binoculars will be available on a first come first serve basis.  This event is co-hosted with our partner Wild Bird and Garden.

  • Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register.
  • Program is included in garden admission.  Members must pre-register.
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Mar
9
Thu
Monthly Rain Barrel Sale
Mar 9 @ 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!
Mar
15
Wed
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Mar 15 @ 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)
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

CFM Advisory Board Meeting
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm

The Cape Fear Museum Advisory Board meets virtually or in the Williston Auditorium every other month on the third Wednesday at 4 PM.

Mar
22
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Mar
25
Sat
Rain Barrel Sale at Tidal Creek Farmers Market
Mar 25 @ 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!
Mar
29
Wed
4-H After-school Program (Davis Rec Center)
Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

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

*Tickets must be reserved in advance and “sell” out quickly.  Reserve your tickets at AirlieGardens.org.

Free admission for New Hanover County residents, NHC employees and NHC students with valid ID.  Regular admission applies to all other guests.  Last admission at 4:30pm and all guests must 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
Apr 2 @ 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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