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Geri – Fit ….a Tuesday morning class 8:00 am
Planetarium Adventures 3:30 pm
Planetarium Adventures
Oct 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cool off and enjoy an exciting full-dome film in Cape Fear Museum’s digital planetarium. These family-friendly programs are fun and appropriate for all ages. Space is limited and adult participation ... Read More »
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Trips and Travel Information Session 11:00 am
Trips and Travel Information Session
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Oct 3 @ 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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Medication Disposal Event 9:00 am
Medication Disposal Event
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Medication Disposal Event @ Dosher Memorial Hospital
Area residents can drive by the front entrance of the hospital and drop off expired prescriptions and other unwanted medications   LEARN MORE ABOUT NAVIGATING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN NEW ... Read More »
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Oct 4 @ 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 »
Cancelled: Oct 4th Planning Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Cancelled: Oct 4th Planning Board Meeting
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm
October 4th meeting rescheduled for Wednesday, October 17th.
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Apples to Apples 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Apples to Apples
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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: Apples to Apples 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Apples to Apples
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Engineering Challenge: Stomp Rockets 2:00 pm
Engineering Challenge: Stomp Rockets
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Think like an engineer at this FREE event! Design, build and test a prototype of your creation. Drop in anytime from 2 to 3 PM to put your skills to ... Read More »
Cotillion Dance 7:00 pm
Cotillion Dance
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
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NHC Residents FREE Day- CANCELED
NHC Residents FREE Day- CANCELED
Oct 7 all-day
Airlie Gardens will be closed until further notice as we recover from Hurricane Florence
Food Truck Rodeo 12:00 pm
Food Truck Rodeo
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Food Truck Rodeo @ Hugh MacRae Park
Join us on Sunday, October 7th from 12-5pm as the Food Truck Rodeo rolls back to Hugh MacRae Park!  The event is free to attend- just bring money to purchase your food and drinks.  The ... Read More »
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Bird Hike at Smith Creek Park 8:00 am
Bird Hike at Smith Creek Park
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Bird Hike at Smith Creek Park @ Smith Creek Park
Due to Hurricane Florence recovery at Airlie Gardens, the monthly Bird Hike will take place at Smith Creek Park. Birders of all levels are encouraged to attend Recommended for ages 12 ... Read More »
Cape Fear Wild 10:00 am
Cape Fear Wild
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for circle time to explore the frog life cycle, beaver adaptations and two types of local foxes. Enjoy family activity stations to examine real furs from local wild ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports » For more information please contact Sam Burgess at (910) 798-7441 or Benjamin Andrea at (910) 798-7571.
New Hanover County 4-H TEEN Council Meeting 6:00 pm
New Hanover County 4-H TEEN Council Meeting
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Administration Building.
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CANCELLED: Board of Commissioners Agenda Review 4:00 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Oct 11 @ 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 »
New Hanover County 4-H Volunteer Leader’s Meeting 6:00 pm
New Hanover County 4-H Volunteer Leader’s Meeting
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The meeting will be held in the Training Room of the Administration Building.
76’ers Square Dance 7:00 pm
76’ers Square Dance
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: My Place in Space 10:00 am
Little Explorers: My Place in Space
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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: My Place in Space 10:00 am
Little Explorers: My Place in Space
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... 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
Oct 16 @ 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 »
Planetarium Adventures 3:30 pm
Planetarium Adventures
Oct 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cool off and enjoy an exciting full-dome film in Cape Fear Museum’s portable, digital planetarium. These family-friendly programs are fun and appropriate for all ages. Space is limited and adult ... Read More »
Board of Elections Special Meeting 5:00 pm
Board of Elections Special Meeting
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
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Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity 10:00 am
Trash Mob- Volunteer Opportunity
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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 »
Childbirth Class 1:00 pm
Childbirth Class
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Class 1 – Labor Overview, Exercise, Comfort Measures Class 2 – Stages of Labor, Breathing, Hospital Plans Class 3 – Medical Intervention, C-Section, Pain Management Class 4 – Breastfeeding Class ... Read More »
It’s Electric! 3:30 pm
It’s Electric!
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Experience a real lightbulb moment with Snap Circuits®, discover how a switch works and explore conductors and insulators.  Do humans conduct electricity? Participate in a fun, safe experiment with a ... Read More »
Special Meeting: Planning Board 6:00 pm
Special Meeting: Planning Board
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm
The Planning Board meeting originally scheduled for Oct 4 has been rescheduled to October 17.
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Educator in the Garden- CANCELED
Educator in the Garden- CANCELED
Oct 18 all-day
Airlie Gardens will be closed until further notice as we recover from Hurricane Florence
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Oct 18 @ 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 »
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Little Explorers: Pumpkins 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Pumpkins
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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 »
Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast- SOLD OUT 6:00 pm
Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast- SOLD OUT
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Airlie Gardens Oyster Roast- SOLD OUT @ Airlie Gardens
Inviting friends and family to Airlie to enjoy an oyster feast along the banks of Bradley Creek is a tradition rooted in Airlie’s history. Beginning around 1905,  extravagant oyster roasts ... Read More »
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Little Explorers: Pumpkins 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Pumpkins
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Discovery Lab: Slime 2:00 pm
Discovery Lab: Slime
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ignite your curiosity! Discover history, science and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear through hands-on exploration and fun science labs. Drop in between 2 PM and 3 PM for Discovery ... Read More »
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Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Oct 24 @ 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 »
Childbirth Class 1:00 pm
Childbirth Class
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Class 1 – Labor Overview, Exercise, Comfort Measures Class 2 – Stages of Labor, Breathing, Hospital Plans Class 3 – Medical Intervention, C-Section, Pain Management Class 4 – Breastfeeding Class ... Read More »
Technical Review Committee Meeting 2:00 pm
Technical Review Committee Meeting
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm
View the TRC meeting schedule » View TRC Agenda Packets & Reports » For more information please contact Sam Burgess at (910) 798-7441 or Benjamin Andrea at (910) 798-7571.
What’s Brewing in Science: Facial Recognition Software 7:00 pm
What’s Brewing in Science: Facial Recognition Software
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How does facial recognition technology work? Have you ever thought about the human biases programmed into artificial intelligence? In a world that is increasingly reliant on automated systems, what are ... Read More »
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Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class 5:45 pm
Geri-Fit — A Thursday evening class
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
 
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Little Explorers: Puppets 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Puppets
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Wii Video Games 10:00 am
Wii Video Games
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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: Puppets 10:00 am
Little Explorers: Puppets
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Meet your friends for fun hands-on activities! Enjoy interactive circle time, conduct exciting experiments and play games related to a weekly theme. FREE and perfect for children ages 3 to ... Read More »
Medication Disposal Event 10:00 am
Medication Disposal Event
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Medication Disposal Event @ Multiple Locations Available Regionally
More details to come on specific locations that will be available for dropping of medications. To help reduce the risk of misuse or accidental exposure to medications in our own ... Read More »
Planetarium Adventures: Incoming 2:00 pm
Planetarium Adventures: Incoming
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Free for members or with general admission Cool off and enjoy an exciting full-dome film in Cape Fear Museum’s portable, digital planetarium. These family-friendly programs are fun and appropriate for ... Read More »
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Oct 29 all-day
Cape Fear Museum is closed on Mondays.
Geri – Fit – a Monday morning class 8:30 am
Craft Bazaar – Day 1 10:00 am
Craft Bazaar – Day 1
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The GRADS (Gifted Retired Active and Dedicated Seniors) craft group will be holding their Craft Bazaar over two dates: Monday Oct. 29 and Mon. Nov. 5. Both dates have times ... Read More »
Craft Sale 10:00 am
Craft Sale
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hats, scarves, blankets, and all things crafts will be ready for you to buy. No admission charge. All proceeds support the craft department of the Senior Resource Center.
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SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT 10:00 am
SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join us for Halloween fun! Dress up to enter our Costume Contest. Decorate your own Halloween Mask. Get treats from the Staff. Have the Fortune Teller predict your future. Participate ... Read More »
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class 12:00 pm
Geri – Fit – a Wednesday afternoon class
Oct 31 @ 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 »
Childbirth Class 1:00 pm
Childbirth Class
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Class 1 – Labor Overview, Exercise, Comfort Measures Class 2 – Stages of Labor, Breathing, Hospital Plans Class 3 – Medical Intervention, C-Section, Pain Management Class 4 – Breastfeeding Class ... Read More »