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Today is September 27, 2016

Leland, NC 28451

Nearby communities: Belville / Navassa / Northwest

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website click for details or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    click for details.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website click for details or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    click for details.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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    - The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details
     
           

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website click for details or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    click for details.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Friday, September 30th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website click for details or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    click for details.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest, Win, Cash, Lucky, Address, Number
    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:11PM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - October 1-9. Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM. The largest hot-air balloon gathering in the world. Featuring more than 500 hot-air and gas balloons, specialty shaped balloons and more. Includes entries from more than 20 countries. For more information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Established in 1985 to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. For information visit click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Sep 2, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           
  • - October 1, 1932 in the fifth inning of game three of the 1932 World Series, with a count of two balls and two strikes, Babe Ruth pointed to the center field bleachers in Chicago's Wrigley Field and followed up by hitting a soaring home run high above the very spot to which he had just gestured. Did he really call his shot? Some Disagree, some eyewitnesses and Cubs pitcher Charlie Root believe he did not. Even Babe Ruth's Daughter said that he denied it, but Babe himself also claimed he did it.
     
           

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated on the first Monday of October.
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Jewish holy day observed on 2 consecutive days. Beginning of 10 days of repentance and spiritual renewal.
     
           
  • - Go Blue! Kids and Adults wear a blue shirt this day to show solidarity against bullying and cyber-bullying. Annually, the first Monday in October. For further information check out click for details.
     
           
  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justice. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
     
           

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Longwood University in Farmville, VA

    The vice presidential debate will be divided into nine 10-minute segments.
     
           

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Oct 6-8, Denver CO. The Great American Beer Festival is the premier U.S. beer festival and competition.

    Each year, representing the largest collection of U.S. beer ever served, in a public tasting event plus a private competition. GABF brings together the brewers and diverse beers that make the U.S. the world’s greatest brewing nation.
     
           

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters first phase at 12:33 am, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A fast 26.2-mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. For more information check out the website at click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Government
    - The debate will take place at Washington University in St. Louis

    The second presidential debate will be a town meeting, where half of the questions will come from participants and the other from the moderator. The moderator's questions will be based on public interest topics determined via social media and other sources.
     
           

Monday, October 10th, 2016

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observance of Columbus Day the second Monday in October. Commemorates the landfall of Columbus in the new world.
     
           

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A project of the Human Rights Campaign since 1988. On October 11, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their supportive allies celebrate National Coming Out Day. This day encourages LGBT individuals to come out and be honest about themselves. For additionally information checkout click for details
     
           

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Holiest Jewish observance. A day for fasting, repentance and atonement. Begins at sundown on Oct 11.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - National Stop Bullying Day, which is referred to by some as, “Unity Day” is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual day is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put and end to bullying by classroom actives and school assembly presentations. For further information check out, click for details & click for details.
     
           

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

  • - ROW ANNOUNCES 11 TH ANNUAL BACK DOOR KITCHEN TOUR
    The Residents of Old Wilmington will hold its 11 th annual Back Door Kitchen Tour on
    Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The popular home tour will showcase the kitchens of 9 homes in Wilmington’s downtown Historic
    Districts. This year’s Tour will include a Front Street mansion with stunning Cape Fear River views, Victorian era remodeled bungalows, a hidden gem artist’s retreat, and two elegant homes, recently built, that blend in beautifully with the historic neighborhoods. The oldest home on the Tour dates from 1845 and the youngest from 2006.

    Tickets are $30 the day of the Tour and $25 if purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased beginning September 1 through 6 p.m. October 14, by credit card on the ROW website, click for details . Tickets also may be purchased on the day of the Tour at any of the Tour homes (listed below and on the ROW website) and at the Bellamy Mansion, 503 Market Street, downtown Wilmington. Beginning September 1, tickets may be purchased at Finkelstein’s and the Ivy Cottage in Wilmington and The Live Oak Bank in Brunswick County. Beginning September 21,
    through the day of the Tour, tickets also may be purchased at Harris Teeter Stores in the Greater Wilmington area.
    A discounted ticket price of $20 per person also is available for groups of 10 or more. Group tickets must be purchased in advance, prior to the Tour day (October 15), and are available through ROW Board Member Paul Mason, at pfmason555@gmail.com , or 9107721502. Group tickets may be picked up the day of theTour at the ROW ticket table at the Bellamy Mansion (503 Market Street). More information about ROW’s Back Door Kitchen Tour, including how to purchase discounted tickets forgroups of 10 or more, may be found at click for details .

    ROW’s Back Door Kitchen Tour Chairperson, Ginger Garrard, states “We love showing off our beautiful historic neighborhoods and the many lifestyles represented. We will welcome tourgoers
    like neighbors, through the back door and into the heart of our homes. We hope everyone will take the Tour and see why we love living downtown.” Sylvia Kochler, ROW President, explained “ROW is an allvolunteer nonprofit association of neighbors living in the downtown residential Historic Districts. Since 1972, we have invested in beautification, historic preservation, the arts,
    community service and other projects that make downtown an even better place to live, work and visit. The Back Door Kitchen Tour is our signature, and only, fundraiser. We hope to raise money for downtown projects, but we also want to introduce the public to our beautiful historic neighborhoods.” We hope to see you the day of the tour!


    Ginger Garrard
    Back Door Kitchen Tour Chairperson
     
           
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