8am. NC Fort Fisher Aquarium. Celebrate earth by participating in our 5K Race for the Planet. Fort Fisher will be your route as this race starts and ends at the Aquarium. This flat, mostly asphalt course is scenic with views of the ocean more »

Charity & Fundraisers, Kids & Family, Fitness

Wrightsville Beach. Celebrate 51 years of Wrightsville Beach surfing! The festival is a celebration of water sports and those local individuals who have contributed to both the community and their water sport(s) of choice. more »

Festivals & Fairs, Kids & Family, Outdoor

Apr 19, 2015 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Family Science Day

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

10am-4pm. Fort Fisher Aquarium. Science exploration and discovery. Demonstrations will include remotely operated vehicles, robots, magic show and more. FREE with Aquarium admission. more »

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Touch A Truck is a hands-on educational event at the Mayfair Town Center Event Lawn where children can see and touch heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect, and serve our community. Join us and explore over 20 trucks, and enjoy he... more »

Kids & Family

Registration is now open for NHC 4-H Summer Day Camps and Residential Summer Camps. The Day camps are set up for 5 - 8 year olds and for 9 - 12 year olds. Residential camps are 8 - 12 years of age, 12 - 14 years of age, and also 13 - 14 years o... more »

Education & Learning

4:45-5:30pm, Mondays. Kings Grant Area. Let’s get our hands dirty with clay! All projects will be handmade in different types of clay and sculpting materials. This session is a great opportunity to create art in three dimension. more »

Kids & Family, Crafts

9:45am, Tuesdays. Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center. Music and Movement program for children 6 months to 6 years. Sing, Dance, Instruments, Creative Play with your child. Drop-ins welcome, $10 per family. more »

Kids & Family, Dance, Education & Learning

3:30 - 4:30pm Tuesdays. Children's Museum. Learn new skills and explore fun seasonal recipes. Then savor the flavor of your hard work. Kids Cooking Club is sponsored by Harris Teeter. more »

Education & Learning, Food & Drink, Kids & Family

Apr 22, 2015 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Poplar Grove Farmer's Market

Poplar Grove Plantation

8am-1pm, Wednesdays. Poplar Grove Plantation. Through Nov. 18. Opening Day! Features fresh local fruits and veggies, dairy products, meats and seafood, baked goods, and sweets, plus arts & crafts, cut flowers, wine and more. more »

Markets, Kids & Family, Outdoor

Apr 22, 2015 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Lap Sit Story Time

NHC Public Library Northeast

9am Wednesdays. Northeast Library. more »

Talks & Readings, Education & Learning, Kids & Family

10am & 3:30pm, Wednesdays. Children’s Museum. STEM programs explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics by applying them in fun, hands-on activities. Children will learn about the scientific process while measuring and recording more »

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

Apr 22, 2015 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time

NHC Public Library Northeast

10am Wednesdays. Northeast Library. more »

Kids & Family, Talks & Readings, Education & Learning

4:15-5pm, Wednesdays. Carolina Beach Rec Center. Let’s get our hands dirty with clay! All projects will be handmade in different types of clay and sculpting materials. This session is a great opportunity to create art in three dimension. more »

Kids & Family, Crafts

Railroad Movie Nights Hannah Block Community Art Center 120 S. 2nd Street Wilmington, NC April 15, 6:30 pm: "Union Pacific" with Barbara Stanwyck & Joel McCrea April 22, 6:30 pm: "The Train" with Burt Lancaster & Paul Scofield April 29,... more »

Film

10am, Thursdays. Children’s Museum. A cooking club for preschoolers where we read a story and make a dish inspired by the book. Visit www.playwilmington.org for more information and weekly themes. more »

Education & Learning, Food & Drink, Kids & Family

3:30pm, Thursdays. Children’s Museum. Join us in learning how to keep our bodies healthy and happy. Discover new exercises and games while learning all about the human body. Ideal for ages 5-9. Visit www.playwilmington.org for details. more »

Kids & Family, Fitness

Apr 24, 2015 10:00 AM

Storytime at Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

10am, Fridays. Hullabaloo, Hampstead. Bring your preschoolers and listen to a story followed by a themed activity. Themes change weekly. more »

Talks & Readings, Kids & Family

10am, Fridays. Children’s Museum. No registration necessary. Projects and activities for our youngest visitors (ages 4 and under) and their special grownups to work on together. Call 254-3534 or visit www.playwilmington.org for more information. more »

Education & Learning, Kids & Family

3:30pm, Fridays. Children’s Museum. Please pre-register. Bring your child to express their creativity through various forms of art including but not limited to painting, sculpture, music, theater, dance, drawing, and printing. more »

Kids & Family, Crafts

8am-1pm, Saturdays. Downtown Riverfront. Through Nov. 21. Opening Day! Features local farmers, produce, arts and crafts, music, and more. Items change weekly depending on the season and include fresh fruits and berries, vegetables and herbs, eggs more »

Markets, Kids & Family, Outdoor

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