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Cub Scout Pack 210 Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Nov. 16th

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church: Learning; Growing; Serving

Thomas Nelson to Release The YOU Plan: A Christian Woman's Guide for a Happy, Healthy Life After Divorce

'Forgotten Christmas' Brings Holiday Good Intentions to Reality to Benefit South Asia's Most Impoverished

Kure Memorial Lutheran Church

Junior League of Wilmington 60th Annual Bargain Sale Sip and Shop November 22nd

Cape Fear Festival of Trees at Cameron Art Museum

Cape Fear Festival of Trees at Cameron Art Museum Benefiting Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter and the Museum Features Opening Party in the Pines and a Teddy Bear Picnic Brunch during the Festival Nov. 22 - Dec. 8, 2013


Cape Fear Museum Offers Fascinating Look at Military Mail and Communication

Cape Fear Model Railroad Society Holiday Train Expo 2013

The event will showcase a series of spectacular holiday villages filled with model trains of all kinds running the rail across a large exhibit space

Collection Sites for Global Christmas Project Nov 18-25

Carolina Beach Residents Packing Joy into Shoeboxes for Needy Children

P.I. Calendar of Events for 2013

Island of Lights Holiday Season begins with ‘Light up the Lake Celebration’ on Friday, November 29th at Carolina Beach Lake

Christmas Parade & Flotilla Applications Available

The Holiday Season is fast approaching with the Island of Lights events on Pleasure Island. The Island of Lights Christmas Cards and Ornaments are currently on sale at The Checkered Church Gift Shop, 800 Saint Joseph St.; Island Tackle True Value Hardware, 801 N Lake Park Blvd.; touché 201 N Lake Park Blvd.; Jeanie's Jewels, 1009 N Lake Park Blvd.; Carolina Beach Furniture, 1021 N Lake Park Blvd.; Nautilus Art and Frame, 1009 N Lake Park Blvd.. The schedule of Island of Lights Holiday events is:
• Light up the Lake - Friday, November 29th at 7 PM. Carolina Beach Lake
• Parade - Friday, December 6 at 7:30 PM at Lake Park Blv
• Flotilla - Saturday, December 7 at 6 PM in the Carolina Beach Boat Basin
• Tour of Homes - Saturday, December 14 from 4 –9 PM in Carolina & Kure Beaches
• New Year’s Celebration - Monday, December 31st at 9PM around the Carolina Beach Boardwalk Area
For event descriptions and for contacts visit Frances Massey at 458-5507 can mail you a PARADE APPLICATION for a float entry. Homes are needed for the annual tour.  Please consider participating and helping us carry on this annual tradition.  Contact James Allen at 458-5006.
FLOTILLA APPLICATIONS can be obtained at the IOL website or by stopping at the Checkered Church Gift Shop.  Duke Energy is once again a major sponsor of  the Flotilla and the judging for the prizes will be done by Eric Medler of Cumulus Broadcasting, John Evans, News Anchor at WECT News, and Lori Harris, the Marketing Manager at Star News.     
This season is the 24th Holiday Season for the Island of Lights organization.  With your help, we look forward to continuing the tradition. This brief history of the organization may inspire you to join us.
The Island of Lights committee began in 1989 as a project of the Pleasure Island Jaycees. The Jaycees disbanded early in 1990 and the Island of Lights Committee became an organization of community volunteers. The main purpose was and is, to promote tourism for Pleasure Island (Carolina and Kure Beaches) from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.  We had five displays that first year and today w have over 20 displays.  Activities that have been added since the first year are a Fashion Show, Light Up at the Lake, a nighttime Christmas Parade, a Holiday Flotilla, a Tour of Homes, and a New Year’s Eve Countdown and fireworks.  With the help of the towns of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach and businesses in our community, our events have brought people to Pleasure Island from as far way as Ohio and Pennsylvania each year, so we have definitely helped increase tourism for our island.  As a group, we hope to continue our activities for many more years to come and have everyone enjoy our activities as much as we do.

Step Up For Soldiers and High Tide Lounge will hold the annual chili cook-off on November 16th

Third Annual Step Up For Soldiers Backyard BBQ Cook-Off “Where the BBQ Meets the Beach”

Carolina Beach Parks and Recreation Center Events

Carolina Beach Area Opens Collection Sites for Global Christmas Project Nov 18-25

Carolina Beach Residents Packing Joy into Shoeboxes for Needy Children Overseas

Cub Scout Pack 210 Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Nov. 16th

Coastal Carolina Clay Guild Hosts Seventh Annual Holiday Show and Sale November 1st

1st Annual Christmas Craft Show held at the American Legion Post 129 November 9th

17th Annual "No Dinner-Dinner" to benefit The Help Center