I talked with Pat Holleman, potter, president, and original member of the Port City Pottery and Fine Crafts cooperative; also Iris Simmons, art quilter and original member. The artists are celebrating their 5th anniversary at The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington with refreshments all day Friday, then a party with wine, snacks, and hourly drawings for artwork, tomorrow from 5 to 9 pm.
Today I talked with Diana Corbett of North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Dr. Phil Garwood (Dr. Rocks) of CFCC. We discussed Fly Trap Frolic, a free family event Saturday from 9AM to noon at the Stanley Rehder Carnivorous Plant Garden behind Alderman Elementary School on Independence Blvd.
I spoke with Lynne Fender, a volunteer Guardian ad Litem. John Taggart, the president of the non-profit Cape Fear Guardian ad Litem Association was with us too. The volunteers in the program serve as support for children going through the legal system so their interests are clearly represented.
Today I talked with director Thom Clemmons and actress Sydney Nobles about Brunswick Little Theatre’s production of Nunsense 2: The Second Coming at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.
"Ticket to Taste" was an event to raise funds for the non-profit Interfaith Refugee Ministry, which is settling a large community of Burmese immigrants in Wilmington. Jamie Mills is the Executive Director.
I spoke with David Hardin, Public Information Officer for Cape Fear Community College. David brought with him Frank Carter, chair of the Department of Humanities & Fine Arts. There’s a ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Hanover Gallery at CFCC on Friday afternoon at 3PM.