Sick skating skills
Beginner Skateboard Clinic
Saturday, May 18 from 10:30 a.m. to noon
Greenfield Grind Skatepark
The Beginner Skateboard Clinic is for 7-to-12-year-olds to become familiar with equipment, identify safety hazards, understand the “setup” of a skatepark and develop fundamental skateboarding skills. Admission includes two free day passes to the skatepark. Call 910-362-8222.
Our big, fat Greek festival
21st Annual Greek Festival
Friday – Sunday, May 17-19
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Featuring authentic food, music, dancing, cooking demonstrations and church tours, the Greek Festival benefits St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. Children 12 and under are free. For more details, call 910-392-4444.
Farmer tans & drinkin’ shoes
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Thursday – Sunday, May 16-19
8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Thalian Association presents this musical comedy set in rural North Carolina at a Highway 57 gas station. The show features The Brent Stimmel Band, and is directed and choreographed by Debra Gillingham. Visit www.thalianhall.org
A sea of art
Community Arts Day and Student Exhibit
Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher
$6 - $8
The Community Arts Day and Student Exhibit will feature DREAMS of Wilmington students’ ocean-inspired artwork, while local artists lead demonstrations and workshops in recycled art, ceramics, puppetry and more for all ages. Call 910-458-8257.