Tale as old as time
“Beauty and the Beast”
Wrightsville Beach Amphitheater
Thursday, March 17, 5:30 p.m., Free
The Performance Club will present Disney’s musical “Beauty and the Beast” with direction by LJ Woodard and musical direction by Samantha Mifsud. Audience members are invited to bring a blanket or chair to sit on for the fun, free children’s theater performance.
Meet the writer
Philip Gerard Book Signing
Saturday, March 19, 3 p.m., Free
Philip Gerard, local author and UNCW professor, will appear to speak about his latest novel, “The Dark of the Island.” Gerard will read a section of his newest thriller, which is set in the Outer Banks, and afterwards will stick around to meet with fans and sign books.
Brick by brick
Spring Break Legos
New Hanover County Main Branch Library
Monday, March 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Free
The main library in downtown Wilmington offers kids and kids-at-heart the chance to create with their favorite building blocks. Families are welcome to bring out their children ages 5 and up. Building is free for this wholesome, fun event.
Cape Fear Museum
Monday, March 21, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., $5-$8
The museum will screen two short planetarium films for those fascinated by the stars, planets and constellations of the solar system. A 7-minute movie, “Citizen Sky: Epsilon Aurigae,” and a 9-minute movie, “Flight to the Moon,” will be shown.