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What's Happening: January 15-17

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Thinking of making some changes to your home? You don't want to miss a remodeling show this weekend.

It's a dino party!
Friday, bring your little ones to the Fit For Fun Center for a dinosaur dance. The dance begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The price is $5 for kids.

The 140th anniversary celebration of St. Mary Catholic School is Friday. Bishop Michael Burbidge is holding the mass, followed by a reception and history of the school. Tours will also be available. Mass starts at 8:30 a.m.

Kure Beach is remembering the more than 3000 United States colored troops who landed at Ft. Fisher to participate in the union army campaign to take Wilmington. A panel discussion on the impact of their presence is Friday night at the Fisher Student Center at UNC-Wilmington starting at 6:00 p.m. The discussion kicks off the observance of the 145th anniversary of the 2nd battle of Ft. Fisher. Re-enactments will be held Saturday and Sunday at the fort.

Saturday, the Martin Luther King Community Center is holding an MLK day celebration.
It runs from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Activities include entertainment, face painting, food and more. The event is free.

Looking for home improvement ideas? You don't have to look far. The 2010 Home Expo and Remodeling Show is Saturday. It runs from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday and noon until 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults. Free for children 12 and younger.

Get a book and donate to a good cause at the same time. Pomegranate Books is holding food for thought Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., bring in a canned good and get a free book.

Also Sunday, 1st Presbyterian Church in Wilmington is holding its 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The guest speaker is Reverend Joseph Washington. It starts at 4:30 p.m.

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