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What's Happening: July 23 - 25

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If your little one loves football this may be the camp for them. Former ECU football player Jay Ross is holding a football camp for kids of all ages. If your child can walk get them suited up and bring them out to the Martin Luther King Center this weekend. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the event is from 9 a.m. -- 2 p.m. and it's free.

All you boat lovers listen up. Cape Fear Community College's annual boat show is back in the port city. You can come out and celebrate the craft of boat building. You can also build your very own wooden row boat. The event is Saturday at Cape Fear Community College in the "W" building. It's from 9:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m., and it's free.

How fast would it take you to rescue a firefighter off a roof? Saturday is your chance to find out. The Carolina Beach Fire Department and Myrtle Grove Fire Department will compete against each other to see who gets rescued the fastest. Each time you buy a spicy chicken sandwich you'll get a chance to rescue a firefighter. There will be other games to play as well. All the fun will be at the Chick-Fil-A at Monkey Junction from 10:30 a.m. -- 2 p.m.

You can do you part in cleaning up the oil spill in the gulf coast, .one book at a time. The Cape Fear Green Building Alliance is hosting a book sale fundraiser. If you have any unwanted books you can bring them to the Lumina Station Saturday from 11 a.m. -- 5 p.m. to do your part in the cleanup effort.

Become an aquarist apprentice for the day. Saturday you can visit the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher and join the staff behind the scenes and learn all about aquarium animals. You need to be at least 10 years old to participate. It starts at 2 p.m. Call 910-458-8257 to pre-register. Prices start at $23.

From bats to foxes to owls, you can become a night hunter by exploring nocturnal creatures that roam our region. This hands-on adventure is Sunday at the Cape Fear Museum. It starts at 2:30 p.m. and it's $4 plus museum admission to explore.

You have another chance to catch a flick while enjoying the great outdoors. The Pleasure Island Outdoor Summer Movie Series continues. It's at the Carolina Beach Lake Park. Their next showing is Sunday at 8:45 p.m. The movie is Where the Wild Things Are. It's free.

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