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Senior site menus
Here are lunch menus for Brunswick County’s seven Senior Nutrition Sites for next week.
Monday, July 16
Meatloaf, peas and carrots, au gratin potatoes, biscuit, milk.
Tuesday, July 17
Barbecue chicken, parsley rice, cabbage, pineapple, corn bread, milk.
Wednesday, July 18
Creamy stroganoff with noodles, greens with onions, corn and red peppers, whole-wheat bread, milk.
Thursday, July 19
Baked potato with cheese and coney/chili sauce, broccoli, biscuit, milk.
Friday, July 20
Smoked turkey sausage, pinto beans, greens, hot dog bun, banana, milk.
The seven sites and their hours are as follows:
Shallotte Senior Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Leland Senior Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Southport Senior Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oak Island Senior Site, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Calabash Senior Site, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Boiling Spring Lakes Senior Site, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Supply Senior Site, Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
All sites serve lunch at noon. Contributions are entirely voluntarily; however, no one is turned away for failure to contribute. Menus are subject to change.
Waterway has annual art show, sale
The Waterway Art Association presented its 21st annual art show and sale May 21-28 at Brunswick Community College Extension on U.S. 17 in Calabash.
Artwork was judged by Kevin Beck, featured in various art and cultural publications, as well as in corporate and personal collections throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and New Zealand.
Prizes awarded consisted of cash, merchandise and ribbons by Lacey Wingard, president, and Judith Ann Gerdes, show chairperson, at the artist reception and awards presentation on Thursday, May 24.
Best in Show award went to Marie Kasper for her oil painting, “Sunset at Sunset.”
First place for the Award of Excellence went to Pat Golden, “Tranquility;” second place was Susan Mauney, “Dear Simone;” and in third place was Brenda Goff for “Gabriel.”
The Brunswick Arts Council award was presented to Don Bashore for “Storm Wave.” Mary Ann Kelly won The Peoples Choice award for her watercolor, “A Special Moment after the Game.”
Merit and honorable mention awards were also presented.
Two members of the association, Marilyn Pounds and Barbara Clark, donated paintings to the Brunswick Community College Extension.
A donation of $500 was awarded by Waterway Art Association to Hope Shadding Hyer, a visual arts teacher at South Brunswick Middle School, who will use the funds for supplies in her work with students.
Visitors to the exhibit were also eligible to receive a mini-painting done by a local artist in a drawing at the end of each day.
Waterway Art Association is a member of the Brunswick Arts Council. For more information, visit its website at www.waterwayart.org.
New books at Rourk Branch Library
The following books are now available at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte. Reviews are courtesy of Friends of the Library.
“Bringing Up Bebe” by Pamela Druckerman. One American mother discovers the wisdom of French parenting.
“Never Tell” by Alafair Burke. When 16-year-old Julia Whitmire is found dead in her bathtub and a handwritten suicide note left on her bed, her parents insist that their daughter would never take her own life, but Julia’s enviable world was more complicated than it seemed.
“Wicked Business” by Janet Evanovich. Whether it is monkey business, funny business, or getting down to business, the Lizzy and Dresel series proves that there’s no business like “wicked business.”
“Summerland” by Erin Hilderbrand. A perfect summer night ends in a deadly crash, and four lives are changed forever.
“The Line Between Here and Gone” by Andrea Kane. The perfect blend of high-stakes action and gut-wrenching psychological suspense.
“Tuesday’s Child” by Fern Michaels. A gripping new novel filled with heart and hope, as a young woman wrongly found guilty of murder receives the gift of a second chance.
“Between the Lines” by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer. Together with her daughter Samantha, Jodi Picoult has written a classic fairy tale with a modern twist. Readers will be swept away by this story of a girl who crosses the border between reality and fantasy in a perilous search for her own happy ending.
Planetarium has new sky shows for summer
Ingram Planetarium is debuting two spectacular new shows this summer in its Sky Theater. Dynamic Earth, showing at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. takes you on a ride along swirling ocean currents, down into the depths of a volcano, into the center of a monster hurricane, and down to the ocean floor.
Tales of the Maya Skies, showing at 2 p.m., introduces you to the amazing astrological achievements of the ancient Maya people. The 4 p.m. show, Oasis in Space, takes you on an exploration of distant planets and galaxies in a search for water and life.
At 11 a.m., see Legends of the Night Sky, a humorous look at the mythology behind the constellations Orion and Perseus, for half-price admission: $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, $2 for ages 3-4, and free for ages 2 and younger.
Weekdays at noon, the planetarium features free family programs in its Paul Dennis Science Hall: Tuesdays, Navigating the Seas; Wednesdays, Sea Turtle Talk; Thursdays, Fun in the Sun; and Fridays, What’s Up?
Laser music shows are presented Thursdays through Saturdays:
Thursdays: Beatles at 5 p.m.; Laser Spirit at 6 p.m.; Arena Rock at 7 p.m.
Fridays: Metallica at 5 p.m.; Led Zeppelin at 6 p.m.; Pink Floyd: “The Wall” at 7 p.m.
Saturdays: Beatles at 5 p.m.; Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon” at 6 p.m.; Pink Floyd: “The Wall” at 7 p.m.
Metallica and Pink Floyd: “The Wall” are not recommended for young children. Playlists for each show are available on the website.
Visit Ingram Planetarium at 7625 High Market St. in Sunset Beach. Call 575-0033 or visit www.MuseumPlanetarium.org for programs, admission prices, laser music show playlists, hours, and directions.
Museum has summer activities, programs
The Museum of Coastal Carolina has activities and programs for the summer months ahead.
Afternoon family programs begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday:
Mondays: Family Scavenger Hunt.
Tuesdays: Ocean Reef Explorer.
Wednesdays: Who Are You Swimming With?
Thursdays: Megabites–It’s All About Sharks!
Fridays: Touch Tank Feeding and Sea Shell Identification.
Evening family programs begin at 7 p.m.:
Mondays: Sea Turtles and You!
Wednesdays: Pirates Ahoy!
Thursdays: Snakes Alive!
A special evening program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, features Samford University professor Julie Williams talking about “Surviving the Titanic.”
Visit the Museum of Coastal Carolina at 21 East Second St. on Ocean Isle Beach. Call 579-1016 or visit www.MuseumPlanetarium.org for programs, admission prices, hours, and directions.
Book sale is July 14
Friends of the Leland Library will have their monthly Second Saturday book sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Magnolia House, 485 Village Road in Leland, adjacent to the library.
This month, all books by Stephen King and Lillian Jackson Braun are priced at two for one. Also specially priced at two for one are all science fiction, fantasy and sports books, including oversized sport books in the special collections room. Regular priced books are fifty-cents for paperbacks and one-dollar for hard cover books. All proceeds will benefit the Leland Library.
For information on this or future book sales, call Ellie Edwards at (910) 338-3098 or Arlene White at (910) 617-2538.