Splash Bash

Friday, 7:30-10 p.m.

Splash Bash

Enjoy an evening of games, music, dancing and swimming at the Tarawa Terrace Pool while getting to know your community. For more information, call 449-4309.

Movies in the Park

Friday, 7 p.m.

Jacksonville Recreation & Parks Department will host a free movie in the park featuring “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (PG-13) at the Commons Recreation Complex in Jacksonville. The event will begin at 7 p.m., with the movie showing at sunset. Concessions will be available. For more information, call 938-5312.

Maysville Summer Festival 2017

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.

The Maysville Summer Festival will offer live music and entertainment, arts, crafts, displays, demonstrations, helicopter rides, food and more. For more information, call 743-4441.

Creature Feature- Animal Show and tell

Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon

Eastern Exotics and Swansboro Parks and Recreation will host an animal education event at the Swansboro Parks and Recreation Center. It will feature both furry and non-furry animals. Admission is free for children 12 years and under and $5 for participants 13 and older. For more information, call 326-2600.

Plant with Us Morning

Aug. 25, 7:30-10 a.m.

Marine Corps Community Services’ Tarawa Terrace Community Center will host a planting morning at the community garden for a hands-on discussion of tricks, and tips for planting lettuce, cilantro, garden peas, parsley and dill. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves to the free event. For more information, call 450-1687.

Fossil Fair

Aug. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Marine Corps Community Services will host a Fossil Fair at Onslow Beach at the Sand Dollar Shores and Turtle Train Gazebo. The event will feature fossil experts from the Aurora Fossible and Smithsonian museums discussing the fossils that can be found at Onslow Beach. A variety of kids activities will also be available at the free event. For more information, call 440-7259.