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Free Movie – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (G)

Friday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Come out to the Tarawa Terrace Community Center for a free viewing of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” The event is open to all authorized patrons. For more information, call 450-1807.

Puppy Plunge

Sept. 8, 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your four-legged family members to the New River Family Pool for some canine water fun. Show off your pet and see who has the fanciest trick, is best dressed, who is the most obedient and has the most Marine Corps spirit. The cost of registration is $5 per pet. Must register between Aug. 17 and Sep. 7. This event is open to all authorized patrons. Restricted breeds not permitted. For more information, call 449-4309.

Seaside Cinema

Sept. 8, 8 – 10 p.m.

Enjoy a family-friendly movie, popcorn and drinks at Onslow Beach on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Seaside Cinema is free and open to authorized patrons. Featured movie will be The Incredibles 2. For more information, call 440-7502.

POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony

Sept. 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Rolling Thunder Chapter NC - 5 will be holding a ceremony to remember Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action. The event will take place at the Vietnam Memorial inside the Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be located at the USO, 9 Tallman Street in Jacksonville. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 389-7319.

Retiree Appreciation Day

Sept. 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join the Marston Pavilion for the annual Retiree Appreciation Day where Marine Corps retirees will be honored for their service. The event is open to all authorized patrons. For more information, call 451-1521.

For information on concerts, festivals, special events and classes up and down the Carolina coast, check out What’s happenin’ CAROLINA each week. To add your event, email or call 451-7421. Space is limited to availability. To submit your event for our online calendar, visit