Upcoming events!

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Children’s Carnival

Friday, 6 - 9 p.m.

Guardian Ad Litem will host its annual Children’s Carnival at the Riverwalk Park on 421 Court Street. The event raises awareness for child abuse prevention. The event will feature face painting, games, balloons and walking superheroes to take pictures with kids among other activities for the entire family. For more information, visit their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CommunityChildrensCarnival

Galactic STARLAB in the Park

Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m

Experience the thrill and excitement of a STARLAB portable planetarium at Hammocks Beach State Park. Learn about the universe and the solar system. The event will feature games and crafts for the whole family. Telescopes and binoculars will be available to get a closer look at some of the planets and stars in the night sky if weather permits. For more information, call 326-4881.

FOCUS Spring Fling celebrating military kids

Monday, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Join FOCUS for games on the lawn, a photo booth, crafts, face painting and an obstacle course. There will be prizes and giveaways going on throughout the event. FOCUS will be joined by the Exceptional Family Member Program, school liaison officers, Prevention & Education Program, LINKS and Marine Corps Family Team Building. Open to all military families on Camp Lejeune and New River. For more information, call 450-5635.

Vietnam Veterans’ Recognition Day

April 28, 10 - 11 a.m.

The Jon Panarese Chapter 654 Vietnam Veterans of America will host a Vietnam Veterans’ Recognition Day at 10 a.m. at Lejeune Memorial Gardens. The guest speaker will be Kathleen Poole, a Vietnam Army veteran. For more information, call 577-1100.

2018 National Day of Prayer Breakfast

May 3, 6:45 - 8 a.m.

The Camp Lejeune area chaplains will host a breakfast honoring the National Day of Prayer at Paradise Point Officers’ Club on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. RSVP required by April 27. For more information, call 451-8691.

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 cdewitt@camplejeuneglobe.com or call 451-7421. Space is limited to availability. To submit your event for our online calendar, visit www.camplejeuneglobe.com/calendar.