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Early Childhood Family Festival


Smart Start of New Hanover County is excited to announce the
7th Annual Early Childhood Family Festival
planned to take place in-person outside on Saturday, November 6th from 10am to 1pm.

This FREE event provides hands-on, engaging learning activities for young children and links families to the many community resources available to them in New Hanover County. This year, Broccoli Brothers Circus will play their music, and Scooter the Story Yeller will entertain us with his interactive storytelling again.

Art & Science SponsorUnited Health Group, Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation, AmeriHealth Caritas NC
Play & Learning SponsorsYou Teach Them, Confidence Martial Arts, Soccer Shots Cape Fear

Who else is going to be here?
Cameron Art Museum, Sheriffs Dept, Cape Fear Museum, DREAMS of Wilmington, Children’s Museum, City of Wilmington – Fit For Fun & Community Services Division, Seiran Dojo (Martial Arts), D.A.D.S., NHC Library, CCR&R Region 4, Coastal Horizons, NHRMC (Novant), NHCS EC PreK, NHC Parks & Rec, Bits of Bacon Photography, Domestic Violence Shelter, Port City Breast Feeding Project, Trillium, Wilm Fire Dept, and more!

The First Bite Food Truck will be onsite if you choose to purchase food.

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Questions?  Please contact 910-815-3731.