Up & Coming Weekly

February 21, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM FEBRUARY 22 - 28, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 COOKING MATTERS 5572 SHENANDOAH DRIVE This free, virtual cooking class is for families looking to learn new techniques in the kitchen together. Cooking Matters allows participants to cook in the comfort of their homes with ingredients and instructions supplied by Rick's Place and The Poe Center for Health Education. Registered participants will pick up food kits from Rick's Place with all the ingre- dients needed for the program, then log into a Zoom session where an instructor leads them step-by-step through the recipe. Cooking Matters is most suitable for adults cooking with children between the ages of 4 to 12. However, it is up to each adult participant to assess the ability of younger participants and apply safety rules accordingly. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3xifYvq. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 LIBRARY BOOK SALE 300 MAIDEN LANE 10 a.m. & 12 p.m. Enjoy a one-day production of "The Musi- cal Adventures of Flat Stanley" featuring the CFRTeen Touring Ensemble. Stanley Lambchop is your ordinary, everyday ten-year-old until the bulletin board on the wall above his bed comes loose and falls right on top of him. The next morning, Stanley wakes up flat. In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley — the ultimate exchange student — scours the globe for a solution to his unusual problem. He's stamped, posted and canceled from Hollywood and France to Honolulu and be- yond, all in an effort to become a three-dimensional boy once more. Tickets are $10 and can be bought by calling the box office at 910-323-4233 or book online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/36634/production/1149417. 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. Matilda is an extraordinary girl with an appetite for books. As her vivid imagina- tion pushes every boundary, she dares to dream of a better life and becomes the hero of her own story. Based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl, this TONY Award-winning musical revels in the magic of childhood and proves that you're never too young to be a hero! Rated PG for Parental Guidance. This play contains some mild adult themes. Ticket prices range from $19 to $37. This is the last day to see the musical. CLARK PARK HISTORY TOUR CLARK PARK 4 p.m. Every part of Fayetteville is rich in history and Clark Park is no different. Join a Park Ranger on a hike to learn about the park's fascinating past, from its original native inhabitants through Colonial times, the Civil War and on to the modern day. Call or register online. This tour is free and is geared toward everyone ages eight and up. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 ALL ABOUT CREDIT SCORES 4101 RAEFORD ROAD SUITE 100 12 p.m. The Wellness & Opportunity Center provi- des programs and educational opportuni- ties for AmeriHealth Caritas NC members and the community. This free event will focus on Finance. Their partner, Operation Hope, will present a workshop surrounding Credit Scores. Let them help you move from financial insecurity to financial freedom. There will be a lunch provided. Re- gistration is required. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3JXpSdA. 11 a.m. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) GILBERT THEATER 8 p.m. All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Three madcap men in tights weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter. An irreverent, fast-pa - ced romp through Bard's plays, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was London's longest-running comedy. Tickets can be bought at https://ci.ovationtix.com/36002/production/1146554?performanceId=11204550. FLAT STANLEY THE STUDIO AT CFRT 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library is holding a book sale. They will be selling hardbacks, paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs, sheet music, magazines, manga, graphic novels, fiction and non-fiction. They will accept credit cards, cash and checks. Funds from the book sale will be used to help fund library programs. Annual Friends memberships are available during the sale, at any library branch or with PayPal. Members receive early admission to the book sale, receive early notices of future book sales and author events. Individual memberships start at $15 a year. For more information, call 910-483-7727, ext. 1304 or visit cumber- landcountylibraryfriends.com SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24 I'M SOUL 114 HAY ST 7:30 p.m. Come celebrate Black History Month with the Fayetteville Next Advisory Commission and Concourse 107 for a night of painting and fun. This night will celebrate the contri - butions African-Americans have made to the city and the country. The featured art is by @Kognoscenti, a member of 28 Arts Councils and museums. Get to meet other locals, enjoy food and beverages while creating with this talented artist and learn how to paint on canvas. This event is great for beginners and expert painters! Tickets are $25 and can be bought at https://bit.ly/3ltR4X6. MATILDA: THE MUSICAL CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE

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