Up & Coming Weekly

June 13, 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 JUNE 14 - 20, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES AIRBORNE & SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM Join the Airborne and Special Operations Museum to celebrate the U.S. Army's birthday with a special presentation by Ltc. (Ret.) Harry "Hank" Cramer, III. His father, Captain Harry Griffith Cramer, was the first U.S. Army Vietnam War casualty. He is a subject matter expert on his father's unit, the 14th SFOD, the first Special Forces team to deploy to Vietnam. One ticket is $15, two tickets are $25. To sign up for this event, visit www.asomf.org or call 910-643-2778. SATURDAY, JUNE 17 FATHER'S DAY BRUNCH HUSKE HARDWARE 5 p.m. Join thegroupTheory, Inc. for their first ma- jor fundraiser since their inception in 2016. Live musical guests and a DJ will keep you entertained while your gracious host guides the evening. A menu of light hors d'oeuvres will be offered along with cocktails as they highlight the focus of their various outreach programs and the efforts to benefit our communities now and going forward. For information on the organization or to get tickets to the event, visit https://www.thegrouptheory.com/ 7:30 p.m. Book Black Women and No Longer Bound Entertainment present an original June- teenth program that displays the evolution of Black America using song, poetry and dance. "400 Years" reminds us where we were, who we are, and how we'll reach our tomorrow. "400 Years: The Evolution of Black American Independence" is written and produced by Book Black Women Inc. founder Ayana Washington and No Longer Bound Entertainment founder Cerina Johnson. Tickets can be bought at https://ci.ovationtix.com/36634/produc- tion/1156275 or call 910-323-4234 for more information. MISSION 2 SPACE 300 MAIDEN LANE 4 p.m. Get inspired to go on your own adventure and join the Cumberland County Library Headquarters on a Mission 2 Space with building bricks. Discover some incredible structures at Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39, travel the surface of the moon on a lunar rover, explore Mars onboard the "Curiosity" and visit the International Space Station. They will provide the bricks. All you need to bring for this adventure is your imagination. This free event is perfect for kids who are elementary school-aged. Registration is required by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1361. TUESDAY, JUNE 20 THURSDAY, JUNE 15 COMEDY & COCKTAILS PADDY'S IRISH PUB 7:30 p.m. Sit back and be prepared to laugh out loud with The Church Entertainment Lounge's showcase of comedians Joe Pontillo and Brian McGuiness. Pontillo is a nationally touring comedian from New York who has appeared on AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, MTV, Sirius XM and Amazon Prime. McGuiness has been making audiences laugh around the country since 2004. A veteran of the NYC comedy scene for over 18 years, he recently made his move down to Raleigh for an easier life. 5:30 p.m. MONDAY, JUNE 19 SATURDAY, JUNE 17 YOUTH ARCHERY CLINIC LAKE RIM PARK 10 a.m. This is an introductory class for younger archers. Smaller bows and a shorter class time will help beginning archers learn the basics of safety, equipment care, and proper form. This event is great for kids ages 5 to 7. The parent or guardian must stay and supervise. You must register for a spot because space is limited. Registration is $5 a participant and can be made by calling 910-433-1018. BREAKING BARRIERS THE METROPOLITAN ROOM 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Treat Dad to Brunch, Beer & Beermosas this Father's Day at Huske Hardware Restaurant in downtown Fayetteville. Their hearty southern brunch is sure to please Dad, and just for him, they will be fea- turing a 14 ounce certified Angus Ribeye Steak and Eggs Platter with a PBR Tall Boy in a brown bag. A special Beermosa just for Dad will also be available all day long. Other Dad favorites include their Country Fried Steak & Eggs, Chicken & Waffles, Beef Tips over crispy jalapeƱo hash browns topped with fried eggs and their signature Reuben Benedict! Reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing events@huskehardware.com SUNDAY, JUNE 18 FRIDAY, JUNE 16 JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION 352 DEVERS STREET 2 p.m. Join Feed Them Babies at the Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville to kick off Juneteenth Weekend with some family fun and lear- ning. Education begins within a child's home and community. They will be tea- ching on the history of Juneteenth, establishing freedom principles of their own and making tie dye shirts with the whole family. Together, you will break bread, enjoy the splash pad and open playground as children and families celebrate. 400 YEARS CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE

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