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by Erica Katz

Thurs., June 3

PARTY ON THE PLANK

High Point Public Library; 901 N. Main St., High Point 336.207.5216; www.partyontheplank.com; 5:30 p.m.; $2

PARTY ON THE PLANK IS AN EVENT DESIGNED TO FEATURE THE BEST OF LOCAL CULTURE. TAKING PLACE IN THE PUBLIC LIBRARY PARKING LOT AND ON ELM STREET, PARTY ON THE PLANK IS HIGH POINT’S PREMIER SUMMER CULTURAL EVENT. THERE WILL BE MUSICIANS, ARTISTS, RESTAURANTS, BREWERIES, RETAILERS AND MORE EXHIBITING THEIR TALENTS. ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE FROM HIGH POINT, JAMESTOWN, ARCHDALE, TRINITY, THOMASVILLE AND WALLBURG. EVERY THURSDAY PARTY ON THE PLANK WILL FEATURE A CENTER STAGE WITH TWO LOCAL BANDS FROM DIFFERENT GENRES, AN ART GALLERY, A FOOD COURT, A LO- CAL MARKET AND A BEVERAGE CENTER. ADMISSION IS ONLY $2 FOR EVERYBODY AGES 10 AND UP SO LET THE PARTY BEGIN!

Wed., June 2

THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL

Broach Theatre; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.378.9300; www.carolinatheatre.com; 8 p.m.; $16 to $23 The Broach Theatre presents The Star-Spangled Girl by Neil Simon. Tonight’s show is a preview and tickets are $16. The play will be shown June 3 through 12 for $23. It’s a hilarious comedy of a love triangle and politics. Characters Andy and Norman are radicals who have a magazine that is dedicated to fighting “the system” in America. Things get interesting when a Southern girl, Sophie, moves in next door to Andy and Norman. You won’t want to miss this exciting show by the famous American playwright and screenwriter. Tickets are available at the box office, by calling the Broach Theatre or online at the website listed above.

Fri., June 4

ARTS D’VINE

Mountain & Main streets, Kernersville; 336.996.2225; www.artsdvine.com; 5 p.m.; $5 Tonight businesses in historic downtown Kernersville will turn Mountain and Main streets into an arts district for the evening for the third Arts d’Vine! Local artists will display their work and musicians will entertain. For $5 you get a souvenir glass to taste the best of North Carolina wineries. This event is open to everyone and, with the exception of the wine tastings, is totally free. Check out the website for a list of participating artisans. Don’t miss this celebration of Triad culture while getting to know downtown Kernersville!

Sat, June 5

HOME TOUR

Downtown; 223 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.379.0060; www.downtowngreensboro.net; 10 a.m.; $12.50 Take the Downtown Home Tour and get a glimpse into what it’s like living in the center city! View unique floor plans, homesites for sale or rent and ideas for decorating your own home. It’s a selfguided tour but passes must be shown to enter any of the properties. The event will be held rain or shine. Tour passes are $12.50 per person and are available for purchase online, at the Triad Stage Box Office located at 232 S. Elm St., or by phone at 274-0067. Get your tickets in advance as space is limited. This is sure to be a fun way to discover urban living!

Sun, June 6

SMELLS LIKE ROSES

High Point Museum; 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point; 336.885.1859; www.highpointmuseum.org; 1 p.m. $1 Today is your last chance to experience the Smells Like Roses (and Lavender) event at the High Point Museum. Learn about how early American women used homemade scented waters for skin tonics, scenting linens, and more. Then make your own small bottle of rose or lavender water. All ages are welcome. It’s only $1 per bottle. Drop-in any time until 4 p.m. For more information on the High Point Museum’s exhibits and events, visit their website. There’s always something fun and learning-oriented for children and the entire family!

Mon., June 7

SLOW FOOD DINNER

Noble’s Grille; 380 Knollwood St., Winston-Salem; 336.777.8477; www.noblesgrille.com; 6:30 p.m.; $55 In their efforts to raise awareness of the local slow food movement and their dedication to farmto-table dining, Noble’s Grille invites you to a Slow Food dinner. There, Slow Food Piedmont Triad will be presenting educational tips abo’ut local produce and good, clean and fair food while enjoying a four-course meal. Noble’s Grill will also be receiving their Snail of Approval award for their contributions to the quality, authenticity and sustainability of the Triad’s food supply. The cost is $55 per person and includes a $10 donation to Slow Food Piedmont Triad. Organic wines will be sold separately by the glass. Seating is limited and reservations are required, so call today! Slow Food Piedmont Triad is an organization that celebrates local food and those involved in growing, selling, preparing and enjoying it. To learn more about them visit www.slowfoodpiedmont.org.

Tues., June 8

RECYCLING CLASS

Bur-Mil Park Wildlife Education Center; 5834 Bur- Mil Club Road, Greensboro; 336.373.3802; www.greensboro-nc.gov; 6:30 p.m.; FREE Come to Bur-Mil Park tonight for their Recycling in Greensboro class. It will cover the importance of recycling, what happens to recyclable materials when they leave the recycling center, and what Greensboro’s recycling program looks like. This is a free workshop for everybody ages 6 and older and has no prerequisites. Recycling is a key component of modern waste reduction. It’s something everyone should know about and do as often as possible. This class will also be offered Aug. 10. The Wildlife Education Center offers many educational classes. Registration is required since space is limited to 30 participants per class. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Call the number listed above to register.

Wed., June 9

SYNERG ON TAP

REFS; 3404 Whitehurst Road, Greensboro; 336.379.0821; www.synerg.org; 5:30 p.m.; FREE This month’s synerG On Tap event will be at REFS in Greensboro. Come out for an informal social and professional networking opportunity! synerG On Tap is designed to help connect young professionals within the community. Events are held every second Wednesday of the month at restaurants and locations change each month to show the variety of establishments. Light appetizers are often provided by the restaurant. It’s free and open to all young professionals! Visit the website listed above to learn more about synerG and their leadership and networking opportunities.

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