July 4. 6pm. Izzy and the Catastrophics. Fun Fourth Festival, Downtown Greensboro. Wayne Hancock guitarist Izzy Zaidman and his band Izzy and the Catastrophics Announce US Summer Tour Dates including this stop downtown on the 4th. For more info, visit www.izzyandthecatastrophics.com
July 6. 8pm. Fiddle & Bow presents Occidental Gypsy. Community Arts Cafe. 411 W 4th St., Winston-Salem. Great “Gypsy Jazz” band from the Northeast featuring two guitars, violin, bass and percussion. For more info, visit www.fiddleandbow.org
July 12. 6pm. Bethabara Concert Band & Family Evening. Historic Bethabara Park. 2147 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem. Enjoy music from all eras, Dino’s New York hot dogs, ice cream, children’s games, hay wagon rides & more! For more info, visit www.bethabarapark.org
July 15. 6-7:30pm. Arts Splash 2012 Summer concert series. High Point University, Roberts Hall. 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point. This Sunday’s performing artist will be Matt Dyllon & Most Wanted (country) For more info, visit www.highpointarts.org
July 20. 6pm. SECCA Crossroads Concert. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. Don’t miss the next installment of the Crossroads Concert Series featuring Patterson Hood & the Downtown Rumblers and Hiss Golden Messenger. For more info, visit www.secca.org
July 20. 8pm. Fiddle & Bow presents R. B. Morris. Community Arts Cafe. 411 W 4th St., Winston-Salem. Singer/songwriter making his first appearance on our stage. Highly recommended – his debut CD was produced by John Prine’s Oh Boy Records. For more info, visit www.fiddleandbow.org
July 21. 8pm. Dinner with a Taste of Jazz. The Secret Tea Room Cafe. 412 State St., Greensboro. Many of you already know the great music Bill Mann delivers when playing the smooth jazz saxophone to the tunes by artists: David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., and more. The evening includes an elegant 4 course dinner and wine. For more info, visit www.dinnerwithatasteofjazz.com
July 22. 6-7:30pm. Arts Splash 2012 Summer concert series. Washington Terrace Park. 101 Gordon St., High Point. This Sunday’s performing artist will be EnVision (r&b) For more info, visit www.highpointarts.org
Now through July 28. 51st Annual Eastern Music Festival. The Eastern Music Festival’s mission is to promote musical enrichment, excellence, professional collaboration, innovation, and diversity through a nationally-recognized teaching program, music festival, concerts, and other programs which will enhance the quality of life, health, and vitality of our region. For more info, follow EasternMusicFestival on facebook!
Sundays. 8pm. Live Music/Spoken Word. The Lounge. 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro. For more info, email email@example.com
Sundays, July 8, 15, 22, 29. 5:30pm. Level 1 African Drum Classes. Golden Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Percussively inclined? Don’t miss out on these great classes presented by Tam Tam Mandingue. For more info, visit www.ttmws.com
Wednesdays in June & July. 7pm. CFBG Live Jams. CFBG. 930 S Chapman St., Greensboro. Come down to your favorite local record store for different local musicians and DJs performing every week! For more info, visit www.cfbgs.com
Wednesdays. 12pm. Tunes at Noon. Center City Park. 200 N Elm St., Greensboro. Hey you! Downtown employees! Kids on summer break! Join us every Wednesday in Center City Park for a free concert at lunchtime! For more info and a full schedule, visit www.centercitypark.org
First Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. Nylon String Sessions. Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Nylon stringed instrumen talists are invited for a gathering and ‘play-in’ in a relaxed listening environment. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit www. communityartscafe.com.
Thursdays. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Weekly Jam Sessions. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free, all ages welcome. Also held every Saturday from 9:00- 11:00 a.m. at the Downtown Cinema Theatre, 142 N. Main St., Mount Airy, followed by a live WPAQ radio broadcast of the Merry-Go-Round program. For information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998.
Fridays, Now through September 1. Winston-Salem Summer Music Series. Corpening Plaza & intersection of 6th and Trade Sts., Winston-Salem. These popular free outdoor concerts have been a big part of the resurgence of downtown Winston-Salem since they started in the summer of 1998. For more info and the full line-up, visit www.dwsp.org/music
Fridays & Saturdays. Reggae music/DJ. Pointe-Noire. 223 S Elm St., Greensboro. Come visit this brand new establishment and hear some great music. For more info, call 336.676.5459 or visit Pointe Noire on facebook.
First Friday of each month. Late Night Live at Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Enjoy live jazz music, dinner and drinks on the first Friday of each month. There is no cover charge. Visit www.EasternMusicFestival.org.
July 5 through August 23. 4pm. Yoga For Kids (Ages 7-13). Sunrise Yoga Gallery. 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct., Suite 1, Clemmons. Bring your kids for a fun-filled activity that improves their body awareness, self-esteem, and flexibility. For more info, visit www.sunriseyoga.net
Happening Now. 11:30am-12:30pm. Yoga for Every Woman. Sunrise Yoga Studio. 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct., Suite 1, Clemmons. If you are looking for a new way to kick off your summer by getting active, Curvy Girl Yoga with Kim Crawford at Sunrise Yoga Studio in Clemmons is the class for you. For more info, call 336.778.1233 or visit www.sunriseyoga.net
Happening now. Lunch Time Yoga. Sunrise Yoga Studio. 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct. #1, Clemmons. For six weeks on Wednesday starting April 11, 2012, we will offer 45 minute sessions of Yoga. From 12 noon to 12:45 For students of all levels, including beginners. Attend 1 session or all 6. $60 for all 6 sessions. $15 single class. For more info, visit www.sunriseyoga.net
Mondays. Movement, Mobility, and Balance Intensive Level 2-3 with Jacob Felder. Yoga Gal lery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Increase range of motion and heighten coordination using joint and muscle isolation techniques. Sharpen your sense of balance with techniques developed by Jacob, RYT 500 hours, movement/balance artist. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net
Tuesdays. Yoga Level 1 with Judi Maloy. Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. A great class for learning the basics, names and benefits of Yoga poses, and building strength while gaining flexibility. No one is too new. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net
Thursdays. 9-10:15am. Yoga for Arthritis. The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston- Salem. Arthritis affects more than 70 million (or one in three) American adults. Yoga moves the joints through an extreme but safe range of motion allowing life-sustaining synovial fluid to lubricate them. For more info and registration, call 336.725.4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net
Saturdays, Now through July 21. 11am- 12:30pm. Novice Yoga Classes. The Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. This six-week Novice class is suited for those who are tentative about attending a regular class for fear of winding up next to a ballerina who can tie her body in knots, or being in a class where you will be the only beginner. For more info, call 336.655.7047
Sundays. 6-7pm. Restorative Yoga. The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative Yoga helps us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. For more info and registration, call 336.725.4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net
July 7 & 8. 2pm. Disney’s Cinderella Kids.The Broach Theatre. 520 S Elm St., Greensboro. The timeless fairy tale meets the magic of Disney in this adaptation of the treasured animated film. For more info and tickets, visit www.broachtheatre.org
July 9 through August 3. Teen Drop-In.Greensboro Sportsplex. 2400 16th St., Greensboro. Teens will have an opportunity to play sports on reserved basketball courts and indoor soccer fields. Participants can organize their own games or team up with their peers. For more info, cal 336.373.2489
July 11 & 18. Kids Track & Field Meets.
Greensboro Day School. 5401 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. No track experience necessary. This is a fun free meet for all youth athletes. Ages 6-13 Welcome. For more info, visit www.greensboropacesetters.com
Wednesdays, July 11 through August 8. 9:30am. Carolina Kid’s Club. Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. Don’t miss this 4th Annual event. Your Carolina Kid’s club ticket gets you live entertainment on the stage & a kidapproved movie on the huge screen. For more info, schedule and tickets, call 336.333.2605
Mondays through Fridays, Now through July 27. Caldcleugh Summer Arts Camp 2012. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center. 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Camp includes various activities in dance, arts & crafts, music, festivals, and performances. For more info, visit www.city-arts.org
Now through July 13. Youth Cheerleading registration. Greensboro Parks & Recreation office. 1001 Fourth St., Greensboro. Parents are asked to provide a valid copy of the child’s birth certificate and the Parent’s Association for Youth Sports (P.A.Y.S.) card for verification. For more info, call 336.373.2946
Now through July 27. 6:30pm. Fall Youth Football league registration. Thursday, July 19 – Guilford: Leonard Center, 6324 Ballinger Rd., Tuesday, July 24 – Northeast: Hicone Complex, off Hwy 29 North, Thursday, July 26 – McLeansville: Eastern Guilford Middle School. Parents are asked to provide a valid copy of the player’s birth certificate and the Parent’s Association for Youth Sports (P.A.Y.S.) card for verification. For more info, call 336.373.2955
Now through July29. 9am-1pm. Future Filmmakers’ Summer Film Boot Camp. The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. Students will have the opportunity to learn various aspects of filmmaking and ultimately create their own short films. For optimal results, students should attend all three weeks, however, a la carte selection is permitted. For more info, call 336.312.0497 or visit www.thecreativecenter.net
Now through July 30. African Drumming Classes for Kids. Golden Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Keep your child’s hands busy with African drumming! Your child will learn traditional West African rhythms in a class full of other rising first through sixth graders. For more info, call 336.774.3898 or visit www.ttmws.com
Happening now. “Reach the Top.” Top Performance Health & Fitness. 414-A Gallimore Dairy Rd., Greensboro. Pro football player William Hayes is starting a program to give back to the community while helping young athletes. For more info, visit www.topperformancehealthandfitness.com
July 10. 7pm. Local Sierra Club Meeting. Covenant’s Fellowship Hall. 501 S Mendenhall St., Greensboro. The program will feature guest speaker, Tiffany Hayworth, executive director, Dan River Basin Association (DRBA.) She will speak about a proposed 1700 acre mega-regional landfill. For more info, visit www.northcarolina.sierraclub.org
July 12. 11:30am. International Facility Management Association Monthly meeting. Magnolia Manor. 8818 W Market St., Colfax. The topic will be: Smart $aver® Incentive Program Presented By Bill Gurganus With Duke Energy’s Smart $aver Incentive program, businesses can receive cash for installing high-efficiency lighting, HVAC, pumps and other qualifying equipment. For more info, visit www.ifmatriad.org
Now through July 16. City Academy 2012 Registration/Application. This free program, designed to develop civic leadership, builds a stronger city through well-informed and engaged residents. City Academy is open to any resident who lives within the corporate limits of the City of Greensboro. For more info and application, call 336.373.2723
Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. Piedmont Hiking and Outing Group Event. Our members represent a wide range of age and professional and family characteristics, and offers opportunities and challenges for everyone. For more info, visit www.piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org
July 8. 9am. Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Broadcast. A/perture Cinema. 311 W 4th St., Winston-Salem. The Winston- Salem Open is partnering with a/perture to broadcast the gentlemen’s singles final of Wimbledon. A/ perture will offer a number of breakfast items and snacks for purchase during the broadcast. For more info, call 336.758.6409
July 26. 8:30am. Hospice Golf Tournament to Benefit Veterans. Cedarbrook Country Club. 225 Country Club Dr., State Road. Entrance fee is $80 for an individual golfer, and $300 for each foursome. That includes a light breakfast, lunch, range-balls, and greens fees. For more info, call 336.789.2922
August 1-10 & 14-19. USA Diving National Championships. Greensboro Aquatic Center. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. 2012 will mark the first time since 2006 that the junior nationals and AT&T Nationals have been held at the same venue, a plus for divers and coaches who will be involved in both events as they can continue training instead of travelling to another city and acclimating to a new facility. For more info and tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com
August 18-25. Winston-Salem Open. Wake Forest Tennis Complex. 100 W 32nd St., Winston-Salem. The Winston-Salem Open is offering several enhancements to this year’s tournament, including free parking for everyone and padded seats throughout the main court. For more info and tickets, visit www.winstonsalemopen.com
September 14. 11am. Greensboro Elks Golf Classic. Bryan Park Players Course. 6275 Bryan Park Rd., Greensboro. Thursday night dinner/raffle at the Lodge. Biscuits Friday morning at the Course. Free Range Balls. For more info, call 336.288.5100
September 15. 4:45pm. Run 4 the Downtown Greenway. Center City Park. 200 N Elm St., Greensboro. The Walk/run will begin at 4:45, the 8k at 5:15pm. After the race, enjoy live music, food, beverages and entertainment in Center City Park. For more info, visit www.downtowngreenway.org
December 8. 8:30am. 9th Annual Katherine A. Ragsdale Reindeer Romp. Ragsdale YMCA. 900 Bonner Dr., Jamestown. Register Online, By Mail, or In Person at the Ragsdale YMCA. 1-mile Fun Run/Walk – $15. 5k Early Registration Before Oct. 1= $20. 5k Registration Oct 1- Race Day = $25. For more info, call 336.882.9622
Now through July27. Fall Youth Football league registration. Varying locations. Players are assigned to teams, based on the district in which they reside. Parents are asked to provide a valid copy of the player’s birth certificate and the Parent’s Association for Youth Sports (P.A.Y.S.) card for verification.For more info, call 336.373.2955 .
July 4. 9:30am-6:30pm. 2012 Fun Fourth Street Festival. Cultural District of Downtown Greensboro. Community organizations, bands and individuals are invited to put on their patriotic best and join in the fun. There is no entry fee; however, participants must file an application by Thursday, June 21. For more info and applications, call 336.274.4595 or visit www.funfourthfestival.org/parade
July 4. 9:30am. July 4th Celebration / Naturalization Ceremony at Old Salem. Old Salem Museum & Gardens. 900 Old Salem Rd., Winston-Salem. Full day of Independence Day-themed family activities, including rifle firings, reading of the Declaration of Independence, puppet shows, patriotic music, a jazz concert, games, fire drills and more. For more info, visit www.oldsalem.org
July 4. 11am. High Five on the Fourth. Downtown Greensboro at Festival Park (next to the Cultural Arts Building on Davie Street – behind the library) Join 4,000 other locals in making Greensboro, NC the High Five Capital of the World! We can do it and we need your help. For more information and registration, visit http://www.digtriad.com/life/highfive/
July 4. 1-5pm. CFBG’s Fourth of July Sale. CFBG’s. 930 S Chapman St., Greensboro. The sale will include $1 Off all Records (new & used) by American Born Artists. Also all $1 records will be for 2 for 1. So this means that any album by an artists born in the states will be $1 off! For more info, call 336.446.9194
July 7. 10am. Guilford Militia Encampment. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. This Revolutionary War Reenactment group returns to the historical park. Come learn about the life of a Revolutionary War soldier. For more info, call 336.885.1859
July 7. 10am. Blacksmithing Demonstration in the Historical Park. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. For more info, call 336.885.1859
July 7. 7pm. 7th Annual MoonChildren Gathering. 4702 Waldord Dr., Greensboro. Calling all Moon Children & their waxing & waning friends to get LUNAR with us, once again! You are cordially invited to a Mid-Summer’s Madness Celebration of EPIC proportions! For more info and to RSVP, call 336.549.2347
July 10 & 24. 3pm. Tips on Using Social Media Class. Greensboro Senior Center. 301 E Washington St., Greensboro. The class will feature tips on how to use Facebook and cell phone texting. The class is open to Guilford County residents age 55+. There is no fee for the class. Space is limited and registration is required. For more info and registration, call 336.373.4816
Now through August 3. Teen Nights. Fourteenth St., MLK Jr., & Polo Park Recreation Centers. The program is open to teens ages 13-16 and features free food, gaming rooms, sports, music and other entertainment from 6-10 p.m. For more info, visit www.weplay.ws
First Fridays. 3 p.m. Green Tour. Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Travel by golf cart and learn about LEED certification, solar thermal panels, energy generation, local food purchasing, composting, student co-ops and more on campus. Call 336- 316-2100 to learn more or reserve a spot.
Third Tuesdays. 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Pet Loss Support Group. Highland Presbyterian Church Activities Bldg, 2380 Cloverdale Ave., Winston- Salem. Sponsored by Forsyth Humane Society. For more information, call 721.1303 or 777.1070.
Daily. 11:00 a.m., 1:30, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. Animal Discovery Keeper Talks. Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. One-on-one interaction with highly trained zoo professionals gives visitors a very real and personal glimpse into the lives of the keepers and animals alike. For more information visit www. natsci.org.
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