Economic development

• The Greensboro Performing Arts Center Task Force meets in the Haywood Duke Room at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 607 N. Greene St., on Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. (breakfast at 7:30). Coliseum Director Matt Brown will be on hand to answer questions about his drawings and plans for the performing arts center.


• The Piedmont Plateau Group of the Sierra Club meets at Church of the Covenant, located at 510 S. Mendenhall St. in Greensboro, on June 12 at 7 p.m. The film What in the World Are They Spraying, which examines the environmental implications of geo-engineering and how spraying affects food, will be screened. E- mail Kathe Latham ( or Hazel Landers ( for more information.

Local government

• The Greensboro City Council holds a special meeting on Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. to discuss solid waste issues at Council Chambers in the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St.

• The Guilford County Commission holds its regular meeting in the Commissioners’ meeting room in the Old County Courthouse, located at 301 W. Market St. in Greensboro, on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

• The Winston-Salem City Council’s finance committee will hold a public workshop concerning the recommended budget and property tax rate on June 11 at 4 p.m. and June 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Both workshops will be held in Committee Room 239 in City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St.

• The Guilford County School Board school safety committee meets at the Franklin Boulevard Board Room, located at 120 Franklin Boulevard in Greensboro, on June 12 at 8:30 a.m.


• The Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, located at 628 Summit Avenue, hosts a presentation by Social Security Administration employee Luciana Williams on the topic of “What every woman should know” on June 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Bring your own lunch. To register, call 336.275.6090 or e-mail