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by Jordan Owens

Fri., Mar 25

Beard & Moustache Club Anniversary Party Sticks and Stones; 2200 Walker Ave., Greensboro; 336.275.0220; 9 p.m.; FREE

The Beard and Moustache Club of North Carolina have been celebrating facial follicles since 2007 and they’re celebrating their fourth anniversary this weekend. The bearded and less fortunate are welcome to join the party for pizza, drinks, dancing and music. Performers include Bearded Folk, Andy Squint and Milltown, followed by a dance party with members of the Gate City Roller Girls.

Wed., Mar 23

Sustainable Book Club Elsewhere; 606 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.334.3664; www. uncg.edu/fac/sustainability; 6:30 p.m.; FREE

This new community book club explores issues of sustainability with guidance from an experienced discussion leader. The spring book selection is Twelve by Twelve: A One-Room Cabin Off the Grid and Beyond the American Dream. Pick up a used copy, borrow it from a friend or buy a digital download, then join in for lively conversation at Elsewhere this week.

Thurs., Mar 24

Often Awesome Always Mad The Garage; 110 W. 7 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.777.1127; www.the-garage.ws; 8 p.m.; $5

Screenings from Often Awesome: The Series and Mad Ones Films kick off the fundraising extravaganza, followed by burlesque eye-candy. Rumors swirl about the super secret psych-a-go-go band that will close the night with hip-shaking rock and roll. Donations taken at the door benefit the Often Awesome Army and help Mad Ones Films complete their next production.

Sat., Mar 26

Reynolda Junction Community Day Reynolda House Museum of American Art; 2250 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem; 336.758.5150; www.reynoldahouse.org; 12 – 4 p.m.; FREE

Enjoy a free day at the museum featuring train-themed performances and activities for the whole family. The event is inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link. In collaboration with Reynolda House, nearby SECCA will also offer hands-on activities inspired by their current exhibition, Óscar Muñoz: Imprints for a Fleeting Memorial.

Sun., Mar 27

Letters from Leokadia Triad Stage; 232 South Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www. triadstage.org; 2 p.m.; $10

Letters from Leokadia depicts the extraordinary life of Leokadia Jaromirska, a Polish Catholic woman determined to save a Jewish child during the Holocaust. This original production from the Touring Theatre of North Carolina promises to be a stunning story of choice, courage and love.

Mon., Mar 28

Ballet in Cinema Hanes Brand Theatre; 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem; 336.747.1414; www. hanesbrandstheatre. org; 1 p.m.; $20

Settle into your seat at the Hanes Brand Theatre to watch Coppelia performed in real time by the Paris Opera Ballet and simulcast to Winston-Salem. Copppelia is a variation on the theme of a doll that comes to life highlighted with fantasy, doubles and illusions. Catch an encore presentation Saturday at 1 p.m.

Tues., Mar 29

Viva la Causa Carousel Theatre; 1305 Battleground Ave., Greensboro; 336.230.1620; www. carouselbattleground.com; 7 p.m.; $10 suggested donation

The National Farm Worker Ministry presents a screening of Viva la Causa in honor of Farmworker Awareness Week. The film tells the inspiring story of Cesar Chavez and the California farmworkers during the grape boycotts of the 1960s. All proceeds will benefit farmworkers in the Triad.

Wed., Mar 30

Hands on the Freedom Plow Salem College Shirley Recital Hall; 601 S. Church St., Winston- Salem; 336.917.5000; www.salem.edu; 12 p.m.; FREE

Hear courageous personal stories from four of the contributors to Hands on the Freedom Plow, an unprecedented women’s history of the Civil Rights Movement. All four women will speak about their work as organizers for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. A book signing and reception will follow a panel discussion.

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