a/perture cinema; 311 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem; 336.723.0050; www.aperturecinema.com; 7:30 p.m.; FREE
a/perture, the iCan House and the Autism Society of Forsyth County promote film awareness with a free screening of Temple Grandin. The biopic presents the story of Grandin, an autistic woman who becomes a top scientist in the humane livestock handling industry. Seating is limited and first come first serve. Donations for the film’s sponsors will be collected at the door.
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Wed., May 11
Green Hill Center for NC Art; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7460; www. greenhillcenter.org; 12:30 p.m.; FREE
Green Hill Center Curator,Edie Carpenter will discuss the work of André Leon Gray and Shaun Richards currently showing in the gallery. Carpenter will discuss the inflences of advertising, identity, social constructs and Southern themes investigated by both North Carolina artists. The exhibition runs through May 29.
Thurs., May 12
Man of la Mancha
Open Space Café Theatre; 4609 W. Market St., Greensboro; 336.292.2285; www. osctheatre.com; 8 p.m.; $10 – $20
Follow the trials of Don Quixote in this comedic and touching musical presented by the Open Space Café Theatre. Based on Cervantes’ classic adventure novel, the musical will follow Quixote’s pursuit of love, honor and an impossible dream. The show runs through May 22.
Fri., May 13
Annunication Greek Orthodox Church; 435 Keating Dr., Winston-Salem; 336.406.0705; wsgoc. org; 10 a.m.; $1 entry
Winston-Salem’s annual three-day Greek Festival returns today, complete with the Agora Greek Marketplace, traditional music and dance and a mouthwatering selection of authentic Mediterranean foods. Order full-course meals like Moussaka and Souvlaki, or choose gyros, calamari or Greek pastries from their a la carte menu. Be sure to get a taste before the festival wraps up on Sunday night.
Sat., May 14
Paintball Central; 6106 Burlington Rd., Sedalia; 336.379.1570; www. jaycee.org; 9:30 a.m.; $40, $20 for members
Join the Greensboro Junior Chamber for paintball and a guaranteed adrenaline rush.
Registration begins at 9:30 and includes all equipment as well as lunch (with vegetarian options available).
Take out your aggression on the paintball fields while mingling with local leaders and young professionals.
Mon., May 16
Monday Night Poetry
Central Library; 219 N. Church St., Greensboro; 336.373.2471; www. greensborolibrary. org; 7 p.m.; FREE
Celebrate the rhythm and rhyme of poetry with open mic night at the library. Share your best verses on the mic the third Monday of each month. New participants are always welcome.
Tues., May 17
Walkertown Branch Library; 2969 Main St., Walkertown; 336.671.6455; www. walkertownareahistoricalsociety.org; 6:30 p.m.; FREE
Learn about the local tobacco industry as it relates to the history and culture of the Triad. Clarke Stephens, a Walkertown Area Historical Society member and avid tobacco memorabilia collector, will discuss our area’s tobacco industry and share related artifacts dating back to the early 1800s.
Wed., May 18
Old Salem Museum & Gardens; 900 Old Salem Rd., Winston- Salem; 800.441.5305; www.oldsalem.org; 5:30 p.m.; FREE
The benefits of gardening extend well beyond beauty and food. Join horticulture therapist Lea Nading, for a workshop exploring the pleasure, relaxation and rehabilitation that can come from tending a garden. Space is limited, so call ahead to register.