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by Jordan Owens

Wed., Jun 8

World Oceans Day

Natural Science Center; 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro; 336.288.3769;; 2 – 4:30 p.m.; $8, FREE with membership

Greensboro’s Natural Science Center is joining hundreds or organizations around the world in celebration of World Oceans Day. Come enjoy face painting, crafts and more while paying tribute to the ocean and our connection to the sea.

Thurs., Jun 9

Casa Azul

Studio B; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.373.7523;; 6 p.m.; FREE

Local artists are celebrating a new chapter in Latino art with dancing and drinks at Studio B. The mission of Casa Azul is to promote a healthy community by bringing together different cultures through art. Learn about the projects, events and workshops in the works and share your own ideas with the artists involved.

Fri., Jun 10

Aha Moment

Old Salem Visitors Center; 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem; 678-409-8140; www.; 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; FREE

A one-of-a-kind mobile television studio contained within a 34 foot Airstream Trailer will be recording real stories from real local residents. If you have an “aha moment” to share, your story could be featured in one of the new Mutual of Omaha commercial spots on national television.

Sat., Jun 11

Evaluation Extravaganza

High Point Museum; 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point; 336-883- 3022;; 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.; $5-10

It’s High Point’s version of the Antiques Roadshow. Dust off you collectibles — from your childhood toys to your grandmother’s wedding china — and bring them in for evaluation. Admission is free, but evaluations are $5 for members and $10 for the public.

Sun., Jun 12

Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

Price Park; 1420 Price Park Dr., Greensboro;; 6 p.m.; FREE

The popular outdoor concert series is back for the 2011 season. Pack your lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment from talented local performers in Greensboro’s finest parks. This week’s lineup features the Piedmont Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Greensboro Big Band.

Mon., Jun 13

Dinner and a Movie

Captain White House; 213 S. Main St., Graham; 336.226.4495;; $40-$45

The Alamance Arts Council and Chef Willard Doxey invite you to dinner and a movie. Enjoy wine and and a delicious three-course meal followed by a screening of the 2010 Coen brothers Western True Grit. Call today to pre-register as spaces fill up quickly.

Tues., Jun 14

Jewish Soldiers in Blue & Gray

Greensboro Historical Museum; 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336- 373-2043;; $6

See the struggles that faced Civil War-era Jewish Americans both in battle and on the home front. This documentary is offered in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. A Q&A session with the co-producer/co-writer will follow the film.

Wed., Jun 15


Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160;; 7:30 p.m.; Pay what you can

In this dress-up farce, two fathers arrange the marriage of their children, but when the kids fall in love behind masked disguises (with someone they think they’ve never met), everything goes wrong. The play runs through June 26, but at tonight’s performance you’ll take advantage of special paywhat-you-can pricing.