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First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Film

art

March 5. 5:30-9:00 p.m. First Friday artist’s reception and music featuring alternative gypsy folk band Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands and baroque rock band Silver Hill Mine. Now through March 26. Embodiment exhibition. Green Hill Center for NC Art, in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Through arresting multimedia installations, photographs, and sculptural works in clay, fiber and metal, visitors will be able to explore changing conceptions of the body, and how a sensorial experience informs a psychological state. Free and open to the public. For more info visit www.greenhillcenter.org.

March 7. 3:00-5:00 p.m. South West Asia – Block Stamping: Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest. Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Admission: $2.50/adult; $2.50/ child; Green Hill members free. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by adults. For more information call 333-7460.

March 9. 12:00-12:30 p.m. Noon @ the ‘Spoon Public Tour: Existed: Leonardo Drew. Weatherspoon Art Museum, corner of Spring Garden & Tate St., Greensboro. A 20-minute staff- or docent-led gallery tour, complimentary beverages, and baked goods. The social gathering will be in the Association Room on the first floor, following the gallery tour.

Now through March 20. “Surfacing” exhibition. Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center, 1006 South Marshall St., Winston- Salem. The exhibition will feature pottery by Valarie Williams, encaustic paintings by Nadine Buckinger and oil and acrylic paintings by Hilda Spain-Owen and Judy Stead. For more information call 777.0076 or visit www.enrichmentarc.org.

Now through May 9. Exhibition: Existed, Leonardo Drew. Artist talk and opening reception on February 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate Streets. This major mid-career survey exhibition examines the artist’s ongoing mediation of minimalism and African-American history through fourteen major sculptures, eight works on paper, and a special on-site installation in the Weatherspoon’s atrium. For more information call 334.5770 or visit weatherspoon@uncg.edu.

Thursdays. 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 6:30-9:00 p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting Classes for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions will focus on building skill with tone and color to depict form in space and light. Work from still life objects and photographic references. Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone (www. brushfirestudios.org). For schedules, location, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or brushfires@bellsouth.net.

Series, “Art Grind.” Krankies Werehouse, 211 East Third St., Winston-Salem. This free series will present documentary and independent films that reflect upon the nature of art, music, creativity, ingenuity and the human spirit. For more info call Ellen Wallace at 397.2107 or visit www.secca.org and www.krankiescoffee.com.

Now through May 1. Season passes are being sold for the 2010 Summer Art Series. Surry Arts Council. 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Passes are for events held at the Blackmon Amphitheatre and the Downtown Cinema Theatre from May 1 through September 19. Get yours now for just $100. Price is $125 after May 1. Children 12 and under are free for these events. Call 786-7998 or visit www.surryarts.org to purchase Season Passes and for more details about the Summer Arts Series!

Now enrolling for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts’ (UNCSA) Summer Session, which runs June 20-July 23. Full five-week programs will be offered in Dance, Filmmaking, and Music, and shorter programs will be available in Visual Arts, Music and Drama, including a special program on Stage Combat. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as program and residence hall space is limited. The costs for tuition and fees, and room and board vary by session. For more information, contact Admissions, UNCSA, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127; e-mail admissions@ uncsa.edu; or visit the school’s website at www. uncsa.edu/summersession. The telephone number is 770-3290.

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic). Red Door Studio/Gallery www.nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO).

Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/Gallery

(3631 Redfield Drive GSO) www.nancybulluck.com. Call for hours. 336.288.5415

First Fridays: Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to lyndonstreet. com for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks.

Sundays: 1-6 p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

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food & drink

March 6. 12:00 p.m. Red, Red Wine…A Release Event. McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks, 315 Thurmond P.O. Rd. Release of the newest red wines, 2008 Yadkin Valley Ring of Fire Red and 2008 Yadkin Valley Petit Verdot. Keary Reid will be tickling the ivories on the Steinway and Blue Ridge Chocolates from Elkin will be there with some special chocolate pairings for the new wines. At 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Sean will be giving an inside look at pruning in the vineyard – if you have any questions about pruning and how it affects vine health and grape quality this is a great time to ask! $5 tasting fee. For more information call 874-3003, e-mail pm@mcritchiewine.com or visit www.mcritchiewine.com.

March 6. 6:00 p.m. Open Your Hearts for Haiti & Africa Spaghetti Meal. Centenary United Methodist Church of Clemmons, 5280 Hampton Rd. Youth and young adults will give all proceeds of the dinner to help Haiti and the Imagine No Malaria in Africa Effort – cost of the meal is through donation. For more information call 766-5987 or 766-1552 or e-mail gardnerdarlenel@gmail.com. March 7. 3:00-5:00 p.m. Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event. Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Dr., Greensboro. The Greensboro Interfaith Learning and Dialogue Partnership is committing to packaging 30,000 meals to be sent around the world to people suffering from severe hunger. For more information contact Deborah Kintzing at 852-5433 x237 or dkintzing@shalomgreensboro.org.

music

March 6. 7:30 p.m. Amina Figarova Sextet. Blessing, Winston-Salem. Acclaimed European pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Amina Figarova brings her ensemble to Winston Salem from Rotterdam, The Netherlands for a special performance celebrating Women in Jazz. Tickets are $15.00 general admission. For additional information, visit http://www.AminaFigarova.com or call 403-1113.

March 8. Eric Clapton & Roger Daltrey’s Tour. RBC Center, Raleigh. Recent concert set lists have seen a variety of Clapton music featuring some of his biggest solo hits alongside classic Derek and the Dominos and Blind Faith songs. Tickets are available at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and Ticketmaster.com.

March 15. 7:00 p.m. John Mayer in concert. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $37.00, $46.00, $66.00 and are available at the box office, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit www.johnmayer.com.

Tickets are on sale for Taylor Swift’s 2010 Fearless Tour. She will take RBC Center by storm one night only on May 1st with special guests Kellie Pickler and Gloriana! Tickets available at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and Ticketmaster.com. For more details, log on to www.taylorswift.com or www.myspace.com/taylorswift.

Thursdays. Youth Music Lessons. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy.

Free Fiddle, Guitar and Banjo Lessons for kids. Master musician Jim Vipperman of Vip’s Violins teaches fiddle at 5:30 p.m., and guitar and banjo at 6:15 p.m. No sign-up is required and instruments are available for use during the lessons. For more information call 786-7998.

Thursdays. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Weekly Jam Sessions. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free, all ages welcome. Jam sessions are 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 (740 AM ) radio broadcast of the Merry- Go-Round program. For information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998.

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for more info.

Mondays: 7:00-9:30 p.m. Women ages 16 meet at First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a four-part acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit www.goldentriadchorus.org. Guests are always welcome!

Open Jam Every Monday Night. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Walker’s Bar. 2116 Walker Ave., Greensboro. Bring your own instruments, PA and drums provided. Hosts Chris Carroll and Mark Harrison. For more information call 336 420 7711.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.

Wednesdays: Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6 p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit www.uncg.edu/mus.

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has open bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from 7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee

in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For more information visit www.highlonesomestrings.org

Thursdays: 6-9:00 p.m. Live acoustic music, featuring

Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s.

Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)

Thursdays: Brazilian samba dance classes . 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoketwice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night,from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s,

3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call336.854.5693 for more info.

Fridays: Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact Coffee at The Summit at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.

Win a Guitar & help He Cares Ministries! Krazy

Dog Music, located on the first floor of Oak HollowMall in High Point, is selling 125 raffle tickets fora chance to win a guitar. Stop by the store or call 885-4147 for details. The drawing is February 8 at 6:00 p.m. at the store.

dance

Registration is open for Dance it Off Classes. Fif Element. Join fun-fitness expert Cortney Wilson for 16-weeks of exciting cultural and club-style dance workouts that will burn, tone and sculpt your entire body, all through DANCE! Featured workouts include Zumba, Zumba Toning, ClubKick and the new Indian dance workout, the Masala Bhangra Workout! Great for all fitness levels! Visit www.FiF-Element.com for registration and class details! Email cortney@fif-element.com for more information.

Wednesdays. 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Latin Night at the Millennium Center, Winston-Salem. DJ Nick Peluso (MC New Years and Halloween DJ) with DJ Paco (The 411 W-S). There will also be dance lessons by instructors Sonsera and her partner Hemant. The bar will be open. The entry $8. For more information call 723-3700 or visit www.MCenterEvents.com.

First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. The Clarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. We are striving to give our Dance Family/Community more Local Dance Opportunities. This Dance

Family is growing by Leaps and Bounds! For more information contact www.letsdancetriad.com letsdancetriad@gmail .com 336-451-444.

Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance classes for all skill levels on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Cost $10 per class or 10 class pass is $70. Students receive 50% off. Contact Princess at info@royalexpressions.org for the class schedule. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn. For more information visit www.royalexpressions.org or call 336-404-2999.

Mondays. 7-8 p.m. – Belly Dance Technique.

Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want to polish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more. Performance opportunites for the more advance. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Also 8:15-9 p.m. Choreography. Learn routines and the use of more props such as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more. Perform in a troupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977.

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson at 7:30p.m., dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For more info call 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399. www. studio318.biz

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 p.m. every Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, lynn@artsofyoga.com www. artsofyoga.com .The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem, and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

new age

Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall, Greensboro. Park opposite the church. For details call 379.1000.

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center.

Healing clinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community who want services but can’t afford the whole price. Pricing starts at $15 & is on a sliding scale basis. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. For more info contact 336-841-4307 or visit www.center4holistichealing.com.


October 21, then every other Wednesday. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Emotional Tranquility. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Cost $10..00 per session. For more information call 336-841-4307 or visit www.center4holistichealing.com.

Every Tuesday. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga. Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. The practice of yoga helps prepare a woman for labor, birth and motherhood. Yoga also provides relaxation and relief from the physical, mental and emotional challenges of being pregnant. Open to woman in the 2nd and 3rd trimester. Doctor approval is required. For more information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at 336-841-4307 or visit www.center4holistichealing.com

stage

Now through March 4. “A Single Man,” “The Last Station,” “Live Action Shorts,” and “Animated Shorts.” March 5-11. “The Last Station” and “The Young Victoria.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit aperturecinema.com.

March 3-7. “Menopause The Musical.” Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The all-female cast makes fun of their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats and chocolate binges. For all show dates, times and ticket info, please visit www. carolinatheatre.com. To learn more about the production and group discounts visit www. menopausethemusical.com.

March 6. 2:00-5:00 p.m. March 14. 3:00-5:00

p.m. Snow Camp Outdoor Drama announces auditions for it’s 37th season! “The Sword of Peace and Pathway to Freedom.” Shoffner Building, 301 Drama Rd., Snow Camp, NC. Bring headshot and prepared material if desired. For more information call 376-6948, e-mail snowcampot@ aol.com or visit www.snowcampdrama.com.

March 8. Paper Lantern Theatre will hold auditions for “Kimberly Akimbo” by appointment at Altaire Casting, 710E Coliseum Dr., Winston Salem. For details please visit www.paperlanterntheatre.com. March 8 & 9. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Auditions for “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” presented by Community Theatre of Greensboro and Guilford County Schools. Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro. GCS Elementary school students on March 8. GCS Middle school students on March 9. All auditionees will need to have a short song prepared to sing accapella. Wear comfortable clothes to learn a movement combination. For more information visit www.ctgso.org or call 333-7470.

First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) and Krankies Coffee are partnering to present a film series called “Art Grind.” Krankies Werehouse, 211 East Third St., Winston-Salem. This free series will present documentary and independent films that reflect upon the nature of art, music, creativity, ingenuity and the human spirit. For more information about the series, call Ellen Wallace at397.2107 or visit www.secca.org or www.krankiescoffee.com.

Tickets are on sale for Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall & Larry the Cable Guy Comedy Tour. RBC Center, Raleigh, March 12. These hilarious comics come together for one special night that is guaranteed to be filled with non-stop laughter. Tickets are $59.50 and anda are available at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge by phone (800) 745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com.

Free Acting Classes! The Community Outreach Center of the Arts (C.O.C.O.A.) is holding Free Acting Classes at The Windsor Recreation Center. 1601 E. Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classes will be on a ongoing basis and will meet Saturday mornings (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Register @ the Windsor Recreation Center Today! For more information, contact Charlene Duncan @ 336.681.8980 (leave message) Seating is Limited!

kids & teens

March 8. 4:00 p.m. The BackPack Program. Wiley Elementary School, 600 W. Terrell St., Greensboro. The BackPack Program provides children at risk for hunger with backpacks full

of nutritious, child-friendly foods to take home over weekends during the school year. For more information call 784-5770 or visit www. hungerwnc.org.

Now through April 15. Registration for the Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem’s 2010 Playhouse Summer Theatre Camp, “A Summer Of Castles And Dreams”! Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr. Register before April 15 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount. Space is limited! Please call Jeana Whitaker at 748-0857, ext.

204 before registering to check camp availability. Limited camp Scholarships are also available.

Tuesdays. 3:30 p.m. Culture of Color Program – Soil Stories. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Explore the richness of African American Culture through indoor garden activities. Make crafts with cotton, okra, and other vegetables, read stories, and design your own garden. For more information call 574-2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

Wednesdays. 3:30 p.m. Wee Little Kids on the Ball Program (ages 3-5 yrs). Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Get your kids moving in a fun way using kid-sized exercise balls! Activities and games focus on a variety of fitness disciplines including balance, coordination, strength, cardio, and flexibility. No pre-registration necessary. For more information call 574-2898 or visit www.gcmuseum.com.

Thursdays. 3:30 p.m. Simply Story Time. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. Enjoy special story time in the Theater. For more information call 574-2898 or visit www. gcmuseum.com.

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Gather around as we read a popular children’s book and then make a craft based on the story. Science Storybook takes place each Wednesday at SciWorks. Designed for preschoolers. We request that children be accompanied by adult guardian. Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes Mill Road. For more information: 336.767.6730.

Third Thursdays. 7p.m. YouthSAFE. YouthSAFE is a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in Guilford County.

Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursday evening each month to get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth.

leagues & clubs

March 4 & 18, April 1. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Körner’s Folly Paranormal Book Club” will conduct

its first session on A Paranormal Casebook: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium by Loyd Auerbach, a long-standing researcher in the field. 413 S Main St., Kernersville. Participants will be encouraged to discuss various aspects of the book, compare its information to investigations at Körner’s Folly, and to share their personal experiences, insights, and beliefs. $40 (does not include the book). Participants can register online at www.kornersfolly.org. Additional information is available by emailing IrisinNC@aol.com or calling 996-7922.

Tuesdays, March 9-April 20. Dinner 5:30-6:00 p.m. Workshops 6:00-8:00 p.m.Win-Win Resolutions, Inc. Family C.R.E.W. Program. Temple Memorial Baptist Church, 1458 Cedrow Dr., High Point. Win-Win Resolutions is a non-profit organization dedicated to violence prevention. For more information contact Debra Vigliano at 230-1232.

The American Red Cross is accepting monetary donations to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. You can help the victims by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. The American Red Cross honors donor intent. Donations can be sent to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013, or made by phone at 1-800-RED- CROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at www.redcross.org.

The American Cancer Society is now recruiting Relay Teams for the May 2010 High Point Relay For Life. This is a walking relay to raise money to find a cure for cancer. Organizations wishing to have a team and participate in this worthwhile event may do so by contacting Rich Guilliouma,

Team Recruitment, High Point Relay For Life at

336-905-7954 or rrichray@email.com.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club meetings. Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr., Greensboro. For more information contact Libby Kendrick at 643-3066.

Fridays. 7:45-9:00 a.m. Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Meetings. 3150 N. Elm St. (upstairs in the BBT/REMAX building), Greensboro. For more information visit www. pwngreensboro.org or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or annhardee@remax.net.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Visitors welcome. For more information call 685.9135 or visit thegardenhive.com.

Third Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Photography Club. Downstairs classroom of the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Please call or e-mail to be placed on the email list for meeting information and topics: Robert Merritt at merritt.rob@gmail.com or Hobart Jones at summersetva@aol.com, 710-0139.

Tuesdays – Thursdays: 7:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m. Series 7 Poker League at Zion. Lots of fun and great food. Call Zion bar & grill for more info 336. 834.1899 (5601 Roanne Way GSO).

Every Tuesday: 6 p.m. The Twin City Cribbage Club meets at Polo Recreation Center. Ages 10-100 welcome, free play, dues upon membership, 9-games, tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For more information 336.887.9704 or www.TwinCity- CribbageClub.com (1850 Polo Road W-S).

sports

March 4-7. 2010 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets are available at the Greensboro Coliseum box office, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745- 3000. For more information visit http://www. theacc.com/.

March 5. 7:00 p.m. Harlem Globetrotter’s 2010 “Magical Memories” World Tour. RBC Center in Raleigh. Tickets start at $18 and are on sale now at the RBC Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets and online at Ticketmaster.com. Individual ticket information can also be found on the Harlem Globetrotters’ official Web site: www. harlemglobetrotters.com, as well as info on group and scout tickets.

March 6. 9:00 p.m. 3rd Annual Women’s ACC Tournament After Party for Fans. Studio B, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Advance tickets will be sold for $15 and event day tickets for $20. For

more information visit www.playonmania.com.

March 7. 6:00 p.m. Doors 4:30 p.m. Wake Forest Men’s Basketball vs. Clemson. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

March 8-13. MEAC Basketball Tournament. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com or by calling the MEAC administrative offices at (757) 416-7100. For more information including brackets, ancillary events, tickets and travel information log on to www. MEAChoops.com.

March 10. 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 2010 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Practice Day. Tournament dates: March 11-14. Greensboro Coliseum. Open to the general public. Admission is free! For more information visit http://www.theacc.com/championships/10-acc-mens-basketballtournament.html. Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes West and bowl the night away on Wednesday Nights. It’s GLBT Night Out. Starts at 6p.m. For more info call Eddie @ t 336.350.0240 or email us at: outburlington@hotmail.com or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.

Saturdays and Sundays: Hiking, kayaking, and socializing with the Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. A volunteer nonprofit group having a good time in the Triad area, since 1982. For more information check out www.piedmonthikingandoutingclub.com Sundays. 4:00p.m. Grimsley High School. Pick Up Tennis. Email MaryJean.McKinnon@gmail. com to be added to the YP Tennis List Serve.

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March 3-April 7. 7:00 p.m. Reading/Writing the Short Story Class. Salem Academy & College, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem. This course will explore the challenges and benefits of writing and reading the short-short story. We will read a variety of short-short pieces and write a few of our own. Required text: Flash Fiction Forward. Eds. James Thomas & Robert Shapard. No class March 31. $80 for series. For more information call 721-2855, e-mail betty.telford@salem.edu or visit www.salem.edu.

March 5. 7:30 p.m. “Quakers and Slavery: Cousins in Conflict” Lecture. New Garden Friends Meeting, 801 New Garden Rd., Greensboro. The lecture coincides with a current exhibit in Guilford’s Hege Library, “To Friends Beyond the Sea that Have Blacks and Indian Slaves”: Friends Respond to Slavery, which will be on display through May 7. The exhibit includes anti-slavery textiles and images, 19th Century documents from North Carolina Friends and quotes relating

to Quakers’ evolving views of slavery from 1650 to 1865. For more information call 316-2264.

March 6. Volunteer Cemetary Clean-up, Winston-Salem. Maurice Pitt Johnson, who has deep family roots in the Happy Hill community, wants to preserve a long-neglected African- American cemetery that lies in a patchy lot east of the newly-developed community. The public is invited. For more information and directions to the cemetery, contact Lauren Werner at 721-7335.

March 6. 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. March 7. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. C and E Gun, Knife and Baseball Show. Ed Building at the Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. $7 adults. Children 11 and under are admitted free with paid adult. Parking included in admission. For more information e-mail cegunshows@yahoo.com or call 540-953-0016.

March 6. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. RoboFest. Natural Science Center of Greensboro. In the Nano- Science arena, visitors will have the opportunity to experiment with liquid crystals and ferrofluids, build giant molecules and interact with scientists. In the Robotics arena, the Center’s five robotics teams will be preparing sophisticated robots for competition with other robots from around the world. Visitors can also witness a “Battle of the Bots” and try a hand at robot programming. Included in general admission. For more information call 288-3769 ext. 322 or visit natsci.org.

March 6. 10:00 a.m. Trey Jones Gearhead Expo. Reynolda Village, Building 106 (Cow Barn), Winston-Salem. Come out to see the newest in outdoor gear. For more information call 748-2195, e-mail don@villageoutdoorshop.com or visit www.treyjonesphilmont.com.

March 6. 7:00 p.m. Film series, The Big Screen: Treasures from the UNCSA Moving Image Archive. “Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored.” Main Theatre, ACE Exhibition Complex, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salme. All ticket proceeds will benefit UNCSA School of Filmmaking scholarships. Ticket prices are $8 for general admission and $2 for UNCSA students with ID. Tickets will be sold at the door only, beginning one hour before screening time. For more information visit www.uncsa.edu.

March 7. 3:00 p.m. Abraham Assassination Discussion w/Bill Moore. Preyer Hall at the Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave. RSVP’s recommended. For more information call 373.2043 or visit www.greensboro-nc.gov.

March 8. 12:00-6:00 p.m. The Get Guilford Moving Active Transportation Summit. Greensboro College Lea Center. Keynote Speaker: Mark Fenton. Event will include lunch, breakout & plenary sessions, reception. A conference for planners, developers, community leaders, health practitioners and citizens on

enhancing the infrastructure to promote active transportation For more information visit www. GetHealthyGuilford.org or call 478-9622.

March 8. 5:30 p.m. Free Tree Pruning Class. Auditorium of the Central Library, 600 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem.City arborist Keith Finch will give a free presentation on the proper way to prune trees and will be available to answer questions about pruning or tree care. For more information call 747-7051.

March 9. 6:00 p.m. March 13. 10:00 a.m. Guilford College Adult Degree Program Information Sessions. Joseph Bryan Jr. Auditorium, located in the Frank Family Science Center, Greensboro. The sessions will feature overviews of the programs offered, course formats, admission requirements and financial aid. Reserve a space and receive additional information by visiting the web site at www.guilford.edu/adults or by calling 273-3487.

March 9. 7:30 p.m. Carolina Classic Movie “Monty Python’s Life of Brian”. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets are only $5.00! For more information call 333-2605or visit www.CarolinaTheatre.com.

March 10. 6:30 p.m. Environmental Movie Night: “Earth Report: State of the World 2009”. The Blessings Project Foundation, 823 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem. All are welcome. Refreshments provided. Free Admission — contributions appreciated to offset costs of films. For more information, please call 642-4361.

Now through April 2. Seven Degrees of Change Book Drive Campaign at the High Point Public Library. A month-long effort to raise 100,000 books for needy schools and libraries in the Philippines. The campaign is held in conjunction with Rotary International Literacy Month in March.For more information, visit www.7DegreesofChange.org.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now through April 15. 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. February 26. 12:30-4:00 p.m. AARP Tax-Aide Program (for low & middle income taxpayers, especially those 60 and over). Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. For more information about free tax help at the Greensboro Libraries, contact Frank Barefoot at 373-2715.

Now through May 14. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The English Language & Stitching Exchange. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. All levels of language proficiency and handstitching skill welcome. $1.00 per day. For more information call 373-2026.

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction International House,

705 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Each language class includes a total of 18 hours of instruction over 9 to 12 weeks for a cost of $65, and both conversation clubs will be free and continuous. For more information or to sign up for any of these language programs, please contact Ryan Nilsen of FaithAction International House at 336-379-0037 ext. 1 or by email at rnilsen@faihouse.org. Register online at http://faihouse.org/learn/classes/.

Gong on now! The Greensboro Police Department Central CRT Squad and Street Watch are collecting old footwear, hats, coats, gloves and blankets for the homeless. Items can be dropped off at the Kitchen Center located at 2602 South Elm Eugene Street. A box will also be placed in the lobby. Please call ahead to make arrangements to drop items off after hours, 373-2496. Additionally you can contact Michelle at Street Watch. For more information visit http:// streetwatchgreensboro.com/.

Party on the Plank is accepting applications now from those who would like to participate in a premier summer cultural event in High Point. The event runs every Thursday night June 3 through July 8, 2010 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the High Point Library Parking Lot and on Elm St. Visit the event website at www.partyontheplank.com to download an application.

Month of March. Classes, computer classes, book clubs, discussions, business and career services, story times, after school enrichment, children’s puppet shows and movies, family fun and arts & crafts are offered at the Greensboro Public Libraries (all branches). For information on these events call 373-2471 or visit www.greensborolibrary.org. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12-1:00p.m. Water Aerobics at West Forsyth Family YMCA. Come meet new friends, burn calories, and get in shape. For more information call 336.712.2000 (1150 South Peace Havan Road CMS)

Thursdays. 6:30 p.m. Eight documentary films exploring issues from coal mining in Appalachia to access to water supplies around the globe will be shown at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. All films will be shown Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and are free and open to the public. For more information contact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 or sbdorsey@uncg.edu.

Third Thursdays of each Month from 7-8 pm at the Green Bean on South Elm St. in downtown Greensboro PFLAG Greensboro and GSAFE invite you to join YouthSAFE— a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning youth in Guilford County. Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursday evening each month, with interest to LGBTIQ youth.

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