March 11. 6:30-8:00 p.m. Art After Dark with Nathan Ross Freeman – Creative Writing: Sight to Sound. Weatherspoon Art Museum, Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. Art After Dark is a new hands-on program for adults aimed at inspiring creativity. For details and to reserve a space, email email@example.com or call334-5770.
March 11. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Artist talk with Holley Fischer. She will discuss her hand-built clay sculptures of female torsos. 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. Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.greenhillcenter. org.
March 12. 9:00 p.m. Reasons 2 Rhyme presents the first Poetry CafÃ© of the 2010 series.
Emerald Event Center, 2000 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. The Poetry CafÃ© is a free open mic that gives artists in an opportunity to express themselves through any artistic expression such as spoken word, dance, and singing. Throughout the evening a live band and a vocalist will set the mood to assist performers. This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit http://www.reasons2rhyme.com.
March 14. 3:00 p.m. Creative Learning Center Art Show & Silent Auction. Eisenburg Hall on Campus of UNCSA, Winston-Salem. Great silent auction items this year. Join in the fun. Meet the teachers and enjoy the art. Annual fundraiser. No admission. For more information call 773-0017, e- mail othella@CreativeLearningCenterOnline.com or visit CreativeLearningCenterOnline.com.
March 14. 3:00-5:00 p.m. “East Asia-Origami.” Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest, Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Join Artist and renowned “Origami Kid” Mario Gallucci for an afternoon of paper folding! 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.
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 March 25. ‘METHOD’ An All Member Exhibition. Center for Visual Artists. 200 N. Davie St., 2nd floor, Greensboro. The
and nontraditional two-dimensional or threedimensional mediums and styles. The theme of the exhibition is open and work in all media will be accepted from CVA Exhibiting Members. Cash awards will be given to the top three artists along with a solo exhibition to the first place winner. For more information call 333-7485 phone or visit www.greensboroart.org.
Now through March 25. Guest exhibitor is designer D.E. Leckie whose show is entitled ‘3×2’. Center for Visual Artists. 200 N. Davie St., 2nd floor, Greensboro. D.E. Leckie will be showing selections from three series of sculpture. Each series deals with different issues of paired objects: joining, balance and placement. For more information call 333-7485 phone or visit www. greensboroart.org.
Now through March 25. Guest exhibition A Series of Work on Canvas by Artist Ron Curlee II.
Center for Visual Artists. 200 N. Davie St., 2nd floor, Greensboro. Ron Curlee II is an artist who specializes in large abstract art work on canvas as well as being an accomplished interior designer and published poet. For more information call 333-7485 phone or visit www.greensboroart.org.
Now through May 9. Exhibition: Existed, Leonardo Drew. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 375-7568 or email@example.com.
First Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Film 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 information call Ellen Wallace at 397-2107 or visit www.secca.org and www.krankiescoffee.com.
book it! e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Am phitheatre
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. For more information, contact Admissions, UNCSA, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127; e-mail email@example.com; 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)
food & drink
March 16. 7:00 p.m. Beginning Vegetable Gardening Class. Central Library, 660 W. 5th St., Winston-Salem. Vegetables are never better than when they are home grown! Find out how to grow your own vegetables from transplants or seed, prepare your garden soil, fertilize and control weeds. These practices will help you to have a successful vegetable garden. Speaker: Bill Colvin, Master Gardener Volunteer. For more information call 703-2850, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.forsyth.cc.
March 11. 8:00 p.m. Carolina Theatre Presents moe. 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. The preeminent progressive rock band on the music
scene today. Tickets are general admission; $24.50 in advance, or $27.50 day-of show and are available by calling the box office at 333-2605, in person Monday through Friday from noon until 5:00 p.m., or online 24 hours a day at www. CarolinaTheatre.com. Additional show details are also available online.
March 12. “Clay Aiken: Tired and True” concert. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh. A special concert, which will be taped for television, is the world premiere live performance of his forthcoming album being released this Spring. For more information visit www.clayaiken.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.
March 15. 7:30 p.m. Medieval Harp Trio Trefoil. Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro. A concert of music from the 13th and 14th centuries. For more information, please contact the Department of Music at 316-2423 or visit www.guilford.edu.
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’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 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 Hollow Mall in High Point, is selling 125 raffle tickets for a 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.
March 19. 7:00-9:45 p.m. World Dance Exchange Presents the first International Dance Social. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N Davie St. Entrance & membership is free. Complimentary dance class, performances & refreshments. For more information, go to www. worldancexchange.com or Facebook / Twitter.
March 20. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Men’s Only Beginner Salsa Dance Workshop. Greensboro Cultural Center, Studio 317, 200. N Davie St. $15 in advance / $18 at door. This one time workshop provides core basics with emphasis on leading technique. For details, call 456-4159 or go to www.worldancexchange.com.
March 25-April 22. 7:30 p.m. World Dance Exchange presents Intro into Latin Dance. Greensboro Cultural Center, Studio 317, 200 N Davie St. 3/25- Bachata, 4/1-Latin Fusion, 4/8-Salsa, 4/15- Merengue, 4/22 Cumbia. No partner necessary. All 5 for only $24 or 1 class for $7.50. For info, call 456-4149 or www.worldancexchange.com. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.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.. $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 information 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) 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, email@example.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.
March 18. 5:00 p.m. UNCG Philosophy Department Presents ‘The Great Conversation’ Series:
“A Philosophical Analysis of Cheating” with Dr. Bernard Gert from Dartmouth College. UNCG Faculty Center. For more information on the lecture series, call 334-5059.
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. The practice of yoga benefits all people – regardless of age, size, or physical fitness. Come experience the benefits of yoga – not only for your body – but also for your mind, heart and soul. For more information 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. This group provides support and new skills for anyone experiencing feelings of stress, worry, nervousness, or difficulty with any changes going on in your life. Come and join the group for support, ideas, and new skills for dealing with these issues and finding emotional tranquility! 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
March 11-13 & 18-20. 7:30 p.m. “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 1225 Chestnut Drive, High Point. Tickets are available through the High Point Theatre Box Office, 887-3001 from noon to 5:00 p.m., online at www.highpointtheatre.com or at the door. Admission: Adults $18; Students & Seniors $15; Children $8. Group rates are available. For further information, contact Jennifer Blevins at 882-2542.
March 11, 13 & 26. 8:00 p.m. V-Day Greensboro presents a Benefit Production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.” March 12, 25 & 27. 8:00 p.m.A benefit reading of “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, A Prayer.” All shows are at the Open Space Theatre Cafe, and tickets are $10. Box office info: 687-1319. Raffle tickets will also be sold in advance to win dinner, a show, and a hotel stay. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase a $5 raffle ticket.
Now through March 18. “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 12. Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall & Larry the Cable Guy Comedy Tour. RBC Center, Raleigh. 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.
March 14. 3:00-5:00 p.m. Snow Camp Outdoor Drama Auditions for it’s 37th Season! Shoffner Building, 301 Drama Rd., Snow Camp, NC. Bring head-shot and prepared material if desired. For further information call 376-6948, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.snowcampdrama.com.
March 16 & 22. 4:00-7:00 p.m. “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” Auditions. Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro. March 16-Guilford County high school students. March 22-Guilford County faculty & staff. All auditionees will need to have a short song prepared to sing accapella (without music). Please wear comfortable clothes to learn a movement combination. For more information visit www.ctgso.org.
March 16-21. “Wiley and the Hairy Man.” UNCG’s Taylor Theatre. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for senior citizens, students and children; $7 for UNCG students; and $9 for members of the UNCG Alumni Association. Call the University Box Office at 334-4849 or visit http://boxoffice.uncg. edu for show times and to purchase tickets.
March 18 & 19. 8:00 p.m. March 20. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. March 21. 2:00 & 7:00 p.m. Triad Best of Broadway Series presents “Dixie’s Tupperware Party”. Odeon Theatre at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $25-30. Tickets are available at the box office, www.ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit www.dixiestupperwareparty.com.
March 18, 19 & 20. 7:30 p.m. March 21. 3:00 p.m. The Bennett Players will present “Cat Fight” (Through the Ages in 9 Rounds). The Little Theatre on the campus of Bennett College for Women. Seating is non-reserved and tickets will be available at the door. The box office will open a half-hour before each performance. Ticket prices are $10 for adults; $5 for non-Bennett students, Bennett alumnae, and Bennett employees; and $1 for Bennett students. Call 517-2302 for information.
March 12-28, 2010, The hit Broadway musical, All Shook Up, showing live at Twin City Stage. Tickets are on sale NOW; Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m; CALL 336.725.4001. Performances March 12 – 13; 18 – 20 and 25 – 27 at 8:00 pm, Sundays March 14, 21 and 28 at 2:00 PM. Tickets $22 regular; $20 Seniors & $18 for Full time Students. The music is all Elvis – the story is all new! Visit twincitystage.org for more information.
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 11 & 12. 7:00 p.m. “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.” The Enrichment Center, 1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem. Judy Blume’s classic story of fourth-grader Peter Warren Hatcher and his annoying brother Farley “Fudge” Drexel, comes to life! Tickets are $5 at the door. For more more information call 725-4531.
March 12. 21st Annual NCCJ Youth Leadership Conference hosted by the National Conference for Community & Justice of the Piedmont Triad (NCCJ). NC A & T’s campus, Greensboro. This annual event brings together more than 300 high school students from Guilford County. A day dedicated to exploring ideas and developing skills that support youth as leaders and agents of change. For more information call 272.0359 x 15.
Now through March 13. Learn Create Share at Your Library during Teen Tech Week 2010. High Point Public Library. Teen Tech Week encourages teens to use libraries’ non-print resources for education and recreation, and to recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology.
This event will also be our official opening of the new teen space: The Teen Garage. Refreshments
will be provided. For more information, contact High Point Public Library’s Readers’ Services at 883-3638.
March 13. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. “Building Rome In a Day” Workshop. Theatre Art Galleries, Inc. in the High Point Theatre, 220 E.
Commerce Ave. Ages 7 and up. $50. A day-long workshop exploring the life and culture of Ancient Rome. Enjoy a variety of art activities with the focus on creating a 3-D work of art based on Roman architecture. Please pack a lunch. Call 887-2137 for more information.
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.
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 18, April 1. 6:30-7:30 p.m. KÃ¶rner’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 KÃ¶rner’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,Now through 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. 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-REDCROSS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Hobart Jones at email@example.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).
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. Now through March 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.%u2029
March 11. 6:30 p.m. How Did I Let It Get Like This? Class. Salem Academy and College, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem. Bring your most frustrating organizational issues to this session and take home tips on resolving them, what resources are available and how to know when you are in over your head and need to hire a professional. $30. For more information call 721-2855, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.salem.edu.
March 12. 2:00-4:00 p.m. “Navigating the Caregiving Maze,” a workshop and panel discussion for caregivers of older adults. Oak Ridge Town Hall, 8315 Linville Rd., Oak Ridge. The workshop addresses communication challenges facing caregivers of older adults. The workshop is free, but advance registration is requested. For additional information or to make reservations, please contact Paulette Elway at 373-4816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 16. 6:00 p.m. Discussion Forum: Conversations with the Community on “Black Female Body Images.” Kirkland Room, EUC, UNCG. Discussion led by Dr. Tara T. Green, director of UNCG’s African American Studies Program, and Dr. Sarah Cervenak, an assistant professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and African American Studies. For more information, visit www.uncg.edu/afs.
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. No appointment necessary; first come, first served. Now through April 10. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. Not available April 3. No appointment necessary; first come, first served. 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. A creative way to improve converstational English skills. 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. A new series of Spanish, French, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese language classes are beign offered, and also Spanish and French conversation clubs for community members interested in improving their capacity to communicate across cultures. For more info, please contact Ryan Nilsen of FaithAction International House at 336-379-0037 ext. 1 or by email at email@example.com. 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. The film dates are as follows: 3/26, 4/23. A led discussion follows each fim. For more information contact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.
March 13. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Dog Adoption Fair at Dog Days Greensboro, 705 Battleground Ave. Come find your new best friend at an indoor dog adoption fair. All kinds of dogs are available from Ruff Love Rescue. For more info, go to www.RuffLoveRescue.com or call 880-5431.