March 18. 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free Workshop on Grantseeking Basics for Artists and Authors. Forsyth County Public Library, Central Library Auditorium. The course will provide an overview of the funding research process for individuals seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grantmaking public charities. For additional information and to register, call 703-3020.

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 information visit

March 21. 3:00-5:00 p.m. “South East Asia.” Community Arts Sundays at ArtQuest, Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Come see a unique demonstration of traditional Montenguard weaving by textile artist Ju Nie. 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

March 20. 6:00 Save the Arts Awards. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Come be a part of history in the making! It’s the 1st Save the Arts Awards honoring sculptors, painters, and architecs. For ticket information call 333-2605 or 1-877-789-9392, e-mail info@ or visit Now through March 25. ‘METHOD’ An All Member Exhibition. Center for Visual Artists. 200 N. Davie St., 2nd floor, Greensboro. The gallery exhibition will showcase all traditional and nontraditional two-dimensional or threedimensional mediums and styles. For more information call 333-7485 phone or visit www.

Now through March 25. Guest exhibitor is designer D.E. Leckie whose show is entitled ‘3×2’. Center for Visual Artists. 200 N. Davie

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.

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

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

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. For schedules, location, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 375-7568 or

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 and

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. Call 786-7998 or visit 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,

book it! e-mail

including a special program on Stage Combat. For more information, contact Admissions, UNCSA, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC 27127; e-mail; or visit the school’s website at The telephone number is 770-3290.

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor,

Oil, Acrylic). Red Door Studio/Gallery 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) 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 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, pottery painting fun. 540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

food & drink

March 19. 5:00 p.m. Beer Barden Preview Beer Tasting. Christopher’s, 712 Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem. Preview some of the new beers that will be on the Spring Beer Garden List. Hors d’oeurves will be served also. $5. For more information call 724-1395, e-mail or visit

March 19 & 20. Spring food drive set to help fill Urban Ministry’s Food Bank. The following Greensboro grocery stores are participating: Food Lion Stores, Harris Teeter Stores, Lowe’s Food Stores, Compare, Bestway, and Earth Fare. Please select one or more canned or non-perishable food items to donate. For more information call 271-5959 x360 or 361.


March 19. 7:30 p.m. Spring Concert. Millennium Revival Center, 10209 Lois Ln., Wake Forest. Spring Concert featuring Ivan Powell and Garment of Praise. Also performing Marcus Hackney:

Truly Anointed and Reginald Boney: Sustained. Free and open to the public. For more information call 919-554-4740, e-mail musicadmin@visitmrc. org or visit

March 19. 8:00 p.m. American Swing trio Hot Club of Cowtown Concert. Mack and Mack

Design Studio, 220 South Elm St., Greensboro. Tickets are $15 in advance and at the door and may be purchased online at March 20. 8:00 p.m. Joyful, uplifting, energetic and virtuosic, Cherryholmes brings their deeply rooted, sweetly soaring sound to the High Point Theatre for one night only. Tickets are $25 orchestra, $20 balcony, available through or by calling the Theatre box office at 887-3001.

March 21. 5:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Benefit for Haiti. The FlatIron, 221 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Admission $5 at the door. All proceeds will be taken to Jacmel, Haiti immediately afterwords by Smokin’ McQueen to benefit Shelters International. Bands, performances, silent auction and free food. For more information visit sendsmokin2haiti or

March 26. 8:00 p.m. Carolina Theatre Presents Ronnie Milsap. 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets are $32.50, $29.50, or $22.50 and are available by calling the Theatre 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. Additional show details are also available online.

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 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

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. 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

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 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! Great for all fitness levels! Visit for registration and class details! Email cortney@ for more information.

Wednesdays. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Belly Dancing Class. The Center For Holistic Healing, 623 York

Ave Suite 103, High Point. Cost: $10.00 per class.

For more information call 841-4307 or visit www.

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

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 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 for the class schedule. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn. For more information visit 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. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977.

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, www. .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

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. For more information contact 336-841- 4307 or visit

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

Every Tuesday. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga. Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Doctor approval is required. For more information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at 336-841-4307 or visit


March 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. 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.

Now through March 18. “The Young Victoria.” Beginning March 18. “The White Ribbon.” Now through March 25. “The Last Station.” Aperture Cinema, 311 West 4th St., Winston- Salem. For more information and show times call 722-8148 or visit

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, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit

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 20 & 21. 1:00-6:00 p.m. Auditions for West Side Civic Theatre’s Production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, Cinderella. Sunrise Methodist Church,1111 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd., Lewisville. Bring a prepared song in the appropriate key either on sheet music or on an accompaniment CD, without vocals. An accompanist will be provided. Call backs will be March 22 at 7:00 p.m. For more information call 945-6209.

March 21. 3:00 p.m. “Porgy and Bess.” Aycock Auditorium at UNCG. Tickets for the event are $28-35 and are available at the UNCG Box Office at 334-4849 or

Now through March 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 for show times and to purchase tickets.

March 22. 4:00-7:00 p.m. “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” Auditions. Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro. 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

March 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 to purchase a $5 raffle ticket.

Now through March 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 18 – 20 and 25 – 27 at 8:00 pm, Sundays March 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 for more information.

kids & teens

March 20. Greensboro Museum Discovery Day at the Natural Science Center. 4301 Lawndale Dr. Members of the newly formed Greensboro Museum Consortium will set up booths, exhibits and displays highlighting and promoting their unique attractions. For more information call 288-3769.

March 20. 1:00 p.m. NC Schools Got Talent. War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro. This is a talent competion with students from around the state performing. Tickets $20 and are available at the box office, and by phone at 745-3000.

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

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

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.

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. 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 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. Participants can register online at

Additional information is available by emailing or calling 996-7922.

March 19. 7:30 p.m. Singles Night at the Comedy Zone. 1126 S. Holden Rd., Greensboro.

Come out for a night of fun and entertainment. Please RSVP by calling 574-9078 and leave your phone number or email Todayssinglesnc@aol. com. $8.50. For more information call 574-9078 or e-mail

March 20. 5:30 p.m. Singles Western Night and Information Meeting. Lone Star Steakhouse, 3025 High Point Rd., Greensboro. Come out for a great meal and learn more about the group. Please RSVP to 574-9078 or email For more information e-mail

March 24. 5:00 p.m. Downtown Greenway Community Meeting. Renovated North State Milling Company Building, 816 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Following the Downtown Greenway phase 1 ribbon cutting event there will be a reception and community meeting. Seats are limited and registration is required. RSVP on the Downtown Greenway website at www. or call 379-0821.

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.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 11:00 a.m. Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club meetings. Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr., Greensboro. Judges Ann Marie Calabria, Barbara Jackson, Rick Elmore and Sanford Steelman will speak. Guests welcome. Optional lunch. For more information contact Libby Kendrick at 643-3066.

The American Cancer Society is now recruiting Relay Teams for the May 2010 High Point Relay For Life. 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

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. or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or

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


March 20. 7:00 p.m. Doors 6:00 p.m. WSPD Charity Hockey Game. Annex at the Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. For additional information, contact Lisa Kiser at 727-2425.

March 21. 2:00 p.m. Harlem Globetrotters. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $20 and up and are available at the box office, and by phone at 745-3000. For more information visit

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: 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 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 18. 5:00 p.m. Interfaith, All-inclusive Faith and Fairness Town Hall. First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro, Fisher Park and Greene St. entrance. Reception and panel discussion. Continue thoughtful conversation to discover strength and tools for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy rooted in your faith tradition. For more information visit

March 18. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Women’s History Month event: breakfast forum, in collaboration with Skirt Magazine . International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 S. Elm St., Greensboro. The $6.00 activity fee includes a continental breakfast and groups of 10 will be offered a $1.00 discount on each ticket. For more information call 274-9199 or visit

March 18. 7:00 p.m. Fred Chappell will read from his latest book, “Ancestors and Others.” Alumni House on College Ave. at UNCG. “Ancestors and Others” is a collection of short stories, many of them previously published. The stories – at once humorous, mythic, magical and surreal – reflect Chappell’s diverse talent. Free and open to the public. For more information call 334-5371.

March 18. 7:30 p.m. “Speak for the Trees” Lecture. Founders Hall Gallery at Guilford College, Greensboro. Jared Farmer, an environmental history professor at SUNY Stony Brook, will deliver the 2010 Patrick Lecture. Free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Sarah Malino at 316-2226 or smalino@guilford. edu.

March 20. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Junk Yard Dolls

Sale. Kernersville Community House, 1048 Megan Cross Ln. One of a kind creations made from fabulous rescued finds will be available to purchase on the cheap. Everything from jewelry to housewares at very affordable prices! Invite your friends and get there early-the line forms at 7:30 a.m.! For more information call 862-9884 or e-mail

March 20. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. The Human Race. Grimsley High School, 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro. A community fundraising event that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit organization (agency, church, school PTA, etc.) For more information call The Volunteer Center of Greensboro at 373-1633 or e-mail

March 20. 4:00 p.m. Obscura Day. Elsewhere Collective, 606 S. Elm St., Greensboro. The open tour will be a free tour of Elsewhere’s living museum and 58-year collection of re-organized thrift and surplus led by artists, collaborators, and tour participants as they walk through aisles of relics from past lives and exchange about these unusual objects that compose stage sets for exchanging about everyday life in an exceptional musuem. For more information visit www.

March 21. 12:00-3:00 p.m. Benefit for Mary Lacklen. Painted Plate Catering, 2001 North Church St., Greensboro. There will be a brunch buffet, silent auction and cash bar. The cost is $25 per person, additional donations will be accepted. Tickets can be purchased at: Maria’s To Go, 2130 Lawndale Dr., 379-8646 and Bistro Sofia, 616 Dolley Madison Rd., 855-1313. (Please Note Only Cash & Checks will be taken for payment)

March 21. 3:00 p.m. Women’s Voices in Today’s Political Arena: Issues and Strategies. International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 S.

Elm St., Greensboro. A unique discussion with dynamic women on issues and strategies in the areas of education employment, healthcare, and childcare. Panelists include State Representative Alma Adams, Professor Maria Rosales of Guilford College, Zim Ugochukwu of Ignite Greensboro, and Mayor Pro Tem Nancy Vaughan of Greensboro. For more information call 274-9199 or visit

March 22. 4:00 p.m. Lecture: “Personal Politics and History” by Dr. Sudie Duncan Sides ’61. Alumni House on College Ave. at UNCG. The event is the inaugural lecture for the new Peggy and Sudie Duncan Lecture Series in women’s history. For more information, contact Dr. Lisa Levenstein at or 202-4055.

Sat., April 3, Blood Drive by Appointment or Walk-in. Make your appointment, volunteer or ask questions by emailing David@networkthe

or call 336.314.5652. American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Heart Center, 4915 Piedmont Parkway, Ste. 106.

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. For more information, visit

Tuesdays & Thursdays, Now through April 15. 9:30 a.m.-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.

Registration is open for the 11th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraising walk/ run. It will be held on May 1 at Salem Academy and College. Visit to register. Donations may also be made online.

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. For more information visit

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 to download an application.

Month of March. Classes, computer classes, book clubs, discussions, business and career services, story times, after school enrichment. For information on these events call 373-2471 or visit


March 20. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Tanglewood Park will host “Living with Wildlife”. Tanglewood Manor House. The program will include:

components of wildlife habitats, interpretation of deer signs, how to avoid animal problems, nuisance wildlife, disease and safety issues, and wildlife regulations. Admission is free after paying the park’s $2 per car entrance fee. Seating limited—reservations recommended at 778-6334 or For more information visit or call 778-6300.