by Erica Katz

( music )

July 9. 6:30 p.m. Native American Flute & Drum Concert. Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons. Adults $15, children $8. July 9-11. 11:00 a.m. strong sun Pow Wow. Adults $6, children $4. For more information call 816-7747, e-mail sulali@live. com or visit

July 10. 8 p.m .Tiki party with a mystery band. cover is $5 for members and guests. Band starts at 8 pm. In the spirit of this friendly tiki party, please bring an appetizer to share. old Winston social club, 1131 Burke street, Winston-salem. Visit or call 723-0060.

July 14 . 9 p.m. Yarn performs. cover is $5 for members and guests. old Winston social club, 1131 Burke street, Winston-salem. Visit or call 723-0060

Now through July 31. Eastern Music Festival. Greensboro. For tickets call 866-579- TIXX. For a complete schedule of events visit

Now through August. Summer Music Series.

Downtown Winston-Salem. Alive After Five, Downtown Jazz and summer on Trade. street festivals that bring live music to downtown ever Thursday, Friday and saturday. For more information visit

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( kids/teens )

July 12. 1:00 p.m. Animal Adventure Camp. The Childrens Museum, 390 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem. kids will create their own cat book like “Tristan, The maine coon cat”. call 723-9111 for more information.

Mondays. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Red Yellow and Blue Mondays. Green Hill Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Art making fun for the little ones. $5 per adult, $5 per child. Green Hill members free. For more information visit

Tuesdays. 3:30 p.m. Culture of Color Program. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N. Church St. For more information call 574-2898 or visit

Wednesdays, Now through August 25. 3:00-5:00 p.m. Free Make & Take Classes A.C. Moore Stores. kids can make their own cool, age-appropriate craft and take it home. Free while supplies last. For more information 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! 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

Third Thursdays. 7:00 p.m. YouthSAFE Meeting. Green Bean, South Elm St., Greensboro. Teens, age 14 -18, gather each month to get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to lGBTIQ youth. For more information e-mail

Saturdays & Sundays. All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm Family Days. 7850-B Clinard Farms Rd., High Point. Adults $6, children and seniors $5. No appt. necessary. cash and checks only. call 454-5651 or visit for more information.

( leagues/clubs )

July. Support Group Meetings. The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, Inc., 1509 S. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem. For a complete schedule of meetings call 768-3880 or visit

Wednesdays. Join Support 4 Your Dreams: Real Business Networking. Gabriel’s, 4312 Big Tree Way, Greensboro (off of Wendover across from Hilton Garden Inn). Free food and no cover charge.

Thursdays. 1:30-4:30 p.m. The Mah Jongg Gamers. Leonard Recreation Center, Greensboro. Play, refresh your skills or learn mah Jongg, American style, using the National mah Jongg league card. For details, call ellen muratori at 292 3754 or email Last Friday of every month. 9:00 p.m. Women’s Final Friday for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and its supporters. studio B, 520 s.

elm st., Greensboro. live DJ, $5 entry fee for non-members and $4 for members. For more information visit

( sports )

July 9-12. USSSA Boys Division 3 Basketball Nationals. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. event Pass $20.00, Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m. $7, saturday 7:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. $7, sunday 7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. $10, monday 7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. $8. Tickets on sale at the door.

July 10. 8:00 p.m. Gates 6:00 p.m. NASCAR Weekly Racing Series, Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem. ladies’ night, ladies’ $1. Adults $10, children $1, children under 6 free. 100-lap modified race, double point awards. Free parking. Fan prizes. For more information call 679-8118.

July 12-17. Mountain High Running Camp, Mars Hill. middle and high school cross country camp featuring great trails, free running shoes and a staff of elite Us and kenyan runners and coaches. Info and application at or contact scott simmons at or 704-688-2814.

July 15. Annual Panther Club Dinner and Golf Tournament. Willow Creek Golf Course, 916 Abbotts creek church Rd., High Point. A major fundraiser that supports the HPU athletic department. Reservations include 18 holes plus cart, beverages, a catered buffet dinner, and the chance to win exciting door prizes. For more details call 841-9321.

July 17. 8:00 a.m. Golf Tournament to help Burlington transplant patient. Quaker Creek Golf Course, 2817 Barnette Rd., mebane. Admission is $50 per person and includes lunch and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded for the winning team and for longest drive and closest to the pin. To register or for more information call 266-9720 or 266-9719.

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball. NewBridge Bank Park. For game times, tickets and more information visit

Ongoing. Greensboro REI Store Classes & Events. 3334 West Friendly Ave., Ste. 140. For more information call 323-3117. For a list of events visit stores/108.

Now through July 9. 50% of all proceeds from Hot Rawks™ sales will go to the CETA Foundation. Hot Rawks™, is a completely natural, certified organic, vegan, non-Gmo, gluten-free supplement specifically designed to enhance libido, energy, and stamina without the use of harsh stimulants, chemicals, or pesticides.

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( etc. )

Now through July 8. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Party on the Plank. High Point Library parking lot and Elm St. Featuring the best of local culture. Artists, vendors, musicians. every Thursday night. For more information visit the event website at

July 8-29. 6:00-7:30 p.m. QuitSmart’ Series. Guilford County Department of Public Health, 1100 e. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. smoking cessation class series, every Tuesday. Free. class size is limited. To participate or for more information call 1-800-QUIT-NoW.

July 8. 7:00 p.m. Book Signing & Discussion. Central Library, 219 N Church St., Greensboro. New York Times bestselling author sharyn mccrumb will be there to sign and discuss her new book, “The Devil Amongst The lawyers.” For more information call 373-3617.

July 10. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. African American Heritage Day. Palmer Memorial Institute, Sedalia. A free family event full of history, music, dance and craftwork of African Americans locally and throughout the world. exit 135 off I-40/85. Follow the brown signs to the site. For more information visit chb.htm.

July 10. 10:00 a.m. Liberty’s July Celebration. Downtown Liberty, Corner of Fayetteville & Swannanoa Sts. Food, music, crafts, art, children’s playplace, amusement rides, inflatables, fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rain date July 17. Free. For more information call 622-4276 or visit

July 13. 12:00-1:30 p.m. Presentations. The Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. “Women Helping Women After Breast surgery” and “Internet sweepstakes, scratch-offs & slots.” Registration required. call 275-6090 to reserve your space. Visit for more information.

July 14. 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Planning Committee Meeting. Action Greensboro, 317 s. elm st. For the september 11 Downtown Greenway 8k Race & After Party. Help organize race logistics, runner hospitality, entertainment during and after the race and children’s activities. call or e-mail laura lorenz at 387-8355 or

July 14. 5:30-8:30 p.m. synerG On Tap Alumni Night. Natty Greene’s Brewery, 345 S. Elm St., Greensboro. monthly free networking event. connect with local alumni associations and recent graduates. For more information call 379-0821 or visit

Going on now. The Winston-Salem Police Department is accepting applications for the fall session of the citizens’ Police Academy, which will start september 2. classes will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday evenings at the Public safety center. If interested call for an application at 773-7788, or complete an application online at

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction International House, 705 N. Greene st., Greensboro. cost $65. For more information or to sign up for any of these language programs, please contact Ryan Nilsen at 379-0037 ext. 1 or by e-mail at rnilsen@ Register online at learn/classes/.

Month of July. 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 libraries (all branches). For info on these events call 373- 2471 or visit

( animals )

July 10. 9:00 a.m. Motorcycle Poker Run & Pet Adopt-a-Thon Festival. Harley Davidson of Greensboro, 538 Farragut st. Honor the memory of Hunter Wayne Barber. Poker Run $10 per bike or $15 per couple. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Humane society of the Piedmont. Raffle, food, live music, prizes and more.

July 10. 2:00-5:00 p.m. Outdoor Dog Adoption Fair. Harley Davidson of Greensboro, 538 Farragut St. come find a new best friend at Ruff love Rescue’s outdoor adoption fair sponsored by The Humane society of the Piedmont. For more information go to or call 880-5431.

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