by Erica Katz

( music )

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.

July 17. 7:00 p.m. Eastern Music Festival Concert. Grove Winery, 7360 Brooks Bridge Rd., Gibsonville. $17/person. kevin kinney will be playing the Grove lake stage. Tickets will be sold by emF at Food provided by Bin 33. For more details visit

July 28. Paul McCartney’s Up and Coming Tour. Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte. This will be Paul’s first appearance in charlotte since 1993’s mega ‘New World Tour.’ To purchase tickets, go to, or call 800-745-3000.

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 www.dwsp. org.

Mondays. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Open Jam. Walker’s Bar. 2116 Walker Ave., Greensboro. Bring your own instruments, PA and drums provided. Hosts chris

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carroll and mark Harrison. For more information call 420-7711.

Wednesdays. 7:00-9:00 p.m. High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association Open Bluegrass Jams. First, third & fifth Wednesdays at the cultural Arts center, 200 N. Davie st., Greensboro in the rehearsal room. second & forth Wednesdays at icoffee in summerfield, intersection of 150 W. & lake Brandt Rd. For more information visit 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. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Live acoustic music featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker. Salsarita’s, 1602 Highwoods Blvd., Greensboro. Beer specials, excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For more info call 632-8877.

Thursdays. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Weekly Jam Sessions.

Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free, all ages welcome. 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 radio broadcast of the merry-Go-Round program. For information contact the surry Arts council at 786-7998.

First Friday of every month. 10:00 p.m. EMFjazz&blues. Print Works Bistro adjacent to Proximity Hotel, Greensboro. live music while you dine and drink late night. Free admission. For more information visit jazzandblues.php.

Sundays. Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP). Greensboro. For the entire summer

schedule visit the official mUseP website at www.

( 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.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30-6:30 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. For more information and other class schedules call 841-4307 or visit www.

Ongoing Classes. Triad Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr., Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. For more information call 420-2398 or visit

( kids/teens )

July 15. 7:00 p.m. Total Youth Worship. Fanta City Community Center, 4925 W. market st., Greensboro. Free. Featuring four bands and a speaker. ember, the mosiac Youth Band, James & Brandon and contagious cross.

July 17. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Book Signing. BenPhil’s Childrens Clothier, 147 stratford Rd., Winston-salem. “Tristan, The maine coon cat.” 10% of book sales will be donated to the Gulf coast Fund. call 753-0311, 777-0508 or 778-1290. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Fine Arts Festival In Downtown mocksville, 185 N. maine st., in the square.

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 www.

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 www.

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. Guests welcome. optional lunch. contact libby kendrick at 643-3066.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild Meetings. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro.

Visitors welcome. For more information call 685-9135 or visit July 27. meeting at

Greensboro Children’s Museum’s edible schoolyard, 220 N. Church st.

Tuesdays. 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Series 7 Poker League at Zion Bar & Grille, 5601 Roanne Way, Greensboro. lots of fun and great food. Call 834-1899 for more information.

Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. Hiking, biking, kayaking and/or social outings. since 1982. For more information, 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 First & Third Thursdays. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Sanctioned meetings by Eckhart Teachings. 406 State St., Greensboro. Meeting format: silent meditation and watching eckhart Tolle DVD’s of talks and retreats. Cost: voluntary donations. For more information call the meeting facilitator, Randy, at 255-0221.

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 e-mail list for meeting information and topics: Robert Merritt at merritt.rob@gmail. com or Hobart Jones at, 710-0139.

Fridays. 7:45-9:00 a.m. Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Meetings. 3150 N. Elm St. (upstairs in the BBT/REMAX building), Greens boro.

For more information visit or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or

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 www.

( sports )

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 16. 12:00-9:00 p.m. July 17. 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. World Tang Soo Do Association Championship. special events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Free admission. Tang soo Do is a korean martial art which teaches empty hand and foot fighting, fighting forms, self-defense, and weapons. For more information visit www.worldtangsoodo.


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.

July 17. 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. Monster Truck car-crushing. Free parking. Fan prizes. For more information call 679-8118.

July 19. 6:30 p.m. NC Coaches Association East West All-Star Game. Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets $10 adults, $5 kids and are available at the coliseum box office, or by phone at 1-800- 745-3000.

July 21. 12:00-1:00 p.m. Putting Competition. Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St., Greensboro. sign up in teams of 4 by emailing member names and a team name to The winning team will receive prizes given by The Wyndham Championship! For more information call 379-0821. 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

( etc. )

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 July 20. 6:00 p.m. making connections Around the Table. o’Henry Hotel, Greensboro. $25.

July 15. 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Free Health Screenings. 401 Taylor Ave., High Point. Diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, hiv/syphilis, prostate,

breast, and cervical cancer, assessments, sickle cell screenings, chiropractic assessments, body fat analysis, beauty tips and more! call 886-2437 or (800) 733-8297 or visit

July 16. 6:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Accessible Festival. Bolton Park, 1590 Bolton St., Winston-Salem. A

day of fun, entertainment and a free tethered hot-air balloon ride on serena song, the world’s first wheelchair accessible hot-air balloon. For more information call 748-3964 or find Accessible Festival on Facebook.

July 17. 1:00-4:00 p.m. The Gateway. 1111 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem. WsJs will be broadcasting with J.R. snider live. Vendors Include: east coast capital, Ws Downtown Partnership, city Dash of Winston-salem, old salem, Gateway Family Practice and more. Free food will be provided by senior Bravo! For details call Julie at 777-3900, ext. 1307.

July 17. 7:30 p.m. Flag Retirement Ceremony. Guilford College United Methodist, 1205 Fleming Rd., Greensboro. Hosted by Triad Highland Games, performed by scottish American military society, assisted by scout Troop #109. sheriff BJ Barnes and congressman Howard coble will be in attendance. Visit

July 18. 1:00 p.m. Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show. A&T Alumni-Foundation Event Center, 200 N. Benbow Rd., A&T campus, Greensboro. $5 advance, $7 at the door. come see the latest trends, ideas and products to make your wedding perfect. For more information call 676-9631, e-mail 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

Going on now. Hair collection to help with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill clean-up. If interested call martha Ruskai at UNcsA: 770-3337. Also visit www. story.php?storyId=1265 36482&sc=fb&cc=fp for more information.

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction Internation al

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 Register online at

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 Greensboro Public libraries (all branches). For information on these events call 373-2471 or visit

( animals )

July 28. YES! Weekly Dog Issue. If you have dogrelated business, we have special advertising rates for you. call 316-1231 for more information by July 19. canine Yearbook: $39. Reserve your dog’s spot today! 10% of the profit benefits the Humane society. e-mail a 2” x 2” picture at 200 resolution and all of you and your dog’s contact information to artdirector@ by 5:00 p.m. on July 21.

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