( music )

February 17. 6 p.m. Band of Oz. Showplace, 211 E. Commerce Ave., High Point. Part of the Rock’n High Point series. $7 admission. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Greater High Point’s Children’s Initiatives. For more information, visit

February 18. 7:30 p.m. Tannahill Weavers. The ArtsCenter, 300-G East Main St., Carrboro. One of Scotland’s finest traditional bands performs as part of the Celtic Concert Series. For more information, call 919.929.2787 or visit

February 18. 8 p.m. Benefit Concert for Exchange/SCAN. Old Winston Social Club, Burke St., Winston-Salem. Five bands perform to raise money for Stop Child Abuse Now. $10 donation requested. For more information, call 336-748-9028 or visit

February 19. 7:00 pm. South Memphis String Band and Jim White. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. The acoustic supergroup and singersongwriter perform in the inaugural concert in the Crossroads @ SECCA series. For tickets or more information, call 336.725.1904 or visit

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February 19. 8 p.m. I Am History. Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Part of an annual black history program, this show is fused with the power of spoken word, live music and dance. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.

February 19. 8 p.m. Eve Fleishman Peace

or Drama: A Journey through Music and Art. UpStage Cabaret, 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Fleishman performs and displays 13 original paintings. Enjoy the music, find a painting you like and place a bid. For more information, visit www. For tickets, call 336.272.0160 or visit

February 20, 5:30 p.m. Intro to Drumming Workshop. 612 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem. Learn a traditional West African rhythm in an upbeat and relaxed atmosphere. For more information or to register, call 336-774-3898 or visit

February 24 and March 10. 7:30 p.m. Winter Chamber Desserts. Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston- Salem. A series of classical music concerts by local performing artists. All concerts include a post-concert reception with complimentary dessert. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit www.

( new age )

February 18. 6:30 p.m. Living the Four Noble Truths: The Life of the Buddha and His Teachings. Yoga Gallery, 633 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem. Class taught by WFU professor, Jarrod Whitaker. $10 suggested donation. For more information, or to sign up, call 336-655-7047.

Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Journey of the Spirit — an Experiential Lecture Series for the Triad. EBN Too, 406 State St, Greensboro. Guest speakers from different spiritual paths present in a non-judgmental, intellectual, and friendly atmosphere. For information, call 336-423-2091 or visit www.

( kids/teens )

February 18. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Seafest. Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Kids will enjoy hands-on experiences and up-close encounters with marine creatures like horseshoe crabs, starfish and sea urchins at our annual “Celebration of the Sea.” For more information, visit

February 18 & 25 at 7:30 p.m. February 19 & 26 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. The Jungle Book Kids. The Norvell Theatre, 135 E. Fisher St., Salisbury. Specially adapted from the beloved film, this musical includes all your favorite Disney tunes, like “The Bare Necessities.” Tickets $8-$10. For more information, call 704.633.5471 or visit

February 19. Culture of Color presents Central Africa. 2:00 pm. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Explore Central African culture and traditions through music, dance, food and friends. For more information, call 336-574- 2898 or visit

Going on now. Registration for Bur- Mil Park Spring Fling Camp. Camp runs April 20-21 for children ages 5-12, and include activities such as games, golf, crafts, wildlife education and more. For more information or to register, call 336- 373-3805 or visit

Going on now. Registration for Adventures

in Theatre Summer Camp. The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. Camps for ages 4-18 run from June through August. For full descriptions or to register, call 336-748-0857 ext. 204 or visit

Now through February 26. Fridays at 6:00 pm. Girl’s Club. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. A club for creative young ladies ages six and older. Projects include games, cooking lessons, quilting and more. For more information, call 336-373-5881.

Now through March 14. Mondays at 6:00 pm. Sound Technology Workshop. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts

Center, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. A course for ages twelve and older, covering the history of recorded music, acoustic science, music technology ad the proper use of recording devices. For more information, call 336-373-5881.

Ongoing. Daily at 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm. Omni- Sphere Shows. Natural Science Center of Greensboro, 4301 Lawndale Drive. an exciting new line-up of full dome, 3D and laser shows with lower admission prices. Visit for show schedule and full descriptions.

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 www.

Mondays. 6 p.m. Speak Out! Best Health, Hanes Mall, Winston-Salem. A year-round support group for teens, 13-17, who are dealing with issues such as ADHD, anxiety, depression or any other concern. The free meetings are let by Ellen Nicola, Ph.D. For more information, call 336-768-3880 or visit www.

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. Youth- SAFE 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

( leagues/clubs )

February 16. 6:30 p.m. Sustainable Book Club. Green Bean, 341 S. Elm St., Greensboro. First meeting of UNCG’s new sustainable book club open to students and the entire Greensboro community. Lively conversation about sustainability will be explored with the help of an experienced discussion leader. Participation is free.

February 24. 6 p.m. The Thursday Book Club. Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 618 Summit Ave., Greensboro. A workshop for women who like to read, journal and discuss books that inform, entertain and inspire. Meets monthly. For more information, call 336-275-6090 or visit www.

Ongoing. Support Group Meetings. Mental Health Association in Greensboro. 330 S. Greene St., Suite B12. For a complete schedule of meetings call 336- 373-1402 or visit

Ongoing. 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.

Third Monday of every month. 1:00 & 6:45 p.m. Hearing Loss Association. South Fork Community Center, 4403 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem. Chance to meet, discuss and learn abou the challenges that face the hard-of-hearing community. For more information visit or call 788-6012.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 12:00 p.m. Brown Bag Monthly Lunch Series. YWCA of Greensboro, 4002-E Spring Garden St. (between Wendover & Market) Presenting provocative, relevant discussions on issues important to women. For more information call 273-3461.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Topic: Permaculture by Eva Preiser. Herb of the Month: Calendula. Visitors Welcome. Call 685-9135 for more information.

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. Mah Jongg Players. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Rd.,Greensboro. Play, refresh

your skills or learn Mah Jongg, American Style, using the National Mah Jongg League card. For information call 292-3754

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 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), Greensboro. For more information visit www.pwngreensboro. org or contact Ann Hardee at 327-8440 or

( sports )

February 19. Party Hearty—A Zumbathon Charity Event. Heart In Sol, 624B Guilford College Rd., Greensboro. All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazon movement and their fight against heart disease.

For more information, call 336-428-3448.

February 20. 2 p.m. Spring Kickball League Practice & Registration. West

Market Street fields, Greensboro Arboretum. Come out and join us for the greatest playground pastime ever. Official season begins in April, and entry is $20 per person. Email to sign up or learn more.

Now through March 1. Adult Women’s Softball League Registration. League play will consist of 12 regular season games held on Tuesday-Thursday evenings. Practices begin in late March. Women 18 years and older who are interested in participating should call 336-373-2946 or email paula.

( etc. )

February 16. 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Greensboro Housing Coalition’s Housing Summit. Emerald Event Center, 2000 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Focus on sustainable communities so that everyone has opportunities for learning, walking, working, thriving. For more information or to register, call 336-691-9521 or visit

February 16. 10 a.m. Dan Warren Speaks at High Point Museum. 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. Warren, a local historian, will speak on the Tomlinson Steam Tannery and their local involvement in the Civil War.

For more information, call 885-1859 or visit

February 17. 8 p.m. The Monti. Triad Stage UpStage Cabaret, Elm St., Greensboro. The Monti invites people from the community to tell personal stories resulting in a refreshing and intimate night full of laughter and tears. For more information, call 272-0160.

February 19. Buffalo Soldiers. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Pkwy., Greensboro. A presentation by author Bob Rogers about the role of African Americans in the military. Free and appropriate for all ages. For more information, call 373-7540 or visit

February 21 – March 21. Wednesdays and Mondays at 1 p.m. Balance Class. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Pkwy., Greensboro. A Matter of Balance instructs participants 55 and older how to manage falls. Free of charge. For more information, call 336-373-4816.

February 22. 7:30 p.m. Guilford College

Alumni Speak on Post-Graduate Activism. Joseph Bryan Jr. Auditorium, Guilford College,

5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro.

Two alumni from the fist class of Quaker Leadership Scholars reflect on how their

experiences informed their later work. For more information, call 336-316-2445 or visit

February 24. 6 p.m. Rock the Runway. Empire Room, 203 S. Elm St., Greensboro. A cocktail reception, raffle drawing, and fashion show featuring looks found daily in Goodwill stores. All proceeds from the evening will go towards Goodwill’s mission. Tickets are $25 per person, and can be purchased at and some Goodwill locations.

Fourth Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. Poetry and Literature Open Mic. Underground Theatre of the Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Poets and writers of all kinds are encouraged to bring their works to the stage for readings. Kevin Watson of Press 53 emcees. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit

Wednesdays in February. 12 p.m. Africana Brown Bag Series. Boren Lounge, Founders Hall, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. A series of discussions in celebration of Black History Month. For more information, call 336-316-2473.

Third Thursday. 7:30-9pm. Triad Story Exchange. City

Arts Conference Room (Suite 101) at the Greensboro

Cultural Center, Greensboro. Inviting storytellers and would be storytellers of all ages and experience to join in. Share stories, give positive performance tips and spark ideas for new flights of story fancy. For more information call 336-373-2731.

Going on now. StoryLine seeking local black history

stories for a web series highlighting Forsyth County’s rich history. StoryLine will collect stories for this initiative through the spring, though story-collecting will continue year-round and anyone is welcome to participate. For more information, call 336-499-4402 or visit

Ongoing. November-February. Cline Observatory is open for free telescopic views every Friday night (weather permitting) after 7:00 p.m. Information at or 334-4822, ext. 2620.

Ongoing. The Women’s Resource Center Classes. 628

Summit Ave., Greensboro. Space is limited. Call 275-

6090 to register or visit

Going on now. WCWG-TV Real Value School Fundraiser.

The $10 Real Value Coupon book was created

by WCWG-TV to help schools raise much needed money. One-hundred percent of the money is kept by the schools. The coupon book is filled with over 130 coupons, and includes over $1,000 in free or buy one get one free offers.

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 call 379-0037 ext. 1 or by e-mail at Register online at

Ongoing. Events for the deaf and hard of hearing, hosted by The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advocacy Center. Regular events held across the Triad area include deaf coffee chats, silent dinners, and potlucks. For events and more information, call 336-837-1807.

Ongoing. 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 )

February 19. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 2011 Purses for Pups and Purrs. Sedgefield Presbyterian Church, 4216 Wayne Rd., Greensboro. Buy gently used purses, wallets, book bags and luggage. Proceeds benefit homeless pets and the Animal Rescue and Foster Program. For more information, visit

Third Tuesdays. 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Pet Loss Support Group. Highland Presbyterian Church Activities Bldg, 2380 Cloverdale Ave., Winston-Salem. Sponsored by Forsyth Humane Society. For more information, call 721.1303 or 777.1070.