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( music )

October 22. 8 p.m. Sweet Baby James. Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Rd., Greensboro. The Greensboro Symphony presents the music of James Taylor. For tickets or more information, call 336-335- 5456, ext. 224 or visit www.greensborosymphony.org.

October 22. 8-10 p.m. Listen Local. Mack and Mack Design Studio, 220 S. Elm St., Greensboro. A music party featuring area performers. See the full lineup, purchase tickets or learn more at www.TriadAcousticStage.com.

October 22 & 24. 8 p.m. Lang Lang Live. Brassfield Cinema 10 & Grand Stadium 16, Greensboro. The “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” internationally acclaimed pianist Lang Lang will perform live in concert on the big screen, Saturday at Brassfield and Monday at the Grande. For tickets or more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

October 22. 8pm. Winston-Salem Shuffle. Krankie’s Coffee. 211 E 3rd St. Winston-Salem. Monthly multimedia talent contest of original composition or public domain material. Admission is $5 and winner gets half the agree, minus expenses. For more info, visit www. ws-shuffle.org

November 5. 8pm. EMFfringe Series. The Upstage Cabaret at Triad Stage. 232 S Elm St., Greensboro. Eastern Music Festival welcomes local singer/songwrite Steve Everett to kickoff The Listening Room Series. For more info, visit www. easternmusicfestival.org.

( new age )

October 22. 2-3 p.m. Ginseng Tea Tasting. The Bubbling Well Tea & Tonic Bar, 612 Trade St., Winston-Salem. Taste four delicious ginseng tea blends and learn how you can use them in your daily life. Free. For more information, call 336-293-6542.

October 23. 3:30 p.m. Pranayama & Meditation Class. Sunrise Yoga Studio, 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct., Clemmons. Register by calling 778-1233 or just drop by. For more information, visit www.sunriseyoga.net.

October 28. 7-9 p.m. Can Christians Do Yoga? Yoga Gallery, 633 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem. A lecture with Michelle Voss Roberts examining the controversy that has erupted over the past year over whether Christians should do yoga. For more info, call 336-725-4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net.

October 29. 12-4 p.m. Yoga for Anxiety. Yoga Gallery, 633 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem. Louisa Klein offers anxiety coping techniques based on yoga methods. To register or learn more, call 336-725-4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net.

( kids/teens )

October 19-20. 5:30pm. Youth Poetry Workshop and Basketball Tournament. McGirt Horton Library. 2509 Philips Ave. / Peeler Rec. Center. 1300 Sykes Ave. Providing participants with the tools for creative thinking, improved writing skills and increased physical activity. Pre-registration is encouraged by contacting the Hope Project at (336) 373-4673.

October 21-22. Henry & Mudge. The Children’s

Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. A

Theatreworks musical, based on the best-selling series of books by Cynthia Rylant. For tickets or more information, call 336-725-4531 or visit www. childrenstheatrews.org.

October 22. 11 .m. Ghost Stories. Old Presbyterian Graveyard behind the Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Family friendly spooky tales from storyteller Cynthia Moore Brown. For more information, call 336-373-2043 or visit www. GreensboroHistory.org.

October 22. 5-9 p.m. Ghoulash! Cultural District, Downtown Greensboro. A safe, fun and family-friendly Halloween festival. Includes face painting, costume contests, crafts, candy, games, a photo booth and more. Free admission. For more information, call 373-2734 or visit www.greensboroyouthcouncil.com.

October 27. 5-7:30 p.m. Zoo Boo Bash. Natural

Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. A scare-free family event. Kids come dressed in costume for games, crafts, face-painting and trickor-treating. For tickets or more information, call 336-288-3769 or visit www.natsci.org.

( leagues/clubs )

October 25. 5:30pm. Green Drinks Winston. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Join people who work in the environmental field at this fun and informal networking session. Just say “Are you green?” and you’ll be introduced to whoever is there! For more info, visit www.oldwinstonsocialclub.com.

( sports )

October 22. 5:30 p.m. Bewitched. Simkins Sports Pavilion at Barber Park, Greensboro. Greensboro Roller Derby’s first double-header bout. The Mad Dollies play the Elm Street Nightmares and GSORD’s all-star team plays the Cape Fear Roller Girls’ Black Harrts. For tickets or more information, visit greensbororollerderby.com.

October 23. 1:30 p.m. CROP Hunger Walk and 5k Run. NewBridge Bank Park, 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro. Walkers and runners can help raise funds to benefit the Greensboro Urban Ministry and bring clean water to the Horn of Africa. For more information, call 336.553.2656 or visit www.greatergreensborocropwalk.org.

( etc. )

October 19. 6-8pm. Local Political Forum. The Congregational United Church of Christ. 400 W Radiance Dr., Greensboro. Each candidate will be allowed to make a three-minute presentation, which will leave time for questions and discussion, after all have spoken. For more info, call (336) 274-5378.

October 20. 12:30 p.m. Speaker April Harris of Action

Greensboro. Green Hill Center for NC Art, 200 N.

Davie St., Greensboro. Harris will speak about Action Greensboro’s focus on enhancing public education, capitalizing on higher education assets, and maximizing

urban livability. For more information, call 336.333.7460 or visit www.greenhillcenter.org.

October 20. 6-8 p.m. SynerG & Greensboro Partnership

Greensboro City Council Candidates Forum.

Regency Room, Greensboro. A unique and free opportunity for young professionals to ask questions that are important to them. Learn more or sign up at www.2011candidatesforum.eventbrite.com.

October 21. 8 p.m. Autumn Gala. Millennium Center, 101 W. 5th St., Winston-Salem. An event to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County. Featuring live music, a silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert and full bar. For tickets or more information, visit www.habitatforsyth.org/events.

October 22. 5pm. Bewitched! Greensboro Roller Derby Double Header. Simkins Sports Pavilion at Barber Park. Lee St., Greensboro. A bout between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Mad Dollies and the Elm Street Nightmares. For more info, visit greensbororollerderby.com.

( animals )

October 30. Noon. Howl-o-ween Doggie Social. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Bring your dog in costume for a chance to win free prizes. For more info, visit www.oldwinstonsocialclub.com

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.

Daily. 11:00 a.m., 1:30, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. Animal Discovery Keeper Talks. Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. One-on-one interaction with highly trained zoo professionals gives visitors a very real and personal glimpse into the lives of the keepers and animals alike. For more information visit www.natsci.org.

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