( music )

January 20. 8pm. Birds and Arrows Live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Melodic, indie folk rock from Chapel Hill. Supporting act will be Emily Stewart and the Baby Teeth. For more info, visit www.

January 22. 8pm. Badfish (Sublime Tribute) & Scotty Don’t. Ziggy’s. 107 W 9th St., Winston-Salem. Formed in 2001, Badfish has become one of the biggest club and theater acts in the Northeast and Midwest. For more info, visit or

January 24. 9pm. Drunken Prayer & Bad Weather California Live. The Garage. 110 West 7th St., Winston-Salem. Morgan Geer, songwriter/vox/lead guitar for Drunken Prayer, puts on a great show with powerful rootsy songs. He’s just off a tour from Portland down to Texas and over from Tennessee. For more info, call 336.777.1127 or visit

January 26. 8pm. Willits Bowditch w/ Matt Irie & Tim Fogarty. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Willits Bowditch brings his unique blend of music to the Green Bean with local surf roots acts Matt Irie & Tim Fogarty opening up the night. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

February 4. Laura Thurston and Portable Hero Live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Come hear Laura Thurston’s beautiful voice, along with her harmonica and foot-tambourine skills. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit book it! e-mail

( new age )

January 24. 7pm. Herbal Thyme Guild. Guilford County Agricultural Center. 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Fourth Tuesday of each month. Tracy Hitt, Hitt Family Farms-Herbal bath and body products. For more info, call 828.450.2416

( kids/teens )

January 18 through February 25. Spanish Splash. Caldcleugh Multicultural Center. 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Give your toddler or pre-schooler a bilingual head start with 45 minute classes that introduce Spanish vocabulary and basics through music and movement. For more info, call 337.373.5881 or visit

January 21. 10am-4pm. Bread & Butter Making. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Come see our costumed interpreters bake bread and make butter in the Hoggatt House. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit

January 21. 10am-4pm. Blacksmithing Demonstration. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit

January 23 through March 26. 6pm. Make Way for Music. Randolph Arts Guild. 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro.

Kindermusik instructor and the Guild piano instructor, Margaret McKinnon will lead young participants between the ages of 6 months to 3 years old inn “Make Way for Music,” where families will sing, dance, and move their way through an exploration of several elements of music. For more info and registration, call 336.629.0399

( leagues/clubs )

January 25. 5:45-7:30pm. Postmasters Toastmasters. US Postal Service Network Distribution Center, 3rd floor. 3701 W Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Whether you are a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree, Toastmasters is the most efficient, enjoyable and affordable way of gaining great communication skills.For more info, visit

February 3,4. 7pm. 53rd Annual Distinguished Young Women of NC Scholarship Event. Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. In its 53rd year, the program, formerly known as North Carolina Junior Miss, has been providing scholarships and making a difference in the lives of high senior school girls from all across the state. For more info, visit

( sports )

Now through March 26. 7:30am-4pm. All Sports Teacher Workday Camps for ages 6-12. Greensboro Sportsplex. 2400 16th Street. Held on designated teacher workdays, these camps will include a variety of sports, as well as age-appropriate agility training. $25 per child per day. For more info, 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. )

January 18. 9am-1pm. Food Lion Job Fair. Goodwill Industries. 2701 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem. Hiring front end cashiers, stock clerks, office associates and deli associates. No felonies, pending charges or larceny. For more info, call. 336.724.3621

January 18. 10am. High Point Museum Guild Meeting. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. January guild meeting featuring special guest speaker Matthew Lewis, Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and 25 year veteran of the Washington Post. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit

January 18. 6-8pm. Triad After Work Social. Syn and Sky martini bar. 113 S Elm St., Greensboro. Business networking in an upscale yet casual environment. For more info, visit

anuary 19. 5:30-7pm. Breaking Up and Moving On!

Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro. 628 Summit

Ave., Greensboro. Learn how do deal with separation,

divorce, and the circumstances that come along with ex drama. For more info and registration, call 336.275.6090

January 19. 7pm. MLK Celebration Keynote. Dana Auditorium, Guilford College Campus. 5800 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Joyce Hobson Johnson, who is director of the Jubilee Institute of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, will be the keynote speaker for Guilford College’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. For more info, visit. January 19. 7:30pm. A Conversation with Bestselling Author, Kim Edwards. Elliott University Center, UNCG Campus. On tour for the paperback release of The Lake of Dreams, A CONVERSATION WITH KIM EDWARDS, is her only North Carolina appearance. She will be signing books immediately following the program. For more info, call 336.460.4722 or visit


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