( music )

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

January 29. 3pm. North Carolina Baroque Orchestra Concert. James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium. Old Salem Visitor Center. 900 Old Salem Rd., Winston-Salem. NCBO, founded in August 2011, provides exciting opportunities for performers interested in exploring baroque performance practice in the baroque chamber orchestra setting. The orchestra offers musicians in North Carolina and the surrounding area an opportunity to work with very experienced experts in the field. For more info call 336.721.7300 or visit

( new age )

January 25. 9:30-10:30am. Free Tai Chi Bash. Golden

Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 Trade St., Winston-Salem. Join in for a fun and free Chines New year Celebration Tai Chi class. Share happy chi, tea and relaxation. For more info, visit

( kids/teens )

January 27. 6pm. Downtown Snow and Sledding.

Downtown Festival Park. Davie St., Greensboro. In this grand finale event, WFMY News 2 Winterfest is bringing snow and sledding to Downtown Greensboro. Raleigh snow making company, Snow My Yard, will use an ice shipper and piping to blow three tons of snow on the Festival Park hillside for sledders to enjoy.For more info, visit

January 28. 10am. Auditions for Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids. Community Theatre of Greensboro. 200

book it! e-mail

N Davie St., 4th Floor, Greensboro. Students will need to prepare a song with either sheet music or a karoake CD and wear comfortable clothes to learn a short dance combination. Cast will be comprised of CTG’s Centerstage Jr. group and other students from the community.For more info, call 336.333.7470, ext. 202

January 28. 2pm. Symphony Safari for Kids! K.R. Williams Auditorium. Winston-Salem State University. 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem. This concert will be a symphonic safari through Camille Saint-Saëns’ magical, musical menagerie. This delightful piece uses music to depict a variety of animals. For more info and tickets, call 336.464.0145 or visit

( 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

January 31. SynerG on Tap. O’Henry Hotel. 624 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Get around the Table with Greensboro Mayor, Robbie Perkins. Come meet Greensboro’s new Mayor and learn about his vision for Greensboro. For more info, visit

( sports )

Now through March 2. Adult Women’s Softball League

Registration. Team registration is underway for the Adult Women’s Softball League for players, 18 years and older. League play will consist of 12 regular season games on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. A single elimination tournament will follow the conclusion of regular season. Practices will begin on March 13. For more info, call 336.373.2946 or visit

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 ageappropriate agility training. $25 per child per day. For more info, visit

( etc. )

January 25. 8am. BizSAVVY 2012. Piedmont Club.

200 W Second St., BB&T Financial Center, 19th Floor. Winston-Salem. Get ready to start 2012 off on the right path! Learn the best methods to ensure your thinking will propel your business forward. Control your thoughts and control your SUCCESS! For more info, call 336.310.0773

January 26. 5:30pm. Ultimate Ta Kwon Do Belt Test. Ultimate Ta Kwon Do. 3700 N Main St., High Point. Feel free to stop by and receive a free lesson and see what Ta Kwon Do is all about. For more info, call 336.841.0398

January 26. 6-7pm. Women’s Resource Center presents: Power Hour. Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro. 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. What is it you have always wanted to be and do? Why aren’t you? Join your host “Simply” Sue Falcone for this first in a series on monthly workshops. For more info, call 336.275.6090 or visit

January 27, 28. Sexual Chocolate Weekend. Foothills Brewing Company. 638 West 4th St., Winston-Salem. After months of eager anticipation from beer fans everywhere, the world-renowned Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout is returning next weekend. For more info and schedule of events, visit

January 28. 10am-2pm. “Weed Warrior” Workday. Price Park. 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro. Exotic and invasive plants can threaten Greensboro’s recreational areas and wildlife habitat. Weeds can choke native biodi versity

and wreak havoc on landscapes. For more info, call 336.373.5868 or visit

January 28. 11am-4pm. The Carolina Weddings Show. Benton Convention Center. 301 W 5th St., Winston-Salem. Don’t miss the Piedmont’s longestrunning bridal show. Sponsored by Belk, this bridal show in Winston-Salem is every bride’s dream: aisle after aisle of the region’s top wedding vendors, all here for you! For more info, visit

January 28. 6pm. Boudoir Soiree. The Proximity Hotel. 704 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and a candy bar. Your best girls, make-up artists and private mini boudoir photo sessions! This is the ultimate girls night and gift for your “special person” on Valentine’s Day! For more info, call 336.471.9736 or visit smileclicklove on facebook.

January 28. 7:30pm. Guilford College presents: David Mc- Cullough. Reynolds Auditorium. 301 N Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem. Two-Time Pulitzer and National Book Award winner, David McCullough will discuss his most recent book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris and take questions from the audience. For more info, visit

( animals )

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