( music )
March 16. 8pm. An Evening with Travis Griggs and Friends and Sol Flo. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. $3-5 suggested donation. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit www.greensborobean.com
March 17. 12pm. Recording with Protools 9 class. Save the Arts Foundation. 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro. In the 2nd installment of the songwriting and recording class, students will learn to record a song using Protools 9. For more info and to RSVP, call 336.406.0880
March 17. 2pm. Winston-Salem Symphony Free Concert. Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University campus. 1834 Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem. The Concert for Community is being presented in partnership with the Institute for Public Engagement of Wake Forest University in celebration of WS Symphony’s 65th anniversary and is sponsored by the George and Mary Tucker Charitable Fund. For more info, visit www. wssymphony.org
March 17. 7pm. St. Patty’s Day w/ Possum Jenkins. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston- Salem. Call it alt. country. Call it Southern rock. Call it Americana. Call it shake-yo-ass blues-fried boogie with flashes of raucous cow punk. Any one of those musical descriptors could hit the mark during a Possum Jenkins show and be dead on. For more info, call 336.723.0060 or visit www.oldwinstonsocialclub.com
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March 17. 8-11pm. The Spiveys, Lake Isle, and Old Avenue. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Three alt/indie rock bands playing on St. Patrick’s Day. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit www.greensborobean.com
March 18. 3pm. A Fine Romance: Musical Revue. Central Library. 219 N Church St., Greensboro. A Fine Romance – Musical Revue highlights the work of Jewish songwriters who wove the American songbook deep into the fabric of our culture. For more info or reservations, call 336.333.7469 or visit www.ctgso.org
March 22. 7:30pm. Annual Spring Instrumental Concert.
Pauline Theatre, Hayworth Fine Arts Center. HPU Campus. 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point. The concert will feature two university student ensembles, the HPU Percussion Ensemble and the University Band. The event is open to the public. For more info, visit www.highpoint.edu
March 24. 7pm. All Star Shuffle. SECCA. 750 Marguerite
Dr., Winston-Salem. Inspired by the poetry slam format, the WS Shuffle was founded as a “musical scene incubator” designed to provide a platform for regional musical talent. For more info, visit www.secca.org
March 28. 6:30pm. Burst of the Blues. Elliott University Center. UNCG Campus. 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. A folklorist, William Ferris, and a blues musician, Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum, headline the annual Friends of the UNCG Libraries dinner. For more info and tickets, call 336.334.4849 or visit www.uncg.edu/euc/boxoffice
March 28. 6pm. 26th Annual Carolina Blues Festival Line-up Presentation. Summit Station Eatery. 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Come be the first to know who will be performing that this year’s Blues Festival, slated to take place on May 19. The evening will also include a wine tasting presented by Stonefield Cellars and the evening will culminate with a Blues Jam Session showcasing the talent of area musicians. For more info, visit www.piedmontblues.org
March 30. 8pm. Such Sweet Thunder. International Home Furnishings International Ballroom. 210 E Commerce Ave., High Point. Inspired by the masterful works of William Shakespeare, acclaimed jazz greats Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington and Billy Strayhorn created this suite of pieces bringing the worlds of literature and music together in this triumphant work. For more info and tickets, call 336.887.3001 or visit www.highpointtheatre.org
March 30. 8-9:30pm. Crossroads Concert Series. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, a project jointly commissioned by the Andy Warhol Museum and Pittsburgh Cultural Trust featuring 13 of the legendary
pop artist’s four-minute, silent film portraits with music composed by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips. For more info and tickets, call 336.725.1904 or visit www.secca.org
March 30. 8pm. Paleface Live in Concert. The Garage. 110 W 7th St., Winston-Salem. High-energy indie Folk duo Paleface (Ramseur Records) featuring Paleface himself and darling drummer Mo perform live. Jason Ringenberg (of Jason and The Scorchers) opens the show. For more info, call 336.777.1127
March 31. 8-10pm. It’s Listen Local #3. Mack and Mack Design Studio. 220 S Elm St., Greensboro. This music party- which has sold out on previous dates – features local and area musicians in a juried open mic setting. For more info and tickets, visit www.triadacousticstage.com
( new age )
March 27. 7pm. Herbal Thyme Guild. Guilford Agricultural Center. 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Stephanie Hein-Ripley, Clinical Herbalist: Boosting the immune system. For more info, call 828.450.2416
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.
Mondays, beginning March 12. Movement, Mobility, and Balance Intensive Level 2-3 with Jacob Felder. Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Increase range of motion and heighten coordination using joint and muscle isolation techniques. Sharpen your sense of balance with techniques developed by Jacob, RYT 500 hours, movement/balance artist. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net
Tuesdays, beginning March 20. Children/Parent/Caregiver Yoga Level 1 with Christina Warrington. Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Imagine how strong and flexible you’d be, if you’d started practicing Yoga when you were 5. You can’t turn back time, but you can give your kids a leg up. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net
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.center4holistichealing.com.
Thursdays. 9-10:15am. Yoga for Arthritis. The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Arthritis affects more than 70 million (or one in three) American adults. Yoga moves the joints through an extreme but safe range of motion allowing life-sustaining synovial fluid to lubricate them. For more info and registration, call 336.725.4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net
Sundays. 6-7pm. Restorative Yoga. The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative Yoga helps us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. For more info and registration, call 336.725.4119 or visit www.yogagallery.net
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 www.triadlighttouch.com.
( kids/teens )
March 15. 6:30pm. Animal Show & Tell Education Class. Frank Sharpe Jr. Wildlife Education Center, Bur-Mil Park. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. Choose flowering annuals, perennials, bulbs and woodland plants to brighten and add color to that shady yard.
For more info and to register, call 336.375.5876
March 24. 10am-2pm. Easter Extravaganza. Jaycee Park football fields. 3110 Forest Lawn Dr., Greensboro. The egg hunt will be held for three age groups: ages 1-4 at 11 am; ages 5-7 at 12 noon; and ages 8-10 at 1 pm. Children are asked to bring their own baskets. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures! For more info, call 336.274.3470
March 24. 1-3 pm. Take a Kid Fishing. Hagan-Stone Park. 5920 Hagan-Stone Park Rd., Pleasant Garden. Bring the kids to the Hagan-Stone Park pond and learn how to fish. For more information and registration, call 336.373.3816 or visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/lakes
March 30. 7pm. Farmer Jason CD Release. Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. 251 N Spruce St., Winston-Salem. The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts will host a concert with popular kids and family music performer FARMER JASON. The concert is part of a CD release tour celebrating the release of FARMER JASON latest CD “Nature Jams.” For more info and tickets, call 336.747.1414 or visit www.hanesbrandstheatre.org
Happening now. Outdoor Adventure Camp registration. Outdoor Adventure Camp. 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd., Greensboro. Campers will be introduced to outdoor skills such as wilderness survival, navigation, camping, backpacking, kayaking, fishing, archery and more! For more info and registration, call 336.373.3816 or visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/adventurecamp
Now 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 )
Now through March 16. Youth Baseball League registration. GSO Parks & Rec Athletics Office. 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Now through March 16, boys and girls, 9-14 years old, can register for four teams, based on ages as of April 30, 2012. Teams include: Mustang, ages 9-10; Bronco, ages 11-12; Pony, ages 13-14; and Travel, ages 11-14. For more info, call 336.373.2174 or visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/leisure
March 20. 12pm. League of Women Voters Lunch Program. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Haywood Duke Room. 607 N Greene St., Greensboro. Speaker: Adam Linker, policy analyst, NC Justice Center. Lunch provided at no charge, but registration is a must. Space is limited to 120 guests. Register by March 15 by emailing lwvptmail@gmail. com. Please put “Lunch with League” in subject line. For more info, visit www.lwvpt.org
March 20. 6pm. SynerG on Tap. O. Henry Hotel. 624 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Join synerG on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the O. Henry Hotel for Making Connections Around the Table with Wake Forest Business School Dean, Steve Reinemund. For more info and tickets, visit www.synerg.org
( sports )
March 17. 8am. Wicked Awesome Runners clinic. Elkin Rec Center. 399 Highway 268 West., Elkin. Dr. Skip Whitman will be speaking at 8am on the importance of stretching and strengths to assist in injury prevention for for run/walker. For more info, call 706.224.1820
March 17 & 31. One-person bass-fishing Tournaments. Lake Townsend. 6332 Lake Townsend Rd., Greensboro & Lake Higgins. 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd., Greensboro. Lake Townsend will host the One-Person Bass Tournament on Saturday, March 17 for anglers, 16 years and older. The entry fee is $35 per person and fishermen must have their own boats. For more info, visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/lakes
Now through March 21. Greater Greensboro Senior Games and SilverArts Registration. Smith Senior Center. 2401 Fairview St., Greensboro. Each year, the Games offer seniors, 55 years and better in Guilford County and surrounding areas, an opportunity to compete in a variety of athletic events and display their artistic talents. For more information or to receive a registration packet, call 336.375.2237
March 24. 5pm. Greensboro Roller Derby Presents: Marzo Loco. Simkins Sports Pavilion at Barber Park. 1500 Dans Rd., Greensboro. The first bout of the evening will be between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Mad Dollies and the Elm Street Nightmares. The main event will be a bout between Greensboro Roller Derby’s travel team, the Gate City Roller Girls, and Richmond’s Star City Roller Girls. For more info, visit www.greensbororollerderby.com
( etc. )
March 14. 9am. Adobe Photoshop Elements for Beginners. The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. This three part training session is designed for the beginner as an introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements. You will learn about Element’s user interface, making selections, using the layer palette, resizing and formatting images. For more info, visit www.greensboro101.com/events
March 14. 7pm. Save Our Community: Fight Foreclosure! The Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. Let’s Lose Our House is a smart and funny look at the often misunderstood roots of the housing crash. This short film follows the “all American family” from buying their first home to seeing it foreclosed on and shows how banks and the large financial industry destroyed peoples lives through fraudulent practices. For more info, visit www.carolinatheatre.com
March 15. 5:30pm. Entrepreneurial Journeys. Bryan Building, Rm 416. UNCG Campus. 1400 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Andy Zimmerman, former owner of Legacy Paddlesports in Greensboro, will share his story. Registration and networking will take place 5-5:30 p.m., and the program itself will last about 45 minutes with a Q&A and a networking reception to follow. For more info, call 336.256.8649 or visit www.entrepreneur.uncg.edu
March 15. 5:30-7pm. Breaking Up, Moving On. Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro. 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. This informative discussion will cover everything from the technicalities of legal separation to avoiding unnecessary drama with an ex. For more info, call 336.275.6090 or visit www.womenscentergso.org
March 16-18. A Centennial Celebration for Social Justice. Guilford College. 5800 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro. A celebration to mark the birthday centennial of Bayard Rustin, who was active in movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence and gay rights during his life. For more info, call 336.316.2374
March 17. 10am. Recycling in Greensboro Education Class. Frank Sharpe Jr. Wildlife Education Center, Bur-Mil Park. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. Class stresses the importance of recycling, what happens to the recyclable materials when they leave the recycling center, and how your contribution leads to a cleaner Greensboro. For more info and to register, call 336.373.3802
March 17-18. 9am-5pm. Battle of Guilford Courthouse Reenactment. Country Park. 3110 Forest Lawn Dr., Greensboro. Re-enactors will set-up military encamp ments at Country Park, Tannenbaum Historic Park and Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, demonstrating the lives of 18th century Revolutionary War soldiers. The battle will be re-enacted at 2 pm daily at Country Park on a portion of the land where the actual battle took place in 1781. For more info, visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/leisure
March 18. Piedmont Triad MDA Muscle Walk 2012. Bowman Gray Stadium. 1250 S Martin Luther King Jr Dr., Winston-Salem. Join hundreds of local residents participating in the Piedmont Triad MDA Muscle Walk 2012. The fun event, which is already in the process of recruiting teams, will end in celebration on March 18 and is expected to raise more than $75,000 to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association advance its worldwide research and health care services programs for local children and adults living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases. For more info, visit www.musclewalkmda.org/Greensboro
March 20. 7pm. Betty Shamieh Reading. Carnegie Room of Hege Library. Guilford College Campus. 5800 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Arab-American playwright, author, actor and screenwriter Betty Sha mieh will read excerpts from her off-Broadway plays The Black Eyed and Chocolate in Heat: Growing up Arab in America. For more info, visit www.bettyshamieh.com
March 20. 7pm. Red Hot Mamas Seminar Series: Managing Migraines. Millis Regional Health Education Center. 600 N Elm St., High Point. Join Dr. Keith Miller from Regional Physicians Neuroscience for this free seminar to learn more about the causes of headaches and migraines as well as the latest ways to treat them. For more info, visit www.highpointregional.com
March 21. 10am-noon. Domestic Violence & Fair Housing Workshop. Family Services. 1200 S Broad St., Winston-Salem. A free workshop on the dynamics of domestic violence and the role fair housing laws plays in the lives of domestic violence victims. For more info and registration, call 336.772.8173
March 19. 3pm. Eat, Pray, Love Discussion. Campbell Lyceum, Greensboro College. 109 Proctor Hall West. Greensboro College will host a discussion of Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling memoir, “Eat, Pray, Love.” Admission is free and the public is invited. For more info, call 336.272.7102, ext 303.
March 21. 1pm. “Lady Gaga, Glee & It Gets Better,” Discussion. Phillips Lounge, EUC. 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. A discussion lead by Sabrina Boyer, a UNCG doctoral student, and Erin Dell surrounding the recent rash of LGBTQ suicides. Sponsored by WGS. For more info, visit www.uncg.edu
March 19. 4pm. “Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Personal Experiences from SNCC.” Lecture. UNCG Alumni House. 804 Oakland Ave., Greensboro. Four women, all of whom shared their stories for the book, “Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC,” will speak about their experiences during the Civil Rights Movement for the Duncan Women’s History Lecture Series. For more info, visit www.uncg.edu
March 21. 8:30-10am. Networking in Action. Goodwill Industries, Self-Reliance Hall. 2701 University Pkwy., Winston-Salem. Goodwill’s business advisory council members and staff invite you to join in for a hands-on training opportunity for clients to learn how to network. For more info, visit www.goodwillindustries.com
( animals )
March 20. 6:30pm. Adobe Photoshop Elements for Beginners. The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. This three part training session is designed for the beginner as an introduction to Adobe Photoshop Elements. You will learn about Element’s user interface, making selections, using the layer palette, resizing and formatting images. For more info, visit www.greensboro101.com/events
Now through May 31. AARF Older Cat Adoption Campaign. AARF. 311 Harvey St., Winston-Salem. Animal Adoption Rescue Foundation will be showcasing the adorable, older cats that we have for adoption.
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.
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