( music )

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

March 22. 8pm. Lee & Sarah Atkinson Live. Natural Science Center of Greensboro. 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Join this native mother-daughter duo as they sing a variety of a capella and accompanied songs in the Center’s OmniSphere Theater as a stargazing show of the night sky is projected onto the 40 foot dome ceiling. For more info, visit

March 23. 8pm. Craicdown in Concert. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Craicdown describes its music as WORLD ACOUSTICANA — acoustic roots music with a high-energy, rock inspired flair. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

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

March 24. 7:30pm. Anton Nel March Piano Recital. Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center, Odell book it! e-mail

Building. Greensboro College Campus. 815 W Market St., Greensboro. Don’t miss this uncommonly graceful pianist as his program will include selections by Bach, Debussy, Chopin, Granados, and Beethoven. Admission is free, and the public is invited. For more info, visit

March 24. 7:30pm. Brother Sun concert. Unitarian Fellowship of WS. 4055 Robinhood Rd., Winston- Salem. Brother Sun, a nationally touring folk trio, will present a concert of traditional, folk and gospel music. For more info, call 336.659.0331

March 24. 8pm. Special Benefit to end Mountain Top Mining. The Blind Tiger. 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Possum Jenkins, a Beggar’s Banquet, and some songs from a Southern Kitchen. A portion of proceeds goes to the Boonebased non-profit, working to end Mountain Top Mining. For more info, visit

March 24. 8pm. John Mayall Live. High Point Theatre. 220 E Commerce Ave., High Point. John Mayall is a powerful performer who can set the house on fire with his masterful guitar, harmonica, piano and organ riffs, as well as his raw yet refined singing style. For more info and tickets, call 336.887.3001 or visit

March 25. 6:30pm. All You Need is Love: Benefit for Marriage

Equality. The Blind Tiger. 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. This event is to raise awareness about Amendment One to the NC Constitution which would establish “marriage between one man and one woman as the only legal domestic union that shall be valid or recognized by this state.” For more info, visit

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

( 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.

Tuesdays. 7-8:15pm. Movement & Mobility Yoga Classes.

The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston-Salem.

Increase range of motion, heighten coordination with joint and muscle isolation techniques. Improve balance, develop

super core strength. For more info and registration, call 336.725.4119 or visit

Thursdays. 9-10:15am. Yoga for Arthritis. The Yoga Gallery. 366 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. 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

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

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

( kids/teens )

March 23. 10am-4pm. Childrens Book Signing. BenPhil’s Children’s Clothier. 147 S Stratford Rd., Winston-Salem. Take the children to BenPhils this Friday for an interactive reading of “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”, With author Michele M. Manderine. For more info, call 336.777.0508

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. Fishing poles will be provided for the children. For more information and registration, call 336.373.3816 or visit

Happening now. Summer Day Camp registration begins. Summer Day Camp registration will begin at 9 am on Saturday, March 3 at ten local recreation centers. Day camps will be offered June 11 through August 10 for boys and girls, ages 5-12. For additional info on rec center locations, 336.373.2574 or visit

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! Each session will include a special overnight cam pout.

For more info and registration, call 336.373.3816 or visit

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.” For more info and registration, call 336.629.0399

Now through mid-March. The Joy of Toys. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. What does a Ferris wheel, a record player and a Barbie have in common? They are all part of the new mini-exhibit at the High Point Museum. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit

( leagues/clubs )

March 21. 6-8pm. Triad After Work Social. Clarion Hotel/Legends. 415 S Swing Rd., Greensboro. Monthly business networking events in the Triad. Spaces are offered for exhibitors and vendors. For more info, visit

( sports )

March 27. 6pm. Wicked Awesome Runners clinic. Elkin Rec Center. 399 Highway 268 West., Elkin. David D. Daggett, Iron Man athlete and attorney from Winston-Salem, will be speaking on road safety and the importance of obeying traffic laws for run/walkers. For more info, call 706.224.1820

March 31. 9am-12noon. The Human Race. Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 E Lee St., Greensboro. The Human Race is a wonderful opportunity for you, your family, and your friends to join the Mental Health Association in Greensboro in our walking team. For more info, call 336.373.1402

March 31. 7:30pm. Lost Ark Pinball Tournament. Lost Ark Video. 2823-E Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Please enjoy a great night of playing Pinball and see if you have the skill to be the best pinballer in the Triad area of North Carolina.

( etc. )

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 21. Transition Greensboro presents: Transitioning to a More Resilient Community. Sacred Garden Cafe. 215 W Fisher Ave., Greensboro. This installment

features a re-skilling class on “getting around Greensboro” without a car. For more info, call 336.852.1489

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

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

March 21. 6:30pm. “Meet the Author” Program. Christ United Methodist Church. 410 N Holden Rd., Greensboro. At this event, Dr. Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch, the Lucy Robertson Professor of Religion at Greensboro College, will discuss her book Studying the Old Testament. For more info, call 336.272.7102

March 23. 10:30am. UNCSA Open House. UNCSA. As the state’s premier arts conservatory, UNCSA offers professional training in dance, design & production, drama, filmmaking and music. For more info and registration, call 336.770.3290 or visit

March 24. 9am-1pm. Building Wellness in Our Community Health Fair. Ragsdale Y Gym. 900 Bonner Dr., Jamestown. There will be an assortment of activities for ages that range from youth to seniors. For more info, call 336.882.9622, ext 238.

March 24. 10am. Nature Photography Education Class. Frank Sharpe Jr. Wildlife Education Center, Bur-Mil Park. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. Learn techniques for observing while unobserved, the best times of day or year for taking pictures, and the basic equipment you will need. Bring a camera. For more info and to register, call 336.373.3802

March 24. 10:30am Poetry Out Loud. Greensboro Public Library. 219 N Church St., Greensboro. Thirtyone high school students from across the state will take center stage to compete in Poetry Out Loud, a poetry recitation program funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and coordinated by the North Carolina Arts Council. .For more info, call 919.807.6502

March 24. 10:30am-4pm. Moccasin Making Workshop. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Greg Hudson, a known artisan and leather worker that has been perfecting his trade for 30 years, will be conducting the workshop. All ages welcome. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit Now through March 19. Prom Dress Donations. GYC Office. 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) is collecting donations of new and gently used prom dresses and accessories for its fifth annual Camille’s Magic Closet. For more info on donating, call 336.373.2734 or visit

Now through March 28. 6-7pm. Fitness by the Fiction: Free Exercise Classes. Greensboro Central Library. 219 N Church St., Greensboro. From African Dance to Zumba and everything in between, you can sample a variety of exercise options and maybe discover the one that’s ideal for you. Enjoy Fitness by the Fiction in the warmth and convenience of Central Library. For more info, visit

Now through March 31. March Madness Blood Drive. Nussbaum Blood Center. 1501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro & Triad Blood Center. 650 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. Roll up your sleeves and show your true colors…ACC colors, that is. To make an appointment, call (800) RED CROSS or visit

( animals )

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.

March 23. 2pm. “Girl’s and Women’s Participation in Sport: Local and Global Perspectives,” Claxton Room, EUC. 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. The second Linda Arnold Carlisle Professorship Lecture Series featuring Dr. Chery A. Cooky, assistant professor in the Department of Health & Kinesiology and Women’s Studies Program. For more info, visit

March 23. 6:30pm. International Speech & Table Topics Contest. The American Red Cross. 1501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. This contest begins at the local club level and proceeds through the area, division, district and final levels. The contest is free and open to the public. For more info, visit

March 23-25. 10am-8pm. Southern Ideal Home Show. Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 921 W Lee St., Greensboro. The Southern Ideal Home Show returns to Greensboro, bringing three jam-packed days of activity designed to inform, entertain and educate show guests. For more info, visit www.

March 24. Founding Fifty Frenzy Fiesta. Downtown area and elsewhere in Greensboro. Trading Partners and community supporters of the Greensboro Currency Project will be talking to potential trading partners, sharing information about the project, and asking people to join. For more info, call 336.379.7342

March 24. 12pm. GYC presents: Camille’s Magic Closet “Shopping Day.” Greensboro Cultural Center. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Camille’s Magic Closet helps to raise teenage girls’ self-esteem by providing them with beautiful formal wear and accessories that they may otherwise not be able to afford. For more info and registration, call 336.373.2734

March 24. 2-4pm. Playwriting Workshop. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center. 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Bill Cissna of the Greensboro Playwrights Forum talks about the structure and business of playwriting. For more info, visit

March 24. 5pm. 2nd Annual John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival fundraiser. JH Adams Inn. 1108 N Main St., High Point. The Friends of John Coltrane will hold a “Bluesy Dinner” prior to the performance of blues legend John Mayall at the High Point Theatre. For more info and tickets, call 336.819.5299 or visit

March 24. 7pm. Hope in Heels: Dress for Success benefit. The Millennium Center. 101 W 5th St., Winston- Salem. Triad Moms on Main is thrilled to sponsor “Hope in Heels”, a benefit gala for Winston-Salem’s Dress For Success, a not-for-profit organization that helps provide women with professional attire as well as the tools to find a keep a job. For more info, 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.

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

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