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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

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 by Stonefield Cellars and a Blues Jam Session showcasing the talent of area musicians. For more info, visit

March 29. 6:30pm. Chris Lubinski Benefit Show. The Flatiron. 221 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Performers include Matty Sheets, Molly McGinn, Laura Boswell, Emily Stewart, and more! All proceeds will go to benefit Chris’s upcoming surgery bills. For more info, visit the Flatiron on facebook.

March 30. 7:30pm. HPU Musical Theatre. Paulin Theatre, Hayworth Fine Arts Center. HPU Campus. 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point. The show will feature music students performing scenes from shows by composer Stephen Schwartz, including “Wicked,” “Children of Eden,” “Rags” and “The Baker’s Wife.” For more info and tickets, visit

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

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

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

March 31 (7:30pm) & April 1 (3pm). Gianni Schicchi. Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel, Greensboro College Campus. 815 W Market St., Greensboro. Greensboro College’s Opera Workshop and Alumni Chorale will perform opera choral selections and Giacomo Puccini’s one-act comic opera. For more info, call 336.272.7102, ext. 281

April 5. 7:30pm. A Fine Romance – Musical Revue. Broach Theatre. 520 S Elm St., Greensboro. Musical Revue highlights the work of Jewish songwriters who wove the American songbook deep into the fabric of our culture. For more info, visit

April 5. 8pm. Time Sawyer & Backwater Opera. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Live Music From Charlotte based Folk/Rock band Time Sawyer & Texas based band Backwater Opera. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

Sundays, April 1, 15, 22, 29. 5:30-6:30pm. Level 1 African Drum Classes. Golden Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Classes presented by Tam Tam Mandingue. $60 for 4 Weeks ($5/class drum rental) For more info, visit

Wednesdays. 7:00-9:00 p.m. High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association Open Bluegrass Jams. First, third & fifth Wednesdays at the Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro in the rehearsal room. Second & forth Wednesdays at icoffee in Summerfield, intersection of 150 W. & Lake Brandt Rd. For more information visit www.

First Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. Nylon String Sessions. Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston- Salem. Nylon stringed instrumentalists are invited for a gathering and ‘play-in’ in a relaxed listening environment. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit

Thursdays. Youth Music Lessons. Old-Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free Fiddle, Guitar and Banjo Lessons for kids. Master musician Jim Vipperman of Vip’s Violins teaches fiddle at 5:30 p.m., and guitar and banjo at 6:15 p.m. For more information call 786-7998.

Thursdays. 7:00-10:00 p.m. Weekly Jam Sessions. Old- Time Music Heritage Hall, 218 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Free, all ages welcome. Also held every Saturday from 9:00- 11:00 a.m. at the Downtown Cinema Theatre, 142 N. Main St., Mount Airy, followed by a live WPAQ radio broadcast of the Merry-Go-Round program. For information contact the Surry Arts Council at 786-7998.

First Friday of each month. Late Night Live at Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Enjoy live jazz music, dinner and drinks on the first Friday of each month. There is no cover charge. Visit www.

( new age )

April 1. 3:30pm. Yoga 101. Sunrise Yoga Studio. 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct. #1, Clemmons. Two-hour workshop that explores the basic postures, breathing and meditation techniques that make up the practice of Hatha Yoga. For more info, visit

Mondays. 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

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

Tuesdays. Yoga Level 1 with Judi Maloy. Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. A great class for learning the basics, names and benefits of Yoga poses, and building strength while gaining flexibility. No one is too new. For more info, visit

Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Journey of the Spirit — an Experiential Lecture Series for the Triad. EBN Too, 406 State St, Greensboro. Guest speakers from different spiritual paths present in a non-judgmental, intellectual, and friendly atmosphere. For information, call 336-423-2091 or visit

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

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

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 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.

March 31. 10am-4pm. Bunny Day! Natural Science Center of Greensboro. 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Local rabbit breeders will display a wide variety of live rabbits, such as English Lops, New Zealand Giants and Satins for visitors to see and pet. For more info, visit

April 1. 1-3pm. Bradley’s Fun for All Playground ribbon cutting. 5920 Hagan-Stone Park Rd., Pleasant Garden. After successful community fundraising and financial assistance from Guilford County, the playground is complete, featuring over 20 play stations, an accessible picnic shelter and restrooms. For more info, call 336.674.0472 or visit

( leagues/clubs )

March 29. 12:30-1:30pm. League of Women Voters Lunch Program. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Haywood Duke Room. 607 N Greene St., Greensboro. Decoding Legal Arguments Before the Court: A Lawyer Explains: Mark Hall, professor of law, Wake Forest University, and leading health care law scholar Please put “Lunch with League” in subject line. For more info, visit

March 31. 10am. Talk on Shakespeare’s Sonnets. High Point Public Library. 901 N Main St., High Point. The North Carolina Shakespeare Festival welcomes Duke University professor and literature expert George Gopen for an upcoming talk on William Shakespeare’s best-known sonnets. For more info, call 336.841.2273 or visit

March 31. 3pm. Preserve Historic Forsyth Membership Meeting. Goler Metropolitan AME Zion Church. 1435 E Fourth St., Winston-Salem. From creating walking trails that weave together people’s stories to helping small businesses set up shop in old houses, students and adults offered suggestions for ways to use preservation to improve Winston-Salem. For more info, call 336.773.1213

April 3. 7-8:30pm. Performance Poetry. Reynolda Manor Branch Library. 2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem. Join in with poet and Rumi performance artist Adrian Vyner-Brooks and singer-songwriter Tyler Nail. These artists will perform and explain the process of converting poetry to performance. For more info, visit

April 4. 6-8pm. Triad After Work Social. Bib’s Downtown Banquet Room. 675 W 5th St., Winston-Salem. Monthly business networking events in the Triad. Spaces are offered for exhibitors and vendors. For more info, visit

( sports )

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. 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

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 28. 9-11am. Virtual Advocacy Day. Greensboro Senior Center. 301 E Washington St., Greensboro. It’s an election year, and there’s no better time to educate Congress about critical issues facing America’s seniors, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. For more info, call 336.373.4816

March 28. Transition Greensboro presents: Transitioning to a More Resilient Community. Sacred Garden Cafe. 215 W Fisher Ave., Greensboro. This installment features local speaker, Walt Schnabel, who will talk about low-cost green housing. All classes are free and open to the public, and can be taken one at a time or together as a whole series. For more info, call 336.852.1489

March 28. 6-9pm. Cars for Colons. Red, Hot and Blue Restaurant. 613 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem. Cruise on over to Celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Old, New, Sport, Fast and Classic cars alike are welcome to attend. For more info, call 336.770.4227 or visit

March 29. 11am. Breast Density Awareness Program. The Women’s Resource Center. 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. The event includes a video presentation on breast density and a personal story by Greensboro resident Addy Jeffrey who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. For more info, call 336.275.6090

March 29. 11:30am-1:30pm, 6-7:30pm. Community Forum for citizen engagement. Regency Room, Elm Street Center. 203 S Elm St., Greensboro. the Citizen Engagement Committee is announcing Community forums to gather your feedback on a downtown performing arts center in Greensboro. Your participation is essential. For more info, visit

March 29. 6-7:30pm. QuitSmart Smoking Cessation classes: Greensboro. The program consists of a series of classes; one class per week for three weeks. For more info and registration, call 336.641.4718 or visit

March 29. 7:30pm. Teaching the Bible in Schools Lecture. Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel, Greensboro College Campus. 815 W Market St., Greensboro. An expert in whether and how the Bible ought to be taught in public schools, and how to do so without running afoul of First Amendment restrictions on state-sanctioned religion, will deliver the 49th Annual Jean Fortner Ward Lecture. For more info, visit

March 30. 6-8pm. Beading Basics Class. Bubbling Well Bead and Tea Bar. 612 Trade St., Winston-Salem. This class is for anyone who has no experience or wants to improve their basic skills. Learn to design a bracelet, necklace and earrings. For more info, call 336.293.6542

March 31. 9am. 4th Annual “Got Friends?” Family Festival. BB&T Ballpark, downtown Winston-Salem. Family festival to raise awareness of neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer. Several events are planned, including a 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m., and the county’s largest Easter egg hunt at 10:30am, and more. For more info, visit www.

March 31. 9am-5pm. Hand Picked Consignments Grand Opening & Sale. Reynolda Manor Shopping Center., Winston-Salem. Enjoy your gift with purchase, and lots of sales, plus refreshments by Dewey’s Bakery Please join us because nothing is full price. For more info, call 336.924.3755

March 31. 10am-4pm. Natural Dyeing. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Get ready for the Easter Bunny! We’ll provide eggs you can dip in dyes made from plant material, like onion skins and blueberries. All ages welcome. For more info, call 336.885.1859 or visit

April 3. 7pm. Antique Collectors/Preservationist Speech. Greensboro Historical Museum. 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Thomas and Sara Sears will talk about their experiences as collectors and how they helped save part of Guilford County’s Francis Simpson House. For more info and registration, call 336.373.2043

April 4. 7:30am. Lenten Prayer Breakfast. Hartley Drive Family YMCA. 150 W Hartley Dr., High Point. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Harold C. Warlick Jr., Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Religion and Philosophy at High Point University. For more info, call 336.869.0151

Second and Fourth Tuesdays. 7:30 pm. Comedy at the Café. The Underground Theatre in the lower level of Commerce Plaza, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston- Salem. A stand up open mic comedy night for amateur and professional comedians. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit

Third Tuesdays. 7pm. Winston-Salem Writers’ Open Mic. Encore. 411 W Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Members and future members read 5-minute excerpts from their prose and poetry. Others attend just to listen and socialize. For more info and rules, 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 31. 12pm. Ladies’ English Garden Tea and Silent Auction. Ardmore Moravian Church. 2013 W Academy St., Winston-Salem. Silent Auction of plants, garden items and luxurious silver decorative items. New toiletries and cosmetics will be collected for donation to Family Services Domestic Violence Shelter residents.For more info, call 336.723.3444

April 3. 6:30pm. Elsewhere Wine Dinner Benefit. Table 16. 600 S Elm St., Greensboro. Elsewhere and Table 16 bring you a special wine dinner, including four courses of fine new world cuisine accompanied by wine pairings from the Casa Rivas vineyard (Chile), as well as coffee and dessert. For more info and reservations, call 336.279.8525

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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