( music )

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

April 6. 7:30-9pm. Tyler Barham Live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Check out this aspiring Coutry singer/songwriter and Montana native as he belts out some tunes. Dan Tedesco and Michael Daughtry will be performing as well. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

April 6. 9pm. Slum Village, J-Live, and Rapper Big Pooh. Greene Street Club. 113 Greene St., Greensboro. WUAG & Psyoptic Records are co-presenting this show with above artists and local emcees Swayze Jones, Veteran Assassins, Sky Blew, Sir Plus, And DJ J. Lone. For more info and tickets, visit

April 12. 7-10pm. Blue Ridge James Band. JH Adams Inn. 1108 N Main St., High Point. Playing jazz at 1/2 price wine night at Hampton’s. No cover charge. For more info, call 336.882-2002 book it! e-mail

April 13. 7:30pm. Susan Conant Concert. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. 4055 Robinhood Rd., Winston-Salem. Susan plays Celtic, ethnic, classical and jazz styles, as well as her own compositions. Her CD, A New Leaf, features her original chamber music works. For more info, call 336.659.0331

April 14. 8pm. Jazz Concert. Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. 408 Tate St., Greensboro. New York Tenor Saxophonist Donny McCaslin with the UNCG Jazz Ensemble. For more info and tickets, call 336.334.4849

April 15 through May 13. Ain’t Misbehavin’: The “Fats” Waller Musical Show. Triad Stage. 232 S Elm St., Greensboro. Harlem. The Cotton Club. Honky tonk dives, rent parties and sweet, sweet swing. The songs of “Fats” Waller explode in this celebration of some of the best American music ever written. For more info and tickets, visit

April 29 through May 1. The X Factor Registration & Auditions. The Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 E Lee St., Greensboro. THE X FACTOR is searching for America’s best undiscovered talent. If you are a solo artist or vocal group and are ages 12 and up, you can audition for THE X FACTOR Season 2. For more info, visit

First and Third Tuesdays. 7:30 pm. Songwriters Open Mic Night. The Underground Theatre in the lower level of the Community Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Musicians are encouraged to share new songs for an evening of music and networking. Free admission. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit

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

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

( new age )

April 10. 7-9pm. Discover Essential Oils. The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. Visit this lecture/class to learn how you can easily improve mood, health, and vitality as well as how to save up to 89% in medical expenses naturally. For more info, visit www.

Beginning April 11. Lunch Time Yoga. Sunrise Yoga Studio. 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct. #1, Clemmons. For six weeks on Wednesday starting April 11, 2012, we will offer 45 minute sessions of Yoga. From 12 noon to 12:45 For students of all levels, including beginners. Attend 1 session or all 6. $60 for all 6 sessions. $15 single class. For more info, visit

( kids/teens )

April 6-13. Spring Break-Camp Pioneer Preview Week. Hartley Drive Family YMCA. 150 W Hartley Dr., High Point. Hartley Drive Family YMCA will be having our Camp Pioneer Preview Week! Drop off after 7:30am and pick up by 6:00pm. We will be going on a field trip, playing games, swimming, assembly, arts and crafts, and much more! For more info, call 336.869.0151

Now through April 7. Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 12-6pm. Visit the Easter Bunny. Hanes Mall. 3320 Silas Creek Pkway., Winston-Salem. The Easter Bunny has arrived at Hanes Mall, which marks the start of the Spring season. The Easter Bunny is located at the Lower Level Belk Court.

Now through April 7. Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 12-6pm. Visit the Easter Bunny. Oak Hollow Mall. 921 Eastchester Dr., High Point. The Easter Bunny has arrived at Oak Hollow Mall, which marks the start of the Spring season. The Easter Bunny is located at the Lower Level Center Court.

April 7. 8am-6pm. Children’s Book Signing. The Moose Lodge. 1250 E Mountain St., Kernersville. Children’s book author, Michele M. Manderine, will be reading from and signing copies of her book, “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat” and selling her dog & cat afghans, and photo cat greeting cards, featuring her cat, ”Remi”. For more info, call 336.340.7233

April 9-13. A Spring Break Artventure. Cultural Arts Center. 200 N Davie St. 4th floor, Greensboro. Young artists Pre-K through 8th grade may spend their Spring Break with the CVA sharpening their artistic skills and unleashing their imaginations. Artventure Days are art sampler classes where students will draw, paint, sculpt, and play the day away. For more info, call 336.333.7475 or visit

April 9-13. 6-7:30pm. Football Camp. Hester Park. 3615 Deutzia St., Greensboro. The camp is free of charge! Participants will learn fundamental drills and techniques in preparation for the fall football season. For more info, call 336.373.2927 or visit

Happening now. Kids Poetry Basketball. Kids Poetry Basketball is a literacy-enhancing program for children ages 4-13 developed in Greensboro. Kids learn about poetry, reading, grammar, and proper formation of sentences and more while playing basketball games. For more info, visit

Happening now. “Reach the Top.” Top Performance Health & Fitness. 414-A Gallimore Dairy Rd., Greensboro. Pro football player William Hayes is starting a program to give back to the community while helping young athletes. For more info, 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 campout. For more info and registration, call 336.373.3816 or visit

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 3:30 p.m. Growing Up Green. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Garden lessons, scavenger hunts, stories and other activities for 4-10 year old guests and their families. For more information, visit

( leagues/clubs )

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

April 10. 7-8:45pm. Sierra Club April Meeting. 501 S Mendenhall St., Greensboro. At our April meeting of the Sierra Club, we will show “The Last Mountain,” which was the official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. For more info, call 336.272.5736

April 17. 6-8pm. SynerG “Making Connections around the table.” O. Henry Hotel. 624 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Come out for this great networking opportunity. ACC Commissioner, John Swofford will be speaking. For more info, visit

( sports )

April 14. 9am. A Race to Walk 5k. ACC Office. 4512 Webridge Lane, Greensboro. This race is to benefit the south-atlantic traumatic brain injury fund in honor of Seth Barwick, High Point native injured in a 2006 auto accident. For more info, call 336.337.0839 or visit

April 14. Race Into Spring 5K. Bur-Mil Park. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. The event is open to children, adults and well-behaved dogs on leashes. Registration will begin at 9 am, followed by the race at 10 am and awards ceremony at 11:15 am. The race starts at the Wildlife Education Center and continues along the paved Atlantic and Yadkin Greenway. For more info, visit or call 336.373.2489

April 14. 12 midnight. Chasing the Moon 5K Walk/Run. Bur-Mil Park Wildlife Education Center. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. The race is limited to 150 participants. Please bring a flashlight or headlamp. Prizes will be awarded to finishers in various categories. No pets allowed. For more info and registration, visit

( etc. )

April 12-15. Co-Creation 2012 Conference. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. 607 N Greene St., Greensboro. Co- Creation 2012 is rooted in the Servant Leadership’s approach to transformative spirituality. The conference addresses the need to discern each person’s unique gifts and the ways to apply this creative energy to the world’s great challenges. For more info, call 336.419.8486 or visit

First Fridays. 3 p.m. Green Tour. Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Travel by golf cart and learn about LEED certification, solar thermal panels, energy generation, local food purchasing, composting, student co-ops and more on campus. Call 336-316-2100 to learn more or reserve a spot.

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

April 5,19,26. 6-7:30pm. QuitSmart Smoking Cessation classes: High Point. This program is open to any Guilford County adult resident. 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

April 8. 7am. Easter Sunrise Service. Phil G. McDonald Governmental Plaza. 201 S Eugene St., Greensboro. The service will also feature live worship music of Psalm 40. Attendees are encouraged to bring a folding chair or blanket to sit on and an extra blanket to share or give to one in need. Free food, coffee, and juice will be offered following the service. For more info, visit

April 10. 5:30-6:30pm. Alzheimer’s Disease 101. UNCG, Elliott University Center, Cone Ballroom C. 1400 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Whether you’ve been personally affected or you know someone who has, please join in to learn how caregivers cope with the disease. For more info, visit

April 11. 1:30-4:30pm. Implicit Bias & Systems Thinking Seminar. High Point Theatre. 220 E Commerce Ave., High Point. Many biases affecting behavior reside in the unconscious mind. This has important ramifications for both how we analyze and how we develop strategies. For more info, call 336.883.3401

April 12. 5:30-8:30pm. Achieving Building Community Goals presentation & dinner. Kress Terrace. 212 S Elm St., Greensboro. Achieving Building Community Goals: A High-Performing Sector Producing High-Performance Buildings, will explore the changing landscape within the building industry and the changes necessary to achieve high-performance buildings. For more info and registration, visit Ongoing. The Women’s Resource Center Classes. 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Space is limited. Call 275- 6090 to register or visit

Happening now. Greensboro Youth Council is seeking Guilford County high school student volunteers for the GYC Carnival to be held May 8-13 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Volunteer opportunities include manning booths, ticket sales, face painting, maze, inflatables and more. Students can earn ride passes, free admission and other incentives for volunteering at the carnival. Applications are available online at by clicking on the volunteer link or via e-mail at

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction International House, 705 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Cost $65. For more information or to sign up for any of these language programs, please call 379- 0037 ext. 1 or by e-mail at Register online at

( 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.

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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