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( music )

May 4. 8pm. The Lost Trailers w/ Too Far Gone. Bucked Up Super Saloon. 1160 Hwy 66 South, Kernersville. For more info, call 336.416.2857

May 6. 4pm. Men Singing Their Faith VII. Providence Baptist Church. 1106 Tuscaloosa St., Greensboro. This concert will include the male choirs of various GSO churches and the individual choirs will sing both songs of their own choosing as well in a mass choir. A reception with refreshments will be held after the concert.

May 7. 7:30-9pm. Greensboro Youth Chorus Opus Concert. Christ United Methodist Church. 410 N Holden Rd., Greensboro. Please join the Greensboro Youth Chorus choirs Jubilate, Chorale, and Cantabilie as they present their final OPUS Concert of the 2011-12 Season. For more info, call 336.373.2549

May 11. 8pm. Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Durhambased Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends is the perfect fusion of traditional Appalachia and top shelf Americana. For more info, call 336.691.9990

May 12. 6pm. Love Restoration Choir Concert. Christ United Methodist Church. 410 N Holden Rd., Greensboro. The concert, entitled “A Restoration Experience,” will feature The Love Restoration Choir, under the direction of Mike Williams as well as Anthony Moore and Restoration of Burlington, NC. For more info, call 336.988.8532

Now 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 www.triadstage.org

( new age )

May 9. 6-8pm. Beading Basics Classes. Bubbling Well Bead & Tea Bar. 612 Trade St., Winston-Salem. This class is for anyone who has no experience or wants to improve their basic skills. For more info, visit www.bubblingwellbeadandteabar.com

( kids/teens )

May 4 (6-9pm) & 5 (10am-6pm). Spring Carnival at Shadybrook Elementary. Shadybrook Elementary School. 503 Shady Brook Rd., High Point. Amusement rides including a ferris wheel, games, and a dunking booth will be at the first Shadybrook Spring Carnival. Tickets may be purchased at the event. For more info, call 336.819.2950

May 5. 8:30am-1:30pm. Children’s Book Signing. New Hope Methodist Church. 5125 Shattalon Dr., Winston- Salem. Children’s book author, Michele M. Manderine, will be reading from and signing copies of her book, “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”. For more info, call 336.414.8007

May 5. 1-4pm. Greensboro Cultural Center Summer Camp Fair. GSO Cultural Center. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Activities at the fair will include arts and crafts, face painting, food, music, and performances. Tours of the Greensboro Cultural Center’s various camp venues will be offered throughout the afternoon with opportunities to sign up for the summer sessions. For more info, call 336.373.2549 or visit www.greensboro-nc.gov/leisure

( leagues/clubs )

May 10. 5:30-8pm. SynerG on Tap. TAVO. 212 S Elm St., Greensboro. Joing SynerG at downtown Greensboro’s newest restaurant and bar, TAVO. Stop by for Tavotini drink specials, connections, and conversations with new and old friends. For more info, visit www.synerg.org

May 10. 6:30pm. High Point Republican Women Meeting. HPRW Headquarters. 1721 N Main St., High Point. Speaker: Jon Hardister, Republican candidate for the NC House of Representatives. Open to the public.

( sports & fitness )

May 5. 12-4pm. Spring Women’s Wellness Event. Earth Fare. 2965 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Tons of samples, demos, raffles, chance to win a bike, wellness talks (natural weight loss, cleansing, and aromatherapy). For more info, call 336.369.0190, ext. 208

May 5. 5pm. GSO Roller Derby: Derby Day! Greensboro Sportsplex. 240 16th St., Greensboro. DERBY DAY is the 2012 season’s third event and Greensboro Roller Derby’s second home team bout. The bout will be between two of Greensboro Roller Derby’s home teams, the Battleground Betties and the Mad Dollies. For more info and tickets, visit www.greensbororollerderby.com

May 7. 8:15pm. Raw Supershow. Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. Don’t miss your chance to see your favorite Raw and Smackdown Superstars back in Greensboro. For more info and tickets, call 800.745.3000 or visit www.greensborocoliseum.com

May 12. Declan’s Dash 5K & 1/2 mile fun run. Harmon Park. Harmon Lane, Kernersville. Registration details can be found on Precision Timing’s website -http://precisiontimingsystems.com/racecalendar.htm?evrec=E143. Proceeds from this year’s run will be used to build Declan’s second playground in Kernersville’s Beeson Park.

( etc. )

May 2. 8:30-9:30pm. Conversation: Primary Flight. Elsewhere Artist Collaborative. 606 S Elm St., Greensboro. A sidewalk conversation with Primary Flight held in Elsewhere’s Storefront Theater moderated by Stephanie Sherman (Elsewhere) and Barbara Peck (Downtown Greenway). For more info, visit www.goelsewhere.org

May 5. 9am-4:30pm. Wooden Rake Museum Class. Miksch Shed. 532 S Main St., Winston-Salem. Make a traditional wooden garden rake like those used in Salem. We will split materials from a tree to produce all of the parts needed. For more info, visit www.oldsalem.org

May 5. 7:30am-12:30pm. GTCC Yard Sale. GTCC Campus. 601 High Point Rd., Greensboro. Vendors are being sought for the event sponsored by the GTCC Staff Association, which is raising money for scholarships. For more info, visit www.gtcc.edu

May 5. 5-7pm. 17th Annual BirdFest live auction. Breakfast of Course, Mary’s Too. 723 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Live auction items donated by local artists will be on display as much as a week before the live auction, and all will be displayed during the May 4 Gallery Hop. For more info, visit www.habitatforsyth.org

May 5. 5-7pm. Discussion with Peter Behrens. Barnhill’s Books. 811 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Internationally acclaimed author Peter Behrens, whose previous writings including “The Law of Dreams” and “Night Driving”, will be discussing and signing his new book “The O’Briens.” For more info, call 336.602.1383

May 6. 12-5pm. South Elm Urban Market. 336 S Elm St., Greensboro. Open-Air Sunday Afternoon Farmers Market featuring local and NC grown produce, meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, specialty food and handmade crafts. Happens every Sunday 12-5, May- November in Downtown Greensboro! For more info, visit www.southelmurbanmarket.com or call 336.274.4595

May 6. 2-5pm. Downtown Greenway Morehead Park Section Opening & Celebration. Between Lee St. and Spring Garden St. at Freeman Mill Rd., Greensboro. Join in to get sneak peaks at various features and installations, as well as live music fro Laurelyn Dossett and refreshments. For more info, visit www.downtowngreenway.org

( 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.

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