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[MUSIC]

March 20 (7:30pm) & 21 (12:30pm). Opera Workshops. Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center, Greensboro College. 815 W Market St., Greensboro. Greensboro College students will perform art songs and arias as well as two short scenes from Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Medium” and the 10-minute collaborative opera “A Hand of Bridge,” for which Menotti wrote the libretto. For more info, visit www.greensboro.edu

March 22. 7pm. Ben Hovey Live. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. Hovey is more than just a DJ spinning songs. He enhances his exhibition of sound through outstanding trumpet playing. Hovey blends his artistry as an accomplished traditional musician with a deep knowledge of music technology, into a truly rare talent. For more info, visit www.secca.org

March 22. 7:30pm. One Step Further! Greensboro Cultural Arts Center. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Capture your best memories of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and join in for an evening of music, food and entertainment. For more info, call 336.275.3699

March 22. 8pm. Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers, University Chorale, Glee Clubs, and the McIver Quartet. Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. 1000 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. This very special concert will feature world premieres of four brand-new compositions by leading composers, as well as the Symphony of Psalms by Igor Stravinsky. For more info, visit www.uncg.edu

March 22. 8pm. Black Squares / White Islands, Brown Shoe, Mike Biggs Live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Black Squares / White Islands is a new math/ progressive band in Greensboro. Having just had their first recording session at On Pop of the World studios, they’ll be appearing at The Green Bean with Brown Shoe and Mike Biggs. For more info, visit www.greensborobean.com

March 23. 7pm. The Morehouse College Glee Club Concert. Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel, Bennett College. 900 E Washington St., Greensboro. The Morehouse College Glee Club celebrated 100 years of its musical legacy throughout the 2011 calendar year. Through its tradition the Glee Club has an impressive history and seeks to secure its future through even greater accomplishments. For more info, www.bennett.edu

March 24. 5pm. Benefit Concert for George Wagner. The Blind Tiger. 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Clay Howard, longtime friend of George, is reaching out to musicians from across North Carolina to put together a benefit concert to raise money to help George and his wife of less than one year, Penny, put a dent in the mounting medical bills. For more info, visit www.theblindtiger.com

Happening now. 7-8:30pm. Piedmont Guitar Orchestra. Scales Fine Arts Building, Rm 306. Wake Forest University. Anyone can join, but you must read music and own a nylon-string guitar. There is a $60 registration fee. For more info, call 336.251.2657

[NEW AGE]

March 22. 6pm. Live Music & Powerful Vinyasa Flow w/ Colin Allured. The Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Start your weekend with live music and a powerful vinyasa flow class. The classes will be taught by our popular teacher Elliott Watlington. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net

March 23, April 30 & May 11. 9:30am. Natural Horsemanship Seminars. Golden Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 N Trade St., Winston- Salem. Horsemanship and Tai Chi?? Believe it or not, these two arts are related in many ways: connection, peace, communion. For more info, visit www.goldenflower.org

March 24. 10am. Golden Flower Day / Master Class. Golden Flower Tai Chi Center. 612 N Trade St., Winston-Salem. Spend the day working and playing with Master San Gee Tam and enjoying the peace and beauty of the foothills at our Heavenly Way Retreat Center. For more info, visit www.goldenflower.org

Happening now. 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 www.sunriseyoga.net

[KIDS/TEENS]

March 29. 10am. Easter Egg Hunt and Parade. Washington Terrace. 101 Gordon St., High Point. The program will include a parade, easter egg hunt, children’s games, inflatables and more. For more info, visit www.highpointnc.gov/pr

March 30. 9:30am. Easter in Old Salem. Old Salem Museum & Gardens. 600 S Main St., Winston-Salem. Old Salem Museums & Gardens will celebrate Easter, one of the most important seasons in the Moravian Church with a full day of fun events perfect for all ages. For more info, visit www.oldsalem.org

Now through March 26. 11th Annual Donate to Educate High School Challenge. This initiative is a fun and educational partnership between Goodwill and high schools in Forsyth County. Participating schools engage in a healthy competition to see which school can collect the most donations for Goodwill.

Now through March 30. 10am-9pm. The Easter Bunny Hops into Hanes Mall. I-40 Bypass & Hanes Mall Blvd. intersection, Winston-Salem. Spring is in the air, and the Easter Bunny is at Hanes Mall! Kids of all ages are invited to visit and have their photos snapped with the Bunny at Hanes Mall at the Lower Level Belk Court. For more info, visit www.shophanesmall.com

Happening now. Camp Pioneer registration. Hartley Drive Family YMCA. 150 W Hartley Dr., High Point. We will be going on field trips, playing games, swimming, assembly, arts and crafts, and much more! Space is limited so call 869-0151 or visit hpymca.org/hartley for more information!

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 www.kidspoetrybasketball.com

[LEAGUES/CLUBS]

March 20. 6pm. Triad After Work Social. Boca Bodywork Cafe. 3402 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. First 200 people get 2 Free drink tickets and food. By sure to dress professionally and bring plenty of business cards. To maximize your networking, read our networking tips on our web site and come at 5:30 for the business training classes. For more info, call 336.285.0158

March 21. 5:30pm. Craftsman & Cocktails: A fundraising event for Preservation Greensboro. 910 Magnolia St., Greensboro. Help cut the Sweeney-Penn House ribbon and celebrate the completion of the property in style. For more info, email jkastner@blandwood.org

March 21. 6pm. SynerG on Tap. Proximity Hotel. 704 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro. Join SynerG for an evening of conversation & connection with members of Greensboro’s Creative Community. For more info, visit www.synerg.org

March 26. 7pm. Herbal Thyme Guild. Guilford County Agricultural Center. 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Our Topic will be: “Media Resources on all Things Herbal”. For more info, visit Herbal Thyme Guild on facebook.

March 27. 10am. SynerG presents: Raleigh Day. Departing from 4201 W Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Join SynerG and local community leaders for a trip to Raleigh to meet with the NC Legislature about issues facing Greensboro. For more info, visit www.synerg.org

Now through March 31. Third Annual Anthology Contest. First, second, and third place winners in each category will be published in the Winston-Salem Writers 2013 Anthology, Taking Flight. For more info and rules, visit www.wswriters.org

[SPORTS/FITNESS]

March 23. 9am. Hike, Bike and Paddle. Piedmont Environmental Center. 1220 Penny Rd., High Point. Hike on the trails, and learn about the cultural history of the preserve. Pack lunches for a bike tour of the Bicentennial Greenway with five stops along the way. The day ends at High Point City Lake Park after a 2-hour paddle on the lake and a cookout dinner. For more info, call 336.883.8531

Tuesdays, April 2-30. 6pm. Get Golf Ready. Gillespie Golf Course. 306 E Forida St., Greensboro. Get Golf Ready provides an affordable and rewarding educational experience for those who want to learn more about the game of golf. For more info, visit www.getgolfready.com

Going on now. City Bitty Baseball Registration. 1001 Fourth St., Greensboro. The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department hosts registration for Bitty Ball Baseball for children ages 4-6 (ages as of April 30, 2013) beginning February 1 through March 8. For more info, call 336.373.2946

Going on now. Water Aerobics. Smith Senior Center. 2401 Fairview St., Greensboro. Smith Senior Center will help residents, 55 years and over, keep their New Year’s fitness resolution with exercise classes. For more info, call 336.373.2574

Going on Now. Public Trout Fishing. Lake Higgins. 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd., Greensboro. Lake Higgins will offer public trout fishing at the Taylor Turner Hatchery Pond. Anglers, 16 years and older must have a valid North Carolina fishing license. A trout stamp is not required. For more info, call 336.373.3739

Going on now. Fall Neighborhood Walks. Each tour will include breaks for refreshments and discussion. Route details will be released prior to each walking tour. For more information on the neighborhood walks, contact the Community Relations Office at 336.373.2723

Going on now. Swim Lessons Enrollment. Hartley Drive Family YMCA. 150 W Hartley Dr., High Point. Enroll your child or yourself in swim lessons today! We offer classes that meet once a week for 6 weeks at a cost of $29 for members and $54 for non-members. For more info, call 336.869.0151

Going on now. Girls on the Run Registration. Hartley Drive Family YMCA. 150 W Hartley Dr., High Point. Girls on the Run is an experiential learning program designed for 3rd-5th grade girls that combines training for a 3.1 mile run with life-changing, self-esteem enhancing, uplifting warm-ups and workouts that encourage emotional, social, metal, and physical development. For more info, call 336.869.0151

Ongoing. Yoga, Chi Kung, Tai Chi and Warm Water Exercise classes. The Shepherd’s Center, 1700 Ebert St., Winston-Salem. Free and fee based classes for Forsyth County residents ages 50+. To register or learn more, call 336-748- 0217 or visit www.shepherdscenter.org.

Ongoing. Greensboro REI Store Classes & Events. 3334 West Friendly Ave., Ste. 140. For more information call 323-3117. For a list of events visit www.rei.com/stores/108.

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March 20. 10am. Operation Medicine Drop. LJVM parking lot. 2825 University Pkwy., Winston-Salem. Prescription and over-the-counter drugs will be accepted. Used needles and other biohazardous material will not be accepted. All drop-offs will be anonymous. Citizens can turn in expired, unwanted, or unused prescription drugs and over-thecounter medications, no questions asked. For more info, visit www.wspd.org

March 20. 10am. B.J. Davis Speech. High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. Davis will provide an in-depth lecture on the work of Lewis Hine and the child labor situation during the 20th century. For more info, visit www.highpointmuseum.org

March 21. 6:30pm. LGBT Interfaith Seder. Temple Emanuel. 1129 Jefferson Rd., Greensboro. Lesbian, gay and transgender people have been oppressed and marginalized for much of our history. We’re extremely proud that Temple Emanuel is hosting an LGBT Interfaith Seder that recognizes the struggle of this community for equal rights. Please attend and experience this incredibly moving event. For more info, call 336.292.7899

March 21 & 28, April 4 & 11. Design and Function Seminar. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. The High Point Historical Society is pleased to announce that decorating maven Donna Kaiser is following her hit design series held in the fall by organizing a Design and Function seminar series. The four-part series will feature speakers from High Point’s design, furniture and textile industries. For more info, visit www.highpointmuseum.org

March 22. 11:30am. Arbor Day. Downtown Greensboro. Please help us plant 45 trees in downtown Greensboro to celebrate Greensboro Beautiful’s 45th anniversary! Action Greensboro, Downtown Greensboro, Inc, and Greensboro Beautiful are recruiting 80 volunteers to help reforest downtown on Arbor Day. For more info, call 336.387.8351

March 22. 7:30pm. The Dhamma Brothers. Yoga Gallery. 633 N Trade St., Winston- Salem. “The Dhamma Brothers,” written, produced and directed by Jenny Phillips, tells a dramatic story of human potential and transformation as it closely follows and documents a group of prisoners as they enter into the arduous Vipassana Meditation program. For more info, visit www.yogagallery.net

March 22-24. Our State’s First Adventure Learning Weekend. Old Salem Museum & Gardens. 600 S Main St., Winston- Salem. Adventure Learning Weekends are an off-shoot of Our State’s the Best of Our State program, which is run by Our State’s travel division, and brings the ‘magazine to life’ with events that feature music, history, storytelling, food, art and humor. For more info, visit www.oldsalem.org

March 23. 10am. All Genres Interactive Writing and Art Workshop. The Library and Showcase Gallery, The Creative Center. 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. Workshop with Diana Engel, poet, critique group facilitator, and writing workshop teacher. For more info, call 336.291.3935

March 23. 12pm. Spring into Gardening. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. 215 S Main St., Kernersville. This year’s free event will include gardening tips for Adults, as well as demonstrations of tilling, yard maintenance, seeding, mowing, mulching, composting, garden plantings, container planting, and much more! For more info, visit www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org

March 23. 12pm. MOA Turns 50! Wake Forest University. 1834 Wake Forest Dr., Winston-Salem. The family-friendly event will celebrate MOA’s 50 years of exhibitions and education with a variety of performances, activities and crafts from cultures around the world. For more info, visit www.wfu.edu

March 24. 3pm. In Our Daughter’s Eyes. Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. NewBridge Bank, Kernersville Medical Center and The American Heart Association (AHA) today announced that they will hold a mother/daughter tea and fashion show. For more info, call 336.707.3134

Now though March 22. Camille’s Closet Used Prom Dress Collection. GYC Office. 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro & Cheshire Center. 2500 N Church St., Greensboro. Camille’s Closet helps raise their girls with financial restrictions self-esteem by providing beautiful formal wear and accessories for prom night. For more info, call 336.373.2574

[ANIMALS]

March 23. 11am. Indoor Dog Adoption Fair. Crown Volvo. 3604 W Wendover Ave., Greensboro. Come find a new best friend at Ruff Love Rescue’s indoor adoption fair. For more info, call 336.880.5431

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-onone 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 www.natsci.org.

[FLICKS]

March 21. 7pm. Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Dr., Winston-Salem. “The Artists” Film Series at SECCA continues with this film about the first female artist to be celebrated with a major lifetime retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For more info, visit www.secca.org

April 1 & 9. 7:30pm. National Theatre of Britain Live simulcast of People. Hanesbrands Theatre. 209 N Spruce St., Winston- Salem. A provocatively funny satire written by celebrated British playwright Alan Bennett (The History Boys). For more info and tickets, visit www.hanesbrandstheatre.org

April 11. 7:30pm. Exhibition: Great Art on Screen – Manet. Hanesbrands Theatre. 209 N Spruce St., Winston-Salem. This eagerly awaited exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts will be the first retrospective in the UK devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet. For more info, visit www.hanesbrandstheatre.org

April 12-21. Varying Times. RiverRun Film Festival 2013. Downtown Winston-Salem. We’ve put together a fantastic lineup of films for this year’s Festival, ranging from hysterically funny comedies and powerful issue documentaries to groundbreaking independent works and critically-acclaimed international movies,” said RiverRun Executive Director Andrew Rodgers. “Once again, we’ve selected some of the best cinema from around the world to share with our audiences.” For more info, visit www.riverrunfilm.com

Mondays, now through March 25. Animondays. Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema. 2134 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Anime movies hosted by Megan Hahn. $6 ticket includes beverage. For more info, visit Geeksboro on Facebook.

Tuesdays, now through March 25. Criterion Tuesdays. Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema. 2134 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. Classic foreign, indepdent, and documentary films hosted by Shelley Osborne. $6 ticket includes beverage. For more info, visit Geeksboro on Facebook.

Wednesdays, now through May 29. 6pm. The Interactive Film Factory. Greensboro Cultural Center. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. The Interactive Film Factory is a 30-week film production class hosted by the Center for Visual Artists that will team up teens (ages 13 – 18) and young adults (ages 18 – 30) to collaborate to produce a single film from start to finish under the guidance of CVA mentor instructor, Mariah Dunn. For more info, visit www.greensboroart.org

Thursdays. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Cheap Beer and a Movie Film Series. Carousel Luxury Cinemas, 1305 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Screening great modern classics with $4 admission and $1.50 draft beer. For more information, visit www.carouselbattleground.com.

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