[ARTS AND CREATING]
June 1, 1p.m. Survival Stories. Caldcleugh Center, 1700 Orchard St, Greensboro. We Are One at Caldcleugh Center is looking for playwrights and editors to transform real life stories of breast cancer survivors into a live stage performance. Donate your talent and creativity to promote Breast Cancer Awareness in your own community or contact us if you have a survivor story to tell. Interest Meeting- June 1. Writing Sessions, June 11-July 20 (Tues; 6-8p.m., Sat; 2-4p.m.)
June 1, 1p.m. 4 Poems & A Party. Barnhill’s Books, 811 Burke St. W-S. Celebrate the launch of June’s display of Poetry in Plain Sight, sponsored by The Governor’s School Foundation. Poets Rosalyn Marhatta and Brenda Wilson will read their work. Winston-Salem poets Helen Losse and the late Rodney Holman also were selected for June. Light refreshments and cash bar will be available. Free. For information, call 336.473.8777. wswriters.org.
May 29, 6-7p.m., Fitness by the Fountain-Jazzercise, Center City Park, 200 N. Elm Street, Downtown Greensboro.
June 3, 6-7p.m., Fitness by the Fountain-Masala Bhangra, Center City Park, 200 N. Elm Street, Downtown Greensboro.
June 5, 6-7p.m., Fitness by the Fountain- Kickboxing, Center City Park, 200 N. Elm Street, Downtown Greensboro.
Deadline June 15: Youth Fire Camp hosted by the Greensboro Fire Department. July 29-August 2. The camp is open to children ages 7-10 and applications, found at gfdnc.com, are being accepted through June 15. The cost is $50 per child.
May 31-11a.m., June 1-11a.m., 2p.m., June 2-2p.m. Harvey the Great and “The Last Magic Show”. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Boulevard, W-S. See Harvey the Great as he performs his final feats of magical mastery in Peppercorn Children’s Theatre’s show. Sparks will fly in this faced paced showdown between two rival magicians. $5.
June 2, 2-4pm, Bird Bonanza. SciWorks Science Center, 400 W Hanes Mill Rd W-S. Meet feathered friends, including birds of prey, a variety of chickens, and adorable chicks! Buy and assemble a bluebird house and enjoy games and crafts. 336.714.7109.
The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market is now open! 501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. The hours of operation are from 7-11am with a variety of fresh spring produce, plants, and baked goods. The Wednesday market will be open May- December. A Wednesday evening market will be announced soon! Saturday hours are 7am-12pm year round. The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market proudly accepts EBT/ SNAP at both our markets!
Friday & Saturday, 6-11p.m. Pop Up Promenade. February One Place, between Davie and Greene Street, Downtown Greensboro. Sights & sounds are centerstage on Friday and Saturday nights through the end of June thanks to an innovative project called Pop Up Promenade, transforming February One Place, into a pedestrian showplace complete with street painting, special lighting and greenery, live entertainment, café seating, food trucks, & more
May 29, 12pm, The Hyphen and the Moravian Revival. Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Gray Auditorium, Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road. John Larson, Vice President of Restoration at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, discusses the history of the merger of Winston and Salem.
May 30, 6:30pm, High Point Republican Women, Monthly meeting in the private dining of The Golden B. 1345 North Main Street #104, High Point. John Faircloth, NC House Representative will be speaking.
June 1, 7a.m. Rick Coffman Benefit Yard Sale. Penn National Insurance parking lot, 1703 E. Wendover Ave. Greensboro. Volunteers are holding a multi-family yard and bake sale to help offset Coffman’s overwhelming lung transplant expenses!
June 1, 9a.m.-3p.m. Crickets Nest Craft Festival, 4401 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem. Michele Marlene Manderine, author of “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”, will be at the event with her own pet inspired crafts. Call 336.659.4315 for information.
[MUSIC & DANCE]
June 1, 9p.m. Kayo Bracey & The Takeoff Team. Lexington Senior High School located in 26 Penry Street, Lexington. features a wonderful group of local gospel hip-hop artists led by Kayo who all hope to share their music to the world. Check them out live and experience a night of great music with Kayo Bracey & The Takeoff Team! tatemusicgroup.com/epk/?id=23131.
June 2, 7p.m. Spiritual Renaissance Singers of Greensboro, Knollwood Baptist Church, W-S. After making music in Greensboro since 1999 the group has decided to retire. This will sadly be thier last concert. SRSG has been devoted to keeping alive the tradition of African American Spirituals sung acapella. “We deeply appreciate the support of the Greensboro community and all others who have been our constant friends.”
June 2, 3:30-5:30p.m. First Sunday Tea Dance, Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro. Join host Tim Saunders for your favorite ballroom dances. $7. 336.324.1924
[FOOD & DRINK]
June 1, 11-3pm, Chicken Bar-b-que, Marvin United Methodist Church, 4401 Indiana Avenue, Winston-Salem. Each plate will include quartered barbequed chicken, baked beans, bread, beverage and a selection of deserts. $6.50 For the children, trampolines and other exciting inflatable adventures will be available without charge. Proceeds from this fund-raising event will support the Church’s ministries.
June 5-26, Wednesdays 9:30-11a.m. or June 4-25, Tuesdays 5:30-7p.m. Women’s Empowerment Self-Esteem Series. Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Avenue. Learn how to enhance your self-esteem and positively impact your future in this 4 part program! Open to any woman age 18 and over. FREE! Registration is required. 336.275.6090.