Saturday, January 25, 2014
The PAAD Study : Physical Activity and Alzheimer's Disease (Health/Exercise)
Location: UNC Greensboro
UNCG is offering a free 8-month exercise program for people who qualify to take part in aresearch study. Interested individuals must be between 50-65 years of age and have a family history ofAlzheimer’s disease. If interested, they should go to the website for the Physical Activity and Alzheimer’sDisease study which is at www.paadstudy.org
Human Trafficking Education and Awareness Series: Part 1 - Know the Issues (Community Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Cornerstone Baptist Church
Highlighting: "Refuse to Do Nothing" Chapters 1-3Keynote Speaker: Emily Fitchpatrick, Founder & President of On Eagles Wings Ministries/The OEW Hope HouseThis free event is open to the community. Please register & print tickets at www.eventbrite.com. Direct link for registration is http://goo.gl/vZgJmt.
Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Twenty eye-dazzling quilts and 32 items of apparel and dance regalia made in traditional style by 20th-century Lakota artisans are on display in this exhibit. MOA shares the exhibit with Delta Arts Center, with each venue displaying about half of the quilts and crafts. Visitors should visit both museums for the complete experience. Admission is free.
Film Screening: The Young Mountaineers: An Untold Story of Montagnard Youth in Greensboro (Film)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
Local Montagnard teens have created original videos sharing the stories of their families and community, thanks to a grant-funded collaboration with the Historical Museum, Smithsonian Affiliates and Asian Pacific American Center. Their original work debuts in Greensboro in a free film screening.Eighteen hand-crafted fabric panels by local educator Betty Stratford will also be on display, a one-of-a-kind project which tells the story of a former student’s journey from the Central Highlands of Viet Nam to Greensboro.
Free Tax Assistance (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library
Tax returns will be prepared for individuals and couples by trained volunteers at the Jamestown Public Library. This will be done on Tuesdays from 2-6pm, Thursdays from 1-5pm, and Saturdays from 8:30am-12pm, starting on January 23 until April 12th. Please call (336) 812-8307 for more information or come by the library to pick up a list of what you need to bring with you.