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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA’s annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and a digital photo essay illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. Text is in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Museum of Anthropology (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

As the MOA commemorates its 50th year, this student-curated retrospective exhibit showcases the Museum’s history through a detailed timeline featuring photographs from the institutional archives and artifacts from around the world. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Admission is free.

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Chinese Ceramics from the Changsha Kilns (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA’s new permanent exhibit provides an overview of the ceramics produced by families at the Changsha Kilns during the Tang Dynasty more than one thousand years ago. The exhibit puts Tang ceramics into their historical, geographic, and cultural context. The Tang Dynasty was a time of peace, prosperity, and acceptance in China, during which Changsha ceramics and other goods were traded to reach as far away as western Asia and Africa. The exhibit features more than 100 spectacular ceramic objects from the MOA’s Lam Collection. Open Tuesday to Saturday. Admission is free.

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Open Mic (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Arts Cafe, 411 W. Fourth St.

Writers of all experience levels read their work to a friendly, receptive audience. Unlike a "slam," there's no judging. Rules and details are posted on website.

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Jamestown History Series (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Join us at Jamestown Public Library for a series of free events that highlight the rich history of the Jamestown area. All events start at 7pm at the library and include: Oct 1 - History of Medicine in Early Jamestown, Oct 15 - The People of Color, Both Free and Enslaved, Oct 22 - John Sherwood and the Farmer's Advocate, & Oct 29 - The History of the Railroad in NC, High Point, and Jamestown.

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DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS OUTREACH (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: American legion Post#55 111 Miller Street Winston-Salem,NC 27103

Disabled Americans Veterans/DAV Auxiliary FREE Outreach Event. Valuable information will be provided for ALL Veterans and their Families including Benefits and Services. National Service Officers will be on site. Refreshments Served.

Winston-Salem Writers Open Mic (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Arts Cafe, 411 W. Fourth St.

Join us the third Tuesday of each month for open mic. Writers read 5-minute excerpts from their prose and poetry to a friendly and receptive audience. Unlike a “slam,” there’s no judging. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

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Open Mic (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Arts Cafe, 411 W. Fourth St.

Join Winston-Salem Writers the 3rd Tuesday of each month for Open Mic. Read a 5-min excerpt from your original prose or poetry to a friendly audience. Unlike a slam, there's no judging. See rules on website. Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Free admission. Food and beverages available for purchase.

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