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Saturday, October 19, 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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Men Can Cook 2013 (Fund Raising Event)
Location: Greensboro Coliseum's Special Events Center

The Women's Resource Center's annual fundraiser, Men Can Cook, features 50 local men who dazzle the crowd with their culinary skills by offerings tastings of their signature dishes. An incredible Silent Auction addes to the fun while everyone enjoys the food, demonstrating that men really can cook!

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Tanglewood Walk (Community Recreational Sporting Fund Raising Event)
Location: Tanglewood Park, Clemmons NC

2013 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke WalkSaturday, October 19Step towards better heart health! Join the American Heart Association for the 2013 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, October 19 at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Health. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. and festivities begin at 8 a.m. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to walk with you and help fight heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killers in the U.S. Help to honor local heart disease survivors during the Red Cap Ceremony, get the kids moving at Kid Zone and fuel up before your one or four mile walk at Eat Street. This walk is stroller-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome! Visit www.tanglewoodheartwalk.org or call toll free 1-800-950-2482 x 2202 for more information.

Tangle Wood Heart and Stroke Walk (Community Recreational Sporting Fund Raising Event)

2013 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke WalkSaturday, October 19Step towards better heart health! Join the American Heart Association for the 2013 Tanglewood Heart and Stroke Walk on Saturday, October 19 at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Health. Gates open at 7:30 a.m. and festivities begin at 8 a.m. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to walk with you and help fight heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killers in the U.S. Help to honor local heart disease survivors during the Red Cap Ceremony, get the kids moving at Kid Zone and fuel up before your one or four mile walk at Eat Street. This walk is stroller-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome! Visit www.tanglewoodheartwalk.org or call toll free 1-800-950-2482 x 2202 for more information.

Fall Book Sale (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Location: Lewisville Library Auditorium

Thursday October 17th at 6:00pmBook Sale Preview Night Friends Members can shop for great deals early on preview night. Non-Members can join at the door.Friday October 18th 10am-6pmFriends Book SaleShop for great deals at the Friends of the Lewisville Library Book Sale.Saturday October 19th 10am-3pmBook Sale Bag DayShop at the Friends Book Sale. Friends members can fill a bag for $3, non-members $5.

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Harvest Celebration (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Gethsemane United Methodist Church (Corner of Hwy 150 & Church St. Greensboro NC)

Gethsemane UMW Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 19, 2013, 7 am to 2 pm. Breakfast Biscuits, Lunch: Hamburgers & Hot dogs, Bowl of Brunswick Stew, Bake Sale, Crafts, Fall Decorations, Tupperware, Yard Sale, Children's Area. Blessing of the Animals 10:00 - 11:00 am. For more info call: (336)643-3519. We hope to see you there!

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Bazaar (Church Community Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Moravian Church

October 26, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Chicken Pies, Decorative Moravian Christmas Trees, Baked Goods and many other Christmas & Craft Creations by Local Artisans and Church Members. Breakfast & Lunch Foods will be available for purchase. 8300 Concord Church Road, Lewisville. From W-S take the Lewisville Exit off US 421 North. Go South (L) on Concord Church Road approx. ½ mile. Church on left.

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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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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Free Tennis Lessons for Kids (Community Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Parkland High School

The Kimiberly Park Tennis Club offers free tennis lessons to kids ages 5 to 18. Practices are held at the Parkland High School tennis courts each Saturday at 3pm This is a year long program and winter practices are held at the Wake Forest University Indoor Tennis Center. The program is free. For more info call 336-995-9799

MOA Golden Anniversary Gala (Community Event)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Enjoy a culinary tour of the world in celebration of the MOA’s 50th anniversary. Admission includes heavy hors d’oeuvres relating to each of the Museum’s exhibits, wine and beer. Tickets are $30 each ($20 for MOA Friends). For information on how to purchase tickets, call 336-758-5282 or email moa@wfu.edu.

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