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Tuesday, October 22, 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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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.

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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BookMarks Presents Lemony Snicket (Childrens Event)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem

BookMarks and Wake Forest University are thrilled to host Lemony - as he does not appear regularly for book events. He will be on tour for his new book, When Did You See Her Last? - Book Two in Lemony Snicket's All the Wrong Questions series. Please send questions for Lemony ahead of time to info@bookmarksnc.org.Tickets may be purchased for general admission ($15) or for general admission and a copy of his new book When Did You See Her Last? ($25). Tickets can be purchased through www.bookmarksnc.org beginning August 22. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Lemony will sign books after the event. All ticket sales are final.

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"Three Ages of Man : Keats, Wordsworth and Yeats" by Dr. Ed Wilson (Lecture)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Centenary United Methodist Church-Auditorium

Dr. Edwin Wilson of Provost Emeritus of Wake Forest University will give a free lecture entitled "The Three Ages of Man : Keats, Wordsworth and Yeats" on Tuesday Evening, October 22, 2013 at 7 PM in the auditorium of Centenary United Methodist Church. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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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