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Thursday, October 24, 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.

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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Witches in Nepal: PTSD and the Supernatural (Lecture)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Dr. Steven Folmar, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Wake Forest University, will discuss his research results suggesting that in Nepal, belief in witchcraft and other elements of the supernatural are a primary way the Nepalese represent mental illness. Admission is free.

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BookMarks Presents Lee Smith (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Hanes Auditorium, Salem College Fine Arts Center

BookMarks and the Salem College Center for Women Writers are thrilled to host Lee Smith, the award-winning author of 16 previous books of fiction. She will be on tour for her newest book, Guests on Earth, a mesmerizing novel about a time and a place where creativity and passion, theory and medicine, fact and fiction are beautifully intertwined by a writer at the height of her craft.Tickets are not required for this free event with general admission seating. However, tickets can be purchased through www.bookmarksnc.org for the Premier Reception, which includes one ticket for the Conversation Event at 7:00 p.m. with reserved premier seating and parking as well as a private reception with Lee Smith beginning at 5:30 p.m. featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, Raffaldini wines, a hardback copy of Guests on Earth, and a book signing.Additional questions: 336-747-1471 / info@bookmarksnc.org

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