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Saturday, October 05, 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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Flapjack Fundraiser (Fundraising Event for Dogs & Feral Cats)
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Applebee's, 1990 Griffith Rd., W-S

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER, Saturday, October 5, 8-10 am, Applebee's, 1990 Griffith Rd., Winston-Salem. Benefitting Forgotten Felines of Forsyth and Stepping Stones Canine Rescue, all proceeds support spay/neuter for feral cats, and rescue/adoption of dogs. Tickets, available at the door, are $10 per plate. Donated items also available for purchase. For more info: www.facebook.com/forgottenfelinesofforsyth, and http://www.lovethemutt.org.

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Document Shred (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: New Philadelphia Moravian Church

New Philadelphia Moravian Church, 4440 Country Club Drive, Winston-Salem, will host a document shred from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Saturday, October 5th. Enter from Kilpatrick St. and drive thru. We unload. You don’t even have to get out of your car! Cost is $5 per banker’s size box. Proceeds will benefit outreach ministries of the Moravian Church. For more information, call 971-9233 or visit newphilly.org.

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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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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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Lupus Foundation Support Group (Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reeves Community Center, Room 102, 113 South Renfro Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

This group meets the first Saturday of each month from 11:00am to 12:30pm in Room 102. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. Please note: Childcare will no longer be provided at this new location!Contact the LFANC at patientservices@lupusnc.org or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit www.lupusnc.org.This group provides participants with an opportunity to receive introductory information about lupus, encourage the expression of concerns, provide an opportunity to share experiences, encourage and support positive coping strategies, and emphasize the importance of medical treatment. Meeting programs vary from guest speakers to DVD presentations and open group discussion.

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Day of the Dead Family Day (Family Fun)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA will celebrate its “new and improved” Day of the Dead exhibit with an event for all ages featuring crafts, entertainment, and food related to the celebration. Admission is free.

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4 Poems and a PArty (Literature)
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Barnhills

The Poets chosen to have thier poems posted in OCtober as a part of Poetry in Plain Sight will read. Refreshments, free admission1-3 PM, Saturday Oct. 5.

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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

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