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Tuesday, November 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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Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Twenty eye-dazzling quilts and 32 items of apparel and dance regalia made in traditional style by 20th-century Lakota artisans are on display in this exhibit. MOA shares the exhibit with Delta Arts Center, with each venue displaying about half of the quilts and crafts. Visitors should visit both museums for the complete experience. 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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Open House at The Enrichment Center (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 1006 S. Marshall Street, Winston-Salem

As part of a year-long 30th Anniversary Celebration, The Enrichment Center will hold a public Open House on November 19 from 1:00 to 3:00p.m. The event will showcase the Center’s newly renovated spaces along with its existing classes, art studios, and programs for individuals with disabilities. Guests will have the opportunity to visit art, dance, music and life skills classes while they are in session. Refreshments will be provided by the Center’s advanced cooking students. Founded by a group of parents 30 years ago, the Center has grown from serving three individuals with a volunteer staff to serving close to 100 students in its current facility. The additional space will allow the Center to serve 25 more individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In addition, the Center serves several hundred individuals in community-oriented programs. Call 837-6823 for moreinformation.

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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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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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