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Tuesday, November 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

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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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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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Resume Workshop (Career Information)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library will be holding a Resume Workshop on November 5th from 10:00am - Noon. The workshop is presented by Heather Schneck, CPRW (Career Center Coordinator) and will teach the basics of resume preparation, how to create the perfect cover letter, and how to effectively showcase your value to a potential employer. Please call (336) 454-4815 to register or stop by the library's front desk.

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Forsyth County Genealogical Society Meeting (Meeting)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Forsyth County Public Library-Central, 660 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC

Forsyth County Genealogical Society meets Tues., Nov 5, 2013 at FCPLibrary-Central (auditorium), 660 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Social at 6:30 PM; Program at 7:00. Beverly Repass Hoch from Wytheville, VA is a genealogist, teacher, writer, and publisher and will present a lecture on “18th century German Immigration”. Her new book, "The Genealogist's Guide to Fraktur for Genealogists Researching Families of German Heritage" will be available for purchase at the meeting. Free.

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The Legacy of John Anderson's 45 Years at Rosebud: Photographers and Artists Preserving Lakota Cultural Heritage (Lecture)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Claes Jacobson and Eva Anderson, Swedish historians and curators, will discuss how European immigrants to America documented Native Americans, particularly the Lakota Sioux, through painting and photography. Jacobson will also discuss the crafts on display in Creating: Quilts and Crafts of the Lakota, and his personal work with tribal members. Admission is free.

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