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Saturday, April 20, 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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Triad Commute Challenge (Educational)
Location: Online

The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) invites you to participate in the 7th Annual Triad Commute Challenge 2013. The Triad Commute Challenge is a public awareness campaign designed to encourage people to try an alternative form of transportation besides driving alone at least once between April 6th and July 6th. Last year over 5,000 people took the Triad Commute Challenge and committed to switch from a single passenger vehicle to an alternative transportation solution like walking, biking, using public transportation, carpooling, vanpooling, or teleworking which at least once during the campaign which translates into an emissions reduction of 2,900 tons and saving more than $759,000 in fuel. Sharing the ride means not only cleaner air but also a healthier community and a more vibrant economy. Visit us online to register and learn more.

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DRAPED IN LEGEND: A VELVET DRESS, A CARRIAGE TRUNK AND A FIRST LADY (Exhibit)
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

See Dolley Madison's red velvet dress, recently returned from an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. The newly preserved Madison carriage trunk and other items will also be on display. Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / Sunday 2-5 p.m. Free. Closed on Mondays.

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Spring Mission Bazaar (Fundraiser)
Location: Konnoak Hills Moravian Church

Over 20 vendors with a variety of handmade craft items includings wooden and metal crafts, birdhouses,jewelry, prints, baked good, breakfast, lunch, a raffle and much, much more.8AM-3PM, Saturday, April 20. Konnoak Hills Moravian Church,3401 Konnoak Drive. Proceeds benefit adult mission team's trip to rebuild for Hurrican Sandy victims.

Master Class: How to Find and Work with a Literary Agent (Literature)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Kim Wright, author of Your Path to Publication, will teach experienced writers how to approach literary agents through query letters, networking, pitch and sell conferences, and contests. Attendees should bring their query letters and elevator pitches for critique. Wright also will discuss the right and wrong ways to work with an agent, realistic expectations, and what the savvy writer needs to know going into the deal. Members of Winston-Salem Writers $25; non-members $35.

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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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This Beautiful World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This touring exhibit features the work of photographer and world traveler Robert Radin. It contains images of the people and landscapes of six continents, a presentation of Radin’s life work selected from more than 6,000 photos. 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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Winston-Salem March for Babies (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 10:00 AMLocation: Corpening Plaza, 231 West First Street,Winston-Salem, NC 27101

March for Babies is a community event and walk to raise money and awareness for the March of Dimes, an organization whose mission is to find a day when all babies are born healthy by funding vital research, education, community services and advocacy programs. This year, the March of Dimes is celebrating 75 years of research, education, vaccines and breakthroughs that benefit babies born across the world. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the walk begins at 10:00 AM.

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Now Registering Host Families! (Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: by phone

Face the World Foundation (FTW) iscurrently registering volunteer hostfamilies now till 06/15/2013 for the Fall semester of high school. Host families provide a loving home, meals and a bed. FTW provides a Community Representative for thehost family and the student duringtheir time here in the USA.Make Dreams Happen!Contact Shelli at 888-389-1006x104or email at shelli@facetheworld.orgwww.facetheworld.org

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The Story of a Red Velvet Dress: The Science and History of a Legend (Community Event)
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Join us for a talk by Director Carol Ghiorsi Hart.First Lady Dolley Madison’s famous red velvet dress has traveled the country for three centuries. From its fabric beginnings in Paris, to Washington DC, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts, Virginia, New York and Greensboro, the dress has been worn, loved and revered. Legend and science come together as we search for answers about the history of this dress and learn how an object moves from cloth to clothing to memorabilia to artifact.

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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