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Saturday, April 27, 2013

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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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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FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER (Fundraiser)
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Applebee's, 1990 Griffith Rd., W-S

FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER, Saturday, April 27, 8-10 am, Applebee's, 1990 Griffith Rd., Winston-Salem. Benefitting Forgotten Felines of Forsyth and The Fallen Angel Fund, all proceeds support spay/neuter and medical care for feral and stray cats in Forsyth and surrounding counties. Tickets, available at the door, are $10 per plate. Donated items also available for purchase. For more info: www.forgottenfelinesofforsyth.org, and www.fallenangelfund.org.

Heels Up for Homelessness (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 8:50 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Bur-Mil Park

5K Run/Walk to benefit Family Promise of Greater Greensboro

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Friedland 5k Fun Mud Run (Family Fun)
Time: 9:00 AMLocation: Friedland Moravian Church

Join us for a low key race. A $20 entry fee gets you in the race, a free meal and a commemorative towel. We will have plenty of fun obstacles. This will be a good warm up race in prep for The Super Hero Mud Run that will be held on May 18th, 2013. We will also have a day of games and food for all of the families. Please register for this event by submitting a request to theMoravianGang@gmail.com. Registrations must be submitted by April 20th, 2013.

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Document Shred (Fundraiser)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: New Philadelphia Moravian Chruch

New Philadelphia Moravian Church, 4440 Country Club Drive, Winston-Salem, will host a document shred from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, Saturday, April 27. Cost is $5 per box. Sponsored by the Advent Class. Proceeds will benefit outreach ministries of the Moravian Church. For more information, call 971-9233 or visit newphilly.org.

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Greensboro March for Babies (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 10:00 AMLocation: UNCG Campus, Kaplans Commons Lawn/EUC,Greensboro, NC 27412

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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ACC Heritage Craft Fair (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Outlet Village

Join us at the ACC Heritage Craft Fair. Enjoy quilting, basket weaving, crocheting, woodturning, chair caning, stained glass, furniture building, painting, and more! All items are created and sold by our own Alamance Community College heritage craft class students. This event is cosponsored by the Times-News, Alamance County Arts Council, and Burlington Outlet Village.www.shopbov.com

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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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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Public Safety/Community Preparedness Day - “Are You Prepared” Zombie 5k Run, Walk, Shuffle (Public Safety Day)
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: WFU

The “Are You Prepared” Zombie 5k Run, Walk, Shuffle is a fundraising 5k and food drive that raises funds and food goods for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC. Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM Registration | 12:00 PM Event Start Time, 3:00 PM Event FinishFamily 1 Mile Fun Run, Walk, Shuffle Starts at 1200 Parking Lot “B” 5K Run, Walk Starts at 1215 Parking Lot “B” Response Vehicles, Static Displays/Booths/Preparedness Activities: Parking Lot “W1”Location: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC Cost: $25 + 3 canned goods per Individual for Run or Walk $20 per person for teams of 5 or more (contact bill@ultimateracemanagement.com for code)

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Meet President Lincoln (Community Event)
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Meet President Lincoln, with Peter Holland!The audience will travel back in time to November 1863, only five months after the bloody Battle of Gettysburg, to hear the words and thoughts of the nation’s 16th president, as portrayed by veteran actor Peter Holland.This is a free program sponsored by Lincoln Financial Group.Call 336.373.2982 to reserve your seat.

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

Staged Reading of 10 Minute Plays (Theatrical Performance)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Wingate Hall, Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem Writers will stage the winners of its annual 10-Minute Play contest. Award-winning playwright and filmmaker Nathan Ross Freeman will emcee and lead a discussion with the writers, actors, directors, and audience. First place, L.B. Londagin, Chewelah, WA, "First Rodeo;" second place, Tina L. Bubonovich, Clairton, PA, "The Hello;" and third place, Robert Wallace, Durham, NC, "First Kiss." Tickets $8 advance; $10 at door.

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Meet President Lincoln (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Meet President Lincoln, with Peter Holland!The audience will travel back in time to November 1863, only five months after the bloody Battle of Gettysburg, to hear the words and thoughts of the nation’s 16th president, as portrayed by veteran actor Peter Holland.This is a free program sponsored by Lincoln Financial Group. Call 336.373.2982 to reserve your seat.

Beats for the Block Christian Hip-Hop Concert (Concert)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: YWCA of High Point

We are excited to announce that on April 27th, 2013 the YWCA of High Point in collaboration with UNCG students will be having a youth event that will be sure to inspire all who come. Local Christian hip hop artist from throughout the triad area will be coming together to celebrate Christ in a fun positive environment. Some of the artist performing are Big Hurt, The Rain, Salvation James, Omega Sparx, and Deacon Authority to name a few.The event FREE and is open to the public. For more information please contact, Elizabeth Brannock at ebrannock@ywcahp.com or (336)882-4126

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