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Saturday, May 18, 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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Super Hero Mud Run (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Greenbrook Farm, 4080 Thomasville Road, Winston-Salem, 27107

The Super Hero Mud Run is a 5K event to be held on Saturday, May 18th. Race starts at 9:00am. Obstacles include: Pipe Crawl, Massive Climb Wall, Muddy Creek, and Dumpster Swim just to name a few. All proceeds benefit Sunnyside Ministies of the Moravian Church

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Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Downtown Central Library

Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale9am to 5pm, Saturday, May 18 and1pm to 5pm Sunday, May 19Forsyth County Central Library, 660 W. 5th StreetThousands of books, magazines, cd’s, records, DVD’s, VHS and audio tapes. Numerous Spanish language items available. Sunday all remaining items ½ price or $5 per bag. All sales support the collections and programs of the Central LibraryFor Information call 703-3019 or email FriendsofCentralLibrary@gmail.com

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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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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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Dolley Day at the Greensboro Historical Museum (Museums)
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro NC 27401

In celebration of Dolley Payne Madison's 245th birthday, the Greensboro Historical Museum will host an array of activities for visitors. Jane Thomas will portray Dolley and share stories. The education staff will teach visitors how to make a turban, how to build a family tree, and how to make a cravat. There will also be a children's coloring activity and Tangram fun. This is a free event for all ages.

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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

Shaggin' on Fieldcrest (Dance)
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Corner of Fieldcrest Road and Mill Avenue in Eden, NC

Shaggin with the Craig Woolard Band. Kid's activities, cruise in, great food and MillerCoors tasting area and beer garden. Free admission.

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Just the Two of Us! Kevin Eubanks & Stanley Jordan (Concert)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce

Guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan can always be counted on to take listeners on a breathless journey into the unexpected while Kevin Eubanks, of Jan Leno’s Tonight Show Orchestra, showcases his own creative talent. Together, they create music that sure to “feed” your very soul.

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The Super Hero Mud Run (Sports Event)
Time: 9:00 PMLocation: Greenbrook Farm

The Super Hero Mud Run is a 5k run featuring many obstacles. There will be a Pipe Crawl, Massive Climb Wall, Muddy Creek, Dumpster Swim and a Military Crawl just to name a few.The run will be at the Greenbrook Farm (located at 4080 Thomasville Road Winston-Salem, NC 27107). There will be plenty of parking, picnic area, a Children’s “Mini Run”, play area, and plenty of food and vendors. The most important part, though, is the fact that this event is being held to support Sunnyside Ministries.Sunnyside Ministries (www.sunnysideministry.org) is an organization that was established in 1978. They support the needs of residents of Forsyth County for the zip codes 27107 and 27127 who are experiencing financial hardships. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the work of Sunnyside’s ongoing ministry.Cash prizes will be awarded in Elite Men and Elite Women’s totaling $1000!Medals for Top 3 in each Age Group will be awarded.T-shirts and lunch will be provided.

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