Saturday, May 31, 2014
Leadership Winston-Salem Accepting Applications for 2014-15 Flagship Program (Community Event)
IGNITE your passion for community leadership! Submit your application for a unique 9-month program offering rare, behind-the-scenes insights into our community. If accepted, you’ll be part of the 30th Anniversary class as the very first class was graduated in 1985. Apply before May 23, 2014 and your name will be entered into a drawing for a special prize. The final deadline for applications is June 18. For more information and application materials, visit leadershipws.org.
5th Annual Marine Mud Run (Fundraiser for North Carolina Veterans)
Time: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jomeokee Park, Pinnacle, NC
GREAT FAMILY EVENT SPECTATORS FREE ADMISSION! Bring your American Flags and show your appreciation for our North Carolina VETERANS! Runners come enjoy the best organized Mud Run in North Carolina! , June 7th, 2014--Jomeokee Park , Pinnacle, NC -- WS take 52 N, exit 129, follow signs. Mud Run Course: Lots of Mud! Lots of Obstacles! Hill climbs, mud pits, fire hoses and fun. If you've missed any of these, you're missing out on the dirtiest fun you'll ever have with a 5K race! It's a pretty muddy affair! Many folks ask how tough is the course? It can be as hard or as easy as you want it to be. One thing is for sure. When you run this race, the Marines will make sure you finish it. Part of the Marines Creed is to never leave another Marine behind. And for this event, no runners will be left behind! Registration is open: USMCMUDRUNNC.COM
Repticon Winston-Salem Reptile & Exotic Animal Show (Pet Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Dixie Classic Fairgrounds Bolton Home and Garden Building, Gate #9, 421 West 27th Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Repticon Winston-Salem is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise. Participate in free raffles held for enthusiasts, animal seminars, and kid’s activities.
The Yup'ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free.
Community Exhibition: Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro Celebrates 10 Years (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
See a community display about Ten Thousand Villages, which creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by selling their products. 2014 marks the 10th year in Greensboro, distinctive because it is a global operation with local support and long-term, fair trade relationships. Made possible by Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro.
Local Author Fair (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PMLocation: Central Library - Forsyth County Public Library
Forsyth County Public Library will host a local author fair on Saturday, May 31st from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Central Library. The Author Fair is a great opportunity for avid readers to connect with local writers and their works. Special Guest: Winston Salem Writers' Association. For more information, call 336-703-3064.
Winston-Salem Dash Baseball (Sports)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: BB&T Ballpark; 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
The Winston-Salem Dash host the Lynchburg Hillcats (High-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves) on Saturday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.