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Saturday, June 15, 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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Country Breakfast Buffet (Fundraiser)
Location: Hopewell United Methodist Church - Trinity, NC

Hopewell United Methodist Church will have a Country Breakfast BuffetSaturday, June 15, from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM. The menu will be eggs, grits,biscuits, gravy, pancakes, bacon, sausage, ham, and choice of beverage.The breakfast prices are $8 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12 yrs., and freefor ages 5 & under. All breakfast proceeds will go to the Building Fund.Hopewell United Methodist Church is located at 4540 Hopewell Church Roadin Trinity. The church's phone number is 336-431-9507.

Craft Fest (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Bethania Visitor Center Grounds

Craft Fest sponsored by Mizpah Moravian ChurchSaturday, June 15, 2013 from 9:00am - 3:00pmLocation: Bethania Visitor Center Grounds5393 Ham Horton LaneBethania, NC (corner of Bethania Rd and Hwy 65)Lots of great vendors from across the area will be selling art, crafts and more! Food available. Make plans to come and join us rain or shine and find that perfect gift for Father’s Day and many other occasions! www.mizpahmoravianchurch.org

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Craft Fest (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Bethania Visitor Center

Craft Fest sponsored by Mizpah Moravian ChurchSaturday, June 15, 2013 from 9:00am - 3:00pmLocation: Bethania Visitor Center Grounds 5393 Ham Horton Lane Bethania, NC (corner of Bethania Rd and Main St-Hwy 65)Lots of great vendors from across the area will be selling art, crafts and more! Food available. Make plans to come and join us rain or shine and find that perfect gift for Father’s Day and many other occasions! www.mizpahmoravianchurch.org

Pennybyrn Resident Library Fund Book Sale (Community Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Pennybyrn Resident Library Fund Book SaleJune 14th from 9-6 and June 15th from 10-1at Jamestown Public Library1 Book for $1 or 8 Books for $5100's of books - not picked over

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The Piedmont Triad's 2nd Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk (Community Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Triad Park, 9652 East Mountain Street, Kernersville NC

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging announces the 2nd Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Walk to be held on June 15, 2013 at Triad Park in Kernersville. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the Walk will kickoff at 10:00 AM. There is no cost to participate and everyone pre-registered will receive a free t-shirt. We invite the entire Piedmont Triad region to join us for this family friendly event which will offer music, entertainment, food, classic car show, free on-site document shredding, and, most importantly, information about how to protect elders against abuse.

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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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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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Descendants of the Maya: Photography by Dr. Morton W. Huber (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This exhibit features twenty-seven black-and-white photographs of Maya people, traditional craft activities, archaeological sites, and colonial constructions taken in Guatemala during the 1960s. Weavings and other items collected by Dr. Huber at the time are also on display. High Point resident Dr. Huber, a biochemist by training, is also an accomplished artist and photographer. His art and photography have been featured in three books and galleries in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Japan. Admission is free.

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Memory - Nature and Nurture (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center

Four female artists examine a delicate blend of memory & imagination & its role in nature & nurture in shaping cultural norms for women. Creative process & inspiration are highlighted in a woman’s life by visual representation. Diana Greene’s (Winston-Salem) beautiful narrative features photographs of different dresses from various stages of her life. Allison Luce’s (Mooresville) clay work is symbolic of the body & soul & questions how embedded attitudes & nostalgia influences our memory. Kristi Ryba (St. John’s Island, SC) uses vintage photographs to create paintings from personal memory based on iconography & messages of Medieval & Renaissance altarpieces. Kathy Sosa’s (San Antonio, TX) series of portraits are a celebration of women, influenced by the rich cultural heritage of Mesoamerica. Opening Reception Friday, May 31. Informal gallery talks with artists at 5pm. Reception 6-8pm. Free & open to the public.

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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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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

Ms NC Senior America Pageant 2013 (Pageant)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Southern Pines NC

The Ms Senior America Pageant is the world’s first and foremost pageant to emphasize and give honor to women who have reached the “age of elegance”, 60 years or better. This is the seventh statewide pageant. The ladies, from all over North Carolina, will show their best dignity, maturity and inner beauty to obtain the title of “Ms North Carolina Senior America 2013”. Ms NC Senior America 2013 will represent the state at the National Senior America Pageant, in Atlantic City, NJ in October where she will compete for the title of Ms Senior America 2013-14.

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