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Saturday, July 27, 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

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Gethsemane Marketplace (Church Community Event)
Time: 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Gethsemane United Methodist Church

Gethsemane Marketplace - Saturday, July 27, 2013, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, Greensboro. Breakfast, Hot dog & Hamburger Lunch, Homemade Ice Cream, Bake Sale, Crafters/Vendors. For more information please call: 643-3519. Thank you for your support!

Tricia's Ride For Life Cycling Event and Family Fun Day (Fundraiser)
Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Brown Middle School

In Memory of Tricia Creasey who was profiled on Extreme Makeover Home EditionCycling event in Memory of Tricia CreaseyJuly 27, 2013Registration begins at 7amRide begins at 8 amPre-registration $25.00 to register go to: Day of the event $35.00Three routes25 miles, 43 miles and 100kVendor spot availableJoin us from 9am - 2 pm for kids activities, cornhole tournament (pre-registration required-check link below), great raffles, and much more! Come out and join us! Corn hole tournament info: more info, contact Sandy Shelton at 336.309.3404 or Sarah Sherman at 336.410.2064

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Kendyl's Crusaders Corn Hole Tournament (Fundraiser)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Brown Middle School - Thomasville

Pre-registration required to ensure line up and boards.$20 per teamWinning team prize $60To register call Jerry Wayne 336-971-0389 or Stephanie 336-225-6658There will be kids activities, raffles, cycling event begins at 8am, food, and much more.Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Davidson County

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A Storyteller's Eye: The Work of Photojournalist Jerry Wolford (Museums)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Award-winning photographer Jerry Wolford has been using his camera to tell stories for almost three decades, most of that time for the Greensboro News & Record. Visit this exhibit to see some of his best storytelling images, trace the changes in professional photographic equipment during his career, and find out what skills he believes are key to his success.

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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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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

Festival Orchestra Series with Lynn Harrell (Music)
Time: 8:00 PMLocation: Dana Auditorium, Guilford College

Come and celebrate our final musical event of the 2013 season! This evening we are bringing in violinist Lynn Harrell for a night of great music.


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