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Friday, August 01, 2014

First Friday: The First LEKKER Bike's 24 Hours in America (Community Event)
Time: 7:00 AM to 7:00 AM
Location: Greensboro, NC

Your personal invitation: Be the first in the United States to see and test America's latest fashion and riding trend, the LEKKER Bike, debuting in Greensboro, N.C. LEKKER Bikes US is a Dutch-inspired, vintage bicycle for fashionable urban riders. It's coming to America for the first time with exclusive headquarters only in Greensboro.To introduce the bike to the United States, LEKKER will host "The LEKKER Bike's First 24-Hours in Greensboro." During this 24-hour event, the first LEKKER bike in America will make stops throughout the day (and night!) at local shops in Greensboro. Visit one of these shops, post your best selfie with the bike and win discounts and prizes at each location!Check out the FB page for the event schedule!

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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.

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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.

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Cinema Under the Stars 2014: Strange Encounters - "Jaws" (1975) (Film)
Time: 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Date: Fri, August 01, 2014Time: 8:00pmLOCATION: Reynolda House front lawnCOST: $5/person or $20/car (cash only) Price includes tax. The ninth annual Cinema Under the Stars promises strange encounters in city, surf, and outer space. Scream along to creature features Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind and sing along to inhumanly entertaining musicals Cabaret and An American in Paris. Films are shown on the front lawn; in case of rain films are shown in the Babcock Auditorium. Beer and wine will be available for purchase, and filmgoers are encouraged to arrive early and picnic on the lawn. Co-presented by the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Friday, August 1 - Jaws (1975), 124 min.Directed by Steven Spielberg


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