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Saturday, August 04, 2012

Tour de Triad (Benefit)
Location: Aetna, 4050 Piedmont Parkway, High Point

The Heart of Carolina region will host its 14th annual Tour de Triad bike race in High Point on Saturday, August 4. All proceeds from the race benefit the American Red Cross in its efforts to provide assistance after natural disasters, home fires, and emergency training programs.Participants can register as individuals, families of four, or a team of ten or more riders. The single rider fee is $40 with discounts available for families and teams. Tour de Triad is especially popular with families since it offers six routes for all ages and skill levels including 8, 30, 38, 50, 63, and 84-mile options. The event takes place outside the Aetna building at 4050 Piedmont Parkway in High Point. Onsite registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and participants should be there ready to ride at 7:15 a.m. The longest route begins at 7:30 a.m.Rest stops will be available along the route as well as assistance teams for those needing it.

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Hope In Style (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 9:10 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Country Club

Hope is always in-style! “Hope in Style” is a children’s fashion show and silent auction helping North Carolina children living at Baptist Children’s Homes in Thomasville. The event takes place at the Greensboro Country Club on Saturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. until noon. In partnership with Belk, “Hope in Style” is an opportunity for community sponsors to provide back-to-school clothing and support to meet the daily needs of Baptist Children’s Homes’ residents. Boys and girls will model their new back-to-school clothes during the event. “Hope in Style” features entertainment by Buddy Jewell, the 2003 winner of USA Network’s “Nashville Star.” NASCAR driver and Trinity resident Bobby Labonte serves as honorary chairperson for the event. A variety of sponsorship levels are available. General admission tickets are $25. Brunch is served. The silent auction begins at 9 a.m. To be a part of “Hope in Style,” contact event coordinator Karen Slate at 336-307-9464.

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Recent Additions to the Collection (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The Museum of Anthropology showcases recent donations to its permanent collection with this exhibit featuring archaeological and ethnographic artifacts from cultures around the world. Highlights include intricately decorated personal adornment from Papua New Guinea, Tang Dynasty ceramics from China, and saddle rugs from the Salgo Collection. Admission is free. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am-4:30pm.

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Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum

The Greensboro Historical Museum is honored to present an exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings." The exhibition provides a vivid look at the first steps the Nazis took to suppress freedom of expression, and the strong response that occurred in the United States both immediately and in the years thereafter.

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Summer Saturdays at the Caldwell Center (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: David and Rachel Historical Caldwell Center, 3211 W. Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410

Drop by the David and Rachel Caldwell Historical Center any Saturday this summer and visit with one of the Historical Museum's curators and make a historically inspired craft. Each summer Saturday, June 23-Sept 22, one of our curatorial experts will be at the Caldwell Center with special historical objects to share and stories to tell. Free admission and crafts-making!

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With a Discerning Eye: Realism to Abstraction (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center

All art is an abstraction derived from something real. The Summer Exhibition explores the boundaries between the artist’s use of elements of design to express thoughts. Five regional artists challenge the viewer to look beyond the obvious & deepen their understanding of the realism in abstraction & the abstraction in realism. Scott Burdick captures the humanity of diverse cultures in his work. Cassandra Gillens’ paintings feature silhouette figures saturated with vivid colors & simplified forms. Susan Lyon’s work depicts her true love of painting the figure. Terry Thirion intrigues the viewer & invites them to discover the little surprises in each piece represented in bold colors, sudden curves, or random marks. Felicia van Bork creates artwork that explores origin & evolution of consciousness using exquisite color & texture.

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Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401

The Greensboro Historical Museum is honored to present an exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings." The exhibition provides a vivid look at the first steps the Nazis took to suppress freedom of expression, and the strong response that occurred in the United States both immediately and in the years thereafter.

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"The President is Coming!" U.S. Presidential Visits to Greensboro (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401

What do Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Bill Clinton all have in common? A new display at the Greensboro Historical Museum illustrates that there have been at least eighteen U.S. President's who have stopped in the Gate City. Come visit the lobby display, our preview to the full display that will be on view on August 23, 2012. As always, all exhibitions at the museum are free for visitors.

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Memory Rhythms (Exhibit)
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Gateway Gallery

Exhibition of two-and three-dimensional, mixed media collages by the Artists of Gateway Studios and guest artist Pam Griffin.

Let's Talk Real Estate! (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 800 W. Main St, Ste A, Jamestown

Beginning February 4th, from 1p-3p, we will conduct a monthly seminar at our offices, located at 800 W. Main Street, Suite A, Jamestown. Every first Saturday of each month. We'll talk about general real estate and touch on various topics including first-time homebuying, move-up homebuying, expenses to expect, and financing, among others. Join us! Space is limited, so register in advance. FREE

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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

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