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Thursday, September 19, 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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The Philadelphia Story (Theatrical Performance)
Location: Twin City Stage

One day before her marriage to a successful businessman, haughty socialite Tracy Lord is sure of herself and her future. With the surprise arrival of both her ex-husband and a handsome tabloid reporter, however, Tracy's perfect vision of herself is shaken to the core. In this witty romantic comedy by Philip Barry, Tracy realizes that sometimes getting what you want means learning to let go.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA’s annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and a digital photo essay illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. Text is in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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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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Open House (Educational)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Summerfield Charter Academy

The public is welcome to take a tour of Summerfield Charter Academy on Thursday, September 19. The public open house is from 5 to 7 p.m. The newly built state-of-the-art school is located at 5303 US 220 North in Summefield. Summerfield Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school serving students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. For the 2014-2015 school year, the school will add seventh grade and the following year eighth grade. The school is managed by National Heritage Academies. You can learn more about the Summerfield Charter Academy by calling 336-643-1974 or by visitng

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Effects on the Inuit of the European Seal Import Ban (Lecture)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Aaju Peters, Inuit activist, lawyer, and sealskin clothing designer, will discuss the importance of seal hunting to the Inuit people. She will present an illustrated lecture showing images of the arctic environment, the Inuit people, and their communities. Admission is free.

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"I Do, I Do" (Broadway musical comedy)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: 103 Beechtree Place, Mocksville

1964 Broadway musical starring two local community theatre actors. Great entertainment! I-40 to Farmington exit, then right and second left into the parking lot. Call for performance times.

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