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Saturday, September 28, 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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ART EXPLOSION (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Join us for an ART EXPLOSION! Meet local artists and become one yourself as you create fun projects including printmaking, kaleidoscopes, mural painting and more! Come experience our new interactive, indoor and outdoor, art installations. Sponsored in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services with additional funding and support provided by the Sam N. Carter and Pauline H. Carter Fund, The Cannon Foundation, BB&T, the Richard J. Reynolds, III and the Marie M. Reynolds Foundation.

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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Shredding Event (Fundraiser)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Homestead Hills Retirement Community

Shred Event to Benefit 2nd Harvest Food Bank. Please bring a monetary donation or non perisable food donation or both along with your items to be shredded. RAIN OR SHINENo Businesses please. Location:Homestead Hills campus off of Burke Mill Rd3250 Homestead Club Dr.-contact Christie Martin at 659-0708 with questions.

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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Phillips Chapel UMC Fall Festival (Festival)
Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: 2362 Brucewood Rd, Graham, NC

Pork BBQ or grilled chicken plates $8 adult/$6 child and includes dessert and beverage; eat in or takeout; Country Store, Bake Sale, Silent Auction. Call 578-5180 for local delivery on 9/28.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes (Community Event)
Time: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Downtown Winston-Salem

Join Family Services at our annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Saturday, Sept. 28 in downtown Winston-Salem (Trade Street). Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men's march to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and gender violence, as well as highlight the role that men play in creating a solution. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. and walk begins at 11:30 a.m. General Registration is $25 dollars and High School and College students are $15. The goal is to reach $30,000. For more information, go to our website at www.walkamiletriad.org or contact Michael Heelan at 336-722-8173 or mheelan@fsifamily.org.Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is presented by Family Services, Inc.

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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

Evening Under the Stars (Family Fun)
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Old Jamestown School Association (located at Jamestown Public Library) is having their annual BBQ dinner on Sept. 28th from 5:00-8:00pm with musical entertainment by Cruize Control. Tickets can be purchased at the Jamestown Public Library front desk.

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