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Saturday, September 07, 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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Brenner FIT Challenge (Family Fun)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: WFU Bridger Field House

Brenner FIT Challenge-Fighting Childhood ObesitySaturday, September 7, 2013WFU Bridger Field House 8am Registration open9am Walk begins11:30am Bike Races beginPut on your walking shoes, get your friends, family or team together and join us as Brenner Children’s Hospital hosts a fundraising walk and pro-am bike race. The Brenner FIT Challenge is a community event that encourages you to get out and move, learn about healthy eating and help fight childhood obesity. The day includes a 2.5 mile walk with 10 physical and educational challenges for you to accomplish on the course, a pro-am bike race and fun-filled activities. Proceeds benefit the Brenner FIT (Families in Training) Program, which is a family-centered, evidence-based approach to weight management.To register, visit BrennerChildrens.org or for more information contact Cindy Caines at 336-716-7985 or ccaines@wakehealth.edu

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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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Community Shred Day (Church Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fries Memorial Moravian Church

Parking lot at 251 N. Hawthorne Rd, beside Reynolds High School. September is a great time to clean out those old tax returns, bank statements, medical records, credit card offers and receipts, and any other personal files and documents. Protect your identity and shred with confidence with Shamrock Shredding of the Triad, a secure and professional service. Businesses welcome too!$5 donation per bankers box ($5 minimum) to support church ministries & programs

BookMarks Festival of Books and Authors (Festival)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Downtown Arts District, Sixth and Trade Streets, Winston-Salem

BookMarks brings writers and readers of all ages together as renowned authors, illustrators, storytellers and chefs share their work and insights through readings, presentations, panel discussions, workshops and book signings. This free festival partners with community organizations, reading related exhibitors, and a variety of food vendors. The ninth annual festival will feature more than 30 authors along with creative and interactive activities for children. 2013 authors include Debbie Macomber, James McPherson, Sheila Bair, Carl Weber, and Rachel Renee Russell. Please visit www.bookmarksnc.org for more information.FREE / No admission charge

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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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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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Lupus Foundation Support Group (Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: PROHEALTH Fitness, 280 North Pointe Blvd., Mount Airy, N.C. 27030

This group meets the first Saturday of each month from 11:00am to 12:30pm. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. Childcare is provided. Contact the LFANC at patientservices@lupusnc.org or at 877-849-8271, ext. 2. For more information, visit www.lupusnc.org.This group provides participants with an opportunity to receive introductory information about lupus, encourage the expression of concerns, provide an opportunity to share experiences, encourage and support positive coping strategies, and emphasize the importance of medical treatment. Meeting programs vary from guest speakers to DVD presentations and open group discussion.

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5 by O. Henry (Theatrical Performance)
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Actors take the stage to present 5 of O. Henry’s short stories. It’s a 90 minute play by Joe Hoesl filled with laughs, lessons, and surprises. Vintage American music adds a crowd pleasing touch. This year’s playbill features The Sphinx Apple, A Retrieved Reformation, Christmas by Injunction, The Ransom of Mack, and one of O. Henry’s most popular tales, The Ransom of Red Chief. Performances are: Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 5,6, 12 & 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 7 & 14 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sun., Sept. 8 and 15 and 3:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in the Greensboro Historical Museum Shop or over the phone (336.373.2949). General Admission $16; Seniors and Students $14; Museum Member $13. With thanks to Presenting Sponsor WellSpring and Production Sponsor O. Henry Hotel.

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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

Rockingham County GospelFest (Concert)
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Rockingham Community College Amphitheater

GospelFest will present traditional hymns, spirituals, folk, country, rap & contemporary music including: Marvin Cash & Bill Hicks, Rebecca Petty, Divine Daughters of Praise, Michael K. Storm, Robin Burroughs, Taleshia Smith-Lewis, Malcolm Picard, Osborne Baptist Church Band, Paul Scott and One Way, Rockingham Community College Choir, United We Stand Community Choir, and Rockingham County Government Choir. The general public may bring refreshments, blankets, and lawn chairs to the GospelFest. They may also bring non-perishable food items and canned goods to support the homeless in Rockingham County.

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A Night Of Stars (Fundraiser)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Carolina Theatre

A Night Of Stars- Saluting Our Veterans.On September 7, 2013 we will be having an event for our Veterans from Patriot Rovers and their furry friends at the Carolina Theatre to celebrate and have a great time with Live music from The Radials, and The Cartoonist Jack Cassady , a Silent Auction/ Live Auction and some fantastic food provided by the Eateries and Caterers of the Piedmont Triad such as: Carter Brothers, Pepper Moon Catering, Sweet Meg's Bakery, Jimmy John’s, Great Harvest Co., Ben & Jerry’s, Center Grove Grill & Soda Shop, Golden Corral , My Three Sons, Haute Chocolate, Marias, Rio Grande, Ristorante L’Italiano. Tickets are starting at $10.00 thru 9/6 and at the door $15.00"A Night Of Stars" is sponsored by Market America Shop.com and Ma Cares. For more information visit www.anightofstars.org or call 336.478.4068

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5 by O. Henry (Theatrical Performance)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

Actors take the stage to present 5 of O. Henry’s short stories. It’s a 90 minute play by Joe Hoesl filled with laughs, lessons, and surprises. Vintage American music adds a crowd pleasing touch. This year’s playbill features The Sphinx Apple, A Retrieved Reformation, Christmas by Injunction, The Ransom of Mack, and one of O. Henry’s most popular tales, The Ransom of Red Chief. Performances are: Thurs. and Fri., Sept. 5,6, 12 & 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 7 & 14 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sun., Sept. 8 and 15 and 3:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in the Greensboro Historical Museum Shop or over the phone (336.373.2949). General Admission $16; Seniors and Students $14; Museum Member $13. With thanks to Presenting Sponsor WellSpring and Production Sponsor O. Henry Hotel.

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