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Monday, February 01, 2016

Bookmarks presents Geoff Rodkey (Family & Educational)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Loma Hopkins Theatre, Summit School, 2100 Reynolda Road

This free program will present award-winning author Geoff Rodkey as he speaks about his new middle grade series The Tapper Twins. Their story unfolds as an oral history, using drawings, text messages, screenshots, interviews, digital gaming art, and smartphone photos to relay the interaction between the siblings, their friends, and their parents. The Tapper Twins Go To War (With Each Other) and The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York are the first two in the series. The Tapper Twins Run for President will be published in September. Books will be available for purchase, and Rodkey will do a signing after his presentation.More information: 336-747-1471 / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Lung Cancer Group Learns About Importance of Survivorship Plan (Health/Exercise)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point

HIGH POINT, NC—(January 29, 2016) Triad lung cancer patients will discuss the first step in developing their Cancer Survivorship Plan—and learn why every survivor needs one—during the monthly LiveLung meeting at 7 pm, Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point. The meeting is free and open to everyone impacted by lung cancer, including patients, survivors and the people who care about them. The LiveLung group will meet in the #2 modular building behind Community Bible Church. LiveLung meetings are a program of the Dusty Joy Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission of advancing lung cancer education, early detection and compassion for those impacted by lung cancer. The group meets at 7 pm on the first Wednesday of every month.Dusty Joy Donaldson, founder of the organization, will share insights she learned during the American Society of Clinical Society’s Survivorship Symposium held earlier this month in San Francisco.

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Thursday, February 04, 2016

Job Search Strategies Workshop (Career Information)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn job searching strategies, including internet searches. Hosted by Melinda Bernard, Career Center Coordinator for Goodwill Industries. Workshop will be held from 12-1 pm, and registration is required.

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ENVIRONMENTAL MOVIE/SPEAKER NIGHT (Environmental Movie)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Temple Emanuel 201 Oakwood Dr. Winston-Salem NC 27103

Film Clips with SpeakersTopic: One solution to climate changeFilm Clips: “Green World Rising”Green World Rising is a series of short films on the state of climate and solutions to the climate crisis.The series is comprised of four films:"Last Hours" is about the threat of the release of methane from the melting arctic, triggering an extreme climate change event."Carbon" shows how we can keep carbon in the ground through putting a price on carbon."Green World Rising" shows our pathway forward through renewable technology that decentralizes the current power grid."Restoration" discusses how the earth's natural ecosystems deal with climate and how we can work with nature to turn the tide.SPEAKERS: DONALD ADDU, Citizens Cimate Lobby, Southeast Regional Coordinator BILL BLANCATO, Citizens Climate Lobby, Chair Winston-Salem Chapter

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Free Microsoft Excel Class (Educational)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Microsoft Excel? Now is the time! Learn to create new documents, enter and edit text, and keyboard shortcuts. Space is limited, so please register ahead of time!

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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Angel Bear Yoga: Valentine's Day! (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Join Angel Bear for a class full of hugs and kisses! We'll bring the book A Book of Hugs to life to celebrate Valentine's Day. Come ready to do cupid and bow & arrow pose as we send love to our family! Meet a special furry friend, too! Free with price of admission or museum membership.

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Mutt-i-grees® in the Library Storytime (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This exciting initiative builds on children’s affinity for animals and highlights the unique characteristics and desirability of shelter pets – Mutt-i-grees – to teach essential social and emotional skills. This program, brought to you by CMWS and the Forsyth Humane Society, aims to enhance children’s self- and social-awareness, relationship skills, and ability to make ethical decisions that benefit people, animals, and the environment through the teaching of empathy and related social and emotional skills. Free with price of admission or museum membership.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Monday, February 15, 2016

ArtVenture Winter Day Camp (Childrens Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Get ready to be hands-on along this art adventure! Bring your imagination to life and experiment with the messiest of art supplies to create your own stunning works of art.http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zd7btqbab&oeidk=a07ebwpbgzz4858214e

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

February Lupus Foundation Support Group – Surry County (Support Group)
Location: Mt. Airy Public Library in the Multipurpose Room 145 Rockford St, Mt Airy, NC 27030

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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Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Inside Out Free Screening (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:15 AM to 12:05 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Free screening of the movie Inside Out at the Jamestown Public Library on February 20 at 10:15 AM.

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Daddy Daughter Dance (Dance)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church

11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance - For Dads & (Grandfathers, Uncles, and Special Friends) Daughters of all ages welome.Tickets are $25 per couple in advance $30 at the door

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Cookie Bake (Childrens Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Mount CarmelUnited Methodist Church

Baking cookies to take to Ronald McDonald House

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Building Youth Culture through Media (Panel Discussion)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

From 19th century magazines to today's Facebook profiles, media plays a crucial role in representing and defining the lives of children across cultures and historical eras. Dr. Mary Good, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Wake Forest University, and Dr. Paul Ringel, Associate Professor of History at High Point University, will use examples from their research as a starting point for an open discussion of the relationships between children and media. Dr. Ringel has just published Commercializing Childhood: Children's Magazines, Urban Gentility, and the Ideal of the Child Consumer in the United States 1823-1918. Dr. Good is currently writing a book on morality and digital media in Tonga, and is faculty curator of Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture Around the World, on display now at the MOA. Admission is free.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Minions Movie Free Screening (Childrens Event)
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library will host a free screening of the Minions movie on Saturday, February 27 at 10:15 A.M.

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#FeedTheHungryIV Free Basketball Camp (Community Recreational Sporting Fund Raising Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Bryan YMCA Downtown Greensboro

My name is Coach Brent Hinson, Director of Roots Rockin All Stars and we are once again hosting our #FeedTheHungryIV Free Basketball Camp on Saturday February 27, 2016. We host this event every 90 days at the Bryan YMCA Downtown Greensboro. There is no charge for campers, but each participate is required to bring two can goods that will be later donated to a local agency that assist families in need. Registration begins at 8:00 am, camp starts at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm. at which time camper will be provided lunch. Also News 2 will be there starting at 7 am to cover the event. Over 160 kids have participated in previous camps and contributed over 550 pounds of food which was donated to Urban Ministry and local churches. Our sponsor Texas Roadhouse of Burlington NC provides a meal for the kids and supply each camper with a Souvenir camp bag.

COMMUNITY CLOTHING GIVE-AWAY (Church Community Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 2060 BETHABARA ROAD, WINSTON SALEM, NC

COMMUNITY CLOTHING GIVE-WAYSATURDAY, FEBRUARY 279:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.LIVING WORD FELLOWSHIP CHURCH2060 BETHABARA ROADWINSTON-SALEM, NC 27106336-924-9658Clothing For Adults & Children

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Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Hina Matsuri: Doll's Day in Japan (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This mini-exhibit will focus on the Japanese celebration of Doll’s Day, or Hina Matsuri, on March 3 through the display of a traditional doll set. Families often mark the celebration, which is also called Girls’ Day, by setting up a display of dolls representing the Heian period (794-1192) imperial court in their homes. The MOA’s doll set from the 1950s includes 15 dolls and a number of other pieces that create the setting for the court. Admission is free.

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Super Smile Day (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with staff from Tina S. Merhoff & Associates Pediatric Dentistry! Enjoy storytimes at 11 am and 12 pm. Visit the Tooth Fairy, create a special craft, and enjoy fun activities! Learn about the importance of caring for your teeth and receive some great giveaways, too — while supplies last.

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Super Smile Day (Family & Educational)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Chimdren's Museum of Winston-Salem

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with staff from Tina S. Merhoff & Associates Pediatric Dentistry! Enjoy storytimes at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Visit the Tooth Fairy, create a special craft, and enjoy fun activities! Learn about the importance of caring for your teeth and receive some great giveaways, too — while supplies last.

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