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Friday, April 01, 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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Saturday, April 02, 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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DEEP DISH PIZZAZZ! Chicago-Style Sketch Comedy (Comedy)
Time: 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: Hanesbrands Theatre

Two performances! 2pm and 7:30pm.An evening of Chicago-style sketch comedy in two acts (plus an improvised third act!) featuring Sarah Barnhardt solo show THIS IS THE WORST and the tim&micahproject.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Lupus & Mental Health: How to Know You’re In Trouble (Educational)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Teleconference

Presenter: Stacie Camp Bennett, MA, LPC, LCAS, Private Practice Life with lupus can be challenging. With symptoms that come and go, disease flares and remissions, and the uncertainty of what each day will bring, it’s normal to experience feelings of unhappiness, frustration, anger, or sadness. However, there is a difference between temporary negative feelings and negative feelings that become overwhelming and long-lasting, which may signal a serious but treatable illness. Join us to learn how to determine the difference and recognize and properly treat symptoms. Registration deadline MARCH 29.

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Wednesday, April 06, 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Doctor to Speak to LiveLung Lung Cancer Group about PCP’s Role in Cancer Care (Health/Exercise)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point

Barry R. Seltzer, MD, of Cornerstone Hematology/Oncology, will be the special speaker during the LiveLung Lung Cancer Group Meeting at 7 pm, April 6, 2016, at Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point. Dr. Seltzer will speak about “The Role of the Primary Care Provider in Oncology Care.” The meeting is free and open to everyone touched by lung cancer, including patients, survivors and the people who care about them. The LiveLung group meets in the #2 modular building behind Community Bible Church.

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Thursday, April 07, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Friday, April 08, 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, April 09, 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Home Free Movie Screening (Movie)
Time: 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Join us at the Jamestown Public Library on April 9 at 10:15AM for a free screening of the movie Home.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Monkey Hooper Fitness: Springtime Fun (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Spring is in full swing with Monkey Hooper! Strawberry season is here. Learn how “nature’s candy” like berries are good for you, plus we’ll do some nature inspired Yoga, get our hearts racing with the Exercise Game, and do the Freeze Dance!

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Wednesday, April 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Bookmarks Storytime (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Learn more about Bookmarks at bookmarksnc.org

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Mutt-i-grees® in the Library Storytime (Childrens Event)

This exciting initiative, developed by Yale University’s School of the 21st Century and North Shore Animal League America, 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. For more information, please visit www.education.muttigrees.org.

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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NWM Exhibit Programming: The Works of John Biggers (Lecture)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: New Winston Museum

Dr. Alison Fleming, Associate Professor of Art History at Winston-Salem State University, will discuss the significance of transportation iconography in the artwork of John Biggers and other Southern African-American artists. Three Biggers prints, on loan from Delta Arts Center, will be on display at the New Winston Museum from April 11th through April 30th

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale (Benefit)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 590 N. Marshall St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Friends of Central Library BIG Book Sale3pm to 7pm, Friday, April 159am to 5pm, Saturday, April 16 1pm to 5pm Sunday, April 17590 N. Marshall Street – Convenient, free parking on Spruce St. near 6th St., across from First Baptist Church.Tens of thousands of used books, magazines, CDs, records, DVDs, etc. Lots of academic books, classics and many works of historical interest. Nice selection of new/unread cookbooks. Huge Children’s/Teens section. Shelves restocked each day with new materials. Sunday all remaining items ½ price or $5 per bag, excluding special items and electronic media. All sales support the new Central Library and its programs, including the Children’s Summer Reading ProgramFor Information call 761-0736 or email FriendsofCentralLibrary@gmail.comwww.forsyth.cc/library/

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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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Karen K Concert (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

In this high-energy, crowd-engaging show for kids and kidults, Karen takes audience members young and old on a musical adventure exploring themes of kindness, friendship, and downright fun!

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Faith Point Fellowship Midnight Musical (Different Kind of Party with Faith Point Fellowshi)
Time: 10:00 PMLocation: Saint James Presbyterian Church 820 Ross Avenue Greensboro, NC 27406

Tired of hittin’ up the club every week? Looking for a different way to spend your Friday night? Experience a different kind of party with Faith Point Fellowship on Friday, April 15th at the Midnight Musical, held at Saint James Presbyterian Church, 820 Ross Avenue. Doors open at 9:30pm and the event begins at 10:00pm. Come experience gospel rap artist T-Shep, the inspiration of gospel vocalist Shauwanda Lynette, the anointed sounds of the The Polk Duo, comedian Ms. Mary, the Envision Eden Praise Team, Alpha Phi Alpha Step Team and so much more! The event will be hosted by gospel music recording artist, William Brown. A meal will be served following the event. There is no charge for this event. Experience a different kind of party on Friday, April 15th at Faith Point’s Midnight Musical held at Saint James Presbyterian Church, 820 Ross Avenue. Don’t miss out!

Saturday, April 16, 2016

American Girl Fashion Show (Family Fun)
Location: Benton Convention Center

Calling all American Girl® fans! The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem is hosting the fourth annual American Girl Fashion Show™ on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at Benton Convention Center in downtown Winston-Salem. There will be three Fashion Show events, beginning at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. Admission to the 2016 American Girl Fashion Show includes goodie bags, an American Girl Bistro-inspired buffet, an exciting Fashion Show program, a chance to win door prizes and a wide range of on-site vendor activities. American Girl Fashion Show tickets are available online at www.agfshow.org. Proceeds from the show help provide educational programming and community outreach for children and families in Forsyth County and the surrounding region.

Spring Plant Sale At Tanglewood Arboretum (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Tanglewood Arboretum & Gardens, Clemmons, NC

The Annual Forsyth County Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale at the Tanglewood Arboretum will be featuring unique annuals and perennials, hard to find native and woodland plants, ferns, milkweed, hostas, herbs, hellebores,and more. The sale supports the purchase of plants and shrubs as well as the maintenance of the Arboretum and Gardens.

Yard Sale for Youth (Yard Sale)
Time: 8:00 AMLocation: Beacon of Grace 4700 New Walkertown Rd. Walkertown, NC

Yard Sale! Hot Dogs! Hamburgers! Baked Goods! More! More! Yard sale begins at 8 AM. Food on sale all day until? Proceeds to benefit youth programs.

Document Shred (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: New Philadelphia Moravian Church, 4440 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem

Shred Event – Saturday, April 16, 2016, 9 AM to 12 Noon. $5 per box. New Philadelphia Moravian Church, 4440 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104. Safe and secure professional shredding. Enter from Kilpatrick Street and drive thru. We unload. You don’t even have to get out of your car!For more information, call 971-9233 or visit newphilly.org. Sponsored by the Advent Class. Proceeds benefit outreach ministries of the Moravian Church.

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Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale (Benefit)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 590 N. Marshall St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Friends of Central Library BIG Book Sale3pm to 7pm, Friday, April 159am to 5pm, Saturday, April 16 1pm to 5pm Sunday, April 17590 N. Marshall Street – Convenient, free parking on Spruce St. near 6th St., across from First Baptist Church.Tens of thousands of used books, magazines, CDs, records, DVDs, etc. Lots of academic books, classics and many works of historical interest. Nice selection of new/unread cookbooks. Huge Children’s/Teens section. Shelves restocked each day with new materials. Sunday all remaining items ½ price or $5 per bag, excluding special items and electronic media. All sales support the new Central Library and its programs, including the Children’s Summer Reading ProgramFor Information call 761-0736 or email FriendsofCentralLibrary@gmail.comwww.forsyth.cc/library/

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April Lupus Foundation Support Group (Educational)
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Mt. Airy Public Library Multipurpose Room

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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Music at the Museum Family Day (Family Fun)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Join us as we celebrate the music and dance traditions of Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea. There will be a performance featuring a gamelan, a group of instruments from Bali, Indonesia, as well as opportunities to learn traditional dances. This event for all ages will also feature crafts, activities, and food related to the Southwest Pacific Rim. Admission is free.

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Spanish Nite Gala (Educational)
Time: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Location: 301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The Hispanic League will be awarding a record 42 scholarships, including 2016's awards. The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a reception and silent auction, and at 7:30 p.m. there will be a dinner and an awards ceremony. The early bird price for an individual ticket is $75, and after April the price is $85.

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale (Benefit)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 590 N. Marshall St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Friends of Central Library BIG Book Sale3pm to 7pm, Friday, April 159am to 5pm, Saturday, April 16 1pm to 5pm Sunday, April 17590 N. Marshall Street – Convenient, free parking on Spruce St. near 6th St., across from First Baptist Church.Tens of thousands of used books, magazines, CDs, records, DVDs, etc. Lots of academic books, classics and many works of historical interest. Nice selection of new/unread cookbooks. Huge Children’s/Teens section. Shelves restocked each day with new materials. Sunday all remaining items ½ price or $5 per bag, excluding special items and electronic media. All sales support the new Central Library and its programs, including the Children’s Summer Reading ProgramFor Information call 761-0736 or email FriendsofCentralLibrary@gmail.comwww.forsyth.cc/library/

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Concert by "Sounds of Victory" (Church Community Event)
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Beacon of Grace Church 4700 New Walkertown Rd, Walkertown, NC

"Sounds of Victory", a women's trio from Hickory, NC, Will be performing in concert at Beacon of Grace Church located at 4700 New Walkertown Rd. Walkertown, NC. The concert will begin at 10:30 AM on Sunday April 17, 2016. This promises to be an exciting and inspirational experience. Join us.

Spring Kick-Off (Community Event)
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: S&R Enterprises of the Carolinas

We are inviting the community to come out and learn more about what S&R can do for them. We will have bounce house for the kids, Bowman Gray race car driver Jeremy Warren, Brandon Hurdle with his VW drag bug, fun fair foods, and a hot air balloon.There will also be a place to sign up if someone is looking for employment.

Spanish Nite Gala (Educational)
Time: 6:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Location: 301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The Hispanic League will be awarding a record 42 scholarships, including 2016's awards. The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a reception and silent auction, and at 7:30 p.m. there will be a dinner and an awards ceremony. The early bird price for an individual ticket is $75, and after April the price is $85.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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

Join Angel Bear on a trip to the forest! We’ll bring the book Ladybug, Ladybug Where Are You to life, while looking for signs of spring. Come ready to do plenty of nature and insect poses - even ladybug pose! And meet a special furry friend, too.

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Wednesday, April 20, 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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Music & Movement (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Come move and groove through songs, fingerplays, and a read aloud. Your child will gain meaningful skills to build upon their language, listening, and physical abilities. Most importantly we’ll have fun!

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April Lupus Foundation Support Group – Guilford County (Educational)
Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Rd. Greensboro

This group meets the third Wednesday of each month. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. 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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Thursday, April 21, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Friday, April 22, 2016

Impact Weekend (Community Event)
Location: Agape Faith Church

We are Impact University, a Bible College located in Clemmons, NC and we are having college for a weekend. You don't want to miss this FREE event! This is your chance to experience, discover, and connect with Impact University. Discover how Impact can help develop God's gifts and callings in your life through Spirit-led worship, classroom experiences, and personal testimonies! For more info or to RSVP , please visit impactuniv.com or email events@impactuniv.com

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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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Young Life Palooza (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Hope Presbyterian Church- 2050 N. Peacehaven Rd. WSNC, 27106

On Friday, April 22nd please come and enjoy an evening with live music, food, games and much more while helping students from across the county raise money to go to Young Life camp this summer. Bring your family and friends and come anytime between 5:30 and 10 PM.Every camper, who gets someone to purchase a ticket on his/her behalf, will get the entire $10 ticket price applied to his/her camp fee.

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Saturday, April 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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Bethania and the Wachovia School of Longrifles Seminar (History)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Historic Bethania

Historic Bethania will present a gunsmithing seminar on Saturday, April 23, 2016, from 10:00am to 1:30pm.Mark Farnsworth, Director of Historic Bethania, and Blake Stevenson, Manager of the Timothy Vogler Gun Shop in Old Salem, will offer new insight on nineteenth-century Wachovia area gunsmiths and their ability to prosper in the face of economic and industrial difficulties. Seminar participants will visit Historic Bethania’s Wolff-Moser house to view a newly installed exhibit of longrifles. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sci-Fi Sunday (Childrens Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Chimdren's Museum of Winston-Salem

Encounter interstellar characters from distant galaxies and alternate universes (1—4 p.m.). Challenge yourself in anouter space obstacle course, practice your saber skills, create fun crafts, check out a replica of the Men in Black car, and more!CMWS is only open for this fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the CMWS Education Department.Please note special pricing for Sci-Fi Sunday: $6/member, $8/nonmember.

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Lupus Foundation April Support Group – Forsyth County (Educational)
Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Highland Presbyterian Church, 2380 Cloverdale Ave. Winston-Salem

The group meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. There is no charge to attend the meeting, and drop-ins are welcome. 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.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Wednesday, April 27, 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.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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15th Annual Empty Bwols (Benefit)
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Benton Convention Center

Presented each year by Texas Pete, this wildly popular event features:A tasty soup lunch | Provided by the area's top restaurantsBeautiful handcrafted and painted pottery bowls | Crafted by area artistsA special anniversary silent auction | Made possible by generous area artistsThe Empty Bowls StorePottery Demonstrations | Hosted by Sawtooth School for Visual ArtEvent proceeds help Second Harvest Food Bank deliver healthy food and hope to families, children, seniors and others in need in our community.

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Grace House Preschool Open House (School Event)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Grace Presbyterian Church

Join us for an Open House for potential new families to our preschool. Come see our facility, meet our teachers and learn more about our fantastic program. Children are welcome to attend. We are now accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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NWM “Civil Rights” Salon Series – Local 22 and Law Enforcement (History)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: New Winston Museum

Our 2nd quarter 2016 Salon Series theme is “Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem.” On April 28th, join us for a panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Korstad (author of Civil Rights Unionism) and other local experts on Local 22 of the FTA-CIO will discuss the union’s activity in Winston-Salem. The discussion will have a special focus on the union’s interactions with the local police department and the criminal justice system. The discussion will be moderated by Alex Harris, a Salem College student and North Carolina native.

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Friday, April 29, 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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Writing Winston: Collaborative Community Writing Workshop (Workshop)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: New Winston Museum

New Winston Museum will host Writing Winston, an introspective-based forum featuring community profiles which highlight places around Winston-Salem. The event will feature spoken word performances, photography slide shows, and interactive activities. Writing Winston is a collaborative effort between New Winston Museum and Dr. Katie Manthey’s Community Writing class at Salem College. Students have created blog posts outlining what certain places mean to them in the contexts of their personal communities, and will be presenting these posts to the public at the event. Attendees are invited to work with the students to write their own profiles, further defining Winston-Salem through the experiences and opinions of its populace.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Rural Hall plant sale, April 30th (Fundraiser)
Time: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: outside of Rural Hall library

Help the garden club with the beautification of Rural Hall. The huge hanging baskets at the junction of Hwy 65 and Hwy 66 are just one of the clubs projects. We also plant and maintain flower beds at the towns 3 Welcome signs, library, post office and park entrance.

Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County's 3rd Annual Hammerbird 5K (Community Event)
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Kimberley Park Elementary School

Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County is hosting its third annual Hammerbird 5K Run & Walk on April 30, 2016. Our run is truly like no other in the region. Participants will experience Habitat for Humanity first-hand, running and walking by 70+ homes we’ve built or renovated while being cheered on by our Habitat homeowner families. The event takes place in the historic Boston-Thurmond neighborhood, beginning and ending at Kimberley Park Elementary School, where many of our homeowner families’ children attend. Proceeds from the race benefit Habitat for Humanity’s mission of helping local working families purchase their own affordable, high-quality, energy-efficient homes. Register online via: http://bit.ly/1QMYGay* Online registration closes at midnight on April 27

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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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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Greener Pastures 10 Annual Golf Tournament (Charity Golf Tournament)
Time: 1:35 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Meadowlands Golf Club, Winston-Salem

Greener Pastures for Seniors will hold its 10th Annual Golf Tournament to support its services to older Adults

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Megan E. Bryant, Book Release Celebration of Dump Truck Duck (Childrens Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Lewisville Branch Library, 6490 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC 27023

Come celebrate the release of the new picture book Dump Truck Duck! Feel free to bring your own carpenter belt and tools! Meet the author, Megan E. Bryant, for a storytime; build with blocks and legos; and play construction games. Megan has written more than 250 children’s books (including a New York Times bestseller) for ages ranging from babies to teens. Two of her books, Mythlopedia: Oh My Gods! and Mythlopedia: She’s All That! were named 2009 VOYA Nonfiction Honor Books. Her dedication to fostering literacy includes multiple school visits a year for students ranging from preschool to college, as well as teaching writing at Salem College. Her forthcoming books include My Snow Globe (board book, 2016); My Easter Egg (board book, 2018); and the Pocket Genius chapter book series, which launches in 2017. Megan lives in Winston-Salem, NC, with her family. Learn more about Megan and her books at www.meganebryant.com.Free event. No registration needed. Questions – 336-747-1471

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