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Thursday, October 01, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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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: "The Light Bulb Conspiracy"This movie combines investigative research and rare archive footage to trace the untold story of Planned Obsolescence, from its beginnings in the 1920s with a secret cartel, set up expressly to limit the life span of light bulbs, to present-day stories involving cutting edge electronics (such as the iPod) and the growing spirit of resistance amongst ordinary consumers.

Friday, October 02, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Saturday, October 03, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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YARD SALE (Yard Sale)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Burkhead United Methodist Church, 5250 Silas Creek Pkwy.

Burkhead United Methodist Church, 5250 Silas Creek Pkwy. is holding a YARD SALE on Saturday, October 3 at 8 am to noon.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Sunday, October 04, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Forsyth County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting (Lecture)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Reynolda Manor Branch Library

Forsyth County Genealogical Society invites the public to join us for our next monthly meeting, Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the auditorium of the Reynolda Manor Branch of the Forsyth County Public Library, 2839 Fairlawn Drive in Winston-Salem. Our October program features Heather Fearnbach, architectural historian and author of Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage, a narrative and photographic overview of local architectural development from the eighteenth century to the present. Free.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Thursday, October 08, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Friday, October 09, 2015

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, October 10, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Twin City Artisans on Dero's Veranda (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Come to Clemmons early on October 10. Browse the works of the Twin City Artisans in front of Dero’s at 2671 Lewisville Clemmons Road in Clemmons, NC 27012. The Artisans are juried members of the Piedmont’s newest artist guild. This is an early fall show. Come and see the new designs in glass, jewelry, wood, metal, kaleidoscopes, home décor and holiday decorations for every holiday from Halloween to New Year’s. Begin holiday shopping! Leave time to browse our crafts while you enjoy the music, apples, food and games. For more information find Twin City Artisans on Facebook or on the web at www.twincityartisansnc.com

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Free Fall Movies (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Join us at the Jamestown Public Library for free movies during the fall! All movies start at 10:15 AM. Come see Spookley the Square Pumpkin on October 10, Hotel Transylvania on October 24, and Pocahontas on November 21.

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Annual BBQ Sale (Fundraiser)
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department

Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department will have their Annual Pork Barbeque Sale on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 11:00am until 2:00pm. There is no limit on the amount purchased and all sales are on a first come first served basis. BBQ will be packaged and sold by the pound. The 2015 BBQ prices are as follows: Pound BBQ $10, Slaw (Red or White) $1.50, Extra Sauce $0.50, and Rolls (12 count pack) $2. Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department is located at 8400 Walnut Cove Road (Highway 311 North), Walnut Cove, NC 27052.

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Sunday, October 11, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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History Series (History)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Jamestown Public Library

Join us on Tuesdays at 7pm for the Jamestown Public Library annual History Series. This series features talks and lectures about different aspects of the rich history of the Jamestown area.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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16th Annual Book Sale (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center

The Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center is holding its 16th annual book sale. come and find your favorite books or new author to read. We have bestsellers, cooking, children, sports, travel and many other categories of books.130 E. Mountain St, lower level of the Kernersville Library.If you have books you would like to donate to the book sale please call Lisa Miller, Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center at 336-992-0591October 15: 1-5 pmOctober 16: 8 am - 5 pmOctober 17: 8 am - 12 pm

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Friday, October 16, 2015

Zumbathon (Dance)

Come Zumba with us to help stop breast cancer once and for all!

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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16th Annual Book Sale (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center

The Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center is holding its 16th annual book sale. come and find your favorite books or new author to read. We have bestsellers, cooking, children, sports, travel and many other categories of books.130 E. Mountain St, lower level of the Kernersville Library.If you have books you would like to donate to the book sale please call Lisa Miller, Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center at 336-992-0591October 15: 1-5 pmOctober 16: 8 am - 5 pmOctober 17: 8 am - 12 pm

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Saturday, October 17, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Black and Bling Event (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: 428 John Crotts Road, Mocksville NC 27028

Black and Bling event is a fundraiser that helps support Family Services of Forsyth County, Sarah Browder Memorial Fund for the purpose of raising awareness, education and prevention of domestic violence. Black and Bling is a public event located on a farm in Davie County, NC. Features of the event include a live band on stage outdoors, fortune telling, magicians, and home tour. For complete list of features, please see website for the event.

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2015 Parent Engagement Conference (Family & Educational)
Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Ragsdale High

The second annual Parent Engagement Conference is back. Hosted by the Guilford County Council of PTAs, the GCS Title I Department and Guilford Parent Academy, this FREE conference is open to all parents, educators and community members who want to learn more information on today’s relevant topics such as...• Increasing Male Engagement• “Say Yes to Education” Scholarships available to GCS students• PTA In-Service Training• Homework Help (free Homework Dictionary)*• The Power of Parent Involvement These are just a few of the topics that will be discussed; you will not want to miss it! Breakfast and transportation (if needed) will be provided. Bring your kids! Children 3 and up will be entertained as well with creative, hands-on activities. Also, all attendees will be registered for the free IPad mini give away.

Old Jamestown School Centennial Celebration (Celebration)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Join us for live music, tours of the library, and free entertainment to celebrate 100 years of the Old Jamestown School.

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Pumpkin Palooza (Family Fun)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10:00am-1:00pm Celebrate fall with the GSC and The Fresh Market! Kids will have fun playing pumpkin and Halloween-themed games, making crafts, enjoying activities and receiving a pumpkin to take home (while they last)! Guests can enjoy tasty pumpkin treats provided by The Fresh Market and watch the animals in the zoo eat their pumpkin treats too! Costumes are encouraged! Pumpkin Palooza is sponsored by The Fresh Market and is free with general admission or membership

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ReptiDay Winston-Salem Reptile & Exotic Animal Show (Family Fun)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Bolton Home and Garden Building, Gate #9 421 West 27th Street Winston-Salem, NC 27105

ReptiDay Winston-Salem is a one-day reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!Hours:Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Early Entry at 9:30am)Admission:Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - FreeVisit our website for special offers on Early Entry VIP tickets

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

Additional Information

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

Additional Information

16th Annual Book Sale (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center

The Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center is holding its 16th annual book sale. come and find your favorite books or new author to read. We have bestsellers, cooking, children, sports, travel and many other categories of books.130 E. Mountain St, lower level of the Kernersville Library.If you have books you would like to donate to the book sale please call Lisa Miller, Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center at 336-992-0591October 15: 1-5 pmOctober 16: 8 am - 5 pmOctober 17: 8 am - 12 pm

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Farmington Fall Festival (Church Community Event)
Time: 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Farmington United Methodist Church

Come join us for an evening of fun and fellowship! There will be a hayride, pumpkin patch, chicken stew, hot dogs, bingo, cake walk, carnival games, live music, door prizes, local vendors, and more!

Monday, October 19, 2015

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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Book Launch for Charlie Lovett’s The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge (Literature)
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Salemtowne Retirement Community, 190 Moravian Way, Winston-Salem

Celebrate a delightful sequel to Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol by the bestselling author of First Impressions and The Bookman’s Tale. On a hot summer day some 20 years after he was famously converted to kindness, Ebenezer Scrooge still roams the streets of London, spreading Christmas cheer, much to the annoyance of his creditors, nephew, and his employee Bob Cratchit. Written in uncannily Dickensian prose, Charlie Lovett’s The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge is both a loving and winking tribute to the Victorian classic. Free – please call to reserve your spot: 336-767-8130.More info: 336-767-8130 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Book Launch for Charlie Lovett’s The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge (Literature)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Reynolda Manor Library, 2839 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, NC

Celebrate a delightful sequel to Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol by the bestselling author of First Impressions and The Bookman’s Tale. On a hot summer day some 20 years after he was famously converted to kindness, Ebenezer Scrooge still roams the streets of London, spreading Christmas cheer, much to the annoyance of his creditors, nephew, and his employee Bob Cratchit. Written in uncannily Dickensian prose, Charlie Lovett’s The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge is both a loving and winking tribute to the Victorian classic. Free – please call to reserve your spot: 336-703-2960.More info: 336-703-2960 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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History Series (History)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Jamestown Public Library

Join us on Tuesdays at 7pm for the Jamestown Public Library annual History Series. This series features talks and lectures about different aspects of the rich history of the Jamestown area.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Couples Seminar: Change Stuck Patterns & Create Positive (Mental Health/Wellness)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Holden Executive Office 1921 D Boulevard St. Greensboro, NC 27407

In the seminar portion Jill White-Huffman, LPC, MFT helps you develop a better understanding about reasons you and your partner are having a hard time communicating and problem solving effectively with one another… You and your partner will be given one powerful exercise that you can practice with one another privately that will help you both develop respect, trust, love and compassion for each otherRegister by October 18th by calling (336) 855-1860 or email: jwhite_huffman@yahoo.com

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Thursday, October 22, 2015

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Support for Stressful Situations (Mental Health/Wellness)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Holden Executive Office 1921 D Boulevard St. Greensboro, NC 27407

Date: Thursday October 22, 2015 Time: 6:30pm - 8 pm… Cost: Free of ChargeIn the seminar portion Jill White-Huffman, LPC, MFT helps you develop self-awareness and set appropriate boundaries. You will also gain a better understanding of the underlying beliefs and perceptions that cause Anxiety & Stress. Jill will demonstrate one powerful exercise that you can practice on your own that will break the worry cycle and re-build self-esteem.Register by October 18th calling (336) 855-1860 or email: jwhite_huffman@yahoo.com

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Friday, October 23, 2015

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Saturday, October 24, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Triad Out of the Darkness Community Walk (Fundraiser)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Triad Park

For more information, please contact:Contact Name: Meredith Swafford Contact Phone: 336-287-0108 Contact Email: northcarolina@afsp.orgOnline registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Walk donations are accepted until December 31, 2015.When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. As the leader in the fight against suicide, and thanks to walkers like you from cities across the country, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

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Holiday Extravaganza and Bake Sale (Church Community Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Faith United Methodist Church, 1645 Griffin Road, Rural Hall, NC

Faith United Methodist Church, 1645 Griffin Road, Rural Hall, will have a Holiday Extravaganza and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 24, 2015. There will be new and nearly-new holiday items for all holidays, canned and baked goods, chicken pies and frozen casseroles. Breakfast will be available. For more information, call 336 969-4600.

Out Of The Darkness Community Walk - Walk To Fight Suicide (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: NTC Park @ Liberty Station

Join us for the San Diego Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday, October 24, 2015 in NTC Park at Liberty Station at 8:30am. Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Learn more at outofthedarkness.org, or call 888-333-2377.

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Shred Event (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Faith United Methodist Church, 1645 Griffin Road, Rural Hall, NC

A Shred Event will take place at Faith United Methodist Church, 1645 Griffin Road, Rural Hall, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24. Personal papers and documents can be shredded for a $5 donation per box or bag. For more information, call 969-4600.

International Gibbon Day (Educational)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro NC 27455

October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a reduced rate of $30.00. Buy your own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, on sale for $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward conservation and the protection of this endangered species. Join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the gift shop!On October 24th we'll have special keeper talks and enrichment. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will learn interesting gibbon facts along the way.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Free Fall Movies (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Join us at the Jamestown Public Library for free movies during the fall! All movies start at 10:15 AM. Come see Spookley the Square Pumpkin on October 10, Hotel Transylvania on October 24, and Pocahontas on November 21.

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Day of the Dead Excursion (Workshop)
Time: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The Hispanic League, the Museum of Anthropology and Sawtooth School collaborated to create this special outing celebrating the Day of the Dead. The excursion include a visit to the Museum of Anthropology for guided tour of the exhibit Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico. The exhibit’s centerpiece, a traditional Mexican ofrenda or home altar, serves as the backdrop to teach participants about the celebration’s history, observances, and folk art. After an authentic Mexican meal at the Museum over the lunch hour, participants will move to Sawtooth School for a workshop where veteran mask maker Martina Moore will guide them through each step of the creative process to produce a Day of the Dead inspired mask. Participants will have the option of displaying their masks in the Museum of Anthropology’s exhibition through early December. The excursion is open to ages 14 and over. The fee is $50 per person ($40 for students). Visit sawtooth.org for information and to register.

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Sunday, October 25, 2015

The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Truck & Treat (Childrens Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This exciting fundraiser features more than 25 vehicles parked outside CMWS and on Liberty Street. Explore the vehicles, trick-or-treat for novelties and candy, enjoy DJ music, fun activities, a craft, and more. Halloween costumes are encouraged! $5 for members and nonmembers, museum admission included. Coupons are not accepted at this event. Thanks to our Truck & Treat sponsors – Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital, Duke Energy and Westchester Country Day School!

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Portrait Innovations Studio in Burlington to Offer Free Halloween Portraits & Candy + A $5K Giveaway (Family Fun)
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 3168 Walden Lane, Burlington, NC 27215

Dress the little ones up in their Halloween costumes and join the fun at Portrait Innovations in Burlington on Monday, October 26th between 4 - 6pm! You’ll receive a free 5x7 portrait and three digital images of each child dressed in costume, plus some festive candy to sweeten the deal! The portraits will be offered in conjunction with a Portrait Innovations photo contest for a chance to win one of three $5,000 cash prizes. Visit http://www.portraitinnovations.com/halloween for the official $5,000 contest rules.

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Portrait Innovations Studio in Winston-Salem to Offer Free Halloween Portraits & Candy + A $5K Giveaway (Family Fun)
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 1033 Hanes Mall Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Dress the little ones up in their Halloween costumes and join the fun at Portrait Innovations in Winston-Salem on Monday, October 26th between 4 - 6pm! You’ll receive a free 5x7 portrait and three digital images of each child dressed in costume, plus some festive candy to sweeten the deal! The portraits will be offered in conjunction with a Portrait Innovations photo contest for a chance to win one of three $5,000 cash prizes. Visit http://www.portraitinnovations.com/halloween for the official $5,000 contest rules.

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Portrait Innovations Studio in Greensboro to Offer Free Halloween Portraits & Candy + A $5K Giveaway (Family Fun)
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 3326 West Friendly Avenue, Suite 132, Greensboro, NC 27410

Dress the little ones up in their Halloween costumes and join the fun at Portrait Innovations in Greensboro on Monday, October 26th between 4 - 6pm! You’ll receive a free 5x7 portrait and three digital images of each child dressed in costume, plus some festive candy to sweeten the deal! The portraits will be offered in conjunction with a Portrait Innovations photo contest for a chance to win one of three $5,000 cash prizes. Visit http://www.portraitinnovations.com/halloween for the official $5,000 contest rules.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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History Series (History)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Jamestown Public Library

Join us on Tuesdays at 7pm for the Jamestown Public Library annual History Series. This series features talks and lectures about different aspects of the rich history of the Jamestown area.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Carving for the Cure (Childrens Event)

Come carve with us from Oct. 29-31 in order to help us stop breast cancer once and for all!

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A Shopping SPREE! (Holiday Event)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center

Shop the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping SPREE! from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 at the Raleigh Convention Center. You'll find gifts for everyone on your list! Stylish jewelry. Fashionable apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Seasonal home decor. Special evens and the You're Invited Back Cafe. Tickets are $10 online in advance and $12 at the door. www.ashoppingspree.org

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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FRANKENSTEIN! (Music)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: R.J. Reynolds Auditorium

Come see one of the most iconic horror films of all time accompanied by live music. The Piedmont Wind Symphony presents FRANKENSTEIN! Perfect for Halloween and audiences of all ages, see the 1931 Frankenstein with original score by Michael Shapiro performed by the Piedmont Wind Symphony under the direction of Maestro Matthew Troy. It promises to be a terrifying evening of music, film, drama, and suspense.

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Carving for the Cure (Childrens Event)

Come carve with us from Oct. 29-31 in order to help us stop breast cancer once and for all!

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A Shopping SPREE! (Holiday Event)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center

Shop the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping SPREE! from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 at the Raleigh Convention Center. You'll find gifts for everyone on your list! Stylish jewelry. Fashionable apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Seasonal home decor. Special evens and the You're Invited Back Cafe. Tickets are $10 online in advance and $12 at the door. www.ashoppingspree.org

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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Fall Festival (Festival)
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Salem Baptist Christian School

Free admission. Tickets on sale for .60cents each to purchase food, games, and rides. Fun for the entire family.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

A Shopping SPREE! (Holiday Event)
Location: Raleigh Convention Center

Shop the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping SPREE! from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 at the Raleigh Convention Center. You'll find gifts for everyone on your list! Stylish jewelry. Fashionable apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Seasonal home decor. Special evens and the You're Invited Back Cafe. Tickets are $10 online in advance and $12 at the door. www.ashoppingspree.org

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Carving for the Cure (Childrens Event)

Come carve with us from Oct. 29-31 in order to help us stop breast cancer once and for all!

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The HOME MAZE & Pumpkin Patch (Fund Raising Event)
Location: The Children's Home, 1001 Reynolda Rd (use The Farm entrance)

The Farm at The Children's Home has cut a family-friendly and fun maze in the shape of The Children's Home logo on 6.5 acres of sorghum! In addition to the sorghum maze, there is a toddler hay maze, a kids cow train, photo cutouts, a parent hangout, a pumpkin chucker (YES, a pumpkin chucker!), and much more! Pumpkins and concessions will be available for purchase. We're working on food trucks and unique activities for our weekends too. Tickets start at $7 for Kids age 4-11 and Seniors age 65+; $10 for ages 12+; FREE for ages 3 and under. $5 & $8 Group rates during the week are available for school groups and community organizations.Saturdays - 10 am to 6 pm Sundays - 12 pm to 6 pm Group admission Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - 9 am to 2 pm (by reservation only) Proceeds benefit The Children's Home!

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Mt Tabor High School Rummage Sale (Rummage Sale)
Time: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Mt Tabor High School gym

Shop our 3rd annual rummage sale! We have a huge selection of clothing, furniture, housewares, toys and much more! All sales benefit Mt Tabor special projects.

safeTALK (Mental Health/Wellness)
Time: 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Salem College

Class/Workshop/Training10/31/20158:30AM-11:30AMArrive EarlyDescription: safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Cost is $15 per person payable cash or check; preregistration required: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8CLLQRCVenue: Salem College 601 S. Church Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101, Student CenterPresented by: AFSP NC ChapterContact: Dana M. Cea, 336-817-1525, dana.m.cea@gmail.com

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Childhood: Exploring Youth Culture around the World (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

What do children play with in Mexico? How do kids in Somalia learn to read? Explore these and other questions about children's lives around the world in this new student-curated exhibit. Children learn about life from their parents, but they also actively create cultures and practices of their own. This exhibit will show some of the similarities and differences in toys, games, clothing, and learning activities for children across the globe. Admission is free.

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

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit features a children’s ofrenda, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. It also includes information on the celebration’s history and its unique skeleton-themed folk art. The exhibit presents text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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