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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

June Lung Cancer Group Features Guideposts of Strength Speakers (Support Group)
Location: Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point

HIGH POINT, NC—The Triad LiveLung meeting will be held at 7 pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., High Point. The group meets in the #2 modular building behind the church. The meeting is free and open to everyone touched by lung cancer, including patients, survivors and those who care about them. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dusty Donaldson at 336.302.7714 or dusty@dustyjoy.org. LiveLung meetings are a program of the Dusty Joy Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission of advancing lung cancer education, early detection and compassion for people impacted by lung cancer. For more information about the Dusty Joy Foundation, visit www.DustyJoy.org, www.Facebook.com/LiveLungandProsper or www.LiveLung.org.

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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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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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Thursday, June 02, 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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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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Preschool Discovery (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

An action-packed program for children including stories, music, movement, and more!

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Friday, June 03, 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

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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Exhibition Opening! – Birth of the Cool (Music)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: New Winston Museum

For the month of June, New Winston Museum is hosting Birth of the Cool, a compelling look at local blues and jazz musicians by photographer Owens Daniels. Join us as we open the exhibit and celebrate with an evening of music.

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Saturday, June 04, 2016

Bookmarks Film Screening of Because of Winn Dixie (Film)
Time: 1:00 AM to 11:55 AM
Location: New Winston Museum, 713 North Marshall Street, Winston-Salem

Please join us for a Family Friendly film screening of Because of Winn Dixie, based on the book by 2016 Bookmarks Festival author, Kate DiCamillo, who will appear at Bookmarks Festival of Books on September 10. Rated PG. Free event.

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336FeedTheHungryV Free Basketball Camp (Community Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 501 W. Market St Bryan Family YMCA

My name is Coach Brent Hinson, Director of Roots Rockin All Stars and we are once again hosting our 336FeedTheHungryV Free Basketball Camp on Saturday June 4, 2016. We host this event every 90 days at the Bryan YMCA Downtown Greensboro. The donation for each participant are two can goods that will be later donated to a local agency that assist families in need. Registration begins at 8:00 am, camp starts at 9:00 am and ends at 12:00 pm. The camp is for boys and girls K-8th grade. Our sponsor Texas Roadhouse of Burlington, NC provides lunch for each camper and a camp bag. With the help of the triad community spreading the word, 300 kids have participated in previous camps and over 600 pounds of food have been donated to Urban Ministry and local churches.

Spring Art Fest in Lewisville (Festival)
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Coffee Mill, 6275 Shallowford Road

SPRING ART FEST in Lewisville: Saturday, June 4; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Coffee Mill, 6725 Shallowford Road. Over 40 artisans, many from local arts and crafts guilds will gather to demonstrate and sell crafts including wood turning, pottery, photography, fiber arts, jewelry, basket weaving, and soap. Pet adoption. Food provided by The Coffee Mill and Boy Scout Troop #919. Free.

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Juggleboro - Juggler''s Field Day & Show (Festival)
Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Trinity Church, 5200 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC

Don't miss this year's Juggling Show: 8:00 – 9:00 PM Professional jugglers. Admission for the show is $5 per person 13 and over. Two admissions 12 and under free with paying person. *Juggler's Field Day* FREE FOR SPECTATORS With juggling events, games, and workshops from 9 AM until 10:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2016, there's plenty to come watch. But why just watch when you can join in? Beginner juggling instruction is available FOR FREE all day long! Not a beginner? Jugglers get full access to all our events, workshops and the show for only $10. Trinity's own Boy Scout Troop 104 will be selling sandwiches as a fund raiser. Trinity Church 5200 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC http://juggleboro.com for directions, events and workshops.

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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

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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Repticon Charlotte Reptile & Exotic Animal Show (Family Fun)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Cabarrus Arena & Events Center 4751 Highway 49 North Concord, NC 28025

Repticon Charlotte is a 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 Entry at 9:00am)Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)Admission:Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - FreeVisit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets

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Tuesday, June 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

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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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Little Tykes (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This program focuses specifically on the developmental skills and interests of young children, ages two and three years old! Children and their caregivers engage one-on-one through songs, stories, creating crafts, and special activities within the museum exhibits. Healthy snack provided. Let the adventures in discovery and purposeful play begin! Registration required for the full series - June 7 - 10, $24/member-child (1 free adult); $32/nonmember-child (1 free adult, CMWS admission included) Pay day-of if space is available: $8/class (1 free adult, CMWS admission included)

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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Bookmarks presents A Writing Workshop for Students Ages 12-16 (Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Womble Carlyle Gallery, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC

This writing workshop titled "Beliefs, Wishes, and Wounds: Writing A Lifelong Imaginary Friend" will be held for students ages 12 - 16. It will be taught by award-winning author and Hollins University MFA in Writing graduate, Melissa Bickey MacLeod, of The Story Hatchery. Free event.

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Bookmarks presents a Poetry Workshop and Discussion of Brown Girl Dreaming (Poetry Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Womble Carlyle Gallery, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC

This poetry workshop and discussion will be led by award-winning slam poet Ismael Khatibu. Brown Girl Dreaming is written by Jacqueline Woodson who will appear at Bookmarks Festival of Books on September 10. (Ages 11-15). Free event.

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Presidential Concert (Concert)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Salem Square, Old Salem

Join Salem Band for their "Presidential" Concert with music and stories about America's presidents. The program features a musical presentation of speeches by Abraham Lincoln, narrated by UNCSA graduate Leonard Rowe. FREE, in Salem Square in Old Salem. Bring a lawn chair or blanket - hot dogs, drinks, gelato available for purchase. Arrive early for your free schedule fan! RAIN-DATE = Wednesday, June 8, same time/venue. Established in 1771, Salem Band, directed by Eileen Young, is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation.

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Wednesday, June 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Little Tykes (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This program focuses specifically on the developmental skills and interests of young children, ages two and three years old! Children and their caregivers engage one-on-one through songs, stories, creating crafts, and special activities within the museum exhibits. Healthy snack provided. Let the adventures in discovery and purposeful play begin! Registration required for the full series - June 7 - 10, $24/member-child (1 free adult); $32/nonmember-child (1 free adult, CMWS admission included) Pay day-of if space is available: $8/class (1 free adult, CMWS admission included)

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

Learn more about Bookmarks at bookmarksnc.org.

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Thursday, June 09, 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Little Tykes (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This program focuses specifically on the developmental skills and interests of young children, ages two and three years old! Children and their caregivers engage one-on-one through songs, stories, creating crafts, and special activities within the museum exhibits. Healthy snack provided. Let the adventures in discovery and purposeful play begin! Registration required for the full series - June 7 - 10, $24/member-child (1 free adult); $32/nonmember-child (1 free adult, CMWS admission included) Pay day-of if space is available: $8/class (1 free adult, CMWS admission included)

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Friday, June 10, 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Little Tykes (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

This program focuses specifically on the developmental skills and interests of young children, ages two and three years old! Children and their caregivers engage one-on-one through songs, stories, creating crafts, and special activities within the museum exhibits. Healthy snack provided. Let the adventures in discovery and purposeful play begin! Registration required for the full series - June 7 - 10, $24/member-child (1 free adult); $32/nonmember-child (1 free adult, CMWS admission included) Pay day-of if space is available: $8/class (1 free adult, CMWS admission included)

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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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Tuesday, June 14, 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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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, June 15, 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, June 16, 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

Join Angel Bear as we explore the amazing world of bugs. We’ll read the book The Very Clumsy Click Beetle and learn the important character trait of perseverance! A special animal friend will make a surprise appearance as well!

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Friday, June 17, 2016

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

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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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The Produce Box Storytime (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Join us for a special storytime featuring colorful, delicious, healthy fruits and veggies from our friends at The Produce Box! Enjoy stories, make crafts, engage your mind with fun activities, or even have a tasting. Come have fresh fruit & veggie fun with us!

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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.

Additional Information

Tuesday, June 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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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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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 will have fun!

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Thursday, June 23, 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

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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

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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“Civil Rights” Salon Series – Black Panthers and Contemporary Movements (Panel Discussion)
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: New Winston Museum

Our final Salon Series discussion on Civil Rights activism in Winston-Salem will look at the history and legacy of the Winston-Salem chapter of the Black Panther party, as well as the status of more contemporary movements like Black Lives Matter.

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Friday, June 24, 2016

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

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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Colin Allured: Kids Concert (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Come sing and dance along to an uplifting array of favorite children’s songs. From traditional classics to more contemporary songs from your child’s favorite shows and movies, this concert will bring musical joy to children and parents alike.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

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

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

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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Art and Pet Palooza (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: LIFESPAN Creative Campus Guilford

Free event open to the publicFun filled day celebrating our pets. Along with featuring pottery, paintings and more pet themed art created by LIFESPAN Artists.LIFESPAN empowers children and adults with disabilities by providing education, employment and enrichment opportunities to live, work, and play in their communities.LIFESPAN Creative Campus Guilford is excited to host this event. Showcasing talented artists and giving the individuals on campus the opportunity to give back to local pet rescue and pet adoption organizations. 100 % of the proceeds from the raffles will go to those organizations. These groups include the Guilford County Animal Shelter, Red Dog Farm, and the Friends of Greyhounds, NC.We will also have food trucks, a petting area, arts & crafts activities and raffle prizes, making it a purr-fect day.Location: LIFESPAN Creative Campus Guilford 908 McClellan Place, Greensboro, NC 27409

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Tuesday, June 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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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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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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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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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, June 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.

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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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, June 30, 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

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.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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