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Events

Information Meetings about Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina’s Spring Trailblaze Challenge: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 and 10:30 a.m. Jan. 26, Great Outdoor Provision, 1410 Westover Terrace, GB; 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Natty Greene’s Kitchen+Market, 2003 Yanceyville St., GB; and 9:30 a.m. Feb. 9, Bur-Mil Park Education Center, 5834 Bur Mill Club Road, GB. 704-339-0311 or http://nc.wish.org/ways-to-help/special-events/trailblaze-challenge.

Brunswick Stew Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 26, 2019, Mount Hope Fire Department, 6651 Holts Store Road, Julian. $7 per quart. 336-697-0532 or www.MtHopeFireDepartment.com.

JDRF Hope Gala: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem. Honoring Ron and Linda Wellman. Begins with cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner, live auction and program begins, 7 p.m. Black tie optional. 336-373-1768 or piedmont@jdrf.org.

International Civil Rights Center & Museum Annual Fundraising Gala: 6 p.m. Feb. 9, Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, 1920 W. Gate Center Blvd., GB. Honors civil and human rights leaders, legends and living history. 336-274-9199.

Guilford Heart Ball: 6 p.m. Feb. 9, Cadillac Service Garage, 304 E. Market St., GB. Cocktail reception, dinner, live auction, dessert and more. Hollan Anderson, 336-542-4832 or hollan.anderson@heart.org.

Greensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Name That Tune, Viva Las Vegas Fundraiser: 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Greensboro Country Club, GB. VIP pre-reception, 6:30 p.m. Casino games, dinner stations, open bar, silent auction, competitive game of Name That Tune. 336-335-5456, Ext. 239 or greensborosymphony.org/support/name-that-tune/.

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina’s Wish Ball: 6 p.m. Feb. 22, The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte. Cocktails, dinner, an event program, live auction and raffle and dancing and entertainment. ncwishball.org.

Guilford Green Foundation and LGBTQ Center Gala and Green Party: March 23, Starmount Forest Country Club, GB. Guest speaker, Sarah McBride. 336-790-8419 or www.guilfordgreenfoundation.org.

NC Unit of the Herb Society of America’s Herb Sale: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. April 18, Greek Orthodox Church, 800 Westridge Road, GB. ncherbsociety.org.

JDRF One Walk: 10 a.m. April 27, Pinnacle Financial Partners, 801 N. Elm St., HP. Check-in, 9 a.m. 336-373-1768.

Last Dons School Supply Giveaway: Aug. 3, Reidsville High School. 336-394-3942.

Ongoing

Aluminum Can Collection: ACES office at Brooks Global Studies Elementary is collecting aluminum cans as a service project for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Bring cans to Nathalie at 1215 Westover Terrace, GB. 336-370-8347.

Hot Dog Sales: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. second Saturday, Moriah United Methodist Church, 3611 Liberty Road, GB. Proceeds support missions. Homemade slaw, chili, desserts. 336-273-1006.

American Legion Post 386 Hot Dog Sales: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, 1206 American Legion St., GB. Eat in or take out. For large orders, call ahead. 336-375-3265.

Good Works Wednesday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Natty Greene’s, 345 S. Elm St., GB. Ten percent of food and drink purchases benefit local nonprofit each week. 336-274-1373.

SPECIAL EVENTS

CANCELLED – Lunch and Jazz: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 8, High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. Free. Streaming jazz concerts from the Lincoln Center. Bring your lunch. 336-885-1859.

High Point Newcomers Club: 10 a.m. Jan. 8, Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., HP. High Point Police Department officers will talk about home safety and more. www.hpnewcomers.com.

Greensboro Stamp Club: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Lindley Park Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. Program: Collecting the Arctic – an interesting place with wonderful stamps. 336-294-0326 or hgutman@att.net.

Ross Holt Debuts Book: 7 p.m. Jan. 8, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Book – “A Man of Restless Enterprise: The Diary of Simeon Colton, 1851-1862.” 336-318-6806.

Lunch with the League of Women Voters: 11:45 a.m. Jan. 15, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 607 N. Greene St., GB. Topic: “Un-rigging NC’s Voting Maps in the 2019-2020 Legislative Session.” Lunch is $11 and reservations must be made with or without lunch. Deadline, Jan. 9. www.lwvpt.org/lunch.

Leadership Greensboro’s New Year Reception and Awards: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 10, Proximity Hotel, 704 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-387-8325.

“Do This Not That”: 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 10, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Ann Palmer, a librarian and genealogist, will share tips on research, documentation and organization and will provide examples of genealogy mistakes to avoid. Free. 336-318-6815.

Salvation Army of High Point Distributes Free Winter Coats: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 11-Feb. 8, 301 W. Green Drive, HP. All adults receiving assistance must bring a valid picture ID. A Medicaid card or birth certificate is required for all children receiving coats. 336-881-5400 or www.tsahighpoint.org.

New Year’s Wellness Expo: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 12, East Market Street SDA Family Life Center, 1804 E. Market St., GB. Wellness talks, health screenings, a kids fit zone, a serenity zone, local vendors, cooking demonstrations and more. Will launch an eight-week lifestyle change program and the Lose to Win weight loss challenge. 336-830-4343 or www.eventbrite.com.

Deciphering Old Handwriting – A Primer: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. With Larry Cates. 336-885-1859.

Forsyth County Considers Belews Lake for New Regional Park – Information Sessions: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 14, Belews Creek Fire Department, 7675 Belews Creek Road. Online survey, www.forsyth.cc/parks. 336-703-2500 or andersmb@forsyth.cc.

English Speaking Union Greensboro Branch: 5:45 p.m. Jan. 15, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 607 N. Greene St., GB. Speaker: Tim Martin presents program on Iceland. Reservations required. 336-288-2078.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Learn about a citizen-science project called “Sparrow Swap” where citizen scientists to send the eggs to the Museum of Natural Sciences to use for research on eggshell patterning and environmental contaminants. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Hank Brodt – Holocaust Survivor: 7 p.m. Jan. 23, High Point University, Pauline Theatre of Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Limited number of complimentary tickets. 336-841-4636 or concierge@highpoint.edu.

Summit Rotary Club’s Rotary Discovery Hour: 11 a.m. Jan. 25, Starmount Forest Country Club, GB. Learn about the good works of Rotary. Regular meeting and lunch at noon. Register. 847-456-0462 or www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449AFAD229-rotary.

“We Are Charleston – Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel”: 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. With Herb Frazier, Bernard E. Powers Jr. and Marjory Wentworth. Book based on the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Free. 336-318-6814.

Piano Division Series – Mozart’s Birthday Celebration Concert: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 27, High Point University, Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Open to the public. No tickets required.

Religious Conference Management Association Hosts Emerge 2019: Jan. 29-31. Trade show, keynote speakers and educational seminars along with service opportunities within Greensboro. For faith based meting planners and suppliers. www.myRCMA.org.

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society’s Black History Month Genealogy Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 2, Old Salem Museum and Gardens, 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem. Eight workshops. Free. 336-547-0178, aahgsnc@gmail.com or www.eventbrite.com.

Make Homeownership a Reality, a Homeownership Application Orientation Meeting: 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2, Community and Neighborhood Development Center, 201 Fourth St., HP. With Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity. Bring photo ID. No accommodations for children. 336-887-8388.

Trivia Night: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Brown Truck Brewery, 1234 N. Main St., HP. Features categories such as romantic comedies, local wonders and pop culture. 336-883-3674.

Women and Minority Veterans Summit: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9, Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, 1451 S. Elm Eugene St., GB. Free. Register. sbc.gtcc.edu.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road. With Nate Swick, editor of The ABA Blog, social media manager for the American Birding Association, and host of the ABA’s American Birding Podcast. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. March 14, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. With T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society. With Curtis Smalling, Audubon North Carolina’s director of bird conservation for North Carolina. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Musician Jim Avett: 7 p.m. March 15, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Free. 336-318-6814.

Second Annual Family Village Resource Fairs: 6-8 p.m. April 9, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St. and 6-8 p.m. April 10, Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church St. www.guilfordhri.org/familyvillage2019.

LEGO Showcase: April 13, High Point University.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. April 18, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. With John Gerwin, research curator, ornithology, at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Author Jerry Bledsoe: 7 p.m. May 2, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Free. 336-318-6814.

High Point University Commencement: May 11. Speaker: Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, co-founder of String Field Theory, bestselling author, renowned futurist and popularizer of science. Watch online at www.highpoint.edu/live.

Fred Barakat Sports Dinner: May 16, Greensboro Coliseum. Individual tickets, $95; tables of 10, $850. Corporate partnerships available through the Greensboro Sports Council. 336-433-7261 or www.greensborosportscouncil.com.

Third Annual Cheerwine Festival: May 18, 2019, downtown Salisbury. With Sister Hazel. www.salisburync.gov.

Greensboro Bound: May 17-19. Literary festival; brings readers and writers together to promote diversity and inclusivity in the community. http://greensborobound.com.

Memorial Day Program: 2 p.m. May 26, 2019, Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, GB. With Steve Millikin Black Caps Veterans Group. 336-288-8434.

UNC Basketball Titan Eric Montross: 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Free. 336-318-6814.

Veterans Day Program: 2 p.m. Nov. 10. 2019, Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, GB. With Steve Millikin Black Caps Veterans Group. 336-288-8434.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

A Natural and Cultural History of Diversity: noon-4:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Piedmont Environmental Center, 1220 Penny Road, HP. Speaker: Native American Elder Carlos Velazqez of the Otomi Nation. Hike on the PEC trails. For ages 14 and older. Registration required by Jan. 18. 336-883-8531.

Parade: 1-4 p.m. Jan. 19, begins at intersection of Green and Meredith Streets, ends at Mendenhall Transportation Terminal on Hamilton Street, HP. www.hp400yrscomemmoration.com/events.

37th Annual Celebration: 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Burlington Assembly of God Church, 821 Tucker St., Burlington. Speaker: Rev. Conrad K. Pridgen, presiding elder of the Western North Carolina Conference AME Churches. With Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition of Alamance County. David Spruill, 336-222-8016 or 336-343-3474.

Freedom Banquet: 3 p.m. Jan. 20, The Golden Doors, 2025 Brentwood St., HP. Guest speaker, Rev. T. Anothny Spearman, president of NC NAACP. $40. www.hp400yrscomemmoration.com/events.

Breakfast Celebration: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 21, Occasions Restaurant, 286 E. Front St. in Burlington. Speaker: Clifton Douglas Green, assistant district attorney of Alamance County. $20. With Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition of Alamance County. David Spruill at 336-222-8016 or 336-343-3474.

Greensboro Human Relations Commission’s Annual Memorial Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. Jan. 21, Koury Convention Center, 3121 Gate City Blvd., GB. $20. Must be reserved in advance. Keynote speaker: Janaye Ingram. 336-373-2038 or marion.davis@greensboro-nc.gov.

Interfaith Service: noon Jan. 21, Saint James Presbyterian Church, 820 Ross Ave., GB. Speaker: Reverend Raquel Gill of South Carolina. Bennett College Concert Choir and others will perform. Free lunch follows. 336-273-6658.

Ribbon Cutting of the Downtown Greenway Section on Bragg Street between Eugene and MLK Jr. Boulevard and the dedication of the MLK Jr. Bust: 2 p.m. Jan. 21, corner of Bragg and MLK Jr. Boulevard. Follows the MLK Jr. Parade. Dames Chicken and Waffles will supply snacks. 336-387-8353.

Chapel Service: 11 a.m. Jan. 21, High Point University, Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Open to the public. Features noteworthy clergy and scholars from across the country.

Eden Ministerial Fellowship Sponsors MLK Jr. Community Fellowship Service: 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Morning Star Baptist Church, 607 Stanton St., Eden. Music will be provided by the MLK Community Choir under the direction of Minister Jamey Galloway and Jason Martin. The preacher will be Overseer Stephon Brown, pastor of Noah’s Ark Full Gospel Church of Reidsville.

High Point and Vicinity Ministers Conference, MLK Service: 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Williams Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal, 3400 Triangle Lake Road, HP. www.hp400yrscomemmoration.com/events.

BLOOD DRIVES

11:45 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 7-8, Greensboro Blood Donation Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

1:30-7 p.m. Jan. 8, Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5120 Burlington Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

2-6:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Morehead United Methodist Church, 3214 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 9, Greensboro Blood Donation Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

11:15 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Greensboro Blood Donation Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

1-5:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Lincoln Green Apartments, 2205 New Garden Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

2:30-7 p.m. Jan. 10, Guilford College United Methodist Church, 1205 Fleming Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

2:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 11, WhiteStone Linville Building’s Fellowship Hall, 700 S. Holden Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 11-13, Greensboro Blood Donation Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 11, WFBH – High Point Medical Center, 601 N. Elm Street, HP. RedCrossBlood.org.

11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 11, State Employees’ Credit Union – High Point, 2305 Westchester Drive, HP. RedCrossBlood.org.

12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 11, WFBH – High Point Medical Center, 601 N. Elm St., HP. RedCrossBlood.org.

2-6:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Bales Wesleyan Church, 1001 Bales Chapel Road, JT. RedCrossBlood.org.

11:45 a.m.-7 p.m. Jan. 14-15, Greensboro Blood Donation Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

2-6:30 p.m. Jan. 15, Lutheran Church of Our Father, 3304 Groometown Road, GB. RedCrossBlood.org.

CAREER

Job Fairs: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 9 and Jan. 17, also, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 12 and Jan. 19, Red Lion Hotel, 135 S. Main St., HP. For full time, seasonal, and game day positions, along with internships. info@highpointrockers.com or www.HighPointRockers.com.

Women’s Job Club: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 9, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Guest speaker: Beth Milks, branch manager, TRC Staffing Services. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Women to Work Class: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 22-24 and Jan. 28-31, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Registration deadline: Jan. 17. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Triad Goodwill: Offers workforce training, hiring events, programs to help people with a criminal background find employment, resume workshops, money management workshops, GED preparation and more. Greensboro locations: 1235 S. Eugene St., 336-544-5305 and 3519 N. Elm St., 336-282-7307. www.triadgoodwill.org/train/.

Triad Job Search Network: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, HP. 336-298-1152 or http://tjsn.net.

Women’s Job Club: 9:30-11 a.m. first Wednesdays, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Employment tips from monthly guest speakers, participate in activities, network. 336-275-6090.

CLASSES

Introduction to Tai Chi: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Instructor Steve Cain will take participants through a series of gentle exercises that can be integrated into daily life to improve balance and flexibility and promote relaxation. Free. 336-318-6803.

Green Book “Oasis Spaces” African American Travel in NC, 1936-1966, Info Session: 6-7 p.m. Jan. 9, Greensboro History Museum Auditorium, 130 Summit Ave., GB. 336-274-9199.

Reading Connections Volunteer Training: 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 15 and 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 16 and Jan. 18, Self Help Building, 122 N. Elm St., GB. Register. 336-230-2223 or info@readingconnections.org.

Family Health and Wellness Resolutions: 9:30-11 a.m. Jan. 24, Greensboro Public Library, Glenn McNairy Branch, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB. www.guilfordhri.org/resolutions.

Beginning Birder Workshop – How to Identify Birds: 2:30-5 p.m. Jan. 27, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. Free. Learn bird identification skills, followed by bird identification practice in the park around the library. Supervised children welcome. No pets. www.piedmontbirdclub.org, Contact Us.

Grandparenting in the Digital World: 9:30-11 a.m. Feb. 8, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St.; 9:30-11 a.m. Feb. 13, Greensboro Public Library, McGirt-Horton Branch, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. www.guilfordhri.org/grandparentworkshop.

Bridge – Play of the Hand: 9:15-11:15 a.m. Mondays, begins Feb. 11, Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. Eight weeks. Covers making a plan, counting winners and losers, promoting winners, establishing long suits, taking finesses and ruffing losers. Slam bidding, transfers and strong openings will be taught. Send a check for $150 to Mary Leger, 29 Nandina Drive, Greensboro, 27455. 336-327-6357.

Bridge – Competitive Bidding: 9:15-11:15 a.m. Thursdays, begins Feb. 14, Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. Eight weeks. Covers overcalling, takeout doubles, preemptive bids, Michaels cuebids and unusual notrump will be covered. Flannery and defenses to notrump bidding will also be included. Send a check for $150 to Mary Leger, 29 Nandina Drive, Greensboro, 27455. 336-327-6357.

Supporting Children through Divorce: 9:30-11 a.m. March 9, Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church St. and 9:30-11 a.m. March 16, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St. www.guilfordhri.org/divorceworkshop.

Chair Yoga Classes: 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1100 Curtis St., GB. Free, all fitness levels welcome. A free lunch-and-learn meal and class follows yoga on the third Wednesday of the month. Sharon Muckenfuss, 336-802-6819.

Crafts and Chat: 1-3 p.m. last Wednesday of the month, YWCA, 112 Gatewood Ave., HP. Informal fellowship with people who enjoy making crafts and have experienced the death of a loved one. Co-sponsor, Hospice of the Piedmont. 336-882-4126.

Crochet Classes: 10 a.m. Mondays, Stitch Point, 1614-C W. Friendly Ave., GB. $25 for four classes. 336-272-2032.

Family Heritage Workshops: 3 or 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays; 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Wednesdays or Fridays; and 1 p.m. Saturdays, Gifts and Company Shop, 120 W. Lexington Ave., HP. Prepare printed, bound editions of family memories, recipes, etc. $20. 336-847-7892.

Healing Touch Clinic: Jan. 9, West Market United Methodist Church, 301 W. Market St., GB. Appointments available at 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Relieves pain, eases stress, assists in eliminating toxins. Love offerings accepted. Lundee Amos, 336-706-1048 or Lundeeht@gmail.com.

In*Spire Meditation: noon Tuesdays, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., GB. Relax, refresh, enlighten. 336-275-6403.

Legal Aid of North Carolina Clinics: third Thursday of each month (except December). Legal Aid attorneys conduct clinics from a central location in the Triangle and broadcast them to locations across the state using interactive webcast software. 866-219-5262.

Oil Painting Classes with Peggy Barnes: 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, YWCA of High Point, 112 Gatewood Ave. $100, members; $125, non-members. 336-882-4126.

ShepNet Computer Center for Seniors: managed by Shepherd’s Center volunteers, small classes on multiple topics, low cost for people 50 and older. For brochure, call 336-378-0766. Volunteers always needed, info@shepctrg.org.

Theatre Art Galleries: 220 E. Commerce Ave., HP. Ongoing classes. 336-878-7850 or www.tagart.org.

Turbo Kick: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, YWCA, 112 Gatewood Ave., HP. Combines group exercise and martial arts. $10 per class or $30 per month. 336-882-4126.

FARMERS’ MARKETS

Greensboro Farmers’ Curb Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 501 Yanceyville St., GB. Orange Card beneficiaries get $10 in tokens weekly to shop the Wednesday and Saturday market for fresh produce, milk, eggs, meat, poultry and seafood – 336-895-4900 or http://guilfordccn.org/. 336-373-2402.

Piedmont Triad Farmers’ Market: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax. 336-605-9157.

GARDEN

Davidson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Hold Gardeners’ Conference: Feb. 7, Center United Methodist Church of Welcome, 186 Center Church Road, Lexington. Will feature two main speakers and a variety of concurrent sessions. Keynote speaker: Pam Beck. $35, includes morning refreshments and a hot lunch. 336-242-2080 or go.ncsu.edu/gardenersconference2019.

Beginning Beekeeper Class: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 14, Guilford County Cooperative Extension Center, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. $25-$35. With Guilford County Beekeepers Association. 336-740-1703 or www.guilfordbeekeepers.org.

Planning the Three-Season Vegetable Garden: 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. mark.taylor@highpointnc.gov.

Proper Pruning Prevents Poor Plant Performance: 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Learn the tools, techniques and timing for pruning small ornamental trees and shrubs. mark.taylor@highpointnc.gov.

Guilford Horticultural Society’s 34th Symposium, Root and Shoot: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 2, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 Main St., KV. $50-$55. www.guilfordhorticulturalsociety.org.

Guilford County Beekeepers Association Meetings: 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Visitors welcome. 336-454-2331.

Guilford County Plastic Pesticide Container Recycling Program: Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Containers must be pesticide containers and must be plastic, triple-rinsed or pressure-rinsed and dry. Must call for an appointment: 336-641-2400.

Lawn or Garden Questions, contact extension master gardener volunteers: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays or 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. 336-641-2404 or guilfordmg@gmail.com.

Legacy Demonstration Garden, sunrise to sunset daily, weather permitting. Guilford County Agricultural Center, behind the barn, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Garden created and maintained by master gardeners features herbs, roses, annuals, perennials, butterfly garden and vegetables. Master gardeners available for questions Wednesdays. 336-641-2400.

Triad Daylily Fans and Garden Club: 2-4 p.m. first Sunday, Earth Fare, 2965 Battleground Ave., GB. Jan. 6: Becky Hinshaw, worldwide registrar of The American Daylily Society. 336-456-4509 or https://triadnc.weebly.com/.

HOME

Architectural Salvage of Greensboro: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment, 1028-B Huffman St., GB. Retail sale of architectural items salvaged from homes by volunteers of Preservation Greensboro. 336-389-9118 or asg@blandwood.org.

Household Hazardous-Waste Collection Center: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Ecoflo, 2750 Patterson St., GB. 336-373-7971 or www.greensboro-nc.gov/HHW.

Household Hazardous Waste Facility: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 2, April 6, June 1, 1401 E. Martin Luther King Drive, HP. Bring items such as aerosols, batteries, antifreeze, brake fluid, pool chemicals, etc. 336-883-3681.

Serger Club: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Calla Lilly Quilts, 2917-E Battleground Ave., GB. Learn new tricks. $20. 336-763-0528.

RECREATION

Pontoon Boat Birding: 3 p.m. Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10 and March 24, Lake Townsend, 6332 Townsend Road, Browns Summit. Weather permitting. $7 per person. Register three days in advance. 336-373-3741.

Ballroom Dance: 7:30-9:30 p.m. second Saturdays, Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. Free. E. Leggio, 336-643-6088.

Bingo: 7 p.m. Thursdays, New Garden Moose Lodge, 1800 New Garden Road, GB. Early birds, 6:30 p.m. Nonsmoking, full concessions. ATM onsite. 336-294-0383 or newgardenmoose@triad.rr.com.

Blue Cross NC’s Hike NC program. All hikes are free and led by a trained guide or park ranger. gohikenc.com.

Cardio Kickboxing and Self-defense Class: 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Allen Jay Recreational Center, 1073 E. Springfield Road, HP. $60 each month per person. Combines mid- to high-impact aerobics with martial arts for increased coordination, flexibility, weight loss and overall fitness. Register. 336-883-3509.

Free Community Yoga: 2 p.m. Sundays, Atvara Hot Yoga Lounge, 778-D Park Centre Drive, KV. 336-996-9642.

Free Couples Bootcamp: 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, Black Dog Athletics, 4361 Federal Drive, Suite 180, GB. Register. Exercise and nutrition tips for married couples. 336-257-9151.

Gate City Horizons Jazz Band: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, The Music Center, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Jennifer Hance, 336-373-2549. 


Gate City Horizons Concert Band: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, The Music Center, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB, GB. Jennifer Hance, 336-373-2549.

Gibsonville’s Garden Railroad: 9 a.m. to noon first Saturdays, through December, Town Green between Main and Burke Streets, Gibsonville. Features special themes linked to holidays, special events, featuring patriotic, whimsical and traditional trains in operation. www.gibsonville.net/gibsonvillegardenrailroad.

Green Queen Bingo: 7 p.m. Jan. 11, April 26, Sept. 13, Nov. 8, The Terrace at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 Gate City Blvd., GB. Doors open, 6 p.m. Bingo, drag performances and witty banter. For ages 15 and older. With Guilford Green Foundation and LGBTQ Center and Alternative Resources of the Triad (Greensboro Pride). guilfordgreenfoundation.org.

Karate Classes: 7-8 p.m. Mondays and 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Brown Recreation Center, 302 E. Vandalia Road, GB; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Griffin Recreation Center, 5301 Hilltop Road, GB; 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB; and 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. With Bill Osterholt of Greensboro Karate Institute. For all ages. $50 a month. 336-209-9051 or http://greensborokarateinstitute.weebly.com/.

Line Dancing Classes: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price St., HP. $3 per class. 336-883-3506.

Memoir Group: 7:30 p.m. fourth Monday, Sternberger Artists’ Center, 712 Summit Ave., GB. With Writer’s Group of the Triad. Coventry Kessler, 336-230-2231 or coventryk@yahoo.com.

Rock Steady Boxing Classes for Parkinson’s: 5:15-6:45 p.m. Mondays and noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, PurEnergy Fitness Center, 1905 Ashwood Court, GB. $20 per class. 336-282-4200 or www.julieluther.com.

Scottish Country Dancing: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays during school year, Guilford Grange, 4920 Guilford School Road, GB. No meetings on Jan. 1. $25 per semester, first time free, no partner necessary. 336-282-6507, 336-725-2760 or gsoscds.org.

“Stepping Out of Line!” Beginner’s Line Dancing Classes: 12:45-1:45 p.m. Thursdays, Deep River Recreation Center, 1529 Skeet Club Road, HP. $5 per person, per class. 336-883-3407.

TaiRoGa: 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Smith Recreation Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Free for ages 18 and older. Sample tai chi, moderate aerobics and yoga in one hour. 336-373-7564.

Ukulele Circle: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Moore Music Company, 615 W. Market St., GB. 336-274-4636.

Yoga at the Ballet: 2:30-3:15 p.m. Mondays, Greensboro Ballet, Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St. Slow, mindful class suitable for all ages and abilities, with clear instruction for new yogis. Modifications available. $10. 336-643-8490.

Zumba Classes: 7-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, Deep River Recreation Center, 1529 Skeet Club Road, HP. $5 per class drop-in fee. Special pricing packages: $20 for five classes, $30 for 10 classes, $50 for 20 classes. 336-883-3407.

Zumba Classes: 6:30-7:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price St., HP. $3 per class. 336-883-3506.

Zumba Classes: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road., HP. $5 per class, 10-class “punch card” available for $40. 336-883-3508.

Zumba Classes: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and every other Thursday, 2227 Pinecroft Road, GB. With certified Zumba instructor. $2, 18 and older; $1, 17 and younger. Erica, 336-272-4463.

REUNIONS

Schools

Greensboro Senior, Class of 1957: 9 a.m. second Fridays, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale Drive, GB. Keith Olson, 336-288-2304 or jkolson@triad.rr.com.

The N.C. A&T Alumni Association is seeking class coordinators for all class years ending in 4s and 9s. alumni@ncat.edu.

SENIORS

A Matter of Balance – Managing Concerns about Falls: 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 26, Evergreens Lifestyle Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, GB. Free. Learn practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. Register. 336-373-4816.

Let’s Go Seniors Tuesday Talk: 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 22, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, 330 S. Greene St., GB. Speaker: Ray Kiszely of Friendship Force of Central North Carolina. letsgosrs@gmail.com.

ShepNet, variety of computer classes throughout the year, Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Organization also offers fun and educational trips throughout the year. 336-378-0766 or www.shepctrg.org.

Adding Health To Our Years (AHOY) Exercise Class: 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road, HP. Ages 55 and older. Basic exercise class for older adults to improve health and fitness. 336-883-3508.

Adding Health To Our Years (AHOY) Exercise Class: 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Morehead Recreation Center, 101 Price St., HP. Ages 55 and older. Basic exercise class for older adults to improve health and fitness. This group also plans day trips to enjoy shopping, food, and fun getaways. 336-883-3506.

Adventures in Learning: Thursdays, Jan. 17-Feb. 21, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Road, GB. Nineteen classes, lunchtime forum speakers. Program designed to enrich the lives and learning of older adults. From detective fiction to to Southern writers to genealogy. 336-378-0766 or www.shepctrg.org.

Creative Workshops: Creative Aging Network-NC at Bell House, 2400 Summit Ave., GB. Open to those who are aging (self-defined) as well as family and professional caregivers for the aging. $25, includes all the necessary supplies. 336-420-3916 or www.can-nc.org/classes-workshops.

Free Fitness Classes: Senior Resources of Guilford, temporary site located at 1000 Gorrell St., GB. Classes include chair yoga, tai chi, arthritis, balance and more. Call for schedule of classes. For ages 55 and older. 336-373-4816.

Free Bone Health Talks and Free Bone Density Screenings: 10 a.m. fourth Monday, Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. With OsteoStrong. 336-763-2400 or www.osteostrong.me.

Glenwood Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. second Thursday, Captain Bill’s, 6108 W. Market St., GB. People who lived in Glenwood during the 1920s-1950s. Charles O’Brien, 336-664-9222.

Happytones Senior Chorus: 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Roy B. Culler Senior Center of Excellence, 600 N. Hamilton St., HP. Ages 50 and older. No tryouts necessary. 336-706-2503.

Memory Cafe, 10 a.m.-noon first Thursday, Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1225 Chestnut Drive, HP; and second Tuesday, Senior Resources, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, GB. Gatherings provide friends and family with Alzheimer’s (and other dementias) and their caregivers and family members a place to relax and socialize while enjoying discussion groups and more. 336-373-4816 or caregiver2@senior-resources-guilford.org.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Piedmont Triad Chapter 211: 11:45 a.m. second Thursday, Golden Corral, 4404 Landview Drive, GB. Lunch and speaker. All current federal employees as well as retired federal employees and their spouses welcome. 336-298-4014.

ResFit Club: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays during school year, Greensboro Sportsplex, 2400 16th St., GB. With Adult Center for Enrichment. ResFit Club provides caregivers of older adults with structured exercise and fitness opportunities while the seniors participate in a respite program. Anita Brock-Carter, 336-274-3559 or acarter@ACEcare.org.

Seniors’ Notebook Group: 2-4 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Sternberger Artists’ Center, 712 Summit Ave., GB. For writers 50 and older. June Willson Read, jwrnc@aol.com or Emily Izzell, eizzell@bellsouth.net.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first Tuesday, Moriah United Methodist Church, 3611 Liberty Road, GB. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first Wednesday, Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, 2424 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday, Center United Methodist Church, GB. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday, Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, 119 N. Bunker Hill Road, Colfax. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Thursday, Stokesdale United Methodist Church, 8305 Loyola St., Stokesdale. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Tuesday, Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church, 4834 Pleasant Garden Road, Pleasant Garden. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Senior Outreach: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. third Thursday, Summerfield United Methodist Church, 2334 Scalesville Road, Summerfield. Program and hot catered lunch for ages 60 and older. Make reservation. Amanda Clark, 336-373-4816 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Table Games: 9:30 a.m.-noon first Monday, Spring Arbor of Greensboro, 5125 Michaux Road, GB. Lunch follows, $7. Register Thursday prior to first Monday. 336-299-7189.

SERVICE/FRATERNAL

Crescent Rotary: 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Greensboro Realtors Association, 23 Oak Branch Drive, GB. Abby Donnelly, 336-458-9939 or Abby@LeadershipLegacyGroup.com.

Edward R. Murrow Golden K Kiwanis Club: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Ted Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Ralph Lawrence, 336-340-8599 or Rlawrence4404@gmail.com.


Four Seasons Civitan Club: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Porterhouse Bar and Grill, 4608 W. Market St., GB. 336-621-4750 or bill-louise@triad.rr.com.

Furnitureland Rotary Club: noon Mondays, String & Splinter Club, 305 W. High Ave., HP. May vary during fall and spring furniture markets. Phil Morris, 336-887-7435 or PhilMorris@Rotary7690.org.

Gate City Civitan: 6 p.m. order meal, 6:30 p.m. program and meeting, second and fourth Tuesdays, Tex & Shirley’s Restaurant, Friendly Center, GB. Richard DeCoste, 336-288-5146 or rldec@mindspring.com.

Gate City 694 Masonic Lodge: 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Masonic Temple, 426 W. Market St., GB. Dinner, 6:15 p.m. All Master Masons welcome. Arthur Marshall, 336-288-0449.

Gate City Rotary: 7 a.m. Thursdays, O. Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. Jonathan Smith, 336-272-9488. 


Gibsonville Lions Club: first and third Tuesdays, 716 Steele St., Gibsonville. Food served on third Tuesday. 336-380-1953.

Greensboro Jaycees Member­ship Meeting: 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, 401 N. Greene St., GB. 336-379-1570, Ext. 13309.

Greensboro Kiwanis: 11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Greensboro Marriott Downtown, 304 N. Greene St., GB. Lunch, $15. www.greensborokiwanis.org.

Greensboro Host Lions: noon first and third Mondays, First Baptist Church, 1000 Friendly Ave., GB. September: Meet second and third Mondays. www.gsohostlions.org.

Guilford College Community Civitan Club: 6 p.m. first and third Thursdays, New Garden Friends Meeting, 801 New Garden Road, GB. Visitors welcome. Kay Pegram, 336-668-1088 or pppppp33@bellsouth.net.

Guilford College Kiwanis Club: 1 p.m. Mondays, Captain Bill’s Seafood & Steak Restaurant, 6108 W. Market St., GB. Don Cunningham, 336-852-6811.

Guilford County Civitan Council: noon first Monday, Libby Hill Seafood Restaurant, 3920 Cotswold Ave. GB. Zelma Higgins, zelma_higgins@yahoo.com.

Guilford Lodge 656 AF&AM: 7:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, Masonic Temple, 426 W. Market St., GB. Dinner served, 6:15 p.m. 336-621-7731.

Jamestown Lions Club: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday, Parkwood Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2107 Penny Road, HP. jfaircloth@northstate.net.

Jamestown Rotary Club: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Jamestown Town Hall, 301 E. Main St., JT. Jo Anne Lovette, 336-885-9808.

New Generations Lions: 6:30 p.m. first Wednesday, Southern Lights, 2415 Lawndale Drive, GB. Sergio Maturino, 336-937-5504 or sergiomaturino@yahoo.com.

Northwest Guilford Kiwanis: noon first and third Tuesdays, Bill’s Pizza, 1431-A N.C. 68 North, Oak Ridge. Annette Joyce, 336-382-8629.

Optimist Club of Greensboro: noon Mondays, Elks Lodge, 2201 W. Cornwallis Drive, GB. Steve Bailor, 851-1003, Sbailor@aol.com.

Piedmont Triad Chapter Association of Fund­raising Professionals: noon buffet, 12:30-1 p.m. meeting, last Tuesday of month, Magnolia Manor, GB. 336-286-4582.

Rotary Club of Greensboro: 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Blue Room, between War Memorial Auditorium and arena, GB. Parking in the Carlyle parking area. 336-292-4806.

Sierra Club, Piedmont Plateau Group: 7 p.m. second Tuesday, Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St., GB. September-June. Guests welcome. 336-275-6403.

Summit Rotary Club: 12:30 p.m. Fridays, Star­mount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Drive, GB. 336-617-0152 or www.summitrotary.org.

Tabasco Lodge No. 271: 7:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, 2071/2 E. Main St., Gibsonville. Rapidrespo@aol.com.

Whitsett Ruritan Club: 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Whitsett Town Hall. Terry Call, 336-449-1362, pugcall@aol.com.

SPECIAL INTEREST

Aextreme Toastmasters: 7 a.m. Thursdays except last Thursday of the month, Aetna Insurance, 4050 Piedmont Parkway, HP. Visitors and new members welcome. kellykrantz@triad.rr.com.

Al-Anon/Alateen: 12-step support group for families and friends of alcoholics. 800-449-1287 or www.greensboroalanon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous: fellowship of men and women who meet to attain and maintain sobriety. No fees. Locations and times: 336-854-4278 day or night. www.aagreensboronc.com.

Alpha Chi Omega: Theta Rho Theta alumnae chapter, collecting books and gently used toys for victims of domestic violence. Recent college graduates invited to join. Candice Tickle, 336-472-6636, ctickle@northstate.net or Nikki Neuman, 336-656-0041, alphachialum@triad.rr.com.

American Association of University Women: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Congregational United Church of Christ, Radiance Drive, GB. September-April. 336-294-0050.

American Business Women’s Association’s Heart of the Piedmont Chapter: 6:30 p.m. first Thursday, Sheraton Four Seasons, 3121 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. Sandra Tincher, 704-236-8132 or sandratincher@gmail.com.

Bennett College Alumnae Association: noon-2 p.m. second Saturday, St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 600 E. Florida St., GB. September-May. Gina Jordan, kalexj@bellsouth.net.

Book Club: 11:30 a.m. second Monday, Ragsdale YMCA, 900 Bonner Drive, JT. 336-882-9622.

Cafe Mortal: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. first Thursday, usually at Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. With Creative Aging Network-NC, Lambeth-Troxler Community Care. 336-253-0856.

Carolina Model Railroaders, looking for new members, any scale model railroading. 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 2-5 p.m. Sundays. REA Building (near The Depot), East Washington Street, GB. 336-540-1543.

Celebrate Recovery: 7 p.m. Thursdays, West Market Street UMC, 302 W. Market St., GB. Bill Ellison, 336-275-4587, Ext. 17, bellison@wmsumc.org.

Chair City Toastmasters: noon Tuesdays, Thomasville Library, 14 Randolph St., Thomasville. Meets when the library is open; meetings last for one hour. http://6391.toastmastersclubs.org/.

City Talkers Toastmasters: noon Thursdays, High Point Municipal Building – Council Chambers, 211 S. Hamilton St., HP. 336-883-3113 or nina.mcneilly@highpointnc.gov.

Debtors Anonymous: 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, Centenary United Methodist Church, 2300 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Doors lock at 6:10 p.m. 336-917-0901 or www.debtorsanonymous.org.

Delta Gamma Alumnae Association of Greensboro/High Point, meets throughout the year and welcomes all area DGs. Marcia House, 336-852-1598, portraithouse@juno.com.

Dudley Alumni, Greensboro Chapter: 4 p.m. second Sunday, St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 600 E. Florida St., GB. Laverne Carter, 336-272-2161.

Elite of the Triad, Social Capital Collaboration Group: 5-8 p.m. Fridays, Boston’s House of Jazz, 422 N. Edgeworth St., GB. Mission: Fostering collaboration among professionals to create opulence through networking and charity. $5 admission. Bring canned food item for Salvation Army Food Drive. 336-508-6416, elitecollab@yahoo.com.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3906 W. Friendly Ave., Room 200, GB. 336-554-4529 or foodaddicts.org.

Free Dinner and Program: 5:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Rehobeth United Methodist Church, 4475 Rehobeth Church Road, GB. 336-202-8003.

Friendly Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Edward McKay’s Book Store, 1607 Battleground Ave., GB. 336-908-4549 or n_mcn@yahoo.com.

Gate City Chapter of N.C. A&T Alumni Association: 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, N.C. A&T Memorial Student Union, Room 101. All Triad N.C. A&T alumni and associates welcome. 336-294-6354.

Gate City Quilt Guild: 7 p.m. first Thursday, New Garden Friends Meeting, 801 New Garden Road, GB. Socializing begins at 6:30 p.m. gatecityquiltguild.org.

Gate City Vineyard Toastmasters: 6:45 p.m. first and third Monday, Gate City Vineyard Church, 204 S. Westgate Drive, GB. 336-681-1061 or hone9351@bellsouth.net.

Gateway Civitan Club: 6 p.m. second Thursday, Mimi’s Cafe in Friendly Center, 3322 W. Friendly Ave., GB. 336-621-4750 or bill-louise@triad.rr.com.

Gibsonville Museum: open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Saturday. Private tours can be arranged by calling 336-449-7680 or 336-656-3303.

Golden Triad Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International and a member of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem. Rehearsal, 7 p.m. Mondays, First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville, 611 Oakhurst St., KV. 336-996-3152 or www.goldentriadchorus.org.

Greater Greensboro Leads Group: 8 a.m. Tuesdays, Emerald Events Center, 2000 Wendover Ave., GB. First-timers begin by announcing name and business only, then everyone presents a 40-second commercial. $5 a week. 336-226-7400 or vansadv@bellsouth.net.

Greater Greensboro/Reidsville Club of the National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women’s Club: 10 a.m. second Saturday, Windsor Recreation Center, 1601 E. Lee St., GB. 336-475-7216.

Green Drinks Greensboro: 5:30-7 p.m. third Wednesdays, location varies. Free monthly networking for people interested in the environment. www.greendrinks.org/NC/Greensboro.


Greensboro Area of Narcotics Anonymous, Freedom from Active Addiction. 866-375-1272 or www.greensborona.org.

Greensboro Chapter of the N.C. Society of Medical Assistants: 6 p.m. bring your own dinner, 6:30 p.m. business meeting, 7 p.m. speaker, second Tuesday, Murphy/ Wainer, 1130 N. Church St., GB. Brenda Durham, 336-349-9982.

Greensboro Chapter National Railway Historical Society: 7 p.m. third Monday, former Railway Express Agency building, 236 E. Washington St. 336-884-5164 or davidm@northstate.net.

Greensboro Chapter-American Sewing Guild: 7 p.m. third Monday of each month. Arts and Crafts Room, River Landing at Sandy Ridge, Colfax. All levels welcome. First two meetings free, then membership required. 336-852-0033.

Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club: 11 a.m. fourth Tuesday, Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Drive, GB. Guests welcome. Optional lunch. www.ggrwc.org.

Greensboro Amateur Radio Association: 6:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. meeting, fourth Monday, Captain Bill’s, 6108 W. Market St., GB. For anyone interested in amateur radio and related subjects. info@w4gso.org or www.w4gso.org.

Greensboro Historical Museum Guild: 10 a.m. fellowship and refreshments, 10:30 a.m. meeting, third Monday, Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., GB. September-May (no January meeting). $12. To make reservations, contact Kathy Ramsay at 336-617-0698. Betty K. Phipps, 336-378-1531 or www.greensborohistory.org.

Greensboro Host Lions Club: noon, first and third Mondays, PorterHouse Bar & Grill, GB. Mark Gaylord, 336-282-2936 or www.gsohostlions.org.

Greensboro Junior Woman’s Club: 7 p.m. second Wednesday, Weir-Jordan Clubhouse, 223 N. Edgeworth St., GB. Volunteer service group for women ages 21-40. September-May. Nichole, 336-254-7231 or Kimberly, 336-254-4458.

Greensboro Landlords Association: 6 p.m. second Tuesday, First Baptist Church, 1000 W. Friendly Ave., GB. www.greensborolandlord.com.

Greensboro Quota Club: 6 p.m. first Monday, Mimi’s Restaurant in Friendly Shopping Center, GB. Participates in many civic projects both locally and internationally. 336-687-7082.

Greensboro Stamp Club: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Lindley Park Recreation Center, 3907 Springwood Drive, GB. Collectors of all stamps and specialties are welcome. No dues. Hank Gutman, 336-294-0326 or hgutman@att.net.

Greensboro Tarheel Barbershop Chorus Rehearsals: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Road, GB. Guests welcome, no music experience required. 855-789-7464.

Greensboro Toastmasters Club: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Grace United Methodist Church, Education Building – Basement, 438 W. Friendly Ave., GB. 336-483-4722.

Greensboro Woman’s Club: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Historic Weir-Jordan House, 223 N. Edgeworth St., GB. September-May. Volunteer service projects. www.greensborowomansclub.com.

Greensboro Woodcarvers: 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Road, GB. 336-299-4999.

Guilford Battle Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution: 11:45 a.m. second Thursday, Greensboro Country Club, 410 Sunset Drive, GB. September-May. Regent Dot Freeman, 336-288-6451.

Guilford County Amateur Radio Emergency Services: 7 p.m. first Monday, Guilford County Emergency Services, 1002 Meadowood St., GB. Jim Waynick, Guilford County emergency coordinator. jwayn26534@gmail.com.

High Point Newcomers Club: 10 a.m. second Tuesday, Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., HP. Lunch optional, $8, reservations requested. Meets September to May. www.hpnewcomers.com.

High Point Quilt Guild: 6:15 p.m. second Thursday, Westchester Baptist Church, 135 Westchester Drive, HP. Angie Pelle, mommapeele@aol.com.

High Point Toastmasters Club: 8:30 a.m. first and third Tuesday, High Point Chamber of Commerce, 1634 N. Main St., HP. 336-687-1933.

High Point City Talkers Toastmasters: 5:30 p.m.  first and third Thursday, City of High Point Municipal Building in the Council Chambers, Third Floor, 211 S. Hamilton St., HP. Tom Loughlin, etl704@yahoo.com.

High Point University Toastmasters: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Wilson School of Commerce, Room 307, 833 Montlieu Ave., HP. toastmasters@highpoint.edu.

Institute for Supply Management: 5:30-7:45 p.m. date varies, The Royal House, 703 E. Mountain St., KV. Register. http://triad.ism-cv.org/.

Italian-American Social Club: 7:30 p.m. second Thursday, Knights of Columbus Social Hall, 2780 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB. 336-282-5363.

Knitting: 2 or 6:30 p.m. Monday, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Friday. Stitch Point, 1614-C W. Friendly Ave., GB. $50 for six classes. 336-272-2032.

Knitting Classes: noon Monday, Rockingham County Agriculture Building, 525 N.C. 65, Reidsville. 336-342-8230.

Knitting and Handcrafts for All: 10 a.m. Monday, Panera Bread, 4203 W. Wendover Ave., GB. Beginners welcome. 336-855-0455.

“Last Tuesday” Community Vendor Fair: 5-7 p.m. last Tuesday of the month, High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1634 Main St., HP. Opportunity for smaller High Point businesses to gain exposure in the community and promote any seminars, exhibits, camps and other special events that they have planned for the coming month. 336-884-5255.

League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad: noon third Tuesday, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Haywood Duke Room, 607 N. Greene St., GB. Free. Lunch (optional) $11; reserve in advance: http://lwvpt.org or 336-294-6156.

Lincoln Financial Toastmasters: noon second and fourth Thursday, Lincoln Financial Group, 100 N. Greene St., GB. lfg.toastmastersclubs.org.

Mainstream Toastmasters Club: 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday, Main Street United Methodist Church, JC Grose Classroom, 300 S. Main St., KV. 336-404-1188 or tvaught@triad.rr.com.

Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition of Alamance County: 6 p.m. second Monday, Mayco Bigelow Community Center, 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington. 336-512-3474.

Mprovmasters: 10 a.m.-noon first and third Saturday, PB & Java, 614 S. Elm St., GB. 336-587-3380 or d37hudson@gmail.com.

Monday Morning Forum: 10:15-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. Literary discussion group, alternating readings of short stories, essays, travel, food writing. wilmabates@triad.rr.com.

Mount Hope Fire Department Auxiliary: 7 p.m. first Monday, 6651 Holts Store Road, Julian. 336-697-0532.

NAACP: 5 p.m. third Sunday, New Light Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1105 Willow Road, GB. Open to all ages. sharon@fisherpark.com.

Narcotics Anonymous: 12-step fellowship for recovery from drug addiction. Call for meeting times and locations. 866-375-1272 or www.greensborona.org.

Nar-Anon Family Groups, newcomers – 7 p.m., regular meeting – 8 p.m., Tuesdays, St. Johns United Methodist Church, 1304 Merritt Drive, GB.

National Alliance on Mental Illness, mission is to promote recovery and optimize the quality of life of those living with mental illness by providing education, advocacy and support for individuals, their families and others living in Guilford County. 336-370-4264 or namihelp@aol.com.

New Way/Nar-Anon: newcomers meeting, 7 p.m., regular meeting, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint John United Methodist Church, 1304 Merritt Drive, GB. Twelve-step support group for families and friends of addicts. No dues or fees. jhmurray5@gmail.com.

N.C. Preceptor Beta Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi: 7-9 p.m. second Tuesday, St. John’s UMC, 1304 Merritt Drive, GB or president’s home. Service-oriented sorority. Yearly dues, $25. Seeking new members. Joy Ellison, 336-854-6082 or gsojoync1@aol.com.

O. Henry Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals: 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday, meeting locations vary. Patricia McLaurin, pat.mclaurin@greensboro-nc.gov.

Old North State Detectorists: 9 a.m. last Saturday of the month, Madison Lindsay House, Mendenhall Plantation, 305 W. Main St., JT. Metal-detecting hobbyist club. For anyone interested in treasure hunting. The club finds lost valuables at no cost as a public service. 336-855-7034 or www.onsdclub.com.

Old L. Richardson Neighborhood Watch Association: third Saturday morning, Windsor Recreation Center, GB. Discuss neighborhood challenges and ways to improve the community. Betty Watson, 336-274-2063.


Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: second Tuesday, Elon Community Church library, 271 N. Williamson Ave., Elon. Confidential meetings. 336-584-3366 or www.pflagalamance.org.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. third Thursday, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. October-April. 336-288-1447 or www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Piedmont Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America: 7 p.m. third Thursday of each month. First Lutheran Church, 3600 Friendly Ave., GB. piedmontega@ymail.com.

Piedmont Quilters’ Guild: 6:45 p.m. doors open, 7:15 p.m. begin, second Thursday of each month, Starmount Presbyterian Church, 3501 W. Market St., GB. www.piedmontquilts.org.

Piedmont Triad Chapter of the International Facility Management Association: 11:30 a.m. second Thursday, 7800 Airport Center Drive, GB. Steve Weeks, SWeeks@keyrisk.com.

Piedmont Triad N.C. Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council: 5:30-7:30 second Thursday, Volvo Communication Building, 7900 National Service Road, GB. www.usgbc-ptnc.org.

Preservation Oak Ridge: fourth Wednesday, Oak Ridge Town Hall, 8315 Linville Road, Oak Ridge. 644-1777.

Postmasters Toastmasters: 6-7:15 p.m. second and fourth Wednesday, U.S. Postal Facility, 1120 Pleasant Ridge Road, GB. 336-420-6515 or DBALD995@aol.com.

Rachel Caldwell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution: 11:30 a.m. fourth Tuesday, Greensboro Country Club, 410 Sunset Drive, GB. Betty Nichols, 336-282-4355.

Randolph Quilters Guild: 7 p.m. first Thursday, First Presbyterian Church, 420 W. Walker Ave., Asheboro. All level of quilters welcome. RandolphQuiltersGuild@yahoo.com.

Rockingham Rangers Camp 1835 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Mayodan: 7 p.m. first Thursday, locations vary. Visitors welcome. 336-949-4209.

Saturday Craft-Away: 11 a.m. Saturdays, Turntable, 209 W. Main St., JT. Gathering of local craftspeople. 336-937-7578.

Saturday Spiritual Practices: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 607 N. Greene St., GB. 336-275-0447 or www.servantleader greensboro.com.

SMART Recovery: 6 p.m. Saturdays, Faith Action International House, 705 N. Greene St., GB. Secular substance abuse support group. 336-855-6754.

Social Capital Network: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays except third Thursday, Cup of Serenity, 3729-A Farmington Drive, GB. $5. 336-508-6416 or elitecollab@yahoo.com.

Society of Financial Service Professionals: 7:30 a.m. third Tuesday, Starmount Forest Country Club. Register. 336-292-5088 or SFSPgreensboro@triad.rr.com.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Lt. F.C. Frazier Camp 668: 6 p.m. second Monday, Elks Lodge, 700 Old Mill Road, HP. With Above and Beyond Catering. $12. 336-882-5677.


Suicide Support Group: second and fourth Mondays, Centenary United Methodist Church, 2300 W. Friendly Ave., GB. For those struggling with the loss of a family member or friend due to suicide. 336-373-1402, Ext. 209.

Sunrise Toastmasters Club: 7 a.m. Fridays, Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Room NT102A, 1200 N. Elm St., GB. 336-643-8648 or tim@abetterweb.com.

Survivors Anonymous: Private Meetup group with weekly meetings based on the principles and resources of the Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Program, a Morris Center program for healing from the trauma of childhood abuse. For anyone healing from the trauma of childhood physical, sexual, verbal, mental abuse and/or neglect. www.survivorsanonymousgroup.com.

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly): 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5120 Burlington Road, GB. $26 per year to the TOPS organization, $5 a month to the chapter. 336-697-0444.

T. Gilbert Pearson Chapter of the National Audubon Society: 7 p.m. second Thursday, Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Free. Everyone welcome. 336-299-4342.

Triad A Cappella Connection: 7-10 p.m. most Mondays, First Presbyterian Church, 611 Oakhurst St., KV. The group won’t rehearse April 30. Look for the group on meetup.com.

Triad Overeaters Anonymous: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, First Lutheran Church, 3600 W. Friendly Ave., GB; noon Wednesdays and 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Christ Lutheran Church, 3600 Lawndale Drive, GB. 877-366-4605.

Visually Impaired Persons Family and Friends Support Group: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Fridays, meeting locations vary. Velveeta Reid-Hairston, 336-641-3349 or Helen Graves, 336-275-3061.

Voices of Leadership Toastmasters Club: noon Thursdays, Aetna, 4050 Piedmont Parkway, HP. 336-801-7205.

Volkswagen Club: 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Herbie’s Place, 3136 Battleground Ave., GB. All Volkswagen enthusiasts and their family members are welcome to attend. GoodOleVolks.club.

Wake-Up Republican Women: 7 p.m. first Thursday, Guilford County Republican headquarters, 3950 W. Market St., GB. All Guilford County Republican women invited to join/attend. Phyllis Gibbs, 336-908-1529 or pgibbs@triad.rr.com.

Wake-Up Republican Women: 7 p.m. third Thursday, Tex and Shirley’s Restaurant in the Friendly Shopping Center, Greensboro. Dinner (optional), 6 p.m. All registered Republicans (men and women) are invited to join/attend. Nancy Bishop, 336-272-4440 or aobnbb@yahoo.com.

Xi Beta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi: meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays, various members’ homes. The chapter is a social sorority and new members are welcome. Kathy Kilbride, 336-841-8520.

VETERANS

American Merchant Marine Veterans: seeks younger Merchant Mariner members and those interested to help preserve the traditions of Merchant Marine history and to help move into the future. 707-546-6349, saaren@sonic.net or www.ammv.us.

Honorably Discharged Veterans Needed for Honor Guard, provide complimentary military honors to veterans families. Fifty percent of honors in Guilford County. Transportation, uniforms and accessories furnished. Monthly meetings. Vern Sieg, 336-420-1697l or www.randolphcountyhonorguard.vpweb.com.

American Ex-Prisoners of War, Greater Greensboro Chapter: noon third Saturday, Captain Bill’s Seafood, 6108 W. Market St. GB. Virginia Cudworth, 336-299-2981.

Coffee with Veterans: Various times and dates. With UNC-Greensboro Alumni Association/Office of Alumni Engagement. 336-334-5696 or alumni@uncg.edu.

Cone American Legion Post 386: 7 p.m. first Tuesday, 1206 American Legion St., GB. All veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam and other areas of conflict including the Gulf War since 9/11 who served honorably are invited, especially Gulf War and women veterans. 336-375-3265 or Post386@bellsouth.net.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 20 of Guilford County: 7 p.m. third Tuesday, American Legion Building, 729 Creek Ridge Road, GB. Except December. 336-340-5454.

Henry K. Burtner American Legion Post 53, seeks new members. www.nclegion.org. Bob Davis, 336-299-8281.

Gibsonville W.D. Hammer Post 2972 — Veterans of Foreign Wars, seeks new members. All military members, active, retired, Reserves and National Guard who have served in combat theaters are eligible. Spouses eligible to join auxiliary. John Marion, 336-449-4967.

Greater Greensboro Marine Corps League 260: 6:30 p.m. social hour and meal, 7:30 p.m. meeting begins, second Monday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 2780 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB. Scott Matthews, detachment commandant, 336-210-4090 or www.mcl260.org.

Pfc. Jerry L. McKinney Detachment 1232 Marine Corps League: 6 p.m. second Thursday, Agricultural Building, 525 N.C. 65, Wentworth. Visitors welcome. 336-627-4505.

Sons of the Legion Squadron 386: 7 p.m. first Wednesday, 1206 American Legion St., GB. Open to sons or grandsons of Legionnaires or veterans who have passed away and served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam and other areas of conflict including the Gulf War. 336-375-3265 or post386@bellsouth.net.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Maj. Gen. George Stoneman, Camp No. 6. Actively seeking to recruit members throughout the central and western counties of North Carolina. 704-310-0382, robertalvincrum@gmail.com or www.suvcw.org and follow the link to North Carolina, then Stoneman Camp No. 6.

Steve Millikin Black Caps: 8 a.m. March 2, April 13, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale Drive, GB. Breakfast optional. 336-288-8434 or clingenpeel@triad.rr.com.

United American Patriots, 121-F Shield’s Park Drive, KV. Defends soldiers wrongly accused during combat. Corey Clagett, 336-497-5001.

Veterans Coffee: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 10, Golden Corral restaurant, 4404 Landview Drive, GB. Free coffee, doughnuts and discussions about resources and activities available to veterans and their families. Host: TRELLIS Supportive Care. Don Timmons, 336-331-1309 or dtimmons@trellissupport.org.

Veterans Transportation Network, operating out of DAV Chapter 20: Needs volunteer drivers to transport veterans to the VA facilities in Durham, Kernersville and Salisbury. Betsy Carty, 336-706-8047 or betsycarty@att.net.

Vietnow Piedmont Chapter: 6-7 p.m. last Monday, Goodwill Workforce Center, 719 W. Center St., Lexington. Open to men and women. Dennis L. Cave, 336-410-2511 or cavedl2511@gmail.com.

WOMEN

Triumph – Survivors of Domestic Violence Support Group: noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8-Feb. 12, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Information Session on Budgeting and Credit: 10-11 a.m. Jan. 10, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Eric Turner of Lincoln Financial. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

First Time Home Buyer Seminar: 5-6:45 p.m. Jan. 10, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Learn about down payment assistance programs, credit requirements, financing options. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Planning the Three-Season Vegetable Garden: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Jan. 16, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Divorce Workshop: 5:30-6:45 p.m. Jan. 17, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Jackie Stanley, an attorney. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Banking Basics: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With James Williams of BB&T. 336-275-6090, Ext. 223 or Heather@WomensCenterGSO.org.

Commission on the Status of Women: 6 p.m. third Tuesdays, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., Room 203, GB. 336-373-2489.

Women in Transition: 6-7 p.m. first Thursday, YWCA, 112 Gatewood Ave., HP. Child care provided, light meal served. Monthly theme, motivational speakers, women’s empowerment series. Networking opportunities and fellowship. 336-882-4126 or dblunder@ywcahp.com.

YOUTHS

Girls Night In: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Suitable for girls ages 10 and older. Fun games, do-it-yourself face masks and bath bombs, free manicures, hot chocolate bar, showing of the movie, “Mean Girls.” Register. 336-883-3674.

Arts and Crafts Weekend Classes: dates and times vary, Michaels stores. www.michaels.com, click on events.

General Nathaniel Greene Young Marines: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Brown Recreational Center, 302 E. Vandalia Road, GB. Girls and boys, ages 8 through completion of high school. 336-395-8816 or commander@gngym.org. Also, www.youngmarines.com.

Girls Incorporate of Guilford County’s After School Homework Club: 2:45-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, call for location. For girls in kindergarten through eighth grade. $30 weekly fee. 336-790-2763 or www.girlsincgc.org.

Black and Latino Achievers Program: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Hayes-Taylor Memorial YMCA, 1101 E. Market St., GB. Mentors needed. 336-272-2131.

International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Assembly 23: 7 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Revolution Lodge AF & AM, 802 16th St., GB. Ages 11-20. www.ncrainbows.org or 336-253-3557.

Kids Knit: 4:30 p.m. Fridays, Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. Bring needles. Yarn provided. 336-373-2925.

Quad Fusion Co-Ed Jr. Roller Derby: noon-3 p.m. Sundays and 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Kernersville Parks and Recreation Center, 125 E. Bodenhamer St., KV. Ages, 10-17. quadfusioninfo@yahoo.com.

Saturday Story Hour: 11 a.m. Saturdays, International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 S. Elm St., GB. Free. Dynamic leaders and educators from the community narrate stories and interact with participants. 336-274-9199.

Y Leaders Club: 6:15 p.m. third Tuesday, Bryan Family YMCA, 501 W. Market St., GB. Ages 12-18. Volunteer-based program. Julie Bran­non, 336-478-9622.



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