Key

GB — Greensboro

HP — High Point

JT — Jamestown

KV — Kernersville

FUNDRAISERS

Events

Common Threads, a Little Black Dress Initiative: 5-8:30 p.m. March 8, Theatre Art Galleries, 220 E. Commerce Ave., HP. Benefits the High Point YWCA. With the Junior League of High Point. $20. Food and silent auction. 336-889-5479 or www.jlhp.org.

YMCA Camp Weaver Evening: 5:30-9 p.m. March 8, The Colonnade at Revolution Mill, 900 Revolution Mill Drive, GB. Dinner, auctions and entertainment. Benefits Camp Weaver’s “Send a Kid to Camp” program. $50. campweaver.org/kick-off-event-tickets.

Consignment Sale: 6-8 p.m. March 8, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. March 9, 7:30 a.m.-noon March 10, First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., GB. March 8 - $10 admission. fpcgreensboro.org/lent.

Rock the Runway: 5:30-10 p.m. March 9, Elm Street Center, 203 S. Elm St., GB. Fashion show, silent auction. $50. 336-275-9801, RocktheRunway@TriadGoodwill.org or goodwillrocktherunway.org.

Consignment Sale, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. March 9 and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. March 10, Pleasant Union United Methodist Church, 5929 Coble Church Road, Liberty. puconsignment@gmail.com.

Beth David Synagogue's 16th Annual Used Book Sale: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 11 and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 12, 804 Winview Drive, GB. Grand opening: 9-10 a.m. March 9, $5 early bird fee. 336-294-0007.

Carolina Beard and Moustache Club of N.C. Competition, 7 p.m. March 17, Greene Street Club, 113 Greene St., GB. Doors open, 5 p.m. Must pre-register after 5 p.m. March 16 at a welcome party at Bearded Goat, 116 E. Lewis St. in Greensboro or on Facebook.

The Human Race, 9 a.m.-noon March 18, Bicentennial Park, 151 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit. 336-626-6643.

Open Door Ministries of High Point Hosts Luncheon - Across the Table: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 20, High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive, HP. opendoorministrieshp.org.

Restoration Runway: 7:30 p.m. March 22, Greensboro Country Club, 410 Sunset Drive, GB. Fashion show, silent auction, heavy hors d'oeuvres. Benefits Restoration Place Counseling. www.bidpal.net/Together.

Buckhead Betties Partners With JDRF’s Piedmont Triad Chapter: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 11, 7600 Business Park Drive, GB. For a $10 donation to JDRF at the door, the public may shop the outlet sale a week prior to its opening and the first 300 shoppers receive a swag bag with a value exceeding their donation. Sales take place April 13-21. 336-202-4537 or https://www.thebuckheadbetties.com/outletinfo.php.

Hampton Elementary School Fundraiser: 5-8 p.m. April 12, Friendly Center McDonald’s, 617 Green Valley Road, GB. With Hamilton Lakes Lions Club. Used eye glasses donations accepted. 336-288-5535.

Spring Plant Sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 14, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. Pre-plant sale for garden members, 1-6 p.m. April 12. Plants for sun and shade, selected trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials and more will be on sale. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Sanctuary House's 80s Bash: TBD April 14, Cadillac Garage, 304 E. Market St., GB. Celebrity guest Darryl McDaniels (DMC) of RUN-DMC. 336-275-7896.

The Human Race, 10 a.m. April 14, Greensboro Coliseum. Gates open, 9 a.m. 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit. 336-373-1633.

5K Run and Walk Benefiting Triad's Be the Match: 8 a.m. register, 9 a.m. race, April 21, First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main St., KV. Children 6 and younger, free; ages 7-17, $10; adults, $20. Register. Amy Nelson, 336-317-9495 or anelson7577@att.net.

March for Babies, 10 a.m. April 21, Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St., GB. March of Dimes fundraiser. Chairwoman: Joy Cook, owner and lead strategist at Joy Cook Public Relations Group. https://www.marchforbabies.org/EventInfo?EventID=19425.

Cowboy Stampede 5K: 9 a.m. April 21, Southwest Guilford High School, 4364 Barrow Road, HP. $35. Benefits high school's track and field teams. https://runsignup.com/cowboystampede.

St. Francis Episcopal Church's 60th Annual Book Sale, April 26-28.

Greensboro Oyster Roast: 7-11 p.m. April 27, private home. Benefits Family Service of the Piedmont. 336-801-1154 or www.OysterRoast.info.

JDRF One Walk: 10 a.m. April 28, Bank of North Carolina, 801 N. Elm St., HP. 5K. Check-in, 9 a.m. Eric Durham, 336-373-1768 or edurham@jdrf.org.

Dancing on the Diamond: 6-9 p.m. April 28, First National Bank Field, 408 Bellemeade St., GB. Benefits The Arc of Greensboro. Dance competition, raffle, dinner, dancing. $35 or $10 for persons with a disability. 336-373-1076.

Parkinson's Foundation's Moving Day-Walk: 9 a.m.-noon April 28, Bailey Park, 445 Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem. 919-241-8888 or www.MovingDaywinston.org.

Khalif Court No. 90 Daughters' 5k Walk: May 5, The PACE of the Triad. National Diabetes Initiative. k90doicourt@gmail.com.

GO FAR Family 5K & Fun Run: May 5, Piedmont Centre, 4050 Piedmont Parkway, HP. Fun Run, 8:15 a.m.; 5K, 9 a.m. 336-508-4380 or runsignup.com/gofar.

Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina's Kentucky Derby Classic: 3-7 p.m. May 5, High Caliber Stables, 8506 Cedar Hollow Road, GB. Live stream of all the action at Churchill Downs, auctions, food, music, beverages. $150. 704-339-0334 or kentuckyderbyclassic.kintera.org.

Dickie Britt Memorial Classic: May 7, Sedgefield Country Club, GB.

Guilford Heart & Stroke Walk: May 19, UNC-Greensboro. Walk chairman is UNCG Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. guilfordheartwalk@heart.org or www.GuilfordHeartWalk.org.

Greensboro Science Center's Tuxedo Trot: Run for the Penguins, May 19. www.greensboroscience.org.

Annual Fish Fry, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 22, Mount Hope Fire Department, 6651 Holts Store Road, Julian. 336-697-0532 or www.MtHopeFireDepartment.com.

Walk to End Alzheimer's: 9 a.m. register, 10 a.m. ceremony, 10:30 a.m. walk, Sept. 22, Railway Depot, 101 N. Main St. in Burlington. Kim Blanchard, 336-814-3722 or kiblanchard@alz.org.

Walk to End Alzheimer's: 9 a.m. register, 10 a.m. ceremony, 10:30 a.m. walk, Oct. 20, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St. in Greensboro. Kim Blanchard, 336-814-3722 or kiblanchard@alz.org.

Walk to End Alzheimer's: 9 a.m. register, 10 a.m. ceremony, 10:30 a.m. walk, Oct. 20, Bicentennial Park, 135 Sunset Ave. in Asheboro. James Grindstaff, 980-498-7740 or jgrindstaff@alz.org.

National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad's 52nd Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award Dinner: Nov. 7, Koury Convention Center, GB. nccjtriad.org.

Fourth Annual Shea’s Chase Run/Walk: 11 a.m. Nov. 10. $25 before Oct. 4 and $30 thereafter. College students, $15. www.sheaschase.com.

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

“Beyond 12 Years A Slave: The Influential Slave Narratives of Tar Heels Moses Roper, Harriet Jacobs and William H. Singleton": 6:30 p.m. March 5, Asheboro Public Library, 801 Worth St. Asheboro. With Laurel C. Sneed. 336-318-6803.

Triad Association of Health Underwriters: 2 p.m. March 6, Hampton Inn Airport, 7803 National Service Road, GB. Topic – ACA, Where We Are, Where Are We Going? Register. Serita Faison, atires1.sf@gmail.com.

Triad Learning Disability Association Holds Community Resource Fair for the Learning Disabled: 6:30-8 p.m. March 6, Noble Academy, 3310 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB. https://www.facebook.com/TriadLDA/.

Greensboro Newcomers Club's March Meet and Mingle: 10 a.m.-noon March 7, home of Georgetta Denhardt, 111 Checkerberry Lane, GB. Members, prospective members, guests and spouses may attend. 336-541-8369.

Making Sense of the Census: 6:30-8 p.m. March 8, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Learn what is unique about the census records from 1790-1940 and how it will benefit your search for ancestors. No registration required. 336-318-6803.

JDRF’s Piedmont Triad Chapter TypeOneNation Summit: 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. March 10, Koury Convention Center, 3121 High Point Road, GB. Educational and inspirational activities to help people better manage life with Type 1 diabetes. $15. Carlyn Sautter, CSautter@jdrf.org.

Guilford County Democratic Party Precinct G67 Meeting: 10 a.m. March 10, Bethel AME Church, 200 N. Regan St., GB. Open to any registered Democrat or persons interested in becoming a registered Democrat. 919-398-8474 or jamotley@triad.rr.com.

Identity Crisis - Sorting out Identically Named Individuals in Your Family History: 6:30-8 p.m. March 12, High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. 336-885-1859 or www.highpointmuseum.org.

City of High Point’s Parks & Recreation Department Invites Input on Master Plan: 5:30-7 p.m. March 12, Administration Offices, 136 Northpoint Ave., HP. 336-883-3469 or lee.tillery@highpointnc.gov.

Novelist Charlie Lovett Book Signing and Reading Event: 6:30 p.m. March 13, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Lovett will provide a presentation about his novel, "The Lost Book of the Grail." 336-883-3093 or julie.raynor@highpointnc.gov.

Using Ancestry.com Library Edition: 2-3:30 p.m. March 13, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Workshop will explore the major features of Ancestry, plus provide tips on how to search more effectively. 336-318-6803.

Nat Greene Fly Fishers: 7 p.m. March 13, Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Several members will demonstrate tying their favorite flies and some techniques that should be of interest to all. natgreeneflyfishers.com.

High Point Newcomers Club: 10 a.m. March 13, Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., HP. Social time, business meeting and welcome spring party. www.hpnewcomers.com.

Wake Up Republican Women: 7 p.m. March 13, Mimi’s Restaurant, 3322 W. Friendly Ave. GB. N.C. Senator Trudy Wade will give an update on the N.C. Senate’s agenda for 2018 and on pending issues. Optional dinner, 6:30 p.m. 336-272-4440 or aobnbb@yahoo.com.

NCWorks Career Center Information Session: 10 a.m. March 14, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Learn about the services the center offers such as resume preparation, skills assessments, career planning, literacy skills, GED and high school completion, occupation skills training, unemployment claims and special population services. 336-883-8512 or vicki.johnson@highpointnc.gov.

International Women’s Day Celebration: 6-8 p.m. March 14, YWCA High Point, 112 Gatewood Ave., HP. Free. Food, music, performances.

Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. March 15, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Naturalist Mike Dunn will share his Yellowstone National Park birding adventures with the group. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Guilford Creek Week: March 15-25. Week of events open to the public to promote environmental education and stewardship. guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com or www.guilfordcreekweek.org.

Relax, It’s Brunch: 11:30 a.m. March 16-17, Replacements, 1089 Knox Road, McLeansville. Replacements’ team will share start-to-finish tips from planning a menu to creating beautiful seasonal tablescapes. $15. 336-697-3000, Ext. 2233 or eventbrite.com.

Battle of Guilford Courthouse, 237th Anniversary, 8:30 a.m. March 17-5 p.m. March 18, 2332 New Garden Road, GB. guilfordbattlegroundcompany.org.

Asheville Busker and Radio Personality Abby the Spoon Lady: 7 p.m. March 17, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. With Chris Rodrigues, another Asheville street performer who is a one-man band. Free. 800-626-2672.

E-cycle Event: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17, Pleasant Garden Town Hall, 4920 Alliance Church Road, Pleasant Garden. Guilford County residents can drop off computers and peripherals, televisions, etc. Personal documents may be shredded. 336-641-3792.

Program Featuring the Women of Bennett College Who Fought for Civil Rights: 3 p.m. March 17, International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 S. Elm St., GB. 336-274-9199, Ext. 204 or visit www.sitinmovement.org.

Dance Project's Dance Marathon: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. March 17, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Teams raise $120 and dance for 12 hours. May dance per hour for $10. http://danceproject.org/dancemarathon/.

Asheville Street Performer Abby the Spoon Lady and Chris Rodrigues: 7 p.m. March 17, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Music and storytelling. 800-626-2672.

Seminar - It Is Time to Take the Next Step: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 18, Holiday Inn Greensboro Airport, 6426 Burnt Poplar Road, Greensboro. Presenter: Patricia Cota-Robles. Free. 888-310-4488 or www.eraofpeace.org/speaking-engagements.

Chamber Music Series: A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Birthday: 3:30 p.m. March 18, High Point University's Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Open to the public; no tickets required. 

Greensboro History Museum Guild: 10 a.m. March 19, 130 Summit Ave., GB. Program: “The Journey of the Cap of Colonel Authur Forbis." 336-373-2043.

Guilford Creek Week: March 19-25. Week of events open to the public to promote environmental education and stewardship. guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com or www.guilfordcreekweek.org.

Phoenix Reading Series: 7 p.m. March 20, High Point University's Plato S. Wilson Commerce Ballroom. Open to the public; no tickets required. With Toril Moi, the James B. Duke professor of literature and romance studies and professor of English, philosophy and theatre studies at Duke University.

Friends of the Randolph County Public Library Dessert Reception: 6:30 p.m. March 20, The Table Farmhouse Bakery, 139 S. Church St., Asheboro. With author Charlie Lovett. $6. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. 336-318-6801.

English Speaking Union Greensboro Branch: 5:45 p.m. March 20, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 607 N. Greene St., GB. With Reverend Hunter Pearson Silides, Episcopal priest and chaplain at Canterbury School and Anne Albert, worship and music coordinator for First Presbyterian Church. Irish music, learn about Saint Patrick. Begins with wine. Dinner, 6:30 p.m.; program, 7:30 p.m. Reservations required. 336-288-2017.

High Point Historical Society Guild Series, 10 a.m. March 21, High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., HP. 336-885-1859 or www.highpointmuseum.org.

TEDxGreensboro Forum, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 22, Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., GB. Thirteen Greensboro’s thinkers and doers share ideas around the theme of wonder. $67.50-$75. www.TEDxGreensboro.com.

Finding Census Records Online: 6:30-8 p.m. March 22, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., Asheboro. Learn how to use computers to search Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest to view actual census images to find information about your ancestors. Explore effective search methods for both federal and state census records and learn how to read between the lines for additional information. 336-318-6803.

Spring Percussion Ensemble Concert: 7:30 p.m. March 23, High Point University's Hayworth Fine Arts Center. Open to the public; no tickets required.

Autism Society of North Carolina Conference: March 23-24, Hilton Charlotte University Place, Charlotte. Speakers will focus on improving communication across the spectrum, medical issues and autism, teaching healthy habits, transition and employment, behavior interventions and other topics of interest to the autism community. 800-442-2762 or www.autismsociety-nc.org/conference.

North Carolina Conference of the American Association of University Professors Conference: 8:30 a.m. March 24, UNC-Greensboro's Alumni House. Will focus on protecting academic freedom and free speech at North Carolina colleges and universities. Register. goo.gl/HKY7Zb.

Guilford County Democratic Convention: 10 a.m. March 24, Guilford Technical Community College's Jamestown campus. 336-665-0845 or fr5alive@outlook.com.

March For Our Lives: 2 p.m. March 24, Government Plaza, 110 S. Greene St., GB and LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., GB. March and rally to demand gun control action. marchforourlivesgso@gmail.com or www.marchforourlives.com.

Greensboro College's Office of Admissions Holds Information Session: 10 a.m. March 24, lobby of Cowan Humanities Building on campus. Free. Register. https://www.greensboro.edu/saturday-tours-form.

Piano Faculty Recital: 7 p.m. March 27, High Point University's Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Open to the public; no tickets required.

UNC-Greensboro Harriet Elliott Lecture Series: 6:30 p.m. March 27, UNCG School of Music Recital Hall. Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, will give the keynote address, "The Challenge of Building a National Museum." Reception follows. jwjones@uncg.edu.

Irish Musical Entertainment: 6-7 p.m. March 27, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Learn and hear more about the hammered dulcimer as Larry Kirwan performs several pieces of Irish music. 336-883-8512.

History Matters: Searching for LGBT History: 3:30 p.m. March 28, UNC-Greensboro's Elliott University Center. John D'Emilio, professor of history and gender and women studies at the University of Illinois of Chicago, will speak. Mandy Carter, co-founder of Southerners on New Ground and the National Black Justice Coalition, will give the response. jwjones@uncg.edu.

Spring Job Fair: noon-4 p.m. April 11, Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, 1921 Gate City Blvd., GB. ilovegoodwill.org/spring-career-expo.

UNC-Greensboro's Junior Preview Days (Spring Prospective Student Preview Days): April 2, April 4, April 6, Spring Garden St., GB. Register. https://spartanlink.uncg.edu/default.asp.

A Purple Door House Grand Opening: April 2, 2905 E. Market St., GB. With the Sherri Denese Jackson Foundation for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. 336-510-9292 or www.sdjfnc.org.

Guilford College’s Bryan Series, Greensboro Coliseum. April 10: Brandon Stanton. http://www.guilford.edu/bryan-series/index.aspx.

UNC-Greensboro's Spring Open House: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 14, Spring Garden St., GB. Register. https://spartanlink.uncg.edu/default.asp.

World Championships in Irish Dancing: April 14-21, Koury Convention Center, 3121 Gate City Blvd., GB. https://www.clrg.ie/index.php/en/.

UNC-Greensboro Transfer Information Program Events: 5:15 p.m. April 19, Spring Garden St., GB. https://admissions.uncg.edu/discover-events-tip.php.

Arbor Day Celebration: 4 p.m. April 19, High Point University's Cottrell Amphitheater.

2018 UNC-Greensboro Science Everywhere: noon-4 p.m. April 21, UNCG Campus, 124 Petty Science Building, GB. http://scienceeverywhere.wp.uncg.edu/.

Open House: 2-4 p.m. April 22 and May 20, YMCA Camp Weaver, 4924 Tapawingo Trail, GB. Tour camp facilities, sample food from the camp chef, participate in fun activities. campweaver.org.

Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Safety Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. April 26. With the N.C. Department of Labor Safety Awards Program. 336-387-8307.

UNC-Greensboro Planetarium Open: 7:30 p.m. April 27, Room 310, Petty Science Building. physics.uncg.edu.

Music Journalist Holly George-Warren: 7 p.m. May 3, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Free. 800-626-2672.

Practicing Hope - Best Practices in Caring for Parents Experiencing Fetal and Infant Loss Conference: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 11, HP. With Heartstrings. Register by May 4. $50. 336-335-9931 or www.heartstringssupport.org.

High Point University Commencement: May 5. Speaker: Josh Groban. Private event. Will be streamed live online at www.highpoint.edu/live.

Wheels on the Greenway,: 2-4 p.m. May 6, Morehead Park, GB. Bicycles, tricycles, skateboards, wheelchairs, wagons, etc. 336-387-8355.

Randolph County Boomer, Senior & Caregiver Expo: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 16, Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, 343 N.C. 42 North, Asheboro. Free health screenings, unique entertainment and numerous educational/informational booths. 336-672-9300 or boomerseniorcaregiverexpo@gmail.com.

Open House: 2-4 p.m. May 20, YMCA Camp Weaver, 4924 Tapawingo Trail, GB. Tour camp facilities, sample food from the camp chef, participate in fun activities. campweaver.org.

Charlie Poole Festival: May 26-27, Rockingham Community College, Wentworth.

Memorial Day Program: 2 p.m. May 27, Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, GB. With Steve Millikin Black Caps Group. 336-288-8434.

Fun Fourth Street Festival: 1-8 p.m. July 4, downtown Greensboro. Music on five stages, interactive amusements, food vendors, craft vendors, activities and more. www.FunFourthFestival.org.

The Last Dons' Fourth Annual School Supply Giveaway: Aug. 4, Courtland Park, Reidsville. 336-394-3942.

North Carolina Folk Festival: Sept. 7-9, downtown GB. Free, three-day, multi-stage outdoor celebration of cultural roots and traditions. Spencer Conover, 336-279-7085 or sconover@artsgreensboro.org.

Journalist Kevin Maurer: 7 p.m. Sept. 13, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Maurer is author of "No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden." Free. 800-626-2672.

48th Annual Day in the Park Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15, City Lake Park, JT. Three stages of live entertainment, more than 30 arts and craft vendor spaces, food trucks, art activities for kids and folk life exhibitors. 336-889-2787, Ext. 26 or programs@highpointarts.org.

High Point University's Veterans Day Celebration: Nov. 9.

Veterans Day Program: 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, GB. With Steve Millikin Black Caps Veterans Group. Speaker: Cherie L. Smith PhD, Captain U.S. Air Force (retired). 336-288-8434.

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

BLOOD DRIVES

Red Cross at the Nussbaum Blood Center, 1501 Yancey­­ville St., GB. Hours and days of operation for whole blood and platelet donations: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays; and 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Drives

2-6:30 p.m. March 6, American Red Cross Employee Drive High Point Chapter, 815 Phillips Ave., HP. 336-829-4572.

2:30-7 p.m. March 5, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. 336-996-7888 or www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 6, Market America, 1302 Pleasant Ridge Road, GB. With Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 888-592-5663 or www.cbcc.us.

2-6:30 p.m. March 7, Central Baptist Church, 1715 U.S. 68, Oak Ridge. 336-971-0804.

2-6:30 p.m. March 8, High Point Community, 1300 Country Club Road, HP. 336-829-4572.

7 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9, High Point Regional, 601 N. Elm St., HP. Conference Rooms A1, A2 and B (located on the 1st floor of the hospital).

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 10, Trindale Baptist Church, 10407 Archdale Road, Trinity. 336-431-2318.

9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 10, Hartley Drive YMCA, 150 W. Hartley Drive, HP. 336-869-0151.

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 10, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 210 S. Chapman St., GB. 336-207-9473.

2:30-7 p.m. March 12, Bales Wesleyan Church, 1001 Bales Chapel Road, JT. 336-869-7218.

2:30-7 p.m. March 12, Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2600 Pisgah Church Road, GB. 336-337-2849.

2:30-7 p.m. March 12, Lawndale Baptist Church, 3505 Lawndale Road, GB. 336-813-4624.

9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 13, Southeast Guilford High School, 4530 S. E. School Road, GB. 336-674-4300, Ext. 1640.

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 13, Brookdale Senior Living, 1560 Skeet Club Road, HP. 336-869-0026.

7 a.m.-5 p.m. March 13, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, 1200 N. Elm St., GB. With Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 888-592-5663 or www.cbcc.us.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 13, Revolution Mill, 1000 Revolution Mill Drive, GB. With Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 888-592-5663 or www.cbcc.us.

noon-4:30 p.m. March 14, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., GB. 336-316-2149.

noon-5 p.m. March 16, Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Drive, GB. 336-288-8590.

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 18, Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1225 Chestnut St., HP. 336-906-4913.

3-7:30 p.m. March 19, Gospel Baptist Church, 9042 U.S. 311, Archdale. 336-431-3586.

9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 20, James B. Dudley High School, 1200 Lincoln St., GB. With Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 888-592-5663 or www.cbcc.us.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 21, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave., HP. 336-841-9000.

noon-4:30 p.m. March 21, Kreber, 221 Swathmore Ave., HP. 336-861-2714.

2:30-7 p.m. March 22, Stokesdale United Methodist Church, 8305 Loyola Drive, Stokesdale. 336-643-4850.

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23, East Forsyth High School, 2500 W. Mountain St., KV.

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 24, St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 303 Eastchester Drive, HP. 336-408-0238.

2:30-7 p.m. March 26, Adams Farm Community Church, 5113 Mackay Road, JT. 336-314-9868.

1:30-6 p.m. March 27, Covenant Church United Methodist, 1526 Skeet Club Road, HP. 703-851-7650.

3-7:30 p.m. March 28, Guilford Middle School, 320 Lindley Road, GB. 336-316-5833.

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 29, Ragsdale High School, 1000 Lucy Ragsdale Drive, JT. 336-454-7400.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 29, Schneider Electric, 235 Burgess Road, GB. With Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. 888-592-5663 or www.cbcc.us.

2-6:30 p.m. March 30, Hope for Accreta, 6818 Brookbank Road, Summerfield. 703-475-3222.

11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 30, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1301 Alamance Church Road, GB. 336-327-4825.

1:30-6 p.m. March 31, Fairmont Park Baptist Church, 3001 W. English Road, HP. 336-689-3197.

CLASSES

Zentangle Workshop: 2-4 p.m. Mach 10, Theatre Art Galleries, 220 E. Commerce Ave., HP. Ages 16 and older. Learn eight basic tangles and complete two Zentangle tiles in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Basic shading methods will be introduced. $45-$50. Register. 336-887-2137.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. March 15, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: Palliative Care vs. Hospice Care. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Reading Connections Volunteer Training: 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 26 and 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 27 and March 29, Self Help Building, 122 N. Elm St., GB. More than 40 Guilford County adults are on the agency's waiting list. 336-230-2223 or info@readingconnections.org.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. April 12, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: Advance Care Planning - How to plan for end-of-life decisions and talk about it with loved ones. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. May 10, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: What Really Matters - A meaningful discussion on changing priorities. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. June 14, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: The Caregiver Experience - Navigating Rough Waters. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. Sept. 13, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: Dementia Talk - Why do they do that… and what can I do about it?. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Lunch & Learn: noon-1 p.m. Oct. 11, Hospice and Palliative Care, 2500 Summit Ave., GB. Topic: Beyond the Casserole: How to Truly Support Grieving Friends and Family. Register. Free. Lunch provided. www.hospicegso.org/learn.

Arts and Wellness: 5:30 to 7 p.m. third Thursday, Greenhill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., GB. $15. 336-333-7460 or www.GreenHillNC.org/arts-wellness.

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: 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.

Beginning Photography-Taking Better Photographs: 9 a.m.-noon May 14 and May 16, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. $95. 336-996-7888 or www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Intermediate Photography-Macro Photography: 9 a.m.-noon May 30-June 1, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. $95. 336-996-7888 or www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Learning Your Smart Phone Camera: 9 a.m.-noon June 4 and June 6, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. $60. 336-996-7888 or www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Hirsch Wellness Network offers a variety of art and yoga classes for cancer patients in treatment, survivors, caregivers and family members. http://www.hirschwellnessnetwork.org/classes/.

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

Corner Farmers' Market: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Sticks and Stones, 2200 Walker Ave., GB. www.cornermarketgso.com.

Greensboro Farmers’ Curb Market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 501 Yanceyville St., GB. SNAP/EBT recipients receive match of up to $15 per visit. Biscuit Breakfast Bar, 8-11:30 a.m., March 17. Gritty Blues Breakfast Bar, 8-11:30 a.m. April 7. Wednesday Mid Week Market Reopens, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 18. Go Green Earth Day Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22. Made 4 the Market Arts, Craft and Pottery Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 6. Strawberry Pancakes and Celebration Day, 8-11:30 a.m. May 12. Blueberry Pancakes and Celebration Day, 8-11:30 a.m. June 30. Peach Pancakes and Celebration Day, 8-11:30 a.m. July 28. BLT Challenge and Tomato Celebration Day, 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 18. Labor Day Melon Celebration, 8-11:30 a.m. Sept. 1. Pumpkin Pancakes and Celebration Day, 8-11:30 a.m. Oct. 20. Made 4 the Holidays Arts, Crafts and Pottery Festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11 and Dec. 2. Pre-Thanksgiving Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 21. Apple Pancakes and Celebration Day, 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 17. Christmas Eve Market, 7 a.m.-noon Dec. 22. New Year’s Eve Market, 7 a.m.-noon Dec. 29. 336-373-2402.

Lexington Farmers Market Pre-season Organizational Meeting: 6:30 p.m. March 13, Davidson County Agricultural Extension offices, 301 E. Center St., Lexington. Bobbi Pinto, 336-287-6017.

Lexington Farmers Market, Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 13 and Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 129 Railroad St., Lexington. 336-287-6017.

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

GARDEN

Triad Chapter of the North Carolina Native Plant Society: 7 p.m. March 7, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. With Stefan Bloodworth who was responsible for the creation and installation of the prairie as the curator of H.L. Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. 336-493-3070 or www.ncwildflower.org.

National Collegiate Landscape Competition: March 12-17, Alamance Community College, 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham. More than 1,000 horticulture students and professionals are expected to attend. 336-578-2002.

Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden: 6:30 p.m. March 13, N.C. Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Free. Register. 336-641-2400 or guilford.ces.ncsu.edu.

Backyard Stream Repair: noon March 15, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. With Wendi Hartup, stormwater manager, Town of Kernersville. Bring lunch; garden will provide drinks. Free to garden members, $2 donation for non-members. Register. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Container Edibles – Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Small Spaces: 6-7:30 p.m. March 21, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. 336-883-8512.

Slow Gardening - North Carolina Style: 2 p.m. March 22, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. With NC Unit of the American Herb Society. Free to society and garden members. Non-members, $10. Register. 336-587-5727 or carlila1st@gmail.com.

Characteristics of Daylilies: 9 a.m.-noon March 24, Earth Fare, 2965 Battleground Ave., GB. Host: Triad Daylily Fans and Garden Club. Register. Plant sale. Refreshments. 336-456-4509.

Eat Your Way Through History and the Edibles in Our Kitchen Garden: noon April 12, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. Bring lunch; garden will provide drinks. Free to garden members, $2 donation for non-members. Register. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom: 2-4 p.m. April 14, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. More than 20,000 bulbs. Refreshments. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Community Gardening: noon-1 p.m. May 10, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. Bring lunch. Free to members, $2 donation for non-members. Register. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

Triad Daylily Fans and Garden Club Flower Show: June 2, Fellowship Presbyterian Church, 2005 New Garden Road, GB. Bring your own daylilies between 8 and 10 a.m. 336-456-4509.

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. Meetings generally include a plant sale and a program. Free. Light refreshments. May 6: Daylily Flower Preparation. 336-456-4509.

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. Wednesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Ecoflo, 2750 Patterson St., GB. 855-7925. City of Greensboro Household Hazardous Waste Hot Line: 336-373-2196.

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 Outing, 3-5 p.m. March 18, Lake Townsend Marina, 6332 Lake Townsend Road, Browns Summit. Participants will be in search of migratory waterfowl passing through or wintering on the lake. Register three days in advance. 336-373-3741.

Oak Hollow Annual Bass Tournament: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. March 17, 3431 N. Centennial St., HP. $50 per team plus a launch fee. Launch fee waived for those who register by March 16. For ages 16 and older. 336-883-3494 or www.highpointnc.gov/pr.

Pontoon-boat Birding Outing, 3-5 p.m. March 18, Lake Townsend Marina, 6332 Lake Townsend Road, Browns Summit. Participants will be in search of migratory waterfowl passing through or wintering on the lake. 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. Tuesdays, Elks Lodge, 2201 W. Cornwallis Drive, GB. Non-smoking and concessions available. ATM on site. gatecity2@aol.com.

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 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, West Wing, Depot, 236 E. Washington St., GB. Jennifer Hance, 336-373-2549. 


Gate City Horizons Concert Band: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, West Wing, Depot, 236 E. Washington St., 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. http://www.gibsonville.net/gibsonvillegardenrailroad.

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.

Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club: hikes, ski trips, restaurant outings, and club programs, 52 weeks a year. www.piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org.

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. $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 p.m. Wednesdays, Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB; $10/class or $35/4 classes. First class free. Sample tai chi, moderate aerobics, and yoga in one hour. 336-451-6017 or www.TaiRoGa.com.

Wildflower Walks: Wednesdays in March and April. With T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society and the Triad chapter of the N.C. Native Plant Society. www.tgpearsonaudubon.org.

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.

Yoga: 6 p.m. Mondays, Lindley Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. $10/class or $35/4. First class free. Full body workout and a stretch for new or experienced. 336-451-6017 or www.TaiRoGa.com.

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

Military

Korea Cold War Veteran (All Units): March 23-25, Hilton Garden Inn, Statesville. Camryn Landreth, 1024883@student.iss.k12.nc.us or David Benbow, david@statesvillelaw.com or 704-871-9000.

Schools

Brown Summit School Reunion, May 26. 336-639-9451 or brownsummitschoolalums@gmail.com.

Central, Andrews, Ragsdale, Class of 1971: April 27-29, Radisson Hotel, 135 S. Main St., HP. Hotel rooms, $84 per night. Tickets, $100 - includes dinner, dance and hospitality. Send payment to CAR Reunion, PO Box 20766, Greensboro, NC 27420. 336-674-0332 or B-LSTURDIVANT@NORTHSTATE.NET.

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.

N.C. A&T Classes of 1958, 1963, 1978, 1983, 2003, 2008 and 2013. The N.C. A&T Alumni Association is seeking class coordinators for all class years ending in 3s and 8s. alumni@ncat.edu.

SENIORS

ShepNet, variety of computer classes throughout the year, Shepherd's Center of Greensboro, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. 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.

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 to those 55 and older: Senior Resources of Guilford, 301 E. Washington St., GB. Classes include Zumba Gold, chair yoga, tai chi, arthritis and more. Call for schedule of classes. 336-373-4816.

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.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees: 11:45 a.m. second Thursday, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale 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 Kiwanis Club: noon Tuesdays, Sedgefield Country Club, 3201 Forsyth Drive, GB. GCKCGSO@gmail.com or www.gatecitykiwanis.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. 336-856-1600 or 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.

Aggie Toastmasters: 5 p.m. Mondays, N.C. A&T, Craig Hall, Room 111, 1601 E. Market St., GB. aggie.toastmasters1112@gmail.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.

Bank of America Toastmasters: noon first and third Wednesday, Bank Of America, The NAX (3rd Floor - Blue Wing), 4161 Piedmont Parkway, GB. 336-987-9022 or taryn.j.mitchell@bankofamerica.com. Also, toastmastersclubs.org.

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.

Blue Moon Advanced Toastmasters: 1 p.m. first Saturday, PB & Java, 616 S. Elm St., GB. 336-687-1933 or vpm-585095@toastmastersclubs.org.

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

Bus Masters: noon first and third Wednesday, Thomas Built Buses, 1408 Courtesy Road, HP. 336-878-4844 or kennard.frazier_jr@daimler.com.

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 Christian Toastmasters: 7:15-8:15 a.m. Tuesdays (except holiday weeks), Lawndale Baptist Church, 3505 Lawndale, GB. Founded on Christian principles. Open to new members and visitors. angelguerrero3@gmail.com or http://carolinachristian.toastmastersclubs.org/.

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.

Central Chapter of the North Carolina Society of Accountants: 6 p.m. fourth Mondays, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Asheboro. 336-996-7405, kevrob@triad.rr.com, or www.ncsa1947.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: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Education Center at Wesley Long Hospital, 501 N. Elam Ave., GB. Twelve-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating, or bulimia. Park directly across from the education center in the staff parking lot. Jasmine, 336-402-3903 or Candee, 330-329-6515.

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.

Furniture City Kennel Club: 6:30 p.m. second Monday, Boardroom at YMCA of Greater High Point, 150 W. Hartley Drive, HP. www.furniturecitykennelclub.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: 7 p.m. first Thursday, Studio Stitch, 3715 Battleground Ave., GB. Guests welcome. No July meeting. 336-288-9200.

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 Newcomers Club: meets September to May. www.greensboronewcomersclub.com.

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.

Lupus Support: 6-7:30 p.m. third Wednesday, Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. 877-849-8271, Ext. 2, info@lupusnc.org or www.lupusnc.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.

Mood Disorders: 6-7 p.m. Mondays, 910 Mill Ave., HP. 336-822-2826 or cdaye@mha-triad.org.

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.

Narconon New Life Retreat, screenings or referrals, 800-431-1754. Also, http://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/drug-abuse-information/signs-of-methamphetamine-abuse.html.

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 Chapter Association for Operations Management, www.triadapics.org.

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.

Public Relations Society of America, Tar Heel chapter. www.prsatarheel.org.

Pullman Poet Society: 5:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Centennial Station Arts Center, 121 S. Centennial St., HP. For all ages and skill levels. Clint Bowman, 336-889-2787, Ext. 26 or programs@highpointarts.org.

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.

Sex Addicts Anonymous. 800-477-8191, info@saa-recovery.org or www.saarecovery.org.

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.

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.

The Progressive Toastmasters: 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, General Classroom Building - Room A116, 1601 E. Market St., GB. 336-334-7616 or theprogressivetoatmasters@gmail.com.

Triad Association of Health Underwriters: 11:45 a.m. first Tuesday, Hilton Garden Inn Greensboro Airport, 238 N.C. 68 South, GB. Carol Pennington, 336-785-5243 or carol@penningtonassociates.biz.

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.

Triad Toastmasters Club: noon Wednesdays, Leonard Recreation Center - Meeting Room #4, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. http://www.3132.toastmastersclubs.org or email vpm-3132@toastmastersclubs.org.

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.

TAX ASSISTANCE

Shepherd's Center, 1 or 2:15 p.m. by appointment only, Mondays-Wednesdays, through April 4, West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St., GB. Now accepting requests. 336-378-0766 or www.shepctrg.org.

High Point VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program. Tax preparation is available on a first-come, first-served basis six days a week at six High Point sites through April 17: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Macedonia Family Resource Center, 401 Lake Ave.; 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, YWCA of High Point, 155 W. Westwood Ave.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, 121 SW Cloverleaf Place (drop off only); 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays, West End Community Center, 903 English Road; 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, Community and Neighborhood Development Center, 201 Fourth St.; and Guilford Technical Community College's High Point and Jamestown campuses (call 336-334-4822, Ext. 55060 to schedule an appointment). Alisha Doulen, 336-883-3042 or alisha.doulen@highpointnc.gov.

AARP TaxAide volunteers and Elon law students: 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through April 12, 208 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Mainly for low to moderate income people, especially those 60 and older, but no age or income limits. Make appointment. 336-252-8755 or www.elontaxapp.com.

VETERANS

Salute to Veterans: 11 a.m. March 10, Sandy Ridge United Methodist Church, 2223 Sandy Ridge Road, High Point. With Northwood United Methodist Church. Food, camaraderie with fellow veterans, Disabled American Veterans representative for Veterans Affairs benefits inquiries, speaker from VA Center.

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.

Guilford County Veterans Memorial memorial bricks, $250 each. http://www.gcveteransmemorial.org.

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.

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. April 7, Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale Drive, GB. Meeting begins, 8:30 a.m. $8.50. 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. second Thursday, Outback Steakhouse, Four Seasons Town Centre, 2105 Four Seasons Blvd, GB. Complimentary coffee, pastries. Opportunity for local veterans to connect or re-connect with other veterans. 336-331-1309.

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

Women to Work, Job Search Strategies for Success: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 6-8 and March 13-15, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

Emotional Wellness Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesdays, March 7-28, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

Monthly Networking: 9:30-10:30 a.m. March 7, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. For women who have been through or are interested in the Women to Work Program. Register. 336-275-6090.

Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet: 1-2 p.m. March 8, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

Banking Basics: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 14, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Lunch provided. Register. 336-275-6090.

Breaking Up and Moving On: 5:30-6:45 p.m. March 15, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Attorney Jackie Stanley discusses divorce, separation, etc. Register. 336-275-6090.

Culinary Herbs: 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 20, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. How to successfully grow herbs at home. Register. 336-275-6090.

Becoming a Home Owner, the Path to a New Home: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 22, Women's Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

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.

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

YOUTHS

Story Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. April 6, New Garden Friends School Library, 1128 New Garden Road, GB. For ages birth through 3. cskidmore@ngfs.org.

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

FIRST High School Robotics Team 1533, Triple Strange Meets: 4-7 p.m. Fridays, 624-D Guilford College Road, GB. New students welcome. cathy.gorton@gmail.com or www.usfirst.org.

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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