Calso Fitness will present “Movement Pain Free — How to build strength properly to crush your friends in the last round of bridge!” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Harmony at Greensboro, 3316 Battleground Ave.

Participants will learn ways to build strength properly to be able to tolerate long outings and any other activity they enjoy. These tips will help with low back pain.

To RSVP call 336-281-9945.

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The 2019 Relay for Life of Guilford County, the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society, will be Friday, May 17, at Western Guilford High School.

The event will begin with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m.; the Survivors Lap will follow. The Survivors Lap is an inspirational time when survivors are invited to circle the track together and help everyone celebrate the victories they’ve achieved over cancer. Relay for Life also recognizes and celebrates caregivers at the event.

“Relay Around The World” is the theme.

To register or to buy a luminaria bag, visit www.relayforlife.org/guilfordnc.

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The American Heart Association has named Derek Ellington, Bank of America’s Triad market president, as the chairman for the 25th annual Greater Guilford Heart & Stroke Walk.

The walk, sponsored by Cone Health and Bank of America, will be May 18, at UNCG. The day’s program starts at 8 a.m., and the walk begins at 9 a.m.

For information, visit www.guilfordheartwalk.org. To become a corporate sponsor, donate or form a team, contact Garet Beane at 336-542-4829 or Garet.Beane@Heart.org.

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Happy Healthy Aging: Planning for the Future will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23 at the Senior Resources of Guilford Evergreens Lifestyle Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway in Greensboro.

Five aging specialists will give a presentation with individual breakout sessions to urge participants to think about, “Where do I go from here to age happy and healthy?”

The registration deadline is Friday, May 17; call 336-355-7733.

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JDRF’s Piedmont Triad Chapter will host its second annual Preakness Party at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at GIA Eat Drink Listen at 1941 New Garden Road in Greensboro. Post time for the Preakness Stakes is about 6:45 p.m.

Join JDRF for an evening of bourbon, appetizers, horse racing, contests and fun. Guests wearing their most spectacular hats, bow ties or other Triple Crown-inspired attire will be eligible for prizes.

Tickets are $45 per person at bit.ly/JDRFPreakness2019. To buy tickets by cash or check, call Danielle Hayes at 336-455-7907.

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Hospice of Davidson County will host The Plaids at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Weathervane Winery. The group will play hits from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s.

Tickets are $25 per person or $45 for two at http://tiny.cc/1wgg6y.

Food or dessert baskets are available for pre-purchase or at the door for $45. Each basket feeds two-three people and includes a commemorative basket.

The family-friendly event is rain or shine; lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. No outside food or drinks/alcohol are permitted.

For more information, call 336-475-5444 or visit hospiceofdavidson.org.

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The Kellin Foundation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. May 20 at 2110 Golden Gate Drive in Greensboro.

Participants will celebrate the launch of the foundation’s new trauma recovery center.

For information, visit www.kellinfoundation.org.

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