GB — Greensboro
HP — High Point
JT — Jamestown
KV — Kernersville
Wendy’s Spirit Night for JDRF: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 12, Fifteen Wendy’s stores across the Triad will donate 10 percent of sales to JDRF. Facebook.com/JDRFTriad.
National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad’s Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award Dinner: Nov. 13, Koury Convention Center, GB. Awardees: Judge Lawrence McSwain of Greensboro and Nido Qubein of High Point. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.nccjtriad.org/citation.
Holiday Bazaar: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Providence Place Independent Senior Living, Westchester Village, 1701 Westchester Drive, HP. Rhonda McBride, 336-888-4564.
Kendra Scott Gives Back Party: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 14, Kendra Scott, 3110 Kathleen Ave., GB. The fashion-lifestyle brand will donate 20 percent of sales to JDRF. 336-299-9802 or Facebook.com/JDRFTriad.
Greensboro Police Club’s Barbecue: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 14, 524 Air Harbor Road, GB. $8. Eat-in or take-out. Take-out meals only will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memorial Stadium, 510 Yanceyville St., GB. 336-373-2571.
JDRF One Walk: 9 a.m. register, 10 a.m. begins, Nov. 16, BB&T Field, 499 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem. Two miles. Benefits Piedmont Triad Chapter of JDRF. Register. Eric Durham, 336-373-1768 or www2.jdrf.org.
Triad Health Project’s 5K: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Joymongers Brewing Company, 576 N. Eugene St., GB. Registration and opening ceremonies, 2:30 p.m. For everyone who wants to help end the HIV epidemic and support those who are impacted by it. 336-275-1654 or www.triadhealthproject.com.
Elsewhere’s Extravaganza: Nov. 16. Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. www.goelsewhere.org.
Archdale Library Friends Book Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16 and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 18-21, Archdale Public Library, 10433 S. Main St. email@example.com.
Chicken Dinner and Greek Pastry: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 17, Dormition of the Theotokos, 800 Westridge Road, Greensboro. With Daughters of Penelope and the AHEPANs. Pastries, cost varies; chicken dinner, $10. Eat in or take out.
Early Childhood Engagement Center’s Holiday Bazaar Fundraiser: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17, Temple Emanuel Social Hall, 1129 Jefferson Road, GB. Handcrafted items, baked goods, dog treats. $50 vendor fee. Louise, 336-292-7899.
American Legion Post 386 Hot Dog Sales: 8:30 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 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAUW Greensboro Branch Program: 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Congregational United Church of Christ, 400 W. Radiance Drive, GB. Refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Costumed reenactment of suffragists who, in 1917, protested and demonstrated by lighting watchfires. Guests from Vandalia Elementary School will provide an update on the branch members’ gifts of books toward their Books for Girls initiative. https://greensboro-nc.aauw.net/books-for-girls-an-initiative-of-aauw-greensboro/.
A Safe Place to Stay — Combating Homelessness, Police Violence and Jim Crow in Greensboro: 7 p.m. Nov. 12, McGirt-Horton Branch Public Library at 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. Presentation and discussion of a recent study. email@example.com.
Courtney Kittrell Reads “Unapologetically Favored: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Sunrise Books, 1101 N. Main St., Suite 202, HP. Memoir is the coming-of-age story of a black, lesbian leader in the U.S. Navy. www.unapologeticallyfavored.com.
Housing Resource Fair: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Macedonia Family Resource Center, 401 Lake Ave., HP. Supper, 5:30-6 p.m. Four presentations: Landlord/tenant rights, credit counseling, mortgage and refinancing and homebuyer assistance. Register. 336-883-3124.
Meet the Finalists for the Downtown Greenway Freedom Cornerstone: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Historic Magnolia House, 442 Gorrell St., GB. Free. Norman Lee and Shane Albritton of Houston, Texas. 336-387-8353.
NatGreene Fly Fishers: 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Seth Myco, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s District 5 fisheries biologist, will discuss their projects in this part of the state, their new rainbow trout winter stocking in local lakes and improving bass and crappie habitat in local lakes and ponds. https://natgreeneflyfishers.com/.
High Point Newcomers Club: 10 a.m. Nov. 12, Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., HP. Speaker: Dick Thomas, Piedmont Environmental Center. Bring unwrapped toys for the annual Toys for Joy, a Salvation Army project. The most needed toys are for children ages 9 to 12 and also infants. Canned food items will be accepted. www.hpnewcomers.com.
Greensboro Stamp Club: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Lindley Park Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. Jay Smith will present a program about his 43 years of being a dealer. 336-294-0326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Piedmont Triad Farmers’ Market: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 2914 Sandy Ridge Road, Colfax. Nov. 12: Free rabies vaccines, microchips are $3 each, pet pictures with Santa. With Humane Society of the Piedmont; volunteers needed. 336-605-9157.
High Point Ambassadors Breakfast: 8-10 a.m. Nov. 12, 98 Asian Bistro Events Center, 1800 N. Main St., Suite 106, HP. Alex Moore of Strategon will share marketing and business-growing tips. Register. 336-884-5255 or email@example.com.
Sheri Castle Shares Stories about Southern Cuisine and the Cultural Impact: 7 p.m. Nov. 13, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Free. Friends of the Library Cake-Off will take place place as well. Cakes will be juried by three local bakers at the Castle event; cash prizes will be awarded. Criteria will include taste, appearance and ease of preparation. 336-318-6803 or www.randolphlibrary.org/cakeoff.
Greensboro College Department of Music’s Musicians’ Honors Convocation: 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel. Free. Vocal and instrumental works. 336-272-7102, Ext. 5281.
T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. Mark Rose will talk about carnivorous plants. www.tgpearsonaudubon.org.
Town Hall on Reentry for Former Offenders: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Gibsonville Community Center, 314 Tenth Ave., Gibsonville. Guilford County Sheriff Danny H. Rogers shares the department’s plans for former inmates of the County Detention center who served their time and are returning to local communities. With the Rev. Edward Williams. 336-641-5581.
Guilford Nonprofit Consortium’s Annual Celebration of Nonprofits: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Three annual awards presented, brief program, food, drink. 336-790-0707 or guilfordnonprofits.org.
Family History During the Holidays: 7 p.m. Nov. 14, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Also, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Asheboro Senior Center, 347 W. Salisbury St. Focus on recording family stories, interviewing relatives, family history gifts and decorations. 336-318-6815.
International Day of Giving Thanks Community Potluck: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14, High Point University Community Center, 921 Eastchester Drive. Bring a dish to share with others. 336-883-3124.
Guilford Nonprofit Consortium’s Annual Celebration: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Will present three annual awards. Register. 336-790-0707.
Christmas at Governor Morehead’s Blandwood: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2-5 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 14-Dec. 29, 447 W. Washington St., GB. $5-$8. Blandwood will be closed Nov. 28, Dec. 24-25. 336-272-5003.
Phoenix Literary Festival Featuring Keynote — Maaza Mengiste: 5 p.m. Nov. 15 and 11 a.m. Nov. 16, High Point University’s Francis Auditorium in Phillips Hall. Free and open to the public. Maaza Mengiste is a novelist and essayist.
Greensboro Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter’s Founders’ Day/Holiday Luncheon: 11 a.m. Nov. 16, member’s home. All Triad area Delta Delta Delta alumnae are welcome. Cathy, 336-887-5387.
Shaggin’ at the Station: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 16, Centennial Station Arts Center, 121 S. Centennial St., HP. Music with Special Occasion Band, open dance floor, cash bar, food trucks. $10. HighPointArts.org/events.
Parent Empowerment Summit: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Southwest High School, 4364 Barrow Road, HP. Three 45-minute sessions covering topics such as student anxiety, athletic ambition, scholarships and more. Register. 336-819-2970 or http://bit.ly/ParentSummitSWHS2019.
Chamber Music Series Presents Annual Holiday Concert: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 17, High Point University’s Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel. Free and open to the public. Faculty performances of holiday favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite and arrangements from favorite Christmas carols around the world.
Chamber Music Series Presents Annual Holiday Concert: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 17, High Point University, Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel. Free. Faculty performances of holiday favorites.
Veterans Day Program: 2 p.m. Nov. 10, Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Greene Drive, GB. With Steve Millikin Black Caps Veterans Group. 336-288-8434.
Veterans Day: 11 a.m. Nov. 11, Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park, 9652 W. Market St., KV. With retired Marine Colonel Dan Camia, Sereh Haley, color guards, bagpipes, special music, the laying of the wreath, taps and other commemorative activities. Rain or shine. Bring seating. www.carolinafieldofhonor.org.
Veterans Day Celebration: 11 a.m.-noon Nov. 11, Randolph Community College’s JB & Claire Davis Corporate Training Center, 629 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro. Speaker: Brooke Schmidly, assistant staff judge advocate general of the United States Air Force Reserves, RCC trustee and district court judge. Light luncheon follows. 336-633-0200.
Free Veterans Day Clinic: 8:20 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 11, Dr. Lisa Jo Adornetto, 3861 Battleground Ave., GB. Make appointment. 336-288-9878.
Veterans Day Parade: 4 p.m. Nov. 11, downtown Asheboro. 336-625-6223.
Free Ride-Thru Exterior Car Wash: Nov. 11, Autobell Car Wash. All veterans and active duty military. www.autobell.com/veterans.
Free Meal: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 11, all 29 K&W Cafeterias. For veterans and active-duty military. www.kwcafeterias.biz.
Red Cross at the Nussbaum Blood Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. Hours and days of operation for whole blood and platelet donations: 11:45 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; and 11:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursdays.
noon-4:30 p.m. Nov. 10, McLeansville Fire Department, 5326 Frieden Church Road, McLeansville.
2-6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Bales Wesleyan Church, 1001 Bales Chapel Road, JT.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 13, High Point University Slane Center, 833 Montlieu Ave., HP.
noon-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave., GB.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 16, Mount Hope Community Fire Department, 6651 Holts Store Road, Julian. Fill the Truck begins. www.mhfd38.com.
Parkinson’s and the Arts: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, through May 5, Van Dyke Performance Space at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Free program allows individuals with Parkinson’s disease to use dance, art, music, drama and improv comedy as therapy. 336-373-2547 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ServSafe Manager Class and Exam: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14, High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1634 N. Main St., Suite 102, HP. Instructor: Josh Cooke from Raise-the-Grade. Cost for HPCVB attendees, $104.30 (30 percent discount). 844-704-3663 or www.RaiseTheGrade.com (discount code: HPCVB19).
Communication Perfection: 6 p.m. Nov. 14, High Point Public library, 901 N. Main St. With Margaret Morris, founder of Triad Speech Consultants. Will focus on effective ways of being heard, spoken to and understood. 336-883-3646.
Motorcycle Safety: 8:45 a.m. Nov. 15, Alamance Fire Department, 4108 Presbyterian Road, GB. Start time is subject to change. With Guilford County Sheriff’s Office and BikeSafe NC. 336-382-4994 or NSOUTHE@guilfordcountync.gov.
Notary Public Workshop: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 16, Greensboro College. $139, includes a copy of the current Notary Public Guidebook. Register. http://empowerweb.greensboro.edu/community.
Falling Workshop — The Art of Injury Prevention: 9:30-11 a.m. Nov. 16, ClubFitness Oak Branch, 21 Oak Branch Drive, GB. Learn controlled falling techniques. $25-$40. Register by Nov. 13. 336-851-1890, Ext. 1102.
Healing Touch Clinic: Nov. 13, 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.
Ask a Garden Expert: noon-1 p.m. Nov. 14, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. With Toby Bost, horticulturist, retired Forsyth County Extension agent and author. Members, free; non-members, $2. Bring lunch. Drinks provided. 336-996-7888.
In the Garden With Santa: noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7-8, Greensboro Council of Garden Clubs, 4301-A Lawndale Drive, GB. Children and pets are welcome to sit on Santa’s lap. Photographs available for a nominal fee. Free crafts for the children. With Anniversary Garden Club. 336-580-6617.
Guilford County Beekeepers Association Meetings: 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Guilford County Agricultural Center Barn Meeting Room, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Visitors welcome. 336-740-1703 or email@example.com.
Triad Daylily Fans and Garden Club: 2-4 p.m. first Sunday, Earth Fare, 2965 Battleground Ave., GB. 336-456-4509 or https://triadnc.weebly.com/.
Healthy Communities A3 Hikes: Nov. 10, Longarm Ridge Trail at Camp Caraway. All hikes will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Asheboro Farmer’s Market, 134 S. Church St. to car caravan to the site of the hike. 336-625-2993, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.healthycommunitiesa3.com.
Doctor-led Walk: 8:30 a.m. Nov. 16, Country Park, GB. Leashed pets are welcome. With Triad Foot & Ankle Center. Meet at the back of Jaycee Park’s parking lot, 3802 Jaycee Park Drive. triadfoot.com/walk.
Get Hiking: 2 p.m. Nov. 23, Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina, 1345 N.C. 61, Whitsett. Free. Register. www.BurlingtonNC.gov/Outdoors.
Strong Moms GSO: 9:30-10:30 a.m. third Friday, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St. GB. Free, accessible fitness community for every local mom to feel encouraged in their pursuit of motherhood and fitness. 336-373-7533.
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 http://shepnetgreensboro.org/registration.html.
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: Multiple classes, lunchtime forum speakers. Program designed to enrich the lives and learning of older adults. 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.
Fitness Classes for Active and Aging Adults: Evergreens Lifestyle Center at Senior Resources of Guilford, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, lower level, GB. 55 years or better — AHOY, Tai Chi, Zumba Gold, chair yoga, better balance. Call or email to inquire for times and days. 336-373-4816, Ext. 237 or email@example.com.
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.
Humana: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 1420 Westover Terrace, Suite C, GB. Offers a variety of health and wellness classes, activities and programs to Humana Medicare members and the community. 336-547-2701.
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.
Outdoor Adventure Recreation: Weekly hikes and outdoor activities for ages 55 and older through Kernodle Senior Center. Typical hike, three miles. A medical form signed by a doctor and a waiver must be completed prior to participation in any SOAR activities. 336-222-5135 or www.BurlingtonNC.gov/SOAR.
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.
Rural Outreach Program: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday, Center United Methodist Church, GB. Enjoy a hot catered lunch with entertainment. Ages 55 and better. RSVP 48 hours in advance at 336-373-4816, Ext. 265 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.
Rural Outreach Program: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Tuesday, Shady Grove Wesleyan Church, 119 N. Bunker Hill Road, Colfax. Enjoy a hot catered lunch with entertainment. Ages 55 and better. RSVP 48 hours in advance at 336-373-4816, Ext. 265 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.
Rural Outreach Program: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second Thursday, Stokesdale United Methodist Church, 8305 Loyola St., Stokesdale. Enjoy a hot catered lunch with entertainment. Ages 55 and better. RSVP 48 hours in advance at 336-373-4816, Ext. 265 or RuralOutreach@senior-resources-guilford.org.
Seniors’ Health Information Program: Assists people with Medicare, Medicare Part D, Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans. Free counseling. Bob Boyd, Guilford County SHIIP Coordinator, 336-373-4816, Ext. 253.
Triad Senior Community Choir: 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Evergreens Lifestyle Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, GB. $20 fee includes T-shirt and future transportation to performances and activities. 336-373-4816, Ext. 237.
Emotional Wellness Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m. Nov. 13, 20, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Are you longing for understanding, compassion and support? Free. Register. 336-275-6090.
Thanks a Lot: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 12, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Linda Stell, You Defined Life Coaching. Fun and profound twist on gratitude. Free. Register. 336-275-6090.
Five Money Questions for Women: 5:45-6:45 p.m. Nov. 14, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Lisa Hemby, Edward Jones Investments. Free. Register. 336-275-6090.
Sprouts: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 14, Wonderland Bookshop, 409 State St., GB. With Kellin Foundation. Story time for children 5 and younger and their caregivers. 336-429-5600.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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. email@example.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. Register. 336-274-9199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.