Key

GB — Greensboro

HP — High Point

JT — Jamestown

KV — Kernersville

FUNDRAISERS

Trivia on Tap: 6:30 p.m. April 1, Four Saints Brewing Company, 218 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro. $25, includes food and the trivia competition. Benefits Friends of the Randolph County Public Library programs. 336-318-6801.

#bettiegivesback day: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 3, 7600 Business Park Drive, GB. For a $10 donation to the Greensboro Symphony Guild at the door, the public may shop the Buckhead Betties sale a week prior to its opening. 336-202-4537 or Magz@thebuckheadbetties.com.

Give Back Bike Donation: 4:30-6 p.m. April 4, Morehead Park on the Downtown Greenway, 475 Spring Garden St. Bring gently used bicycles to donate to children at Jones Elementary and Hope Academy. 336-379-0821 or http://downtowngreenway.org/events.

Randolph County Partnership for Children’s Gala for the Children, A Night with Eric Carle: 6:30 p.m. April 6, AVS Banquet Centre, 2045 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro. Raffle tickets, $20. Gala tickets, $60. 336-629-2128 or www.randolphkids.org.

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

“War on Immigrants? What’s Going On?”: 6-7:15 p.m. April 3, First Friends Meeting, 2100 W. Friendly Ave., GB. With Immigration Policy Reform Roundtable of the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad. www.lwvpt.org/immigration.html.

Triad Chapter of the North Carolina Native Plant Society: 7 p.m. April 3, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. Elizabeth Lacey, an evolutionary ecologist, presents, “Changing Climate: Are the Natives Restless?” 336-493-3070 or www.ncwildflower.org.

TEDxGreensboro’s 2019 Signature Event — Keep It Simple: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 4, Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., GB. Ten speakers and three entertainment segments. Pre-event reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 3. Meet other participants and speakers. TEDxGreensboro.com.

Pesticide Collection Day: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4, Rockingham County Agricultural Center, 525 N.C. 65, Reidsville. For residents in Rockingham County and all of the surrounding N.C. counties. Nearly all pesticide products will be accepted, including banned and out-dated pesticides. 336-342-8230 or kathryn_holmes@ncsu.edu.

End of Year G.R.O.W.T.H. Event: 5-7 p.m. April 4, Mad Hatter, 201 Smyres Place, GB. Heavy hors d’oeuvres provided; guests may purchase their own beverages. End of a year of aging-related conversations, networking, research. Rebecca Adams, r_adams@uncg.edu.

Spring Musicians Honors Convocation: 12:30 p.m. April 4, Greensboro College’s Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel. Free. Participating students will perform a number of vocal and instrumental works. 336-272-7102, Ext. 5281.

NC MedAssist Holds Mobile Free Pharmacy Event: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4, High Point University Community Center, 921 Eastchester Drive, HP. Must be 18 or older. Individuals will receive up to eight over-the-counter medications. Free health screenings. Volunteers needed. www.medassist.org/volunteer.

Hamilton Lakes Lions Club Conducts Free Vision/hearing Screenings for Needy Adults: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 5, Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. The Lions are seeking the assistance of either an ophthalmologist or an optometrist to assist with this effort. 336-944-2280 or rnicholasb1946@gmail.com.

Spring Blooming: 5-9:30 p.m. April 5, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., GB. Celebrate the lighting of Janet Echelman’s sculpture, “Where We Met.” Concessions, lawn games, live music and more. 336-373-7533.

Great American Cleanup: 9 a.m.-noon April 6. Help remove litter from local waterways, streets, neighborhoods. Register. 336-373-2199 or https://form.jotform.com/90644029243959.

High Point Market: April 6-10. www.highpointmarket.org.

Earth Day Celebration: 1-5 p.m. April 6, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. Piedmont Bird Club volunteers will share information about birding and conservation. www.piedmontbirdclub.org.

Hispanic Liaison (El Vínculo Hispano) Hosts Legal Fair: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 6, Jordan Mathews High School, 910 E. Cardinal St., Siler City. Workshops on immigration, tenants’ rights, family law, youth mental health and a session for allies on immigration issues. Free consultations with immigration attorneys and free DACA renewals. Legal Services Expo. 919-742-1448 or www.hispanicliaison.org.

Vintage Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6, Körner’s Folly, 413 S. Main St., KV. Handmade wares, vintage clothing and jewelry, retro items and locally-produced goods. Food trucks, tours, scavenger hunts. 336-996-7922.

Egg-Stravaganza Open House: 1-5 p.m. April 7, Keyauwee Program Center, 2574 Sweetbriar Road, Sophia. Tour the site through an egg hunt and meet the staff during spring-themed activities like crafts and making s’mores over the campfire. 336-861-1198.

Free Screening of “Angst,” a Documentary about Anxiety Disorders: 4:40-6:30 p.m. April 7, Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road, GB. Film, 55 minutes. Discussion follows. For ages 10 and older. 336-292-7899.

Piedmont Bird Club Cleans Price Park and Highwood Trails: 2 p.m. April 7, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. www.piedmontbirdclub.org, select Contact Us.

Partnership for Children of Guilford County Observes Week of the Young Child: Guilford County Local Band Showcase, 6:30-8 p.m. April 8, Peeler Recreation Center, 300 Sykes Ave., GB; Family Village Resource Fair, 6-8 p.m. April 9, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St.; Family Village Resource Fair, 6-8 p.m. April 10, Greensboro Central Public Library, 219 N. Church St.; Third Annual PFC Community Partner Appreciation Night, 5:30-7 p.m. April 11, 500 W. Friendly Ave., GB, invitation only; Books and Babies with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, 9-11 a.m. April 12, Greensboro and High Point WIC Offices, 1100 E. Wendover Ave., GB and 501 E. Green St., HP; and Healthy Kids Day, 2-5 p.m. April 13, Hayes-Taylor YMCA, 2630 E. Florida St., GB. 336-274-5437.

BLOOD DRIVES

Red Cross at the Nussbaum Blood Center, 1501 Yanceyville St., GB. Hours and days of operation for whole blood and platelet donations: 11:45 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

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. April 2, UNCG, Elliott University Center. To celebrate the final season of “Game of Thrones,” HBO and the American Red Cross have partnered to ask fans and blood donors to #BleedForTheThrone this spring. UNCG is one of 20 blood drives across the country to take part in this promotion. Participants will receive a limited-edition Bleed For The Throne T-shirt and other items, while supplies last. Donors will also receive the new edition EUC Blood Drive t-shirt. https://euc.uncg.edu/blood-drive/.

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 3, East Forsyth High School, 2500 W. Mountain St., KV.

1:30-6:30 p.m. April 3, Northern Elementary School Greensboro, 3801 N.C. 150 East, GB.

2:30-7 p.m. April 4, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 2715 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB.

8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 7, Christ United Methodist Church, 410 Holden Road, GB.

2-6:30 p.m. April 8, Oak Ridge United Methodist Church, 2424 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge.

2:30-7:30 p.m. April 8, Fairfield United Methodist, 1505 N.C. 62 West, HP.

3-7:30 p.m. April 8, Summerfield Peace United Methodist Church, 2334 Scalesville Road, Summerfield.

CAREER

Seven-part Job Search Skill Workshop: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Wednesdays, through May 8, Greensboro Public Library, 219 N. Church St. GB. With Greg Shelton of Triad Job Search Network. April 3, Networking; April 10, Mastering Stress Questions. Register. Valerie Coll, 336-373-3764.

Alamance Community College Job Fair: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 3, location TBA. ACC students will be invited exclusively for the first hour and then members of the public will be invited to join for the remainder of the fair. Ilona Owens, 336-506-4146 or ilona.owens@alamancecc.edu.

Women to Work Job Search Strategies for Success: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 30-May 2, May 6-9, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Career assessment, resume writing, networking and more. 336-275-6090 or www.WomensCenterGSO.org.

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

Women’s Job Club: 9:30-11 a.m. first Wednesdays, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. April 3: Resumes. Employment tips from monthly guest speakers, participate in activities, network. 336-275-6090.

CLASSES

Lifeguard Classes: through June 22, YWCA High Point, 155 W. Westwood Ave., HP. Classes are held in the evenings on weekdays and all day on weekends. 336-882-4126 or zmiller@ywcahp.com.

What Are Cryptocurrencies?: 5-7:30 p.m. April 2, Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. In support of National Money Smart Week. Insights on cryptocurrencies and ways to protect yourself from fraud. 336-373-4559 or https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/.

Investing Education Seminar: 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 3, Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. In support of National Money Smart Week. With North Carolina Better Investing Chapter. 336-373-4559 or https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/.

Better Investing — Why and How: 5:30 p.m. April 4, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. With Daniel Perlman, president of the North Carolina Chapter of Better Investing. Part of Money Smart Week. 336-883-3216.

Mental Health First Aid: noon-5 p.m. April 4-5, Mental Health Greensboro, 700 Walter Reed Drive, GB. $75. Five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual. Register. 336-373-1402 or www.mhag.org.

Greensboro Power Squadron — America’s Boating Club offers America’s Boating Course: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6, Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Topics include boat handling, safety equipment, aids to navigation, rules of the road and more. Jerry Newton, 336-282-8522.

Bridge Lessons, Defense Classes: 9:15-11:15 a.m. Mondays, beginning April 8, Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. Opening leads, signals and second and third hand play will be covered. Eight weeks. $150. Send checks to Mary Leger, 29 Nandina Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27455. 336-327-6357.

GARDEN

Back Yard Habitat: 6:30 p.m. April 8, Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. How to make birds, butterflies, and other creatures find needed habitat in your yard and how to discourage unwanted creatures. Register. Lauren Taubert, lauren_taubert@ncsu.edu.

Triad Daylily Fans and Garden Club: 2-4 p.m. first Sunday, Earth Fare, 2965 Battleground Ave., GB. April 7: Steve and Mary Edwards of Just One More Daylily Gardens in Garner. Collections, cutting edge newest cultivars, garden whimsy and design. May 5: Ken Cobb, American Daylily Society archivist, shares photography tips and secrets. 336-456-4509 or https://triadnc.weebly.com/.

HOME

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

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

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

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

SENIORS

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.

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 seniorcenter@senior-resources-guilford.org.

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.

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

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.

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.

Triad Senior Community Choir: 4 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning May 3, Evergreens Lifestyle Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, GB. $20 fee includes T-shirt and future transportation to performances and activities. 336-373-4816, Ext. 237.

TAX ASSISTANCE

AARP TaxAide: 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through April 11, 218 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Mainly for low to moderate income people and seniors — but there are no age or income limits. By appointment only. 336-252-8755 or www.elontaxapp.com.

High Point VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program — through April 15: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Macedonia Family Resource Center, 401 Lake Ave.; 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, YWCA of High Point, 155 W. Westwood Ave.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, 121 SW Cloverleaf Place (appointment only, 336-883-3041); 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 (appointment only, 336-334-4822, Ext. 55060). Alisha Doulen, 336-883-3042 or alisha.doulen@highpointnc.gov.

Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro — VITA 2018 Tax Returns: 1 or 2:15 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, through April 8, West Market Church offices, 302 W. Market St., GB. With IRS approved volunteers. For ages 60 and older. Appointments required; call between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. 336-378-0766.

WOMEN

Navigating NC Works: 10 a.m.-noon April 2, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

Emotional Wellness Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesdays, April 3-24, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

Your Guide to LinkedIn: 1-3 p.m. April 4, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.

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

YOUTHS

Lego Showcase event, Come Build with Us — Experience STEM Engineering: 1-5 p.m. April 13, High Point University Community Center, Mall Loop Road. Free. Open to children in grades K-8, as well as parents and teachers. Register. http://www.highpoint.edu/education/legoshowcase/.

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

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

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

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

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. March readers — The National Hook up of Black Women (Triad Chapter). Register. 336-274-9199 or kniblett@sitinmovement.org.

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