GB — Greensboro
HP — High Point
JT — Jamestown
KV — Kernersville
A Walk to Paradise Garden: 3 p.m. Oct. 6, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. Musical fundraiser for the garden performed by the Salem Community Orchestra featuring the music of Strauss, Joplin and Vivaldi. Wine and cheese social begins at 3 p.m. followed by the concert from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. $15. 336-996-7888 or www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd. Registration and entertainment begins, 1:30 p.m. 336-553-2641 or https://greatergreensborocropwalk.org/.
Fundraiser for Charleston Trippodo and Rett Syndrome Research: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6, Double Oaks Bed and Breakfast, 204 N. Mendenhall St., GB. Music, silent auction, wide variety of food and more. With Charlie’s Angels. $20. 336-587-1410.
Go Baci Pagliacci! Gala Fundraiser: 6:30-9:15 p.m. Oct. 10, Greensboro Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Drive, GB. With Greensboro Opera. Music, food, drink, clowns, puppets, etc. www.greensboroopera.org.
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina’s Trailblaze Challenge: Oct. 11-13. 28.3 mile hike where participants can tackle the terrain of the Foothills Trail. 704-339-0311, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.nc.wish.org.
Quarter Auction: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 12, Mount Hope Community Fire Department, 6651 Holts Store Road, Julian. www.mhfd38.com.
Greensboro Arm Wrestling League’s GRAWL Brawl XII — Country Queen: 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Gibb’s Hundred Brewing, 502 State St., GB. Benefits She ROCKS (Research Ovarian Cancer Knowledge Support) the Triad in its efforts to fight ovarian cancer. $7-$10. http://bit.ly/grawl-xii.
Art Show: 2-7 p.m. Oct. 12, 3 Gwnedd Lane, Summerfield. Benefits New Garden Friends School. Tickets, $25 and include food, wine and the opportunity to hear guest speakers. ngfs.org/support-us/artshow.cfm.
Bourbon and Barbecue: 6 p.m. Oct. 12, LeBauer and Center City Parks, GB. Supports free children’s programming. Bourbon tasting. For ages 21 and older. $45-$50. 336-373-7533.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Guilford County 4-H Plant Sale: Ends Oct. 30. 336-641-2400 or www.guilford4h.com.
Shoe Drive: Through Oct. 31, First Lutheran Church, 3600 W. Friendly Ave., GB. Drop off new and gently used shoes, sneakers and boots between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sundays. Rubber-band shoes together; individual shoe boxes will not be accepted. 336-292-9125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latino Festival: 2-6 p.m. Oct. 6, YWCA of High Point, 155 W. Westwood Ave. Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Latin American food vendors, Latin American artisanal crafts, regional dance performances. Also, Los Acoustics Guys Band, Los Primos del Este and Yanet La Regia de Monterrey. Free. 336-882-4126.
Fourth Annual Guilford County Local Foods Celebration: through Oct. 12, events throughout Guilford County at farmers markets, community gardens, urban and rural farms, community dinners and library branches to celebrate the ways that residents grow, buy, cook and eat local foods. http://go.ncsu.edu/guilfordlocalfoodscelebration.
The Sound in Picture Concert: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 6, High Point University’s Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Free and open to the public. Movie Music Extravaganza featuring a variety of musical styles borrowed from film music, including classical, jazz and popular music and Broadway pieces.
Art in the Arboretum: noon-5 p.m. Oct. 6, Greensboro Arboretum, 401 Ashland Drive. Fifty artists, music on three stages, two food courts, gardening exhibits, art bark, etc. Free admission. 336-373-2199.
Michael Davidson Concert: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7, High Point University’s Charles E. Hayworth Sr. Memorial Chapel. Davidson performs a varied program of solo works for the trombone. He will also be featuring pieces for the trombone with the piano.
Salvation Army Angel Tree Accepts Applications: 8:30 a.m.- noon Oct. 7-11, 301 W. Green Drive, HP. Those who may apply include the parents or legal guardians of children 12 and younger, living in the following zip codes: 27260, 27262, 27263, 27265, 27282, 27350 and 27370. Must bring a variety of documents to apply. 336-881-5400.
High Point Newcomers Club: 10 a.m. Oct. 8, Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., HP. Topic: Understanding homelessness. Bring cans of food for the West End Ministries. www.hpnewcomers.com.
Pullman Poet Society: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Centennial Station Arts Center, 121 S. Centennial St., HP. Review Friedrich Nietzsche’s “The Parable of a Madman.” 336-889-2787, Ext. 26 or email@example.com.
Greensboro Stamp Club: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Lindley Park Recreation Center, 2907 Springwood Drive, GB. Tom Richardson discusses President Roosevelt’s stamp collection and his Postmaster General Farley. 336-294-0326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nat Greene Flyfishers: 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. Will compare purchased materials and Do-It-Yourselfer materials. Hands-on wrapping a rod. https://natgreeneflyfishers.com/index.htm.
Lunch and Learn: noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 9, UNCG, Stone Building, Edwards’ Lounge, Room 219. UNCG Gerontology Research, Outreach, Workforce & Teaching Hub. Sudha Shreeniwas and Sara Bailey. 336-256-1020 or gerontology.uncg.edu.
Fall Dance Concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27, High Point University’s Empty Space Theater. Free and open to the public. Bring a school supply donation for Fairview Elementary School in High Point. Complimentary tickets can be reserved starting Oct. 10. 336-841-4636 or email@example.com.
Day Honoring Vestal Coffin Events: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 10, N.C. A&T, ACB 101. Presentation, noon, Benjamin Benson marker on February 1 Plaza, GB. Tour of New Garden woods, 3 p.m. Tour of the New Garden Friends graveyard, 4:30 p.m., 801 New Garden Road, GB. 336-292-7316 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andy Griffith — Master of Mayberry with Elliot Engel: 7 p.m. Oct. 10, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. Learn about Griffith’s early life and little-known facts about the show’s production and its enduring fame. 336-318-6803.
Retention Is Everyone’s Problem and What You Can Do About It: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 10, Greensboro College, 109 Proctor Hall West. With Hall Beck. Free. Beck is a nationally recognized expert in retention and care for college students. 336-272-7102, Ext. 5262.
Piedmont Bird Club: 7 p.m. Oct. 10, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Social time, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Christopher Horrigan, parks division director for Guilford County. email@example.com.
Washington Street Walking Tour: 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Changing Tides Cultural Center, 613 Washington St., HP. Glenn Chavis offers guided walking tour of historic Washington Street. 336-885-1859.
Fittz/Hallquist — Cello/Piano Concert: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Community in Christ Presbyterian Church, 5431 Liberty Road, GB. Presenting works by Brahms, Debussy and Robert Schumann. Free admission. Will collect love offering for the musicians. Reception follows. Child care provided.
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.
3-7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Gospel Baptist Church, 9042 U.S. 311, Archdale.
2-7 p.m. Oct. 8, Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Ave., GB.
2:30-7 p.m. Oct. 10, Seventh Day Adventist Church, 896 Old Winston Road, KV.
Hiring Event: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 16, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. With Triad Goodwill and News & Record. 336-544-5305.
Career and Transfer Fair: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 17, Randolph Community College, JB & Claire Davis Training Center, 629 Industrial Park Ave., Asheboro. More than 30 employers and five universities are expected. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women to Work — Job Search Strategies for Success: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 22-24 and Oct. 28-31, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Free. Register. 336-275-6090.
Work Readiness Initiative: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Learn proper etiquette and professionalism when preparing for an interview or while at work. Register. Women only. 336-275-6090.
Career Support Network: 8-9:30 a.m. Mondays, Flywheel Coworking, 450 Design Ave., Winston-Salem. 336-283-6121 or NCWiseman@BurrissConsulting.com.
Triad Goodwill: Offers workforce training, hiring events, programs to help people with a criminal background find employment, resume workshops, money management workshops, GED preparation, scholarships, military opportunities, real estate license training, and more. Greensboro locations: 1235 S. Eugene St., 336-544-5305 and 3519 N. Elm St., 336-282-7307. Open interviews for jobs, 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, pre-apply at nowhiring.com/triadgoodwill/. www.triadgoodwill.org/train/.
Triad Job Search Network: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Covenant Methodist Church, 1526 Skeet Club Road, HP. 336-298-1152 or http://tjsn.net.
Women’s Job Club: 9:30-11 a.m. first Wednesdays, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Employment tips from monthly guest speakers, participate in activities, network. 336-275-6090.
Caring for Your Family Photos: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Marian Inabinett, curator of collections at the High Point Museum, offers participants some ideas about how to store, preserve, scan, and restore old photographs. 336-885-1859.
Dance Mania: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Nov. 6, Nov. 20, NC Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. $15 for all four sessions. Register. 336-641-2412 or email@example.com.
DNA 101: 7 p.m. Oct. 9, Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St. and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Senior Adults Center, 347 W. Salisbury St., Asheboro. Learn about the different DNA testing companies and what they have to offer. Free. Register. 336-625-3389.
Dementia and Care: 2-3:30 p.m. Oct. 10, First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., Greensboro. With Dr. Ed Shaw, gerontologist and director of counseling services at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. 336-478-4724.
Apples Canning Class: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Agriculture Center, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. $25. Register. https://guilford.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/05/food-preservation/.
Motorcycle Safety: 8:45 a.m. Oct. 11, 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.
Introduction to Bird Watching for Beginners: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Older children accompanied by adults are welcome to attend. Pets should stay at home. Joint activity with the T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bird Garden — Build It and They will Come: noon-1 p.m. Oct. 10, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. With Christina Larson. Free to PJCBG members, $2 for nonmembers. Drinks provided, bring lunch. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.
Flowering Trees and Shrubs: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB; 4 p.m. Oct. 13, Greensboro Arboretum Education Building, 401 Ashland Drive, GB; and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15, N.C. Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Road, GB. Free. Register. email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/.
Meet-Up Paddle: 9 a.m. Oct. 7, Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina, 1345 N.C. 61, Whitsett. Ages 13 and older. Register. $15 per person. $5 with personal boat. With certified kayak instructor. 336-222-5135.
Healthy Communities A3 Walks: Oct. 12, Ramseur Rail Trails section of the Deep River State Trail, Ramseur; Oct. 19, Bicentennial Park, Asheboro; Oct. 26, Presnell Park, Seagrove; Nov. 2, Freedom Park, Liberty; Nov. 9, Randleman Greenway on the Deep River State Trail, Randleman. All walks begin at 9 a.m. 336-625-2993, email@example.com or www.healthycommunitiesa3.com.
The Big Sit: 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 12, Bog Garden, Hobbs Road, GB. Identify as many bird species as possible during a 24-hour period. Participants may stay as long as they want, from an hour to all day. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy Communities A3 Hikes: Oct. 13, Franklinville Rail Trail to the historic Faith Rock; Oct. 20, Gold Mines in the Birkhead Wilderness in the Uwharrie Forest; Oct. 27, Ridge’s Mountain Nature Preserve maintained by the N.C. Zoo; Nov. 3, Mount Shepherd Retreat Center to the highest Point in Randolph County; 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, email@example.com or www.healthycommunitiesa3.com.
Ballroom Dance: 8-10 p.m. second Saturdays, Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. Free. E. Leggio, 336-643-6088.
Heart of the Triad Choral Society: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, September-May, Main Street United Methodist Church, 306 S. Main St., KV. Presents concerts and performs for various events throughout the year. No previous musical knowledge is necessary. $20-$60. www.heartofthetriadmusic.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.
29th Annual Old Tate Street Station Post Office Reunion: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 7, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale Drive, GB. Thomas Butler, 336-549-0787.
Ben L. Smith High, Class of 1984: Oct. 12, LaRue Elm Restaurant, 403 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Tonya Scales, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page High, Class of 1969: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 19, Greensboro Elks Lodge #602, 2201 W. Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro. $40 paid online to PayPal.Me/samspade1941; or by sending a check to Bill Cole, 4618-B Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455, write “Page Class of 1969 Reunion” in the memo line. Tour of Page, 11 a.m. Contact Cole at email@example.com with questions or with pertinent information, such as the death of any classmates since the 40th reunion.
Page High, Class of 1989: Oct. 25-27. www.page1989.com.
Kiser Middle — Hazelman Retro Jam: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9, 716 Benjamin Parkway, GB. Celebrate Kiser’s music legacy, dress your era, enjoy barbecue, memorabilia. Join the Kiser Alumni Association, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greensboro Senior, Class of 1957: 9 a.m. second Fridays, Golden Corral, 2419 Lawndale Drive, GB. Keith Olson, 336-288-2304 or email@example.com.
ShepNet, variety of computer classes throughout the year, Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro, 302 W. Market St., Greensboro. Organization also offers fun and educational trips throughout the year. 336-378-0766 or 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Prepare to Care — A Veteran Caregiving Workshop: 8:30-9:45 a.m. Oct. 8, Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, Lusk Center, 2501 Summit Ave., GB. Presenters from AARP will provide a road map for caregiving for veterans. Free. Register. 336-375-2357 or www.hospicegso.org/event/prepare-to-care/.
James A. Coleman Disabled American Veterans Outreach Benefits Program: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15, American Legion Post 55, 111 Miller St., Winston-Salem. Benefits entitlement information for all veterans and their families. Service officer on site to answer questions. With Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Robert G. Tate, Chapter #9.
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.
Veterans Transportation Network, operating out of DAV Chapter 20: Needs volunteer drivers to transport veterans to the VA facilities in Durham, Kernersville and Salisbury. Betsy Carty, 336-706-8047 or email@example.com.
Five Money Questions for Women: 5:45-6:45 p.m. Oct. 10, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Lisa Hemby, Edward Jones Investments. Register. 336-275-6090.
Breaking Up and Moving On: 5:30-6:45 p.m. Oct. 17, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register. 336-275-6090.
The Smart Diva: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Budgeting and credit seminar. Free lunch. Register. With Eric Turner, Lincoln Financial. 336-275-6090.
Emotional Wellness Support Group: 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesdays in October, Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Group sessions are peer-led by trained facilitators from Mental Health Association of Greensboro. Register. 336-275-6090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.