Key

GB — Greensboro

HP — High Point

JT — Jamestown

KV — Kernersville

SPECIAL EVENTS

Company K — From Asheboro to the Fields in France: 2:30 p.m. Aug. 25, Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. $10. Tells the story of Randolph County’s Company K of the State Militia from its formation in 1911 through WWI when it was sent to France and into battle. 336-318-6800.

Bridal Show: 1-4 p.m. Aug. 25, Blandwood Mansion and Carriage House, 447 W. Washington St., GB. Free. Amanda Garner, 336-953-0636 or amandakevents@gmail.com.

Back to School Dance Mixer: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 25, LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., GB. Music and Urban Line Dancing. With DJ Marcus B. Smooth. 336-373-7533.

North Carolina Tattoo History: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 26, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. With C.W. Eldridge of the Tattoo Archive. See photographs, flash and business cards from North Carolina tattooists from the past. 336-885-1859.

Ridgewood Try a Tri for Hospice Race: 8 a.m. Aug. 31, Ridgewood Swim and Tennis Club, 808 James Doak Parkway, GB. Race begins with a 200-meter swim; athletes then will transition to a rolling 10-mile bike (roads are open to traffic) and finish with an out and back rolling two-mile run in the Ridgewood neighborhood. Benefits Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro. www.TriforHospice.org.

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 alpost386@gmail.com.

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.

Drives

3-7:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Summerfield’s First Baptist Church, 2300 Scalesville Road, Summerfield.

2-6:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Kernersville Wesleyan Church/Family Life Center, 930 N. Main St., KV.

1:30-7 p.m. Aug. 27, First Baptist Church, 401 Oakhurst St., KV.

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27, Archdale Recreation Center, 214 Park Drive, Archdale.

2:30-7 p.m. Aug. 28, Bryan Family YMCA, 501 W. Market St., GB.

1-5:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Spears Family YMCA, 3216 Horse Pen Creek Road, GB.

2-6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Burnett’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 1201 Burnetts Chapel Road, GB.

2-6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, First Wesleyan Church, 1701 Westchester Drive, HP.

noon-5 p.m. Aug. 30, Greensboro Day School, 5401 Lawndale Drive, GB.

CAREER

StepUp Greensboro’s Job Readiness Training Program: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 9-13, 707 N. Greene St., GB. Learn how to develop employablility skills, search and apply for jobs, overcome barriers to gain employment, dress for success, interview and more. 336-676-5871 or www.stepupgreensboro.org.

Women to Work — Job Search Strategies for Success: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 10-12 and Sept. 16-19, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Free. Register. 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.

CLASSES

Beautiful and Sustainable Lawns — A Greener Yard: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Kathleen Clay Edwards Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3, NC Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Road, GB; and 4 p.m. Sept. 8, Greensboro Arboretum Education Building, 401 Ashland Drive, GB. Register. lauren_taubert@ncsu.edu.

Parkinson’s and the Arts: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 27-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 music@greensboro-nc.gov.

What, Why and How of Workplace Wellness Programs: noon-1:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Charles Aris, 299 N. Greene St., GB. With Terri Maultsby of Think Eat Grow. $15. Register. 336-379-0821 or www.eventbrite.com.

Diving into Diagnosis: 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 28, Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders. With Mental Health Greensboro. www.mhag.org/diving/.

Breakthrough Business Summit: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29, Randolph Community College, room 103 of the Continuing Education and Industrial Center, Asheboro. Theme: Empowering Nonprofit Success. Free. For anyone involved in running a nonprofit. Register. 336-633-0216 or email ljbrady@randolph.edu.

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.

Crochet Classes: 10 a.m. Mondays and 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Stitch Point, 1614-C W. Friendly Ave., GB. $25 for four classes. Multiple knitting classes are offered as well. 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: Aug. 28, 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.

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

InSpire 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.Classes listed at http://shepnetgreensboro.org/registration.html. 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.

RECREATION

Sunset Paddle: 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27, Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina, 1345 N.C. 61, Whitsett. Register. $20 per person; $8 with personal boat. For ages 13 and older. 336-222-5135.

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.

Free Fitness: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, May through September, Morehead Park Trailhead Parking Area, 475 Spring Garden St., GB. With Bryan YMCA. 336-379-0821.

Free Community Yoga: 2 p.m. Sundays, Atvara Hot Yoga Lounge, 778-D Park Centre Drive, KV. 336-996-9642.

Gate City Horizons Jazz Band: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, The Music Center, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Jennifer Hance, 336-373-2549.

Gate City Horizons Concert Band: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, The Music Center, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB, GB. Jennifer Hance, 336-373-2549.

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. $5 per class. 336-883-3506.

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

Pullman Poet Society: Meets for readings on the first Saturday of the month. Meets to critique and refine their work on the second Tuesday of the month. 336-889-2787 or programs@highpointarts.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.

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: 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Smith Recreation Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Free for ages 18 and older. Sample tai chi, moderate aerobics and yoga in one hour. 336-373-7564.

REUNIONS

Ben L. Smith High, Class of 1984: Oct. 12, LaRue Elm Restaurant, 403 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Tonya Scales, tonyascales46@gmail.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, kiseralumni@gmail.com.

SENIORS

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 seniorcenter@senior-resources-guilford.org.

Free Bone Health Talks and Free Bone Density Screenings: 10 a.m. fourth Monday, Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. With OsteoStrong. 336-763-2400 or www.osteostrong.me.

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.

VETERANS

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. 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.

Coffee with Veterans: Various times and dates. With UNCG Alumni Association/Office of Alumni Engagement. 336-334-5696 or alumni@uncg.edu.

WOMEN

Nutrition for Women: 2-3 p.m. Aug. 27, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. Register dietitians will lead. Free. Register. 336-275-6090.

Five Money Questions for Women: 5:45-6:45 p.m. Aug. 29, Women’s Resource Center, 628 Summit Ave., GB. With Lisa Hemby of Edward Jones Investments. Free. Register. 336-275-6090. Send calendar events with the date in the subject field to Janice Carmac at people@greensboro.com. Deadline is noon Thursday.

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