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Friday, July 25, 2014
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Location: Greensboro Children's Museum
Summary:

Explore the Greensboro Children's Museum with the whole family when admission is discounted to $4 per person.

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Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: This new student-curated long-term exhibit demonstrates the remarkable amount of cultural diversity found in Africa by providing an in-depth examination of five ethnic groups: the Bamileke of Cameroon, the Baule of Cote d’Ivoire, the Kuba of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Tuareg of the Western Sahara, and the Zulu of South Africa. The exhibit showcases objects from each of these cultures selected from the MOA’s significant African collections. In some cases, these are objects that have not been displayed in many years. Admission is free. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun. 2-5 p.m.
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum
Summary: See a community display about Ten Thousand Villages, which creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by selling their products. 2014 marks the 10th year in Greensboro, distinctive because it is a global operation with local support and long-term, fair trade relationships. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Kernersville Library - Room 1 (Lower level)
Summary:

Description: Come see a recently-released family-friendly movie! We'll supply the popcorn and drinks. To find out what we're showing, call 703-2930.

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Gold Panning     
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday - Saturday through October 31, 2014, weather permitting
Location: Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
Summary: Visitors can experience gold panning similar to miners over 200 years ago. The site uses dirt from historic Little Meadow Creek, where smaller gold flakes are still found on a daily basis. Instructors are available for visitors who have never panned for gold before. Any gold found may be kept as a souvenir. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: July 24 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (special presentation for Triad Boys & Girls Club
July 25 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
July 26 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
July 27 2 p.m.
Location: Christ United Methodist Church
Summary: A classic story of rivalry and power, Disney's CAMP ROCK: The Musical opens with Mitchie and her friends arriving at Camp Rock, ready to spend another summer jamming out and having the time of their lives. But the new, flashy Camp Star across the lake now threatens Camp Rock's very existence. To keep the doors open, Mitchie steps up, rallies her fellow Camp Rockers, and gets them into top shape for the ultimate showdown. Appropriate for all ages. ...More Details
 
Leonardo      
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Oakview Recreation Center
Summary: It's time to go Rockin' and Reading with Leonardo when he strums into town with his humorous, high energy musical program that inspires little rockers to become big readers! This highly interactive performance has plenty of sing alongs, hand signs, dance moves, and volunteers "jamming" with the band. Free and open to the public. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 8:30 and 9:30 a.m.
Location: Tanglewood Shelter 4 by the Playground
Summary:

Bring your kids to the playground to get some energy out while you exercise!  Intense Metabolic Effect workouts are 30 minutes so your kids won't have time to start fussing!  Bring a mat, hand weights if you have them, and water.

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Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Mallory Jordan Branch Library
Summary: Clap your hands, jump up and down and march around the room!! Join us for preschool music and movement. A program designed for preschool children to engage in fun movement activtities to music. Large groups please call. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location: Greensboro Science Center
Summary: SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure brings real shipwreck treasures and the technology used to recover them right to Greensboro Science Center. Find out what it's like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure recovered from thousands of feet deep. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location: Old Salem Historic District
Summary: Salem Sleuth is an interactive program for elementary through middle school children. This program is for groups such as day camps, day cares, youth groups, scouting groups, homeschool groups, etc. Children will receive a sleuth mission to complete while touring the historic town of Salem. Once the mysteries are solved they can collect a prize at our Visitor Center. Tours are approximately three hours in length. Minimum 7 people in group. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: Monday-Saturday,10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Location: SciWorks
Summary: This exciting exhibition highlights the engineering behind so many of the structures we encounter in our daily lives... from buildings and bridges to traffic intersections and gravity dams. Twelve highly interactive stations use hands-on activities for both younger and older students to present real-world problems that can be solved using an engineering approach. ...More Details
 
Date: July 25, 2014
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free. ...More Details
 

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