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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: See Website
Location: SciWorks
Summary: This is the third and final year for this popular event. For $25, you can adopt a Monarch butterfly, which you (or someone you designate) will release on September 27 at SciWorks. Your butterfly will be tagged with a unique research number, and you'll receive an adoption certificate listing that number. A wonderful way to commemorate a birthday, graduation, or anniversary or to remember a loved one. To adopt, call 714-7109 or stop by SciWorks. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Asheboro Public Library
Summary: Children and families are invited to meet everyday heroes of our community and learn what they can do to become a hero in their community. Fun activities, games and crafts will be set up throughout the library, along with a community organizations' table where families can learn more about being a local hero. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Carolina Theatre
Summary: This six-week festival includes an eclectic variety of films that date from the 1930s to 1990. This festival also includes the 48-Hour Film Project. Visit  carolinatheatre.com for the complete list of this year's festival's films and their ratings. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
Location: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)
Summary: This exhibit captures the evolving relationship between the historical and contemporary image through diverse personal and cultural perspectives of five contemporary artists: Harun Farocki, Leslie Hewitt, Pedro Lasch, Jumana Manna and Jeff Whetstone. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: Presented in collaboration with George Catlin’s American Buffalo, an exhibition on view at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, this new mini-exhibit showcases Plains Indians objects from the MOA’s permanent collection. Exhibit highlights include beaded moccasins from the Cree and Lakota Sioux tribes as well as two rare Comanche painted hide robes, on display together for the first time. The artifacts on view present an exclusive look at the height of Plains Indian culture. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: High Point Museum
Summary: This exhibit marks the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. It will feature register books from the Barbee Hotel which served as a hospital and letters from Camp Fisher. Information on Laura Wesson, who worked as a nurse at the Barbee Hotel, and Rev. Daniel Brooks, African American who was free and enlisted in the confederate army and was awarded the Southern Cross of Honor, will be included. It also will contain photos, maps and a slideshow featuring images from UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State Archives and the Library of Congress. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.
Location: SciWorks
Summary: Little Builders invites children ages 2-7 to create, play, and learn as they explore the concepts of construction, motion, and simple machines. Included with museum admission. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: This student-curated exhibit includes objects ranging from life-sized brass leopards to Aboriginal dot paintings, from an Egyptian mummy casing to a necklace of human teeth, and from Amazonian arrows to Kachina dolls. The exhibit is intended to inspire curiosity about peoples and cultures around the world. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.
Location: SciWorks
Summary: Team Up examines the science of sports through 13 interactive components, encouraging visitors to test their skills at basketball, tennis, soccer, and football while learning about math and physics. Included with museum admission. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: All-A-Flutter Farms
Summary: Visit a real working butterfly farm. Your visit begins with a fun, fast-paced skit using kids from the audience. You will learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly, then see eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis' and adult Monarchs in the flight house. All visitors are encouraged to hand-feed the butterflies for an up-close look. Picnic tables are available. Family Shows in July are every Wednesday & Saturday at 10 a.m. Private group tours available by appointment. Admission $6 each, children under 2 years are free. All payment types accepted. 454-5651. all-a-flutter.com

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Fathers Matter     
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Children's Home Society of NC

Summary: This six-week program for dads includes sessions on encouraging brain growth, building self-worth in children, child development, positive discipline techniques, creating influence and child safety. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library
Summary: Put on your superhero garb and blast over for some super fun. Test your superhero skills, fuel up with some superfoods sure to boost your powers, learn about some unexpected heroes and more. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: McGirt-Horton Branch Library
Summary: Have fun learning about the science of fire and investigate how fire is produced with the Greensboro Fire Department. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Studio 7
Summary: Tap into your most unique super power — imagination — for an hour of creative art making with Central children's librarians. Space is limited, so registration is required. Call 703-3041 to register. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: Noon- 2 p.m.
Location: GTCC Small Business Center MAC Computer Lab
Summary: A 2-hour course that introduces kids to the basics and theory of coding through a program called Scratch. The goal of this course is to expose kids to coding and the opportunities that come along with it. This introductory program is free and is designed to serve as feeder to a paid, week long Code Camp course planned for this August. The Introductory Program is limited to 20 participants for each class.
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-school-introduction-to-code-729-tickets-17500522534 ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Geeksboro
Summary: Nearly 75 years before "The Interview" lampooned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Chaplin used comedy as a cultural weapon against real-life dictator Adolf Hitler. Rife with puns and japes aimed at the Führer, the film concludes with a captivating final scene wherein Chaplin abandons the silence that dominated his career and shares his hope and vision for a modern world based on compassion. Tickets are $4 each for adults, $2 for kids 11 and under. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Vance H. Chavis Lifelong Learning Branch Library
Summary: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives in this rated PG movie. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: May Memorial Branch Library
Summary: For children ages 3-5. This special story time offers your 3-5 year old a variety of book related experiences featuring stories, songs, fingerplays and more. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 7-8 p.m.
Location: Thataways Youth Center
Summary: Bingo is designed to offer persons with developmental disabilities an opportunity to have fun playing Bingo and socialize. ...More Details
 
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: Noon-12:30 p.m.
Location: James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium
Summary: Enjoy this series of free organ recitals, featuring regional organists performing on the Tannenberg organ, built in 1800.

July 1: Andrew Scanlon
July 8: Peggy Howell
July 15: David Troiano
July 22: Murray Forbes Somerville
July 29: Teodora Circiumaru

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Wild at Art     
Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 10 am- Noon
Location: YWCA High Point
Summary: Kids can create and Moms can escape. Drop you kids at 10 a.m. for a fun 2-hour creative time and enjoy some time to run errands, shop or dive into that summer novel. For ages 8 and up only. Class size is limited so register early. Preregistration is required. Please call and ask for the Wild at Art program. ...More Details
 

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