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Friday, August 22, 2014
Date: August 22, 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: August 22, 2014
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Location: Historic Depot-Downtown Burlington
Summary: Burlington Recreation & Parks along with the Downtown Corporation presents 4th Fridays offering kids activities (art, face painting, balloon twisting, etc), Live music, food trucks, downtown shopping, and eating. Stay for the musical chairs headlining 80's pop rock dance music band She Bop. ...More Details
 
Date: August 22, 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: August 22, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Reynolda Manor Branch Library
Summary: Songs, bouncy rhymes and a story. ...More Details
 
Date: August 22, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Summary: An American in Paris. 1951. Directed by Vincent Minelli. ...More Details
 
Date: August 22, 2014
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Location: Royal Expressions School of Dance
Summary: Meet teachers and staff, try out classes, and get registered. If you already know what you want to take come anytime between 6 - 10 pm. Or come during a sample class below: 6:00 – 6:30 pm Creative Movement/Preballet and Tap for Toddlers (ages 2 - 4) 6:30 – 6:50 pm Ballet (5 - 10 yrs) 6:50 - 7:10 pm Jazz (5 - 10 yrs) 7:10 – 7:30 pm Tap (5 - 10 yrs)) 7:30 – 8:00 pm Ballet (11 – adult) 8:00 - 8:30 pm Contemporary (11 - adult) 8:30 - 9:00 pm Jazz (11 - adult) 9:00 - 9:30 pm Hip Hop (11 - adult) 9:30 - 10:00 pm Tap (11 - adult) ...More Details
 
Gold Panning     
Date: August 22, 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: August 22, 2014
Time: Friday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (half-off sale)
Location: Guilford College United Methodist Church
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Date: August 22, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Community Arts Cafe'-The Underground Theater
411 West 4th St
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Summary: Magical Comedian Chris Collins and Master Mentalist Erik Dobell have teamed up to bring you a night of stunning magic, reality shattering mindreading and hilarious mayhem. A night where impossibilities are brought to life right in front of your eyes. Impossibilities is a family friendly, comedy magic show featuring illusions, sleight of hand and feats of mind reading. ...More Details
 
Date: August 22, 2014
Time: Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (half-price sale)
Location: 504 Four Seasons Town Centre Greensboro (in the old Woodcraft space at Four Seasons Mall near the JC Penney parking deck.)
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Date: August 22, 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: August 22, 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: August 22, 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: August 22, 2014
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem


Summary:

Enjoy stories, make crafts, engage our minds with fun activities or even have a tasting.



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Date: August 22, 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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