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North Carolina Digital Library

North Carolina Digital Library

Published September 12, 2014
You are invited to Veterans Information Session – August 22

You are invited to Veterans Information Session – August 22

Published August 18, 2014
Ava Gardner Festival – Oct. 3-5

Ava Gardner Festival – Oct. 3-5

Published August 11, 2014
Camp Flintlock

Camp Flintlock

Published July 7, 2014
East Bend’s 24th Anniversary God and Country Celebration-June 28th, 2014

East Bend’s 24th Anniversary God and Country Celebration-June 28th, 2014

Published June 25, 2014
Summer On Trade

Summer On Trade

Published June 19, 2014

North Carolina Digital Library

September 12, 2014 No Comments

There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like The Giver, Dark Places, Gone Girl, and Serena just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive. The North Carolina Digital Library contains a ...

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Ava Gardner Festival – Oct. 3-5

August 11, 2014 No Comments

The Ava Gardner Museum, one of North Carolina’s most remarkable attractions, honors the life, loves, and legacy of one of Hollywood’s most glamorous leading ladies. Come to downtown Smithfield and discover the real Ava Gardner as you take the self-guided tour through more than 5,000 square-feet of exhibit space. You’ll see extraordinary costumes, movie posters ...

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Camp Flintlock

July 7, 2014 No Comments

Camp Flintlock was established in 1999 by Mr. and Mrs. Tim Langdon of Four Oaks, NC. They had the idea that “People, particularly children, should have the opportunity to learn about history by living it”. Initially Camp Flintlock began as a summer camp. Today, the business is a collection of several Colonial American programs including: ...

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Summer On Trade

June 19, 2014 No Comments

Summer On Trade will be held at  6th & Trade Streets in the Arts District from 7:00-10:00 pm June 21, Possum Jenkins (Americana) June 28, Bo Stevens (Honky Tonk) July 5, John Howie Jr. & Rosewood Bluff (Country Rock) July 12, Westend Mambo (Latin) July 19, Janice Price (Jazz, R&B, Blues) July 26, The Special Occassion Band (Beach) August 2, Envision (Motown ...

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SENIOR MUSINGS – It’s Time

May 14, 2014 No Comments

By Nancy M. Hall Recently, at a meeting of people working in the aging services network and other human services organizations, I was speaking of my wish for our city/county to celebrate Older Americans Month, which is usually in May. I was sharing information about how in Ireland there is a whole month of “celebrating ...

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Ready for Some Really ‘Rad’ Reptiles?

May 14, 2014 No Comments

SciWorks will celebrate some of the Earth’s most fascinating and misunderstood creatures during Really ‘Rad’ Reptiles Day on Saturday, May 17 from 1 to 5 pm. Why meet a reptile? You’ll learn some fascinating facts such as: “Cold-blooded” is not actually the best way to describe reptiles. Their blood is not necessarily cold, but they ...

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Piedmont Triad’s 3rd Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk

May 14, 2014 No Comments

Please join us for the Piedmont Triad’s 3rd Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Walk on June 21, 2014 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Triad Park in Kernersville. The walk is an annual event hosted by our organization and is designed to rally the community together in the fight against elder abuse, neglect and exploitation ...

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Second Spring Arts Festival

March 27, 2014 No Comments

Tell Grandma to keep to keep on knitting and Grandpa to keep on whittling! Why? Because research now validates what we have known intuitively-we are healthier both physicaly and mentally if we are involved in something creative. Ask the average person if they are creative and they will say no. A little more digging by ...

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Ready for Some Really ‘Rad’ Reptiles?

SciWorks will celebrate some of the Earth’s most fascinating and misunderstood creatures during Really ‘Rad’ Reptiles Day on Saturday,...