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Wednesday , June 26th 2019

‘Juneteenth’ celebrates the end of slavery and the beginning of Black enterprise

The origins of Juneteenth began on June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the Civil War had ended and slavery had been abolished.




Hampton Elementary community gathers for a farewell cookout

GCS Superintendent Dr. Sharon Contreras recommended the school for closure in March 2019, citing the poor condition of the building and its proximity to a former landfill.
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Jun
27
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8:00 pm Eastern Music Festival @ Guilford College Dana Auditorium
Eastern Music Festival @ Guilford College Dana Auditorium
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Eastern Music Festival (EMF), presents world-class performances by esteemed music artists in an array of diverse masterworks of the Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras. On Thursday, June 27, Signature Performance: EMF Chamber Orchestra – Violinist[...]
Jul
2
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6:00 pm Fitness in the Park @ Morehead Park
Fitness in the Park @ Morehead Park
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm
FREE fitness classes on Morehead Park located at 475 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro. Classes are held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 15: Power Hour with Doug Harris. For more information on[...]
Jul
3
Wed
12:30 pm Wellness Support Group @ Women’s Resource Center
Wellness Support Group @ Women’s Resource Center
Jul 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Wellness Support Group meets every Wednesday at the Women’s Resource Center 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Call (336) 275-6090 to register. Childcare is NOT provided. The group offers semi-structured activities, self-care practices, and a safe[...]
Jul
5
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5:00 pm First Friday
First Friday
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The public is invited to discover Downtown Greensboro and its creative community on Friday, Dec. 7. First Friday is a self-guided tour of Downtown Greensboro’s galleries, shops and alternative venues that participate with specially programmed[...]
Jul
9
Tue
6:00 pm Fitness in the Park @ Morehead Park
Fitness in the Park @ Morehead Park
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm
FREE fitness classes on Morehead Park located at 475 Spring Garden Street, Greensboro. Classes are held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 15: Power Hour with Doug Harris. For more information on[...]
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Sports
The 2019 New Balance Championships, the 29th edition of the outdoor nationals, were held last weekend, June 13-16.
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Healthy Living
10,000 Steps is the name of a company in Japan that devised one of the first personal monitors. People just assumed it was the number needed to maintain one’s health.
  • Three Sisters Survive Cancer

    The three sisters are also members of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, and credit their faith as a source of strength in their lives.

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