WNAA COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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BACK TO BASIC LIFE SKILLS FOR YOUTH – “LET’S MAKE MONEY”
The Guilford County Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development presents “Let’s Make Money” a 7 week Finance Series 101”, April 6th thru May 18th from 4pm to 6pm. This workshop is designed for youth 9 thru 13 years old to learn the basics of money including personal finance, and how to earn, save, share and spend money. The workshop cost only $20 and you must RSVP by March 16th. For more information, contact Pamela Marshall at 336-641-2400.
EDEN CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM
Eden has begun it's voluntary curbside recycling program. The town and Waste Management are teaming up to bring this program to the residents of Eden. If Eden residents sign up with Waste Management before March 31st they will begin their curbside service on July 1st, 2016. Residents that sign up after March 31st but before July 1st will have their service start on Oct. 1st, 2016. Residents can sign up with Waste Management by calling 336-573-1618 and ask to sign up for city of eden curbside program. The cost for the program is $3.85 per month and Waste Management will bill the customer quarterly for the service. Anyone signing up after July 1st will have their service start after they receive their recycling cart. Waste Management will be sending out the pickup schedule when the carts are delivered before July 1st. This is a single stream program that takes all of the normal household recyclables. There is no need to separate the recyclables in the carts. Pickup will be every two weeks. The recycling carts are being provide and paid for by Rockingham County thru the Landfill Enterprise Fund. All other solid waste services and bulk pickup is being provided by the City of Eden.
E.GWYNN DANCERS ANNUAL SPRING DANCE CONCERT
The Department of Visual & Performing Arts and The E. Gwynn Dancers presents: The Annual Spring Dance Concert entitled: “International Inspirations: The Revival”, Saturday, April 9th at 7:30pm in Harrison Auditorium on A&T’s campus. Enjoy dance performances inspired by a fusion of traditional African, Caribbean and African American styles. A&T student tickets cost $6 with a valid Aggie One Card, General Admission is $17 and Patron tickets cost $22 and will support student scholarships. TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR and must be purchased in advance at the A&T Box office. For more information call 336-334-7749 or 336-256-2137.
100TH ANNIVERSARY OF NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
In honor of the 100th anniversary of North Carolina A&T State University’s very own student newspaper - “The A&T Register”, everyone is invited to attend the newspaper exhibit on display thru Friday, April 1st at the Dudley Art Galleries on A&T’s campus. The exhibition will showcase some of the most important front pages and editorial sections from the 10 decades of student reporting at a public HBCU from 1915-2015. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime exhibit!!! This event is free and open to the public.
MT. HERMON BAPTIST CHURCH ANNUAL SPRING PROGRAM
Mt. Hermon Baptist church will host their annual spring program featuring Pastor James O. Patrick April 6th thru 8th at 7:00pm nightly at 350 Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Road in Ruffin, NC. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 336-939-2426.
NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY BIRTHDAY BASH
It’s the biggest birthday celebration of the year and you’re invited to help North Carolina A&T State University celebrate 125 years of excellence, innovation and pride!!!
Thursday, March 24th from 4 – 8pm at Aggie Stadium
Enjoy carnival style activities for all ages, loads of prize giveaways, free hot food and more!!!
Music provided by WNAA’s DJ Fire Que
Special performance by the A&T Blue and Gold Marching Machine.
Don’t miss the spectacular display of fireworks at 7:50pm
This event is free and open to the public
BACK TO BASIC LIFE SKILLS FOR YOUTH – “HANDMADE”
The Guilford County Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development presents “Handmade” a 7 week Sewing & Textiles 101 workshop, September 21st thru November 2nd from 4pm to 6pm. Youth 9 thru 13 years old will discover textiles, sewing tools and equipment, and machine/hand construction techniques while constructing a simple clothing item. The workshop cost only $20 and you must RSVP by August 31st. For more information, contact Pamela Marshall at 336-641-2400.
CITY SEEKS TEEN SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS
The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is offering an opportunity for teens to volunteer as a junior counselor at one of its camp locations this summer. Interested teen volunteers will be considered a Counselor in Training (CIT) and will assist summer camp staff in caring for the children, leading activities and helping with the day-to-day operations of summer camp. During the camp, CIT teens will gain valuable, real-work experience, service learning hours, and leadership skills. To gain the most from the experience, teens must commit to volunteering. The program is open to high school students, 15 years and older, who are currently enrolled in any public or private schools located in Guilford County. Interested teens must fill out a CIT application, available online at www.greensboro-nc.gov/Counselors. Completed applications are due by March 31. There is a one-time $70 administration fee once accepted; scholarships are available. For more information, contact Michelle Gill-Moffat, the City’s Youth Development Director, at 336-373-4588.
RAINBOW TEA – ST. THOMAS CHAPEL PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH
St. Thomas Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church will host a rainbow tea for the Bishop T.D. Hunter Scholarship fund, Sunday, April 3rd at 1:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact, call 336 554 6080
SPRING OPEN HOUSE – NC A&T
The Office of Undergraduate Admission at NC A&T will host their annual Spring open house, Saturday, April 9th at Corbett Sports Center on A&T’s campus. Registration begins at 8:30am. Participants will have the opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, interact with students and staff, learn more about extensive academic offerings and the process of becoming an Aggie. To register call 336-334-7946.
ANNUAL GIBBS LECTURE & STUDENT CONFERENCE AT NC A&T
The Department of History at NC A&T presents: The annual Gibbs Lecture & Student Conference. This year’s event will honor Aggie Students, Faculty and Staff Veterans. The discussion will begin with a Student Conference, Thursday, March 31st at 10am in Hodgin Hall on A&T’s campus. Followed by Gibbs Lectures Part 1 and 2 on Thursday, March 31st at 6:00pm and Friday, April 1st at 6:45pm in the Academic Classroom Building Auditorium. All events are free and open to the public.
POETRY SLAM @ INTERNATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS CENTER & MUSEUM
The International Civil Rights Center & Museum will host “Building a better America Poetry Slam”, Saturday, April 16th at 3:30pm. Hosted by Krosswordz. Student tickets cost $5, general admission is $10.
“SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST SERVICE"
Pearson Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church will present the "Seven Last Words of Christ Service", on Friday, March 25th at 7pm. The following speakers with present the 7 last words:
1) Rev. Norman McIntyre
2) Evangelist Barbara McInnis
3) Sister Maxine McLenon
4) Rev. Terry Holman
5) Rev. Sherman Mason
6) Bro. Jermaine Harper
7) Rev. James Casey
Rev. Maye E. Riddick is the Pastor of Pearson Memorial AME Church, located at 835 E. Washington Drive, High Point.
MOUNTAIN OF FIRE AND MIRACLES MINISTRIES SPRING CONFERENCE
Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, 4321 Barrow Road in High Point will host a Spring conference Thursday, March 31st thru Saturday April 2nd from 6pm until 9pm. This year’'s theme is "Not my head and not my blood".
HBCUGROW LEAD CONFERENCE @ BENNETT COLLEGE
The HBCUgrow LEAD Conference is back and better than ever! Hosted by Bennett College at the Global Learning Center, 521 Gorrell Street in Greensboro. Friday, April 8th, registration begins at 8am. The conference will include: a presidential panel hosted by Bennett College President Fuse-Hall, breakout sessions on marketing, enrollment management, websites and more. Keynote speaker is Senator Gladys A. Robinson. Tickets cost $49 in advance, lunch is included. To register visit their website hbcugrow.com/events
SIS GENEVA DAVIS AND VOICES OF FAITH OF CHATHAM, VA 30TH ANNIVERSARY
Sis Geneva Davis and Voices of Faith of Chatham, VA will celebrate their 30th Anniversary on April 23rd at The White Oak Grove Outreach Center located at 1461 Dry Fork Road, in Dry Fork,VA. Jay Caldwell and The Gospel Ambassadors of Wilmington, DE along with Eric McKenzie and the Hi-Lites of Patterson, NJ. Other invited guests include The Stephens Family and Tru-Way Male Chorus both of Danville.
2ND ANNUAL AGGIE/PHOENIX GOLF CHALLENGE
As part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, the N.C. A&T University Police Department will partner with Elon University officials to host the 2nd Annual Aggie/Phoenix Golf Challenge at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the Crooked Tree Golf Course in Browns Summit, North Carolina. Registration begins at 7 a.m. The cost is only $240 for a 4-person team. There will be door prizes, a raffle, several contests including a hole-in-one, longest drive, closest pin and putting; and an awards banquet. The price includes entry to all events, 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch, a Special Olympics Shirt per golfer and awards. Lunch and the awards ceremony will follow the day of golf. Golf attire is required (collared shirts and slacks). No steel spikes allowed. All participants must be at least 7 years old. Checks should be made payable to Special Olympics of NC (SONC).To pre-register or for questions contact Daniel Hogbin at 828-994-1681, email@example.com or Joel Thomas at 336-278-5897, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE HOLY GHOST POWER TOUR FEATURING PORK CHOP & THE FELLAS
St. Stephens United Church, 1100 Gorrell Street in Greensboro will host the Holy Ghost Power Tour, Sunday, May 8th at 4:00pm. Featuring Pork Chop & The Fellas, Chosen, Mike Alston & Nu Revelation and more! Early bird tickets are available for $10 until April 15th and $15 if purchased after April 15th. For more information call 704-308-6445.
APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT NC A&T
Are you a high school senior interested in engineering and hands-on learning? Then the Applied Engineering Technology Department at NC A&T State University is your best choice! This undergraduate degree program provides you with engineering foundation, technological hands-on skills and industrial management basics. After your graduation with this degree, many large companies will welcome you to join their working teams with very attractive compensation. If interested, please call the Office of Student Success at 336-334-7359.
NC A&T CAMPUS RECREATION CENTER
Attention all Students, Faculty and Staff at North Carolina A&T State University Get into shape at The Campus Recreation Center located on the corner of Benbow and Bluford roads. Validated students' memberships is included in your tuition and Faculty and Staff memberships are just $120.00 Annually or $10.00 a month with payroll deduction. Please contact the Campus Recreation Center staff at 285-4230 for more information. We are helping Aggies create a healthy lifestyle! Aggie Pride!!!
MASTER BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AT NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
Cultivate and let your business mind flow while receiving your “MBA” Master of Business Administration at North Carolina A&T State University. With flexible online and on campus classes, personalized classrooms, and accessible instructors success is right around the corner. Learn with efficiency and purpose to manage people and processes, handle business problems with solution- orientation, read and interpret news and reports, communicate business ideas, and gain an understanding of business strategies. NC A&T will set you on the right path to a bright future in the business world. Worried that receiving your MBA isn’t in your budget? No problem! NC A&T offers affordable AACSB accredited programs ranging from Accounting to Human Resource Management, and Supply Chain Systems. The only thing standing between you and your MBA is you! For more information about the MBA program at North Carolina A&T, visit our website at www.ncat.edu/mba or speak directly with the MBA Director by calling 336-285-3291.
Because that’s what AGGIES DO!
MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC AT NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
Has anyone in your family been bothered by emotional, behavioral or substance abuse problems. If so, we are here in the community to help. The Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness is a mental health clinic that provides services for individuals across the lifespan, including children, adolescents, and adults, as well as their families. Our skilled clinicians are able to assess and treat a variety of conditions. Our specialty area is trauma recovery using an approach that recognizes that everyone has strengths, regardless of what they may be struggling with. Our services are based on principles of empowerment, trust, safety, choice and collaboration. A variety of payment options are available for your convenience. We are located on the edge of A&T State University’s campus at 913 Bluford St. Free parking is available. To schedule an appointment call our office today at (336) 285-2605.
SPARROW’S NEST INC. COMMUNITY RESOURCE WEBSITE
The Sparrow’s Nest Inc. , a youth leadership organization, in conjunction with the City of Greensboro, are developing a community resource website, called Hiphub.org which will feature Greensboro nonprofit organizations which offer programs for children, teens and families.
This directory is being offered for free to any nonprofit or faith based organization desiring to inform the public of the services they provide. This could include afterschool and weekend programs, dance programs, charter schools, etc. Each nonprofit would receive a 200x200 banner ad with their logo, a brief mission statement and a link to their webpage.
For profit businesses can support this initiative and advertise their services for a small fee for the entire year. For more information call 336-549-0146.