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  • May 18, 2017
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Summer Music Series Kicks Off in June

  The Summer Music Series, one of the highlights of summer in Winston-Salem, returns next month. The events attract crowds of people to the downtown area to enjoy the wide variety of music presented and to sample the many types of food available. The series, entering its 20th season, is produced by the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership, with help from local music promoters Jill Martin-Byers (Summer on Liberty) and Carl Dennerson (Downtown Jazz). The Downtown Jazz events, presented by Winston-Salem Federal Credit Union and co-produced with Post Entertainment, are held during 6 Friday nights in between June and August from 6
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  • May 9, 2017
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Beach Party Time!!!!

The Shepherd’s Center of W-S celebrates the month of May, Older American’s Month, with a Beach Party!!! May 19, 2017 – 7 – 9pm – Fun Friday Concert with the Invaders and a Beach Party!!!   You’ll want to pull your favorite Hawaiian shirt out of mothballs for this one!   The Invaders rock all over the Piedmont, winning new fans at every event and were twice named the Best Band in the Winston-Salem Readers’ Choice Awards.    Join us at the Shepherd’s Center’s upper level for an evening of your favorite Rock N Roll, Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Beach,
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  • May 9, 2017
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Second Spring Arts Festival to be held May 20

Fifth annual festival features visual and literary arts and performances by seniors age 60 and older The fifth annual Second Spring Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 209 Spruce St., in downtown Winston-Salem. This year’s theme, “Movement, the Mind and More,” encompasses movement through such activities as dance, yoga, or Tai Chi; movement through a creative process, such as painting, photography or pottery; or movement of the mind through writing, whether it’s a memoir, poetry or story. All these types of movement play
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  • April 19, 2017
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Shepherd’s Center 2017 Adventures In Learning Series

The Spring 2017 Adventures in Learning education series sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will be held on Tuesday through Thursday,  April 25, 26 and 27 at Ardmore United Methodist Church,  630 S. Hawthorne Road.  First time participants in the life-long learning series can participate at no charge except for the cost of lunch (if requested) and any workshop supplies. The series will begin each day with light refreshments at 8:30 a.m. with classes beginning at 9:00 a.m. Six exciting morning course selections include: Fix Your Family, Tech Topics, Complimentary Health…Alternatives to  Your Health Care,  Psalms of the
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  • April 19, 2017
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Shepherd’s Center offers Family Wellness Presentations

In its ongoing work to provide continuing education and support for older adults, the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will begin offering presentations on family wellness. Interactive sessions dealing with family conflict, communication, growth and health will be offered at the center on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, beginning May 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. The sessions will be led by Dr. Mike Simpson, retired pastor and nationally known consultant who has worked with troubled families and individuals for more than thirty-five years. Dr. Simpson is the author of the recently published book Fix Your Family, which is
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  • April 6, 2017
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Winston-Salem Writers Present Craft Development Workshop

Daniel J. Davis will present a workshop on craft development hosted by Winston-Salem Writers on Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. This workshop is designed to show the bones of good story structure which can be applied to any fiction genre or to works in progress. Daniel J. Davis is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose stories have appeared in several print anthologies. The workshop is $25 for non-members and free to members of Winston-Salem Writers. Memberships are available for $36 for the year.
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  • March 14, 2017
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Winston-Salem Walk to Defeat ALS coming in May

The Winston-Salem Walk to Defeat ALS is coming to BB&T Field on Saturday, May 13, with registration beginning at 9am and the Walk at 10am.  To join a team, create a team, or simply to donate follow this link to the ALS web page for the event. WTOB 980AM and FM 96.3 is proud to be a media partner for this annual fundraising event. Tune in Tuesday mornings at 8:10am to get updates and learn more about how you can assist in helping us Walk to Defeat ALS!


  • February 20, 2017
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CAROLINA THUNDERBIRDS HOST NEUTRAL-SITE FEDERAL HOCKEY LEAGUE WEEKEND SERIES

WINSTON-SALEM, NC​ – Federal Hockey League action is coming to the Triad, as the Carolina Thunderbirds start their first season of play this fall.  Before their inaugural season, Winston-Salem will host the Port Huron Prowlers and the Danville Dashers on March 17 and 18, in neutral-site games at the Fairgrounds Annex. Danville currently stands atop the FHL standings, at a mark of 25-6-2, with a chance to surpass their franchise wins record of 33. The Dashers are in their sixth year of FHL play, and have advanced to the Championship game once. Last year, they fell to the Prowlers two
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  • February 14, 2017
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Remembering Curtis Lee

            Curtis Lee left us in January and around us remains a legacy of friendship with his co-workers and listeners. Curtis would show up at listeners’ workplaces to say hello and drop off goodies, and goodwill. He was an ambassador for good living, showing us daily how to be of good cheer, to be a friend and to offer simple kindness to each other. WTOB has set up a memorial fund for Curtis’ family to assist with the wrapping up of final expenses and other bills incurred in recent months. Wells Fargo is handling the
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  • January 31, 2017
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Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts

It’s time for the 2017 Senior Games and Silver Arts. Organized and managed by the City of Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department, the event brings athletes and artists together in age groups to engage in friendly competition in a variety of events. Join us every Monday at 8:10 AM as participants join us in the studio to talk about their experiences in past Senior Games. For information on the Games and how to get involved visit www.weplay.ws and click on the Seniors link!