Monthly Archives: March 2013

Southern Baseball Showcase has been cancelled

Times-News    The Southern Baseball Showcase, a fundraiser for ALS research to benefit the North Carolina Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 9, 2013, has been cancelled due to the recent rainfall that has made the fields unplayable.

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‘Steal Away Home’ presents quality lessons to learn from

Reviewed by Elisa Abele Times-News “Didn’t my Lord deliver Daniel? Deliver Daniel, deliver Daniel … ”    The soulful voice of Khamaria Poole filled the room as she drifted from the chorus and took center stage. Once there, she delivered her first lines, using words like “dreams,” “hope” and “freedom” — those three words echo [...]

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Program offers ‘fun days’ during spring break

Times-News    The Fundays Program will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 1-5 for ages 4 to 12 and middle school students. The program operates at Thataways Youth Center, 1334 Overbrook Road, Burlington, during teacher workdays and certain holidays and is presented by the Burlington Recreation & Parks Department. The facility will be [...]

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Studio 1′s 30/30 campaign taking place throughout month of March

   Times-News    Studio 1 is raising funds throughout the month of March by asking 30 friends, family members and co-workers to give $30 to Studio 1.  For more information about the fundraiser, visit or call (336) 534-0321.

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Alamance ACErs vs. Harlem Ambassadors in fundraising basketball game

 Times-News     The Alamance ACErs will challenge the Harlem Ambassadors to a game of comedy basketball at 7 p.m. March 16, 2013, at Burlington Christian Academy, 621 East 6th St., Burlington. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $10 in advance and $7 for students and seniors. Children 3 and under are admitted for [...]

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Teens & Twenties writer presents An Evening of Short Plays

Times-News    Joan Hedrick, a senior at Weaver Academy and a Teens & Twenties writer, will present an Evening of Short Plays, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Studio 1, 1332 Plaza Drive, Burlington Outlet Village, Burlington.    Hedrick has been working with the theatre arts community on the first-ever [...]

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55th annual Visual Arts Competition opens March 15

 Times-News    GRAHAM — The Alamance County Arts Council will open its 55th annual Visual Arts Competition for Young People with a reception from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at the arts council (Captain White House), 213 S. Main St.    When the arts council was founded 56 years ago, the visual [...]

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Amazing tale of courage, compassion

By Elisa Abele Times-News    History is filled with stories of racism. Even now, in the 21st century, it still exists.    “Steal Away Home,” based on the novel by Jane Kristof, is a wonderful example of courage and compassion in the face of such hatred. Teen to Teen Theatre will present this heart-wrenching story [...]

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Winter break ‘down under’

Commentary by Lenzie Purcell Times-News correspondent During winter break, I visited Australia. Since it was summertime there, I decided it would be the perfect time to travel to the Southern Hemisphere and visit a friend. As my 20-hour flight came to an end, it was so nice picking up my luggage and hugging a friend [...]

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Williams hopes to ‘Spread the Love Around’

Times-News    The Choral Music Department of Williams High School will perform “Spread the Love Around,” a musical revue, at 7 p.m. March 14-16, 2013, at the high school auditorium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults at the door. For more details, call (336) 570-6161.

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