Monthly Archives: April 2015

Learning from each other: Warrior Buddies offers unique perspective for those involved

By Allison Tate Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    As the school year starts to wind down, it can be difficult for high school students to make time for everything they need to get done. Homework, exams, sports and daily life all leave little time for anything else. But a special group at Western Alamance known as [...]

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Free Comic Book Day an opportunity for artistic discovery

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Comic books and superheroes have been a major part of American culture for decades, and they have become so widespread that they now have a holiday: Free Comic Book Day, held annually on the first Saturday in May. These graphic representations of action and adventure have attracted [...]

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Graham High presents ‘Once On This Island Jr.’

By Katie Farrell Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    GRAHAM — “Once On This Island Jr.” is a musical that tells the story of a girl called Ti Moune, and her journey to keep hope even as times get tough. The book and lyrics are written by Lynn Ahrens, and the music is by Stephen Flaherty. “Once [...]

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Prom season is here

By Hannah Kiker Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Full of dresses, tuxedos, and corsages: prom season is here. All across Alamance County, schools and co-ops are gearing up for the annual event. Western Alamance High School’s prom was Saturday night at Vailtree Event Center, 1567 Bakatsias Lane, Graham. ACCHE (Alamance County Christian Home Educators) is planning [...]

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Special Populations’ Spring Prom set for April 28

Times-News     Burlington Recreation & Parks Department’s Special Populations Spring Prom, “Puttin’ On the Ritz,” will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 28, 2015, at the Fairchild Community Center, 827 S. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington. The Burlington Junior Woman’s Club will provide concessions and Alamance Arts will provide decorations. The event is recommended for those [...]

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Holocaust Museum a place of remembrance

Commentary by Abby Chester Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Holocaust was a time of great suffering for many people in Europe. Millions of people died under Adolf Hitler’s reign of terror in World War II against Jews, gypsies, people with deformities, and all others he thought were “not perfect.” To remember this [...]

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Teen to Teen to hold Summer Film Lab

   Times-News    Teen to Teen Theatre & Video will hold a Summer Film Lab from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 6-10 and July 13-17, 2015, for rising 7th through 12th-graders or a 2015 graduate of a high school 19 years old or under. It will take place at Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., [...]

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Game Over Comics plans Super Hero Summer Camp

   Times-News    Game Over Comics will hold a Comic Book Super Hero Summer Camp for ages 7 to 14, June 15-19 at 911 S. Main St., Burlington. The camp will be from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. and each participant will receive a free comic book each day, healthy snack and drink, lunch and [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School holds Senior Art Show

Times-News    MEBANE — Eastern Alamance High School’s first-ever public Senior Art Show will be at the Mebane Arts & Community Center, 633 Corregidor St. Artwork will be on display May 15-20; an opening reception will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 15, 2015. For more details, call (919) 563-5991.

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Young Life’s Splatter Run is May 2

   Times-News    Young Life 5K, Alamance County’s Splatter Run, will be May 2, 2015, at American National Bank, 3101 S. Church St., Burlington. The event is presented by Young Life of Alamance County, a multicultural ministry for youth. Funds raised will help send area high school students to Young Life summer camp. For more details [...]

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