Monthly Archives: November 2017

Things To Do (week of Nov. 20, 2017)

Times-News • Paws & Claws: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. Your pets (no exotic pets, please) can pose for photos with Santa Claus. 336-278-9020. • 30th annual Christmas at Captain White’s: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays now through Dec. 23 [...]

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Inspiring to all: Leslie Odom Jr. presents wonderfully personal performance

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent     GREENSBORO — To coin the musical “Hamilton,” Leslie Odom Jr., who is best-known for his role as Aaron Burr in the hit Broadway musical, “blew us all away” Wednesday night at his show at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. It was part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series. Odom also [...]

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Gift that lasts a lifetime: Recipient of Samaritan’s Purse shoebox project shares story

By Kaitlyn Parham Times-News correspondent    Operation Christmas Child, a project through the Samaritan’s Purse organization, plays a substantial role in showing children in Third World countries God’s ceaseless love for them, even during hardship and tribulation. Using shoeboxes filled with gifts such as toys and books, Operation Christmas Child witnesses to children in need [...]

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Woodlawn Middle School presents ‘High School Musical 2′

Times-News    Woodlawn Middle School’s Department of Performing Arts will perform “Disney’s High School Musical 2 Jr.” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Eastern Alamance High School auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Road, Mebane. Tickets are $5. For more details, 919-563-5991 or visit www.abss.k12.nc.us/eah

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 13, 2017)

Times-News • Lighting of the Green: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Gibsonville. Presented by the Gibsonville Merchants Association and the town of Gibsonville. Free. • Burlington Christmas Parade: 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown Burlington. Free. Visit btowneventsnc.com for more details. • Hometown Holiday Celebration: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in downtown [...]

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ lives up to the hype

By Jordan Carey Times-News correspondent In the last few Marvel Comics Universe productions, Thor (Chris Hemsworth), god of thunder; Loki (Tom Hiddleston), god of mischief; and the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) have been absent. In “Thor: Ragnarok,” the last installment of the Thor trilogy, the two Avengers and the villainous Loki have returned to tie [...]

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Endless energy: Imagine Dragons entertains crowd at Spectrum Center

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent CHARLOTTE — Imagine Dragons brought its Evolve tour to the Spectrum Center on Wednesday night. K.Flay and Grouplove opened the show. Imagine Dragons began its portion of the concert with “Whatever It Takes,” a song off the new album, “Evolve.”

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 6, 2017)

Times-News • Elon University Chorale Fall Concert: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, McCrary Theatre, Elon University. Free. • Jim Gaffigan: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, PNC Arena, Raleigh. $31.75 and $61.75; tickets available through Ticketmaster. • Elon University Department of Performing Arts presents The Fall Dance Concert: 6 p.m. Thursday; 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and [...]

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Living history: Home-schoolers connect with WWII veterans

Commentary by Joy Lynne Chavis Special to the Times-News    Alamance County home-schoolers are     currently taking an active role in a World War   II  history class. Teacher Anna Liese Call is helping make   history come alive through the eyes of veterans   who experienced this war firsthand. In the Link Up Veteran Project, each student  [...]

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