Monthly Archives: May 2018

Outdoors with a city vibe: Chattanooga, Tenn. has both

 By Lydia and Andrew Pankratz Times-News correspondents  If you’re looking for something to do this summer, head southwest to   Chattanooga, Tenn. Lonely Planet named it “Best in the U.S.” and the New York Times   selected it for the list of “Top 45 Places to Go in the World.” And for good reason — Chattanooga offers [...]

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‘Elements of Art’ classes offered this summer

Times-News    DANVILLE, Va. — Summer art classes for children 7 to 13 years old will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11-15 and July 10-14 at The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History. Instructor Linda Gourley will teach “Elements of Art” (drawing, printing and painting classes) in the museum’s Swanson [...]

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Summer Sizzle camps and classes open to youth

Times-News    Alamance County 4-H Summer Sizzle Program is a chance for youth to enjoy educational and character-building activities and trips. Weeklong classes, revolving around healthy eating and food safety as   well as an Environmental Science education week, will be offered. Participants may register for up to six classes. If the classes aren’t   filled after [...]

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Teen 2 Teen offers specialty summer camp

Times-News    Teen 2 Teen Video & Theatre Summer Film Lab will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30 through Aug. 3 at the Historic Depot, 200 S. Main St., Burlington. The specialty camp is for rising seventh- through 12th-graders or a 2018 high school graduate (must be 19 and under). Cost is [...]

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Paramount Theater hosts annual drama camp

Times-News    The Paramount Theater’s 17th annual Summer Drama Camp will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 23-27 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. The Rags to Riches Theatre for Young Audiences will conduct the camp for ages 6 to 12. They’ll learn the fundamentals of theatre technique, relaxation and [...]

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Things to do (week of June 4, 2018)

Tiimes-News • Time Sawyer: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City Park, 1353 S. Main St., Burlington. Part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Life & Whimsy art [...]

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The struggle is real: Tips to deal with exam stress

 By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent As the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, students are preparing   for summer vacation. But these last few weeks are anything but easy. Along with the end of   the school year comes end-of-year testing and whether you’re taking an   EOG (End Of Grade), EOC (End Of Course), or an [...]

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‘Player One’ an action-packed adventure

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    In a future on the brink of collapse, the virtual reality world of the OASIS offers an escape. When its eccentric creator dies, he hides an “Easter egg” inside the game, leaving his fortune to whomever finds it. Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) is the reluctant hero who uncovers the [...]

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Things To Do (week of May 28, 2018)

Times-News • Glorious Day: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Elon as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Admission is free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or visit www.alamancearts.org/. • Dex Romweber: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in downtown Saxapahaw as [...]

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Post Malone concert is a unique experience

Reviewed by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — More than 20,000 people gathered at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek to see Austin Post, or as he is more commonly known Post Malone, in concert on Friday night. 21 Savage and Post Malone have been touring the country in celebration of [...]

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