Monthly Archives: July 2019

Exercise science can lead to influential jobs

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  EDITOR’S NOTE:Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White discusses college majors and applicable career choices in this monthly column. Exercise science is an often overlooked course of study that has become increasingly important in the age of athletic entertainment. Behind every athlete, there’s a team of specialists keeping their [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 22, 2019)

Times-News • Steve Owens and the Summer Time: 7 p.m. Thursday at 104 E. Elm St., Graham, as part of the Thursday At 7 concert series. Free. 336-513-5510 or visit the Graham Recreation and Parks Department’s Facebook page. • Time Sawyer: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Jimmy Combs Amphitheater at Burlington City [...]

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‘Frog and Toad’ an impressive production

By Sydney Fischer Special to the Times-News Studio 1′s “A Year with Frog and Toad” is a musical adaptation of Arnold Lobel’s “Frog and Toad” books. It features performers ages 8 to 10, who only had two weeks to learn their lines and choreography as part of a summer camp. Frog (Madelyn Brinn) and Toad [...]

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Learning experience: Studio 1′s ‘A Year with Frog and Toad’ is a summer camp, too

By Sydney Fischer Special to the Times-News   “A Year with Frog and Toad” is more than just a Studio 1 production. It’s a camp, too. “ ‘Frog and Toad’ shows kids what it’s like to be in an audition and a show,” said director Wayne Leonard. Camp counselors are responsible for costumes, lights, sound, [...]

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Latest ‘Spider-Man’ is best yet

 By Gable Pierce Times-News correspondent    ”Spider-Man — Far From Home” captures the awkwardness and uncertainty that comes with being a teenager. It also shows how class trips can be memorable adventures. Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and let’s be honest here, he really epitomizes what Spider-Man should be — a reluctant [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 15, 2019)

Times-News • Bounce: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Clay Street in downtown Mebane, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert series. Free. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org/. • “The Sandlot”: 6 p.m. Saturday, Schar Hall’s Turner Theatre on the Elon University campus, as part of the [...]

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One-of-a-kind rides: Wet ‘N’ Wild Emerald Pointe Water Park offers fun for all ages

By Corinna Workman Times-News correspondent     Jamie Workman has worked at Wet ‘N’ Wild Emerald Pointe  Water Park for 13 1/2 years. “I love it,” Workman said. “This park has been here for 35 years. We opened in 1984. We routinely win on all these big media sites as a top water park because instead [...]

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Things To Do (week of July 8, 2019)

Times-News • “Tangled”: 2 p.m. Thursday, Schar Hall’s Turner Theatre on the Elon University campus. This is part of the Elon University Summer Movie Series. The movie is rated PG. Free. • Old Man Noize: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at 104 E. Elm St., Graham, as part of the Musical Chairs countywide concert [...]

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