Monthly Archives: November 2019

New take on holiday tale: Alamance Children’s Theatre will present ‘A Christmas Carol’

By Lily Pope Times-News correspondent Starting Dec. 6, Christmas lovers and Charles Dickens fans alike can enjoy Alamance Children’s Theatre’s representation of “A Christmas Carol.”    “Many things make this show different from other ‘Christmas Carol’ adaptations. For starters, this version is told through the perspective of a grandfather telling his grandson a story,” said [...]

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Poll: What’s your favorite Christmas movie?

Times-News    Teens & 20s recently asked area teens and twenty-somethings — “What is your favorite Christmas movie?”    “Elf” — Rio Pham, sophomore at Burlington Christian Academy     “The Year Without A Santa Claus” — My mom and I have watched that movie every year for as long as I can remember. For [...]

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Things To Do (week of Dec. 2, 2019)

Times-News • Mebane Christmas Parade: 7 p.m. Friday downtown Mebane. www.cityofmebane.com. • 59th Graham Christmas Parade: 10 a.m. Saturday, downtown Graham. Line-up is at 9 a.m. 336-229-4255 or www.grahamareabusinessassociation.org. • National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation”: 7 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 7 p.m. Monday, Graham Cinema, 119 N. Main St., [...]

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Mentoring program looking for teen men

Times-News    Reach 1, Teach 1 Mentoring Program is looking for young men ages 12 to 18.    The program will start Jan. 27 and end June 1; it is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays. It is presented by McRae’s Barbershop.     Registration deadline is Jan. 22, 2020. For more details, contact [...]

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Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: Ciara Pinckney performs with Disney on Ice

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Disney is a household staple for millions of families across the globe.    Most young girls have dressed up as their favorite princesses, played with princess dolls and watched Disney movies for hours on end.    And for some, a trip to a Disney theme park was the vacation of a [...]

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Things To Do (week of Nov. 25, 2019)

Times-News • 32nd annual Christmas at Captain White’s: Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays now through Dec. 24, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. 336-226-4495 or www.alamancearts.org. • Friendsgiving Brunch: 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. Tickets are $20 and reservations are required and [...]

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Woodlawn Middle School presents ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’

Times-News    Woodlawn Middle School’s Department of Performing Arts will present “Mary Poppins, Jr.” at 7 p.m. Nov. 21-23, 2019, at Eastern Alamance High School Auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Rd., Mebane. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door.    For more information, call 919-563-5991.

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Looking for extra spending money? Holiday jobs for teens available countywide

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent    Tis the season … for an influx of holiday job openings for teens and twenty-somethings in Alamance County, which works out perfectly to pad wallets in time for Christmas shopping. Check out these temporary listings: Alamance Crossing    Seasonal Retail Sales Associate at Kohl’s — Applicants must be 17 [...]

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Uniting for change: Teen pushes for national day of unity

By Kamryn Guye Times-News After being tormented day after day by bullies in middle school, Charles Kolin, of Greenwich, Conn., knew something had to change.    Kolin contacted PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in Minnesota in order to bring Unity Day to his school. And it was a success.     Unity Day was created [...]

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A modern ‘Pride & Prejudice’

By Alexa Baer Times-News    “Pride”: by Ibi Zoboi. Balzer + Bray, copyright 2018. 304 pages. $17.39, audio CD; $13.39, hardcover; $9.99, Kindle; and $7.69, hardback. “Pride and Prejudice“ gets a modern Brooklyn makeover in this adaptation by Ibi Zoboi.     The book centers around Zuri Benitez, a proud Afro-Latina and proud Bushwick native. [...]

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