Author Archives: Charity Apple

Things To Do (week of Aug. 27, 2018)

Times-News • The Castaways Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Graham. This is the final Musical Chairs countywide concert series for the season. Admission is free and concertgoers are asked to bring chairs and/or blankets for seating. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. For more details, call 336-226-4495 or [...]

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Finding the right school: College search can be challenging

By Katie Farrell Times-News correspondent    For high school seniors, trying to figure out what your next move is can be a difficult task. Not only are you faced with what seems like a never-ending workload from teachers, but suddenly you’re expected to figure out what to do with the rest of your life. For [...]

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Cookout & school supply giveaway is Aug. 25

Times-News    GRAHAM — McRae’s Barbershop is holding a Back-to-School Cookout & Supply giveaway from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25, 2018, at 105 W. Harden St. Admission is free and the event will feature food and games. For more details, call 336-226-0487.  

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 20, 2018)

Times-News    Mason Lovette Band: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on West Elm Street in downtown Graham as part of the Thursday At 7 concert series. Admission is free, but The Lions Club will be collecting nonperishable food donations for Allied Churches of Alamance County’s Food Pantry. For more details, call 336-792-1188.    Sweet [...]

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‘Beatles vs. Elvis’ a high-energy event

By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent RALEIGH — Aptly named, “A Musical Showdown: Beatles vs. Elvis” was a high-energy experience. On the second stop on their Mid-Summer Tour, the group came to Duke Energy Center’s Fletcher Opera Theater for an intimate but sold-out performance on Monday night Opening with Elvis (Scot Bruce) in his early years, [...]

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Back-to-school events planned in Greensboro

 Times-News    Two back-to-school events are planned in Greensboro next weekend. Virginia College will hold a Back to School Event for the community from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 2018, at the campus, 3740 S. Holden Road. Admission is free and will feature refreshments and candy for kids, campus tours, a photo booth, [...]

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Endearing and innocent: ‘Christopher Robin’ is a fresh spin on Disney classic

 By Elspeth Macnab-Stark Times-News correspondent    If you’ve ever wondered what happened to A.A. Milne’s Christopher   Robin after leaving the Hundred Acre Wood and its furry inhabitants   behind, Marc Forster’s “Christopher Robin” will answer all your   questions and more. Overworked and out of touch, a grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan   McGregor) receives a well-timed surprise visit [...]

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Things To Do (week of Aug. 13, 2018)

Times-News • “Jumanji — Welcome to the Jungle”: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Beth Schmidt Park, 2150 Park Drive, Elon, as part of the Movies on the Lawn series. Admission is free. Like and follow The Elon Rec & Parks Scene on Facebook for movie trailers. • Gipsy Danger: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday [...]

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‘Book of Mormon’ is high-energy hilarity

By Nick Chester Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — “The Book of Mormon” is so good that you don’t want it to end. The characters are so lovable and the show will make your stomach hurt from all the   laughing. There are also lessons about faith and the struggle people endure to keep it. The national [...]

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Showcasing their skills: Next Phase Music Fest features youth bands

By London Thompson Times-News    ELON — Being talented and under 21 years old often comes with the disadvantage of finding venues to showcase your skills. For many young musicians, their age is often the only thing   holding them back. To combat this issue and offer a platform for young rock, punk and indie bands [...]

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