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June Calendar by Luan Harmeson Health Related

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The American Red Cross, Central North Carolina Chapter continues its need for blood donations. Take an hour of time to save a life. For Triangle locations and schedules: 1.800.448.3543 or www.givelife.org.

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Durham Regional Hospital offers monthly events for June that includes: Look Good Feel Better; Stroke Support Group; and Weight Loss Surgery Support Group. For meeting dates, times, and information: www.durhamregional.org/events.

3rd Annual Apex Jazz Festival is looking for musicians, sponsors, and volunteers for their Sept 21 festival. The only adult-focused fall festival in Central NC. The festival is still adding musical acts, street musicians, small combos and full bands. Info: 919.924.0425 or www.apexjazzfestival.com.

Northgate Heart & Soul Walkers Club meets the second Tuesday of every month at 8:30 in the food gallery. Enjoy mall walkers hours: 7am until 9pm Monday-Saturday, and 10:30 am until 6pm Sunday. Info: 919.286.4407 or www.northgateassociates.com.

Arts Access, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to make the arts accessible for people with disabilities, will be providing audio-described performances. For a listing of performances, dates, and information: www.artsaccessinc.org.

Duke Gardens is offering a new Health & Wellness Series. Activities include Social Dances, Dance Workshops, and Yoga. Sponsored by Duke Gardens, Carolina Dance Club and Triangle Swing Dance Society. For dates, times, registration or information: 919.668.1707 or www. gardens.duke.edu.

Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St, Durham, is offering classes in visual and performing arts year round. Classes include drawing, painting, clay, glass, jewelry, photography, music and dance. Info: 919.560.2726 or www.durhamarts.org.

Music & Memory Program is coming to Durham County. Through a new initiative being undertaken by the Triangle J Area Agency on Aging’s Ombudsman Program and the Durham Community Advisory Committees for Adult Care Homes and Nursing Home, a project backed up with neuroscientific research showing that music often calms chaotic brain activity and enables the listener to regain a connection to others. For information on the program and events: 919.558.2706 or www. tjcog.org.

June 4 Do You Know Who I Am? Dementia Training Program, 7:30am-4pm, Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center, 3724 National Dr, Raleigh. Info: 919.371.2062 or www.guidinglightsnc.org.

June 8 Mud Run Race: A Legend Race, New Hill. Registration is now taking place for this 5-6-mile course complete with 20 obstacles, mud and water on rugged terrain designed to challenge and excite adventureseekers and athletes. Info: www.legendrace.com. June 18 & 25 The Triangle Caregivers Conference, 8am-3:30pm, McKimmon Center, NCSU-Raleigh (June 18) and Durham Convention Center, Durham (June 25). For anyone who is currently a caregiver or anticipates being one. Respite resolution and resources through exhibitors and industry speakers. Info: www.trianglecaregiversconference.com. June 22-23 Mama Juggs The Breast Health Show,

Health Touch Community Center, Durham. Award-winning actress, writer, producer and improve performer Anita Woodley is giving a benefit performance to benefit Cornucopia Cancer Support Center. Info: 919.401.9333 or www.cancersupport4u.org.

July 20 Sandhills Teen Challenge Charity Golf Tournament, 8am & 2pm, Longleaf Golf Club, Southern Pines. Info: 910.947.2944 or www.sandhillstc.org.

Resources Triangle Singles Dance Club has weekly dances, 8:30-11pm, Northbrook Country Club, 4905 North Hills Dr, Raleigh. A singles, 40+ social club. Info: www.trianglesinglesclub.com. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St, Durham, offers classes and events for adults and families. June’s calendar includes: Wild Areas & Waterfalls; Walk of the Wild Side; Twining For You Plants of Distinction; Gourds Squash & Pumpkins; Photographing Plants; and more. For a complete schedule of events, dates, times, and information: 919.668.6451 or www.gardens.duke.edu.

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Newcomers Club of Raleigh invites all members and prospective members to their Welcome Coffees held the first Friday of the month, 10am-12pm, at JJ Crowder Masonic Lodge, 9920 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh. Info: www.newcomersclubraleigh.org.

The Durham Center for Senior Life, 406 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, has ongoing and special offerings. In addition, there are rooms for classes, meetings and exercise space. For a complete listing of activities and information: 919.688.8247 or www.dcslnc.org.

Wake County’s Libraries in the Community offers monthly events at selected Wake County Libraries. June features Flashback to the 1960s; Music from the 1960s; Stained Glass 1960s Art; Child Safety for Parents; Craft It Custom Coasters; Happy Gardeners Container Gardens; and Money Smart Pocketing Your Dollars; and more. For dates, times, locations, and information: www.wakegov.com. Wednesday Senior Night (60+), 4pm, Capital Buffet, 4011 Capital Blvd, New Hope Church Rd, Raleigh. Info: 919.878.9699 or www.capitalbuffetnc.com.

June 4-27 Pre-Pointe for First Timers/Beginners, Royal Expressions School of Dance, 1220-E Battleground Ave, Greensboro. Info: 336.944.6146 or www.royalexpressions.org. June 6 Freedom Coming Freedom for All: The

Emancipation Proclamation of NC, 7pm, Joel Lane Museum, 160 S. St. Mary’s St, Raleigh. Lecture by Earl Ijames. Info: 919.833.3431 or www.joellane.org.

June 7-9 Virtuoso: An Extraordinary Performance

Experience, Raleigh Ringers Central, Raleigh. The three-day event will include all aspects of preparing for and presenting a formal concert, including intensive rehearsals for music mastery, transportation logistics/ equipment, stage setup and tech and lighting rehearsals, culminating in a featured performance on a concert stage as special guests during The Raleigh Ringers’ Spring Concert at Meymandi Concert Hall. Info: www. rr.org.

June 8 Pesky Garden Pests, Prevention and Control, 9-10am, Logan Trading Company, 707 Semart Dr, Raleigh. June is National Pest Control Month. A free class. Info: 919.828.5337 or www.logantrd.com.

June 8 & 22 Square Dance Fun Nights, 7-9:30pm, First Baptist Church, 99 N. Salisbury, Raleigh. Info: 919.266.6986 or www.trianglesquaredance.org. June 9-11 Executive Leadership Conference, The Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill. A two-day conference designed to connect participants to the community’s movers and shakers and generate meaningful dialogue among panelists and participants about governments, education, community challenges and economic development. Sponsored by Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce and Partnership for a Sustainable Community. Info: 919.357.9989 or www.carolinachamber. org/events. June 15 Contagious Optimism Book Signing, 3-5pm, Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons, Durham. Info: www.pcsnydermusic.com. Through June 21 Nurse’s Aid-1 Training Programs,

Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center, 3724 National Dr, Raleigh. Seven-week series. Special attention is given to care of the elderly, and to legal issues of caregiving. Info: 919.371.2062 or www.guidinglightsnc.org.

June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...

June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...

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