Every four years, we get an extra day on the calendar. We hope you will “leap” over to the Walkertown Branch Library and enjoy a free afternoon concert. Pianist Myron D. Brown, Associate Professor of Music at Winston-Salem State University, will perform music by Chopin, Liszt, and Kapustin. Saturday, February 29, 2 p.m. at the Walkertown Branch Library.
The Greater Vision Dance Company performs traditional African dances as well as a boot dance. Company founder and artistic director, Wayne Jones, will discuss the origins of African-American traditional step dance. Open to all ages on Saturday, Feb. 29 at noon at the Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center, 1110 E' 7th Street, Winston-Salem.
A woodworking exhibit by Jim Tobias of HJT Woods will be on display in the lobby of Walkertown Branch Library through the end of February. The exhibit features decorative multi-wood boxes as well as the unique process that Tobias uses to turn sweet gumballs into decorative pendants. The reception will take place on Saturday, February 29, at 12 noon.
The Pre-K Priority will be holding a series of community forums at Forsyth County Public Library branches to discuss how Forsyth County can better provide high quality, affordable early childcare.
Early voting will be held at certain Forsyth County Public Library branch locations, as well as other locations throughout the county.
With a new decade comes a chance for a new you. As you accomplish your achievements in the new year, it is important to remember to take care of yourself physically, mentally and emotionally. For the next couple of months, our resource spotlight will feature all kinds of resources to help promote your own self-care and awareness. From magazines to eBooks, databases and programs at the library, there are many opportunities for you to explore how you can best promote your health and well-being.