August 2019 Around Town

53rd Annual AAU Junior Olympics July 25 Through Aug. 3 Greensboro has the opportunity this year to host the 53rd annual AAU Junior Olympics! This incredible event is expected to draw and estimated 16,000 athletes to Greensboro. This will be held at the Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum and will run from July … Continued

Declan’s Dash

Each year, the Declan Donoghue Foundation hold Declan's Dash at Harmon Park in Kernersville. The foundation's mission is to celebrate the memory and spirit of Declan, by funding and creating places for children to play around the Piedmont Triad of NC. 

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Explore. Learn. Play.

As the saying goes, "We borrow the Earth from our children." The Greensboro Science Center provides more than just a place to entertain our children by creating a vast variety of interactive exhibits where we can all explore, learn and play. From the moment you step foot inside, you should be prepared for adventure. There are varying paths you can take, none…

Children are the Future!

For many of us, August is a bittersweet turning point in the calendar year. Summer freedom is drawing to a close, and the school bells will be ringing any day now. While the lazy days of sipping cool beverages poolside may be numbered, this month brings a sense of renewal. New routines, new clothes and … Continued

When I Grow Up

This is Autumn. Autumn is 8 years old and loves caring for and helping others as much as she can. When asked the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?", she replied, "Surgeon!" without hesitation. She says she wants to change lives by helping them when they need it most. She also says that getting to see the…

Maximizing Potential

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." –Tim Notke

Following Passion, Avoiding Burnout

Eduardo, what inspires you to be a coach? I love soccer. It’s as simple as that. My dream was to be a professional soccer player until I injured my knee, thus ending my soccer career, but even though my career ended, that didn’t mean my love for the sport did. I wanted to be able to inspire in children the same…

Summer Travel

East Coast wanderlust is a thing. Get there by plane, train or automobile. School's out, the mercury's rising, and it's time to plan the perfect summer getaway. The only question is: Where should you go? While you might have a few destinations already in mind, exploring some of America's best cities is easy with this guide. While July is the most…

Chasing Waterfalls

In 1936, 3,096 acres of land was donated to the state of North Carolina from the Stokes County Committee for Hanging Rock and the Winston-Salem Foundation, thus allowing for Hanging Rock State Park to be established. Many of the facilities in the park were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps or CCC, a work relief program that gave millions of unemployed,…