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Activities and Events-Triad

Triad-September Special Events

Dispelling the Myths About Reverse Mortgages

Tuesday, September 5 at Noon

Graham Public Library, 211 South Main Street, Graham

Alamance Eldercare invites you to attend reverse mortgage specialist Laura Brannock’s Dispelling the Myths about Reverse Mortgages. Whether you are a recent or soon to be home buyer, an aging adult, or a caregiver for a senior thinking about placement, this session will provide you with tools and knowledge of this topic. Lunch will be provided.

Call or email to sign up: 336-223-8099

North Carolina Folk Festival

Saturday, September 9, 4:00 PM

Downtown Greensboro
Meet at the Kontoor Parking Lot, 400 North Elm Street, Greensboro

“The North Carolina Folk Festival is dedicated to honoring, celebrating, and sharing the meaningful ways in which communities express their creativity and cultural traditions through music, dance, food, crafts, and other folk arts from across America and the world through its flagship annual event each September in downtown Greensboro.

The festival is a FREE admission, three-day event that continues the legacy of the National Folk Festival, which was held in Greensboro from 2015–2017. In the tradition of “The National,” the North Carolina Folk Festival features performing groups representing a diverse array of cultural traditions from around the world on multiple stages, including continuous music and dance performances, a makers marketplace, regional and ethnic foods, festival merchandise and more!”

Charade – Carolina Classic Movie

Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00 PM, Meet in the Lobby at 6:30 PM

Carolina Theatre, 310 South Elm Street, Greensboro

In this comedic thriller, a trio of crooks relentlessly pursue a young American (Audrey Hepburn) through Paris in an attempt to recover the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a suave, mysterious stranger (Cary Grant). A glittering emblem of 1960s style and macabre wit that goes deliciously dark.

Tickets: Adults $8.00, Seniors $7.00

Community Health Fair

Friday, September 15, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Senior Resources of Guilford, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro

Senior Resources of Guilford invites you to their Community Health Fair at the Evergreens LifeStyle Center on the lower level of the Greensboro campus at 1401 Benjamin Parkway. There will be free music, bingo, health screenings, Carolina Aging Alliance will be there, and much more.

Quality Aging Conference

Tuesday, September 19 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem

Forsyth County Government is hosting a Quality Aging Conference that will provide information to seniors and caregivers on how to maintain older adults’ independence as they age. Topics will include resources for seniors, Medicaid and Medicare, nutrition and dental health, brain health, emotional wellness and more. North Carolina State Elaine Marshall will give a presentation about her office’s work to protect state residents from scams and fraud. Seating is limited and registration is required.

Register here:

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Overcoming Adversity

Tuesday, September 19 at 3:30 PM

Mayco Bigelow Community Center, 849 Sharpe Road, Burlington

Alamance Eldercare invites you to learn about Overcoming Adversity with veteran, author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker Kijuan Amey. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Call or email to sign up: 336-223-8099

Free Health Fair – Randolph County, Sponsored by Health Team Advantage

Thursday, September 21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Randolph-Asheboro YMCA, 343 NC-42, Asheboro

Health Team Advantage invites you to their Community Health Fair at Randolph-Asheboro YMCA at 343 NC-42, Asheboro, NC for a health fair, including screenings, community resources, and much more.

Free Workshop: Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will

Wednesday, September 27 at 10:00 AM

Senior Resources of Guilford, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro

You Know You Need It: Now There’s a Free Workshop to Get It!

We put off a lot of things we know we need thinking we’ll get around to it later. A Health Care Power of Attorneyand a Living Willare often in that category. Many times, we see others who needed those documents but who waited and were caught by a crisis. Now there’s a free workshop just for you. You’ll walk out with what you need and one (or two) less things to worry about.

On Wednesday, September 27th we will provide a 30-minute workshop at 10:00 AM providing necessary documents, notaries, and witnesses to help you finalize these important documents. AARP, Cone Health, Carolina Aging Alliance, Health Team Advantage, Triad Healthcare Network along with Senior Resources of Guilford are providing this FREEworkshop to help you create both documents and help you get your documents in order.

The State of North Carolina provides standard healthcare power of attorney documents online FREE, they only need your signature, a notary, and witnesses to protect yourself and your loved ones, getting the care you want and need. If you are a Cone System patient, we will be able to load these legal documents into the Cone Medical Records System to further protect you.

Register here:

LGBTQ+ Art Exhibit - Reception

Friday, September 29, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM

Creative Aging Network-NC, 2400 Summit Avenue, Greensboro

Come on out and enjoy some of the best our community has to offer. In partnership with Carolina Aging Alliance, Creative Aging Network-NC is hosting the 2nd Annual LGBTQ+ Art Show from September 5th to 30th, 2023.

A Closing Reception will be held on Friday, September 29th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at CAN-NC. Sponsored by AARP – Triad, Griswold Homecare-Greensboro, and Health Team Advantage, free and open to the public.

Esperanza 2023 - Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Saturday, September 30 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM / Alamance Arts - 213 South Main Street, Graham
3:00 PM to 8:00 PM / 100 Block of West Elm Street, Graham

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage, a free event in Graham, North Carolina, with live music, cultural dances, food, crafts, fun, and games for the kids as well as vendors and community resources.

Greensboro Pride Festival

Sunday, October 1 from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

South Elm Street, Greensboro

Join us for our annual Greensboro Pride Festival. We'll take over South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro for a day filled with fun, food, and all the Pride you can imagine!

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Triad-Recurring Activities in September

Battleground Park Walks

Sundays, September 3, 10, 17, and 24 at 9:00 AM

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Visitor Center , 2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro

Meet us at the Visitor Center for a walk through the park and afterwards join us for coffee at Green Joe’s Coffee Company at 2915 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro

Caregiver Support Group

Sundays, September 3 and 17 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM

Virtual on Zoom

Meetings are open to anyone who is a personal or professional caregiver. Carolina Aging Alliance is offering this group to provide a non-judgmental framework for caregivers to find understanding and support. The group will provide, in an informal setting, a safe place to give voice to stressful experiences, successes, strong feelings, personal frustrations, and to explore options and solutions. All sessions will be self-led without a facilitator.

You may register on Meetup at Carolina Aging Alliance-Triad to receive the Zoom link or by email at

Thursday Morning Drop-In Social Hosted by Carolina Aging Alliance - Triangle

Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Virtual Event on Zoom

Join our friends in Raleigh and across the US, hosted by Carolina Aging Alliance - Triangle. Get comfortable, grab a cup of coffee or tea, sit back, and have fun. You'll enjoy seeing familiar faces and perhaps meet new virtual friends. If you don't want to be seen on screen you also have the option to speak without your video turned on. Will check in and enjoy friendly, casual conversation.

Everyone is invited to join us for our virtual Thursday Morning Drop-in program. You will receive the Zoom link when you register on Meetup at Carolina Aging Alliance-Triad.

Trivia at Twist Lounge

Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 7:00 PM

Twist Lounge, 435-M Dolley Madison Road, Greensboro

Enjoy social time with friends and join the fun using your knowledge of random trivia.

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