Daily Beat: March 8, 2016



• Carmen C. Graves, chief court counselor for the Guilford County court system, and retired Judge Lawrence McSwain talk about how to be an effective advocate for a teen facing criminal charges during a program entitled Navigating the Juvenile Justice System: What You Can Do to Help at YWCA Greensboro, located at 1807 E. Wendover Ave., from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

• The Greensboro Partnership hosts a panel discussion on the Connect NC bond referendum, which is on the ballot for the March 15 primary election, at the National Guard Armory, located at 110 Franklin Boulevard in Greensboro, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. The panelists include representatives of the Office of Gov. Pat McCrory and the state Department of Transportation.

• The Guilford County School Board holds a public forum for employees on qualities the board should look for in its next superintendent in the auditorium of the Weaver Education Center, located at 300 S. Spring St. in Greensboro, at 4 p.m.


• Advocates for Title I funding hold a press conference at the Guilford County School District offices, located at 712 N. Eugene St. in Greensboro, at 5 p.m. The school board meets at 6. Agenda here.

• The Macedonia Neighborhood Association meets at the Macedonia Family Resource Center, located at 401 Lake Ave. in High Point, at 6 p.m.

• The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board meets in the auditorium of the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road, at 6:30 p.m. The public portion of the meeting is preceded by a closed session at 5 p.m. Agenda here.

• Deborah Kaufman and Melissa Hassard facilitate a conversation and poetry-in-the-round session for International Women’s Day at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

• The Highland Mills Neighborhood Association meets at Highland United Methodist Church, located at 1013 Mill Ave., at 7 p.m.

Amplifier presents Soon, the Hurt Ensemble, Twin Foxes and Ebon Shrike at the Green Bean in Greensboro at 8 p.m.

Dirty Reggae Punx (featuring members of Green Jelly) and Matt Irie show up at Shiners, located at 435 Dolley Madison Road in Greensboro, at 9 p.m.

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