• YWCA, located at 1807 E. Wendover Ave. in Greensboro, hosts a “lunch and learn” about the Guilford County Family Justice Center from noon to 1 p.m.
• The National Black Theatre Festival gets started properly with 20+ performances by theaters across the country at venues around Winston-Salem, beginning at 3 p.m. Check out the schedule. And look for tomorrow’s issue of Triad City Beat on the streets for curated treatment of what’s hot.
• Neighborhoods throughout the three cities celebrate National Night Out, starting at 6 p.m. Winston-Salem residents who want to find the nearest event may contact police Cpl. SA Boak at 336.757.2017 or [email protected] For information about events in Greensboro, contact community relations at 336.373.2636. For High Point events, call community & neighborhood development at 336.883.3274.
• Ethnosh brings the nosh to Jack’s Corner Mediterranean Deli, at the corner of Spring Garden and Aycock streets in Greensboro for a sampling of the Bishara family’s Palestinian deliciousness. The event goes down in two waves — the first at 6 p.m. and the second at 7 p.m.
• Winston-Salem’s Architectural Heritage, the new book by Heather Fearnbach, continues to make the rounds, this time stopping at Southside Library, located at 3185 Buchanan St., at 6 p.m.
• Matty Sheets open mic at New York Pizza. Sign up at 9:30 p.m., perform at 10.