Daily Beat: Jan. 25, 2016

Peter Golden

The thaw is underway! The city of Greensboro opens at 10 a.m., but schools are closed in Guilford and Forsyth counties.


• The city of Greensboro and the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro host a community meeting to get public input on the direction and priorities of a successful, sustainable and affordable housing initiative at McGirt-Horton Library, located at 2501 Phillips Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon.

• The Forsyth County Board of Social Services meets in the 5th floor board room at the Department of Social Services, located at 741 N. Highland Ave. in Winston-Salem, at 11:30 a.m.

• The Winston-Salem Public Assembly Facilities Commission meets at the Benton Convention Center at noon.

Jimmy Hodson and Eric Henderson, Republican candidates for the Northwest Ward seat on Winston-Salem City Council, address the conservative lunch club at the Golden Corral at Hanes Mall at 12:15 p.m.

• The Piedmont Triad Airport Authority meets in the Stanley Frank Board Room at the airport, located at 6415 Airport Parkway in Greensboro, at 2 p.m.

Peter Golden, author of Wherever There Is Light, gives a lecture on the impact of World War II on segregation in Hodges Reading Room on the second floor of Jackson Library on the campus of UNCG at 4 p.m.


• The Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County hosts an open house to discuss its 2016 capital campaign at Krankies at 5:30 p.m.

• Councilwoman Nancy Hoffmann, who represents District 4 on Greensboro City Council, holds public office hours at Urban Grinders, located at 116 N. Elm St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

• The Forsyth County Commission meets on the fifth floor of the Forsyth County Government Center at 6 p.m. Agenda here.

• Ethnosh celebrates Nazareth Bread Co. from 6 to 8 p.m.

• The High Point Neighborhood Leaders Council meets at Morehead Recreation Center, located at 101 Price St., at 6 p.m.

• The old-time duo Baker & Dillon, not to be confused with the Louvin Brothers, performs at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro at 7 p.m.

• Rep. Donny Lambeth, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina CEO Brad Wilson and others participate in a panel discussion of industry leaders discussing whether North Carolina should expand Medicaid in Room 1312 of Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More information here. The event will be streamed live here.