Daily Beat: March 24, 2015

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Charles B. Aycock
Charles B. Aycock

Today:

• The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Commission on Ending Homelessness meets at the United Way of Forsyth County at 8 a.m.

• Novant Health provides free health screenings for body-mass index, waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose and A1C at High Point Public Library, located at 901 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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

• A committee at UNCG hosts two forum — one from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and one from 6 to 7:30 p.m. — to gather feedback from the campus community on the renaming of the Aycock Auditorium, which honors segregationist governor Charles B. Aycock, an architect of the Jim Crow ascendancy in North Carolina after Reconstruction.

• Greensboro City Council gets an estimate on greenhouse gas emissions from the community sustainability committee when it meets in the Plaza Level Conference Room in the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 3 p.m. Agenda here.

Tonight:

• The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board meets at the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road, at 5 p.m. During the first part of the meeting the board goes into closed session to handle a personnel matter. The board returns to open session at 6:30 p.m. Agenda here.

• Advocates for the homeless in Winston-Salem meet at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, located at 2575 Parkway Drive, at 5:30 p.m. to take stock of impending end of the emergency shelter season.

• The Guilford County School Board meets in the Board Room of the Administrative Building, located at 712 N. Eugene St. in Greensboro, at 6 p.m. Agenda here.

• The High Planning & Zoning Commission considers requests from the city to rename Kivett Drive to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and to rename College Drive to University Drive when it meets in Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 6 p.m.

• The Greensboro College Commission meets at the Cone Building, located at 1001 Fourth St., at 6 p.m.

• The Washington Street Neighborhood Association meets in the Community & Neighborhood Development Center, located at 201 Fourth St. in High Point, at 6 p.m.

• Brother Outsider, a documentary about civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, screens at Bryan Auditorium on the campus of Guilford College in Greensboro at 6:30 p.m. The screening, which also includes a panel discussion, celebrates Rustin’s 103rd birthday, and is hosted by the Bayard Rustin Center for LGBTQA Activism and Education and the Friends Center at Guilford College.

• Matty Sheets hosts open mic at New York Pizza, located at 337 Tate St. in Greensboro, beginning at 10 p.m. Sign-up is at 9:30.

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