Daily Beat: May 20, 2014



The Career Center, part of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, celebrates the end of AP exams with its annual carnival from 9:25 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. A highlight is the Go Green Go Kart race sponsored by the school’s Alternative Fuels Environmental Club. The Career Center is located at 910 Highland Court in Winston-Salem.

The Great Escape, Bandito Burrito and Stamey’s BBQ corral their respective culinary talents at Center City Park at Center City Park in downtown Greensboro from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

High Point City Council meets in the 3rd Floor Lobby Conference Room (also known as the Fish Bowl) in the Municipal Building, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., to review the proposed fiscal year 2014-15 budget from 3 to 6 p.m.

The Winston-Salem Minority/Women Business Enterprise Citizen Advisory Committee meets at 4 p.m. in the Public Works Conference Room of City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St.

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board’s curriculum committee meets in Room 223 of the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road in Winston-Salem, at 4:30 p.m. The parent advisory committee meets at 6 p.m.


Forsyth County Clerk of Superior Court Susan Frye launches her reelection campaign at Xia Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar, located at 102 W. Third St. in Winston-Salem, at 5 p.m. Expect to see quite a few lawyers there.

Greensboro City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chamber in the Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St.

As part of the Moral Movies Film Series hosted by, among others, Working Films and the state NAACP, American Winter screens at the Central Library Auditorium, located at 660 W. Fifth St., at 6 p.m.

Isaiah Foote leads circuit training at the Spring Garden trailhead of the Downtown Greenway at 6 p.m.

George Singleton, author of Between Wrecks and acknowledged as the “unchallenged king of the comic Southern short story by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reads at Scuppernong Books, located at 304 S. Elm St. in Greensboro, at 7 p.m.

Promoter Joe Ferguson presents PAWS, Time Machine Drive By, Broken Harmonics and Space Bear at the Blind Tiger at 7:30 p.m.

Matty Sheets does his regular thing as host with the most at the open-microphone program at New York Pizza, located at 337 Tate St. in Greensboro, at 9:30 p.m.