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N.C. Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo is holding its annual holiday event “Believe ... in the Magic of the Season” on Sunday and Dec. 11-12.

Christmas parade

Kick off your holiday season with Pleasant Garden’s 42nd annual Christmas Parade at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.

Parade route starts at Ryegate Drive and ends at Pleasant Garden Elementary School. No parking at the school.

Fairland Ferguson is this year’s parade grand marshal. Trophies will be awarded for best float, best performance and chairman’s choice.

Rain date is Dec. 12.

For information, call 336-674-3002, Ext. 5.

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Zoo’s holiday event

The North Carolina Zoo’s annual holiday event “Believe ... in the Magic of the Season” will be held Sunday, Dec. 5, and Dec. 11-12. Festivities are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets for the general public are $18 plus zoo admission. The cost for zoo members is $15. Tickets are purchased the day of the event at the admissions gate.

For a schedule of events, visit

One City, One Book

The Greensboro Public Library is celebrating Native American author Tommy Orange during the One City, One Book community read this year. As part of the programming, the library is offering a play by local playwright Patsy Hawkins. “The Dragonflies’ Daughters” is free and open to the public at 2:30 p.m. today at the Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Registration is required by emailing Ronald Headen at or calling 336-412-6199.


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