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  • Freedom Playground at Fourth of July Park may appear at first glance to be a place for young children to relax and have fun with their friends, but the elements within the playground symbolize so much more. For more, see the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition.
  • The Kernersville YMCA is holding their Annual Healthy Kids Day, sponsored by Walmart, on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Healthy Kids Day is celebrated at over 1,500 Ys across the country and is a national YMCA event. For more, see the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition.
  • On Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Seed2Seed and Living Hope Church are partnering to host Kernersville Earth Day on the property of Living Hope Church. The event, which will be a zero-waste event, will feature crafts and kids’ activities, garden tours, free Earth Day reusable bag, vendors, food trucks, hourly prize drawings, demonstrations, workshops and presentations. For more, see the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition.
  • A special festival featuring music students from three local elementary schools will benefit Kids of Childhood Cancer, an organization that supports the families of children undergoing treatment for cancer at Brenner Children’s Hospital. The first annual Kernersville Junior Choral Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20. For more, see the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition.
  • Redrawn legislative districts for state Senate have resulted in two area incumbent candidates vying for the same District 31 seat in this year’s Republican primary. One of those candidates is state Senator Dan Barrett, who currently represents the citizens of Davie, Iredell and Rowan counties after being appointed to the District 34 seat of retiring legislator Andrew Brock in August of last year. For more, see the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition.