General Meeting: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
General Meeting: 4th Tuesday of each month (except August & December) at 10:00 a.m.
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1416 Bolton Street, Winston Salem 27103
(just off Silas Creek Parkway via the Bolton Street exit)
General Meetings are a time to welcome visitors, hear guest speakers, and discuss club business. Women who are new or established residents of Greater Winston Salem are invited to join. Visitors are welcome to attend two meetings or activities before joining and paying dues.
For more information, contact our Membership Coordinator, Pat Titus at 336-771-4422
(depending on the month, dues may be prorated)
National Black Theatre Festival® Returns to Winston Salem
Speaker: Nigel Alston
The 15th National Black Theatre Festival returns to Winston-Salem July 31 through August 5. About 120 performances take place during the biennial event, which brings more than 50 celebrities of film, television, and stage to the city.
More than 60,000 people attend the festival, which features a dynamic collection of both new works and black classics performed by professional black theatre companies from around the world. Attendees can expect to see a number of familiar faces as well as up-and-coming stars in Winston-Salem during the festival.
Celebrity co-chairs for the 2017 festival are Anna Maria Horsford and Obba Babtunde. Best known for their roles as Vivienne and Julius on the CBS Daytime Soap, The Bold and the Beautiful, they have an impressive list of television and movie roles.
Watch for opportunities to take in several performances with your N&N friends. Contact Ty Fox or Eleanor Stoller for more information. General admission tickets are $9 to $50 and may be purchased online or at the festival office beginning June 5.
The Festival also offers free activities, including a Readers’ Theatre showcasing new works, workshops and seminars facilitated by celebrities, academics and theatre professionals, a National Black Film Fest, and an international vendors market.
Our Speaker: Nigel Alston, executive director of the NC Black Repertory Company, will introduce us to the festival. Mr. Alston is a long-time volunteer and board member of the NBTF and National Black Theatre Hall of Fame and Museum Committee. He is a former insurance company executive and executive director of marketing, alumni and community relations for Winston-Salem State University.
Calendar of Events: June 2017
Please RSVP for all events. Non-members who wish to attend one of our events should contact our
Membership Coordinator, Pat Titus, at 336-771-4422 for additional information or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book Club: Monday, June 5, at 10:00 a.m.: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Mahjong: Wednesday, June 7, at 1:00 p.m.
Evening Cards: Wednesday, June 7, at 7:00 p.m.
Bridge Club: Thursday, June 8, at 1:00 p.m.
Day Trip Gals: Friday, June 9, at 9:45 a.m.
Social: Saturday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. (Guests welcome)
Board Meeting: Tuesday, June 13, at 10:00 a.m.
Lunch Bunch: Thursday, June 15, at 11:30 a.m.
Mahjong: Tuesday, June 20, at 1:00 p.m.
Day Cards: Thursday, June 22, at 1:00 p.m.
General Meeting: Tuesday, June 27, at 10:00 a.m.