Club events


The Piedmont Bird ClubThe annual Big Sit at the Bog Garden on Hobbs Road in Greensboro will start around 8 a.m. on October 8 and end around 8 p.m.

The Big Sit is an annual, international, non-competitive birding event created by the New Haven Bird Club.

It’s a relaxed day of bird watching. Members gather at the end of the Bog Garden walkway and count all the birds they see and/or hear from their 17-foot circle.

This is a floating event.

For any questions or to participate, email

Additionally, the club has scheduled a weekday excursion for those who can participate at 8 a.m. on October 12 at Price Park at the Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library, 1420 Price Park Drive in Greensboro. Participants will meet near the parking lot for approximately three hours.

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Price Park offers a variety of habitats, including open grasslands, areas of low brush growth, and ponds that should provide an opportunity to see migratory warblers and others.

For any questions or to participate, contact

The American Legion Post 386 hosts hot dog sales from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1206 American Legion St. in Greensboro.

The cost is $2.50 and customers can dine in or take out.

For takeout orders, call 336-375-3265.


The Class of 1952 at Greensboro High School (now Grimsley) (former Greensboro Mayor Jim Melvin’s class) will meet for lunch to celebrate the 70th anniversary of her graduation at Mimi’s Cafe at the Friendly Center at 11:30 a.m. on October 24.

For more information, contact Bob Laughon at 614-861-0490 or

Those planning to attend should contact Laughon and let him know.

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