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African American Author Fair

Published by Wright Adams / February 19, 2019

As part of the celebration of Black History month, the Forsyth County Public Library will have its first annual African American Author Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Central Library auditorium. Authors will be discussing their books and participate in book signing, and their books will be available for purchase. A brief question and answer session will follow. The author fair is free and open to the public. For more information call 336-703-2954.

Forsyth County

Black History Month: County Seal was Designed by Carver Student

Published by Todd Luck / February 15, 2019

In 1949, Carver High School Student Willie H. Johnson Jr. won a contest for the best design for Forsyth County's new seal.

Cooperative Extension

You are Invited to Meet Your Farmer CSA Sign Up Day

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / February 14, 2019

Have you ever wondered who grows the food we eat? Have you considered signing up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) box with a local farm? Now’s your chance. Come meet our rock star local food farmers in our county’s fourth Meet Your Farmer CSA Sign Up Day.


“The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” Author Talk with Debbie Barr

Published by Walkertown Branch / February 12, 2019

Meet Author Debbie Barr and learn how to communicate love to a person with dementia. She will talk about her book “Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey” on Saturday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Walkertown Branch Library. Barr is the author of two books about Alzheimer’s disease.


Greater Vision Dance Company

Published by Wright Adams / February 11, 2019

As part of celebrating Black History Month, the Greater Vision Dance Company will offer an informative and educational dance performance for all ages at several library locations. Mr. Jones’ troupe will perform the traditional boot dance and discuss its African American roots.

Environmental Assistance and Protection

Pollen Monitoring Season has begun

Published by Todd Luck / February 11, 2019

Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection (EAP) began its 2019 Pollen Monitoring Season on Feb.11 and will run through October with weekday reports on local airborne pollen.

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