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April 27, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Haw River Ballroom, 1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Rd
Saxapahaw, NC, NC 27340 United States
$75 - $300

SwitchPoint is a conference about creativity, partnership, and action. It’s where humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology collide. It focuses on unusual collaborations, spreading great ideas from around the world, and incubating yours. Our speakers are building medical devices out of broken toys, using drones and 3D printers to save lives, creating innovation hubs, crowdsourcing […]

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10:00 am

Medicare Made Clear

April 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

INSTRUCTOR: Daryl Coston COURSE #3437 Everyday 10,000 baby-boomers turn 65, and questions begin to surface regarding Medicare. Individuals suddenly find themselves in an avalanche of very confusing information. At this point they ask themselves, “What exactly is Medicare?” In the last several years, asking this question has become more relevant because of how the aging population […]

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5:30 pm

Family House Fun for All Weekend: Pig Pickin

April 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SECU Family Hosue at UNC Hospitals, 123 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

Join us at Family House for a pig pickin with a local artist-painted garden pig auction and music by Honey Magpie. Proceeds from this event directly support our mission of providing affordable housing for critically ill patients and their caregivers. Adults only, please.

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6:00 pm

Artist Talk: Karen Youth Art Group

April 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frank Art Gallery, 109 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

In April, the community gallery will once again feature the gallery’s primary outreach group - the Karen Youth Art Group. A small group of young Karen refugees have been working with FRANK member artists for several years now, and continue to work with artist mentors to sharpen their artmaking skills. Exhibiting artists include Ree Ree […]

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7:00 pm

What’s the Big Idea? – “Senior Entrepreneurship is not an Oxymoron”

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

#3 What’s the Big Idea? lecture series – Senior Entrepreneurship is not an Oxymoron   The Friday Center’s “What’s the Big Idea?” series returns this spring! The number of people 65 and over is expected to explode in the coming decades. Our rapidly aging population creates challenges, opportunities and new expectations for old age. Engage in discussion with leading […]

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