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Jazz - Blood on the Fields

Lunch and Jazz

The High Point Public Library and High Point Museum in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center will be streaming Jazz concerts from the Lincoln Center for the public's listening pleasure. Come and be a part of music history Tuesday, February 5 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. In 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the first Jazz artist to receive a Pulitzer Prize in music, thanks to his landmark oratorio Blood on the FieldsThe audience is encouraged to bring their own lunch as lunch will not be provided. Come listen, network, collaborate, and celebrate.

Using Social Media for Genealogy
Monday, February 18,
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
High Point Public Library – Morgan Room

Using Social Media for Genealogy
A recent revolution in online communication has transformed the way genealogists network. Some of us old-schoolers have found ourselves left out of the loop, but we have so much to offer! What is the most effective way to use social media channels to reach out to others? Marcellaus Joiner of the HRC explores your options.
Saturdays, Feb. 9 and 23
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Blacksmith Demonstration
Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in
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Wednesday, February 20, 10 a.m.
High Point Historical Society Guild Series

Alfred J. & Ophelia Griffin and the High Point Normal & Industrial Institute - Local Historian Linda Willard will present her research on the Griffins, both individually and as a family, and their work at and impact upon the High Point Normal & Industrial Institute. Free and open to the public.
Family Game Night

Family Game Night

Friday, February 22, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join the High Point Museum for a fun evening of all sorts of games featuring card and board games along with scavenger hunts and Pokemon Go. We’ll also be playing “The Challenge High Point” game from the 1980s. New this year - mini escape room. This free event will be fun for children of all ages. Snacks, prizes and more await!

Trading Cards

Honor and Memorial Cards Available

The High Point Historical Society is selling memorial and honor cards. Each Memorial & Honor Card ($10/card or 5 for $40) purchased comes with a Collections Trading Card, highlighting one of the objects, photos or archival materials in the High Point Historical Society’s Collection. Each dollar donated to the Historical Society, or spent in the Museum Store goes towards the care and preservation of these artifacts.

Thank you for everything you do to help us preserve High Point’s History for future generations!
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