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Living Last Supper
Ephesus Baptist Church, 6767 Hillsborough Street
April 17, 2014 , 7:30pm 
We invite you to join us as we portray Christ's final hours with his disciples through drama and song.
Kim Harris 919-851-1928 www.ephesusbaptistchurch.com

TIAA-CREF CELEBRATES DURHAM OFFICE GRAND OPENING
TIAA-CREF Office, 300 W. Morgan St., Suite 130
April 17, 2014 , 4:30pm to 6:30pm
AS PART OF ITS DURHAM OFFICE GRAND OPENING, TIAA-CREF WILL HOLD AN OFFICIAL RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY. ATTENDEES WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THE NEW DURHAM OFFICE SPACE & MEET DIRECTLY WITH TIAA-CREF FINANCIAL SERVICES PROFESSIONALS.
PLEASE EMAIL ELIZABETH ANDERSON BY 10 A.M. EDT ON APRIL 17 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING. ELIZABETH.ANDERSON@TIAA-CREF.ORG 347-843-5430

Adventure Landing Easter Egg Hunt
Adventure Landing
April 19, 2014 , 8:00am to 1:00pm
Adventure Landing is hosting Easter Egg Hunts at its Raleigh location on Capital Boulevard including special Make-A-Wish raffles and a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny! Enjoy special prizes, golden eggs and Easter specials!
Cost $3.00
Mike Collins 919-872-6211 mcollins@adventurelanding.com

Angier Spring shopping Event!
Pleasant Grove Community Building
April 19, 2014 , 9:00am to 3:00pm
15832 Hwy 210 Angier. There's going to be a Dj,Um Um Itialian ice, Healthy Meals On Wheels,A Bouncy House for kids to play.50/50 Raffle and a drawing for boy and girl Easter baskets. Lot's of vendors here for you to purchase their products.
GET IN FREE!!!! Lot's Of Fun For The Whole Family!!!

Broadway Our Way
Main Street Broadway, NC
April 19, 2014 , 10:00am 
Street Fair with kids activities, entertainment, car show, corn hole tournament, bbq contest, and ends with a street dance
Donald Andrews 919-258-5066

Easter Egg Hunt
Fayetteville NC
April 19, 2014 , 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Geraldine B. Myers Recreation Center & Park 1018 Rochester Street Fayetteville, NC 20301
Tamiko Ellerbe, President - 910-670-5458 Angela Murray, Vice President - 910-273-2249 Ondria Williams, Events Coordinator - 910--635-4618

Easter Eggstravaganza & Egg Hunt
Wilson Community Church
April 19, 2014 , 11:00am to 2:00pm
15,000 Easter Egg Hunt, free food and games, live performances, pedal car races from Southern National Speedway, free raffles and more. 2301 Montgomery Dr Wilson, NC 27893
http://www.wccnc.org/easter https://www.facebook.com/events/299581343529197/

S.C.R.E.AM Celebrating Fort Bragg Women
421 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC
April 19, 2014 , 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Celebrating Fort Bragg Women with dinner, dancing, networking, pampering and an Easter Egg Hunt. Keynote Speaker: Cee Cee Michaela, Natural Medicine Educator/Speaker from the Hit Show "Girlfriends!"
The event isFREE but registration is required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ladies- night-in-scream-tickets-8110479663. For more information contact Leslie Wright at 336- 937-0189.

The Story of Enlightenment
2529 Prince Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
April 19, 2014 , 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Stories about the Chan Master got enlightened.
919-816-9866 Fo Guang Shan Temple

Community Sunrise Service
Meredith College Amphitheatre
April 20, 2014 , 7:00am 
We invite you, along with your friends, family and neighbors, to attend this special time of worship. Sponsored by Ephesus, Forest Hills and Hayes Barton Baptist Churches
Kim Harris Ephesus Baptist Church 919-851-1928 www.ephesusbaptistchurch.com

Earth Day Festival
2529 Prince Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
April 20, 2014 , 10:30am to 3:30pm
A community and family-oriented event! Come and attend free gardening lectures, participate in raffles, and enjoy delicious vegetarian foodTickets for food and raffles are available for purchase at the temple. 2529 Prince Dr. Raleigh, NC 27606
919-816-9866 Fo Guang Shan Temple

Easter in the Grove
Benson, NC
April 20, 2014 , 11:00am to 2:00pm
This year we are moving our Easter service out to the Benson Singing Grove on Main Street and opening it up to the entire community. We will be having "a radical pinata experience" for all the kids at the end of the service
Benson Singing Grove 400 E. Main St. Benson, NC Contact: Scott Betts Phone Number: 919-868-0508

Easter Sunday Services
Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 NC 50
April 20, 2014 , 6:30am to 12:00pm
Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. outside (light breakfast to follow). 2.You are invited to bring cut flowers to place on the cross as you enter the Sanctuary at the 8:15, 9:30, 11 a.m. worship services.
Mount Zion United Methodist Church 919-772-8415 http://www.mountzion-umc.org

Easter Sunday Services
Tabernacle Baptist Church
April 20, 2014 , 11:00am 
8304 Leesville Rd., Raleigh, NC 27613 He is Risen! Come celebrate with us. Two services: Early Service: 8:00 AM Regular Service: 11:00 AM


Easter Surnrise Service
East Side of the Capitol
April 20, 2014 , 6:30am to 7:15am
Clergy from: 6 downtown churches Music: William Peace University Choir and the Raleigh Concert Band! Lawn chairs suggested (Rain location: 1st Baptist Wilmington St)
919 744 4942

HillCity Church Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Highcroft Dr Elementary 5415 Highcroft Dr, Cary
April 20, 2014 , 10:00am to 1:00pm
Time: 11:15 AM (Immediately following HillCity Church regular service at 10AM) Description: FREE for all! Bounce House, Train rides, hot dogs for everyone. Toddler age hunt and elementary age hunt with $75 prize egg in each hunt.
Angel Reaves 919-410-5671 hillcitychurch.tv

Meaning of Life - Easter Service
World Overcomers Christian Church
April 20, 2014 , 8:00am to 2:00pm
Join World Overcomers for Easter services this Sunday. Pastor Andy Thompson will begin the series The Meaning of Life. The service times are 8a, 10a, or 12:30p. While you're there stop by Overcomer Cafı for a cup of Starbucks coffee.
World Overcomers Christian Church 2933 S. Miami Blvd Durham, NC 27703 919.402.9622

THE DURHAM RESURRECTION COMMUNITY DAY
NCCU: McDOUGALD-McLENDON GYMNASIUM
April 20, 2014 , 10:00am 
S.T.A.R. at NCCU Presents: THE DURHAM RESURRECTION COMMUNITY DAY LOCAL PERFORMERS | HEALTH, HOUSING, & JOB FAIR FREE CLOTHING & FOOD | HELICOPTER EGG DROP with PRIZES SUNDAY, APRIL 20TH Doors open at 10 AM | EVENT starts at 10:45 AM
For more information OR transportation, contact us at: PHONE| 919.683.1496 WWW.CARINTERNATIONAL.ORG

Live ACA Website Launch
Internet
April 21, 2014 , 12:00pm 
The website, www.liveaca.com is a platform where community members can live, connect and showcase events, programs and endeavors.
Alyse Bone Chanel Blaylock Asia Blaylock 919-673-7020

City of Raleigh Environmental Awards
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh NC
April 22, 2014 , 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The annual Environmental Awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to the environment in our community. Tom Earnhardt, host of the UNC-TV series Exploring Carolina, is keynote speaker.
City of Raleigh Office of Sustainability. 919-996-3070

McDonald's Biscuit Bake-off Semi-Finals
McDonald's at 1831 Walnut Street, Cary, NC.
April 23, 2014 , 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Join biscuit bakers from McDonald's restaurants across the Triangle on Wednesday, April 23. Watch the experts as they whip up scratch-made biscuits for our celebrity judges and join in by voting on Twitter with the hashtag #mcdbiscuitbattle.
Lindsay Hege

CARE Clinic "Toast of the Town" Wine Tasting
Holiday Inn-Bordeaux (Ballroom)
April 24, 2014 , 6:00pm to 8:30pm
14th Annual CARE Clinic "Toast of the Town" Wine Tasting & Silent Auction. 50/50 cash raffle and silent auction! Advanced tickets are $40.00 and $45.00 at the door. Please visit thecareclinic.org for more information.
Cost $40.00
Gloria J. Williams 239 Robeson St. Fayetteville, NC 28301 910-485-0555

Dining Out For Life
Raleigh Restaurants
April 24, 2014 
Raleigh's is having it's first Dining Out For Life fundraiser. Local restaurants have agreed to donate a percentage of their proceeds that day to help with the fight against HIV/AIDS.
To find out what restaurants will be participating you may go to our website and join our email newsletter, like us on Facebook, or go to the Dining Out For Life website. Facebook: www.facebook.com/AASNC or AAS-C website: www.aas-c.org

Grand TASTE Experience
Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
April 24, 2014 , 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Grand TASTE Experience will present you with an abundance of culinary creations, artistic baked goods, a plethora of fine wines, locally-brewed craft beers, certified organic Chapel Hill-distilled spirits, and Triangle-roasted coffee.
Cost $95.00
http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E004C43EAD0 F5AD (Click HERE for Tickets) 919-680-2787 (DPAC) 919-933-1551 (office) bev@tastetheevent.com (email)

Urban Ministries' Garden Party
100 Perquimans Drive Raleigh, NC 27609
April 24, 2014 , 6:30pm 
Attend the Annual Garden Party for hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction, moonshine and craft beers! Proceeds will benefit Urban Ministries' mission of helping the community with hunger, health care and homelessness.
Cost $100.00


An Evening with Jon Langford
CAM Raleigh 409 W. Martin St, Raleigh NC 27603
April 25, 2014 , 7:00pm to 11:00pm
CAM Raleigh presents world-renowned musician and artist Jon Langford. Originally the drummer for the notable punk band The Mekons, Langford is also a prolific and respected visual artist. 7:00 pm:VIP Art Preview and Reception with Jon Langford.
919 261 5920 http://camraleigh.org/2014/03/an-evening-with-jon- langford/

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Show
World Overcomers Christian Church
April 25, 2014 , 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Grab your friends and get ready to laugh! Join World Overcomers for the Laugh Out Loud comedy show featuring comedian Broderick Rice on Friday April 25th at 7p. This event is free and open to the public!
2933 S. Miami Blvd Durham, NC 27703 919-402-9622

SAFE Haven for Cats Annual Tuxedo Cat Ball
North Ridge Country Club
April 25, 2014 , 7:00pm to 1:00am
SAFE Haven for Cats will be hosting the 10th Annual Tuxedo Cat Ball on Friday, April 25. The event will be from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh. Tickets to the event are $100 per person or $160 per couple.
For more information, visit www.tuxedocatball.org

Wake Tech's Athletic Golf Tournament
Eagle Ridge Golf Course
April 25, 2014 , 9:00am 
The tournament will be held at the prestigious Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Raleigh, home course for WTCC golf teams, and will include four-person team play,men and women, and captain's choice. Individuals welcome!
https://www.waketech.edu/athletics/eagle-club/golf- tournament Britney Anderson bkanderson1@waketech.edu

Brain Injury Association Walk & Roll-athon
Koka Booth Amphitheater, Regency Pkwy, Cary
April 26, 2014 , 9:00am 
The Brain Injury Association of North Carolina invites you to join us! Your $20 registration fee covers admission to the event, an event t-shirt, and lunch. There will be music and fun for the whole family. Help shine a light on brain injury!
Cost $20.00
Contact us at: 919-651-3706

Healthy Families Day
A. E. Finley YMCA- 9216 Baileywick Road
April 26, 2014 , 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Healthy Families Day at the A.E. Finley YMCA will be packed with fun, free activities for kids and adults. Take a family zumba class, preview summer camps, get info about healthy lunches, and get kids tested for swimming!


Mordecai Historic Park Annual Plant Sale
Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh
April 26, 2014 , 8:00am to 2:00pm
Come out to Mordecai Historic Park to get your summer garden started! Heirloom varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers will be sold. Please call 919-857-4364 for more information
Mordecai Historic Park 919-857-4364 www.raleighnc.gov/museums

Preservation Durham's 18th Annual Home Tour
Downtown Durham
April 26, 2014 , 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for behind-the-scenes access to 6 historic tobacco manufacturing sites in downtown Durham: -The Liberty Warehouse -The Chesterfield Building -American Tobacco -Venable Tobacco Company -Liggett and Myers O'Brien Warehouse -The Imperial
Cost $30.00
For more information and tickets, please visit www.preservationdurham.org email: info@PreservationDurham.org phone: (919) 682-3036

Triangle Walk Now For Autism Speaks
Duke University East Campus
April 26, 2014 , 8:30am to 11:30am
Family friendly 1.5 mile walk, Autism Resource Fair, kids' activities, and entertainment. Sign up your team and learn more at: www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/triangle.
Lauren K. Kidder Senior Coordinator, Field Development Carolinas Autism Speaks 704-561-0003 (office) 704-324-9022 (direct) Local Publicity Chair: Lauren Van Hemert (919) 454-9032 (cell)

Warren County Junior Firefighter Competition 201
Warren County Recreation Complex
April 26, 2014 , 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Competition attracts local teen firefighters as well as junior firefighters from across North Carolina and beyond. Last year's event had 11 teams from as far away as Virginia and Texas. www.facebook.com/events/299718050172426/
(252) 820-0513

WingSwept's 6th Annual Technology Spring Clean
605 Poole Dr. Garner, NC
April 26, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
WingSwept's Technology Spring Clean has become an annual Earth Day event in Garner. Over the past three years, more than 50,000 pounds of technology equipment has been dropped off to be recycled. http://www.wingswept.com/wci/about/recycle. html
Justin Raymond 919-600-5136

Lizzie Lane's Colonial Tea 2014
Joel Lane Museum House, Raleigh, NC
April 27, 2014 , 3:00pm to 5:00pm
In the beautiful colonial style gardens at the Joel Lane Museum House, mothers, daughters, grandmothers, and granddaughters will learn the etiquette of taking tea and cakes in colonial times.
Cost $30.00
919-833-3431 or visit www.joellane.org

Preservation Durham's 18th Annual Home Tour
Downtown Durham
April 27, 2014 , 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for behind-the-scenes access to 6 historic tobacco manufacturing sites in downtown Durham: "The Liberty Warehouse "The Chesterfield Building "American Tobacco "Venable Tobacco Company "Liggett and Myers O'Brien Warehouse "The Imperial
Cost $30.00
For more information and tickets, please visit www.preservationdurham.org email: info@PreservationDurham.org phone: (919) 682-3036

American Teacher - Free Film Screening
NCAE Headquarters
April 29, 2014 , 7:00pm to 9:00pm
This free screening of American Teacher launches Moral Movies, a four month series of award-winning films. American Teacher follows the lives and careers of four teachers and offers an opportunity to spotlight teacher pay and public education in NC.
For more information please contact Andy Myers at Working Films amyers@workingfilms.org

Garner Trojan Club Hall of Fame Banquet
Grand Marquis Ballroom, Garner NC
May 1, 2014 , 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us as we induct 3 new members to the Garner Trojan Hall of Fame
Cost $50.00
Doors open at 6:00, dinner a 6:30 and ceremony at 7:00. Price per person is $50. Contact Ricky Harris at 919-868-9072 for tickets

National Day of Prayer Service
Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 NC 50
May 1, 2014 , 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Everyone is invited to a National Day of Prayer Service on Thursday, May 1st, from 7 to 8 pm in the Sanctuary. Let us intercede for our nation, our leaders, institutions, and future.
Mount Zion UMC 919-772-8415 http://www.mountzion-umc.org

Exhibits
Durham Arts Council
May 2, 2014 , 9:00am to 9:00pm
The Durham Arts Council (DAC) presents the Annual DAC School Student/Faculty Exhibit: Our House in the Semans Gallery, and Recent Paintings by John A. Malveto in the Allenton Gallery, both on view from May 2nd through July 6th, 2014.


Community Fair and Sport Expo
5054 Highway 24, Newport, NC 28570
May 3, 2014 , 9:00am to 2:00pm
White Oak Church of God will feature a variety of vendors and crafters. Along with a Fish Fry & concessions! We'll have crafts for kids, cake walks, face painting, clowns and balloons, bounce house, sack races, & more!
White Oak Church of God, Julia Franklin, 252-393- 8484. Contact us for more information.

Eastover Heritage Day May 3 2014
4008 School Street, Eastover, NC
May 3, 2014 , 10:00am 
Eastover Community Center, 4008 School Road, 10-5. Free family friendly event. Activities: 10am parade; entertainment; crafts/food vendors; children's activities; Heritage Exhibits; Wildlife exhibits.


Fellowship Among Christian Churches
Red Springs, NC
May 3, 2014 , 10:00am to 2:00pm
Health Fair BP checks, diabetes screening, HIV/AIDS testing, EMS, children's health, women's health, fire safety, home safety, home health, safe kids, refreshments. East 8th Avenue Park (corner of 8th avenue and McLeod Road)
Shelia Williams 302 West 8th Avenue Red Springs, NC 28377 910-733-5873

Film Screening: Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Historic Oak View County Park
May 3, 2014 , 1:00pm 
As a part of its ongoing exhibition, "In Search of a New Deal," Historic Oak View will be hosting a free showing of the move Kitt Kittredge. Come on out to watch this American Girl set during the Depression, and enjoy some popcorn too!
http://www.wakegov.com/parks/oakview/Pages/default.aspx 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 919-250-1013 oakview@wakegov.com

Keeping North Carolina Public Schools Strong
NCSU McKimmon Center
May 3, 2014 , 9:00am to 3:00pm
1101 Gorman Street Raleigh, NC 27606
Statewide forum with Public Schools First, co- sponsored by Great Schools in Wake http://www.publicschoolsfirstnc.org/2014/03/11/may3fo rum/

May Day Unity in the Community Festival
623 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh NC
May 3, 2014 , 12:00pm to 5:00pm
A day to celebrate unity and community. Music, family, fun, and the Helping Hand mission Marching Band.
919-834-2795 Sylvia Wiggins or 919-247-6361 Heather Richardson

Merritt's Chapel Open House
1090 Farrington Pt. Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
May 3, 2014 , 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Merritt's Chapel OPEN HOUSE Sat. May 3rd 4-7pm Free food....Free drinks....Free games...Free fun! Face painting.... Jump houses .... Arts & Crafts....and more!
Merritt's Chapel Methodist Church - 1090 Farrington Pt. Rd - Just a few miles away For more information and directions visit us at MerrittsChapel.org

Prevent Obesity Work Day
Heather Park Child Development Center
May 3, 2014 
932 Heather Park Drive Garner, NC 27529
Megan 919-779-2126

Thanksgiving in Spring
Downtown Durham
May 3, 2014 , 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Want to sit at North Carolina's longest dinner table, ride your bike in a parade and march in a lantern parade? Join us for Thanksgiving in Spring! This free event welcomes all families, foodies, techies and bikers for fun, food, fellowship and music
Wanona Satcher, Creative Director Durham Urban Innovation Center www.thanksinspring.com 919-560-1647 ext 34227

VIETRI Spring Warehouse Sale Benefits Food Bank
VIETRI Warehouse
May 3, 2014 , 8:00am to 4:00pm
VIETRI, exclusive importer of handcrafted Italian dinnerware, flatware, glassware, garden accessories, and home dıcor products, is having a Spring Warehouse Sale. This semi-annual sale features VIETRI's handcrafted Italian treasures.
Ellen Thompson 919.245.4191

Youth Summit
New Hope Freedom & Deliverance Cathedral
May 3, 2014 , 10:00am to 3:00pm
Empowering elementary to high school aged youth with the knowledge to rise and become leaders invested in their future.Workshops on college preparation, financial literacy, and Making Smart Decisions.Youth Panel Discussion Lunch will be served.
Jannai Johnson 919-961-3095 Prepared for the Afterlife: Finished...Not Yet!

Hillandale Community Run-Walk & Silent Auction
2730 Hillandale Road, Durham
May 4, 2014 , 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Huff and Puff over Hill and Dale- all ages welcome! 3K run-walk at 4:00 PM 1 mile run-walk at 4:45 PM Fabulous Silent Auction items to bid on; games, inflatables, and food vendors
for more information and for pre-registration discount, visit www.hillandalepta.org

Love's Divine Adventure
1400 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC
May 4, 2014 , 2:00pm to 3:00am
All are welcome to attend a free talk given by international speaker Nate Frederick, on the topic of "Love's Divine Adventure." This interactive lecture event explores the healing effects of faith, spiritual understanding and un-selfed love.
Visit www.csraleigh.com for more information.

McDonald's Biscuit Bake-off Finals
McDonald's at 1831 Walnut Street, Cary, NC
May 8, 2014 , 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Join your local biscuit bakers from McDonald's across the state on Thursday, May 8. Watch the experts as they whip up their scratch-made biscuits for our celebrity judges and join in by voting on Twitter with the hashtag #mcdbiscuitbattle.
Lindsay Hege

A Night of Faith w/ Dr. Mike Freeman
3935 Barwell Road, Raleigh NC 27610
May 9, 2014 , 7:30pm to 11:30am
The Year of the Double, Abundance & Overflow Christian Conference
Pastor Jerry & Lisa Freeman

Special Blessings "Stop & Go" BBQ Fundraiser
Jim's Mini Mart 4826 Watkins Rd. Raleigh
May 9, 2014 , 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Join Special Blessings on Friday, May 9th, @ Jim's Mini Mart, (Corner of Old Milburnie & Watkins), 3-7 PM for a BBQ Fundraiser. Plates are $8.00. Proceeds raised benefit Children & Adults with Disabilities. Details @ www.specialblessingsinc.net
Cost $8.00
Roxanne Sinsapaugh 919-366-9589 Learn more @ www.specialblessingsinc.net

Classic Car Show
Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 15772 NC 50
May 10, 2014 , 10:00am to 1:00pm
There will be door prizes,music, concessions, games. We will also be accepting canned goods & monetary donations for the Shepherd's Shelf Food Pantry. Admission is free. Show 10:00am to 1:00 pm. If you have a classic car to show, please bring it.
Mount Zion UMC Marilyn Johnson 919-772-8415 info@mountzion-umc.org

Club 15 INC Prince Hall Mason
Community Day at Aycock Receational Center
May 10, 2014 , 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Because we are losing our children and young adults to drugs and violence every day, we the Prince Hall Masons feel it is time to step up and make a difference! On May 10, 2014 from 12-5pm, Club 15 (along with Beacon Light Lodge #249) will host our
James Vann III President and Valerie Noel Vice President Cell Number 252-425-0813

Noah's Landing Family Days
Noah's Landing | 1489 Live Oak Road Coats, NC
May 10, 2014 , 11:00am to 4:00pm
This Mother's Day, bring the family to Noah's Landing for a weekend of kid-friendly fun and animal interaction. On Saturday and Sunday, families can skip the tour and wander at their own pace! Crafts, games, and moonbounce. More: noahslanding2x2.com
Cost $8.00
Carie Page 919-906-9049 info@noahslanding2x2.com Website: http://noahslanding2x2.com

Teen Day Fuquay
Fuquay-Varina, South Park, 820 South Main Street
May 10, 2014 , 11:00am to 4:00am
Free distracted driving program targets at teens. First 300 to complete the Drive Wise Course get a t-shirt. Sponsored by Town of Fuquay-Varina. www.teendayfuquay.com
Susan Weis Public Information Office Town of Fuquay-Varina 919-552-1417, www.teendayfuquay.com

Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis
4309 Emperor Blvd. Durham NC
May 10, 2014 , 9:00am 
http://walktocurearthritistriangle.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1094723 Kid and Dog Friendly!


McDonald's Biscuit Love Event
All participating McDonald's across the Triangle
May 11, 2014 , 11:00am to 2:00pm
Get ready to melt into a delicious, flaky, made-from-scratch biscuit on Sunday, 5/11 - Tuesday, 5/13 from 11:00 am to 2:00pm at all participating McDonald's locations. Customers will receive a free biscuit with ANY purchase!
Lindsay Hege

VIETRI and Wine & Design Mother's Day Event
Wine & Design Raleigh
May 11, 2014 , 4:00pm to 7:00pm
VIETRI and Wine & Design will host a Mother's Day Celebration on May 11. The celebration will be an irresistibly Italian mother-daughter experience. Wine & Design is located at 219 Bickett Boulevard in Raleigh.
Wine & Design 919.374.0667 http://www.wineanddesignus.com/

Wheels4Hope 2nd Annual Charity Golf Event
Wildwood Green Golf Club, Raleigh NC 27613
May 12, 2014 , 12:00pm 
An 18-Program Car "blessing" will kick off the tournament! 4-Person Scramble ~ Captain's Choice 12:00 Check-In ~ 1:00pm Shotgun Start $75 (before 4/10) $90 (after 4/10) (includes cart, range balls, lunch, drinks & prizes)
Cost $90.00
Ask us how to become a Sponsor! Call us (919) 832-1941 or Email katy@wheels4hope.org

"Secure Your ID" Day
Lafayette Village (8480 Honeycutt Road)
May 17, 2014 , 8:00am to 12:30pm
Better Businesses Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina spring "Secure Your ID" Day event will take place on Saturday, May 17, 2014. It will include document shredding, collection of computers, hard- drives & electronics for secure recycling.
Mike Gauss mike@articulon.com

Fashion Unchained
The Royal Banquet
May 17, 2014 , 7:00pm 
The Coalition to Unchain Dogs will be hosting the 5th annual Fashion Unchained event in high style! This stylish soiree will be held at The Royal Banquet in Raleigh on Saturday, May 17th beginning at 7pm.


Murder Mystery Party
Ballentine-Spence House
May 17, 2014 , 5:45pm 
Murder Mystery Party hosted at the local historical landmark Ballentine-Spence House in Fuquay-Varina on Saturday May 17, 2014. Reservations are required, Tickets are free. http://www.BallentineSpenceHouse.com
Anna Campbell Curator (925) 399-1629 109 E. Spring Street Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Relay for Life of Cary-Apex-Morrisville
Davis Drive Park
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am 
The Relay for Life of Cary Apex and Morrisville is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness and what we can do reduce our cancer risk and to raise money.
Kerry Johnston (214) 662-6994

Spring Fling at McGees Crossroads
McGees Crossroads: Benson, NC
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am to 6:00pm
Come out for a fun family event including BBQ Plates of pulled pork, Cole slaw, hushpuppies, homemade baked beans, and a baked good, vendors supplying wreaths, jewelry, consignment, kids camps, dance classes, cornhole and lots more...
30 Old Roberts Rd. Benson, NC 27504. Pre-purchased BBQ plate tickets available 919-938- 2011. Plate pick up between 3-6.

TeenFest 2K14 Public Health Education Event
Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan Street, Durham
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am to 5:00pm
Workshops, local resources, talent showcase competition, celebrity judges, give-aways, live DJ. All activities focus on drug-prevention and violence reduction. Free concert following event featuring Full Force and Love Jones Girlz. Family-friendly.
TeenFest Foundation 919-630-7227

Tenth Annual Tour D' Coop
Various Coops in the Raleigh/Cary Area
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
Tour D' Coop is a one-day tour of various chicken coops and chickens in the community. Join us on this tour as well as a green bike route, hive hike and coop carnival!
Suggested minimum donation of $10 for individuals, $20 for families, or minimum of five canned goods. Proceeds will benefit Urban Ministries' mission of helping the community with hunger, health care and homelessness.

Tenth Annual Tour D' Coop
Wake County
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
This self-guided tour of urban chicken coops, gardens and bee hives, benefits Urban Ministries of Wake County, a charity that serves hungry, homeless and uninsured Wake County residents. For tickets and info: http://tourdcoop.com.
Cost $10.00
Martha Browning Urban Ministries of Wake County 919.256.2187 mbrowning@urbanmin.org

Tour D'Coop & Coop Carnvial
Wake County
May 17, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
Self-guided tour of urban chicken coops, gardens and bee hives throughout Raleigh and Cary. For tickets and additional info: http://tourdcoop.com. Cash or canned food donation appreciated. All proceeds benefit Urban Ministries of Wake County.
Cost $10.00
Tour D'Coop: Greta Modlin, 919-306-5937 Urban Ministries: Martha Browning, 919-256-2187

"Secure Your ID" Day
Coastal Federal Credit Union (1000 St. Albans Dr
May 17, 2014 , 8:00am to 12:30pm
Better Businesses Bureau (bbb.org) serving Eastern North Carolina "Secure Your ID" Day event will take place on Saturday, May 17, 2014. It will include document shredding, collection of computers and hard-drives for secure destruction
Mike Gauss mike@articulon.com

"Send a Kid to Camp" Gift Market
The Salvation Army 909 Liberty Street Durham, NC
May 17, 2014 , 9:00am to 3:00pm
The Gift Market is a chance for the community to purchase goods from local representatives of some of the top retail organizations as well as local handmade craft goods. Featured vendors include: Mary Kay, Scentsy, Thirty-One and more!
For more information call (919)688-7306 ext. 110

1st Annual 'Walk to Cure HHT' 5K walk/run
Southern Village Community Park, Chapel Hill
May 18, 2014 , 1:00pm to 3:00pm
On Sunday, May 18 at 1:00pm, UNC Health Care is hosting the 1st Annual 'Walk to Cure HHT' 5K walk/run. HHT is an inherited disorder causing abnormal blood vessels and excessive bleeding. Visit curehhtteam5krunwalkchapelhill.causevox.com to register
Cost $25.00
Find the HHT 5K on SportOften.com to register! Contact Laurie Birdsong at UNC with questions: (919) 966-5469.

RDCBS 26th Annual Pet Bird Fair - FREE
NC State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Bldg
May 24, 2014 , 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Raleigh-Durham Caged Bird Society's 26th Annual Pet Bird Fair. FREE ADMISSION. Exotic birds from around the world, many vendors selling bird related items, and a huge raffle to benefit avian research and conservation. Visit PetBirdFair.com
http://rdcbs.org/2012BirdFair/tabid/187/Default.aspx

Relay For Life of Leesville/Brier Creek/RTP
Leesville Road High School
May 30, 2014 , 6:00pm to 9:00am
Join the American Cancer Society in the world's largest movement to end cancer. Form a Relay For Life team and sign up online to start fundraising. Leesville Road High School 8409 Leesville Road, Raleigh, NC
Relay For Life of Leesville/Brier Creek/RTP May 30 - 31, 2014 6:00 PM www.relayforlife.org/briercreeknc

Luther Hodges Ethics Luncheon
Research Triangle Park Foundation
June 4, 2014 , 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sponsored Rotary Club of RTP. Keynote Speaker: Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies. Dr. Smithies is the co- winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 100% of net event proceeds the charitable activities of Rotary Club of the RTP
Cost $40.00
steve@snyderman.org 919-909-8647 http://lutherhodges.org

Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Concert
Downtown Varina, 500 East Broad Street
June 5, 2014 , 7:30pm to 10:00am
Sponsored by the Town of Fuquay-Varina, this free concert features Spare Changes in downtown Varina. Bring lawn chairs. Coolers are fine, but NO alcohol.
Jonathan Cox Parks and Recreation Director Town of Fuquay-Varina 919-552-1431 www.fuquay-varina.org

Celebrate Fuquay Varina Festival
100 South Main Street, Fuquay-Varina
June 7, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00am
Live entertainment, 5K run, children activities, classic cars, fabulous food, and craft show. The Celebrate Fuquay-Varina festival is free, family fun in true Fuquay-Varina style! www.fuquay-varina.org
Jonathan Cox Parks and Recreation Director Town of Fuquay-Varina 919-552-1431 www.fuquay-varina.org

Celebration of the Arts
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (S. Main Street)
June 7, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
This event is part of the Town's Celebrate Fuquay-Varina event. As a juried art show, it ensures quality art from almost 100 local and regional artists and crafters. This is your chance to purchase original works of art, pottery, metal works, hand-
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association 108 Raleigh Street; Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 919-552-0848

En Plein Air Art Auction
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (S. Main Street)
June 7, 2014 , 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Original paintings produced from the April En Plein Air Paint-off contest will go up for auction at 2PM. Landscape enthusiasts will have a chance to take home one of these treasures in what we feel will become a collection that will be revered for ma
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association 108 Raleigh Street; Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 919-552-0848

Folk Festival
Historic Oak View County Park
June 7, 2014 , 10:00am to 2:00pm
Join us for the closing event of "In Search of a New Deal." Oak View will play host to the Folk Festival featuring 1930's themed games, crafts, activities, and music. The Festival will also host the exhibit closing lecture by Dr. Charron.
http://www.wakegov.com/parks/oakview/Pages/default.aspx 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 919-250-1013 oakview@wakegov.com

Triangle Charity Polo Classic
MacNair's Country Acres 4321 Tryon Rd. Raleigh
June 8, 2014 , 12:00pm to 6:30am
Charity Polo match benefits Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Network. Pack a picnic and tailgate by the field as the Triangle Area Polo Club takes on the Atlanta Regional Polo Center. Stomp divots at half time.
Nicole Bruno 919-371-2062

SouthEast Crab Feast - Raleigh
Pullen Park
June 14, 2014 , 4:00pm to 7:00pm
SouthEast Crab Feast Raleigh is an All-You-Can-Eat extravaganza that offers fresh out of the ocean Blue Crabs, Low Country Boil (shrimp, potatoes, corn & beef sausage), Music and Family Fun Environment. Get more details at www.southeastcrabfeast.com
Jamell Hamilton (980)202-1142 This is a family friendly event that will donate a portion of the proceeds to charity.

Special Blessings "Hawaiian Hoedown" Event
Knightdale Parks & Rec 102 Lawson Ridge Rd
June 14, 2014 , 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Special Blessings, Saturday, June 14th @ 102 Lawson Ridge Rd, Knightdale, 4-8 PM, for a Fun-Filled evening of Food, Games, Live Music, & More! Proceeds benefit Children & Adults with Disabilities. Visit specialblessingsinc.net
Roxanne Sinsapaugh 919-366-9589 www.specialblessingsinc.net

Peak City Pig Fest
Apex, NC
June 21, 2014 , 9:00am to 5:00pm
KCBS-sanctioned BBQ competition and festival featuring food, entertainment and beer garden. Salem Street, Historic Downtown Apex.
Free to the public. Beer Garden will be open until 11:00 pm.

"The Longest Day"
Open arms Retirement Center, Raeford
June 21, 2014 , 8:00am to 10:00pm
The Longest Day is an event to raise funds for Alzheimer's research 612 Health Drive Raeford, N.C 28376
Nicole Purcell (910) 875-3949

Independence Day Celebration
South Park, 820 S. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina
July 3, 2014 , 6:00pm to 10:00am
Live music featuring Spare Change. Fireworks at sundown. Kids rides. Brink lawn chairs. Coolers fine, but NO alcohol. www.fuquay-varina.org
Jonathan Cox Parks and Recreation Director Town of Fuquay-Varina 919-552-1431 www.fuquay-varain.org

INDEPENDENCE DAY OPEN HOUSE
JOEL LANE MUSEUM HOUSE
July 4, 2014 , 11:00am to 4:00pm
160 SOUTH SAINT MARY'S STREET, RALEIGH, NC. 27603
BELL LONG 919-833-3431

Creedmoor Music Festival
Main Street, Downtown Creedmoor, NC
September 20, 2014 , 8:30am to 4:00pm
The Creedmoor Music Festival is held each year on the third Saturday in September, rain or shine. Festival attendees are treated to a variety of musical genres, unique foods, fascinating homemade arts and crafts, and more!
City of Creedmoor 919-528-3332 www.cityofcreedmoor.org/musicfestival

Downtown Bounty
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (Broad Street)
September 27, 2014 , 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Downtown Bounty is held in the historic Varina retail district & it is an event that promotes all things "local food". Local farmers, restaurants and the community come together in this signature event. Contestants compete for cash prizes and braggin
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association 108 Raleigh Street; Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 919-552-0848

Campout! Carolina
Statewide
October 10, 2014 
Campout! Carolina is a free statewide event held to celebrate North Carolina's natural beauty by turning off electronics, unplugging non-essential appliances and camping out in a backyard or favorite camping spot.
Amanda Limoges

Downtown Chili Cook-Off
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (S. Main Street)
November 1, 2014 , 10:00am to 4:00pm
12th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off. Individuals, businesses, and non-profit groups show off their cooking skills and compete to see who has the best tasting chili in Fuquay-Varina. Attendees can purchase a "tasting ticket" and then THEY vote to dete
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association 108 Raleigh Street; Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 919-552-0848

Downtown Sleigh Rides
Downtown Fuquay-Varina (120 S. Main Street)
December 4, 2014 , 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Free holiday sleigh rides are provided on the evening of the town's Christmas tree lighting. This is an event for the entire family that has quickly become "THE" Fuquay-Varina tradition. FVDA partners with the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry an
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association 108 Raleigh Street; Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 919-552-0848

Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours
Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh
March 1, 2014 through December 27, 2014, 11:00am 
Come step aboard the Raleigh Trolley for a historic tour of downtown Raleigh. Tours begin and end at Mordecai Historic Park every Saturday, March - December. THESE TOURS RUN ON SATURDAYS ONLY. Please call 919-857-4364 for tickets or more information.
Cost $10.00
Mordecai Historic Park 919-857-4364 www.raleighnc.gov/museums