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5 Events Not to Miss in March

Photo courtesy of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

5K for Education

March 17, 9am

Run (or walk) over to McCorkle Place and support Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools teachers and students at the seventh annual Public School Foundation 5K for Education. Make sure to register under your child’s school team – $5 of the registration fee will go directly to the school. The institution with the most participants wins a free catered lunch for its teachers. Adults: $30, teachers and students: $15

Live Score of “The Kid”

March 10, 8pm

Carrboro musician Tim Carless returns to The ArtsCenter to perform a new original score of the 1921 version of Charlie Chaplin’s classic silent film “The Kid.” Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for children

Carrboro Annual Kite Fly

March 18, 1-3pm

Bring your kite over to Hank Anderson III Community Park to help fill the Carolina blue skies with a rainbow of colors. This free annual event is fun for all ages and the perfect way to usher in springtime.

Community Egg Hunt

March 24, 10am-1pm

Pack your baskets and head to Southern Community Park for an afternoon of crafts, games and, of course, Easter eggs. Egg hunters ages 2 to 10 are invited to join the search, meet the Holiday Bunny and win prizes! Hop like a bunny on the bouncy inflatables or take a snack break for some delicious local food truck fare. Free admission. Rain date is March 25.

Nederlands Dans Theater

March 28 & 29, 7:30pm

Photography by Rahi Rezvani

This Dutch contemporary dance company brings its entrancing and hypnotic performances all the way from The Hague, Netherlands to Memorial Hall. A group of 28 internationally renowned dancers push the boundaries of traditional dance with original pieces by choreographers Jiří Kylián and Lightfoot León. Tickets: $15+

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