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Jun
2
Sat
La Pizza Di Pulcinella Cat Rescue Fundraiser @ Goathouse Refuge, Inc.
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Rain or shine, enjoy live music, authentic Italian pizza baked in two outdoor wood-fired brick ovens, ceramics gallery & adoptable cats & kittens! Support the Goathouse Refuge cat rescue – a serene, cage-free cat rescue & beautiful gardens nestled in the woods of Pittsboro. Hear the Grammy-nominated MSG Blues Trio, Larry & the Musical Mebanaires of Mebanesville and Roddy Barnes. Proceeds rescue cats and kittens & provide medical care. No admission fee. $17 per pizza (16″ serves 4), $5 beer, tea/lemonade free. Family friendly! Reserve your pizza(s) by May 31, 7:00pm: pizza.at.goathouse.reservations@gmail.com or call 919-542-6815

Jun
16
Sat
Play Scrabble for Literacy @ Chatham County Agricultural and Convention Center
Jun 16 all-day

Chatham Literacy Council’s first Annual “Play Scrabble® for Literacy” event will be held on Saturday, June 16 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm at the Chatham County Agricultural and Convention Center, 1192-US-64 Business, Pittsboro.
This fundraiser includes Scrabble® games, dinner, music, bucket raffle and prizes.
Registration begins April 20th at www.chathamliteracy.org.

Jun
30
Sat
T.J. Dunaway Summer Classic Charity Basketball Game @ Hillside High School
Jun 30 all-day

The Humbled initiative a North Carolina founded Non-Profit announced that they will be hosting a Celebrity Basketball Game sponsored by SpokeHub and A Plus Test Prep, which will be hosted at Hillside High School in Durham, N.C. at 12 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. The event will include two games, the first game will consist of the surrounding areas first responders vs. high school athletes from the surrounding areas which include Wake, Knightdale, Durham, Cary, & Chapel Hill. The main event will be the Celebrity basketball game.

The event will consist of food, giveaways, entertainment, and more. The Celebrity basketball event will be the driving force to the funding of the T.J. Dunaway Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to help alleviate the financial burden students and their families often incur as the students transition to college. The event will consist of food, giveaways, entertainment, and more.
The highlighted celebrities for the event will consist of:

* 8th Wonder And1 Legend
* PosterBoy Streetball Legend
* Hugh Thornton Ex-NFL Atlanta Falcon
* Lenjo Kilo Professional Basketball Player
* Joshua Gunn Rapper

The late T.J. Dunaway is the friend and family member of David Garvin Jr., the Co-Founder of The Humbled Initiative. T.J. was known for his smile, his loving personality, and the strength that he showed through his fight with cancer. It is the hope of the Humbled Initiative that T.J.’s legacy will be passed on through his annual scholarship, game, and most importantly the recipients. The T.J. Dunaway Summer Classic tickets can be purchased at www.DunawayClassic.com. There are early bird specials along with VIP tickets available now. If you are interested in being a vendor, or volunteer you will be able to find that information on the Dunaway classic website.

UNC Oral Cancer 5K & Health Fair @ UNC-CH Old Well
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am

UNC School of Dentistry’s Student National Dental Association is hosting the 2018 Oral Cancer Walk & 5K at the UNC-CH Old Well 9AM Saturday, June 30th. Following the race, we’re offering FREE oral cancer screenings, blood pressure and glucose readings, and medication reviews.

This event is open to the public, and all profits generated from the 5K will be donated to the Oral Cancer Foundation to fund lifesaving research. Join us as we work with the community to promote oral cancer awareness! To register for the event and learn more about our cause, please visit our website: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/ChapelHill/UNCSNDA2018

Sep
22
Sat
Run 4 Peace – Run/Walk for Homestart @ Unity Center of Peace
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm

Come out and have some fun at our 3rd Annual Run 4 Peace! We will have free prize drawings, refreshments and live entertainment after the race! This run/walk takes place on the Pumpkin Loop in Chapel Hill.

This race will benefit HomeStart, a homeless shelter for women and families in Orange County.

You can find out all of the race details and sign up using the link to the race!