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AADE Kwanzaa Fest @ Durham Armory
Jan 1 all-day

Join Us on January 1, 2019, at the Historic Durham Armory (212 Foster Street), in Downtown Durham, North Carolina. Bring the entire family for a day of Unity, Culture and Community Development. The doors will open at 12 noon, Children’s Village at 12:30 and the performances at 2:00pm.

Kwanzaa is a celebration for ALL people, focusing on family, friends, and the fruits of the earth. Celebrating the holiday season and Durham’s diversity, AADE’s annual Kwanzaa celebration is a time to enjoy family, community, and culture. Kwanzaa itself is a seven-day African holiday that celebrates a different principle each day. AADE’s Kwanzaa takes place on the seventh day, which is dedicated to Imani, or faith.

Kwanzaa Fest is FREE and open to the Public!!! Come enjoy games, arts & crafts, a drumming class, and Durham’s Fire Department at our Children’s Village.

In honor of Baba Chuck Davis donated items will be given to Urban Ministries of Durham Let’s come together as a community to bless Urban Ministries. Click the link below for a complete list of items


RAW Run 5k @ Duke University's East Campus
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm

Join WRAL-TV Reporter Candace Sweat and Rasheed Wiggins’ Duke family as they kick off the inaugural RAW Run 5k as a way of bringing together old friends & family, and, hopefully, making new ones!

Rasheed A. Wiggins, a Duke University & Fuqua School of Business alum, strongly believed in physical fitness and the power of spending time with loved ones. Wiggins tragically passed away in 2016. A prize was launched in his name to be awarded annually during the Duke Startup Challenge.

Proceeds for the inaugural RAW Run 5k will benefit the Rasheed A. Wiggins Entrepreneurial Prize, which honors a unique emerging entrepreneur and/or startup team at Duke University each year. The winner(s) represents the persona of a man just as unique. It was created in honor of Rasheed A. Wiggins, a creative and talented marketing executive with an innate passion for entrepreneurship.

Visit https://www.rasheedwigginsprize.com/ to learn more

Tuxedo Cat Ball 2019 @ North Ridge Country Club
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 13 @ 12:00 am

Join us for a special evening as we celebrate 25 years of cat centered lifesaving!

Event Activities Include:
· A $1,000 Cash Raffle – $10/each or 3/$25 raffle tickets
· A Live and Silent Auction
· A Meet & Greet with Kittens

Early Bird Tickets are $80/person (1/5/19 – 2/15/19)
Full Price Tickets are $100/person (2/16/19 – 4/12/19)

Each Ticket Includes:
· Two drink tickets per person (wine, beer, and soft drinks)
· Buffet dinner, coffee and dessert
· Entertainment – cats, dancing, and SAFE Haven’s video
· Free valet parking

For more information or to purchase tickets visit: http://one.bidpal.net/tcb2019