Thanksgiving food drive
The Durham Center for Senior Life is collecting food donations to make a Thanksgiving dinner for 200 seniors throughout Durham. The center is seeking donations of turkeys, hams, hens, dressing, potatoes, gravy, vegetables and desserts. Food can be delivered from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 406 Rigsbee Ave., suite 202, Durham.
Southern States Holiday Food Drive
Southern States Cooperative will collect canned goods and nonperishable items through Monday, Dec. 15, at 300 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. southernstates.com.
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ROSS Service Coordinators
ROSS Service Coordinators will host a fundraiser at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Golden Corral, 5006 N.C. Highway 55, Durham. Golden Corral will donate a portion of the cost of each meal to ROSS Service Coordinators’ programs for elderly, disabled and low-income families.
Relay for Life
Relay for Life of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s annual gala fundraiser will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at The Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $25 for students and $30 for others. relayforlife.org/uncnc.
The Goat Parade gala and live auction will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Galloway Ridge Retirement Community, 3000 Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro. The event will raise money for the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center and Pittsboro’s Chatham County Council on Aging. Tickets must be bought in advance for $40 each or $70 for a pair. 919-642-6893, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/pittsborogoatparade.
The Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Central Orange Senior Center will host a holiday craft fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. The craft show will feature jewelry, pottery, quilts, leather work, wood work, art and food.
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center’s 27th Annual Holiday Auction will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Sheraton Chapel Hill, 1 Europa Drive. Author Sarah Dessen will speak. The auction includes Disney World passes, vacation packages, artwork, jewelry and more. Tickets cost $90 each. 919-968-4647, ocrcc.org/auction.
Triangle Youth Ballet
Southern Season will donate 10 percent of sales from a private shopping event to Triangle Youth Ballet from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $10. conta.cc/1xhVJZI.