Vivian Connell, a teacher at Phoenix Academy High School, is raising money to bring the school to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum at the end of May in Washington, D.C. Connell and museum officials are raising money to meet their goal of $20,000 for transportation, lodging and food. ncfpsc.org/writing-wrongs.
Horton High School Alumni Association scholarships
The Horton High School Alumni Association offers scholarships to descendants of Horton High School alumni and attendees who are in high school, college, university or graduate school during the 2014-2015 academic year. 919-444-9090, hhsaa.info.
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Strowd Roses grants
Submit requests for charitable grants to Strowd Roses by Wednesday, April 30. strowdroses.org.
Distillery tour and tasting
El Centro Hispano is hosting a fundraising distiller tour and tasting with live music from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at TOPO Organic Spirits, 505-C W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. The event will raise money to support the new El Centro Hispano office. The suggested donation is $50 to $100. email@example.com.
Freedom Fund and Scholarship Banquet
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Freedom Fund and Scholarship Banquet will be at 6 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. Rev. Dr. William Barber II will speak. Tickets cost $50 and must be bought by Wednesday, April 23. 919-697-0016, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comics for a Cure: Superhero 5K and Fun Run
A run to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Ultimate Comics, 6120 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill. Registration costs $45 to $50. bit.ly/1nNFvkH.
Color the Hill
The second annual Color the Hill 4K and Fun Run will raise money for the Academy of Information Technology of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, A Drink for Tomorrow and the SKJAJA Fund starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at UNC’s cross country course at Finley Fields. colorthehill.com.
The fifth annual Northern High School Hall of Fame golf tournament will begin with dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Croasdaile Country Club, 3800 Farm Gate Ave., Durham. 919-451-7574, email@example.com. For ticket information: 919-560-3956, Alan.Rigsbee-II@dpsnc.net.
Jazz and Juleps on the Terrace
Carillon Assisted Living of Hillsborough will host Jazz and Juleps on the Terrace to raise money for the Hillsborough Visitors Center from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at 1911 Orange Grove Road.
Teacher of the Year
Orange County Schools will recognize a Teacher of the Year from each school at a banquet on May 8. Donate an item for a gift bag by Wednesday, May 7, at the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Corporate Drive, suite 301, Hillsborough. 919-732-8156, hillsboroughchamber.com.
Spring Garden Party and Auction
The Historic Hillsborough Commission at the Burwell School Historic Site will host the 13th Annual Spring Garden Party and Auction from 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. The silent auction begins at 6 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7:45 p.m. Tickets cost $35 at the Burwell School Historic Site or at the door. 919-732-7451, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis
The Triangle Walk to Cure Arthritis will start at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in Imperial Center, 4309 Emperor Blvd., Durham. bit.ly/1fZgzB5.
Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon
The Lawrence & Artelia Perry Scholarship Fund will sponsor the second Second Annual Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham. Early childcare educators and caregivers will be honored. Buy a ticket for $40 by Thursday, May 8, at PerryScholarshipFund.com.
Guardians of the Hill 5K
The Chapel Hill Police Department will sponsor the annual Guardians of the Hill 5K at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Southern Community Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill. The 5K and Kid’s Fun Run will raise money for the N.C. Children’s Hospital. Registration costs $20 through Wednesday, April 30, and $25 after that. Kid’s Fun Run registration is $10. chpd.us.