Composer and activist Malek Jandali will perform from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the Nelson Music Room on Duke University’s East Campus. Donations for Life USA will be collected. duke.edu.
Little River Community Complex carnival
Little River Community Complex will host a carnival fundraiser from Friday, March 28, through Sunday, April 6, at the Durham County Stadium, 7500 N. Duke St., Durham. Tickets for unlimited rides cost $22.
Great Human Race
The Great Human Race will raise money for local nonprofits with a 10K race at 7:45 a.m., 5K race at 8 a.m. and a community walk at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, March 29, starting at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham. Participation in a race costs $32 and the walk is free. Registration is required. thegreathumanrace.org.
The third annual KidSCope gala, Tasting Local, will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $39. on.fb.me/1nKFL7V.
The N.C. Queer Youth Power Coalition will host the Queernival day of games, contests, performances and education from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 304 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. The event will raise money for local gay-straight associations and other youth-led groups. insideout180.org/queernival.
Las Vegas Night
The Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Central Orange Senior Center will host the annual Las Vegas Night fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. There will be a barbecue dinner, dancing, door prizes and $10,000 in “chips.” Winnings from games like Black Jack and Roulette can be used in an auction. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. 919-245-2015, friendsofcosc.com.
CORA Food Pantry’s Empty Bowls fundraiser will be from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in the Chatham Mills Conference Center, 480 Hillsborough St. Tickets cost $30 in advance. corafoodpantry.org.
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.
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.