Sunrise United Methodist Church’s Haiti Missions Team will host a fundraising yard sale for its next trip at 7 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs.
Infertility support group
A support group for those coping with infertility or considering adoption or reproductive medicine meets at 10:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at the West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The group is hosted by the Waiting Hearts Foundation. firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook.com/WAITINGHEARTSNC.
The annual Appalachian Service Project Spaghetti Dinner at Sunrise United Methodist Church is at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at 5420 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs. Dinner is $8 for adults and $4 for kids.
There will also be a silent auction. The events will raise money for the church’s youth’s mission trip in the Appalachian mountains.
Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection
The Raleigh Christian Women’s Connection meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 19, at the Woman’s Club of Raleigh, 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh. The meeting features fashion by Tupelo Honey and a presentation by Shirley Craddock.
Registration is $16, including catering by Irregardless Cafe. A nursery is available with registration. RSVP to Cathy: 919-337-8003, email@example.com.
White Plains United Methodist Church’s “POPS Concert” with the church’s ensembles, soloists and small groups starts with dinner at 5:45 p.m. and the concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Donations for Music Ministries will be accepted.
Purple Cloth 5K
The Purple Cloth 5K fundraiser for Dorcas Ministries, hosted by Genesis United Methodist Church of Cary, will be Saturday, May 14, at Bond Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Registration is due by Friday, April 22. Fees are $25 or $30 for the 5K and $5 for the 200-yard Kid's Dash. purplecloth5k.com.
Fundraisers leading up to the event will be on Tuesday, May 3, at Patrick Jane’s Gourmet Pizza Bar, 1353 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary; at Thursday, May 5, at Stone Creek Chick-fil-A, 1000 Valleystone Drive, Cary.
Volunteer judges sought for debate tournament
Speak Out NC, a Christian home school speech and debate club, is seeking volunteers to judge the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association regional invitational tournament Thursday, April 21, to Saturday, April 23, at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Judges must be 19 years old, not currently in high school and not eligible to compete in any NCFCA event this season. No previous experience in speech or debate is required. To register to judge, go to ncfcaregistration.com/NCFCAJudgeSelection.aspx?Region=9. Questions, contact Kymberly Arana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Knights of Columbus Council 6650 of Cary and Apex will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in the parking lot of the Conference Center of St. Michael the Archangel Church, 830 High House Road, Cary. The sale will be held indoors in the event of rain. Proceeds will support area community and charity projects.
The Cary Police Department will present a program on gang prevention at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at White Plains United Methodist Church, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Church on the Streets
White Plains United Methodist Church members volunteer throughout the church’s campus and the community on Sunday, May 15. Projects will be before and after the 10:15 a.m. unified worship service, and lunch is included. Register online: wpumc.com/cots.
Family Night fundraiser
The White Plains Childrens’ Center will sponsor Family Night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 19. Ticket vouchers for the fundraiser are $10 and can be purchased at the center, 313 SE Maynard Road, Cary, or online: goo.gl/forms/fwyLlvfgJW. whiteplainschildrenscenter.org
Grief/Divorce Support Meetings
Triangle Marriage and Family Life Center hosts GriefShare and DivorceCare groups from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturdays at 3761 NW Cary Parkway, Suite 102. 919-267-6747.
Toy, clothing collection
Greater Life Ministries collects toys and clothes to give to homeless and needy families. The organization also collects household items, furniture, clothing and more. To arrange for donations to be picked up, call 919-274-2511 or 919-432-3323. Mail monetary donations to P.O. Box 26083, Raleigh, NC 27611.
The Point Church food pantry offers free groceries, a hot meal and clothing from 11 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 1503 Walnut St., Cary, and 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.
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