Prison Books Collective
A night of comedy to benefit the Prison Books Collective will begin at 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) Friday, March 20, at the Hillsborough Road Co-op, 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. Parking is limited: organizers request that you park nearby, walk or ride a bike. Admission is on a sliding scale, from $5 to $20. prisonbooks.info.
Syrian American Medical Association
Bailey’s will donate 10 percent of sales to the Syrian American Medical Association from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at 1722 Fordham Blvd.
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Nourish International’s Biannual Hunger Luncheon will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Rizzo Conference Center, 150 Dubose House Lane, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $120 per couple or $65 per individual. nourish.org.
Cardinal Directions Beer Festival
The Cardinal Directions Beer Festival will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at 106 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Tickets cost $12 and $2 out of each ticket price will be donated to Farmer Foodshare. cardinaldirectionsbeerfest.eventbrite.com.
Off the Wall
FRANK Gallery’s Off the Wall fundraiser will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at 109 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Artists have donated 55 works of art to be sold. Art tickets cost $450, companion tickets to accompany the holder of an art ticket cost $50 and patron tickets, which admit two people to the gala, cost $155. frankisart.com/gala2015.
Lincoln Community Health Center Foundation
The Lincoln Community Health Center Foundation’s third annual Legacy Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, 3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham. Tickets cost $45. 919-956-4003.
Blues & Brews Festival
The Blues & Brews Festival will raise money for Durham area charities and The Exchange Family Center of Durham will be from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St. Tickets cost $40. durhambluesandbrewsfestival.com.