Durham News: Community

Community Cares: Feb. 26.

Paw-Di Gras

The Paw-Di Gras masquerade dinner, auction and dance fundraiser for Paws4ever will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in the ballroom at the University Inn, 1301 Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $50. paws4ever.org.

Community 5K Walk/Run

The second annual St. Paul Village Community 5K Walk/Run will be on Saturday, March 1, at McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. The walk and run will raise money for the St. Paul Village, TABLE (a hunger relief nonprofit) and Club Nova (a nonprofit that supports Orange County residents with mental illness). Register online at bit.ly/1hTlKG8. 919-967-3961, stpaulamechapelhill.org.

Murphey School Radio Show

The Murphey School Radio Show to raise money for local nonprofits Farmer Foodshare and Meals on Wheels of Durham will be at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at 3717 Murphey School Road, Durham. Tickets cost $36.50. murpheyschoolradio.net.

Empty Bowls

Urban Ministries of Durham will host their eighth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St. Ticket prices range from $20 to $100. emptybowls14.eventbrite.com.

Goathouse Refuge fundraiser

The Goathouse Refuge will host a cat adoption awareness event and fundraiser from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Murphey School, 3717 Murphey School Road, Durham. The Venice-themed event will feature live music, dance and costumes. Tickets cost $45 in advance, $50 at the door, $10 for students and children under 12. 919-542-6815, goathouserefuge.org.

Empty Bowls

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.