Durham News: Community

Community Cares: March 5

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.

Swing Dance and Silent Auction

The 18th annual Swing Dance and Silent Auction with live music by the Chapel Hill High School Swing Orchestra and Jazz Band will be from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the gymnasium in the Chapel Hill High School B Building, 1709 High School Road. Tickets can be bought early for $10 for students and $15 for adults through Chapel Hill High School band members and chapelhillband.org. Tickets at the door cost $12 for students and $17 for adults.

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.

CROP Hunger Walk

The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service’s 28th annual CROP Hunger Walk will start with registration at 1:30 p.m. and the walk at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. There will be half-mile, two-mile and four-mile routes. ifcweb.org.

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.

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.

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.