Durham News: Community

Community Fundraisers: April 15

Mega Fundraising Sale

Triangle Residental Options for Substance Abusers’ Mega Fundraising Sale will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, through Saturday, April 18, at Oxford Commons, 3500 N. Roxboro St. trosainc.org.

Mike Tilley Scholarship & Drum Line Competition

The 10th Annual Mike Tilley Scholarship & Drum Line Competition will start at 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, in Hillside High School’s gymnasium, 3727 Fayetteville Road, Durham. Tickets cost $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets are for sale in the school’s Woodforest Bank and online. 919-560-3925, ext. 25226, hillsidehighschoolmarchingband@gmail.com.

Relay Fore Life Golf Tournament

Relay Fore Life Golf Tournament will start at noon Saturday, April 18, at Chapel Ridge Golf Course, 1010 Chapel Ridge Drive, Pittsboro. Tickets cost $100. 919-542-1932, kpsutphin@centurylink.net.

Drive 4 UR School

Orange High School Band Boosters and Capital Ford of Hillsborough will host Drive 4 UR School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at 350 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle, Ford Motor Company and Capital Ford of Hillsborough will donate $20 (up to $6,000) to the Orange High School band program.

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.

Dine 4 Autism

Local restaurants will participate in Dine 4 Autism on Tuesday, April 21, to raise money for the Autism Society of North Carolina. wakecountyautismsociety.org/dine4autism.

Bynum Prom Night Bingo

Bynum Prom Night Bingo will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 24, at 950 Bynum Road. Proceeds will be used to support Bynum Front Porch educational grants for local students and Cinderella’s Closet; 10 games cost $10. bynumfrontporch.org.

Paw-Di Gras

Paws4ever will host Paw-Di Gras, a masquerade and auction, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Performance Subaru, 1810 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $25 in advance, VIP tickets cost $40 and tickets cost $35 the day of the event. bit.ly/1FuNPwG.


The Hickory Tavern will host a fundraiser for radio station WCOM-LP from 5-10 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at 370-110 E. Main St., Carrboro. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the radio station.

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 from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St. Tickets cost $40. durhambluesandbrewsfestival.com.

Garden party

The Historic Hillsborough Commission’s 14th Annual Spring Garden Party & Auction will be from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Burwell School Historic Site, 310 N. Churton St. Tickets cost $35 in advance or $45 at the door. 919-732-7451, director@burwellschool.org.

Dining for Dollars

Hickory Tavern will host the second annual Dining for Dollars to raise money for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels program from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at 370-310 E. Main St., Carrboro. Ticket sales begin on Friday, May 1. chcmow.org.