Community Cares: Sept. 18

September 17, 2013 

  • Also on Tap

    • The Durham Arts Council opened applications for the 2014 Emerging Artists Grants Program. Applications are open to Chatham and Orange County residents and due by 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St. For details and applications, go to durhamarts.org/artistinfo_emergingartists.html.

    • The Rougemont Ruritan Club will hold its Scholarship Golf Tournament at 8 a.m., with registration at 7 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Lake Winds Golf Course, 1807 Moores Mill Road, Rougemont. The tournament will raise funds for scholarships for students in the Rougemont area. Register at 919-368-5120, 336-504-5286 or rougemont-ruritan.org.

    • The Orange County Animal Services Department’s annual Dog Swim will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the A.D. Clark Pool in the Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Robertson St., Chapel Hill. Admission is $5 for dogs and free for dog owners.

    • Chapel Hill High School will host its second annual Tiger CHill carnival on Saturday, Sept. 21. The school’s clubs, bands, sports teams and student government will provide food, games and activities for families. The event will raise funds for the school’s clubs, sports and arts.

    •  Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools seek volunteers to read with students, teach students who are learning English, teach writing skills and tutor groups. bit.ly/CHCCSvolunteer.

    • The Galloway Ridge Retirement Community will host its first Galloway Ridge 5K walk and run to benefit Alzheimer’s N.C. at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at 3000 Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro. Registration costs $30 at 8 a.m. the day of the race or online at sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=11211%20.

    • The Efland Ruritan Club Rodeo will start at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Efland Ruritan Club, 3106 Highway 70 West, Efland. Tickets can be purchased with cash on the days of the rodeo; they cost $12 for adults, $11 with a military ID and $6 for military members in uniform and kids 12 and under. For details, go to eflandruritanclub.com.

N.E.D., a rock band made up of gynecologic oncologists, will present the documentary “No Evidence of Disease” from 7 to 9 p.m. after a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

This fundraising event costs $75. Money raised by the event will be used to support women’s cancer awareness.

Please send announcements about nonprofit fundraisers to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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