Community Cares

Community Cares: Oct. 30

October 29, 2013 

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    • Chatham Animal Rescue & Education will provide free spay and neuter surgeries for cats and dogs until Nov. 30.

    • The Zombie Research Center haunted house will be open for tours from 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. Tickets cost $10 for adults; $5 for kids and teens. Proceeds will be donated to Internationalist Books and the Weaver Community Housing Association.,

    •  Moving Day N.C. Triangle will raise awareness and funds to help people with Parkinson’s with a 2-mile walk at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The walk is sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the NPF Centers of Excellence at UNC and Duke.

    • The Murphey School Radio Show to benefit Hidden Voices and Partners for Youth will be at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, in the auditorium of the historic Murphey School, 3717 Murphey School Road, Durham.

    • The 30th annual Jump for the Children Horse Show to benefit Duke Children’s Hospital will be from Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Governor James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh.

More than 100 restaurants will participate in the 25th annual day of Restaurants Sharing 10 Percent (RSVVP), “Dine Out and Fight Hunger,” on Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Restaurants will donate 10 percent of the price of each meal bought on RSVVP day to the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service’s Community Kitchen and Food Pantry.

Last year’s RSVVP day raised more than $20,000 for the council’s hunger relief programs. The council’s Community Kitchen serves three meals a day to Community House residents and other local people. The Food Pantry supplies groceries to more than 4,100 households.

Details and a list of participating restaurants are online.

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