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Sunday, May 01, 2011
 Clean Sweep Sunday Sale  12 Noon-6 PM    (Charity)
Location: ReTails Thrift Shop (behind Red Lobster)
50% off Storewide! 1608 North Market Drive, Raleigh 27609. 100% of net profits are used to help the lowest income pet owners spay or neuter their pets through AnimalKind's programs, THE $20 FIX and SpayNC Helpline. Shop to Stop Pet Overpopulation! 919-872-0019.
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Tuesday, May 03, 2011
 New Tuesday Hours at the Western Wake Farmers' Market  3:30 - 6:30 PM    (Farmers Markets)
Location: Western Wake Farmers' Market, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary
The Western Wake Farmers' Market is pleased to announce the expansion of its peak selling season with the addition of Tuesday market hours. Effective Tuesday, May 3, the market will be open from 3:30 – 6:30 PM through mid-November. The market is also open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until noon through mid-November. With the addition of Tuesday afternoon hours, the market's aim is to make it more convenient for everyone to eat the right foods.
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 Guest Speaker John Peacock at the Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina  7:00p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Guest Speaker: John Peacock James Longstreet: Scalawag or Scapegoat Tuesday May 3 at 7:00 pm This event is free and open to the public and for more information please call (919)-734-5023.
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 Living as a Servant Leader: The True Essence of Leadership  9:00am-3:00pm    (Workshop)
Location: North Ridge Country Club
As part of the Academy for Leadership Excellence's National Leader Series events, internationally best-selling author James C. Hunter will discuss the rapidly emerging phenomenon known as "Servant Leadership." Servant Leadership is a values and relational-based approach to leadership which seeks to create a high trust culture by turning "the bosses" into "the coaches," "the head-honchos" into "the mentors," "the brass" into "the colleagues" and "the critics" into "the cheerleaders."
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Thursday, May 05, 2011
 Triangle CCA Banquet  6:00pm    (Community)
Location: Wake County Shrine Club, 6015 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh
The annual Triangle CCA Banquet is an evening of fun with dinner, door prizes, and an angler's auction. The fun begins with an open bar at 6:00pm. Single, couple, and group tickets are on sale. Call Dave Hawkins @ 919-427-3665 for more information.
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 Enhancing Food with Herbs – An Evening with Award-winning Chef Lucindy Willis   7:00 - 9:00 PM    (Miscellaneous)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary
In conjunction with the Friends of the Page-Walker’s 2nd Annual Herbfest, Dr. Lucindy Willis, chef and co-proprietor of Yancey House Restaurant in Yanceyville, will conduct a special cooking demonstration and discuss culinary uses of herbs. Guests will have an opportunity to sample some of her scrumptious recipes (accompanied by specially selected wines) at an informal reception following the program. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased online at http://www.friendsofpagewalker.org or by mail. See website for details.
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 "Reparando" Documentary Film Screening  7:00pm    (Movies)
Location: Rialto Theater - Raleigh, NC
Lemonade International - a Raleigh, NC based nonprofit organization, in partnership with Athentikos presents ‘Reparando,’ a documentary film about Guatemala’s struggle to repair itself and its people following a 36-year civil war. Clink on link to view the trailer and to purchase tickets.
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 Republican Women of Cary General Luncheon Meeting  11:30 AM -1:30 PM    (Republican Women)
Location: Prestonwood Country Club, Cary
Republican Women of Cary and Southwestern Wake invite you to our regular business lunch/meeting at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on the first Thursday of each month. Social begins at 11:30 AM followed by the luncheon/program at noon. The cost is $15 for the buffet. Our special guest for the May 5th meeting will be Frank Perry, Director of Investigations and Public Affairs, Foundation for Ethics in Public Service. RSVP to Victoria at 363-9574. Please note that we do not meet in June or July.
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Friday, May 06, 2011
 "A Walk through the Pages of History"  6:30, 6:50 and 7:20 p.m.    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary
In conjunction with the Friends Page-Walker’s 2nd Annual Herbfest, Burning Coal Theatre Company will lead a promenade performance in downtown Cary. Watch history come to life in the places it actually happened with dramatic interpretations of the lives of some of Cary’s early doctors. For specific show times, dates and tickets, visit http://www.burningcoal.org.
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 Church Yard & Estate Sale  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM    (Community)
Location: 824 N. Bloodworth ST, Raleigh, NC
Trinity United Methodist Church will hold a estate / yard sale rain or shine may 6 & 7. Items include furniture, small appliances, linens, toys, jewelry and household items.
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 St. John's Baptist BBQ Missions Fundraiser  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM    (Community)
Location: 1615 Oberlin Rd, Raleigh 27608
St. John’s BBQ Missions Fund-Raiser Friday, May 6 11 AM – 7 PM (Provided by Bill’s Barbecue of Wilson) $7.50 per plate $8.00 per lb Meal includes: BBQ Pork, Fried Chicken, Boiled Potatoes, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Corn Sticks and Dessert Drive-thru available / Lunch Deliveries Inside Raleigh Beltline-Minimum 5 Plates 919-832-5134 / church@stjohnsbaptist.com
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 Chick Fil A Leadercast  8:00 am-4:00pm    (Conventions/Seminars)
Location: New Jerusalem Cathedral
How are you using your voice to impact your organization, community and family? Dr Kevin Williams invites you to attend Chick-fil-A Leadercast hosted at New Jerusalem Cathedral located at 1822 Sharpe Rd Greensboro, NC 27406 from 8am-4pm on May 6th. Come out and learn leadership concepts from renowned leaders including Seth Godin, Robin Roberts, John Maxwell, Dave Ramsey and many others. Your voice is a voice of change, and change creates new possibilities! Contact Dinah Cook at 919-889-7887 or dinah.cook@yahoo.com for event registration. See leadercast.com for more info.
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 Chick-fil-A Leadercast to Benefit Music4Hope  7:30am - 4:30pm    (Fundraiser)
Location: Marbles Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh
Learn how to identify and develop your own leadership voice with business professionals, leaders in the community and youth development leaders and youth leaders in training at the 2011 Chick-fil-A Leadercast. You’ll also build your team culture, strengthen relationships with other business professionals, and introduce inspiring leadership training. Broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of locations worldwide. Featuring national and local leaders. Registration: $55-95; Earn 5.5 CEU
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 2011 Wilson Garden Tour  10:00 am to 4:00 pm    (Garden Tour)
Location: Wilson, NC
The 2011 Wilson Garden Tour will be held on May 6 and 7. The Tour features eight unique gardens including the award winning herb garden at the Wilson Botanical Gardens. Each ticket includes admission to the Friday evening reception with silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the new Children’s Secret Garden at the Wilson Botanical Gardens. Call 252-237-0113 for information. For event updates see our website: www.wilson-co.com/arboretum.html or join us on Facebook at Wilson Botanical Gardens.
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 Chick fil A Leadercast Conference  8 am - 4:30 pm    (Leadership Training)
Location: Marbles Kids Museum
Every leader has a unique voice. One offers direction, while another inspires. Some impact lives without uttering a single word. Your voice is a voice of change, and change creates new possibilities. Learn how to identify and develop your own leadership voice with business professionals, leaders in the community and youth development leaders and youth leaders in training at the 2011 Chick-fil-A Leadercast.
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Saturday, May 07, 2011
 "A Walk through the Pages of History"  6:30, 6:50 and 7:20 p.m.    (Arts and Entertainment)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center
In conjunction with the Friends Page-Walker’s 2nd Annual Herbfest, Burning Coal Theatre Company will lead a promenade performance in downtown Cary. Watch history come to life in the places it actually happened with dramatic interpretations of the lives of some of Cary’s early doctors. For specific show times, dates and tickets, visit http://www.burningcoal.org.
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 Antique Automobile Show  10 am - 4pm    (Automobiles)
Location: Historic Oak View County Park
Relive automobile history at the Antique Auto Show. The Triangle Chapter will also be assembling their 1917 Take Apart Model T at 11:30am and 2:30pm.
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 First In Education  11:30am-2:30pm    (Charity)
Location: Cape Fear Christian Academy Gymnasium
First In Education will celebrate its launch with a 3-on-3 basketball tournament this upcoming Saturday. $5.00 per person to play in a team of three. Free for general admission. All proceeds will go to the Special Olympics. Sponsors for the event include North Carolina State University, Play It Again Sports, Ruby Tuesday, Daniels, Lucky 32, and Cook-Out for having donated gifts for the winners and door prizes.
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 Raleigh Jaycees Fit To Lead 5K Run/Walk  9AM    (Charity)
Location: Wake Med Soccer Park in Cary
100% of the events profits will go to support the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY NC) for Eastern North Carolina, a three-day leadership seminar for high school sophomores from throughout North Carolina, that the Raleigh Jaycees have run for 22 years.
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 Used Book Sale (Friends of the Wake Forest Library)  9am-4pm    (Community)
Location: Northern Wake Senior Center, 235 E. Holding Ave, Wake Forest
The Friends book sale features thousands of books sorted into dozens of subject areas ranging from animals to cooking to history to sports. All books are $2 and under. This event is held annually to benefit the Wake Forest Branch Library and the Northern Wake Senior Center. Members of the Friends of the Wake Forest Library are invited to shop early at 8 a.m. For details, email friendswflibrary@yahoo.com.
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 Friends of Page-Walker's 2nd Annual Herbfest  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    (Festivals)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary
Will be held rain or shine. Visitors will have many opportunities to find out all they need to know about starting an herb garden by touring the Page Educational Garden, watching herb cooking demonstrations and strolling through booths selling a wide variety of herbs, crafts and garden products. Vendors will be offering items related to gardening, herbs, native plants, perennials, nature, and cooking, and their contribution to a healthy lifestyle. Activities for the kids, too.
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 Band Together NC Charity Concert  6 p.m.    (Musical Performances)
Location: Outside Lincoln Theatre
Charity concert featuring Third Eye Blind, Dillon Fence, Lonnie Walker and guests. Proceeds benefit Alliance Medical Ministry. Outside Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh, 27601. Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6. All ages welcome. Tickets on sale at www.bandtogethernc.org, $20 in advance or $25 day of show.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Sunday, May 08, 2011
 Mother’s Day Brunch in the Raleigh Rose Garden  11 am - 1 pm    (Community)
Location: Raleigh Rose Garden - 301 Pogue Street, Raleigh, NC 27607
Join Raleigh Little Theatre for a special Mother’s Day Brunch in the Raleigh Rose Garden on Sunday, May 8th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the community theatre’s year-round education and performance programs. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet, souvenir professional portrait photo, live music, horse drawn carriage rides and a special gift for moms. Tickets for the Mother’s Day Brunch are $35 for adults and $12 for children aged 4 to 12. Children under four are free.
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 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival      (Festivals)
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
We are proud to announce that world renowned cook Paula Deen will host a cooking demonstration at our second annual Festival. The second annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival will take place May 8-15, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Enjoy a tasting trolley around town and a variety of culinary events featuring coastal cuisine, beer and wine tastings, live music and cooking demonstrations.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011
 Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Orientation  6:00 PM    (Civic/Government)
Location: Harnett County Courthouse, 301 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. Lillington, NC 27546
Guardian ad Litem Program in Lee County needs volunteers to advocate for abused & neglected children in the court system
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 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival      (Festivals)
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
We are proud to announce that world renowned cook Paula Deen will host a cooking demonstration at our second annual Festival. The second annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival will take place May 8-15, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Enjoy a tasting trolley around town and a variety of culinary events featuring coastal cuisine, beer and wine tastings, live music and cooking demonstrations.
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 Wayne County Historical Association Meeting and Musical Event at the Wayne County Museum  7:00p.m.-8:00p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
On Tuesday May 10, 2011 at 7:00p.m. the Wayne County Historical Association will have a short meeting and all are welcome. Followed by a musical event at 7:15p.m. our performer will be Durwood “Woody” McDonnell accompanied by Alice Campbell and he will perform songs from the Civil War Period. This event is free and open to the public. For more information please call (919)-734-5023.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival      (Festivals)
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
We are proud to announce that world renowned cook Paula Deen will host a cooking demonstration at our second annual Festival. The second annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival will take place May 8-15, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Enjoy a tasting trolley around town and a variety of culinary events featuring coastal cuisine, beer and wine tastings, live music and cooking demonstrations.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Friday, May 13, 2011
 Coats PFWB BBQ Chicken Plate Sale  11 AM TO 6 PM    (Community)
Location: 1355 NC 55 E, COATS, NC
Coats pfwb church is holding a BBQ chicken plate sale on Friday May 13 from 11 am to 6 pm. $7 for 1/2 chicken, green beans, potatoes,bread, and dessert. Coats pfwb is located at 1355 NC 55 E, Coats, nc
 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival      (Festivals)
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
We are proud to announce that world renowned cook Paula Deen will host a cooking demonstration at our second annual Festival. The second annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival will take place May 8-15, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Enjoy a tasting trolley around town and a variety of culinary events featuring coastal cuisine, beer and wine tastings, live music and cooking demonstrations.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Saturday, May 14, 2011
 7th Annual George Thanhauser Bike for Hope  8:00 AM    (Charity)
Location: Trek Bicycles
Bicycling fundraiser benefitting the Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness. 50-, 32- and 15-mile rides offered with varied starting times depending on bike ride you choose. Also includes Big Wheel races, family activities, food and prizes. Trek Bicycles, 10911 Raven Ridge Road, Raleigh. $35 registration fee. For more info, call 919-781-9255, visit www.walkforhope.com or e-mail bebee@walkforhope.com.
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 OutRaleigh  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    (Festivals)
Location: Raleigh's City Plaza
OutRaleigh, a festival of the LGBT Center of Raleigh, will take place Saturday, May 14, 2011, in downtown Raleigh as a celebration of the growing diversity of our community. The festival will mark a historic first for our city as it brings thousands of people to City Plaza and Fayetteville Street for a day of awareness, entertainment, and fun for the entire family!
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 AAKP Kidney Beginnings: Live  9am - 12pm    (Health and Safety)
Location: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011 Time: 9am -12pm Location: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel 421 S. Salisbury Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Hannover III meeting room Kidney Beginnings: Live is designed to teach individuals about the basics of kidney disease and proper kidney care. Program attendees will hear presentations from local health care professionals on topics including: What the kidneys are and how they function; Managing conditions that can lead to CKD (diabetes and high blood pressure); Diet management and nutrition; And much more! RSVP by calling 800-749-2257
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 Kidney Beginnings: Live  9:00 am - 12:00 pm    (Health and Safety)
Location: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) and the Southeastern Kidney Council are teaming up to host a FREE kidney disease education program. The program, Kidney Beginnings: Live targets people recently diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those at risk of developing kidney disease, including those who suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure and individuals with a family history of kidney disease. To register for this event, visit www.aakp.org/events/KB-Live or call 1-800-749-2257.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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 Ian McFeron live @ Jessee's Coffee & Bar  8:00pm    (Musical Performances)
Location: 401 East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510
Seattle-based singer-songwriter Ian McFeron celebrates the release of his sixth, full-length album "Summer Nights". McFeron’s new album explores genres such as gospel and soul, while remaining true to his signature sound of lyrical-based song-writing, with touches on folk, pop, alt-country and blues. He will be joined by long-time music partner, fiddler, cellist, and harmony vocalist Alisa Milner.
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Sunday, May 15, 2011
 Coastal Uncorked Food, Wine and Spirits Festival      (Festivals)
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
We are proud to announce that world renowned cook Paula Deen will host a cooking demonstration at our second annual Festival. The second annual Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival will take place May 8-15, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Enjoy a tasting trolley around town and a variety of culinary events featuring coastal cuisine, beer and wine tastings, live music and cooking demonstrations.
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 Hello, Dolly!       (Musical Performances)
Bring your family along on a whirlwind race around New York at the turn of the twentieth century, as we follow the adventures of America's most beloved matchmaker. HELLO, DOLLY! is an elegant classic, full of memorable songs including Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Before the Parade Passes By, and It Only Takes a Moment. Every generation is sure to enjoy this lavish production.
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
 2011 Cree Small Business Supplier Fair  10am - 4pm    (Civic/Government)
Location: Cree Auditorium Durham, NC 27703
2011 Cree 3rd Annual Small Business Supplier Diversity Fair/ Exhibitors are Welcome.
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Friday, May 20, 2011
 Karting for a Cause Tornado Relief Fundraiser  noon to midnight    (Charity)
Location: Rush Hour Karting
Rush Hour Karting will donate 100% of all net proceeds on this day to American Red Cross tornado relief efforts in North Carolina. Red Cross representatives will also be on hand to accept donations. Prices for an 8-minute race start at $10 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Adult Karts for ages 16 and up, Jr. Karts for ages 8 to 15. 919-662-9101
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 Selma in the Spring  10:00am-4:00pm    (Festivals)
Location: downtown selma,nc
may20-21 art,antique,and craft show, may21 home and garden tour
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Saturday, May 21, 2011
 American Legion Post 7 Walk 4 Vets to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project  8:00 am    (Charity)
Location: Solite Park, 4704 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC
American Legion Post 7 Walk 4 Vets to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Join us on Armed Forces day for a 5K (3 mile) Fun Walk/Run at Solite Park in Duham, NC to honor our Armed Forces. Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:00 am. Pre-register for the walk before May 6 or register the day of the event beginning at 8:00am. For additional information: www.durhampost7.org ; email walk4vets@nc.rr.com ; 919-491-1637
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 Fun(d)raiser for the Animals  12 Noon to 3 PM    (Charity)
Location: Garner, NC
Best Friends Pet Adoption Cornhole Fundraiser is being held Saturday, May 21, at Characters Quarters Restaurant/Cafe in Garner, 12N-3PM, at 1506 Hwy 70. Play cornhole (think horseshoes) for $20 per team; risk with a raffle, enjoy drink specials, get a giveaway; take home a pet.
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 Summer Salute to Benefit Hospice of Wake County  7:00p - 11:00p    (Charity)
Location: North Ridge Country Club
Since 2003, friends of Hospice of Wake County and North State Bank have been kicking-off the start of summer with an event that puts the FUN in fundraiser! We like to say, it’s as close as you can get to the beach and still be in Raleigh! Delicious food, great music (North Tower Band), and good times are the hallmarks of the event. And all of the fun supports a great cause: Hospice of Wake County.
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 Wahl Let It Grow Tour Grooming Through Artsplosure  11 a.m.    (Charity)
Location: Artsplosure
The Wahl Let It Grow Tour 30-foot mobile barbershop will be in full force at Artsplosure from May 21-22. In order to help the men of Raleigh get the perfect mug, expert stylists will provide free grooming tips and facial hair trims using the latest products from Wahl. And, for every trim, Wahl will donate one dollar (up to $2,500) to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, a non-profit organization that honors America’s fallen firefighters and assists their surviving families and coworkers.
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 Cabbage Day at the Western Wake Farmers' Market  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    (Farmers Market)
Location: Western Wake Farmers' Market, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary, NC 27519
Hailed as a superfood and used in recipes around the world for thousands of years, cabbage is in season at the Western Wake Farmers’ Market! From kraut to coleslaw to crispy cabbage and kimchi, join us on May 21st for a special farmers' market event as we explore the world of cabbage with recipes and tastings offered by our vendors and local cooks.
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 Bike MS: Gears and Cheers Ride  registration 7am, ride begins 9am    (Fundraiser)
Location: Grove Winery in Gibsonville, NC
Join us on 5-21-2011 at the Grove Winery in Gibsonville for the Bike MS: Gears & Cheers Ride! Gears & Cheers offers a 1-day cycling event in which participants choose a 25, 40 or 62 mile course. Winding through Guilford, Rockingham and Caswell Counties, participants will enjoy lunch, wine-tasting & listen to live music upon return. This is a rewarding experience, encouraging healthy activity while funding progressive MS research, services and MS programs. So grab your bike & join the movement!
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 Rolesville July 4th Bar-B-Que Fundraiser  11am to 7pm    (Fundraiser)
Location: Redford Place & S. Main Street in Rolesville
Choice of Pork BBQ, BBQ Chicken (1/2) or Combination plate, takeout. Includes sides. $10 donation per plate.
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 Financing Options for Small Business Workshop  8:30am-12:30pm    (small business)
Location: Western Wake Tech Campus-Cary,NC 27511
Sponsored by the Raleigh SCORE Chapter, this workshop provides an overview of what the aspiring entrepreneur needs to know about financing their new (or existing business). The pre-registration fee is $30. At the door, cost is $35. To get more information, or to register for this workshop, call Raleigh SCORE at 919-856-4739, or go to www.raleighscore.org.
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Sunday, May 22, 2011
 Band Together NC Charity Concert  6 p.m. - 11 p.m.    (Charity)
Location: Lincoln Theatre
Band Together NC annual charity concert, this year headlined by Michael Franti & Spearhead and benefitting StepUP Ministry. 6 PM – 11 PM outside Lincoln Theatre, 126 E. Cabarrus St., Raleigh, 27601. Tickets on sale at www.bandtogethernc.org; $22 in advance or $25 day of show. Must be 21 or older.
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 Preparing for War: The 26th NC in 1861  10am-2pm    (Historic)
Location: Historic Oak View County Park
As part of the North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial (150 year anniversary), the 26th NC will be encamped at Historic Oak View County Park on Sunday, May 22, 2011. Come out and get a glimpse of early Confederate camp life while the camp is open from 10am until 2pm. See website for event details: www.wakegov.com/parks/oakview/events or call (919) 250-1013.
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 Willowdale Cemetery Tour of the Old Section   2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
There will be a Willowdale Cemetery Tour of the Old Section on Sunday May 22, 2011 at 2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m. Your guides will be Kirk Keller and Stacy Jones. For more information please call (919)-734-5023. Parking will be at the Wayne County Museum.
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 Willowdale Cemetery Tour of the Old Section  2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, NC
There will be a Willowdale Cemetery Tour of the Old Section on Sunday May 22, 2011 at 2:00p.m. and 4:00p.m. Your guides will be Kirk Keller and Stacy Jones. For more information please call (919)-734-5023. The Meeting point will be at the Confederate Monument in Willowdale Cemetery in Goldsboro, NC
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
 "What Have We Got to Lose?" Historic Preservation Program  7:30 - 9:00 PM    (Historic)
Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary
The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel present their annual inventory of Cary’s historic properties in a slideshow tour. Narration by members of the Friends’ Historic Preservation Committee describes the historic and architectural significance of the properties and includes interesting tidbits about former owners and their place in Cary’s history. Admission to this event is free of charge and open to the public.
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 Guest Speaker Stacy Jones at the Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina  7:00p.m.    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Guest Speaker: Stacy Jones at the Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Goldsboro Rifles Tuesday May 24 at 7:00 pm This event is free and open to the public and for more information please call (919)-734-5023.
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Saturday, May 28, 2011
 22nd Annual Piedmont Classic Chevy Club Car Show  8:am    (Car Show)
Location: Lake Wheeler Park 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh
22nd Annual Piedmont Classic Chevy Club Car Show. Funds raise are for donation to Hilltop Home a local Raleigh private, nonprofit residential center that serves children with severe developmental and medical disabilities. For more information on Hilltop home see the Link Below http://www.hilltophome.org/ It is a Open Show to All US Makes 1989 or Older Photo Plaques & a US Flag to the First 200 Entries –Music -50/50 -Food Registration: 8 am to 12 noon -$20 Free to spectators No pre-registration -no rain date -Awards presented at 3 pm
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Sunday, May 29, 2011
 Clean Sweep Sunday Sale  12 Noon-6 PM    (Charity)
Location: ReTails Thrift Shop-behind red Lobster
ReTails Thrift Shop-behind Red Lobster 50% off Storewide! 1608 North Market Drive, Raleigh 27609. 100% of net profits are used to help the lowest income pet owners spay or neuter their pets through AnimalKind's programs, THE $20 FIX and SpayNC Helpline. Shop to Stop Pet Overpopulation! 919-872-0019.
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 Yoga in the Park  0800 - 900    (Outdoor Fun)
Location: Mineral Springs Park, Fuquay Varina, NC
Free gentle yoga class under the blue skies of North Carolina. This is yoga for EVERY body.
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Tuesday, May 31, 2011
 2011 Pepsi Refresh Project   Now thru May 31 - around the clock    (Community)
The Needham Broughton High School Band is appealing to our community for help reaching their goal of being among the TOP 10 vote-getters in the Pepsi Refresh program. At stake is $50,000 to help cover costs of providing need-based aid for students who may be unable to afford the trip and to cover transportation & shipping costs to the Tournament of Roses Parade in January. We are also supporting the bands at Wakefield High in Raleigh ($25,000) and West Rowan in Salisbury ($10,000). No purchase is necessary to sign up, sign in, and vote every day until May 31st
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 Guest Speaker Benny Pearce  07:00 PM - 08:00 PM    (Historic)
Location: Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, North Carolina
Guest Speaker: Benny Pearce at the Wayne County Museum in Goldsboro, NC The Battle of Averasboro Tuesday May 31 at 7:00 pm This event is free and open to the public and for more information please call (919)-734-5023.
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