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1:00 pm

Chapel Hill/Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk

March 23, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St.
Carrboro, 27510 United States

CHANGE THE WORLD The Chapel Hill Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk is an annual event that seeks to raise money for individuals in our world who have severe hunger needs. Participants have their friends, family, and co-workers sponsor them to walk 4 miles on one day, with many other participants. For those individuals in Chapel Hill […]

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UNC Baseball vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

March 23, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boshamer Stadium, 100 Ridge Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
$5 - $7

UNC's Baseball Team hosts the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets today! The first pitch will be thrown around 1:00pm. All home UNC Baseball games are held at Boshamer Stadium, on UNC's campus. Tickets are still available starting at FIVE DOLLARS! Get tickets and further information at: www.goheels.com

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Carrboro’s Annual Kite Fly

March 23, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hank Anderson Park, 302 NC 54 W
Carrboro, NC 27516 United States

Celebrate National Kite Flying Month by flying a kite! This “Welcome-to-Spring” event provides plenty of fun. Bring a kite and help fill the skies with color! (A few kites will be available for those without one). Kite doctors will be on hand to repair your damaged kites. This event will be cancelled if it is […]

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1:30 pm

“Stewards of Children”- YMCA Darkness to Light Training

March 23, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Levin JCC, 1937 W. Cornwallis Rd
Durham, NC 27705 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA Darkness to Light initiative brings you FREE this two-hour training designed to educate adults on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse. Gain skills to better protect children and join the prevention movement that is over 6,000 strong in our community! This training provides […]

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2:00 pm

United Voices of Praise – Gospel Choir Concert

March 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free, donations accepted

The United Voices of Praise, a multi-racial choir made up of members from United Church of Chapel Hill and Durham’s Fisher Memorial United Holy Church, will present their popular gospel repertoire accompanied by the Bradshaw Quartet at a concert on Sunday, March 23, 2:00 pm at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King […]

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Raleigh Mann discusses Jumping With Mixed Feelings: A Family Memoir

March 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Flyleaf Books, 752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

About the book: Jumping with Mixed Feelings is the story of the author and his family, as he takes the reader on a nostalgic joyride through his World War II childhood in Baltimore, his youthful move to Florida, life as a Miami Herald reporter, arts critic and columnist, his long and happy marriage, and the […]

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Family Day at the Ackland

March 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, 27514

“City and Country” Be inspired by prints of American cities and landscapes from the 1930s and 1940s and create your own collaged cityscape. Construct buildings and communities using blocks and join us for story time at 3:00 and 4:00PM.

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3:00 pm

Almost Ready: A Midlife Summers Dream

March 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The ArtsCenter, 300 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
Donations Welcome

A Midlife Summer’s Dream, a comedy by Charlotte Runde and directed by Ken Wolpert. is coming up on March 23, 2014 at 3 pm in the ArtsCenter’s Westend theatre as part of the Almost Ready Series of staged readings sponsored by the ArtsCenter and by Playground a theatrical cooperative that brings actors and writers together to develop new work.
Twenty years after the weddings that end Midsummer Night’s Dream all is not well in ancient Athens. Theseus is having unexpected difficulties with Hippolyta. The two male lovers from Shakespeare’s play, Lysander and Demetrius, now married with children, discover magic led to their falling in love with their respective wives, Hermia and Helena, decide they were duped and demand divorces. Titania, the fairy queen, attempts to undo what she sees as her husband Oberon’s mistaken interference. So does Puck.
Her solution involves pirates. Puck’s solution involves prunes.

Almost Ready offers audiences an opportunity to see simply staged full length plays by North Carolina writers as the final stage in the process of being prepared for possible production. It is free and open to the public.

This free series is sponsored by The ArtsCenter of Carrboro and Playground a Theatre Cooperative.

These productions are seen as the last step before deciding what, if anything, needs to be tweaked to make these plays suitable for full production. The audience will be encouraged to offer comments in post-performance discussions with playwrights, directors, and actors.

Beer and wine will be available for purchase. But no rotten tomatoes.

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