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Habitat’s “Mixed Concrete;” VITA; Hillsborough’s “Take A Closer Look”

By Aaron Keck Posted January 23, 2014 at 10:36 am

CHAPEL HILL - This weekend brings the third annual “Mixed Concrete” art auction to Chapel Hill, with proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Featuring local artists working with a variety of materials, the show runs from Friday to Sunday, January 24-26, at TRU Deli + Wine Bar on the corner of Rosemary and Henderson. There will be an opening reception on Friday at 7:00 p.m.

To see some of the art online or to donate to the cause, visit MixedConcrete.org.

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From now through March, the Hillsborough Arts Council is offering walking tours of the town’s sculptures. The guided tour is called “Take A Closer Look;” it will focus on four of the six sculptures that have been on display since last April.

Tours begin at the Hillsborough Arts Council Gallery on N. Churton Street, at 1:00 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. The tours are free (though donations are accepted), and they last one to one and a half hours.

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With tax season officially upon us, Orange County is once again offering the RSVP-VITA tax preparation service for low- to middle-income residents in need of assistance this year

“VITA” is short for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. It’s a free program sponsored by the IRS. It begins in February in Orange and Chatham Counties.

OrangeCountyNC.gov/aging/VITA.asp

To make an appointment by phone, call:

Orange County: 919.245.4242 (English)

Orange County:  919.245.2010 (Spanish)

Compass Center for Women and Families: 919.968.4610 (English only)

Chatham County: 919.542.4512 (Angel Dennison)

Chatham County: 919.742.1448 (Spanish)

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