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  • Giving Tuesday, Every Day

    Giving Tuesday, Every Day

    The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is officially known as “Giving Tuesday,” a national day of giving that celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. “Giving Every Day” is an even better idea.

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    | November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • The SKJAJA Fund

    The SKJAJA Fund

    This local non-profit not only has a unique name, but also they have a unique business model that is based on not only giving, but also keeping that giving spirit going.

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    | November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • Autumn Leaves

    Autumn Leaves

    There is nothing more beautiful than autumn in Chapel Hill. Here are the best places around town to see those brilliantly colored leaves.

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    | November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Elaine O’Neil

    Elaine O’Neil

    Local artist Elaine O’Neil celebrates the spirit of Chapel Hill area through cheerful, textured, colorful tributes to our landmarks, restaurants, and scenes around town.

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    | January 22, 2013
  • Choosing a Local Preschool

    Choosing a Local Preschool

    If you are thinking about signing your toddler up for preschool next Fall, applications are being accepted now. Here are some tips on how to make the preschool selection process much easier.

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    | March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

People

Welcome Back, Students!

Welcome Back, Students!

They’re here! There is always an overnight infusion of youthful energy in Chapel Hill when the students arrive back in town!

Cinc Hayes

Cinc Hayes

Local artist Cinc Hayes will be showing his colorful and whimsical paintings during the month of May at the Steel String Craft Brewery in Carrboro, NC. The show’s opening night will be Friday May 9, 2014, during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk.

Places

Summer Camp in the Hill

Summer Camp in the Hill

We are very fortunate in our community to have many summer camp options for kids of all ages, and it’s not too late to sign up! Here is a quick directory of summer camps in the Chapel Hill area.

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves

There is nothing more beautiful than autumn in Chapel Hill. Here are the best places around town to see those brilliantly colored leaves.

Arts & Entertainment

Local Halloween Celebrations

Local Halloween Celebrations

Still trying to decide how to spend this Halloween night? Here are some fun local Halloween celebrations for costumed kids of all ages!

Orange County Open Studio Tour

Orange County Open Studio Tour

Look out for all those orange numbered signs around town, because they are pointing you towards a studio of one of the many local artists participating in the Orange County Open Studio Tour this weekend.

Sports

The True Carolina Blue

The True Carolina Blue

Tar Heels all over the world will be donning their favorite Carolina blue clothes for the big game tonight, but which Carolina Blue is the question.

Fingertip Clapping

Fingertip Clapping

Tar Heel fans can all agree that it was tough watching the UNC basketball game last night. But what was really heart-wrenching were those close-ups of Kendall Marshall from the bench trying his hardest to cheer his team to victory, and he was unable to clap.

Causes

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

Giving Tuesday, Every Day

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving is officially known as “Giving Tuesday,” a national day of giving that celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. “Giving Every Day” is an even better idea.

The SKJAJA Fund

The SKJAJA Fund

This local non-profit not only has a unique name, but also they have a unique business model that is based on not only giving, but also keeping that giving spirit going.

Blog

Honeysuckle Sorbet

Honeysuckle Sorbet

The Honeysuckle Sorbet at Crook’s Corner restaurant is legendary. Be sure to enjoy some of this delicious treat before the season has ended, because once it’s gone, it’s gone!

Wintry Mix

Wintry Mix

If you ever feel like inducing fear in the heart of a Chapel Hillian, simply say these two words.

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SKJAJA Hosts “Beach Shack Boil” Fundraiser on November 8th!

SKJAJA Hosts “Beach Shack Boil” Fundraiser on November 8th!

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come out and support SKJAJA, a local non-profit who helps provide enrichment activities for our lower-income children!

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Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Halloween is here, and you can donate all your extra candy to send to our dedicated troops overseas this year. Children under twelve can even earn some money from their own candy contribution!

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9th Annual Carrboro Film Festival 2014

9th Annual Carrboro Film Festival 2014

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Carrboro Film Festival is November 22-23, 2014, and you don’t want to miss it! Where else can you see 46 great films in two days for just $20?

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Strobilus Music Series Presents Tenor & Bass Vocal Recital

Strobilus Music Series Presents Tenor & Bass Vocal Recital

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The second performance in the fall season of the Strobilus Music Series will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 at Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church. Tenor Mitchener Howell and bass Jay Pierson will sing The Highs and the Lows, a joint vocal recital featuring art songs, spirituals, opera arias, and duets. […]

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Transactors Improv Presents: The Scary Show w/ Killer Filler

Transactors Improv Presents: The Scary Show w/ Killer Filler

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Transactors Improv tries to give you a wicked case of the willies with The Scary Show, featuring instrumental rockers Killer Filler! This all-improvised show is made up of five distinct episodes, each focusing on horror, suspense, the macabre, or the plain old weird. The Scary Show both pays homage to and spoofs film and television styles and themes, […]

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Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

Chris Dave & The Drumhedz

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark your calendars! This November, The ArtsCenter is partnering up with The Art of Cool to bring world-renowned jazz drummer Chris Dave and The Drumhedz to the ArtsCenter stage! Chris Dave has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé, & more! With the […]

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Martha Thorn Art Exhibit

Martha Thorn Art Exhibit

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Town of Carrboro invites you to enjoy the artwork by Martha Thorn that is currently being displayed in Town Hall and the Century Center Gallery through the end of November, 2014. Special hours for the 2nd Friday ArtWalk on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 6-9 pm. Galleries are open to the public during regular business hours for the […]

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