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NOVEMBER

Butterfly November 2
NIGHT OF GIVING
For: Alight Incorporated
Four-course meal, wine pairing to support locaal breast cancer patients and their families.  Fleming’s Prime Steak House & Wine Bar, Greensboro.  For more information contact Jennifer Whisnant at 336.544.2418 or jwhisnant@quixotegroup.com or Cris Flynt at 336.275.7403 or ccflynt@aol.com


Butterfly November 2
FOURTH ANNUAL BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
For: Boys and Girls Clubs
Roy Williams, UNC Men’s Basketball Head Coach is this year’s keynote speaker.
8-9:30am.  Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds.  Purchase individual and table tickets by calling 919.834.6282 or visiting www.wakebgc.org


Butterfly November 3
CELEBRATION SCREENING
Screening of the new documentary film, The Guestworker,panel discussion, reception.  7pm.  Richard White Auditorium, Duke East Campus, Durham.  For more information call 919.682.6795 or filmworks@docsouth.com


Butterfly November 3
HOLIDAY FLAVORS WINE & BEER TASTING
For:  Triad Health Project
Featuring wine tasting featuring festive wines and beers for holiday entertaining.  6-8pm.  $5.  Earth Fare, Battleground Avenue.  For more information visit www.triadhealthproject.com or 336.369.0190.


Butterfly November 4
BRIMLEY BALL
For: Friends of the Museum
Fun, elegant, black-tie celebration featuring cocktails, dinner and dancing to the Andrew Thielen Orchestra. Valet parking. 7:30-11:30 p.m.  $150 per person/complimentary for Brimley Society members. For more information contact Elizabeth Iaquinta at 919.733.7450×352.


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SANTA PAWS
For: SPCA of Wake CountyBring all the family members and make this year’s holiday cards extra special with a professional portrait.  November 15-19, November 29-December 3.  $20-$40.  Cameron Village Shopping Center, Raleigh.  For more information contact Paul White at 919.532.2082 or pwhite@spcawake.org or visit www.spcawake.org  =top width=34>

Butterfly November 4
CARY ART BALL
For: Cary Visual Art
Tenth annual, silent auction.  6pm.  Prestonwood Country Club, Cary.  For more information about sponsorship opportunities and tickets visit http://caryvisualart.org/artball.html


Butterfly November 5 – December 22
VOICES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH
For: Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health
Photographic exhibit documenting 24 African-Americans experiences with illness or taking care of others who suffer from disease.  Opening reception on November 5th from 3-5pm.  Free admission and open to the public.  Delta Arts Center, Winston-Salem.  For more information contact Jim Steele, Karen Richardson or Shannon Koontz at 336.716.4587.


Butterfly November 7
COURAGE HOUSE AWARDS LUNCHEON
For: Courage House
Keynote speaker Carolina Panthers kicker John Kasay.  11:30-1:30pm.  $75 individual seats, table sponsorships are $500.  Panthers Den (Bank of America Stadium), Charlotte.  For more information contact Kelly Lynn at 704.334.9955×1506 or register online at www.youthhomesinc.org


Butterfly November 7
ARTABILITY IN BLOOM
For: LifeSpan
Art auction, art sale, paintings, pottery, silk wearables, gift items, edibles, spirits.  7-9pm.  $20 per person.  GRRA, Greensboro.  For more information contact Elizabeth Zill at ezill@lifespanservices.org or 336.852.1495 or visit www.lifespanservices.org


Butterfly November 7-12
BENEFIT HORSE SHOW
For: Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center
Family fun night November 10th starting at 5:30pm.  Stick horse classic at 6:45pm (bring your own stick horse).  Adult Jumper Classic at 7pm.  Free admission November 7-12.  Grand prix on November 11th at 7:30pm.  Admission is $10 and children 10 and under get in free.  For more information contact www.dukechildrens.org


Butterfly November 8
REBUILDING LIVES BREAKFAST
For: Urban Ministries of Durham
Free breakfast.  Celebrate the services of the Urban Ministries of Durham and participants receive an opportunity to make a gift or pledge of support.&n
bsp; 7:45-9am.  Free.  For more information contact Michael Solomonides at 919.682.0538×25 or msolomonides@umdurham.org or visit www.umdurham.org


Butterfly November 9
WHERE HOPE GROWS LUNCHEON
For: The Family Center
Third annual luncheon will promote child abuse awareness and raise funds for the agency.  12-1pm.  Free.  Myers Park United Methodist Church, Charlotte.  For more information contact Carmen Schultz at 704.376.7180×213 or carmens@thefamilycenter.net  or www.thefamilycenter.net


Butterfly November 9
RED & WHITE GALA WINE EVENT
For: American Red Cross-Highlands Chapter
Evening of fine foods and over 60 varieties of win.  6-8:30pm.  $35 per person.  Holiday Inn Bordeaux.  For more information contact Jack Nales at 910.867.8151 or execdirector@highlandsarc.org or visit www.highlandsarc.org


Butterfly November 10-20
WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY
For: Ronald McDonald House Charities
McDonalds restaurants across the Carolinas will be raising funds and awareness for children’s charities around the globe.  For more information contact Cara McLauchlan at 919.522.1818 or cara@mckeemanpr.com or www.rmhcofnc.org


Butterfly November 11
GALA AUCTION
For: Habitat for Humanity
Enjoy wine and culinary offerings from Raleigh restaurants and live music by the Steve Hobbs Jazz Quartet.  Bid on the unusual works of original art.  Porto (home furnishings), Raleigh.  For more information contact Kim Weiss at 919.272.8615 or kjw27612@yahoo.com


Butterfly November 12
13TH ANNUAL TASTE OF HOPE
For: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
Seven course dinner with wine.  Silent and live auctions.  Black-tie.  Hosted by Greg Fishel.  6pm.  $250 per supporter.  Prestonwood Country Club, Cary.  For more information contact Maxine Solomon at foodiemax@nc.rr.com or visit www.foodshuttle.org


Butterfly November 12
23RD OLD RELIABLE RUN
For:  Triangle United Way
10K and 5K events, new course on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.  1-4pm. $25.  For more information contact Mary Williams-Stover at 919.463.5011 or mwstover@unitedwaytriangle.org or visit www.oldreliablerun.com


Butterfly November 14
FESTIVAL OF TREES OF RALEIGH PREVIEW PARTY GALA
For:  Assistance League of Raleigh
Assistance League of Raleigh in Partnership with Broadway Series South present Festival of Trees of Raleigh.  Proceeds benefit:  Operation School Bell H.O.P.E. for Kids and Silver Slippers.  6:30-10pm.  $70 per person, $25 tax deductible.  Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Raleigh.  For more information contact Brenda Griffin at 919.623.7734 or bbgriffin@bellsouth.net


Butterfly November 14
2006 PARTNERS IN PHILANTHROPY LUNCHEON
Keynote speaker Bill Strickland.  Guest Musician Jon Metzger.  Presentation of the Hubert B. Humphrey, Jr. School of Improvement Award.  11:30-1:30pm.  The Empire Room, Greensboro.  Visit www.cfgg.org to RSVP.


Butterfly November 14
ANNUAL CELEBRATION LUNCHEON
For: United Family Services
Fifth annual celebration, inspirational stories.  12-1pm.  Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte.  Advance reservations must be made by Friday, November 10.  Contact Vernette Rucker at 704.367.2708 or vrucker@ufsclt.org to register.


Butterfly November 15
4TH ANNUAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE GALA & AUCTION
For: Triangle Family Services
Selling houses so Triangle families can stay in theirs.  One-hundred percent of auction proceeds benefit families in need of emergency housing.  7pm.  $65.  For more information contact Jeff Sossamon at 919.839.2286×101 or jsossamon@tfsnc.org or visit www.tfsnc.org


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Butterfly November 16
MAKING GOOD HEALTH HAPPEN
For: Moses Cone-Wesley Long Community Health Foundation
Sixth annual dinner, exhibition, awards program for the community.  Exhibition and reception at 6pm.  Dinner and awards at 7pm.  Story-telling at 7:45pm.  $40 per person.  Table sponsorships range from $350 to $1000. Greensboro Coliseum (Special Events Center).  Contact Foundation staff at 336.832.9555 to purchase tickets and for more information.


Butterfly November 17
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
For: SPCA of Wake County
Enjoy tours, refreshments, Kitten and Puppy Art Show.  Bring your pet for a photo with Santa for a fee.  5-9pm.  Free.  Curtis Dail Pet Adoption Center.  For more information contact Paul White at 919.532.2082 or pwhite@spcawake.org or visit www.spcawake.org


Butterfly November 17
THE 2006 JUPITER BALL
For: Morehead Plantetarium and Science Center
Black-tie gala, cocktails, jazz, dinner, dancing, star-gazing.  7-12midnight.  $150 per person.  Individual and corporate sponsorships available.  Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill.  For more information contact Susan Garrett Larson at 919.843.3474 or sglarson@email.unc.edu


Butterfly November 18
HELP THE HOMELESS
For: A Way Home
3-mile walk to raise awareness and to challenge the community to look for creative ways to end and prevent homelessness in Charlotte.  Registration at 8:30am.  Walk at 10am.  $25 per adult.  $60 family of four.  $15 under 18.  For more information contact  Chris Wolf at 704.347.3646 or details@awayhome.org or visit www.AWayHome.org


Butterfly November 18
MOONIE & BROON CHARITY SHOW
For: The Historical Enrichment Society
Enjoy this special presentation with more hilarious antics all for a good cause.  3pm & 7pm.  $18 for adults.  $12 for kids.  Peace College (Kenan Hall), Raleigh.  For more information contact Donna Varner-Sheaves at 919.755.8004 or donna@ncrenfaire.com or visit www.historicalenrichmentsociety.org


Butterfly November 18-19
PIEDMONT CRAFTSMEN’S 43RD FAIR
For: Piedmont Craftsmen
Handwork of more than 130 artisans from across the southeast in a setting that allows guests to meet the craftspeople, interact with them and view demonstrations.  Saturday:  10-6pm.  Sunday:  12-5pm.  $6 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, students and groups.  For more information contact Linda White at 336.725.1516 or operations@piedmontcraftsmen.org or visit www.piedmontcraftsmen.org


Butterfly November 19
BENEFIT FOR THE NC COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
For: NC Council of Churches
Acclaimed author, storyteller, musician Clyde Edgerton, light refreshments.  3:30-5pm.  Minimum donation of $25 per person is requested.  Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian Church, Wilmington.  Call 919.828.6501 or contact nccofc@nccouncilofchurches.org to RSVP.


Butterfly November 19
HOLIDAY HOME TOUR
For: Habitat for Humanity of Wake County
Tour 8-10 homes in the Idlewood Village neighborhood in Raleigh followed by a party/fundraiser at the Habitat ReUse Center.  Food, and music from the Gregg Gelb Swing Band.  For an invitation contact Pam at 833.1999×242. For more information contact Caroline Cate at 833.1999×241 or caroline.cate@habitatwake.org


Butterfly November 20
TRIAD PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARDS CEREMONY
For: NC Triad Chapter of the Association for Fundraising Professionals
Keynote speaker Joey Cheek, Olympic Gold Medalist.  Luncheon, awards ceremony, 300 philanthropists and community leaders in attendance.  12-2pm.  $40 per person (includes luncheon).  Grandover Resort, Greensboro.  For more information contact Debra Perret at 336.414.3021 or ladybass@triad.rr.com or www.afptriadchapter.com


November 21
RED HOT TURKEY TROT
For: Greater Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross
Social event that includes food, beverages, live music by Liquid Pleasure.  6-11pm.  $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  Wachovia Atrium, Charlotte.  For more information contact Lance Pellow at 704.347.8351 or pellowl@usa.redcross.org or visit www.greatercarolinasredcross.org


Butterfly November 21
URBAN MINISTRY/SALVATION ARMY BENEFIT BASKETBALL GAME
For: Urban Ministry and Salvation Army
A group of doctors from Greensboro vs. Greensboro Urban Ministry.  7pm.  Admission is a donation of non-perishable food items.  Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club.  For more information call 336.271.5959×302 or visit www.greensborourbanministry.org


Butterfly November 25-December 3
FESTIVAL OF TREES
For: Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center
Tour 100 beautifully decorated trees, visit Santa, create holiday crafts.  $7 adults; $4 children ages 3-11; children under 2 free.  Monday-Friday 9-6:30pm; Saturday-Sunday 10-6:30pm.  Hilton Riverside, Wilmington.  For more information contact Bob Jones at 910.772.5444 or bob.jones@nhhn.org or visit www.hospicefestivaloftrees.org


Butterfly November 28
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY BENEFIT
For: American Cancer Society local offices
Independent film company Laufer Film and Carmike Theaters are partnering to sponsor a benefit advance screening of the Award winning HiDef feature Christmas at Maxwell’s, a movie filled with messages of hope, faith, and love.  Carmike Theater.  For listings and times visit www.christmasatmsaxwells.com/theaters


Butterfly November 29-December 3
DECK THE HALLS
For: Sawtooth School for Visual Art
Sale of fine arts and crafts by regional artists, faculty and students.  Holiday music, food and drink, holiday portraits, raffle, silent auction, balloon pop.  Sawtooth School for Visual Art, Winston-Salem.  Pre-event gala tickets $20 in advance or $25 at the door.  For events times, call 336.723.7395.


Butterfly November 30
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
For: Pasquotank Arts Council
Over 200 artists adn craftsmen show and sell their wares.  Special quilting demonstration, book signing.  5:30-7:30pm.  Free.  PAC Gallery, Elizabeth City.  For more information contact Mary Temple at 252.338.6455 or maryt@pasquotankarts.org or visit www.pasquotankarts.org


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