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JANUARY

Butterfly January 6, 9, 16
CHARLOTTE CHORALE AUDITIONS
For: Charlotte Chorale
The Charlotte Chorale, an adult 4-part community choir is now holding auditions for its 2007 season.  Times:  9-4pm on 1.16.06; 6-9pm on 1.9.07; 6-9pm on 1.16.07. Ascension Lutheran Church, Charlotte.  For more information contact Renee Downey at 980.297.0391 or reneedowney@windstream.net or visit www.charlottechoraleinc.org


Butterfly January 11
ART WITH HEART
For: United Family Services
Art lovers can meet Amy Cole & Christy Kinard, two of the featured artists.  Guests will be able to preview art.  6pm.  The Capital Grille, Charlotte.  For more information contact Gene Burton at 704.367.2705 or Jonsie Evans at 704.378.2114.


Butterfly January 19
MANNEQUIN BALL
For: NC Museum of History
Celebrating fashion, art and history, heavy hor d’oeuvres, cocktails, dancing, live music.  For more information contact Susan Lamb at 919.807.7943 or susan.lamb@ncmail.net


Butterfly January 20
A WINTER’S TALE
For: Methodist Home for Children
Tenth annual gala, MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls is the keynote speaker, legendary WRAL anchor Charlie Gaddy and current WRAL anchor Debra Morgan will serve as Masters of Ceremonies.  Live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing.  North Ridge Country Club, Raleigh.  For more information contact Donna Tate at 919.754.3621 or dtate@mhfc.com


Butterfly January 21
DISHING OUT DERBY
For: Meals on Wheels of Wake County
Girls on Wheels Give Big to Meals on Wheels – the Carolina Roller Girls will give Meals on Wheels all proceeds from is 2007 opening “bout”.  5:30pm.  $10-$12.  Dorton Arena.  For more information contact Jodi Hubble at 919.833.1749 orjodi@wakemow.org or visit www.wakemow.org


Butterfly January 21
BENEFIT CONCERT
For: The Classical Station
Concert featuring The Aureole Trio.  3pm.  Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Durham.  For ticket information call 919.556.5178 or tickets@TheClassicalStation.org


Butterfly January 26 & 27
CURE THE KIDS RADIOTHON
For: Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
30 hour radiothon on 99.9 Kiss Country, streaming live on www.99kisscountry.com
6-9pm both days.  Asheville Mall, Asheville.  For more information contact Aggie Alexander at 828.665.6891 oraalexander@pbtfus.org or visit www.curethekids.org/radiothon


Butterfly January 27
PALM NIGHT
For: The Family Center
Palm Night 2007, themed “The Gold Ball,” benefits the Center’s programs to prevent and treat child abuse in the Charlotte community.  6-midnight.  $2,000-$25,000 for sponsorship.  For more information contact Carmen Schultz at 704.376.7180×213 or carmens@thefamilycenter.net or visit www.thefamilycenter.net


Butterfly January 27
BOOTS TO BOOKS 8K RUN FOR COURAGE
For: The Colonel Richard A. Christie Memorial Fund
8K individual/team categories and 1-mile fun run.  Proceeds support higher education aspirations of Marines who have overcome significant obstacles.  7:30am.  $12-$115, depending on event & registration date.  For more information contact Barb Christie at 704.847.1317 or rac@christiememorial.org or visit www.christiememorial.org


Butterfly January 28
SOUP ON SUNDAY
For: Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region
Soup on Sunday brings soup from more than 30 are restaurants, soup bowls from area potters, and breads, drinks and desserts.  11-2pm.  $25 general admission; $35 soup lovers special.  Citizens Center of Central Piedmont Community College.  For more information contact Nancy Cole at 704.335.4312 or colen@hospiceatcharlotte.org or visit www.hpccr.org

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