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Be the Love of Nine Lives: June is National Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month. Chatham County Animal Shelter: 725 County Landfill Road off U.S. 64, Pittsboro, 542-7203. Chatham Animal Rescue and Education: View available cats at or call 542-5757.

Triangle Land Conservancy: TLC is now a registered organization with Food Lion's Shop & Share program. Every time a TLC-registered MVP customer shops at Food Lion, a portion of the total purchase goes to TLC. Register your card at, or call 704-633-8250 x3810.

Against the Grain: Wed, June 1, 7 pm: Networking local social, economic and ecological alternatives, a series hosted by Internationalist Books. This time: Leif Forer from the Piedmont Biofuel Collective ( 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 942-1740.

Student Action with Farmworkers Fundraiser: Fri, June 3, 6 pm: Prints by N.C. photographers, silent auction, more. Center for Documentary Studies, Porch Gallery, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham. 660-3663.

CARE Purrfect Yard Sale: Sat, June 4, 8 am-1 pm: Chatham Animal Rescue and Education. Old Friendly Ford location, 165 East St., Pittsboro. 542-5757,

Triangle Community Works: Sat, June 4, 10 am-12:30 pm: Leadership meeting with Debra Kent of StrategicSolutions Consulting speaking on fundraising, followed by networking. Chapel Hill Public Library conference room, 100 Library Drive.

TLC Land Trust Day: Sat, June 4: The following businesses will donate a percentage of their June 4 sales to the Triangle Land Conservancy: Great Outdoor Provision Company, Baja Burrito, Ninth Street Bakery Cafe (June 3), Wild Bird Center, and Wild Birds Unlimited. Info and store locations:

Blood Drive: Sun, June 5, 12:30-5 pm: At Eno Presbyterian Church, 5409 Efland Cedar Grove Road, Hillsborough. American Red Cross, Orange County Chapter: 942-4862.

Free Car Wash: Sun, June 5, 1-3 pm: This Uggets ( car wash has one catch: After your car is cleaned, you must do two nice things for others. Borders Books, 1751 Walnut St., Cary.

Triangle Tikkun: Sun, June 5, 6 pm: Monthly meeting in Durham of interfaith group committed to social justice and nonviolence. Location and info:

Chatham Habitat for Humanity Burrito Bash: Mon, June 6, 6-9 pm: Burrito, chips and salsa, great bluegrass and folk by Tommy Edwards, Leroy Savage and Snuffy Smith, and a silent auction. Pittsboro General Store Cafe, 39 West St. Tickets: 542-0794 x106. $12 donation.

Durham City Council Meeting: Mon, June 6, 7 pm: 2005-06 Budget Public Hearing & 2005-10 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan Adoption. City Hall, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza. Durham Affordable Housing Coalition: 683-1185,

Golfing for Kids Classic Charity Golf Tournament: Mon, June 6: Open to the public, and all proceeds go to the Mental Health Association in N.C. to increase the mental health resources and services for approximately 140,000 children statewide. Macgregor Downs Country Club, Cary. Registration and info: or 800-897-7494.

17th Annual Carolina Blood Drive: Tue, June 7, 7 am-6 pm: At Dean Smith Center, Manning Drive, UNC-Chapel Hill. American Red Cross, Orange County Chapter: 942-4862.

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