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Western: Owl farm showcases homesteading

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Eight Owls Farmstead, located in between Pisgah Forest and Brevard, has changed its owners, Rain and Mika Parker. The work they do at Eight Owls has served to tone up their bodies and hone their farming skills.

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Charlotte: Partnership nets schools’ program

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In a cooperative effort, Time Out Youth Center and the Human Rights Campaign of North Carolina are bringing Welcoming Schools to the Charlotte region.

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Triad: Workshop planned

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Co-sponsors Guilford Green Foundation, the University of North Carolina School of Education and the Faculty Access & Equity Committee will present its anti-bullying workshop on Feb. 22, 4 p.m., at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, School of Education, Room 114.

Triangle: Fest hosts Oscar night

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The Crape Myrtle Festival invites the community to “walk the red carpet” when it holds its Oscar viewing party on Feb. 22, 8 p.m., at Mission Valley Cinema, 2109 Avent Ferry Rd. #124.

Western: Network hosts fundraiser

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“Queerly Beloved” dinner theatre variety and drag show will be held on Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center, 236 Charlotte St.

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South Carolina: New board chair announced

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Topher Larkin has been named as the new board chair for We Are Family, a non-profit organization that provides direct services and leadership development opportunities for LGBT youth. It is located at 29 Leinbach Dr., Suite D-3.

Regional: Small grants available

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The Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) is now accepting applications for its small grants program. Grants are intended to fun programming, organization capacity building and support for LGBT youth and are open to non-profit groups (or those with fiscal sponsors) based in the Carolinas and Georgia.

Charlotte: Rabbi to leave post

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In July 2016, Rabbi Judy Schindler, will leave her post at Temple Beth-El, 5101 Providence Rd., to focus on academic pursuits and social justice, The Charlotte Observer reported on Jan. 20. She will remain at Temple Beth El during the 18-month transition while the congregation installs a new senior rabbi.