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Burlington residents can sit real or fake Christmas trees out on the day of their regular pick-up service. Tinsel and ornaments should be removed. Trees will be collected as bulk waste (yard waste for real trees, bulk junk for artificial).Burlington residents
The Burlington Pet Adoption Center plans a Year of the Dog special next month. 2018 is the Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac. Every Friday and Saturday in January, any dog or cat will be available for $ 20.18. Regular fees of $ 90 for dogs and $ 50 for cats will apply Monday through Thursday. The price includes spaying/neutering, basic shots, one-year rabies vaccinations, heartworm testing and 30 days of pet insurance. Burlington Animal Services is at 221 Stone Quarry Road, Haw River. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday–Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call 336-578-0343. View adoptable animals at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/pets.
The Alamance Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting, the first of the new year, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at Holly Hill Mall, 309 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington. Family and friends are invited.
Salem United Methodist Church Women are hosting a pinto bean supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the church, 4924 Salem Church Road, Saxapahaw. Grilled cheese sandwiches also will be available. Entertainment will be by Steve and Rita Kivette. Donations will be accepted for missions.
Family Abuse Services of Alamance County, 1950 Martin St., Burlington, will offer volunteer training in its programs in January. The two sessions are 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, and 1–5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7. For more information, visit www.volunteeralamance.org/event/detail/?event_id=42778.
Tuesday, Jan. 2: 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m., The Edge Health & Fitness, 2950 S. Church St., Burlington
Thursday, Jan. 4: 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m., Flow Subaru, Volkswagen and Volvo, 660 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington
Thursday, Jan. 11: 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Mebane Arts Center, 622 Corregidor St., Mebane
Friday, Jan. 12: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Alamance County Employees, Alamance County Health Department, 319 N. Graham-Hopedale Road, Burlington
Saturday, Jan. 13: 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Down Home Harley‑Davidson, 2215 W. Hanford Road
Sunday, Jan. 14: 1–6 p.m., Prospect Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 11621 N.C. 86 S., Prospect Hill; 1:30–6 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Elon, 1630 Westbrook Ave., Elon
Monday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., Lowe’s Home Improvement, 200 Lowes Blvd., Mebane
Wednesday, Jan. 17: 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Elon University, Moseley Student Center, 100 Campus Drive, Elon
Sunday, Jan. 21: 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, 1620 Hanford Road, Graham
Monday, Jan. 22: 2–7 p.m., St. Mark’s Church, 1230 St. Mark’s Church Road, Burlington
Wednesday, Jan. 24: 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m., Alamance Community College, 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham
Thursday, Jan. 25: 1–6 p.m., Clover Garden School, 2454 Altamahaw-Union Ridge Road, Burlington
Tuesday, Jan. 30: 2–6:30 p.m., Macedonia Lutheran Church, 421 W. Front St., Burlington
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 12:30–3:30 p.m., The Village at Brookwood, 1860 Brookwood Ave., Burlington