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Sparkle Cat Rescue is seeking donations through May 5 for its annual yard sale. The organization’s biggest fundraiser, it raised $6,500 last year. This year’s yard sale is May 19, and the goal is $7,000. 

The Open Door Clinic, a nonprofit organization that provides medical services to uninsured and indigent patients, will benefit from a vendors event 1–5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Elon Community Church, 271 Williamson Ave., Elon. Participating will be Good Vibes Mobile Boutique, Granolicious, Trades of Hope, BeCuteLips, Ashleigh’s Paparazzi, Roe with Brad & Lisa, Scentsy, Mary Kay independent beauty consultants Candy West and Denise Dew, Kitcheneez, and Silk & Honey Crafts.

The Anderson Volunteer Fire Department, 225 Baynes Road in southern Caswell County, will hold a steak supper beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, eat in or take out.

The Men’s Garden Club of Burlington will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Occasions, 286 E. Front St., Burlington. The program will be “Ferns and Their Fabulous Fronds,” presented by Geoff Leister. Prospective Men’s Garden Club members are invited to attend or to visit burlingtonmensgarden.club.