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Providence Montessori School, 3232 Pond Road, Alamance, will hold a fundraiser from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Burlington Historic Depot, 200 S. Main St., Burlington. Items from 20 vendors will be auctioned and raffled off. Six contestants will vie for the title of Best Chili in Town. Judges will be Burlington Fire Chief Jay Smith, former city council member Celo Faucette and local architect John Plegeman. There will be live music, face painting and balloon animals, and both ticketed and free activities. Burlington firefighters and police officers will offer children a look at their vehicles and a chance to ask questions. Information about the school also will be available.

Burlington Animal Services will participate in the national Best Friends Animal Society’s Save Them All adoption special from Monday, June 25, to July 4. Adopted pets will be spayed/neutered, have basic shots and one-year rabies vaccinations, heartworm or Felv/FIV testing, and 30 days of pet insurance. Regular adoption fees of $90 for dogs and $50 for cats resume July 5. BAS 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.