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Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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November 2016

Holiday Craft Sale

November 5, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

HOLIDAY CRAFT SALE TO WOW SHOPPERS . . . A Holiday Craft Sale will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Jerry M. Passmore Center (formerly Central Orange Senior Center), 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough.   There will be over 50 arts and crafts vendors to include painting, photography, wood working, jewelry, stained glass and more.  Christmas items will be available.  Enjoy music and other entertainment as you browse through.  Hot dogs,…

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February 2017

Tribute to Horace Johnson Sr.

February 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Free Spirit Freedom Presents A Tribute to Horace Johnson Sr. Celebrating Black History   Free Spirit Freedom is an emerging cultural arts initiative under the umbrella of the Hillsborough Arts Council. We are exploring the rich diversity of our ethnic and social heritage, giving special emphasis to African-American, Native American and other traditionally marginalized populations. Our goal is to promote a cross-cultural memory that deepens and enriches the dimensions of Orange County.    

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OCP’s Production of ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’

February 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until February 25, 2017

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Come out to see the Orange Community Players put on 'Arsenic & Old Lace', a hilarious black comedy that finds newspaper critic Mortimer Brewster in quite the predicament. He’s just a normal, run-of-the-mill guy who is anxious to marry his fiancé (the girl-next-door and a minister’s daughter) Elaine. But standing solidly between Mortimer and matrimonial bliss is the wackiest, weirdest family tree that ever grew! His two sweet aunts have developed murder as their favorite hobby. Out of a twisted sense…

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OCP’s Production of ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’

February 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Come out to see the Orange Community Players put on 'Arsenic & Old Lace', a hilarious black comedy that finds newspaper critic Mortimer Brewster in quite the predicament. He’s just a normal, run-of-the-mill guy who is anxious to marry his fiancé (the girl-next-door and a minister’s daughter) Elaine. But standing solidly between Mortimer and matrimonial bliss is the wackiest, weirdest family tree that ever grew! His two sweet aunts have developed murder as their favorite hobby. Out of a twisted sense…

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OCP’s Production of ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’

February 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Come out to see the Orange Community Players put on 'Arsenic & Old Lace', a hilarious black comedy that finds newspaper critic Mortimer Brewster in quite the predicament. He’s just a normal, run-of-the-mill guy who is anxious to marry his fiancé (the girl-next-door and a minister’s daughter) Elaine. But standing solidly between Mortimer and matrimonial bliss is the wackiest, weirdest family tree that ever grew! His two sweet aunts have developed murder as their favorite hobby. Out of a twisted sense…

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April 2017

Las Vegas Night Fundraiser

April 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Jerry M. Passmore Center invite the public to join them to WIN BIG at the annual “Las Vegas Night" event.   The fun begins at 6:00 p.m., and will include a delicious chicken and barbeque dinner, Vegas-style casino gambling, $10,000 in “chips,” dancing, great door prizes and more. There is even a grand prize Flat Screen HDTV and you don’t have to be present to win! Use your “winnings” from…

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May 2017

Freedom Book Festival

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Join Free Spirit Freedom for the launch of "Freedom Through Knowledge" featuring photos of former schools for children of color. Featuring local authors, artists, book signings, readings & recitations, children's workshops, and displays. Free and open to the public.   More information: Renee Price (919) 593- 1904 reneeprice2012@gmail.com

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February 2018

Orange Community Players: California Suite

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The Orange Community Players’ presentation of “California Suite,” a comedy by Neil Simon, is a four-part romp that is both funny and thoughtful. Meet four very different couples whose lives are forever changed during their stay in rooms 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel. This is Neil Simon at his most humorous, compassionate, and best; you don’t want to miss this performance! The Passmore Center, located at 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough, will set the backdrop for the…

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Orange Community Players: California Suite

February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The Orange Community Players’ presentation of “California Suite,” a comedy by Neil Simon, is a four-part romp that is both funny and thoughtful. Meet four very different couples whose lives are forever changed during their stay in rooms 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel. This is Neil Simon at his most humorous, compassionate, and best; you don’t want to miss this performance! The Passmore Center, located at 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough, will set the backdrop for the…

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Orange Community Players: California Suite – Dinner Theater

February 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The Orange Community Players’ presentation of “California Suite,” a comedy by Neil Simon, is a four-part romp that is both funny and thoughtful. Meet four very different couples whose lives are forever changed during their stay in rooms 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel. This is Neil Simon at his most humorous, compassionate, and best; you don’t want to miss this performance! The Passmore Center, located at 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough, will set the backdrop for the…

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Orange Community Players: California Suite – Dessert Theater

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The Orange Community Players’ presentation of “California Suite,” a comedy by Neil Simon, is a four-part romp that is both funny and thoughtful. Meet four very different couples whose lives are forever changed during their stay in rooms 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel. This is Neil Simon at his most humorous, compassionate, and best; you don’t want to miss this performance! The Passmore Center, located at 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough, will set the backdrop for the…

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April 2018

Musical: Preaching to the Choir

April 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

A Parody about the Hillsborough Presbyterian Church Written by Hillsborough local author, Pip Merrick Performed by the PRIME-TIME PLAYERS Thursday, April 5 at 2:00 PM Passmore Center 103 Meadowlands Drive Hillsborough, NC 27278 Phone: (919) 245-2015   Wednesday, April 4 at 2:00 PM Saturday, April 7 at 2:00 PM Seymore Center 2551 Homestead Road Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Phone: (919) 968-2070   TICKETS at the door. Suggested Donation: $10

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August 2018

Marie Crock Art Show

August 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Adventure in Painting: Watercolors to Acrylic and Back Again Marie Crock inherited a deep love of nature from her mother. Due to her busy career as teacher, naturalist and ecologist, she only indulged in art after retirement. She was instructed by Freeman Beard and Becky Raye Russell and now passes this on to others by teaching watercolor classes at the Durham Center for Senior Life and for the Durham Dept of Parks & Recreation. Join us to meet her during…

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January 2019

Elvis Presley – Tribute to the King Performance and Dinner

January 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to Rock and Roll!  Steve Cates is an award winning artist who now performs as the Duke of Elvis in his "Royal Tribute to The King". Steve has performed all over the US, and has thrilled his audiences with his beautiful voice and wonderful southern charm.  After the performance, enjoy homemade soup and a few of Elvis’ favorite foods. Register by: Thu, Jan 3

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MLK Jr. Celebration and Guest Speaker

January 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

CELEBRATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. We celebrate the legacy and life of Martin Luther King Jr and all that he accomplished-his courage and nonviolent protests. He will forever be remembered. Please join us for our annual program co-sponsored with NCCU Alumni Orange County Chapter as we welcome our guest speaker, Senator Valerie Foushee. She will discuss MLK’s influence on women in politics during troubling times. Refreshments provided by Brookdale Senior Living following the program. Register by January 11, 2019.…

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February 2019

Snacks and Learn: Conspiracies Edition

February 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Enjoy different snacks while engaging in conversation. We will watch the episode, The Royal Family, from the Netflix documentary series, Conspiracies. This episode explores the theory that members of the British royal family may have helped the Nazis, and investigates the untimely death of Prince George, Duke of Kent. Claims will be thoroughly examined, and you will be left to decide. We will follow the showing with respectful conversation, theories, and comments. Register by: Fri, Jan 25 Instructor: Meghan Davis…

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Symposium: Examining Historic Lynching in Orange County

February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Northern Orange Branch of the NAACP, Free Spirit Freedom, and scholars from North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will hold a symposium to examine lynching in Orange County. The event will be held at the Jerry M Passmore Center, which is also a co-sponsor.   Between 1865 and 1941, more than 150 men and women in North…

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$10

Tea, Chocolate, and Relaxation

February 8, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Tea and chocolate will be served during a discussion of relaxation techniques that include deep breathing and meditation.  The various aspects of our lives that lead to joy, fun, and laughter will be addressed in an open forum.  The importance of those emotions with respect to our health will also be considered. Min: 8/Max: 20       Leader: Deb Gayliard      Register by: Fri, Feb 1

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Art Show – Passmore Center – David Sovero and Students Artists Exhibit

February 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

David is a native of Lima, Peru and graduated from Peruvian National Arts College.  This exhibit will highlight not only his work but those of his students. The work of David Sovero and his students will be on display Feb 11 – Apr 4.  One student stated that “David has enabled me to find my way in paint”.  A reception will be held on Mon, Feb 11 at 3 pm.  This is your opportunity to meet David and his student…

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$5

Valentine’s Day Dinner Celebration with Steve Toll

February 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

We welcome back the mellow sounds of Steve Toll as we celebrate Valentine’s Day.  His music is always a treat as we listen to many of the songs that are your favorite melodies from the past.  You will be treated to a delicious meal prepared by David Sovero, cooking instructor with the Passmore Center and former chef of the Farrington House. Min: 25/Max: 50   Register by: Feb 7   Fee: $5

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$36

North Carolina Black History Tour!

February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

In honor of Black History Month, Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation and Orange County Department on Aging invite you to explore Black History in our own back yard. We will venture to Greensboro for a guided tour of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum; lunch at a local favorite, Stephanie’s Restaurant - known for its soul food cuisine; then to Charlotte for a guided tour of the Harvey B Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture. To conclude,…

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TED Talks At Passmore – How to Live Before You Die – Steve Jobs

February 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Join us as we dive into TED Talks at Passmore in a laidback yet informative environment including a 15 - 30 min video/talk and follow up discussions led by Meghan Davis.  Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks – including death itself. Min: 5/Max: 25 Register by: Tue, Feb 12   Facilitator: Meghan Davis   Fee: FREE

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April 2019

$7

“Let’s Get Away from It All”

April 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Join The Prime Time Players on a musical journey. This lively program features music and dance from six continents, with old favorites such as Let’s Get Away From it All, Come Fly with Me and April in Paris, and new songs you’re bound to fall in love with.

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$20 – $25

Las Vegas Night

April 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Jerry M. Passmore Center invite the public to win big at the annual “Las Vegas Night.”   The fundraiser fun begins at 6:00 p.m., and will include a delicious chicken and barbeque dinner, Vegas-style casino gambling, $10,000 in “chips,” dancing, great door prizes and more. There is even a grand prize Flat Screen HDTV and you don’t have to be present to win! Use your “winnings” from exciting games like…

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September 2019

The Retros Perform Classic Hits!

September 20, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Remember the old songs! Join us as the Retros perform the musical hits you never forgot. “Songs to Remember” will take you on a trip, in 4-part harmony, from the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, and beyond! Come relive, or discover for the first time, the wonderful music from this classic period in time. Register by: Friday, Sep 13th Fee: FREE Passmore Center Fri, Sep 20 1:30 pm

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October 2019

A Morning of Music with Elizabeth Longman

October 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Come spend the morning enjoying some American classics, musical theater, and other popular songs performed by classical singer Elizabeth Longman. She has performed with the New York Grand Opera, the Mannes Opera, and the Aquarius Opera. With Julie Florin accompanying on the piano, it is sure to be a morning of wonderful music.   Register by: Wed, Sep 27 To register or for more information, call 919-245-2015

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November 2019

Classical Up-Close Featuring Robert Buxton

November 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Spend your Friday afternoon taking in the melodious sounds of pianist Robert Buxton. Enjoy classical music up close in this intimate setting. Robert will play classical pieces from different eras. He will tell about the composers, their historical context, and what to listen for. Feel free to mingle with the pianist following the performance.  Light refreshments will be provided. Min: 8/Max: 50 Register by: Fri, Nov 1 To register or for more information, call 919-245-2015

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December 2019

It’s a Wonderful Life by OCP

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange Community Players presents: It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play.  This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born.  Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. *Doors open 30 min prior…

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It’s a Wonderful Life by OCP

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange Community Players presents: It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play.  This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born.  Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. *Doors open 30 min prior…

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It’s a Wonderful Life by OCP

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange Community Players presents: It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play.  This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born.  Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. *Doors open 30 min prior…

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It’s a Wonderful Life by OCP

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 8, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Orange Community Players presents: It’s A Wonderful Life; The Radio Play.  This beloved holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. It takes the help of a lovable angel to show George what life would be like if he hadn’t been born.  Join us for this joyous story of redemption that resonates with all ages. *Doors open 30 min prior…

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January 2020

Fever Dreams – Four Eerie Tales

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Are you a fan on the classic show, The Twilight Zone?  Fever Dreams is a collection of four tales that were filmed in and around the Triangle.  These tales have been compared to the Twilight Zone and The Creepshow so be prepared for the same thrill and suspens. Local writer and producer, Al Julian, will host this event with a question and answer session afterwards.  One of the stars includes, R. Keith Harris, of The Walking Dead TV series.  Min:…

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February 2020

$8 – $30

Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple’

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Presented by the Orange Community Players- An all-female update to a classic play! Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic.  Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.  The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela bothers, but the hilarity remains the same.

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$8 – $30

Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple’

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Presented by the Orange Community Players- An all-female update to a classic play! Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic.  Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.  The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela bothers, but the hilarity remains the same.

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$8 – $30

Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple’

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Presented by the Orange Community Players- An all-female update to a classic play! Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic.  Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.  The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela bothers, but the hilarity remains the same.

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March 2020

$8 – $30

Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple’

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr.
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States

Presented by the Orange Community Players- An all-female update to a classic play! Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic.  Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.  The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela bothers, but the hilarity remains the same.

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