RARA invites you to a spaghetti dinner at the Food Pantry (350 Spotswood Drive) on Tuesday, June 25, 5:30 – 7:00pm. The dinner kicks off the 8th Annual Empty Bowls Raffle, which showcases local artisans’ handmade bowls. The event will Italian food, dessert, and coffee and tea. It’s sure to be a great time – so don’t miss out on this fulfilling community event!

Tickets include dinner and one raffle ticket: Adults $15, Students $10, Children under 10 free. Takeout and vegetarian items available. 100% of proceeds benefit RARA and our programs.

For ticket purchases or sponsorship opportunities, please contact RARA at office@raralex.org or (540) 463-6943.

Additionally, local businesses are hosting several RARA-themed nights to create community awareness and support for Empty Bowls this summer. If you can’t attend the Empty Bowls dinner, we hope to see you at one of these other nights! 

Southern Inn Punch Bowl Social 
Thursday 6/20, 5:00-7:00pm
A portion of punch sales from the evening will go toward RARA.

Devils Backbone Trivia Night
Tuesday 7/9, 7:00pm
“Hunger Isn’t Trivial themed game night.” A portion of proceeds from the evening will go toward RARA.

Brew Ridge Taps Trivia Night
Tuesday 7/16, 7:00-9:00pm
Hunger Isn’t Trivial themed game night. A portion of proceeds from the evening will go toward RARA.

Haywood’s Guest Bartender Night
Wednesday 7/17, 5:00-7:00pm
Frank Friedman has agreed to be our guest bartender for the night. He will read out “Frank Facts” about RARA throughout the night. A portion of proceeds will go toward RARA.