RALEIGH, N.C. — Transgiving will be held on Nov. 27, 5-9 p.m., at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, 324 S. Harrington St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

This alternative Thanksgiving event is made available for those who are sticking closer to home this year. Relish a traditional meal with new and old acquaintances. The center will provide the main course (turkey), beverages and utensils and participants are asked to bring accompaniments.

Can’t make the dinner? Then stop by for desserts and relax as the evening winds down.

The LGBT and allied communities, along with family, are welcome. Sign up details are forthcoming.

info/rsvp: lgbtcenterofraleigh.com.

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