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Goodnight's Comedy Club Hosts Family-Friendly Show to Benefit Free The Children

Raising Funds for Adopt a Village Program
    RALEIGH, NC, October 10, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Goodnight's Comedy Club is joining forces with Evolve Movement to host a family-friendly comedy and magic show Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Tickets are only $10, and all proceeds will be donated to Free The Children's Adopt a Village Program.

The show will star comedian Gary Shelton, who has made audiences laugh for more than 30 years. Shelton has performed for many corporate and charitable organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf Classic and Dollywood Country Jamboree.

Local youths will sell tickets to the show, allowing them to take part in the fundraiser, and every child at the show will receive a free balloon animal.

The fundraiser is part of Evolve Movement's year-long campaign to raise money and awareness for people in need, both locally and abroad. The studio, which focuses on Pilates, yoga and Gyrotonic disciplines, has partnered with Free The Children, an international charity that educates, engages and empowers youth to be agents of change around the world.

Through upcoming events hosted by Evolve Movement, families will have ample opportunities for activism, on both a local and global scale. A community yard sale was held at the end of September, and other events will include a food drive called "We Scare Hunger" in October, a giving tree in November and December, a coat drive in January, and more. Each project is designed for children's active participation.

The events culminate in July 2014, when the focus shifts to international aid. A group of families will travel to Ecuador to build a school for an impoverished village in the Chimborazo province.

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About Goodnight's Comedy Club
Goodnight's Comedy Club was featured as one of "Ten Great Places to Sit Down and Watch Stand-Up" by USA Today. The comedy club has featured such greats as Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Chris Rock, Dennis Miller, Drew Carey, Ray Romano, Kevin James, Ellen DeGeneres and Robin Williams. The club also features The Grille at Goodnight's, serving food sure to please any palate, and the Old Bar, Raleigh's original party bar. For more information, visit or call (919) 828-5233

About Free The Children
An international charity and educational partner, Free The Children believes in a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. They work to empower youth to remove barriers that prevent them from being active local and global citizens. Free The Children's domestic and international programming work together to achieve this. In Canada, the U.S., and the U.K., the organization provides comprehensive programs for service learning and active citizenship. For more information, visit

About Evolve Movement
Evolve Movement strives to continually innovate within holistic exercise techniques to provide a productive physical workout as well as a respite from the stress and constraints of daily life. Through our clients' newfound physical and mental vitality, they enjoy new resilience and happiness no matter their circumstances. For more information, visit

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