Daybook, Aug. 4

August 3, 2013 

Sunday

Artist speaks at Chatham Historical Museum

Luana Luconi Winner will present a program about her artwork, including her portrait of the Earl of Chatham, at 2 p.m. at the Chatham Historical Museum in the historic courthouse at 12 East St., Pittsboro.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Monday

Hillsborough seeks opinions on bus services

Hillsborough, Triangle Transit and the Orange County Planning and Inspections Department will host a public outreach session to discuss bus services from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hillsborough Police Substation by Fairview Park, 501 Rainey Ave., Hillsborough. Residents’ comments and questions are requested.

Author Karen Lord at the Chapel Hill Public Library

Karen Lord, author of “Redemption in Indigo” and “The Best of All Possible Worlds,” will speak about her work at 4 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A, 100 Library Drive.

Yoga Class

A yoga class for people new to yoga, people in treatment for cancer, caregivers or cancer survivors, is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Cost is $5 per session. unclineberger.org.

Breastfeeding Group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in gathering of breastfeeding moms, is from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 South Estes Drive.

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center, 5517 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 919-401-9333.

Walking Group

A walking group for women 55 and older will walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, walkingforwomen@gmail.com.

Canine Playtime

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will gather from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive. This is for dogs under 25 lbs. smalldogmeetup@gmail.com.

Divorce Support Group

DivorceCare, a seminar and support group offering information in a small-group setting for people experiencing divorce, will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Book fee is $12, scholarships available. 919-942-2825, mwmcclain@nc.rr.com.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend will be from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. 888-862-1298.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

Tuesday

Movie Screening

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “Argo” at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill.

Hillsborough Arts Council meeting

The Hillsborough Arts Council’s general meeting will be open to the public at 6:30 p.m. at the Hillsborough Arts Council office and gallery, 102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Learn about the council’s programs, give ideas and get involved. For more information, email gail@hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

Annual Hiroshima Day commemoration

The Orange County Peace Coalition will host a Hiroshima Day commemoration from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Peace and Justice Plaza at 179 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Speakers include Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Professor Steve Wing, Veteran for Peace Sam Winstead and musicians Catherine Grodensky and Jim Magaw. Bring a chair. For more information, call 919-942-2535.

Support Group

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

Knitting for Charity

Knitting for Charity, a needlework group that provides knitted and crocheted items for charity, meets from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Bring acrylic yarn and knitting needles or crochet hook. 919-968-2780.

Bingo

Residents 50 and up can register to play bingo from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Call 919-918-7364.

Farmers’ Market

The Fearrington Farmers Market at Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South opens at 4 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Support Group

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-428-6296.

Support Group

SMART Recovery sponsors a free recovery group for drinking and other addictive behaviors at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. trianglesmartrecovery.org.

Wednesday

Books Sandwiched In

Readers will discuss “Home” by Toni Morrison at 11:30 a.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room C, 100 Library Drive. Bring a sandwich for lunch and share your thoughts on “Home.”

UNC Chapel Hill Employee Forum

The Forum will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Upendo Lounge of the Students and Academic Services North Building, 450 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill. For more information, go to forum.unc.edu.

Open Mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Kids’ Storytelling

Local storyteller Cynthia Raxter will tell short stories from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the market gazebo at the Carrboro Famers Market, 301 West Main St.

Thursday

Crop Hop to benefit local farms

The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA will host a Crop Hop square dance benefit for small, local farms at 7:30 p.m. at the Fearrington Barn, 2000 Fearrington Village Center, Pittsboro. Tickets cost $20. All proceeds will support RAFI’s Farm Sustainability program, which gives financial help to over 500 family farms. For tickets and more information, go to rafiusa.org/crophop.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

Poetry Event

A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend. It will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue, Durham. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Saturday

Prompt Writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

Family Fun Day in Hillsborough

Family Fun Day will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Hillsborough. The Orange County Main Library and the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough will host this day of children’s activities, history tours, shopping and dining.

Hillsborough guided walking tour

A one-hour tour of historic Hillsborough will begin at 11 a.m. at the Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St. Tickets are $5 and one additional ticket is free. For more information, call 919-732-3341 or go to visithillsboroughnc.com.

Artgarden Montessori Children’s House open house

Learn about the Montessori curriculum of the Artgarden Montessori Children’s House from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1603 E Franklin St.

Horton High School Alumni Association meeting

The Horton High School Alumni Association will meet at 10 a.m. Horton Middle School, Suite 813, 79 Horton St., Pittsboro. The group will make their final plans for a reunion.

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