Daybook, Aug. 25

August 24, 2013 

Sunday

JCC Conversations: Love & Equality

The Levin Jewish Community Center will begin the new JCC Conversations Series with “Love & Equality,” featuring outtakes from the documentary “Living in the Overlap” and a panel discussion on marriage rights in North Carolina, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., with a reception from 2 to 3 p.m., at 1937 W. Cornwallis Road, Durham.

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

Bullish on Durham: The Metamorphosis of RTP

Dr. William Rohe, a UNC Chapel Hill professor, will speak about the history and future of the Research Triangle Park at 7 p.m. at the Durham County Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham.

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 12-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

Public information meeting

Orange County and the town of Hillsborough will host a public information meeting on joint land use planning activities from 5 to 7 p.m. at 101 E. Orange St.

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.

Meditation 101

This class will introduce beginners to meditation from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome. For details, go to meditationinchapelhill.org or email Monica Heiser at KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

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

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. For information, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. The classes provide an introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation. For details, go to meditationinchapelhill.org or email Monica Heiser at KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

Locally Grown Rooftop Music and Movies

Downtown Chapel Hill’s Locally Grown Rooftop Music and Movies series will feature a free concert by the Virgins Family Band, Morning Brigade and Clockwork Kids from 8 to 10 p.m. in Wallace Plaza, 150 E. Rosemary St.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon is a 12-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 Ave., Durham. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Friday

Last Friday in Hillsborough

Hillsborough’s Last Friday will include music by Risse, an art walk, shops and dining from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in downtown Hillsborough.

Concert

The Burwell School Historic Site and Music Maker Relief Foundation will hold the “Blues at Burwell” summer concert series at 6 p.m. during the Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Friday events at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. Bring chairs and blankets. 919-732-7451.

Saturday

Benefit for N.C. Jaycee Burn Center

Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro will hold the Healin’ With A Feelin’: A Night of Burnin’ Love benefit for N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Health Care at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. There will be a live auction and music. For details, call 919-621-7260 or go to jayceeburncenterevent.com.

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