Daybook, Sept. 15

September 15, 2013 

Anita Earls of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice will speak at the first of the Wednesdays Together meeting series, which will be from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.



Health care reform discussion

Gina Upchurch of Senior PharmAssist will lead a discussion of health care reform at 10 a.m. at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-3540,

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society will meet from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. every third Sunday of the month until June at Carol Wood Retirement Center, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. This is open to all skill levels. Bring a recorder and a music stand to join this session led by Pat Petersen of 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.


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.

Monday Noon Book Group

The Monday Noon Book Group will begin its meetings with a discussion of Eboo Patel’s “Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice and the Promise of America” at noon at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The group will meet with Rev. Richard Edens in the Church Library. Bring a bag lunch.

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,

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.

WordPress informational meeting

Learn the basics of WordPress, an online publishing system, at 6 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Registration is required.

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,


Nar-Anon, a 12-step support group for family and friends of addicts, will be from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915,

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.


Knitting for Charity

Knitting for Charity, a needlework group that provides knitted and crocheted items for various charities, 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.


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.

Dr. Peter Rizzolo at Bull’s Head Bookshop

Dr. Peter Rizzolo will speak about his book “Forbidden Harvest” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop in the Student Stores at UNC.

Farmers Market

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

Chatham County Together! annual meeting

Chatham County Together!, a local nonprofit that mentors kids, will hold its annual public meeting from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at the Chatham Community Library, 197 N.C. Highway 87, Pittsboro.

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.

Aging in Community discussion

The Orange County Department on Aging will discuss alternative housing options for seniors at 6:30 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Author and architect Sarah Susankah will speak.

Durham Garden Forum

The Durham Garden Forum will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St., Durham. Tony Avent of Plant Delights will discuss “New and Unusual Plants.”

Stress Seminar

Flawless Day Spa and Heart Empowered Living will host a free seminar on stress-related health issues and prevention from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce office, 104 S. Estes Drive. Registration is required. 919-213-1772,

Meditation 101

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

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.



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.

Email Basics class

A free class on using email will be taught from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Registration is required. 919-968-2780.

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.,

Tom Rankin reading

Tom Rankin will discuss the book “One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia” at 7 p.m. at the Burwell School Historic Site, 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough.


Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet at 7 p.m. at the Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. Players with all skill levels and all stringed instruments are welcome. For details or directions, contact Shirley Ray at 919-929-5359 or


Fall Film Festival

The Seymour Center’s first Fall Film Festival will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a showing of the documentary “Without a Fight” at 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.

Program on hearing loss in older adults

The Meadowmont Aging in Place Project presents a program with Dr. Angela Byrd on coping with hearing loss and communicating with older people with hearing loss from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 100 Sprunt St., Chapel Hill. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; call 919-966-5500 to register.


Tiger CHill

Chapel Hill High School will host its second annual Tiger CHill carnival from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 1709 High School Road. The school’s clubs, bands, sports teams and student government will provide food, games and activities for families. The event will raise funds for the school’s clubs, sports and arts.

Chapel Hill Farmers Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Carrboro Candidate Forum

The Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Orange County Voter Services and the League of Women Voters, will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Hall Meeting Room, 300 W. Main St., Carrboro. Candidates who are running for alderman seats on the Carrboro Town Council will answer questions. This is open to the public.

Dog Swim

The Orange County Animal Services Department’s annual Dog Swim will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the A.D. Clark Pool in the Hargraves Community Center, 216 North Robertson St., Chapel Hill. Admission is $5 for dogs and free for dog owners.

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