Daybook, Sept. 22

September 21, 2013 


Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara to speak at the United Church of Chapel Hill

Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, executive director of the Campaign for Southern Equality, will preach at the 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services and speak at the Adult Forum at 10 a.m. at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Campaign for Southern Equality is an organization that works to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the South.

Family Day: Celebrating the Art of India

The Ackland Art Museum will have free story time and creative activities for kids, inspired by the new exhibition, "The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activisim in India from 1989," from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 101 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill.

Cemetery Tour

The Preservation Society of Chapel Hill will hold a walking tour of the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery on the fourth Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. Tours leave from the cemetery gazebo off South Road. Reservations are required. 919-942-7818.

Tiger CHill

Chapel Hill High School’s Tiger CHill Community Carnival will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. Tickets for games, food and activities will be sold at the carnival’s entrance. The high school is located at 1709 High School Road. Free parking will be available at the high school. Additional parking will be available at Smith Middle School.

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, in treatment for cancer, a caregiver or cancer survivor, is held 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.

Breastfeeding Group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in gathering of breastfeeding moms, is held from 1 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 to 4:30 p.m. 919-401-9333.

Walking Group

A walking group for women age 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 to 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive. For dogs under 25 lbs.

Music on the Streets

The Music on the Streets program, leading to the Carrboro Music Festival, will feature free concerts throughout Carrboro. Here's the schedule:

• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23: SWAG at Tres Amigo's, 109 W. Main St.

• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24: Franklin Street Jazz at Town Commons, 301 W. Main St.

• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25: The Boat Exclusion and Parafilm at Weaver Street Market, 101 E. Weaver St.

• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26: Ladies of the Lake at Table, 205 W. Weaver St., Durham.

• 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27: Bull Town Strutters at the Modern Fossil parking lot, 103 W. Weaver St.

Divorce Support Group

DivorceCare, a seminar and support group offering information in a small-group setting for men and women experiencing divorce, will hold sessions from 7 to 9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Book fee is $12, scholarships available. 919-942-2825,


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 to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 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 to 8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.


Hillsborough town board candidates to speak

Meighan Carmichael, Kathleen Ferguson and Jennifer Weaver, the candidates for the two seats on the Town of Hillsborough Board, will speak at 8:30 a.m. at the Orange County Campus of Durham Tech, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough. Each candidate will speak about her platform and reason for running, and answer questions from the audience.

Chapel Hill Garden Club

The Chapel Hill Garden Club will meet for its Fall Coffee at 10 a.m. at the Visitor Education Center of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill.

Tiny Tots Story Time

A 20-minute interactive program with books and music will be held for children age three and under and their caregivers at 10 a.m. at the Orange County Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Knitting for Charity

Knitting for Charity, a needlework group that provides knitted and crocheted items for various charities, meets from 1 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 to 3:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 919-918-7364.

Farmers’ Market

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6 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 to 8:15 every Tuesday at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome.,

Support Group

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30 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.

Caregivers Support Group

The UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine and Charles House Association holds a caregivers support group every fourth Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. 919-967-7570,

Word Basics

A class will introduce new Microsoft Word users to the word processing program from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Registration is required. 919-968-2780,

Candidates Forum

A Candidates Forum for the coming school board elections will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Town Council Meeting Room of the Carrboro Town Hall, 300 West Main St.

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. The classes provide an introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation.,


Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Chatham Community Library’s Fall Book Sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, and Friday, Sept. 27, and open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Chatham Community Library, 197 N.C. Highway 87, Pittsboro.

Folklife Summit

The N.C. Folklife Institute will hold its folklife summit from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill.

'Third World Lessons for First World Growth'

Peter Blair Henry, the dean of New York University's Stern School of Business, will speak about his new book "Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth" at 5:30 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC.

Triangle Weavers Guild meeting

Susan Inglis will speak at a Triangle Weavers Guild meeting at 7 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Inglis is the principal of From the Mountain, a business that empowers Afghan women who handspin cashmere. This meeting is open to the public.


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 to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue. 919-383-4236,


‘The Role of Today’s Military’ lecture

Dr. Richard Kohn of UNC will present a lecture, “The Role of Today’s Military,” at 11 a.m. at the Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill.

Last Friday in Hillsborough

Last Friday will include music, art galleries, shops and dining from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in downtown Hillsborough.


Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Folklife Festival

The 2013 Statewide Folklife Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Carrboro. There will be traditional music, art and crafts, dance, demonstrations, documentaries, storytelling and food events.

Word Basics

This class will teach new users of Microsoft Word, a word processing program, how to use the program from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cybrary, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Registration is required. 919-918-7387,

Chapel Hill News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service