Daybook, Oct. 2

October 1, 2013 

“The Cuban Conundrum,” an exhibition of Gayle Stott Lowry’s new paintings, will be open from Thursday, Oct. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 16, at Tyndall Galleries in University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. An opening reception for her paintings of the people and architecture of Cuba, like “Playing The Hand You’re Dealt,” pictured here, will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.




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

Dr. William Ferris at Bull’s Head Bookshop

Dr. William Ferris will read from his new book, “The Storied South: Stories of Writers and Artists,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at UNC.

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,

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held from 7 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 or email Monica Heiser at



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

Meet the Author Tea with Jill McCorkle

Author Jill McCorkle will join the Meet the Author group to discuss her work at 4 p.m. in room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

‘Know Your Education Rights’ training for parents

Chatham County Together!, a local nonprofit, will lead “Know Your Education Rights” training from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chatham County Department of Social Services, 102 Camp Drive, Pittsboro. The meeting will give parents a guide to advocating for their children. RSVP to Shirille Lee; 919-663-0116,

Public meeting for Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The Orange County Parks and Recreation Council and the Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation will host a public discussion for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan at 7 p.m. at the Efland Community Center, 117 Richmond Road, Efland. Another session will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Union Grove United Methodist Church, 6407 Union Grove Church Road, Hillsborough.


Piedmont Laureate John Claude Bemis at Flyleaf Books

John Claude Bemis will speak with Tameka Fryer Brown, Clay Carmichael, Louise Hawes and Cate Tiernan at 2 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

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.

Really Really Free Market

The Really Really Free Market will be at 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month at the Carrboro Town Commons.

Broadway Sings for Equality N.C.

Artists will sing at Broadway Sings for Equality N.C. to raise funds for Equality N.C., an organization that supports equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender North Carolinians, at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6 at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The concert is free and open to the public, and donations are accepted and encouraged.

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