Daybook, Oct. 13

October 12, 2013 

A portion of proceeds from frozen yogurt purchases at sweetFrog will be donated to the Compass Center for Women and Families from noon to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 105 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. The Compass Center is an organization that works to prevent and end domestic violence. sweetfrogyogurt.com, compassctr.org.

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Sunday

Jordan Lake eagle count

Volunteers are invited to join the New Hope Audubon Society’s quarterly census of the bald eagles at Jordan Lake from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Beginners are welcome. If you are interested, email Steve McMurray. steve.mcmurray@ncparks.gov.

Candidates forum on affordable communities

Local candidates for office in Chapel Hill and Carrboro will address the cost of living in these cities from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. ocjusticeunited.org.

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

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. unclineberger.org.

Breastfeeding Group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in gathering of breastfeeding moms, is held 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 age 55 and older will walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, walkingforwomen@gmail.com.

Moshe Rosman lecture

Moshe Rosman, professor at Bar Ilan University, will give a lecture on how early modern Jewish women gained cultural capital from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Hyde Hall at UNC.

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. For dogs under 25 lbs. smalldogmeetup@gmail.com.

‘Bhopali’ screening

‘Bhopali’ will be shown from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hanes Art Center auditorium at UNC. A survivor of the Bhopal Disaster, the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak in Bhopal, India, will speak about his experiences. bhopalithemovie.com.

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 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. 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

Ms. Behaving: How N.C. Women Make History

A free summit on women’s issues in the state including health care, education and the economy will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Carolina Club at UNC, 550 Stadium Drive. Registration is required. womenadvancenc.org/women-advance-summit.

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.

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 is held 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.

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. John Hoffman and Shannon Currey of Hoffman Nursery will discuss “Ornamental Grasses.” Annual membership is $25, or $15 for students. durhamgardenforum@gmail.com.

Muslim Journeys: book discussion

A discussion of “Prince Among Slaves” by Terry Alford will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. This discussion is part of the Muslim Journeys series of programs about Islamic art, culture and faith. Call or stop by the library for a copy of the book and registration. 919-968-2780, chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.

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.

Book-making workshop

Students, ages 10 to 18, will meet for a two-day bookmaking workshop from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Orange County Public Library’s Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Participants will make their own hardcover books. Registration is required. bit.ly/oct16-17make.

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held from 7 p.m. 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. For details, go to meditationinchapelhill.org or email Monica Heiser at KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

Tar Heel Downtown

Tar Heel Downtown will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. There will be live music by Liquid Pleasure, a rock climbing wall, kids’ activities, marching band performances and a pre-game radio show for the University of North Carolina’s football team’s game with the Miami Hurricanes.

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 Avenue. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Friday

Aging in Place meeting

The Meadowmont Aging in Place project will present an update on neighborhood villages and aging in place in community projects from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St., Chapel Hill. Registration is required. 919-966-5500.

West End Poetry Festival

The West End Poetry Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s opening celebration, readings and reception will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. Saturday’s workshop, discussions, open mic and reception will be from noon to 8:30 p.m. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. westendpoetryfestival.org.

Saturday

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.

Story time

Librarians will lead kids in stories and crafts at 10:30 a.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Day of the Dead exhibit opens

The Hispanic Liaison of Chatham County’s Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, exhibit will begin with a workshop for kids and adults from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hispanic Liaison’s Income Development Center, 124 N. Chatham Avenue, Siler City. The exhibit will be open from Saturday, Oct. 19, to Saturday, Nov. 9, and a reception will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

Super Cooper’s Rockin’ Run and Festival

The fourth annual Super Cooper’s Rockin’ Run and Festival will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Southern Village on Market Street in Chapel Hill. The event will benefit the Super Cooper’s Little Red Wagon Foundation, which supports families of children affected by brain tumors. supercooperswagon.org.

‘The Trouble With Sludge’

Members of the Sewage Sludge Action Network will give a presentation on the effects of farmers’ use of sewage sludge as fertilizer at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist, 106 Purefoy Road, Chapel Hill. sewagesludgeactionnetwork.com.

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