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October 19, 2013 

Sunday

Muslim Journeys: ‘Prince Among Slaves’ screening

“Prince Among Slaves” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. This film is part of the Muslim Journeys series of programs about Islamic art, culture and faith. chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.

Kidical Mass Bike Ride

The Kidical Mass Bike Ride, in association with the N.C. Bike Summit, for students will begin at 2:30 p.m. at Carrboro Elementary School, 400 Shelton St. Families are encourage to ride together and kids should be accompanied by parents or guardians. bikes@recyclery.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 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.

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.

Public hearing on the Compact Community Ordinance

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the Compact Community Ordinance at 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro. chathamnc.org/Index.aspx?page=46.

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

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.

New book club

The Carrboro Branch Library’s book club for adults will meet for the first time to discuss “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain at 6:30 p.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. 919-969-3006.

‘Geet Gaya Patharon Ne’ screening

The classic Bollywood film “Geet Gaya Patharon Ne” will be shown with subtitles at 7 p.m. at Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St. This screening is part of the Ackland Film Forum. Tickets are free for students with a valid university or high school ID, and $4 for all others.

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. 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

Prescription medication drop-off

Unused or expired medication can be safely disposed of from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. This free, anonymous service is sponsored by the Carrboro Police Department. 919-918-7397.

Food Truck Roundup

A Food Truck Roundup with free admission will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Village Green in Southern Village, at the intersection of Market and Aberdeen Streets. There will be live music by Gary Mitchell from 4:30 to 6:30. Donations to Farmer Foodshare will be accepted. southernvillage.com, svfarmersmarket.com, farmerfoodshare.org.

Haunted House

Members of the Tri Delta sorority and the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity of UNC will host a free haunted house for kids from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 303 E. Franklin St.

‘Mughal-e Azam’ screening

The Bollywood film “Mughal-e Azam” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St. This screening is part of the Ackland Film Forum. Tickets are free for students with a valid university or high school ID, and $4 for all others.

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

Rethinking Retirement: A New Model for Aging

Paul Klever will speak about alternative housing communities for seniors at 11 a.m. at the Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road. His lecture will include a discussion of a local community built by and for seniors.

Queer Youth Drop-In

Internationalist Books and Community Center will host drop-in meetings for queer or LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) teens and young adults from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 919-942-1740, internationalistbooks.org.

Music and Stories Under the Stars

Music and Stories Under the Stars will be from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the Weaver Street Market lawn in Carrboro. There will be music, stories, a kids’ costume contest, treats and cider. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for the show.

Meet the author Lee Smith

Lee Smith will speak about her writing at 8 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road, in her hometown of Hillsborough.

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.

Fall Festival with Kidzu Children’s Museum

The Carrboro Farmers Market will host a Fall Festival at 8:30 a.m. at 301 W. Main St. There will be beekeeping and apple cider pressing demonstrations, kids’ activities by Kudzu, pie samples, live music and face painting.

Yoga in the Park

Fitness and yoga instructor Maria Finnegan will lead a flow yoga practice from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 415 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough. mariafinnegan.com.

Community Safety Day

United Tae Kwon Do will teach kids and families about health, self-defense and fire safety from noon to 4 p.m. at 102 Brewer Lane, Carrboro. unitedtkd.com.

Spooky Movie Night

“Monsters, Inc” will be shown for free at 6 p.m. and “Beetlejuice” at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Bring a blanket or chairs.

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