Daybook, Oct. 23

October 22, 2013 

The epic Bollywood film “Mughal-e-Azam” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St. The story follows a prince who falls in love with a court dancer and rebels against his father. Tickets are $4; free for students.

ACKLAND ART MUSEUM

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.

Creating Collective Memory: An Evening with Guest Artist Sheryl Oring

Artist Sheryl Oring’s work will be on display at 5 p.m. and she will speak at 6 p.m. in the Sloane Art Library in Hanes Art Center at UNC. She will talk about New York residents’ shared memories of Sept. 11.

Town Treasures

Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt will recognize nine citizens as town treasures from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.

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.

Substance abuse treatment discussion

Experts in the Orange County legal system and substance abuse treatment will answer questions from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at an Orange County Board of Health Meeting at the Richard E. Whitted Human Services Center, 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. Panelists will talk about new guidelines for treatment and alternatives to incarceration.

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.

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 low chair for the show.

Last Fridays Art Walk

The Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays Art Walk will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Hillsborough. hillsboroughartscouncil.org/Art_Walk.

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.

Variety show auditions

Ventriloquists, fire eaters, hypnotists, escapologists and other people with professional variety show acts are invited to register to audition for The ArtsCenter’s series of variety shows from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. The ArtsCenter is looking for professionals with unusual acts. 919-929-2787, artscenterstage@artscenterlive.org.

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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