Muslim Journeys: Islamic art and architecture
Professor Omid Safi will speak about Islamic art and architecture at 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. This discussion is part of the Muslim Journeys series about Islamic art, culture and faith. chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.
Postcards for Peace
Kids will make postcards to illustrate their ideas for change in their communities at 2 p.m. and listen to stories about peace at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.
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 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.
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.
A walking group for women age 55 and older will walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Understanding the Affordable Care Act
The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties will explain the new health care law from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. The information session is free and open to the public. 919-968-2780.
Chapel Hill Bird Club meeting
The Chapel Hill Bird Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. Dr. Erich Jarvis will talk about his research on songbirds’ brains and the relationship between birds’ songs and human language.
Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. 888-862-1298.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.
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.
Chatham Community Business Showcase
The Chatham Chamber of Commerce will host the Chatham Community Business Showcase from noon to 5:30 p.m. in the Pittsboro Ford showroom, 1245 Thompson St., Pittsboro. Over 50 businesses will display their products and services. There will be free health screenings, fitness activities and massages.
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.
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.
The Fearrington Farmers Market at Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South is held at 4 p.m.
Women’s leadership talk
Mary Junck, the chair of the board of directors of The Associated Press, will speak at 4 p.m. in the Carroll Hall auditorium at UNC. Register online. jomc.unc.edu/2013events/junck.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.
Muslim Journeys: book discussion
A discussion of “Acts of Faith” by Eboo Patel 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.
‘Harishchandrachi Factory’ screening
“Harishchandrachi Factory,” a fictional movie about the making of India’s first feature film “Raja Harishchandra,” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St. Tickets cost $4; free for students.
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.
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.
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.
Pickleball games will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. For information, email email@example.com.
Pumpkin Party and Food Truck Rodeo
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will host trick-or-treating, a photo booth, games and pumpkin painting starting at 3:30 p.m. at 301 W. Main St. The Food Truck Rodeo will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will benefit the Carrboro Farmers’ Market Memorial Scholarship.
Board of Education Candidate Forum
The Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools PTA Council will host the Board of Education Candidate Forum at 7 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. Submit questions online. http://goo.gl/AeycnR.
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.
Trick-or-treat in Hillsborough
Shops and restaurants will pass out candy and treats to trick-or-treaters from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Historic Hillsborough. A map of participating businesses is at the Hillsborough Visitors Center in the Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St. visithillsboroughnc.com/content/hillsborough-halloween.
Halloween in Southern Village
There will be Halloween face painting, pumpkin painting, crafts, gifts and trick-or-treating for kids from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Southern Village Farmers Market, at the intersection of Market Street and Aberdeen Drive, Chapel Hill. The event is free and organizers request donations to the Farmer Foodshare Donation Station. southernvillage.com, farmerfoodshare.org.
Halloween story time
A special Halloween story time for kids with costumes, stories and treats will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.
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.
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.
Annual book sale
The annual book sale of the Friends of the Carrboro Branch Libraries will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. 919-969-8145. The sale will raise money for library programs and materials.
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.
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