Daybook, Nov. 6

November 5, 2013 

Wednesday

Pickleball

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 jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Books Sandwiched In

Books Sandwiched In will meet to talk about “As Always, Julia,” a collection of letters between Julia Childs and Avis DeVoto, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Bring a sandwich for lunch.

Deborah Starr lecture

Deborah Starr will give a lecture sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies and Asian Studies from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the Toy Lounge of Dey Hall at UNC, 135 South Road.

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held from 7 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

Rebellion in Brazil presentation

Brazilian participants in political movements will share videos and testimony with the UNControllables student organization of UNC at 6 p.m. in room 121 of the Hanes Art Center Auditorium at UNC.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon is a twelve-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 nar-anon.org.

New Hope Audubon Society

The monthly membership meeting of the New Hope Audubon Society will be at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Gardens at the intersection of Highway 15-501 and Old Mason Farm Road in Chapel Hill. Natalie Ocampo-Penuela will talk about the birds of Colombia.

Friday

Health care talk

Joyce Echols, a representative of Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C., will talk about the provisions of the 2014 federal health benefits plan at 10 a.m. at the Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.

Saturday

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive. The Pie Contest will start at 8:30 a.m. To enter, bring a completely homemade pie before the contest begins. There will be prizes for the best savory pie, best sweet pie and the crowd favorite.

Legal guardian workshop

Josh’s Hope Foundation, Inc., working to help young adults with mental illness, is sponsoring a free workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Chapel Hill Public Library entitled, “Legal Guardianship 101.” To register, contact Steve Bailey at 919-245-0072, or email him at steve@joshshopefoundation.org.

Puppet show

A free puppet show for kids will be from 10:15 a.m. to noon at the Emerson Waldorf School, 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. “The Lantern” is about a girl’s magical search for light for her lantern.

American Indian Heritage

The N.C. Botanical Garden on Old Mason Farm Road in Chapel Hill will host several events for American Indian Heritage Month. A discussion about land stewardship will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Jeff Currie, member of the Lumbee Tribe of N.C. and the Triangle Native American Society, will speak. Unheard Voices, an a capella group of the Carolina Indian Circle at UNC, will perform from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Ghosts of the Confederacy

The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough will give an hour-long tour of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church’s cemetery, starting at 2 p.m. at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. Tickets cost $5 in advance at the visitors center. 919-732-7741.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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