Daybook, Nov. 10

November 9, 2013 

Former N.C. Senator Ellie Kinnaird will speak about faith and politics during the forum at 10 a.m. at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-3540, office@unitedchurch.org.

UNITED CHURCH OF CHAPEL HILL

Sunday

John Stanley reading and signing

John Stanley, author of “Mickey Price: Journey to Oblivion,” will talk about and sign his novel from 1 to 2 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

Muslim Journeys: Practicing Islam in America

Professor Juliane Hammer will speak about practicing Islam in America at 2 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. chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.

Peter Rizzolo reading

Peter Rizzolo will talk about his novel “Forbidden Harvest,” read excerpts and sign books at 2 p.m. at McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro.

Artgarden Montessori Children’s House open house

The Artgarden Montessori Children’s House will host an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. at 1603 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. The single classroom school teaches 22 students from ages 3 to 6. balletschoolofchapelhill.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 to 5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Monday

Affordable Care Act information session

The League of Women Voters will give a presentation on the Affordable Care Act at 10 a.m. at the Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. 919-245-2525, orangecountync.gov/library.

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.

Veterans Day ceremony at UNC

The University of North Carolina will observe Veteran’s Day with a ceremony at 11:11 a.m. at the Carolina Alumni Memorial on Cameron Avenue near Memorial Hall. Brig. Gen. John Hort will speak. uncnews.unc.edu/content/view/6311/107.

Archaeology near Hillsborough

Steve Davis will talk about archaeological discoveries from the excavation of a late-prehistoric and two early Occaneechi village sites near Hillsborough from noon to 1 p.m. at the Botanical Gardens Education Center off of Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. ncbg.unc.edu.

Breastfeeding Group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in gathering of breastfeeding moms, is held from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. 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 to 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive. For dogs under 25 pounds. smalldogmeetup@gmail.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 to 9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Book fee is $12, with scholarships available. 919-942-2825, mwmcclain@nc.rr.com.

Living in Climate Chaos reading group

The Living in Climate Chaos reading group will meet to talk about pages 30-55 of “Desert” at 7 p.m. at Internationalist Books and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 919-942-1740, internationalistbooks.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 to 8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

Triangle Stamp Club annual auction

The Triangle Stamp Club’s annual auction will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill. Visitors are welcome. nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.

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 to 9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Knitting for Charity

Knitting for Charity, a needlework group that provides knitted and crocheted items for various charities, meets from 1 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 a crochet hook. 919-968-2780.

Bingo

Residents 50 and up can register to play bingo from 2 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 to 7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Meditation 101

This class will introduce beginners to meditation from 7 to 8:15 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.

North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Education Fund

The annual meeting of the North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Education Fund will be at 7 p.m. at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. Register by Sunday, Nov. 10. 919-403-7665, ncgv@ncgv.org.

Support Group

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30 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.

Laugh in Peace

Hillel and the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies present Laugh in Peace, a free comedy act, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Union Auditorium at UNC. jewishstudies.unc.edu/event/laugh-in-peace/.

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.

Second Wednesday winter hike series

The Sierra Club will lead a 3-mile hike through Carolina North Forest on moderate to rough paths from 4 to 5 p.m. Locations vary during the season. Registration is required. nc2.sierraclub.org/outing/second-wednesday-winter-hike-series-carolina-north-forest-chapel-hill.

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.

‘Generational Theft’ discussion

Educator Geoffrey Canada and investor Stanley Druckenmiller will lead “Generational Theft: The Impact of the Federal Budget on Young Americans,” a discussion of the possible effects of government spending levels on America’s youths, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall at UNC.

Glen Lennox redevelopment talk

The town of Chapel Hill will host a discussion about the redevelopment of the Glen Lennox building from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. www.townofchapelhill.org/index.aspx?page=2211.

Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night

This month’s meeting to send birthday cards with messages of support to political prisoners will be at 7 p.m. at Internationalist Books and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 919-942-1740, internationalistbooks.org.

Thursday

Meet the Author Tea

Meet Nancy Peacock, author of “The Life and Times of Persimmon Williams,” with refreshments at 3:30 and a discussion from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill.

UNC planning department history presentation

A panel of UNC alumni will talk about the history of their school’s city and regional planning department at 5:30 p.m. in Gerrard Hall at UNC.

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 to 8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Ave. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Friday

Artists’ Salon

Trudy Thomson will lead a discussion on blogging for artists of all kinds from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the West End Theater at The ArtsCenter, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Registration required. 919-968-2011, arts@orangecountync.gov.

Threshold Choir Southeastern Gathering

Threshold Choirs will perform at a potluck dinner at 7 p.m. in the dining hall of Camp New Hope, 4805 N.C. 86 S., Chapel Hill. Current and prospective members of Threshold Choirs will meet at Camp New Hope from Nov. 15 to 17. The choirs sing at the bedsides of people in hospitals, hospices and nursing homes. thresholdsingersnc.org.

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.

Carrboro Farmers Market

The Carrboro Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside town hall at 301 W. Main St.

Workshop on ADHD and bipolar disorder

Therapist Geoffrey Zeger, a licensed clinical social worker, will lead a workshop for parents, “Understanding Differences Between ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Children,” from 10 a.m. to noon in conference Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Parents, teachers and other caregivers of children with impulsive, emotional behavior are invited. Register by Thursday. mhatriangle.org/get-involved/events.

Blood drive

Venture Crew 9 of Chapel Hill, a group of high school students, will host their fifth blood drive from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St. Register online with sponsor code “chapelhill.” redcrossblood.org.

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