Daybook, Nov. 20

November 19, 2013 

A reception for the new fall landscape paintings of Lynn Boggess will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in Tyndall Galleries in University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. 919-942-2290,




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

‘Puss in Boots’

Rags to Riches Theatre will perfom “Puss in Boots” for kids from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is $3. 919-918-7364,

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UNC

The LGBTQ Center of UNC will commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance, an annual, international day of vigils, discussions and other events to memorialize victims of violence based on gender identity or expression.

Students, staff and other UNC community members will wear black shirts or “ally” shirts provided by the LGBTQ Center.

A group of people will participate in the school’s annual symbolic “Die-In” at 11:45 a.m. in the Pit at UNC.

Arbor Day tree planting

Join the Hillsborough Tree Board and the Hillsborough Garden Club for Arbor Day for the planting of a white oak tree at 1 p.m. in Gold Park, 415 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough. Mayor Tom Stevens will read the town’s Arbor Day proclamation.

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 or email Monica Heiser at

Nancy Peacock reading

Nancy Peacock will read from her novel, “The Life and Times of Persimmon Wilson,” at 7 p.m. at the Burwell School Historic Site, 319 N. Churton St. Reservations are not required; seating is limited. 919-732-7451,

Orange County manager selection

Learn more and give suggestions for choosing a new County Manager from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.


Isaiah: A Prophet of Hope for Jews and Christians

Dr. Yaakov Ariel, Jason Robert Combs and Stephen Anderson will talk about the book of Isaiah from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Hyde Hall in UNC’s Music Department. Anderson will talk about the concert he composed, “Isaiah,” for the UNC Carolina Choir, string orchestra and piano. The concert will be at 8 p.m. in Hill Hall Auditorium.

Rosemary Street planning session

The town of Chapel Hill invites residents to a discussion of plans for Rosemary Street from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St. 919-969-5015, 919-967-9440,,

Gezi park presentation

A witness to the Gezi park uprising in June in Turkey will share videos and information from revolutionary movements in Turkey with the UNControllables student organization at 6 p.m. in room 121 of the Hanes Art Center Auditorium at UNC.

Zentangle workshop

The Orange County Public Library invites teens to a Zentangle drawing workshop from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Registration is required. 919-245-2525,

Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

Dulcimer players will meet at 7 p.m. at the Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. People of all experience levels, with all stringed instruments are welcome. 919-929-5359,


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

‘Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria’ screening

“Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria” will be shown for free from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC. “Re-Emerging” tells the story of Jewish communities in Nigeria. The screening and discussion are sponsored by the Stone Center and the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.


Preservation Chapel Hill intern presentations

Interns of Preservation Chapel Hill will give their capstone presentations at 1 p.m. at the Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill. They will talk about their projects in research, archive organization, tour planning and oral histories.

Zumba Jam

Carrboro’s Jam Session Series continues with a Zumba session from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is $3. 919-918-7364.


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.

Alternative Gift Market

The Alternative Gift Market of the United Church of Chapel Hill will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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.

Holiday craft fundraiser

The Orange County Department on Aging and the Friends of the Central Orange Senior Center will hold a holiday craft fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough.

Holiday Faire

The Holiday Faire will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Emerson Waldorf School, 611 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. There will be music, crafts, food and activities for all ages. Admission is free. 919-967-1858,

Carrboro Anarchist Book Fair

The fourth annual Carrboro Anarchist Book Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Nightlight, 405 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill. Workshops throughout the day will be at Internationalist Books, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

Town Commons ATM ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting for the new ATM in Carrboro’s Town Commons will be at 11 a.m. at 301 W. Main St.

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