Daybook, Nov. 24

November 23, 2013 

Sunday

Prison Books

Meet to send books to people in prison from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.

Chapel Hill Historical Society

Thomas Jepsen of the Chapel Hill Historical Society will present “Bringing the News to Chapel Hill: Women Operators and the Telegraph in North Carolina” at 3 p.m. at 523 E. Franklin St. There will be a reception after the presentation. 919-929-1793, chhistoricalsociety@gmail.com, chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Monday

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.

Breastfeeding Group

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.

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 p.m. 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 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive. For dogs under 25 lbs. 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 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Book fee is $12, scholarships available. 919-942-2825, mwmcclain@nc.rr.com.

Chapel Hill Bird Club

The Chapel Hill Bird Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. Don Seriff, Natural Resources Supervisor of Mecklenburg County’s Conservation Science Office, will talk about the work of early ornithologists around Charlotte. Anyone interested is invited.

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 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

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 p.m. 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 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.

Bingo

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.

Pre-Thanksgiving market

Stock up for Thanksgiving at special pre-Thanksgiving events at the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market and the Carrboro Farmers’ Market. The pre-Thanksgiving market at the Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 201 S. Estes Drive, and at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. by Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

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 p.m. 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 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.

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 Orange County Main Library main meeting room, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Support Group

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.

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.

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.

Caregivers Support Group

The UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine and Charles House Association holds a caregivers support group every fourth Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. 919-967-7570, paul@charleshouse.org.

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.

Thursday

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.

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.

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.

Healing & Arts Holiday Market

The Healing & Arts Holiday Market, by the Women’s Holistic Business Consortium, will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas at The Oasis in Carr Mill Mall, 200 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro.

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