Daybook, Dec. 4

December 3, 2013 

Wednesday

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be 10 a.m.-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.

Open Mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Affordable Care Act talk

Learn about the Affordable Care Act 7-9 p.m. in meeting room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. This is organized by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties. lwvodc.org.

General Meditation Class

This class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be held 7-8:30 p.m. 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

Winter Stories: Cold but Cuddly

Storytellers and musicians will entertain kids, starting with refreshments at 5 p.m. in the lobby, and the program at 5:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC. This is the 21st annual Friends of the Library Winter Stories program. Bring a new or gently used book to donate to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at the North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

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 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 South Alston Avenue. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Friday

Benefit show

The Archbishops of Blount Street, The Stars Explode and Rob Nance will play at 8 p.m. at the Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. The show will raise money for Roger Johnson, who is dealing with cancer without insurance. The suggested donation is $10. 919-260-0611, catscradle.com.

Saturday

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market will be open 9 a.m.-noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open 9 a.m.-noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

Ebenezer Baptist choir at the Burwell school

Celebrate the holidays at the Burwell School Historic site with cider, cocoa, kids’ activities and crafts at 10 a.m. at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. After the Hillsborough Holiday Parade, the Ebenezer Baptist Church choir will sing on the Burwell House front porch.

ClayWorks Guild Holiday Show and Sale

The ClayWorks Guild Holiday Show and Sale will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in University Mall near Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. The guild will sell local pottery and sculpture by over 20 local artists. ncclayworks.org.

Really Really Free Market

The Really Really Free Market will be at 2 p.m. every first Saturday of the month at the Carrboro Town Commons. carrboro.com/reallyreallyfreemarket.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

A free showing of “It’s a Wonderful Life” will be at 6:45 p.m. at Varsity on Franklin, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. The show is offered by the Community Home Trust. Tickets are available at the office at 104 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. 919-967-1545, extension 310, jgraber@communityhometrust.org.

Senior Prom

The Orange County Department on Aging and the Hannah Ruth Foundation invite ages 55 and up to Senior Prom from 7-11 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The theme is “an enchanted evening under the stars.” Admission is free; registration is required. 919-968-2070.

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