Daybook, Dec. 18

December 17, 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.

Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce holiday party

The Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce’s holiday party with an ugly Christmas sweater contest will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hot Tin Roof, 115 W. Margaret Lane. The Chamber will announce the winners of their Business of the Year, Business Person of the Year and Helping Hand awards. hillsboroughchamber.com.

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Chapel Hill meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month at the Bob Evans restaurant, 5419 Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. New members are welcome.

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

Groundbreaking at Culbreth Middle School

A ground-breaking ceremony for Culbreth Middle School’s new science wing will be at 10 a.m. at 225 Culbreth Road, Chapel Hill. Superintendent Tom Forcella will speak.

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.

Saturday

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 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.

Pet photos with Santa

Have your pet’s picture taken with Santa from noon to 4 p.m. at the Orange County Animal Services Department’s Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Donate four or more cans of pet food to the canned pet food drive to participate. co.orange.nc.us/animalservices.

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