Daybook, Jan. 5

January 4, 2014 

Sunday

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrates 150th anniversary

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary at 11 a.m. at 101 N. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill and Carrboro mayors, elected officials and community leaders will speak. The church will also break ground on a new sanctuary and housing development, St. Paul Village. stpaulamechapelhill.org.

Prison Books

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 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 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 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 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 to 9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Book fee is $12, scholarships available. 919-942-2825, mwmcclain@nc.rr.com.

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.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-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 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.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “Much Ado About Nothing” at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.

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.

Poetry reading

Brody Wood will read poetry at 7 p.m. at Internationalist Books and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. 919-942-1740, internationalistbooks.org.

Support Group

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

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.

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.

Winter hike series

The Sierra Club will lead a three-mile hike through Carolina North Forest on moderate to rough paths from 4 to 5 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Locations vary during the season. Registration is required. bit.ly/1hG1Tgt.

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

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

Graffiti movie night

Internationalist Books and Community Center will show “Vigilante Vigilante” at 7 p.m. at 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. internationalistbooks.org.

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 S. Alston Ave., Durham. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

New Hope Audubon Society

The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly membership meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Norman Budnitz will talk about the birds, mammals and culture of Bhutan.

Orange-Chatham Sierra Club

The Orange-Chatham Sierra Club will meet for a discussion, “Chatham County Rivers and Streams: Three Questions,” at 7 p.m. in Building 42’s multipurpose room at Central Carolina Community College, 764 West St., Pittsboro. A map and directions are online. bit.ly/1dRJTJS.

Poetry Event

A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Financial workshop

The Compass Center offers financial workshops at the Chapel Hill Public Library. The first AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program class will be at 7:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. The second and third classes will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, and Thursday, March 13. bit.ly/1gkhizq.

Friday

Peer Learning talk

Dick Levin will talk about flying a small plane around the world at 11 a.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. peerlearningofchapelhill.com.

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.

Special education seminar

Freedom House Recovery Center will host a seminar on laws about special education from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 102 New Stateside Drive, Chapel Hill. Jane Wettach, Director of the Children’s Law Clinic at Duke University Law School, will teach parents of kids with special needs or disabilities to advocate for their children. Register by Thursday, Jan. 9. conta.cc/JxchHG.

Prompt Writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

‘The Champagne Sky’ screening

Kehillah Synagoge will host a screening of “The Champagne Sky” and a discussion after the documentary led by Duke professor Shai Ginsburg from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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