Daybook, Jan. 19

January 18, 2014 

Sunday

Prison Books

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

Women’s History Tour

Preservation Chapel Hill will lead a historic walking tour of prominent women in Chapel Hill’s past at 2 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month, beginning at the Horace Williams House, 610 E. Rosemary St. Tours cost $5 and reservations are not required. 919-942-7818.

American Wildlife Refuge visits Carrboro

Learn about an owl, eagle and other raptors from the American Wildlife Refuge at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3. 919-918-7364.

Chapel Hill Historical Society

The Chapel Hill Historical Society will meet for a presentation by John “Blackfeather” Jeffries on the Occaneechi Tribe of the Saponi Nation in and around Orange County at 3 p.m. at 523 E. Franklin St. chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

UNC Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin its events on Sunday, Jan. 19. A full schedule of events is online. bit.ly/1eK7Bum.

Monday

MLK Jr. Day Celebration

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP will hold its annual rally at 9 a.m, at Peace and Justice Plaza (outside Franklin Street post office), followed by a march to First Baptist Church at 10:20 a.m. and service at 11a.m. featuring Orange County Commissioner and attorney Mark Dorosin as keynote speaker.

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.

Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club

The Carrboro Branch Adult Book Club will meet to talk about “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. 919-969-3006.

Drew Perry book signing

Drew Perry will sign his new novel “Kids These Days” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Blvd., Chapel Hill.

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.

Cancer Support Program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Support Program will hold a free monthly educational series of “cancer conversations” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. RSVP. 919-445-5336, unclineberger.org.

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.

Casey’s Laugh and Learn

Casey’s Laugh and Learn science show for kids will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3. 919-918-7364.

Caregivers Support Group

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

File organization class

Learn to organize files and programs on your computer in this basic class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Registration is required. 919-968-2780.

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

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.

Friday

Line Dance Jam

Demeca of Embrace Dance Company will teach line dances from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3. 919-918-7364.

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.

Celebration Concert

Local musicians and singers, including winners of the Chapel Hill Music Teachers Association, will perform at the Celebration Concert in memory of Pearl Seymour at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Admission is free. A reception and silent auction follow the concert. friendsseymourcenter.org.

‘Chronicling a Crisis’

Kehillah Synagogue will screen the documentary “Chronicling a Crisis” from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets to this movie cost $5; tickets to the series of Israeli documentary screenings cost $18. kehillahsynagogue.org.

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