Daybook, Jan. 26

January 25, 2014 

The Chapel Hill Garden Club will meet for coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting from 10 to noon Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Reeves Auditorium at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill.

COURTESY OF THE CHAPEL HILL GARDEN CLUB

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.

Family-to-Family Education Program

National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange offers the 12-week Family-to-Family Education Program for parents, spouses and caregivers of adults with mental illness from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, starting on Jan. 26, at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. For details or registration, call Nancy Brickman at 919-542-1377.

Orange Charter School open house

Orange Charter School will host an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at 230 Corporate Drive, Hillsborough. orangecharterschool.org.

‘PORCH: Families Feeding Families’

The People Offering Relief for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Homes (PORCH) will host a screening of their new promotional movie, “PORCH: Families Feeding Families,” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Varsity Theater, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Admission is free. RSVP online. porchnc.org.

Human Relations Month Forum

The Orange County Human Relations Commission’s annual Human Relations Month Forum on equal justice under the law since the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 919-245-2487.

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.

Chapel Hill Bird Club

The Chapel Hill Bird Club’s monthly meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

NC School of Science and Math information session

Parents are invited to learn about the NC School of Science and Math from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Jordan Matthews High School media center, 910 E. Cardinal St., Siler City.

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.

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. 919-533-9510.

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.

Voter education program

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties offers a voter education program from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Hibachi Grill, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. Anita Earls, Executive Director of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, will talk about the new voting law’s effects on voters. A buffet lunch costs $10, payable to the League of Women Voters at the door.

Carolina Villages celebration

Carolina Villages, a nonprofit that supports older people in Chapel Hill and Carrboro in their homes, will celebrate the beginning of their member services at 4 p.m. at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. carolinavillages.org.

Internet Basics class

New computer users will learn to use the Internet in this free class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. To sign up, call 919-968-2780.

‘Make It Stick!’

Orange County Public Library will host the “Make It Stick!” workshop on healthy habits from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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.

Sample Emerson Waldorf classes

Parents and students are invited to choose four of 16 short high school classes to try from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Emerson Waldorf School, 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. RSVP to admissions@emersonwaldorf.org. 919-967-1858.

Friday

Coffee with a Cop

Officers from the Carrboro Police Department will meet for coffee with residents at 8 a.m. at Looking Glass Cafe, 601 W. Main St.

Parking summit

Carrboro’s parking summit for downtown business and property owners will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St.

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.

Ask-A-Lawyer Day

Carolina Bar Association’s young Lawyer’s Division will host Ask-A-Lawyer Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

An Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society meeting for the Raleigh-Durham community will be at 10:30 a.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. The meeting will focus on finding a name for the new group, planning a calendar, membership fees, choosing a meeting place and temporary officers. 336-547-0178.

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