Daybook, Jan. 29

January 30, 2014 


Officer Teresa Kernodle, standing, talks with Carrboro resident Dr. Bruce Wilks at Coffee with a Cop earlier this month. Officers from the Carrboro Police Department will meet for coffee with residents at 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Looking Glass Cafe, 601 W. Main St.




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@

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.

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 or email Monica Heiser at



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

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 919-967-1858.


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.


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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