Daybook, Feb. 9

February 9, 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.

Memorial service for Louis Rubin

A memorial service for Louis Rubin will be at 2 p.m. in the Genome Sciences Building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 250 Bell Tower Road. Rubin was a writer, editor, founder of the Southern Literary Journal, cofounder of Algonquin Books and a professor emeritus of English at UNC. englishcomplit.unc.edu/content/professor-louis-rubin.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Monday

Air quality and health

Dr. Kathy Shea will talk about air quality’s effects on children’s health at 10 a.m. at United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-3540, unitedchurch.org.

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.

WomanCraft grand opening

WomanCraft will celebrate its new location’s opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony, refreshments and Chapel Hill Toffee from 6 to 8 p.m. at 370 E. Main St., suite 170, Carrboro. womancraftgifts.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.

‘Excavating Armageddon’

Eric Cline will give a presentation, “Excavating Armageddon: New Discoveries and Old Debates at Megiddo,” on excavations at the Mount of Megiddo at 7:30 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center 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 AnonymousOvereaters Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

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.

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.

Word Basics

A free class for new users of Microsoft Word will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. 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

Draft Strategic Plan

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority Board seeks citizens’ comments and questions on the Draft Strategic Plan at 7 p.m. in lower floor of the OWASA Administration building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. owasa.org.

Residents can also discuss the plan by sending fax to 919-968-4464, mail to 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, NC 27510 or email to boardmembers@owasa.org.

Learn about the Emerson Waldorf School

Parents and students can choose four out of 16 short, sample classes to try from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Emerson Waldorf School, 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. RSVP by email. 919-967-1858, admissions@emersonwaldorf.org, emersonwaldorf.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 South Alston Avenue. For details, call 919-383-4236 or visit nar-anon.org.

Friday

Peer Learning talk

Peer Learning of Chapel Hill will host speakers Howard and Alice Ammerman for a discussion on solutions to violence, terror and war at 11 a.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. peerlearningofchapelhill.com.

‘Love is Local’ art walk

WomanCraft will host a “Love is Local” artwalk with refreshments, wine and Chapel Hill Toffee from 6 to 9 p.m. at 370 E. Main St., suite 170, Carrboro. womancraftgifts.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.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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