Daybook, Feb. 23

February 22, 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.

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 for breastfeeding moms, is from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at 5517 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. 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

Agricultural Summit

The Orange County Cooperative Extension Office will host the 16th annual Orange County Agricultural Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maple View Agricultural Educational Center, 3501 Dairyland Road, Hillsborough. There will be local barbecue for lunch and a tour of Maple View Farm. Admission is free, but early registration through the Orange County Cooperative Extension Office is encouraged. orange.ces.ncsu.edu.

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 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 in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South opens at 4 p.m.

Affordable Care Act enrollment session

The Orange County Public Library, the League of Women Voters of Orange-Durham-Chatham and Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina will host a free Affordable Care Act enrollment session with certified application counselors from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. 919-245-2536, orangecountync.gov/library.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Meditation 101

This class introduces 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. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Blood Drive

Orange County Water and Sewer Authority will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower floor of OWASA’s Administration Building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. 919-537-4370, kthompson@owasa.org, sponsor code “OWASA” at redcrossblood.org.

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.

Excel Basics

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a free class for people who are new to using Microsoft Excel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. Register in advance. 919-968-2780.

Burwell School Historic Site lecture

Steve Peck will speak about the life of Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly at 7 p.m. at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. 919-732-7451, info@burwellschool.org.

General Meditation Class

A class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Cclasses provide an introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation. For details, go to meditationinchapelhill.org or email Monica Heiser at KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

Friends of the Downtown

The Friends of the Downtown will meet with Pam Wall, executive director of Kidzu Children’s Museum, at 9:30 a.m. at The Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. franklinstreetusa.com.

Draft Strategic Plan meeting

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority invites residents to comment on the Draft Strategic Plan at 7 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower floor of the OWASA Administration Building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. owasa.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. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

Friday

Coffee with a Cop

Carrboro Police Department will talk with residents at Coffee with a Cop from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Jessee’s Coffee and Bar at 401 E. Main St.

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. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Triangle Weavers Guild

Sarah Saulson will present “Windows Into Weaving: My Life as a Weaver” at 7 p.m. at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The meeting is free and open to the public. triangleweavers.org.

Saturday

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

Recycling 101

Learn about recycling at the Orange County Solid Waste Management Department’s free Recycling 101 class from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Orange County Solid Waste Management Administration Office, 1207 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Registration is required. 919-968-2788.

‘The Garden of Eden’ screening

Kehillah Synagogue will show the Israeli documentary “The Garden of Eden” and host a discussion from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. The suggested donation is $5 per film or $18 for the series of screenings at the synagogue. kehillahsynagogue.org.

‘A Capella Jam’

East Chapel Hill High School’s “A Capella Jam,” with performances by Chapel Hill and Carrboro’s high school groups, will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at 500 Weaver Dairy Road. Admission costs $5. 919-260-1281.

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