Daybook, Feb. 26

February 25, 2014 

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.

TeensMake: DIY Buttons

In the TeensMake: DIY Buttons class, teenagers will make buttons in a drop-in session from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the second floor of the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane. orangecountync.gov/library.

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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