Daybook, March 2

March 1, 2014 

Sunday

Prison Books

Meet to send books to people in prison from 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.

‘Back to the Cabin’

Dale Mulfinger will talk about his book, “Back to the Cabin,” from 2-3 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

Nick Turse at Flyleaf Books

Nick Turse will talk about his historical non-fiction book, “Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam,” from 4-5 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Monday

Yoga Class

A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each session costs $5. unclineberger.org.

Breastfeeding Group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is from 1-2 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 3-4:30 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 5:30-6:30 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 for anyone experiencing divorce, meets from 7-9 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church. Books cost $12 and scholarships are available. 919-942-2825, mwmcclain@nc.rr.com.

Support Group

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

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 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

Nar-Anon

Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, meets from 8-9 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 1-2:30 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 2-3:30 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.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

‘Welcome to Medicare’ seminar

The Orange County Department on Aging and the N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program will host a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. Register in advance. 919-245-2015.

Hillsborough Arts Council

The Hillsborough Arts Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the council’s office and gallery, 102 N. Churton St. Anyone is welcome. hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

‘The Great Gatsby’

Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “The Great Gatsby” for free at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.

‘A Burnable Book’

Bruce Holsinger will talk about his novel, “A Burnable Book,” from 7-8 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

Meditation 101

This class introduces beginners to meditation from 7-8:15 p.m. 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 7:30-9 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.

Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet at 1 p.m. at the Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. All skill levels and stringed instruments are welcome. 919-929-5359, ShirleyRay@aol.com.

‘Breaking Through’ screening and discussion

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s LGBT Representation and Rights Research Initiative will screen “Breaking Through” and host a panel discussion by North Carolinian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political officials at 5:30 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center at UNC. breakingthroughmovie.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.

Open Mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Film and discussion on Mumia Abu-Jamal

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a film screening and panel presentation on Mumia Abu-Jamal at 7 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road. prisonradio.org

General Meditation Class

A class for anyone interested in Buddhist meditation will be from 7-8:30 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

‘Welcome to Medicare’ seminar

The Orange County Department on Aging and the N.C. Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program will host a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar from 1-3 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Register in advance. 919-968-2070.

Transit system workshop

Chapel Hill Transit will host a workshop on plans for the transit system from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. townofchapelhill.org.

Mur Lafferty at Flyleaf Books

Mur Lafferty will talk about her novel, “Ghost Train to New Orleans,” from 7-8 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

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 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave., Durham. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.

New Hope Audubon Society

The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly membership meeting is at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden. Ed Corey, inventory biologist for the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation, will talk about local dragonflies and damselflies. newhopeaudubon.org.

Friday

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.

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.

Prompt Writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

Walking tour of Hillsborough

A walking tour of historic Hillsborough will be from 11 a.m. to noon, starting in the Hillsborough Visitors Center at the Alexander Dickson House, 150 E. King St. The tour is free for kids under 12 and $5 for teens and adults. 919-732-7741.

‘Lod: Between Hope and Despair’ screening

Kehillah Synagogue will show the Israeli documentary “Lod: Between Hope and Despair” and host a discussion from 8-10 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.

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