Daybook, March 9

March 8, 2014 

Artist Liz Mitchell will demonstrate making glass beads with a torch and glass rods from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 14, at WomanCraft, 370 E. Main St., suite 170, Carrboro. womancraftgifts.com.

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Sunday

Transit bus roadeo

Chapel Hill Transit will compete in the transit bus roadeo from 8 a.m. to noon at the Chapel Hill Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility, 6900 Millhouse Road, Chapel Hill. Capital Area Transit, Cary Transit, Greensboro Transit Authority and Triangle Transit bus drivers will also compete. Winners in this regional competition will go on to the Statewide Bus Roadeo in April in Charlotte. chtransit.org.

Prison Books

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

Presentation on church and state

Rev. Barry Lynn will give a presentation on the First Amendment separation of church and state, “Religious Liberty: The Good, the Bad and the Truly Ugly,” at 2 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill Historical Society

The Chapel Hill Historical Society will meet for Tom Magnuson’s presentation, “Getting Around in the Southeastern US in the 17th and 18th Centuries,” at 3 p.m. at the Historical Society, 523 E. Franklin St. chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

‘Choosing Africa’

B. Susan Bauer will read from and discuss her book, “Choosing Africa,” at 7 p.m. with the Hillsborough Presbyterian Church Book Club, 102 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. All are welcome.

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.

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 meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. townofchapelhill.org.

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.

Arts and Creativity District meeting

A meeting on the proposed Carrboro Arts and Creativity District will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St. After a short presentation, share your ideas and questions about the proposal.

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.

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.

Triangle Stamp Club

The Triangle Stamp Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road. Dietrich Schoeer will give a presentation on “Hans Sachs: Meistersinger Extraordinaire,” followed by a small auction. nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Support Group

Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe, 6011 Farrington Road. trianglebcs.org.

Thursday

Financial workshop

A Compass Center financial workshop, “Foundation Finances for Those 50+ - Building and Protecting Your Assets,” is from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Registration is required. 919-968-4610.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

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.

Poetry Event

A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

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

Periodic Bird Walk

The New Hope Audubon Society’s Periodic Bird Walk will start at 7:30 a.m. at the Mardi Gras Bowling Alley, 6118 Farrington Road, Chapel Hill. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks for the hike, planned to take about three hours. Bird watches of all skill levels are welcome. RSVP to Eddie Owens at banjoman_57@yahoo.com.

Parent and student training

A free training program for parents and students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The Push Out Prevention Project of Advocates for Children’s Services offers this program to teach parents and students to advocate for themselves and learn about the school-to-prison pipeline.

There will be lunch, child care and Spanish- and Karen-language interpretation. Registration is recommended but not required. oarnc.org.

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.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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