Daybook, March 16

March 18, 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.

Living with Illness: A Reading

The Living with Illness writing group will read their work at 3 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. The group’s writing explores beliefs, narratives, treatments and experiences with illness. 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.

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.

Cancer Support Program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Support Program will hold a free monthly educational series of “cancer conversations” from 7-8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. RSVP. 919-445-5336, unclineberger.org.

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.

Sierra Club hike

The Sierra Club will host a three-mile hike from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Chapel Hill. The hike is limited to 12 participants and the location will be given only to people who register. Do not bring pets. To register, email Jae at SeeingTrees@gmail.com. nc2.sierraclub.org/outing/nc-botanical-garden-chapel-hill.

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. 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

Seven millionth book celebration

The Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will celebrate its seven millionth book at 5:30 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. The library’s seven millionth book is a book of Latin poetry published by Juan Latino in 1573. bit.ly/UNC7MBook.

Candidates’ Forum for Democrats

The Orange County Democratic Women will host a Candidates’ Forum for Democrats at 7 p.m. at the Orange Water and Sewer Authority building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro.

Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet at 7 p.m. at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. All skill levels and stringed instruments are welcome. 919-929-5359, ShirleyRay@aol.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.

Friday

Emerson Waldorf School

Parents and students are invited to learn about the Emerson Waldorf School’s high school program from 8-10 a.m. Friday, March 21, at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. RSVP. 919-967-1858, admissions@emersonwaldorf.org.

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.

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