Daybook, March 23

March 22, 2014 

Sunday

Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Club

A Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Club will start in Chapel Hill with its first meeting at 9 a.m. at Panera Bread, 213 W. Franklin St. Ages 16 and younger will learn about club membership. 919-943-5577.

New Hope Audubon Society

The New Hope Audubon Society will meet to work on a hiking trail at 1 p.m. at the Jordan Lake Eagle Viewing Platform site on Martha’s Chapel Road. Bring work gloves, shovels or rakes. jillpaul@gmail.com, newhopeaudubon.org.

Prison Books

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

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.

‘Modern Love’

Daniel Jones, author of “Modern Love” and the editor of the New York Times Modern Love series, will talk about his book, “Love Illuminated: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers),” from 7-8 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

Chapel Hill Bird Club

The Chapel Hill Bird Club’s monthly meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. Charlotte Goedsche will discuss her 15 years of research on Cerulean Warblers on the Blue Ridge Parkway. 919-493-2607.

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.

Southern Branch Library meeting

The Orange County Public Library will host a meeting on the proposed Southern Branch Library from 6-8 p.m. at Hickory Tavern, 370 E. Main St., Carrboro. The meeting is planned to gather residents’ ideas for the proposed library at 300 E. Main St., Carrboro, which would replace the Carrboro Branch Library and the Cybrary. Gift certificates and library tote bags will be given out. orangecountync.gov/library/southernbranch.asp.

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.

Presentation on Robert Frost

Dr. Peter White of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will talk about the natural history and science behind Robert Frost’s poetry at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden. Dr. White’s presentation is based on Robert Frost’s tradition of reading poetry at UNC each spring. Register online. bit.ly/1gKBBHB.

The Dollars and Sense of Charter Schools

Nancy Cox, a Durham Public School Board member, will talk about charter school legislation at 7 p.m. at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Road, Durham.

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.

‘Early Modern Europe: Did Jews Make a Difference’

Magda Teter will give a presentation, “Early Modern Europe: Did Jews Make a Difference,” on the roles of Jewish people in Europe from the Renaissance and Reformation to the French Revolution from 5-7 p.m. at Hyde Hall at the University of North Carolina at 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.

Teens Talk Books

The Orange County Public Library Main Library will host a book club for teens from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. This month’s meeting’s theme is characters dealing with tragedy. orangecountync.gov/library.

‘Compartments: How Smart, Caring People Misjudge Others’

Physician and teacher Steven Feldman will give a presentation on conflicts in groups and organizations at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Chapel Hill Unitarian Universalist, 106 Purefoy Road. The church’s Peace and Justice Committee will host the presentation and a discussion to follow it. 919-942-2535.

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

Meet the Author Tea

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host Meet the Author Tea with Dan Ariely of Duke University, author of “The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone - Especially Ourselves,” at 3:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. and the program will be from 4-5 p.m. 919-968-2780.

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

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.

Zumba Jam

The Carrboro Century Center will host Zumba Jam, part of Carrboro’s Jam Session Series, from 7:30-9 p.m. at 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission for the Zumba dance and fitness class costs $3. 919-918-7364.

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.

Story time

Orange County Public Library Carrboro Branch librarians will read stories and lead craft activities at 10:30 a.m. inside McDougle Middle School at 900 Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. orangecountync.gov/library.

Natalie Goldberg at Flyleaf Books

Natalie Goldberg, author of “Living Color: Painting, Writing and the Bones of Seeing,” will speak at 2 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

Fresh Air Fund

An information session on the Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program will be from 4-6 p.m. at the home of Cindy and Gregg Pacchiana, 2812 New Hope Church Road, Chapel Hill. Volunteers host kids from New York City for one to two weeks so that children will get to enjoy summer in a suburban, rural or small town community. 212-897-8889, freshair.org.

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