Daybook, March 26

March 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.

‘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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