Daybook, April 6

April 5, 2014 

Sunday

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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

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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 class 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

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.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

‘Allen Ginsberg and Kaddish’

Bill Morgan, who was Allen Ginsberg’s bibliographer for 20 years, will give a lecture on Ginsberg’s “Kaddish for Naomi Ginsberg” from 7:30-9 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill.

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. 888-862-1298.

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

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Used Book Sale

The Student Chapter of the American Library Association will host its annual Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Most hardcover books cost $2, paperbacks cost $1 and other media and art books cost $5 or less. Only cash payments will be accepted. The book sale will raise money for the Prison Books Collective and student organizations at the School of Information and Library Science.

Knitting for Charity

A needlework group that provides knitted and crocheted items for 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. 919-918-7364.

Fearrington Farmers Market

The Fearrington Farmers Market opens at 4 p.m. in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South.

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. meditationinchapelhill.org, 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.

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

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Used Book Sale

The Student Chapter of the American Library Association will host its annual Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Most hardcover books cost $2, paperbacks cost $1 and other media and art books cost $5 or less. Only cash payments will be accepted. The book sale will raise money for the Prison Books Collective and student organizations at the School of Information and Library Science.

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

An introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

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Used Book Sale

The Student Chapter of the American Library Association will host its annual Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in front of Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Most hardcover books cost $2, paperbacks cost $1 and other media and art books cost $5 or less. Only cash payments will be accepted. The book sale will raise money for the Prison Books Collective and student organizations at the School of Information and Library Science.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A support group for survivors of fire and other disasters 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

A twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets 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.

Rolling Thunder release party

Internationalist Books and Community Center will host a release party for the newest issue of Rolling Thunder at 7 p.m. at 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. internationalistbooks.org, crimethinc.com/rt.

Friday

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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.

Exxon Valdez oil spill discussion

A discussion of the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989, oil spill responses and what can be done to help will be from 1-4 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. The event is sponsored by the Chapel Hill Public Library and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 9-8.

Saturday

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Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Carrboro Open Streets

Carrboro Open Streets will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. West Weaver Street will be closed to automobiles and opened for walking, bicycling, yoga and dance. There will be a rock-climbing wall, Zumba, weight-training demonstrations and information on bicycling. carrboroopenstreets.com.

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.

UNC Science Expo

The UNC Science Expo will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Cameron Avenue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This event, part of the N.C. Science Festival, is sponsored by UNC’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and the town of Chapel Hill. townofchapelhill.org.

Southern Branch Library meeting

The Orange County Public Library will host a meeting on the proposed Southern Branch Library from noon to 2 p.m. at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. 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.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

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