Daybook, April 13

April 12, 2014 

Thelma Burnette’s 109th birthday celebration will be throughout the day Tuesday, April 15, at The Laurels of Chatham, 72 Chatham Business Park Drive, Pittsboro.

COURTESY OF ANN EVANS

Sunday

Jordan Lake Eagle Count

The New Hope Audubon Society’s quarterly eagle count at Jordan Lake will begin at 7 a.m. All skill levels are welcome; beginners will be paired with more experienced counters. If you are interested, email Steve McMurray. steve.mcmurray@ncparks.gov.

Prison Books

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

Wetlands restoration

Dr. Karen Hall will talk about the wetlands restoration project at Pittsboro’s Town Lake Park from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at 529 N.C. Highway 902. Registration is required. 919-545-8044.

Native Azalea Hike

The Occoneechee Ranger will lead a two-mile hike to view the park’s native azalea at 2 p.m. at Occoneechee Mountatin State Natural Area, 618 Virginia Cates Road, Hillsborough. Registration is required and limited to 15 hikers. 919-383-1686.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society will meet from 2:30-5 p.m. at Carol Woods Retirement Center, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. All skill levels are welcome. trianglerecorder.org.

Merritt’s Store & Grill

The Chapel Hill Historical Society will celebrate Merritt’s Store & Grill at 3 p.m. at 1009 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill. Merritt’s Store & Grill was recently featured in Our State, Garden and Gun and Southern Living. There will be sample BLTs, Steel String Brewery beer and live music by Big Fat Gap. chhistoricalsociety@gmail.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 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.

‘The Failure of Nonviolence’

Internationalist Books and Community Center will host a reading group with pages 98 to 215 of “The Failure of Nonviolence” at 7 p.m. at 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. internationalistbooks.org.

Gamblers Anonymous

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

Triangle Stamp Club

The Triangle Stamp Club, an affiliate of the American Philatelic Society, will meet for a preview of the club’s Big May Auction at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill. Visitors are welcome. nanandrayburby@earthlink.net.

World Book Night launch party

A World Book Night launch party will be at 7:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. us.worldbooknight.org, flyleafbooks.com.

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

Thelma Burnette birthday

Thelma Burnette’s 109th birthday celebration will be throughout the day at The Laurels of Chatham, 72 Chatham Business Park Drive, Pittsboro. Burnette, a long-time Chatham County resident, will celebrate her birthday with an open house event with family and friends. 919-688-2676.

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.

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. meditationinchapelhill.org, 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.

Sleeping and Aging

The Orange County Department on Aging will host a Sleeping and Aging seminar with Dr. Dorothy McCoy from 11-11:45 a.m. at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowland Drive, Hillsborough. Registration is required. 919-245-2070.

Stormwater Management Master Plan

A drop-in meeting on the draft of the Stormwater Management Master Plan will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a presentation at 11:45 a.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Library, 100 Library Drive. bit.ly/1hDwyos.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

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

Carolina Mountain Dulcimers

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

Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen

Jenny Han will talk about her novel, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” and Sarah Dessen will talk about “The Moon and More” from 7-8 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.

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.

Orange County Democratic Women

The Orange County Democratic Women will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. Adam Searing, director of the N.C. Health Access Coalition, will speak about the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion. Jeanette O’Connor, a counselor who helped people sign up for health care coverage, will also speak.

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.

Frog Calls

Explore the Occoneechee Mountain ponds and listen to toad and frog calls at 7 p.m. at Occoneechee Mountatin State Natural Area, 618 Virginia Cates Road, Hillsborough. Registration is required and limited to 15 people. 919-383-1686.

Saturday

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. Learn to fix a flat bicycle tire and fit more produce on your bike with a demonstration by the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

Brown Elfin Hike

Learn about the rare Brown Elfin Butterfly at 3 p.m. at Occoneechee Mountatin State Natural Area, 618 Virginia Cates Road, Hillsborough. Registration is required and limited to 15 people. 919-383-1686.

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