Daybook, April 16

April 15, 2014 

Poet CJ Suitt will perform with Will McInerney and Kane Smego at a Sacrificial Poets event focusing on youth issues at 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19, in Swain Hall, Studio 6, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Wednesday

National Library Week

Chapel Hill Public Library will celebrate National Library Week through Saturday at 100 Library Drive. There will be daily activities at the library.

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.

Reading at Bull’s Head Bookshop

Raina León, Sheila Smith McKoy and Lenard D. Moore will read poetry at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop on the second floor of the Student Stores at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

World Book Night

The Orange County Public Library will host an open house for World Book Night at 5 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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.

Karaoke at the Library

The Orange County Public Library will host karaoke for kids at teens at 6 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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.

Political prisoner letter-writing night

The Internationalist Prison Books Collective will host a letter-writing session for political prisoners at 7 p.m. at Internationalist Bookstore and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. internationalistbooks.org.

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.

Hiking trail development

The New Hope Audubon Society is looking for volunteers as it works on new trails at the Jordan Lake Eagle Viewing Platform site on Martha’s Chapel Road. Bring work gloves, shovels or rakes. If you are interested or need more information, email Tom Driscoll. spttdrdshnk@yahoo.com.

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.

Two of a Kind

Chapel Hill Public Library will celebrate National Library Week through Saturday at 100 Library Drive. Two of a Kind will perform at 3 p.m.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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