Daybook, April 20

April 19, 2014 

Sunday

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 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.

Town Hall Powertalk: Have You Got the Power?

Orange Partnership for Alcohol and Drug Free Youth and Mothers Against Drunk Driving of N.C. will host a panel of teens, community and agency representatives from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Orange County Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. A 30-minute workshop for parents will follow. To register, call 919-942-8083 or go to orangepartnership.org.

Poetry on Your Plate

Bartholomew Barker, Bruce Lader and Carrboro’s Poet Laureate Celisa Steele will read at 6 p.m. at Carrboro’s Annual Poetry on Your Plate in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is free.

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 215 to 281 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.

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, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

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.

Earth Day

The Students for Sustainability Club at Central Carolina Community College will host Earth Day events from 4-6 p.m. at the college’s Chatham County Campus, 764 West St., Pittsboro. There will be exhibits, demonstrations, presentations, kids’ activities and entertainment.

The students will also hold the 10,000 African Gardens auction to raise money for the Slow Food Organization. The Slow Food Organization works to start food gardens for African schools and villages. s4safricangarden.eflea.ca.

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

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.

Voter education program

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties will host a voter education program on environmental issues from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Hibachi Grill, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. A buffet lunch costs $10 at the door.

Caregivers support group

The UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine and Charles House Association holds a caregivers support group meeting every fourth Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. 919-967-7570, paul@charleshouse.org.

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.

‘The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression’

John Kasson will read from his book, “The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Riverwalk open meeting

Hillsborough will host a Town Hall Meeting about the new section of the Riverwalk trail from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in room 201 at the Durham Tech Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough. 919-732-7741, sarah@historichillsborough.org.

ADHD, autism and sensory processing disorder

Pinewoods Montessori will host a panel discussion on ADHD, autism and sensory processing disorder at 6:30 p.m. at 109 Millstone Drive, Hillsborough. Dr. Michele Spencer-Manzon of Duke University, Bonnie J. Hacker of Emerge - A Child’s Place and Dr. Elena Patten of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will speak. They will talk about differences between these conditions, resources, treatment options and the pros and cons of diagnosis.

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

Dual language program information session

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will host an information session on an English and Spanish dual language program in Spanish from 6-7 p.m. and English from 7-8 p.m. at Carrboro Elementary School, 400 Shelton St. Students in the program learn to use the two languages fluently.

‘Creativity in Later Life’

Ari Goldman and Bolton Anthony will discuss “Creativity in Later Life” at a pre-publication event for “The Late Starters Orchestra” at 7 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

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.

Triangle Weavers Guild

The Triangle Weavers Guild will meet for a program on the history of Piedmont textiles and Glencoe Mill in Alamance County at 7 p.m. at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Anyone is welcome.

Friday

‘All Things Computer and Beyond’

Mike Gilliom, president of Seymour Tech, will speak on “All Things Computer and Beyond” at 10 a.m. at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Admission is free and open to anyone.

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.

Nia Dance Jam

The Carrboro Century Center will host the Nia Dance Jam fitness class from 7-8:30 p.m. at 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission costs $3. 919-918-7364.

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. Kids will pick up tomato seedlings at the ninth annual kids’ seedling giveaway starting at 8:30 a.m.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

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