Daybook, April 23

April 22, 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.

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

Rosemary Walkshop

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership will host the Rosemary Walkshop at 5:30 p.m. starting at 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Walk along the street while discussing draft ideas. townofchapelhill.org/index.aspx?page=2216.

Foster parent recruitment and orientation

The Orange County Department of Social Services will host a foster parent recruitment and orientation session from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hillsborough Commons Social Services Center, 113 Mayo St., Hillsborough. RSVP. 919-245-2710, 919-245-2708, co.orange.nc.us/FosterCare.

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.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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