Daybook, April 27

April 26, 2014 

Sunday

Spring Bird Count

The New Hope Audubon Society will conduct a Spring Bird Count in the morning in Durham. To participate, email Norm Budnitz. nbudnitz@gmail.com.

Community Dinner

The 17th annual Community Dinner will be at 1 p.m. in the McDougle Middle School cafeteria, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $8 for teens and adults, $3 for children younger than 10. communitydinner.org.

Prison Books

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

Joseph Bathanti poetry reading

North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will read his poetry at 2 p.m. at McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., Fearrington Village, Pittsboro. fearrington.com/village-shops/mcintyres-books, ncartseveryday.org/poet-laureate.

Square Heels

Dance with the Square Heels Square Dance Club at 2:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Admission is $3. 919-918-7364.

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.

Chapel Hill Bird Club

The Chapel Hill Bird Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. David and Judy Smith will speak about the bird species of Ethiopia. Admission is free and open to anyone.

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

Glen Lennox meeting

A public information meeting on the proposed Glen Lennox Development Agreement will be from noon to 1 p.m. in room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. townofchapelhill.org/glenlennox.

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.

‘Visions’ art show

The “Visions” art show will showcase artwork by students at Ephesus Elementary School, Estes Hills Elementary School, Rashkis Elementary School, Phillips Middle School and East Chapel Hill High School from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Medicaid discussion

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties will host a discussion of Medicaid expansion from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room A, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. lwvodc.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

Move-Out Reuse Rodeo

The Orange County Solid Waste Management Department’s Move-Out Reuse Rodeo will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, through Saturday, May 3, in the Hargraves Community Center parking lot on Mitchell Lane in Chapel Hill. Donate items to nonprofits. 919-968-2788.

Blood drive

Orange Water and Sewer Authority will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower floor of OWASA’s Administration Building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. Appointments can be scheduled online. 919-537-4370, kthompson@owasa.org, sponsor code “owasa” at redcrossblood.org.

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.

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.

Glen Lennox meeting

A public information meeting on the proposed Glen Lennox Development Agreement will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. townofchapelhill.org/glenlennox.

‘Visions’ art show

The “Visions” art show will showcase artwork by students at Frank Porter Graham Elementary, Glenwood Elementary School, Northside Elementary School, Scroggs Elementary School, Culbreth Middle School and Carrboro High School from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill.

Farmer Foodshare volunteer training

Learn about volunteering at Farmer Foodshare’s Donation Station with volunteer training from 6-7:30 p.m. in room C of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Email Katy Phillips to participate. volunteer@farmerfoodshare.org, farmerfoodshare.org.

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

Dedication ceremony

Leadership Chatham Program participants of the Chatham Chamber of Commerce will hold a dedication ceremony for the new gathering place they built at the Western Chatham Senior Center at 10 a.m. at 112 Village Lake Road, Siler City.

Stormwater Management Master Plan

A drop-in meeting on the draft of the Stormwater Management Master Plan will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Library, 100 Library Drive. There will be a presentation at 4:45 p.m. and it will be repeated at 5:45 p.m. bit.ly/1hDwyos.

Law Day program

The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties will host a voter education program to celebrate Law Day from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliot Road, Chapel Hill.

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.

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.

‘Visions’ art show

The “Visions” art show will showcase artwork by students at Carrboro Elementary School, McDougle Elementary School, Morris Grove Elementary School, Seawell Elementary School, McDougle Middle School, Smith Middle School and Chapel Hill High School from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill.

Latin Jam

Betto will teach popular Latin dances from 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Admission is $3. 919-918-7364.

Saturday

Carrboro Elementary School Fair

The Carrboro Elementary School Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at 400 Shelton St. There will be more than 25 booths and games including face painting, the Book Swap, raffles, a silent auction, a bounce house and sledding on real snow.

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.

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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