Daybook, May 4

May 3, 2014 

Sunday

National Pet Week

Orange County Animal Services and Kidzu Children’s Museum will celebrate National Pet Week from Sunday through Saturday. kidzuchildrensmuseum.org, orangecountync.gov/animalservices.

Spring Bird Count

The New Hope Audubon Society will conduct a Spring Bird Count in the morning at Jordan Lake. Email Norm Budnitz to participate. nbudnitz@gmail.com.

Prison Books

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

C.G. Jung Society of the Triangle salon

The C.G. Jung Society of the Triangle will host a salon from 3-5 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Sondra VonSant will discuss the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Step III. 919-619-8947.

Meet the Author Tea

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library will host a Meet the Author Tea with Lee Smith, author of “Guests on Earth,” starting with refreshments at 3:30 p.m. and the program from 4-5 p.m. in room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Chapel Hill Philharmonia

The Chapel Hill Philharmonia will present “Hidden Identities” with Carolyn Chang at 7:30 p.m. in Hill Hall Auditorium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Admission is free. 919-493-5491, chapelhillphilharmonia.org.

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.

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.

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.

Hillsborough Arts Council

The Hillsborough Arts Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 102 N. Churton St. Anyone is welcome to learn about the council’s programs, give ideas and get involved. Gail@hillsboroughartscouncil.org.

‘Pacific Rim’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “Pacific Rim” at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780, chapelhillpubliclibrary.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

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

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

Teacher of the Year

Orange County Schools will recognize a Teacher of the Year from each school at a banquet on May 8. Donate an item for a gift bag by Wednesday, May 7, at the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce, 1000 Corporate Drive, suite 301, Hillsborough. 919-732-8156, hillsboroughchamber.com.

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. Kids will make Mother’s Day cards in the gazebo.

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.

Open mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

‘Who Cares About Kelsey’

The Family Advocacy Network, part of Mental Health America of the Triangle, will screen “Who Cares About Kelsey” at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Register in advance. 919-942-8083, extension 2, mhatriangle.org, whocaresaboutkelsey.com.

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

Rabies vaccination clinic

A rabies vaccination clinic for pets will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Public Market House, 140 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Vaccinations cost $10 and only cash will be accepted. orangecountync.gov/AnimalServices/rabies.asp.

Financial workshop

The Compass Center will host a financial education workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Call to reserve a space. 919-968-4610.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A support group for survivors of fire and other disasters meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

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.

Poetry event

A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

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.

Spring Garden Party and Auction

The Historic Hillsborough Commission at the Burwell School Historic Site will host the 13th Annual Spring Garden Party and Auction from 6-9:30 p.m. at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. The silent auction begins at 6 p.m. and the live auction begins at 7:45 p.m. Tickets cost $35 at the Burwell School Historic Site or at the door. 919-732-7451, director@burwellschool.org.

Saturday

Spring Bird Count

The New Hope Audubon Society will conduct a Spring Bird Count in the morning in Chapel Hill. Email Norm Budnitz to participate. nbudnitz@gmail.com.

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. Muriel Williman of the Orange County Solid Waste Department will lead a composting workshop and Chapel Hill Transit will give a Bike on Bus Demonstration.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

ClayWorks Guild Spring Sale

The ClayWorks Guild Spring Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill.

Prompt writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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