Daybook, May 7

May 6, 2014 

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Knit or crochet at Darn Good Yarn at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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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

Agriculture and Conference Center

The ground-breaking ceremony for the new Agriculture and Conference Center will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. to the west of Central Carolina Community College on US 64 in Pittsboro.

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.

Darkness to Light

Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA and the Orange County Public Library will host Darkness to Light to give information to adults about preventing, recognizing and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse. The event is at 9:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Registration is required. tsmar@chcymca.org, chcymca.org/d2l.

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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