Daybook, May 18

May 18, 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.

‘The History of African-American Education in Chapel Hill’

The Chapel Hill Historical Society will host “The History of African-American Education in Chapel Hill,” a panel discussion with Delores Clark, Esphur Foster, Esther McCauley and Elaine Norwood, at 3 p.m. at Northside Elementary School, 350 Caldwell St., Chapel Hill. A reception will follow. chapelhillhistoricalsociety.org.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Monday

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.

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. Brian Bockhahn will talk about the birds of North Carolina’s state parks.

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

Chow for Choice

Local restaurants will donate part of their proceeds from Tuesday to Planned Parenthood of Central N.C. during Chow for Choice. bit.ly/RvW5ex.

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.

Cancer Support Program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Support Program will hold a free monthly educational series of “cancer conversations” from 7-8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. RSVP. 919-445-5336, unclineberger.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

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. There will be food trucks and live music from 6-8:30 p.m.. Bring a blanket and picnic.

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.

Internet Basics

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a class for new computer users learning to use the Internet from 6-7:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. Registration is required. 919-968-2780, library.unc.edu/cws.

‘Bringing it Home’

A screening of “Bringing it Home,” a documentary about hemp, and a discussion with filmmaker Linda Booker will be at 7 p.m. at Chatham Community Library, 197 N.C. Highway 87 N.

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

Southern Village Farmer’s Market

The Southern Village Farmer’s Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 650 Market St., Chapel Hill.

Bus service meeting

The Orange County Planning & Inspections Department and Triangle Transit will host a public outreach meeting on bus services in the Orange County Bus and Rail Investment Plan from 5-6:30 p.m. in Hillsborough’s Town Barn, 101 E. Orange St. orangecountync.gov/planning/index.asp.

Dual Language information session

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will host an information session on the schools’ Dual Language program in Spanish from 6-7 p.m. and English from 7-8 p.m. at Frank Porter Graham Elementary, 101 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill. chccs.k12.nc.us.

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.

‘Until the Rulers Obey’

Editors Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein will discuss their book, “Until the Rulers Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements,” from 7-8:30 p.m. at Internationalist Books and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.

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.

Best in Show

Emerson Waldorf School high school students’ artwork and music will be presented from 5-8 p.m. at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.

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.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

David Downing at McIntyre’s Books

Mystery author David Downing will read from his new novel, “Jack of Spies,” at 11 a.m. at McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village. fearrington.com.

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