Daybook, May 21

May 20, 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.

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.

Internet Basics

The Orange County Public Library will host a class for new computer users learning to use the Internet at 10 a.m. at the Cybrary, 100 N. Greensboro St. Register in person at the Cybrary or by calling 919-918-7387.

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.

ComicFest

Orange County Public Library will host ComicFest with an animated movie screening at 2 p.m. costume contest and Sketchery comic contest winners announced at 4 p.m. at the Main Library’s Teen Room, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Wear a comic book character costume. bit.ly/sketchery.

Memorial gathering for James Pruett

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Music will host a memorial gathering for Professor Emeritus James Pruett at 3 p.m. in the University Room of UNC’s Hyde Hall.

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