Daybook, May 25

May 24, 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.

Spoken word workshop

The Sacrificial Poets will host a spoken word workshop for middle and high school aged youth from 1-3 p.m. at the Acklad Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St., Chapel Hill. Registration is required. Email Allison Portnow with the participant’s name, age and emergency contact phone number. aportnow@email.unc.edu.

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.

Memorial Day: War and the Impact on Orange County

A Memorial Day program with the Raging Grannies and former N.C. Sen. Ellie Kinnaird will be from 2-3:30 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 110 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill. There will be readings, poetry and a “World Beyond War” screening. The event is sponsored by the Orange County Peace Coalition.

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

Phillips Middle School 50th anniversary

A metal sculpture designed by eighth-grade student Tiffany Jackson and built by sculptor Mark Elliot will be unveiled at Phillips Middle School’s 50th anniversary celebration at 11 a.m. at 606 N. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

Craig Johnson at McIntyre’s Books

Author Craig Johnson will discuss his new novel, “Any Other Name,” at 6:30 p.m. at McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village. fearrington.com.

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.

Email Basics

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

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

Friends of the Downtown

The Friends of the Downtown will meet for coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the program at 10 a.m. on the second floor of The Franklin Hotel, 311 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Meg McGurk and Megan Wooley will speak about Rosemary Imagined. franklinstreetusa.com.

Revitalize Your Life: A Lunch and Learn

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center will host a workshop on increasing energy from 11 a.m. to noon at 5517 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., suite 1500, Durham. Registration is required. 919-401-9333, info@cancersupport4u.org, cancersupport4u.org.

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.

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.

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.

National Cancer Survivors Day

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5517 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., suite 1500, Durham. cancersupport4u.org.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

Email Basics

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

Please send calendar items to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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