Daybook, June 11

June 10, 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.

Andy Serwer

Fortune magazine managing editor Andy Serwer will speak at 5 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Center in Carroll Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will talk about how his magazine covers business and economics and the future of media. If you plan to attend, email Chris Roush by Monday, June 9. croush@email.unc.edu.

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.

Excel Basics

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

Scriptwriting workshop

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center will host Stephen Neigher for a workshop on comedy writing and character development from 6-8 p.m. at 5517 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., suite 1500, Durham. Registration is required. 919-401-9333, info@cancersupport4u.org, cancersupport4u.org.

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.

Potluck

Internationalist Books and Community Center will host a storytelling potluck and celebration of resistance from 7-8 p.m. at 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Share food and stories with a slideshow. Participants will write letters to Marie Mason and Eric McDavid. Donations will be collected to support them. facebook.com/events/847560371938568.

Thursday

Meet the Author Tea

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library will host Meet the Author Tea with Jennifer Lohmann, who will discuss her new book, “The First Move,” with refreshments at 3:30 p.m. and the program at 4 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

Financial workshop

The Compass Center will host a workshop, “What’s in Your Credit Report? Your Financial Reputation, Explained,” from 6-7:30 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Registration is required. 919-968-4610.

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.

Summer reading kickoff

The Chapel Hill Public Library will begin its Summer Reading Program with a party from 2-3 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. There will be food, kids’ activities and arm wrestling with Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, Chief of Police Chris Blue and Library Director Susan Brown.

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.

Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Orange County Animal Services will host a rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to noon at the Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Rabies vaccinations cost $10. Microchips cost $25. orangecountync.gov/AnimalServices/rabies.asp.

Story time

The Carrboro Branch Library will host story time and crafts at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Summer reading kickoff

The Carrboro Branch Library will host a summer reading kickoff with games, crafts and live music for all ages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road.

Political discussion with Tom Eamon

Tom Eamon, author of “The Making of a Southern Democracy,” will lead a discussion on North Carolina’s politics from 1940 to the present at 4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Orange County Public Library, 137 Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Project Graduation

Project Graduation, the 22nd annual graduation celebration for Chapel Hill and Carrboro senior high school students, will be from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. at the Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This year’s theme is “The Great Gradsby.” Admission is free for seniors from Chapel Hill High School, East Chapel Hill High School, Carrboro High School and Phoenix Academy High School. projectgraduationchccs.org.

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