Daybook, June 15

June 14, 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.

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.

‘Peter Rabbit’

Elizabeth Norval of the Zambezi Puppets will present “Peter Rabbit” for ages 3-5 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Admission is $3 per person. 919-918-7364.

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.

Excel Basics

The Main Library will host an Excel Basics class for new computer users at 4 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Six computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

‘Warm Firesides, Wide Porches:’ Remembering the 1940s in Hillsborough

Sally Ann Webb McPherson will discuss and sign her book, “Warm Firesides, Wide Porches,” at 6 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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

Knitting for Charity

A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Meeting Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. 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.

Kids Explore

The Main Library will host a 45-minute interactive program for ages 5-8 at 3:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Fearrington Farmers Market

The Fearrington Farmers Market opens at 4 p.m. in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South.

Financial workshop

Consumer Education Services, Inc. will host an AARP Foundation Finances 50+ Program workshop, “Taking Control of Credit and Debt,” from 6-7:30 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Funding Your Child’s Education

Learn to about planning for your child’s education expenses at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Sign up by phone or at the library’s information desk. 919-245-2536.

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.

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.

Gavel Club for Teens

The Main Library will host an information and demonstration meeting for teenagers who are interested in starting a Gavel Club, a workshop on speaking and leadership skills, at 6 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. 919-245-2525, bit.ly/ocplcal.

PowerPoint Basics

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a class for new computer users learning to use Microsoft PowerPoint 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

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. The group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.

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.

Library Lab

Ages 6-11 will explore science at 4 p.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. All materials will be provided.

Tweens Discover

The Main Library will host a 45-minute program for ages 9-12 at 4 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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.

‘The Lego Movie’

The Main Library will screen ‘The LEGO Movie’ at 2 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

‘Neocolonialism in West Africa’

Chernoh Bah will read from his book, “Neocolonialism in West Africa,” at 7 p.m. at Internationalist Books and Community Center, 405 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. chernohbah.com, internationalistbooks.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.

Juneteenth

Phoenix Academy High School will host Juneteenth, a Day of Remembrance from Freedom to Empowerment from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 750 S. Merritt Mill Road, Chapel Hill. There will be performances by the Sacrificial Poets, Bouncing Bulldogs, Jammers Cheerleaders, First Baptist Praise Dancers and a Chapel Hill High School Basketball Champions Expo. Speakers include John Williams, principal of Phoenix Academy, Rev. Rodney Lavon Coleman of the First Baptist Church, Rev. Robert Campbell of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, Rep. Graig Meyer and former Sen. Ellie Kinnaird.

Family Literacy Program

The Main Library will host a 45-minute program for families with children ages 6 and younger, though all ages are welcome, at 10:30 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. There will be story time and a craft or activity.

‘Hansel and Gretel’

Rags to Riches Theater will present “Hansel and Gretel: The Science of Outsmarting a Witch” at 10:30 a.m. at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

Story time

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

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 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.

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