Daybook, June 18

June 17, 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.

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.

SummerFest

Chapel Hill’s first SummerFest will be from 2-6 p.m. in the Plaza at 140 West Franklin. There will be free activities and live music on Church Street.

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