Daybook, June 29

June 28, 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.

Central High School Reunion Committee mural

The Central High School Reunion Committee will unveil a mural by Mebane artist Amos “Sadat” Stokes and celebrate from 1:30-4 p.m. at Hillsborough Elementary School, 402 N. Nash St.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Monday

Blood drive

Orange County Water and Sewer Authority will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower floor of OWASA’s Administration Building, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome after noon. Make an appointment in advance online with the sponsor code “owasa.” redcrossblood.org.

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.

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.

Computer Basics

The Orange County Public Library’s Main Library will host a class for new computer users at 4 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.

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.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

‘The Count of Monte Cristo’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen the 2002 film adaptation of “The Count of Monte Cristo” at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive.

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

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

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.

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from 5:30-8 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. Speakers include Gene Nichol, director of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity, and Theodore M. Shaw, incoming director of the UNC Center for Civil Rights. Panelists are Valerie Foushee, Hodding Carter III, Dasan Ahanu, David Caldwell and Blair Kelley.

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.

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.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

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

Fourth of July celebrations in Hillsborough

A parade begins at 9 a.m. at 300 W. Tryon St., continuing to North Churton Street. A reading of the Declaration of Independence, led by Mayor Tom Stevens, will start at 10 a.m. at the Old County Courthouse on the corner of King and Churton streets. The Picnic in the Park will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion on East Margaret Lane. visithillsboroughnc.com/july4th.

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.

Guided walking tour

The Allinace for Historic Hillsborough will host guided walking tours. Alliance volunteer and historian Steve Peck will lead a tour through the Old Town Cemetery at 11 a.m. Tours cost $5 and tickets can be bought at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. 919-732-7741.

Fourth of July celebration in Chapel Hill

Gates open at 7 p.m. at Kenan Memorial Stadium for Chapel Hill’s Fourth of July celebration. There will be live music, family activities and fireworks. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. Donations of $1 per person or $5 a family are encouraged to help with the costs of next year’s event. townofchapelhill.org/index.aspx?page=514.

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.

Fourth of July celebration

Hillsborough’s Fourth of July celebration will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Farmers Market Pavilion downtown. A parade along West Tryon Street will begin at 9 a.m. with prizes for Most Patriotic, Most Patriotic Pet and Most Hillsborough. A public reading of the Declaration of Independence will be at 10 a.m. at the Old Orange County Courthouse. There will be live music and food trucks throughout the day, with a pie bake-off in the afternoon. visithillsboroughnc.com/july4th.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

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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