Chapel Hill: Community

August 2, 2014

Daybook, Aug. 3

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

Sunday

Big Book Sale

The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library Big Book Sale will end with a bag sale from 1-4 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. All of the books that you can fit into a bag, provided at the sale, will cost $5 per bag. friendschpl.org.

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 8 a.m. to noon weekdays behind Ephesus Elementary School on Ephesus Church Road. 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.

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.

Freshstart

A Freshstart tobacco cessation class will meet from 6-7 p.m. at 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. The class meets for an hour per week for four weeks. Free nicotine patches, gum and lozenges will be provided. Registration is required. 919-245-2480, smokefreeoc@orangecountync.gov.

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 Importance of Being Earnest’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “The Importance of Being Earnest” 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

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

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 8 a.m. to noon weekdays behind Ephesus Elementary School on Ephesus Church Road. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

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.

Story telling

Ron Jones will tell stories for children from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St.

Freshstart

A Freshstart tobacco cessation class will meet from 2-3 p.m. at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The class meets for an hour per week for four weeks. Free nicotine patches, gum and lozenges will be provided. Registration is required. 919-245-2480, smokefreeoc@orangecountync.gov.

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. Andrea Weigl will demonstrate pickling okra at 3 p.m. Food trucks will serve dinner at 6 p.m. A portion of proceeds will benefit the market’s scholarship fund for the Sustainable Agriculture Program at Central Carolina Community College.

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.

Open mic

The Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

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.

Historic District Commission meeting

The Town of Hillsborough Historic District Commission will meet at 7 p.m. in the Town Barn, 101 E. Orange St. The meeting will include a hearing on the demolition of the Colonial Inn. The meeting is open to the public but only sworn testimony will be heard. The agenda is online. bit.ly/1qnrKdc.

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.

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.

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. The farmers’ market will host a melon tasting with samples, popsicles, recipes and kids’ activities.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

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.

Prompt writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

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.

‘Back to You’

Jessica Scott will read from and sign her novel, “Back to You,” at 4 p.m. at the Orange County Public Library’s Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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