Chapel Hill: Community

August 16, 2014

Daybook, Aug. 17

Local events from Sunday, Aug. 17, to Saturday, Aug. 23.

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.

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 6:45-9:45 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.

Monday

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email 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.

‘Freedom Summer’

Varsity on Franklin will open doors to the theater at 6 p.m. and screen the documentary “Freedom Summer” at 6:30 p.m. at 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Local organizers will speak, representing Democracy N.C., the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, the United Church of Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, the UNC Center for Civil Rights, Organizing Against Racism Alliance and the Justice in Action Committee of Chapel Hill.

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.

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

Open houses

Chatham County Schools will hold open houses from Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 24. Each school’s open house schedule is online. bit.ly/Y8D7xC, chatham.k12.nc.us.

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 will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Blood drive

A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the UNC-Chapel Hill student union on South Road. redcrossblood.org.

East Chapel Hill Rotary Teacher Supply Store

The eighth annual East Chapel Hill Rotary Teacher Supply Store will open with a ribbon-cutting at 2 p.m. and remain open until 6 p.m. at 1700 Legion Road, Chapel Hill. Each of 440 participating teachers will receive a $75 voucher to shop at the two-day school supply store. The program is open to elementary school teachers, new teachers, family specialists, middle school teachers, and self-contained elementary/middle school teachers. The program is funded by the East Chapel Hill Rotary Club and donors.

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.

Tour

The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough offers an hour-long guided walking tour at 3 p.m., starting at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 E. King St. Participants will visit a school house, a 19th-century law office and Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston’s headquarters and office and learn about Afrika Parker’s downtown moonshine operation. Buy tickets in advance for $5 at the visitors center. 919-732-7741, visithillsboroughnc.com/content/tours.

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.

Frank O’Connor reading

The Orange County Public Library’s Main Library will host Alysa Leandra as she reads the work of Irish author Frank O’Connor at 6:30 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

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

Coffee with a Cop

Meet officers of the Carrboro Police Department for discussions and coffee from 8-9:30 a.m. at The Looking Glass, 601 W. Main St., Carrboro.

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.

East Chapel Hill Rotary Teacher Supply Store

The eighth annual East Chapel Hill Rotary Teacher Supply Store will be open from 2-5 p.m. at 1700 Legion Road, Chapel Hill. Each of 440 participating teachers will receive a $75 voucher to shop at the two-day school supply store. The program is open to elementary school teachers, new teachers, family specialists, middle school teachers, and self-contained elementary/middle school teachers. The program is funded by the East Chapel Hill Rotary Club and donors.

Chess Club

The Orange County Public Library will host an informal group for chess players at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane.

Financial workshop

The Orange County Public Library’s Main Library will host a financial workshop, Foundation Finances, Part 2 of 3 – Taking Control of Your Credit and Debt, at 6 p.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. The workshop is free and registration is required. 919-245-2536.

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

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

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.

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.

Story time

The Orange County Public Library will host story time at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in August at the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane.

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

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