The Orange County Department on Aging RSVP 55+ Volunteer Program and The Volunteer Center of Durham are working together to make a volunteer matching service.
To learn to use their online tools, go to a volunteer orientation from 9-11 a.m. at the Seymour Center Tech Computer Lab, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. handsontriangle.org.
Never miss a local story.
The Orange County Main Library’s 30-minute story time for ages 3-5 and caregivers starts at 10 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
Chatham County Planning Board
A Chatham County Planning Board meeting, which is open to the public, will be at 3 p.m. in Conference Room 125 in the Dunlap Building, 80 East St., Pittsboro.
DIY at the Library
Craft activities for ages 13 and older will be from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
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.
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.
Dr. John Pucher
Dr. John Pucher will speak on “Making Chapel Hill a Sustainable Community: Walking, Cycling and Transit” from 3-5 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
A Meet-The-Author Tea with Jonathan Odell, author of “Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League,” from 3-5 p.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
Odell will speak about and sign his novel at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. flyleafbooks.com.
Chess players are invited to the Orange County Main Library from 6-7 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor of the library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. If you plan to time games, bring your own clock or timer. Ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Vigil Against Violence
The 23rd Annual Vigil Against Violence, held to honor and remember victims of homicide, will be at 7 p.m. at The Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church, 107 N. Driver St., Durham.
Diane Jones, co-chair of Durham’s Parents of Murdered Children chapter, will speak. All are welcome. email@example.com.
The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.
The Cybrary will host a class on Excel Basics for new computer users at 10 a.m. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. Call to register. 919-918-7387.
The Carrboro Branch Library will host stories and crafts for kids at 10:30 a.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.
Greenest Open House Tour
Briar Chapel’s Greenest Open House Tour will be from noon to 5 p.m. at the Briar Chapel Clubhouse, 16 Windy Knolls Circle, Chapel Hill. briarchapelnc.com.
The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “Captain Phillips” for free at 2:30 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive.
‘How is a Dream Lived? Clap Your Hands and Sing’
In celebration of Black History Month, The Burwell School Historic Site and Mt. Bright Baptist Church will present "How is a Dream Lived? Clap Your Hands and Sing" at 3 p.m. at 211 W. Union St., Hillsborough.