Chapel Hill Town Councilman Lee Storrow will host a Town Hall about downtown Chapel Hill at 5:30 p.m. at DSI Comedy, 462 W. Franklin St.
General Meditation Class
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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.
Orange 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. redcrossblood.org.
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.
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.
Orange County Democratic Women
The Orange County Democratic Women will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S. Elliott Road, Chapel Hill.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNC Minority Health Conference
The UNC Minority Health Conference will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. minorityhealth.web.unc.edu.
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 Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and CHC Delta Foundation will host a Teen Summit on college preparation for high school students from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at UNC-Chapel Hill’s student union. Registration is required. bit.ly/1DAVVI5.
Doing More With Excel
The Cybrary will host a class on Excel for new computer users at 10 a.m. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. The class is a sequel to last week’s Excel Basics. Call to register. 919-918-7387.
Teddy Bear Clinic
UNC doctors and nurses will teach kids about health procedures by examining a brought or borrowed stuffed animal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kidzu Children’s Museum, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill.
The Carrboro Branch Library will host stories and crafts for kids at 10:30 a.m. at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.
Chapel Hill Town Councilman Lee Storrow will host a Town Hall about social and environmental justice at 1 p.m. at the Rogers Road Community Center.