Sundays in Hillsborough
The final Sundays in Hillsborough Concerts and Carriage Rides of the season series is 2-5 p.m. on the lawn of the courthouse, 106 E. Margaret Lane. The Halloween Spooktacular event will feature a concert, carriage rides and activities at participating art galleries, historic sites and eateries. Carriage rides are 1-4 p.m. from the Hillsborough Visitor’s Center; cost: $10 per person. For more information, go to bit.ly/2aAsRby.
Moorefields open house
The last open house this year at Historic Moorefields, 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough, is 1-5 p.m. For more information: 919-732-4941, moorefields.org.
A scientific phone poll of more than 400 Carrboro residents is being held through Friday, Nov. 25. Those called will be asked their opinions on various town services and other issues. The biennial survey takes about 25 minutes to complete. Survey results are expected to be released in January. For more information, go to bit.ly/2dsRpAL.
A blood drive for the American Red Cross 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Union at UNC-Chapel Hill on South Road.
Other area blood drives this week:
▪ 12:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, at Carrington Hall, North Medical Drive, Chapel Hill.
▪ 2-6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, 81 South Elliot Road.
Halloween on Franklin
The annual Homegrown Halloween celebration is 8-10:30 p.m. on Franklin Street, downtown Chapel Hill. Entry points to the event area have changed and the traffic plan has been revised to keep a major roadway open to UNC Hospitals. Portions of Franklin Street, Cameron Avenue and Henderson Street will be closed at 8 p.m. Residential streets near downtown will close at 5 p.m. For more information on the event and parking, go to bit.ly/1yIka1C.
Ephesus Church closure
The section of Ephesus Church Road between Longleaf Drive and Tinkerbell Road closes at 9 a.m. to allow the NCDOT to replace a pipe culvert. OWASA also will replace a water line in the same location. The road segment is scheduled to be closed through Thursday, Dec. 22. A detour route is planned via Pope Road, Old Chapel Hill Road, Mount Moriah Road and U.S. 15-501 (Fordham Boulevard). For more information, go to bit.ly/2eRVnVZ.
Library internet policy
The Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, holds a public information meeting on a proposed change to the library’s internet policy from 6-7 p.m. in Meeting Room B. Library staff will discuss the proposed change that would block access to child pornography and other materials considered obscene or harmful to minors. Public comment welcome. For more information, go to bit.ly/2dXeBdO.
The Latin American Film Festival continues through Nov. 1 with screenings in Chapel Hill and Durham. All films are free and open to the public. The theme of this year’s festival is “Abya Yala Connections,” with a focus on films from Peru and Colombia. For a list of films, times, dates and locations, go to bit.ly/2bjtRR4.
A brats and rootbeer cookout fundraiser is noon to 1:30 p.m. at Auto Logic, 200 W. Main St., Carrboro. Fundraiser for Movember Foundation, which raises awareness about men’s health and prostate cancer.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. carrborofarmersmarket.com
Diabetes support group
The Diabetes Education and Support Group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays in the Gathering Room at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Free. Open to anyone who either has diabetes or has a friend or family member with the disease. For more information, email Diabetes.Group@yahoo.com.
Caregiving at home
The Orange County Department on Aging holds the program “The Meaning of Home: Because There is No Place Like Home for Aging in Place” at 2 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St., Chapel Hill. Free. To register, call 919-966-5500. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. bit.ly/2dJldwz
The Friends of the Seymour Center hold a Holiday Shopping fundraising event from 4-8 p.m. at Ten Thousand Villages at East Gate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
A public meeting on the Lower Booker Creek Subwatershed Study draft report is 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Public comment welcome. For more information, go to bit.ly/2eGryK3.
New Hope Audubon
New Hope Audubon Society meets from 7-9 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Norm Budnitz will discuss “Birding the Bering Sea Islands of Alaska.” Free and open to the public. newhopeaudubon.org
Vote for WCOM
The 12th anniversary celebration for WCOM-LP 103.5 community radio is 5-10 p.m. at the Hickory Tavern in the Hampton Inn, 370 E. Main St., Carrboro. The fundraiser will include a raffle and appearances by radio show hosts. For more information: 919-942-7417, bit.ly/2eepEg1.
‘Dancing with Oliver’
Enid Handler, with Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill, presents the program “Dancing with Oliver” at 11 a.m. at Expand Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road. The program focuses on Handler’s 20 years of family experiences and collaborations with the late Dr. Oliver Sacks. Free and open to the public. For more information: 703-329-2933, email@example.com.
Bad Movie Friday
Come laugh at the worst Hollywood has to offer from 4-6 p.m. in the Teen Room at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/2caHm5v.
A community drum circle is 7:30-9 p.m. at Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. All playing levels welcome; some drums provided. Admission: $3 per person. For more information, call 919-918-7364.
Get a closer look at the night sky during a stargazing program from 7-9 p.m. at Little River Regional Park, 301 Little River Park Way, Rougemont. Free. Representatives from Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill will bring high-powered telescopes. 919-732-5505, bit.ly/1OdzXC2
New Hope Audubon Society hosts a bird walk beginning at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center at East Gate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Birders of all skill levels welcome. Bring snacks and water; wear long pants and walking shoes. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email David Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The group also holds a stream water quality monitoring event at 9 a.m. at several sites along New Hope Creek. To participate, email John Kent at email@example.com by Wednesday, Nov. 2.
The annual Craft Fair is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Merritt’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 1090 Farrington Point Road, Chapel Hill. For more information, call 919-968-1184 or go to merrittschapel.org.
Passmore craft sale
The Holiday Craft Sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. The fundraiser will feature more than 50 arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, food and more.
Open studio tour
The 22nd annual Orange County Artists Guild Open Studio Tour is Nov. 5-6 and 12-13 at 66 studio locations throughout the county. More than 80 artists will be featured. For more information and a studio map, go to bit.ly/2dTeJxN.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP holds its branch election from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rogers Road Community Center, 101 Edgar St. Proof of current membership required to vote. bit.ly/2eRTw3t
▪ The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. Free food waste drop-off every Saturday through September. Bring food scraps (veggie and all meat, bones and dairy) and food-related paper (paper napkins and paper plates) to be composted. carrborofarmersmarket.com
▪ The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon outside University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com
▪ The Hillsborough Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Hillsborough campus of UNC Hospital, 430 Waterstone Drive. hillsboroughfarmersmarket.org
Please send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find a list of support groups with the Daybook calendar under the community tab at chapelhillnews.com.
Find a list of support groups with the Daybook calendar under the community tab at chapelhillnews.com.
▪ Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays at Blue Point Yoga Studio, 2816 Erwin Road, Durham. 919-401-9333.
▪ Meet to send books to people in prison 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 2811 Hillsborough Road, Durham. prisonbooks.info.
▪ Overeaters Anonymous meets 4-5 p.m. Sundays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-360-3789.
▪ Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is 10-11 a.m. Mondays at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.
▪ A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.
▪ Women 55 and older walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. 919-967-4054, email@example.com.
▪ Anorexia Bulimia Anonymous, a 12-step program for people with eating disorders, meets 7-8 p.m. Mondays in room 17 at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. triangleaba.wix.com/meeting.
▪ Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. Mondays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road: 919-259-2843. Meetings are also held from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501: 919-933-1355. Another group meets 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. This group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.
▪ Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. Call Tom at 919-460-9039.
▪ A 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets 8-9 p.m. Mondays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
▪ Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. 919-401-9333.
▪ A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, in Meeting Room A or C. firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.
▪ A Meditation 101 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.
▪ The Chapel Hill Zen Center hosts a recovery group with a Buddhist perspective on 12-step programs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 5322 N.C. 86. Meetings begin with 20 minutes of silent meditation. 919-265-7600, ZenandRecovery@gmail.com.
▪ The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.
▪ 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.
▪ The People of Color Meditation Group meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chapel Hill Zen Center, 5322 N.C. 86. For details, email Conal or Kriti: email@example.com.
▪ 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.
▪ The Planting Seeds Sangha group meets to study and practice the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and meditation from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Church of the Advocate, 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill. Newcomers are welcome and no experience is necessary. plantingseedssangha.wix.com/chapel-hill-nc
▪ Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. foodaddicts.org.
To add your club to the calendar or update your group’s meeting time or location, send information two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.