Open studio tour
The 22nd annual Orange County Artists Guild Open Studio Tour continues from noon to 5 p.m. at more than 60 studio locations throughout the county. More than 80 artists are featured. For more information and a studio map, go to bit.ly/2dTeJxN.
Craft and art market
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The Bazaar Craft and Art Market is noon to 5 p.m. at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. thebazaar.us
Celebrated author Lee Smith discusses her memoir, “Dimestore: A Writer’s Life,” at 3 p.m. at Hillsborough Presbyterian Church, 102 W. Tryon St. 919-732-3131
State Rep. Graig Meyer discusses the future of public education in North Carolina at 10:30 a.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Public Education Action Team of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties.
The Chapel Hill Memory Cafe is 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The program offers social gatherings for people living with dementia and their caregivers. Free. Held the second Monday of each month. 919-245-4253, email@example.com
The Town of Chapel Hill holds a public hearing on proposed new zoning regulations for the Ephesus-Fordham District at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. bit.ly/2ffuj57
‘Crashing the Party’
Scott Savitt discusses his memoir, “Crashing the Party: An American Reporter in China,” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
Dr. Christopher Eckstein, a neurologist, speaks at the next meeting of the Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group from 6-7:45 p.m. at Chatham Community Library, 197 N.C. 87, Pittsboro. Open to the public. RSVP: 919-535-4135, PittsboroMS@gmail.com.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. Last Wednesday market of the year. carrborofarmersmarket.com
Alexis Pauline Gumbs discusses her collection, “Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity,” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
Author to speak
The Coalition for Peace with Justice presents award-winning author Ben Ehrenreich at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Building at Community Church of Chapel Hill-Unitarian Universalist, 106 Purefoy Road. facebook.com/peacewithjustice
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.
A low-cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinic is 3-5 p.m. at the Orange County Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Last clinic of the year. Cost: $10 vaccinations, $25 microchips. Checks, cards and cash accepted. Animals must be leashed or in carriers. For more information: bit.ly/1IZiLwW.
The Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is seeking volunteers to assist low- and middle-income clients. An orientation session is 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. For more information or to register for the session, call VITA Coordinator Kathy Porter at 919-245-4240.
Meet the Author Tea
Henry Petroski is the featured author at the Meet the Author Tea from 3:30-5 p.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free and open to the public. bit.ly/2fDYn7g
Writers on Food
Contributors to “The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food” read from their work at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. Those scheduled to participate include Jill MCCorkle, Lee Smith, Bridgette Lacy and Sophia Woo. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
‘Judenhut to Magic Hat’
Naomi Lubrich, director of the Jewish Museum of Switzerland, discusses “From Judenhut to Magic Hat: Iterations of a Medieval Garment” at 7:30 p.m. at Dey Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. For more information: jewishstudies.unc.edu.
Bad Movie Friday
Come laugh at the worst Hollywood has to offer at 4 p.m. in the Teen Room at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free; snacks provided. For more information: bit.ly/2caHm5v.
Carrboro United Methodist Church holds a pancake supper and bake sale from 5:30-7 p.m. at the church, 200 Hillsborough Road. Meals $5-$7. 919-942-1223
Movies @ the Library
The monthly adult movie series shows the movie “Captain America: Civil War,” rated PG-13, at 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/2aBq0jC.
Carrboro film festival
The 11th annual Carrboro Film Festival is Nov. 19-20 at the Carrboro ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St. Single-day passes are $15 per person; two-day passes are $20. For more information, a schedule of films and tickets, go to carrborofilmfestival.com.
▪ The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. 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 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Hillsborough campus of UNC Hospitals, 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.
▪ 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.