Caregivers support group
The UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine and Charles House Association holds a caregivers support group meeting every third Wednesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont. 919-967-7570, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A presentation on the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit project will be from 4-7 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. ourtransitfuture.com.
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.
Rabies vaccination clinic
Orange County Animal Services will host a rabies vaccination clinic from 5-7 p.m. at River Park and Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 140 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
Vaccination costs $10 per pet and only cash will be accepted at this clinic. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. co.orange.nc.us/animalservices.
Dr. Neil Spector will read from “Gone in a Heartbeat: A Physician’s Search for True Healing” at 5:15 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at UNC-Chapel Hill. on.fb.me/1Brcapd.
Nowruz Persian New Year Celebration
The Nowruz Persian New Year Celebration will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and the program at 6:15 p.m. at the Wilson Special Collections Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room, at UNC-Chapel Hill. library.unc.edu.
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.
An information session on the Mandarin Dual Language program for rising kindergarten students will be from 6-7 p.m. at the Carolina Center for Educational Excellence, 9201 Seawell School Road.
‘Let’s Talk About Death and Dying’
The third and last discussion in the Orange County Department on Aging’s series, “Let’s Talk About Death and Dying,” will be from 6-7:30 p.m. at 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The event begins with a panel discussion and a question and answer session will follow. 919-968-2087.
Skywarn Spotter training
Orange County and Raleigh’s National Weather Service office will host a Skywarn Spotter training class from 6:30-8 p.m. in room 004 of the West Campus Office Building, 131 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. weather.gov/rah/skywarn.
Carolina Mountain Dulcimers
The Carolina Mountain Dulcimers will meet at 7 p.m. at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. People with all skill levels and all stringed instruments are welcome. 919-929-5359, ShirleyRay@aol.com.
‘Where Should the Birds Fly?’
A screening of the documentary “Where Should the Birds Fly?” and a discussion with filmmaker Fida Qishta will be from 7-9 p.m. in 305 Dey Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill.
‘Miss Nancy Minds Their Manners’
The documentary “Miss Nancy Minds Their Manners” will be screened at 6 p.m. in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Education Centar at UNC-Chapel Hill. bit.ly/1Ak7LR1.
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.
Climate change discussion
Climatologist Dr. Erika Wise will speak about “Global Climate Change and the Impact on the Carolinas” at the monthly meeting of the Chapel Hill-Durham Branch of the American Association of University Women at 10 a.m. in the Carolina Room at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill.
Community Home Trust
Community Home Trust will host an information session on its affordable home ownership program in Chapel Hill and Carrboro from 10-11 a.m. at 104 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. Call or email for details or registration. 919-967-1545, extension 312, email@example.com.
The Chapel Hill Public Library will screen “American Hustle” for free at 2:30 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive.
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A support group for parents of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder meets from 6:15-8 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. email@example.com.
UNC Family Medicine will host Living Healthy, a workshop for people with chronic illnesses, through Tuesday, April 7. The class meets from 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays. 919-962-4971.
Walk with Ease
The Orange County Department on Aging and the Arthritis Foundation will host Walk with Ease from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 10 at 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Call to register. 919-968-2070.
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions
The Orange County Department on Aging will host a six-week course for people with chronic conditions from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays from March 23 through April 27 at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. Register by Monday, March 16. 919-245-2015.