International Bike to School Day
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools’ students and parents are invited to walk or ride bikes to school on Wednesday.
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.
Fiction and poetry award contest
The second annual All-High School Fiction and Poetry Contest Reading and Award Ceremony for creative writing students of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will be from 6-7:30 p.m. at Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro.
Solarize Chapel Hill
Solarize Chapel Hill’s 2015 Kickoff will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. There will be information on installation, saving money on electric bills, tax credits and incentives. solarizenc.org/ch.
Durham-Orange Genealogical Society
The Durham-Orange Genealogical Society will meet from 7-9 p.m. in the OWASA Community Center Room, 600 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro. dogsnc.org.
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.
Principal Dr. Michael Ashton will lead an information session and tour of the St. Thomas More Catholic School. The tour starts at 9 a.m. in the lobby of the Parish Center, 940 Carmichael St. 919-942-6244, school.st-thomasmore.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.
WCOM-LP 103.5 fundraiser
A fundraiser for radio station WCOM-LP 103.5 will be from 5-10 p.m. at The Hickory Tavern in the Hampton Inn, 370 E. Main St., Carrboro. Ten percent of food sales totals will be donated to the radio station.
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.
New Hope Audubon Society
The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Chatham County Agricultural Extension agent Debbie Roos will talk about local pollinators and give information on making a pollinator garden. Everyone is welcome.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St. A Bike & Bus Workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.
Carrboro Bike Swap
The Carrboro Bike Swap will be at 9 a.m. in the Back Alley Bikes parking area, 100 Boyd St.
My Brother’s Keeper Youth Summit
The My Brother’s Keeper Youth Summit for young men who are 12-22 years old will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Chapel Hill High School, 500 Weaver Dairy Road. bit.ly/1DMQOjQ.
Green Home Tour
Houses in the Green Home Tour will be open from noon to 5 p.m. in Chatham, Durham and Orange counties. bit.ly/1DMOrxm.
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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.
The Burwell School Historic Site will host free tours at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 319 N. Churton St., Hillsborough. The buildings and grounds are open for self-guided tours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the same days. There will be tours as requested from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. 919-732-7451, burwellschool.org.