Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St. The Evening Eats food truck rodeo will follow from 6-8:30 p.m..
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.
The Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce’s Community Coffee “Colonial Inn Report” will be from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Whitted Building, 300 W. Tryon St., Hillsborough. hillsboroughchamber.com.
Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at UNC-Chapel Hill’s General Administration, 910 Raleigh Road. 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.
2015 Community Bocce Derby
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Community Bocce Derby in honor of Chris Derby will be from 3:30-8:30 p.m. at The Farm, 1 Alice Ingram Circle. The event will raise money for the Partnership for a Sustainable Community and Extraordinary Ventures. Registration costs vary from $25 (for a person who is not playing) to $250 (for a team). carolinachamber.org/bocce.
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.
Survivors of Disasters Support Group
A support group for survivors of fire and other disasters meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.
A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.
Read Local Book Festival
The Read Local festival will be from Friday through Sunday throughout Durham. readlocalnc.org/festival.
Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Galloway Ridge, 3000 Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro. redcrossblood.org.
Tom+Chee, a restaurant that serves tomato soup and grilled cheese, will open at 10:15 a.m. at 370 E. Main St., suite 140, Carrboro. tomandchee.com.
The Orange County Arts Commission will host an Artists’ Salon from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 15, in the West End Theatre at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. RSVP: 919-968-2011, firstname.lastname@example.org, artsorange.org.
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.
The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.
Horton High School Alumni Association
The Horton High School Alumni Association will meet at 10 a.m. at Horton Middle School, 79 Horton St., suite 318, Pittsboro.
Food truck rodeo
A food truck rodeo in support of TABLE’s Summer Program will be from 3-7 p.m. at Orange United Methodist Church, 1221 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. tablenc.org.
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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.