Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.
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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
A rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs will be from 3-5 p.m. at the Orange County Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. One-year vaccinations cost $10. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. orangecountync.gov/departments/animalservices.
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.
Carolina Mountain Dulcimers
Mountain dulcimer players meet at 7 p.m. at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. Musicians of all skill levels are welcome, and may bring any stringed instrument. 919-929-5359, ShirleyRay@aol.com.
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
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.
Bone marrow donor registration drive
Delete Blood Cancer will hold a bone marrow donor registration drive for Superior Court Judge Carl Fox, who has myelodysplastic syndrome, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. deletebloodcancer.org.
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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.
‘Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten’
A documentary on the desegregation of the New Hanover County Public School System will begin at 6 p.m. at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A discussion with producer, writer and director Cash Michaels will follow at 7:30 p.m.
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▪ N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Chatham County Center of North Carolina Extension Service host a series of free workshops for local landowners. The first is from 7-9 p.m. Monday, July 20, in the N.C. Extension Service Agriculture Building’s auditorium, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro. More workshops will be on Oct. 28, Nov. 16 and Jan. 9. Register by email with “wildlife” in the subject line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ New student orientation Orientation sessions for new students at Central Carolina Community College are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, at the school’s Pittsboro campus, 764 West St. Register online: cccc.edu/orientation. 919-718-7485.
▪ Strowd Roses will accept grant proposals from tax-exempt organizations in Chapel Hill or Carrboro through Friday, July 31. Individuals working on projects that support those communities may also apply. strowdroses.org.