Tobacco cessation classes
A four-week class with free nicotine patches, gum and lozenges for people who are quitting smoking will meet from 2-3 p.m. weekly, starting on Wednesday, at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill.
Call or email for registration and details. 919-245-2480, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.
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 Sacrificial Poets present a community-wide open mic on the first Wednesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.
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.
Downtown Pop Up Farmers’ Market
The Downtown Pop Up Farmers’ Market is open from noon to 2 p.m. Thursdays at 140 W. Franklin Plaza.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Horton High School Alumni Association meets at 10 a.m. at Horton Middle School, 79 Horton Road, suite 813, Pittsboro.
Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.
Bone marrow donor registration drive
A bone marrow donor registration drive for Superior Court Judge Carl Fox is 6-10 p.m. at Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St.
Participants will fill out a form and have the inside of their mouth swabbed. Anyone in good health from age 18 to 55 may register.
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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. Workshops will be on Oct. 28, Nov. 16 and Jan. 9. Register by email with “wildlife” in the subject line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ 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.