Coffee with a Candidate
Candidates for Mayor of Chapel Hill will meet with residents at La Vita Dolce, 610 Market St., Chapel Hill. Gary Kahn will visit from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Pam Hemminger from 8-9 a.m. Thursday and Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt from 8-9 a.m. Friday.
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Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Union Annex on South Road. redcrossblood.org.
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.
People of Color Meditation Group
The People of Color Meditation Group meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chapel Hill Zen Center, 5322 N.C. Highway 86. For details, email Conal or Kriti: email@example.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.
The Friends of the Chatham Community Library fall book sale will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the library on the campus of Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro.
Robert Barnes will present the lecture “The U.S. Constitution: What Is It? Why Is It Important?” at noon in room 109 of Building 41 at the Central Carolina Community College Chatham County Campus in Pittsboro.
A Constitution Day discussion of the Bill of Rights will be at 7 p.m. on Lot 98, 102 W. Tryon St., the historic location of the 1788 North Carolina Constitutional Convention. A reception will follow.
Downtown Pop Up Farmers’ Market
The Downtown Pop Up Farmers’ Market is open from noon to 2 p.m. Thursdays, through Sept. 10, 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.
The Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library’s Meet-the-Author Tea with Algonquin Books associate publisher Ina Stern will be 2:30-4 p.m. in meeting room B of the library, 100 Library Drive.
Public input session
The Town of Chapel Hill will host a public input meeting on bicycle and pedestrian improvements along Estes Drive from 5-7 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
Annual report meeting
A public information meeting on the 2015 Carolina North Development Agreement Annual Report will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Magnolia Conference Room of the Giles F. Horney Building, 103 Airport Drive. carolinanorth.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.
‘Civil Rights: Then and Now’
The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and the Chapel Hill branch of the American Association of University Women will host Irving Joyner of the North Carolina Central University School of Law in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Law at 6:30 p.m. in room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
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.
Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 1-5:30 p.m. at Fleet Feet, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. redcrossblood.org.
The Friends of the Orange County Public Library fall book sale will be 4-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
On Saturday, Gloria Glenn will read from “Carretta the Top Turtle” from 10-11 a.m. and Joyce Allen will read from “The Threads Trilogy” from 1-2 p.m. On Sunday, Daniel Wallace reads from “The Cat’s Pajamas” from 1-2 p.m.
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.
Constitution and Citizenship Day Celebration
An event with public speakers, food trucks and tours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the courthouse at the intersection of Margaret Lane and Churton Street in Hillsborough.
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▪ Registration for seniors and retirees for Peer Learning classes is now open. A $25 fee covers ten classes and social groups. Classes will be at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. 919-942-3044, peerlearningofchapelhill.com.
▪ Registration for Shared Learning of Chapel Hill courses is open. The 12-week courses will meet mornings at Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. There is a $50 annual membership fee. 919-932-7356, 703-329-2933, sharedlearningchapelhill.com.
▪ 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: email@example.com.