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: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 Chatham Unit of the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties hosts a public forum with candidates for Pittsboro Mayor and Town Council from 6-8 p.m. in the Agriculture Building Auditorium, 65 E. Chatham St., Pittsboro.
The Orange Unit hosts a forum with Chapel Hill/Carrboro School Board candidates at 6:30 p.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
Voter registration and information on new voter identification requirements will be available at both events.
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.
Triangle Weavers Guild
The Triangle Weavers Guild hosts Jacques Dufour, owner of French Connections in Pittsboro, at 6:45 p.m. at the Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Dufour will share samples of cloth and baskets and talk about the weaving and fabric dyeing of villages in West Africa. Visitors are welcome. triangleweavers.org.
Lecture on internet safety
Richard Pulsifer, a retired federal executive and Area Vice President of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, will give a presentation on “Hacking, Scams and Other Hazards of Cyberspace” at 10 a.m. at the Seymour Senior Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. The lecture is free and open to the public. 919-968-2070.
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 Ninth Annual Celebration of the Automobile Racers Reunion & Car Show will be 5-9 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Occoneechee/Orange Speedway, 320 Elizabeth Brady Road, Hillsborough. All events are free. historicspeedwaygroup.org.
The Opening Doors dinner for Community Home Trust is at 6 p.m. at The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $50. bit.ly/1UnGruO.
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.
‘Snow White and Rose Red’ puppet show
A free fairy tale puppet show with the Emerson Waldorf School for ages 3 through 9 will be at 11:15 a.m. at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. emersonwaldorf.org.
A forum on “Achieving Equity and Excellence in Our Schools: Challenges and Opportunities” will be 1-4 p.m. at Northside Elementary School, 350 Caldwell St., Chapel Hill.
The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Wonderfest is 5:30-8 p.m. Saturdayat 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. There will be music by Steph Stewart & The Boyfriends, food trucks and nature activities for kids and families. Registration costs $20 per family. ncbg.unc.edu.
Internationalist Books’ open house to celebrate its first year at this location starts at 6 p.m. at 101 Lloyd St., Carrboro.
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▪ The fourth annual Kilometers For The Kids Race, hosted by the Carolina For The Kids Foundation, will start with the 5K at 9 a.m. and the Fun Run at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Old Well on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. carolinaftk.org/race.
▪ 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.