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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. at the Old Well on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. carolinaftk.org/race.
Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays at Blue Point Yoga Studio, 2816 Erwin Road, Durham. 919-401-9333.
Carrboro Music Festival
The festival is Sunday. Find details and a complete schedule online: carrboromusicfestival.com.
Chapel Hill Transit provides a free shuttle from the Carrboro Plaza Park & Ride to the festival every 10 to 15 minutes from noon to 9 p.m. Parking at the Carrboro Plaza Park & Ride will be free during the festival.
Meet to send books to people in prison from 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.
Good Night, and Good Luck
The Chapel Hill Public Library screens “Good Night, and Good Luck” at 2:30 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive.
Amazing Pepper Festival
The 8th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival will be from 3-7 p.m. in the Great Meadow at Briar Chapel in Chapel Hill. pepperfestnc.org.
Tickets cost $35 at the gate. Proceeds will go to Abundance NC. abundancenc.org.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-360-3789.
A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.
Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is from 1-2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.
Women 55 and older walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, email@example.com.
Anorexia Bulimia Anonymous
Anorexia Bulimia Anonymous, a 12-step program for people with eating disorders, meets 7-8 p.m. Mondays in room 17 at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. triangleaba.wix.com/meeting.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-259-2843.
Chapel Hill Bird Club
The Chapel Hill Bird Club meets at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. Susan Campbell will speak aobut her research on hummingbirds. Admissin is free and anyone is welcome.
Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. Call Tom at 919-460-9039.
A twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
First Amendment Day
UNC-Chapel Hill’s First Amendment Day is Tuesday with lectures and panels open to the public. A complete schedule is online: medialaw.unc.edu/first-amendment-day.
Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. 919-401-9333.
Knitting for Charity
A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Meeting Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.
Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 919-918-7364.
Fearrington Farmers Market
The Fearrington Farmers Market opens at 4 p.m. in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South.
A public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project will be 4-7 p.m. at Grumman Auditorium in the Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.
A Meditation 101 class introduces beginners to meditation from 7-8:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.
The Chapel Hill Zen Center hosts a group with a Buddhist perspective on twelve-step programs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 5322 N.C. Highway 86. Meetings begin with 20 minutes of silent meditation. 919-265-7600, ZenandRecovery@gmail.com.
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.
Presentation on hearing and aging
A UNC Hearing and Communication Center audiologist will give a presentation on “Cognition and Audition” from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and “Effective Communication Strategies” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. 919-932-1221.
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.
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.
‘Extreme Inequality: Is It Really a Problem?’
Martin Eakes of Self-Help and the Center for Responsible Lending will give the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy at 5:30 p.m. in Gerrard Hall at UNC-Chapel Hill.
‘Searching for Site Q’
The George E. Stuart Memorial Lecture in Maya Studies, “Searching for Site Q: Exploration, Archaeology and Decipherment at La Corona, Guatemala,” will be at 6 p.m. in the Wilson Special Collections Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. The exhibition “Chronicles of Empire: Spain in the Americas” will be open at 5:30 p.m.
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.
New Hope Audubon Society
The monthly meeting of the New Hope Audubon Society, which represents Chatham, Durham, and Orange counties, will be at 7 p.m. at the N.C. Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Kim Brand will give a presentation on the Bird-Friendly Communities program of Audubon North Carolina’s initiatives. The meeting is free and open to both members and visitors.
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.
A community documentary screening of “I’m Not Racist... Am I?” will be hosted by the Emerson Waldorf School from 7-9 p.m. at the Varsity Theatre, 123 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Registration is required and costs $5. emersonwaldorf.org.
The Country Breakfast fundraiser for the New Hope Improvement Association and the New Hope Volunteer Fire Department will be from 7-11 a.m. 4014 Whitfield Road. Breakfast is $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. newhopeimprovement.com.
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.
A nursery and kindergarten open house and sampler for 2- to 5-year-old children and parents to learn about the Emerson Waldorf School will be 10 a.m. to noon at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. Registration is required: 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.
Workshop for parents
A workshop on Navigating the System of Care: Things to Know about Accessing Treatment for Your Child, hosted by the Family Advocacy Network of Mental Health America of the Triangle, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Cardinal Innovations, 201 Sage Road, Chapel Hill. Registration is open through Thursday, Oct. 1, or until seats are filled: 919-942-8083, extension 2, or mhatriangle.org.
Chatham Cottage auction
The Chatham Cottage, built by Central Carolina Community College’s Sustainability Technologies students, will be auctioned off at 1 p.m. at 764 West St., Pittsboro. The sale will benefit the Sustainability Technologies program’s Chatham Cottage project. cccc.edu/thechathamcottage.
Paws4ever and Cole Park Veterinary Hospital offer a microchip clinic for dogs from 2-4 p.m. at 55 Woodbridge Drive, Chapel Hill. The clinic costs $40 per dog. Five percent of proceeds benefit Paws4ever.
The Fourth Annual Tiger CHill will be 3-7 p.m., followed by Tiger CHill-After-Dark, at Chapel Hill High School, 1709 High School Road. Tickets cost 50 cents at the door. If it rains, the festival will be on Sunday instead.
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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.
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center hosts support groups and workshops this fall. ocrcc.org/services/groups.
Advance meetings with staff and group facilitators will be required for all support groups’ participants. email@example.com.
▪ A support group for female survivors will meet for eight sessions from 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 28, through Nov. 16, at the center.
▪ A support group for LGBTQ+ survivors meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 7 through Dec. 2.
▪ A group for women who have experienced sexual trauma and who are also in recovery from substance abuse will meet 3-5 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 15 through Dec. 17.
▪ A self-care workshop, Healing Hearts, will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. A Mediation & Mindfulness workshop will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. Registration is required for both workshops.