Vern Bothwell will lead a two- to three-hour bird walk with the New Hope Audubon Society, starting at 7:30 a.m. at the Wild Bird Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., suite 10, Chapel Hill. For details, email David Anderson: email@example.com.
Carrboro Farmers’ Market
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.
Lupus support group
A support group for people with lupus, their family members and caregivers meets from 6-7:30 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church Wilson Parlor, 305 E. Main St., Durham. Drop-ins are welcome. 877-849-8271, extension 1, firstname.lastname@example.org, lupusnc.org.
Christo Brand speaks at UNC
Christo Brand, Nelson Mandela’s former prison guard and friend, will speak at 7:30 p.m. at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Friday Center for Continuing Education.
Bland Simpson and Ann Cary Simpson will discuss their book, “Little Rivers and Waterway Tales: A Carolinian’s Eastern Streams,” at 2 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop, 207 South Road, Chapel Hill. Dr. Nicole Swiner shares from her book, “How to Avoid the Superwoman Complex: 12 Ways to Balance Mind, Body & Spirit,” at 2 p.m. Friday.
Peer Learning talk
Dr. Barton Cobert will discuss the safety and effectiveness of medications at 10:30 a.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill.
Holiday Fashion Gala
The Holiday Fashion Gala is 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. Tickets cost $30. The event raises money for Friends of the Seymour Center programs and services. For details and tickets, contact Kathie Reeves: 919-619-7260, email@example.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.
Getting to Know Your Bird Neighbors
Learn about local birds with games, hands-on activities and displays by the New Hope Audubon Society and the Orange County Public Library, from 10-11:30 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
Festival in the Park
Chapel Hill’s Festival in the Park is noon to 4 p.m. at Southern Community Park.
Music for Fences
The annual Music for Fences benefit for the Coalition to Unchain Dogs is at 5 p.m. at Cat’s Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. unchaindogs.net.
Please send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ The Chapel Hill Public Library offers health insurance signup assistance during the open enrollment period from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31. To make an appointment to meet with Certified Application Counselors and Navigators, call 919-968-2780 or go to chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.
▪ 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 Nov. 16 and Jan. 9. Register by email with “wildlife” in the subject line: email@example.com.
▪ Meet to send books to people in prison 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.
▪ Overeaters Anonymous meets 4-5 p.m. Sundays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-360-3789.
▪ Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is 10-11 a.m. Mondays at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.
▪ Women 55 and older walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. 919-967-4054, firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ 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. Mondays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road: 919-259-2843. Meetings are also held from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501: 919-933-1355. Another group meets 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. This group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.
▪ Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. Call Tom at 919-460-9039.
▪ The Triangle Stamp Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road. email@example.com.
▪ A 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets 8-9 p.m. Mondays at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
▪ A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, in Meeting Room A. 919-968-2780.
▪ Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-918-7364.
▪ 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.
▪ Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe, 6011 Farrington Road. trianglebcs.org.
▪ The Chapel Hill Zen Center hosts a group with a Buddhist perspective on 12-step programs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 5322 N.C. 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. Tuesdays at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.
▪ 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 People of Color Meditation Group meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chapel Hill Zen Center, 5322 N.C. 86. For details, email Conal or Kriti: firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ 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.
▪ A support group for survivors of fire and other disasters meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.
▪ 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 meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. foodaddicts.org.
▪ 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.
To add your club to the calendar or update your group’s meeting time or location, send information two weeks in advance to email@example.com.