Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorations
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosts events to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work through Sunday. A complete schedule is online: bit.ly/1GksOLd.
Kerr Lake trip
A field trip to Kerr Lake with the New Hope Audubon Society will start at 7:30 a.m. at the Wild Bird Center at 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
The group will return around 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. Bring your own lunch and drinks.
For details or to sign up, email Tom Driscoll: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book Group Bash
The Chapel Hill Public Library’s celebration for book groups is 2-6 p.m. at 100 Library Drive.
There will be book recommendations for the new year, advice for meeting planning and a Skype conversation with Gabrielle Zevin, author of “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry.”
A presentation on using All in One SEO Pro and WordPress will be at 6:30 p.m. in meeting room C of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Sign up online: meetup.com/wordpress-chapel-hill.
Chapel Hill Bird Club
The Chapel Hill Bird Club meets at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. Caren Cooper will talk about engaging citizen scientists in studying bird ecology and conservation.
Tony Reevy, senior associate director of the Institute for the Environment at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss his new book, “The Railroad Photography of Jack Delano,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at the UNC Student Stores. on.fb.me/1Kr5DfL.
A bird walk with the New Hope Audubon Society starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Wild Bird Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill.
New birders are welcome. If there is heavy rain, the event will be canceled.
For more information, email David Anderson: email@example.com.
Planting Seeds Sangha
The Planting Seeds Sangha group meets to study and practice the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and meditation from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Church of the Advocate, 8410 Merin Road, Chapel Hill. Newcomers are welcome and no experience is necessary.
The Chapel Hill Public Library offers a drop-in session for those who want help learning to use new devices and downloading books from 10 a.m. to noon at 100 Library Drive.
Toastmasters open house
The Hillsborough Toastmasters open house will be 5:45-7:15 p.m. at the UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus, 430 Waterstone Drive, room 11002.
The open house starts with time to meet group members, then demonstrates a typical meeting with prepared speeches, impromptu speeches and feedback on public speaking.
‘The Little Prince’
Carrboro High School students present “The Little Prince” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at 201 Rock Haven Road, Carrboro. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults.
▪ The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 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 free introductory computer class is from 10-11 a.m. at the Cybrary, 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro.
It will cover basic Internet use. Register in person at the Cybrary or by calling 919-918-7387.
Andrew S. Chilton will talk about his middle grade novel, “The Goblin’s Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice,” from 2-3 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.
Please send calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
▪ A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.
▪ Women 55 and older walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. 919-967-4054, email@example.com.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
▪ 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.
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.