A two- to three-hour 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. Bring water and snacks. For more information, email David Anderson. email@example.com.
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership’s Annual Meeting is 8-10 a.m. at Roots Bakery, Bistro & Bar, 161 E. Franklin St. RSVP: bit.ly/24mvcL1.
An informational meeting on the Elkin Hills Neighborhood Conservation District Zoning Overlay will be at 6:30 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
‘A Cappella Jam’
The Emerson Waldorf School’s students’ “A Cappella Jam” is at 7 p.m. in the Nelson Music Room on Duke University’s East Campus.
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.
New Hope Audubon Society
The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Visitors are welcome.
Stephanie Krueger from the North Carolina Zoo will talk about birds of the zoo’s aviary.
Internationalist Books and Community Center hosts a panel with Cindy Milstein, editor of “Taking Sides: Revolutionary Solidarity and the Poverty of Liberalism,” and contributors to the book at 7 p.m. at 101 Lloyd St., Carrboro. 919-942-1740, internationalistbooks.org.
Fish Fry & Bake Dinner
St. Thomas More’s Fish Fry & Bake Dinner fundraiser is 5-8 p.m. this Friday and on Friday, March 18, at 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. Meals are $7 to $8, dine in or take out.
The 1960s-themed fundraiser is 7-9 p.m. at 101 S. Columbia St. Tickets are $45 for members, $50 for non-members and $25 for UNC-Chapel Hill Students.
Buy tickets at the Ackland Museum Store at 109 E. Franklin St., or by calling 919-962-0216. The event is for ages 21 and up. All proceeds will be used to support the museum.
‘The Mask You Live In’
The Emerson Waldorf School will show the documentary “The Mask You Live In” at 7 p.m. in the Brown Wing at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.
▪ 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.
Walk and 5K
The Fourth Annual St. Paul Village Community Walk and 5K Run starts at 9 a.m. at McDougle Middle School, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill. Registration for the fundraiser is $25 to $45. bit.ly/1JYdiqQ.
The Emerson Waldorf Nursery’s open house for children and parents is 9:30-11 a.m. at 6211 New Jericho Road, Chapel Hill. Registration is required. 919-967-1858, emersonwaldorf.org.
Writing Toward Healing
Writing Toward Healing, a four-class writing workshop for adults grieving a loved one, meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Carol Woods Retirement Community, 750 Weaver Dairy Road.
The next workshops will be on April 2, May 7 and June 4. Registration is required. 919-906-3670, firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Speech Contest
Speak Up! Toastmasters International Speech Contest event is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce, 104 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. The group will also have a Table Topics contest of short, impromptu speeches.
Contest participants are welcome, as well as those interested in watching or learning more about the Toastmasters chapter. 919-525-1565, contact@SpeakUpTMC.org.
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▪ 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, 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.
▪ 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: email@example.com.
▪ 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.
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Class at SEEDS
A free martial arts and dance class at SEEDS Community Gardens in Durham is looking for new members. The class is led by Thaddeus Bennett. For details or to join, call 919-683-1197 or email email@example.com.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will accept applications for scholarships from high school seniors in the Orange County, Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Chatham County school districts until the postmark deadline of Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Merit and need-based academic scholarships are availiable. Students are required to submit an essay on three initiatives to improve racial relationships locally and in general. chcaa-dst.org.
Orange County Republican Party
The Orange County Republican Party’s Precinct Meetings and County Convention will be Thursday, March 3, at Sunrise Church, 1315 New Hope Trace, Chapel Hill.
Registration starts at 5:30 p.m., meetings begin at 6:45 p.m. and the convention starts at 7:15 p.m. orangencgop.org.