Wendy Smith, stormwater management/environmental education coordinator for the Town of Chapel Hill, is the guest speaker at 10 a.m. at United Church, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more information, call 919-942-3540 or visit unitedchurch.org.
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The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media celebrates its 10th anniversary with a speech and reception from 3-5 p.m. in the Freedom Forum Conference Center of Carroll Hall, UNC-Chapel Hill. New York Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones is the keynote speaker. Free. For more information, go to unc.live/29imQ3z.
Applications for the 2016-17 residential parking district permits are being accepted at the Parking Office at Chapel Hill Police Headquarters, 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The current permits expire at the end of July. Cost: $25. For more information, call 919-968-2758, email email@example.com or visit townofchapelhill.org/parking.
Monday Movie Night
The Chapel Hill Public Library screens the film “The Maze Runner,” rated PG-13, at 6 p.m. in the Teen Room of the library, 100 Library Drive. Free. Snacks provided.
Learn about the basics of design using simple shapes, lines and colors fro 6:30-7:30 p.m. during the Family Art Program at the Orange County Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. Recommended for ages 8 and older. 919-245-2525
Several area blood drives for the American Red Cross are scheduled this week.
▪ Tuesday, July 12: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Chapel Hill Pediatrics, 205 Sage Road, Suite 100.
▪ Tuesday, July 12: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church - Chapel Hill, 800 Market St.
▪ Tuesday, July 12: 2:30-7 p.m., Meeting Room B of Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.
▪ Thursday, July 14: 2:30-7 p.m., Orange County SportsPlex, 101 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough.
▪ Friday, July 15:11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., UNC-Chapel Hill Student Union, South Road.
The New Hope Audubon Society hosts a bird walk beginning at 7 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center at East Gate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Birders of all skill levels may attend. Bring snacks and water. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email David Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. carrborofarmersmarket.com
Erik Lars Myers and Sarah H. Ficke discuss their book, “North Carolina Craft Beer & Breweries,” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. A free beer tasting also will be featured. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
The West End Summer Film Series continues at 7 p.m. at West End Wine Bar, 450 W. Franklin St. The free series, which screens short films from area filmmakers, runs every Wednesday through Aug. 31. For more information about upcoming films, go to bit.ly/1U465qA.
Movie at library
The Chatham Community Library shows family-friendly movies at 1 p.m. every Thursday in the meeting room of the library, 197 Highway 87 N., Pittsboro. Free. For more information, call 919-545-8085.
A program on the area Dementia Friendly Business project is scheduled from 2-3 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St., Chapel Hill. Free. To register, call 919-966-5500.
A poetry reading and open mic, featuring Eric Nelson and Bill Blackley, are scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
Movies Under the Stars
Chapel Hill’s summer movie series continues with a screening at 8:30 p.m. of “Star Trek” at the Wallace Parking Deck, 150 E. Rosemary St. Other films in the free series are: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” July 28; “Men in Black,” Aug. 11; and “Space Jam,” Aug. 18. For more information, visit downtownchapelhill.com/movies.
Family Movie Matinee
“The Sandlot,” rated PG, will be shown at 2 p.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information and a list of upcoming films: bit.ly/1OduxqA.
Bad Movie Friday
Come laugh at the worst Hollywood has to offer from 4-6 p.m. in the Teen Room at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. Snacks provided. For more information: bit.ly/1PIBUa3.
Fridays on the Front Porch
Acoustic Manner performs from 5-8 p.m. as part of the Fridays on the Front Porch series at the Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill. Food trucks will be on site. For a complete schedule of events, go to bit.ly/1wvnmdm.
Family Movie Night
The Chatham Community Library will show the film “Kung Fu Panda 3,” rated PG, at 5:30 p.m. at the library, 197 Highway 87 N., Pittsboro. Free. Bring snacks and a blanket. For more information, call 919-545-8085.
YA novel debut
Alison Umminger discusses her debut novel, “American Girls,” at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com
Movies @ the Library
The monthly adult movie series shows the movie “The Big Short,” rated R, at 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B at Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Free. For more information: bit.ly/1OduxqA.
On-street metered parking is free on Saturdays in downtown Chapel Hill throughout July. The usual two-hour limit for metered parking still will be in effect. Parking at town decks and surface parking lots is not included.
Storytime and activities for children ages 2 to 5 years old is at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Carrboro Branch Library, 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.
▪ The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons beside Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. Free food waste drop-off every Saturday through September. Bring food scraps (veggie and all meat, bones and dairy) and food-related paper (paper napkins and paper plates) to be composted. carrborofarmersmarket.com
▪ The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon outside University Place, 201 S. Estes Drive. thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com
▪ The Hillsborough Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Hillsborough campus of UNC Hospital, 430 Waterstone Drive. hillsboroughfarmersmarket.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 or C. email@example.com.
▪ 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 recovery 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.
▪ 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. plantingseedssangha.org.
▪ 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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