Daybook, Aug. 3
08/02/2014 12:00 AM
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Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. for newcomers and 10:30 a.m. for regular members in room 220 at Structure House, 3017 Pickett Road. 919-929-9891.
National Day of Seva
A food drive for National Day of Seva, to honor the victims and survivors of the Oak Creek, Wis., Sikh temple shooting, will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sikh Gurdwara of N.C., 3214 E. Banner St.
Remembering Freedom Summer on its 50th Anniversary
The Main Library will host a movie screening and discussion at 3 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St.
River Rhythms! West African Drumming
A weekly drumming group will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. Meetings are open to the public and beginners are welcome. Contact the group to reserve a loaner drum. 919-644-1335, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Durham Rotary Club
The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Teenagers will use a laptop, 3Doodler or iPad for activities from 3-5 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Look Good Feel Better
The American Cancer Society offers Look Good Feel Better, a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women going through chemotherapy or radiation treatments, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Registration is required. 919-470-7168, dukeregional.org/events.
Scene of the Crime book group
The Scene of the Crime book group will meet to discuss “The Hiding Place” by David Bell at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
“Chu’s Day” by Neil Gaiman and “Chengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep” by Barney Saltzberg will be read to kids at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
North Durham Rotary Club
The North Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Parizade Cafe, 2200 W. Main St.
Overeaters Anonymous meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.
Teenagers will participate in science experiments from 4-5 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Adult basketball game
The Carolina Devils will hold pick-up adult wheelchair basketball games from 7-8:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Braggtown Baptist Church, 3218 N. Roxboro St. RSVP requested. Fiona@bridge2sports.org.
‘How to Catch a Coyote’
Christy Crutchfield will read from and discuss her novel, “How to Catch a Coyote,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Meet the Sculptor: Jim Gallucci
The Main Library will host a discussion with Jim Gallucci at 7 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St.
Senior Game Day
The Southwest Regional Library will host Senior Game Day at 1 p.m. at 3605 Shannon Road. 919-560-8590, meetup.com/senior-game-day.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
South Durham Farmers’ Market
The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
Curator Stefan Bloodworth presents “Walk on the Wild Side” the first Thursday of every month from 11 a.m. to noon in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Cost is $5 for nongarden members. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.
Small Business Learning Lab
The Main Library will host a Small Business Learning Lab with T.J. Breeden for teenagers at 1 p.m. Thursdays through Thursday, Aug. 7, at 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.org.
District 4 Commander’s Tour
Residents will meet police commanders and officers in the Durham Police Department’s 2014 District 4 Commander’s Tour from 3:30-5 p.m. at Spring Ridge Apartments, 1701 E. Cornwallis Road.
The Durham Center for Senior Life will host a reception for new executive director Cathy Stallcup from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at 406 Rigsbee Ave.
Conversation on Race and Reparations
The Southern Anti-Racism Network will host the Conversation on Race and Reparations from 6-8 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, will meet from 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.
‘Ocean Ablaze: War Reaches the Outer Banks’
Carlton Harrell will discuss “Ocean Ablaze: War Reaches the Outer Banks” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Blue Devils Toastmasters
The Blue Devils Toastmasters Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month in Room 203 of the Duke Human Resources Building, 705 Broad St. The club focuses on improving public speaking, communication and leadership skills.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
The Durham Area Transit Authority provides a free shuttle from Durham Station to the farmers’ market every 15 minutes from 7:45-11:45 a.m. Saturdays through Aug. 23. The station is at 515 W. Pettigrew St.
South Durham Farmers’ Market
The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
“Jumanji” by Chris Van Allsburg and “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak will be read to kids at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Summer Children’s Festival
Duke Homestead State Historic Site will host a Summer Children’s Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2828 Duke Homestead Road. 919-477-5498, dukehomestead.org.
The Regulator Bookshop will host story time for ages 2-7 from 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 720 Ninth St.
Durham Chess Club
The Durham Chess Club meets for casual chess from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays at the North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road. Sets, boards and instructions are provided. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 919-479-7020, email@example.com.
Get Pop Cultured
Barnes & Noble will host a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Get Pop Cultured event with story time and activities for ages 5-10 at 2 p.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.
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