Daybook, Aug. 6

08/05/2014 12:00 AM

08/01/2014 5:04 PM

Wednesday

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.

Thursday

Garden discussion

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.

Reception

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.

Lessons from the Ya’axche - Life in the Yucatan

Primatologist Dr. Laura Vick will discuss her work in Punta Laguna, Mexico, at 7 p.m. at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave.

Nar-Anon

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.

Friday

Speak Life Book Tour

The Speak Life Book Tour will visit Durham from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart, 1525 Glenn School Road.

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.

Saturday

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.

Story time

“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.

Story time

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, cconero@aol.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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