Durham News: Community

August 12, 2014

Daybook, Aug. 13

Scott E. Blumenthal will sign his novel, “The Kiss,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Wednesday

TRY Coalition Meeting

TRY Coalition meets every second Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Golden Belt building, 807 E. Main St., on the second floor in Neighborhood Improvement Services. 919-491-7811, DurhamTRY.org.

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.

Book signing

Scott E. Blumenthal will sign his novel, “The Kiss,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Durham Writers Meetup Group

The Durham Writers Meetup Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

‘Midnight Assassin’

Authors Patricia L. Bryan, Thomas Wolfe and Katy Munger will discuss “Midnight Assassin” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Young Adult Book Club

The Regulator Bookshop’s Young Adult Book Club will meet to discuss “Defiance” by C.J. Redwine at 7 p.m. at 720 Ninth St. The club is for readers of all ages who enjoy the young adult genre.

Science book group

The Science book group will meet to discuss “Universe in the Rearview Mirror” by Dave Goldberg at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Thursday

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. in Parkwood at Euclid Road and Custer Circle.

Survivors of disasters support group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

Meet the Game Designer: Daniel Solis

The Southwest Regional Library will host designer Daniel Solis for a discussion of tabletop game design at 6:30 p.m. at 3605 Shannon Road.

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.

‘No Regrets, Coyote’

John Dufresne will read from and sign his novel, “No Regrets, Coyote,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Friday

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.

Bull City Soul

Durham County Library and the Museum of Durham History will host live music and a panel discussion on the exhibit “Soul Souvenirs: Durham’s Musical Memories from the 1960s and 1970s” at 6 p.m. at the Durham History Hub, 500 W. Main St.

Audio Under the Stars

The Center for Documentary Studies and SPECTRE Arts will host Audio Under the Stars at 8 p.m. at SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave. facebook.com/audiounderthestars.

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

Barnes & Noble will host a “Pete the Cat” story time for kids at 10 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

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.

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