Durham News: Community

August 16, 2014

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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.

Sunday

Overeaters Anonymous

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.

Bull City Tipping Point bike ride

A 10-mile bike ride beginning at Major the Bull and ending at Cocoa Cinnamon is held at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month. facebook.com/bullcitytippingpoint.

Triangle Recorder Society

The Triangle Recorder Society is a group of recorder players of all skill levels that meets every third Sunday of the month from 2:30-5 p.m. trianglerecorder.org.

Meet the Author: Dr. Bob Zellner

Dr. Bob Zellner will read from and discuss his memoir, “The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement,” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 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, kathyhopwood@embarqmail.com.

Monday

Durham Rotary Club

The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.

Durham Beekeepers

The Durham Beekeepers meet the third Monday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. 919-668-1707, gardens.duke.edu.

Contemporary Fiction book group

The Contemporary Fiction book group will meet to discuss “Reading in the Dark” by Seamus Deane at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

Nar-Anon

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.

Tuesday

Story time

“My Pet Book” by Bob Staake 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

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.

Public meeting

Durham will host a public meeting on the downtown loop project from 6-8 p.m. at the Durham Armory, 220 Foster St. bit.ly/1BekMOY.

Introduction to Pranic Healing

Triangle West Pranic Healing and Triangle Pranic Healing will host an Introduction to Pranic Healing at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, in the third floor conference room, 300 N. Roxboro St. 919-403-6944, trianglewestpranichealing@gmail.com, trianglepranichealing.com.

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.

Wednesday

Meeting on affordable housing

The Durham City/County Planning Department will host a meeting to encourage development of affordable housing near rail lines at 8 a.m. at the Temple Building, 302 West Main St. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. RSVP. 919-560-4137, extension 28216, Juliet.Black@DurhamNC.gov.

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.

AIGA Town Square

AIGA Town Square, an open meet-up for designers in the Durham and Chapel Hill area, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at The Crunkleton, 320 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Register online. bit.ly/1mJsDKz.

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. at the playground on Hidden Springs Drive off of Ellis 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.

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

“Cars and Trucks and Things That Go” by Richard Scarry will be read to kids at 10 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 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.

Book signing

Carl Weber will sign his novel, “The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

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