Daybook, March 2
03/01/2014 12:00 AM
02/28/2014 1:39 PM
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.
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.
Read Across America Storytime
Barnes & Noble will celebrate Read Across America day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday with “Green Eggs and Ham” story time at 11 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.
Durham Rotary Club
The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Look Good Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better, a free American Cancer Society Program, will teach beauty techniques to women going through chemotherapy and radiation treatments from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room at Duke Regional Hospital, 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Professionals will give participants instruction and free cosmetics. Registration is required. 919-470-7168.
‘Makers: Women Who Made America’
The Main Library will screen excerpts from “Makers: Women Who Made America” at 7 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St. Dr. Sharon Holland, professor of American studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will lead a discussion after the screening.
Scene of the Crime book club
The Scene of the Crime book club will talk about “City of Saints” by Andrew Hunt at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Nar-Anon, a twelve-step program to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, will meet from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
“Pinkalicious” by Victoria Kann will be read to kids at 10:30 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. at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.
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.
Fat Tuesday parade
The Fat Tuesday parade will start at 7 p.m. at CCB Plaza, 201 N. Corcoran St, and continue through downtown Durham to end at a celebration with live music on Rigsbee Avenue.
‘The Multilingual Brain’
Dr. Edna Andrews will give a lecture on “The Multilingual Brain” as part of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences’ Brain Awareness Week at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Vigil Against Violence
The 22nd annual Vigil Against Violence will begin with a service at 7 p.m. and reception at 7:45 p.m. at the Shepherds House United Methodist Church, 107 N. Driver St. The vigil is hosted by the Parents of Murdered Children and Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham. Anyone is welcome.
Film and discussion on Mumia Abu-Jamal
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a film screening and panel presentation on Mumia Abu-Jamal at 7 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road. prisonradio.org
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.
Karl Eikenberry speaks at Duke University
Karl Eikenberry, a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, will talk about his experiences and the withdrawal of U.S. troops at 6 p.m. in Fleishman Commons at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy.
‘A Pathway to Profit’ signing
Anita Pugh, Caroline Hipple, Dixon Bartlett and Chris Matthies will sign their book, “A Pathway to Profit,” at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Carrie Mae Weems
Artist Carrie May Weems will speak from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, 2001 Campus Drive. The lecture hall opens at 6:30 p.m. and space is limited.
Nar-Anon, a 12-step program to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend, will meet from 7-8 p.m. at Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2102 S. Alston Ave. 919-383-4236, nar-anon.org.
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.
‘The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan’
Larry Thomas, author of “The Lady Who Shot Lee Morgan,” will talk about his book at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Coffee with Council
Share your ideas or comments with City Council members from 10 a.m. to noon at the Campus Hill Recreation Center, 2000 S. Alston Ave.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
“Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” and “Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by James Dean will be read to kids at 10:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Truly Talented You
Barnes & Noble will host the “American Girl” event Truly Talented You, inspired by the new character Isabelle Palmer, for ages 8-12 at 11 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.