Digging Durham Seed Library
The Digging Durham Seed Library will open at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St; the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave; and the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road. “Check out” seeds and return harvested seeds at the end of the growing season. durhamcountylibrary.org/seeds.
Housing for New Hope
Executive director Terry Allebaugh, staff and families will give an overview of Housing for New Hope and its Rapid Re-Housing Program at 10 a.m. at 501 E. Carver St.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
‘Walking with Moonshine’
Lucy Daniels will talk about her new book, “Walking with Moonshine,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Fair Housing and Sustainability Conference
The Fair Housing and Sustainability Conference will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in The Cotton Room, 807 E. Main St., building 2. Registration is required. bit.ly/Rme1sh.
Business Awards Luncheon
The Durham Business & Professional Chain’s Business Awards Luncheon will be from noon to 2 p.m. at Sitar Indian Cuisine, 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. The event costs $15. RSVP. 919-683-1047, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
School board forum
Meet candidates for the Durham Public Schools Board of Education from district 2 at 7 p.m. at the E.K. Powe Elementary School Media Center, 913 Ninth St, on the second floor. pta.ekpowe.org/school-board-forum-2014.
‘Ten Secrets to Getting Published’
Alice J. Wisler will speak on “Ten Secrets to Getting Published” from 7-8 p.m. at the South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave. Book signing will follow.
‘The Dog Killer of Utica’
Frank Lentricchia will talk about his new novel, “The Dog Killer of Utica,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
Teju Cole speaks at Duke
Teju Cole, author of “Open City,” will give the Kenan Distinguished Lecture at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitzpatrick Center’s Schiciano Auditorium on Duke University’s West Campus. The event is free and open to anyone.
‘Gone Pro: North Carolina’
Tim Jackson will talk about his book, “Gone Pro: North Carolina,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.
The Hope Valley North neighborhood will host yard sales with furniture, luggage, kitchen supplies and decor from 7-11 a.m. hvnna.blogspot.com.
Duke Homestead Road will host a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. dukehomestead.org.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
E-Waste Recycling and Paper Shredding Event
Durham’s E-Waste Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Durham County Memorial Stadium, 750 Stadium Drive. Recycle electronics and shred confidential documents.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp
Durham County Library’s Self-Publishing Boot Camp: Get Your Book Out in Print or Digital Ebook series will begin with the first session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, 1201 Fayetteville St. The next classes will be at the same time and location on Saturday, May 3, and Saturday, May 10. durhamcountylibrary.org.
Spring Carnival and Silent Auction
The George Watts Montessori School Spring Carnival and Silent Auction will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 700 Watts St. There will be bounce houses, face and nail painting, crafts, relay races and games. The auction includes a beach vacation and gift cards for local restaurants, shops, salons, summer camps and events.
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
The dtownMARKET, which showcases crafters, designers, vintage tastemakers and more, is from noon to 5 p.m. the last Saturday of every month at Motorco Music Hall, 723 Rigsbee Ave. There will be art, fashion and food available for purchase. dtownmarket.com.
‘Fully Awake: Black Mountain College’
Durham County Library will host filmmaker Cathryn Davis Zommer to screen “Fully Awake: Black Mountain College” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.