Daybook, April 30

04/29/2014 12:00 AM

04/25/2014 2:56 PM


Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St.


Dr. John Kasson at The Regulator

Dr. John Kasson will talk about his new book, “The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America, at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700,

Meet the Author: Dr. William Chafe

Dr. William Chafe will read from and discuss his book, “Bill and Hillary,” at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.


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,


CQC grand opening

The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new location of CQC, a remodeling firm, will be from 11 a.m. to noon at 3321 Guess Road. Mayor Bill Bell will lead the ceremony.

‘Shattered Veil’ signing

Tracy Banghart will sign her novel, “Shattered Veil,” at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.


Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St.

Strawberry Festival

The festival will begin with a Kazoo Chorus March at 11:45 a.m. from the Durham Farmer’s Market to the festival. The 10th annual Strawberry Festival will be from noon to 4 p.m. in Old North Durham Park, 310 W. Geer St. There will be food, activities for all ages and live performances. The event supports Central Park School for Children.


The SODU (South Durham) festival will be from 1-6 p.m. at Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5402 N.C. Highway 55. There will be two stages with musical performances, kids’ activities, food, dancing, crafts, and henna tattoo artists. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger, $10 for ages 13 and older and $15 per family. The event will raise money for John Dee Holman and donations for the Food Bank of North Carolina.

Meet the Author: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will read from his new book, “Strangers at My Door: A True Story of Finding Jesus in Unexpected Guests,” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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