Daybook, May 11

05/10/2014 12:00 AM

02/15/2015 11:18 AM


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.

Magnolia Klezmer Band and Triangle Jewish Chorale

The Magnolia Klezmer Band and the Triangle Jewish Chorale will perform Yiddish, Ladino and Klezmer music at 3 p.m. in the Community Hall of the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road. Admission is free and donations will be accepted.

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,


Durham Rotary Club

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

Stroke support group

Duke Regional Hospital will host a support group for stroke survivors, caregivers and community members from 1-2:30 p.m. in Private Dining Room C at 3643 N. Roxboro Road. Register online.

Central Durham Cyclist’s Social

Cyclists will meet for free food and giveaways at Bull McCabe’s from 5:30-7 p.m. at 427 W. Main St. Seven Stars Cycles will give free bike checks.

Durham Photography Club

The Durham Photography Club meets the second Monday of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, 420 Anderson St. The first meeting is free, but thereafter there’s a small annual membership fee. 919-668-1707,

Meet the Author: Sarah Sharma

Dr. Sarah Sharma will read from her book, “In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics,” at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

Storytelling event

A storytelling series for adults will be held at 7 p.m. every second Monday of each month at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St. 919-286-2700,

Triangle Stamp Club

The Triangle Stamp Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Family, 200 Hayes Road, Chapel Hill.


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,


John Henryism and Social Inequality

Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy will host a symposium on John Henryism and Social Inequality from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in honor of the career of Professor Sherman James. The symposium is free and registration is required.

Stay Fit for Life

The Durham Center for Senior Life invites seniors to Stay Fit for Life from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at 406 Rigsbee Ave. There will be breakfast, activities and presentations by local professionals in health care. 919-688-8247, extension 107,

Story time

“Eddie and the Dog” by Alison Brown and “Tulip Loves Rex” by Alyssa Satin Capucilli will be read to kids at 11 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.


TRY Coalition Meeting

TRY Coalition meets every second Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Goldenbelt Building 2, 807 E. on the second floor in Neighborhood Improvement Services. 919-491-7811,

Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Lupus support group

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter will host a support group meeting for people with lupus, family and caregivers from 6-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 877-849-8271, extension 2,,

Prayer vigil

The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham will host a prayer vigil in honor of Carolyn Hemingway at 6 p.m. at 3421 Glasson St. Hemingway was fatally stabbed in February. Rev. Joe Hensley of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will lead the vigil.

Durham Writers Meetup Group

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

Science book group

The Science book group will talk about “Masters of the Planet” by Ian Tattersall at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.


Indies First Storytime Day

The Regulator Bookshop will host authors Heather McCuiston, Jackie Ogburn and Stephanie Green as they read from children’s books for ages 4-7 at 11 a.m. at 720 Ninth St.

‘The Complete Beer Course’

Joshua Berstein will talk about his book, “The Complete Beer Course: Boot Camp for Beer Geeks, From Novice to Expert in Twelve Tasting Classes,” from 6-8 p.m. at Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave.

‘Flashes of War’

Katey Schultz will talk about her collection of short stories, “Flashes of War,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth 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,


Breakfast Social

Cyclists will meet for free food and giveaways on bike to work day from 7-9 a.m. at Ninth Street Bakery, 136 E. Chapel Hill St.

Recycling plant tour

The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department offers a free bus tour to the Sonoco Recycling Facility in Raleigh, starting at 9 a.m. at 1833 Camden Ave. The bus will return to Durham around noon. Participants must be 12 or older, sign a waiver and wear closed-toe shoes. Email to sign up by Thursday with your name, phone number and email address.

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.


Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Sketching in the Galleries

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University will host drawing activities at 10 a.m. at 2001 Campus Drive. Museum staff will supply paper and drawing supplies. Do not bring pens or wet media. Admission is $5, $4 for seniors and free for Nasher Museum members, ages 15 and younger, active duty military and Duke students, alumni, faculty, staff and alumni association members. 919-684-5135,

Walk for the Animals

The annual Walk for the Animals fundraiser for the Animal Protection Society of Durham will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Duke University’s East Campus. Register online.

National Children’s Book Week celebration

Northgate Mall and Durham County Library’s new Discovery Nook will host a celebration for National Children’s Book Week at 10:30 a.m. at 1058 W. Club Blvd.

Story time

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.

National Founders’ Day and anniversary

The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa’s Beta Zeta Chapter will celebrate National Founders’ Day and the 60th anniversary of the local chapter with a panel discussion on teacher pay and tenure and school safety at noon at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.

Rosé Garden Party

Wine Authorities’ Rosé Garden Party will raise money for the Chapel Hill Breast Cancer Foundation from noon to 3 p.m. at stores in Raleigh and Durham. The Durham location is 2501 University Drive.

Women’s Ride

Durham’s Bike Month includes a beginner and cruiser friendly ride for women at 1 p.m. at the Durham Bike Co-op, 715 Washington St.

Moon River

A fundraiser for local land, water and wildlife protection programs and kids’ nature education programs will be from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Trotter Building, 410 W. Geer St. There will be music by the Holly Ghost Tent Revival. Advance reservations are required and cost $75. 919-620-9099, extension 201.

Durham Connects fundraiser

The League of Upper Extremity Wrestling Women of Durham will host their tenth fundraiser at 9 p.m. at Social Games and Brews, 1007 W. Main St., Durham. Admission is $5. The event will raise money for Durham Connects.

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