Durham News: Community

June 10, 2014

Daybook, June 11

Daybook for Wednesday, June 11.


TRY Coalition Meeting

TRY Coalition meets every second Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Golden Belt building, 807 E. Main St., on the second floor in Neighborhood Improvement Services. 919-491-7811, DurhamTRY.org.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. April McGregor of Farmer’s Daughter will teach a sauerkraut demonstration. durhamfarmersmarket.com.

Lupus support group

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter will host a support group for people with lupus, their family and caregivers from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Wilson Parlor at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. Drop-ins are welcome. 877-849-8271, extension 2, info@lupusnc.org, www.lupusnc.org.

Scriptwriting workshop

Cornucopia Cancer Support Center will host Stephen Neigher for a workshop on comedy writing and character development from 6-8 p.m. at 5517 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., suite 1500. Registration is required. 919-401-9333, info@cancersupport4u.org, cancersupport4u.org.

Durham Writers Meetup Group

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

Joshua Nadel at The Regulator

Joshua Nadal will discuss “Fútbol! Why Soccer Matters in Latin America” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St.

Science book group

The Science book group will meet to discuss “Life of a Leaf” by Steven Vogel at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.


Survivors of disasters support group

A survivors of fire and other disasters support group meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.


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.


Durham Farmers’ Market

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

Bull City Play Streets

The city and county of Durham and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will host Bull City Play Streets with activities for kids and adults from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 205 S. Elm St.

Story time

Barnes & Noble will host a Father’s Day story time with “Mighty Dads” by Joan Holub at 11 a.m. at 5400 New Hope Commons.

Summer reading kickoff

Durham County Library’s summer reading kickoff will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd. There will be performers and activities including the Scrap Exchange, Paint Savvy, North Carolina Zoo, Museum of Natural Sciences, Durham Arts Council, Mad Science, storytelling, face painting, crafts and bounce houses.

North Carolina Zoo staff will speak from 10-10:45 a.m. inside the mall. The Criss Cross Mangosauce group will perform at 10:15 a.m. outside in the plaza. A Flow Circus performance will be from 11-11:45 a.m. inside the mall. Lunch Money will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. outside in the plaza. Mad Science will be from noon to 12:45 inside. durhamcountylibrary.org.

Saturday Storytime

The Regulator Bookshop will host Saturday Storytime for kids at 11 a.m. at 720 Ninth St.

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