Daybook, June 29
06/28/2014 12:00 AM
06/25/2014 4:44 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.
Reading and theremin performance
Sean Michaels, author of “Us Conductors,” will give a reading with a theremin performance by Dave Yarwood at 2 p.m. at Letters Booskhop, 313 W. Main St.
Meet the Author: Jennifer Lohmann
Jennifer Lohmann will read from her new novel, “Weekends in Carolina,” at 3 p.m. at the Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road.
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.
Durham Rotary Club
The Durham Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
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, nar-anon.org.
“Stars” by Mary Lyn Ray and “Hopper and Wilson Fetch a Star” by Maria van Lieshout 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 meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St. 919-683-3013.
At this STEM program for teenagers, Recyclique will demonstrate how to make a solar cooker and Dr. Sandy Smith-Nonini will talk about solar cooking from 2-3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
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.
The History and the Art of Drag
Dr. Michelle Robinson will talk about the history of drag at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. A performance by local drag entertainers Vivica C. Coxx, Spray J., Jazmine Brooks and Vivian Vaughn will follow.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
South Durham Farmers’ Market
The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
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.
Small Business Learning Lab
The Main Library will host a Small Business Learning Lab with T.J. Breeden for teenagers at 1 p.m. Thursdays through Thursday, Aug. 7, at 300 N. Roxboro St. durhamcountylibrary.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.
Independence Day closings
Durham County Government offices, solid waste and recycling sites, Durham County Library locations, the Durham County Department of Public Health and Durham County Social Services will be closed.
Watts Hospital-Hillandale parade
The 65th annual Watts Hospital-Hillandale Fourth of July parade will begin at 10 a.m. in Oval Drive Park, 210 W. Club Blvd.
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. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
South Durham Farmers’ Market
The South Durham Farmers’ Market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
The Regulator Bookshop will host story time for kids at 11 a.m. at 720 Ninth St.
“Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?” by Shel Silverstein will be read to kids at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 5400 New Hope Commons.
Durham Chess Club
The Durham Chess Club meets for casual chess from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays at the North Regional Library, 221 Milton Road. Sets, boards and instructions are provided. All ages and skill levels are welcome. 919-479-7020, email@example.com.
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