New Hope Audubon Society holds a bird walk beginning at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Oak Creek Village Shopping Center, 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. Birders of all skill levels may attend. Bring snacks and water; wear long pants and walking shoes. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email Jim Capel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lupus support group
The Lupus Foundation support group meets from 6-7:30 p.m. in Wilson Parlor at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St., Durham. Drop-ins welcome. For more information: 877-849-8271, ext. 1, email@example.com, lupusnc.org.
The Overeaters Anonymous Lunch Bunch meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Hospitality Room at Holy Infant Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham. Open meeting. 919-937-9674
Durham Lions Club
The Durham Lions Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Durham Lions Club Scout Center, 1850 Hillandale Road. The meeting includes a buffet lunch, short business meeting and a speaker. Visitors and guests may attend. bit.ly/1NTfht2
Northgate Mall’s old-time, bluegrass and country jam sessions are 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays near the mall’s Center Court, 1058 W. Club Blvd. All musicians are welcome.
UNC vs. Duke
It’s time for that classic football rivalry, the Blue Devils vs. the Tar Heels. The annual gridiron matchup kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in Durham. For fans of both teams, a pre-game party is 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Town Hall Grill, 410 Market St., Chapel Hill.
Later, a Watch Party is being held outdoors on the Village Green on Market Street in Southern Village, 15-501 South, Chapel Hill. The game will be shown via an ESPN live feed. The event begins at 6 p.m. Free admission and free parking; open to the public. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. A beer truck will be on site. For more information: southernvillage.com.
Choreographer Stephanie Leathers premieres “Home: the metamorphosis,” a roaming multimedia installation and performance, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, to Saturday, Nov. 12. The performance begins at 109 W. Parrish St. and ends at 806 W. Main St. Cost: $15. For more information and tickets, go to stephaniepleathers.com.
The documentary “Being Mortal” screens at 7 p.m. at Durham Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St. Free. For more information and to register, call 919-560-0268 or go to bit.ly/2fBxpkP.
Recovery International meets from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Thursdays at Beth El Synagogue, 1004 Watts St., Durham. The meetings focus on improving emotional health issues. Open to the public. Suggested donation: $5. For more information, call 413-588-4472 or go to recoveryinternational.org or bit.ly/29TIYyx.
Non-perishable food items can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Durham Army National Guard Armory, 801 Stadium Drive. Thanksgiving meal items are requested. A holiday poultry drive to collect frozen turkeys or chickens is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 16-17 at Bull City Cool Food Hub, 902 N. Mangum St. Sponsored by the Coalition of Durham Food Pantries. For more information, go to endhungerdurham.org.
N.C. Comicon is Nov. 11-13 at the Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St. For more information, a schedule of events and tickets, go to nccomicon.com.
Donate Life N.C.
A fundraiser for Donate Life North Carolina is 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham. A silent auction of local sports event tickets and items also will be featured. The CockADoodleMoo food truck will be on site. For more information, go to donatelifenc.org.
New Hope Audubon Society holds a bird walk beginning at 7:30 a.m. in front of the Wild Bird Center at East Gate Shopping Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Birders of all skill levels welcome. Bring snacks and water; wear long pants and walking shoes. Canceled if heavy rain. For more information, email David Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Durham County Pottery Tour is Nov. 12-13 at 19 area venues. The studios are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. For more information, a list of potters and a studio map, go to durhamcountypotterytour.com.
A Rememberance Day ceremony to honor veterans is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial site at Edison Johnson Recreation Center, 500 W. Murray Ave., Durham. Free. For more information: 919-560-4355, bit.ly/2dZGtzu.
Durham Chess Club
The Durham Chess Club meets for casual chess from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturdays at 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
▪ The Hunt Street Art and Food Truck Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 214 Hunt St. facebook.com/HuntStMarket
▪ The Durham Farmers’ Market is open 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St., in the Pavilion at Durham Central Park. durhamfarmersmarket.com
▪ The Durham Roots Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays near Stadium 10 Theaters at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham. bit.ly/2dvq58C
▪ The South Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410 N.C. 55.
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The community is invited to honor service members and their families from noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the countywide meeting room of the Durham County Human Services Building, 414 E. Main St. The Durham County 2016 Veterans Day celebration will include a special tribute to women who served in the armed forces. The Rev. Pamela Chandler Lee, Ph.D., a former U.S. Naval Officer, is the guest speaker. Lee was commissioned in 1989 as a U.S. Navy Officer through the ROTC program at Norfolk State University. She completed two Mediterranean deployments and served during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. The former combat solider is also a preacher, teacher, writer and scholar. DeAnne Seekins, director of Durham County Veteran Affairs Healthcare System, will also be a special guest. She is responsible for an approximate $537 million medical care budget, serving over 65,000 veterans annually at the hospital and eight outpatient sites of care throughout eastern North Carolina.