Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Durham VA Medical Center, 508 Fulton St. redcrossblood.org.
Durham Farmers’ Market
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
‘Barefoot to Avalon’
David Payne will read from his book, “Barefoot to Avalon,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
WNCU 20th anniversary
A panel discussion on WNCU 90.7’s 20th anniversary will be at 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
The South Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon in the Greenwood Commons Shopping Center at 5410 N.C. Highway 55.
Field of Hope
Field of Hope tickets for the Durham Bulls game will raise money for the the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Tickets cost $12.99. Use the code “PLAY4KAY.” rexhealth.com/fieldofhope.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Action with Farmworkers
Student Action with Farmworkers’ theater performance and new student documentary presentation is from 6-10 p.m. at Full Frame Theater, 318 Blackwell St. A reception is at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m. RSVP: bit.ly/1KJuDPK.
Please send announcements two weeks before your event to email@example.com.
Classes for parents
The Family Advocacy Network at Mental Health America of the Triangle offers classes in Common Sense Parenting, developed by Boys Town. Registration and training materials are free. Childcare is not provided for the classes.
A series of six classes for fathers meets from 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 8 through Sept. 12, at 3729 Murphy School Road. Participants must register by Thursday, Aug. 6. 919-942-8083, extension 2, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A class for Spanish-speaking parents is from 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 19 through Sept. 23. The location has not been chosen yet. Register by Sunday, Aug. 16. 919-519-2406, email@example.com.
A class in English for parents is from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 20 through Sept. 24. The location has not been chosen yet. Register by Monday, Aug. 17. 919-942-8083, extension 2, firstname.lastname@example.org.