Duke University will host literature events featuring Nobel Laureate in Literature Orhan Pamuk through Friday. middleeaststudies.duke.edu.
University Press Week
The Regulator’s University Press Week continues through Saturday at 720 Ninth St. regulatorbookshop.com.
The Durham YouthWork Summit for ages 14-24 is 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St. bit.ly/1NYoe8U.
NCWorks Mobile Unit
The NCWorks Mobile Unit visits Durham from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next to Angier Avenue Baptist Church on the 300 block of South Driver Street.
‘The Ecology of Erasure’
Paul Sutter will speak on “The Ecology of Erasure: Soil Erosion, Landscape Conservation and the Greening of the South” at 5 p.m. in the Field Auditorium Environment Hall on Duke University’s West Campus. Sutter is the author of “Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South.”
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.
Lupus support group
A support group for people with lupus, their family members and caregivers meets from 6-7:30 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church Wilson Parlor, 305 E. Main St. Drop-ins are welcome. 877-849-8271, extension 1, firstname.lastname@example.org, lupusnc.org.
Alejandro Velasco will read from and sign “Barrio Rising: Urban Popular Politics and the Making of Modern Venezuela” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
My Circle of Girls
My Circle of Girls, a social and service group for girls with autism, will have a roller skating party on Sunday, Nov. 15. Registration is open through Thursday: email@example.com.
The skate party will be 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday at Jellybeans Skate Center, 10701 Common Oaks Drive, Raleigh. Registration is required. mycircleofgirls.com.
Donate blood to the American Red Cross 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Durham Technical Community College, 1637 E. Lawson St., and noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Road. redcrossblood.org.
Kiwanis Club of Durham
The Kiwanis Club of Durham meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Road. kiwanisclubofdurham.org.
Partners Against Crime
▪ The Central District group meets at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the second floor conference room of City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza. 919-560-4404, extension 29250.
▪ The District 3 group meets at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Community and Family Life Recreation Center, Lyon Park, 1313 Halley St. 919-560-4583.
▪ The District 4 group also meets at 10 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Campus Hills Recreation Center, 2000 S. Alston Ave. 919-560-4415.
‘Latino Americans: War and Peace’
The Main Library screens “Latino Americans: War and Peace,” part of the PBS series “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History,” at 6 p.m. at 300 N. Roxboro St. A panel discussion and question and answer session will follow.
A panel on environmental justice will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Levin Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Road.
Public information session
An information session on the progress made on the Little Creek Watershed Improvement Plan will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Lane. bit.ly/1Mbszpd.
Madeline Levine, translator of “A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising” by Miron Bialoszewski, will discuss the book at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
James Joseph will read from his memoir, “Saved for a Purpose: A Journey from Private Virtues to Public Values,” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth 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.
Operation Kidsafe, a free digital fingerprint and photo safety program, is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 14 at Hendrick Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Southpoint, 127 Kentington Drive.
Getting to Know Your Bird Neighbors
Learn about local birds with games, hands-on activities and displays by the New Hope Audubon Society and the Orange County Public Library, from 10-11:30 a.m. at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.
Health Equipment Loan Program donations
HELP will collect donations of wheelchairs, walkers and shower seats from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Scrap Exchange, 2050 Chapel Hill Road.
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.
Meet the Photographer: José Galvez
José Galvez will discuss his exhibit “Patriotísmo, Patriotism” at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Scott Ellsworth will discuss “The Secret Game” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
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