Duke University will host literature events featuring Nobel Laureate in Literature Orhan Pamuk through Friday. middleeaststudies.duke.edu.
University Press Week
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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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