Durham community events from Sunday, Jan. 31, to Saturday, Feb. 6.
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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.
‘How to Fest’
“Bullish on Durham: How to Fest: Navigating the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival” is at 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Jeremy Taylor reads from “Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes our Health and Transforms Medicine” at 4:30 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
River Rhythms! West African Drumming
A weekly drumming group for adults meets from 6:30-8 p.m. Sundays at Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garret Road. 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.
Gene Dodaro, comptroller general of the U.S. Goverment Accountability Office, will discuss waste, fraud and mistakes in government spending at 5:30 p.m. in the Fleishman Commons at the Sanford School at Duke University.
Nar-Anon, a 12-step program for relatives and friends of addicts, meets from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.
The Durham Twirlers meet for square dancing from 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays at Edison Johnson Park, 500 W. Murray Ave. Singles and couples are welcome. 919-475-9701.
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.
Professional Placement Network
The Professional Placement Network hosts career services for professionals from 10 a.m. to noon in the Historic Parrish Street Forum, 108 W. Parrish St.
This month’s meeting is “NCWorks Career Portfolio - Matching Skills to Available Job Opportunities.” Registration is required: 919-560-6880, extension 247, email@example.com.
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.
The InterNeighborhood Council of Durham will host a forum for candidates in the Democratic primary for the county’s Board of Commissioners.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., candidates arrive by 6:45 p.m. and the forum is planned to continue from 7-9 p.m.
▪ An art and food truck market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at 214 Hunt St. facebook.com/HuntStMarket.
▪ 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.
▪ The Durham Farmers’ Market is open from 10 a.m. to noon at 501 Foster St. durhamfarmersmarket.com.
The Durham District of the Boy Scouts of America’s Cub Scout Pinewood Derby is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
Durham Parks and Recreation and the Durham Youth Work Internship Program host a job fair with information on part-time and volunteer opportunities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St. 919-560-4355.
‘Carolina in Color’
“Carolina in Color: The Untold History of the Indigenous Peoples of the Carolinas” is at 7 p.m. at the Stanford L. Warren Library, 1201 Fayetteville St.
The Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Jabberwock 2016 scholarship gala starts at 7 p.m. at B.N. Duke Auditorium at North Carolina Central University.
The gala marks the end of a seven-month scholarship program for high school juniors and seniors.
Please send announcements two weeks before your event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The North Carolina Taxpayer Assistance Center will be open until April 15 in suite 856 at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., near Entrance Four.
The IRS-sponsored program is part of Reinvestment Partners, Duke University School of Law, North Carolina Central University School of Law and N.C. Legal Aid’s work to provide free tax preparation to North Carolina residents whose income is around $54,000 or below, and who cannot prepare their own tax returns.
Appointments are required. 919-286-1-TAC (1822), nc-tac.com.
Snowe to speak
Olympia Snowe, former U.S. Senator from Maine, will deliver the annual Weatherspoon Lecture at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School on Feb. 2. Her speech, “What’s Gone Wrong in Washington, and Why It Doesn't Have To Be This Way,” will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Koury Auditorium.
Snowe served in the U.S. Senate from 1995-2013 and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979-1995. She built a reputation as one of the most influential moderates in Congress and one of the most effective advocates for her constituents.
Register for the free, public talk at http://www.unckenan-flagler.org/weatherspoon2016 or email email@example.com with “Dean’s Speaker Series RSVP” in the subject line. Free parking will be available in the Business School parking deck.