Durham community events from Wednesday, Feb. 3, to Saturday, Feb. 6.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Ambassador Wendy Sherman will discuss the negotiations that led to the Iran nuclear deal during the Ambassador Dave and Kay Phillips Family International Lecture at 6 p.m. in the Sanford School of Public Policy’s Fleishman Commons at Duke University.
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.
“Musical Masterpieces” is at 12:30 p.m. in suite 109 at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
‘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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “Dean’s Speaker Series RSVP” in the subject line. Free parking will be available in the Business School parking deck.