Durham community events from Wednesday, Feb. 24, to Saturday, Feb. 27.
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.
Amber Tamblyn reads from “Dark Sparkler” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
Community Luncheon Roundtable
The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s Community Luncheon Roundtable is noon to 1 p.m. at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church. Enter at the back of the church, near the playground, at 107 N. Driver St.
Durham’s Contracting Licensing Requirements and Implementation Seminar is 6-8 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, on the first floor.
Jedediah Purdy and Jonathan B. Wiener will lead a discussion on climate change in The Regulator’s Community Conversation series. It will be at 7 p.m. at 720 Ninth St.
Lincoln Douglass Event
The Durham Republican Party’s Lincoln Douglass Event is 7-10 p.m. at the Durham Armory, 220 Foster St.
Online registration is required: bit.ly/1QIIvve.
▪ 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.
A blood drive for the American Red Cross will be 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Primal Food and Spirits, 202 W. N.C. Highway 54, suite 107. redcrossblood.org.
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.
Class at SEEDS
A free martial arts and dance class at SEEDS Community Gardens in Durham is looking for new members. The class is led by Thaddeus Bennett. For details or to join, call 919-683-1197 or email email@example.com.