Durham community events from Wednesday, March 2, to Saturday, March 5.
A two- to three-hour bird walk with the New Hope Audubon Society starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Wild Bird Center, 1800 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Bring water and snacks. For more information, email David Anderson. 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.
Paul Goldberg reads from “The Yid” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
A blood drive for the American Red Cross is 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Searle Conference Center, 100 Bryan Searle Drive.
Another will be noon to 4 p.m. next Sunday, March 6, with Girl Scout troop 517 at 1919 Fletcher’s Chapel Road. redcrossblood.org.
Community-Police Relations Forum
Durham’s Civilian Police Review Board’s Community-Police Relations Forum is at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza. bit.ly/1Q61O1Y.
Soledad O’Brien will discuss mass incarceration in America at 7 p.m. in B.N. Duke Auditorium at North Carolina Central University.
Ashley Warlick reads from “The Arrangement” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
New Hope Audubon Society
The New Hope Audubon Society’s monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. Visitors are welcome.
Stephanie Krueger from the North Carolina Zoo will talk about birds of the zoo’s aviary.
John Feinstein will discuss “The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry” at 7 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
Four local chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host financial workshops for ages 11 and older from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville Road.
There will be a special event for ages 11-18 and workshops on financial planning, finances for ages 50 and older, identity theft and entrepreneurship. Registration is required. goo.gl/forms/KDG7977tSm.
▪ 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.
Discovery Nook for kids with “Chemical Concoctions” at 12:30 p.m. in suite 109 at Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd.
Shilpi Somaya Gowda and Sharon Creech, author of “Season of the Dragonflies,” will discuss Gowda’s new book, “The Golden Son,” at 4 p.m. at The Regulator, 720 Ninth St.
Nourish Royale, a casino-themed benefit for Nourish International, will be at 6 p.m. at 21C Museum Hotel, 111 N. Corcoran St.
The benefit is also a celebration of the organization’s 10th anniversary. Tickets are $30. nourishinternational.com/nourish-royale.
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.