Chapel Hill News



Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market will be open from 3-6 p.m. at 301 W. Main St.

Optimist Club

The Optimist Club of Chapel Hill meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month at the Bob Evans restaurant, 5419 Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham. New members are welcome.

Board of Education information session

An information session with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for anyone interested in running for the Board of Education will be 6-7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Center, 750 S. Merritt Road, Chapel Hill. Contact Jeff Nash to attend: 919-967-8211, extension 28227, or

College information session

Cynthia West will give information on college admissions and financial aid from 6:30-8 p.m. in meeting room A of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. Students and parents are welcome.

General Meditation Class

An introduction to Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro.,


Electric vehicle workshop

A workshop with informaiton on electric vehicles and charging, hosted by Piedmont EMC and Advanced Energy, is from 9-11:30 a.m. at 2500 N.C. Highway 86 South, Hillsborough. Breakfast and networking is from 9-9:30 a.m., a panel discusison is from 9-11 a.m. and an electric vehicle showcase and test drive is from 11-11:30 a.m. Registration is required:

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. The group meets in the white building beside the main church building, directly across from Looking Glass Cafe.

Chess Club

Chess players are invited to the Orange County Main Library from 6-7 p.m. Thursdays on the second floor of the library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough. If you plan to time games, bring your own clock or timer. Ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Book study group

An eight-week study of “The Hidden Gospels: Decoding the Spiritual Message of the Aramaic Jesus” continues through the summer. A meeting will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell School Road, Chapel Hill. 919-968-1854,


Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at the United Church of Chapel Hill, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.


The 150th anniversary commemoration of Juneteenth is from 5-7 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion in Hillsborough. A short program begins at 5:30 p.m.


Farmers’ markets

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 7 a.m. to noon in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall at 301 W. Main St.

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Organic pest management

Learn about organic pest management for vegetable gardens from 9-10 a.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1120 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. There is a suggested donation of $5 to benefit the Carrboro Family Garden.

Open house

An open house with tours of UNC Health Care’s Hillsborough hospital is from 2-4 p.m. Parking is available at 460 Waterstone Drive, with shuttle buses from parking areas at Durham Technical Community College Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, and Cedar Ridge High School, 1125 New Grady Brown School Road.

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Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

Orange County Animal Services has reduced cat and kitten adoption fees to $50 for Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June. Visit adoptable cats in person at 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill, or online at