Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Oct. 5

Sunday

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 9:30-11 a.m. Sundays at Blue Point Yoga Studio, 2816 Erwin Road, Durham. 919-401-9333.

Festifall

Chapel Hill’s arts festival, Festifall, will be from noon to 6 p.m. on West Franklin Street. More than 80 artists’ work will be featured in the Handmade Artist Market. There will be musical performances and activities for kids and families. chapelhillfestifall.com.

Prison Books

Meet to send books to people in prison from 1-4 p.m. Sundays at 621 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. prisonbooks.info.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-448-7010.

Pickleball

Pickleball games will be from 6:45-9:45 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. Beginners are welcome. Loaner paddles and instructions will be provided. jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Monday

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Yoga class

A yoga class by the UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program for people with cancer, caregivers and cancer survivors is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. Each class costs $5. unclineberger.org.

Breastfeeding group

Breastfeeding Cafe, an informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms, is from 1-2 p.m. at the Red Hen, University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive.

Walking group

Women age 55 and older will walk trails in Meadowmont at 3:30 p.m. 919-967-4054, walkingforwomen@gmail.com.

Triangle Health Benefits and Risk Management Forum

Health Purchasers and Consumers Together, a Raleigh organization, will present a free overview of health insurance for the public at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. The presentation is by retired health-benefits and risk-management broker and consultant Andy Landes. For questions contact Landes at 919-810-9043.

Community forum

The Carroboro Police Department and town officials will host a community forum on “Policing in Carrboro” at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Board Room, 301 W. Main St.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7-8 p.m. at Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Road. 919-933-1355.

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. at Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Drive. 888-862-1298.

Nar-Anon

A twelve-step program for relatives and friends of addicts meets from 8-9 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3638 Chapel Hill Road, Durham. 919-596-2915, nar-anon.org.

Tuesday

Restorative Yoga

Cornucopia House Cancer Support Center offers a free Restorative Yoga class for anyone affected by cancer from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 940 Carmichael St., Chapel Hill. 919-401-9333.

Knitting for Charity

A needlework group that creates knitted and crocheted items for charities meets from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Meeting Room A at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.

Bingo

Residents 50 and up play bingo from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 919-918-7364.

African American Children, Academic Achievement and Parental Involvement

The Institute of African American Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host a public symposium, African American Children, Academic Achievement and Parental Involvement, from 3-5 p.m. in the Hitchcock Room of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black History and Culture, 150 South Road.

‘Saving Texas’

Nancy Stancill will read from her novel, “Saving Texas,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Fearrington Farmers Market

The Fearrington Farmers Market opens at 4 p.m. in Fearrington Village on U.S. 15-501 South.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 6-7 p.m. at Evergreen United Methodist Church, U.S. 15-501. 919-933-1355.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

‘Gloria’

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a free screening of the movie “Gloria” at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Library Drive.

Analog Slide Night

Analog Slide Night, part of the Click! Triangle Photo Festival, will be from 7-9 p.m. at 140 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. Bring a slide tray (up to 80 slides) and lawn chairs. Projectors and screens will be provided. RSVP by email. slideshownight@cassilhaus.com.

Meditation 101

This class introduces beginners to meditation from 7-8:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Kosala Buddhist Center, 711 W. Rosemary St., Suite E, Carrboro. Walk-ins are welcome. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Support group

A UNC Comprehensive Cancer/UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Program for women ages 18 to 45 with breast cancer meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road, Suite 304.

Support group

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group meets from 7:30-9 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. 919-533-9510.

Support group

SMART Recovery sponsors a free recovery group for drinking and other addictive behaviors at 7:30 p.m. at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive. trianglesmartrecovery.org.

Wednesday

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Carrboro Town Commons, beside Town Hall 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.

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. meditationinchapelhill.org, KosalaEPC@gmail.com.

Thursday

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.

Ed Baptist lecture

Ed Baptist will discuss his book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” at 5:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in the Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. bit.ly/1nRW4k6.

Chess Club

The Orange County Public Library will host an informal group for chess players at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Main Library, 137 W. Margaret Lane.

Me, Myself, and I.D. Theft

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a workshop on identity theft from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in meeting room A, 100 Library Drive. Call to reserve a space. 919-968-4610.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Survivors of Disasters Support Group

A support group for survivors of fire and other disasters meets from 6-7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month in Building Three at the American Red Cross, Central NC Chapter, 4737 University Drive. 919-489-6541 ext. 337 or 333.

Poetry event

A poetry reading and open mic is held the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 919-942-7373, flyleafbooks.com.

Friday

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

Saturday

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

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.

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

The Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday at 201 S. Estes Drive.

Small dog group

The Chapel Hill Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Southern Village Dog Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres.

Prompt writing

Author Nancy Peacock will lead a free prompt writing class from 10 a.m. to noon every second Saturday at Flyleaf Books, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. flyleafbooks.com.

Pickleball

Pickleball will be played from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S Estes Drive. Beginners are welcome. For details, email jamesjwilson1942@gmail.com.

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