Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Nov. 12

Wednesday

GovCups

Chapel Hill invites residents to participate in a GovCups event, pitching ideas for products or services to goverment workers or hearing ideas, at 9 a.m. at Chapel Hill Residence Inn, 101 Erwin Road. Call or email for details or to RSVP. 919-969-5007, rbuckley@townofchapelhill.org.

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.

‘Inside Roman Libraries’

George Houston will read from his book, “Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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

‘17 Legal Ways to Double Your Income’

The Small Business Success Project invites local business leaders to “17 Legal Ways to Double Your Income” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Carolina Club, 550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill. 17legalwaystodoubleyourincome.com.

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

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.

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.

‘Christopher and His Kind’

The Orange County LGBT Seniors will screen “Christopher and His Kind” at 6:30 p.m. in the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center auditorium, 2551 Homestead Road. facebook.com/lgbtsrs.

Organizing from Behind Bars

Marshall “Eddie” Conway will speak about his time in the Black Panther Party, his organizing work in prison and his life since being released at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road. facebook.com/events/1487273738220079.

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.

Peer Learning talk

Peer Learning will sponsor a discussion with Lynn Shields of the Low-Vision Clinic at UNC Kittner Eye Center at 11 a.m. in the Binkley Church lounge, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill. The talk is for people with vision problems whose doctors cannot prescribe another set of glasses. 919-942-3044, peerlearningofchapelhill.com.

Lecture and discussion

Rebecca Wasson Darwin, founder and CEO of Garden & Gun, will speak at 4 p.m. in Carroll Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Register online. jomc.unc.edu/homecoming.

Saturday

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market is open from 9 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.

Affordable Care Act sign-up

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a sign-up hub for the Affordable Care Act from 1-4 p.m. at 100 Library Drive. The library will also offer sessions with Certified Application Counselors. Call for details or reservations. 919-968-2780, chapelhillpubliclibrary.org.

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