Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Nov. 16

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.

Prison Books

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

Small Dog Meetup Group

The Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sundays at Southern Community Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

Lee Smith reading and signing

Lee Smith will read from and sign her novel “Guests on Earth” at 7 p.m. at Hillsborough Presbyterian Church, 102 W. Tryon St.

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.

Blood drive

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 1:30-6 p.m. at Granville Towers, 125 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill. redcrossblood.org.

Walking group

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

Nelson Benton Lecture

Gerard Baker, editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal, will give the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s journalism school’s Nelson Benton Lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Carroll Hall auditorium. Register online. jomc.unc.edu/baker.

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.

Shaul Stampfer lecture

Shaul Stampfer will give a lecture on “What Is the Meaning of Bagels and Falafel?” at 7:30 p.m. at the Friday Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. jewishstudies.unc.edu/events.

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

Chapel Hill Garden Club

The Chapel Hill Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill. The club will learn to make vegetable and fruit arrangements for their mantles, tables and front doors. All are welcome.

Memory screenings

The Orange County Department on Aging will host free screenings for anyone concerned about memory loss from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central Orange Senior Center, 103 Meadowland Drive, Hillsborough. 919-245-2015.

Screenings will also be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. 919-968-2070.

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.

Blood drive

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sports Endeavors, 431 U.S. 70A E, Hillsborough. redcrossblood.org.

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.

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.

Cancer Support Program

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Support Program will hold a free monthly educational series of “cancer conversations” from 7-8:30 p.m. every third Tuesday at Carolina Pointe II, 6011 Farrington Road. RSVP. 919-445-5336, unclineberger.org.

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.

Reading group

Deep Dish Theater and the Chapel Hill Public Library will host a reading group on “Tenth of December” at 7 p.m. at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill. 919-968-2780.

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

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.

Small Dog Meetup Group

The Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesdays at Southern Community Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

Small Dog Meetup Group

The Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at Southern Community Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill.

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.

The People on the Bus: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides in North Carolina

The People on the Bus: The Journey of Reconciliation and the Freedom Rides in North Carolina will be at 6 p.m. in meeting room B of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive.

Heart’s Desire: Films for Later Life

The Orange County Department on Aging will host the Heart’s Desire: Films for Later Life film series. “Gloria” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. at the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. www.secondjourney.org/Fall.htm.

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

Chapel Hill Farmers’ Market

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

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.

Small Dog Meetup Group

The Small Dog Meetup Group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Southern Community Park, 1000 Dogwood Acres Drive, Chapel Hill.

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