Chapel Hill: Community

Daybook, Jan. 18

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.

Open enrollment event

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will host an open enrollment event with information on the Affordable Care Act from noon to 6 p.m. at Compare Foods, 2000 Avondale Drive, Durham. Anyone with questions about the Affordable Care Act or re-enrolling in health insurance is welcome. blog.bcbsnc.com/event/compare-foods-6.

Prison Books

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

‘Earthcaster’

The documentary “Earthcaster” about the sculptor Thomas Sayre will be screened at 3 p.m. at Saint Matthews Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough. stmatthewshillsborough.org.

LEGO club

The Chapel Hill Public Library’s LEGO club for kids will be from 4-4:45 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive. Kids will read a story together and build a LEGO creation inspired by the story.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Branch #6578 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration begins with a rally at 9 a.m. in front of the old post office in downtown Chapel Hill, and the march begins at 10 a.m. A worship service begins at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 106 N. Roberson St.

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.

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 1-5:30 p.m. at Hargraves Recreation Center, 216 N. Roberston St., Chapel Hill. redcrossblood.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.

Dr. Vijay Kumar

Roboticist Dr. Vijay Kumar will speak at 4 p.m. in 011 Sitterson Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. cs.unc.edu/tcsdls.

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.

Hillsborough Toastmasters Club

The Hillsborough Toastmasters Club will host an open house for the public from noon to 1 p.m. at the Village Diner, 600 W. King St., Hillsborough. hillsboroughtoastmasters.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.

Open enrollment event

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will host an open enrollment event with information on the Affordable Care Act from 2-6 p.m. at 1960 Ivy Creek Blvd., Durham. bit.ly/1IwXXJ5.

‘The Little Book of Do!’

Kel Landis will read from his book, “The Little Book of Do!: Act on Your Passions and Goals for a Life of Success and Purpose,” at 3:30 p.m. at Bull’s Head Bookshop at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. on.fb.me/1AjBx7N.

Fearrington Farmers Market

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

Writing workshop

A flash fiction writing workshop will be from 6-8 p.m. in meeting room C of the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive. The workshop is free and open to anyone. sheila@sheilacallaham.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

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

College application information session

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a presentation by Cynthia West for parents about college applications at 6:30 p.m. in meeting room B at 100 Library Drive. 919-968-2780.

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.

Public hearing

Carrboro will host a public hearing on the proposed Carrboro Arts and Innovation Center at 7:30 p.m. in Town Hall, 301 W. Main St. engagecarrboro.townofcarrboro.org.

Support groups

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.

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

Homeschool book club

The Chapel Hill Public Library will host a book club for homeschoolers from 1:30-2:15 p.m. in the program room at 100 Library Drive.

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.

Stop smoking classes

The Chatham County Public Health Department will host free classes for people who are quitting using tobacco beginning at 5:30 p.m. in conference room 1 in the Main Administrative building at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro. Email Anna Stormzand to register. anna.stormzand@chathamnc.org.

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.

Open house

Internationalist Books and Community Center will host an open house with board elections, photos and highlights of its 33-year history from 5-9 p.m. at 101 Lloyd St., Carrboro. 919-942-1740.

Chess Club

The Main Library will host a Chess Club meeting from 6-7 p.m. on the second floor of the library at 137 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Triangle Weavers Guild

The Triangle Weavers Guild’s annual Round Robin: Learning From Each Other event will be at 7 p.m. in the Robert & Pearl Seymour Center, 2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill. triangleweavers.org.

Friday

‘Eleanor Roosevelt at the United Nations’

The Shared Learning Association of Chapel Hill will host the lecture “Eleanor Roosevelt at the United Nations” by Dr. William Leuchtenburg at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Celebration Assembly of God Church, 114 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill.

Blood donations

Donate blood to the American Red Cross from 2-6 p.m. at Hillsborough United Methodist Church, 130 W. Tryon St. redcrossblood.org.

Saturday

Legislative Breakfast on Mental Health

The 38th annual Legislative Breakfast on Mental Health will be from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the William and Ida Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill. legislativebreakfastmh.org.

Farmers’ markets

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

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.

Rabies vaccination clinic

Orange County Animal Services’ rabies vaccination clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Animal Services Center, 1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill. Vaccinations cost $10. 919-942-7387, bit.ly/1o71vbk.

Community Workshop Series

The Cybrary will host Internet Basics, a class in a series for people who are beginning to learn to use computers, from 10-11 a.m. at 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro. Register at the Cybrary or by calling 919-918-7387.

Story time

The Carrboro Branch Library will host story time for ages 2-5 at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in January at 900 Old Fayetteville Road, Chapel Hill.

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